|AMD alumna Elizabeth "Liz" Scarpino selected for Omaha Fashion Week's 10th anniversary show|
Iowa State alumna Elizabeth "Liz" Scarpino has been selected to showcase her designs in Omaha Fashion Week's 10th anniversary show, Aug. 21 to 26. Scarpino is a 2015 Iowa State graduate in apparel, merchandising, and design who was born with a Brachial Plexus Birth Injury, causing complete paralysis to her right arm. She will on Monday, Aug. 21 present a collection of her work, which she calls "Single Handedly Liz." She last presented her work at Omaha Fashion Week in February. More>>.
|Chronicle of Higher Education Daily Briefing highlights paper by Ellen McKinney|
Ellen McKinney, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, was mentioned in the The Chronical of Higher Education's Daily Briefing, highlighting the paper she wrote last year that was published in the Clothing and Textiles Research Journal. Her paper discusses an analysis of the success of online formal wear rental websites. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the premier news journal for people who lead and study colleges and universitiese. More>>.
|Attend the fourth annual Trashion Show on April 21|
The Trashion Show is a fashion show consisting of garments made from 100 percent recycled materials. In its fourth year, the Trashion Show is put on by students enrolled in AESHM 222 Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, and aims to bring awareness to environmental issues such as access to clean water, packaging waste, the greenhouse effect, littering on campus, and more. General admission tickets are $10, and all proceeds will be donated to the Audubon Society, an organization that works to preserve Iowa's waterways. Tickets may be purchased at any time before the show at Serenity Couture Salon at North Grand Mall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:05 p.m.
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or email@example.com.
|Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management students participate in Go Red for Women|
Several students from the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management assisted with the American Heart Association's Red Dress Exhibit on April 13. This exhibit was part of the Story County Go Red for Women event, which aims to raise awareness about heart health, and ways to predict and prevent heart disease and stroke. More>>.
|WHO-TV features student producers and student designer in article highlighting The Fashion Show 2017|
WHO-TV highlighted Iowa State University's The Fashion Show 2017 in a recently published article, featuring Hannah Nation and Alexandra Johnson, two of The Fashion Show's producers, and Jojo Montijo, a student designer. Montijo, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, showcased her Curves with Confidence collection at this year's show, which was inspired by her desire to see more plus-size clothing and diversity in fashion design. More>>.
|Iowa State Daily publishes six stories about The Fashion Show|
The annual show is a major university event and the Iowa State Daily recently featured six stories about the show. More>>.
|Student profile features Hannah Astarita, a sophomore in event management|
Hannah is a sophomore from Slater, Iowa. She plans to use her major in event management and her minor in gerontology to one day work as an activities director in a retirement home. More>>
|Multi-university research team including Sara Marcketti and Elena Karpova receive a NIFA grant|
Iowa State University apparel, merchandising, and design professors Sara Marcketti and Elena Karpova are members of a multi-university research team that has received a National Institute of Food and Agriculture planning grant to develop case studies for morally responsible agricultural product supply chain education.
|College of Human Sciences student profile spotlights Sarah Mader, AMD|
Sarah Mader, a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design, plans to establish her own apparel design company. When she isn’t studying, she enjoys taking advantage of downtime, catching up on sleep, and hanging out with friends. More>>.
|Sangwook Kang, Lakshman Rajagopal, Heelye Park, SoJung Lee win Most AESHM Poster honors|
The annual AESHM Poster Celebration on Friday showcased 21 posters by graduate students in apparel, events, and hospitality management throughout the halls of MacKay and LeBaron Halls. The winner of Most AESHM Poster (research in progress) was Sangwook Kang and Lakshman Rajagopal, for "Investigating the advantages of using standardized recipes in the hotel industry via importance-performance analysis." The winner of the Most AESHM Poster (research completed) was Heelye Park and SoJung Lee, for "The hidden credibility link between destination familiarity and image: An integrated moderated mediation model." The winner of the Treasure Hunt was Yang Xu. Judges included Elena Karpova, Eric Brown, and Wen Chang. The event was set up by Nurhidayah Che Ahmat and her team of graduate students. Ellen McKinney's students had the most posters entered, with April Elisha Stanley entering four posters.