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What is featured?

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018

Open forum: CALS dean finalist

Sep 04, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Daniel Robison, dean of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, and professor of forest resources management at West Virginia University, Morgantown, is the first of three finalists selected in the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station.

Reception: "Unpacked: Refugee Baggage" exhibit

Sep 04, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join us for a reception in the newly installed exhibition "Unpacked: Refugee Baggage" currently on view in the Christian Petersen Art Museum. Brief remarks by the artist, who received a BArch in Architecture from ISU in 2009, and University Museums Assistant Curator Adrienne Gennett will begin at 5:15 pm. Light refreshments.

Thursday, 06 Sep 2018

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Sep 06, 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.

Saturday, 08 Sep 2018

Gallery Talk: For the Common Good Exhibition

Sep 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Lectures Meetings, receptions

Closing reception and gallery talk by participants in "For the Common Good," an exhibition of recent artwork by 18 faculty in the ISU Department of Art and Visual Culture.

Sunday, 09 Sep 2018

Reception: "Recent Acquisitions of the TCM Collection" exhibit

Sep 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill

free

Mary Alice Gallery Meetings, receptions

Forty-three garments, publications and tools are a sampling of the 388 objects added to the TCM collection since January 2014. A short program begins at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 11, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Friday, 14 Sep 2018

Welcome reception: Sarah Merrill

Sep 14, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2630 Memorial Union

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Sarah Merrill, previously the assistant director of new student programs, was named director, effective Aug. 6.

University Awards Ceremony

Sep 14, 2018

3:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Special events

Nearly 60 faculty and staff will be recognized for their accomplishments in teaching, research, service, student advising, leadership and outreach. A reception follows the ceremony in the South Ballroom.

Monday, 17 Sep 2018

Open forum: CALS dean finalist

Sep 17, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Titus Awokuse, chair of the department of agricultural, food and resource economics at Michigan State University, is the second of three finalists selected in the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station.

Thursday, 20 Sep 2018

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Sep 20, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Lectures Meetings, receptions

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Open house: Margaret Sloss Women's Center

Sep 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sloss House

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Learn about the services and programs the Margaret Sloss Women's Center provides to students -- reserve the space for your group, attend a professional development event, discover resources across campus and meet the Women's Center staff. Enjoy refreshments and activities during the event.

Meet and Greet: ACCESS staff

Sep 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Wellness Meetings, receptions

Stop in to meet ACCESS executive director Tess Cody and campus advocate Tricia Ingram Williams. Learn more about ACCESS and its resources. Light refreshments will be served. Hosted by student health and wellness, ISU Police and the dean of students office.

Friday, 21 Sep 2018

Closing Reception: Under (Printed) Construction Exhibition

Sep 21, 2018

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for exhibition of printmaker Andrew Kozlowski's recent work. The show includes an installation of screen- and relief-printed images wheat-pasted to the gallery walls. Following the breakfast reception, Kozlowski, an assistant professor of printmaking at North Florida University, will lead a workshop during which the wheat-pasted images will be removed and recycled into new paper, which can then be used to make relief prints.

Stephens Auditorium 50th Anniversary Kick-off

Sep 21, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

This free event, to launch Stephens Auditorium's 50th anniversary year, will feature building tours that include an up-close look at "Silver Code", the fiber art piece that is the stage curtain. A program on the stage will begin at 7 p.m. RSVPs are requested.

Saturday, 22 Sep 2018

Open house: Ag450 Farm 75th Anniversary

Sep 22, 2018

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ag450 Farm, 52097 260th St., Ames

free

Research and Demonstration Farms Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the student-run, self-sustaining Ag450 farm. Students, faculty and staff will lead tours of the facilities and answer questions. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018

Faculty workshop, Mission Not-impossible: Inclusion at a Land Grant Institution

Sep 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

This workshop is intended to help faculty identify sources of bias -- explicit and implicit-- in their interactions with students, colleagues and community members, and develop mechanisms for addressing unintended bias. It has only two requirements - an inquisitive mind and an electronic device (phone, tablet, laptop) that can connect to the internet. All faculty are invited.

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Sep 26, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Lectures Meetings, receptions

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

Open forum: CALS dean finalist

Sep 27, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

One of three finalists selected in the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station. Each finalist will be announced one business day before his or her visit.

Friday, 28 Sep 2018

Retirement reception: Mary Jo Beckman

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Palmer Building atrium (just inside east entrance)

free

Human Development and Family Studies Meetings, receptions

Mary Jo Beckman, ISU's service training liaison to the state Department of Human Services, is retiring after 30 years of service on behalf of the Child Welfare Research and Training Project. Brief remarks will begin at 10:30 a.m.