News and Events from the College of Human Sciences

Beautiful campus greets new Cyclones

As thousands of new Iowa State University students and their families attend orientation this month preparing to becoming Cyclones this fall, they are greeted by one of the most beautiful campuses in the world. This aerial photo captures the south side of MacKay Hall before sunset. Welcome, Cyclones.

Biomechanics professor named next kinesiology chair

Li-Shan Chou, a professor of biomechanics who is department head of human physiology and director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at the University of Oregon, will be the next chair of the Department of Kinesiology. He begins July 1, 2019. Read more.

Micro-creamery coming to Iowa State

The first phase of Stephanie Clark's plan to open a creamery at Iowa State will come to fruition this fall with the opening of a micro-creamery in the Center for Crops Utilization Research pilot plant, located within the Food Sciences Building. Read more.

Students engage in STEM at Iowa State

Fifty-eight students from King and Moulton elementary schools engaged in hands-on experiences in science, technology, engineering and mathematics at the STEM InCYte Camp, hosted by the Iowa State University School of Education. See photos and watch video.

Tax hurts investment in medical device research and development

New Iowa State University research shows companies cut funding for research and development by $34 million in response to a tax imposed on medical devices as part of the Affordable Care Act. Read more.



About 544 first-year Iowa State University College of Human Sciences students attended new student orientation on campus in June. See photo album.


A new video produced by the College of Human Sciences features how Iowa State is the place to be to study textiles and clothing. Watch video.

The College of Human Sciences hosted a table June 13 at ISU Young Alumni Night at Blank Park Zoo, offering a chance to network and take fun selfies with animal masks. See photo album.



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