Friday, August 19, 2016 - 13:52

The Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge invited youth from across Iowa to show their robot designing and programming skills during the 2016 Iowa State Fair.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 15:15

Iowa 4-H gives young people all kinds of opportunities to learn about science, technology, engineering and math – including behind the scenes of NASCAR racing.This summer youth from Clay, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Story and Winneshiek counties got an inside view of NASCAR during a special 4-H STEM event at the Iowa Speedway.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 14:06

Iowa State University will soon offer a new program that applies a national research-based training model to help couples have healthy relationships. Elevate, a new curriculum offered by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, is aimed at helping couples learn skills to improve their relationships.

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 08:59

The demands of parenting often are multiplied for parents of children with special health and behavioral needs, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. However, these parents will be better able to provide care for their children if they also take care of themselves.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:44

Visitors to the 2016 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11–21, can find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connections throughout the fairgrounds.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:02

Mary Giese and Evan Fritz are among 20 Iowans representing the colleges and units of Iowa State University who will have their portraits painted during the Iowa State Fair. The portraits are part of “Your Beautiful Adventure,” the university’s exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 08:54

Many Iowans eventually will be providing some level of care for an elderly parent or relative. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is piloting “Finances of Caregiving,” a program to help Iowans protect their own long-term financial security as they plan for taking on a caregiving role.

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 08:27

As August arrives, families begin to think about “back to school” routines. Barbara Dunn Swanson, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialist, suggests making family meetings a routine all year long.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:14

Iowa State University will host the 2016 ISU Veterans in Agriculture and Entrepreneurship Conference on Monday, Aug. 22. The conference is called “Common Ground: Creating Dialog and Action,” and will provide veterans, their families, service providers and policy makers an opportunity to learn and network.