News and Events from the College of Human Sciences

Iowa Board of Regents proposes $55 million College of Human Sciences building project

A project to replace LeBaron Hall and renovate portions of MacKay Hall is Iowa State University's top capital priority for the 2020 legislative session. The $55 million project will feature flexible state-of-the-art spaces for high-impact learning, teaching, and outreach.

The project was included in the Board of Regents funding request to the Iowa Legislature. If approved, $30 million in state funds would be appropriated over three years (fiscal years 2021-23) to replace 60-year-old LeBaron Hall and renovate portions of the adjoining MacKay Hall. Read more.

Alumnae featured in the Wall Street Journal for lasting friendship

A group of home economics students from the Iowa State University class of 1956 promised to keep in touch after graduation. Sixty years later, they still participate in an annual letter exchange called the Round Robin. Read more in a Wall Street Journal story.

Alumni recognized for achievements

Seven outstanding College of Human Sciences alumni were among those celebrated for outstanding achievements and service at the Iowa State University Honors and Awards Ceremony hosted by the ISU Alumni Association on Oct. 25. Read more.

Kinesiology and health students energize Iowa Special Olympics tournament

Students in the Kinesiology and Health and Physical Education clubs embrace a long-standing tradition of volunteer work at the Special Olympics of Iowa annual volleyball tournament. Read more.



Our drone captures a new angle of the Memorial Union. Watch Video.

Students met with the donors of their newly awarded scholarships at the College of Human Sciences Scholarship Recognition Reception on Oct. 4. Over 500 CHS students were awarded with scholarships for their hard work and dedication to their studies. View more photos on Flickr.

Do you recognize this chicken, circa 1997? Your instructor would like to know. Read more.



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