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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Aug 2014

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Aug 01, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 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 Aug. 6 telephonic meeting.

Dance social

Aug 01, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Saturday, 02 Aug 2014

Youth Activity: Discovery Station

Aug 02, 2014

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

The purpose of Reiman Gardens' discovery stations is to add a fun, informal activity in the Gardens during the summer that relates to the themed garden areas. The discovery stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities.

Sunday, 03 Aug 2014

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Aug 03, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

The Workspace 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 dancing better.

Monday, 04 Aug 2014

Youth Program: Summer Camp 3 - Insects

Aug 04, 2014

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $12 for members, $15 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Let your "summer student" enjoy an afternoon outside at the Gardens and engage in hands-on educational activities while learning and having fun! The informal and exciting lessons will focus on insects, and their importance in the ecosystem. Activities are designed for students ages 11-14. Summer Camp 1 is on Tuesday, June 10, and Summer Camp 2 is on Tuesday, July 8.

Tuesday, 05 Aug 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: Collaboration: How To Work With Others Without Losing Your Friends Or Your Mind

Aug 05, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Collaborative approaches once common primarily in the natural sciences are now more frequent in the humanities and social sciences. Working with others to produce scholarship or carry out a project can be a highly rewarding experience or the bane of your existence.

Wednesday, 06 Aug 2014

Textbook Buyback

Aug 06, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

End of term textbook buyback and rental book return begins at University Bookstore.

University Bills

Aug 06, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

University bills with Fall 2014 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus http://accessplus.iastate.edu.

Photography Class: Indoor Portraiture

Aug 06, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$48-$60

Reiman Gardens

Want to improve your indoor portrait photography and get great shots of family events or pets? Join photo instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a class exploring the how-to of taking great pictures within an indoor setting. Learn proper focusing and shutter speed, as well as the right lighting and the best angles for shooting. This is a 4-week course on Wednesdays, Aug. 6-27.

Thursday, 07 Aug 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Aug 07, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Cost per person is $2 for members, $6 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

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.

Lecture: Brown Bag

Aug 07, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

"Invasion of the Pod People: Reiman Gardens' Intern Experience" presented by the Reiman Gardens' summer interns Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Workshop: Nature Journaling

Aug 07, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $38 for members, $47.50 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Thursdays, July 17, July 24, July 31, & August 7 Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe & record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, & native flora and fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching. Ages 10+

Friday, 08 Aug 2014

Undergraduate applications for graduation, Fall 2014

Aug 08, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Undergraduate applications for graduation for Fall 2014 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Office for Responsible Research director candidate forum: Lisa Leiden

Aug 08, 2014

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Lisa Leiden, formerly with Seton Healthcare's Office of Research Administration, Austin, Texas. Candidate presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Aug 08, 2014

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4 for members and Iowa State University students, and $8 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens' After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting. Complimentary snacks and cash bar provided.

Dance social

Aug 08, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Sunday, 10 Aug 2014

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Aug 10, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

The Workspace 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 dancing better.

Monday, 11 Aug 2014

Office for Responsible Research director candidate forum: David Ayer

Aug 11, 2014

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

David Ayer, formerly with Indiana University, Bloomington. Candidate presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Workshop: UNIX

Aug 11, 2014

12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Training, development

The workshop will cover navigation through directories, basic file manipulation, basic search tools, basic shell scripting and related material. No UNIX experience is necessary. Registration is full, but a wait list is available.

Workshop: Developing your Course in Blackboard Learn

Aug 11, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how and where to upload your course syllabus, post assignments, create and manage announcements, send email, enroll students using the ISU Admin Tool, add TAs, course builders, or guests, organize course materials, add instructor contact info with photo, access the Grade Center, and more.

Tuesday, 12 Aug 2014

Grade Processing

Aug 12, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Submit final summer grades on Bb Learn or AccessPlus by 2:15 p.m.

Textbook Buyback

Aug 12, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of end of term textbook buyback and rental book return at University Bookstore.

Office for Responsible Research director candidate forum: David Gillum

Aug 12, 2014

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

David Gillum is associate director of environmental health and safety at Arizona State University, Tempe. Candidate presentations will be followed by a Q&A session.

Kids' Story Time

Aug 12, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Aug 12, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how to create online tests, quizzes, and surveys and learn how to use them effectively within your BbLearn course. You will also learn how to view quiz results, grade, and provide student feedback online or set your quiz to grade and provide feedback automatically.

Workshop: Creating and Managing Groups in Blackboard Learn

Aug 12, 2014

2:40 PM - 3:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

You will learn how to create and effectively manage multiple small groups and discussions in this workshop. Online small groups offer flexibility -- enabling students with varied schedules and physical locations to easily collaborate and communicate. Students may discuss articles, collaborate on projects, provide peer feedback, and even study together online.

Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014

Grade Reports for Summer 2014

Aug 13, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Grade reports available on AccessPlus.

Youth Program: Plant Heroes

Aug 13, 2014

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Become a hero in the fight against the bad guys that threaten plants. Learn to identify common plant problems while you practice scouting and photographing "good" and "bad" insects. Join us for hands-on STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) activities that will start you on your way to becoming a plant hero. Click here to learn more about becoming a plant hero and fun games and activities related to saving plants.