Wednesday, 01 Aug 2018
Bob Steffes, manager of the PCC (portland cement concrete) lab for the Institute for Transportation, is retiring.
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.
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
Enjoy FREE ADMISSION for all current school district employees from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.
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.
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.
Attendees will learn how to navigate the electronic IRB records system and how to submit IRB protocols for review.
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.
Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other.
Friday, 03 Aug 2018
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.
Enjoy good company, food and live music in a beautiful garden setting.
Saturday, 04 Aug 2018
Discover the traditional craft of cold-process soap making using botanicals with instructor and soap maker Jan Verploeg.
Monday, 06 Aug 2018
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.
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.
Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun indoors and out with educational activities focused on insects, animals, ecosystems, and natural cycles!
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
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.
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)
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.
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".
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
Last day of end of rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.
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.
Carol Smith, longtime administrative assistant with the division of materials sciences and engineering at Ames Laboratory, is retiring after 19 years at the laboratory.
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.
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.