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Sunday, 11 Aug 2019

What's on Your Plate? Eating Bugs!

Aug 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn about insects eaten around the world, the reasons why, and even participate in a TASTING! Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Monday, 12 Aug 2019

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

Aug 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave.

$30; $20 students

College of Design Conferences

National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together a diverse group of participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Aug 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

Retirement reception: Paula Curran

Aug 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

The College of Design invites the Iowa State community to celebrate the retirement of Paula Curran, associate professor of graphic design.

Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

Aug 13, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave.

$30; $20 students

College of Design Conferences

Second day of National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

Plant Pals

Aug 13, 2019

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.

Botanicals & Booze: Embroidery & Stitching

Aug 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop to create your botanical embroidery for tea towels or other materials.

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2019

Canvas Open Labs

Aug 14, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3019 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Bring your Canvas questions, and your laptop (this is a must) - no need to make an appointment.

Workshop, Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 14, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Online - Register to attend via Zoom web link below

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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

Workshop, Exploring ways to create an inclusive learning environment

Aug 14, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Workshop, Discover the top 10 tips for creating accessible course content

Aug 14, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will discuss the 10 basic strategies for creating accessible course content. Participants will explore the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility/usability and begin to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Thursday, 15 Aug 2019

Kids' Story Time

Aug 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Plant Walk: Edible and Medicinal Landscaping

Aug 15, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

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.

Friday, 16 Aug 2019

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community

Aug 16, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using ISU's Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing & new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.

Canvas Open Labs

Aug 16, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3019 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Bring your Canvas questions, and your laptop (this is a must) - no need to make an appointment.

Saturday, 17 Aug 2019

Volleyball Scrimmage (Exhibition)

Aug 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball Cardinal & Gold Scrimmage

Soccer vs. Drake (Exhibition)

Aug 17, 2019

7:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Drake (exhibition match)