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2017
Sept. 19
College of Human Sciences alumni reception and networking in northwest Iowa: 5:30-7 p.m., Central Event Center, 10 Central Avenue S, Le Mars - Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, cordially invites alumni in northwest Iowa to a reception and networking event. Come to the Central Event Center in LeMars for refreshments and networking, a presentation and update about the college by Dean Jolly, followed by a tour of "The Browns" Century Theater. RSVP by Sept. 12 to Ruth Postma, 712-546-8313, rpostma1937@gmail.com, or Lorene Rexwinkel, 712-546-7243, rexwinke@premieronline.net More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Evening hours for Textiles and Clothing Museum: 4-7 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - We know it can be difficult for our off-campus friends to visit our exhibits. On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the gallery will stay open until 7 p.m. The current exhibit showing is, "Talking Textiles: Communicating Through Cloth." More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Presentation by Indian visiting scholar Sushil Raturi about consumer buying and branding: 2:10-3 p.m., 0001 MacKay Hall - Sushil Raturi from Mumbai, one of two visiting faculty members from India's National Institute of Fashion Technology, will give a public presentation on consumer buying behavior and branding in India from 2:10 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 0001 MacKay Hall. Raturi and Siewspah Buhroy from Shillong are visiting Iowa State from Sept. 10 to 25. The visit is supported by a United States-India Educational Foundation grant.
For more information, contact Ann Marie Fiore in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9303 or amfiore@iastate.edu.
Sept. 16
AESHM cherry pie sales at STEM Fest: 1-4 p.m., 1340 Elings Hall - Students in apparel, events, and hospitality management led by senior lecturer John Kramer will be selling AESHM cherry pies for $2 each at STEM Fest, 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16 in front of ABE's Harvest Café, 1340 Elings Hall, in the Biorenewables Complex. Proceeds will go toward a scholarship fund. The ISU Dairy Science Club will also be providing its homemade ice cream. STEM Fest, sponsored by the Program for Women in Science and Engineering, is free and open to the public. The one-day event aims to teach people of all ages about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, students organizations, and companies. Activities include robotics, Wildlife Care Clinic, simulated calf birth, virtual reality, tractors, Insect Zoo, and 3-D printing. More».
For more information, contact John Kramer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9945 or jadk@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. 13
Understanding and Defeating Racism and Discrimination in America: 7 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - This lecture will be delivered by Tim Wise, a prominent anti-racist writer and educator who wrote the memoir "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son" and several other books on racism. He has spent the last 25 years educating audiences on methods for dismantling racism in their institutions. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program office at 515-294-9934.
ExerCYse is Medicine club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 0278 Forker Hall - The purpose of the ExerCYse is Medicine club is to encourage regular physical activity and understanding of its health benefits in and around the campus and Ames community. ExerCYse is Medicine is committed to the belief that physical activity is an integral component to the prevention and treatment of disease and should be a part of medical care. This club is directly affiliated with the Iowa State University Department of Kinesiology and the American College of Sports Medicine. More».
For more information, contact Kathryn Southard at kjsouth@iastate.edu.
"Talking Textiles: Communicating Through Cloth" Opening Reception: 5-6 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - All are welcome to attend an opening reception for the new fall exhibit at the Textiles and Clothing Museum, titled "Talking Textiles: Communicating Through Cloth." Light refreshments will be available. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sept. 12
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Hall - Kinesiology and Health club's first meeting of the fall semester will include elections for a graphic chair, planning committee, and assistant social and philanthropy chairs. A representative from Special Olympics will also talk about volunteer opportunities. Kinesiology and Health club meets every other week and seeks to facilitate activities that relate to physical activity, wellness, and health, while sharing information about establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle with ISU students and the community. More».
For more information, contact Mallory Majors in kinesiology at mmajors@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - Popular picnic foods will be featured at this week's meeting, including a chicken fabrication demo by Madeleine Kiepura. The final sign-up for the club trip to Omaha and ConAgra Foods will also be available. All majors are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Welcome reception for USIEF India faculty visit: 4-5:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - A welcome reception will be held for Sushil Raturi and Siewspah Buhroy of the National Institute of Fashion Technology, who are visiting Iowa State from Sept. 11 to 25 as a part of the United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF). A welcome reception will be held from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 12 in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in 23 MacKay Hall. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
CHS Rome Initiative information session: noon -1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - The College of Human Sciences Rome Initiative will create new short-term faculty-led study abroad programs in Rome, Italy, in collaboration with the College of Design International Programs Office in Ames and with the College of Design’s Italian facility located in the heart of Rome. An information session for interested faculty will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Sept. 12 in 1009 LeBaron. Please RSVP to efrench@iastate.edu by Sept. 8. Please feel free to bring your lunch. Bottled water will be available. More».
For more information, contact Erin French in International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@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. 7
"Know Your Rights" Forum: 4-5:30 p.m., 198 Parks Library - Immigration experts and campus resource professionals will address issues and questions related to the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The campus and community is invited to participate. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Reopening of Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 0023 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens Thursday, Sept. 7 for the fall 2017 semester. Lunch will be served Tuesday through Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. The cost of each meal is $7.00, and reservations must be made prior to 9 a.m. on the day of service.The tearoom is a restaurant/classroom teaching operation within Iowa State University's world-renowned hospitality management program. The Quantity Food Production and Service Management Experience class operates the tearoom with meal service provided for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Students take responsibility for planning, preparing, and serving the meal, which is made up of an entrée, salad/vegetable, bread, dessert, and a beverage. The tearoom is a non-profit with approximately 100-seat learning laboratory. Menus are available online. More».
For more information, contact The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3330.
Sept. 6
Ladies in Fitness Training meeting: 7 p.m., 1312 Hoover Hall - The Ladies in Fitness Training club, or LiFT, will meet for the first time this semester to welcome back returning members and meet new members at 7 p.m. on Wed. Sept. 6 in 1312 Hoover Hall. The Ladies in Fitness Training club exists to help women advance in all fitness related activities. LiFT provides members with a place to ask questions and learn about weightlifting and fitness related activities, an encouraging and motivating atmosphere, resources to build a support system of strong willed and compassionate friends, and opportunities for involvement with activities in the club, at Iowa State University, and in the community. More».
For more information, contact Amy Kurr at lift@iastate.edu.
FSHN Welcome Back Picnic: 5-6:30 p.m., Food Sciences Building courtyard - The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition's annual Welcome Back Picnic will be held from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 in the Food Sciences Building courtyard. All FSHN students, faculty and staff are invited to this evening of great food, games and prizes. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Sept. 5
Food Science Club meeting: 5 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - The ISU Food Science Club will host its first meeting of the semester, which will include dinner for all attendees. All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Denzer at modenzer@iastate.edu.
Sept. 5-8
ISU Spirit Week: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Your office - A suggested $10 donation is the pass for College of Human Sciences faculty and staff to wear Iowa State apparel and jeans to work the week of Sept 5 to 8. All proceeds go toward the College of Human Sciences campaign goal for the United Way. Please makes checks payable to United Way. Stop by your department office to drop off your donation and pick up your pass for ISU Spirit Week. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Aug. 29
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - Are you excited about food and want to surround yourself with fellow "foodies"? Culinary science club might be the club for you! All majors are invited to attend the culinary science club's ice cream social and first meeting of the fall semester. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn how Dippin' Dots are made. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Aug. 24
Presentation by CHS associate dean candidate Kevin Schalinske: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Schalinske, a professor in food science and human nutrition, is one of two finalists aspiring to become the next College of Human Sciences associate dean for research and graduate education. He will share his vision for the position through a presentation open to all faculty and staff, followed by a question-and-answer period. View Schalinske’s cover letter and curriculum vitae here. Brenda Lohman, a professor in human development and family studies, is also a finalist and presented on Wednesday.
For more information, contact Phil Martin, head of the search committee, in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or pemartin@iastate.edu.
Aug. 23
Presentation by CHS associate dean candidate Brenda Lohman: 1-2 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Lohman, a professor in human development and family studies, is one of two finalists aspiring to become the next College of Human Sciences associate dean for research and graduate education. She will share her vision for the position through a presentation open to all faculty and staff, followed by a question-and-answer period. View Lohman’s cover letter and curriculum vitae here. Kevin Schalinske, a professor in food science and human nutrition, is also a finalist and will present the next day, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 24 in 0331 Palmer Building.
For more information, contact Phil Martin, head of the search committee, in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or pemartin@iastate.edu.
Aug. 21-26
Alumni Tirzah Beam, Liz Scarpino featured at Omaha Fashion Week 10th anniversary: 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Omaha Design Center - Designs by Tirzah Beam and Liz Scarpino, both 2015 Iowa State graduates in apparel, merchandising, and design, will be featured at Omaha Fashion Week's 10th anniversary, Aug. 21 to 26. Several Iowa State designers have over the years showcased their work and captured top honors at Omaha Fashion Week, the nation's fifth-largest fashion event. More».
For more information, contact Tirzah Beam and Liz Scarpino in apparel, events, and hospitality management at tirzah@frontiernet.net and lizscarpino@gmail.com.
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. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Aug. 15-17
Blackboard course set-up walk-in service: noon -11 a.m., 0312 MacKay Hall - Staff from the Human Science's Online and Distance Learning unit are hosting three mornings of walk-in support services to help you with your Fall Blackboard course set up. These sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., August 15 through 17. Walk-in services will include ordering your account (instructors are encouraged to pre-order their class accounts using the form at the MORE link), setting up the course menu, personalizing the appearance of your course, checking grade book defaults, and enrolling students and teaching assistants. If needed, we will also provide basic instructions on how to load files, make announcements, and create links to external sites. For more in-depth instruction, please set up a personal training appointment with one of our staff. If possible, bring your laptop computer to the walk-in session. Please note that only the instructor of record, as listed with the Registrar by your department, can enroll students. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
Aug. 12
Parkinson's Disease Singing Festival: 2-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Ames, 200 Lynn Ave. - Elizabeth Stegemöller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, hosts the first Parkinson's Disease Singing Festival. Everyone with Parkinson's disease and their spouses are invited to join in rehearsing and performing in a mass choir. The event will start with rehearsal at 2 p.m., followed by a dinner, and then a concert at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. To register, contact Stegemöller at esteg@iastate.edu or 515-294-5966. All participants and volunteers will receive free T-shirts. Twenty-eight participants from Waverly, Atlantic, Des Moines, and Ames were registered as of late June. Sponsors include Plus 39, Ames Family Dental, Skarshaug Testing Lab, and Sigler. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.
Aug. 10-20
Fashion Show winning garments featured at the Iowa State Fair: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Iowa State Fairgrounds - Iowa State University's main exhibit at this year's Iowa State Fair, being held Aug. 10 to 20, will highlight how donor support has created special opportunities for students. Displays will include several award-winning garments created for The Fashion Show, one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Aug. 7-8
Katy Swalwell speaks at Summit on School Climate and Culture: 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Iowa Events Center - The Iowa State University School of Education will be hosting a table at the Des Moines Public Schools' 2nd Annual Summit on School Climate and Culture, to be held Aug. 7-8 at the Iowa Events Center. Katy Swalwell, an associate professor in the School of Education, is among the speakers at the summit. Swalwell's recent research focuses on how social studies curriculum, particularly local history, can be a site for developing students’ and teachers’ critical consciousness. More than 1,200 people attended this summit last year, which helps educators improve school climate and culture through professional development, skill building and application of best practices and research. More».
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.
Aug. 2-3
School Administrators of Iowa Annual Conference: 8 a.m.-noon, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Memorial, Des Moines - The annual conference will bring together administrators of Iowa's early childhood, elementary, middle, and secondary schools to enhance teamwork, develop leadership, and discuss current trends and issues in school administration. The 2017 conference theme is "Make it Happen." More».
For more information, contact School Administrators of Iowa at 515-267-1115.
July 31 - Aug. 2
2017 Iowa State Education Association Summer Leadership Conference: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Prairie Meadows Events Center, Altoona - The summer leadership conference will bring together instructional, association, and policy leaders together for sessions designed to equip Iowa's educational leaders with tools to make informed decisions for the upcoming school year. More».
For more information, contact Iowa State Education Association at 1-800-445-9358 or info@isea.org.
July 27-29
American Cheese Society Annual Conference and Competition: 7:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Denver - The American Cheese Society's annual conference and competition will feature 1,800 cheeses, butters, and cultured dairy products competing for Best in Show. The theme of this year's international conference is "Cheese with Altitude." Approximately 1,200 cheese and specialty food professionals will gather to learn, network, and compete. Stephanie Clark, professor of food science and human nutrition, serves as chair of the judging and competition committee. The event will also include a Festival of Cheese and Cheese Sale open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.
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.
July 20
Webinar: "Family Business Contributions to Sustainable and Entrepreneurial Rural Communities Over Time": noon -1 p.m., Online - Linda Niehm, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will join NC 1030 Family Business Research Group colleagues in addressing the entrepreneurial strategies and practices that have enhanced the sustainability of family-owned businesses in rural communities during recessionary times. There is no registration required and no fee charged for attending the webinar, which is hosted by the North Central Regional Center for Rural Development (NCRCRD). More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
Intensive wine tasting and proficiency training: 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 2311 Food Sciences Building - This workshop will benefit both beginners and established professionals who wish to produce, sell, serve, purchase, or simply enjoy quality wine. This course can be used to certify those who wish to volunteer for the Iowa Quality Wine Consortium (IQWC) sensory panel. Participants will learn a variety of skills in wine evaluation to become proficient in tasting wines critically. The workshop begin with the major components in wine including sugars, acids, alcohols and tannins. Exercises will be completed in white and red wine aroma identification, varietal identification, wine flaws and faults, and consistency in scoring among others. Deadline to register is July 14. Cost is $50 and includes lunch, refreshments, and class materials. More».
For more information, contact Erin Norton in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-1555 or elnorton@iastate.edu.
July 18-22
Designer Joi's Sewing Holiday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Sioux City - Ellen McKinney, an assistant professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will speak July 20 about Japanese patternmaking at this year's Designer Joi's Sewing Holiday, a premiere destination boutique sewing event being held July 18 to 22 in Sioux City by Iowa State alumna Joi Mahon. More».
For more information, contact Ellen McKinney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7536 or emckinne@iastate.edu.
July 17-28
Urban Ecosystems Project Mosquitoes & Me Camp: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Iowa State University - During the camp, sixth and 7th graders from King Elementary School and Moulton Elementary School enrolled in ISU 4U Promise will spend two weeks learning about mosquito biology, and disease transmission and prevention in order to act as community educators back in their homes and neighborhoods. The Urban Ecosystems Project is funded by the National Institutes of Health. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
July 12
Kemin Food Science Laboratory dedication: 9-11 a.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building (CCUR Theater) - A newly renovated food science teaching laboratory, made possible by a charitable contribution from Mary A. Kelleher Nelson and R.W. Nelson and Kemin Industries, will be dedicated July 12 at Iowa State University. The dedication ceremony for the Kemin Food Science Laboratory, which is open to the public, will begin at 9 a.m. in Room 1951, Food Sciences Building, followed by a ribbon cutting and tours of the new lab. The Food Sciences Building is located at 536 Farm House Lane on campus. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.
July 2-6
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference: 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Music City Center, Nashville, Tennessee - Representatives from Iowa State's family and consumer sciences education and studies program will be serving as consultants for FCCLA STAR events during the national conference. The mission of FCCLA is to promote personal growth and leadership development through family and consumer sciences education. More».
For more information, contact Family, Career and Community Leaders of America at 703-476-4900 or national@fcclainc.org.
June 25-28
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.
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.
June 21
"The Voiceless" documentary screening: 6-8 p.m., Des Moines Social Club, 901 Cherry St., Des Moines - The Des Moines Social Club is this Wednesday hosting a screening of "The Voiceless," the latest documentary by Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 Iowa State graduate in child, adult, and family services. The film features male survivors of sexual violence. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal at victoriamcneal@yahoo.com.
June 21-23
Association for Career and Technical Education Region III Conference: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Wyndham Indianapolis West, Indianapolis, Indiana - The Association for Career and Technical Education is the largest national education association dedicated to the advancement of education that prepares youth and adults for careers. The organization's mission is to provide educational leadership in developing a competitive workforce. More».
For more information, contact Association for Career and Technical Education at 800-826-9972 or acte@acteonline.org.
June 19
Lecture: Dual Artists Careers: 7-8 p.m., LeBaron Auditorium 1210 - Digital printing experts Heather and Hitoshi Ujiie will give a public lecture entitled "Dual Artists Careers." The lecture comes as part of a weeklong fashion and textile design workshop entitled “New Configurations in Fashion: Innovative Forms Meet Engineered Textile Printing," being held June 15 to 21 in LeBaron and MacKay halls. More».
For more information, contact Textile and Form in apparel, events, and hospitality management at TextileandForm@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 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 11-13
Iowa Family And Consumer Sciences Educators Conference: The 2017 Iowa Family And Consumer Sciences Educators Conference will be held in Ames, Iowa, June 11 to 13. This year's theme is "Human Services Connections in FCS and CTE." The conference will feature keynote speakers, breakout sessions, vendors, curriculum writing opportunities, and networking events with FCS professionals. Attendees will have the option to attend the ISU Biotech Workshop during the conference and immediately following.
For more information, contact Troy Anderson in human development and family studies at 515-294-5652 or tander@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 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.
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.
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 16-19
Nutrition and Wellness: The Adventure Comes to You: 9 a.m.-noon, Waterloo, Le Mars, Atlantic, and Iowa City extension offices - From 9 a.m. to noon on May 16 through May 19, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a workshop about research on mindful eating and living a healthy lifestyle. This event is free and open to any ISU Extension and Outreach staff, volunteer, council member, or external partners with an interest in nutrition and wellness. ISU Extension and Outreach faculty will travel to four locations across Iowa for each day of the workshop. The Nutrition and Wellness workshop will travel to Waterloo on Tuesday, May 16, Le Mars on Wednesday, May 17, Atlantic on Thursday, May 18, and Iowa City on Friday, May 19. Registration is required no later than one week in advance of the event. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.
May 14-17
TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Washington, D.C. - An interdisciplinary team of Iowa State University students will present research on integrating solar panels into garments at the TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo, May 14 to 17 in Washington, D.C. The conference is an annual event uniquely designed to accelerate the commercialization of innovations out of the lab and into industry. The event brings together the brightest and most productive innovators, funding agencies, national and federal labs, international research organizations, universities, tech transfer offices and investment and corporate partners. The Technical Program spotlights applications focused innovations, materials and devices emerging from industrial, government and academic laboratories worldwide. The Innovation Partnering Program gathers market-ready, commercially-viable, innovations into the largest global technology accelerator program. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
May 11
College-wide meeting: Promotion and tenure: 2-3 p.m., 0001 MacKay Hall - ALL College of Human Sciences tenure-track faculty are encouraged to attend the college’s annual informational meeting on the promotion and tenure process. 2017-18 College of Human Sciences Promotion and Tenure Committee members, candidates, department chairs, mentors, and others who support the process are encouraged to attend in order to receive specific information and documents for the 2017-18 cycle. More».
For more information, contact Jamie Wilson in administration at 515-294-9207 or jrwilson@iastate.edu.
May 6
University Commencement Ceremony for undergraduates: 1:30 p.m., Jack Trice Stadium - The University Commencement Ceremony will take place at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 6 at Jack Trice Stadium. Graduates should plan to arrive no later than 12:45 p.m. Tickets are not required for admission to the university ceremony. In event of rain, commencement will move to Hilton Coliseum, with overflow in Stephens Auditorium. Students who do not plan to attend the university ceremony should stop by the ISU Graduation Office to pick up a diploma cover. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
May 5
College of Human Sciences undergraduate and graduate spring convocations reception: 3:30 p.m., Scheman Building - Graduates, families, and friends are invited to a reception (beginning approximately 3:30 p.m.) to visit with family, friends, and faculty, and to take small group photos.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or hsconvocation@iastate.edu.
Masters and Ph.D. reception: 3:30 p.m., Scheman Building - All College of Human Sciences masters and doctoral graduates, families, friends, and faculty are invited to attend a reception at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, May 5 in the Scheman Building. Students who plan to attend the reception are asked to RSVP on their Iowa State Access Plus accounts by April 26. The official commencement ceremony will take place at 7:30 p.m. on May 4 in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Convocation: 2 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences convocation allows students from the College of Human Sciences and their guests an individualized celebration of their achievement. Students participating are asked to wear business professional attire and arrive at 12:30 p.m. The convocation will include greetings from the Dean of the College, comments by a student speaker, and individual recognition of each graduating student who is in attendance. At the conclusion of the recognition of student award recipients, students will cross the stage as their names are read and be recognized by the Dean and the chair or director of their respective academic department or school. Doors open at 1 p.m.; seating is unlimited. Those who can't attend in person can watch the event via a live stream. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
School of Education Cording Ceremony: 10 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The School of Education's fifth cording ceremony on May 5 will recognize 230 student teachers and their completion of the educator preparation academic program. This ceremony will also celebrate their induction into the teaching profession. Doors open at 9:15 a.m. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.
May 4
Iowa State University Masters and Ph.D. commencement ceremony: 7:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The Graduate College Commencement Ceremony will start at 7:30 p.m. on May 4 in Hilton Coliseum. Tickets are not required for admission to the ceremony. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
National Family and Consumer Sciences Educator Day: 12 a.m., National Observance - The national celebration showcases the value of family and consumer sciences education and its educators. Iowa State's family and consumer sciences education and studies program is the sole program offered in the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Michale Hansen or Troy Anderson in human development and family studies at 515-294-7169, 515-294-5652 or mhansen@iastate.edu; tander@iastate.edu.
May 1
Retirement Celebration: Barbara Licklider: 2-4 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Barbara Licklider, a university professor in the School of Education, will be retiring from Iowa State University at the end of this semester. The reception to celebrate her retirement will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday, May 1st in the Campanile Room of the Memorial Union. To submit any pictures, notes, or videos for Barbara Licklider, please submit them online or send them to Tera Lawson at 0639 Lagomarcino Hall by 5 p.m. on Friday, April 21. More».
For more information, contact Tera Lawson in the School of Education at 515-294-7280 or tjlawson@iastate.edu.
Dyscovry Foods New Product Showcase: 12:30-2 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall Conference Room - The public is invited to sample innovative new foods at the annual Dyscovry Foods New Product Showcase. The event will feature 12 new and exciting food products produced by students in FSHN 412, the capstone course for seniors in food science and culinary food science.
For more information, contact Kenneth Prusa in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4323 or kprusa@iastate.edu.
Asian Pacific American Heritage Month: 12 a.m., Iowa State University - May 1-31 (celebrated at Iowa State in April). Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month is a celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. A rather broad term, Asian/Pacific encompasses all of the Asian continent and the Pacific islands of Melanesia (New Guinea, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and the Solomon Islands), Micronesia (Marianas, Guam, Wake Island, Palau, Marshall Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, and the Federated States of Micronesia) and Polynesia (New Zealand, Hawaiian Islands, Rotuma, Midway Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, and Easter Island). More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
April 28
Retirement reception: Jean Anderson, Eunice Bassler, Marilyn Cox: 3-5 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Faculty members Jean Anderson and Eunice Bassler and analyst Marilyn Cox, all in the department of food science and human nutrition, are retiring. A program is planned at 4 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Training: Preparing and submitting final grades from Blackboard: 9-9:50 a.m., 0312 MacKay - How you calculate final grades will be influenced by the complexity of your grading scheme, the number of students in your class, and the degree to which you wish to manipulate borderline students’ outcomes. Karla Embleton will explain three letter grade calculation options for Blackboard Courses and demonstrate the steps for submitting letter grades to the registrar from Blackboard. Please RSVP to embleton@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
April 27
Business Idea Pitch Contest: 6:30-8:30 p.m., 0001 MacKay Hall - A Business Idea Pitch Contest will be held simultaneously with the CHS Entrepreneurship Showcase in 0001 MacKay Hall. All College of Human Sciences undergraduate and graduate students with an innovative business idea are welcome to present a 90-second pitch to industry professionals, get tips and suggestions on their business idea, and enter the contest to win cash prizes ranging from $50 to $100. The pitch contest is limited to the first 20 entries and is only for CHS students. All interested should send their registration form to Phoebe Cooper at vpcooper@iastate.edu by midnight Wednesday, April 26. More».
For more information, contact Phoebe Cooper in apparel, events, and hospitality management at vpcooper@iastate.edu.
Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-9 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby, auditorium - College of Human Sciences students compete for $1,575 in cash prizes as people from business, industry, and academia judge them on their ideas to start a new business or spruce up an existing one. This year's showcase is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the LeBaron Hall lobby area. The awards ceremony will follow at 9 p.m. in the LeBaron Auditorium. The showcase will feature team and individual entries from students in Linda Niehm's AESHM 474-574 Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences class. Students will compete in eight categories including best of show new business start-up idea, best of show consulting project for an existing business, best use of experience economy strategies, most sustainable business proposal, best display and visual presentation, people's choice award, and technology innovation award. Prizes range from $50 to $200. Judging and displays are open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
ISU 4U Promise meeting: 2-3 p.m., 1660F Lagomarcino Hall - The ISU 4U Promise team will have its third meeting of the semester on April 27. Students, faculty, and staff who are interested in getting involved are invited to attend to learn about upcoming opportunities. The ISU 4U Promise is a partnership between King and Moulton elementary schools and Iowa State University, which promotes pursuing a college education in these schools. Students who complete fifth grade at King or Moulton elementary school will be eligible for tuition awards to Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Pippitt in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krp@iastate.edu.
April 27 - May 1
American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting: noon -3:45 p.m., San Antonio, Texas - The theme of this year's American Educational Research Association meeting is "Knowledge to Action: Achieving the Promise of Equal Educational Opportunity." More».
For more information, contact AERA Meetings Team at 202-238-3200 or annualmtg@aera.net.
April 26
Training: Preparing and submitting final grades from Blackboard: 4:10-5 p.m., 0312 MacKay Hall - How you calculate final grades will be influenced by the complexity of your grading scheme, the number of students in your class, and the degree to which you wish to manipulate borderline students’ outcomes. Karla Embleton will explain three letter grade calculation options for Blackboard Courses and demonstrate the steps for submitting letter grades to the Registrar from Blackboard. Please RSVP to embleton@iastate.edu. (Note: session will be repeated Friday April 28 from 9-9:50 a.m.)
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
Textiles and Clothing Museum: 2017 Fashion Show Exhibit: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - Award-winning garments and accessories from the 2017 Fashion Show are displayed for the public in the Textiles and Clothing Museum — highlighting the creative prowess of Iowa State's student designers. Museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free. The exhibit is from April 26 to Aug. 26. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Rossmann Manatt Lecture: Securing Health and Education - Hopes and Realities of Iowa Latino Immigrant Families: 11 a.m.-noon, 0167-0175 Scheman Building - The Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award recognizes a tenured faculty member for their creativity and productivity in scholarship and service, and for their promise in continuing achievement in the future. This year's award was given to Kimberly Greder, an associate professor in human development and family studies. This lecture, which is free and open to the public, will take place as part of the Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Professional Development Day. More».
For more information, contact Kimberly Greder, Rossmann Manatt Award recipient in human development and family studies at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.
Training: Set up your summer Blackboard course: 8:30-9:50 a.m., 0312 MacKay Hall - Karla Embleton will review how to order and structure new course accounts and how to order and reset copied courses. Blackboard tips, traps, and best practices will be described. This session is not intended as a complete “How to use Blackboard” training but there will be time to answer your specific questions. For more comprehensive training, contact Karla to set up a meeting. Please RSVP to embleton@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
April 25
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff awards reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - The College of Human Sciences staff will gather for a reception to present awards and honors for the 2016-2017 school year. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
April 24-28
ISU Child Development Lab School celebrates Week of the Young Child: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Palmer HDFS Building - The Week of the Young Child is an annual celebration hosted by the National Association for the Education of Young Children celebrating early learning, young children, their teachers and families. Festivities on the Iowa State campus begin 10:30 a.m. Monday with a "parade" through campus. Lab school parents and children can enjoy muffins at 7:45 a.m. Tuesday in the lab school atrium. Classes will work together Wednesday to clean up playgrounds. Children will create sidewalk chalk drawings in front of their building from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Thursday. And collages about "What is family" will be posted in the hallway Friday. More».
For more information, contact Kim Venteicher, lab school parent coordinator at 515-294-3040 or kimberly@iastate.edu.
April 24 - May 4
Drop off food for Live United Food Drive: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., North Lagomarcino Hall atrium, Palmer Building atrium - Contribute nonperishable food to help stock the food pantries of Story County, especially for families with children who only receive free or reduced lunch during the school year. Drop boxes are located in the School of Education atrium in Lagomarcino Hall and the atrium of the Palmer Building. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
April 21
The Trashion Show: 7 p.m., Serenity Couture, North Grand Mall - The Trashion Show is a fashion show consisting of garments made from 100 percent recycled materials such as newspaper, plastic bottles, electronic waste, plastic grocery bags, school supplies, fast food packaging, and even parking tickets. In its fourth year, the Trashion Show is put on by students enrolled in AESHM 222 Creative Thinking and Problem Solving. The Trashion Show, which will take place the day before Earth Day, aims to bring awareness to environmental issues such as access to clean water, packaging waste, the greenhouse effect, littering on campus, and more. General admission tickets are $10, and all proceeds will be donated to the Audubon Society, an organization that works to preserve Iowa's waterways. Tickets may be purchased at any time before the show at Serenity Couture Salon at North Grand Mall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the show will begin at 7:05 p.m.
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.
April 20
Human Development and Family Studies Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The HDFS Club is a student run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities by offering educational, economic, and instrumental support through fund raisers, volunteering, child and elder care, as well as personal interactions. Come for friends, fun, and food. More».
For more information, contact Mary Kirk, HDFS Club president in human development and family studies at 563-370-9846 or mkkirk@iastate.edu.
April 19
Seminar on Communication and Conflict: Why can't we all just get along?: 12:15-1:30 p.m., Conference Room, LeBaron Hall - This brown bag seminar will feature guest speaker Dawn Sweet, an adjunct assistant professor in psychology, and is sponsored by the College of Human Sciences Professional and Scientific Council. RSVP to Karla Embleton at embleton@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
April 18
LiFT club meeting and officer elections: 7 p.m., 1213 Hoover Hall - During this week's Ladies in Fitness Training club meeting, officer elections will take place starting at 7 p.m. Officer positions available include president, vice president, treasurer, risk manager, training adviser, secretary, social and outreach chair, webmaster, publicity and apparel char, event chair, social media chair, and sports club council representative. LiFT club aims to help women advance in all fitness-related activities. Members are provided with a place to ask questions and learn about weightlifting and fitness activities in an encouraging and welcoming atmosphere. More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club officer elections: 6:30 p.m., 0291 Forker Hall - The Kinesiology and Health Club will host its final meeting of the semester on April 18. Ignite Yoga will facilitate a yoga session during the meeting, and elections for president, vice president, secretary, and treasurer for the 2017-18 academic year will also take place. Those interested in running for a position must attend the meeting to be elected. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Bowman in kinesiology at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
April 17
Application deadline: Scholarships for unpaid internship positions: 11:55 p.m., Online - Scholarships for unpaid internship positions for summer 2017 are available for College of Human Sciences undergraduate students. Scholarships will range from $1,000 to $2,000, and may be used to offset the cost of living during students' internship experience. The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage students to seek professional experience in the workplace by compensating them for their time. Larger scholarships will be considered for students serving in an unpaid internship within the state of Iowa that will benefit economic or community development, state or government agencies, schools, or social-service agencies. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
April 15
It's On Us 5k and 10K race: 10 a.m.-noon, South Armory Lawn, Iowa State - The It’s On Us 5k and 10k will take place on Iowa State's campus to spread awareness about sexual harassment, assault, and prevention. The ISU Army ROTC program will host this event, and all proceeds will be donated to ACCESS, the Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support. The race will begin at 10 a.m. on the south Armory lawn. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with light refreshments provided. A T-shirt will be provided the day of the race and breakfast will be served following the race. More».
For more information, contact David Pauls in kinesiology at 319-538-8856 or dspauls@iastate.edu.
April 14
Brown Bag Series: Intercultural Pedagogy - Safe Spaces and Freedom of Debate: noon -1:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall Conference Room - This is the third and final part of a three-part lecture series sponsored by the College of Human Science's Diversity and Equity Committee. Lorenzo Baber, associate professor in the School of Education, will facilitate this lecture. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
April 13
Lecture: How Science is Key to Building a Foundation for Lifelong Learning: 7-8:30 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center - The 2017 Barbara E. Mound Hansen Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Daryl Greenfield, is a professor in psychology and pediatrics at the University of Miami. In 2016, Greenfield was the guest speaker on early science at the White House Summit on STEM in early childhood. Greenfield will facilitate this lecture, which will discuss how preschool science education can improve college readiness.
For more information, contact Christine Lippard in human development and family studies at 515-294-5061 or maynard1@iastate.edu.
Celebration of Science and Scholarship: noon -1 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Celebrate the impact of Iowa State University research. Program includes lightning talks by: Laura Jarboe, chemical and biological engineering; Sweta Roy, genetic development and cell biology, winner of ISU's Three Minute Thesis competition; Lilong Chai, agricultural and biosystems engineering; Greg Phillips, veterinary microbiology and preventative medicine; Joshua Peschel, agricultural and biosystems engineering; Jill Pruetz, world languages and cultures. Hosted by the Iowa State University chapter of Sigma Xi, the international honor society for research scientists and engineers, with nearly 250 members on campus. More».
For more information, contact Jill Pruetz, president, Iowa State University chapter of Sigma Xi at 515-294-5150 or pruetz@iastate.edu.
April 12
Sustaining the Academic Pipeline workshop series: Agency and intentional choices to advance your career: 3-5 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - This is the fifth and final of a five-part workshop series designed to strengthen the pipeline of graduate students and faculty of color at Iowa State University. Speakers at the workshop will include Reginald Stewart, vice president for diversity and inclusion, Margo Foreman, director of equal opportnity; and Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty. All are welcome to take part in this exciting workshop series. The workshops will focus on issues and concerns salient to scholars of color and provide a unique opportunity to network and build mentoring relationships and collaborations with other scholars. Please bring your business cards. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required. For more information, email scholarpipeline@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at 515-294-9804 or scholarpipeline@iastate.edu.
April 11
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Pasta Bar: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
April 9
Orchesis II Spring Show: 3 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - The Orchesis II Dance Company at Iowa State University will host their annual spring show on Sunday, April 9. Each semester, company members have the opportunity create and teach original choreography to dancers, who then perform during the Orchesis II show at the end of both fall and spring semesters. Two shows will take place throughout the day. The first show will begin at 3 p.m., and the second will begin at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 with a student ID, or $5 for the general public. More».
For more information, contact Michaela Minock in kinesiology at 708-203-8298 or m3minock@iastate.edu.
April 8
Iowa State University's Fashion Show: 7 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The Fashion Show 2017 is in its 35th year, and is one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation. The Fashion Show 2017 will feature more than 150 student-designed garments both on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. This year's theme is "Altered Aspects." More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Spring Into ExerCYse 5K: 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., South Campanile Lawn - The Spring Into ExerCYse 5K, hosted by ExerCYse is Medicine, will take place starting at 9:30 a.m. on April 8 on the South Campanile Lawn. The entry fee is $15, and will include a free t-shirt with paid entry. More».
For more information, contact Kiersten McGuire in kinesiology at (515) 351-9348 or kiersten@iastate.edu.
April 7
Parkinson's Disease Research Forum: 2-5 p.m., Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr, Ames, IA 50014 - As part of Parkinson's Disease Awareness month, this forum will discuss current research on the topic of Parkinson's disease, and will include presentations from two guest speakers. Gammon Earhart, a professor in physical therapy, neuroscience, and neurology and the director of the Program in Physical Therapy at Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss the importance of exercise for people with Parkinson's disease. Anumantha Kanthasamy, a professor in biomedical sciences at Iowa State University, will talk about his research with Parkinson's disease as well as a wholesome approach to the complexity of the disease. Following the speakers will be a reception and poster session, which will highlight Parkinson's disease research currently being conducted by ISU faculty and students. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.
Education Day: Do you Want to be a Teacher?: 9 a.m.-noon, Iowa State University - Human Sciences students and parents are invited to attend the School of Education's annual Education Day. Sessions will include a student panel, a faculty panel, and small group breakout sessions. The small group sessions will focus on early childhood, primary, and secondary education. At the end of the event, tours of the School of Education and Iowa State's campus will be available as well. There is no cost to attend, but online registration is required. More».
For more information, contact ISU Education Day in the School of Education at 1-800-522-0683 or deptdayed@iastate.edu.
April 6
Fashion Show: Last of three pop-up shops: 4-7 p.m., 23 Twenty Lincoln apartment lobby, 2320 Lincoln Way, Ames - Athletic wear clothier lululemon will be here from Des Moines to set up a trunk show with a lot of clothing in the 23 Twenty Lincoln apartment lobby. This is the last of three unique pop-up events that bring in different target markets. This is the third year for pop-up shops hosted by The Fashion Show. This year brings a new idea to the concept. The week before the show there are pop-up shop events that immerse students and the Ames community into The Fashion Show experience. Visitors are welcome to shop local and support the student organization. More».
For more information, contact Emily Olson, pop-up director in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.popup@iastate.edu.
Spring Into ExerCYse: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Central Campus - Spring Into ExerCYse, hosted by ExerCYse is Medicine, will take place from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on April 6 on central campus. ISU Recreation Services will be hosting Yoga, Zumba, and strength training group fitness classes, all of which are free and open to the public. Additionally, dry-fit "ExerCYse is Medicine" t-shirts will also be on sale for $15 during the event. More».
For more information, contact Kiersten McGuire in kinesiology at 515-351-9348 or kiersten@iastate.edu.
April 6-8
Council for the Study of Community Colleges 2017 conference: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Hilton Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas - The 59th annual conference of the Council for the Study of Community Colleges (CSCC) will be held April 6-8, 2017 at the Hilton Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. The council is an affiliate of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) and a project of the Center for the Study of Community Colleges. Council members include university-based researchers and community college practitioners who further scholarship on the community college enterprise. More».
For more information, contact Council for the Study of Community Colleges at 940-565-4725 or coe-cscc@unt.edu.
April 5
Aging in Iowa: Addressing Grand Challenges: 3-5 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union - Linda Miller, director of the Iowa Department on Aging, will facilitate a discussion on the future of aging in Iowa. The ISU researcher grand challenge showcase will take place from 3 to 4 p.m., and a dessert reception and poster session will take place during the remaining hour. Faculty and students are invited to submit their abstracts for the poster session to showcase their work. Submissions must be emailed to hhillman@iastate.edu by March 1. RSVP beforehand to Jennifer Margrett to reserve space. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett in human development and family studies at 294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.
April 4
Fashion Show: Second of three pop-up shops: 5-8 p.m., Aspen Ames Apartments lobby, 3329 W. Lincoln Way - The Iowa State University Fashion Show will hold a pop-up shop at Aspen Apartments with Matilda Muse, Boat House Apparel and Portobello Road. The event will feature music and shopping. This is the third year for pop-up shops hosted by The Fashion Show. This year brings a new idea to the concept. The week before the show there are pop-up shop events that immerse students and the Ames community into The Fashion Show experience. Visitors are welcome to shop local and support the student organization. This is the second of three unique pop-up events that bring in different target markets. More».
For more information, contact Emily Olson, pop-up director in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.popup@iastate.edu.
April 3
Fashion Show: First of three pop-up shops: 5-7 p.m., The Salon, 323 Main St., Ames, IA 50010 - The Iowa State University Fashion Show is inviting high school students to a pop-up event to prepare for prom. The Salon is providing complimentary hair and make up tutorials. Student organizers hope these young students find inspiration for prom night, as well as learn a lot about The Fashion Show and the apparel, merchandising, and design program at Iowa State. This is the third year for pop-up shops hosted by The Fashion Show. This year brings a new idea to the concept. The week before the show there are pop-up shop events that immerse students and the Ames community into The Fashion Show experience. Visitors are welcome to shop local and support the student organization. This is the first of three unique pop-up events that bring in different target markets. More».
For more information, contact Emily Olson, pop-up director in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.popup@iastate.edu.
March 30
Donald Clay Johnson presents South Asian Textiles: One Collector's Perspective: 6-7 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - The Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing in the College of Human Sciences proudly co-sponsors a lecture by Donald Clay Johnson, the author of seven books on textiles and dress. Over the past 50 years, Johnson has collected more than 700 textiles from south Asia starting with his first trip to India in 1966. Many of these textiles have been gifted to the University of Minnesota as a teaching collection. From 1987 to 2008, Johnson served as curator for the University of Minnesota’s Ames Library of South Asia. This event is a rare opportunity to learn from Johnson’s textile cultural and historical expertise. The lecture is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
March 30 - April 7
HS Week Club Sign Up: 10:54-12 a.m., Online - Sign up for clubs and organizations for Human Sciences Week 2017 is now open. The deadline to apply is Friday, April 7. Don't miss your chance to be involved in one of the biggest weeks of the year! More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist in Other at hsw@iastate.edu.
March 29
ISU 4U Promise Family Event: 4-7 p.m., Moulton Elementary School, 1541 8th St., Des Moines, IA 50314 - The first annual ISU 4U Promise Family Event will take place at Moulton Elementary School in Des Moines. The event will feature interactive information about opportunities at Iowa State University, college financial planning, community organizations, food, and more. All King and Moulton students and families are invited to attend, along with all previous King and Moulton students and families who are now eligible for the ISU 4U Promise tuition award. This event will provide meaningful information to families, while also getting them excited about their child's future education at Iowa State University. There are opportunities for faculty, staff, and students from across campus to get involved. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Pippitt in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krp@iastate.edu.
March 29 - April 6
Faces of Iowa State live portrait painting: 8-8 a.m., Christian Petersen Art Museum lower gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall - University Museums will host celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen from March 29 to April 6 as she live-paints the portraits of 13 ISU faculty and alumni. Of the 13 sitters, four alumni— Larry Ebbers, Carol Grant, Monica Lursen, and JaneAnn Stout— will represent the College of Human Sciences. Portrait sessions are open to the public to watch. Portrait sitters were identified by various ISU colleges and University Museums, and will join the 19 Faces of Iowa State portraits painted by Frantzen during the 2016 Iowa State Fair. The group of portraits will make up the Faces of Iowa State touring exhibition, which will launch at the Brunnier Art Museum in late August 2017. The portraits will tour various sites throughout Iowa, and will join the Iowa State University permanent Art on Campus Collection at the conclusion of the tour. More».
For more information, contact Allison Sheridan at 515-294-3342 or aclone@iastate.edu.
March 29
Peer Mentor Appreciation Day Breakfast: 7:30-9:30 a.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - As part of Iowa State University's Peer Mentor Appreciation Day, the College of Human Sciences will host a come-and-go breakfast for the 2016-2017 peer mentors within the college on March 29. Peer mentors are encouraged to stop by for breakfast and an opportunity to receive prizes. Peer Mentor Appreciation Day is a campus-wide celebration in recognition of ISU peer mentors.
For more information, contact Jennifer Leptien at 515-294-1948 or jenl@iastate.edu.
March 28
Culinary Science Club Meeting: "Brinner" (Breakfast for Dinner): 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Research in the Capitol: 8 a.m., Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319 - Research in the Capitol, or RIC, is an annual event that displays undergraduate research from Iowa's regent universities at the Iowa State Capitol building. Each year, 20 research posters are selected to represent Iowa State. Presenters will discuss their work with legislators, reporters, and university administrators from across the state. Josephine Laska, a senior in elementary education, is among the 20 Iowa State students selected to present at RIC. More».
For more information, contact Svitlana Zbarska at 515-294-2064 or szbar@iastate.edu.
March 27
Documentary premier and panel discussion: "The Voiceless" featuring mens' experiences with sexual violence: 6-8 p.m., Memorial Union Great Hall - Vanessa McNeal, a 2015 Iowa State alumna in child, adult, and family services, will release her new documentary, "The Voiceless," which features the stories of five men and their experiences with sexual violence. The documentary explores taboos, stereotypes, intersectionality, and the impact sexual violence has on male survivors. This follows McNeal's previous films, "We are survivors" and "I am," in which McNeal detailed her own story and the experiences of eight others with child abuse and sexual violence. McNeal, who's currently a UNI graduate student, will release the documentary 6 to 8 p.m. March 27 at the Memorial Union Great Hall. The event will begin with opening remarks by McNeal and will be followed by the premier of the documentary and a panel discussion with McNeal and subjects from the film. The film was co-produced by PLVTO Productions and funded by the Iowa Board of Regents, UNI provost's office, and Center for Violence Prevention and Heart and Solutions. "This shows tremendous progress being made about the desire to raise awareness around sexual violence," she said. More».
For more information, contact Vanessa McNeal in human development and family studies at mcnealv@uni.edu.
March 25
LiFTathon: 9:30 a.m.-noon, State Gym - LiFTathon, a physical fitness competition presented by the Ladies in Fitness Training (LiFT) club, will take place on March 25. Check-in starts at 8:30 a.m. and the event runs from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Participants can compete for points through different fitness activities, and the two male and female participants with the highest point total in each weight category will receive prizes. All proceeds from the event will go toward the Muscular Dystrophy Association to raise awareness of muscular dystrophy and encourage a healthy and active lifestyle. Registration costs $15 from Feb. 1 to 28, and $20 from March 1 to the day of the event. More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
March 24
The Fashion Show 2017: Meet the Judges: 6 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center - Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend The Fashion Show 2017: Meet the Judges event. Sarah Clapper, a market planner at Gap, Tameka Ellington, an assistant professor in fashion at Kent State University, Tina Wagner, a freelance designer and color specialist in L.A., and Maranda Nichols Persico, IATSE costume designer guild 892 Costume Designer, are the four judges selected to judge student designers' clothing lines during the show. The Meet the Judges event gives students the opportunity to meet and network with industry professionals. Attire is business casual, and refreshments will be served. The Fashion Show will take place at 7 p.m. on April 8 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show alumni and community relations directors at fs_alumni@iastate.edu.
Annual AESHM Poster Celebration: 3-5 p.m., Hallways of MacKay and LeBaron Halls - The Annual AESHM Poster Celebration will take place from 3-5 p.m. on Friday, March 24, in the hallways of MacKay and LeBaron Halls. Graduate students from the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management will present 21 posters total, and the "most AESHM" poster will be selected by a panel of AESHM faculty judges. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.
Brown Bag Series: Gendered Identities in the Classroom - Masculinity: noon -1:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall Conference Room - This is the second part of a three-part lecture series sponsored by the College of Human Sciences' Diversity and Equity Committee. This lecture will be facilitated by the ISU Veterans Center's leadership and programming assistant, Alex Young. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
March 23
CHS Student Etiquette Dinner: 5-6:30 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - CHS Career Services and the department of food science and human nutrition will host an etiquette dinner from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on March 23. A 30-minute session will be followed by a meal provided at no cost to students. Seating is limited to the first 50 College of Human Sciences students to register. Students may register in CyHire under the events tab. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Schickel, human sciences recruiting and career coordinator in student services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
ISU 4U Promise meeting: 2-3 p.m., 1660F Lagomarcino Hall - The ISU 4U Promise team will have its second monthly meeting on March 23. Students, faculty, and staff who are interested in getting involved are invited to attend to learn about upcoming opportunities. The ISU 4U Promise is a partnership between King and Moulton elementary schools and Iowa State University, which promotes pursuing a college education in these schools. Students who complete fifth grade at King or Moulton elementary school will be eligible for tuition awards to Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Pippitt in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krp@iastate.edu.
March 21
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0291 Forker Hall - Kinesiology and Health Club will host two dentists and a therapy clinical operator, who will speak about their careers during the club's meeting. The purpose of the club is to facilitate activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health while introducing students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club in kinesiology at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
ISU Faculty Research Day: 1-5:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Faculty from all disciplines are invited to present a poster, deliver a talk, display an exhibit, and meet new colleagues within Iowa State's interdisciplinary grand challenge research areas.The event will feature a keynote address by Debi Durham, director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, a poster session, lightning talks and a networking reception. Part of the program will focus on Iowa State’s challenge research themes and their connections to all disciplines at Iowa State. Registration is required for attendance or to present a poster or talk. More».
For more information, contact Office of the Vice President for Research at 515-294-3644 or VPR@iastate.edu.
March 9
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 5:30-8 p.m., 0191 Forker Hall - Kinesiology and Health Club's weekly meeting will start in 0191 Forker for food and announcements. At 6 p.m., the meeting will move to 1149 Gerdin Hall for the Kinesiology Pre-Health and Athletic Training Career Forum, where six various medical professionals will speak from 6:30 to 8 p.m. RSVP to the meeting using the "More" link. The purpose of the Kinesiology and Health Club is to facilitate activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health while introducing students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club in kinesiology at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
March 7
Heddleson Summer Student Internship application deadline: 5 p.m., Online - Human Sciences Extension and Outreach is again offering grants to support student internship experiences this summer. One to four grants ($3600 total) will be awarded. Laura Heddleson, a former extension educator, gifted the College of Human Sciences funds for these grants to support student experiences that prepare individuals for a career in extension or community outreach. Student application guidelines are posted online. More».
For more information, contact Anthony D. Santiago in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.
Heddleson Junior Faculty Grant application deadline: 5 p.m., Online - Junior faculty from all academic programs within the college are eligible for the Heddleson Junior Faculty Grant. Applications should be sent electronically to Anthony Santiago at ads@iastate.edu. Application guidelines can be found online. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042.
March 7-10
Council of Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences spring conference: 2:30 p.m.-noon, The Westin Alexandria Hotel, 400 Courthouse Sq. Alexandria, Virginia 22314 - This spring's conference, titled "Leadership and Advocacy through Innovation," will be hosted jointly by the Council of Administrators of Family and Consumer Sciences, or CAFCS, and the Board on Human Sciences, or BoHS. The conference agenda will feature strategies that can be used to strengthen human sciences programs, as well as leadership successes that have led to innovative academic, research, and outreach programs in the field. Registration is due Feb. 7. More».
For more information, contact Suzette Robinson at events@aplu.org.
March 6
Culinary Boot Camp: Get Cooking: 5 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - This session is the second part of the Culinary Boot Camp series, which will take place in conjunction with Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week and National Nutrition Month. Part two, titled "Get Cooking," will feature Iowa State chefs, ISU Dining's registered dietitian, and the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition to discuss meal preparation, culinary skill development, and a mindful eating experience. Registration is $15 per student and space is limited to 40 participants. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager, communications coordinator in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Sustaining the Academic Pipeline: Faculty of Color as Future Administrations: 3-5 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - This is the fourth of a five-part workshop series designed to strengthen the pipeline of graduate students and faculty of color at Iowa State University. Speakers at the workshop will include Gloria Jones-Johnson, University Professor in sociology; Francis Owusu, professor and chair of community and regional planning; and Theressa Cooper, Assistant Dean for Diversity in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. All are welcome to take part in this exciting workshop series. The workshops will focus on issues and concerns salient to scholars of color and provide a unique opportunity to network and build mentoring relationships and collaborations with other scholars. Please bring your business cards. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required. For more information, email scholarpipeline@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at 515-294-9804 or scholarpipeline@iastate.edu.
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Iowa State Alumni Center - Students who are part of the ISU Education Preparation Program, nearing graduation, or involved in teacher education programs across the state are invited to attend the 2017 Teacher Education Career Fair. Those who are seeking employment, exploring student teaching options, or are interested in enhancing their professional skills are encouraged to attend and meet with districts and organizations represented at the fair. More».
For more information, contact Jaime Boeckman in the School of Education at 515-294-7559 or tecareerfair@iastate.edu.
March 3
Professional Development Series: Preparing for Success at the Career Fair: 4:10 p.m.-5 a.m., W272 Lagomarcino Hall - This is the third and final event in the Professional Development Series, which is intended to help students prepare for the upcoming Teacher Education Career Fair on March 6. CHS Career Services will facilitate this session on how to prepare for a successful career fair experience. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman or Jaime Boeckman at 515-294-3708 or 515-294-7559 or tstegman@iastate.edu; boeckman@iastate.edu.
Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa Conference and Awareness Day: 11 a.m., Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites, 4800 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA - The Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa will host a two-day event March 3-4, 2017 to educate school staff, professionals seeking educational development training, and families seeking a multifamily group experience in the topic of eating disorder awareness and prevention. Online registration is required for Friday's events (cost: $20/$75 for four continuing education credits). Registration is encouraged for Saturday's Awareness Day events, which are free and open to the public. The mission of the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa is to prevent eating disorders and to serve as a catalyst of hope, acceptance, understanding, and healing for all impacted by eating disorders. More».
For more information, contact Kellie Greiner, board president, Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa at k.greiner@edciowa.org.
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE): 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union - The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is the university’s local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference support the university’s mission to “create, share, and apply knowledge…and make Iowa and the world a better place.” The conference is free and open to all university employees and invited guests. More».
For more information, contact Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at 515-294-6338 or omsa@iastate.edu.
March 2
Hilton Chair Lecture: James Blumenthal - Exercise, Physical Activity, and Mental Health - The Use of Exercise to Treat Depression: 7 p.m., Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building - This lecture is the third of four lectures this semester in the 2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, titled "Move for Life: The Health Benefits of Exercise Across the Lifespan." James Blumenthal is the J.P. Gibbons professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University Medical Center. He is a clinical psychologist who has examined the effects of lifestyle behaviors, including exercise, on psychological functioning in healthy older adults, patients with cardiovascular disease, and individuals with major depression and cognitive impairments. This presentation will examine the effect of physical activity on mental health, specifically how exercise may be an effective alternative treatment for individuals suffering from depression.The fourth and final lecture featuring I-Min Lee, professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, will be scheduled in April. More».
For more information, contact Warren Franke in kinesiology at 515-294-8257 or wfranke@iastate.edu.
Rock your Body! Party: noon -3 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union - This event is part of Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Free food, games, recovery stories, prizes, and various vendors will be offered at the event, which is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness at 847-414-0094 or biedacontact@gmail.com.
March 1
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week: Eating Disorders Simplified: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Buck Runyan, the executive director of the Remuda Ranch, will present "Eating Disorders Simplified" as the keynote speech for Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. Runyan, who has over 20 years of experience in the treatment of eating disorders, will discuss eating disorders and the components of addiction, personality and temperament. He also will focus on how to talk about eating disorders in a way that encourages healing and recovery. This lecture is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness at 847-414-0094 or biedacontact@gmail.com.
Professional Development Series: Panel - Getting Noticed by School Districts: 1:10-3 p.m., 2069 LeBaron Hall - This panel is the second of three events in the Professional Development Series. This series is intended to help students prepare for the upcoming Teacher Education Career Fair on March 6. The first panel will take place from 1:10 to 2 p.m. in 2069 LeBaron Hall, and will focus on secondary schools. The second part of the panel will take place from 2:10 to 3 p.m. in W142 Lagomarcino Hall, and will focus on elementary schools. Panel representatives will include professionals from the Houston Independent School District, Ames Community School District, and Gilbert Community School District. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman or Jaime Boeckman at 515-294-3708 or 515-294-7559 or tstegman@iastate.edu; boeckman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 28
Documentary Film "Embrace": 7 p.m., 2155 Marston Hall - A documentary film titled "Embrace" will be shown as part of Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. "Embrace" uncovers why poor body image has become a global epidemic and what women everywhere can do to have a brighter future. Free popcorn and treats are available. More».
For more information, contact ISU Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness at 847-414-0094 or biedacontact@gmail.com.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Family Stir Fried Foods: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Societal Grand Challenges Focus Group at new time and place: 3:30-5 p.m., 1737 Lagomarcino - The Office of the Vice President for Research is gathering information about researchers across campus, including their focus and their long-term goals. In addition to this university research initiative, each college is also collecting data on its own researchers. Researchers are invited to attend this focus group to discuss how research within the College of Human Sciences addresses societal grand challenges. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett or Eulanda Sanders in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3028 or 515-294-7857 or margrett@iastate.edu; sanderse@iastate.edu.
Open forum for AESHM department chair finalist Jana Hawley: 9:30-10:30 a.m., 001 MacKay - Attend an open forum 9:30 a.m. Feb. 28 for Jana Hawley, one of three finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Hawley is director and professor of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the PetSmart Endowed Chair at the University of Arizona. She is a former department chair of textiles and apparel at the University of Missouri and Kansas State University. This concludes six events with the three AESHM department chair finalists. Similar events were held for finalists Jana Hawley and Eulanda Sanders earlier this month. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald and Sara Marcketti, search committee co-chairs at 515-294-5991 and 515-294-7393 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu and sbb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 27
Professional Development Series: First Job Offers - What You Need to Know: 5:10-6 p.m., W272 Lagomarcino Hall - This seminar is the first of three events in the Professional Development Series. Staff from Teacher Education Services will facilitate the event, which is intended to help students prepare for the upcoming Teacher Education Career Fair. The fair will take place from 1 - 5 p.m. on March 6 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman or Jaime Boeckman at 515-294-3708 or 515-294-7559 or tstegman@iastate.edu; boeckman@iastate.edu.
Culinary Boot Camp: Eating Well: 5 p.m., 0213 MacKay Hall - This is the first of two sessions for the Culinary Boot Camp series, which take place in conjunction with Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week and National Nutrition Month. Part one, titled "Eating Well," will feature Iowa State chefs, ISU Dining's registered dietitian, and the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition to help guide participants through meal planning and grocery shopping. Registration is $15 per student and space is limited to 40 participants. Part two of Culinary Boot Camp will take place on March 6. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager, communications coordinator in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Vision seminar for AESHM department chair finalist Jana Hawley: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer - Attend a vision seminar at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 27 for Jana Hawley, one of three finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Hawley is director and professor of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences and the PetSmart Endowed Chair at the University of Arizona. She is a former department chair of textiles and apparel at the University of Missouri and Kansas State University. This event will be followed by her open forum, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 28 in 001 MacKay. Similar events were held for finalists Jana Hawley and Eulanda Sanders earlier this month. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald and Sara Marcketti, search committee co-chairs at 515-294-5991 and 515-294-7393 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu and sbb@iastate.edu.
School of Education Lunch and Learn: Theoretical and Practical Applications of Social Justice in Academic Writing and Research: noon -1 p.m., 0680 Lagomarcino Hall - Students are invited to bring their lunches and listen to Jeanne Dyches Bissonnette, an assistant professor in the School of Education, speak about social justice's role in academia, as well as its practical and theoretical applications in the field. More».
For more information, contact Jeanne Dyches Bissonnette in the School of Education at 515-294-9764 or jdbiss@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week kick-off: Honor your Hunger: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., LeBaron Hall Lobby - The kick-off event for Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week will take place in the lobby of LeBaron Hall, and will include free cupcakes and KIND bars for participants. More».
For more information, contact biedacontact@gmail.com at 847-414-0094.
Feb. 26-28
The American Society of Baking Product Development Competition: 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Hilton Chicago 720 South Michigan Avenue Chicago, Illinois 60605 - A team of three Iowa State graduate students will head to Chicago in February to compete as finalists in the American Society of Baking Product Development competition. The competition only accepts student submissions, and this year's competition will focus on sprouted grain-based products. Students Kangzi Ren, Joshua Nazareth, and Monica Primacella, all graduate students in food science and human nutrition, will showcase their proposal for a new bakery food product. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.
Feb. 25
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event hosted by Parenting: It's a Life: 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Valley West Mall, Des Moines - Wear orange to show your support and drop by the Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event hosted by Parenting: It's a Life, an outreach arm of the Iowa Child Welfare Research and Training Project. Chase clues on the scavenger hunt, capture your smile at the photo booth, and maybe even win a prize. February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month. More».
For more information, contact Kate Goudy-Haht or Jo Ann Lee in human development and family studies at 515-294-9061 or jllee@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24-25
Social Justice Summit: 6-4 p.m., Memorial Union - The Social Justice Summit, now in its 16th year, is an event designed for undergraduate students aimed at providing them with the opportunity to increase their awareness surrounding issues of inclusion and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus. Guided by the staff of the Student Activities Center, the Department of Residence, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Margaret Sloss Women's Center, and faculty from the Social Justice Certificate in the School of Education, this day-and-a-half workshop will give you the chance to learn more about yourself, engage in discussion with other students on a variety of issues, and create strategies for implementing social change. The 2017 Social Justice Summit will be held February 24 and 25. Registration is free and open to Iowa State students. To register visit: http://www.sac.iastate.edu/leadership-service-center/leadership-programs-/social-justice-summit/social-justice-summit-registration/ More».
For more information, contact Social Justice Summit in the School of Education at sjsummit@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24
Open forum for AESHM department chair finalist Sheila Scott: 9-10 a.m., 001 MacKay - Attend an open forum at 9 a.m. Feb. 24 for Sheila Scott, one of three finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Scott is a professor in hospitality and retailing management at Texas Tech University. A vision seminar and open forum for finalist Jana Hawley will be held Feb. 27 and 28. Similar events for finalist Eulanda Sanders were held earlier this month. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald and Sara Marcketti, search committee co-chairs at 515-294-5991 and 515-294-7393 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu and sbb@iastate.edu.
Societal Grand Challenges Focus Group: 8:30-10:30 a.m., LeBaron Conference Room - The Office of the Vice President for Research is gathering information about researchers across campus, including their areas of focus and their long-term goals. In addition to this university research initiative, each college is also collecting data on its own researchers. Researchers are invited to attend this focus group, along with a second focus group at 3 p.m. on Feb. 28 in the LeBaron Conference Room, to discuss how research within the College of Human Sciences addresses societal grand challenges. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett or Eulanda Sanders at 515-294-3028 or 515-294-7857 or margrett@iastate.edu; sanderse@iastate.edu.
Feb. 23
ISU Health Promotion Club Lecture: Paul Cooley — Addiction and Art: A Story of Drug Addiction and Triumph: 7-8 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - In "Addiction and Art," Paul Cooley, a New York-based artist, will share his journey from homelessness and drug addiction to successful artist. His piece, titled "Personal Growth," hangs in LeBaron Hall as part of University Museums' "Art on Campus" collection. Cooley began his artistic career at a young age when he discovered the art of graffiti as a channel for self-expression. He decided to get sober at age 21, but has continued to pursue his passion in art while preaching a message of hard work and positivity. This lecture is sponsored by the ISU Health Promotion Club, the Department of Kinesiology, the Committee on Lectures, and the College of Design Art Club. More».
For more information, contact Kiersten McGuire in kinesiology at (515) 351-9348 or kiersten@iastate.edu.
ISU 4U Promise meeting: 2-3 p.m., 1660F Lagomarcino Hall - The ISU 4U Promise team will have its monthly meeting on Feb. 23. Students, faculty, and staff who are interested in getting involved are invited to attend to learn about upcoming opportunities. The ISU 4U Promise is a partnership between King and Moulton elementary schools and Iowa State University, which promotes pursuing a college education in these schools. Students who complete fifth grade at King or Moulton elementary school will be eligible for tuition awards to Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Pippitt in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krp@iastate.edu.
Vision seminar for AESHM department chair finalist Sheila Scott: 1:30-2:30 p.m., W272 Lagomarcino - Attend a vision seminar at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 23 for Sheila Scott, one of three finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Scott is a professor in hospitality and retailing management at Texas Tech University. This event will be followed by her open forum, 9 a.m. Feb. 24 in 001 MacKay. Similar events will be held for finalist Jana Hawley on Feb. 27 and 28. A vision seminar and open forum for finalist Eulanda Sanders were held earlier this month. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald and Sara Marcketti, search committee co-chairs at 515-294-5991 and 515-294-7393 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu and sbb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 22
Open forum for AESHM department chair finalist Eulanda Sanders: 9:30-10:30 a.m., 0331 Palmer - Attend an open forum 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 for Eulanda Sanders, one of three finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Sanders is the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing at Iowa State and the College of Human Sciences' equity adviser. A similar vision seminar and open forum for finalists Sheila Scott and Jana Hawley will be held between Feb. 23 and Feb. 28. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald and Sara Marcketti, search committee co-chairs at 515-294-5991 and 515-294-7393 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu and sbb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 21
Kinesiology and Health Club Meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0291 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club meeting will feature pizza and talks by Campustown representatives, student body president candidates, and a spinal cord injury patient, who will discuss his injury, his therapy, and an amazing new opportunity. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Bowman in kinesiology at 515-408-6616 or mlbowman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 21-26
Omaha Fashion Week: 6-10 p.m., Omaha Design Center - Omaha Fashion Week, the nation's fifth largest fashion event, will celebrate its 10-year anniversary this year. The 2017 event will feature Iowa State student Sarah Mader and alumni Hannah Swanson and Elizabeth Scarpino. Mader is a senior in apparel, merchandising, and design whose collection is inspired by travels to Spain and Morocco. Swanson is an alumna who specializes in bridal and evening wear, whose collection will be a set of jewel-toned dresses designed for galas and winter holiday events. Scarpino is an alumna who was born with Brachial Plexus Birth Injury, causing complete paralysis in her right arm. Her collection, "Single Handedly Liz," features evening wear that uses a mix of blue, green, and gray hues.Omaha Fashion Week celebrates creative excellence by showcasing young and innovative fashion designers on a professional platform. More».
For more information, contact Omaha Fashion Week at info@omahafashionweek.com.
Feb. 21
Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron fundraiser: 5-9 p.m., Chipotle Mexican Grill, 435 South Duff Avenue, Ames - Make dinner a selfless act by taking part in a fundraiser to support Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron, honor societies of the College of Human Sciences. The student groups are sponsoring a service project at Chipotle Mexican Grill to help infants and pregnant women obtain resources and support. Fifty percent of every purchase will be donated to Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron and will be used to buy diapers, safety supplies, high chairs, and other baby items for Story County families. Please tell the cashier you’re supporting the cause. More».
For more information, contact Randie Camp and Raeann Hanlon in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-6316 or rdcamp@iastate.edu and rhanlon@iastate.edu.
Vision seminar for AESHM department chair finalist Eulanda Sanders: 2:30-3:30 p.m., 001 MacKay - Attend a vision seminar at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 21 for Eulanda Sanders, one of three finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Sanders is the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing at Iowa State and the College of Human Sciences' equity adviser. This event will be followed by her open forum, 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 in 0331 Palmer. Similar events for finalists Sheila Scott and Jana Hawley will be held between Feb. 23 and Feb. 28. More».
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald and Sara Marcketti, search committee co-chairs at 515-294-5991 and 515-294-7393 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu and sbb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 15
Hilton Chair Lecture: Miriam Nelson - Strong Women and Men Live Well - Nutrition and Exercise for Optimal Health: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - This lecture is the second of four lectures this semester in the 2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, titled "Move for Life: The Health Benefits of Exercise Across the Lifespan." Miriam Nelson, author of the bestselling book "Strong Women Stay Young," will discuss the latest research in the field of muscle and bone health, as well as guidelines and actionable steps that older adults in particular can take. Her talk will also cover what foods to eat to stay healthy and how exercise improves health. Nelson is currently the director of the Sustainability Institute and deputy chief sustainability officer at the University of New Hampshire. Before that, she served as associate dean of Tufts University’s Tisch College of Civic Life and professor of nutrition at its Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, where she was the founding director of the John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity and Obesity Prevention. More».
For more information, contact Warren Franke in kinesiology at 515-294-8257 or wfranke@iastate.edu.
Feb. 14
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Baked Goods Made with Love: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 10
School of Education Lunch and Learn Series: Shadow Education in China: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 0680 Lagomarcino Hall - The School of Education Lunch and Learn lecture series showcases the work of faculty, advanced graduate students, and post-docs within the School of Education who present their work in an informal research talk setting. Ran Li, a post-doctoral research associate, will discuss a study aimed at exploring the effect of private tutoring on student performance on the National College Entrance Examination, or NCEE, in China. Private tutoring is largely employed in China to help students prepare for the NCEE. To attend this lecture, RSVP to Becka at rebeccaa@iastate.edu no later than 4 p.m. on Feb. 8. More».
For more information, contact Becka Abraham in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 or rebeccaa@iastate.edu.
Feb. 8
People to People Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Iowa State Center - Attend the career fair to build relationships with employers, learn about internships and full-time employment opportunities, and practice professional communication and networking skills. The People to People Career Fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in social and human services, health and wellness, government, hospitality, and professional schools. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - Attend the career fair to build relationships with employers, learn about internships and full-time employment opportunities, and practice professional communication and networking skills. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 7
School Administrators of Iowa School Law Conference: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., The Meadows Events and Conference Center, 1 Prairie Meadows Dr, Altoona, Iowa - Sponsored by the School Administrators of Iowa, this year's conference will include sessions on mental health, social media, Title IX, working with law enforcement, and child custody. Facilitators will include some of Iowa’s leading education law attorneys from the Ahlers & Cooney and Lynch Dallas law firms. Registration is $110 for SAI members, $220 for non-SAI members. There is no deadline for registration, but space is limited. More».
For more information, contact School Administrators of Iowa in Other at 515-267-1115 or tharms@sia-iowa.org.
Feb. 3-5
Orchesis I annual dance show: Barjché: 7:30-3 p.m., Fisher Theater, Iowa State Center - Barjché is an annual dance show performed by Orchesis I. This year's show, titled "Threads," is based on members' individuality and interconnectedness. The contemporary dance production weaves this theme through the individual dances created by Orchesis I members, faculty, and guests. Highlights include choreography by former Iowa State faculty member Laurie Sanda, guest artist Chris Black, and artistic director Cynthia Adams. Shows on Feb. 3 and 4 begin at 7:30 p.m., and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 5. Tickets are $12 for general public and $10 with an Iowa State ID. More».
For more information, contact Inna Komm in kinesiology at 515-803-9824 or ikomm@iastate.edu.
Feb. 3
Brown Bag Series: Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts - Communicating Respectfully in a Diverse World: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall Conference Room - This is the first lecture of a three-part lecture series sponsored by the College of Human Sciences' Diversity and Equity Committee. Human sciences specialist Malisa Rader and Lesia Oesterreich, adjunct assistant professor in human development and family studies, will facilitate this lecture. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Feb. 2
Post-Secondary FCCLA Information Session: 5 p.m., 0119 MacKay Hall - This information session will discuss the possibility of establishing a collegiate chapter of Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America, or FCCLA, at Iowa State. FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for students pursuing careers in family and consumer sciences education. More».
For more information, contact Michale Hansen in human development and family studies at 515-294-7169 or mhansen@iastate.edu.
Feb. 1
Black History Month: 12 a.m., Iowa State University - Feb. 1-28. Black History Month, or National African American History Month, is an annual celebration of achievements by black Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event was the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans. Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. Other countries around the world, including Canada and the United Kingdom, also devote a month to celebrating black history. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Jan. 31
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0291 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club will host a number of graduate students who will speak about their research. The purpose of the club is to facilitate activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health while introducing students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Lynn Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
Jan. 28
Talk RACE: "Between the World and Me" Panel Discussion: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Farwell T. Brown Auditorium, Ames Public Library - As part of the Ames Public Library's Talk RACE series, Jeanne Dyches Bissonnette, assistant professor in secondary literacy education, will speak in a panel discussing Pulitzer Prize finalist Ta-Nehisi Coates' book, "Between the World and Me," and issues of race. Ta-Nehisi Coates will also speak on Iowa State's campus on Jan. 30 about race in America. This segment of Talk RACE is open to the public, and is part of an all-day series presented by the Ames Public Library Friends Foundation. The Talk RACE series lasts from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Ames Public Library at 515-239-5646.
CHS basketball spirit rally WILL START at 10 a.m.: 10-11:30 a.m., Scheman Building, first floor lobby - NOTE: ALTHOUGH THE GAME HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO 5 P.M., THE SPIRIT RALLY WILL START AT 10 A.M. The College of Human Sciences invites College of Human Sciences alumni and friends to a reception with Dean Laura Dunn Jolly before the Iowa State vs. TCU women's basketball game. Human Sciences is a proud sponsor of this basketball game. Join us for the reception from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Jan. 28. There will be a brief program at 10:40 a.m.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Jan. 27
National Institutes of Health panel: 1-2 p.m., National Institutes of Health campus, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland - Assistant kinesiology professor Elizabeth Stegemöller will participate in a panel on the neuroscience of music in health for the National Institutes of Health. Stegemöller studies the effects of singing on speech and swallowing in people with Parkinson’s disease. The panel will discuss the implications for diseases of aging, and determine what steps are needed to move this field of research forward. The singing group that Stegemöller leads has been nominated to perform at the Kennedy Center in June with American opera singer Reneé Fleming.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.
Jan. 26
Hilton Chair Lecture: Daniel Corcos - Exercise and the Brain: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - This lecture is the first of four lectures this semester in the 2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, titled "Move for Life: The Health Benefits of Exercise Across the Lifespan." Daniel Corcos, a professor at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine, is a motor systems neuroscientist who has made significant contributions to understanding how different brain regions control movement. He is currently studying how progressive resistance exercise improves the motor and non-motor systems of people with Parkinson’s disease, and how endurance exercise changes the disease's severity. Corcos will address how both resistance exercise and endurance exercise can affect brain health, volume, structure, and function. More».
For more information, contact Warren Franke in kinesiology at 515-294-8257 or wfranke@iastate.edu.
Reopening of Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 0023 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens on Thursday, Jan. 26. Lunch will be served Tuesday through Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., and dinner will be served Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The cost of each meal is $6.50, and reservations must be made prior to 9:00 a.m. on the day of service.The tearoom is a restaurant/classroom teaching operation within Iowa State University's world-renowned hospitality management program. The Quantity Food Production and Service Management Experience class operates the tearoom with meal service provided for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Students take responsibility for planning, preparing, and serving the meal, which is made up of an entrée, salad/vegetable, bread, dessert, and a beverage. The tearoom is a non-profit with approximately 100-seat learning laboratory. Menus are available online. More».
For more information, contact The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3330.
Jan. 25
Textiles and Clothing Museum: Our Favorite Things opening reception: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - Celebrating 10 years and over 30 exhibits in the Mary Alice Gallery. This exhibit reflects the interests of the people directly and tangentially related to the Textiles and Clothing Museum as part of ISU’s Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management and the College of Human Sciences. Each object on display was specifically chosen by an individual staff or faculty member for the exhibit. The museum will host an opening reception from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25. The museum's regular hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free. The exhibit is open from Jan. 25 to April 8. More».
For more information, contact Textiles and Clothing Museum in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4999 or tcmuseum@iastate.edu.
Jan. 24
Ladies in Fitness Training (LiFT) Club meeting: 7-8:30 p.m., 1213 Hoover Hall - Ladies in Fitness Training (LiFT) is having its next general meeting. Students interested in learning more about LiFT are invited to attend. The club's mission is to help women advance in all fitness-related activities. Members are provided with a place to ask questions and learn about weightlifting and fitness activities. More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: vegan food with food demonstration: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Jan. 20
ISU 4U Promise mini-conference: 9 a.m.-noon, 1009 LeBaron Hall - The mini-conference will highlight the work of the many collaborators who work with ISU 4U Promise. Come learn about the initiative's new and ongoing projects, as well as the future of the initiative. RSVP to Kayla Pippitt at krp@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Pippitt in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krp@iastate.edu.
Jan. 19
Orchesis I Dance Company Auditions: 7-9 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - Orchesis I Dance Company auditions for the spring semester will take place at 7 p.m., Jan. 19 at 0196 Forker Building. Orchesis I is a student organization that is run like a dance company. Weekly meetings take place at 7 p.m. every Thursday in 0196 Forker Building. Each semester, dancers have the opportunity to both choreograph pieces and perform in the company's dance show at the end of the semester. More».
For more information, contact Inna Komm in kinesiology at 515-803-9824 or ikomm@iastate.edu.
Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Memorial Union - Iowa State University's Study Abroad Fair will be hosted in Memorial Union's Great Hall. Come learn about all of the study and internship options offered by Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Karen Williams International Programs at 515-294-1010 or KarenW@iastate.edu.
Jan. 18
International and Outside Central Iowa Student Teaching Open House: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - The International and Outside Central Iowa Student Teaching Open House will give students the opportunity to learn about student teaching placements outside central Iowa for the fall 2017 term. Students also have the option to teach internationally in Ecuador, Germany, New Zealand, Norway, and Taiwan in fall 2017. More».
For more information, contact Jaime Boeckman or Ann Pierce in the School of Education at 515-294-7559 or 515-294-3158 or boeckman@iastate.edu; apierce@iastate.edu.
Sustaining the Academic Pipeline workshop series: Tools for Faculty of Color to Continue Their Trajectory to Professor: 9:30-11:30 a.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - This is the third of a five-part workshop series designed to strengthen the pipeline of graduate students and faculty of color at Iowa State University. Speakers at the workshop will include Wilson Rumbeiha, professor in veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine; and Eulanda Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor in Textiles and Clothing in the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. All are welcome to take part in this exciting workshop series. The workshops will focus on issues and concerns salient to scholars of color and provide a unique opportunity to network and build mentoring relationships and collaborations with other scholars. Please bring your business cards. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required. For more information, email scholarpipeline@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at 515-294-9804 or scholarpipeline@iastate.edu.
Jan. 15-17
Retail's BIG Show 2017: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, New York City - Samantha Shirazi, a junior in apparel, merchandising, and design, will be Iowa State's first attendee at "Retail's BIG Show 2017," retail's largest and most influential event. The show is hosted by the National Retail Federation, Jan. 15 to 17 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City. Shirazi received one of the organization's Rising Stars Scholarships, created to teach younger students about the variety of career opportunities available in the retail industry, and to encourage them to attend the NRF Foundation Student Program at Retail's BIG Show early in their academic careers. She will be accompanied by Ann Thye, an academic adviser in apparel, merchandising, and design. Iowa State received $1,500 in travel scholarships for Shirazi and Thye to attend.
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.
Jan. 13
College of Human Sciences Town Hall Meeting: noon -1:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall Conference Room - The College of Human Sciences' Diversity and Equity Committee is hosting a brown-bag-style discussion about diversity, equity, and inclusion within the college. All College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Jan. 12
YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund awards gala: 7-10 p.m., Grand Hyatt, New York City - Iowa State will receive a record 11 YMA $5,000 Fashion Scholarships at this awards gala this year. Eleven Iowa State apparel, merchandising, and design students who competed in a case study competition for the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund will each be awarded with a $5,000 scholarship. This is the highest number of recipients from Iowa State — beating out last year's record of nine. Only one of the 58 schools competing had more winners of the scholarship than students from Iowa State. The YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund is the premier educational fashion non-profit in the United States. Scholarship winners will attend a special gala dinner in New York City and a career fair and professional development conference Jan. 11 to 13. The honorees include: Kelsey Burggraff, Sabah Ali, Abigail Goeser, Emily Clark, Katie Hamilton, Tara Efobi, Emily Olson, Samantha Shirazi, Margaret Martens, Christina Creel, and Alexandra Johnson. They will be accompanied by Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences; Ann Thye, an academic adviser in apparel, merchandising, and design; and Mark Leslie, a 1985 graduate of Iowa State’s College of Business who is a vice president at Kohl’s and serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council for the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.
Jan. 12-14
Association for Science Teacher Education 2017 International Meeting: 7 a.m.-9 p.m., Downtown Marriott, 700 Grand Avenue, Des Moines - The annual conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education promotes leadership and support for professionals involved in the education and development of teachers of science at all levels. Conference chairs are Joanne Olson, science education professor in the Iowa State University School of Education, and Jerrid Kruse, Iowa State alumnus and assistant professor of science education at Drake University. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Olson in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or jkolson@iastate.edu.
Jan. 11
Informational meeting on Chile Human Services and Education Tour: 4-4:45 p.m., 0118 MacKay Hall - Join Drs. Carla Peterson and Katherine Richardson Bruna to learn about the Chile Human Services and Education Tour. The group will be going to Chile from May 8 to 20, 2017. Peterson and Bruna will be sharing details about the trip itinerary, and what student's can expect on the journey. Snacks will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Karen Williams in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1010 or KarenW@iastate.edu.
Jan. 10
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Family Recipes: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
2016
Dec. 17
Iowa State University graduation ceremony: 1:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The University Commencement Ceremony will be held in Hilton Coliseum, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Graduates should plan to arrive by 12:45 p.m. Tickets are not required for admission to the university ceremony. More».
For more information, contact Graduation Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-9372 or graduation@iastate.edu.
Dec. 16
College of Human Sciences undergraduate and graduate fall commencement reception: 3:15 p.m., Lobby, Stephens Auditorium - Graduates, families, and friends are invited to a reception (beginning approximately 3:15 p.m.) to visit with family, friends, and faculty, and to take small group photos. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or hsconvocation@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 2-3 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The fall 2016 College of Human Sciences Convocation will include greetings from Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, comments by a student speaker, and individual recognition of each graduating student who is in attendance. The convocation will begin promptly at 2 p.m. Doors opening to the public at 1 p.m. Seating is unlimited and tickets are not required. Professional business attire is required. Attendance is optional. Students attending must RSVP through AccessPlus by Dec. 7, 2016. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or hsconvocation@iastate.edu.
School of Education cording ceremony: 10-11 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - About 140 student teachers will on Dec. 16 take part in the Iowa State University School of Education's fourth cording ceremony, celebrating completion of the educator preparation academic program and induction into the teaching profession.
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.
Dec. 9
Application deadline: Scholarships for unpaid interns and student teachers: 11:55 p.m., Online - Scholarships for unpaid internship and student teaching positions are available for College of Human Sciences undergraduate students. Scholarships will range from $1,000 to $2,000 to aid with living expenses. The larger awards will be considered for students serving in an unpaid internship within the state of Iowa that will benefit economic or community development, state or government agencies, schools, or social-service agencies. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in administration at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
Equity Summit at Skyline College: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Skyline College — 3300 College Dr. | San Bruno, CA - Associate professor Julio Cammarota and assistant professor Sarah Rodriguez of the School of Education, are speaking at the Equity Summit at Skyline College in San Bruno, California. The summit is described as an opportunity for educators from throughout the region to engage in a teaching and learning experience centered on educational equity. There will be a series of experiences that participants can witness from equity talks to plenary sessions. The event is free and has reached capacity. Any further registrants will be added to a waitlist; click here More».
For more information, contact Julio Cammarota or Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-8308 or 515-294-8391 or julioc@iastate.edu; srod@iastate.edu.
Dec. 7
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff holiday reception: 3-4:30 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - Join the College of Human Sciences faculty and staff as we celebrate the holiday season and the end of another successful semester. This event is for faculty and staff only.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Dec. 6
Music and movement Holiday Extravaganza for people with Parkinson's: 4-5 p.m., First Baptist Church of Ames - Join student volunteers and participants with Parkinson's disease from Iowa State's music and movement outreach program for their dancing and singing Holiday Extravaganza. The outreach program was designed based on research that musical cues help people with Parkinson's disease overcome their tendency to freeze during movements. The event is from 4 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6 at the First Baptist Church of Ames.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemoller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.
Informational meeting on Chile Human Services and Education Tour: 4-4:45 p.m., 0118 MacKay - Join Carla Peterson and Katherine Richardson Bruna to learn about the Chile Human Services and Education Tour. The group will be going to Chile from May 8 to 20, 2017. Peterson and Bruna will be sharing details about the trip itinerary, and what student's can expect on the journey. Snacks will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Karen Williams in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1010 or KarenW@iastate.edu.
Informational meeting on Chile Human Services and Education Tour: noon -12:45 p.m., 0118 MacKay - Join Carla Peterson and Katherine Richardson Bruna to learn about the Chile Human Services and Education Tour. The group will be going to Chile from May 8 to 20, 2017. Peterson and Bruna will be sharing details about the trip itinerary, and what student's can expect on the journey. Snacks will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Karen Williams in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1010 or KarenW@iastate.edu.
Dec. 5
College and departmental scholarship applications due: 5 p.m., College of Human Sciences - Applications must be received by 5 p.m. More than $1 million will be awards to more than 400 students. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or hsscholarships@iastate.edu.
Dec. 2
Textiles and Clothing Museum student-curated exhibit: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - Students in Apparel, Merchandising, and Design 257: Museum Studies, curate an exhibit of objects they have researched throughout the semester. The exhibit is from Dec. 2 to Dec. 13. Museum is open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Admission is free. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Iowa Educational Research Association Conference: 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ACT Ferguson Conference Center, I-80 and Highway 1 (Dodge Street), Iowa City, Iowa - The theme of the conference is "Bridging Research and Practice to Meet Educational Challenges." Educational leaders are meeting great changes at a time of national and global transformation. The conference offers a cost-effective way for educational professionals and graduate students to gather, connect, and examine emerging trends in research and assessment. Iowa State University faculty and post-doctoral associates presenting include invited speaker Jan Friedel, Linda Serra Hagedorn, Sylvester Upah, Yu (April) Chen, Ran Li, Anne Foegen, and Carol Heaverlo. More».
For more information, contact Dianne Chadwick, IERAC president, at 515-281-3718 or dianne.chadwick@iowa.gov.
Dec. 1
Deadline: Nominations for ISU Faculty-Staff Inspiration Award: 5 p.m., Online - Deadline is 5 p.m. for Faculty-Staff Inspiration Award nominations. Nominate a current or former Iowa State faculty or staff member who had a significant influence on your life as a student. Nominees must be someone who is or was employed by Iowa State. This award may be given posthumously. Nominators do not need to be an alum, but must have attended Iowa State as a student. Nominations should be submitted based on the impact the Iowa State faculty or staff member had on the former students' professional or personal life. Recipients will be recognized May 2017 at the ISU Alumni Association Inspiration Awards and Annual Reception. More».
For more information, contact Katie Lickteig at Iowa State University at 515-294-1955 or kbruxvoo@iastate.edu.
Deadline: Nominations for 2017 STATEment Makers: 5 p.m., Online - Deadline is 5 p.m. for 2017 STATEment Makers nominations. The ISU Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the annual STATEment Makers. This recognition is for Iowa State graduates ages 32 and under, who reflect the spirit of Iowa State by making a difference in their own lives or the lives of others. Alumni may be nominated for their accomplishments in the following categories: scholastic, career achievement, personal achievement, entrepreneurial spirit, and service. The STATEment Makers will be recognized in VISIONS magazine and the ISU News Flash, as well as the ISU Alumni Association website. More».
For more information, contact Katie Lickteig at 515-294-1955 or kbruxvoo@iastate.edu.
Deadline: Nominations for Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award: 5 p.m., Online - Deadline is 5 p.m. for the Wallace E. Barron All-University Senior Award nominations. The award was established in 1968 to recognize outstanding Iowa State seniors. This award is for seniors who display high character and exceptional achievement in academics, as well as university/community activities. Applicants must be an undergraduate student with senior classification status (90+ credits) and a cumulative 3.0 GPA. The recipient receives recognition on April 21, 2017 at the ISU Alumni Association's Young Alumni Council luncheon. An Iowa State University class ring is also awarded. More».
For more information, contact Katie Lickteig at Iowa State University at 515-294-1955 or kbruxvoo@iastate.edu.
Deadline for submitting your Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA): Submit your Free Application for Financial Aid (FAFSA) by today to ensure priority consideration for more than $1 million in College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarships as well as most university-level scholarships. Don't forget to apply for College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarships by Dec. 5. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at dmosher@iastate.edu.
Nov. 30
Application deadline: Human Sciences Week 2017 Student Leadership Committee: 5 p.m., 0131 MacKay Hall - The Human Sciences Week Student Leadership Committee is seeking College of Human Sciences' students to join its team. Human Sciences Week was created to: celebrate the college, showcase its academic programs/interdisciplinary nature, and to engage campus community. Committee members are expected to: help plan, organize, and participate in HSW meetings and activities for HS Week; and to engage peers, colleagues, and student clubs/organizations. Available positions include: co-chair(s), communications director, events director, fiscal director, operations director. Application deadline is Nov. 30. Applications are due to Sarah Wilson in 0131 MacKay Hall or by email at slwilson@iastate.edu More». More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin or Sarah Wilson in the College of Human Sciences at jpgalvin@iastate.edu; slwilson@iastate.edu.
Nov. 29
Human Development and Family Studies Club meeting: 6:45-7:45 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The HDFS (Human Development & Family Studies) Club meets monthly to prepare service projects together and host speakers from organizations that serve children and families in the Ames community.
All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at 956-532-9998 or hdfsclubexec@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Meat Demonstration: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 28
SHOP food drive and food pantry staffing: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Multiple locations - All college faculty and staff are encouraged to participate in a drive in support of the SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers) — an Iowa State student-run food pantry. The food drive will run from Monday, Nov. 28 to Friday, Dec. 7 — with seven drop-off points (click "More," below, to view locations). In addition, the SHOP is seeking volunteers for one-hour shifts, so that the pantry can remain open during Dead Week. The SHOP is located at 2616 Food Sciences Building and operates from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Two people can volunteer for each shift. To volunteer, click here. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
Nov. 17
Lecture: The Science of Running: 7-8:30 p.m., 1148 Gerdin Business Building - Pease Family Scholar Rodger Kram, an associate professor of Integrative Physiology at the University of Colorado Boulder, will at 7 p.m. on Nov. 17 discuss how the biomechanics of walking and running are linked to energy expenditure. Kram's talk — free and open to the public — is co-sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology, Pease Family Scholar-in-Residence and Scholarship, and the Committee on Lectures, which is funded by Student Government, Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Committee on Lectures at lectures@iastate.edu.
Nov. 16
Fine dining dinner: Italian: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom — 23 MacKay Hall - Join hospitality and event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. For reservations contact, Mia Sun, mqsun@iastate.edu or 515-708-6170 More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Nov. 15
Ladies in Fitness Training Club officer elections: 7 p.m., 1312 Hoover Hall - Ladies in Fitness Training (LiFT) is having officer elections. LiFT provides members with a place to ask questions and learn about weightlifting and fitness-related activities. For more information on LiFT visit its Facebook (ISU's LiFT Club) or Twitter (@ISULIFT) pages. Email questions to lift@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
Spanish Cuisine study abroad program information session: 5-6 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - Food science and human nutrition lecturers Erica Beirman and Linda Svendsen will present information on Spanish Cuisine: From the Old World to the New Cuisine — their summer study abroad program to Spain May 26 to June 11. Program highlights include: gaining 40 hours of hands-on kitchen experience with renowned chef instructors from a variety of culinary backgrounds, visiting several food production facilities, learning the importance of geographic location in marketing traditional foods, and connecting with Spanish culture by living with a host family. Applicants must have completed FSHN 115 or 215 or equivalent. Preference given to upperclassmen, as well as culinary food science, food science, nutritional science, dietetics, event management, and hospitality management majors. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Join Food Science Club for its meeting. Food will be served at 5:00 p.m., and the regular meeting with start at 5:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.
Nov. 13
Orchesis II fall showcase: Footfalls: 3-7 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - Orchesis II dance group will be performing its fall showcase: Footfalls. Dances are choreographed and performed by students. Shows are at 3:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for the general public. Orchesis II is a non-audition dance company in which all individuals are welcome to participate regardless of their experience in dance training. The group works in many genres of dance including tap, hip-hop, modern, jazz, Latin, and many, many others. More».
For more information, contact Michaela Minock at 708-203-8298 or m3minock@iastate.edu.
Nov. 10
Mass yoga with the Health Promotion Club: noon -1 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - The Health Promotion Club is on Nov. 10 holding a mass yoga event for Iowa State students and faculty to promote holistic wellbeing, thankfulness, and mindfulness. Doors will open at 11:50 a.m., and the session will begin at 12:15 p.m. All skill-levels are welcome, and no special clothing is required. Please bring your own mat if possible, as a limited number will be available. A meet and greet with affiliated campus organizations will follow. This event is sponsored in part by ISU Wellness and the Health Promotion Club. More».
For more information, contact Kiersten McGuire in kinesiology at (515) 351-9348 or kiersten@iastate.edu.
Nov. 10-12
2016 Association for the Study of Higher Education annual conference: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m., Hyatt Regency, Columbus, Ohio - Higher education scholars from around the country will gather for networking, professional development and learning opportunities centering around this year's theme, "Higher Education and the Public Good." Attendees may register online. The early bird registration deadline is Sept. 30. More».
For more information, contact Association for the Study of Higher Education in the School of Education at 702-895-2737 or ashe@unlv.edu.
Nov. 8
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: One Heart Equestrian Therapy and On With Life: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0289 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club will hold a meeting at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8 in room 0289 of the Forker Building. A representative from One Heart Equestrian Therapy, a facility that offers a unique therapy to individuals with disabilities, will speak during the first half of the meeting. During the second half, On With Life director Dave Anders will speak about traumatic brain injury and the One With Life facility in Ankeny, Iowa, which offers a variety of medical career paths. Members will also view new club apparel. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Lynn Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club in kinesiology at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Chili & Cinnamon Rolls: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
What's Next? Unpacking Your International Experience: 12:10-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This workshop is a collaboration between the College of Human Sciences' international programs and career services. It is designed to help students with any international experience. Workshop objectives are to teach students to cope with re-entry shock, continue their international experience through campus involvement, list their international experience on a resume, and learn ways to effectively articulate their experience in an interview. More».
For more information, contact Erin French, director of international programs or Tammy Stegman, director of career services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7153 or 515-294-3708 or efrench@iastate.edu; tstegman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 7
A Conversation: Safety, Justice, and Students of Color: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Join us for a proactive discussion designed to raise awareness and understanding about the issues people of color face, especially in their interactions with law enforcement. Students and others on campus are invited to share personal experiences, including how national events and media coverage have had an impact on their lives and community. Panelists include: Aaron Delashmutt, Department of Public Safety interim police chief; Charles Cychosz, Ames Police chief; Reginald Stewart, vice president for Diversity and Inclusion. Raghav Suri, Student Counseling Services psychologist and assistant professor in sociology, will moderate. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Bookland: A learning community literacy project: 6-8 p.m., Ames Public Library - This final Bookland of the year is hosted by the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers Learning Community in the School of Education. Bookland is a collaboration among the Ames Public Library and Iowa State University's School of Education. This event provides entertaining, literacy-rich experiences to inspire families to enjoy reading and related activities at home with their children. Parents are children’s first teachers and reading partners. These early relationships and experiences influence children’s literacy development and motivation. College students benefit from the opportunity to examine their own attitudes and perceptions of parents, families, and the communities in which they live. More».
For more information, contact Constance Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.
Nov. 6
Bookland: A learning community literacy project: 1-3 p.m., Ames Public Library - This Bookland is hosted by the Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers Learning Community in the School of Education. Bookland is a collaboration among the Ames Public Library and Iowa State University's School of Education. This event provides entertaining, literacy-rich experiences to inspire families to enjoy reading and related activities at home with their children. Parents are children’s first teachers and reading partners. These early relationships and experiences influence children’s literacy development and motivation. College students benefit from the opportunity to examine their own attitudes and perceptions of parents, families, and the communities in which they live. More».
For more information, contact Constance Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.
Nov. 5
Jean Seberg Fashion Show: 1:30 p.m., Marshalltown, Iowa - Apparel, events, and hospitality management doctoral students Elisha Stanley and Ashney Williams are lead coordinators for this year's Jean Seberg Fashion Show. All garments in the show are original and created by apparel, merchandising, and design students inspired by Seberg as a fashion icon. All models are Iowa State students except one, who is a relative of Seberg. Gov. Terry Branstad proclaimed Oct. 21 as "Jean Seberg Day." More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Nov. 3
Pluralities, Publics, and Citizen Science panel: 3-5 p.m., Farm House Museum - Through the interdisciplinary lens of various citizen science projects, panel participants will explore questions related to their experiences with multi-situational knowledge, multi-positional identity, and multi-dimensional power in community-engaged scholarship. Participants include: Dara M. Wald, assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication; Ulrike Passe, associate professor in architecture; Linda Shenk, associate professor in English; Katherine Richardson Bruna and Gale Seiler, associate professors in the School of Education; and Lyric Bartholomay, associate professor in pathobiological sciences. Moderated by Janet Hecsh, associate dean of faculty, California State University at Sacramento. Coffee and dessert from The Café provided. Space limited to 25 people. RSVP to Ellen Johnsen at johnsene@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Ellen Johnsen in the School of Education at 515-294-8021 or johnsene@iastate.edu.
Nov. 2
Fine dining dinner: Mexican: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom — 23 MacKay Hall - Join hospitality and event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. For reservations contact Yi Tan, zoetan@iastate.edu or 515-735-6401. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Nov. 2-5
National Council on Family Relations 2016 Annual Conference: 7 a.m.-12:45 p.m., Minneapolis Hilton and Towers, Minneapolis, Minnesota - The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) is the premier professional association for the multidisciplinary understanding of families. The theme of the 2016 annual conference is "Families and Human Rights: Promise and Vulnerability in the 21st Century." More than 50 Iowa State University faculty, staff, and students will present research, chair section meetings, and preside over focus groups. Brenda Lohman, an associate professor of human development and family studies and the NCFR Family Policy Section Chair, will oversee the Policy Preconference "Promoting Family Policy through the Legislative Process: An Interactive Skill-Building Workshop" from 1 - 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Iowa State will also host a University Reception at the conference from 4:15 - 6:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3. Early bird online registration ends June 13. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 1
Human Development and Family Studies Club meeting: 6:45-7:45 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The HDFS (Human Development & Family Studies) Club meets monthly to prepare service projects together and host speakers from organizations that serve children and families in the Ames community.
All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at 956-532-9998 or hdfsclubexec@iastate.edu.
Meskwaki Ribbonwork - A discussion and presentation by Brenda Ackerman: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Meskwaki Ribbonwork - A discussion and presentation by Brenda Ackerman, senior lecturer in apparel, events, and hospitality management. This event is held in conjunction with the current exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum, “On the Surface: Textile Embellishment Techniques,” running from Sept. 12 to Nov. 11 in the Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall. The gallery will be open 30 minutes before and after this presentation. Admission to both the talk and the gallery are free. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sustaining the Academic Pipeline workshop series: Promotion and tenure: recruitment and retention of faculty of color: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - This is the second of a five-part workshop series designed to strengthen the pipeline of graduate students and faculty of color at Iowa State University. Speakers at the workshop will include Jonathan Wickert, senior vice president and provost; and Gong-Soog Hong, professor of human development and family studies. All are welcome to take part in this exciting workshop series. The workshops will focus on issues and concerns salient to scholars of color and provide a unique opportunity to network and build mentoring relationships and collaborations with other scholars. Please bring your business cards. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required. For more information, email scholarpipeline@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at Iowa State University at 515-294-9804 or scholarpipeline@iastate.edu.
Native American Heritage Month: 12 a.m., Iowa State University - Nov. 1-30. November is Native American Heritage Month, or as it is commonly refered to, American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month. The month is a time to celebrate rich and diverse cultures, traditions, and histories and to acknowledge the important contributions of Native people. Heritage Month is also an opportune time to educate the general public about tribes, to raise a general awareness about the unique challenges Native people have faced both historically and in the present, and the ways in which tribal citizens have worked to conquer these challenges. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Oct. 28
ExerCYse Time: 7-8 p.m., 0184 Forker Building (Gymnasium) - ExerCYse is Medicine is partnering this fall with Iowa State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to sponsor a series of ExerCYse Time events. The program's goal is to help kids in kindergarten through eighth grade stay active on Friday nights during the colder months of the year. More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.
2016 Iowa State University Alumni Honors and Awards Ceremony: 1:15 p.m., Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building - Eight College of Human Sciences alums will be among those receiving awards at this university-wide event. Dessert reception follows ceremony. The event is open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
School of Education lunch and learn: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 0680 Lagomarcino Hall - The lunch and learn series will showcase the work of School of Education faculty and advanced graduate students, who will present their research during the lunch hour in an informal-talk setting.
During the October session, assistant professor Ann Gansemer-Topf will present her study entitled "Understanding Undermatching: Exploring Definitional Difficulties and Examining Factors for Academically Undermatched Students." The School of Education will sponsor a light lunch for all attendees. RSVP by 4 p.m., Oct. 26 to Becka Abraham at rebecca@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Douglas Wieczorek in the School of Education at 515-294-4486 or dwieczor@iastate.edu.
Oct. 27
Time magazine writer discusses, "The Age of Trolls": 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Time magazines' Joel Stein will discuss how internet trolling infects our real-life interactions, including politics, in an upcoming talk at Iowa State University. The free, public talk is part of ISU's National Affair series: "When American Values Are in Conflict." Stein's talk is co-sponsored by the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program at 515-294-9935.
College of Human Sciences alumni awards dinner: 6-9 p.m., by invitation only - Special event to honor those receiving awards from the College of Human Sciences as well as College of Human Sciences alumni receiving awards from the Alumni Association. Invitation by the dean required for attendance at the Thursday evening dinner. The awards will be presented the following day, at the university-wide homecoming awards ceremony, which is open to the public and hosted by the Alumni Association.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 26
Fine dining dinner: Midwest steak: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom — 23 MacKay Hall - Join hospitality and event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. For reservations contact Edis Masinovic, edism@iastate.edu or 319-529-1002. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Oct. 25
Ladies in Fitness Training Club meeting: 7 p.m., 1312 Hoover Hall - LiFT (Ladies in Fitness Training) exists to help women advance in all fitness related activities. LiFT provides members with a place to ask questions and learn about weightlifting and fitness related activities. The club meeting will include guest speaker Sergio Luna. Luna is a US ranked professional powerlifter, personal trainer, and is the owner/founder of his gym. He will speak on how "Strength Does NOT Discriminate." More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: Kosama Ames and chiropractor Trevor Peters: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0289 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club will hold a meeting at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 in room 0289 of the Forker Building. Kosama Ames will speak during the first half of the meeting about personal training and having a fitness facility. Trevor Peters, a chiropractor in Ames who opened his own facility last year after graduating from chiropractic school, will speak during the second half of the meeting. Members will also view new club apparel. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Lynn Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club in kinesiology at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Marshmallows: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Open house: ISU Trinect program overview: 3:30-5:30 p.m., 1124 Biorenewables Research Laboratory - ISU Trinect is holding an open house for engineering graduate students. The open house is an opportunity for students to learn an overview about the Trinect program. Iowa State University and Des Moines Public Schools recently received a $4.5 million grant to improve the teaching of science, technology, engineering and math in elementary schools. The Trinect program brings together a Des Moines teacher, an ISU student teacher, and a graduate engineering student to an elementary classroom one day a week. The program is designed to bring together these 3 experts in different fields to better educate students on STEM subjects. More».
For more information, contact Joanne Olson in the School of Education at 515-294-3315 or jkolson@iastate.edu.
Oct. 23-29
Iowa State University homecoming week: 2-6 p.m., Ames, Iowa - Iowa State University's homecoming week kicks off with a parade at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 23, on Main Street in Ames and culminates with the football game at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. More».
For more information, contact the Alumni Association at 515-294-6525 or alumni@iastate.edu.
Oct. 22
ISU Dance Scholarship Concert: 7-9 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - Iowa State Dance presents the Annual Dance Scholarship Gala Concert. Orchesis I student dancers, local dance artists, and guest artists perform in this contemporary-modern dance concert. All proceeds from this concert go to the ISU Dance Scholarship — benefiting performing arts dance emphasis majors and dance minors. Tickets are $5 for bleachers and $10 for balcony. More».
For more information, contact Inna Komm in kinesiology at 515-803-9824 or ikomm@iastate.edu.
Oct. 21
ExerCYse Time for children ages 5-14: 7-8 p.m., 0184 Forker Building (Gymnasium) - ExerCYse is Medicine is partnering this fall with Iowa State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to sponsor a series of ExerCYse Time events. The program's goal is to help kids in kindergarten through eighth grade stay active on Friday nights during the colder months of the year. More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.
Oct. 21-22
Science Bound 25th anniversary-year celebration weekend: 5-11 p.m., Campus - Plans are shaping up for a host of activities that recognize 25 years of success. Since 1990, Science Bound has identified young talent from racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in the sciences, and provided them a route to higher education and careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Check back for details on the celebration.
For more information, contact Anita Rollins in the School of Education at 515-294-4985 or arollins@iastate.edu.
Oct. 18
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 1951 Food Science Building - During this meeting, a food science student will provide information about the Master of Business Administration program. Additionally, a representative from the Grain Processing Corporation will describe the company and opportunities for food scientists. As always, food will be served at 5 p.m. The meeting begins promptly at 5:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.
Meet and Greet with Dean and Dean's Chair Laura Dunn Jolly: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, DuPont West Room - College of Human Sciences faculty and staff are invited to join college alumni for a meet and greet with Dean Jolly Tuesday, Oct. 18 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden DuPont West Room. A brief program will begin at 5:30 p.m. Jolly assumed the role of Dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences July 5. She holds a master's and doctorate in clothing, textiles, and merchandising from Oklahoma State University. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15
Bookland: A learning community literacy project: 6-8 p.m., Ames Public Library - This Bookland focuses on English as a second language and is hosted by the Future Teachers-Future Leaders Learning Community in the School of Education. Bookland is a collaboration among the Ames Public Library and Iowa State University's School of Education. This event provides entertaining, literacy-rich experiences to inspire families to enjoy reading and related activities at home with their children. Parents are children’s first teachers and reading partners. These early relationships and experiences influence children’s literacy development and motivation. College students benefit from the opportunity to examine their own attitudes and perceptions of parents, families, and the communities in which they live. More».
For more information, contact Constance Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.
Pump and Run bench press and 5K run/walk event: 9:30 a.m.-noon, Lied Recreation Athletic Center - LiFT (Ladies in Fitness Training) will be hosting a Pump and Run on Saturday, Oct. 15. All genders are welcome participate in this event. Participants will bench a percentage of their body weight for as many reps as they can, in one consecutive attempt, with a max of 25 reps. That will be followed by a 5K run/walk around the Iowa State campus. The event is open to the public. Participants must be 18 years or older. Registration begins Thursday, Sept. 1. Early registration is $20 through Friday, Sept. 23 and $25 after. The registration fee includes: a t-shirt, beverages, fruit, protein bars, and various samples from different companies. More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences family weekend reception: 9-10:30 a.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Attend the College of Human Sciences family weekend reception hosted by the student services office. Students, faculty, staff, academic advisers, and deans are invited. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact LuAnn Adams in student services at 515-294-6466 or ladams@iastate.edu.
Oct. 14
ExerCYse Time for children ages 5-14: 7-8 p.m., 0184 Forker Building (Gymnasium) - ExerCYse is Medicine is partnering this fall with Iowa State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to sponsor a series of ExerCYse Time events. The program's goal is to help kids in kindergarten through eighth grade stay active on Friday nights during the colder months of the year. More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.
Oct. 12
Camp Adventure Youth Services information session: 6-8 p.m., 0108 Kildee Hall - Learn about opportunities to work with military children overseas through Camp Adventure. Camp Adventure provides opportunities for university and college-age students to participate in a service learning experience. The Camp Adventure program offers a wide array of opportunities to serve children/youth, develop new knowledge, skills and competencies, and be a part of a worthwhile endeavor. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Mixan in the School of Education at 406-459-6790 or rmixan@iastate.edu.
Oct. 11
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: On with Life careers: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0289 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club will hold a meeting at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 11 in room 0289 of the Forker Building. On with Life (Traumatic Brain Injury Facility in Ankeny, Iowa) director and speech pathologist Dave Anders will talk about his experiences and all the various careers that people have at On With Life. Club T-shirts will be available ($16 if dues not yet paid). Annual club dues are $5. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Lynn Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club in kinesiology at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: Potato topper bar: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10-13
ExerCYse is Medicine Week: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Campus - ExerCYse is Medicine, a Department of Kinesiology Outreach program, will on Oct. 10 to 13 host ExerCYse is Medicine Week on Central Campus. Events will run each day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. As an on campus initiative, ExerCYse is Medicine works to inspire Iowa State University students and the Ames community to be excited about exercise. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
Flu shot clinic: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 205 Technical and Administrative Services Facility - Help limit the spread of the flu by getting a flu shot. Free flu shots are provided to Iowa State faculty and staff (while supplies last) weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 10 to 21. No appointment necessary. Bring Iowa State ID to 205 Technical and Administrative Services Facility. Wear a short-sleeved or loose fitting shirt for better access to your arm. Parking is limited, so consider biking, walking, or busing to the facility. Flu shots are recommended for everyone 6 months and older. Pregnant women should check with their physicians prior to vaccination. Peak flu season is December through February, but it can start in October and last through early May. Iowa State will administer quadrivalent vaccines, which protect against four viruses, including strains of H1N1, H3N2 and influenza B. Employees are encouraged to get vaccinated as soon as possible. More».
For more information, contact UHR Service Center at 515-294-4800.
Oct. 8
Inaugural Black and Brown Male Empowerment Symposium: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Memorial Union - The Black and Brown Male Empowerment Symposium is designed to demonstrate the importance of black and brown male success in the classroom, community, and world. Attendees will leave gaining a sense of empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement through a series of learning sessions and by networking with professionals and other students. Cesar Vargas is the National Latino Outreach strategist and is the keynote speaker for the symposium. Vargas is a nationally recognized leader and innovator at the forefront of the fight for immigration reform, and the Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act. The College of Human Sciences is one of nine, Gold Level sponsors of the event. Those attending are asked to register. Registration deadline is Monday, Sept. 26. Click here to register. More».
For more information, contact Maurice Washington at mauricew@iastate.edu.
Oct. 7
ExerCYse Time: 7-8 p.m., 0184 Forker Building (Gymnasium) - ExerCYse is Medicine is partnering this fall with Iowa State's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee to sponsor a series of ExerCYse Time events. The program's goal is to help kids in kindergarten through eighth grade stay active on Friday nights during the colder months of the year. More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.
Global Citizens Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., W0162 Lagomarcino Hall - Human Sciences' Global Citizens Club is holding its first meeting. Club members will meet with students interested in everything global including, international students and students who have or would like to travel abroad during college. Everyone is welcome to join for socializing and fun. More».
For more information, contact Karen Williams in student services at 515-294-1010 or KarenW@iastate.edu.
Healthiest State Walk: 12:15 p.m., Beardshear Hall - ISU WellBeing is hosting on Friday, Oct. 7 the Healthiest State Walk in support of Iowa's Healthiest State Walk. Grab a friend or co-worker and meet in front of Beardshear Hall before walking the one-mile route around central campus. The Healthiest State Walk aims to improve and promote physical, emotional, and mental health by offering a chance to be physically active while connecting with others and taking a relaxing break from your workday. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Downs at 515-294-8902 or sdowns@iastate.edu.
Oct. 6
ISU Lecture: Keecha Harris: How We Got Here: Challenges and Achievements — A Conversation with Black Alumni: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - African-American alumni will have an honest discussion about the challenges they faced at Iowa State, as well as describe the support they received, and the sense of community they were able to develop that led to their achievements on campus and in their careers. Keecha Harris, a 1996 Iowa State alumna in dietetics and president of a consulting firm specializing in evaluation and programming support services, will be a speaker at this event. Other speakers include Iowa State alumni Modupe Labode and Mohamed Omer. Labode is a public scholar in African-American history and museums and an associate professor in history and museum studies at Indiana and Purdue universities. Omer is a former associate vice president for strategic foresight and innovation at L'Oreal. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Information Session: Food Production in the Artisan Style study abroad program: 5-6 p.m., 0200 MacKay - FSHN Senior Lecturers Erica Beirman and Linda Svendsen will on Oct. 6 present information on Food Production in the Artisan Style, their Spring Break study abroad program to England March 9-19, 2017. Program highlights include learning the craft of artisan food production, working with local experts, and developing an understanding of the historical importance of food preparation and preservation. Preferred majors are food science, culinary food science, dietetics, nutritional science, event management, hospitality management, animal science, and meat science. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Oct. 5-8
National Academic Advising Association conference: 8-11:30 a.m., Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, Georgia - The National Academic Advising Association holds its 40th annual conference Oct. 5 to 8 in Atlanta, Georgia. The group is an association of professional advisors, counselors, faculty, administrators, and students working to enhance the educational development of students. Jason Wiegand, who received his master's degree from the School of Education in 2013 and is now an academic adviser in the Greenlee School of Journalism, will be recognized at the conference with a 2016 Outstanding New Adviser Award. The award recognizes outstanding advising of students by advisers in their jobs for three years or less. More».
For more information, contact Jason Wiegand at Iowa State University at 515-294-4342 or jwiegand@iastate.edu.
Oct. 4
Human Development and Family Studies Club meeting: 6:45-7:45 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The HDFS (Human Development & Family Studies) Club meets monthly to prepare service projects together and host speakers from organizations that serve children and families in the Ames community. All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at 956-532-9998 or hdfsclubexec@iastate.edu.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers: 5:30-8:30 p.m., 0213 MacKay Hall - Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a series of classes designed to empower family caregivers of adults with chronic conditions or children with special health and behavioral needs to take better care of themselves. The “tools” learned in the six-week series benefit caregivers by helping them reduce stress, improve care-giving confidence, establish balance in their lives, communicate their needs, make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. Sessions are scheduled from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday for six weeks beginning Oct. 4. A box dinner will be provided. There is a $20 fee for the program. More».
For more information, contact ISU Extension and Outreach of Story County at 515-382-6551 or stratton@iastate.edu.
International Colloquium on Black Males in Education: 7 a.m., Hamilton, Bermuda - Brian Burt, an assistant professor in higher education and Alade McKen, a doctoral student in higher education will be presenting at the fifth annual International Colloquium on Black Males in Education (ICBME). The title of their session is "Retaining Each Other (Too): Research groups as intentional retention interventions." The event will be held October 4 to 7 in Hamilton, Bermuda. More».
For more information, contact Brian Burt in the School of Education at 515-294-4466 or burt@iastate.edu.
Sept. 30
Human Sciences Week 2016: College of Human Sciences scholarship recognition, reception, and program: 3-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The College of Human Sciences will host a reception and program honoring the 2016-2017 scholarship donors and recipients. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building followed by the scheduled program at 3:30 p.m. in Benton Auditorium. RSVP's may be sent to chsalum@iastate.edu by Sept. 20. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
ISU employee CyDay Friday Walk: 12:15 p.m., Beardshear Hall - ISU WellBeing is hosting an ISU Employee CyDay Friday Walk. Wear your Cyclone gear, grab your co-workers, and meet in front of Beardshear Hall. The first 100 participants will receive a free CyDay Friday water bottle. This event is a great opportunity to meet and socialize with co-workers, as well as unplug from your desk. Enjoy scenic views of central campus while following a one-mile route. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Downs, wellness coordinator at Iowa State University at 515-294-8902 or sdowns@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Philanthropy lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall - Donate $1 or a non-perishable food item in return for Hickory Park BBQ. All financial proceeds go to the United Way of Story County and non-perishable food items will go to the The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers) food pantry. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Sept. 29
Human Sciences Week 2016: Lecture on rethinking the refugee crisis with Paul Collier: 8-9 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Economist Paul Collier is an expert on developing markets and the author of "The Bottom Billion: Why the Poorest Countries are Failing and What Can Be Done About It" and "Exodus: How Migration Is Changing Our World." Collier is director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University, adviser to the Strategy and Policy Department of the International Monetary Fund, and adviser to the Africa Region of the World Bank. He served previously as director of the World Bank’s Development Research Group. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Hilton Chair lecture: I-Min Lee, Physical Activity - Wonder Drug for Chronic Disease Prevention: 7 p.m., Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center - I-Min Lee, a professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, is the 2016 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair. She is a leading researcher on the role of physical activity in preventing chronic diseases and enhancing longevity. Lee has served as an expert panelist for such groups as the American College of Sports Medicine, American Heart Association, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, for which she co-wrote the scientific report on the 2008 physical activity guidelines. Her most recent research has focused on women's health in collaboration with Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the National Cancer Institute. More».
For more information, contact Warren Franke in kinesiology at 515-294-8257 or wfranke@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Healthy lifestyle lunch and learn: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1540 Lagomarcino Hall - Learn about living a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Marketing yourself in your career search lunch and learn: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 331 Palmer Building - Iowa State alumna Dana Wenstrand will discuss how to be an ideal candidate in the workforce. Hosted by College of Human Sciences career services. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Event planning 101 lunch and learn: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 1680 Lagomarcino Hall - This hands-on session will have students making an event layout and mock floral arrangements, and learning to create a tablescape. Hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Financial literacy lunch and learn: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 0001 MacKay Hall - This workshop will help students avoid some of the common pitfalls of personal finance, introduce resources available on campus, and answer questions. This workshop is for freshmen and seniors alike. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Professional and Scientific Fair: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron conference room - Munch on free, mini-sandwiches, chips, veggies, and soda as you peruse a showcase of the achievements, efforts, and services offered by Professional and Scientific staff in the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in the College of Human Sciences at embleton@iastate.edu.
Sept. 28
Human Sciences Week 2016: New dean welcome: 4-5:30 p.m., 0118 MacKay Hall - Meet Laura Dunn Jolly, the new dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Research symposium: 4-5:30 p.m., MacKay atrium - An opportunity for undergraduates, graduates, and staff to highlight what they are working on in their field of study. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week: Liquid nitrogen ice cream demonstration: 4-5:30 p.m., 0206 MacKay Hall - The Food Science Club will be hosting a liquid nitrogen ice cream demonstration. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
AESHM Internship Fair: 4-6 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Attend the AESHM Internship Fair to learn about all of the internships completed during the past year by students in apparel, events, and hospitality management. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Study Abroad Fair: 1-4 p.m., LeBaron hallway - Explore study abroad and exchange programs designed for students in College of Human Sciences. Interact with faculty members leading programs and students in apparel, events, and hospitality management who have previously participated. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week: AESHM study abroad site presentations: noon -3:45 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Explore study abroad and exchange programs designed for students in AESHM. This is a great chance to interact with directors of programs and past students who have traveled to amazing destinations. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn at hsw@iastate.edu.
CHS online auction to benefit United Way: noon, College of Human Sciences - The College of Human Sciences will be hosting on Sept. 28 to Oct. 7 an online auction. All proceeds will be donated to United Way. Auction items were generously donated by CHS faculty, staff, and alumni. Items include everything from Iowa State football tickets and gear, to jewelry and more. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Sept. 27
Culinary Science Club Meeting: French Cuisine with Food Demo by Madeleine Kiepura: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Sole Hope philanthropy: 4:30-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Make shoes out of used jeans to help those in need in Uganda. Dinner will be provided to volunteers. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Lecture with Sarah Brown Wessling: 3:40-4:30 p.m., W0142 Lagomarcino Hall - 2010 National Teacher of the Year will speak to the Preparing Tomorrow’s Teachers Learning Community. Open to all students. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Meet and greet with Sarah Brown Wessling: 3-3:30 p.m., Atrium, School of Education - Meet and greet Sarah Brown Wessling, an Iowa State graduate ('98, '03) and 2010 National Teacher of the Year. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Food and fun fest: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall - Check out The College of Human Sciences student organizations, and take a break from class with lawn games. Free Chick-Fil-A sandwiches to the first 800 guests. Side items available for purchase from student organizations. Cash only. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Human Sciences Week 2016: Culinary boot camp for a healthy diet: 5-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - ISU Dining and Culinary Science Club is hosting a nutrition and cooking class. Learn how to prepare a healthy meal, how to safely handle food, and receive tips on nutritional grocery shopping. Limited to 50 students. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
University Awards Ceremony: 3:30-5 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Each year Iowa State University recognizes the excellence of faculty and staff accomplishments through the conferring of university awards. The faculty and staff awardees demonstrate a commitment to learning, discovery, and engagement, cornerstones of Iowa State's land-grant mission. Faculty and staff members who will be honored with awards from Iowa State University include: Karen Colbert, program coordinator in human development and family studies, Professional and Scientific Excellence Award; Ann Marie Fiore, professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, University Professor; Peter Martin, professor in human development and family studies, University Professor; Nicci Port, administrative specialist in human sciences administration, Carroll Ringgenberg Award; Daniel Russell, professor in human development and family studies, Regents Award for Faculty Excellence; Kevin Schalinske, professor in food science and human nutrition, Regents Award for Faculty Excellence; Jeanne Stewart, assistant scientist in the Nutrition and Wellness Research Center, Regents Award for Staff Excellence. More».
For more information, contact Megan Landolt at Iowa State University at 515-294-1508 or mlandolt@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26-30
Human Sciences Week 2016: Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP) food pantry: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 220 MacKay Hall and 2312 Food Science Building - Donate your cans of non-perishable food to the Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP) food pantry. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Human Sciences Week 2016: Cherry pie sales: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - Cherry pies will be sold for $2 each. Customers are encouraged to bring their own containers if buying multiples. Any unsold pies will be available for the rest of the week, for purchase, during the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom's normal meal time, 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Payments options include: cash, check, or intramural. More».
For more information, contact John Kramer and Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9945 or 515-294-7474 or jadk@iastate.edu; vvanv@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week 2016: Pizza Sale: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall - Join the College of Human Sciences for lunch to help raise money for the United Way of Story County campaign. Get a slice of Jeff's Pizza, a pop and fruit for $3. College T-shirts will be on sale for $10, with proceeds going to the United Way. Sponsored by the Human Sciences Student Council. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Student Council in the Human Sciences (Student) Council at hscouncil@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26-30
Human Sciences Week 2016: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Multiple locations - The second annual Human Sciences Week is Sept. 26 to 30. Human Sciences Week is a time for the College of Human Sciences to celebrate its unique, innovative, people-oriented programs and rich traditions with food, speakers, and philanthropic events. Some events include: AESHM's cherry pie sale, Food & Fun Fest, SOLE HOPE philanthropy event, a meet and greet with Dean Jolly, and four lunch and learn life skills series. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen and Randi Hahn in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Sept. 24
Mosquitoes and Me presentation: noon -1 p.m., Forest Avenue Library, 1326 Forest Ave., Des Moines - Campers and educators from the recent "Mosquitoes and Me" summer camp will on Sept. 24 be at the Forest Avenue Library in Des Moines to talk about the camp and what people can do to control mosquitoes in their neighborhoods. The camp provided interactive science learning for kids that's part of the Urban Ecosystem Project funded by the National Institutes of Health. Led by future and current elementary teachers and community educators, fifth- to seventh-grade scientists investigated mosquitoes and their links to public health in their community. This is one of several projects serving King and Moulton elementary schools in the ISU 4U Promise. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Sept. 22
Gary Ernest Smith Exhibition: 6:30 p.m., Hotel Pattee, Perry, Iowa - Come and celebrate the new exhibition in Perry, Iowa, of paintings by Gary Ernest Smith, "A Community from the Fields: The People of Gary Earnest Smith." Enjoy a lecture by Pam Jenkins and a tour by the artist. The event is free. This exhibition is curated and organized by University Museums. More».
For more information, contact University Museums at 515-294-3342 or aclone@iastate.edu.
FSHN internship reception: 5-6:30 p.m., Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall - The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is hosting an internship reception to recognize the work of FSHN students outside of the classroom. Students will have an opportunity to share their internship or work experiences with other interested students. Undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Those planning to attend are asked to RSVP. More».
For more information, contact Megan Pulse or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or 515-294-1673 or mjpulse@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
Career fair interview day: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union - Student interviews with career fair employers. Hosted by the career services offices for the College of Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and College of Business. Search CyHire for opportunities and speak with career fair employees at Hilton Coliseum and the Scheman Building on Sept. 21. 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. 21
People to People Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building - Attend the career fair to build relationships with employers, learn about internships and full-time employment opportunities, and practice professional communication and networking skills. The People to People Career Fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in social and human services, health and wellness, government, hospitality, and professional schools. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - Attend the career fair to build relationships with employers, learn about internships and full-time employment opportunities, and practice professional communication and networking skills. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Sept. 20
Ladies in Fitness Training (LiFT) Club meeting: 7 p.m., 1312 Hoover Hall - Ladies in Fitness Training (LiFT) is having its next club meeting. General meetings take place every two to three weeks. The club's mission is to help women advance in all fitness related activities. Members are provided with a place to ask questions and learn about weightlifting and fitness related activities. More».
For more information, contact LiFT at lift@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - OSI, an American privately owned meat processing company, will be having an informational meeting to talk about its company, internships, and career opportunities. Food will be served from 5 to 5:30 p.m. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.
Sept. 16
Lecture: Geneva Gay, "Culturally Responsive Teaching": 5:30 p.m., 0130 College of Design - Geneva Gay, an international expert on multicultural education, will speak on Friday about "Culturally Responsive Teaching." Gay is a professor in education and teaches multicultural education and general curriculum theory at the University of Washington-Seattle. The lecture is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Mark Chidister at 515-294-7428 or markchild@iastate.edu.
Sept. 15
Latinx Heritage Month: 12 a.m., Iowa State University - Sept. 15 to Oct. 15. Latinx Heritage Month, also known as National Hispanic Heritage Month, recognizes the contributions made by and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrates their heritage and culture. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Sept. 14
President Leath's annual address: 6:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - President Steven Leath will on Wednesday, Sept. 14 deliver his annual address. He will introduce Iowa State's FY 2017-2022 strategic plan and his priorities for the academic year. Doors will open at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served following the address. Live video streaming of the event will be available at www.president.iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Kris Tigges, secretary in the Office of the President at 515-294-2042 or kstigge@iastate.edu.
Lecture: Mark Manary, Modern Views of Nutrition: "Malnutrition in Africa": 4:10-5 p.m., 2342 Food Sciences Building - Mark Manary is the second speaker in the five-part lecture series, "Modern Views of Nutrition: The Role of Pulses in Nutrition and Disease." He'll speak at 12:10 to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14 in 1204 Kildee Hall, and then at 4:10 p.m. in 2342 Food Sciences Building. Manary is the Helene B. Roberson Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University in St. Louis. He studies improved crops, environmental enteric dysfunction and gut health in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is best known for developing and using ready-to-use therapeutic food for treating severe acute malnutrition. Future speakers in the lecture series include James House on Sept. 21, Andrea Hutchins on Sept. 28, and Maurice Bennink on Oct. 5. More».
For more information, contact Donna Winham in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5040 or dwinham@iastate.edu.
Sept. 13
Student Dietetic Association club meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0169 Hamilton Hall - The Student Dietetic Association is on Tuesday, Sept. 13 having its first club meeting. The objective of the Student Dietetic Association is to provide dietetic students with opportunities to gain personal and professional development. During the semester, club members will have the chance to listen to guest speakers who are currently working in the dietetics profession. Members will also meet fellow students in dietetics and gain volunteer experience. Meetings will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays this semester. More».
For more information, contact Kenzie Besch in food science and human nutrition at 515-320-1881 or kbesch@iastate.edu.
Orchesis II dance group auditions: 7-8:30 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - Orchesis II dance group is on Tuesday, Sept. 13 holding dance auditions. Open to everyone. Orchesis II is a non-audition dance company in which all individuals are welcome to participate regardless of their experience in dance training. More».
For more information, contact Michaela Minock at 708-203-8298 or m3minock@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club first meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0289 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club will hold its first meeting of the semester at 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 in room 0289 of the Forker Building. The club will elect its two social chairs, two philanthropy chairs, and a secretary at this meeting. Any club members interested in running for these leadership positions should reach out to Morgan Lynn Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club, and plan to attend the meeting. The meeting will include food. The club will also discuss its plans for the semester and look at starting a planning committee. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Lynn Bowman, president of the Kinesiology and Health Club at mlbowman@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: International food and demonstration by Tolu Awokoyo: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 0200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. social/potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. club meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic: 5:15-6:30 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall - The Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic is offering tutoring for the fall 2016 semester. Tutoring will be for students in the first through 12th grades who have difficulties learning to read, write, and spell. Tutoring will be on campus Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 13 to Nov. 10 from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Fees are $150. Checks made out to the Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic are payable at the first tutoring session, Sept. 13. Contact coordinator Diana Schmidt Claus if payments or scholarships need to be arranged. More».
For more information, contact Diana Schmidt Claus in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or schmidt@iastate.edu.
Sept. 12
Textiles and Clothing Museum exhibit opens: "On the Surface: Textile Embellishment Techniques": 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - Exhibit will be open Sept. 12 to Nov. 11, Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendance is free. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sept. 8
Lecture and Performance: "Incognito: On Race, Identity, and Self Discovery": 7 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Michael Fosberg, who learned in his early thirties his father was African-American, presents his autobiographical play, "Incognito." It will be followed by a discussion about the meaning of race and identity. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
FSHN's annual welcome back picnic: 5-6:30 p.m., Courtyard, Food Sciences Building - The Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition is on Thursday, Sept. 8 hosting its annual welcome back picnic. The event is for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty, staff, and alumni. The picnic provides a great opportunity to network, meet club representatives, and reconnect with old friends. There will be food, games, and fun. More».
For more information, contact Megan Pulse in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or mjpulse@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences retiree social: 4-5:30 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, Iowa State University Alumni Center - The College of Human Sciences will host its annual "Not Going Back to School Celebration" for retired faculty and staff. Attendees will enjoy visiting and reminiscing at this come-and-go style reception. RSVP's may be sent to chsalum@iastate.edu by Sept. 2. This event is by invitation only from the dean.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Reopening of Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 0023 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens on Thursday, Sept. 8. Lunch is $6.50 and is served from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. The first day will feature barbecued meatballs with mashed potatoes, glazed carrots, bowknot rolls, and cherry crisp with whipped topping. The second day will feature a Polynesian honey mustard chicken breast, buttered broccoli, orange pilaf, coconut twists, and a chocolate mousse. Reservations are required and can be made by calling the tearoom at 515-294-3330 between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. The tearoom is a restaurant/classroom teaching operation within Iowa State University's world-renowned hospitality management program. The Quantity Food Production and Service Management Experience class operates the tearoom with meal service provided for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Students take responsibility for planning, preparing, and serving the lunch meal, which is made up of an entrée, salad/vegetable, bread, dessert, and a beverage. The tearoom is a non-profit with approximately 100-seat learning laboratory. More».
For more information, contact Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3330.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club meeting: 11:10 a.m.-noon, 1121 Human Nutritional Sciences Building - Iowa State's Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club will meet from 11:10 a.m. to noon on even Thursdays during the fall 2016 semester, beginning Sept. 8. The purpose and goal of BIEDA is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness and campus/local resource identification. This organization will be responsible for carrying out an annual week of awareness activities in conjunction with the National Eating Disorder Awareness week. This organization is directly affiliated with the Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa (EDCI). The club will provide programming throughout the year and an annual week of events during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. It will work to include events that appeal to all groups of people because eating disorders can affect everyone. Club members want to be a voice that will de-stigmatize eating disorders and to help those that are struggling to identify how to receive help. More».
For more information, contact Samantha Glaser, president of the BIEDA Club at sglaser3@iastate.edu.
Sept. 7
What's Next? Unpacking Your International Experience: 12:10-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This workshop is a collaboration between CHS international programs and CHS career services. It is designed to help students with any international experience. Workshop objectives are to teach students to cope with re-entry shock, continue their international experience through campus involvement, list their international experience on a resume, and learn ways to effectively articulate their experience in an interview. More».
For more information, contact Erin French, director of international programs or Tammy Stegman, director of career services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7153 or 515-294-3708 or efrench@iastate.edu or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 6
Sustaining the Academic Pipeline workshop series: Transitioning from graduate student to faculty member for faculty of color: 3-5 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - This is the first of a five-part workshop series designed to strengthen the pipeline of graduate students and faculty of color at Iowa State University. Speakers at the workshop will include Brian Burt and Sarah Rodriguez, assistant professors in the School of Education; and Shannon Coleman, assistant professor in food science and human nutrition. All are welcome to take part in this exciting workshop series. The workshops will focus on issues and concerns salient to scholars of color and provide a unique opportunity to network and build mentoring relationships and collaborations with other scholars. Please bring your business cards. Refreshments will be served and registration is not required. For more information, email scholarpipeline@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at 515-294-9804 or scholarpipeline@iastate.edu.
Sept. 6-9
Iowa State University Spirit Week for United Way: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Iowa State University - A suggested $10 donation is your pass to wear jeans and Iowa State University apparel to work for the week. Stop by your department or unit office to drop off your donation and pick up your pass for Iowa State University Spirit Week. Checks can be made payable to United Way. Support United Way and Go Cyclones!
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 1
Lecture: Not Just Another Adoption Story - Erin Kiernan: 7:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - The ISU Adoption Club is sponsoring a lecture series featuring Erin Kiernan. Kiernan is co-anchor of the WHO Channel 13 evening news team and an advocate for adoption and adoptive parents' rights. Kiernan, who grew up in western Nebraska, became pregnant at age 16 and chose adoption for her son, who is now in his twenties and remains an important part of her life. Last fall she and husband, Michael Kiernan, made public their eight-year struggle to start a family of their own, a process that involved multiple rounds of artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization and an unfulfilled adoption plan. The experience prompted her to help spearhead a bill in the Iowa legislature that would guarantee an adoptive parent the same maternity leave as a birth mother. Today, Erin and Michael are the proud parents of a nearly one-year-old son, and Erin shares openly her unique perspective on parenthood. More».
For more information, contact Diana Baltimore in human development and family studies at 515-294-8291 or dianab1@iastate.edu.
ISU 4U Promise meeting: 4-5 p.m., 2622 Lagomarcino Hall - ISU 4U Promise will be holding on Sept. 1 their first meeting of the semester. The ISU 4U Promise is a partnership between Iowa State University and King and Moulton elementary schools in Des Moines to promote college-going in these schools. Students who complete 5th grade at these schools are eligible for up to a 100 percent tuition award at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Pippitt in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krp@iastate.edu.
Aug. 31
Happy Strong Healthy meeting: 6-7 p.m., 0006 Hamilton Hall - Happy Strong Healthy is a health and wellness magazine on campus that is devoted to spreading positive messages about mental, physical, and nutritional health. Happy Strong Healthy is always looking for more students to join its team. This semester's first meeting will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 31 in Hamilton Hall 0006 at 6 p.m. The remaining meetings will also be on Wednesdays at the same time and place. Questions, comments, and concerns can be sent to colville@iastate.edu or hshmag.isu@gmail.com More».
For more information, contact Ellen Colville at 515-681-3523 or colville@iastate.edu.
Aug. 30
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - The Food Science Club is holding its first meeting of the year. The objective of the club is to foster a close relationship among the food science and human nutrition students and the faculty at Iowa State University, to encourage leadership, and to acquaint students with the wide scope of food science. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.
Welcome reception for international programs assistant Karen Williams: 9-10:30 a.m., 0131A MacKay Hall - A welcome reception will be held for international programs assistant, Karen Williams. More».
For more information, contact Erin French, director of international programs in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Aug. 23
Culinary Science Club Meeting: Ice Cream Bar/Shakes: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. The club informs members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors welcome! Meetings are on Tuesday evenings in 200 MacKay Hall: 5:45-6:00 p.m. Social/Potluck, 6:00-7:00 p.m. Club Meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Connect Four kickoff: 5-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Icebreakers and getting to know one another. Connect Four is a group just for first-year students of color in the College of Human Sciences. The goal is to develop a community of students of color and give you the opportunity to meet new people and learn about campus resources. It is a place for you to connect to the university community and the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Aug. 18
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff welcome back event: 7:30-10:30 a.m., Reiman Ballroom, Iowa State University Alumni Center - Please join President Steven Leath and Laura Jolly, the new dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, for the CHS Welcome Back event featuring an Iowa State University medallion ceremony installing Jolly as the Dean's Chair. The event begins with registration and breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by the medallion ceremony at 8 a.m., college introductions at 8:45 a.m., and Dean Jolly's welcome address at 9 a.m. The communications office is updating all faculty and staff directory photos and will have a photo booth set up to take head shots beginning at 7:30 a.m. RSVP online. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515 294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Aug. 16
Campus Conversation I: Baton Rouge, Dallas, Orlando…: 3:30-5 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Iowa State will on Aug. 16 hold a campus conversation for faculty and staff who are hurting and those who care about them. The purpose of the event is to provide a safe space for faculty and staff to share and discuss the impact of recent events in Baton Rouge, Dallas, Orlando, St. Paul, etc. on ourselves and our colleagues. All Iowa State faculty and staff are encouraged to attend and actively participate in this event, even if only interested in supporting colleagues and understanding their experiences. The goal is to build a more inclusive campus through sharing and listening and to better prepare ourselves to continue our work at Iowa State in light of these events. RSVP at http://bit.ly/cc1rsvp More».
For more information, contact Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion at 515-294-8840 or campusconv@iastate.edu.
Aug. 11-12
2016 Male Student Leadership Summit: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., University of Texas at Austin - The Texas Education Consortium for Male Students of Color present the 2016 Male Student Leadership Summit. Iowa State University School of Education assistant professor Sarah Rodriguez and alumnus Cristobal Salinas will present at the Aug. 11 to 12 summit. Rodriguez will present "Latino Men and Masculinity: Experiences in Community College Transfer in Texas," while Salinas will present "The (In)visible Borderlands of Oppression and Privilege: Latino Males Entering the Field of Education." The third-annual event will be held at the University of Texas at Austin. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Rodriguez in the School of Education at 515-294-8391 or srod@iastate.edu.
Aug. 8-9
1st annual Summit on School Climate and Culture: 7 a.m.-3:45 p.m., Iowa Events Center - Daniel Spikes and Jason Salisbury, two assistant professors in the Iowa State University School of Education, will share their expertise on cultural proficiency at the Des Moines Public Schools' first annual Summit on School Climate and Culture. The two-day summit, August 8 and 9 at the Iowa Events Center in Des Moines, is designed to improve school climate and culture through professional development, skill building, and application of the best practices and research. A series of workshops, speeches and breakout sessions will focus on best practices in improving student behavior, multi-tiered system of supports, cultural proficiency, social and emotional health, and stakeholder engagement. More».
For more information, contact Daniel Spikes and Jason Salisbury in the School of Education at 515-294-4497 and 515-294-4502 or dspikes@iastate.edu and jsals@iastate.edu.
Aug. 3-4
School Administrators of Iowa Annual Conference: 8 a.m.-noon, Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Memorial, Des Moines - The annual conference will bring together administrators of Iowa's early childhood, elementary, middle, and secondary schools to enhance teamwork, develop leadership, and discuss current trends and issues in school administration. The 2016 conference theme is "reimagine." Online registration is open. More».
For more information, contact School Administrators of Iowa at 515-267-1115.
July 30
VERB Summer Scorecard: Story County VERB Finale Event: 4-6 p.m., TBD - The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 27-30
American Cheese Society Annual Conference and Competition: 1-9:30 p.m., Iowa Events Center, Des Moines - The American Cheese Society's annual conference and competition will feature 1,800 cheeses, butters, and cultured dairy products competing for Best in Show. The theme of this year's international conference is "Cheese in the Heartland." Approximately 1,200 cheese and specialty food professionals will gather to learn, network, and compete. The conference and competition are co-chaired by professor of food science and human nutrition Stephanie Clark, whose efforts were key in bringing the event to Iowa. The event will also include a Festival of Cheese and Cheese Sale open to the public. Regular online registration closes on June 23 and late registration will close on June 24. Volunteer opportunities are also available during the conference. Interested volunteers can register for shifts online. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.
July 27
VERB Summer Scorecard: Family Fun in the Park: 10-11 a.m., Walnut Shelter, Inis Grove Park, Ames - Join VERB and the Ames Public Library at Inis Grove Park for fun games, stories, crafts, and more. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 25
VERB Summer Scorecard: Reiman Gardens Scavenger Hunt: 2-4 p.m., Reiman Gardens - Join VERB at Reiman Gardens for a fun “Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks by Sean Kenney” themed scavenger hunt! Admission will be discounted by using a provided $2 off coupon. Bring family and friends for a fun outdoor and summer activity that all can enjoy. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 25-26
2016 Iowa State Education Association Summer Leadership Conference: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Prairie Meadows Events Center, Altoona - The summer leadership conference will bring together instructional, association, and policy leaders together for two days of sessions designed to equip Iowa's educational leaders with tools to make informed decisions for the upcoming school year. Attendees may register online.
For more information, contact Rhonda Plimmer at 1-800-445-9358, ext. 8052 or
rhonda.plimmer@isea.org.
July 23
VERB Summer Scorecard: Wiffle Ball: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Inis Grove Park, Ames - Challenge friends to a fun game of wiffle ball. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 22
Alzheimer’s Association International Conference: 8 a.m., Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada - International investigators, clinicians, and care providers will share the latest study results, theories, and discoveries that will help bring the world closer to breakthroughs in dementia science. Auriel Willette, an assistant professor in food science and human nutrition, along with three Iowa State students, will present work at this year's conference, which runs from Friday, July 22 at 8 a.m. to Thursday, July 28 at 1:00 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Auriel Willette in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3110 or awillett@iastate.edu.
July 20
VERB Summer Scorecard: Family Fun in the Park with ISU student athletes: 10-11 a.m., Walnut Shelter, Inis Grove Park, Ames - Join VERB and the Ames Public Library at Inis Grove Park for fun games, stories, crafts, and more. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
Farewell reception for Catie Funk: 9-10:30 a.m., 131A MacKay Hall - Catie Funk, International Programs Assistant in the College of Human Sciences International Programs office, has served since July 2013 on the ISU Abroad Development Committee and the ISU International Programs Committee. Catie also advised the Human Sciences Student Council and represented staff on the Human Sciences Professional and Scientific Council. Faculty, staff, and students are invited to wish Catie well as she starts her next endeavor.
For more information, contact Erin French in the International Programs Office at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
July 20-21
2016 School Foods Short Courses: Healthy School Meals: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Scheman Building - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. Healthy School Meals: A training to increase knowledge and improve practical ability to plan menus that meet meal pattern requirements. Register by July 12. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
July 20-22
2016 Annual International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education Summer Conference & Marketplace: 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center, Dallas/Grapevine, Texas - 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. Attendees may register online. More».
For more information, contact International CHRIE at 804-346-4800.
July 19
VERB Summer Scorecard: Hike at Ledges State Park: 6-7 p.m., Ledges State Park, rural Boone County - VERB leaders will chaperone a hike through the state park starting promptly at 6 p.m. Meet at the trail head near the parking lot on the East side of the park. Look for VERB leaders in bright-colored shirts. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 19-23
American Dairy Science Association 2016 annual meeting: noon -4 p.m., Salt Lake City, Utah - The American Dairy Science Association will hold its 2016 joint annual meeting July 19-23 at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. This year's meeting theme is Animals and Science: Big Solutions for Grand Challenges. A frozen yogurt sandwich called “Beyond the Bar” invented by eight Iowa State University students is one of three finalists in a national food product competition. The Iowa State team will learn whether it placed first, second, or third July 20 at the American Dairy Science Association’s joint annual meeting in Salt Lake City. The teams will split $16,000 in prize money. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.
July 19-21
2016 School Foods Short Courses: New Manager Orientation: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Scheman Building - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. New Manager Orientation: New to managing school nutrition programs? This three day “basic training” will provide guidance regarding the National School Lunch Program and School Breakfast Program. On the 1st day, New Managers meet separately then join others for Healthy School Meals workshop on 2nd and 3rd days. Register by July 12. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
July 18-22
iCan Bike Camp: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., All Iowa Attack Courts - iCan Bike Camp will be held July 18 to 22 at the All Iowa Attack courts at 1005 Dickinson Ave. in west Ames. During the week, the camp teaches children and adults with disabilities to ride bikes, which helps to increase self esteem and confidence, as well as physical fitness. Seven College of Human Sciences students are involved in the planning and 70 volunteers are needed to help. More».
For more information, contact Ciara McCarty in the College of Human Sciences at amesicanbike@gmail.com.
July 18-29
Mosquitos and Me summer camp: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., North High School, Des Moines - Iowa State is holding a two-week camp using mosquitoes to teach kids about science. The Mosquitoes and Me summer camp is being held July 18 to 29 at North High School in Des Moines and is funded by a $1.25 million National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award. The camp aims to benefit students with ISU 4U Promise, the partnership between the Des Moines Public Schools and Iowa State to promote college attendance and prepare students for possible careers as scientists. About 15 rising fifth and sixth-graders from Moulton elementary are learning to identify different types of mosquitoes, build traps to collect and monitor the insects in their neighborhoods, and document their research in a statewide mosquito surveillance database. Students will be studying mosquitoes with an entomology expert from Madison, Wisconsin. They will be designing and building and placing their traps, using GPS to record their locations. The camp will also include a visiting drummer will help students make connections between percussion, insect sounds, math, and African culture. The camp is organized and staffed by Iowa State faculty, staff, and students; and one Moulton elementary teacher. More».
For more information, contact Ellen Johnsen or Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-8021 or 515-294-4144 or johnsene@iastate.edu or krbruna@iastate.edu.
July 16-19
Institute of Food Technologists 2016 Annual Meeting: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., McCormick Place South Building, Chicago, Illinois - The Institute of Food Technologists will hold its 2016 conference July 16-19 at McCormick Place convention center in Chicago, Illinois. The 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 after June 3. Registration may be completed online. More».
For more information, contact Institute of Food Technologists at 1-800-462-9440 or ift@experient-inc.com.
July 14
VERB Summer Scorecard: Flag Football: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Inis Grove Park, Ames - Come out for a fun game of flag football! All ages and skill levels are welcome. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 13
VERB Summer Scorecard: Family Fun in the Park: 10-11 a.m., Walnut Shelter, Inis Grove Park, Ames - Join VERB and the Ames Public Library at Inis Grove Park for fun games, stories, crafts, and more. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 11
VERB Summer Scorecard: High Trestle Trail Bike Ride: 6-7 p.m., High Trestle Trail trail head entrance, Slater - Bring a bike and join the group bike ride beginning promptly at 6 p.m. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 8
VERB Summer Scorecard: Cyclone Martial Arts Club: 10-11 a.m., Inis Grove Park, Ames - Join VERB for a great event with the Iowa State University's Cyclone Martial Arts Club! Learn fun skills such as Taekwondo, Judo, and Hapkido with ISU students. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 7
VERB Summer Scorecard: Hike at Ledges State Park: 6-7 p.m., Ledges State Park, rural Boone County - VERB leaders will chaperone a hike through the state park starting promptly at 6 p.m. Meet at the trail head near the parking lot on the East side of the park. Look for VERB leaders in bright-colored shirts. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 5
VERB Summer Scorecard: Soccer Scrimmage: 6-7:30 p.m., Inis Grove Park, Ames - Join VERB for a fun soccer match up. No need for any soccer experience, all ranges of skill are welcome to come play. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
July 4
VERB Summer Scorecard: Fourth of July Pancake Breakfast: 7-9:30 a.m., Nevada Fire Department - The Nevada Fire Department is sponsoring a free bounce house for children and emergency vehicles display during their pancake breakfast. Admission to the breakfast is free; a free-will donation will be taken. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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 30-17
VERB Summer Scorecard: Ada Hayden Walk & Exploration: 6-7 p.m., Ada Hayden Heritage Park, Ames - Come out and enjoy nature at Ada Hayden Heritage Park. VERB volunteer leaders will walk kids through park trail loops, and explore the park area wildlife. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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 30
Phyllis Kendall retirement reception: 10 a.m.-noon, North Lagomarcino Hall Atrium - Join in celebrating Phyllis Kendall's 25 years of service to Iowa State University, including 24 years in the School of Education and the former Department of Curriculum and Instruction, now part of the School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Becka Abraham in the School of Education at 515-294-9531 or rebecca@iastate.edu.
June 29
Mandi Anderson retirement reception: 1-3 p.m., North Lagomarcino Atrium - Bid farewell and best wishes to Mandi Anderson as she retires from Iowa State University. Anderson is a program coordinator in the Research Institute for Studies in Education, an arm of the School of Education. More».
For more information, contact Becka Abraham in the School of Education at 515-294-9531 or rebeccaa@iastate.edu.
June 29-17
VERB Summer Scorecard: Family Fun in the Park: 10-11 a.m., Walnut Shelter, Inis Grove Park, Ames - join VERB and the Ames Public Library at Inis Grove Park for fun games, stories, crafts, and more. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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 28
VERB Summer Scorecard: Iowa State Juggling and Unicycling Club: 6-7 p.m., Ames Brookside Park - The ISU Juggling and Unicycling Club is bringing an exciting VERB event to Brookside Park. The club offers all sorts of cool things like Poi, Diabolo, Duncan Top spinning, Stilt walking, and more. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
Food Preservation 101 Workshop: 6-8 p.m., Orange City Public Library - Renee Sweers, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach field specialist, will on June 28 lead a free workshop at the Orange City Public Library. While the majority of food safety issues occur with canning, the workshop discuss a range of food preservation techniques. To pre-register, call the Orange City Public Library at 712-707-4302. More».
For more information, contact Renee Sweers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-276-2157 or rsweers@iastate.edu.
June 24
Warren Madden retirement reception: 4-7 p.m., Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building - Warren Madden, senior vice president for business and finance, has served at Iowa State for 50 years. A program begins at 4 p.m. in Benton Auditorium and a reception continues in Brunnier Art Museum and second floor lobby. Submit (unfolded) letters of appreciation to Judy Hankins. Contributions in Madden's honor may be made to the ISU Foundation. More».
For more information, contact Judy Hankins at Iowa State University at 515-294-9317 or jahanki@iastate.edu.
June 23
Iowa Retail Initiative 2016 Summit: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Reiman Gardens - The daylong summit will focus on the research and assistance that Iowa State University has available to local community retail and economic leaders, as well as to those from other state programs addressing community and retail needs. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about the Iowa Retail Initiative and the resources available to Iowa’s communities, and to showcase great communities across the state. The event is put on by the Iowa Retail Initiative, a joint effort by ISU Extension and Outreach, the College of Human Sciences, and the College of Design that since August 2013 has provided a single point of contact for rural communities and retailers seeking help. Admission to the event is free, but space is limited. To reserve a space, register by June 10. More».
For more information, contact Lisa Bates at Iowa State University at 515-294-2528 or lmbates@iastate.edu.
2016 School Foods Short Courses: Smarter Lunchroom Workshop: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Scheman Building - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. Smarter Lunchroom Workshop: A smarter lunchroom is one that nudges kids towards nutritious foods. The Smarter Lunchroom applies research-based principles that lead children to make healthy choices when provided with the full spectrum of choice. Smarter Lunchroom techniques focus on specific aspects of school meals. The hands-on workshop will be presented by Cornell Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs, sponsored by Iowa Team Nutrition. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
June 22-25
American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences 107th Annual Conference: 4-8 p.m., Hyatt Regency, Bellevue, Washington - The theme for the 107TH annual conference is "Improving the Health and Well-Being of a Changing Society." Family and consumer sciences professionals across multiple practice settings and content areas will share research that helps professionals better understand the unique health and wellness needs of our diverse population. Attendees will also learn strategies for delivering education that fosters the physical and emotional well-being of a variety of audiences. The registration deadline is June 16 and may be completed More».
For more information, contact Katy Southard in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or kjsouth@iastate.edu.
2016 School Foods Short Courses: HACCP 101 - Food Safety Plan: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Scheman Building - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. HACCP 101 - Food Safety Plan: Registrants should have basic knowledge of food safety standards and sanitation principles and have a food safety plan in place. Ideally, registrants have earned ServSafe® Certification. Register by June 14. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
June 21
VERB Summer Scorecard: Kickball in the park: 6:30-7:30 p.m., Ames Brookside Park - Join Iowa State University students at Brookside Park in Ames for kickball in the park. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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.
2016 School Foods Short Courses: Financial Management Seminar: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Scheman Building - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. Financial Management Seminar: Participants will examine financial elements of effective food service management and learn tips to organize and analyze the school’s foodservice financial data. Register by June 13. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
2016 School Foods Short Courses: ServSafe Certification Course: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Scheman Building - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. ServSafe Certification Course: Regulations require at least one employee be a Certified Food Protection Manager. ServSafe® Certification program is approved by the Conference on Food Protection as meeting this requirement. ServSafe® certificates are valid for five years. Renew yours if it has expired! Register by June 1. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
June 20-24
Rescheduled for July 18-22: iCan Bike Camp: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., All Iowa Attack Courts - iCan Bike Camp will be held June 20 to 24 at the All Iowa Attack courts at 1005 Dickinson Ave. in west Ames. During the week, the camp teaches children and adults with disabilities to ride bikes, which helps to increase self esteem and confidence, as well as physical fitness. Seven College of Human Sciences students are involved in the planning and 70 volunteers are needed to help. More».
For more information, contact Ciara McCarty in the College of Human Sciences at amesicanbike@gmail.com.
June 19
VERB Summer Scorecard: Skate with Dad at Ames Ice Arena: 2-4 p.m., Ames Ice Arena - Celebrate Father's Day by spending some time on the ice! All dads skate free with a paid child's admission. Youth admission is $4. Skate rental is $3. The 2016 VERB Summer Scorecard program provides youth ages 8-13 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 16
2016 School Foods Short Courses: Manager's Update: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Brown Deer Golf Club - Coralville, IA - The Bureau of Nutrition and Health Services and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be offering several informative workshops this summer for school nutrition staff. Manager Update: Learn what’s new with school nutrition programs. Conveniently scheduled following the School Nutrition Association Conference in Coralville. Register by June 9. More information and registration available online. Registration fees include lunch and break refreshments, and training materials. More».
For more information, contact Registration Services in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6222 or registrations@iastate.edu.
June 15-17
Association for Career and Technical Education Region III Conference: 3 p.m.-11 a.m., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Jefferson City, Missouri - Educators in career and technical fields within Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin are invited to register for the annual Region III conference. This year's conference theme is "CTE the 'Show-Me' Way." The fee for registering after June 1 is $195. Registration may be completed by mail or online. More».
For more information, contact Katrina Plese at 815-838-6941.
June 13-15
Preventive Controls Short Course - Human Food Training: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition will begin providing FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Human Food training in summer of 2016. This three-day Basic Preventive Controls training is designed for people in the food industry desiring to understand and be trained in the food safety system for manufacturing safe food. This course will meet the FDA FSMA regulations as an approved course under Food Safety Preventive Control Alliance (FSPCA). This is a standardized, industry-oriented training curriculum that will provide participants with the knowledge that is needed to create a food safety plan to comply with the Hazard Analysis and Risk-Based Preventive Controls for Human Foods rule. The course content is focused on the food safety activities and documentation that support the creation and implementation of a preventive controls food safety plan. This course will be presented in a manner that will serve participants from all foods under FDA regulations. The FSPCA training materials are designed to meet the requirements for training under Title 21 Code of Federal Regulations Part 117.155 for the “qualified individual” who conducts certain Food Safety Plan activities and is recognized by the FDA. This course will be offered June 13-15, 2016 at Iowa State University campus in Ames, Iowa. Class size is limited to 30 people and the cost is $750.00 per person. Registration Ends May 30, 2016 (prior to midnight) for the June 13, 2016 course. More».
For more information, contact Angela Shaw in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-0868 or angelaml@iastate.edu.
June 12-14
Iowa Family and Consumer Sciences Educators Conference: 6:30-4 p.m., Garden Hilton Inn, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls - The Iowa Family Consumer Sciences Educators conference is designed to present opportunities to network, collaborate, and grow as an educator, for future, current, and retired educators. The conference theme this year is "Say Yes to FCS." Registration information is provided online. More».
For more information, contact Kristie Kuhse at (319)240-2095 or kristie.kuhse@wsr.k12.ia.us.
June 9-11
Canceled: Iowa State athletic training camp: 4:30-4:30 p.m., Jack Trice Stadium - The Iowa State Athletic Training department will hold its annual summer camp in June 2016 for all students in grades 8 to 12 who are interested in athletic training. This year's camp will take place on the Iowa State University campus from June 9 to 11. Staff for the camp include Iowa State staff athletic trainers Vic Miller and Nate Postma. Vic is in his 14th year with Iowa State and serves as the athletic trainer for the Iowa State men's basketball team. Nate is in his 9th year with Iowa State and serves as an athletic trainer for Cyclone football. More».
For more information, contact Vic Miller in kinesiology at 515-294-3587 or vmiller@iastate.edu.
June 6
ISU Summer Youth Fitness begins: 1:10-4:30 p.m., Forker Building - ISU Summer Youth Fitness begins June 6 and concludes July 28. The program takes place Monday through Thursday 1:10-4:30 p.m. Sports and physical activities are instructed by physical education majors, elementary education majors, and graduate students in kinesiology. Children in grades K-6 participate in a range of activities such as: team sports, gymnastics, dance, physical fitness, swimming, etc. The program is offered through kinesiology in the Forker Building. Open areas surrounding Forker Building are also utilized for outdoor sports and activities. The cost for one child is $410. Siblings can be registered using a sliding fee scale. The fee structure was recently reviewed and updated to better fit the needs of the program. Please contact the director for an enrollment form or for more information.
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
May 20
Inspiration Awards and Annual Reception: 5:30 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - Larry Ebbers will be among those awarded at the Inspiration Awards and Annual Reception. The reception consisting of heavy appetizers and a cash bar will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by the program at 6:30 p.m. A dessert reception will follow the program at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per person and the deadline to register is May 13. All awardees will be in attendance for this event.
For more information, contact Katie Lickteig at Iowa State University at 515-294-1955 or kbruxvoo@iastate.edu.
May 20-25
Iowa State University nutrition and wellness workshop: The Adventure Comes to You: 9 a.m.-noon, Lewis (5/20), Storm Lake (5/23), Nashua (5/24), Washington (5/25) - This workshop offered across Iowa offers events on new strategies for healthy youth and families, the impact of type 2 diabetes on micronutrient balance, and hot topics in food science. The workshop is a partnership between the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. Faculty from food science and human nutrition will share their research and engage audiences in four areas of the state — in other words, the adventure is coming to you! More».
For more information, contact Shannon Coleman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9011 or scoleman@iastate.edu.
May 13-14
Bald Eagle and Panda U.S.-China Culture Exchange Virtual Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Online - Bald Eagle & Panda U.S.-China Culture Exchange Virtual Conference focuses on contemporary and future issues in American and Chinese culture, the impact of culture on bilateral connections and improving mutual understanding. In conjunction with the American Cultural Centers supported by the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, students will have opportunities to participate in the conference to gain valuable experiences in Chinese and American cultural exchange. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn at Iowa State University at panda.baldeagle@gmail.com.
May 10
Money For Life: 2-3 p.m., Memorial Union, Gallery Room - Barb Wollan, a field specialist in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach will present "Money For Life." This seminar is for those who want to make more progress toward their financial goals: it will help you consider your goals, explore financial security, and then begin examining your money choices to see how they match up with what’s important to you. The goal is to equip you to put your money where it will best improve your life, in both the short-term and the long-term. The seminar will also be available online. More».
For more information, contact Barb Wollan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or bwollan@iastate.edu.
May 7
University Commencement Ceremony for undergraduates: 1:30 p.m., Jack Trice Stadium - The University Commencement Ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, May 7, in Jack Trice Stadium. Graduates should report to their line-up area no later than 12:15 p.m. Tickets are not required for admission to the university ceremony. In event of rain, commencement will move to Hilton Coliseum, with overflow in Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Graduation Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-9372 or graduation@iastate.edu.
May 6
College of Human Sciences Reception for undergraduate and graduate students: 3:30 p.m., Scheman Building, First Floor Lobby - Graduates, families, and friends are invited to a reception beginning at approximately 3:30 p.m. in the Scheman Building, First Floor Lobby. The Scheman Building is located directly west of Hilton Coliseum. The reception provides a good opportunity to visit with family, friends, and faculty and to take small group photographs. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Convocation: 2 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences Convocation allows students from the College of Human Sciences and their guests an individualized celebration of their achievement. Students participating are asked to wear business professional attire. The Convocation will include greetings from the Dean of the College, comments by a student speaker, and individual recognition of each graduating student who is in attendance. At the conclusions of the recognition of student award recipients, students will cross the stage as their names are read and be recognized by the Dean and the chair or director of their respective academic department or school. Seating is unlimited and attendance is optional. Suggested arrival time is 1 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8300 or hsconvocation@iastate.edu.
School of Education Cording Ceremony: 10 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - Graduating teacher education students will be recognized at the third Iowa State University School of Education cording ceremony. This semester, the school has 191 student teachers and all are invited to attend. The ceremony recognizes and celebrates the completion of the teacher preparation academic program and the induction into the profession of teaching. More».
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.
May 5
Masters and Ph.D. Commencement Ceremony: 7:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The Graduate College Commencement Ceremony will be held in Hilton Coliseum, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, May 5. Ph.D. candidates should report to Benton Auditorium in the Scheman Building no later than 6:30 p.m. Master's candidates should report to level 3 in Hilton Coliseum no later than 6:45 p.m. Tickets are not required for admission to the ceremony. More».
For more information, contact Graduation Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-9372 or graduation@iastate.edu.
May 4
Mary Lynn Damhorst's retirement reception: 3-5 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room - A retirement reception honoring Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management will be held in the LeBaron Conference Room. A program will start at 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Ann Marie Fiore in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9303 or amfiore@iastate.edu.
May 2
Retirement Reception for Larry Ebbers: 3:30-5:30 p.m., South Ballroom and Great Hall, Memorial Union - Attend the Retirement Reception for Larry Ebbers, University Professor in the School of Education. Program begins at 4:15 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Molly Parrott in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7437 or mparrot@iastate.edu.
Dyscovry Foods New Product Showcase: 2:45-4 p.m., MacKay Hall, outside rooms 210 and 206 - The public is invited to sample innovative new foods at the annual Dyscovry Foods New Product Showcase, where food science and human nutrition students in FSHN 412 will show and give samples of the new food products they've developed. This year's exciting new food products include:
*Frespacho – “A chilled gazpacho with a refreshing blend of vegetables and mango, garnished with feta cheese”
*Batata Crunch – “Brighten up YOUR morning with a bowl of honey-coated sweet potato cereal!”
*Honey Kissed Bites: Sriracha Style – “A sweet & spicy, popcorn & chickpea snack that satisfies all of your cravings”
*Bagels without Borders – “An artisan bagel stuffed with smooth avocado cream cheese. Keeping utensils clean since 2016”
*ChiBrosos – “Fajita flavored chicken bite filled with onions, peppers, and cheese, coated in a tortilla-lime crust”
*Morning Munchers – “Start your day off right with Morning Munchers®, a crispy hash brown and savory bacon crust stuffed with fresh, sharp cheddar cheese”
*Scone Appétit – “A subtly sweet frozen gourmet lemon scone ready to eat in 15 minutes”
*Tastefully Tofu: Lemon Soy Blueberry Waffles – “A protein-packed waffle with a lemon-blueberry twist”
*Sticks and Dip – “Fruity mango sticks and a spicy, habanero cashew dip”
*The Dashing Tom – “An Asian-inspired broth based soup that is bursting with hot and sour flavors and fresh vegetables”
*Pomegranate Dreams – “A simply delicious yet delightfully unique frozen dessert that is fruity and decadent”
For more information, contact Kenneth Prusa in food science and human nutrition at kprusa@iastate.edu.
April 29
Application deadline for scholarship for unpaid internships: 11:55 p.m., Online - Apply by April 29th for a scholarship that supports unpaid internships. Scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $2,000 are available to support these career-building experiences this summer.
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
Retirement Reception honoring Jay-Lin Jane: 2-5 p.m., Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building - Jay-Lin Jane, Iowa State University Distinguished Professor, is retiring in 2016 from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Please join us for a retirement reception honoring her for all of her hard work and dedication to the department. Program at 3:00 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Megan Pulse in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or mjpulse@iastate.edu.
April 28
Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-8:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby, auditorium - People from business, industry, and academia will judge College of Human Sciences students on their ideas to start a new business or spruce up an existing one. This year’s showcase is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the LeBaron Hall lobby area. The awards ceremony will follow in the LeBaron Auditorium. The showcase will feature team and individual entries from students in Linda Niehm’s AESHM 474-574 Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences class. Students will compete in eight categories including best new business startup idea, best consulting/makeover of an existing business, and most sustainable business proposal. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
Teaching Circle on Inclusive Classrooms: Hearing from our Students: 4:10-5:30 p.m., W0282 Lagomarcino Hall - A panel of College of Human Sciences students will share their experiences and discuss what is happening in the college. Faculty and staff will have the opportunity to reflect on how to make educational environments more inclusive. The panel and program are arranged by CHS Multicultural Programs staff. Refreshments provided by the College of Human Sciences Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee. More».
For more information, contact Yvette Rodriguez in student services at 515-294-1268 or hsyvette@iastate.edu.
April 27
Poster session: Connect Four and BOLD multicultural learning communities: 4:10-6 p.m., Gallery, Memorial Union - The multicultural learning communities of the College of Human Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will host a joint poster session. Students in the Connect Four group and the Bridging Opportunities in Leadership and Diversity, or BOLD, group will share their experiences in these programs at the session, which is open to the university community. More».
For more information, contact Yvette Rodriguez in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or hsyvette@iastate.edu.
Retirement Reception Honoring Pamela White: 3:30-5:30 p.m., First Floor Atrium, Beardshear Hall - Attend the retirement reception honoring Pamela White, dean and Dean's Chair for the College of Human Sciences. A short program will begin at 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Carla Peterson in administration at 515-294-7804 or carlapet@iastate.edu.
Textiles and Clothing Museum: "The Fashion Show 2016 Winning Garments Exhibit" opens: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - A new exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum opens Wednesday April 27 with a reception from 5-6 pm in 1015 Morrill Hall. "The Fashion Show 2016 Winning Garments Exhibit" runs from April 27-August 26, 2016. The Textiles and Clothing Museum is open 11 am - 4 pm, Monday-Friday and closed all University holidays. Attendance is free. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
April 26
Apparel students present redesigned denim jackets at Fort Dodge prison: 1:30-2:30 p.m., I-Building at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility - For the fourth year in a row, Iowa Prison Industries and the Apparel Merchandising and Design (AMD) program at Iowa State University have collaborated on a class project to design a garment for offenders. Under Brenda Ackerman’s leadership, 21 students in AMD 431 Apparel Engineering have been working to redesign the denim jackets worn by Iowa offenders. Brenda’s previous classes have designed denim jeans, laboratory coats, and pediatric hospital gowns for Iowa Prison Industries. The students will present their designs and production methods from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. April 26 in the I-Building at the Fort Dodge Correctional Facility. Prizes will be awarded by a three-judge panel. For the first time, there will be a “People’s Choice Award” as well. A brief reception will follow. Those wishing to attend should let James Van Langen know at James.VanLangen@iowa.gov.
For more information, contact Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7549 or bpacker@iastate.edu.
April 25
Event management research fair: 9 a.m.-9:50 p.m., Library 0198 - Students from EVENT 471 will hold a science-fair style research fair on April 25 at 9 a.m. in the Library 0198.
For more information, contact Eric D. Olson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-0699 or olsoned@iastate.edu.
April 25-28
Support The Shop: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Food Sciences Building, room 2616 - The Shop, a student-run, on-campus food pantry at Iowa State University is taking food and toiletry donations to help build inventory for summer months. Collection points are located at 2312 Food Sciences, Forker - Main Lobby, 2330 Palmer, 118 MacKay Visitor Center, 131 MacKay Student Services, 031 MacKay, and 220 MacKay. The Shop is also looking for volunteers during Dead Week. Sign up online. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in the College of Human Sciences at embleton@iastate.edu.
April 24
Open Streets: 1-4 p.m., Main Street, Ames - Healthiest Ames will be hosting an Open Streets event to educate the community about active living and multi-modal transportation. Main Street will be closed from East of Pearle Avenue to Douglas Avenue to promote physical activity and generate awareness about Complete Streets policy. People of all ages and fitness levels are welcome to attend. Local businesses and organizations will be providing free activities such as zumba, yoga, hip hop dancing, broomball, basketball, and big wheel races. More».
For more information, contact Tessa Allred in kinesiology at 6413440170 or tnallred@iastate.edu.
April 23-30
Iowa Money Smart Week: Iowa Money Smart Week partners and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be offering free financial seminars and special events from April 23 to 30. Topics range from retirement planning to youth financial literacy, paying for college, home buying and investment options. More than 100 events and seminars will be offered throughout the state. For the complete schedule of events in your area, visit the Money Smart Week website. More».
For more information, contact Susan Taylor in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 563-583-6496 or taylorse@iastate.edu.
April 22
Story County Go Red for Women Luncheon: 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Gateway Hotel and Conference Center - Six apparel, merchandising, and design students are participating in the Red Dress exhibit this year will be featured in the "Go Red for Women" luncheon event. The event is organized by the regional chapter of the American Heart Association to call attention to heart disease and prevention in women. More».
For more information, contact Sharon Wirth in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6964 or skwirth@iastate.edu.
April 21
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff awards ceremony and reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Gallery, Memorial Union - Come honor the recipients of the 2015 College of Human Sciences faculty and staff awards. A reception will follow the award presentation. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences fundraiser: 10-11 a.m., Panda Express - Do you like Panda? Family and Consumer Sciences Club (FCEDS) is hosting a Panda fundraiser from 10am-11am Thursday, April 21. Mark your calendars. Grab your friends to eat an early lunch.
For more information, contact Rachel Wolf in the College of Human Sciences at 319-939-3032 or rkwolf@iastate.edu.
April 20
Future of Healthy Families Lecture Series Finale: Ross Parke, Hilton Endowed Chair and all speakers: 2:30-4 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. This final lecture will be lef by Ross Parke, Hilton Endowed Chair. All the other speakers in the series will also participate, via webinar. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
April 19
Future of Healthy Families Lecture Series: Deb Cassidy: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club Meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Food Science Club provides an opportunity to become acquainted with the wide scope of food science through guest speakers, field trips, and club activities. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 3099455699 or Jschaum@iastate.edu.
How to set up your Blackboard course: 2:30-4 p.m., 312 MacKay - Faculty may choose one of two Blackboard seminars to attend on either April 18 or 19. The seminar will review the specific steps needed to order an account, structure a new account, and revise a copied account. Tips will be given on when and how to enroll students, and how to verify exactly what students see at any time in your course. A detailed handout can be viewed at this link. Please RSVP specifying which date you plan to attend by emailing Karla Embleton at embleton@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
April 18
How to set up your Blackboard course: 2:30-4 p.m., 312 MacKay - Faculty may choose one of two Blackboard seminars to attend on either April 18 or 19. The seminar will review the specific steps needed to order an account, structure a new account, and revise a copied account. Tips will be given on when and how to enroll students, and how to verify exactly what students see at any time in your course. A detailed handout can be viewed at this link. Please RSVP specifying which date you plan to attend by emailing Karla Embleton at embleton@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
April 16
Collegiately Creative Conference: 10 a.m., LeBaron and MacKay Halls - The ISU Event Management Club is holding the first Iowa State University event management conference to inspire Iowa State students and light their inner entrepreneurial fire. All Iowa State students are invited to attend. Registration opens at 9 a.m.
For more information, contact Elizabeth Johnson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at ekj@iastate.edu.
4-H and Fashion sponsored by The Fashion Show 2016: 9-11 a.m., LeBaron Hall - The Fashion Show is partnering with 4-H of Boone, Hardin, Marshall, Story, and Tama Counties to introduce students to the apparel, merchandising, and design program at Iowa State University and to supplement their educational activities. This workshop is open to 4-H club members in the fourth to eighth grade. Activities will include a T-shirt deconstruction, mini fashion show, and panel of speakers. Register by April 11. More».
For more information, contact Emily Clark, Bethany Sauer, and Sara Turke in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.alumni@iastate.edu.
April 15
Trashion Show – a night of art, creativity, and environmentalism: 7 p.m., Serenity Couture Salon and Spa, North Grand Mall - Students in the AESHM 222 Creative Thinking and Problem Solving course are getting ready for the 3rd annual Trashion Show in collaboration with the Serenity Couture Salon located in the North Grand Mall, Ames. Creativity and environmentalism go hand in hand at this outrageous event. All designs are created with 100% recycled materials such as newspaper, plastic bottles, old receipts, plastic grocery bags, school supplies, etc. This show aims to bring awareness of various pressing environmental issues. All proceeds will be donated to the Audubon Society, an organization working diligently to protect and preserve Iowa's waterways. Tickets are available in the salon or by calling 515.956.4545. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. and show begins at 7 p.m. The show includes a silent auction, spa day giveaway and prizes. General admission is $10 or $40 for a VIP ticket including a first row seat, VIP bar, and Aveda goody bag.
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.
Distinguished Awards Celebration: 2 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - The university's highest awards are presented at the Distinguished Awards Celebration in the spring of each year. Awards given to alumni and friends, through the ISU Alumni Association, include the Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorary Alumni Award, and Order of the Knoll Awards. The Distinguished Awards Celebration will also be available online for those who are not able to attend in person. More».
For more information, contact Julie Larson at Iowa State University at 515-294-8490 or jklarson@iastate.edu.
Purple Up Day: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Iowa State University - April is the Month of the Military Child, to honor military children for their sacrifices in a military family. Friday, April 15 is Purple Up Day. Everyone at Iowa State University is encouraged to wear purple as a visible way to show support and thank military youth for their strength and sacrifices. Iowa has about 10,000 military children and the College of Human Sciences is home to at least 39 veterans and 30 military children this semester, according to student records. Purple is the color that symbolizes all branches of the military. It's a combination of Army green, Marine Red, and Coast Guard, Air Force, and Navy blue. The goal of “Purple Up!” is for military youth to see the support in their school, youth groups, and the community. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has resources for military families online. A series of 11 publications offers ideas individuals and organization can use to support families in their communities. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn and Darlene Fratzke in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5746 and 515-294-0865 or lindah@iastate.edu and dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Learning Community Professional Development breakfast: 8 a.m., Tearoom, 23 MacKay - All peer mentors are invited to a college-wide Learning Community Professional Development breakfast on Friday, April 15th in the Tearoom.
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson at Iowa State University at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.
April 14
Movie and pizza night: "If These Halls Could Talk": 5-7:30 p.m., 2088 LeBaron - Join for a showing and discussion of "If These Halls Could Talk," a film by Lee Mun Wah presenting student dialogues on diversity. Refreshments and film provided by the CHS Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee. All students, faculty, and staff are invited. This will be a challenging but valuable learning experience.
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Civility in Today's Workplace: 8:30-10:30 a.m., Gold Room, Memorial Union - Few would argue that our society has become less civil - and the workplace is no exception. Today we can observe a continuum of behaviors and actions that include rude and discourteous behavior, electronic incivility and even "cybermobbing." Promoting a culture of mutual respect and effectively managing the risks associated with uncivil behavior has become crucial to organizational success. The workshop is open to faculty and staff More».
For more information, contact Dawn Shedarowich at Iowa State University at 515-294-4820 or dawns@iastate.edu.
April 13
LGBT Teachers and Students in Iowa Schools: 5-7 p.m., Lago 0750 - Organized in collaboration with One Iowa, this panel discussion will focus on how the current sociopolitical climate and contemporary educational policies and practices impact lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teachers and students in Iowa K-12 schools. One Iowa is the state’s leading LGBT organization working toward full equality for LGBT individuals. More».
For more information, contact Michael Bowman in the School of Education at 515.371.4283 or mwbowman@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families: Carolyn and Philip Cowan: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
April 12
Culinary Science Club meeting - pizza night, personal pizza stations with dough, sauce, toppings: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Jessica Havel in food science and human nutrition at jmhavel@iastate.edu.
How do I incorporate broader impacts into my research?: 1-4 p.m., Scheman Building - Faculty and post-docs are encouraged to attend a workshop sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research featuring panelists who have found success in incorporating broader impacts into their research. Broader impacts components are now playing a major role at the NSF when funding decisions are made. You will walk away with a better understanding of what constitutes broader impacts, the logistics of creating partnerships, and resources that can help you in your own process. Online registration is available here.
For more information, contact Amy Harris-Tehan at Iowa State University at 515-294-7540 or ajotehan@iastate.edu.
April 11
ISU Lecture: Angelica Ross will speak about empowering transgender lives: 8-10 p.m., Memorial Union Sun Room - The College of Human Sciences Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee is co-sponsoring a campus lecture by Angelica Ross, a leader in the movement for transgender and racial equality. Ross will present "We are Worthy: Empowering Transgender Lives" at 8 p.m. Monday, April 11, in the Memorial Union Sun Room. She also will discuss "Trans Entrepreneurship and Creating Trans–Inclusive Workplaces" at 2:15 p.m. in 2019 Morrill Hall. Both presentations are free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Pat Miller, Lectures Program at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
April 9
Iowa State University's Fashion Show: 7 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The Fashion Show 2016, one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation, is in its 34th year and will feature more than 150 student-designed garments on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Industry Circle and Executive in Residence Announcement: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., LeBaron Auditorium - Apparel, Merchandising and Design is holding its second Industry Circle and officially launching the Executive in Residence. Industry professionals, faculty, and students will meet during lunch at 11:30 a.m., followed by introduction of the 2016 Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Executive in Residence: Mark Leslie, a 1985 graduate of Iowa State's College of Business who is a vice president at Kohl's and serves on the Dean's Advisory Council for the College of Human Sciences. At 1:15 p.m., there will be a keynote presentation by Geoff Ayoub, the senior vice president of merchandise planning, allocation, and analysis at Gordmans in Omaha Nebraska. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-231-6157 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
April 8
Training Opportunity: Recognizing and Reporting Disturbing Behavior: 1-3 p.m., 0331 Palmer - The College of Human Sciences Professional and Scientific council has arranged a training offered jointly by the ISU Police, Ames Police, and Environmental Health and Safety. It is a companion to last year's "Violent Incident Response Training (VIRT)." Please RSVP to Jeff Fletcher if you plan to attend. More».
For more information, contact Jeff Fletcher in the College of Human Sciences at jfletchr@iastate.edu.
The Fashion Show: Behind the Scenes Day: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., C. Y. Stephens Auditorium - Behind the Scenes Day is designed for both prospective students and their family members and high school fashion students and their teachers. During the day, students will participate in mini activities, hear from students about their college experiences, and interact with faculty. The day ends with a viewing of the final dress rehearsal of the Iowa State University Fashion Show and Design Competition. More».
For more information, contact adviser Sarah Bennett, producers Kate Bruce and Christina Meissner, and assistant producers Courtney Brockman and Morgan Hueser in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 7
Payless Fashion Week: Namaste Thursday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., north campanile lawn, rain location: LeBaron Hall East Lobby - Students should take a break from their busy schedules and join The Fashion Show for yoga on the lawn with Ignite Yoga and Lululemon. Refresh with healthy snacks and water. More».
For more information, contact adviser Sarah Bennett, producers Kate Bruce and Christina Meissner, and assistant producers Courtney Brockman and Morgan Hueser in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 6
Kinesiology and Health Club Meeting: 6 p.m., 279 Forker - The Kinesiology and Health Club facilitates activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health. The club introduces students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle, while sharing that information with the community. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at kking@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Ronald Dahl: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Payless Fashion Week: We Care Wednesday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., north campanile lawn, rain location: LeBaron Hall East Lobby - The Fashion Show cares about people's well-being! Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to stop by for a pick-me-up, some goodies, Jimmy John's sandwiches, and unique merchandise from Worldly Goods, the nonprofit fair-trade store operated by volunteers. More».
For more information, contact adviser Sarah Bennett, producers Kate Bruce and Christina Meissner, and assistant producers Courtney Brockman and Morgan Hueser in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 5
Food Science Club Meeting - Fun Night: 5-6:30 p.m., Perfect Games, 1320 Dickinson Ave - The Food Science Club will be holding a free fun night with bowling, lazer tag, and pizza. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at jscaum@iastate.edu.
CHS Dean Search Open Forum: Stephan Wilson: 4-5 p.m., 0210 Bessey - The entire campus community is invited to the open forums for the College of Human Sciences dean search. The forums will be recorded and made available at the conclusion of the interview process for those unable to attend in person. Stephan ("Steven") Wilson currently serves as a Regents Professor of human development and family studies and dean of the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater. More information, including Wilson's interview itinerary and CV, is posted on the Provost's Office website. More».
For more information, contact Cathann Kress in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5390 or cathann@iastate.edu.
Payless Fashion Week: Travel Tuesday: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., north campanile lawn, rain location: LeBaron Hall East Lobby - London, Paris, New York, and Milan — all of the most famous cities hosting fashion shows around the world. Travel Tuesday brings Iowa State a taste of those fashion capitals with patries, tea, pizza, cotton candy, and cookies. Boat House Apparel merchandise will be available as well. More».
For more information, contact adviser Sarah Bennett, producers Kate Bruce and Christina Meissner, and assistant producers Courtney Brockman and Morgan Hueser in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 4
Payless Fashion Week: Kickstart Monday: 8 a.m.-noon, north campanile lawn, rain location: LeBaron Hall East Lobby - Kickstart Monday is a fashionable excuse to get over-caffeinated and check out the first day of Fashion Week. All types of caffeinated drinks will be provided, along with promotional prized to wake people up. More».
For more information, contact adviser Sarah Bennett, producers Kate Bruce and Christina Meissner, and assistant producers Courtney Brockman and Morgan Hueser in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 1
School of Education lunch and learn: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 0680 Lagomarcino Hall - Join fellow faculty, staff, and students at the new School of Education Lunch & Learn series. This monthly series will showcase the work of School of Education faculty and advanced graduate students, who will present their work during the lunch hour in an informal research talk setting. Dr. Christa Jackson will speak at the April lunch. The School of Education director is sponsoring a light lunch which will be provided for all attendees. Please RSVP with Becka Abraham (rebeccaa@iastate.edu) by March 25 if you plan on attending the April session.
For more information, contact Douglas Wieczorek in the School of Education at 515-294-4486 or dwieczor@iastate.edu.
March 31
We are Survivors film and discussion: 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Vanessa McNeal, an Iowa State alum and survivor of familial sexual abuse and sexual assault, will provide opening remarks before introducing her 15-minute film, "We Are Survivors." The film was co-produced with Iowa State alum Michael Phipps and former ISU student and graduate of the Carolina Film Institute Quinton Wayne. "We are Survivors" features the voices of eight survivors of sexual violence. Following the film, McNeal, a graduate student at the University of Northern Iowa in the social work program, will join a panel discussion that focuses on ways to support, encourage and empower survivors. More».
For more information, contact Amy Popillion in human development and family studies at 515-294-6828 or hiamy@iastate.edu.
Pease Family Scholar: Debbie Rose, Preventing Falls in Older Adults: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Debbie Rose directs the Center for Successful Aging at California State University, Fullerton, where she is a professor of kinesiology. She is also a codirector of CSU's Fall Prevention Center of Excellence. Rose's work focuses on balance and mobility in aging populations, and she is internationally recognized for her work in the area of fall risk reduction. She developed the program FallProof, which the National Council on Aging recognized as a "Best Practice" program to promote a healthy, active lifestyle. The program is currently being used in numerous community-based settings and retirement communities throughout the United States. Debbie Rose is the Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Lectures Program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
March 30
Kinesiology and Health Club Meeting: 6 p.m., 279 Forker - The Kinesiology and Health Club facilitates activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health. The club introduces students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle, while sharing that information with the community. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at kking@iastate.edu.
March 29
Food Science Club Meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 213 MacKay - Grain Processing Corporation Ingredient Application Challenge Finale. Note the location change.
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.
CHS Dean Search Open Forum: Laura Dunn Jolly: 4-5 p.m., 0210 Bessey Hall - The entire campus community is invited to the open forums for the College of Human Sciences dean search. The forums will be recorded and made available at the conclusion of the interview process for those unable to attend in person. Laura Dunn Jolly, professor of Textiles, Merchandising, and Interiors at the University of Georgia is the second candidate. She holds a master’s and Ph.D. in clothing, textiles, and merchandising from Oklahoma State University. Her academic career also includes appointments at Texas Tech University, Oklahoma State, University of Kentucky, and University of Tennessee. Since joining the University of Georgia in 2007, Jolly served for three years as dean and associate director of cooperative extension and experiment station in the College of Family and Consumer Sciences, and five years as vice president for instruction. Jolly also served for six years as chair of Interior Design, Merchandising, and Textiles at the University of Kentucky. More information, including Jolly's interview itinerary and CV are posted on the Provost's Office website. More».
For more information, contact Cathann Kress in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5390 or cathann@iastate.edu.
What does it take to get an NSF CAREER Award?: 9:30 a.m., Kildee Hall Ensminger Room - Faculty are invited to hear from previous recipients of this prestigious award! Writing a successful CAREER grant proposal requires clear articulation of long-term research and education goals, and that these goals are cohesive and well integrated. Panelists will provide some tips and recommendations, and participants will have ample time to answer questions. Online registration is available. This event is hosted by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
For more information, contact Amy Harris-Tehan at Iowa State University at 515-294-7540 or ajotehan@iastate.edu.
March 28
Kinesiology and Health Club Volunteer Event: 5-6 p.m., Northcrest Community - The Kinesiology and Health Club will be applying the principle of exercise as preventative medicine through the dancing. Elizabeth Stegemoller will be joining to play live music as club members teach the residents ballroom dancing like the box step, waltz, and swing. She is known for her research on how music and dancing can improve the mind. It is an extremely fun way to get up and moving and the residents love to dance! A google doc is available to sign up.
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at kking@iastate.edu.
Textiles and Clothing Museum Exhibit: "Unrestrained Exploration of Creative Design Scholarship: A Retrospective of Doctoral Work by Ling Zhang": 11 a.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - "Unrestrained Exploration of Creative Design Scholarship: A Retrospective of Doctoral Work by Ling Zhang" will be displayed in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall from March 28 through April 9, 2016. There will be an opening reception Sunday, April 3, 3-6 p.m. with talk by Ling Zhang at 4 p.m. in 2019 Morrill Hall. The museum is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. through 4 p.m. and Saturday, April 9 from 1-4 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
March 22
Human Development and Family Studies Club - monthly meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting - Comfort food, macaroni and cheese demo by Sam: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Jessica Havel in food science and human nutrition at jmhavel@iastate.edu.
Powerful Tools for Caregivers classes begin: 5:30-8:30 p.m., 0119 MacKay - Do you help take care of an adult with chronic conditions? If so, you are not alone. More than 43.5 million family caregivers in America provide a vast array of emotional, financial, nursing, social, homemaking and other services on a daily or an intermittent basis. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational series designed to provide tools you need to take care of yourself. If you take good care of yourself, you will be better prepared to take good care of your loved one. As a participant you will learn how to: reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate your feelings, balance your life, increase ability to make tough decisions and locate helpful resources. ISU Extension and Outreach is sponsoring Powerful Tools for Caregivers at Iowa State this spring. This program has been tested and evaluated through a grant from the U.S. Administration on Aging. Classes consist of six, 2 ½ hour sessions held once a week. Two experienced leaders conduct each class. Interactive lessons, discussions and brainstorming help you take the “tools” you choose and put them into action for your life. Sessions are scheduled 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. every Tuesday beginning March 22 and lasting for six weeks. Classes will be held at 0119 MacKay. A boxed dinner will be provided. There is a $20 fee for the program. For more information or to register, contact ISU Extension and Outreach Story County at (515) 382-6551. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Stratton in human development and family studies at 515-975-0009 or stratton@iastate.edu.
March 21
CHS Dean Search Open Forum: Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - The entire campus community is invited to the open forums for the College of Human Sciences dean search. The forums will be recorded and made available at the conclusion of the interview process for those unable to attend in person. Hanley-Maxwell, associate dean at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education, who is also the Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor in Rehabilitation Psychology and Special Education, holds a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She began her academic career at Southern Illinois University before moving to the University of Wisconsin in 1990. More information, including interview itineraries and CVs are posted on the Provost's Office website. More».
For more information, contact Cathann Kress in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5390 or cathann@iastate.edu.
Teaching Circle on Inclusive Classrooms and Position Searches: noon -1 p.m., 0333 Palmer - Dan Carney, a doctoral student in education, and Amy Popillion, a senior lecturer in human development and family studies, will facilitate a discussion of real-life scenarios that will allow participants to practice responses that lead to a strong sense of diversity and inclusion within the classroom, from noon to 1 p.m. in 0331 Palmer. The scenarios and responses will focus on skills that can also be transferred to other contexts, such as candidate search interviews. This is part of the College of Human Sciences' series of teaching circles on inclusivity, difficult dialogues, and empowering all students in the classroom this semester. Please join in to help with development of the scenarios. Refreshments will be served. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
March 10
Recognizing Emotional Intelligence: 1-3 p.m., Gold Room, Memorial Union - Why do some people seem to persevere in adversity and others quit? Just what does the phrase Emotional Intelligence (EQ) mean? This training will explain the difference between EQ and IQ and the importance of EQ in the workplace. The popular use of the term refers to mixed traits that include: self-awareness, motivation and persistence, optimism and the ability to manage one's emotions. The workshop is open to faculty and staff. More».
For more information, contact Dawn Shedarowich at Iowa State University at 515-294-4820 or dawns@iastate.edu.
School of Education lunch and learn: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 0680 Lagomarcino - Join fellow faculty, staff, and students at the new School of Education Lunch & Learn series. This monthly series will showcase the work of School of Education faculty and advanced graduate students, who will present their work during the lunch hour in an informal research talk setting. Dr. Lorenzo Baber will speak at the March lunch. The School of Education director is sponsoring a light lunch which will be provided for all attendees. Please RSVP with Becka Abraham (rebeccaa@iastate.edu) by March 4 if you plan on attending the March session.
For more information, contact Douglas Wieczorek in the School of Education at 515-294-4486 or dwieczor@iastate.edu.
March 9
Kinesiology and Health Club Meeting: 6 p.m., 279 Forker - The Kinesiology and Health Club facilitates activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health. The club introduces students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle, while sharing that information with the community. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at kking@iastate.edu.
Spring 2016 cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training for College of Human Sciences' faculty and staff: 3:10-5 p.m., 0278 Forker - Iowa State University offers a cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automated external defibrillator (AED) training for College of Human Sciences' faculty and staff led by Jennifer Spry-Knutson and kinesiology students. Participants will learn basic blood borne pathogens prevention, adult choking skills, unconscious adult choking, recovery position, signs of a heart attack, adult CPR, and use of AEDs. Successful completion of training leads to certification for two years in adult CPR and AED by the Red Cross. RSVP by Wednesday, March 2 to jpgalvin@iastate.edu. Class is limited to 10 participants.
For more information, contact Jennifer Spry-Knutson in kinesiology at jknuston@iastate.edu.
Annual AESHM Poster Celebration: 3-5 p.m., Hallways of LeBaron and MacKay Halls - The Annual AESHM Poster Celebration will be held Wednesday March 9, from 3 – 5 PM in the hallways of LeBaron and MacKay Hall. Graduate students from the apparel, merchandising, and design program, and hospitality management program will be featured. Refreshments will be available, and all are welcome to attend.
For more information, contact LouAnn Doyle in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515 294-2695 or ldoyle@iastate.edu.
March 8
Culinary Science Club meeting - Breakfast for dinner, breakfast pizza demo by Jared: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Jessica Havel in food science and human nutrition at jmhavel@iastate.edu.
March 8-11
Board on Human Sciences Spring Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Alexandria, VA - Associate Dean Linda Hagedorn, and Erin French, director of international programs, will present on the college's international outreach efforts at the Board of Human Sciences conference in Alexandria, Virginia. Dean Pam White and Associate Dean Carla Peterson will also attend. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
March 7
Redefining Global Security: Mary Robinson: 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Mary Robinson, the first woman elected president of Ireland, just completed her term as the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change. She is founder and president of the Mary Robinson Foundation-Climate Justice, providing leadership, education and advocacy to secure global justice for those most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change - the poor, the disempowered and the marginalized. She continues to serve as a member of the Elders, a highly respected independent group of world leaders focused on peace and human rights and founded by Nelson Mandela. She previously served as the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, and the United Nations Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa. Her memoir, Everybody Matters: My Life Giving Voice, chronicles her career as a young lawyer crusading for women’s rights. More».
For more information, contact Lectures Program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Early Career Foundation Research Awards: 2 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - The Office of the Vice President for Research and the ISU Foundation are offering a seminar on early career foundation awards. A representative from the ISU Foundation will provide tips and information on how to apply for and manage foundation awards. Previous and current recipients of foundation awards will talk about their experiences in applying for these awards, and will be available for questions afterward. Registration is available online. Panelists include Art Winter, a recipient of the Cottrell Scholar Award; Yeon-Kyun, a Searle Scholar; Ludovico Cademartiri, a recipient of the Beckman Young Investigator Award; Aaron Sadow, a recipient of the Sloan Research Fellowship; and Donna Van Pelt, the senior director of development for corporate and foundation relations at the Iowa State University Foundation. More».
For more information, contact Amy Harris-Tehan at Iowa State University at 515-294-7540 or ajotehan@iastate.edu.
March 4
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Iowa State Alumni Center - The College of Human Sciences, Teacher Education Services, and the School of Education are partnering to connect educational institutions with students seeking employment in school settings through the 2nd annual Teacher Education Career Fair. Students throughout the ISU Educator Preparation Program as well as in the general public who are seeking employment, exploring student teaching options, and/or interested in enhancing their professional communication and networking skills are invited to attend and meet with districts and organizations represented at the Fair. More».
For more information, contact Jaime Boeckman in the School of Education at 515-294-7559 or tecareerfair@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE): 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union - The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. Support ISU's Mission to "create, share, and apply knowledge... and make Iowa and the world a better place." The conference is free and open to the Iowa State University Community and invited guests More».
For more information, contact Office of Multicultural Student Affairs at Iowa State University at 515-294-6338 or omsa@iastate.edu.
March 3
What Americans Are Eating and a Strategy for Change - Cindy Goody: 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Cindy Goody, Senior Director of Nutrition for McDonald's USA, develops plans that align with McDonald's U.S. food and nutrition strategy, provides nutritional science expertise, and oversees McDonald's nutritional information development and communication processes. Prior to joining McDonald's USA, she served as a retail and clinical dietitian for Hy-Vee Food Stores. She has been actively involved in the American Dietetic Association and is the author and editor of its professional reference Cultural Food Practices. She has also served as a faculty member for the Culinary Institute of America and the Harvard School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education. A former Peace Corps Volunteer, Goody earned a BS and MS from Iowa State. She holds a PhD and MBA from the University of Iowa. Part of the National Affairs Series: When American Values Are In Conflict. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
The Fashionable Side of STEM Designers Panel: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Join the Textiles and Clothing Museum and guest panelists in a discussion of how multi-disciplinary aspects of textile and apparel design and production incorporate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Guest panelists include exhibit contributors: Dr. Young-A Lee, Dr. Ellen McKinney, Dr. Eulanda Sanders, Jody Aultman, Allison Cargill, Ling Zhang. Moderated by Dr. Sara Marcketti, exhibit co-curator. The exhibit, The Fashionable Side of STEM, will be open for 30 minutes prior to and directly after the panel presentation in the Mary Alice Gallery - 1015 Morrill Hall. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) Pre-Conference: 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) will be offering a professional development opportunity for all faculty, professional, and merit staff. It is free and open to all university employees. There will be several sessions presented by local and national experts. Dr. Heather Hackman will lead an engaging and inspiring workshop. Dr. Hackman has served as a faculty member at multiple universities and understands the university setting. Registration is required. More».
For more information, contact Michael Davis at Iowa State University at 515-294-1020 or mwd@iastate.edu.
March 2
Real Life Answers: 7-8 p.m., Reiman Ballroom - Alumni Center - Iowa State's Senior Class Council invites all Iowa State students to a networking panel discussion by recent Iowa State graduates from a wide array of disciplines to prepare students for graduating and leaving Iowa State. Topics to be discussed include what to do, the real world after college, finding fellow Cyclones in your area, student loan repayment, investing or saving, and using credit wisely. More».
For more information, contact Jackson Mores in the College of Human Sciences at 712-579-0561 or moresj@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families: Kathryn Edin: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 29
Colloquium: Building an Interdisciplinary Research Team: 7 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Steve Fiore, director of the Cognitive Sciences Laboratory at the University of Central Florida, will lead a colloquium on team science, as an invited guest. Fiore has a long list of publications and external funding in the area of team science. This colloquium will address how to build teams, how to sustain them, and how to understand the factors that drive process and performance. Fiore will discuss frameworks for building ‘team syntheses’ – from individual expertise into a collaborative network that clarifies roles; maps out flows, iterations, and incremental outcomes; anticipates emergent problems; and promotes reflective improvement. The colloquium is hosted by the Iowa State University Office of the Vice President for Research and the Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR) -- a federal program designed to improve the research capacity of eligible states or regions, making them nationally competitive for future grants. Register online.
For more information, contact Amy Harris-Tehan at Iowa State University at 515-294-7540 or ajotehan@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
Eating Disorders and Athletes: 9-10:15 a.m., 1011 Coover Hall - Training for university staff/personnel and students in pre-professional fields on working with eating disorders. Presented by The Emily Program. Part of Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week, co-sponsored in part by Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Roling at Iowa State University at 515-231-3918 or mroling@iastate.edu.
Feb. 25
Natural History of Antarctica Study Abroad meeting: 4:30 p.m., 114 Science 2 - Ever wanted to visit Antarctica? Now is your chance! Attend an informational meeting about this opportunity to travel to Antarctica through Ushuaia, Tierra Del Fuego, Argentina. Students will spend 12 days on a ship exploring the Weddell Sea, Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland Islands. Throughout the duration of the trip, while on the ship and during daily excursions to the continent, expedition leaders and lecture staff will guide students in viewing wildlife such as whales, a huge variety of seabirds, penguins, and seals. Students will explore the icebergs, mountains, and waterways of Antarctica's geography. The program application is online. More».
For more information, contact Jodi Cornell at Iowa State University at 515-294-1851 or jcornell@iastate.edu.
Rock Your Body party: noon -4 p.m., Oak Room, Memorial Union - A party in honor of you and your body will feature free food, games, prizes, biofeedback, recovery stories and displays, and vendors supporting body acceptance. Part of Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week, co-sponsored in part by Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Roling at Iowa State University at 515-231-3918 or mroling@iastate.edu.
Teaching Circle on Inclusive Classrooms: 9-10 a.m., 1660 Lagomarcino - School of Education faculty members Natasha Croom, Ann Gansemer-Topf, and Katy Swalwell will facilitate discussion of Unpacking Microaggressions, from 9-10 a.m. in 1660 Lagomarcino. This is the third in the College of Human Sciences' series of teaching circles on inclusion, difficult dialogues, and empowering all students in the classroom this semester. Please join with examples, questions, and discussion. Refreshments will be served. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24
Andrea's Voice: Silenced by Bulimia: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Andrea Smeltzer died in her sleep at the age of 19 after a one-year struggle with bulimia. Andrea's parents, Tom and Doris Smeltzer, now devote their time to eating disorder prevention through Andrea's Voice Foundation. Co-sponsored in part by Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Lectures Program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6 p.m., 279 Forker - The Kinesiology and Health Club facilitates activities that relate to physical activity, wellness and health. The club introduces students to the ideas of establishing and maintaining an active and healthy lifestyle, while sharing that information with the community. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at kking@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Greg Duncan: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 23
Human Development and Family Studies Club monthly meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting - Health nuts (dietitian as a potential speaker): 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Jessica Havel in food science and human nutrition at jmhavel@iastate.edu.
Honor Your Hunger Bake Sale: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., LeBaron Hall Lobby - The Honor Your Hunger Bake Sale will be on held as part of Body Image and Eating Disorders Awareness Week, co-sponsored in part by Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Roling at Iowa State University at 515-231-3918 or mroling@iastate.edu.
Feb. 22
The Illusionists: Documentary and panel discussion: 7 p.m., 101 Carver Hall - The documentary by Italian filmmaker Elena Rossini discusses the global marketing of unattainable beauty ideals. Filmed in the U.S., Europe, Lebanon, India and Japan, "The Illusionists" shows the commodification of the body and pursuit of a western ideal of beauty. Rossini is the founder and editor-in-chief of "No Country for Young Women," a website that provides positive role models for young girls through more than 100 interviews of women representing five continents, seven decades and more than two dozen professions. Co-sponsored in part by Departments of Food Science and Human Nutrition and Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Roling at Iowa State University at 515-231-3918 or mroling@iastate.edu.
Financial Planning Association student chapter semester kick-off meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 331 Palmer - The Financial Planning Association student chapter is open to all students who have an interest in better understanding career opportunities in financial planning, the financial planning process or discussing financial planning topics.
For more information, contact Jeanna in human development and family studies at Nation or jnation@iastate.edu.
Feb. 19-20
Social Justice Summit: 6-9 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - The Social Justice Summit, now in its sixteenth year, is an event designed for undergraduate students aimed at providing them with the opportunity to increase their awareness surrounding issues of inclusion and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus. This day-and-a-half workshop will give you the chance to learn more about yourself, engage in discussion with other students on a variety of issues, and create strategies for implementing social change! Registration is free and open to ISU students. More».
For more information, contact Student Union Board at Iowa State University at sjsummit@iastate.edu.
Feb. 18
Teaching circles on inclusive classrooms: 4-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - Lecturer Marcia Purdy and graduate student Paul Hengesteg of the School of Education will continue the discussion on building inclusive classrooms (continued), from 4 to 5 p.m. in 1009 LeBaron. This is the second in the College of Human Sciences' series of teaching circles on inclusivity, difficult dialogues, and empowering all students in the classroom this semester. Please join in with examples, questions, and discussion. Refreshments will be served. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
The SHOP fifth anniversary open house: 3-6 p.m., 2616 Food Sciences Building - As part of fifth anniversary celebration of The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), the student-run food pantry on the Iowa State University campus is holding an open house. Guests who bring 2 non-perishable food or personal care items will receive a free SHOP t-shirt, while supplies last.
For more information, contact Heather Van Wyk at 641-780-9456 or hrvanwyk@iastate.edu.
Feb. 18-19
HDFS Club Scholastic Book Fair: noon -6 p.m., 0331 Palmer - Join us for the Scholastic Book Fair, hosted by the Human Development and Family Studies Club, in 0331 Palmer on Thursday, February 18 from 12:00pm - 6:00pm and Friday, February 19 from 8:00am - 6:00pm. Buy a book or two (or five!) for a child in your life! Proceeds will go towards the purchase and donation of books to a local non-profit organization.
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Feb. 16
Food Science Club Meeting: 5-6:30 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Food Science Club provides an opportunity to become acquainted with the wide scope of food science through guest speakers, field trips, and club activities. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Schaumburg in food science and human nutrition at 309-945-5699 or jschaum@iastate.edu.
Feb. 15
Buy AESHM cherry pies: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 23 MacKay Hall - Buy your AESHM cherry pies while you can. Pies go on sale for $2 each until 7 p.m. or they run out. Cash, checks, and intramurals will be accepted for payment.
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Feb. 15-18
Campus-wide food drive hosted by The SHOP: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Campus - As part of fifth anniversary celebrations for The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), the student-run food pantry on the Iowa State University campus is holding a campus-wide food drive. All are encouraged to drop off non-perishable food and personal care items in boxes located in 220 MacKay Hall, 2312 Food Sciences Building, E262 Lagomarcino Hall (the dean's office), and Harl Commons and the first-floor rotunda of Curtiss Hall from Feb 15 to 18. More».
For more information, contact Heather Van Wyk in food science and human nutrition at 641-780-9456 or hrvanwyk@iastate.edu.
The SHOP giveaways on campus: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Campus - As part of the fifth anniversary celebration of The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), the student-run food pantry on the Iowa State University campus, volunteers will be near Curtiss Hall on Feb 15 handing out free treats and SHOP buttons and talking about the services provided by The SHOP. On Feb 16-18 the SHOP will have a table set up in the Memorial Union, giving out more freebies, including the new signature SHOP reusable bags.
For more information, contact Heather Van Wyk at 641-780-9456 or hrvanwyk@iastate.edu.
Feb. 11
Professional and Scientific Council Professional Development Conference: Building You, Reinforcing Us: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Scheman Building - The full day Professional and Scientific Council Professional Development Conference will offer inspiration and motivation through sessions that build on the individual while reinforcing the university as a whole. Registration fees are $75. Register before January 8 to avoid late registration fees. More».
For more information, contact Professional and Scientific Council at pands-pd@iastate.edu.
Feb. 10
Fashion Show 2015 documentary viewing party: 7 p.m., LeBaron Auditorium - In anticipation of Iowa State University's Fashion Show 2016, Richard Martinez and Rachel Geronimo are releasing a documentary of last year's show. The public is invited to attend a viewing party at 7 p.m. in LeBaron Auditorium. The event is co-hosted by The Fashion Show and the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication.
For more information, contact Richard Martinez at Iowa State University at rdmart@iastate.edu.
Fudgemania! pre-order deadline: 5 p.m., Campus - Food Science Club fudge is back and just in time for Valentine's Day. A limited amount (100 lb) of fudge is for sale by pre-order only until Feb 10. Learn more and order fudge online. More».
For more information, contact Delaney Webb in food science and human nutrition at dmwebb@iastate.edu.
Rescheduled to April 6: Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Ronald Dahl: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Important note: This lecture has been rescheduled to April 6. Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Scheman Building, Iowa State Center - The People to People Career Fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in social services, education, health and wellness, government, and hospitality fields. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - Attend the Iowa State University Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair to build relationships with employers, learn about internships and full-time employment opportunities, and practice professional communication and networking skills. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Feb. 9
Open house and ribbon cutting ceremony: Science Bound: 4-6 p.m., 2156 Gilman - Iowa State's Science Bound program is holding a grand opening event for its new location. Enjoy refreshments, tours and more, with a brief program with Dean Pamela White and Director Marlene Strathe at 4:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Science Bound Main Office in the School of Education at 515-294-1390 or sb25@iastate.edu.
ISU Day at the Capitol: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Des Moines - ISU Day at the Capitol will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 9 in the first-floor rotunda. There will also be an ISU Alumni and Legislative reception from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8 at the Embassy Suites.
For more information, contact Makenzie Heddens in the President at 515-294-4941 or mheddens@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting - Chocoholics Anonymous (fondue): The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Jessica Havel in food science and human nutrition at jmhavel@iastate.edu.
Feb. 5
Barjche: Modern Dance Through the Ages: 7:30 p.m., Fisher Theater, Iowa State Center - Orchesis I Dance Company presents Barjche, its annual modern dance concert at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7. This year will celebrate 70 years of Barjche concerts. Pieces will feature choreography by Cynthia Adams, the artistic director of Barjche, alumni and current members of Orchesis I, as well as a guest piece by Joe Goode Performance Group. Tickets cost $10 for Iowa State students or $12 for the general public and can be purchased online.
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at cadams@iastate.edu.
Feb. 4
Agriculture and Life Sciences Spring Career Day: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Memorial Union - This event has been rescheduled to Feb. 4, due to weather. The Agriculture and Life Sciences Spring Career Day is open to all Iowa State students to build relationships with employers and practice professional communication and networking skills. Food science and human nutrition students are encouraged to attend. More».
For more information, contact Mike Gaul at 515-294-4725 or mikegaul@iastate.edu.
"Roll of the Dice: from Neurons to Community": 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines - Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with the Science Center of Iowa to put on this day-long program including a hands-on game that creates an interactive discussion on the fundamentals of race and implications to all Iowans. The program is part of celebrating African American heritage month. The $25 registration fee includes lunch and the exhibition pass. More».
For more information, contact John-Paul Chaisson-Cardenas in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6772 or jcardena@iastate.edu.
Feb. 1
Teaching Circles on Inclusive Classrooms: noon -1 p.m., 0333 Palmer - Amy Popillion, a senior lecturer in human development and family studies, will facilitate a discussion of Building Inclusive Classrooms, from noon to 1 p.m. in 0333 Palmer. This is part of the College of Human Sciences' series of teaching circles on inclusivity, difficult dialogues, and empowering all students in the classroom this semester. Please join in with examples, questions, and discussion. Refreshments will be served. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Managing Your Award Workshop: 10-11:30 a.m., Memorial Union, Gallery Room - For many principal investigators, issues develop after they have received their awards. This can include finding information about their budget, facing budget and accounting problems, how to charge travel expenses, and how and when to submit reports. Investigators may also find that developing positions, finding the right people, and integrating graduate students and post-docs are critical components to the success of their projects. This workshop will not only discuss basic principles of award management and introduce to investigators the offices at Iowa State that can assist them, but will also provide researchers with valuable insight into personnel issues that will help them build a successful team. Register online. More».
For more information, contact Amy Harris-Tehan in the Office of the Vice President and Provost at 515-294-7549 or ajotehan@iastate.edu.
Jan. 30
College of Human Sciences basketball spirit rally and reception: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., First Floor Lobby, Scheman Building - Attend the College of Human Sciences basketball spirit rally and reception. Dean and Dean's Chair Pamela White will speak at the event.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Jan. 29
ISU 4U Promise at Star Theater grand reopening: 4 p.m., Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines - ISU 4U Promise fifth graders along with President Leath will attend the grand reopening of the Science Center of Iowa's Star Theater. Fifth graders participated in an essay writing contest about how they are a "shining star." Winners will be able to read their essays and help fly the "Star Machine" at the event. President Leath will also speak at the event. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Hamilton in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krh@iastate.edu.
Jan. 28
Diabetes Education Club kick-off meeting: 5:30 p.m., 119 MacKay - Join the Diabetes Education Club for the 2016 kick-off meeting in room #119 MacKay, where they will kick-off the semester with a very special speaker, member Anna Johnson (Freshman in Dietetics). She shares her story of being born with a genetic form of diabetes (MODY), that was diagnosed just four years ago. "A couple of things I would like people to know about diabetes is: a) genetic testing may be key to an accurate diagnosis, and b) that diabetes does not define a person." More».
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7115 or shr@iastate.edu.
Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 23 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens for the semester on Thursday, Jan. 28. The tearoom is a restaurant/classroom teaching operation within Iowa State University’s world-renowned hospitality management program. Lunch is served from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m., Tuesday through Friday. Reservations are required. The menu is available two weeks in advance and to-go options are also available. The price of the meal is $6.50. The Tearoom accepts CyCash, Dining Dollars, and the ISU Dining Faculty/Staff Charge Plan as payment for lunches. Reservations can be made by calling the Tearoom at 515-294-3330 between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3330.
Jan. 26
Human Development and Family Studies Club - first monthly meeting of semester: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting - International Cuisine: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Jessica Havel in food science and human nutrition at jmhavel@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club: 3:10-4 p.m., Human Nutritional Sciences Building 2021 - The Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club will hold weekly meetings Tuesday from 3:10-4 p.m. in Human Nutritional Sciences Building 2021. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton at Iowa State University at 708-687-0008 or rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Seminar: Status, Limitations and Opportunities in Game Based Learning: 12:10-1 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall - Zina Alaswad, graduate student in the School of Education, will present on Game Based Learning. She will introduce a literature review to clarify the definitions of Game Based Learning in educational settings, delve into the current status of Game Based Learning in education through displaying examples from current courses and studies, and discuss limitations and opportunities in terms of research in Game Based Learning. Register online, by email, or by phone. More».
For more information, contact Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at 515-294-5357 or celt@iastate.edu.
Jan. 23
Elect Her workshop: 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., 0119 Gerdin - Iowa State will host a FREE, interactive workshop that encourages and trains young women to run for student government and to be engaged in politics beyond their time in college. Elect Her is a collaboration between the American Association of University Women and Running Start. The program is sponsored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics. Students interested in attending can RSVP by Jan. 15, 2016, to Kelly Winfrey at kwinfrey@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Kelly Winfrey at Iowa State University at 515-294-8344 or kwinfrey@iastate.edu.
Jan. 22-23
Dance Marathon: 7-11 p.m., Memorial Union - Students who raised more than $250 can attend one of two 12-hour celebrations of life in this year’s Iowa State Dance Marathon. The first will be held from 7 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. The second will be held from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. Faculty and staff are also welcome to stop by and check out the event at no cost. More».
For more information, contact Kaitlyn Aldrich & Lauren O'Brien at Iowa State University at isudm.codirectors@gmail.com.
Jan. 21
Textiles and Clothing Museum exhibit opens: "The Fashionable Side of STEM": 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - Join for the opening reception of the new exhibit "The Fashionable Side of STEM" on Jan. 21 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Exhibit will be open Jan. 21 to March 11, Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendance is free. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Don't forget to check out summer programs at the university-wide Study Abroad Fair in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union. Human Sciences' International Programs will host several tables for our programs. More».
For more information, contact Erin French in the International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Jan. 20
HDFS welcome back luncheon and Graduate Student Emerging Professional Award: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 331 and 333 Palmer - The Department of Human Development and Family Studies will hold its spring Welcome Back Luncheon this Wednesday. Lunch will be provided. Department Chair Carl Weems and associate professor Kere Hughes-Belding will present the Graduate Student Emerging Professional Award at the luncheon and make a few additional announcements. The program starts at 12:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Erin Neill in human development and family studies at elneill@iastate.edu.
International and outside locations student teaching open house: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1009-2 LeBaron - Learn about student teaching opportunities outside central Iowa and internationally that will be available in the fall of 2016. Visit with faculty coordinators and learn all you can for the fall or plan for the future. Drinks and snacks will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Ann Pierce in the International Programs at 515-294-3158 or apierce@iastate.edu.
Jan. 19
The U.S. Fight against Child Abuse, Trafficking and Sexual Assault - Luis CdeBaca: 8 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Luis CdeBaca stepped down as Ambassador to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons after five years in the State Department to lead the Department of Justice Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART). He has worked under three presidential administrations to combat human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery. He served formerly as Counsel to the House Committee on the Judiciary, where his portfolio included national security, intelligence, immigration, and civil rights. Ambassador CdeBaca is a graduate of Iowa State University and received his law degree from the Michigan Law School. Part of the World Affairs Series: Redefining Global Security. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness club: 3:10-4 p.m., Human Nutritional Sciences Building 2021 - The Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness club will hold weekly meetings Tuesday from 3:10-4 p.m. in Human Nutritional Sciences Building 2021. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton at Iowa State University at 708-687-0008 or rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Jan. 18
"Life on the Edge" - Community Action Poverty Simulation: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., ISU Memorial Union, Sun Room - The Volunteer Center of Story County, in partnership with the Green Umbrella and Live Green ISU, invites you to challenge your assumptions and take the poverty challenge by participating in the Community Action Poverty Simulation. Participants assume the roles of different families facing poverty. The task of all the “families” is to provide for basic necessities and shelter during the course of four 15-minute weeks. After experiencing the simulation, families will participate in a facilitated discussion and create action plans for addressing poverty in their own community. Donations of non-perishable food items are appreciated. Register online.
For more information, contact Ashley Maurer at Iowa State University at 515-357-7420 or ashley.maurer@vcstory.org.
Jan. 13
2016 Women Impacting ISU calendar unveiling and reception: 3:30-5 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Women whose leadership has made a difference at Iowa State University will be honored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the 10th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar. The 2016 calendar will be officially unveiled during a reception recognizing the 12 honorees. College of Human Sciences honorees include Christina Hillman, senior in psychology and child, adult, and family services and Anne Oldham, academic adviser in the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition and director of the Didactic Program in Dietetics. The reception is free and open to the public. During and after the reception, 1,000 copies of the calendar will be distributed for free. More».
For more information, contact Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State University at 515-294-3181 or cattcntr@iastate.edu.
Jan. 12
Managing the Impact of Caregiving on Your Career: 2-3 p.m., Gallery Room, Memorial Union - Donna K. Donald and Kristi Cooper, both human sciences specialists will present a seminar on understanding the impacts of caregiving on work life, finding resources and caregiving support, learning tools for talking to supervisors, medical professionals, family members, and persons receiving care, and how to nurture and take care of yourself. This seminar will be livestreamed and recorded. More».
For more information, contact Professional and Scientific Council at Iowa State University at pands-c@iastate.edu.
Jan. 11-13
YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund conference, awards dinner, career fair: 9 a.m.-9 p.m., New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York City - Nine Iowa State University apparel, merchandising, and design students will receive a $5,000 scholarship and a trip to New York City Jan. 11 to 13 for an educational conference, gala awards dinner attended by more than 1,200 fashion industry executives, and career fair. Students who will be honored are: Caroline Bailey, Chelsea Blake, Ashlynn Boerhave, Kate Bruce, Hanna Hoch, Kathryn Kaalberg, Elizabeth Kraidich, Christina Meissner, and Sabrina Skerston. The students were chosen from about 400 applicants from 48 schools. This is the largest number of scholarship recipients from Iowa State. The same opportunity will open next fall to apparel, merchandising, and design students. More».
For more information, contact Ann Thye in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6360 or annthye@iastate.edu.
Jan. 8
Stewart Nelson retirement reception: 10-11:30 a.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall, LeBaron Conference Room - Stewart Nelson has served Iowa State University as a custodian in Horticulture, Catt, LeBaron, Human Nutrition, and MacKay Halls for many years and will retire on Jan. 8, 2016. Please join on Jan. 8 from 10-11:30 a.m. in 1009 LeBaron Hall to celebrate with Stewart. If you would like to contribute to a gift, please give your donation to Linda Ritland (Palmer), Cindy Fletcher (LeBaron) or Victoria Van Voorhis (MacKay) by Jan. 6.
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
2015
Dec. 19
ISU graduation ceremony: 1:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The University Commencement Ceremony will be held in Hilton Coliseum, Saturday, December 19, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. Graduates should plan to arrive by 12:45 p.m. Tickets are not required for admission to the university ceremony. The ISU Alumni Association invites you to a complimentary post-commencement reception at the ISU Alumni Center. Cake, punch, and coffee will be served. More».
For more information, contact Graduation Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-9372 or graduation@iastate.edu.
Dec. 18
College of Human Sciences convocation reception: 4:15-5:15 p.m., C.Y. Stephens, ground and first floor lobbies - Join the fall, 2015, College of Human Sciences undergraduate students, graduate students, family, friends, faculty, and staff for this reception, held immediately following the convocation ceremony. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences undergraduate convocation ceremony: 3-4 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - Undergraduates receiving their bachelor's degrees, with their families, friends, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend the fall College of Human Sciences convocation celebration. The processional begins at 2:55 p.m. in Stephens Auditorium. A reception immediately follows the ceremony in the first floor lobby of Stephens. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
School of Education cording ceremony: 10 a.m., C.Y. Stephens - Graduating teacher education students will be recognized at the Iowa State University event.
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.
Dec. 16
Webinar: Pennsylvania Summit on Responding to Racism on College and University Campuses: Module 4: Strategically Improving Campus Racial Climates: 3-5 p.m., 312 MacKay - In this module, strategies will be presented for assessing and proactively addressing racial climate problems before they erupt in protest, or lead to marginalization and high attrition rates among students and employees of color. CHS will pay for participant registration through special funds provided by Dean White to enhance the climate of inclusivity and social equity in the college. Registration is required and only 25 seats are available. You may sign up for one or more of the modules. Time for discussion will occur afterwards from 4:30 to 5. To register contact Mary Lynn Damhorst. Modules led and created by Professor Shaun R. Harper. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Dec. 14
Webinar: Pennsylvania Summit on Responding to Racism on College and University Campuses: Module 3: Race-consciousness in classrooms and curricula: strategies for college faculty: 3-5 p.m., 312 MacKay - This module will address being more self-reflective and race-conscious in one’s approaches to teaching and learning. CHS will pay for participant registration through special funds provided by Dean White to enhance the climate of inclusivity and social equity in the college. Registration is required and only 25 seats are available. You may sign up for one or more of the modules. Time for discussion will occur afterwards from 4:30 to 5. To register contact Mary Lynn Damhorst. Modules led and created by Professor Shaun R. Harper. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Dec. 9
Webinar: Pennsylvania Summit on Responding to Racism on College and University Campuses: Module 2: Race-Conscious Institutional Leadership: 3-5 p.m., 312 MacKay - This module will focus on what campus leaders must do to more effectively respond to racism on campus. CHS will pay for participant registration through special funds provided by Dean White to enhance the climate of inclusivity and social equity in the college. Registration is required and only 25 seats are available. You may sign up for one or more of the modules. Time for discussion will occur afterwards from 4:30 to 5. To register contact Mary Lynn Damhorst. Modules led and created by Professor Shaun R. Harper. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Dec. 8
CHS Faculty and Staff Holiday Reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Join College of Human Sciences faculty and staff for a holiday reception, with remarks by Dean White at 3:30 p.m. Bring your business card to drop in the box for prizes.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Ten Tips to Reaching Your Full Potential — Nancy Franz: 2-3 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - Nancy Franz, professor emeritus in the School of Education, will speak on reaching your full potential as part of the Professional and Scientific Council Seminar Series. The event will be livestreamed and recorded. More».
For more information, contact P&S Professional Development Committee at Iowa State University at pands-pd@iastate.edu.
Carl Smith Retirement Reception: 10-11 a.m., north atrium, Lagomarcino - Carl Smith served as chair of the former Department of Curriculum (C&I) for several years and co-led the reorganization of C&I and the former Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies into the current School of Education. Join a reception to celebrate his 11 years of dedicated service. Light refreshments will be served. More».
For more information, contact Becka Abraham in the School of Education at 515-294-9531 or rebeccaa@iastate.edu.
Dec. 7
Webinar: Pennsylvania Summit on Responding to Racism on College and University Campuses: Module 1: How People of Color Experience Racism on Campus: 3-5 p.m., 312 MacKay - Center researchers will present data from campus racial climate studies and help Penn Summit participants understand the persistence, pervasiveness, and undercurrents of racial problems that students of color are presently protesting. CHS will pay for participant registration through special funds provided by Dean White to enhance the climate of inclusivity and social equity in the college. Registration is required and only 25 seats are available. You may sign up for one or more of the modules. Time for discussion will occur afterwards from 4:30 to 5. To register contact Mary Lynn Damhorst. Modules led and created by Professor Shaun R. Harper. More».
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
United Way Talent Donation: noon -1 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Sushi luncheon provided by Sangwook Kang on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 from 12-1 p.m. in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. Buffet-style sushi. Beverages will not be served. $10/person. Limit of 30 people. All proceeds go to United Way.
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Dec. 3
Trend Magazine Fall 2015 release party: 7-9 p.m., Farm Bureau Pavilion (behind Kildee Hall) - Trend celebrates its 10th year as a student publication at ISU. Join us for refreshments, music and festivities! Stay tuned to the facebook event page for exciting updates about the event! Please share with your friends, classmates, and family. See you at the event! More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist in the College of Human Sciences at 515-494-4795 or zoeys@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Club Meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Dec. 2
Diabetes Education Club Lecture: Mindful Eating - How Diabetes Affects Eating with Intention: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Gerdin 3164 - Iowa State University's own Eunice Bassler, Senior Lecturer, MS, RD, LD will present: Mindful Eating - How Diabetes Affects Eating with Intention. According to Eunice: "Eating was meant to be a natural, healthy, and pleasurable activity for satisfying hunger. We'll explore how mindful eating has implications and applications for those with diabetes." More».
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7115 or shr@iastate.edu.
Dec. 1
Smart Choice Health Insurance Online Workshop: 6-8 p.m., Online - Changes in health insurance raise many questions for consumers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a free online workshop. To register for this free online class, contact any ISU Extension and Outreach county office or register online. More».
For more information, contact Barb Wollan in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-832-9597 or bwollan@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting - Happy Holidays theme: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Cansgiving: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Gallery, Memorial Union - Cansgiving is a charity event to collect canned food and raise awareness for the SHOP food pantry in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Students will collect cans and use them to construct a sculpture in the MU. Sculptures will be judged based on creativity, school spirit, and festivity. Judging begins at 2 p.m. Awards Ceremony begins at 2:40 p.m. Register by Nov. 20. More».
For more information, contact Kody Olson at Iowa State University at 319-461-6161 or olsondakota@gmail.com.
Nov. 20
Deadline for Student Sensation nominations: 5 p.m., Campus - Student Sensation nominations will come to a close Friday November 20, at 5 p.m. The College of Human Sciences and Human Sciences Council are looking for outstanding undergraduate students -- current sophomore and juniors in every Human Sciences major -- who are making an impact within the College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University, and the greater Ames community. We want to honor these students by making them our 2016 Student Sensations! To complete the online nomination form, please click here. More».
For more information, contact Danielle Bursell in the College of Human Sciences at hs-sensations@iastate.edu.
Nov. 19
Flipped Course Showcase: 2:30-4 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - The President's Flipped Classroom Initiative supported 22 projects involving over 60 faculty and staff, from 25 academic departments. The showcase program will begin with opening remarks from the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching administrators and Provost Wickert. There will be four special presentations showcasing diverse aspects and uses of the flipped course approach, a student panel, and poster presentations. Many poster presenters will have laptops to demonstrate aspects of their work. All are welcome to attend! More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
Nov. 18
ExerCYse is Medicine Fundraiser: 5 p.m., Buffalo Wild Wings - Support ExerCYse is Medicine at Buffalo Wild Wings by mentioning "ExerCyse is Medicine" starting at 5 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Kelsey Clay in kinesiology at 712-540-8254 or kjclay@iastate.edu.
Nov. 17
Family and Consumer Science Club meeting: 10:15 a.m., Workspace, Memorial Union - The Family and Consumer Science Club will meet in the Workspace at the Memorial Union. Please bring money if you would like to paint. More».
For more information, contact Claire Christensen in human development and family studies at 712-380-2222 or clairec@iastate.edu.
Nov. 16
RunDSM poetry slam comes to ISU: 5:15-6:45 p.m., Carver 0101 - Youths and teachers from RunDSM, an urban arts project based in the Des Moines Public Schools and rooted in the principles of hip-hop culture, will speak and perform poetry for students in CI 406, Introduction to Multicultural Foundations of School of Society. Kristopher Rollins and Emily Lang, Harding Middle School teachers who started RunDSM, will discuss the program. Students will perform their poetry. Seating is available first to students enrolled in CI 406, but organizers expect ample seating for others who wish to attend. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.
Nov. 13
Syngenta Operations Research Seminar: 1 p.m., 004 Scheman Building - Faculty, staff and students are invited to a seminar to learn more about transformative operations research in plant sciences by a scientific team from Syngenta. The events celebrate national recognition of the accomplishments of the team, which includes Iowa State alumni and students. The seminar will include moderated discussions involving Iowa State University faculty and Syngenta scientists. Key presenters from ISU will include Bill Beavis, George F. Sprague Chair and Professor of Agronomy, and Baskar Ganapathysubramanian, associate professor of mechanical engineering. There also will be a discussion of graduate student career development. More».
For more information, contact Brian Meyer at Iowa State University at 515-294-0706 or bmeyer@iastate.edu.
Building an inclusive environment: the role of social contextual factors: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 2004 Black Engineering - Dr. Delia Saenz, a professor in psychology at Arizona State University, will give an overview of factors that have been identified in the literature that contribute to minimal participation of women and people of color in STEM disciplines in an interactive lecture. Specifically, she will address how social psychological elements related to structure, content, and process play an important role in inhibiting or facilitating inclusion within educational settings. The work suggests that interventions must be broad-based and include cultural institutional changes within the academy. Refreshments will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Jessi Strawn at Iowa State University at 515-294-2452 or jlstrawn@iastate.edu.
Nov. 12
Navigating Congress and Federal Agencies: 1-2:30 p.m., Memorial Union Campanile Room - Please join Iowa State University's Assistant Director of Federal Relations and D.C.-based consultants from Van Scoyoc Associates and The Implementation Group to learn more about how to best navigate the federal landscape. They will provide an overview of the federal legislative process and provide tips on working within the cultures of various federal agencies. Registration required. Eight slots will also be available from 10 a.m. to noon to sign up for 15-minute individual or small group sessions to ask questions related to your research endeavors. More».
For more information, contact Amy Harris-Tehan at 515-294-7540 or ajotehan@iastate.edu.
Nov. 12-13
Scholastic Book Fair: noon -4 p.m., 0333 Palmer - Come to the Scholastic Book Fair in 0333 Palmer on Thursday, November 12th from 12:00pm-6:00pm and Friday, November 13th from 8:00am-4:00pm! This event is hosted by the Human Development and Family Studies Club. The Club will purchase and donate books to a local non-profit organization with the book fair profits.
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Nov. 11
Diabetes Education Club presents: Finding Me Amongst the Diabetes, by Stephanie Downs, MS, Certified Intrinsic Coach, ISU Wellness Coordinator: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Gerdin 3164 - Well-being has been defined as something that occurs in the absence of disease. But Stephanie Downs would challenge that it is truly well-being when it occurs in the presence of disease! We are all fully capable and complete individuals, and want to feel valued and respected, regardless of a diagnosis. In this session, Downs will discuss how to expect more for yourself in the midst of diabetes, whether for your overall wellness or from the healthcare providers that serve you. In addition, she will walk through skills and techniques that everyone can utilize to reinstate well-being in their everyday lives.
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
ISU community supper for military veterans and families: 5-7:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Join Iowa State University for the annual community supper to honor our veterans, military personnel, and families. Eat, share, and recognize the service and sacrifices of so many. More».
For more information, contact Jason Chicoine at Iowa State University at 515-294-9801.
Person-centered perspectives on Alzheimer's assessment and care: 4:10-5:15 p.m., 0108 Curtiss Hall - Dr. Ben Mast will present on Alzheimer's assessment and care at a colloquium in 0108 Curtiss Hall on Nov. 11 at 4:10 p.m. He will also present at a free workshop Nov. 12, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lutheran Church of Hope in West Des Moines. Register for the workshop online.
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett in human development and family studies at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.
ISU Plan webinar for faculty, P&S, Supervisory/Confidential Merit, and pre/post doctoral associates: 9-10:30 a.m., Campus - Open Change, the time of year when you have an opportunity to elect or change your health insurance, dental insurance, eyewear plan, life insurance, and flexible spending accounts for the year, begins at 9 a.m on Nov. 2 and ends at 5 p.m. on Nov. 20. The ISU benefits team will provide a detailed explanation of the plans offered, premiums, and actions you can take, as well as helpful pointers on how to make these changes within AccessPlus, in a live webcast event from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on November 11. Visit to the ISU benefits webpage bulletin board to find the link. More».
For more information, contact Benefits Team at Iowa State University at 515-294-4800 or benefits@iastate.edu.
Nov. 10
International Week Begins: 7 p.m., Campus - International Week 2015 will celebrate cultural diversity at Iowa State from November 10th through the 19th with events including International Food Night, International Dance Night, International Bazaar Night, and International Game Night. The week concludes with International Night on Thursday November 19th featuring modern and traditional dance performances from around the world. International Week is put on through the International Student Council. Check out their website or Facebook page for more information. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Tank at 563-370-5574 or tanksf@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting with freshly baked theme: 5:30-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This week's meeting will include a yeast bread demo by Cristen Clark, Food & Swine blogger. Cristen is from Iowa and contributes to the Iowa Family Food Project supported by all of the commodity groups FSHN typically works with (i.e. Iowa Beef Council, SoyFoods Assoc., Iowa Pork, etc.) She will be doing a yeast demo for the Culinary Science Club. The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the second and fourt Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 279 Forker - There will be two speakers at the Kinesiology and Health Club meeting. Collin from Powerful Nutrition will talk about health, nutrition, and exercise and Aaron McNew will talk about what he does as a Crossfit trainer, how he became a trainer, and how it goes along with the Kinesiology majors. Club sheets will be signed at the end of the meeting to not disrupt our speakers. Dues are $5. If you want a discount on the club shirt, please pay dues as soon as possible. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at 515-991-4900 or kking@iastate.edu.
Nov. 5
Bookland: A Learning Community Literacy Project: 6-8 p.m., Ames Public Library - Bookland is a collaboration among Raising Readers, the Ames Public Library and the Iowa State University School of Education. This event, planned by the freshman learning community in the School of Education, provides entertaining, literacy-rich experiences to inspire families to enjoy reading and related activities at home with their children. Parents are children’s first teachers and reading partners. These early relationships and experiences influence children’s literacy development and motivation. College students benefit from the opportunity to examine their own attitudes and perceptions of parents, families, and the communities in which they live. The event will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 5, and from 1 to 4 p.m. on Sunday Nov. 8.
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Club Meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Nov. 4
Fall 2015 CPR/defibrillator training for CHS faculty and staff: 3:10-5 p.m., 0278 Forker - Kinesiology lecturer Jennifer Spry-Knutson and kinesiology students will provide CPR/defibrillator training for up to 10 faculty and staff members. The College of Human Sciences has installed automated external defibrillators (AED) in the following buildings: Lagomarcino, Palmer, MacKay, LeBaron, Human Nutritional Sciences Building and Forker. To reserve your spot, email Jenn Plagman-Galvin at jpgalvin@iastate.edu. Trainings will be offered each semester.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Nov. 3
Panel Discussion "Recognizing Race: A Historical Perspective": 6 p.m., Science Center of Iowa, Des Moines - Hear from Brian Behnken, history; and Katy Swalwell, School of Education, in this interactive presentation, and learn about the role Iowans played in the national push for civil rights and equality in America. This event opens with the opportunity to experience the "RACE: Are We So Different?" exhibition from 5:00-6:00 pm for a discounted rate. Or join at 6:00 pm for the free panel discussion. The Recognizing Race series is a partnership between the Science Center of Iowa and Iowa State University.
For more information, contact Katy Swalwell in the School of Education at 515-294-4511 or swalwell@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 301 MacKay - Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies (FCEDS) Club will meet on Nov. 3 at 5:15 p.m. in 301 MacKay. More».
For more information, contact Claire Christensen in food science and human nutrition at 712-380-2222 or clairec@iastate.edu.
Nov. 3-4
Army Research Laboratory Open Campus Open House: The U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL) is planning an Open Campus Open House at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD on November 3 & 4, 2015, and you're invited! ARL has been a national leader in fundamental research for over 20 years. ARL's research spans the spectrum from high strain rate mechanics and novel materials manufacturing, to cyber defense and advanced electronics, to atmospheric sciences and translational neuroscience. ARL's Open Campus business model is building an international science and technology ecosystem among government, academia, small business, industry, and entrepreneurs. More».
For more information, contact Wolfgang Kliemann at Iowa State University at 515-294-6344 or kliemann@iastate.edu.
Nov. 2
Queer* Graduate Student Association fundraiser: 6-9 p.m., Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt - The ISU's Queer* Graduate Student Association is hosting its first fundraiser ever at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt on November 2nd from 6 to 9 p.m. 10% of all sales will go directly to the Q* GSA! More».
For more information, contact Daniel Carney at Iowa State University at 708-712-4467 or dcarney@iastate.edu.
Oct. 31
Engaged Scholarship Funding proposals due: The newly established Engaged Scholarship Funding Program assists College of Human Sciences and Human Sciences Extension and Outreach faculty and staff to procure funding for research projects that focus on engagement, translate research into practice, and involve and benefit individuals, families, and communities in Iowa. The program offers a minimum of one $10,000 award this year. For full instructions, view the call for proposals online. More».
For more information, contact Deb Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.
Oct. 30
CHS Homecoming Open House: 3-5 p.m., Student Visitor Center, 118 MacKay Hall - Stop by the College of Human Sciences visitor center in 118 MacKay Hall for student-led tours of the remodeled School of Education, food labs, child development labs, apparel labs, and more. It's all part of Homecoming Week events at Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
ISU Alumni Association 84th honors and awards ceremony: 1:30 p.m., Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building - Eight CHS alums will receive awards. Dessert reception follows ceremony.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 29
College of Human Sciences alumni awards dinner: 6-9 p.m., By invitation only - Homecoming alumni to be honored at the homecoming awards ceremony. Invitation by the dean required for attendance.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Dean's Advisory Council meeting: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The members of the Dean's Advisory Council will meet to discuss the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Oct. 28
Diabetics Education Club speaker: Monica Lursen, R.D.: 5:30-6:30 p.m., Gerdin 3164 - The Diabetes Education Club is sponsoring speaker Monica Lursen, R.D. of Waverly Health Center, outpatient diabetes care. She is also the executive director of IAND. More».
For more information, contact Susie Robert in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
Eta Sigma Delta honor society induction: 5-6 p.m., LeBaron Lounge - 31 new members will be inducted into Eta Sigma Delta honor society on Wednesday, October 28 at 5:00pm in the LeBaron Lounge More».
For more information, contact Kelsy Horner in the College of Human Sciences at 515-505-0706 or kjhorner@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Frank Furstenberg: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 27
Culinary Science Club meeting - Sugar Rush theme and elections: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - During this week's meeting the club will hold leadership elections and the theme will be Sugar Rush. The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 279 Forker - Three faculty speakers will talk at the Kinesiology and Health Club meeting about research they conduct, courses they offer, and how to enhance things on your resumes (i.e. getting involved in clubs, volunteering, research, etc.) Clubs sheets will be signed at the end of the meeting as to not disrupt our speakers. Dues are $5. If you want a discount on the club shirt, please pay dues as soon as possible. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at 515-991-4900 or kking@iastate.edu.
Portfolio Development for Associate to Full Professor: 9:30-11 a.m., Memorial Union, Campanile Room - Associate professors across all colleges who plan to go up for full professor immediately or in the fear future are invited to attend a workshop. David Acker, Joe Colletti, Susan Lamont, and Elisabeth Lonergan, from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will talk about the process and preparation of all components of faculty's position responsibility statements in their portfolios. There will also be a question and answer session. More».
For more information, contact Lisa Larson at Iowa State University at 515-294-1487 or lmlarson@iastate.edu.
Oct. 24
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness 5k Walk/Run: 9 a.m., Ada Hayden Park - The Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness club invites you to a 5k to walk and talk about body image issues. Post-race festivities include food and drinks, self-esteem boosting activities, raffles, and more. Sign up on the website. Registration starts at 7 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m. Cost is $15 per person. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton in food science and human nutrition at rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Oct. 23
Open forum for dean search in College of Human Sciences: 9-10 a.m., 1414 Molecular Biology Building - The search committee for the next dean of the College of Human Sciences seeks input from the university community through the second of two open forums. More».
For more information, contact Cathann Kress in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5390 or cathann@iastate.edu.
Oct. 22
Lecture: Lee Dugatkin: The Evolution of Goodness, Justice and Empathy: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Lee Alan Dugatkin is a professor and Distinguished University Scholar in the Department of Biology at University of Louisville, where he studies the evolution of social behavior. He will discuss a question long pondered by evolutionary biologists and philosophers: Why are humans and animals good to one another and sacrifice to help those around them? Dugatkin is the author of more than 150 articles in such journals as Nature and The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences; several books, including Cooperation among Animals: An Evolutionary Perspective; Cheating Monkeys and Citizen Bees; and The Altruism Equation: Seven Scientists Search for the Origins of Goodness; as well as the textbooks Evolution and Principles of Animal Behavior. Sigma Xi Lecture Series More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
Iowa Family Impact Seminar: Toxic Stress and Child Development: Costs, Consequences, and Policy Options: 2-4 p.m., Iowa State Capitol Room G15 (Legislative Dining Room) - The seventh Iowa Family Impact Seminar will feature keynote speaker Pat Levitt on the topic of toxic stress and child development. The seminars present evidence-based, unbiased research to examine the family impact of policies and programs. More».
For more information, contact Mack Shelley at Iowa State University at 515-294-1075 or mshelley@iastate.edu.
Oct. 20
Lecture: Jose Antonio Vargas: "Define American: My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant": 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, who wrote a groundbreaking 2011 essay for The New York Times Magazine that revealed and chronicled his life as an undocumented immigrant, will speak at Iowa State University. His talk is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Lectures at Iowa State at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club trip to Geisler farms: 5:15 p.m., meet outside Maple-Willow-Larch - The Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is going to Geisler farms. Meet outside the Maple-Willow-Larch complex at 5:15 p.m. and bring $8 to enjoy a night full of fall activities. More».
For more information, contact Claire Christensen in human development and family studies at 712-380-2222 or clairec@iastate.edu.
Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., FFA Center, DMACC Ankeny - Attend the fourth annual Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference. This year's theme: Creating Campus Culture: What Works for Latina/o Student Success. Speakers include: Maria Harper-Marinick, Socorro Herrera, and Diane Finnerty. The conference is co-sponsored by Iowa State University's Office of the President, College of Human Sciences, School of Education, Community College Leadership Program, and ISU Extension and Outreach, along with the Iowa Valley Community College District and Des Moines Area Community College. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-9631 or mrobins@iastate.edu.
Oct. 19
Open forum for dean search in College of Human Sciences: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Gold Room, Memorial Union - The search committee for the next dean of the College of Human Sciences seeks input from the university community through the first of two open forums, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Cathann Kress in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5390 or cathann@iastate.edu.
Oct. 16
Human Sciences Week Food and Fun Fest: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., event tent south of MacKay Hall - Stop by the event tent to enjoy the delicious College of Human Sciences tradition of entrepreneurship in selling certain foods including the fan favorite, four-inch AESHM cherry pies for $2 each. Other foods for sale include caramel corn for $3, fresh popcorn for $1, four kinds of fudge, mini donuts, bake sale items, hot cocoa, coffee, tea, lemonade, and gingerbread men. Booth sales will be hosted by student clubs including the Event Management Club, Culinary Science Club, Food Science Club, and Adoption Club, along with Trend Magazine and The Fashion Show. The Human Development and Family Studies Club, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach and Online Distance Learning will also have tables at the event. More».
For more information, contact Liz Johnson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-570-4688 or ekj@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15
United Way envelopes due: 5 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Please drop your United Way pledge card or contribution in campus mail by October 15.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Outreach Inc. mac and cheese packing event: 5-7 p.m., LeBaron Hall commons area - Be a part of reaching the goal to pack 12,000 meals to help those in need in central Iowa and to support Iowa State’s own food pantry, Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP). Sponsored by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. More».
For more information, contact Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-1673 or kgilbert@iastate.edu.
Cake cutting celebrating 147 years of history, 10 years as the College of Human Sciences: 3-4 p.m., south lawn of MacKay Hall - Stop by the event tent at the South MacKay entrance for free cake to celebrate 10 years of the College of Human Sciences and 147 years of education and human sciences at Iowa State. Cake will be served by Students Sensations, the Dean's Student Advisory Council, and the Cabinet. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Study Abroad Fair: 2-5 p.m., MacKay Hall foyer - Come to MacKay Hall foyer to learn about study abroad opportunities at the College of Human Sciences Study Abroad Fair. Learn about opportunities for students in all College of Human Sciences programs. AESHM study abroad site presentations will occur in 118 MacKay. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 14
Diabetes Education Club lecture: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 3164 Gerdin Building - The Diabetes Education Club is sponsoring speaker Deb Holwegner, Camp Director for Hertko Hollow, a camp for youth ages 6-18 on how to manage diabetes. Everyone is welcome. More».
For more information, contact Susie Robert in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Stephen Russell: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. A reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
United Way Pie in the Face: noon, south lawn of MacKayHall - Come to the traditional pie-in-the-face event as part of Human Sciences Week. This year we will have multiple winners. Whoever raises the most money will get pied in the face. Vote by Oct. 9 by placing money in designated jars located in either 131 MacKay or the department offices listed below the photos. More».
For more information, contact Derek Buchheit in the College of Human Sciences at 563-419-6194 or derekb@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Clubs and Information Fair and Welcome Back Philanthropy Lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., south lawn of MacKay Hall - Attend the CHS Welcome Back Fair and Philanthropy Lunch on the south lawn of MacKay Hall. Stop by the College of Human Sciences Clubs and Information Fair. Donate a nonperishable food item, new or gently used children book, or contribute $1 for Hickory Park lunch. Books will be donated to Raising Readers of Story County, nonperishable food items will be donated to SHOP, and funds will be donated to United Way of Story County. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Allison in the Human Sciences (Student) Council at malli13@iastate.edu.
Oct. 13
Lecture: Bill Dietz, Ph.D.: Wellness: 7-8 p.m., Curtiss Hall Auditorium - Listen to Bill Dietz, director of the Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at George Washington University, speak on wellness. More».
For more information, contact Lorraine Lanningham-Foster in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-4684 or lmlf@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting - Taste the Rainbow theme and nominations: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - During this week's meeting the club will hold leadership nominations and will also have a Taste the Rainbow theme (fruits and veggies). The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the second and fourth Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 279 Forker - The Kinesiology Club will host a speaker from Up 'Til Dawn and an emergency medical technician who will talk about the role of and process to become an EMT. At the end of the meeting tours of an ambulance will be given. Students who still need to pay club dues should bring $5. Dues cover food and discounts on shirts. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at 515-991-4900 or kking@iastate.edu.
Lecture: Sarah Brown Wessling: 3:30-4:30 p.m., W142 Lagomarcino - Attend a lecture by Sarah Brown Wessling, 2010 National Teacher of the Year. Meet and greet Wessling following the lecture, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Lagomarcino Hall atrium. More».
For more information, contact Hailey Walker in the School of Education at 515-313-5925 or hewalker@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences P&S Fair: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room & LeBaron Courtyard - Come to the event tent located at the LeBaron Conference Room & LeBaron Courtyard for the CHS P&S Fair. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
CHS Action Planning for diversity and inclusiveness: 10:30 a.m.-noon, 1219 Coover - Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend one of the action planning sessions for CHS to work on implementation of findings from the diversity climate survey conducted in the college last year. We will brainstorm about programs and actions to implement in the college. Ross Wilburn, divesity officer for ISU extension, will guide the group. If you cannot attend either session but are interested, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst at mldmhrst@iastate.edu for more opportunities to help with program development.
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst at Iowa State University at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Oct. 13-16
ISU Fall Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Help save lives by giving blood at the ISU Fall Blood Drive, Oct. 13-16 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Great Hall. Faculty and staff donors are invited to "skip" to the front of the line at the blood drive. The college with the most staff and student participation will receive a commemorative plaque. More».
For more information, contact Erik Nelson at Iowa State University at blooddriveacademic@gmail.com.
Oct. 12
Norman Borlaug Lecture: Empowering the Poor in the Fight against Hunger - Sir Fazle Hasan Abed: 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Sir Fazle Hasan Abed is the 2015 World Food Prize Laureate and founder and chairperson of BRAC, the world's largest anti-poverty organization. Through BRAC, known originally as the Bangladesh Rehabilitation Assistance Committee, Sir Fazle pioneered a new approach to development that addresses the connection between hunger and poverty. He has also been a leader in empowering women as agents of change through microfinance, education, and healthcare. Sir Fazle worked as a corporate executive until 1971, when he resigned and formed BRAC to assist the people of his native Bangladesh after a devastating tropical storm and war with Pakistan. BRAC has since spread its antipoverty solutions to ten other developing countries, including Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, and Haiti. 2015 Norman Borlaug Lecture and part of the World Affairs Series. A reception and student poster display will precede the lecture from 7 to 8 p.m. in the South Ballroom, Memorial Union. Posters will address world food issues and are submitted by undergraduate and graduate students. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
Learning with Migrant Youth: Mirrors and Manifestos - Leigh Patel: 5:30-6:30 p.m., LeBaron Auditorium - Dr. Leigh Patel’s work addresses the ways education acts as a site of social reproduction and a constant site of potential transformation. In addition to her academic work, Dr. Patel is a national board member of the Education for Liberation network. This talk will address how schools and societies use social categories to organize people and how some youth are agitating those categories. Patel is the author of the award-winning Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, education, and the politics of inclusion. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.
CHS Action Planning for diversity and inclusiveness: 1-2:30 p.m., Tearoom, 23 MacKay - Students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to attend one of the action planning sessions for CHS to work on implementation of findings from the diversity climate survey conducted in the college last year. We will brainstorm about programs and actions to implement in the college. Ross Wilburn, divesity officer for ISU extension, will guide the group. If you cannot attend either session but are interested, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst at mldmhrst@iastate.edu for more opportunities to help with program development.
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Thank you root beer floats for peer mentors: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room - There will be root beer floats available as a "thank you" to College of Human Sciences peer mentors in the LeBaron Conference Room. Attendance is by invitation only. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 12-16
Donate to the Raising Readers Book Drive: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Several locations on campus - Help Raising Readers in Story County by donating to a book drive organized by the Social Justice Collective in the School of Education. Students, faculty, staff, and visitors will have a number of ways to donate money and books for area children in need from birth through age 8. Dropoff locations will be open 11 am-1 pm daily. Check here for a list of dropoff locations. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week: Mark your calendar for the first-ever week-long celebration of the Human Sciences at Iowa State University. Students, faculty, and staff networking opportunities and from educational programs to food and fun. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson, Jenn Plagman-Galvin, and Alisha Zika in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Iowa State University Spirit Week for United Way: Stop by your department or unit office to drop off a $10 donation and pick up your pass to wear jeans and Iowa State apparel to work for Iowa State Spirit Week. Checks can be made payable to United Way.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
Special Olympics volleyball: Iowa State University Kinesiology and Health Club provides leadership and student volunteers to Special Olympics Iowa volleyball, helping to make the state volleyball competition a success. Kinesiology club members can sign up to volunteer here. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at kking@iastate.edu.
Oct. 9
Welcome Erin French as new director of international programs: 9-10:30 a.m., 131A MacKay - Welcome Erin French as the college's new director of international programs at an open house-style breakfast.
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.
Higher Learning Commission reaccreditation open forum: 9 a.m., Memorial Union, Pioneer Room - Dave Holger, associate provost for academic programs and dean of the Graduate College; and Karen Zunkel, director of undergraduate programs and academic quality, will discuss the reaccreditation process and the criteria for reaccreditation, and highlight details of the Nov. 2-3 site visit from the higher learning commission. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn at Iowa State University at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
Oct. 8
Stopping Child Slavery in Ghana - James Kofi Annan: 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - James Kofi Annan is a former child slave and leads West Africa's most prominent children's rights organization, Challenging Heights. The organization has rescued more than 1,400 children from slavery and supported thousands more through education and other empowerment programs. Annan was sold at age six to work in the dangerous fishing industry in Ghana's Lake Volta, where for years he was forced to dive deep into muddy waters to untangle nets, while facing sickness, starvation, and torture. Escaping as a teen, illiterate and without resources, he worked his way through basic schooling and later earned a university degree. In 2007 Annan resigned from a lucrative career in banking to dedicate himself to the mission of Challenging Heights. Part of the World Affairs Series: Redefining Global Security. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Council meeting: 6 p.m., W262 Lagomarcino Hall - The College of Human Sciences Council will meet at 6 pm in Lago for our full council meeting.
For more information, contact Kelsey Finn in food science and human nutrition at 8152757956 or kgfinn@iastate.edu.
Higher Learning Commission reaccreditation open forum: 2:10 p.m., 1227 Hoover Hall - Dave Holger, associate provost for academic programs and dean of the Graduate College; and Karen Zunkel, director of undergraduate programs and academic quality, will discuss the reaccreditation process and the criteria for reaccreditation, and highlight details of the Nov. 2-3 site visit from the Higher Learning Commission. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
Oct. 7
Healthiest State Walk: "Walk as One": 12:15-12:30 p.m., Beardshear Hall - Let's all walk as one...faculty, staff and students! Meet at 12:05 pm on front steps of Beardshear Hall for the 1 km walk across Iowa State University's campus, as part of the Healthiest State Initiative. Walk starts at 12:15. Register online. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Downs at 515-294-8902 or sdowns@iastate.edu.
Oct. 5
Family Consumer Science Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 301 MacKay - Attend the Family Consumer Science Club meeting Tuesday, Oct. 5, 5:15pm in 301 MacKay. More».
For more information, contact Claire Christensen in human development and family studies at 712-380-2222 or clairec@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2
College of Human Sciences scholarship recognition: 3 p.m., Scheman Building - Scholarship recipients, family, faculty, staff, and donors are invited to attend the annual scholarship recognition. There will be a reception at 3 p.m. in the first floor lobby with the program to follow at 3:30 p.m. in Benton Auditorium.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 1
Interview Day: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., The Memorial Union - Attend Interview Day at the Memorial Union on Thursday, October 1st, the day following the Career Fairs. Hosted by the College of Human Sciences Career Services office. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Sept. 30
Diabetes Education Club social: 5:30 p.m., Stomping Grounds - Attend the Diabetes Education Club social - Wednesday, September 30th, 5:30 pm at Stomping Grounds. RSVP to Kelli Steffensmeier, kellis1@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
Open Discussion with President Leath about issues concerning racism and diversity: 5:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Attend an open discussion on racism and diversity with President Leath this Wednesday, Sept. 30, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union, beginning at 5:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Paul Parisot at Iowa State University at pparisot@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Velma McBride Murry: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The People to People Career Fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services, education, health and wellness, government, and hospitality. Employer registration begins soon. Employers planning to attend the People to People Career Fair should register through CyHire. Cost is $75 for nonprofits or government organizations, and $150 for for-profit organizations or professional schools. Students will not need to register and are encouraged to research companies attending via CyHire. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at hscareers@iastate.edu or 515-294-0626.
Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The Iowa State University Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair is held every fall and spring semester in Hilton Coliseum. The fall 2015 career fair will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30. Employer registration will begin in May. Employers planning to attend the career fair should register through CyHire. All booths are assigned by the date of employer registration. The first 140 employers to register will have a booth on the floor of Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Sept. 29
Kinesiology and Health Club Meeting: 5:30 p.m., 279 Forker - Attend the Kinesiology and Health Club meeting to hear two speakers. A CNA representative from DMACC will talk about CNA courses and patient contact hours and Nadine McNeal from Special Olympics Volleyball will talk about volunteering for the Saturday, Oct. 10th event. Kinesiology Club meetings are held every other Tuesday at 5:30 pm in 279 Forker. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at 515-991-4900 or kking@iastate.edu.
Sept. 28
100 Voices Leading for Change - Onalie Ariyabandhu: 8 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Iowa State graduate Onalie Ariyabandhu is a Social Change Entrepreneur of United Nations Population Fund in her home country, Sri Lanka. She will discuss its new "100 Voices Leading for Change" social change initiative aimed at mobilizing national youth networks to combat gender-based violence in Sri Lanka. Ariyabandhu earned her BSc. in economics, international studies and environmental studies from Iowa State, where she was president of the International Student Council. She and her family survived the horrific tsunami that hit Sri Lanka in 2004. She later wrote an award-winning essay about the experience. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
ILEAD (ISU Leaders in Education and Diversity) meeting: 6-7 p.m., 0213 Mackay Hall - ILEAD (ISU Leaders in Education and Diversity) was created for individuals with an interest in education. ILEAD strives to focus on networking within the education field to provide members with professional development and professional relationships. This organization is focused on teacher preparedness and addressing challenging issues in todays classrooms. Along with networking and professional development, ILEAD also focuses on community service and collaboration. ILEAD seeks to work with other student organizations and professional organizations in collaboration with events and community service. ILEAD addresses topics such as diversity and ways to prepare for a multicultural classroom. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or soelmann@iastate.edu.
Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Iowa State University Memorial Union - The 6th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference will be hosted by Iowa State University at the Memorial Union. Major General Timothy E. Orr, who received his master's degree from Iowa State's School of Education in 1991, will be giving the keynote address. This year's theme is "Learning to Return to Services. Register online. More».
For more information, contact Veterans Center at Iowa State University at 515-294-9801 or veteranscenter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Step-Out Walk to Stop Diabetes: 10-11 a.m., Principal Park in Des Moines - Join the Diabetes Education Club in the 'Ames Walkers' team for the Step-Out Walk to Stop Diabetes (5K or 1 mile), at Principal Park in Des Moines. Walkers are also invited to the American Diabetes Association Healthy Tailgate and Wellness Expo both before and after the walk. More».
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences family weekend social: 9-10:30 a.m., LeBaron Conference Room, 1009 LeBaron - Attend the College of Human Sciences family weekend social hosted by the student services office. Students, faculty, staff, academic advisers, and deans are invited. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.
Sept. 24
School of Education 2015 Celebration of Excellence: 4-5:30 p.m., Alumni Center, Mente/Boyd Reception Area - Attend the School of Education 2015 Celebration of Excellence to recognize SOE faculty, staff, and students for their achievements. The event will include light hors d'oeuvres and beverages and a short program at 4:30 p.m. Family, friends, and guests are welcome to attend. RSVP by September 15, 2015. More».
For more information, contact Becka Abraham in the School of Education at 515-294-9531 or rebeccaa@iastate.edu.
Mock interviews for ChFS and FCEDS Majors: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 131 MacKay Hall - Participate in mock interviews with an employer hosted by Career Services. Sign up in advance with CyHire. Open to child, adult and family services majors and family and consumer sciences education and studies majors.
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Sept. 22
Culinary Science Club meeting - Tapas Night: 5:30-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This week's meeting will include a demo from Sam. The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Career fair preparation session: 5:10-6 p.m., Kildee 125 - Attend the career fair preparation sessions on Tuesday and Wednesday at 5:10 pm. The sessions are open to all College of Human Sciences and Liberal Arts and Sciences majors. The preparation sessions are hosted by the College of Human Sciences Career Services. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Walk-in appointments with Career Services: 2-4 p.m., 131 MacKay Hall - On Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, September 22nd-24th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Career Services in The College of Human Sciences will be open for walk in appointments. Students are encouraged to stop by for 5 to 10 minute session for a quick resume review and to get answers to their career fair questions. More».
For more information, contact Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Mock interviews for event management students: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 131 MacKay Hall - If you are an event management student, participate in mock interviews with an employer hosted by Career Services. Sign up in advance with CyHire.
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Sept. 20
Healthy Streets event: 1-4 p.m., Downtown Ames - Healthiest Ames, a local non-profit, will be hosting the second annual Healthy Streets event in Downtown Ames. Come out to learn about Complete Streets and how Ames will soon be a more bike-friendly community. Free activities such as Zumba, yoga, bags tournament, big wheel races, golf putting, chair massages and a Monster Piano will be available all afternoon. The event is organized by two CHS students: Kristen Thompson, senior in event management, and Tessa Allred, senior in community and public health. More».
For more information, contact Tessa Allred in kinesiology at 641-344-0170 or tnallred@iastate.edu.
Sept. 17
Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - All students are invited to attend Iowa State University's Study Abroad Fair in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Sept. 16
The Dating Doctor's Advice: Finding Romance with Confidence, Happiness and Respect: 7 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Relationship expert David Coleman is known worldwide as The Dating Doctor. He has been speaking on college campuses for more than twenty years about the complexities of dating, relationships, romance and sex. His books Making Relationships Matter, Date Smart! and 101 Great Dates are filled with anecdotes, strategies and ideas to help expand one's relationships and potential. David Coleman has been honored numerous times as National Speaker of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine and the National Association for Campus Activities. A frequent guest on national radio and television programs, he has also been featured in such publications as Us Magazine, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post and The New York Times. More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
Diabetes Education Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 3164 Gerdin - Attend the Diabetes Education Club's first meeting, Wednesday, September 16, 5:30 pm, 3164 Gerdin. Special speaker, ISU's Dr. Tom Hill, will share his journey with diabetes. All are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology majors career fair preparation session: 4:10-5 p.m., 135 MacKay Hall - If you are a student in kinesiology, attend this preparation session to get ready for upcoming career fairs. Hosted by Career Services in The College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Ross Parke, Hilton Endowed Chair: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in human development and family studies at 515-294-6230 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 15
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 279 Forker - Attend the first meeting of the semester of the Kinesiology and Health Club. Members will vote on new club officers. Upcoming events for the school year will also be discussed. Dues are $5 for the school year and include discounted shirts and free food at meetings. Meeting minutes will be emailed the following day if you are not able to attend. More».
For more information, contact Katelan King in kinesiology at 515-991-4900 or kking@iastate.edu.
ISU Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic fall sessions begin: 5:15-6:30 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall - The Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic offers tutoring in reading for children who are entering 1st through 12th grades. Tutoring sessions are conducted by advanced students in reading and related areas under the guidance of the literacy education faculty. Instruction provided is designed to build confidence while improving children’s reading skills and strategies. Sessions will be from 5:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Sept. 12 to Nov. 17. More».
For more information, contact Diana Schmidt in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or schmidt@iastate.edu.
Swim and Gym fall activities begin: 4-5:30 p.m., Forker 202 and Forker pool - The fall session of ISU Swim & Gym begins Sept. 15 and runs through Nov. 19. The fall session is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The program is for children ages 5 to 12 and includes team sports, gymnastics, fitness activities, dance, cooperative games, and tag games. The program is led by undergraduates pursuing a degree in physical education. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
Sept. 14
Food Science and Human Nutrition majors career fair preparation session: 4:10-5 p.m., 213 MacKay Hall - If you are a food science and human nutrition student, attend this session to prepare for upcoming Career Fairs. Hosted by The College of Human Sciences' Career Services office. More».
For more information, contact Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
United Way of Story County envelopes arrive in mailboxes: Packets include a letter from Dean Pamela J. White and a contribution card. If you do not receive an envelope, contact Dynette.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 11-13
Canceled: 2015 Black College Reunion: noon-noon, Iowa State University Alumni Center - The 2015 Black College Reunion has been canceled due to low registrations. Organizers do, however, encourage alums to consider two opportunities for being involved with current students on campus at Iowa State University. Alums who are still planning to return to campus next weekend are invited to join other alums at the ISU BCR Mentor Mix ‘n Mingle on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Cardinal Room at the Memorial Union. Alums are also encouraged to support the ISU BCR Book Scholarship, which will assist current African-American students in need of assistance with purchasing text books. More».
For more information, contact Heather Botine at 515-294-9171 or hbotine@iastate.edu.
Sept. 11
Food Science and Human Nutrition Major Exploration Day: 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Do you know a junior or senior in high school that is interested in learning about the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition at Iowa State University? Experience FSHN Day at Iowa State University on Friday, September 11, 2015! Hurry! Registration closes on Friday, September 4th! More».
For more information, contact Food Science and Human Nutrition in the College of Human Sciences at (515) 294-2553.
Sept. 10
President Leath's annual address: 7 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - President Steven Leath will share his priorities for the 2015-16 academic year during his annual address on Thursday evening, Sept. 10 (7 p.m., Memorial Union Great Hall). A Q&A session will follow the remarks. Refreshments will be available beginning at 6:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Kris Tigges at (515) 294-2042 or kstigge@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences retiree social: 4-5:30 p.m., N/A - College of Human Sciences retired faculty and staff will enjoy visiting and reminiscing. This event is by invitation only from the dean.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Iowa State coffee-table book release party: 4-7 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - The ISU Alumni Association will hold a release party 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the ISU Alumni Center for a new Iowa State University coffee table book of campus photography by Jim Heemstra. Cost of the book at the release party is $25 for ISU Alumni Association members and $30 for non-members. Those attending can register to win a free book and a color print signed by Jim Heemstra. Regular price for the book is $33 for members and $39 for non-members. More».
For more information, contact ISU Alumni Association at Iowa State University at 515-294-6525 or alumni@iastate.edu.
Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens for lunch: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 23 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom is a restaurant/classroom teaching operation within Iowa State University’s world-renown hospitality management program. Students take responsibility for planning, preparing, and serving the lunch meal, which is made up of an entrée, salad/vegetable, bread, dessert, and a beverage. Lunch is $6.50 and is served from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The tearoom is located at 23 MacKay Hall and reopens on Thursday, Sept. 10. Reservations can be made by calling the tearoom at 515-294-3330 between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reservations in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-3330.
Sept. 9
Club Fest: Diabetes Education Club booth: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Campus - Come check out the Diabetes Education Club booth at Club Fest, September 9, 11 am to 4 pm. New members wanted! More».
For more information, contact Susie Roberts in food science and human nutrition at 515-689-7116 or shr@iastate.edu.
Sept. 8
Sex Trafficking in the USA documentary and discussion: 7-10 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Attend "Sex Trafficking in the USA," the first episode of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's new documentary, A Path Appears. The Department of Justice estimates that there are 300,000 children at risk of being trafficked into sexual slavery in the United States. Reporters Kristof and WuDunn introduce us to the complex circumstances behind these shocking numbers and some of the survivors. They also document growing efforts to reshape law enforcement's response to prostitution and trafficking and the work of anti-trafficking organizations. Part of the National Affairs Series: When American Values Are in Conflict More».
For more information, contact Patricia Miller at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting - Tailgate theme: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Sept. 3
HDFS Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron - Attend the first meeting of the Human Development and Family Studies Club for fall 2015 in the LeBaron Lounge. A child life specialist will join us at this meeting to speak about the child life field. The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club weekly meeting: 4:10 p.m., Carver 108 - Weekly meetings for Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Club (BIEDA) begin September 3rd. Meetings will be held Thursdays at 4:10 p.m. in Carver 108. The purpose and goal of BIEDA is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness and campus/local resource identification. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton in the College of Human Sciences at 708-687-0008 or rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Sept. 2
Opening Reception: "Women for Women: Female Fashion Designers": 6-7:30 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - Visit the opening reception for the "Women for Women: Female Fashion Designers" exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall, Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Exhibit will be open Aug. 24 to Dec. 18, Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Attendance is free.
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Opening reception: (Re)discovering (S)helves: 6-7:30 p.m., Christian Petersen Art Gallery, 1017 Morrill Hall - Attend the opening reception for the "(Re)discovering S(h)elves" exhibit in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall, Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Exhibit will be open Aug. 24 to Dec. 18, Monday to Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. College of Human Sciences faculty, Sara Marcketti and Amy Popillion, helped curate the exhibit and funding has been provided by the Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management department. Attendance is free. More».
For more information, contact Nancy Gebhart, University Museums at 515-294-3342 or nancyg@iastate.edu.
Aug. 25
Culinary Science Club meeting - Italian theme: 5:30-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This week's meeting will include a pasta and pancetta demo by Shane. The Culinary Science Club's purpose is to provide a platform where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Members are informed about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held the 2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month. The first 15 minutes of each gathering consists of a social/potluck, and the rest of the time period is dedicated to club business.
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3011 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Aug. 24
Gerontology Roundtable Discussions: noon -1 p.m., 88 LeBaron Hall - All interested students, staff, and faculty are invited to join in a multidisciplinary discussion of aging-related issues. We will discuss the latest research, provide a forum to explore projects, and discuss professional development. The Gerontology Roundtable will be held on the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 12-1 pm in 88 LeBaron. The meeting is a brownbag, so feel free to bring your lunch. Meetings during the fall semester will begin on Aug. 24 and conclude on Dec. 14. For more information or to be added to the Roundtable e-mail list, please contact Peter Martin or Jennifer Margrett.
For more information, contact Peter Martin or Jennifer Margrett in human development and family studies at 1-515-294-5186 or 1-515-294-3028 or pxmartin@iastate.edu or margrett@iastate.edu.
Exhibit opens: "Women for Women: Female Fashion Designers": 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - Visit the "Women for Women: Female Fashion Designers" exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall. Exhibit will be open Aug. 24 to Dec. 18, Monday-Friday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Opening reception will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Attendance is free.
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Exhibit opens: "(Re)discovering S(h)elves": 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Christian Petersen Art Gallery, 1017 Morrill Hall - Come view this new exhibit in Christian Petersen Art Gallery, 1017 Morrill Hall. Exhibit will be open Aug. 24 - Dec. 18, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. College of Human Sciences faculty, Sara Marcketti and Amy Popillion, helped curate the exhibit and funding has been provided by the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. Opening reception will be Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall. Admission to the opening reception and exhibit is free. More».
For more information, contact Nancy Gebhart, University Museums at 515-294-3342 or nancyg@iastate.edu.
Aug. 20
College of Human Sciences fall convocation for faculty and staff: 7:45-11 a.m., Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center - Meet new and returning colleagues and kick off the academic year with a state of the college presentation and more. To RSVP, follow the link in the email from Theresa Boettcher, sent Wed., May 6.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Aug. 18
Former Moulton students tour Iowa State in transition to middle school: 10:30-11:30 a.m., Iowa State University - The Children and Family Urban Movement is providing a program August 3-20, Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for rising 6th graders to support their transition to middle school. Most of the participants will be former students of Moulton Extended Learning Center, which Iowa State University has a partnership with through ISU 4U Promise, moving on to middle school. The program is called Transition and Transformation (TnT) and in focused on middle school readiness and interest/career exploration. The students are scheduled for a tour of Iowa State University from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Aug. 18.
For more information, contact Carmen Lampe Zeitler at Carmen@cfum.org.
Aug. 12
2015 Iowa Quality Dairy Products Showcase Awards Ceremony: 7 p.m., multimedia center at the cattle barn of the Iowa State Fair - Iowa State University and the Midwest Dairy Association is co-sponsoring a new event celebrating Iowa cheese and yogurt makers, and their outstanding products. It's all part of the 2015 Iowa Quality Dairy Products Showcase Awards Ceremony, 7 p.m. next Wednesday at the multimedia center of the cattle barn. More».
For more information, contact Stephanie Clark in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-7346 or milkmade@iastate.edu.
Aug. 5-6
Iowa State participates in School Administrators of Iowa conference: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Veterans Memorial, 833 5th Ave., Des Moines - School of Education assistant professors Jason Salisbury and Daniel Spikes will be among those presenting at this year's annual conference of the School Administrators of Iowa. The Des Moines Public Schools will present a session about its cultural proficiency initiative and promising practices. Salisbury and Spikes are supporting the initiative through consulting and conducting research. Those in ISU educational administration will also have a booth at the conference from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Jan Westerman-Beatty in the School of Education at 515-294-4596 or jan1@iastate.edu.
July 27-28
DAVinCI Flight Camp students from Singapore and Oceana visit Iowa State: Iowa 4-H will host 24 students from Singapore and Oceana July 25-31 for DAVinCI Flight Camp. The camp will be in 1680 Lagomarcino Hall on July 27 and 28. This camp was developed for use with the DAVinCI Flight computer game, created by Iowa State graduate Chris Whitmer. The STEM camp curriculum was developed by Katherine Richardson Bruna and Christa Jackson of the School of Education working with Kayla Hamilton, the ISU 4U Promise program assistant. This camp is funded through a grant from the US Navy as a partnership with 4-H for the purpose of providing STEM camps for youth of Navy personnel.
For more information, contact Kayla Hamilton in the School of Education at (515) 294-4144 or krh@iastate.edu.
June 30 - July 2
Iowa 4-H Youth Conference: Dare to Discover: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Iowa State University campus in Ames - More than 900 high school students from across the state participate in workshops, educational and leadership activities, mixers, dances, a banquet, and community service. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Allen at Iowa State University at 515-294-1567 or bsallen@iastate.edu.
June 8
ISU Summer Youth Fitness Program: 1:30-4:30 p.m., Forker Building - During the ISU Summer Youth Fitness Program, sports and physical activities are instructed by physical education majors, elementary education majors, and graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology. Children in grades K-6 are welcome to participate in a range of activities such as: team sports, gymnastics, dance, physical fitness, swimming, etc. The program runs Monday-Thursday, June 8-July 30. For additional information and to register, please click the "More" button. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
June 1
iCan Bike camp: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., All Iowa Attack facilities, West Ames - iCan Bike is a volunteer-led camp that teaches people with special needs how to ride a standard bicycle. It will be held June 1-5 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and each day will be broken up into 75-minute time slots. Campers and camp volunteers will attend one 75-minute session per day. The camp is organized by students in the Department of Kinesiology. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Cook in kinesiology at 319-404-7014 or kacook@iastate.edu.
May 15-16
2015 Bald Eagle and Panda United States-China cultural exchange and virtual conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Cyberspace - In the second annual virtual conference, scholars from the United States and China will gather to discuss contemporary and emerging issues in American and Chinese culture, May 15-17. Invites speakers include Chinese university presidents, U.S. Embassy representatives, and Iowa State University professors. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn or Ran Li in the School of Education at 515-780-8004 or pandabaldeagle@iastate.edu.
May 8
College of Human Sciences Graduation Reception: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Scheman Building - Join the spring, 2015, College of Human Sciences undergraduate students, graduate students, family, friends, faculty, and staff for this reception, held immediately following the graduation ceremony. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony: 3-4:30 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - Undergraduates receiving their bachelor's degrees, families, friends, faculty, and staff are welcome to attend the spring College of Human Sciences graduation celebration. The processional begins at 2:55 p.m. in Stephens Auditorium. Graduates are limited to four guests. Additional seating is available in the Benton Auditorium of the Scheman Building. A reception immediately follows the ceremony in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
School of Education Cording Ceremony: 10 a.m.-noon, C.Y. Stephen's Auditorium - Graduating teacher education students will be recognized at the inaugural Iowa State University event.
For more information, contact Chuck Achter in the School of Education at 515-294-7937 or cachter@iastate.edu.
May 2
Deadline to volunteer for the Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games: 5 p.m., By fax, mail, or email - There is an opportunity coming up on campus to volunteer with the Special Olympics. The Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games will be held Friday, May 22, from 8:30 - 2 p.m. outside the Forker Building, and the event involves health checkups and lifestyle counseling with the athletes. Volunteers can register by clicking "More" and filling out the attached application. When the application is complete, scan and email, mail, or fax the it to Kathy Irving at the Special Olympics Iowa by May 2. More».
For more information, contact Kathy Irving at 515-986-5530 or kirving@soiowa.org.
May 1
Application deadline for scholarships for unpaid interns, student teachers: 5 p.m., online - Apply by May 1 for new scholarship that supports unpaid internships, student teaching: Scholarships ranging from $1000 to $2000 are available to support these career-building experiences this summer and fall. More».
For more information, contact Carla Peterson in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or hs-intern-scholarship@iastate.edu.
April 30
Second annual Trashion Show: 7-9 p.m., Serenity Couture Salon and Spa, North Grand Mall - The 2nd annual Ames Trashion Show will celebrate Earth Month by featuring trash-made garments created by 72 Iowa State students and their Serenity Couture collaborators. Tickets are $10, and proceeds will be donated to the Audubon Society. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7393 or sbb@iastate.edu.
Business Idea Pitch Contest: 6-8:30 p.m., 1 MacKay Hall - College of Human Sciences students are invited to present a 90-second business pitch to industry professionals, receive feedback on their ideas, and win cash prizes. To enter the contest, students must email a summary of their business idea to event management student Maria Stanek by Friday, April 24.
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-8:30 p.m., Lobby and Lounge, LeBaron Hall - Student entrepreneurs will be presenting and displaying their innovate business proposals, business idea pitches, and consulting project recommendations at this apparel, events, and hospitality management-hosted event. An awards presentation at 9 p.m. in LaBaron Auditorium will follow the showcase. This is an opportunity for enterprising students to share business ideas and network with other entrepreneurs.
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
April 29
Opening reception for the exhibition of the winning Fashion Show designs: 5:30-6:30 p.m., The Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - Every summer the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery features the first and second place winning student designs from the annual ISU Fashion Show. Following the exhibit's opening reception, the exhibit will be open Monday-Friday 11:00am-4:00pm, April 30-July 31, 2015. It will also be open Saturday, May 9 from 10:00am-2:00pm. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Retirement celebration for Loa Christensen, human development and family studies adviser: 3:30-5 p.m., 331 Palmer Building - After seven years as adviser for family and consumer sciences education and studies students, Loa Christensen is retiring. Celebrate her career and enjoy refreshments at this event. More».
For more information, contact Lisa Stange in human development and family studies at 515-251-7241 or lgstange@iastate.edu.
April 28
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff awards ceremony and reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Come honor the recipients of the 2015 College of Human Sciences faculty and staff awards. A reception will follow the award presentation. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
April 24
Ribbon cutting for School of Education in Lagomarcino Hall: 3-5 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall - Celebrate the freshly remodeled gathering spaces, classrooms, labs, and offices that house the School of Education. Short program and gathering at 3:30 p.m. in the Lagomarcino Hall courtyard. Tours inside the north portion of Lagomarcino Hall. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Dean's Advisory Council Meeting: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., 080 Board Suite, Scheman Center - The College of Human Sciences Dean’s Advisory Council, made of 20-30 members from diverse academic backgrounds, supports the teaching, research, extension, and outreach missions of the college. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
April 23
World Hunger Integrative Assignments Learning Community poster session: 6:10-7 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - The public is invited to interact with students as they present posters for a new learning community exploring problems related to world hunger. Students studying the peoples and cultures of native North America, professional communication in food science and human nutrition, sustainable and environmental horticulture systems, and controversies in natural resource management will share their teamwork on 29 problem-solving posters. Attendees are invited to peruse and ponder the efforts and accomplishments of these students.
For more information, contact Suzanne Hendrich in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4272 or shendric@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences study abroad celebration: 5-7 p.m., Lobby and Lounge, LeBaron Hall - Students who have studied abroad before can celebrate their experience at the Study Abroad Celebration. Attendees will receive a 'passport' and can 'travel' the world in one evening via event activities. Several study abroad programs will be present, and food, prizes, and games abound. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 5152941010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
April 22
Take Back the Night rally and march: 6-8 p.m., West Terrace, Memorial Union - Take Back the Night is an internationally recognized event with a rich history, dating back to the 1970s. The annual Take Back the Night rally and march at Iowa State University is organized with the purpose of coming together in an awareness of violence against the people we know and love. The Iowa State community is invited to join the rally and march, taking a stand against violence and making the night safe for everyone. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Maitland in the School of Education at 608-338-6579 or maitland@iastate.edu.
April 19
Iowa State Lectures Program: Drawing Lessons — The Comics of Everyday Life: 8-9:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Alison Bechdel has a thirty-year career writing, drawing, and self-syndicating the comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. That generational chronicle ran regularly in over fifty lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender publications in North America and the UK. After setting aside Dykes to Watch Out For in 2008, she edited "Best American Comics 2011" and published a second graphic memoir, "Are You My Mother: A Comic Drama," in 2012. She has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney's, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Book Review, and Granta, and her work is widely anthologized and translated. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
April 17
Reception honoring Pamela White as Dean's Chair in the College of Human Sciences: 1-2 p.m., Gold Room, Memorial Union - Come congratulate Dean Pamela White as the inaugural holder of the College of Human Sciences Dean's Chair. No RSVP is needed. Parking will be available in the Memorial Union parking complex. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Hanfelt in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1849 or khanfelt@iastate.edu.
April 16
Apparel, merchandising, and design poster festival: 3-5:30 p.m., First and ground floors, LeBaron and MacKay Halls - Posters and mannikins featuring design, research, and teaching scholarship will be on display at the Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Department's annual poster festival. Refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
April 14
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This meeting will have a smoothie theme! Students of any major are welcome to join ISU's Culinary Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
April 12
Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron new member initiation ceremony: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Parking is available in the Memorial Union parking complex.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
April 11
The Fashion Show 2015: 7-9 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - Save the date for this year's Fashion Show! Tickets are $16 for youth/students, $22 for adults, and $20 each for 6+ adult tickets when purchased at the Iowa State Center Box Office. Tickets are also available at www.ticketmaster.com. Additional fees apply and group rate not available when purchased online. More».
For more information, contact Emily Brimeyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 563-320-7571 or fsproducers2015@iastate.edu.
April 10
Final day of Garden Party: Textiles and Clothing Inspired by Nature: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - The spring exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery, Garden Party: Textiles and Clothing Inspired by Nature examines the evolution and diverse use of floral and natural themes in 20th century western dress. Influenced by a gamut of art movements, styles, and techniques, floral motifs abounded in fashion. Regardless of the societal differences between each decade, the beauty of nature has adapted to the ever changing fashions. This free exhibit is on display from January 26 to April 10 in 1015 Morrill Hall. The Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery is open Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Lensch in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or tcmuseum@iastate.edu.
April 9
Pre-Physician's Assistant Club meeting: 7-8 p.m., 279 Forker Building - Club leadership elections will be made during this meeting.
For more information, contact Morgan Jungman in kinesiology at 515-779-9177 or morganj@iastate.edu.
April 8
Lecture by Ali Rahimi for Mon Atelier: Master of Couture: 7-8:30 p.m., Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall - Ali Rahimi, creative designer behind the brand Mon Atelier, was born in Tehran, Iran, and was educated in the classic couture tradition. He creates one-of-a-kind pieces for celebrity clientele, including Jane Lynch, Queen Latifah, and Anjelica Huston. Rahimi has more than two decades of experience crafting couture clothing and perfecting designs through multiple fittings and hand finishing. He and partner John Barle own an independent studio in Los Angeles's historic Miracle Mile district, where they are involved in every phase of design and production. They will discuss the how their careers in the apparel industry took them from the Virginia Marti College of Art and Design in Lakewood, Ohio, to running and operating a niche boutique for Hollywood celebrities. This lecture is part of the Fashion Show 2015 event line-up. More».
For more information, contact Molly Helmers in Other at 515-294-9934 or mollysh@iastate.edu.
April 2
The Human Development and Family Studies Club Meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 301 MacKay Hall - This meeting will focus on the Week of the Young Child and is the last club meeting of the semester. Snacks will be provided, and members who have already paid their dues but haven't received a t-shirt yet can pick one up at this meeting. The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
April 1
Deadline to apply for the Untenured Faculty Seed Grant: 5 p.m., College of Human Sciences - The College of Human Sciences requests proposals for up to $10,000 for seed grant research projects intended to help untenured faculty develop as researchers. The deadline to apply for this grant is April 1. Two to four projects may be funded. These grants are intended to provide seed funding that will lead to longer term, externally funded research programs More».
For more information, contact Sarah Carlson in administration at 515-294-0211 or scarlson@iastate.edu.
March 31
Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program application deadline: 5 p.m., 0640 Beardshear Hall - Faculty and students are encouraged to apply for the 2015-2016 Undergraduate Research Assistantship Program. The program encourages outstanding juniors and seniors to pursue graduate study by offering them hands-on experience in a formal research environment. Participation in the program assists students in making career decisions and in attaining information about graduate education and fellowships. Now in its 28th year, the program continues to help students develop technical and specialized skills as well as foster originality, imagination, judgment, and patience: the traits of an independent scholar. Faculty members of Iowa State also benefit from working closely with talented undergraduates. Faculty please note: Submitting an application does not guarantee an undergraduate research assistant. For further information and access to the downloadable application, please click the "more" link. More».
For more information, contact Julie Arnold at Iowa State University at 515-294-0103 or jaarnol@iastate.edu.
"The Flat World and Education" lecture by Linda Darling-Hammond: 4:30-5:30 p.m., 125 Kildee Hall - Linda Darling-Hammond, who has been described as one of the nation’s 10 most influential people affecting education policy over the last decade, will be lecturing at Iowa State as the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair. Among other accomplishments, Darling-Hammond launched the School Redesign Network, the Stanford Educational Leadership Institute, and the Stanford Center for Opportunity Policy in Education. She also served as the faculty sponsor of the Stanford Teacher Education Program, which she helped to redesign. A reception will follow the lecture. More».
For more information, contact Marlene Strathe in the School of Education at 515-294-2336 or mstrathe@iastate.edu.
March 24
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This meeting will be a trip to the Orient and will include a demonstration! Students of any major are welcome to join ISU's Culinary Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Rossman-Manatt Lecture: The Fashionable Side of STEM — Sara B. Marcketti: 9:30-10:45 a.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - Established in 2006, the Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award is designed to recognize a tenured faculty member who has demonstrated exceptional level of creativity and productivity in scholarship, teaching, and service. This year Sara B. Marcketti, associate director in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will present a lecture on "The Fashionable Side of STEM." From the groundbreaking introduction of new fiber machines that change the way apparel is created to the more mundane pattern grading, fashion — both historically and contemporarily — has been influenced and contributed to advances in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
March 20
Foreign Travel Grant application deadline: 5 p.m., E262 Lagomarcino Hall - Foreign Travel Grants awarded this spring will support travel between May 16, 2015, and January 16, 2016. The original copies of all applications are due to the College of Human Sciences Dean’s Office, at E262 Lagomarcino Hall, by the end of the business day on Friday, March 20, 2015. Foreign Travel Grant application rules and guidelines and the application form can be found by clicking the "more" link. More».
For more information, contact Judy Carter in administration at 515-294-7002 or carter59@iastate.edu.
March 11
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Future of Food: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Vandana Shiva is a philosopher and environmental activist who promotes ecological justice and biodiversity. She is the founder of the Navdanya Research Foundation for Science, Technology, and Ecology, which works with local farming communities to promote fair trade and agroecological farming practices. Va Her honors and awards include the 1993 Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize) and the 2010 Sydney Peace Prize. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 289 Forker Building - At this meeting, the College of Human Sciences' Career Services will provide tips for applying to internships and graduate schools. There will also be an optional resume review session, so bring a resume for feedback, and at the end of the meeting, there will be a social activity. Club tanks will be handed out to those who purchased one, and food from Subway will be provided.
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at 515-450-1275 or kimr@iastate.edu.
Graduating Student of the Year nomination deadline: 5 p.m., 131 MacKay Hall - This award is granted by the Human Sciences Council to a spring, 2015, graduating senior who has displayed exemplary leadership ability and overall character. The selected student will be presented this award at the College of Human Sciences graduation for bachelor’s candidates at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium on May 8, 2015. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Allison in the College of Human Sciences at 641-757-2878 or malli13@iastate.edu.
Diabetic Education Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 2128 Gerdin Business Building - At this meeting, the Diabetic Education Club (DEC) will have a nurse and certified diabetes educator from Mary Greeley Medical Center speaking on the current treatment of diabetes. This event is a weather reschedule of a previous meeting and is open to students, employees, and community members. No RSVP needed.
For more information, contact Sally Barclay in food science and human nutrition at 515-708-0489 or barclay@iastate.edu.
March 10
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This meeting has a legume theme (peas, beans, peanuts, alfalfa)! Students of any major are welcome to join ISU's Culinary Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
March 9
Deadline for faculty voting on curricular changes: 5 p.m., via email - Faculty members should have received email invitations to vote via the Quatrics voting interface, which included a link to an online ballot. The invitation was emailed at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015. A reminder will be sent later the same week. More».
For more information, contact Suzanne Hendrich in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4272 or shendric@iastate.edu.
March 6
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE): 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union - Join the Iowa State University campus community for the 16th Annual Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity. ISCORE 2015 is a celebration of the university's diverse community and supports the Iowa State mission to create, share and apply knowledge to make Iowa and the world a better place. More».
For more information, contact Jappanah Kellogg in student services at 515-294-6500 or japannah@iastate.edu.
March 5
Campus Pride Summer Leadership Program scholarship application deadline: 11:55 p.m., online - The Campus Pride Summer Leadership Program is a leadership experience that brings together over 60 LGBTQ and allied young people from across the country for five days of student leadership development, campus organizing techniques, conflict management, social justice advocacy, diversity education, and more. This summer's program will be held July 14, 2015, through July 19, 2015, in Charlotte, N.C. The College of Human Sciences scholarship awardee will have registration, housing, and transportation to the camp covered by the college. Further information and a link to the online application can be found by clicking the "more" link. More».
For more information, contact Marcia Purdy in the School of Education at 515-212-9131 or mapurdy@iastate.edu.
Lecture by Dr. Michael Joyner: "Physical Inactivity: Should We Consider It a Disease?": 8-9 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Dr. Michael Joyner, a physician, researcher, and anesthesiologist at the Mayo Clinic, comes to Iowa State University as the 2015 Pease Family Scholar. Dr. Joyner's research focuses on how humans respond to various forms of physical and mental stress during activities and also how the nervous system regulates blood pressure, heart rate and metabolism while responding to these stressors. His lecture is co-sponsored by the Department of Kinesiology, the Pease Family Scholar-in-Residence and Scholarship, and the Committee on Lectures. More».
For more information, contact Philip Martin in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or pemartin@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Services (HDFS) Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 301 MacKay Hall - The HDFS Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities. Club members offer educational, economic, and instrumental support through fundraising, volunteering, and providing child and elder care as well as personal interactions. All majors are welcome! More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956) 532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
CANCELED: Apparel, events, and hospitality management poster festival: 3-5:30 p.m., first floor LeBaron Hall, ground floor MacKay Hall - Due to unforseen circumstances, this event has been canceled. Officials are considering rescheduling the event after spring break. The annual poster festival of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management features posters and manikins that display design, research, and teaching scholarship. Refreshments will be served during the event.
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Pre-ISCORE professional development workshop: 1-4:30 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - This half-day professional development opportunity, free and open to all Iowa State faculty, professional, and merit staff, will precede the Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE). Sessions will provide tools intended to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Register for the employee workshop as part of ISCORE registration. More».
For more information, contact Japannah Kellogg in student services at 515-294-6500 or japannah@iastate.edu.
March 3
College of Human Sciences Research Summit: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - This summit will present the outcomes of the College of Human Science's internal research grant program and is an opportunity for faculty and staff to learn successful strategies for capitalizing on internal CHS funding. Matt Rowling, Amy Hutchison, Doreen Chung, Elizabeth Stegemoller, and Christine Maynard will be featured. Please note: For faculty and staff only. Space is limited. RSVP electronically via Outlook calendar invitation by February 27.
For more information, contact Carla Peterson in administration at 515-294-7804 or carlapet@iastate.edu.
March 2
Heddleson Junior Faculty Grant application deadline: 5 p.m., Online - Junior faculty from all academic programs within the college are eligible for the Heddleson Junior Faculty Grant. Applications should be sent electronically to Anthony Santiago at ads@iastate.edu. Application guidelines can be found online. More».
For more information, contact Anthony D. Santiago in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.
Iowa ProStart Student Invitational: 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Iowa State University, in partnership with the Iowa Restaurant Association Education Foundation, is hosting a culinary arts and management competition for over 300 high school students. The students will compete in effort to represent Iowa the National ProStart Invitational. More».
For more information, contact Bob Bosselman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8550 or drbob@iastate.edu.
March 1
College of Human Sciences study abroad scholarship application deadline: 5 p.m., Online - Students studying abroad during the summer and fall, 2015, semesters can apply for international scholarships through the College of Human Sciences. Check eligibility and apply online by clicking the "more" link. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Feb. 27
"Mindful Eating," a brown bag lunch with Eunice Bassler: noon -1 p.m., 2021 Human Nutritional Sciences Building - Eunice Bassler, a registered dietician and senior lecturer in food science and human nutrition, will explain mindful eating. Bassler will lead the audience through a delightful tasting experience to demonstrate. This lecture is part of a series of activities on Iowa State's campus recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and is co-sponsored by the Department of Athletics, Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowan, Inter-residence Hall Association, Department of Kinesiology and the Committee on Lectures, which is funded by the Government of the Student Body. More».
For more information, contact Teddi Barron in administration at 515-294-4778 or tbarron@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
"The Athletic Image," a lecture by Alison St. Germain: 7-8:30 p.m., 60 Hixson-Lied Student Success Center - Alison St. Germain, a registered dietitian and clinician in food science and human nutrition, will talk about the struggle finding balance between training and nourishing our bodies. This lecture is part of a series of activities on Iowa State's campus recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week and is co-sponsored by the Department of Athletics, Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowan, Inter-residence Hall Association, Department of Kinesiology and the Committee on Lectures, which is funded by the Government of the Student Body. More».
For more information, contact Teddi Barron in administration at 515-294-4778 or tbarron@iastate.edu.
Feb. 25
Diabetes Education Club event: 5-6 p.m., 213 MacKay Hall - The Diabetes Education Club will be hosting June Heiden, a registered nurse and certified diabetes educator from Mary Greeley Medical Center in Ames. Come learn more about the treatment of diabetes and the day-to-day lives of those with diabetes, as well as about upcoming club meetings and activities. This meeting is open to interested students, employees and community members.
For more information, contact Sally Barclay in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9625 or barclay@iastate.edu.
Rock Your Body! Wellness Resource Fair: 2-5 p.m., State Gym - Free samples, group fitness, and other body-positive activities. Take time out to honor you and your body. This event is part of Iowa State's Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton in food science and human nutrition at 708-305-3303 or rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24
Screening of "Stay Strong: Demi Lovato" Documentary: 7-9 p.m., 101 Carver Hall - A Q&A panel discussion will follow the film. This screening is part of Iowa State's Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton in food science and human nutrition at 708-305-3303 or rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This meeting has a Mediterranean theme! Students of any major are welcome to join ISU's Culinary Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Feb. 23
College of Human Sciences Global Citizens Program meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 143 MacKay Hall - The Global Citizens Program has a new structure this spring semester and will now meet every other Monday night at 6:30 p.m. All CHS students are welcome to come and learn about other cultures. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Feb. 21
Eating Disorder Coalition of Iowa (EDCI) Awareness Day: 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., DMACC Southridge Center - This conference will feature Brian Cuban and several other speakers, experts, and professionals who will discuss body image and eating disorders. The conference is part of Iowa State's event line-up for Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Dalton in food science and human nutrition at 708-305-3303 or rbdalton@iastate.edu.
Feb. 20
Social Justice Summit: 6-9 p.m., TBA - The fifteenth annual Social Justice Summit will be held from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. on February 20 and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on February 21. The Social Justice Summit aims to provide Iowa State undergraduates with the opportunity to increase their awareness of issues of inclusion and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus. Guided by the staff of the Student Activities Center, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, the Margaret Sloss Women's Center, and faculty from the Social Justice Certificate in the School of Education, this day-and-a-half workshop will gives participants the chance to learn more about themselves, engage in discussion with their peers on a variety of issues, and create strategies for implementing social change. Registration is free and open to ISU students. The application deadline is Thursday, February 12, 2015. More».
For more information, contact at Iowa State University at sjsummit@iastate.edu.
Feb. 19
Iowa State Lectures Program: Shattered Image — Eating Disorders and Body Dysmorphic Disorder: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Brian Cuban is a an author whose best-selling book Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder chronicles his first-hand experiences living with eating disorders and body dysmorphia disorder (BDD). Cuban, an activist, television host, and lawyer by training, battled the illness for more than thirty years, becoming increasingly preoccupied with his negative self image and obsessed with fixing his perceived flaws at any cost. The book chronicles the bullying he experienced as a child and the behaviors that slowly developed and took him into the abyss of depression, alcoholism, drug addiction, and eating disorders, nearly causing him to take his own life at the age of forty-four. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Scholastic Book Fair: noon -6 p.m., 0333 Palmer Building - The Human Development and Family Studies (HDFS) Club is having their Scholastic Book Fair from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. on February 19 from 8 a.m. - 5:30 pm on February 20. More».
For more information, contact Taylor Lynch in human development and family studies at 641-202-1999 or tdlynch@iastate.edu.
Feb. 18
SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers) Volunteer Meeting: 4:10-5 p.m., 2315 Food Sciences Building - The SHOP is a student-run, on-campus food pantry dedicated to giving back to the Iowa State community by helping students in need of food assistance. Student volunteers make it possible to keep the food pantry open during the week. More».
For more information, contact Kirsten Mancosky in food science and human nutrition at 815-821-4240 or mancosky@iastate.edu.
Feb. 14
Deadline for College of Human Sciences scholarship applications: 5 p.m., Online - Incoming students, transfer students, and current students must complete and submit the College of Human Sciences scholarship application by 5 p.m. on Feb. 14. This application is for scholarships from both the college as well as its departments and units. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Feb. 13
Be Your Own Valentine: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., South Atrium Booth, Memorial Union - At this event, hosted by ISU's Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness organization, make yourself a valentine and pick up a free piece of dove chocolate to use with a mindful eating activity. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Lundquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-537-4477 or chloel@iastate.edu.
Feb. 12
Pre-Physician's Assistant Club meeting: 7-8 p.m., 279 Forker Building - At this meeting, Megan Breider, a current student in Des Moines University's Physician Assistant program, will come to talk about her application process, interview process, and current experience in grad school. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Jungman in kinesiology at 515-779-9177 or morganj@iastate.edu.
Feb. 11
Kinesiology Club Meeting: 5:15-6:15 p.m., 291 Forker Building - Anyone studying in kinesiology is welcome to come join the Kinesiology Club. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at 515-450-1275 or kimr@iastate.edu.
Diabetic Education Club Meeting: 5-6 p.m., 213 MacKay Hall - Join the Diabetic Education Club for its first event of the semester: "My Real Life with Diabetes." The meeting will feature real stories from students and faculty who are currently living with diabetes. More».
For more information, contact Sydney Butikofer in food science and human nutrition at 563-329-0159 or sbutikof@iastate.edu.
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The People to People Career Fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human and social services, education, health and wellness, government, and hospitality. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Blair in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or acblair@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - Save the date for the annual Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair. The career fair is a great place for students to build relationships with employers, learn about internships and full-time employment opportunities, and practice professional communication and networking skills. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Blair in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or acblair@iastate.edu.
Feb. 10
Reading: "The Vagina Monologues": 7-8:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - "The Vagina Monologues" is a performance piece that is part of movement dedicated to ending violence against women and is made up of a varying number of monologues read by multiple women. A recurring theme throughout the piece is the empowerment of and the ultimate embodiment of individuality for women. The monologues will be read on February 10 at 7 p.m. and February 13 at 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. Proceeds benefit ACCESS (Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support) and the V-Day Spotlight Campaign. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for non students and can be purchased at 205 Sloss House, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Maitland in the School of Education at 515-294-4154 or maitland@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This meeting has a milk and cereal theme! Students of any major are welcome to join ISU's Culinary Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Feb. 5
Human Development & Family Studies Club Meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 301 McKay - The HDFS Club is a student-run organization that reaches out to community members through a variety of activities by offering educational, economic, and instrumental support through fund raisers, volunteering, child and elder care, as well as personal interactions. This will be the first meeting of the spring 2015 semester. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Ray in human development and family studies at (956)-532-9998 or rray@iastate.edu.
Feb. 3
Swim & Gym Begins: 4-5:30 p.m., Forker Building - Swim & Gym is an after-school program that takes place during each fall and spring semester at Iowa State University. The program includes the following: team sports, gymnastics, fitness activities, dance, cooperative games, tag games, etc. Children are often divided into an older and younger group. Older children focus on more complicated concepts involved in the physical activities listed above while the younger children focus on the fundamental basics of physical activity. Swimming lessons include instruction for swimming strokes, water safety, etc. Young children spend time becoming comfortable in the water before pursuing swimming strokes and diving skills. The program is led by undergraduates pursuing a degree in physical education. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
Feb. 2
Destination Iowa State Team Leader information session: 7-8 p.m., Gallery Room, Memorial Union - Those interested in a leadership opportunity that welcomes new students to campus can apply to be a Destination Iowa State Team Leader. This leadership position is a way to show Cyclone pride to new students, be part of a team, develop leadership skills, and earn up to $250. Each Team Leader is responsible for leading and mentoring a group of 12-15 students throughout the Destination Iowa State experience. The time commitment for this position includes two mandatory leadership development workshops, completing a course on Blackboard, and being available for the entire Destination Iowa State program from August 20-22, 2015. Applications are due Friday, February 6. More».
For more information, contact Paige Johnsen in the School of Education at 515-294-6660 or pjohnsen@iastate.edu.
Jan. 31
Get Ex-CY-ted!: CHS Basketball Spirit Rally and Reception: 4-5:30 p.m., First Floor Lobby, Scheman Building - The College of Human Sciences invites CHS alumni and friends to a reception with Dean Pamela White before the Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State women’s basketball game (which will begin at 6 p.m. at ISU's Hilton Coliseum). There will be a brief program at 4:40 p.m. To RSVP, call 515-294-5954 or email chsalum@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Jan. 30
Annual modern dance showcase: "Barjche 2015: Plugged In": 7:30-9:30 p.m., Fisher Theater - The Orchesis 1 Dance Company of Iowa State University is preparing for the annual modern dance showcase. This year the theme is "Barjche 2015: Plugged In." Come enjoy an artistic show of modern dance, including choreography by faculty, students, and guest artist Daniel Stark. There will be three opportunities to see the show: Jan. 30 and Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Jan. 29
Iowa States Lectures Program: The New Jim Crow — Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Michelle Alexander is the author of "The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness," in which she argues that systemic racial discrimination in the United States has resumed following the Civil Rights movement's gains and is having devastating social consequences. Alexander holds a joint appointment at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity and the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State. Previously, she directed the Civil Rights Clinic at Stanford Law School. She also served for several years as director of the Racial Justice Project at the ACLU of Northern California, which spearheaded a national campaign against racial profiling by law enforcement. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote Speaker More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom re-opens for the semester: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 23 MacKay Hall - The restaurant/classroom teaching operation in Iowa State’s world-renown hospitality management program will once again serve lunch from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays. Reservations are required. The price of the meal is $6.50. Reservations may be made by calling the Tearoom at 515-294-3330 between 7:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. ​Dinner will also be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. Students take responsibility for planning, preparing, and serving the lunch meal, which is made up of an entrée, salad/vegetable, bread, dessert, and a beverage. More».
For more information, contact John Kramer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9945 or jadk@iastate.edu.
Jan. 28
Kinesiology Club Meeting: 5:15-6:15 p.m., 291 Forker - This week's Kinesiology Club meeting will feature a guest speaker from PowerFull Nutrition who will talk about his experience as a wellness coach. There will also be a social event, and those who ordered shirts last semester can pick them up. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at 515-450-1275 or kimr@iastate.edu.
Destination Iowa State Team Leader information session: 5-6 p.m., Harvest Room, Seasons Dining Center (Meal Plan Required) - Those interested in a leadership opportunity that welcomes new students to campus can apply to be a Destination Iowa State Team Leader. This leadership position is a way to show Cyclone pride to new students, be part of a team, develop leadership skills, and earn up to $250. Each Team Leader is responsible for leading and mentoring a group of 12-15 students throughout the Destination Iowa State experience. The time commitment for this position includes two mandatory leadership development workshops, completing a course on Blackboard, and being available for the entire Destination Iowa State program from August 20-22, 2015. Applications are due Friday, February 6. More».
For more information, contact Paige Johnsen in the School of Education at 515-294-6660 or pjohnsen@iastate.edu.
Jan. 27
Destination Iowa State Team Leader information session: 7-8 p.m., Gold Room, Memorial Union - Those interested in a leadership opportunity that welcomes new students to campus can apply to be a Destination Iowa State Team Leader. This leadership position is a way to show Cyclone pride to new students, be part of a team, develop leadership skills, and earn up to $250. Each Team Leader is responsible for leading and mentoring a group of 12-15 students throughout the Destination Iowa State experience. The time commitment for this position includes two mandatory leadership development workshops, completing a course on Blackboard, and being available for the entire Destination Iowa State program from August 20-22, 2015. Applications are due Friday, February 6. More».
For more information, contact Paige Johnsen in the School of Education at 515-294-6660 or pjohnsen@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 MacKay Hall - This meeting has a fiesta theme and will include a tamale demonstration! Students of any major are welcome to join ISU's Culinary Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in food science and human nutrition at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Jan. 26
Opening day of Garden Party: Textiles and Clothing Inspired by Nature: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - The spring exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery, Garden Party: Textiles and Clothing Inspired by Nature examines the evolution and diverse use of floral and natural themes in 20th century western dress. Influenced by a gamut of art movements, styles, and techniques, floral motifs abounded in fashion. Regardless of the societal differences between each decade, the beauty of nature has adapted to the ever changing fashions. This free exhibit is on display from January 26 to April 10 in 1015 Morrill Hall. The Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery is open Monday to Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Lensch in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or tcmuseum@iastate.edu.
Jan. 22
Information session for the University of Iowa physician assistant program: 6-7 p.m., Forker 279 - Representatives from the University of Iowa are visiting to talk about their physician assistant program and discuss what they look for in applicants. Come with questions! More».
For more information, contact Morgan Jungman in kinesiology at 515-779-9177 or morganj@iastate.edu.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Legacy Convocation - One Vision, Many Voices; Join In, Speak Out!: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Come celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and learn how his global vision of equality for everyone remains relevant today. The program will include a keynote presentation by Michael Blake, former White House Associate Director of Public Engagement and current New York State Assembly Member. The Advancing One Community Awards will also be presented. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.
Presentation and open forum for Carl Weems, finalist for chair of human development and family studies: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The search committee for the next chair of the Iowa State University Department of Human Development and Family Studies has named three finalists for the position, including Carl Weems. Weems joined the University of New Orleans faculty in 2001 following a post-doctoral fellowship in developmental psychopathology at Stanford University. More».
For more information, contact Peter Martin in human development and family studies at 515-294-5186 or pxmartin@iastate.edu.
Spring Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Memorial Union - The Study Abroad Center will be hosting its annual Spring Study Abroad Fair on Thursday, Jan. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Durham Great Hall of the Memorial Union. The fair is an opportunity for students to ask questions and compare programs from around the world to help decide which program meets their needs and interests. The Study Abroad Center invites students from all majors to stop by and take their first step toward their academic adventures abroad.
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 5152941010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Jan. 21
Presentation and open forum for Adam Davey, finalist for chair of human development and family studies: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Adam Davey is one of three finalists for chair of human development and family studies. Davey was a faculty member in child and family development at the University of Georgia from 1997-2004 and senior research scientist at the Polisher Research Institute from 2004-06, before joining the faculty at Temple University. He serves as director of the research office in public health. More».
For more information, contact Peter Martin in human development and family studies at 515-294-5186 or pxmartin@iastate.edu.
Open house for student-teaching in international and outside locations: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 143 MacKay - Students interested in completing their student-teaching requirement internationally or in a location outside central Iowa are invited to attend the student-teaching international and outside locations open house on January 21 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in 143 MacKay Hall. More».
For more information, contact Jaime Boeckman in the School of Education at 515-294-7559 or boeckman@iastate.edu.
Jan. 19
Ames Community Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: 6-8 p.m., Ames Middle School - Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! After sharing birthday cake, the program begins at 6:30 pm. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.
Jan. 16
Farewell reception Denise Williams, for CHS diversity and orientation coordinator: 2-4 p.m., 0131 MacKay Hall - Congratulate Denise Williams for her promotion to assistant director of multicultural student affairs at Iowa State University. Williams has served the College of Human Sciences as the multicultural liaison for over four years. She has helped shepherd the growth of the college's multicultural student enrollment, which has more than doubled since 2010. Williams also developed two signature programs: the Connect Four student success program and the CHS Multicultural Mentoring program. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.
Jan. 15
Research Administration @ ISU 1-day course for faculty new to ISU: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - The Office of the Vice President for Research invites you to attend a course designed for faculty who are new to sponsored funding at ISU. Learn about campus resources and best practices for navigating the proposal submission process and managing your research program at Iowa State. Topics include: finding research funding, creating a budget, using ISU Office of Sponsored Programs Administration-approved templates, soliciting approval from research compliance boards, routing proposals for official approval, submitting funding proposals, administrative steps after winning an award. More».
For more information, contact Sue Shipitalo at 515-294-4933.
Jan. 14
Let Freedom Ring - Carillon Concert: 11:50 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Campus - A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carilloneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series. More».
For more information, contact Gale Seiler in the School of Education at 515-294-4343 or gseiler@iastate.edu.
Jan. 13
Iowa State to formalize tuition awards with King and Moulton schools: 10-11 a.m., Moulton Extended Learning Center - Iowa State University President Steven Leath will join Des Moines Public School officials in signing a memorandum of agreement formalizing college tuition awards for students at King and Moulton schools in Des Moines. The ISU 4U Promise partnership aims to prepare students at King and Moulton for successful college admission and completion. As part of the promise, students from these schools who meet DMPS requirements and gain entrance to Iowa State will be eligible for tuition awards. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Jan. 12
Presentation by and open forum for Human Development and Family Studies chair finalist JoNell Strough: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The search committee for the next chair of the Iowa State University Department of Human Development and Family Studies has named three finalists for the position, one of whom is JoNell Strough. Strough serves as the director of graduate training in WVU’s Department of Psychology and is the coordinator of the Ph.D. program in life-span developmental psychology there. More».
For more information, contact Peter Martin in human development and family studies at 515-294-5186 or pxmartin@iastate.edu.
2014
Dec. 20
Iowa State University commencement: 1:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - Cyclones of all the university's college come together for the university-wide undergraduate and graduate commencement.
For more information, contact Office of the Registar at Iowa State University at 515-294-1840 or registrar@iastate.edu.
Dec. 19
College Of Human Sciences graduation reception: 4-5:15 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - Join the fall CHS graduates, family, friends, faculty, and staff as a reception is held immediately following the graduation ceremony. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to the reception. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences graduation celebration: 3-5:15 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - The College of Human Sciences graduation is a celebration for those in the college receiving bachelor’s degrees as well as faculty, staff, families ,and friends. The keynote speaker is Jerry R. Thomas, the dean of the College of Education at the University of North Texas, Denton. The reception immediately follows around 4:00 p.m. in the ground and first floor lobbies of Stephens Auditorium. College of Human Sciences students graduating from the graduate college are invited to the reception. Graduating undergraduate students participating in the ceremony should check in backstage at Stephens Auditorium beginning at 1:45 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Dec. 15
Farewell reception for John Schuh: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 2622 Lagomarcino Hall - Join the School of Education and the College of Human Sciences in thanking John Schuh, Distinguished Professor of Education. Schuh has served as the director of the School of Education at Iowa State University since July 1, 2013, and will leave this post on December 31. Open house. Room 2622 was N221 before recent room re-numbering.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Dec. 11
Retirement celebration for Diane Birt: 2-4 p.m., Memorial Union, Campanile Room - After many years of service to food science and human nutrition, Diane Birt, distinguished professor, is retiring. Please join us in wishing her well. A brief program will be held at 3:00 p.m. Those unable to attend are welcome to send well wishes to fshninfo@iastate.edu or mail to 2312 Food Sciences Building, Ames, IA 50011.
For more information, contact Breanna Wetzler in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or bwetzler@iastate.edu.
Dec. 9
College of Human Sciences holiday celebration: 3-4:30 p.m., Memorial Union, South Ballroom - Join the College of Human Sciences faculty and staff as we celebrate the holiday season and the end of another successful semester. Brief remarks by Dean Pamela White will begin at 3:30 p.m., followed by a unique program led by a group of staff who promise to inform and entertain. Prizes will be awarded. This event is for faculty and staff only. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Dec. 8
Strengthening the Professoriate at ISU Workshop: Broadening Participation in STEM as a Broader Impact of Faculty Research: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Strengthening the Professoriate at ISU (SP@ISU) is hosting an event intended to educate current and future faculty of opportunities available as simple extensions of their work or in collaboration with programs on campus. The first morning session will provide guidance about diversity and inclusion data that will strengthen their broader impacts plan. The second morning session will highlight specific college and university programs that faculty might partner with to achieve participation goals. Afternoon sessions will describe the best practices for creating an inclusive environment in a research group and in the classroom to help students achieve success. The lunch speaker is Dr. Brian Burt, assistant professor in the School of Education. Burt will discuss his research findings regarding institutional practices related to the educational pipeline for STEM students, specifically underrepresented students of color. More».
For more information, contact SP@ISU in Other at 515-294-8061 or spisu@iastate.edu.
Dec. 4
Diabetic Education Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 119 MacKay Hall - Join the Diabetic Education Club for discussion on how to enjoy the holidays when you have to manage diabetes. Open to all students, staff, and individuals with a connection to diabetes or who wish to learn more about it. More».
For more information, contact Emily Brown in the College of Human Sciences at 515-822-3849 or ecbrown@iastate.edu.
Interact with Terrence Roberts of the Little Rock Nine, in a model teaching session on civil rights and historicizing school reform: 12:40-1:55 p.m., W282 Lagomarcino Hall - Terrence Roberts, a member of the renowned Little Rock Nine, was a high school junior in 1957 when he experienced daily harassment during efforts to desegregate his local all-white school. Join a Social Foundations of Education class in a model teaching session with Dr. Roberts who will join them through virtual conferencing. This special class session is open to all members of the university community. It's all part of the Facing History and Ourselves initiative, coordinated by Katherine Richardson Bruna, associate professor in the School of Education.
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Model teaching session on developing upstander language and identities: 9:30-10:45 a.m., W272 Lagomarcino Hall - Join a Multicultural Education class in experiencing a model teaching session designed to bring the civil rights movement to life and develop in students the confidence to stand up for the rights of others. The class invites all interested parties to join them for this special session, which is part of the Facing History and Ourselves initiative coordinated by Katherine Richardson Bruna, an associate professor in the School of Education.
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness weekly planning meeting: 9-9:50 a.m., Student Counseling Services meeting room A - Join the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness weekly meetings to plan events for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which is the last week in February. The meeting includes fun, self-esteem boosting activities. The club's goal is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Lundquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-537-4477 or chloel@iastate.edu.
2014 Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association Annual Conference: 8 a.m., Gateway Hotel and Conference Center - John Schuh, graduate director of the School of Education will be delivering the opening remarks at the 2014 Iowa Educational Research and Evaluation Association Annual Conference. Lu (Wendy) Yan, Suhan Yao, Xifeng Liao, and Peiyu Guan, all School of Education graduate students, will be presenting posters on their research at the conference. The conference will focus on bridging research and practice to meet educational challenges. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in the School of Education at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
Dec. 3
Facing History and Ourselves at Home: Using Current Events to Teach Democracy and Pluralism in our Communities: 6-8 p.m., Ames Public Library, Rotary Room - As the nation wrestles with racial tension in Ferguson, Missouri, the Iowa State University School of Education, Ames High School, and Facing History and Ourselves (a national professional development organization) invite Ames area residents to a community discussion on developing civic-minded citizens. A community discussion will follow brief remarks by each of five panelists, including Jeff Nesoff – grandson of two Holocaust survivors and a Facing History program director – and local community members, including Ames Public Library Director Lynne Carey, Ames community activist Viveca Dillard, ISU education doctoral student Jennifer Gallagher, and Grandview University Associate Professor Chad Timm.
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for its last meeting of the semester. Speakers will join the club to talk about CNA and EMT training. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Dec. 2
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - Our club's purpose is to create a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome. This week's meeting theme is holiday cookies. Come and learn how to make the best cookies for the holiday season. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Club holiday party: 5:15 p.m., 0301 MacKay Hall - Everyone is welcome to join the Family and Consumer Sciences Club for its holiday party. Family and Consumer Sciences Club is a professional development club promoting Family and Consumer Sciences Education and involvement in community service, leadership, and activities of the College of Human Sciences.The club meets in 0301 MacKay every other Tuesday at 5:15 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Meyn in human development and family studies at 515-291-9907 or anmeyn@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
To Kill a Mockingbird: Model teaching session on teaching democracy, literacy analysis, and history: 2:10-3:30 p.m., 0255 Ross Hall - Engage in a model teaching session for future literature teachers that demonstrates ways to integrate civics education with historical context and literacy analysis. All those in the university community who are interested are welcome to participate in this special session. Jeremy Nesoff, the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors and a program director for Facing History and Ourselves, will lead the session. The session is part of the Facing History and Ourselves initiative, coordinated by Katherine Richardson Bruna, associate professor in the School of Education.
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Model teaching session on the civil rights movement, open to the university community: 12:40-1:55 p.m., W282 Lagomarcino - Join a Social Foundations of Education class as they engage in a teaching session that models effective ways to bring history to life for students and helps them learn to live the ideals of democracy. Jeremy Nesoff, the grandchild of two Holocaust survivors, will participate. This class, which invites all willing participants to join them for this special session, is part of the Facing History and Ourselves initiative at Iowa State University.
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at krbruna@iastate.edu.
Dec. 1
Children's Winter Wear Drive: 9 a.m., 0118 MacKay Hall and E0104 Lagomarcino Hall - Donate new gloves, mittens, hats, and scarves to the Children's Winter Wear Drive between Dec. 1-4. Collected garments will be donated to Kate Mitchell Elementary School and Ames Emergency Residence Project. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Nov. 21
Deadline for students to complete online training on Title IX Awareness, Violence Prevention, and Campus Save: To comply with current federal requirements, Iowa State University is requiring all students to complete Title IX Awareness and Violence Prevention training, by Nov. 21. The training is available online. More».
For more information, contact Office of Equal Opportunity at Iowa State University at eooffice@iastate.edu.
Nominate a sophomore or junior for Student Sensation recognition, by deadline: Do you know a current Sophomore or Junior that demonstrates excellence in scholarship, leadership, professional practice or community service? Nominate them to be a 2014-2015 Student Sensation for the College of Human Sciences. Winners are recognized throughout the college. Nominations are accepted from faculty, staff, peers, and nominees themselves. Complete the nomination form from the website and drop it off in 131 MacKay or email it to hs-sensations@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Blair in student services at 515.294.0626 or acblair@iastate.edu.
Nov. 20
Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness Club meeting: 6-7 p.m., TBA - Join the Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly meetings to plan events for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which is the last week in February. The meeting includes fun, self-esteem boosting activities. The club's goal is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness. This meeting is a Thanksgiving potluck dinner. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Lundquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-537-4477 or chloel@iastate.edu.
Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly planning meeting: 4:10-5 p.m., 3119 Pearson Hall - Join the Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly meetings to plan events for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which is the last week in February. The meeting includes fun, self-esteem boosting activities. The club's goal is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Lundquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-537-4477 or chloel@iastate.edu.
Reception to celebrate re-accreditation of ISU's Educator Preparation programs: 2-3 p.m., 118 MacKay Hall - Please join Iowa State University Provost Jonathan Wickert, College of Human Sciences Dean Pamela White, and School of Education Director John Schuh at a reception to celebrate the re-accreditation of ISU’s Educator Preparation programs. The State Board of Examiners approved accreditation for ISU’s Educator Preparation programs for the maximum period allowed of 6 years. This approval could not have happened without the efforts of so many. We hope you will join us as we celebrate our success! Participants will also have the opportunity to welcome Marlene Strathe, who will serve as director of the School of Education, effective. Jan. 1. The reception will include a short program at 2:15 p.m.
For more information, contact Pamela White in the School of Education at 515-294-5380 or pjwhite@iastate.edu.
Nov. 19
Fine dining event management dinner: Asian Cuisine: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. Please let the contact known of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. More».
For more information, contact Anh Ho in apparel, events, and hospitality management at anhho@iastate.edu or 515-441-4494.
Farewell Open House for Loni Pringnitz: 2-4 p.m., 0131 MacKay Hall - Join the College of Human Sciences in thanking Loni Pringnitz for her service as the director of career services. The reception is an open house and all are welcome to come and go as they please. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Wilson in student services at 515-294-8238 or slwilson@iastate.edu.
Nov. 18
Nutrition Club meeting: 6-7 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - Join Iowa State University’s Nutrition Club for a meeting. The club is comprised of both undergraduate and graduate students. All students interested in nutrition are invited to join the club. You may become a Nutrition Club member by attending the club’s meetings held during the academic year and paying the club dues of $5. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Allen in food science and human nutrition at 641-691-8848 or snallen@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Free lunch to learn about HDFS study abroad in Chile: noon -1 p.m., 0331 Palmer - HDFS majors have a chance to study in Chile for two weeks, May 11-23, 2015. Students will explore human services like early childhood centers, family service agencies, and orphanages while learning about Chilean culture and visiting surrounding areas. Join us for a free lunch from Noodles & Co. at noon today in 0331 Palmer to hear the program director, College of Human Sciences associate director Carla Peterson, share information about this study abroad program. A $800 scholarship is available to assist with the cost of tuition. More».
For more information, contact Carla Peterson in administration at 515-294-7804 or carlapet@iastate.edu.
Nov. 17
Iowa State Lectures Program: An Appetite for Wonder — The Making of a Scientist: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Richard Dawkins, evolutionary biologist and secularist, is the Charles Simonyi Professor of the Public Understanding of Science at Oxford. The publication of his book, "The Selfish Gene," in 1976 sparked a revolution in biology and made Dawkins well known beyond his field of study. His most recent book is "An Appetite for Wonder: The Making of a Scientist." National Affairs Series on Innovation More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
The Vagina Monologues auditions: 5-7 p.m., Margarest Sloss Women's Center - Join V-Day Iowa State University 2015 by auditioning for The Vagina Monologues. No acting experience is necessary. All people who lead their lives as women are eligible to perform. Script excerpts are available upon request. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. It serves as a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Maitland in the School of Education at 608-338-6579 or maitland@iastate.edu.
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Nov. 14
Textiles and Clothing Museum exhibit closing: 4 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 2019 Morrill Hall - Visit the Textiles and Clothing Museum for the exhibit, “Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet.” The exhibit runs September 15 through November 14. The Textiles and Clothing Museum is open Monday through Friday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with free admission. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Nov. 13
Iowa State Lectures Program: What Just Happened? The 2014 Elections and Beyond: 7:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Mara Liasson is the national political correspondent for National Public Radio and a contributor to the FOX News Channel. Her reports can be heard regularly on NPR's award-winning newsmagazines, All Things Considered and Morning Edition. Liasson also serves as a panelist on the FOX News Sunday weekly public affairs program. During her tenure at NPR, she has been a congressional correspondent; White House correspondent during the Clinton administration; and covered the 1992, 1996 and 2000 presidential elections. Each election year, Liasson provides key coverage of the candidates and issues in both presidential and congressional races. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Pre-Physician Assistant Club meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - A professional physician assistant will be speaking to the Pre-Physicians Assistant Club about life as a physician assistant. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Jungman in kinesiology at 515-779-9177 or Morganj@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Club meeting: 6-7 p.m., 0301 MacKay Hall - Join the Human Development and Family Studies Club for its monthly meeting. The club is committed to being involved in the community through various activities and services. This includes assisting with community fundraisers, socializing with the elderly, providing crafts for grade-school children, volunteering for homeless shelters, and raising money and items to benefit those in need. More».
For more information, contact Jacqueline Krogh in human development and family studies at 515-294-7741 or jkrogh@iastate.edu.
ISU Hunger Dialogue: 6-8 p.m., E164 Lagomarcino Hall, then MacKay Hall - Outreach, Inc. is working with three student groups — the ISU Food Science Club, ISU Student Dietetics Association, and SHOP — to promote awareness about hunger in Iowa. Students will hear from several guest speakers, 6 p.m. in E164 Lagomarcino Hall. They'll then proceed to rooms 213, 135, and 119 of MacKay Hall at 7 p.m. for the Hunger-Free Iowa Meal Packaging Fair. The mac-and-cheese meals will go to SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), an on-campus food pantry, and possibly the Ames food pantry. About 70 to 80 students have signed up so far. More».
For more information, contact Liz Happ in food science and human nutrition at emhapp@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Club Scholastic Book Fair: noon, 0333 Palmer - Join the Human Development and Family Studies Club for its Scholastic Book Fair. The fair will be open from 12 p.m.-5:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 14.
For more information, contact Jacqueline Krogh in human development and family studies at 515-294-7741 or jkrogh@iastate.edu.
The Vagina Monologues auditions: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Margarest Sloss Women's Center - Join V-Day Iowa State University 2015 by auditioning for The Vagina Monologues. No acting experience is necessary. All people who lead their lives as women are eligible to perform. Script excerpts are available upon request. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. It serves as a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Maitland in the School of Education at 608-338-6579 or maitland@iastate.edu.
Fulbright Scholars Program Officer to visit campus: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Gold Room and Room 3540, Memorial Union - Andy Reiss, of the Council for International Exchange of Scholars, will offer two identical presentations to faculty on the Fulbright Scholars Program from 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. and one drop-in session from 3:10-4:30 p.m. to allow for individual questions from faculty. This AAU-recognized agency and program offers many opportunities to faculty researchers and educators in all fields. The event is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President and Provost and is open to all with no registration required. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Carlson in administration at 515-294-0211 or scarlson@iastate.edu.
Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly planning meeting: 9-9:50 a.m., Student Counseling Services meeting room A - Join the Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly meetings to plan events for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which is the last week in February. The meeting includes fun, self-esteem boosting activities. The club's goal is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Lundquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-537-4477 or chloel@iastate.edu.
Nov. 12
Culinary Science Club to participate in YWCA 'Just Desserts' competition: 7-8:30 p.m., Reiman Gardens - The Culinary Science Club is participating in the annual YWCA Just Desserts event under the“Best Dessert in Story County” competition. Tickets are $35 for one, $50 for two, or $10 for students. More».
For more information, contact Denise Williams in student services at 515-294-0532 or dnwill@iastate.edu.
Fine dining event management dinner: European Cuisine: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Teamroom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. Please let the contact known of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. More».
For more information, contact Quentin Silvey in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 641-373-6177 or qsilvey@iastate.edu.
The Vagina Monologues auditions: 5-7 p.m., Margarest Sloss Women's Center - Join V-Day Iowa State University 2015 by auditioning for The Vagina Monologues. No acting experience is necessary. All people who lead their lives as women are eligible to perform. Script excerpts are available upon request. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls. It serves as a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Maitland in the School of Education at 608-338-6579 or maitland@iastate.edu.
Gerontology Program Hors D'oeuvre Reception: 3:30-5 p.m., Gallery, Memorial Union - Celebrate the new on-campus master's and doctoral interdepartmental degree programs in gerontology at Iowa State. Applaud students, more than 50 faculty members, and Extension and Outreach professionals who are engaged in teaching and researching next-generation aging. Hosted by the Iowa State University Gerontology Program, Graduate College, and College of Human Sciences along with many additional partners.
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett, director of the gerontology program in human development and family studies at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.
Beat Diabetes Walk: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Hoover Hall - The Beat Diabetes Walk is the first event from the newly formed ISU Diabetes Education Club. This event is open to all Iowa State students, faculty, staff, and members of the Ames community. No registration is needed and the cost is free. There will be educational handouts along the route of the walk to raise awareness of Type 2 Diabetes and a small snack is provided at the end. Join us over your lunch break and help us raise awareness on the chronic disease. The walk begins at the northeast door of Hoover Hall. All students, faculty, staff, and community members are free to join the club, which meets once to twice a month to discuss diabetes. More».
For more information, contact Sally Barclay in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9625 or barclay@iastate.edu.
Nov. 11
Iowa State Lectures Program: Big Data — A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, a visionary thinker and entrepreneur, is coauthor of "Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work and Think." Best known for his ground-breaking research into the role of information in the networked economy, Mayer-Schönberger is a professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at Oxford University's Internet Institute and author of eight books, including Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age. Founder of the data security company Ikarus Software in his native Austria, he advises governments, businesses and NGOs on information innovation. National Affairs Series More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:15-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club is a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome. This week's meeting is a pie making party. We encourage you to come and learn how to make homemade pie. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 10
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Nov. 6
Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly planning meeting: 4:10-5 p.m., Pearson Hall 3119 - Join the Body Image & Eating Disorder Awareness weekly meetings to plan events for Eating Disorder Awareness Week, which is the last week in February. The meeting includes fun, self-esteem boosting activities. The club's goal is to encourage a positive, sustainable lifestyle through body image and eating disorder awareness. More».
For more information, contact Chloe Lundquist in food science and human nutrition at 515-537-4477 or chloel@iastate.edu.
Nov. 5
Fine dining event management dinner: Southern American Cuisine: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. Please let the contact known of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Moyna in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 563-880-9915 or amoyna@iastate.edu.
Nov. 4
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Buildiing - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Nov. 3
The Financial Planning Association of ISU Student Chapter Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The Financial Planning Association of ISU Student Chapter Club will be hosting speaker, Laura West, CFP® and partner at West Financial Advisors. West creates comprehensive personal financial plans and oversees wealth management services. She enjoys helping people unlock their dreams and establish plans to achieve their life goals. A presentation will be given about what a financial planner does, what to expect in the “real world," different types of licenses and certifications, and asset management. More».
For more information, contact Abby Belvin in human development and family studies at 712-253-5250 or arbelvin@iastate.edu.
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Nov. 1
Deadline to apply for the Intramural Faculty Seed Grant: 5 p.m., College of Human Sciences - The College of Human Sciences is offering this grant, with the application deadline of Nov. 1, to facilitate faculty research and stimulate external funding. The purpose of this award program is to provide initial support for collaborative projects led by College of Human Sciences (CHS) faculty. Intramural Collaborative Seed Grants, typically ranging in size from $5,000 to $25,000, can support activities across a two-year period and are intended to yield results likely to engender significant external funding. CHS may award multiple Intramural Collaborative Seed Grants each year. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Carlson in administration at 515-294-2011 or scarlson@iastate.edu.
Deadline to apply for the Research Enhancement Grant: 5 p.m., College of Human Sciences - Research Enhancement Grants are designed to help foster collaborative research among faculty in CHS and across ISU. The deadline to apply for a Research Enhancement Grant is Nov. 1. The CHS encourages faculty and staff members to engage in high-quality research efforts that have positive impacts on ISU, Iowa, the U.S., and the world. Typically, this type of research is conducted by multi-disciplinary teams, and CHS supports development of teams that can conduct creative, innovative and scientifically important work. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Carlson in administration at 515-294-0211 or scarlson@iastate.edu.
Oct. 29
Fine dining event management dinner: Contemporary American Cuisine: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. Please let the contact known of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. More».
For more information, contact Jessie Weaver in apparel, events, and hospitality management at jessiejule523@yahoo.com or 515-570-6574.
Oct. 28
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - The Culinary Science Club is a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome. This week's meeting theme is "Crazy for Chocolate." More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 27
Open forum for School of Education director finalist Christine Sorensen-Irvine: 2-3:15 p.m., W0162 Lagomarcino Hall - Everyone is invited to attend the last of four open forums with the finalists for director of the School of Education. A forum for Gilberto Conchas was held Oct. 15, while one for Marlene Strathe was held Oct. 23. More».
For more information, contact Robert Reason in the School of Education at 515-294-6216 or rreason@iastate.edu.
Oct. 25
Spirits in the Garden family fun featuring alien costumes designed by AMD students begins: 4-7 p.m., Reiman Gardens - Young families are invited to celebrate Halloween as Reiman Gardens brings Spirits in the Garden to Life, an annual tradition. Whimsical alien costumes inspired by plants, flowers, and insects and designed by ISU apparel, design, and merchandising students will highlight the event. Bring your camera and capture your child posing with these engaging extraterrestrials. Also runs on Oct. 26. More».
For more information, contact Sharon Wirth or Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-6964 or skwirth@iastate.edu.
Oct. 24
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 23
Iowa State Lectures Program: Planet Money Live!: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - David Kestenbaum and Jacob Goldstein are correspondents with NPR’s Planet Money team. Their stories, which are heard by millions of listeners on "Morning Edition," "All Things Considered," and "This American Life," explain the economy with humor and insight. The Planet Money team understands the economy by diving in - and brings audiences along for the ride. They made T-shirts, and followed them from a Mississippi cotton field to a factory in Bangladesh and back to the U.S. again. They bought one of the toxic assets that nearly destroyed our economy - and met the homeowners inside it. In addition to his work at NPR, Jacob Goldstein has written for The New York Times Magazine and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications. Greater Iowa Credit Union Business Lecture Series More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Open forum for School of Education director finalist Marlene Strathe: 2-3:15 p.m., 1204 Kildee Hall - Everyone is invited to attend this third of four open forums with the finalists for director of the School of Education. A final forum will be held for Christine Sorensen-Irvine on Oct. 27. A forum for Gilberto Conchas was held Oct. 15. More».
For more information, contact Robert Reason in the School of Education at 515-294-6216 or rreason@iastate.edu.
Oct. 22
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for a meeting on personal training and group fitness instruction at Iowa State University. Speakers will be joining the club to educate members on the two topics. More information on Special Olympics planning will also be in the works. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Student Council United Way bake sale: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall, Parks Library, Curtiss Hall, and Gerdin Business Building - The College of Human Sciences Student Council will be holding a bake sale with all proceeds being donated to the United Way of Story County. Items for sale include cookies, bars, and breads. All items will be approximately $1-$2. The locations at each building include the free speech area of Parks Library, the south enterance of Lagomarcino Hall, the sidewalk between Curtiss Hall and the Gerdin Business Building. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Blair in student services at 515-294-0626 or acblair@iastate.edu.
Oct. 21
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Oct. 18
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 17
ExerCYse Time: 7-8 p.m., 0184 Forker Building - Every Friday, beginning Oct. 10, kids ages 5-14 are welcome to join the ExerCYse is Medicine group for a variety of activities.This is brand new program that provides area youth with a fun and exciting opportunity to be physically active during the cold, winter months. ExerCYse is Medicine knows it's hard for kids to be active indoors and can be uncomfortable and unsafe to play games outside once it gets chilly. ExerCYse Time tackles this problem by giving kids a safe and fun environment to play coordinated games with an experienced staff of graduate and undergraduate ISU students. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 16
Iowa State Lectures Program: The LGBT Athletes and Moments That Changed the Sports World Forever: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Cyd Zeigler is one of the world’s leading experts on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender sports issues, a cofounder of Outsports.com, and coauthor of "The Outsports Revolution: Truth & Myth in the World of Gay Sports." He has written extensively on athletes coming out at all levels of sports and the impact homophobia has on closeted athletes. Most recently he was on the team that developed and helped execute the strategy for Michael Sam's coming out before the NFL draft. An award-winning journalist, Ziegler is credited with breaking various national stories, including the coming out of former professional athletes John Amaechi and Wade Davis, the groundbreaking interview with straight ally and NFL Hall of Famer Michael Irvin, and the first openly transgender college basketball player, Kye Allums. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Lecture: Expecting with Hope: Claiming Joy When Expecting a Baby After Loss: 7 p.m., Barnes and Noble, West Des Moines - Teske Drake, lecturer in human development and family studies, recently published her second book, "Expecting with Hope: Claiming Joy When Expecting a Baby After Loss." Teske is set to give a talk on the topic of miscarriage and infant loss (common reactions and how family/friends can show support) at Barnes and Noble in West Des MOines. She will be available to sign both of her books following the talk. More».
For more information, contact Teske Drake in human development and family studies at 319-404-0272 or tdrake@iastate.edu.
Mini Runway Show for breast cancer awareness: 6-7 p.m., Iowa State University Alumni Center - The Fashion Show and the Women's Breast Cancer Symposium are presenting a mini runway show this month for breast cancer awareness. The show features hot shoe styles for the fall and winter season. Students, faculty, and breast cancer survivors will be walking the runway during the event.
For more information, contact Emily Brimeyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 563-320-7571 or emily8b@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Study Abroad Fair: 3-5 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Learn about exciting opportunities to see the world during your time at Iowa State by attending the college's Study Abroad Fair. Browse through your options and have the chance to chat with program directors and experienced students. Attending students will have a chance to win reimbursement for their passport. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1010 or chsintl@iastate.edu.
Women's Best Cancer Symposium: 3-3:9 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - The Fashion Show 2015 producer team has joined Bliss Cancer Center in planning the Women's Breast Cancer Symposium. This yearly event will include a presentation by an award-winning author, dinner, raffles, and the honoring of breast cancer cancer survivors. The producers are hosting a fashion show during the event that will include student leaders of AMDP organizations, faculty, and cancer survivors as models. Shoes and eye glasses from Ames businesses will be worn by models during the show. The Fashion Show 2015 is thrilled to take part in the event and contribute to an amazing cause. More».
For more information, contact Emily Brimeyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 563-320-7571 or emily8b@iastate.edu.
Violence Leaves an Empty Chair at the Table: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Walkway from the Sloss House to the Memorial Union - As a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Margaret Sloss Women's Center is putting on the program "Violence Leaves an Empty Chair at the Table." The program is a visual representation of lives that have been lost in the state of Iowa due to relationship violence since January 1995. The chairs will line the walkway from the Sloss House to the Memorial Union. Sponsors for the event include MSWC, ACCESS, and Student Counseling Services. The chairs are donated by Party Time. More».
For more information, contact Ashley Maitland in the College of Human Sciences at 608-338-6579 or maitland@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15
United Way envelops due: 5 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Please drop your United Way pledge card or contribution in campus mail by October 15.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Open forum for School of Education director finalist Gilberto Conchas: 2-3:15 p.m., 1204 Kildee Hall - Everyone is invited to attend this first of three open forums with the finalists for director of the School of Education. Upcoming forums will be held for Marlene Strathe on Oct. 23 and Christine Sorensen-Irvine on Oct. 27. More».
For more information, contact Robert Reason in the School of Education at 515-294-6216 or rreason@iastate.edu.
Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Des Moines Area Community College FFA Center, Ankeny - Iowa State University, the College of Human Sciences, and the School of Education are co-sponsors of a conference focusing on the needs of latina/o students in Iowa. This year's keynote speaker is Laura I. Rendón, a professor and co-director of educational leadership and policy studies at the University of Texas-San Antonio. Breakout sessions include cultivating college navigation skills, delivering personalized guidance at scale, and intervening early to prevent future attrition. Brad Buck, director of the Iowa Department of Education and Iowa State alum, will also be in attendance. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-9631 or mrobins@iastate.edu.
Oct. 14
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - Our club's purpose is to create a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron meeting: 5:15-6:30 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron are honors societies dedicated to empowering students in the areas of scholarship, research, and leadership skills. We provide members with information on new topics within the field of human sciences and with opportunities to network with other students and professionals within their fields of study. During this month’s chapter meeting we will have a guest speaker, Tricia Neppl, who will be talking about domestic violence. There will be pizza for everyone. More».
For more information, contact Alexandra Schuver in the College of Human Sciences at 712-540-1519 or aschuver@iastate.edu.
Eighth Annual Iowa Hunger Summit: Kim Greder, an associate professor in human development and family studies, will serve as a panelist at the Eighth Annual Iowa Hunger Summit. She will share information and perspectives regarding who is hungry in Iowa today, how that has changed and evolved since the recession, why people in Iowa are food insecure, and what is being done to confront hunger in Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Kim Greder in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-5906 or kgreder@iastate.edu.
Oct. 13
Iowa State Lectures Program: In the Footsteps of Norman Borlaug — The Golden Years of Wheat Production: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Plant scientist Sanjaya Rajaram was named the 2014 World Food Prize Laureate for his scientific research that led to a prodigious increase in world wheat production, building upon the successes of the Green Revolution. His breakthrough breeding technologies have had a far-reaching and significant impact in providing more nutritious food around the globe and alleviating world hunger. Rajaram succeeded Norman Borlaug in leading the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center's (CIMMYT) wheat breeding program and developed an astounding 480 wheat varieties that have been released in 51 countries and have been widely adopted by small- and large-scale farmers alike. 2014 Norman Borlaug Lecture and part of the World Affairs Series. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 5125-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 11
College of Human Sciences Homecoming Open House: 9-11 a.m., MacKay Hall, LeBaron Hall, Palmer Building - Join the College of Human Sciences at this year's homecoming by touring buildings of the college. Recent renovations will be on display for all to come and see.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-22820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
Cultivating a Collection: The History of the Textiles and Clothing Museum and Its Faculty Donors: 5:10-6 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Join Jennifer Gordon, the Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet Endowed Graduate Assistant for the Textiles and Clothing Museum, for an informative presentation that coincides with the exhibit, "Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet." The exhibit will be open for viewing for thirty minutes before and after the talk. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 9
Pre-Physicians Assistant Club meeting: 7 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - The purpose of this club is educate students about the Physician's Assistant profession. We also help students with the application and interview process so they are adequately prepared when meeting with a potential employer or school. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Jungman in kinesiology at morganj@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences alumni awards dinner: 6-9 p.m., N/A - Homecoming alumni who are to be honored at the homecoming awards ceremony attend this small gathering. Invitation by the dean required for attendance.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies club meeting: 6 p.m., 0301 MacKay Hall - Join the Human Development and Family Studies club for an October meeting. The club is committed to being involved in the community through various activities and services. Examples of these activities are assisting with community fundraisers, socializing with the elderly, providing crafts for grade-school children, volunteering for homeless shelters, and raising money and items to benefit those in need. More».
For more information, contact Jacqueline Krogh in human development and family studies at 515-294-7151 or jkrogh@iastate.edu.
MacKay Auditorium Ribbon Cutting: 3-5 p.m., MacKay Auditorium, MacKay Hall - Celebrate the freshly renovated Catherine J. MacKay Auditorium, high-tech classroom, vestibule, and laboratories as well as the opening of the visitor center and restored works of art. Open house from 3-5 p.m., program starts at 3:30. More».
For more information, contact Natasha Banks in the College of Human Sciences at mackay-ribbon-cutting@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Dean's Advisory Council meeting: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The members of the Dean's Advisory Council will meet to discuss the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Oct. 8
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for a meeting involving multiple guest speakers. Gregory Welk, professor in kinesiology, will join the club to discuss how students can become involved with ExerCYse is Medicine. Tim Derrick, professor in kinesiology, will talk to the club about how undergraduate students can become involved in kinesiology research. Paul Khoo, graduate student in kinesiology, will talk to the club about graduate student life. A representative from the Special Olympics will also be stopping by the meeting to discuss the upcoming volleyball tournament. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Healthiest State Walk: noon, Iowa State University campus - Join the College of Human Sciences and Iowa State University in Iowa State's portion of the Healthiest State Walk. The Healthiest State Walk is an event curated by the Healthiest State Initiative, which aims to aid Iowa in becoming the healthiest state in the nation by 2016. Get out and walk with your colleagues, classmates, and friends as Iowa makes strides toward being the healthiest state in the U.S. Register for the walk by following this link: bit.ly/isuwalk More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkeuhler in administration at 515-284-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Oct. 7
Tuesday's Creations children's dance class: 5:30-6:45 p.m., 0213 Forker Building - Dance faculty Janice Baker hosts Tuesday's Creations, a dance class for children on Tuesdays now through November 18th in 0213 Forker Building. Children will be able to tumble as well as find personal expression with music and dance. Class for ages six and up is from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15p.m. Class for ages three to five is from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Bare feet and activity wear needed. More».
For more information, contact Janice Baker in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Pie In The Face Fundraiser for United Way: noon -1 p.m., Iowa State University Central Campus - The Human Sciences Council is holding a pie in the face fundraiser for the United Way. Cast your vote by making donations to see one of our faculty or staff members get “pied." Vote for Dawn Fiihr from apparel, events, and hospitality management in 0031 MacKay, Pat Carlson from the School of Education in 0133 MacKay, Ekkekakis from kinesiology in 0237 Forker, Kevin Schalinske from food science and human nutrition in 0220 MacKay, or Amy Papillion from human development and family studies in 2330 Palmer. Donation jars for each nominee are also located in the Student Services office at 0131 MacKay. Whoever has the most donations in their name by Oct. 3 will get a pie to the face during the CHS sponsored homecoming lunch on Central Campus at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 7. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the International Programs at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Homecoming lunch and United Way Pie In The Face finale: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Campus - Join the College of Human Sciences in celebrating this year's Homecoming by attending the college sponsored lunch. Jimmy John's will be serving turkey, ham, roast beef, or veggie sandwiches with chips. Root beer floats will be made out of Olde Main root beer and Iowa State University Dairy ice cream. The winner of this year's United Way Pie In The Face fundraiser will be pied at the event. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Free flu shots for Iowa State University faculty and staff: 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 0205 Technical Administrative Service Facility - Iowa State faculty and staff can get free flu shots from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 7-18 in 205 Technical Administrative Service Facility (TASF). Employees are encouraged to attend the clinic at their earliest convenience. No appointment is necessary. Be sure to bring your ISU ID card or university ID number to the shot clinic. Please note that there is limited parking in front of TASF. Students, post docs, and visiting scholars are not eligible to receive flu shots at the clinic at TASF. These individuals should contact the Thielen Student Health Center, 515-294-5801, for flu vaccine information.
For more information, contact occupational medical staff at 515-294-0874.
Oct. 3
Deadline to donate to the United Way Pie In The Face fundraiser: 5 p.m., College of Human Sciences - Cast your vote by making donations to see one of the college's faculty or staff members get pie'd. Vote for Dawn Fiihr in 0031 MacKay Hall, Pat Carlson in 0133 MacKay Hall, Panteleimon Ekkekakis in 0237 Forker Building, Kevin Schalinske in 0220 MacKay Hall, or Amy Papillion in 2330 Palmer Building. Donation jars for each nominee are also located in the student services office at 0131 MacKay. Whoever has the most donations in their name by Oct. 3 will get a pie to the face during the College of Human Sciences homecoming lunch on Central Campus at noon on Tuesday, Oct 7. More».
For more information, contact Catie Funk in administration at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2
Student Union Board presents: David Nail with Brooke Eden and Maria Doud: 8-10:30 p.m., Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center - The Iowa State University Student Union Board is bringing country music star David Nail to campus. Supporting Nail is Brooke Eden and Maria Doud, a junior in child, adult, and family services. Tickets for students with their Iowa State IDs are $15. Public tickets are $25. Tickets are available at midwestix.com or at the M-Shop box office. More».
For more information, contact Cory Brietzke in human development and family studies at 402-639-9617 or brietzke@iastate.edu.
Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP) volunteer meeting: 4-5 p.m., 2319 Food Science Building - Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP) would like to invite you to join the group for its next meeting. The SHOP mission is to help Iowa State students in need of food assistance, from students to students.The SHOP is run completely by volunteers and the food is obtained through donations. More».
For more information, contact Nina Streauslin in food science and human nutrition at 563-513-7798 or ninas@iastate.edu.
Sept. 30
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Sept. 29
Iowa State Lectures Program: Closets are for Clothes — Being LGBT in Black America: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Juan Battle is a professor of sociology, public health, & urban education at the graduate center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He currently heads the Social Justice Sexuality Initiative, a project exploring the lived experiences of black, latina/o, and asian lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people in the United States and Puerto Rico. He is a Fulbright senior specialist, was the recent Fulbright distinguished chair of gender studies at the University of Klagenfurt, Austria, and is an affiliate faculty of the Institute for Gender and Development Studies at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago. Battle has coedited three books: "The Punitive Turn: New Approaches to Race and Incarceration, Black Sexualities" and "Free At Last?: Black America in the Twenty-First Century." More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Iowa State University Project Runway: 9 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - It's time for Iowa State's 10th annual Project Runway. Admission is free to this year's show. Up to twenty ISU student teams will spend the day creating garments based on a theme released the night before design day on Sunday, Sept. 21. Kate Pankoke, Project Runway Seasons 11 and 12 star, will act as guest host and judge. A local fashion expert will also help judge the competition. Participating teams will model their own designs at the event and will be judged on creativity, craftsmanship, and crowd appeal. More».
For more information, contact Deanna Le at deannale@iastate.edu..
College of Human Sciences scholarship recognition: 3 p.m., Scheman building - Scholarship recipients, family, faculty, staff, and donors are invited to attend the annual scholarship recognition. There will be a reception held at 3 p.m. in the first floor lobby with the program to follow at 3:30 p.m. in the Benton Auditorium.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 24
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0278 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for its first social of the year. The club will host a 'battle of the sexes' game night with root beer floats. Please bring $5 for club dues for the year. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The People to People Career Fair will offer students and employers a professional venue in which to discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in the fields of human/social services, education, health/wellness, government, and hospitality. This is being held in conjunction with the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair, which will take place on the same day at Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or linop@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences will partner with the Colleges of Business and Liberal Arts and Sciences to host the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. More than 170 employers from a variety of industries are expected to attend to share information with students about internships and full-time employment opportunities. This is being held in conjunction with the People to People Career Fair, which will take place on the same day in the Scheman Building. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Sept. 23
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - Our club's purpose is to create a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome. This week's meeting theme is cheese. We will discuss the cheese discovered during the club's trip to Monroe, Wis. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 21
Opening Textiles and Clothing Museum reception for "Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet": 2-3:30 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall - Visit the Textiles and Clothing Museum for the “Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet” exhibit opening reception. The welcome event features curator’s comments at 2:30 pm. The exhibit runs Sept. 15 through Nov. 14. The Textiles and Clothing Museum is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sept. 19
Experience Iowa State: 8:15 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Welcome potential Cyclones to campus as they tour Iowa State during an Experience Iowa State day. Events during the day include a programs and services fair, welcome session, student panel, walking tour of campus, and more. The full schedule is provided in "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or dlfratzk@iastate.edu.
Sept. 18
Financial Planning Association meeting: 12:30-1:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - The first meeting of the semester for the Financial Planning Association will discuss what the club is all about, how to get involved, and what plans are for the semester. Feel free to bring any guests you think would be interested in joining the club. The association is for students who have an interest in personal and family financial planning or advising. The club is open to anyone who has an interest in better understanding career opportunities in the financial services industry. As part of the organization’s work, members will participate with the FPA of Iowa in their annual symposium on Wednesday, October 22 at the Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines. This is a great opportunity to meet and network with professionals in the financial planning industry, as well as sit in on a variety of lectures on current financial planning topics. The symposium lasts all day, so snacks and lunch are provided. More».
For more information, contact Jeanna Nation in human development and family studies at 515-294-8644 or jnation@iastate.edu.
Fall Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union, Durham Great Hall - The Study Aboard Fair, hosted by the Study Abroad Center is an opportunity for students to get answers to their questions and make comparisons between programs from around the world to help make the decision regarding which program best meets their needs and interests. Students from all majors are invited to stop by and take their first step toward their academic adventures abroad! More».
For more information, contact Devon Bilsing in student services at 515-294-6792 or sac_bilsingd@mail.iastate.edu.
Sept. 17
Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management Internship Fair: 4-5:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Join apparel, events, and hospitality management for a chance to talk with 198 students who completed internships last summer. Light refreshments will be provided and business casual dress is encouraged. More».
For more information, contact Samantha Bortle in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-232-8354 or sbortle@iastate.edu.
Sept. 16
Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic opens for fall semester: 5:15-6:30 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall - The Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic is open for students from first to twelfth grade who are interesting in extra touring in reading, writing, and spelling. The clinic is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. from Sept. 16 until Nov. 18. Tutoring sessions are conducted by advanced students in reading and related areas under the guidance of the literacy education faculty. Tutees meet tutors in the circle drive on the east side of Lagomarcino Hall and then disperse to various classrooms in the building. Register by following the "More" link or emailing Diana Schmidt directly. More».
For more information, contact Diana Schmidt in the School of Education at 515-294-3265 or schmidt@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Fall Swim and Gym begins: 4-5:30 p.m., 0202 Forker Building and Forker Building pool - Swim & Gym is an after-school program for children ages 5-12 that takes place during each fall and spring semester at Iowa State University. The program includes the following: team sports, gymnastics, fitness activities, dance, cooperative games, tag games, etc. Children are often divided into an older and younger group. Older children focus on more complicated concepts involved in the physical activities listed above while the younger children focus on the fundamental basics of physical activity. Swimming lessons include instruction for swimming strokes, diving, water safety, etc. Young children spend time becoming comfortable in the water before pursuing swimming strokes and diving skills. The program is led by undergraduates pursuing a degree in physical education. The program will take place every Tuesday and Thursday from 4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. in the Forker Building from Sept. 16 to Nov. 20. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
Sept. 15
New Textiles and Clothing Museum exhibit begins: 11 a.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - Visit the Textiles and Clothing Museum for a new exhibit, “Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet.” The exhibit runs Sept. 15 through Nov. 14, with a reception on Sept. 21 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. The Textiles and Clothing Museum is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sept. 12
Foodie Friday: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Lebaron Hall auditorium hallway - Purchase fudge as part of "Foodie Friday" to support the Food Science Club Available flavors include Chocolate, Mint, Peanut Butter, Cookies 'n' Cream and Cappuccino. One pound is $10, a half-pound is $6 and two pieces are sold for $1. More».
For more information, contact Danielle Foss in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or drfoss@iastate.edu.
Sept. 11
Pre-Physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join to the Pre-PA Club for the first meeting of the fall semester. The meeting will include a quick introduction and planning of future meetings. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Jungman in kinesiology at 515-779-9177 or morganj@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences retiree social: 4-5:30 p.m., N/A - College of Human Sciences retired faculty and staff will enjoy visiting and reminiscing. This event is by invitation only from the dean.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Melon Mania: 4-9 p.m., Iowa State University central campus - Melon Mania is going to be the juiciest, sweetest philanthropy at Iowa State University. Bring your friends and family to enjoy all of our different melon games and activities: melon bowling, melon pinball, melon plinko, hammer vs. melon, strong man toss competition, melon eating competition, melon sculpture, guess the weight, melon bag toss, melon guillotine. The event is free to watch. If choosing to participate, you can buy melon 1 for $2, or 3 for $5. You can eat the delicious melons or participate in all the games. The proceeds from Melon Mania will go to Establish and Grow, an Iowa State organization that is committed to assisting those in the Kamuli District of Uganda in securing safe food and a great education. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom opens for the fall semester: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 023A MacKay Hall - Join the Jan Bice Underwood Tearoom for lunch as it opens its doors for the fall 2014 semester. The price for lunch is $6.50 and the Tearoom is open Tuesday to Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 10
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for the first meeting of the semester. The first meeting is used to get to know other club members, discuss activities, events, goals of the club for this semester, and vote on club officers. Voting for secretary, social chair, philanthropy chair, and vice president will take place. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Sept. 9
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - Our club's purpose is to create a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. All majors are welcome. Simon Yi is giving a demonstration on how to make sushi at this meeting. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 8-12
Iowa State University Spirit Week for United Way: noon -12 a.m., Iowa State University camps - A suggested $10 donation is your pass to wear jeans and Iowa State apparel to work for the entire week of September 8. Stop by your department or unit office to drop off your donation and pick up your pass for Iowa State Spirit Week. Checks can be made payable to United Way.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 7
Cyclone Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Old Richardson Courtyard - Cyclone Market is a new farmers market created by students on the Iowa State campus. A variety of clubs, including the Students Helping Our Peers and other food science and human nutrition clubs, will be selling food to raise funds. Bring your friends and families to Cyclone Market and support the cause by purchasing delicious food. More».
For more information, contact Kirsten Mancosky in food science and human nutrition at 815-821-4240 or mancosky@iastate.edu.
Sept. 6
College of Human Sciences Family Weekend reception: 9-10:30 a.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 023A MacKay Hall - The College of Human Sciences student services office invites you to attend a college reception for students and families being held during Family Weekend in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. We have invited first year students to bring their families for an informal gathering to meet advisers, deans, faculty, and staff of the college. We will be giving tours of the newly remodeled MacKay Auditorium, Student Recruitment Center and MacKay vestibule.
For more information, contact Dayle Nickerson in student services at 515-294-8238 or dmnick@iastate.edu.
Sept. 5
Annual Day of Caring: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Join more than 300 first-year College of Human Sciences students who volunteer time to improve the Ames community through different community service activities. The Day of Caring is part of the annual United Way charity fundraising campaign. More».
For more information, contact Jamie Beyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4265 or jbeyer@iastate.edu.
Sept. 4
Students Helping Our Peers volunteer meeting: 4:10 p.m., 2319 Food Sciences Building - The SHOP was created by a group of Iowa State students looking to give back to the university. The mission of this group is to help ISU students in need of food assistance, from students to students. More».
For more information, contact Kirsten Mancosky in food science and human nutrition at 815-821-4240 or mancosky@iastate.edu.
Sept. 3
College of Human Sciences Annual Welcome Picnic: 5-6:30 p.m., MacKay Hall, south lawn - All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to kick off the new school year at the College of Human Sciences' Annual Welcome Picnic, hosted by the Human Sciences Student Council and co-funded by the dean's office. The event includes free Papa John's Pizza, ice cream as well as giveaways and prizes.
For more information, contact Catie Funk in the Human Sciences (Student) Council at 515-294-1010 or cfunk@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Research Seminar: Muriel C. and Gordon E. Bivens Lecture: 3:30-5 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Melissa T. Merrick, a behavioral scientist with the Etiology and Surveillance Branch of the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Centers for Disease Control will present a lecture on her research, titled "Assuring Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments for all Children." More».
For more information, contact Tom Schofield in human development and family studies at 515-294-6914 or tommy@iastate.edu.
Sept. 2
Iowa State Lectures Program: WHERE Am I Wearing?: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Kelsey Timmerman, journalist and traveler, is the author of "Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes." The book describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle. His writing has appeared in publications such as the Christian Science Monitor and Condé Nast Portfolio and aired on NPR. In an effort to connect people through stories and strengthen communities, Kelsey cofounded the Facing Project. Whether in print or in person he seeks to connect people around the world. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-6 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Come to the Food Science Club meeting to get updates on events, hear speakers from the food industry, and network with colleagues. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Aug. 29
Dayle Nickerson retirement celebration: 10-11:30 a.m., Gallery Room, Memorial Union - Join the College of Human Sciences in sending off Dayle Nickerson with a retirement celebration. Nickerson, the director of student services, delivered 25 years of dedicated service to the college. More».
For more information, contact Denise Williams in student services at 515-294-0532 or dnwill@iastate.edu.
Aug. 21
College of Human Sciences 2014 Fall Convocation: 8-11 a.m., Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom - Join the College of Human Sciences in welcoming a new school year by attending the fall 2014 convocation. Click the "More" button to reach the RSVP link. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or therseab@iastate.edu.
Aug. 19
Finding Research Funding – COS Pivot Training: 9:30-11 a.m., Carver Hall, Room 250 - Faculty and staff: the COS Pivot searchable database is a tool used by researchers to broaden their funding portfolio and increase their interdisciplinary opportunities. In this hands-on training you will learn how to identify and connect with public and private funding opportunities. Using your own Pivot account, you will learn how to develop search parameters relevant to your interests. Then using those parameters, learn how to set up your Pivot account to send email alerts for selected and new funding opportunities. Training will be provided by a Pivot training consultant. You do not need previous Pivot experience to participate in this training but you will need to secure your Pivot account prior to the event. Instructions will be emailed to registrants. Register by clicking the "More" link. More».
For more information, contact Sandy Clakre in Other at 515-294-6257 or sclakre@iastate.edu.
May 22-24
Bald Eagle and Panda U.S.-China Culture Exchange Virtual Conference: 7 p.m.-2 a.m., Online - Join the College of Human Sciences in the first-ever Bald Eagle and Panda U.S.-China Culture Exchange Virtual Conference. 15 students in the college prepared presentations discussing the similarities and differences in American and Chinese cultures. Topics include Twitter, food, stereotypes, wedding receptions, mass media, and writing. Click the "More"
button to read full details on the virtual conference. More».
For more information, contact Ran Li in the School of Education at 515-294-9963 or ranli@iastate.edu.
May 21
Downtown Business Workshop: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Main Street Cultural District, Ames - The Downtown Business Workshop is open to all who are interested in small business trends, topics, and competitive ideas. College of Human Sciences faculty members Jessica Hurst, Doreen Chung, and Linda Niehm are among the group of this year's presenters. Topics and panels include online shopping and mobile marketing, human resources and intern programs, and social media and low cost marketing. Register now by clicking the "More" button to download the full .pdf of information. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
May 19
Violent Incident Response Training: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., 135 MacKay Hall - Your immediate response to a violent encounter could mean the difference between life and death. This session will arm you with preparedness skills based on what has -- and has not -- worked in actual situations. Sponsored by the CHS P&S Council. Seating is limited and registration is required. Email your reservation to Jeff Fletcher, jfletchr@iastate.edu, 515-294-2321. More».
For more information, contact Mike Clouser in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-4812 or mclouser@iastate.edu.
May 14-16
Resistant Starch Symposium: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Gateway Hotel - “Integrating Resistant Starch, Microbiome, and Disease Risk Reduction,” will explore research on the development and chemistry of dietary digestion-resistant starches, incorporation into human foods, and the impacts of resistant starch on the risk for chronic health conditions, including diabetes, colon cancer and obesity, as well as diseases that are potentially influenced by the gastrointestinal. It will provide valuable information to scientists in industry and academia targeting plant modifications for health, chemistry, and biology of starch. Also being addressed is the development of safe foods enriched in resistant starch. More».
For more information, contact Breanna Wetzler in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or bwetzler@iastate.edu.
May 13
The Sixth Iowa Family Impact Seminar: 2-4 p.m., State Historical Building, Des Moines - College of Human Sciences faculty will be featured at this year's Iowa Family Impact Seminar. Jennifer Margrett, an associate professor in human development and family studies and director of the gerontology program, will be the event's keynote speaker. An interactive discussion titled "Aging in Iowa," featuring human development and family studies assistant professor Megan Gilligan, will follow. RSVP by clicking "More." More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett in human development and family studies at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.
May 13-14
Project Learn Workshop: Introduction to Learning-centered Classes and Meetings: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., 0233 Science II Building - A workshop on learning and teaching theories and brain research designed especially for higher education professionals and extension specialists. This 2-day workshop is led by Jan Wiersema, an ISU faculty member and associate director of Project LEA/RN. Enrollment is limited to the first 20 educators who RSVP. More».
For more information, contact Jan Wierema in the School of Education at 515-294-4030 or janw@iastate.edu.
May 9
College of Human Sciences graduation reception: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Scheman Building - Join the spring CHS graduates, family, friends, faculty, and staff as a reception is held immediately following the graduation ceremony. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences graduation celebration: 3-4:30 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - Those receiving bachelor's degrees, faculty, staff, family, and friends are welcome to attend the spring CHS graduation celebration. The processional begins at 2:55 p.m. in Stephens Auditorium. Graduates are limited to 5 guests. Additional seating is available in the the Benton Auditorium of the Scheman Building. A reception immediately follows the ceremony in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
May 6
New Product Showcase: 12:30-2 p.m., MacKay Hall second floor outside room 0210 - Students in FSHN 412 will showcase the new food products they've developed at the annual Dyscovry Foods new product showcase. This year's exciting new food products include:
* VOVONANA - “Healthy dairy-free popsicle.”
* Snack Attack Stackerz – “Snack that packs a nutritious punch.”
* HAPY Puffs – “Puffs that will blow you away.”
* YoTart – “Honey granola crust filled with delicious berries swirled into a creamy frozen-yogurt.”
* Simple Snackers – “Simplified snacking, enjoy a veggie-packed crisp with a tropical berry salsa.”
* The BAM Bar – “From our farms to your hands bacon and maple goodness.”
* Quinoa and Cheese Medley – “It just makes sense.”
* Ancient Grain Sides – “A nutritious side dish packed with whole grains and cheesy broccoli.”
* Sunshine Swirls – “Layers of breakfast flavors to get your taste buds rollin.”
For more information, contact Jeffrey Fletcher in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-2321 or jfletchr@iastate.edu.
May 2
Cheryl Farr retirement reception: 3-5 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join the College of Human Sciences in a reception celebrating the career of Cheryl Farr. Farr is an alumna who has held the Noma Scott Lloyd Chair in Textiles and Clothing since Oct 2010. The program will begin at 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Kim Magnani in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-2494 or kmagnani@iastate.edu.
May 1
The Business Idea Pitch Contest: 6-8:30 p.m., 0001 MacKay Hall - Do you have a great idea for a new product, service, business concept, or social entrepreneurship venture? If so, enter the Business Idea Pitch Contest. Participants present a 90-second pitch to industry professionals, get tips and suggestions on their business idea, and enter the contest to win cash prizes ranging from $50 to $100 to $200. Winners are announced at an awards ceremony held immediately following the showcase on May 1. The Business Idea Pitch Contest is open to all CHS undergraduate and graduate students with an innovative business idea. Participation can take place as an individual or with a partner. To enter, submit a brief description of your business idea to Ariel Canada at ancanada@iastate.edu by Friday, April 25. Registration limited to the first 20 participants. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
2014 College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-8:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby and lounge - At the CHS Entrepreneurship Showcase students will be presenting and displaying their innovative and creative business proposals, business idea pitches, and consulting project recommendations. Judging and displays are open to the public and refreshments will be provided. An awards ceremony will follow in LeBaron Auditorium at 9 p.m. Please join us to share ideas and network with other entrepreneurs. More».
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Dan Robinson retirement reception: 2:30-5:30 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center - Join the College of Human Sciences in celebrating the career of School of Education University Professor and Interim Chair of ELPS Dan Robinson. More».
For more information, contact Phyllis Kendall in the School of Education at 515-294-7021 or pkendall@iastate.edu.
April 28
Opening Reception for "Winning Designs from The Fashion Show 2014": 4:30-6:30 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum - Stop by the Textiles and Clothing Museum to see the winning designs from The Fashion Show 2014. The event is free to the public and the exhibit will run from April 28 to August 29. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitxpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
April 25
Earth Month Celebration: The Trashion Show: 7 p.m., Serenity Couture Salon in Ames - Iowa State students in AESHM 222, creative thinking and problem solving, have partnered with Ames Serenity Couture Salon to present "The Trashion Show." Students will display garments they have created using trash that consumers dispose of daily to bring greater awareness about pollution, waste, and littering. Students will model their garments while providing the attendees with solutions to environmental problems. Prizes, a spa day giveaway, and a silent auction will all take place. All proceeds will go to the Audubon Society to support clean water conservation in Iowa lakes. Tickets are available at the Aveda Serenity Couture Salon, North Grand Mall, 2801 Grand Ave, Ames, 515-956-4545. General admission tickets are $10 and VIP packages are $40. Submitted by Dr. Elena Karpova, AESHM 222 instructor, karpova@iastate.edu .
For more information, contact Elena Karpova in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9266 or karpova@iastate.edu.
Retirement open house for Donna Oliver: 1:30-3 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Join the College of Human Sciences at a open house retirement party, celebrating the career of Donna Oliver. Donna has worked with the Child Development Laboratory School for 35 years. More».
For more information, contact Kim Venteicher in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-3040 or kimberly@iastate.edu.
April 23
Connect Four and Multicultural Mentor poster session: 5:15-6:15 p.m., Memorial Union, Cardinal and Oak Rooms - The College of Human Sciences multicultural programs is hosting a poster session to share experiences of CHS Multicultural Mentors and students involved in Connect Four. Please RSVP to hsdiversity@iastate.edy by April 21. More».
For more information, contact Denise Williams in student services at 515-294-9424 or hsdiversity@iastate.edu.
Faculty and staff honors and awards presentation and reception: 3-4:30 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - CHS faculty and staff will gather for a reception to present awards and honors for the 2013-2014 school year.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Mobile SHOP: 3-6 p.m., Hawthorn Dining Hall in Fredrickson Court - Stop by the Mobile SHOP for free pre-packaged bags of meals or snack foods. The bags will be available to all students on a first-come first-serve basis. More».
For more information, contact Kirsten Mancosky in food science and human nutrition at 815-821-4240 or mancosky@iastate.edu.
April 22
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - All are invited to attend the Student Dietetic Association meeting. We will be hosting an end-of-the-year party with distribution of senior gifts and voting for next year's officers. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - All interested are invited to attend the Food Science Club meeting. Dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. and the meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. We will hold our general business meeting and participate in "Peeps in a Vacuum." More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
April 21
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Beginning of Something Big – IT and the Post-Traditional World: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Diana Oblinger is president and CEO of the nonprofit EDUCAUSE, where she works with more than 2,000 institutions to advance higher education through information technology. Oblinger has held many leadership roles in academia and business, including Vice President for Information Resources and the Chief Information Officer for the University of North Carolina system, Executive Director of Higher Education for Microsoft, and IBM Director of the Institute for Academic Technology. She was on the faculty at the University of Missouri-Columbia and at Michigan State University and served as the Associate Dean of Academic Programs at the University of Missouri. Oblinger earned all three of her degrees from Iowa State, including a doctorate in cytogenetics. Part of the Women's Leadership Series and Women in STEM Series More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
April 18
Listening session with CHS Dean Pamela White: 8:30-9:30 a.m., 331 Palmer - You're invited to the fourth of several college listening sessions. CHS Dean Pamela White will be available to listen to your ideas, suggestions and comments, and answer questions you may have. There will be no agenda – just coffee to sip and time reserved for open dialogue. You might like to share some great things happening in your department/school, or share an idea you have for the college.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@mail.iastate.edu.
April 16
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for the final meeting of the semester. Final semester business will be attended to. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
School of Education Student Awards Reception: 4:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Gallery Room - Join The School of Education as undergraduate and graduate students are honored for their outstanding work, service, and commitment to the school over the last academic year.
For more information, contact Karen Couves in the School of Education at 515-294-9531 or kcouves@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Research Poster Session: 3:30-5 p.m., Palmer Atrium - Join the Department of Human Development and Family Studies as students display their research at an open poster session. All are invited to attend.
For more information, contact Brenda Nelson in human development and family studies at 515-294-6321 or bnelson@iastate.edu.
April 15
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 0200 MacKay - The theme for the Culinary Science Club meeting snack mixes. Bring your favorite sweet and savory mix to share with the club. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Invisible War – Documentary and Panel Discussion: 6 p.m., Memorial Union, South Ballroom - "The Invisible War" is an investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. It paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem: a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire, and 20% of all active-duty female soldiers are sexually assaulted. A nominee for the 2013 Academy Awards, the film features interviews with rape survivors, mental health professionals, members of Congress and high-ranking military officials. Exposed are the internal cover-ups, inadequate services for survivors, and the very real threat of forced expulsion for victims who speak up. A panel discussion will immediately follow the 90-minute film. Participants to be announced. Part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@gmail.com.
Iowa State Lectures Program: Building Platforms for Creativity and Innovation: noon, Howe Hall, Lee Lui Alliant Energy Auditorium - Pamela Jennings has been involved in many groundbreaking projects in information technology and education technology, and has played a critical role in national and international policy implementations for initiatives bridging the arts and technology. She has served as a Program Director at the National Science Foundation Computer & Information Science & Engineering, Intelligent Information Systems cluster. She led the CreativeIT program and co-managed the Human Centered Computing, Cyberlearning and Computer Research Infrastructure programs. Previously, she held a joint appointment at Carnegie Mellon University and the School of Art and the Human Computer Interaction Institute. Prior to CMU, Pamela was the Project Manager and Lead Designer for the IBM alphaWorks.com project. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Symposium on undergraduate research and creative expression: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union, Pioneer Room - The symposium provides undergraduates from all academic disciplines with an opportunity to share their research with the university community and other guests through conference-style oral presentations. The symposium represents part of a larger effort of Iowa State University to enhance, support, and celebrate undergraduate research activity. Though coordinated by the University Honors Program, all undergraduate students are eligible and encouraged to participate in the symposium. More».
For more information, contact Dana Schumacher in Other at 515-294-4292 or dschumac@iastate.edu.
Purple Up! Day to show appreciation for military children: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Iowa State University - Gov. Terry Branstad has proclaimed April as month of the military child. Iowans are encouraged to wear purple on April 15 to show appreciation for military children. Human Sciences Extension and Outreach has resources for military families online. A series of 11 publications offers ideas individuals and organization can use to support families in their communities. More».
For more information, contact Deb Sellers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-2312 or dsellers@iastate.edu.
April 14-16
Asian Pacific American Heritage Week Celebration: 7-9 p.m., Memorial Union and Linden Hall - The College of Human Sciences is co-sponsoring this year's Asian Pacific American Heritage Week Celebration at Iowa State University. Events kick off with a cultural night, 7 to 9 p.m. Monday in the Great Hall of Memorial Union featuring song, dance, and Asian-American slam poet artist Beau Sia. That's followed by a workshop seminar, 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday in room 2256 of Memorial Union, featuring guest speakers and multicultural student organizations such as the Origami Club. The celebration ends with the "Taste of Asia," 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the dining center of Linden Hall, featuring food and drinks from Asian countries and cultures. Events are free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Lan Pham at Iowa State University at lpham@iastate.edu.
April 12
Textiles and Clothing Museum exhibit closes: 3 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - The exhibit at the Textiles and Clothing Museum, "Uniformity: Passions. Perceptions. Purposes," closes on April 12. The exhibit included research and interpretation of uniforms. Exhibit planning and installation was conducted by students in AMD 257, Museums Studies. More».
For more information, contact Janet Ftizpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
CANCELED: College of Human Sciences Veishea Open House: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., MacKay Hall - Join the College of Human Sciences at the 2014 Veishea Open House. Veishea cherry pies, fudge, and gourmet popcorn will be for sale at the event. Meet up with CHS faculty, staff, students, and alumni to play the "count the calories" game, "meet your milk match" tasting, to play educational technology games, and plant a seed in a cup.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
April 10-11
Statewide Teaching and Learning Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., FFA Building, Des Moines Area Community College Ankeny Campus - Higher education professionals of Iowa will gather to improve educational practices by sharing and advancing the scholarship of teaching and learning. The conference aims to provide a central location for advancing knowledge in teaching and creating a network for Iowa colleges. More».
For more information, contact Anna Conway in Other at 515-697-7781 or alconway@dmacc.edu.
April 9
Strengthening The Professorati Brown Bag Lunch Series: Working in K-12 for Broader Impacts: noon -1 p.m., TBA - Join Fredric Janzen, a professor in ecology, evolution, and organismal biology, and Adah Leshem, the pre-college education programs director at the center for biorenewable chemicals for a brown bag lunch. Learn about successful faculty-led K-12 programs and how to partner with larger programs that work with K-12 students and teachers. More».
For more information, contact Megan Heitmann at 515-294-8061 or heitmann@iastate.edu.
April 8
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - All interested students are invited to attend a meeting of the Student Dietetics Association. We will be finishing Veishea preparation and begin signing up to run for next year's office positions. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
April 6
Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron new member initiation ceremony: 2:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Join the College of Human Sciences in initiating fifty new members into Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron, the human sciences honor societies. There will be an honor cord ceremony for graduating seniors. Refreshments will be served at 2:30 p.m. with the ceremony beginning at 3 p.m. Sara Marcketti, an associate professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will be speaking at the event, with opening remarts provided by Joey Sevcik and Kallen Anderson, College of Human Sciences students.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
April 5
The 2014 Fashion Show: 7-10 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - The Fashion Show, a student-run event in its 32nd year, will be held 7 p.m. April 5 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. This even caps off Payless Fashion Week, which takes place from March 31 to April 4. Tickets are $16 for students and $22 for adults and are available online from Ticketmaster or at the Iowa State Center Box Office.   More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Drug Drop Off: 9-11 a.m., Welch Avenue Fire Station - The Iowa State Health Promotion Club is partnering with Iowa State University Police and the Ames Fire Department to host "Drug Drop Off." The event is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, and members of the Ames community to dispose of unused or expired over-the-counter and perception medications. The proper disposal of medications can reduce the health hazard created when substances are released into the environment through flushing or dumping and prevents misuse or abuse when left in the household. More».
For more information, contact Denise Denton in kinesiology at 515-291-1273 or herself@iastate.edu.
April 4
The Fashion Show's Night Out: 7:30-10 p.m., Reiman Gardens - Join The Fashion Show Night Out and celebrate another year of The Fashion Show. Goodie bags, raffles, and a red carpet moment are slated for the evening. Catering will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Katie Pernula in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 952-956-4496 or kpernula@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Pros and Cons of Interdisciplinary Research: 5 p.m., Kocimski Auditorium - Stephen Gilbert, associate director of Iowa State's Virtual Reality Applications Center and its graduate program in Human Computer Interaction, will describe some of the challenges and benefits of conducting research across disciplinary boundaries. Gilbert worked for ten years in the software industry before returning to academia. He has a BS from Princeton in civil engineering and operations research and a PhD from MIT in brain and cognitive sciences. He joined Iowa State in 2007 as a lecturer in Psychology and since 2012 is an assistant professor in Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Payless Fashion Week: Fashion Show Pep Rally: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Central Campus - Get excited for the Fashion Show by joining the pep rally on Central Campus. A performance by DUB-H, the Iowa State hip-hop dance club, will take place. All who join will receive free cookies. More».
For more information, contact Katie Pernula in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 952-956-4496 or kpernula@iastate.edu.
April 3
Pre-Physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Pre-Physician Assistant Club in a meeting covering elections for officer positions for fall 2014. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Kolenda in kinesiology at mkolenda@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Lectures Program: Intervention Programs for Patients with Parkinson's Disease: 3 p.m., Memorial Union, Campanile Room - Chris Hass is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida. His work focuses on the efficacy of intervention programs for improving quality of life, neuromechanical control, and disease progression in Parkinson’s disease. He also collaborates on funded projects from the Michael J. Fox Foundation and Department of Veterans Affairs. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Lectures Program: Understanding Movement Impairment in Parkinson's Disease: 2 p.m., Memorial Union, Campanile Room - Colum MacKinnon is an assistant professor of neurology at the University of Minnesota. His team studies how the brain controls movement in people with neurological disorders like Parkinson’s disease. His current work focuses on three areas: the relationship between freezing of gait and sleep disorders in people with Parkinson’s disease, the mechanisms by which external cues facilitate gait initiation in Parkinson's disease, and the mechanisms of impaired control of repetitive movements in Parkinson's disease. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@gmail.com.
Payless Fashion Week: Heel-a-Thon: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Central Campus - Compete in high-heel relay races and eat free pizza, courtesy of The Fashion Show. Rain location for the event will be in the Lied Recreation Center. More».
For more information, contact Katie Pernula in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 952-956-4496 or kpernula@iastate.edu.
Faculty candidate seminar: Tale of Calpain Inhibition: Neuroprotection against Diverse Neurodegenerative Pathways: 9:30-10:30 a.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Food Science and Human Nutrition faculty candidate Supriti Samantary, currently an assistant professor at the University of South Carolina, will be giving a candidate seminar titled "Tale of Calpain Inhibition: Neuroprotection against Diverse Neurodegenerative Pathways." Calpain, a Ca++-activated neutral protease, plays an important role in multiple physiological processes; however, over-activation of calpain leads to neuroinflammation and neurodegeneration. Involvement of calpain has been suggested in the pathological progression of Parkinson’s disease.
For more information, contact Breanna Wetzler in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or bwetzler@iastate.edu.
April 2
Payless Fashion Week: Photo Booth Fun: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LeBaron Hall - Snap a photo booth picture to share with your friends and check out all of the Fashion Show merchandise for sale. Free food from Bruegger's Bagels for all who stop by. More».
For more information, contact Katie Pernula in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 952-956-4496 or kpernula@iastate.edu.
April 1
Iowa State Lectures Program: Soil Health and Sustainability: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Ray Archuleta is a soil agronomist at USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service. His work promotes conservation practices like no-till farming and the use of cover crops to improve soil health. Archuleta has more than twenty-five years of experience with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, working in New Mexico, Missouri, Oregon, and now at the NRCS East National Technology Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. He has held positions as a soil conservationist, nutrient and irrigation specialist, water quality project manager and area agronomist. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., 206 MacKay - All students are invited to attend this meeting of the Food Science Club.
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Lectures Program: Social Justice: A Spoken Word Performance: 4 p.m., Memorial Union, South Ballroom - Andrea Gibson is a spoken word poet who advocates for solidarity and equality. The winner of the first ever Women's World Poetry Slam, Gibson offers listeners a new means by which to examine social justice issues. Her performances cover topics ranging from global poverty and worker exploitation to environmental degradation and the dangers of international warfare. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Payless Fashion Week: Cupcakes From Hy-Vee: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Outside Parks Library - Stop by Parks Library for a surprise on campus from The Fashion Show. Free cupcakes will be provided by Hy-Vee for all who stop by. Event will be moved into LeBaron Hall if there is rain or snow. More».
For more information, contact Katie Pernula in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 952-956-4496 or kpernula@iastate.edu.
March 31
Payless Fashion Week: Dress Up Your Coffee: 8-10 a.m., In front of Parks Library - Kick off Fashion Week by grabbing free Dunkin' Donuts. If weather does not permit to hold the event outside, it will be moved into LeBaron Hall. More».
For more information, contact Katie Pernula in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 952-956-4496 or kpernula@iastate.edu.
March 29-30
Money Game Jam: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Hixson-Lied Student Success Center, first floor - Join the Council of Graduate Studies for the Money Game Jam, part of the "Enhancing Student Financial Literacy" project. Students will have 24 hours to team up and create the best financial tool possible for fellow students. The tool will apply to the financial life of the student and a $1,000 prize will be awarded to the winner.
For more information, contact Jonathan Fox in human development and family studies at 515-294-6993 or jjfox@iastate.edu.
March 28
LeBaron Hall Open House: 4:30-6:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall - Come to LeBaron Hall and celebrate recent renovations of the apparel, merchandising, and design labs with an open house. The event will showcase the following:
· Digital Textile Design and Printing Studio, 1055 LeBaron
· The Textile Testing Lab, 1078 LeBaron
· Design and Production Lab, 2061 and 2063 LeBaron
· Design & Product Development Research Studio, 2092 LeBaron
· Textiles and Clothing Museum Resource Room, 2078 LeBaron

A silent auction will also take place, with the proceeds going to the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Goods being auctioned include textiles, books, a late-19th century paisley shawl and digitally printed yardage designed by apparel, merchandising, and design students. Bidding will close at 6 p.m. and items can be picked up via cash or check payment after the events close at 6:30 p.m. At 6 p.m., graduate student Jody Aultman, who has an extensive background in designing quilts, will be speaking in 2088 LeBaron Hall.
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Lectures Program: Gender, Sexuality, Dress and Identity: 3 p.m., 1210 LeBaron Hall - Kelly Reddy-Best, one of the guest judges for The Fashion Show 2014, will give a lecture on "Gender, sexuality, dress and identity." Reddy-Best is assistant professor of apparel design at San Francisco State University, where she studies the interrelationships of gender, sexuality, dress and identity. She is currently working on projects that examine experiences of discrimination, anxiety and stress as they relate to appearance among individuals in the LGBTQ community. Reddy-Best teaches courses on draping, apparel construction, advanced apparel design techniques, collection development, hand and computer fashion illustration, and the history of dress. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
March 26
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for its bi-monthly meeting and discuss planning for upcoming events and fundraisers. A representative from recreational services will be coming to talk about job opportunities for students in personal training and group fitness. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
March 25
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - All are invited to attend the Student Dietetics Association meeting. Lisa Nolting, a full time registered dietitian with ISU Dining, will be guest speaking. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The Culinary Science Club meeting theme will be green in recognition of St. Patrick's Day food. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5-7 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - All interested are invited to attend the Food Science Club meeting. Dinner begins at 5:00 p.m. and the meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. We will be discussing general business and partake in an interactive food science experiment. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
Strengthening The Professorati Brown Bag Lunch Series: Your Broader Impacts Questioned Answered: noon -1 p.m., Memorial Union, The Gallery Room - Join Diane Rover, the director of SP@ISU, and Megan Heitmann, the assistant director of SP@ISU, for a brown bag lunch. Learn about SP@ISU resources available to researchers when developing and writing BI sections in their proposals. Participants can submit questions they would like to have discussed during this session. More».
For more information, contact Megan Heitmann in Other at 515-294-8061 or heitmann@iastate.edu.
March 24
Free health screenings: noon -4 p.m., Memorial Union, Gold Room - The Department of Kinesiology will be offering free health screenings and personalized health tracking software to employees. Programming is coordinated by "Wellness Works," a student outreach program. Brief information is below, but more information is available at wellnessworksisu.org.

The free health screenings of both blood pressure and body composition will be taking place at the following times:
- Monday, March 24th: 12pm-4pm
- Tuesday, March 25th: 9am-4pm
- Wednesday, March 26th: 9am-4pm

No appointment is necessary and all participants will be entered into a drawing for one of four HyVee gift cards. More».
For more information, contact Karissa Peyer in kinesiology at wellnessworksisu@gmail.com.
March 13
Medlife ISU meeting: 7 p.m., 0074 Carver Hall - Join Medlife ISU for an informational session regarding attending a mobile clinic. These clinics, geared toward pre-health students, take place in Peru, Ecuador, and Africa. They are offered over spring, summer, and winter breaks. The group will also discuss beginning a Medlife chapter at Iowa State, which involves creating an executive board. More».
For more information, contact Kathryn Mettenburg in kinesiology at 319-743-5588 or kmetten7@iastate.edu.
March 12
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Dating Doctor – Advisor to the Romantically Challenged: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Relationship expert David Coleman is known worldwide as The Dating Doctor. He has been speaking on college campuses for more than twenty years about the complexities of dating, relationships, romance and sex. His books, "Making Relationships Matter," "Date Smart!" and "101 Great Dates" are filled with anecdotes, strategies and ideas to help expand one’s relationships and potential. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Interdisciplinary Colloquium: Prognosis of Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction: 4:10-5 p.m., 2115 Pearson Hall - All students, faculty, and staff are welcome to attended the interdisciplinary colloquium, sponsored by the Iowa State Gerontology Program. Abhijit Chandra, professor in mechanical engineering, and Jason Gillette, associate professor in kinesiology, will discuss their collaborative work on ACL reconstruction.
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett in human development and family studies at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.
Nancy Franz retirement reception: 12:30-2 p.m., Scheman Stage Door Room 0190 - Join the College of Human Sciences at a reception in honor of Nancy Franz's upcoming retirement. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Strengthening The Professoriate Brown Bag Lunch Series: Data Management Planning: noon -1 p.m., 0129 Parks Library - Join Megan O'Donnell, a scholarly communications librarian, and Bonnie Bowen, co-pi of SP@ISU for a brown bag lunch. Learn about expectations of funding agencies, best practices for data management, and tools for preparing a data management plan for a grant proposal. More».
For more information, contact Megan Heitmann at 616-294-8061 or heitmann@iastate.edu.
March 11
Iowa State Lectures Program: Eating Without Heating – An Intro to Raw Food: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Sheree Clark is a certified raw culinary arts chef and instructor. She educates people nationwide about nutrition and healthy lifestyles through her Des Moines-based practice, Fork in the Road. The practice offers classes, hands-on workshops, coaching and consultations. She hosts a Sunday morning television series on KCCI, is a frequent contributor to magazines such as Purely Delicious and Get Fresh, and blogs at "What the Fork?" More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - The theme for the Culinary Science Club meeting is Tropical Treats. Bring your spring break-inspired snacks. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
March 7
Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union - The Iowa State State Conference on Race and Ethnicity provides an opportunity to promote diversity education and celebrate diversity in the university community. Panels, discussions and lectures will be taking place all day. Register for free at this link: http://www.iscore.iastate.edu/registration. Click "More" to see the PDF of full event listings. More».
For more information, contact Denise Williams in student services at 515-294-0532 or dnwill@iastate.edu.
March 6
Pre-Physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - All are welcome to join the Pre-Physician Assistant Club as the club hosts a Central Application Service for Physician Assistants workshop. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Kolenda in kinesiology at mkolenda@iastate.edu.
March 5
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for its bi-monthly meeting and discuss planning for upcoming events and fundraisers. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
March 4
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - All are invited to attend the Student Dietetic Association meeting. Ruth Litchfield, a registered dietitian specialized in community nutrition and associate professor in food science and human nutrition, will be guest speaking. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Food Science Club meeting: 5 p.m., 200 MacKay - All interested are invited to attend the Food Science Club meeting. Dinner begins at 5 p.m. and meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. The club will be attending to general business and conducting an interactive food science experiment. The group will be making cottage cheese. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Millen in food science and human nutrition at 763-229-0262 or lmillen@iastate.edu.
March 3
Student Organic Farm meeting: 6 p.m., 3140 Agronomy Hall - Join the Student Organic Farm for the first meeting of the 2014 growing season. All who are interested in sustainable food systems, horticultural crops and fresh vegatbles are welcome. More».
For more information, contact Taylor McDowell in student services at 262-719-7836 or taylorm1@iastate.edu.
Feb. 28
Iowa State Lectures Program: Redefining Hip Hop Culture with Respect and Dignity: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - MC Lyte has long been considered one of hip-hop's pioneer feminists. She first gained fame in 1988 as the first solo female rapper to release a full album, "Lyte as a Rock." This past September, MC Lyte was honored with the "I Am Hip-Hop Award" at the 2013 BET Hip Hop Awards. She is the CEO of Sunni Gyrl, an entertainment management and production firm, and author of Unstoppable, Igniting the Power Within to Achieve Your Greatest Potential. She is also active in social projects, including anti-violence campaigns and Rock the Vote. MC Lyte is an honorary member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority and chair and founder of the nonprofit Hip Hop Sisters. Annual Big XII Conference on Black Student Government Keynote Speaker More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Feb. 27
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Global Pandemic of Physical Inactivity – An Urgent Priority For Public Health: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - For nearly thirty years, Harold (Bill) Kohl has worked to promote exercise and fitness as a public health priority. He helped create the first U.S. Physical Activity Guidelines, which were published in 2008. He is an advocate for increasing physical activity among adults and children, including K-12 school environments. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
37th Annual Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government: The College of Human Sciences is a sponsor of the 37th Annual Big 12 Conference on Black Student Government which will be held Feb. 27 to March 1 at Iowa State University. The conference theme is "Continuing the Dream: Exceeding All Expectations." The student-led conference aims to foster leadership skills, professional development, networking opportunities with employers and graduate schools, and build a sense of community among participants. Organizers expect 700 participants from more than 35 institutions. More».
For more information, contact Darrall Flowers and Chrishelda Green at 515-294-6338 or iastatebig12bsg@gmail.com.
Feb. 25
Culinary Science Club meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - Bring your favorite chips and dip to share with the club. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week: 8 a.m., Iowa State University campus - Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week is Feb. 24 to Feb. 28. Events include discussion panels, documentaries, body image talks, and lectures from eating disorder professionals. Follow the "More" button for the full list of events. The events provide great education for everyone — including those entering nutrition professions, or those who know someone suffering from an eating disorder. More».
For more information, contact Kylie Thompson in food science and human nutrition at 515-201-0120 or kyliet@iastate.edu.
Feb. 20
Iowa State Lectures Program: Eating Disorder Awareness Week – Dr. Ralph Carson: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Dr. Ralph Carson is a clinical nutritionist and exercise physiologist who has been involved in the clinical treatment of addictions, obesity, and eating disorders for more than thirty years. He currently manages Oprah Winfrey’s web page on eating disorders and is the consultant for Pine Grove’s eating disorder program. With a Bachelor of Health Science degree from Duke University Medical School and a Ph.D. in nutrition from Auburn University, he offers a unique understanding of health, wellness, exercise, and nutrition and how they all affect brain health. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Feb. 19
Iowa State Lectures Program: An American Memoir – Japanese American Internment: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Neil Nakadate is the author of "Looking After Minidoka: An American Memoir." During World War II, 110,000 Japanese Americans were removed from their homes and incarcerated by the U.S. government. In Looking After Minidoka, the "internment camp" years become a prism for understanding three generations of Japanese American life, from immigration to the end of the twentieth century. He has a doctorate in English and American Literature from Indiana University and is an Iowa State University Professor Emeritus of English. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club soy talk: 6-7 p.m., 1210 LeBaron Hall - Join the Culinary Science Club and members of the the Soyfoods Council to learn more about the world of soy foods. Hear from experts about the benefits of soy protein and the many ways to start incorporating soy into everyday meals. Guest speakers include a Hy-Vee Chef, Celia Bravard and Lauren Grant of the Soyfoods Council and farmer Kellie Blair. Two attendees will be entered win a $100 gift card. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for its bi-monthly meeting and discuss planning for upcoming events and fundraisers. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Feb. 18
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - All are invited to attend the Student Dietetic Association meeting. Kathy Pertzborn, a pediatrics registered dietitian from Unity Point Health in Des Moines, will be guest speaking. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 541-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Free zumba class for Iowa State employees and students: 5:20-6 p.m., 0202 Forker Building - Join "Zumba for your Heart," a free class open to Iowa State employees and students. Wear comfortable clothes and tennis shoes. Participants will need to sign a release form to participate. Open to all, no RSVP is needed.
For more information, contact Sally Barclay in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9625 or barclay@iastate.edu.
Feb. 17
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Global Public Square: Religious Freedom and the Making of a World Safe for Diversity: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Os Guinness is an author and social critic who writes frequently about modern American culture. The author or editor of thirty books, he focuses on how the worlds of scholarship and ordinary life overlap, particularly as they touch on issues of faith. His new book, "The Global Public Square," champions the freedom of thought, conscience and religion as a way to negotiate differences in public life. Born in China and educated in Britain, Os Guinness now lives in the United States. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Feb. 15
Kinesiology Classic fundraiser: Join the Kinesiology Club for its annual fundraiser, the Kinesiology Classic. The classic is a USA Volleyball sponsored tournament for girls ages 13 to 18.
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Feb. 13-14
The Vagina Monologues: 8:30-10 p.m., Memorial Union, Maintenance Shop - V-Day Iowa State University 2014 presents a benefit production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues. The purpose of The Vagina Monologues is to raise awareness and funding for anti-violence groups within our community. Proceeds will be donated to the Assault Care Center Extending Shelter and Support and the V-Day spotlight campaign. Twenty-six monologues will be shared, raising awareness about violence against women. Performances will take place on Feb. 13 at 8:30 p.m. and Feb. 14 at 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for students and $14 for the general public. Seats are limited and tickets can be bought in advance from the Maintenance Shop box office, at www.midwestix.com or over the phone at 515-294-8349. More».
For more information, contact Jenifer Roberts in the School of Education at 515-294-4154 or jeniferr@iastate.edu.
Feb. 13
Physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Physician Assistant Club for the first meeting of the semester. A guest physician assistant is scheduled to speak during the meeting so please come early. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Kolenda in kinesiology at 309-737-9202 or mkolenda@iastate.edu.
AESHM Scholarship Poster Celebration: 3:30-6 p.m., LeBaron Hall, first floor hallway and MacKay Hall first floor hallway - Come to the annual AESHM Scholarship Poster Celebration to view design work, teaching scholarship, and research posters. We will also be doing a scholarly 'treasure hunt' contest for those who want to participate.
For more information, contact Mary Lynn Damhorst in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or mldmhrst@iastate.edu.
Students Helping Our Peers promotional event: 1-6 p.m., 2616 Food Sciences Building - Students Helping Our Peers is hosting a promotional event to help raise awareness for the organization. Stop by during the time listed to receive a free box of snacks and other goodies. More».
For more information, contact Kirsten Mancosky in food science and human nutrition at 815-821-4240 or mancosky@iastate.edu.
Feb. 12
Life Long Links: Iowa's Aging and Disability Resource Center: 4-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - The gerontology program at Iowa State University is offering a series of colloquia discussing multiple aspects of aging and the lifestyles of older adults. The first series of the spring semester will kick off with Life Long Links: Iowa’s Aging and Disability Resource Center, presented by Mr. Joseph Sample, director of the lifelong aging and disability resource center for the Iowa Department on Aging. Sample will speak on topics associated with Iowa’s aging and disability resource center model that has expanded statewide during the past year. If searching for new inspiration, this is the right topic for you. More».
For more information, contact Young-A Lee in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7826 or ylee@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences will partner with the Colleges of Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences to host the Business, Industry & Technology Career Fair. Over 130 employers from a variety of industries are expected to attend to share information with students about internships and full-time employment opportunities. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Feb. 11
Iowa State Lectures Program: Leadership Series - Melissa Harris-Perry: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Melissa Harris-Perry hosts the weekend MSNBC show, "The Melissa Harris-Perry Show," and is a professor of political science at Tulane University. Her academic research interests reflect challenges facing contemporary black Americans, African-American political thought, black religious ideas and practices, and social and clinical psychology. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - To gear up for Valentine's Day, the theme for the meeting is baked goods and candy. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Listening session with CHS Dean Pamela White: 3:30-4:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - You're invited to the third of several college listening sessions. College of Human Sciences Dean Pamela White will be available to listen to your ideas, suggestions and comments, and answer questions you may have. There will be no agenda – just coffee to sip and time reserved for open dialogue. You might like to share some great things happening in your department/school, or share an idea you have for the college.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@mail.iastate.edu.
Feb. 10
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The People to People Career Fair will offer students and employers a professional venue in which to discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in the fields of human and social services, education, health and wellness, government, and hospitality. School districts will be invited to attend the People to People Career Fair. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Feb. 9
Barjche 2014: Finding Balance: 2 p.m., Fisher Theater - Barjche is Iowa State University’s annual modern dance concert. This year, the concert includes choreography by San Francisco-based guest artist Scott Wells, 2002 Lester Horton Award for Visual Design winner Cid Pearlman, Ken James, member of the Fellow Travelers Performance Group, Cynthia Adams, the Barjche artistic director, and members of Orchesis 1. Tickets are $10 for Iowa State students and $12 for general public Tickets may be purchased online here: http://bit.ly/19dg6Zf More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Feb. 7-8
Barjche 2014: Finding Balance: 7:30-9 p.m., Fisher Theater - Barjche is Iowa State University’s annual modern dance concert. This year, the concert includes choreography by San Francisco-based guest artist Scott Wells, 2002 Lester Horton Award for Visual Design winner Cid Pearlman, Ken James, member of the Fellow Travelers Performance Group, Cynthia Adams, the Barjche artistic director, and members of Orchesis 1. Tickets are $10 for Iowa State students and $12 for general public. The show runs Feb 7 and 8. Tickets may be purchased for Feb 7 online here: http://bit.ly/19dg6Zf. Tickets may be purchased for Feb 8 online here: http://bit.ly/19dg6Zf. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Feb. 5
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Kinesiology Club for the first meeting of the semester. Voting for a new publicist and treasurer will take place. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Feb. 4
Barefoot dance for children begins: 5:30 p.m., 0213 Forker Building - Bring your children to Forker every Tuesday evening from Feb 4 until April 1 for barefoot dancing. The class is led by Janice Baker, a dance instructor and assistant professor in kinesiology. Ages seven and up will dance from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. and ages three to six are invited to take part in tumbling from 6:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Activity wear is suggested. The class emphasizes creating response to music and partaking in movement games focused on the children's enjoyment.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
Tutoring at Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic begins: 5:15-6:30 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall - The clinic offers tutoring in reading for children in grades 1-12. It's held Tuesdays and Thursdays, from Feb. 4 to April 17, in Lagomarcino Hall. Cost is $100 per child. Tutoring is done by advanced Iowa State students in reading and related areas under the guidance of literacy education faculty. About 35 children are expected. More».
For more information, contact Donald Bear in the School of Education at 515-294-9764 or drbear@iastate.edu.
Career Fair Prep Night: 4:10-5 p.m., 1001 Troxel Hall - Attend the CHS Career Fair Prep Night to get questions answered regarding the upcoming People to People and Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fairs. Any and all questions are welcome and advice will be given on all aspects of the fair. The event will run on Feb. 4 and 5 at the same time and location. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Feb. 1
CHS reception before women's basketball game: 6-7:30 p.m., Scheman Building, Second Floor - CHS alumni and friends are invited to a reception with Dean Pamela White before the Iowa State vs. Kansas State women's basketball game. To RSVP, call 515-294-5954 or email chsalum@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Jan. 29
Iowa State Lectures Program: The History of White People: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Nell Irvin Painter, the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University, is the author of "The History of White People." She will be lecturing on her new book as part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Jan. 28
Culinary Science Club meeting and pasta extravaganza: 6:15-8 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - Join Culinary Science Club members and cook pasta, chop veggies, and make unique sauces at the pasta extravaganza. The dinner is free and all majors are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Erica Birman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Jan. 23
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Convocation: 3:30 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. and learn how his global vision of equality for everyone is still relevant today. The program will feature The Loving Story, a documentary about interracial marriage in the United States, followed by a panel discussion. The Advancing One Community Awards will also be presented. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Jan. 22
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Art of Fermentation: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Sandor Ellix Katz is a self-taught fermentation experimentalist. He is the author of "Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods," which Newsweek has called "the fermenting bible." Katz demystifies the process of this preservation method and shares the history, health benefits, and cultural significance of fermentation. He discusses how foods like yoghurt, kefir, kimchi, and ginger beer came into existence. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Jan. 21
Iowa Prison Industries presents to apparel students: 1:10 p.m., 2063 LeBaron Hall - Students in AMD 431 will be working with Iowa Prison Industries once again this semester. Dan Clark, director of IPI, and Justin Opfer, plant manager at Mitchellville, will be making a presentation to the students. Those interested are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Ackerman in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7549 or bpacker@iastate.edu.
2013
Dec. 20
College of Human Sciences graduation reception: 4:15-5 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - A celebration ceremony to honor those receiving bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as well as their families, friends, faculty, and staff. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences graduation reception: 4-6 p.m., N/A - A reception in honor of those receiving bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as well as their families, friends, faculty, and staff. Immediately following the College of Human Sciences graduation celebration ceremony for undergraduates, around 4:15 p.m., in Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in Other at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences graduation celebration: 3-4 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - The College of Human Sciences graduation celebration is for those receiving bachelor's degrees as well as faculty, staff, families, and friends. The keynote speaker is Brad Buck, director of the Iowa Department of Education. The reception immediately follows around 4:15 p.m. in the first floor lobby of Stephens Auditorium. CHS students graduating with master's degrees and Ph.Ds are invited to the reception. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Dec. 20 - Nov. 30
College of Human Sciences graduation celebration for students receiving bachelor's degrees: 3 p.m.-12 a.m., N/A - Processional begins at 3 p.m. in Stephens Auditorium. A reception for graduates, families, friends, faculty, and staff will immediately follow, around 4:15 p.m., in the auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in Other at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Dec. 16
AMD students to present senior design lines: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., 2063 LeBaron Hall - Students in AMD 495 will present final projects. This includes target market background and research such as definition of the target market, budget and customer profile. Also included is pre-production design activities such as logos, fabric, textile designs, technical sketches, and production samples. Faculty, staff, and students are welcome to attend. See the lines by clicking "More." More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Dec. 12
Human Development and Family Studies research seminar: 1:30-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - All are invited to join guest presenter Amie Langer Zarling as she presents her research, “If It Is Broke, Why Not Fix It? Development and Implementation of an Empirically-Supported Intervention for Aggression.” Zarling comes from the University of Iowa's department of psychology.
For more information, contact Kay Williams in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or kayw@iastate.edu.
Dec. 11
Listening session with CHS Dean Pamela White: 3:30-4:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - You're invited to the second of several college listening sessions. CHS Dean Pamela White will be available to listen to your ideas, suggestions and comments, and answer questions you may have. There will be no agenda – just coffee to sip and time reserved for open dialogue. You might like to share some great things happening in your department/school, or share an idea you have for the college.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@mail.iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies research seminar: 1-2:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - All are invited to join guest presenter Doyna Illmer for a research seminar titled "Early Childhood Education in Chile: Issues and Insights." Illmer is a faculty member at the Catholic University of Chile in Santiago. More».
For more information, contact Glenda Rahfeldt in human development and family studies at 515-294-6316 or garahfe@iastate.edu.
Dec. 10
CHS faculty and staff holiday reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - College of Human Sciences faculty and staff will gather to celebrate the holiday season and the end of another successful semester. In conjunction with this celebration, a medallion ceremony will be held honoring Cheryl Farr as recipient of the Noma Scott Lloyd Chair. A brief program and the medallion ceremony will begin at 3:30 p.m. Bring your business card to drop in the box for door prizes. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Dec. 6
New Textiles and Clothing Museum exhibit opens: 11 a.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - The new exhibit at the Textiles and Clothing Museum, "Uniformity: Passions. Perceptions. Purposes," is now open. The exhibit includes research and interpretation of uniforms. Exhibit planning and installation was conducted by students in AMD 257, Museums Studies. The Textiles and Clothing Museum will be closed December 23-January 10 during the semester break. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Dec. 4
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - All are welcome to join the Kinesiology Club for the last meeting of the semester. The meeting will be a social event with pizza to wrap up the semester. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies research seminar: 4-5 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - HDFS will host a research seminar with a presentation from Meghan Gillette. The seminar is titled "The influence of maternal reproductive development on offspring health."
For more information, contact Brenda Nelson in human development and family studies at 515-294-6321 or bnelson@iastate.edu.
Dec. 3
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - Meagan Burnham, collegiate sports dietitian, who will speak to the group. All are invited to attend the meeting. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Dec. 2
Financial Planning Association student chapter meeting: 6-7 p.m., 0333 Palmer Building - Join the Financial Planning Association student chapter in listening to guest speaker Laura West, who comes to the meeting with knowledge from her experience as a partner at West Financial Advisors. More».
For more information, contact Abby Belvin in human development and family studies at 712-253-5250 or arbelvin@iastate.edu.
Dec. 2-6
Hunger's Heroes Food Drive: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., LeBaron Hall foyer - Kappa Omicron Nu and Phi Upsilon Omicron are sponsoring the non-perishable Hunger's Heroes Food Drive December 2-6. Place your canned food items in the boxes in the LeBaron hall foyer. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Nov. 22
Deadline for Student Sensations nominations: 5 p.m., 0131 MacKay Hall - The College of Human Sciences and Human Sciences Student Council are looking for outstanding undergraduate students, freshmen through seniors in all college majors, who are making an impact within the College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University, and the greater Ames community. More».
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
Nov. 20
Fine dining event management dinner: Cuisine of California: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - A representative from Kaplan Test Prep will join the meeting to discuss graduate school exams. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Nov. 19
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - Ruth Litchfield, associate professor in food science and human nutrition, will speak to the the Student Dietetic Association. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - A representative from Creighton University will join the meeting to discuss the occupational therapy and physical therapy programs the school offers.
For more information, contact Abigail Persha in kinesiology at ampursha@iastate.edu.
Nov. 18
Informational meeting on Food, Nutrition, and Health: Service Learning in India: noon -1 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - Get information on FSHN 496, GLOBE 496 (4 credits) for May 29-June 21, 2014. Students will spend two weeks in the state of Karnataka (southern India), and one week in the state of Punjab (northern India) working on bi-national teams with Indian students, shadowing professionals, non-governmental agencies, and local extension personnel, who provide leadership in Self Help Groups, working on community-focused problem solving, improving child and family nutrition/health and other developmental efforts. The program is designed to help students understand the efforts behind tackling health and nutrition issues in the second most populous country in the world. It will introduce students to the agriculture that sustains and affects food security and rural livelihoods and to the programs developed to impact health and nutrition, particularly in rural areas of India. In support of these efforts, students will assist in developing key tools that Indian professionals will use in their efforts to assess community needs and improve nutritional status of the target population. The Program includes site seeing places in Delhi, Agra (Tajmahal) and Amritsar (Golden temple). Pre-departure class will be Monday evenings starting March 3. More».
For more information, contact Catie Blunt in administration at 515-294-1010 or cblunt@iastate.edu.
Nov. 15
Mobile SHOP Thanksgiving giveaway: 4:30-6:30 p.m., SUV apartments - Students Helping Our Peers, Iowa State University's student-to-student food pantry, will be giving away bags filled with Thanksgiving beverages, sides, and desserts. The event is part of the Mobile SHOP series the group organizes. More».
For more information, contact Elisabeth Bermel in food science and human nutrition at 563-571-5426 or ebermel@iastate.edu.
Nov. 14
Pre-physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Join the Pre-physician Assistant Club in speaking with students and representatives from Des Moines University about the DMU Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies program. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Kolenda in kinesiology at mkolenda@iastate.edu.
Nov. 13
Fine dining event management dinner: Cuisine of France: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. The menu will include prosciutto and chive quiche, frisee salad with Champagne vinaigrette, French onion soup with homemade croutons, beef bourguignon with creamy mashed potatoes, and a chocolate dacquoise with vanilla bean creme brulee and fresh berries. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Informational meeting on Food, Nutrition, and Health: Service Learning in India: 5-6 p.m., 0262 Lagomarcino Hall - Get information on FSHN 496, GLOBE 496 (4 credits) for May 29-June 21, 2014. Students will spend two weeks in the state of Karnataka (southern India), and one week in the state of Punjab (northern India) working on bi-national teams with Indian students, shadowing professionals, non-governmental agencies, and local extension personnel, who provide leadership in Self Help Groups, working on community-focused problem solving, improving child and family nutrition/health and other developmental efforts. The program is designed to help students understand the efforts behind tackling health and nutrition issues in the second most populous country in the world. It will introduce students to the agriculture that sustains and affects food security and rural livelihoods and to the programs developed to impact health and nutrition, particularly in rural areas of India. In support of these efforts, students will assist in developing key tools that Indian professionals will use in their efforts to assess community needs and improve nutritional status of the target population. The Program includes site seeing places in Delhi, Agra (Tajmahal) and Amritsar (Golden temple). Pre-departure class will be Monday evenings starting March 3. More».
For more information, contact Catie Blunt in administration at 515-294-1010 or cblunt@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies research seminar: 4-5 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - HDFS will host a research seminar featuring a presentation by Tera Jordan. The seminar is titled "Married black men's opinions as to why black women are disproportionately single: a qualitative study."
For more information, contact Brenda Nelson in human development and family studies at 515-294-6321 or bnelson@iastate.edu.
Nov. 12
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Benefits overview presentation: 2-3 p.m., Memorial Union, Campanile Room - The Professional and Scientific Council is offering a professional development seminar on benefits. Don't miss the overview of 2014 benefits by Mike Otis, director of University Human Resources. The benefits open change period ends Nov. 22. More».
For more information, contact Allan Schmidt in Other at 515-294-6087 or allan.g.schmidt@gmail.com.
Nov. 10
Gallery Talk featuring Eulanda Sanders: 1 p.m., Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines - Eulanda Sanders, a professor in textiles and clothing, will team with with Jeff Fleming, art center director, for a Gallery Talk at the Des Moines Art Center. The talk is paired with the film "Fold, Crumple, Crush," and gives each speaker the opportunity to share their perspective on the works presented in the show. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Nov. 8
The Vagina Monologues audition: 5-8 p.m., 0205 Sloss House - Audition for The Vagina Monologues and join V-Day Iowa State University 2014. No acting experience necessary. All people who lead their lives as women are eligible to perform (students, staff, faculty, community members, etc). Scripts are available upon request. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls and is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations.
For more information, contact Jenifer Roberts in the School of Education at 515-294-4154 or jeniferr@iastate.edu.
ISU Alumni Association honors and awards ceremony: 1:30-5 p.m., Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building - Join the Iowa State University Alumni Association as it honors a variety of awards to alumni at this annual ceremony. Dessert reception to follow. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
INSPIRE LSAMP Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Tama Hall, Hawkeye Community College, Waterloo - The Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation is hosting the second annual INSPIRE LSAMP Conference, "Building Community for Student Success in STEM." The conference aims to focus on research-based classroom pedagogy and strategies that build supportive communities for underrepresented minority students in STEM. The keynote speaker is Aurelio Curbelo, a Ph.D. graduate in educational leadership and policy studies and director of the multicultural programs office in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Dani Mitchell in Other at 515-294-6151 or mitchell@iastate.edu.
Nov. 7
Pre-physical Therapy Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0189 Hamilton Hall - A program representative and students from the University of Iowa Doctor of Physical Therapy program will join the meeting to discuss the program.
For more information, contact Abigail Jergenson in kinesiology at 563-321-8159 or abigailj@iastate.edu.
Nov. 6
Fine dining event management dinner: Cuisine of the southern United States: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
The Vagina Monologues audition: 6:30-8:30 p.m., 0205 Sloss House - Audition for The Vagina Monologues and join V-Day Iowa State University 2014. No acting experience necessary. All people who lead their lives as women are eligible to perform (students, staff, faculty, community members, etc). Scripts are available upon request. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls and is a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. More».
For more information, contact Jenifer Roberts in the School of Education at 515-294-4154 or jeniferr@iastate.edu.
United Way Pie in the Face winner pie'd: noon, Central Campus - Join the College of Human Sciences at the CHS sponsored homecoming lunch and watch the winner of the CHS United Way Pie in the Face contest get pie'd.
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences homecoming lunch: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Central Campus - Join the College of Human Sciences and the College of Design for a homecoming lunch with mac and cheese and hot dogs provided by Noodles & Company. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Nov. 5
Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - We will test our knowledge on different fruits and vegetables during the meeting. All are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Mareah Sletten in food science and human nutrition at 641-330-2255 or msletten@iastate.edu.
Nov. 4
The Vagina Monologues audition: 7-9 p.m., 0205 Sloss House - Audition for The Vagina Monologues and join V-Day Iowa State University 2014. No acting experience necessary. All people who lead their lives as women are eligible to perform (students, staff, faculty, community members, etc). Scripts are available upon request. V-Day is a global activist movement to end violence against women and girls and a catalyst that promotes creative events to increase awareness, raise money, and revitalize the spirit of existing anti-violence organizations. More».
For more information, contact Jenifer Roberts in the School of Education at 515-294-4154 or jeniferr@iastate.edu.
Oct. 31
Deadline to nominate Graduating Student of the Year: 5 p.m., 0131 MacKay Hall - This award, granted by the Human Sciences Student Council, will be given to a fall 2013 graduating senior who has displayed exemplary leadership ability and overall character. More».
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
Oct. 30
Fine dining event management dinner: Cuisine of Mexico: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - Two different speakers will be joining the Kinesiology Club to discuss options for international service learning trips. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at kimr@iastate.edu.
Deadline to donate to Pie in the Face: 5 p.m., 0131 MacKay Hall - Donate to pie your favorite professor in the face. The professor to raise the most money will be pie'd On November 6 at noon during the CHS sponsored homecoming lunch on Central Campus. All proceeds will be donated to the United Way of Story County. More».
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-1124 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
Human Development and Family Studies Student Research and Poster Symposium: 3:30-5 p.m., Palmer Atrium - HDFS invites you to submit your research to this event for display to professors and fellow students. Snacks and refreshments will be provided. You must submit your abstract electronically to Brenda Nelson by October 26 to participate. HDFS will pay for the printing of your poster if done in the Lagomarcino lab located in room N031. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Nelson in human development and family studies at 515-294-6321 or bnelson@iastate.edu.
Gerontology Club & Sigma Phi Omega bake sale: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Lebaron Hall, outside auditorium - Gerontology Club and Sigma Phi Omega will be hosting a bake sale outside the LeBaron Hall auditorium to help the Human Development and Family Studies club and Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies club in purchasing fleece to mak robes for older, local adults. Available will be a variety of cupcakes, cookies, brownies, rice crispy treats, popcorn balls, caramel apples, and more. All products will be packaged for Halloween. More».
For more information, contact Robyn Christensen in human development and family studies at 641-425-2524 or robync@iastate.edu.
Oct. 29
Dean's listening session for faculty and staff: 10-11 a.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Pamela White invites all members of the faculty and staff to share ideas, suggestions, and comments and raise questions face-to-face, at the first in a series of informal listening sessions. Coffee will be served.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Oct. 28
Iowa State Lectures Program: At Home and Abroad: 8 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - Every time Bill Bryson walks out the door, memorable travel literature threatens to break out. An author of more than two dozen books, Bill Bryson finds delight in the minutiae of travel and the subtleties of culture. He has chronicled everything from hiking the Appalachian Trail in "A Walk in the Woods" to his adventures down under in "In a Sunburned Country" to his visit to Kenya at the invitation of CARE International in "Billy Bryson's African Diary." More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Oct. 26
Family Weekend Reception: 9-10:30 a.m., LeBaron Hall west lobby - Students and visiting family members are invited to attend an informal College of Human Sciences reception. This is a great opportunity for families to meet the college's academic advisers, administrators, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact LuAnn Adams in student services at 515-294-6466 or ladams@iastate.edu.
Family Weekend Reception: 9-10:30 a.m., N/A - Students and visiting family members are invited to attend an informal College of Human Sciences reception, 9-10:30 a.m. in the LeBaron lounge. This is a great opportunity for families to meet the college's academic advisers, administrators, faculty, and staff. Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact LuAnn Adams or Dayle Nickerson in Other at 515-294-6466 or 515-294-8238.
Oct. 25
College of Human Sciences Scholarship Recognition: 3 p.m., Scheman Building, first floor looby - Faculty and staff are all invited to attend our event in recognition of scholarship recipients and donors. Refreshments will begin being served at 3 p.m. with the program set to begin at 3:30 p.m. All faculty and staff are invited to attend.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 24
College of Human Sciences Study Abroad Fair: 3-5 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - Learn about exciting opportunities to see the world. Browse through your study abroad options and have the chance to chat with program directors and experienced students. Students will also have a chance to win a reimbursement for their first passport. More».
For more information, contact Catie Blunt in administration at 515.294.1010 or cblunt@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Bake Sale for United Way: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., outside Parks Library or Lagomarcino Hall south sidewalk - Satisfy your sweet tooth and support the United Way by picking up a treat at the CHS Student Council bake sale. Cookies, cupcakes, brownies, and more will be sold. Only cash will be accepted.
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
Oct. 23
Fine dining event management dinner: Cuisine of the Mediterranean: 6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom - Join event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Tearoom. Cost is $35 with wine or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance of the dinner and payment methods accepted are cash, check, or CyCash. More».
For more information, contact Lakshman Rajagopal in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9740 or lraj@iastate.edu.
Oct. 22
Iowa State Lectures Program: Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Wenonah Hunter is the executive director of Food & Water Watch and comes to campus with experience in grassroots organization, environmental issues, and environmental policy. She is the author of the book "Foodopoly: The Battle Over the Future of Food and Farming in America," which details the economics and politics behind our current food systems. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 135 Mackay Hall - We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 21-25
Cash for Caffeine for United Way: Pour out the cash you normally spend on your daily caffeine fix in the container in your department or unit office. The cost of five lattes provides program supplies for 70 afterschool youth.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 17
Nutrition and Food Security: A lecture by Ruth Oniang'o: 3:40-4:40 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Join the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and the World Food Prize with a lecture hosted by the "Feeding the World: Are We Making Any Progress?" program. Ruth Oniang'o is a Kenyan native with a Ph.D. in food science and nutrition from the University of Nairobi. She is an advocate for alleviating poverty and hunger. She sat on Kenya's Parliament from 2003-2007 and served on many boards, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Agriculture Strategy Advisory Committee. She is the founder of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development, an online peer-reviewed journal for building initiative. More».
For more information, contact Breanna Wetzler in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or bwetzler@iastate.edu.
Oct. 16
Human Development and Family Studies research seminar: 4-5 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - HDFS will be hosting a research seminar featuring presentations from Tahira Hira, Nathan Wagner, Jeanna Nation, and Makiko Hashinaga. The seminar is titled "College student financial behavior influenced by level of confidence and personality traits."
For more information, contact Brenda Nelson in human development and family studies at 515-294-6321 or bnelson@iastate.edu.
Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., DMACC FFA Center, Ankeny, Iowa - The Community College Leadership Program, the School of Education, the College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Community College Presidents are teaming up to present a conference focusing on the needs of latina/o students in Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-9631 or mrobins@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15
Continuous Improvement Planning Workshop: 3:30-5 p.m., Gold Room, Memorial Union - Learn more about requirements that faculty members identify student learning outcomes in course syllabi and integrate continuous improvements plans, as mandated by Iowa law. Designed for faculty and staff in the College of Human Sciences, this workshop is coordinated by Linda Serra Hagedorn, associate dean for undergraduate programs, and Eunice Bassler, chair of the CHS Outcomes Assessment Committee. More».
For more information, contact Linda Serra Hagedorn in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
Webinar offers tips to help children succeed in school: noon -1 p.m., online - Students do better in school when their parents are involved in their learning. This free, interactive webinar for parents, grandparents and teachers will provide tips on how to help children and youth be successful learners. No advance registration is required. The webinar features two family life specialists, Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs, with Human Sciences and Extension and Outreach. The webinar is part of the Science of Parenting, a resource from ISU Extension and Outreach sharing research-based information to help parents rear their children. More».
For more information, contact Donna Donald, Lori Hayungs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 641-446-4723, 712-737-4230 or ddonald@iastate.edu, lhayungs@iastate.edu.
Oct. 14
Iowa State Lectures Program: Scientific Discovery and the Fight to End Global Hunger: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - From laboratory research to in-field applications, the innovations of Marc Van Montagu, Mary-Dell Chilton, and Robert T. Fraley are helping farmers around the world improve crop yields and feed a growing global population in an increasingly volatile climate. Van Montagu, Chilton, and Fraley are joint recipients of the 2013 World Food Prize for their research and achievements in agricultural biotechnology. Working in separate facilities on two continents, they are pioneers in molecular biology and the science of genetically engineering plants. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Norman Borlaug Lecture: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - 2103 World Food Prize laureates are set to present at this year's Norman Borlaug Lecture. Lecturers include Marc Van Montagu, Mary-Dell Chilton, and Robert Fraley. The presentation, titled "Scientific Discovery and the Fight to End World Hunger" will cover the topic of how to develop crops that are resistant to insects, tolerant in extreme variations of climate, require less chemical fertilizer, and and help ensure livelihood to the world's poorest farmers. Preceding the event at 7 p.m. will be a reception and student poster display. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Genetically modified organisms panel discussion: 4-5 p.m., Cowles-Kruidenier Auditorium, State Historic Museum, Des Moines - Ruth McDonald, professor and chair in food science and human nutrition, will be taking part in a panel discussion on GMOs. The event is part of Food Prize Week and is free to the public.
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Oct. 13
Run for the Roses: 9 a.m.-noon, Ames Middle School - Run for the Roses is a 5k run/walk and 10k run in its twenty-seventh year. This race costs $15 for students and $22 for faculty and staff. Each runner receives a long sleeve t-shirt, red rose, and and an omelet breakfast following the race. The event is hosted by Alpha Omicron Pi sorority and the Ames Area Running Club with 100% of the proceeds benefiting the Arthritis Foundation. Pre-register today at the link or on AccessPlus. More».
For more information, contact Dara Miller in kinesiology at 319-530-5168 or dlmiller@iastate.edu.
Oct. 12
Annual Dance Scholarship Gala Concert: 7 p.m., 196 Forker Building - Iowa State Dance presents an evening of student dancers, local dancers, and international guest artists performing in a modern dance concert. San Francisco-based guest artist Scott Wells will be featured and all the proceeds will go to the Iowa State Dance Scholarship, which benefits performing arts dance emphasis majors and dance minors. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $5 for bleacher seats and $10 for balcony seats. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-8009 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
Pre-Physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30 p.m., 279 Forker Building - Join the Pre-Physician Assistant Club as they conduct their second meeting of the fall semester. All are welcome to attended.
For more information, contact Melissa Kolenda in kinesiology at 309-720-0063 or mkolenda@iastate.edu.
Oct. 9
Iowa State Lectures Program: Entrepreneurs and Leadership in the Swine Industry: 7 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Dr. Howard Hill is president-elect of the National Pork Producers Council and a strategic council to Iowa Select Farms. Hill earned a master’s and Ph.D. in veterinary microbiology from Iowa State and subsequently joined Iowa State's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory. During his twenty-year tenure at the university, he served as an industry leader in the eradication of pseudorabies. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Deadline to register for the Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference: 5 p.m., online - Today will be the last day you can register to attend the Iowa Latina/o Education Initiate Conference. The conference is a collaborative effort of The Community College Leadership Program, the School of Education, the College of Human Sciences, Iowa State University, and the Iowa Community College Presidents to better understand the needs of Latina/o students in Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Michelle Robinson in the School of Education at 515-294-9631 or mrobins@iastate.edu.
Healthiest State Walk on ISU campus: noon, Iowa State University Campus - Join Dean Pamela White and other members of the Cyclone nation over the lunch hour in walking 1 kilometer (.62 of a mile) to help make Iowa the healthiest state in the nation. White invites everyone to join her on the south steps of MacKay Hall at noon for the celebratory hike. The event is part of Iowa's Healthiest State Initiative. More».
For more information, contact Sally Barclay in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9625 or barclay@iastate.edu.
Violence Leaves an Empty Chair at the Table: Domestic Violence Awareness Month display: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Margaret Sloss Women's Center walkway - The Margaret Sloss Women's Center will be having the “Violence Leaves an Empty Chair at the Table” display on Wednesday, October 9th, from 10:00am - 2:00pm to raise awareness for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This display is a visual representation of chairs that will line the walkway from the Sloss House to the Memorial Union. Each chair represents a life that has been lost in the state of Iowa due to interpersonal violence since January 1, 1995. Representatives from ACCESS (Assault Care Extending Shelter and Support) and ISU's Student Counseling Services will be present. More».
For more information, contact Jenifer Roberts in the School of Education at 515-294-4154 or jeniferr@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Grant-Writing Workshop: 9 a.m.-noon, Memorial Union, Gold Room - A chance to polish your writing! This workshop will provide help to faculty members preparing grant proposals -- especially untenured faculty members. Bring a laptop and use this as a working session. The workshop will start with some focused discussion to share research ideas, and will move quickly to preparing a brief overview of your own research proposal. Everyone will spend time writing, initial drafts will be shared, and there will be an opportunity get feedback from peers and seasoned researchers.
For more information, contact Nicci Port in administration at 515-294-9207 or nport@iastate.edu.
Oct. 8
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 135 Mackay Hall - We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-249-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Pre-Physical Therapy Club meeting: 6-7 p.m., 279 Forker - Join the Pre-Physical Therapy Club as a Kaplan Test Prep representative discusses opportunities in preparing for the GRE and a Washington University representative informs attendes on the Physical Therapy program offered there. More».
For more information, contact Abigail Jergenson in kinesiology at 5633218159 or jergensona@gmail.com.
Oct. 7
Sigma Phi Omega/Gerontology Club meeting: 4-5 p.m., 88 LeBaron Hall - Join the SPO/Gerontology Club as we discuss our participation in the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. We will touch on volunteering opportunities, fundraisers, and much more. If you have a genuine interest in older adults and aging, this is the club is of interest for you. All are welcome to attend. Membership is $5 for the year. More».
For more information, contact Robyn Christensen in human development and family studies at 6414252524 or robync@iastate.edu.
Oct. 3
Iowa State Lectures Program: The CEOs of Leadership: Clarity, Example, and Optimism: noon, Memorial Union, Great Hall - Ambassador Karen Hughes worked for more than thirty years in public administration, public policy, and communications. As undersecretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs from 2005 to 2007, she dramatically reshaped the state department’s communications efforts. As counselor to President Bush from 2001 to 2002, Hughes was a strategic adviser to the president on policy and communications and managed the White House offices of communications, media affairs, speechwriting and press secretary. In 2008, Hughes joined Burson-Marsteller, a leading global public relations and communications firm, and currently serves as worldwide vice chair. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Dean's advisory board meeting: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - The College of Human Sciences advisory board are scheduled to meet to discuss the college.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
CHS Dean's Advisory Board meeting: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., N/A - 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., ISU Alumni Center.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in Other at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2
Iowa State Lectures Program: Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Kwame Anthony Appiah, named one of Foreign Policy’s Top 100 public intellectuals, is the Laurence S. Rockefeller University Professor of Philosophy at Princeton University. He is also the president of the PEN American Center, the world’s oldest human rights organization. In 2012, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal by the White House. Born in London to a Ghanaian father and a white mother, he was raised in Ghana and educated in England at Cambridge University, where he received a PhD in philosophy. As a scholar of African and African-American studies, he established himself as an intellectual with a broad reach. His book "In My Father's House" and his collaborations with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., including "The Dictionary of Global Culture and Africana," are major works of African struggles for self-determination. His latest book is "The Honor Code: How Moral Revolutions Happen." More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 30
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Strange Saga of Academic Freedom and the Law: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Sun Room - Matthew W. Finkin is the author of "For the Common Good: Principles of American Academic Freedom" and "The Case for Tenure." He is on the faculty at the University of Illinois College of Law, where he is the Albert J. Harno and Edward W. Cleary Chair in Law, and director of the Program in Comparative Labor and Employment Law and Policy. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 29
ISU’s Project Runway: 8 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - Up to 20 teams of up to six students each will spend from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. creating garments based on a theme released the night before the competition. Participating teams will model their own designs at the event and will be judged on creativity, craftsmanship, and crowd appeal. Register for the competition by Sept. 25 using the online registration form and turning it in to the front desk at the East Student Office Space in the Memorial Union. Joshua McKinley, from Project Runway Season 9 and Project Runway All Stars Season 2, will act as guest host and judge. A local fashion expert will also help judge the competition. Admission is free to the runway show and judging event at 8 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Courtney Bark in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 319-899-6727 or csbark92@iastate.edu.
Sept. 28
Iowa State Lectures Program: The Puerto Rican Independence Movement in the 21st Century: 7 p.m., Central Campus, south of the Campanile - Juan Manuel Dalmau Ramírez is a leader in Puerto Rico's independence movement and the Puerto Rican Independent Party (PIP). He was the PIP's candidate for governor and has served as secretary general and commissioner of the party. An attorney, Dalmau worked as a legistlative assistant under Senator Ruben Berrios, as a legal officer for Puerto Rican Supreme Court Chief Justice Jose Andreu Garcia, and as an adviser to Senator Manuel Rodriguez Orellana. He earned his law degree from the University of Puerto Rico and has taught constitutional law at the undergraduate level. This presentation is part of the Puerto Rican Student Association's Cultural Night, which runs from 7:00-10:00 p.m., including traditional food and dancing. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
JAM World Record: 10 a.m., ISU Campus - In an attempt to fight obesity and create health awareness, Cyclones campuswide will stop what they are doing and exercise for 5 minutes. The spontaneous moment is set to be part of the JAM World Record campaign to raise education in physical fitness. More».
For more information, contact Spyridoula Vazou in kinesiology at 515-294-8677 or svazou@iastate.edu.
Sept. 25
Kinesiology Club meeting: 5:30-7 p.m., 279 Forker Building - The student Kinesiology Club will host special guest Greg Welk, a professor of wellness in kinesiology at Iowa State. Welk will discuss the ExerCYse is Medicine program. The group will also finalize plans for facilitating the Special Olympics volleyball tournament, scheduled to begin on Saturday, Oct. 6, at 9 a.m., in the Forker Building. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at 515-45-1275 or kimr@iastate.edu.
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The People to People Career Fair will offer students and employers a professional venue in which to discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in the fields of human/social services, education, health/wellness, government, and hospitality. This is being held in conjunction with the Business, Industry & Technology Career Fair, which will take place on the same day at Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
People to People Career Fair: 1-5 p.m., N/A - The College of Human Sciences and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will once again host this career fair, 1 to 5 p.m. at the the Scheman Building. The People to People Career Fair will offer students and employers a professional venue in which to discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in the fields of human/social services, education, health/wellness, government, and hospitality. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in Other at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry & Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences will partner with the Colleges of Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences to host the Business, Industry & Technology Career Fair. More than 130 employers from a variety of industries are expected to attend to share information with students about internships and full-time employment opportunities. This is being held in conjunction with the People to People Career Fair, which will take place on the same day in the Scheman Building. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in student services at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry & Technology Career Fair: noon -6 p.m., N/A - The College of Human Sciences will partner with the Colleges of Business and Liberal Arts & Sciences to host the Business, Industry & Technology Career Fair, noon to 6 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum. More than 130 employers from a variety of industries are expected to attend to share information with students about internships and full-time employment opportunities. More».
For more information, contact Loni Pringnitz in Other at 515-294-3708 or lonip@iastate.edu.
Sept. 24
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 135 Mackay Hall - We inform members about new topics in culinary science through speakers, meetings, field trips, and professional organizations. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 20
International students welcome picnic: 5-7 p.m., Lagomarcino courtyard - We would like to invite all College of Human Sciences international students, both undergraduate and graduate, to attend a picnic welcoming you to CHS. There will be free pizza, dessert, and a chance to partake in karaoke. We will also be giving away small door prizes.
For more information, contact Catie Blunt in administration at 515.294.1010 or cblunt@iastate.edu.
2013 STEM Teacher Educators' Conference: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Iowa Events Center, Des Moines - "Innovation in Preparing Teachers in STEM," a conference to unite Iowa's teacher educators in producing top-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) educators More».
For more information, contact the Governor's STEM Advisory Board Administrative Office at 319-273-2959 or info@IowaSTEM.gov.
Sept. 18
Career fair prep night: 4:15-5:15 p.m., LeBaron Auditorium - The Human Sciences Career Services office and the Liberal Arts and Sciences Career Services office will offer a career fair prep night to help students prepare for upcoming career fairs. Learn why you should attend the career fair, what to wear, and what to say to an employer. More».
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
Sept. 17
Swim & Gym after-school program begins: 4-5:30 p.m., Forker Building - Swim & Gym is a 10-week, after-school program that takes place each fall and spring semester at Iowa State. The outreach program is held Tuesdays and Thursdays through Nov. 21. It includes team sports, gymnastics, fitness activities, dance, cooperative games, and tag games. Swim lessons include instruction for swimming strokes, diving, water safety, etc. Young children spend time becoming comfortable in the water before pursuing swimming strokes and advanced skills. The program is led by undergraduates in the Department of Kinesiology and majors pursuing careers in physical education and health. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
Sept. 16
First Hospitality Management Club meeting: 3-4 p.m., 0135 MacKay - In this meeting we will have a guest speaker, Garrison Brosnan, an Iowa State HRI graduate and assistant director of banquets with Sheraton. All are invited to come.
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Fall exhibit opens in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - The new exhibit, "Indonesian Batik: Textiles and Techniques" will run through Nov. 15. It's open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. More».
For more information, contact Textiles and Clothing Museum in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4999 or tcmuseum@iastate.edu.
Sept. 13
President Leath annual address: 8-9 a.m., Memorial Union Great Hall - Iowa State University's President Steven Leath will address faculty, staff, and student body on the achievements of the last year and what to look forward to in the 2013-14 academic year. More».
For more information, contact Matthew Leimkuehler in administration at 515-294-9424 or hswriter@iastate.edu.
Sept. 12
Pre-Physician Assistant Club meeting: 6:30 p.m., 279 Forker - The Pre-Physician Assistant Club will have its first meeting. The agenda includes introduction of members, and an introduction to the club. Pizza will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Marissa Kolenda in kinesiology at 309-720-0063 or Marissa Kolenda [mkolenda@iastate.edu].
Reception for retired CHS faculty, staff, and guests: 4-5:30 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - This event can be attended by invitation only.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 525-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom opens for the semester: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., 23 MacKay Hall - The tearoom is a teaching operation within the hotel, restaurant, and institution management program. Lunch is served Tuesdays through Fridays. Dinner is served Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Reservations are required. The price of the meal is $6.50. More».
For more information, contact John Kramer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9945 or jadk@iastate.edu.
Sept. 11
First meeting of the Kinesiology & Health Club: 5:30 p.m., 279 Forker - The agenda includes a discussion of the upcoming Special Olympics Volleyball Tournament and other opportunities this semester. The club will also hold its election of officers: vice president, secretary, social chair, publicist/historian, and philanthropic chair. Those who were officers last year but wish to continue serving would need to run again. Those who cannot attend but would like to run for office should email Kim Richards their name, position seeking, and why they would make a good candidate. Free pizza will be served. More».
For more information, contact Kim Richards in kinesiology at 515-450-1275 or kimr@iastate.edu.
Sept. 10
First ISU Student Dietetic Association meeting: 7 p.m., 0268 Carver Hall - Meet the executive board, learn about the upcoming events for this semester, get involved! If you have a laptop, bring it to the meeting to get SafeFood 101 certified. If interested in helping serve lunch at the 2013 Farm Cruise on Saturday, Sept. 7, email Co-President Kelsey Upah at kmupah@iastate.edu, Co-President Lauren Meyer at lmeyer@iastate.edu or Secretary Leah Palm at leahpalm@iastate.edu for more details.
For more information, contact Kelsey Upah in food science and human nutrition at 319-215-7483 or kmupah@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 6:45-8 p.m., 135 MacKay Hall - All majors are welcome to join the Culinary Science Club. The Culinary Science Club plans many fun, interactive activities focused around food and the food industry. The club also sponsors lecturers on campus and brings food professionals to campus to speak with club members. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 9
Interested in getting involved with The Fashion Show?: 7-8 p.m., 1210 Lebaron Hall - This meeting is for students who are interested in being involved with committees, modeling, or submitting designs for the next Fashion Show, which will be held 6 to 10 p.m. April 5, 2014 in Stephens Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Sept. 9-13
Iowa State University spirit week for the United Way: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Iowa State University Campus - Give $10 to the United Way and receive a pass allowing you to wear Iowa State apparel and jeans to work the entire week. To purchase the pass, stop by your department or unit office.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 6
Annual Day of Caring: 8 a.m.-4 p.m., N/A - Join more than 300 first-year College of Human Sciences students and volunteer your time to improve the Ames community. Our Day of Caring is part of the annual United Way charity fundraising campaign. The event will begin on the south lawn of MacKay Hall. More».
For more information, contact Hina Patel in Other at 515-294-7886 or hinap@iastate.edu.
United Way Day of Caring: Volunteer your time by joining more then 300 College of Human Sciences first-year students working to improve the Ames community. Our Day of Caring is part of the annual United Way charity fundraising campaign. More».
For more information, contact Dayle Nickerson in the School of Education at 515-294-8238 or dmnick@iastate.edu.
Sept. 5
Welcome back picnic for adult non-traditional students: 3:30-7 p.m., Brookside Park - The ANTS learning community will have a welcome-back picnic. This group is for students who are over the age of 25 as well as those who are married, have children, work full-time while attending classes part-time, or who have had a break in their college education. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in administration at 515-294-0865 or ants@iastate.edu.
Sept. 4
College of Human Sciences welcome picnic: 5-6:30 p.m., MacKay Hall south lawn - Kick off the new school year at the College of Human Sciences annual welcome picnic, hosted by the Human Sciences Student Council and co-funded by the dean's office. All college students, faculty, and staff are invited. There will be free dinner from Papa John's Pizza, free ice cream from Cold Stone Creamery, as well as giveaways and prizes.
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences welcome picnic: 5-6:30 p.m., N/A - Kick off the new school year at our annual welcome picnic, 5-6:30 p.m. on the south lawn of MacKay Hall. This event is hosted by the college's student council.
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in Other at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
Clubfest student-connection fair: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - More than 200 of Iowa State's 800+ student clubs and organizations will showcase their activities and recruit new members at this event. Clubfest offers an opportunity for all students to explore their options and rub elbows with student leaders. More».
For more information, contact the student activities center at 515-294-8081 or sac@iastate.edu.
Aug. 30
Peggy Martin's retirement celebration: 1-2:30 p.m., 143 MacKay Hall - Celebrate Peggy's retirement as a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist. No gifts please. RSVP to Patti Lewis, plewis@iastate.edu by Wednesday, Aug. 28. Location has been changed from the Lagomarcino courtyard to 143 MacKay Hall due to extreme temperatures this week.
For more information, contact Patti Lewis in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-6620 or plewis@iastate.edu.
Last day to see The Fashion Show 2013 entry award winners: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m., N/A - Award-winning entries from The Fashion Show 2013 will be on display in the Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall. This exhibit runs through August 30, and the gallery is open Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in Other at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Last day to see The Fashion Show 2013 entry award winners: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery-1015 Morrill Hall - The last day of August will be your last chance to catch all of the award-winning fashion from the 2013 Fashion Show, hosted by the apparel, events, and hospitality management department. More».
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Aug. 25
Welcome events for College of Human Sciences freshmen: 12 a.m., location varies by department - Learning communities in each department will provide a welcome to freshmen the day before the fall 2013 semester begins. Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers: Orientation, 1:30 p.m., W142 Lagomarcino Hall. Contact: Chuck Achter, cachter@iastate.edu. Making Informed Decisions: Cookies and ice cream, 3 to 5 p.m., outside MacKay Hall. Contact: Dayle Nickerson, dmnick@iastate.edu. FSHN: Welcome event, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Contact: Anne Oldham, aoldham@iastate.edu. Kinesiology: Picnic, 5 p.m., lawn between Forker and Lied Recreation Center. Contact: Carol Cordell, ccordell@iastate.edu. HDFS: Welcome event, 1:30 to 4 p.m., 0331 Palmer HDFS Building. Contact: Patricia Walsh, pwalsh@iastate.edu. Common Threads: Pizza and dessert, 5:30 p.m. Contact: Chris Wise, clwise@iastate.edu. Directions: Pizza social, 5 p.m., steps of MacKay Hall (rain location: Tearoom in MacKay) Contact: Liz Harris, lizh@iastate.edu More».
For more information, contact Dayle Nickerson in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8238 or dmnick@iastate.edu.
Aug. 23
Webinar on GMOs: 12 a.m., Online - Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair in food science and human nutrition, will do an ANR webinar on consumer concerns about genetially modified organisms. Kendall Lamkey, professor and chair in agronomy, will do another webinar Aug. 30 about the technology of GMO.
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.
Webinar on GMOs: 12 a.m., N/A - Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair in food science and human nutrition, will do an ANR webinar on consumer concerns about genetially modified organisms. Kendall Lamkey, professor and chair in agronomy, will do another webinar Aug. 30 about the technology of GMO.
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in Other at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.
Aug. 22
College of Human Sciences welcome tent: 5-7 p.m., Scheman Courtyard - This event, hosted by the College of Human Sciences student council, is part of Destination Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in student services at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences welcome tent: 5-7 p.m., N/A - 5-7 p.m. in Scheman Courtyard. This event, hosted by the college's student council, is part of Destination Iowa State.
For more information, contact Aubree Johnson in Other at 515-294-0626 or aubreej@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences faculty and staff convocation: 7:45-11 a.m., Reiman Ballroom at the ISU Alumni Center - Meet new and returning members of the faculty and staff, get updated on what's happening around the college, kick off the new academic year, and more.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences convocation for faculty and staff: 7:45-11 a.m., N/A - Meet new and returning members of the faculty and staff, get updated on what's happening around the college, kick off the new academic year, and more. The event runs from 7:45 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Reiman Ballroom at the ISU Alumni Center. Check your email for RSVP instructions.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in Other at 515 294-5380.
Aug. 6-8
Workshops for teachers who teach financial literacy: The Family Economics & Financial Education workshop will be Aug. 6-8 for Iowa teachers who teach financial literacy to students in grades 6-12. The registration deadline is July 15 and cost is $145 for licensed educators teaching in an Iowa school. Others can attend for $645 if space allows. More than 30,000 educators use the program to teach 600,000 students each year. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Fletcher in Other at 515-294-8521 or cynthia@iastate.edu.
July 23
The Soyfoods Council visits Iowa State: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., N/A - The Soyfoods Council is bringing a group of food editors to the Iowa State University campus. Their agenda includes making tofu. Ruth MacDonald, professor and chair in food science and human nutrition, will talk about genetically modified organisms. The editors will also hear from Mark Messina, a soy consultant. Events start in the LeBaron Hall Auditorium at 9 a.m. and will proceed to the MacKay Hall food labs, Union Drive dining hall, and then to the Center for Crops Utilization Research theater.
For more information, contact Ruth MacDonald in Other at 515-294-5991 or ruthmacd@iastate.edu.
May 17
Retirement party honoring Cheryll Reitmeier: 3-5 p.m., N/A - After 31 years of service, Cheryll Reitmeier is retiring from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. All are invited to join us at a reception in her honor from 3 to 5 p.m. in the LeBaron lounge on the Iowa State University campus. There will be a brief presentation at 3:30 p.m. Those not able to attend are welcome to send notes to fshninfo@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Breanna Wetzler in Other at 294-9166 or bwetzler@iastate.edu.
May 16
Deadline for submitting feedback on associate dean finalists: 4-10:55 p.m., N/A - Submit feedback by 5 p.m. on May 16, regarding finalists for the associate dean and director of Extension and Outreach to Human Sciences at Iowa State University. To submit, click the "More" link and log in with your Iowa State University Net-ID and password. More».
For more information, contact Carla Peterson, search committee co-chair in Other at 515-294-7804 or carlapet@iastate.edu.
May 16-17
Nissen Symposium: "Proteins in Human Health and Performance": 9 a.m.-noon, N/A - The Nutritional Sciences Council and the Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Nutritional Sciences are sponsoring an international symposium in honor of Iowa State University Professor Steven Nissen on proteins in human health and performance, May 16-17, 2013. Registration is free; register online by May 9 to attend part or all of the program. More».
For more information, contact Wendy White in Other at 515-294-3447 or wswhite@iastate.edu.
May 16
Deadline extended for online survey reviewing the dean's performance: Responses from College of Human Sciences faculty and staff members to a confidential online survey regarding the performance of Dean Pamela White are due today. The survey closes at midnight. To respond, click "More" and log in with your ISU Net-ID and password. Part of a regular five-year review, the survey is one of several opportunities for input extended to a wide variety of stakeholders. More».
For more information, contact Ann Marie Fiore, professor and chair of the Committee to Review the Dean in the College of Human Sciences in Other at 515-294-9303 or amfiore@iastate.edu.
May 10
College of Human Sciences graduation reception: 4:30-7 p.m., N/A - A reception in honor of those receiving bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees as well as their families, friends, faculty, and staff. Immediately following the College of Human Sciences graduation celebration ceremony for undergraduates, around 4:30 p.m., in the first-floor lobby of the Scheman Building. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in Other at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences graduation celebration for students receiving bachelor's degrees: 3-7 p.m., N/A - Processional begins at 3 p.m. in Stephens Auditorium. A reception for graduates, families, friends, faculty, and staff will immediately follow, around 4:30 p.m., in the first-floor lobby of the Scheman Building. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in Other at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
May 8
Retirement party honoring Marcia Rosenbusch: 12:30-2 p.m., N/A - A reception for Marcia Rosenbusch, an associate professor in the School of Education, will be held from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Cardinal Room of the Memorial Union. A short program is planned for 1 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Phyllis Kendall in Other at 515-294-7021 or pkendall@iastate.edu.
Open forum on W.M. Keck Foundation grant competition: 11 a.m.-noon, N/A - Learn about the W.M. Keck Foundation, the projects it funds, and the application process, at an open forum from 11 a.m. to noon in the Memorial Union Gold Room. The foundation funds projects that fall outside the mission of public funding agencies; focus on emerging areas of research at the forefront of science, engineering and/or medicine; have the potential to lead to breakthrough technologies; are innovative, distinctive and interdisciplinary; demonstrate a high level of risk. Concept papers for the fall competition are due to the ISU vice president for research and economic development office on June 3 at noon. More».
For more information, contact Donna Van Pelt in Other at 515-284-1280 or dvanpelt@foundation.iastate.edu.
May 7
Retirement party honoring Nancy Evans: 3-5:30 p.m., N/A - A reception for Nancy Evans, a professor in the School of Education, will be held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. in the Campanile Room of the Memorial Union. A short program is planned for 3:30 p.m.
For more information, contact Marjorie Smith in Other at 515-294-4143.
Open meeting on dean's performance: 9-10 a.m., N/A - As part of a regular five-year performance review of Dean Pamela White, this meeting is open to anyone who would like to express opinions of the dean's performance. The meeting runs from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in 0331 Palmer Building. The meeting is hosted by the College of Human Sciences Committee to Review the Dean.
For more information, contact Ann Marie Fiore in Other at 515-294-9303 or amfiore@iastate.edu.
May 6
Retirement party honoring Warren Blumenfeld: 3:30-5 p.m., N/A - A reception for Warren Blumenfeld, a professor in the School of Education, will be held from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the Memorial Union Gallery. A short program is planned for 4 p.m.
For more information, contact Dennelle Hogan in Other at 515-294-5257.
Food sampling in MacKay Hall: 12:30-2 p.m., N/A - The public is invited to sample innovative new foods at the annual Dyscovry Foods "New Product Showcase," 12:30 to 2 p.m. Monday, May 6 in the second-floor hallway of MacKay Hall, outside room 210. Foods include breakfast cookies made from fruits and vegetables, a pistachio cranberry cracker, a whole wheat apple cinnamon pretzel, and a breakfast-stuffed twice baked spud. More».
For more information, contact Ken Prusa in Other at 515-294-4323 or kprusa@iastate.edu.
May 2
2013 Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-9 p.m., N/A - Faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the entrepreneurship in human sciences class (Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management 474/574) and other student entrepreneurs from the College of Human Sciences for the tenth annual Entrepreneurship Showcase. Students will present and display their innovative and creative business proposals, business idea pitches, and consulting project recommendations. The event will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. in the LeBaron foyers, lounge, and room 1109. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in Other at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
May 1
Sigma Phi Omega and Gerontology Club Meeting: 10-11 a.m., N/A - Sigma Phi Omega and the Gerontology Club will meet from 10 to 11 a.m. in Memorial Union Room 3512. Students from all majors are welcome.