News and Events from the College of Human Sciences

Vote by June 14 for Iowa State University’s official tartan plaid

The apparel program is asking you to vote online for your favorite student-designed tartan.

The winning tartan and student designer or design team will be announced in August. Official Iowa State University clothing and gear made with the winning tartan plaid fabric will go on sale in time for homecoming festivities. Read more.

Tera Jodan talks declining divorce rate, marriage trends

"Young adults are more decisive in not only the timing of their nuptials, but also their choice to marry," said Tera Jordan, an associate professor in human development and family studies.

Jordan explains the term gray marriage and touches on how marriage and divorce has changed in an article she wrote for The Conversation. Read more.

A different kind of adventure

There can be a lot to adjust to when transitioning to college. So, imagine how different this can be when you're living with a disability. That's why Lauren Berglund, Iowa State senior in child, adult, and family services, has made it her mission to make college campuses more accessible and inclusive for all. Read more.

Award-winning costume designer shares advice

Ruth E. Carter, the Academy Award winning costume designer for Marvel's "Black Panther" movie, visited the College of Human Sciences and the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management to share her expertise. Read more.



Watch student teachers share why they chose their profession. Watch Video.

Watch the spring 2019 convocation livestream. Watch Video.

Watch dietetics student Jan Wirshing share his passion of promoting good health through food. Watch Video.



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