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What is featured?

Sunday, 29 Jul 2018

Summer Iowa Games

Jul 29, 2018

All day

Ames and Iowa State University

General Events

The Iowa Sports Foundation is known for the Summer Iowa Games, which take place annually during July in Ames. More than 60 sports are offered over three weekends. Special events include the opening ceremony and athlete jamboree.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 29, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 30 Jul 2018

Ladies in Science!

Jul 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ladies, join us for a unique educational event celebrating women and girls in science!

Tuesday, 31 Jul 2018

University bills: Fall 2018

Jul 31, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

University bills with Fall 2018 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus.

Art Lending Open House

Jul 31, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Browsing Library, 1st floor of the Memorial Union

$10-$30

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The Memorial Union has a collection of framed posters, prints and original art that is available for rent by the semester or year. With close to 175 pieces in the collection there is something for everyone!

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Jul 31, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Plant Pals

Jul 31, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Wednesday, 01 Aug 2018

Retirement coffee: Bob Steffes

Aug 01, 2018

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

316 Town Engineering (conference room)

free

Institute for Transportation Meetings, receptions

Bob Steffes, manager of the PCC (portland cement concrete) lab for the Institute for Transportation, is retiring.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Aug 01, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Presentation: Life on Purpose

Aug 01, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU WellBeing Lectures

Vic Strecher, professor and director of innovation and social entrepreneurship, University of Michigan Schools for Public Health and Medicine, will present "Life On Purpose: How Living for What Matters Most Changes Everything." This presentation is open to all employees and students at Iowa State. RSVPs are requested.

Thursday, 02 Aug 2018

Teacher Appreciation Day

Aug 02, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Enjoy FREE ADMISSION for all current school district employees from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Kids' Story Time

Aug 02, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Welcome reception: Vet Med dean Dan Grooms

Aug 02, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Alumni Room, College of Veterinary Medicine

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Meet Dan Grooms, the Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine. Enter at the south doors of the Vet Med building, near the Gentle Doctor sculpture.

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Aug 02, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.

IRB Manager End User Training

Aug 02, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Kingland Conference Room 222

free

Research Office Training, development

Attendees will learn how to navigate the electronic IRB records system and how to submit IRB protocols for review.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Aug 02, 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.

Serendipity Dyeing: Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves, and Berries

Aug 02, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other.

Friday, 03 Aug 2018

Retirement reception: Catherine Strohbehn

Aug 03, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1009 LeBaron Hall (LeBaron conference room)

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

Catherine Strohbehn, adjunct professor in the apparel, events and hospitality management department and extension specialist in nutrition/food safety, is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Aug 03, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$22-$35

Reiman Gardens

Enjoy good company, food and live music in a beautiful garden setting.

Saturday, 04 Aug 2018

Workshop: Basic Soap Making with Botanicals

Aug 04, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Discover the traditional craft of cold-process soap making using botanicals with instructor and soap maker Jan Verploeg.