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What is featured?

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 23, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017

Plant Pals

Jul 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Workshop: Overview of Top Hat, ISU's Interactive Teaching & Learning Platform

Jul 25, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Adam Palumbo, a representative from Top Hat, ISU's interactive teaching and learning platform, will be on campus July 24-26. This is one of two walk-in sessions to discuss Top Hat functionalities and pedagogy.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Jul 25, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

1304 Howe Hall or view on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series (July 25-27) will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017

Overview of Top Hat, ISU's Interactive Teaching & Learning Platform

Jul 26, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A representative from Top Hat, ISU's standardized interactive teaching and learning platform, will be on campus July 24 through July 26. Adam Palumbo will be available for two walk-in sessions to discuss Top Hat functionalities and pedagogy.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Jul 26, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

View Part 2 on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Barrel racing competition

Jul 26, 2017

7:30 PM

ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

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, 27 Jul 2017

Meeting: Nano@IAState

Jul 27, 2017

8:10 AM - 6:30 PM

Memorial Union

free

Chemistry Department Conferences

A day to bring together ISU, Ames Lab and industrial scientists and researchers working on the synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials and applications of nanoscience.

Kids Story Time

Jul 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Jul 27, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

View Part 3 on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series explores best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Au Naturale: Landscaping with Native Plants

Jul 27, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

It is easy for gardeners to get so caught up in the excitement of ornamental flowers that they forget the value of outstanding native trees and shrubs.

Friday, 28 Jul 2017

Water Zendoodle Workshop for Kids

Jul 28, 2017

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Kids, join artist and instructor Sara Merritt for a fun and colorful workshop exploring this meditative art form through water-inspired shapes and designs.

Seminar: Harnessing the Right Whys

Jul 28, 2017

12:00 PM

1226 College of Vet Med

College of Veterinary Medicine Lectures

"Harnessing the Right Whys: A Science- and Practice-Based Method for Driving Sustainable Behavior Change," Michelle Segar, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Retirement reception: Laura Moreland

Jul 28, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Printing and Publications Building

free

Printing Services Meetings, receptions

Laura Moreland, a clerk in printing and copy services, is retiring after 34 years of service at Iowa State.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Artist Series: Van Gogh Night Sky

Jul 28, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a swirly, starry sky using blues and golds like the original, or come up with your own color combinations. Using a series of small strokes, imitate Vincent's distinct style of color layering from his late 1800's post-impressionist work. The Starry Night was painted just one year after Van Gogh cut off his left ear, and one year before his untimely death.

Saturday, 29 Jul 2017

Discovery Station: Trigger Fish

Jul 29, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.