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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.

Art Lending Open House

Aug 01, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Browsing Library, 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 - 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

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost 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.

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.

Monday, 06 Aug 2018

Workshop: Polar Marine Diatom

Aug 06, 2018

All day

Iowa Lakeside Lab, Milford

$140-$250

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Conferences

An international workshop (Aug. 6-10) that combines longer, microscope-based taxonomy sessions, shorter research talks, and posters all focused on diatoms from the polar regions, past and present. We will integrate senior, early career, and student researchers.

Canvas Workshop: Group Work and Collaboration

Aug 06, 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 options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Youth Summer Camp #3: Scales & Tails

Aug 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun indoors and out with educational activities focused on insects, animals, ecosystems, and natural cycles!

Intermediate Photography: Take Control of Your Camera

Aug 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Monday, August 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Tuesday, 07 Aug 2018

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

Aug 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Student Counseling Services Training, development

An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Register online.

Plant Pals

Aug 07, 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.

Online event, An Immersive Approach to Rapid Blended Course Design Using QM (Quality Matters Webinar)

Aug 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own register through Quality Matters via link below

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join design specialists as they share how a simple visualization strategy, using seven basic office supplies, and QM as a guide helped them rapidly achieve consistency, clarity, and alignment in their blended course design. They will also reveal how their design process demonstrates a commitment to accessibility and usability. They will share their blended course design strategy and helpful tips and tricks so you too can achieve similar results.

Beginner Photography

Aug 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Pastel Painting: Motion Studies

Aug 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Examine the gardens in pastel as they change from week to week in this 4-week course with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune.

Wednesday, 08 Aug 2018

Textbook Return

Aug 08, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of end of rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.

Online event, Faculty Advising: What You Need to Know and How to Do It Well (CIRTL)

Aug 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Given that learning is a social process, relationships--especially those with faculty--are powerful tools that aid in students' personal and professional development (Baker & Griffin, 2010). Advising students is a key role that many faculty play in addition to engaging students in the classroom or mentoring them in research settings. This workshop is designed to help future and current faculty learn how to advise effectively.

Retirement reception: Carol Smith

Aug 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

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

Carol Smith, longtime administrative assistant with the division of materials sciences and engineering at Ames Laboratory, is retiring after 19 years at the laboratory.

Canvas Workshop: Rubrics and Outcomes

Aug 08, 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 rubrics and outcomes and how they come together in Canvas.

Exploring Movement in Photography

Aug 08, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Wednesday, August 8, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to create images using blur to portray movement in this unique course taught by Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography.