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What is featured?

Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018

Retirement reception: Janis Mesenbrink

Jan 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Friley Terrace Room

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Janis (Jan) Mesenbrink, department of residence, is retiring after 40 years of service to the university.

Wednesday, 03 Jan 2018

Retirement reception: Cheryl Robinette

Jan 03, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Cheryl Robinette, a groundskeeper II in facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Thursday, 04 Jan 2018

Caterpillar Club

Jan 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jan 04, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Friday, 05 Jan 2018

Retirement reception: Dawn Hitsman

Jan 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

free

Office of Risk Management Meetings, receptions

Dawn Hitsman, administrative specialist in the Office of Risk Management, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Diane McDonald

Jan 05, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

2542 Vet Med (Ramsey Alumni Room)

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Diane McDonald, an animal caretaker in Laboratory Animal Resources, is retiring.

Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018

Reception: 2018 Women Impacting ISU Calendar

Jan 10, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

Free and open to the public

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Meetings, receptions

The 12 women featured in the calendar will be recognized. A program will begin at 4 p.m. Free copies of the calendar will be distributed.

Thursday, 11 Jan 2018

Caterpillar Club

Jan 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Jan 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

"Addicted to Orchids." Hear from Bob Rust, ISU Professor Emeritus and local orchid aficionado, about his obsession with the second most diverse family of flowering plants on earth.

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Jan 16, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018

Faculty, Staff and Student Veteran Meet and Greet

Jan 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Union, Col. Pride Veterans Lounge

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

The faculty, staff and student veteran meet and greet is planned as a part of the Veterans Learning Community, but all student veterans and family members are invited. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students to meet and network with faculty and staff from across ISU. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Opening reception: "Do[ing] Their Bit" exhibit

Jan 17, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

An opening reception for special collections and university archives spring exhibit, "Do[ing] Their Bit: Iowa's Role in the Great War." Library dean Beth McNeil will give opening remarks, with an introduction by special collections and university archives Petrina Jackson. Guest speakers Jack Lufkin and Mark Heggen will show and discuss, "Deeds Not Words," their video about the World War I Black Officers Training Camp at Fort Des Moines.

Thursday, 18 Jan 2018

Caterpillar Club

Jan 18, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Monday, 22 Jan 2018

Farewell reception: Liz Kurt

Jan 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Liz Kurt, who has served as director of New Student Programs in the office of admissions for 19 years, has accepted a position with conference planning and management at Iowa State.

Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

Lunch and learn: Bridging the Divide

Jan 23, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Learn about a new interdisciplinary research grant program. The sessions are for bringing together interested faculty from across campus, providing some examples of such collaborative activities through lightning talks, and to answer any questions about the new program. Lightning talks by Michael Chris Low, history, and Linda Shenk, English.

Thursday, 25 Jan 2018

Caterpillar Club

Jan 25, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Friday, 26 Jan 2018

Farewell reception: Kate Ralston

Jan 26, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

311 Enrollment Services Center

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Kate Ralston, assistant director of admissions (research), has accepted a position with ACT. She has served in the office of admissions for seven years.

Reception: "Ambiguity, Mystery and Allure" exhibit

Jan 26, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Manuel Neri became an important leader in San Francisco's Bay Area Figurative Art Movement of the mid-20th Century by redefining the means of expression through the human figure. Join us for an exhibition reception hosted by Dr. Sarah Nusser, Vice President for Research, and Lynette Pohlman, Director and Chief Curator of University Museums, that celebrates this significant American sculptor through his drawings, paintings and sculpture.

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018

Retirement reception: Jeslyn Jackson

Jan 30, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

212 Ross Hall

free

English Department Meetings, receptions

Jeslyn Jackson, a secretary in the English department, is retiring. A program will begin at 3 p.m.