Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 08:42
When a grandparent has dementia, the grandchildren may not understand why grandma or grandpa is becoming forgetful, mom or dad is stressed out and everything is different than it used to be. However, parents can help their young children and adolescents learn to cope, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Friday, August 7, 2015 - 07:57
Retired NASA astronaut Clayton Anderson brings a cosmic perspective to Camp Cy on Friday, Aug. 14 when he visits camp 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. for autographs, book signing, and pictures with visitors.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 09:01
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides nutritional information, number of calories associated with food items, and amount of physical activity needed to burn off the tasty treats for the Des Moines Register Iowa State Fair Food Finder app.
Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 08:47
Visitors to the Iowa State Fair, Aug. 13-23, will find all kinds of interesting and fun exhibits and events taking place in the Bruce L. Rastetter 4-H Exhibits Building.
Monday, August 3, 2015 - 07:48
Teaching teens about money management is only the beginning of their financial education. They need to apply that knowledge to build the skills that will help them develop positive financial habits. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps make the High School Financial Planning Program available in Iowa.
Friday, July 31, 2015 - 13:22
Allie Lansman, a youth ambassador for the National 4-H Healthy Living Management Team, was featured on the Biggest Loser show last fall for her efforts in helping young people have healthier lives. She will be Iowa State's special guest at the Varied Industries Building Aug. 15 and Aug. 17.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 07:35
The Robotic Raiders, a team consisting of talented sixth and seventh grade 4-H’ers, are excited to introduce their game “Cyclone Survivor”, this year at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 10:36
Iowa State University students are given the opportunity to experience ISU Extension and Outreach through the Heddleson Internship Program. Three students were selected this year to be Heddleson interns, including sophomore in event management and apparel merchandising, Raeann Hanlon.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 08:09
The science of auto racing and a fast time behind the wheel await some Iowa 4-H youth July 30. Approximately 30 youth will learn about science, technology, engineering and math in NASCAR and challenge NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace to a go cart race.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 08:06
With help from ISU Extension and Outreach groups, community gardens, including a large one at Mulford Evangelical Free Church, are taking root across the Muscatine community.