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Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015

Retirement reception: Nancy Osborn Johnsen

Sep 02, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Osborn Johnsen, an administrative academic adviser in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Welcome reception: Black Faculty and Staff Association

Sep 02, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Union, Multicultural Center

free

Academic Affairs Diversity Meetings, receptions

All are welcome to meet new employees and reconnect with current colleagues. Refreshments will be served.

Reception for Paul Lasley

Sep 02, 2015

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

free

Sociology Department Meetings, receptions

Sociology professor Paul Lasley recently stepped down as department chair after serving in that capacity for 13 years. He remains on the sociology faculty. A short program will begin at 5:15 p.m.

Opening reception: "Women for Women: Female Fashion Designers" exhibit

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall

free

Mary Alice Gallery Meetings, receptions

This reception celebrates the Textiles and Clothing Museum's fall exhibit, which brings the names of both recognized and lesser-known female fashion designers to the forefront by presenting examples of their work.

Opening reception: (Re)discovering S(h)elves exhibition

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Meetings, receptions

(Re)discovering S(h)elves reflects a multi-disciplinary curatorial approach to reexamining the University Museums permanent collection in conjunction with its 40th anniversary celebration. Remarks begin at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, 03 Sep 2015

New Faculty Luncheon with the VP for Research

Sep 03, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

New faculty are invited to join vice president for research Sarah Nusser and staff from the VPR office at a luncheon to learn more about research services at Iowa State. RSVP requested.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Sep 03, 2015

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

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.

Intertwine art exhibition: Introductory knitting workshop

Sep 03, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Design on Main, 203 Main St.

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Training, development

This workshop is led by Ames fiber artist Kristin Roach. Learn how to knit for the first time or receive instructions on knitting squares for the exhibition.

Friday, 04 Sep 2015

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Sep 04, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Sept. 9 meeting in Cedar Falls.

Saturday, 05 Sep 2015

Book Launch: 100 Things Iowa State Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

Sep 05, 2015

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store

free

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

Saturday is the official Book Launch of 100 Things Iowa State Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die at the ISUBookStore! Stop in and see former ISU QB Sage Rosenfels before heading out to tailgate at the home opener vs. UNI! Go Cyclones!

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 05, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Each family-friendly tailgate features games, prizes, marching band performance, merchandise, cash bar and optional catered meal (preregistration required).

Tuesday, 08 Sep 2015

Public forum: VP for diversity and inclusion finalist

Sep 08, 2015

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

Reginald Stewart, chief diversity officer, University of Nevada, Reno, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Wednesday, 09 Sep 2015

Retirement reception: Linda Erickson

Sep 09, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Room (2542), Veterinary Medicine

free

Biomedical Sciences Department Meetings, receptions

Linda Erickson, an administrative specialist in the biomedical sciences department (College of Veterinary Medicine), is retiring after 40 years of service to the university.

Thursday, 10 Sep 2015

Lunch and Learn Session

Sep 10, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Transportation Services dispatch office, Haber Road

free

Transportation Services Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Navigating through the Agile Fleet Commander System," helpful for anyone who uses the online vehicle reservation system frequently. Feel free to bring your lunch. RSVP requested. Also offered Aug. 13.

Fall convocation and awards ceremony: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sep 10, 2015

3:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Dean Beate Schmittmann will address the state of the college, college and university award recipients will be recognized, and new faculty will be introduced. A reception follows at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Reception: SEASONS of Iowa State book signing

Sep 10, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Produced by the ISU Alumni Association, a new 128-page hard-bound book, SEASONS of Iowa State University, captures the four seasons on campus. In addition to photography by Jim Heemstra, SEASONS contains Iowa State history, art, architecture, landscape, and environment. The event includes book signing, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Attendees can register to win a free book and print.

Friday, 11 Sep 2015

Public forum: Student health director finalist

Sep 11, 2015

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Shelley O'Connell, student health clinic director, University of Northern Iowa, is one of two finalists for Iowa State's Thielen Student Health Center director position.

Public forum: VP for diversity and inclusion finalist

Sep 11, 2015

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

William Lewis, alumni fellow and former vice president for diversity and inclusion, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Opening Reception: Rome Show 2015

Sep 11, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

The Rome Show 2015 will showcase projects by architecture and landscape architecture students who studied in Italy with the spring 2015 College of Design Rome Program. The opening reception will begin following the Department of Architecture's Premiere 15 student scholarships and awards ceremony and a guest lecture by Jill Lerner, FAIA, principal at Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates.

Saturday, 12 Sep 2015

Black college reunion mentoring mixer

Sep 12, 2015

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Alumni Association Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

Alumni are invited to meet and mingle with black students and faculty, as part of an effort to establish a mentoring program. Facilitated by Wendell Mosby and Toni Jackson Lampley.

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 12, 2015

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Each family-friendly tailgate features games, prizes, marching band performance, merchandise, cash bar and optional catered meal (preregistration required).

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 15, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Retirement reception: Tom Greenbowe

Sep 16, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Hach Hall lobby

free

Chemistry Department Meetings, receptions

Morrill Professor of chemistry Tom Greenbowe is retiring. Brief remarks will begin at 2:15 p.m. A book of well wishes is being assembled.

Thursday, 17 Sep 2015

Lunch and Learn Session

Sep 17, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Transportation Services dispatch office, Haber Road

free

Transportation Services Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Servicing Your ISU Vehicle," for departments with yearly or seasonal vehicle rentals. Feel free to bring your lunch. RSVP requested. Also offered Aug. 20.

Public forum: Student health director finalist

Sep 17, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Students are invited to meet Erin Baldwin, chief operating officer for the Mahaska Health Partnership, and one of two finalists for Iowa State's Thielen Student Health Center director position.

Friday, 18 Sep 2015

Public forum: Student health director finalist

Sep 18, 2015

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Erin Baldwin, chief operating officer for the Mahaska Health Partnership, is one of two finalists for Iowa State's Thielen Student Health Center director position.

Family Picnic: Parents As Students Support (PASS) Group

Sep 18, 2015

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brookside Park

free

Child Care and Family Resources Meetings, receptions Student activities

Hosted by ISU Child Care and Family Resources for ISU student parents and their children. Network and enjoy food and fun. RSVPs requested.

Monday, 21 Sep 2015

Retirement reception: Nita Lovejoy

Sep 21, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Meetings, receptions

Nita Lovejoy, associate director of the office of intellectual property and technology transfer and the ISU Research Foundation, is retiring.

University Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Sep 21, 2015

3:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015

Book sale

Sep 22, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Curtiss rotunda and Molecular Biology atrium

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

An annual fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. The sale will feature more than 300 items at both locations, including used books, CDs and DVDs.