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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