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Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Wednesday, 02 Aug 2017

Farewell reception: Roger Bentley

Channel: College of Engineering

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 3200 Marston Hall

Roger Bentely is associate director of career services in the College of Engineering.

Cost: free

Thursday, 03 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Candidate forum: Assistant VP for student health services

Channel: Student Affairs

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

A public open forum with candidate Heather Paris, Iowa State recreation services, followed by a public meet and greet session (4:30-5 p.m., 2350 Beardshear).

Cost: free

Youth Summer Camp #3: Water & Wildlife

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun indoors and out with educational activities focused on the connections between water, animals, and ecosystems!

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Friday, 04 Aug 2017

Summer Session II ends

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens' After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting. A buffet dinner and dessert will be available and a cash bar will be provided.

Saturday, 05 Aug 2017

STEAM Workshop: The Science of the Solar Eclipse

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Saturday, August 5, 9:00 - 10:00 OR 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. On Monday, August 21, the world will experience a rare celestial event: a complete solar eclipse.

Sunday, 06 Aug 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Monday, 07 Aug 2017

What's Cooking in the Garden?

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn how to mix and match vegetables and herbs that are available from the garden to create healthy and delicious meals.

Indoor Portrait Photography: Emphasis on Flash

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

This photography class with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg is a collection of "how to" recipes, and features a wide range of topics including how to shoot fireworks, foggy days, vacations, indoor and outdoor sports, and more.

Painting Water with Assorted Media

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Paintings of water often transfix us - inspiring calm, reflection, and awe.

Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ 2200 Marston Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Candidate forum: Assistant VP for student health services

Channel: Student Affairs

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

A public open forum with candidate Caesar Ross, Coastal Carolina University, Conway, South Carolina, followed by a public meet and greet session (4:30-5 p.m., 2350 Beardshear).

Cost: free

Composition in Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Instructor Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography, will help you create stirring and beautiful compositions by learning to examine your use of angles, lines and the elements of an image. Paying attention to what will be photographed, how it is placed in relationship to other objects in the image, and how well the subject matter is expressed make for more compelling and easier to understand images.

Intro to Arts Therapies

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join creative therapies instructor Camilla Kottman in this interactive class introducing the techniques used by Expressive Arts professionals to strengthen and increase positive self-knowledge.

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017

Free Admission Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

It's important to make the beauty and educational value of Reiman Gardens as available as possible to all. On the second Wednesday of every month, all guests may visit Reiman Gardens free of charge.

Meeting: Regents' Tuition Task Force

Channel: Iowa Board of Regents

10:30 am - 11:30 am @ 240 Scheman Building

The four-regent task force will receive Iowa State's five-year tuition proposal. The public is welcome. A public listening session will follow (noon-1 p.m.)

Cost: free

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Seminar: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Channel: Office for Responsible Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ 2015 Morrill Hall

"Institutional Review Board 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process." Learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. An IRB staff member will walk through key sections of the IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. This seminar is beneficial for both new and experienced investigators, including students and faculty. Preregistration is requested, but not required.

Cost: free

Lunch Bunch

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a free youth story time program by the Ames Public Library at Reiman Gardens. Perfect for kids ages 0 - 5.

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Today's university classrooms are more diverse than in the past. With this diversity of students comes the need to ensure the learning environments associated with courses are inclusive and designed to support all students. This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Cost: free

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, August 9, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Barrel racing competition

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm @ ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

Cost: free

Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric. View Part 3 On Your Own

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience." Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.