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Friday, June 5, 2015 - 08:51

Classes are over, swimming pools are open and summer sports leagues are in full swing. But summer vacation from school doesn’t have to be a vacation from learning, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, June 1, 2015 - 15:48

For 14 years, Teen Line has given Iowa teens a place to get their questions answered with reliable and research-based information through anonymous phone calls or online chats. Teen Line answers questions ranging from health and wellness to relationships to sexually transmitted diseases. This hotline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 09:21

Forty percent of children usually are in a good mood and quickly adjust to new situations and routines. However, parenting these easy-going kids can be a challenge. Learn why in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 11:03

Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs” profile to better understand and address local food insecurity issues, said Kimberly Greder, an associate professor and extension specialist in human development and family studies at Iowa State University.

Monday, April 6, 2015 - 15:25

Feisty kids live with intensity, but with a little extra guidance, these children can become well-adjusted young people. Human sciences specialists offer suggestions in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Friday, March 13, 2015 - 11:51

The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s honor society, recognized three Friends of Extension during Epsilon Sigma Phi’s annual awards ceremony March 10 at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.

Friday, March 6, 2015 - 11:08

Human sciences specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the “art” of parenting – how parents can tailor their parenting style to each child’s temperament – in the Science of Parenting blog.  


Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 13:26

A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the nation’s other land-grant universities has been launched.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 12:09

Women need to prepare throughout their lives if they wish to become financially secure and independent in their later years. The Money Talk program from ISU Extension and Outreach helps women make informed financial decisions.