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Thursday, 09 Aug 2018

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 09, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom

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 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.

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

Aug 09, 2018

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.

Nature at Noon: The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

Aug 09, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4.50-$9

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Bring your lunch and hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to! From education, events and retail, to indoor and outdoor horticulture, entomology and more, these ISU students have worked hard this summer. No registration required.

Canvas Workshop: Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Aug 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Retirement reception: Dianne Bystrom

Aug 09, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is retiring after serving 22 years at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated.

Friday, 10 Aug 2018

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Aug 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Water Day

Aug 10, 2018

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, crafts, and more.

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 12, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 14 Aug 2018

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 14, 2018

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, staff with a teaching role 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.

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Aug 14, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

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 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.

Botanicals & Booze: Air Plant Mobiles

Aug 14, 2018

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 own hanging mobile of air plants.

Wednesday, 15 Aug 2018

Behind the Scenes: Demonstration Gardens

Aug 15, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff for a walk through the dozen various gardens intended as inspiration for homeowners, from the Backyard Garden and Walled Court, to the Naturalist Garden, Home Production Garden, Pattern Garden, and more.

Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 16, 2018

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 16, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult. No preregistration required.

Friday, 17 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 17, 2018

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.

Soccer

Aug 17, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer opens its 2018 season against South Dakota State.

Saturday, 18 Aug 2018

Destination Iowa State

Aug 18, 2018

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 18, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball will host a in-squad scrimmage at Hilton Coliseum on Saturday, Aug. 18 at 11 a.m. Admission is free.

Sunday, 19 Aug 2018

Cyclone Fan Fest

Aug 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Bergstrom Indoor Football Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Athletics will host its annual Fan Fest on Sunday, Aug. 19 starting at noon at the Bergstrom Indoor Football Complex.

Soccer

Aug 19, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts Missouri.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 19, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 20 Aug 2018

Fee payment deadline

Aug 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Aug 20, 2018

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of four coasters.

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2018

Research workshop: The IRB Submission Process

Aug 21, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

MU Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

As part of this presentation, participants will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of the IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. While the new protocol software system, IRBManager, will be discussed, this training will focus on the development of content for protocols, not the electronic system.

Sharpie Mugs Walk-in Craft

Aug 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Decorate a white mug with special markers that can be heat-set for washability. We will have design ideas for inspiration including coffee quotes, ways to create patterns, and fancy monogram examples.

LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome

Aug 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Dean of Students Office Diversity Special events

The LGBTQIA+ Community Welcome is the premier welcome event providing an introduction and welcome to the LGBTQIA+ community at Iowa State University.

Floral Design: Tethered Tropicals

Aug 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Transform grasses and leaves into clever wraps and ties for a sweeping design featuring tropical flowers.

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2018

Art Walk: An Artful Welcome

Aug 22, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Sciences Bldg., west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Whether you've been on campus for years or only a few days, join University Museums as we look at the public art that helped set the foundations for the exceptional collection that ISU has today. Meet at the west entrance of the Food Science Building (facing Farm House Lane).

Watercolor Bookmarks Walk-in Craft

Aug 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a splash of watercolor on heavy paper and leave with a bookmark, or small work of art.