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What is featured?

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017

Beginner Photography

Aug 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, August 9, 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".

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Aug 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Barrel racing competition

Aug 09, 2017

7:30 PM

ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.

Thursday, 10 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Aug 10, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Aug 10, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric. View Part 3 On Your Own

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Aug 10, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience." Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

Friday, 11 Aug 2017

Water Day

Aug 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water!

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Aug 11, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Parks Library

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 the University Learning Management System (LMS) to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing and 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.

Saturday, 12 Aug 2017

Discovery Station: Sharks & Marlins

Aug 12, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

Flower Pounding

Aug 12, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Welcome central Iowa native, herb grower, and botanical dye expert Maggie Howe to Reiman Gardens! Maggie's deep experience and expertise with dyeing and fibers and her wild creativity result in projects that are simply very special.

Treasure from Trash Workshop: Community Art Works

Aug 12, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Create a sculpture from trash in this 2-hour workshop for kids, adults, or groups of both.

Sunday, 13 Aug 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 13, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Tuesday, 15 Aug 2017

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 15, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scheman Building, Iowa State Center, Iowa State University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

A half-day program encompassing best teaching practices and student support resources available at Iowa State. New Faculty and Graduate Teaching Assistants will learn from Iowa State's educators about how to prepare for a successful first semester of teaching, and explore CELT's services, resources, and professional development opportunities.

Plant Pals

Aug 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Floral Design Series

Aug 15, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Summer Sprinklers - Fan-Shaped Arrangements

Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017

Behind the Scenes

Aug 16, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Art in Flowers: Moran's Great Blue Spring

Aug 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to interpret a work of fine art as a floral arrangement from an award-winning expert!

Thursday, 17 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Aug 17, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Kids Story Time

Aug 17, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

*NEW DAY! This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Friday, 18 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Aug 18, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Retirement reception: Mark Chidister

Aug 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Mark Chidister, associate professor emeritus of art and visual culture and former senior associate dean for planning and academic personnel in the College of Design, retired June 30. He will be honored during the college's fall welcome reception. A program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Soccer

Aug 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Creighton. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Saturday, 19 Aug 2017

Destination Iowa State

Aug 19, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Office of Admissions Student activities

A three-day, interactive bridge program that helps new students meet their peers, learn how to navigate campus and start off on the path to academic success. With a balance between fun activities and learning opportunities, students who participate in this once-in-a-lifetime experience will feel like true members the Iowa State community. This program is for new students only. Online registration is available.

Volleyball

Aug 19, 2017

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Cardinal & Gold Scrimmage. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Sunday, 20 Aug 2017

Fee payment deadline: Fall 2017

Aug 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Registration Cancellation Deadline: Fall 2017

Aug 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to cancel registration on AccessPlus for fall to avoid tuition assessment. All courses must be dropped on AccessPlus by 11 p.m.

Cyclone Fan Fest

Aug 20, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bergstrom Football Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Kick off the 2017-18 sports season with an interactive sports festival that includes autographs, inflatables, face painting, games and more. Cyclone coaches, athletes and spirit squad will be available for photos and autographs. Cy's Locker Room will be on site with Cyclone merchandise and food trucks will offer menu items and refreshments.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 20, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 21 Aug 2017

Fall semester begins

Aug 21, 2017

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classwork begins for the fall 2017 semester.

Solar Eclipse Viewing Party

Aug 21, 2017

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Looking for a great place to experience the Solar Eclipse of 2017 with others? Join us for this rare celestial event!