Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017
Last day of end of rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.
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.
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.)
This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.
"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.
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.
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.
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".
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.
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.
Thursday, 10 Aug 2017
*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.
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
"The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience." Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.
Friday, 11 Aug 2017
A special kid-focused event about things water!
The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS) to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing and new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.
Saturday, 12 Aug 2017
While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.
Welcome central Iowa native, herb grower, and botanical dye expert Maggie Howe to Reiman Gardens! Maggie's deep experience and expertise with dyeing and fibers and her wild creativity result in projects that are simply very special.
Create a sculpture from trash in this 2-hour workshop for kids, adults, or groups of both.
Sunday, 13 Aug 2017
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017
A half-day program encompassing best teaching practices and student support resources available at Iowa State. New Faculty 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.
Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.
Topic: Summer Sprinklers - Fan-Shaped Arrangements
Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017
Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.
Learn to interpret a work of fine art as a floral arrangement from an award-winning expert!