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What is featured?

Thursday, 01 Aug 2019

Student Field Day

Aug 01, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Field Extension Education Lab, 1928 240th St., Boone

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

The CALS Graduate Student Field Day, part of the 585X Extension and Outreach course, invites visitors to learn about the impact of weather on disease, insects and crop conditions. Experienced graduate students will talk about what they have learned in plant pathology, entomology, agronomy and horticulture. RSVP by July 29 requested.

ISU Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium

Aug 01, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

University Honors Program Special events

Undergraduate students from Iowa State and other institutions who have been conducting research on campus this summer will present their projects in a research symposium.

Friday, 02 Aug 2019

Teacher Appreciation Day

Aug 02, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

Free admission for all current school district employees.

Retirement reception: Bill Cahill

Aug 02, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

free

Controller's Department Meetings, receptions

Bill Cahill, manager of accounting, is retiring after more than 33 years in the Controller's Department.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Aug 02, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens After Hours! Enjoy a catered buffet dinner, live music, good company, and a special opportunity to see Reiman Gardens at dusk.

Saturday, 03 Aug 2019

Indigo Dyeing

Aug 03, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Explore the plant and science magic of dyeing with indigo! Indigo is a plant-based dye that's used to create beautiful blue colors.

Sunday, 04 Aug 2019

Bag Toss Garden Art Panel Workshop

Aug 04, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Work with local artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss to build a beautiful garden art panel that doubles as a game board for outdoor bean bag toss games!

Monday, 05 Aug 2019

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

Aug 05, 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.

Tuesday, 06 Aug 2019

Art for Rent Open House

Aug 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Browsing Library, Memorial Union

$10-$30/year

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Rent art for your home or office from our collection of over 200 framed posters, prints and paintings. Browse through available artwork at the open house, and take it home with you that day.

Plant Pals

Aug 06, 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.

Home Gardening Series: Weaving (& Overwintering) Tropical Plants in a Midwest Yard

Aug 06, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear from horticulturist Ed Moran how to incorporate tropical plantings into your summer garden, and what to do with them when it gets cold.

Information session: Proposed Healthy Life Center

Aug 06, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU WellBeing Meetings, receptions

Nancy Carroll, executive director of Heartland Senior Services and a member of the Healthy Life Center steering team, will provide a 30-minute overview of the proposed Healthy Life Center, followed by 15 minutes of Q&A. Repeated at noon-12:45 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. No registration needed.

Youth Summer Camp #3: Outdoor Play

Aug 06, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun with educational activities focused on playing outdoors!

Thesis/dissertation formatting boot camp

Aug 06, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

Graduate College Training, development

The Graduate College and the Center for Communication Excellence (CCE) are hosting a free boot camp to guide you through the final formatting of your thesis or dissertation.

Wednesday, 07 Aug 2019

Art for Rent Open House

Aug 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Browsing Library, Memorial Union

$10-$30/year

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Rent art for your home or office from our collection of over 200 framed posters, prints and paintings. Browse through available artwork at the open house, and take it home with you that day.

Thursday, 08 Aug 2019

Kids' Story Time

Aug 08, 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. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Nature at Noon

Aug 08, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

"The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience." Learn about what our summer interns have been up to -- education, events, retail, indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more.

Friday, 09 Aug 2019

Summer term ends

Aug 09, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Final day of the summer term.

Back-to-School Water Day

Aug 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Saturday, 10 Aug 2019

Forestry and Families

Aug 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Education about the environment is very important, but we're here to take it one step further! Reiman Gardens' staff will be leading an outdoor program seasonally for wildlife education.

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

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.