#CyThx 2020: People valued at ISU because of those in the College of Human Sciences and beyond: Among the 277 Iowa Staters named by individuals for helping them feel particularly valued as members of the ISU community in 2020, 43 are in the College of Human Sciences. In its third year, the #CyThx project at Iowa State University invites Cyclones to share, "Who makes you feel like a valued member of the ISU community?" The project continues to promote Iowa State's Strategic Goal 4, "Continue to enhance and cultivate the ISU experience where faculty, staff, students, and visitors are safe and feel welcomed, supported, included, and valued by the university and each other."
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Group exercise may be even better for you than solo workouts – here’s why

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If you’ve been considering joining an online group class – or been encouraged to by others – here are some research-based reasons why that might be a great idea.

Watch the Fall 2020 Virtual Convocation online

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The Fall 2020 College of Human Sciences Convocation video will be available to the public beginning Saturday, November 28 at 10 a.m. The Convocation includes greetings from the Dean of the College, comments by student speakers, brief remarks from department chairs, and individual recognition of each graduating student.

College of Human Sciences honors fall 2020 graduating seniors

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Iowa State University's College of Human Sciences will recognize fall 2020 graduating seniors in a virtual convocation beginning at 10 a.m. CST on Saturday, Nov. 28, at www.hs.iastate.edu/isu-graduation-chs-convocation/.
Jacob Meyer mentioned by Runner's World in article on screen time and mental health during COVID-19: More screen time and less exercise during the Coronavirus outbreak may lead to negative effects on mental health, study finds. Jacob Meyer, assistant professor and director of the Wellbeing and Exercise Laboratory at Iowa State, was mentioned by Runner's World in an article on the study's preliminary findings.
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Instructors will be flexible

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Entrepreneurial student start-ups Linda Tong Planners, Rachel Reloaded, Surrebral Designs, BloomLash, ChordaWorm Lures earn CyStarter awards: Besides event management major Linda Tong and apparel minor Rachel Gai, other College of Human Sciences students who developed their businesses through CyStarters this summer included Priyankaa Krishnan in education (Cards for Women), Dillon Burns in kinesiology and health (Anchor Nutrition) and Grace Rigdon in apparel, merchandising and design (D-Ravel).

CyStarter and event management alumna Stephanie Bias (Camp Aramoni + Events) was also honored, with a $1500 CyStarter alumni award for continuing to innovate during the pandemic and giving back to the CyStarter program.
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Jacob Meyer quotes in Time magazine story about changes in exercise patterns during COVID-19: Jacob Meyer, an assistant professor in kinesiology who led the COVID-19 and Wellbeing Survey that found active Americans were exercising 33% less during the pandemic, was quoted again in Time magazine, in a recent story on changes in exercise patterns.
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