The Iowa Homemaker vol.23, no.16
The Iowa Homemaker: Volume 23, Issue 16
A college woman preparing for professional home economics at Iowa State may major in one of 10 curricula offered in the Division of Home Economics. Dean P. Mabel Nelson heads a staff of more than 132 professors, assistants, and graduate instructors who are responsible for teaching and other special departmental activities.
The increasing need for technically trained women and the anticipated increases in enrollment of women at Iowa State has resulted in plans for enlarging and improving the residence halls which provide a cultural, homelike background for educational activity.
Recent Graduates Qualify for Varied Positions, page 3
Students Train for Future, page 4
Residence Halls Provide College Homes, page 6
Culture Parallels Science, page 7
Iowa State Provides Outstanding Facilities, page 8
Future Challenges Home Economist, page 10
Extension Service Promotes Rural Home Projects, page 11
Research Advances Division, page 12
New Leaders Guide Students, page 13
What’s New in Home Economics, page 14
Students Elect Radio Courses, page 17
A Review of Progress, page 18
Activities Stimulate New Interests, page 20
Honoraries Recognize Achievements, page 22
Dietitians Serve Overseas, page 24
Brides Apply Training, page 26
Acting as the link between rural families and Iowa State, the county extension home economist takes to .the county the research and classroom teaching emphasized by the State College. A variety of activities, including the presentation of the home economics project to the girls' 4-H clubs and conducting adult women's family living programs makes it necessary for her to know the most recent developments in home economics, sociology and economics.
Outstanding home economics women at Iowa State are recognized each year by various honorary organizations. The basis for selection are scholarship, personality, attitude and interest.