Sunday, 22 Jun 2014
Walk through every step from setting up an account, creating policies and other necessary behind-the-scenes details, to listing items from an experienced artist. Includes a step-by-step manual that has links to articles, screencaps for visual learners, and detailed information on everything you need to know to set up a shop on this popular site.
For those who love to stitch! If you are a beginner who needs some guidance, sewing instructor Judith Lemish will be available to troubleshoot and assist. For those with experience, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie and idea sharing of a group atmosphere. Judith will do a short demo at 1pm - infinity scarves on June 22 and therapy pillows on July 19.
Join University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman for an inside look at the current exhibitions in the Farm House Museum. The tour will continue on to the Anderson Sculpture Garden and Christian Petersen Art Museum.
Monday, 23 Jun 2014
Last day to change a Session I course to or from Pass/Not Pass. Courses changed to graded basis after May 23 count toward the total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.
Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session I courses).
This Learning Spaces Collaboratory webinar, "What Works: Important Questions for Technologies and Pedagogies in 21st Century Learning Commons," is hosted locally by the University Library. No registration is required. Pre-conference information is available at 2:15 p.m.
This is a four week course on Wednesdays, July 2, July 9, July 16, and July 23 This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer. Mark Stoltenberg will help you look at the world in a whole new way as you further explore the tools, techniques and identify the best subject matter to create black and white digital images.
Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork. Bring a 5 x 7 or smaller art piece with you to class. This class is required in order to use the mat cutter on your own.
Making your own bead links, dangles, hoops, spirals, clasps, jump rings and ear wires will make you an expert wire worker. Bring about 50 of your favorite beads, natural stones, leftovers from past projects. Leave with finished jewelry and the know-how to create or repair your own jewelry.
Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014
Iowa State will host a public forum to provide information about phase one of the state Board of Regents' comprehensive efficiency review of Iowa's three public universities. President Steven Leath, board members and representatives from the Deloitte consulting firm will be available to answer questions.
"Understanding the Basics of U.S. Export Control Regulations: Staying Compliant in a University Setting." This discussion will cover information such as what export controls are, the situations which would require export control review, and real-world examples of violations from universities and employees. Register on the EH&S training website.
Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft.
Learn to use the Victorian paper craft of quilling with metal clay paper. Create a stunning fine silver pendant or earrings. If you have already worked with lump metal clay, you will enjoy trying this very different product. Beginners welcome!
Wednesday, 25 Jun 2014
David N. Smith, chair of the sociology department at the University of Kansas, will address the historical development of capitalism and highlight the dynamic tendencies that will shape capitalism's future.
Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class. Building on concepts from Beginner Photography with practical application and further exploration of the tools, mechanics, and process, take creative control of your photographs. Emphasis will be on improving familiarity with manual control of aperture, shutter, lighting and flash. You will need to bring your DSLR camera and a sturdy tripod to class.
Thursday, 26 Jun 2014
Presentations will provide current, science-based information on the topic of antibiotic growth promotion, its relationship with human health and how new federal regulations will affect how pigs will be fed in the future.
Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.
Dye a cotton summer scarf vibrant blue using pre-mixed natural dye.
Friday, 27 Jun 2014
Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.
Saturday, 28 Jun 2014
Small groups of volunteers will walk through designated sections of the creek along the banks and pick up trash. No time limit is required; all help is appreciated. Volunteers should register in advance and check in at the Forker Building parking lot.
Reiman Gardens is pleased to host the Iowa Regional Lily Society's (IRLS) 41st Annual Lily Show. The theme of the 2014 show is Seasons of Beauty.
Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.
Xtra Moves: Free salsa dance lesson, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Includes both beginning and more advanced steps, taught by Ian Herrman. No partner required.