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What is featured?

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.

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)

Sunday, 18 Aug 2019

What's on Your Plate? Food & the Waste Stream

Aug 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Garbage vs. compost: how much food is thrown away even before we see it at the store? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Monday, 19 Aug 2019

Great Plants for Iowa: Annuals - Beyond the Basics

Aug 19, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

With so many wonderful annuals available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!

Tuesday, 20 Aug 2019

Conference: CELT Teaching Symposium

Aug 20, 2019

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.

Canvas Open Labs (Aug. 20-23)

Aug 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 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. Canvas Open Labs will be held Aug. 20-23 from 1-5 p.m.

Intermediate Watercolor

Aug 20, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Tuesday, August 20, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Expand on basic watercolor techniques with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune, in this 6-week intermediate class.

Floral Design: Twister - Tropical Compositions

Aug 20, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Intertwine tropical flora into a unique botanic configuration that qualifies as a work of art.

Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 21, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Behind the Scenes: DeeAnn Drew Shade Garden

Aug 21, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Walk through Reiman Gardens' newest named garden space with Director Ed Lyon.

Webinar: Interaction & Accessibility: Using internal QM Reviews to Meet Federal Guidelines

Aug 21, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

You've created a quality online course but you still have questions. Specifically, you want to know if your course meets federal guidelines for distance education courses, including those related to faculty-initiated interaction and accessibility. Wonder no more!

Thursday, 22 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Retirement reception: Mary Lynn Hance

Aug 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Rooms 18-19 Physics Hall

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Mary Lynn Hance, a custodian for custodial services' Team 7, facilities planning and management, is retiring.

Information session: Proposed Healthy Life Center

Aug 22, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Room 3228, 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.

Friday, 23 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Working with IACUC protocols using a-Tune

Aug 23, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 CVM

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian, and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Retirement reception: Anita Rollins

Aug 23, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

Anita Rollins, Science Bound program coordinator in the School of Education, is retiring. A brief program will begin at 3 p.m. Refreshments will be available throughout the reception.

Volleyball vs. Creighton (Exhibition)

Aug 23, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Free

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. Creighton (Exhibition)

Saturday, 24 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 24, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Sunday, 25 Aug 2019

Poster Sale

Aug 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

What's on Your Plate? How Do We Feed the Planet?

Aug 25, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

We have enough food to feed the world, but almost one-third of our people go hungry - HOW CAN WE HELP? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Argentine Tango Lessons

Aug 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 26 Aug 2019

Semester begins

Aug 26, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of classes for fall semester.

Poster Sale

Aug 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through thousands of images from art prints and movie posters to retro reproductions and your favorite bands. Sale runs through August 30, and hours are Monday-Friday from 10am-7pm and Saturday/Sunday from 10am-3pm.

Canvas Open Labs (Aug. 26-29)

Aug 26, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 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. Canvas Open Labs will be held Aug. 26-29 from 3-5 p.m.