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Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 10:31

Stress often is a part of life, even for children. How they deal with stress determines how it affects their overall health. Being able to bounce back after stressful experiences can help a child thrive, says Cindy Thompson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 09:59

When a couple has a healthy relationship, their family is more likely to be stable and their children have a greater opportunity to flourish, says David Brown, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 14:44

Recent Iowa police department and Federal Trade Commission reports indicate scammers are posing as relatives or friends, calling or sending messages to urge people to wire money immediately. Don't do it, says Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 15:35

Punishing children and disciplining children are not the same thing. Human sciences specialists and researchers are exploring the differences between the two approaches in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 12:12

Margaret Van Ginkel, an ISU Extension and Outreach hotlines coordinator and human sciences specialist in family finance, is making a difference at Iowa State University. She is one of the women being honored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the 11th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar.
 

Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 10:23

Being physically fit, eating nutritious foods and getting enough rest are important, but not enough to make people truly satisfied with life. Purpose is the number one factor in living a fulfilled life, says Kristi Cooper, human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, December 19, 2016 - 12:46

A summer internship with Human Sciences Extension and Outreach allowed Callie Chambers to take what she learned at Iowa State University and apply it out in the real world.

Monday, December 12, 2016 - 16:38

Make 2017 the year to pay special attention to diversity and inclusion, says human sciences specialist Malisa Rader. She says Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering a new curriculum for agencies, businesses and groups interested in promoting feelings of inclusion.

Monday, December 5, 2016 - 14:09

Jennifer Margrett’s outstanding contributions to the field of psychology have earned her fellow status in the American Psychological Association. The director of Iowa State University’s interdepartmental gerontology program also works with ISU Extension and Outreach.