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What is featured?

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

Aug 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Student Counseling Services Training, development

An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Register online.

Plant Pals

Aug 07, 2018

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.

Online event, An Immersive Approach to Rapid Blended Course Design Using QM (Quality Matters Webinar)

Aug 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own register through Quality Matters via link below

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join design specialists as they share how a simple visualization strategy, using seven basic office supplies, and QM as a guide helped them rapidly achieve consistency, clarity, and alignment in their blended course design. They will also reveal how their design process demonstrates a commitment to accessibility and usability. They will share their blended course design strategy and helpful tips and tricks so you too can achieve similar results.

Beginner Photography

Aug 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, August 7, 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".

Pastel Painting: Motion Studies

Aug 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Examine the gardens in pastel as they change from week to week in this 4-week course with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune.

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018

Textbook Return

Aug 08, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of end of rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.

Online event, Faculty Advising: What You Need to Know and How to Do It Well (CIRTL)

Aug 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Given that learning is a social process, relationships--especially those with faculty--are powerful tools that aid in students' personal and professional development (Baker & Griffin, 2010). Advising students is a key role that many faculty play in addition to engaging students in the classroom or mentoring them in research settings. This workshop is designed to help future and current faculty learn how to advise effectively.

Retirement reception: Carol Smith

Aug 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Carol Smith, longtime administrative assistant with the division of materials sciences and engineering at Ames Laboratory, is retiring after 19 years at the laboratory.

Canvas Workshop: Rubrics and Outcomes

Aug 08, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they come together in Canvas.

Exploring Movement in Photography

Aug 08, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Wednesday, August 8, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to create images using blur to portray movement in this unique course taught by Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography.

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 09, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

Aug 09, 2018

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.

Nature at Noon: The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

Aug 09, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4.50-$9

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Bring your lunch and hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to! From education, events and retail, to indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more, these ISU students have worked hard this summer. No registration required.

Canvas Workshop: Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Aug 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Retirement reception: Dianne Bystrom

Aug 09, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is retiring after serving 22 years at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated.

Friday, 10 Aug 2018

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Aug 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Water Day

Aug 10, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, crafts, and more.

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 12, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 14, 2018

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.

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 14, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Botanicals & Booze: Air Plant Mobiles

Aug 14, 2018

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 own hanging mobile of air plants.