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What is featured?

Thursday, 01 Feb 2018

Caterpillar Club

Feb 01, 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.

Pop-up Exhibit: "Small Acts Big Impacts"

Feb 01, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

405 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

This exhibit will include trivia that begins at a table in the Parks Library Lobby, continues to 405 Parks Library and ends in the Green Dot exhibit in the ReACT Gallery, in the Reiman Gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Morrill Hall.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Feb 01, 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.

College of Business: Building Our Community

Feb 01, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bergstrom Commons, Gerdin Business Building

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

Our goal is to strengthen our Ivy College of Business community of students, faculty and staff. This is an opportunity for us to learn from each other. Together, we can identify ways for us to meet our college goal of continuous improvement in the areas of diversity and inclusion.

Open forum: College of Veterinary Medicine dean finalist

Feb 01, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

2532 Vet Med

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Spencer Johnston is the James and Marjorie Waggoner Professor and department head (small medicine medicine and surgery) at the University of Georgia, Athens. He is the first of three finalists in the search for the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Friday, 02 Feb 2018

Lunch and learn: Bridging the Divide

Feb 02, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

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 Annette O'Connor, veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, and Clark Wolf, philosophy and religious studies.

Retirement reception: Marty Ellenberger

Feb 02, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Olde Main Brewing Co., 316 Main St.

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

Marty Ellenberger, records analyst in the registrar's office, is retiring.

Saturday, 03 Feb 2018

Arabic Night

Feb 03, 2018

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

A celebration of Arabic culture with art, food and interactive cultural booths. Also enjoy live music and dance, including a performance by the Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble.

Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018

Open forum: College of Veterinary Medicine dean finalist

Feb 06, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

2532 Vet Med

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Dan Grooms, professor and chair of the large animal clinical sciences department at Michigan State's College of Veterinary Medicine, is the second of three finalists in the search for the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Thursday, 08 Feb 2018

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Feb 08, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

Assistant director Aaron Steil will talk about connecting the "Movement" theme into garden displays, education programs, events and more.

Opening reception: "Queer Fashion and Style" exhibit

Feb 08, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Mary Allice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall

free

Mary Alice Gallery Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland," an exhibit that analyzes the recent and current histories of fashion through a queer lens by examining the everyday styles and fashions of members of the LGBTQIA+ community in the Midwest from the late 20th century to the present.

Monday, 12 Feb 2018

Pop-up art sale

Feb 12, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

near entrance to ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Meetings, receptions Student activities

Pottery, jewelry and other hand-made items created by Workspace students and instructors will be for sale. Sale continues daily through Feb. 14.

Random Acts of Kindness

Feb 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lobby

free

University Library Meetings, receptions Special events

Members of the campus community are invited to brighten someone's day with a random act of kindness. Write a letter to anyone, anywhere in the world. The Library will pay the postage and provide paper, pens and envelopes; participants bring the well-wishes and their loved ones' addresses.

Computer Science: Student poster presentation

Feb 12, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atanasoff Hall, second floor

free

Computer Science Department Meetings, receptions

Graduate and undergraduate students will highlight their research during this annual event presented by the computer science department and Graduate Student Organization. Visitors are invited to vote for the top posters. This year's event is sponsored by Kingland and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

Tuesday, 13 Feb 2018

Pop-up art sale

Feb 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

near entrance to ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Meetings, receptions Student activities

Pottery, jewelry and other hand-made items created by Workspace students and instructors will be for sale. Sale continues daily through Feb. 14.

Farewell reception: Darren Jarboe

Feb 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

atrium, 1041 Food Sciences Building

free

Center for Crops Utilization Research Meetings, receptions

Darren Jarboe, program manager at the Center for Crops Utilization Research, will be joining the faculty at the University of Maryland after 22 years of service to Iowa State University. This is a come-and-go reception.

Retirement reception

Feb 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Research and Demonstration Farms Meetings, receptions

A reception will honor several research farm staff members who are retiring: Steve Goben, Kevin Maher and Nick Piekema from the McNay Research Farm, Chariton; and Dale Niedermann from the Ag Engineering/Agronomy Research Farm, Boone. A program will begin at 2:15 p.m.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Feb 13, 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, 14 Feb 2018

Pop-up art sale

Feb 14, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

near entrance to ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Meetings, receptions Student activities

Pottery, jewelry and other hand-made items created by Workspace students and instructors will be for sale. Sale continues daily through Feb. 14.

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

Internship and Networking Fair

Feb 15, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

The Greenlee School's Jump-Start Internship and Networking Fair is a small, boutique-style fair that connects students majoring in advertising, journalism, public relations and related fields with businesses and organizations searching for interns and employees in those fields.

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Open forum: College of Veterinary Medicine dean finalist

Feb 19, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

2532 Vet Med

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

The third of three finalists in the search for the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine will be announced Feb. 18.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

Workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 21, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This session, for all faculty, is designed to provide an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes. Presenters: Lorrie Pellack, associate professor, library; Hope Craft, Digital Repository coordinator; and Erin Thomas, engineering and physical sciences librarian.

Retirement reception: Catherine Adams

Feb 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

W117 Lagomarcino

free

Psychology department Meetings, receptions

Catherine Adams, a program assistant in psychology and communication studies, is retiring.

Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

Opening Reception: Luminosity Exhibition

Feb 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

"Luminosity" highlights the reflective and tactile qualities of spherical objects, displaying Art Ciccotti's glass marbles and mobiles in tandem with pastel drawings of marbles by Flo Hayes. Join these central Iowa artists for a reception celebrating their complementary work.

Friday, 23 Feb 2018

Workshop: The 'Public Classroom'

Feb 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Seemingly every week, university faculty come under fire for statements or material presented in the classroom. Join University Counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

Monday, 26 Feb 2018

ISU Day at the Capitol

Feb 26, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Iowa Capitol rotunda, 1007 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

President Wendy Wintersteen and campus representatives will be in the rotunda with displays that showcase the impact Iowa State has on students, communities, businesses and Iowans across the state.

Open forum: Vice president for Extension and Outreach finalist

Feb 26, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Brent Hales, senior associate dean and chief financial officer for University of Minnesota Extension, St. Paul. Hales is one of four candidates who will interview on campus between Feb. 26 and March 7.

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018

Retirement reception: Marc McGinn

Feb 27, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

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

Marc McGinn, a senior research technician at the Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Peggy Best

Feb 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

atrium, Food Sciences Building

free

Center for Crops Utilization Research Meetings, receptions

Peggy Best, administrative specialist in the Center for Crops Utilization Research, is retiring. A program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Presentation: Lincoln Way safety study, Phase 2

Feb 27, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2105 Pearson Hall

free

Community activities Meetings, receptions Special events

Consultants will present their recommendations for multi-modal safety along Lincoln Way (Ash to Sheldon avenues). The campus community is invited.