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Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

Aug 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave.

$30; $20 students

College of Design Conferences

Second day of National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

Plant Pals

Aug 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Botanicals & Booze: Embroidery & Stitching

Aug 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop to create your botanical embroidery for tea towels or other materials.

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019

Workshop, Discover the top 10 tips for creating accessible course content

Aug 14, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will discuss the 10 basic strategies for creating accessible course content. Participants will explore the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility/usability and begin to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Thursday, 15 Aug 2019

Kids' Story Time

Aug 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Plant Walk: Edible and Medicinal Landscaping

Aug 15, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Sunday, 18 Aug 2019

What's on Your Plate? Food & the Waste Stream

Aug 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Garbage vs. compost: how much food is thrown away even before we see it at the store? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Monday, 19 Aug 2019

Great Plants for Iowa: Annuals - Beyond the Basics

Aug 19, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

With so many wonderful annuals available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 20, 2019

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Iowa State University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

A half-day program encompassing best teaching practices and student support resources available at Iowa State. New faculty, staff with a teaching role and graduate teaching assistants will learn from Iowa State's educators about how to prepare for a successful first semester of teaching, and explore CELT's services, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Intermediate Watercolor

Aug 20, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Tuesday, August 20, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Expand on basic watercolor techniques with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune, in this 6-week intermediate class.

Floral Design: Twister - Tropical Compositions

Aug 20, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Intertwine tropical flora into a unique botanic configuration that qualifies as a work of art.