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Monday, 06 Aug 2018

Workshop: Polar Marine Diatom

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

All day @ Iowa Lakeside Lab, Milford

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.

Cost: $140-$250

Canvas Workshop: Group Work and Collaboration

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ 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)

Channel: Student Counseling Services

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Hach Hall atrium

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.

Cost: free

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

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

Final grades due on AccessPlus

Channel: Academic Calendar

2:15 pm

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ 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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 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

Grade reports available on AccessPlus

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Textbook Return

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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

Retirement reception: Carol Smith

Channel: U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 301 Spedding Hall

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

Cost: free

Canvas Workshop: Rubrics and Outcomes

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ 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.

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ View on your own via Zoom

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Cost: free

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 11:45 am @ Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Nature at Noon: The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch and hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to! From education, events and retail, to indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more, these ISU students have worked hard this summer. No registration required.

Cost: $4.50-$9

Canvas Workshop: Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Retirement reception: Dianne Bystrom

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Alumni Center

Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is retiring after serving 22 years at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated.

Cost: free

Friday, 10 Aug 2018

Water Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, crafts, and more.