When Iowa students build financial literacy skills, they’re better prepared to make wise financial decisions for their future in an increasingly complex world.
ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
The Living (well through) Intergenerational Fitness and Exercise Program — known as LIFE — introduces older adults to exergaming, video games that integrate game play with physical activity.
In July 2017 more than 200 city clerks, finance officers and others will participate in the 42nd Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy. Learn about the impact of this specialized training from ISU Extension and Outreach. City clerk Debra Hartman, now retired, shares her story.
ISU Extension and Outreach has worked with the aging population off and on over the years, but the emerging issue … is working with the caregiver population.
The Juntos program brings together families, school staff and community partners to help Latino youth successfully complete high school and explore opportunities for higher education.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach programs for health and well-being are designed to help Iowa become the healthiest state in the nation. During summer 2012, some campers at the Iowa 4-H Center experienced Immersion in Wellness. Iowa State faculty in food science and human nutrition are conducting this new research study targeted toward lowering childhood obesity. The study is receiving funding from the Wellmark Foundation Healthy Communities Grant Program. Participating youth were immersed in nutrition education, gardening, culinary skills, physical activity, and a health-promoting environment.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach programs for K-12 youth build on the legacy of 4-H youth development and include a strong focus on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) skills.