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2017
May 29 - June 4
Costume Society of America annual meeting and symposium: 6-4:15 p.m., Westin Portland Harborview, Portland, Maine - The Costume Society of America's 43rd annual meeting and symposium, "Portal to Progress: Transformations in Technology, Diversity in Dress," will take place this year in Portland, Maine. Hybrid doctoral student Gwendolyn Michel will be announced as the recipient of the Costume Society of America's 2016 Stella Blum Student Research Grant, which comes with a $2,000 award that allows the student to conduct research for the project. A paper by assistant professor Kelly Reddy-Best entitled, "Is this what a lesbian looks like? The representations, shifting sensibilities, and resistance to lesbian styles and imagery," has been nominated for the Betty Kirke Excellence in Research Award for being in the top 5 percent of abstracts based on reviewer evaluation. Iowa State University will also be represented at the event by professor Sara Marcketti (president elect of the Costume Society of America), doctoral students Jody Aultman, Amy Dorie, and Brianna Plummer; and alumni Jennifer Farley Gordon, Michael Mamp, Susan Strawn, and Ling Zhang. The symposium will include presentations and panel discussions on recent research findings, as well as professional development sessions. There will also be a silent auction, and evening fundraiser, other social activities, and post-symposium tours of various Maine attractions. Early-bird registration ends on April 15, and online and mail-in registration ends after May 8. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.
May 30 - June 3
National Conference on Race and Ethnicity: 7 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Fort Worth, Texas - The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in American Higher Education (NCORE) is a dynamic annual conference held over five days that builds a community of inclusion; it is a place for building skills, alliances, and knowledge about issues of race and ethnicity in higher education. NCORE 2017 will kick off with Pre-Conference Institutes the morning of Tuesday, May 30. Breakout sessions begin the morning of Wednesday, May 31. Plan on enjoying conference sessions and visiting our exhibit hall from the mornings through late afternoon each day. Evenings will have films, featured performances, panels and other events. More».
For more information, contact NCORE at ncore@ou.edu.
June 4
VERB Summer Scorecard: 2017 Kick Off Event: 1-3 p.m., Maple-Willow-Larch Soccer Fields, Iowa State Campus - Join the Department of Kinesiology's ExerCYse outreach program for a fun day celebrating the kick off of the VERB Summer Scorecard Program with various games and activities. The 2017 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth in grades K-8 with fun and free opportunities to be active all summer long! VERB partners with Iowa State Univeristy clubs and teams, as well as community partners, to introduce kids to new activities every week. Kids will receive discounts and prizes by completing a "scorecard" of physical activities. The program is run by the Department of Kinesiology's ExerCYse outreach program with financial support from Mary Greeley Medical Center and other local businesses. More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.
June 5 - July 27
ISU Summer Youth Fitness Program 2017: 1:10-4:30 p.m., Forker Hall - From 1:10 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays from June 5 to July 27, children grades k-6 have the opportunity to participate in team sports, gymnastics, dance, physical fitness, swimming, and more, through the ISU Summer Youth Fitness Program 2017. Instructors of this eight-week program will include Iowa State students studying physical and elementary education, as well as graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology. The registration fee per child is $410. A discount is available for siblings who are registered together. More».
For more information, contact Jenny Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
June 12-29
Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic: 9-10:15 a.m., Lagomarcino Hall - From June 12 to 29, children who are entering any grade from kindergarten to 12 grade are eligible to enroll in the Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic. This clinic gives children the opportunity to improve their reading, writing, and spelling skills in a short summer session. From 9 to 10:15 a.m. on Mondays through Thursdays, children will be tutored by ISU graduate and undergraduate students specializing in reading assessment and instruction. Fees are $125 per student, or $100 each for siblings. Sign up by May 15 to reserve space. More».
For more information, contact Diana Schmidt Claus, ISU Reading Clinic Coordinator in the School of Education at 515-520-1658 or schmidt@iastate.edu.
June 14
ISU Young Alumni Night at Blank Park Zoo: 5:30-9 p.m., Blank Park Zoo, Des Moines - The Iowa State University Alumni Association will host a networking event for young alumni at Blank Park Zoo's June 14 Zoo Brew event. The College of Human Sciences is sponsoring a booth at the zoo pavilion. Attendees will enjoy discounted admission ($10), a drink ticket, and free parking. Games, giveaways, and networking opportunities with ISU alumni and staff will be held throughout the evening. Cardinal and gold attire is encouraged. Registration is due June 12 at noon. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
June 25-28
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 108th Annual Conference: The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences will host its 108th annual conference in Dallas, Texas. The theme of this year’s conference is “Financial Fitness.” Focal points of the conference will include the causes and effects of trends in personal and family finance, research findings on financial behavior, and strategies that individuals, families, and communities can use to improve their financial management skills. More».
For more information, contact The American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences at annualconf@aafcs.org.
Institute of Food Technologists 2017 Annual Meeting: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Sands Expo Center, Las Vegas, Nevada - The Institute of Food Technologists conference is an opportunity to discover the industry's best science, most innovative strategies, and newest solutions in food technology. More than 100 sessions will be held and 1,000 exhibitors will be in attendance at the expo. The registration fee for access to the sessions and expo is $530 for members and $770 for nonmembers after May 12. Register here. More».
For more information, contact IFT at 312-782-8424 or info@ift.org.
July 26-28
2017 Annual International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore, Maryland - The Annual Conference promises to be filled with new and innovative educational research, exciting displays at the Marketplace, and numerous opportunities to take advantage of networking with members and guests. More».
For more information, contact ICHRIE at 804-346-4800.
Aug. 17
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff welcome back event: 8-11 a.m., Reiman Ballroom, Iowa State University Alumni Center - Join College of Human Sciences colleagues in kicking off another year at the 2017 Welcome Back event. RSVP online by August 9. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Sept. 11
Talking Textiles: Communicating through Cloth: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - The Textile and Clothing Museum exhibit — Talking Textiles: Communicating through Cloth. Museum is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free. The exhibit is from Sept. 11 to Nov. 11. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sept. 14
Iowa State University Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - All College of Human Sciences students are invited to attend the university’s free study abroad fair to explore study abroad options. The College of Human Sciences International Programs Office will have a table where students can learn about options specifically for their major, find scholarships to help fund their adventures, and hear about experiences abroad from previous participants. More».
For more information, contact Erin French and Nicole Humphrey, International Programs at 515-294-1010 or chsintl@iastate.edu.
Sept. 20
Fall 2017 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend Fall 2017 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 5
College of Human Sciences "Faces of Iowa State" Portrait Celebration: 4:30-6 p.m., Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building - Join College of Human Sciences alumni, faculty, staff, and students at an exclusive showing of the "Faces of Iowa State" portraits by Maquoketa artist Rose Frantzen. Alumni featured in the exhibit include Larry Ebbers (B.S. '62, M.S. '68 agriculture education; Ph.D. '72 higher education), Evan Fritz (B.S. '16, kinesiology and health), Mary Giese (B.S. '68, elementary education), Carol Grant (B.S. '52, home economics), Monica Lursen (B.S.'72, dietetics), Dynette Mosher (B.S. '81, home economics education; M.Ed. '84, home economics education), Shirley Stakey (B.S. '57, home economics education), and former associate dean/extension to families director JaneAnn Stout (B.S. '71, M.S. '74, applied art). The exhibit is being held in conjunction with HS Week. RSVP by September 29 to chsalum@iastate.edu or 515.294.5954. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 11
Iowa State University Majors Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - The majors fair is hosted each year by Iowa State's Career Exploration Services, and provides an opportunity for students to explore over 100 majors from every college at Iowa State in one place on the same day. Most of Iowa State’s programs of study will be represented. Designed especially for new students and those whose major is undecided, this event is also ideal for students who are considering picking up a second major, a minor, or a certificate to round out their Iowa State adventure. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7838 or hs@iastate.edu.
Oct. 20-22
Cyclone Family Weekend 2017: 1-1 p.m., Iowa State University - Cyclone Family Weekend is the premiere event for families of Iowa State University students. CFW celebrates the cyclone family through events and activities spanning one weekend in the fall. The Cyclone Family Weekend committee plans and promotes this event and chooses the Family of the Year. More».
For more information, contact Scott Fisk at cfw@iastate.edu.
2018
Feb. 7
Spring 2018 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2018 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Fall 2019 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Fall 2019 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
2019
Feb. 13
Spring 2019 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2019 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 13. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

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