«   »
Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018Previous Month«Next Month»

Wednesday, 01 Aug 2018

Retirement coffee: Bob Steffes

Channel: Institute for Transportation

9:30 am - 10:30 am @ 316 Town Engineering (conference room)

Bob Steffes, manager of the PCC (portland cement concrete) lab for the Institute for Transportation, is retiring.

Cost: free

Art Lending Open House

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Browsing Library, Memorial Union

The Memorial Union has a collection of framed posters, prints and original art that is available for rent by the semester or year. With close to 175 pieces in the collection there is something for everyone!

Cost: $10-$30

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Presentation: Life on Purpose

Channel: ISU WellBeing

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Thursday, 02 Aug 2018

Teacher Appreciation Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Enjoy FREE ADMISSION for all current school district employees from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Kids' Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

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

Welcome reception: Vet Med dean Dan Grooms

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Alumni Room, College of Veterinary Medicine

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.

Cost: free

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Serendipity Dyeing: Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves, and Berries

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other.

Friday, 03 Aug 2018

Summer Session II ends

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Retirement reception: Catherine Strohbehn

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 1009 LeBaron Hall (LeBaron conference room)

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.

Cost: free

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Enjoy good company, food and live music in a beautiful garden setting.

Cost: $22-$35

Saturday, 04 Aug 2018

Workshop: Basic Soap Making with Botanicals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Discover the traditional craft of cold-process soap making using botanicals with instructor and soap maker Jan Verploeg.

Monday, 06 Aug 2018

Workshop: Polar Marine Diatom

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

All day @ Iowa Lakeside Lab, Milford

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.

Cost: $140-$250

Canvas Workshop: Group Work and Collaboration

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Youth Summer Camp #3: Scales & Tails

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun indoors and out with educational activities focused on insects, animals, ecosystems, and natural cycles!

Intermediate Photography: Take Control of Your Camera

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

Channel: Student Counseling Services

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Hach Hall atrium

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.

Cost: free

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Final grades due on AccessPlus

Channel: Academic Calendar

2:15 pm

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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".

Pastel Painting: Motion Studies

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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

Grade reports available on AccessPlus

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Textbook Return

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day of end of rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.

Retirement reception: Carol Smith

Channel: U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 301 Spedding Hall

Carol Smith, longtime administrative assistant with the division of materials sciences and engineering at Ames Laboratory, is retiring after 19 years at the laboratory.

Cost: free

Canvas Workshop: Rubrics and Outcomes

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Exploring Movement in Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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.

Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ View on your own via Zoom

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

Cost: free

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 11:45 am @ 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.