Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 11:14
Creativity and teamwork have garnered a unique honor for Iowa State University and the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau. This university-community partnership received the Odyssey of the Mind Creativity Award during the opening ceremony of the international education program’s World Finals in Ames.
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:44
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program will host the sixth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on Aug. 2 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone at 1928 240th St.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 16:25
4-H intern Rachel Wonderlich was honored at Iowa State’s Division of Student Affairs Annual Award Program April 26 as an ISU Student Employee of the Year. She also has been recognized at the state, regional and national levels.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 13:46
This weekend about 100 Iowa youth of African heritage will be exploring how their cultural legacy shapes them as future leaders in their communities. They’ll be participating in Ujima, one of two youth leadership retreats offered by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development program.
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 13:24
Iowa 4-H youth will take advancement of agriculture one step further by solving a real-world agriculture challenge. They’ll be leading the kickoff "Honey Bee Challenge” during the Drake/Metro STEM event, Thursday, April 14 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Bell Center on the Drake University campus in Des Moines. The free event is open to the public.
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 16:18
Five 4-H youth have been selected to represent Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 9-14 in Washington, D.C. Anna Marie Ehlers, Buena Vista County; Elizabeth Nible and Victoria Smiley, Madison County; and Mallory Hammitt and Hannah Peterson, Webster County, will represent Iowa’s interests in the national 4-H program
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 10:35
Feng Zhang has established himself as one of the most distinguished alums of the SSTFI. The former Des Moines resident and Roosevelt High School student has emerged as one of the world’s most impressive new scientific minds, thanks to his groundbreaking human genome research that could lead to solutions for a number of health problems that plague modern society.
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 08:22
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week is March 27 through April 2. County offices will host activities to acknowledge the many ways they build a strong Iowa. They also will be tagging and sharing #StrongIowa examples on social media and encouraging volunteers, partners and friends to do so as well.
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 09:15
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has hired four youth program specialists to work with the Iowa 4-H Youth Development Program. They’ll work with 4-H staff and volunteers to empower youth as contributors and leaders in their communities
Monday, March 14, 2016 - 13:36
Iowa youth in grades 8-11 can explore their heritage and move towards community leadership by attending two culturally-based youth leadership accelerators.