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2018
Dec. 11
College of Human Sciences Holiday Reception for faculty and staff: 3:30-4:30 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - Celebrate the holiday season and the culmination of a successful semester with your colleagues.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5940 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Dec. 5
Honors poster presentations: 3-5 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - All students graduating in Honors present their capstone projects at an Honors Poster Presentation event. Poster presentations are held each semester. Many present during their senior year, but students are encouraged to present earlier if their Honors Project has been completed. More».
For more information, contact University Honors Program at honors@iastate.edu.
Dec. 4
Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom lecture by students in AESHM 499: 7-8 p.m., Ames Public Library - Students in AESHM 499 will talk about their exhibit, "Black Lives Matter: Fashion, Liberation and the Fight for Freedom," on display at the Ames Public Library, through December 11. The display explores the history of the Black Lives Matter movement and its relationship to politics, activism and fashion. A one-hour reception will begin at 6p.m. before the 7 p.m. lecture. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.
Nov. 29
Workday Onboarding Workshop: 9-10 a.m., 0101 Design - The Onboarding WorkCyte Workshop is open to all ISU faculty and staff. It is an introductory seminar about terminology, business processes, and reporting features of the Onboarding functionality in Workday for new hires. Content includes what details a manager can include in the onboarding steps, and the onboarding experience from the employee perspective. This workshop will include an interactive presentation as well as system demonstrations. It is designed to be high-level and does not provide instructional training
For more information, contact WorkCyte Change Management Team in Other at workcyte_change@iastate.edu..
Nov. 28
A Seat at the Table: Creating Deliberately Diverse and Intentionally Inclusive Spaces in the Sciences: 7-8 p.m., 127 Curtiss Hall - Danielle N. Lee is an advocate of science engagement among traditionally underrepresented communities. Lee helped found the National Science & Technology News Service, a media literacy initiative aimed at bringing science news to an African-American audience, hosts the Urban Scientist blog at Scientific American, and teachers mammalogy and urban ecology at Southern Illinois University. More».
For more information, contact Lectures Program at 294-9934.
Nov. 27
Pre-Medical Club closing social and volunteer event: 7-8 p.m., Carver Hall Room 0205 - As the semester comes to a close, join the Pre-Medical Club for pizza and our closing social event. We'll also complete a volunteer activity to help those who may be in need during the holiday season. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at 641-220-1283 or btdralle@iastate.edu.
Workday Job Change Workshop: 8-9:20 a.m., 1148 Gerdin - The Workday Job Change Workshop is intended for human resources support staff, managers, and those engaged with fiscal and finance work functions who currently work with AA EPA actions. The presentation will include an introduction of "change job" terminology and business process features within Workday. Content includes what reasons constitute a true job change (known in current state as AA EPA actions) in Workday (and what does not), and the considerations involved. This workshop also contains an introduction to costing allocations as it pertains to a job change. This workshop includes a presentation as well as system demonstrations. This workshop is designed to be high level and is not instructional training. More».
For more information, contact WorkCyte Change Management Team in Other at workcyte_change@iastate.edu.
Nov. 14
Preparing for finals - Connect Four: 6-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors. Meetings are open to all first-year and transfer multicultural students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, and/or Multiracial.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Nov. 13
Town Hall meeting on Improved Service Delivery for Human Resources: 9:30-11 a.m., Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall; also More».
For more information, contact Improved Service Delivery Campus Outreach at isd@iastate.edu.
Nov. 10
ISU Gala Dance Scholarship Concert 2018: 7-8:30 p.m., 196 Forker Building - 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 may be purchased at the door and are $5 for the bleachers, and $10 for the balcony. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-8740 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Nov. 8
Workday Onboarding Workshop: 10:45-11:45 a.m., 2055 Hoover - The Onboarding WorkCyte Workshop is open to all ISU faculty and staff. It is an introductory seminar about terminology, business processes, and reporting features of the Onboarding functionality in Workday for new hires. Content includes what details a Manager can include in the onboarding steps, and the onboarding experience from the employee perspective. This workshop will include an interactive presentation as well as system demonstrations. It is designed to be high-level and does not provide instructional training. More».
For more information, contact the WorkCyte Change Management Team at Iowa State University at workcyte_change@iastate.edu.
Workday Resignation Through Separation Workshop: 8:15-9:15 a.m., 0101 Design - The Resignation through Separation WorkCyte Workshop is open to all ISU faculty and staff. It provides an introduction of separation terminology and business process features within Workday. Content includes how to submit a resignation and the process by which an employee is then separated from ISU. This workshop includes a presentation as well as system demonstrations and is designed to be high level and is not instructional training. More».
For more information, contact the WorkCyte Change Management Team at workcyte_change@iastate.edu.
Nov. 7
Five-course Italian dinner served by HSPM 487 Fine Dining students: 6:15-9 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in Mackay Hall - Enjoy a night out and experience a full five-course meal that will take your taste buds all the way to Italy. The meals will be served on October 24 and November 7, but reservations are limited. Contact Taylor Dulaney at tdulaney@iastate.edu to make your reservation; include party size, date you would like to attend, and any dietary restrictions you may have. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Taylor Dulaney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at tdulaney@iastate.edu.
Workshop for Students: Offered a Job? Now What?: 4:15-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Struggling to decide which offer is right for you? Unsure on how, and what, to negotiate? Learn about the process of job offers and how to professionally accept (or decline) an offer. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 6
Undergraduate Research Meeting: 7-8 p.m., Carver Hall Room 0205 - Undergraduate research is a great way to prepare for medical school, and this meeting will help students learn how to get involved with research as an undergraduate student. Careers combining medicine and research will also be discussed. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at 641-220-1283 or btdralle@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 Mackay Hall - This week's meeting will feature artisan breads with a demonstration by Mickie Deaton. The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact.
Culinary Science Club works to 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.
Eat at Smokin' Oak to raise funds for Exercise is Medicine: 4-10 p.m., 2420 Lincoln Way - Come to Smokin' Oak to benefit Exercise is Medicine. Just show the attached flyer or mention the fundraiser and 20 percent of your bill will be donated to the club! More».
For more information, contact Izabel Derdzinski in kinesiology at 641-823-4446 or izabeld@iastate.edu.
Nov. 5-26
Applications for Human Sciences faculty-led summer study abroad programs, due Monday after Thanksgiving: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., online - Faculty-led summer study abroad experiences are opportunities for students who want to travel with other ISU students, want to learn from ISU faculty members, or are new to international travel. Most CHS summer faculty-led programs last 2-3 weeks and start shortly after the end of spring semester, allowing time for a summer job or internship to start upon completion of the program. This summer, there are opportunities around the world, from Denmark to Taiwan. Scholarships are available and students can also apply for summer financial aid. To learn more about the upcoming programs, you can find more information on College of Human Sciences Study Abroad webpage or contact chsintl@iastate.edu for more information. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 294-1010 or chsintl@iastate.edu.
Nov. 1
Deadline for submitting proposals for Innovative Teaching Initiative grants from the College of Human Sciences: noon, via email - Innovative Teaching Initiative grants support development and delivery of innovative approaches to enhance student learning. Faculty members are invited to submit proposals outlining exciting and visionary plans to enhance CHS curricular offerings aligned with one or more of the college's key initiatives:diversity and social responsibility, STEM education, wellness, entrepreneurship,
personal financial literacy. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7804 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 31
Who are we? - Getting to know ourselves - Connect Four Meeting: 6-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors. Meetings are open to all first-year and transfer multicultural students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, and/or Multiracial.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Oct. 30
Deadline for students to submit 300-word project proposals for Microsoft Community Impact Pitch-Off contest offering big prize money: 5 p.m., Online - Microsoft is partnering with Net Impact to organize the Microsoft Community Impact Pitch-Off, a competition in which teams pitch ideas that address issues in the local community; West Des Moines has been chosen for this pilot program. Leading up to the competition, groups will submit a proposal for the chance to speak with Microsoft professionals, get feedback on their ideas, and present their ideas at the live event. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to enter by October 30. More».
For more information, contact Samuel Kiprotich, a student in food science and human nutrition at ksamuel@iastate.edu.
Workday Job Change Workshop: 8-9:20 a.m., 1148 Gerdin - The Workday Job Change Workshop is meant for human resources support staff, managers, and those engaged with fiscal and finance work functions who currently work with AA EPA actions. The presentation will include an introduction of "change job" terminology and business process features within Workday. Content includes what reasons constitute a true job change (known in current state as AA EPA actions) in Workday and what does not, and the considerations involved. This workshop also contains an introduction to costing allocations as it pertains to a job change. This workshop includes a presentation as well as system demonstrations. This workshop is designed to be high level and is not instructional training.
For more information, contact WorkCyte Change Management Team at workcyte_change@iastate.edu..
Oct. 29 - Nov. 2
Disability Awareness Week 2018 events: 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Parks Library and Memorial Union - With 21 percent of the U.S. population over the age of 14 having a disability, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, chances are you interact with those affected by a disability. Consider participating in Disability Awareness Week events and learn more about the great classroom and workplace services available at Iowa State to serve people with disabilities that are visible or invisible and temporary, recurring, or permanent. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
Oct. 26
2018 ISU Alumni Honors and Awards Ceremony: 1:15-3:15 p.m., Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building - College of Human Sciences alumni will be among those receiving awards at this university-wide event. Dessert reception follows ceremony. The event is open to the public.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 25
College of Human Sciences Alumni Honors and Awards Dinner: 6-8 p.m., Parks Library rotunda - College of Human Sciences alumni will be recognized at this event for their achievements.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Food, Culture, Trade, and Agriculture in Thailand and China study abroad information session: 11 a.m.-noon, 2559 Food Sciences Building - The information session for the 2019 study abroad trip has been organized by Chenxu Yu, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, Tong Wang, and Buddhi Lamsal, professor and associate professor of food science and human nutrition, respectively. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Town hall-style meeting on proposed improved service delivery models: 9:30-11 a.m., Lee Liu Aud., Howe Hall; livestreamed - Pam Cain, interim senior vice president for finance and university services, and Kristi Darr, interim vice president for university human resources, will present their visions for improving Iowa State's service delivery related to human resources and finance as well as the problems that could be solved. The meeting is one of a series of efforts to ensure all members of the university community have a clear understanding of the vision for improving service delivery and why leaders believe change is necessary now. The deadline for feedback on the proposed improved service delivery models via an online form has been extended to 5 p.m., Friday, October 26. More».
For more information, contact Improved Service Delivery Campus Outreach at Iowa State University at isd@iastate.edu.
Dean's Advisory Council meeting: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Reiman Gardens - The College of Human Sciences Dean's Advisory Council supports the teaching, research, extension and outreach missions of the college. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Oct. 24
Five-course Italian dinner served by HSPM 487 Fine Dining students: 6:15-9 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in Mackay Hall - Enjoy a night out and experience a full five-course meal that will take your taste buds all the way to Italy. The meals will be served on October 24 and November 7, but reservations are limited. Contact Taylor Dulaney at tdulaney@iastate.edu to make your reservation; include party size, date you would like to attend, and any dietary restrictions you may have. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Taylor Dulaney in apparel, events, and hospitality management at tdulaney@iastate.edu.
Taking care of you - Wellness - Connect Four Meeting: 6-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors. Meetings are open to all first-year and transfer multicultural students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, and/or Multiracial.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Faculty support policy workshop on FMLA, FMDA: 11 a.m.-noon, 331 Palmer Building - The College of Human Sciences is hosting a workshop to build understanding of the Family and Medical Leave Act and Faculty Modified Duties Assignment and what they mean for faculty. The workshop will run from 11 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, October 24 in 331 Palmer. Panelists will include Dawn Bratsch-Prince, Leslie Ginder, and Brenda Lohmman. Learn the benefits of each, when to use them, whether they influence the tenure clock, and more. More».
For more information, contact DeAnn Barnes in administration at 515-294-7800 or dhbarnes@iastate.edu.
Oct. 23
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 Mackay Hall - This week's meeting is Halloween themed mystery. The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Culinary Science Club works to 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.
Panel discussion: Benefits of Working for a Non-Profit: What You Need to Know: 5:10-6 p.m., 118 MacKay Hall - Learn the ins and outs of working for a non-profit organization and see if it would be a good fit for you. Panelists from Food Bank of Iowa, Lutheran Services in Iowa (LSI), Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA), and Balance Autism will share information about their organizations, career paths, and the benefits of working for a non-profit. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Free CPR training for CHS faculty and staff: 3:10-5 p.m., 0289 Forker - The free training will be provided by Jennifer Spry-Knutson and Kinesiology students. The class is limited to 10 participants, so those interested must RSVP by Friday, Oct. 19 at noon.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Oct. 17
Academic Success Center Presentation and Upperclassmen Academics Panel: 7-8 p.m., Carver Hall Room 0205 - The Academic Success Center will give a presentation about academic resources available to students on campus. Following this presentation, upper division pre-medical students will talk about their academic experiences. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at 641-220-1283 or btdralle@iastate.edu.
You got this! - Believing in yourself - Connect Four meeting: 6-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors. Meetings are open to all first-year and transfer multicultural students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, and/or Multiracial.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
SOE and HDFS study abroad information sessions: Rome and Denmark: 4:30-5:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Learn more about summer study abroad opportunities for students in the School of Education and human development and family studies, at a study abroad information session at 4:30 p.m. in 1009 LeBaron. Faculty leaders for the related summer programs to Rome and Denmark will be there to discuss their programs, and CHS International Programs will be there to answer general study abroad questions including about scholarships and financial aid. If you can't make it to the session or have questions, you can email chsintl@iastate.edu with your question or to set up a meeting. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 5152941010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
Oct. 16
Where Are All the Black People? - Lecture by Ericka Hart: 7 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Ericka Hart is an activist and sexuality educator, and is currently an adjunct at Columbia University's School of Social Work. Diagnosed with bilateral breast cancer at the age of 28, Hart realized that neither her identity as a queer black non-binary femme nor her sex life as a survivor, was featured prominently in her treatment. She will share her unique perspective on challenging anti-blackness and the importance of addressing sexual expression and human health at their intersections with race, gender, chronic illness, and disability. Hart has a Master's of Education in Human Sexuality from Widener University and has taught sexuality education for elementary aged youth to adults across New York City for 10 years.
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
How to Navigate Your Job/Internship Search Workshop: noon -12:45 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Bring your laptop or notebook for a workshop to navigate the many resources available for your successful search. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15
Helen LeBaron Hilton funding of up to $2,500, application deadline for special projects: 11:55 p.m., online - Looking for grant funding for special projects? The Helen LeBaron Hilton Fund provides small grants for a wide variety of special projects. Human Sciences Extension and Outreach program specialists as well as students, faculty, and staff in food science and human nutrition; human development and family studies; and apparel, events, and hospitality management are eligible to apply. More».
For more information, contact Anthony Santiago in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-294-7042 or ads@iastate.edu.
World Food Prize Laureates Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro address 'Why Good Nutrition Should Be a Global Priority' in Norman Borlaug lecture: 8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Join a conversation with the 2018 World Food Prize Laureates about their work promoting child and maternal nutrition in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro have been recognized for their efforts to persuade government and private sector development leaders to make child nutrition an urgent priority after prices of wheat, maize, and rice nearly doubled in 2007-08, triggering a food crisis that had particularly dire consequences for new mothers and children under the age of two. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15-26
Green Dot Action Week 2.0: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Iowa State University - Green Dot works to decrease power-based personal violence on campus by increasing awareness and competency around bystander intervention skills. Check out the various events happening all over campus for Green Dot Action Week 2.0. Events are open to all students, faculty, and staff. More».
For more information, contact Green Dot at greendot@iastate.edu.
Oct. 15-19
Mid-semester individual meetings for first-year students in Connect Four learning community: 131 Mackay Hall - First-year students meet individually with Carmen Flagge, multicultural coordinator; Casandra Diaz, multicultural programs graduate assistant, or a peer mentor to help ensure they have a positive first semester. Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Oct. 12
College of Human Sciences scholarship recognition event: 3-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The College of Human Sciences will host a reception and program honoring the 2018-2019 student 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 Oct. 1.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Pizza and Packing Philanthropy: noon -2 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Who doesn't love philanthropy and free pizza? Come help the School of Education pack school supplies for elementary schools in need in Des Moines and enjoy delicious pizza. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 11
Panel: Is Human Trafficking Happening on Your Campus?: 6:15-8:15 p.m., 1210 LeBaron - Ruth Buckles, Youth and Shelter Services, Teens Against Human Trafficking Coordinator; Christopher Burros, lieutenant, ISU Police Department, crime-prevention programming and evidence; and Alissa Stoehr, lecturer, women and gender studies, will lead the panel "Is Human Trafficking Happening on Your Campus?" The panel is open to faculty, staff, and students and is intended to help all campus partners to identify what human trafficking looks like on campus, within majors, and throughout the Ames community. Light refreshments will be served. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in student services at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Demonstration: 5-7 p.m., 210 MacKay Hall - Free ice cream. Hosted by the Food Science Club. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
Refugee Stories at Iowa State: 4-5 p.m., Christian Petersen Art Museum - Iowa State students, faculty, and staff will share their own personal experiences on the refugee experience to allow viewers the chance to better empathize and understand the struggles and stigmas of the refugee experience. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Godfrey in Other at 515-294-3342 or sgodfrey@iastate.edu.
Human Sciences Week Club Carnival: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Central Campus - Showcasing the student organizations of the College of Human Sciences, this event will be complete with an inflatable obstacle course, carnival food, and music! Free Chipotle will be provided to the first 400 students attending. Bras for the Cause boob cupcakes for sale. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology: Visualizing Consolidation in the Global Meat Processing Industry - Phil Howard: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Phil Howard is an associate professor in the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University and the author of Concentration and Power in the Food System: Who Controls What We Eat? His research is focused on consolidation in food systems - from farming and processing to distribution and consumption, and he is also widely recognized for pictorial representations of food and agricultural data. He will discuss how government subsidies have played a role in increasing the power of the three largest meat processors worldwide and share data visualizations of changes in the industry's economic concentration.
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
CHS Multicultural and International Student Dinner: 5-7 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, MacKay Hall - RSVP to cflagge@iastate.edu required. More information will be emailed to students, faculty and staff. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
Modern Views in Nutrition Seminar: "Treatment of Iron Deficiency After Bariatric Surgery: Pros and Cons": 4:10-5 p.m., W0142 Lagomarcino - Gletsu Miller, associate professor of nutrition science at Purdue University, will lead this seminar session. This seminar series is presented by the Nutritional Sciences Council and supported by the Wise Burroughs endowment. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Panel Discussion: Educational and Socialization Experiences of Latinx Youth: 3:30-4:30 p.m., 108 Kildee Hall - The panelists for this event include Dr. Kimberly Geder, associate professor of HDFS; Dr. Liz Mendez-Shannon, project director of Hispanic/Latinx Affairs; Dr. Sarah Rodriguez-Jones, assistant professor of SOE, and moderator Dr. Jose Rosa, the faculty fellow for diversity and inclusion and professor of business. The panel will respond to questions from participants about the socialization and education of Latinx youth. More».
For more information, contact the Lectures Program at 515-294-1130.
Human Sciences Walk: noon -1 p.m., South MacKay Lawn - The Department of Kinesiology hosts a walk that will start and finish on the South Lawn of MacKay Hall. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 9
Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series: A Hollywood Career in Costume Design - Black Panther's Ruth E. Carter: 7 p.m., Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center - Ruth E. Carter is the Oscar-nominated costume designer who conceptualized and created more than 1,000 costumes for the world of Wakanda for Marvel's Black Panther. Carter has worked in the industry for more than three decades and is credited in over 40 films. She earned Academy Award nominations for Best Costume Design for Spike Lee's Malcolm X and Steven Spielberg's Amistad as well as a 2016 Emmy Nomination for Roots. Carter has worked with Spike Lee on 14 films and is well known for her work on period ensemble films like Lee Daniels' The Butler and Ava Duvernay's Selma. This event is free and open to the public. Lecture attendees are encouraged to enter through the east or west doors of Stephens. Hosted as part of Human Sciences Week 2018 and the 2018-19 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Series. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
Blanket Making for Project Linus: 7-8:30 p.m., Carver Hall Room 0305 - Join the Pre-Medical Club for a night of hot chocolate, donuts, and blanket making for Project Linus. In between making blankets, you can check out our slideshow of local volunteer opportunities. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at 641-220-1283 or btdralle@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 Mackay Hall - This week's meeting is food allergen awareness night. The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Culinary Science Club works to 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.
Reception prior to Ruth E. Carter lecture: 5:15-6:15 p.m., Celebrity Cafe, Stephens Auditorium - RSVP by noon, Oct. 5 to gain admittance - Admittance will be limited to those who have responded by noon on October 5 to chsalum@iastate.edu for a reception that runs prior to the Ruth E. Carter lecture. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at chsalum@iastate.edu.
Game of Life: noon -2 p.m., LeBaron Hall - Join faculty, staff, and students from the Department of Human Development and Family Studies for an interactive game about the human journey through life and how we develop along the way. Free prizes will be given away for playing! There will be free Kona Ice at the event, and Bras for the Cause boob cupcakes will be for sale. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 8
CHS P&S Fair and Luncheon: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, MacKay Hall - A light lunch will be served at the event at which visitors will learn more about projects and services provided by professional and scientific (P&S) staff. The event is open to the campus community. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead at hsw@iastate.edu.
AESHM Cherry Pies: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, MacKay Hall - Hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management, AESHM Cherry Pies are back! Come get your fresh cherry pie from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. in the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in MacKay Hall for two dollars per pie. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead, Student Co-Chairs of Human Sciences Week 2018 in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 8-12
Human Sciences Week: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Central Campus - The Iowa State University College of Human Sciences will celebrate its unique, innovative, people-oriented programs and rich traditions with food, dance, speakers, and philanthropic events. The week showcases the college's commitment to expanding human potential and improving people's lives. More».
For more information, contact Kayla Morehead and Ryan True, Human Sciences Week 2018 student co-chairs in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 7
Developing Empathy: The Refugee Experience: 2-3 p.m., Christian Petersen Art Museum - In this exhibition, participants will be facilitated into creating contemporary connections to the refugee experience through the reflective model developed by the civics education organization, Facing History and Ourselves. Dr. Katherine Bruna, associate professor in the School of Education, will use these resources to show the importance of creating a collective experience with refugees. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Godfrey at 515-294-3342 or sgodfrey@iastate.edu.
Oct. 5
Elizabeth Smart to speak at Iowa State: 7-8 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - Elizabeth Smart will be speaking at Iowa State on October 5 at Stephens Auditorium at 7 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. Smart was abducted when she was 14-years-old and held captive for nine months before being rescued. Since then, Smart has been an advocate for educating people about child abduction, recovery programs and improving child abduction legislation. There will be a book signing of Smart's most recent book "Where There's Hope: Healing, Moving Forward, and Never Giving Up" in the Celebrity Cafe on the lower level of Stephens Auditorium after the lecture. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
Free donuts and coffee complements of Human Sciences Week and CALS, in anticipation of HS Week, October 8-12: 8-10 a.m., central campus - As CALS Week culminates and anticipation for Human Sciences Week (Oct. 8-12) builds, enjoy free donuts and coffee. More».
For more information, contact Ryan True and Kayla Morehead, Human Sciences Week co-chairs in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 5-6
Special Olympics Volleyball Tournament: Forker Building - The Special Olympics State Volleyball will take place on Saturday, Oct. 6, but set-up for the event will happen Oct. 5. Set-up shifts will be four hours long on Saturday and two hours long on Friday- if you have volleyball experience, sign up to be an official. To sign up, click the link and scroll down to "State Volleyball" to open the registration form. More».
For more information, contact Maria McDonough in kinesiology at 563-382-8592 or mcdmaria@iastate.edu.
Oct. 4
Making T-Shirts out of Pop Bottles: 7-8 p.m., Memorial Union Sun Room - As part of the Live Green! Initiative's 10 year anniversary, Mike Draper, CEO of Raygun, will be giving a lecture to tie into Live Green's! economic facet of sustainability. Raygun is a Des Moines-based t-shirt company known for its Iowa-themed apparel. Draper is coming to Iowa State to share his experience as an entrepreneur and designer, and will have an exclusive t-shirt design for the Office of Sustainability. More».
For more information, contact Madeleine Blandin in Other at 563-659-2284 or mblandin@iastate.edu.
Interview Success Workshop for Students: 4-4:45 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Want to do your best in your next interview? Don't sweat it! Gain helpful tips on preparing for these opportunities so you can do your best. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Oct. 1
Students: Deadline for AESHM, FSHN, HDFS students to apply for funds to support international activities: 11:59 p.m., Online - Four international travel funds will accept applications from students until Oct. 1. The Donna L. Cowan International Fund in Family and Consumer Sciences is a $500 award given to support graduate student research abroad. The Julia F. Anderson International Fund consists of two $1000 awards to enrich students by providing an opportunity to work with graduates who are abroad. The Louise M. Rosenfeld International Fund is a $500 award for undergraduate or graduate students traveling abroad for university-related study, as well as for international undergraduate or graduate students returning to their home countries to plan for research projects and/or to collect data. Finally, the M. Catherine Welsh Fund consists of three $1000 awards for undergraduate or graduate students traveling abroad for professional meetings, conferences, workshops, seminars, and educational research (not study abroad). International activities must commence between November 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019, to be eligible for the awards. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Application deadline for the CHS Site Visit Grant for faculty or staff preparing to lead study abroad experience: 11:59 p.m., Online - Applications are being accepted for the CHS Site Visit Grant Program. Faculty or staff members interested in leading a study abroad program at Thanksgiving Break 2019, Winter Break 2019-2020, Spring Break 2020, or Summer 2020 should consider applying for the 2018-2019 application cycle. Three grants of up to $3,000 are available, and applications are due on October 1, 2018. Travel must be completed by June 15, 2019, and funding for successful proposals must be expended by June 30, 2019. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Faculty: Deadline for AESHM, FSHN, HDFS faculty to apply for international activities funding: 11:59 p.m., Online - Two international travel funds will accept applications from faculty until Oct. 1, 2018. The Donna L. Cowan International Fund in Family and Consumer Sciences is a $500 award given to support faculty international travel or to support an international scholar visiting the AESHM, FSHN, or HDFS departments. The Julia F. Anderson International Fund consists of two $1000 awards to be used toward enhancing or upgrading the professional qualifications of home economists or to enrich and enhance faculty by bringing an international perspective to Iowa State. International activities must commence between November 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019, to be eligible for the awards.
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Deadline for submitting Rosenfeld Undergraduate Research Internship applications: 5 p.m., College of Human Sciences - Deadline for submitting Rosenfeld Undergraduate Research Internship applications for spring term: The semester-long internships are open to students in any College of Human Sciences major, and pay $10 per hour. Students who work up to 120 hours per semester on high-quality research projects. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Carlson in administration at 294-0211 or scarlson@iastate.edu.
Sept. 28
College of Human Sciences tailgate luncheon: 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., Iowa Capitol, room 15 (ground floor) - Join us for a College of Human Sciences tailgate luncheon, 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28 in room 15 of the Iowa Capitol. Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair, will provide an update about the college. Wear your cardinal and gold. Lunch will be provided.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 28 - Oct. 5
CHS online auction to benefit United Way: College of Human Sciences - The CHS United Way auction is back and looking for unique items and services for this year's auction. If you have a talent, item, or service that you are willing to donate to the auction, or if you know someone who could offer a great item or service for bid, please contact Theresa Boettcher. The online auction will be held from September 28 to October 5. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
People to People Career Fair: noon -5 p.m., Scheman Building - The People to People Career Fair is the perfect opportunity for students to network with professionals, discover internships, and apply for jobs of interest. Students can find attending organizations and companies in CyHire. Students can have professional photos taken in the Scheman Building from 2-5 p.m. The People to People Career Fair happens concurrently with the Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair, which takes place at Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair: noon -5 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair is the perfect opportunity for students to network with professionals, discover internships, and apply for jobs of interest. Students can find attending organizations and companies in CyHire. Students can have professional photos taken taken from 1-3 p.m. in Hilton Coliseum. The Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair happens concurrently with the People to People Career Fair, which takes place at the Scheman Building More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in student services at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 24
Make the Most of the Career Fairs Preparation Workshop for Students: 4:10-4:40 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Come see how to make a great first impression at the career fairs. Learn how you can prepare, what to bring, what to wear, and how to introduce yourself so you will be remembered. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
CHS International Programs: Leading a study abroad program: 12:10-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This information session is for CHS faculty who are interested in leading a new study abroad program and have not worked with the CHS International Programs Office before. Topics will include an overview of international education at Iowa State, services and support, study abroad program characteristics and models, responsibilities for program directors, and how to propose your program idea. This session is ideal for faculty interested in leading a new study abroad program at Thanksgiving break 2019, winter break 2019-2020, or spring break 2020.
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Sept. 21
Installation of Wendy Wintersteen, 16th president of Iowa State University: 10:15 a.m.-noon, Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center - Witness the official installation and celebration of President Wendy Wintersteen. A reception will follow in the Stephens Celebrity Cafe. The ceremony will be live streamed at www.iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Shirley Knipfel in the Office of the President at 515-294-1781.
Sept. 20
Resume Ready: Beyond the Basics Workshop for Students: 4-4:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Learn how to make your resume stand out by showcasing your strengths and accomplishments using power action verbs. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
The Human Sciences & ART bite-sized tour: 12:10-12:40 p.m., Conference Room 1009, LeBaron Hall Courtyard - Join University Museums and the College of Human Sciences to learn about Aequanimitas, a work of art that features foods. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher, director of alumni relations in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 19
Resume 101 Workshop: Getting Started: noon -12:30 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room, 1009 LeBaron Hall - Learn how to create a resume that will stand out. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 18
College of Human Sciences alumni event: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, DuPont West Room - The College of Human Sciences will hold an alumni event from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 in the DuPont West Room of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Come to see Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, who will speak at the event and provide an update on the college. Refreshments will be served. RSVP by Sept. 11 to 515-294-5954 or chsalum@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Resume Ready: Beyond the Basics Workshop for Students: noon -12:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Learn how to make your resume stand out by showcasing your strengths and accomplishments using power action verbs. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 17
Latina Memories: A Chilean Human Rights Perspective - Marjorie Agosin: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Marjorie Agosin is an author, poet, and human rights activist known for her outspokenness for women's rights in Chile. Agosin was raised in Chile by Jewish parents, and her writings demonstrate a unique blending of Jewish and South American cultures. Her family moved to the United States to escape the horrors of the Pinochet takeover. Both her scholarship and her creative work focus on social justice, feminism, and remembrance. Agosin's many awards include the Pura Belpre Award for I Lived on Butterfly Hill; the Letras de Oro Prize for her poetry, and a United Nations Leadership Award for Human Rights. She is currently a professor of Spanish at Wellesley College.
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
Application deadline for funds to improve computer-based instruction: 5 p.m., apply via email - Apply for funds to support innovative uses of technology that benefit students and help the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences stay on the cutting edge of instructional technology. The College of Human Sciences Computation Advisory Committee (CAC) anticipates total funds for competitive proposals will total $200,000. Proposals may originate from students, faculty, or staff, but must be connected to an administrative unit of the College of Human Sciences. Collaboration across units within the College is strongly encouraged. Send proposals to Jenn Plagmann-Galvin by September 17. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Make the Most of the Career Fairs Preparation Workshop for Students: noon -12:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Come see how to make a great first impression at the career fairs. Learn how you can prepare, what to bring, what to wear, and how to introduce yourself so you will be remembered. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 13
The Opioid Epidemic and Preventative Actions, Community Conversations, Part 1: 7-8:30 p.m., Mary Greeley Medical Center, Bessie Meyer Auditorium, 111 Duff Avenue, Ames - The guest speaker is Peter Komendowski, director of the Partnership for a Drug Free Iowa. This event is free and open to the public. This event is hosted by the Story County Opioid Task Force, a coalition representing departments through out Iowa State University as well as local medical and treatment providers, justice and law enforcement, human services and local, and state and federal government. More».
For more information, contact Denise Denton in kinesiology at 515-291-1273 or herself@iastate.edu.
Body Image Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) Meeting: 6-7 p.m., 2226 Bessey - This group will meet the second Thursday of each month. 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. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences retirees social: 4-5:30 p.m., ISU Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom - 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. 1. 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.
The Human Sciences & ART bite-sized tour: 12:10-12:40 p.m., Food Sciences Building - Join University Museums and the College of Human Sciences to learn about the History of Dairying work of art by Christian Petersen. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher, director of alumni relations in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Resume 101 Workshop: Getting Started: noon -12:30 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room, 1009 LeBaron Hall - Learn how to create a resume that will stand out. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 12
Connect Four Meeting - Academics what's working?: 6-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors. Meetings are open to all first-year and transfer multicultural students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, and/or Multiracial.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., E0164 Lagomarcino - Dr. Olaf Gruess, technology manager and global connector at General Mills, presents "The Rise of Early Start-Ups and Accelerators: How the Food Industry can adapt by using Open Innovation Concepts." More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
#SquadCare Pop Up Shop Offering Free Business Attire: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Multicultural Center, 2256 Memorial Union - Drop in to pick up free business attire. Open to all students and majors. Hosted by the ISU college minority liaison officers. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 11
National Affairs Series: The Dark Side of Big Data - Cathy O'Neil: 7 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Cathy O'Neil is a mathematician, data scientist, and the author of Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy. She will discuss the unintended negative consequences of using big data, including how so-called "objective" black-box algorithms have the potential to reinforce human bias in everything from sentencing to hiring workers. The College of Human Sciences is a co-sponsor of this event. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Knief at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or aknief@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 Mackay Hall - This week's theme is Italian night with authentic Italian cuisine. There will be a demonstration by Jake Manternach, Emily Qualizza, and Ambar Morales-Cuadrado. The purpose of the Culinary Science Club is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Culinary Science Club works to 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.
#SquadCare Pop Up Shop Offering Free Business Attire: 5-7:30 p.m., Multicultural Center, 2256 Memorial Union - Drop in to pick up free business attire. Open to all students and majors. Hosted by the ISU college minority liaison officers. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 9
Opening reception of "What's NEW? Recent Acquisitions of the TCM Collection" exhibit: 2-3:30 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - Opening reception for the exhibit "What's NEW? Recent Acquisitions of the TCM Collection," with a short program beginning at 2:30 pm. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Sept. 7
NSF I-CORE application deadline: 5 p.m., online - Apply by September 7 to participate in I-CORPS, an initiative designed to transition National Science Foundation-funded research from the laboratory into a marketplace product. As an I-CORE Site, Iowa State acts as a training ground for faculty, postdoctoral, graduate, and undergraduate students to learn how to increase the impact of their research by exploring the commercial potential of their research and technology. More».
For more information, contact Dana Wilson at 515-294-6257.
Sept. 6
CHS Study Abroad Fair: 1-4 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Explore study abroad and exchange programs designed for students in the College of Human Sciences at the CHS Study Abroad Fair. Faculty and staff will be available to discuss upcoming short-term programs (summer, spring break, and more), semester options, and international student teaching. Three study abroad scholarships will be awarded to random chosen students who come to the CHS Study Abroad Fair to use for a study abroad program in the upcoming year. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey in International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
The Human Sciences & ART bite-sized tour: 12:10-12:40 p.m., South steps, MacKay Hall - Join University Museums and the College of Human Sciences to learn about the Marriage Ring and Joy I fountains. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher, director of alumni relations in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 5
FSHN Department Welcome Back Picnic: 5-6:30 p.m., Food Sciences Building courtyard - All FSHN faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend the annual FSHN Department Welcome Back Picnic Wednesday, Sept. 5, from 5-6:30 p.m. in the Food Sciences Building courtyard. Come enjoy Jethro's BBQ, lawn games, and enter for your chance to win prizes. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., E0164 Lagomarcino - Bruce Stewart Brown, senior vice president of food safety and quality at Perdue Farms, presents "Evolving the Way We Raise Chickens at Perdue Farms: Elevating Care and Drastically Reducing Antibiotic Use." More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Check out ClubFest and find out how to get more involved: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Central Campus - ClubFest provides students with the opportunity to browse through many of more than 850 student clubs and organizations at Iowa State, including dozens affiliated with College of Human Sciences people and programs. Find out how to get involved. Hosted by the Iowa State University Student Activities Center.
For more information, contact at 515-294-8081 or clubfest@iastate.edu.
Sept. 5 - Nov. 28
Seminar series on Aging, Health, and Technology: Online - This seminar represents a multidisciplinary learning community comprised of graduate students, post docs, community members, and faculty from multiple partnering universities. In-person and live stream options are available. Each week presenters will focus on an aspect of technology that impacts the health and well-being of adults, particularly in older age. Examples of technological applications include smart home technologies, smart clothing, financial health aides, and physical activity monitoring (e.g., Fitbits). Presentations will run live on Wednesdays starting September 5 through November 28 (except no seminar on November 21) from 12:10-1:00pm. To log into the presentations, visit https://iastate.zoom.us/j/507511363.
For more information, contact Jennifer Margrett, director of the interdepartmental gerontology program, at 515-294-3028 or margrett@iastate.edu.
Sept. 4-7
ISU Spirit Week: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Anywhere on campus - A suggested $10 donation gives CHS faculty and staff a pass to wear Iowa State apparel and jeans to work during the week of September 4-7. All proceeds go toward the College of Human Sciences campaign goal for the United Way. Please make 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. 30
ISU Leaders in Education and Diversity (ILEAD) Meeting: 6-8 p.m., 213 Mackay Hall - ILEAD strives to focus on networking within the education field to provide members with professional development and networking experience. ILEAD seeks to address equity, justice, and diversity in education and ways to prepare for multicultural classrooms. Come join ILEAD for their first meeting and see what exciting experiences they have planned for this year. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
The Human Sciences & ART bite-sized tour: 12:10-12:40 p.m., South side of Lagomarcino Courtyard, Lagomarcino Hall - Join University Museums and the College of Human Sciences to learn about the works of art, Madonna of the Prairie and Enlightenment. Also see where Christian Petersen's art studio was located. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher, director of alumni relations in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
'The Conversation' information session for College of Human Sciences researchers and scholars: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room, 1009 LeBaron Hall - As Iowa State University leaders encourage researchers and scholars to communicate research-based knowledge to the public, join representatives from The Conversation, as they explain their approach and their communications platform. Iowa State University has recently begun working with The Conversation, an independent news and commentary website that draws expertise from academics whose essays are edited by journalists. Recent Iowa State University essays have run in Smithsonian Magazine and Science Alert. Potential authors and who would consider publishing essays about their expertise for broad distribution are encouraged to attend. Register online. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7804 or blohman@iastate.edu.
Aug. 29
Connect Four Community Meeting: 6-7 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Connect Four is a student success and mentoring program that pairs first year and transfer students with upper-level mentors. Meetings are open to all first-year and transfer multicultural students who self-identify as African American, Asian American, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Latinx, Native American/Alaskan Native, and/or Multiracial.
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge in student services at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Attend the Modern Views in Nutrition seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., Lagomarcino E0164 - Dr. Ling Li, professor, Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, will be presenting, "Defeating Alzheimer's Disease from a Lipid Angle." This seminar is presented by the Nutritional Sciences Council.
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
NSF I-Corp information session for faculty, postdocs, grad students: 1-2 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - The vice president for research office invites College of Human Sciences faculty members to an information session on I-CORPS, an initiative designed to transition National Science Foundation-funded research from the laboratory into a marketplace product. Iowa State became an NSF I-Corps Site in the fall of 2017. Thirty Iowa State University teams will be selected each year through a competitive process to participate in I-CORPS and receive industry exposure, entrepreneurial training, advice, resources, networking opportunities, and infrastructure for exploring commercialization opportunities. More».
For more information, contact Dana Wilson at 515-294-6257.
Aug. 28
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 200 Mackay Hall - This week's theme is take the semester in small bites with a demonstration of samosas by Tolu Awokoya. The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a group where students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production can meet and interact. Culinary Science Club works to 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.
Aug. 23
Volunteer Eco Students Abroad (VESA) Information Session: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union - VESA is a unique, two week, experience that can involve volunteering with the construction of bathrooms, refurbishing schools, building homes, or working in day cares teaching English while travelling abroad. Information sessions will be held at 11:10 a.m., 12:10 p.m., 1:10 p.m., 2:10 p.m., 3:10 p.m., and 4:10 p.m..
For more information, contact Francesca Codd at fran@vesabroad.com.
Aug. 16
"Welcome Back" event for College of Human Sciences faculty and staff: 8-11 a.m., ISU Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom - Join your colleagues as we kick off the new academic year in the College of Human Sciences. New faculty and staff members will be introduced and Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair, will deliver a presentation on the state of the college. A panel of Iowa State University officials will provide insight into strategic enrollment management, big research ideas, entrepreneurship, and campus climate.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Aug. 11
Parkinson's Disease Singing Festival: 1:30-8 p.m., First Baptist Church of Ames, 200 Lynn Ave. - Elizabeth Stegemöller, an assistant professor in kinesiology, hosts the second annual 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 in the afternoon followed by dinner, and then a concert at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Elizabeth Stegemöller in kinesiology at 515-294-5966 or esteg@iastate.edu.
Aug. 3
Retirement reception Aug. 3 for Catherine Strohbehn in AESHM: 3-5 p.m., LeBaron Conference Room, 1009 LeBaron Hall - Catherine Strohbehn will be retiring on August 7, 2018 after more than 35 years of service to Iowa State University and the Department of Apparel, Events, & Hospitality Management. Please join us for a reception to celebrate her accomplishments. There will be a short program beginning at 3:30 p.m., and refreshments will be served.
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanc@iastate.edu.
July 27
Cyclone Scholars Summer Research Experience Closing Symposium: 9 a.m.-noon, Center for Crops Utilization Research Theater, 1951 Food Sciences Building - Students participating in the 2018 Cyclone Scholars Summer Research Experience will present the research they have conducted during the eight-week program. The undergraduates, from colleges and universities across the nation, spend the summer conducting research related to food and human nutrition alongside faculty mentors in food science and human nutrition at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact the Cyclone Scholars Summer Research Experience program in food science and human nutrition at summercyclone@iastate.edu.
July 12-26
ISU Summer Youth Fitness program: 1:10-4:30 p.m., Forker Building - Sports and physical activities for children in grades K-6, instructed by physical education majors, elementary education majors, and kinesiology graduate students. Activities for enrolled children run most Mondays through Thursdays June 4-July 26. More».
For more information, contact Jennifer Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
July 12
Mosquitoes & Me Summer Camp: 8 a.m.-3 p.m., North High School in Des Moines - June 18-22, 25-29, and July 9-12 – Fourth and fifth graders who attend King and Moulton elementary schools in Des Moines explore science with mosquitoes, go on field trips, and expand their knowledge of the natural world. Youth receive guidance from Iowa State University education students who have completed a two-semester course about mosquito science using ambitious science teaching and diversity pedagogy theory, taught by Katherine Richardson Bruna, professor in charge of the ISU 4U Promise program, and Michael Boyd, program coordinator of the Urban Ecosystem Project. The Urban Ecosystem Project is a supporting program of the ISU 4U Promise partnership and is funded by the National Institutes of Health through a Science Education Partnership Award. More».
For more information, contact Michael Boyd in the School of Education at 515-294-8021 or mboyd@iastate.edu.
July 6-27
Winners of the Fashion Show 2018 exhibit: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, Textiles and Clothing Museum, Morrill Hall - View the winning garments, accessories, illustrations, and portfolios produced by more than fifty Iowa State University student designers, sixty-five models, four student producers, thirty-seven directors, and over one-hundred committee members. Regular hours for the Mary Alice Gallery are 11 a.m.נ p.m Monday through Friday. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4999 or tcmuseum@iastate.edu.
June 21
Professional development workshop for middle school mathematics teachers: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Weeks Middle School, Des Moines - June 18-21 - A workshop for 6-8-grade teachers will focus on mathematical- and pedagogical content knowledge; research-based practices for teaching mathematics in culturally responsive ways; and strategies for increasing students' pre-requisite algebraic mathematics achievement. Led by Christa Jackson, associate professor in the ISU School of Education, the workshop is funded through a Mathematics and Sciences Partnership grant from the Iowa Department of Education, as part of the "Effectively Supporting all Students to be Successful in Algebra" partnership among Iowa State University, Drake University, Des Moines Public Schools, and Heartland AEA. Also involved in the grant are Iowa State University faculty members Ji Yeong I and Mollie Appelgate in the School of Education and Heather Bolles in mathematics.
For more information, contact Christa Jackson in the School of Education at 515-294-4519 or jacksonc@iastate.edu.
June 14
Food Preservation 101 short course: 6-8 p.m., ISU Extension and Outreach-Crawford County Office in Denison - A two-hour overview of general food preservation principles, this class includes current recommendations for canning, freezing and drying, display of equipment and utensils and sources for safe and tested food preservation information. More».
For more information, contact Renee Sweers in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 712-276-2157 or rsweers@iastate.edu.
June 13
Iowa State Young Alumni Night at DSM Zoo Brew: 5:30-9 p.m., Blank Park Zoo - 7401 SW 9th Street Des Moines, Iowa - The College of Human Sciences will once again have a table at the ISU Alumni Association's "Iowa State Young Alumni Night at Blank Park Zoo's Zoo Brew" event, 5:30 to 9 p.m. June 13. Admission is $11 each and includes one drink ticket. Register online by noon Monday, June 11. More».
For more information, contact Lainey Crawford at 515-294-5775 or laineyc@iastate.edu.
June 12
Textiles for the Human Form & Mind: 3-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Lounge - Design topic and sample notebook presentations by Brittany Allen, Burcu Bicak, Leslie Browning-Samoni, Charity Calvin, Erin French, Jennifer Ingram, Caryn Pang, Shantell Reid, Paige Scro, and Bingyue Wei.
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
June 11
Tera Jordan: Research to Be Shared on Strengthening Relationships in the African-American Community: 5:30-7 p.m., George Washington Carver Academy, 1505 Logan Avenue Waterloo, Iowa - Over the past year Tera Jordan, an Iowa State University researcher, has led a study aimed at strengthening relationships in Black Hawk County and improving connections between the community and ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences programs. Learn about the project, results, and recommendations during a community presentation and reception June 11 in Waterloo. More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan in human development and family studies at 515-294-9804 or trh@iastate.edu.
June 7
Adventure Comes to You: Latest in Literacy: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Humboldt Extension Office, 727 Sumner Avenue - Join Iowa State University School of Education faculty for the second of two one-day workshops highlighting the latest research and practices in literacy. Presenters include Denise Crawford, Connie Beecher, Emily Hayden, Soo Ahn, and Sara Nelson. The morning will consist of a welcome and brief overview of topics. Participants then will engage with faculty in current themes in literacy. Next, participants will select up to two topics for small group interactive study. The day will end with a summary review and whole-group interactive discussion. There is no cost for participating in the workshop. Coffee and lunch will be available. Interested participants must register online at least one week prior to the event. More».
For more information, contact Connie Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.
June 6
Adventure Comes to You: Latest in Literacy: 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Community Center, 805 West 10th St., Atlantic - Join Iowa State University School of Education faculty for the first of two one-day workshops highlighting the latest research and practices in literacy. Interested participants can choose to attend June 6 in Atlantic or June 7 in Humboldt. Presenters include Denise Crawford, Connie Beecher, Emily Hayden, Soo Ahn, and Sara Nelson. The morning will consist of a welcome and brief overview of topics. Participants then will engage with faculty in current themes in literacy. Next, participants will select up to two topics for small group interactive study. The day will end with a summary review and whole-group interactive discussion. There is no cost for participating in the workshop. Coffee and lunch will be available. Interested participants must register online at least one week prior to the event. More».
For more information, contact Connie Beecher in the School of Education at 515-294-4512 or cbeecher@iastate.edu.
May 15
Deadline to register interest in leading study abroad program in summer 2019: 11:59 p.m.-12 a.m., online - The deadline to submit a registration of interest to lead a study abroad program in summer 2019 is 11:59 p.m. May 15. CHS faculty must register interest to lead a program in order to aid overall strategic planning for international activities in the college, as well as to assist with the development, promotion, and coordination of the study abroad opportunity. More».
For more information, contact Erin French in International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
May 5
Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony: 2:30-4:30 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum - Iowa State is dividing this event into two ceremonies. College of Human Sciences students will be recognized along with those from the College of Design and the College of Engineering. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Graduation and Commencement Office at 515-294-1840 or graduation@iastate.edu.
May 4
College of Human Sciences reception for graduating students: 2:30-3:15 p.m., First floor lobby, Scheman Building - Students, families, and friends are invited to celebrate with graduating undergraduate and graduate students. This event immediately follows the CHS Undergraduate Convocation, so the start time may vary a bit, depending on when that event concludes. 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 Undergraduate Convocation: 1-2:30 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum - The College of Human Sciences convocation provides special, individual recognition for each graduating CHS undergraduate student who attends. The convocation is a separate event from the Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. The convocation will last approximately 90 minutes, and will include comments from a student speaker and Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the college. A reception immediately follows, around 2:30 p.m., in the first floor lobby of Scheman. Undergraduate students, families, and friends are encouraged to attend, as are graduate students. Graduating students should plan to check in between 11:45 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., so everyone is in line by 12:45 for the procession. Doors open to the public at noon. Tickets are not required for admission. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Educator Preparation Cording Ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The Iowa State University Educator Preparation Program's seventh cording ceremony will recognize about 210 students' completion of the program in spring 2018. This ceremony will also celebrate students' induction into the teaching profession.
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.
May 3
Iowa State University Graduate Commencement Ceremony: 7-9 p.m., James H. Hilton Coliseum - The commencement ceremony for graduate students will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 3, at Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Graduation and Commencement Office at Iowa State University at 515-294-1840 or graduation@iastate.edu.
May 2
Retirement reception for Linda Serra Hagedorn: 2-3:30 p.m., E262 Lagomarcino Hall - Join the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences in honoring Linda Serra Hagedorn, as she retires from an illustrious career as a leader in higher education. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Arbor Day Tree Planting and Celebration of International Students: noon -1 p.m., Lagomarcino Courtyard - Join Associate Dean Linda Hagedorn for the planting of a Chinese Lilac tree in the Lagomarcino Courtyard to celebrate Iowa State University's partnerships with Chinese universities. The event will also celebrate international students. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
May 1
Mission Inclusion: Broadening Perspectives through Curriculum and Practice: 4-6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - After participating in a yearlong seminar, faculty participants from the College of Human Sciences will host a talk with the college community about plans and strategies for incorporating themes of inclusion into curriculum and practices. This talk will focus on topics concerning inclusivity, equity, representation, and overall broader perspectives. This event is hosted in conjunction with the Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
April 30
Food Product Development Showcase: 3-4 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Join the students of FSHN 412, the capstone product development class, as they brandish the new and exciting foods they have created. Taste free samples from each of the 11 student teams.
For more information, contact Mickie Deaton in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4465 or mjdeaton@iastate.edu.
April 29
Deadline to apply for unpaid internship or student teaching scholarship: Iowa State University - All undergraduate students in the College of Human Sciences are eligible to apply for scholarships to aid with the cost of living during their unpaid internship or student teaching experience during summer 2018. Awards range from $1,000 to $2,000. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in student services at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
April 26
CHS Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-9:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby, auditorium - College of Human Sciences students compete for 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. The 15th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase will be held from 6 to 9:30 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.
Class of 2018 Project SEARCH graduation: 5-6:30 p.m., Extension 4H Building, Main Foyer, 1259 Stange Rd., Ames, IA, 50011 - Join Project SEARCH in celebrating the class of 2018 Project SEARCH graduates: Amber Kirk, Chloe Schmidt, Marianne Russell, and Adele Krier. The program, first implemented at Iowa State in fall 2016 by the College of Human Sciences, helps young adults with disabilities gain hands-on work experience. At this event, the graduates who have been working across campus will be recognized with a ceremony, followed by a reception. The program will include speeches by the interns as well as by Linda Impecoven-Lind, a senior lecturer in the School of Education; Jonathan Wickert, ISU senior vice president and provost; Robert Reason, associate director of the School of Education; Project SEARCH instructor Lauren Rush; Tricia Crain, executive director of The Arc Story County; and ISU President Wendy Wintersteen. More».
For more information, contact Linda Impecoven-Lind in the School of Education at 515-294-2657 or lslind@iastate.edu.
"A World Intellectual Property Day" celebration: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Central campus, north of the Campanile - The event highlights important innovations developed by Iowa State researchers and includes a sampling of products developed with Iowa State inventions. Those stopping by will also get a chance to meet
faculty who are an important part of Iowa State's intellectual property engine. Hosted by the Iowa State University Research Foundation. More».
For more information, contact Patsy Duncan at Iowa State University at 515-294-4740 or pduncan@iastate.edu.
April 25
Winners of The Fashion Show 2018 at the Mary Alice Gallery: 5-6 p.m., The Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - Opening reception for "Winners from The Fashion Show 2018" exhibit. Join the student designers and The Fashion Show committee members in viewing the top award winners from this years show. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
April 25-27
Iowa School Business Management Academy: 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Scheman Building - The Iowa School Business Management Academy prepares school business managers, board secretaries, and school administrators for performance of their business management responsibilities. The courses that are offered through this program are designed to improve management and leadership abilities of school personnel responsible for human resource services, business functions, and finance operations in Iowa's schools. This program is the only program approved by the Iowa State Board of Education to provide the required two years of training and support for new School Business Officials, or SBOs. Pre-registration is required to attend. More».
For more information, contact Debra VanGorp in the School of Education at 515-294-9468 or dvangorp@iastate.edu.
April 24
Hilton Chair Lecture: "Ethical Considerations": 7-8 p.m., 2050 Agronomy Hall - This closing lecture/interaction for the spring installment of the Hilton Chair lecture series will feature Brian Green of Santa Clara University speaking about the potential ethical implications of emerging and disruptive food technologies. He'll share what needs to be considered so people may use these technologies in ways that encourage the development of a healthy, fair, and sustainable food system for the future. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club social: 5:30-7:30 p.m., TBA - Join us April 24 for a social of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club, a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. Location TBD. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
Deadline for submitting comments on the 2018-2013 College of Human Sciences Strategic Plan draft: 5 p.m., online - All College of Human Sciences students, staff, and faculty are invited to comment on the plan draft by Tuesday, April 24 at 5 p.m. Leadership in the plan's development came from co-chairs Lorenzo Baber and Birdie Shirtcliff, Eric Brown, Sarah Francis, Laura Jolly, Jenn Plagman-Galvin, Deb Power, Sarah Wilson, and Barbara Woods. More».
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Faculty and Staff Awards Recognition and Reception: 3-4:30 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Students, families, and friends will gather to celebrate outstanding members of the faculty and staff receiving 2018 awards from the College of Human Sciences. The event is open to the public.
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
April 20
Ames Trashion Show: 6:30-8 p.m., Serenity Couture, North Grand Mall - The 5th annual Ames Trashion Show is a fundraiser benefitting the Audubon Society. All of the garments are created using recyclable materials by students in AESHM 222: Creativity on Demand. Students in the class come from the apparel and event management majors as well as diverse majors across campus, even natural resources. Tickets for general admission cost $10. VIP tickets that include an Aveda "swag bag" are $50. The show will be held April 20 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Sara Marcketti in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4887 or sbb@iastate.edu.
April 19
Telling Queer History through Fashion: 3:30-5 p.m., Pioneer Room, Memorial Union - Students enrolled in Queer Fashions, Styles, and Bodies, AMD 458 or 558X, will present interactive, visual exhibits featuring LGBTQ+ oral histories. These histories include a material culture analysis of the individuals' clothing or appearance-related belongings. Come and learn more about the importance of queer history and fashion, and how these topics relate to each other. This event is hosted by The Center ISU and the Fashion and Culture Research Lab at Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.
April 18
Green Dot workshop for faculty and staff to help make our community safer: 2-3 p.m., TBA - The College of Human Sciences P&S Council invites all members of the faculty and staff to participate in a one-hour Green Dot workshop. The interactive workshop is designed examine choices, behaviors, words, and attitudes that make our community safer and how to communicate utter intolerance for power-based personal violence. This is the second of two identical workshops hosted by the CHS P&S Council. Sign up by April 13 online and you will receive an Outlook invitation with the room location. More».
For more information, contact Brett Willenborg, CHS P&S Council, in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4546 or bwillenb@iastate.edu.
CHS International Programs: Leading a study abroad program: 12:10-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This information session is for CHS faculty who are interested in leading a new study abroad program and have not worked with the CHS International Programs Office before. Topics will include an overview of international education at Iowa State; services and support; study abroad program characteristics and models; responsibilities for program directors; and how to propose your program idea. More».
For more information, contact Erin French, International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Free yoga session: 12:10-12:50 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - The ISU Health Promotion Club and the Theta Chi Fraternity are partnering to sponsor a MASS (Gentle) YOGA event on April 18 from 12:10 to 12:50 p.m. in the Sun Room of the Memorial Union. The event is free and open to all Iowa State students, faculty and staff. Mats are available and there will be door prizes. This is a good way to de-stress before Finals Week. More».
For more information, contact Denise Denton in kinesiology at 515-291-1273 or herself@iastate.edu.
April 17
Green Dot workshop for faculty and staff to help make our community safer: 2-3 p.m., TBA - The College of Human Sciences P&S Council invites all members of the faculty and staff to participate in a one-hour Green Dot workshop. The interactive workshop is designed examine choices, behaviors, words, and attitudes that make our community safer and how to communicate utter intolerance for power-based personal violence. This is the first of two identical workshops hosted by the CHS P&S Council. Sign up by April 13 online and you will receive an Outlook invitation with the room location. More».
For more information, contact Brett Willenborg, CHS P&S Council, in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4546 or bwillenb@iastate.edu.
April 16
Rossmann Manatt lecture by Kevin Schalinske: 11-11:50 a.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Kevin Schalinske, a professor in food science and human nutrition and the 2017 Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award winner, will give a public lecture at 11 a.m. April 16 in 2019 Morrill Hall entitled, "Impact of egg consumption on hyperhomocysteinemia, an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease." More».
For more information, contact Kevin Schalinske in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9230 or kschalin@iastate.edu.
April 16-22
Senior week: Iowa State University campus - Throughout the week of April 16, all graduating seniors are invited to participate in senior week activities planned the ISU Alumni Association. Events include a grad breakfast, a discussion featuring a panel of ISU alumni entitled "Adulting 101," and more. Senior week is sponsored by the Iowa State University Book Store and Insomnia Cookies. More».
For more information, contact Mary Kate Misak in the ISU Alumni Association at 515-294-2632 or mkmisak@iastate.edu.
April 15
Orchesis II Spring Showcase: Images of Dance: 3-5:30 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - There will be two showings of Orchesis II's semester showcase; one will take place at 3 p.m. and the other at 5:30 p.m. $3 tickets for students and $5 tickets for general public will be sold at the door. This show features dances in a wide range of styles choreographed and performed by members of the club. More».
For more information, contact Michaela Minock at 708-203-8298 or m3minock@iastate.edu.
April 14
Iowa State University's Fashion Show: 7 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The Fashion Show 2018, one of the largest student-run fashion shows in the nation, will feature more than 150 student-designed garments on the runway and in mounted exhibitions. Now in its 36th year, The Fashion Show has a near sellout attendance of 2,500 annually. More».
For more information, contact Sarah Bennett in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7527 or sbennett@iastate.edu.
Textiles and Clothing Museum open house: 1-4 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - The current exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum, "Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland," will be open for extended weekend hours on Saturday April 14. This is the final day that the exhibit will be open. All are encouraged to visit. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
April 13
Forker Building Ribbon Cutting: 2:30-4 p.m., Barbara E. Forker Building - A ribbon cutting will be held from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 13 at the Forker Building. Celebrate completion of $7.4 in renovations within the Forker Building, which now makes better use of space with new labs and offices, is more comfortable and inviting with a new HVAC system, and has brighter gathering spaces for students. Remarks will be given at 3 p.m. inside the building's west entrance by Department of Kinesiology Chair Philip Martin, College of Human Sciences Dean Laura Dunn Jolly, and ISU President Wendy Wintersteen. Tours will be given before and after the short program.
For more information, contact Jennifer Plagman-Galvin in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Dean's Advisory Council semiannual meeting: 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Iowa State Alumni Center - The College of Human Sciences Dean's Advisory Council supports the teaching, research, extension and outreach missions of the college. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
April 11
Hilton Chair Lecture: "Internet of Food": 4-5 p.m., 2432 Food Sciences Building - On April 11 from 4 to 5 p.m., Matthew Lange, professional food and health informatician and research scientist at UC Davis, will give a presentation on the Internet of Food. Lange's research program is helping to define and shape a new scientific discipline known as Food Informatics, while simultaneously enabling the engineering of a computable infrastructure for the burgeoning Internet of Food. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
April 11-12
Fashion Week: Patagonia events: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Iowa State University campus - To celebrate the arrival of The Fashion Show 2018, Fashion Week events will take place from Arpil 9 to 13. Patagonia is this year's guest designer, and will be included in select events throughout the week. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 11 and 12 at the West loop of the Memorial Union, Patagonia will host a Worn Wear college tour. Students are encouraged to bring any clean, damaged clothing to the Worn Wear college tour, and Patagonia will repair it for free. Acceptable items to bring are not exclusive to Patagonia-branded clothing. Then, from 4:10 to 5 p.m. on April 12 at 0127 Curtiss Hall, a lecture entitled "Using Business as a Tool for Change" will take place. This lecture will focus on a variety of topics that reflect Patagonia's brand. More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show producers in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 10
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - This week's meeting will be carnival foods themed. The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a space for students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production to meet and interact. Culinary Science Club works to 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.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 301 MacKay Hall - The Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
April 9-13
National Graduate Student Appreciation Week: 5:30 p.m.-10:50 a.m., Memorial Union and Carver Hall - Iowa State University will hold several events to celebrate National Graduate Student Appreciation Week. Events include wellness yoga on April 9, connecting with a graduate faculty member on April 10, a discussion of wellness issues and retirement savings on April 11, learning about the Green Dot initiative on April 12, and a workshop on mental and emotional well-being on April 13. The events are sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Senate, the Graduate College, Student Health and Wellness, and the Division of Student Affairs. More».
For more information, contact Vivek Lawana at 515-294-4847 or vjlawana@iastate.edu.
Forever True Week: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Various locations across campus - Iowa State University is celebrating the historic $1.1 billion comprehensive fundraising campaign, Forever True, For Iowa State, on campus on April 9 to 13. Find us throughout the week to participate in activities and games and receive Forever True giveaways and prizes. Stop by and celebrate the impact of Iowa State's generous alumni and friends. Forever True booths will be located Tuesday in Kildee Hall, Wednesday in State Gym, Thursday in the Biorenewables Complex, Friday in the Gerdin Business Building, and every day in the Parks Library. More».
For more information, contact Molly Parrott, ISU Foundation at 515-294-7437 or mparrott@iastate.edu.
Fashion Week 2018: 8 a.m.-9 p.m., Iowa State University campus - To celebrate the arrival of The Fashion Show 2018, Fashion Week events will take place across campus from April 9 to 13. First, from 8 - 10 p.m. on April 9 at 2155 Marston Hall, the movie "Confessions of a Shopaholic" will be shown. From 8 - 11 a.m. on April 10, "Toned Tuesday" will take place in 2218 State Gym, which will include a High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class, Zumba, yoga, and refreshments. From 1 - 4 p.m. on April 11 at the Campanile, raffles to win spa certificates will take place. There will also be a T-shirt sale, representatives from Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness club, Student Wellness's BeWellHut, and free samples from local salons. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on April 12 at the Campanile, there will be a Q&A on the apparel, merchandising, and design program, as well as a raffle for a giftcard to the ISU bookstore, as well as a T-shirt sale. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 13 in front of Parks Library, a pop-up shop will take place with food vendors and a T-shirt sale. Finally, from 7 to 9 p.m. on April 13 at the Garden Room of the Gateway Hotel, Fashion's Night Out will take place, which will include live music, a word from Patagonia, this year's guest designer, hors d'oeuvres, and dessert. More».
For more information, contact The Fashion Show producers in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 7
Spring into ExerCYse Week 2018: 5K run/walk: 1:30-3 p.m., Central Campus - A 5K run/walk will be part of Spring into ExerCYse Week 2018, a week dedicated to the promotion of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle on campus and in our community. Check-in for the run/walk is at 1:30 p.m. on Central Campus. The race will start at 2 p.m. The 5K fee of $25 includes admission to the race, a Dri-FIT ExerCYse is Medicine T-shirt, and a raffle ticket. Seventy percent of all proceeds will be donated to the Ames Children Miracle Playground and Field. Sign up on the Student Organization Marketplace or pay with cash at check-in on race day. Prizes for the raffle ticket include a month of unlimited yoga, a fit basket, stretching basket, jump start packages from ISU Recreation Services, drawstring bags, and gift certificates toward Outdoor Recreation Services. More».
For more information, contact ExerCYse is Medicine in kinesiology at exercyse@iastate.edu.
April 6
CHS Diversity and Equity Committee brown bag: International students and microaggressions: noon -1:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee's final brown bag session for spring 2018. This session will focus on international students and microaggressions. The event will feature a panel discussion with international students who will share their experiences as students and teaching assistants. Join us from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, April 6 in 0331 Palmer. The event will be facilitated by E.J. Bahng, an associate professor in the School of Education. Snacks will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Shannon Coleman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9011 or scoleman@iastate.edu.
April 6-7
Iowa State hosts 3rd Annual Central CHRIE Federation Conference: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames - Iowa State University will host the third annual regional conference of the Central CHRIE (Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education), April 6 to 7 at the Gateway Hotel in Ames. The conference aims to provide faculty members, graduate students, and undergraduates in the hospitality/tourism/event fields with an opportunity to exchange information on their research and also network among themselves for future collaboration in research and academic exchanges. Several Iowa State faculty members in apparel, events, and hospitality management serve on the Central Federation Board. Associate professor Thomas Schrier is immediate past president. Assistant professor Ken Tsai is director of research. And EunHa "Lena" Jeong is director of marketing. More».
For more information, contact Joan Su in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-5785 or joansu@iastate.edu.
April 5
Good Teaching Counts: What ISU Does with Student Evaluations: 12:10-1 p.m., 2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom - Elena Karpova, a professor in apparel, events, and hospitality management, will be one of three panelists who will share what actually happens to student evaluations of teaching in this event coordinated by the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. What comments are useful? How can teachers encourage students to give helpful feedback? How do department chairs interpret this feedback and help teachers grow? How is great teaching rewarded? What do deans at the college level do with this data? Register using your netid/password via the Learn@ISU website, email celt@iastate.edu, or call 515-294-5357. The presentation can also be viewed with the Zoom meeting link. More».
For more information, contact Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at 515-294-5357 or celt@iastate.edu.
April 4
Spring into ExerCYse Week 2018: Walking for Wellness, lecture with ExerCYse is Medicine: 2:15-3:30 p.m., Southwest corner of Molecular Biology Building - Join us for a walk starting on the southwest corner of the Molecular Biology Building (parking available). We will walk 15 minutes to attend a lecture by kinesiology professor Panteleimon Ekkekakis on the deeper meaning of the Exercise is Medicine movement, then walk another 15 minutes back to the parking lot. This event is part of Spring into ExerCYse Week 2018, a week dedicated to the promotion of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle on campus and in our community More».
For more information, contact ExerCYse is Medicine in kinesiology at exercyse@iastate.edu.
April 3
The Lion in the Path: U.S. Science Policy in an Era of Political Polarization and Alternative Facts: 4:10-5 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union - The Vice President for Research will host Tobin Smith on campus for a talk regarding science policy. Smith is the vice president for policy at the Association of American Universities, or AAU. More».
For more information, contact Dana Wilson at 515-294-6257 or dkwilson@iastate.edu.
Open forum with School of Education director candidate Susan Faircloth: 2:30-3:30 p.m., W0262 Lagomarcino Hall - Faircloth is a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. More details and open forums for other candidates are posted on the search webpage. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Spring into ExerCYse Week 2018: Yoga: noon -1 p.m., Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall - Come hang out with ExerCYse is Medicine and de-stress with some yoga during lunch time. Due to inclement weather, the event has been moved from Central Campus to the Christian Petersen Art Museum in 1017 Morrill Hall. BYOB (Bring Your Own Blanket). This event is part of Spring into ExerCYse Week 2018, a week dedicated to the promotion of physical activity and a healthy lifestyle on campus and in our community. More».
For more information, contact ExerCYse is Medicine in kinesiology at exercyse@iastate.edu.
March 31 - April 1
Textiles and Clothing Museum open house: 1-4 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - The current exhibit in the Textiles and Clothing Museum, "Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland," will be open for extended weekend hours on March 31 and April 1. Those who are unable to attend are encouraged to visit the exhibit during the next open house, which will take place during the same time on April 14. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
March 29
Open forum with School of Education director finalist Corey Drake: 4-5 p.m., 0152 Science Hall (Science Hall I) - Drake is a professor and director of teacher preparation in the College of Education at Michigan State University. More details and open forums for other candidates are posted on the search website. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
March 28
CHS START: Study Abroad Student Panel: 5-6 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Are you a College of Human Sciences student studying abroad this summer and want to hear about experiences from previous participants before you go? Members of the CHS STudy Abroad Resource Team (START) will be available to answer your questions about preparing to study abroad from how to pack your suitcase and coping with culture shock to trying new foods and dealing with jet lag plus everything in between.
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Hilton Chair Lecture: "Food Waste": 4-5 p.m., 2432 Food Sciences Building - Christine Moseley, founder of Full Harvest, the first business-to-business marketplace for ugly and surplus produce, will discuss the online marketplace connecting farms with food and beverage companies to buy and sell surplus and imperfect produce. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
Open forum with School of Education director finalist Cecil Smith: 4-5 p.m., W0262 Lagomarcino Hall - Smith is a professor in the Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development in the College of Education and Human Services at West Virginia University. More details and open forums with other candidates are posted on the web. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
March 27
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - This week's club meeting theme is "fruit smoothie." The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a space for students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production to meet and interact. The club seeks to 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.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 301 MacKay Hall - The Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
Roundtable discussion: Including Native communities in the Iowa K-12 curriculum. What should be taught and how?: 3:30-4:30 p.m., 2660 Lagomarcino Hall - Join researchers and educator preparation students in an open discussion about what Iowa's children should learn and how. More».
For more information, contact Sebastian Braun, director of American Indian studies at Iowa State University at 515-294-9021 or sfbraun@iastate.edu.
Q&A session: Research and tribal communities: A how-to for administrators, researchers, and faculty: 2-3 p.m., 3112 Pearson Hall - Explore the benefits, possibilities, and potential for Iowa State to engage strategically with our Native neighbors in research and collaboration. More».
For more information, contact Sebastian Braun, director of American Indian studies at Iowa State University at 515-294-9021 or sfbraun@iastate.edu.
Iowa State Research Day: 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Memorial Union - Researchers and scholars are invited to attend Iowa State's annual Research Day to celebrate the research of those in the ISU community. This year's theme is "Discover. Create. Together." A keynote address, poster presentations, lightning talks, and a resource fair are among the scheduled events. Registration is required. More».
For more information, contact Office of the Vice President for Research at 515-294-6344 or vpr@iastate.edu.
March 26
**#MeToo, lecture by Tarana Burke: 8-10 p.m., Stephen's Auditorium, Iowa State Center - Tarana Burke is founder of the #MeToo hashtag campaign that has emerged as a rallying cry for people who have survived sexual assault and sexual harassment. Now a senior director of programs at Girls for Gender Equity, Burke has dedicated more than 25 years of her life to social justice and to laying the groundwork for a movement that was initially created to help young women of color who survived sexual abuse and assault. She shares the story behind the the viral "me too" movement, which has been collectively named Time magazine's 2017 Person of the Year, and helps those who have experienced sexual trauma or harassment to gain strength and heal. Free. No tickets. General admission seating. More».
For more information, contact Molly Helmers in the Lectures Program at Iowa State University at 515-294-2765 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Panel discussion: Including our neighbors in the land-grant mission: Collaboration in and with Native communities from STEM to Ag: 4-6 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union - Join a discussion exploring the benefits, possibilities, and potential for Iowa State to engage strategically with its Native neighbors in research and collaboration. More».
For more information, contact Sebastian Braun, director of American Indian studies at Iowa State University at 515-294-9021 or sfbraun@iastate.edu.
March 24
Out of the Darkness Campus Walk for suicide prevention: 1-3:30 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Iowa State University will be hosting its first Out of the Darkness Walk for suicide prevention. Organizers are raising money to fight suicide, the 10th leading cause of death in America. The Out of the Darkness Campus Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, support, and a walk that unites a campus and community - a time to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones. Registration on the day of begins at 12 p.m. and the walk begins at 1 p.m. Follow the link to donate or register online by noon Friday. More».
For more information, contact Olivia Burzette in human development and family studies at 515-249-6888 or oburz@iastate.edu.
March 23
The Fashion Show: Meet the Judges: 6-9 p.m., ISU Alumni Center ballroom - The Fashion Show 2018 is hosting a "meet the judges" event from 6 to 9 p.m. March 23 in the ISU Alumni Center ballroom to meet this year's judges: Emily Kammeyer Sumner, director of technical design at Universal Standard and owner of E. Kammeyer Accessories; Tyler Valladolid, senior merchant at Abercrombie & Fitch; Tameka Ellington, an assistant professor at Kent University; and Emily Erusha-Hilleque, a design director of Target focusing on women's ready-to-wear young contemporary brands. Come to enjoy hors d'oeuvres and refreshments, and network with fashion industry professionals. More».
For more information, contact Lillie Devries, Kennedy Kramer, or Jenny Junker in apparel, events, and hospitality management at ldevries@iastate.edu, kmkramer@iastate.edu, jmjunker@iastate.edu.
CHS Diversity and Equity Committee brown bag: Students and disability: noon -1:30 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee's brown bag series for spring 2018. The second session will focus on students and disability. The event will feature a panel and dialog about awareness, action, and how to become a better ally. The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. March 23 in 0331 Palmer and will be facilitated by the Alliance for Disability Services. A snack will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders, equity adviser at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
March 22
CHS Career Services presents: "Elbows off the table!" etiquette dinner: 5-6:30 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - Register starting Feb. 15, 2018, for this hands-on, interactive etiquette dinner where students can put into practice what they learn. A meal will be included. Registration is limited to the first 50 registrants. Register under "events" in CyHire starting Feb. 15, 2018. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Open forum with School of Education director finalist Jian Wang: 2:30-3:30 p.m., W262 Lagomarcino Hall - Wang is a professor and the Helen DeVitt Jones Chair in Teacher Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Tech University. More details and open forums with other candidates are posted on the web. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
March 21
CHS Career Services: Offered a job, now what?: 4:15-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Struggling to decide which job offer is the right fit? Unsure on how, and what, to negotiate? In this seminar, College of Human Sciences Career Services will help students understand the process of job offers, how to professionally accept or decline an offer, and how to stay in touch with a new employer prior to starting a job or internship. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Open forum for kinesiology chair finalist Howard Zelaznik: 4-5 p.m., 279 Forker Building - An open forum with Howard Zelaznik, professor of health and kinesiology at Purdue University, is the third finalist for the next department chair in kinesiology to visit campus for interviews. More».
For more information, contact Tim Derrick in kinesiology at 515-294-8438 or tderrick@iastate.edu.
March 20
Hilton Chair Lecture: "Wasted: A Story of Food Waste": 6-8:30 p.m., 1148 Gerdin Business Building - Grab some appetizers before watching the movie "Wasted: A Story of Food Waste" in 1148 Gerdin Business Building on Tuesday, March 20. Appetizers will be served beginning at 6 p.m., with the movie beginning at 6:45 p.m. The movie shows how influential chefs from around the world transform scraps of food into savory dishes. Following the movie, Lynn Pritchard, co-owner of Table 128 Bistro & Bar, will give a brief talk about how his restaurant handles food waste. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
March 8-9
Research Symposium: Bound/Unbound - Contemporary Black Marriage in Research, Policy & Practice: 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Motor House, 120 W. North Ave., Baltimore - Iowa State University and Johns Hopkins University researchers will convene more than 20 scholars to discuss topics related to black families and offer insight into a range of historical and contemporary perspectives about relationship formation and maintenance. Tera Jordan, an assistant professor in human development and family studies at Iowa State, is a co-organizer of the two-day symposium. More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan in human development and family studies at 515-294-9804 or trh@iastate.edu.
March 7
CHS Career Services: Jump start your job or internship search: 12:15-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Most people know about job boards. What else is there? This workshop will provide students with tools for a comprehensive, successful job and internship search. If possible, students should bring their laptop to bookmark specific sites and take notes that will be useful for a lifetime. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
March 5
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-4 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 2018 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 5-8
Iowa State Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - This semester's theme for the Iowa State Blood Drive is "Why Do you Donate?" Students, faculty, staff, and community members of all blood types are encouraged to donate. Those who are unable to donate blood and wish to volunteer can sign up in advance for available time slots. More».
For more information, contact ISU Blood Drive at sublooddrive.academic@gmail.com.
March 2
FSHN Day: 9:30 a.m.-3:15 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - You are invited to meet and mingle with prospective students and their families during our check-in time from 9-10 a.m. in the Campanile Room at the MU. This is a great opportunity to assist with recruitment and share about all the great things you are doing. Continental breakfast, coffee, tea, etc. will be provided. Click "more" to see the full schedule of events. More».
For more information, contact FSHN Day at deptdayfshn@iastate.edu.
ISCORE Conference: 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union - The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity will take place all day on Friday, March 2. ISCORE is Iowa State's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's mission to "create, share, and apply knowledge... and make Iowa and the world a better place." This event is free and open to the ISU community. A pre-conference open for faculty and staff only will take place from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Feb. 28 at the Memorial Union More».
For more information, contact Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity at 515-294-0210 or iscore@iastate.edu.
March 1
ISU Lecture: Scherezade Mama: Physical activity promotion in underserved populations: 7 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Scherezade Mama, an assistant professor at Penn State University, researches physical activity and health promotion among underserved and vulnerable populations, including racial/ethnic minorities, women, low-income populations, and rural residents. Mama directs the Health Disparities and Physical Activity Research Lab at Pennsylvania State University and uses clinical research to develop programs tailored to specific communities to reduce health disparities and improve long-term health outcomes. The visit is organized by the Department of Kinesiology's diversity committee, led by Laura Ellingson, with assistance from the Kin Collective, a student organization that serves to build a stronger sense of community within students of color in kinesiology, connect them to more resources and opportunities, and help create a departmental connection so students can foster the relationships necessary to excel in their field of study. More».
For more information, contact ISU Lectures Program at lectures@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) Week: Wellness Resource Fair: 2-5 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Come to BIEDA's wellness resource fair for free food, raffles, music, and vendors to promote self-health. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.
Feb. 28
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) Week: Keynote Speaker Jessica Setnick: 7-8 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Jessica Setnick MS RD LD is an internationally known dietitian and eating disorder expert. Her passion is promoting a positive relationship with food and eating as key components of a healthy and happy life. Join BIEDA for Setnick's talk, "Stop Bullying Your Body: Learn How Body Image Gets Its Start and How to Quiet the Bully Inside Your Head." BIEDA Week coincides with National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.
CHS Career Services: Make the most of your career fair experience: 4:15-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - In this workshop, College of Human Sciences Career Services will help students prepare for upcoming career fairs. Students will learn what to bring and how to communicate with employers to make a positive, lasting impression and to get the most out of their career fair experience. This session will be focused on those interested in teacher education. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
CHS Career Services: Resume ready — beyond the basics: 1:10-2 p.m., 2020 Agronomy Hall - College of Human Sciences Career Services will host this resume workshop to help students learn how to showcase their strengths and experiences in a resume. This session will be a teacher education-focused workshop. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Feb. 27
College of Human Sciences pitch-off: 6:30-8 p.m., 1352 Gilman Hall - This event sponsored by the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship marks the first-ever pitch off event taking place in all seven colleges at Iowa State University. Individuals and groups of students will have the chance to deliver a 90-second pitch to present and sell their entrepreneurial and innovative idea for either a new business concept OR new product/service idea OR a social entrepreneurship venture. These ideas may be of your own creation or they can build from a class project. The event is limited to the first 25 students to sign up.  There will be cash prizes (1st place = $500, 2 Runner-ups = $250 each).  The 1st place winners will also automatically advance to the spring ISU Innovation Pitch on March 6. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-1930 or niehmlin@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awarenes (BIEDA) Week: The Student Body: 6-8 p.m., 0101 Carver Hall - View a documentary in which a high school student takes a stand against state-mandated BMI tests and ends up in a controversy against government officials. Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) Week coincides with National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - This week's club meeting theme is ramen noodle bar. The purpose of Culinary Science Club is to provide a space for students interested in culinary arts, science, and food production to meet and interact. The club seeks to 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.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 301 MacKay Hall - The Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
ISU Day at the Capitol 2018: 1-3:30 p.m., Iowa State Capitol, 1007 E Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50319 - The College of Human Sciences will join Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen and other campus representatives at the Iowa Capitol with displays to showcase the impact Iowa State has on students, communities, businesses, and Iowans across the state. Following the capitol event there will be a legislative reception from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at the Embassy Suites, 101 E Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309.
For more information, contact Makenzie Heddens in administration at 515-294-4941 or mheddens@iastate.edu.
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) Week: Honor Your Hunger: 10 a.m.-noon, LeBaron Hall Lobby - The kick-off event for Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) Week will take place in the lobby of LeBaron Hall, and will include free snacks for participants. BIEDA Week coincides with National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24
College of Human Sciences basketball spirit rally: 2:30-4:30 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center - The College of Human Sciences invites alumni and friends to a basketball spirit rally with Dean Laura Dunn Jolly before the Iowa State vs. Texas women's basketball game. The rally will be held from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 24 in the Reiman Ballroom of the ISU Alumni Center. A brief program will take place at 3:15 p.m. RSVP for the rally by Feb. 9 to chsalum@iastate.edu. The College of Human Sciences is a proud university sponsor of the game.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or chsalum@iastate.edu.
Feb. 22
CHS International Programs: Leading a study abroad program: 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This information session is for CHS faculty who are interested in leading a new study abroad program and have not worked with the CHS International Programs Office before. Topics will include an overview of international education at Iowa State; services and support; study abroad program characteristics and models; responsibilities for program directors; and how to propose your program idea. If you are unable to attend, a repeat session will be held from 12:10 to 1 p.m. on April 18 in 1009 LeBaron Hall. More».
For more information, contact Erin French, International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Feb. 21
Hilton Chair Lecture: "3-D Printing": 4-5 p.m., 2432 Food Sciences Building - Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical engineering and data science at Columbia University, will share the technology of 3-D food printers. These devices can fabricate edible items through computer-guided software and cook edible pastes, gels, powders, and liquid ingredients - all in a prototype that looks like an elegant coffee machine. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
ISU 4U Promise College Night: 4-6 p.m., King Elementary School, 1849 Forest Ave., Des Moines - King and Moulton elementary school students and their families (as well as those in middle school and high school who are already enrolled in the ISU 4U Promise program) are invited to the 2nd annual ISU 4U College Night to learn more about the ISU 4U Promise, Iowa State University, and preparing for college. ISU 4U Promise is a partnership between King and Moulton elementary schools and Iowa State University to promote college-going in these schools. Students who complete fifth grade at King or Moulton elementary school are eligible for tuition awards to Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Katherine Richardson Bruna in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or krbruna@iastate.edu.
Feb. 20
CHS Career Services: Interview success workshop: 12:15-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - College of Human Sciences Career Services will host this workshop to help students prepare for job or internship interviews. This session will focus specifically on virtual, not face-to-face, interviews. In addition, this session will take a look at Big Interview, which is a new tool to help students prepare. No prior experience is required to attend. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Feb. 13
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club social: 5:30-7:30 p.m., CyBowl and Billiards - Meet at CyBowl and Billiards 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 for a social of the Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club, a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
Feb. 12
Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BEIDA) Week: Honor Your Hunger: 2:1 p.m., LeBaron Hall Lobby - The kick-off event for Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BEIDA) Week will take place in the lobby of LeBaron Hall, and will include free snacks for participants. BEIDA Week coincides with National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. More».
For more information, contact Alison St. Germain in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4203 or alisonst@iastate.edu.
Feb. 12-14
Valentine's Day fudge preorder pickup: noon -4 p.m., 0033 Horticulture Hall - Those who preordered fudge from the ISU food science club may pick up their orders from 12 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 12, 13, and 14 in 0033 Horticulture Hall. For those who did not preorder, but would still like to purchase fudge, a limited amount will be sold on Feb. 13 in the lobby of Carver Hall. More».
For more information, contact Allison Little or Leslie Lohr at alittle1@iastate.edu; laloehr@iastate.edu.
Feb. 10
Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event hosted by Parenting: It's a Life: 5-7 p.m., Skate North Incrediroll, 5621 Meredith Dr., Des Moines - Parenting: It's a Life will host its second annual Teen Dating Violence Awareness Event from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 10 at Skate North. At the event, participants will take part in a relationship simulation, learn about mindful dating, have fun skating on the rink, meet Miss Iowa Teen USA Bella Russell, and much more. The event will feature a selfie station, pizza and soda, interactive activities, and free T-shirts to the first 100 teens. Join us to raise awareness for teen dating violence at Skate North. The event is free and open to the public. Parenting: It's a Life is a partnership between Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Human Services Child Support Recovery Unit, and the Office of the Iowa Attorney General. More».
For more information, contact Jo Ann Lee in human development and family studies at 515-294-9061 or jllee@iastate.edu.
Feb. 8
Opening event for Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland: 5-8 p.m., 1015 Morrill Hall - An opening reception for "Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland" at the Textiles and Clothing Museum will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 in 1015 Morrill Hall. A lecture by co-curators Kelly Reddy-Best and graduate student Dana Goodin will be held from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. The exhibit will open Feb. 1 and run through April 14. It will share the experiences of 11 Midwest LGBTQ+ women, ages 30 to 50, who agreed to share their stories about what they wear and how they wear it. The exhibit will include about 95 articles of clothing, shoes, accessories, and photos, along with video clips of Reddy-Best's interviews with the women. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 7
Spring 2018 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair on Feb. 7, 2018. The People to People Career Fair will take place from 12 - 5 p.m. in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place from 12 - 6 p.m. in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
7-session Researcher Guidebook Webinar Series by University-Industry Demonstration Partnership kicks off: noon -1:15 p.m., 1805 Collaboration Place - Seven free one-hour webinars for researchers and contract negotiators are designed to give you a competitive edge and provide you with insight to better navigate expectations when industry and university researchers collaborate. The webinars are presented by the University-Industry Demonstration Partnership and hosted by the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer. Attend one or more sessions, but RSVP to pduncan@iastate.edu at least one week in advance. Each session runs from noon to 1:15 p.m. at 1805 Collaboration Place in Ames, except on February 21, when it will be held in Room 6115 of Building 6 at the Research Park. More».
For more information, contact Patsy Duncan at Iowa State University at 515-294-4740 or pduncan@iastate.edu.
Feb. 6
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Building - The Kinesiology and Health Club will hold its next meeting at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in 279 Forker. A representative of admissions from the University of Iowa will be here to talk about their physical therapy, physician assistant, and medical degree programs. There will be lots of information and we will have time for questions at the end.
For more information, contact Mallory Majors in kinesiology at mmajors@iastate.edu.
Feb. 5
CHS Career Services: Make the most of your career fair experience: 11:15 a.m.-noon, 0331 Palmer Building - In this workshop, College of Human Sciences Career Services will help students prepare for upcoming career fairs. Students will learn what to bring and how to communicate with employers to make a positive, lasting impression and to get the most out of their career fair experience. If students are unable to attend this session, one later session will cover the same topics from 4:15 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 28 in 1009 Lebaron Hall. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Feb. 3
Collegiately Creative Personal Branding Conference: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 0308 Elings Hall - The Event Management Club will on Saturday, Feb. 3 hold the second annual Collegiately Creative conference exclusively planned by college students for college students. The conference will be a day full of inspiration, encouragement, and motivation. This year's theme is personal branding and making your mark on the professional world. The conference will feature three speakers: Cara Kirsch, vice president of the Silverstone Group; Nate Rippke, co-owner of the graphic design and web development firm Rippke Design; and Alison Doyle, founder and CEO of CareerToolBelt.com. Conference registration is $20 and includes breakfast, a swag bag of free goodies, a Collegiately Creative T-Shirt, and a Jimmy John's boxed lunch. This event is the Event Management Club's annual signature event. Watch for updates on the Collegiately Creative website for information on this year's speakers, sponsors, and committee members. More».
For more information, contact Rita McClain in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4494 or rmcclain@iastate.edu.
Feb. 2-4
Orchesis I Dance Company's Barjché: On Common Ground: 7:30-2 p.m., Fisher Theater - Orchesis I Dance Company's annual dance show, Barjché, showcases modern dance and student, faculty, and guest choreographers. This year's show, On Common Ground, explores concepts of community and humanity, and includes choreography from Orchesis I members, Ken James, artistic director Cynthia Adams, and guest artist Deborah Slater. Orchesis I was established in 1926 as Iowa State's first dance group. Two evening shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 3, and one afternoon show will take place at 2 p.m. on Feb. 4. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for the general public. Tickets are available at the door or online at ticketmaster.com. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-2888 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Feb. 2
CHS Diversity and Equity Committee brown bag: Civility and political correctness: noon -1 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee's brown bag series for spring 2018. The first session will focus on civility and political correctness. It be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 in 0331 Palmer and will be facilitated by Reginald Stewart, Iowa State's vice president of diversity and inclusion. A snack will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders, equity adviser at 515-294-7857 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Feb. 1
CHS Career Services: Resume ready - beyond the basics: 4:15-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - College of Human Sciences Career Services will host this resume workshop to help students learn how to showcase their strengths and experiences in a resume. If students are unable to attend this workshop, one later workshop will cover the same topics from 1:10 to 2 p.m. on Feb. 28 in 2020 Agronomy Hall. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland Exhibit: 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011 - The Iowa State University Textiles and Clothing Museum will feature an exhibit entitled, "Queer Fashion and Style: Stories from the Heartland." The groundbreaking exhibit co-curated by Kelly Reddy-Best, Dana Goodin, and Eulanda Sanders will open Feb. 1 and run through April 14. It will share the experiences of 11 Midwest LGBTQ+ women, ages 30 to 50, who agreed to share their stories about what they wear and how they wear it. The exhibit will include about 95 articles of clothing, shoes, accessories, and photos, along with video clips of Reddy-Best's interviews with the women. An opening reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 8 with a lecture by Reddy-Best and Goodin from 5:45 to 6:15 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-9919 or klrb@iastate.edu.
Jan. 31
Recommended deadline for contacting research dean to plan for NSF Early Career Development Program award application: 4-5 p.m., 0nline - The National Science Foundation's Early Career Development Program offers a prestigious 5-year awards for early career investigators. Although the submission deadline is in July, now is the time to begin planning a submission. If you think you will submit an NSF Career proposal in 2018, contact Brenda Lohman or Sarah Carlson by January 31 to develop a plan for proposal development and support. The NSF directorates for Education and Human Resources and Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences have program areas that intersect with Human Sciences fields. STEM education and increasing accessibility in STEM fields are also topics that NSF funds. More».
For more information, contact Brenda Lohman in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7804 or blohman@iastate.edu.
CHS Career Services: Resume 101 workshop: 3:15-4:15 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This is the second of two resume workshops offered by College of Human Sciences Career Services. During this workshop, students will work with staff in career services to cover the do's and don'ts of resumes and learn tips to help resumes stand out from the competition. In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to get started and how to include information that hiring managers or graduate schools will want to see. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
HDFS Graduate Student Network presents: Documentary "Night": 3-5 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - The HDFS Graduate Student Network (GSN) presents a Documentary "Night" this Wednesday. The event will feature the movie, "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope." The new documentary delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and a new movement to treat and prevent toxic stress. Popcorn and refreshments will be provided. The movie will be followed by a panel discussion. More».
For more information, contact Erin Neill, president of the HDFS Graduate Student Network at 515-294-6316 or elneill@iastate.edu.
Jan. 30
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15 p.m., 301 MacKay Hall - The Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Emily Bormann in human development and family studies at ebormann@iastate.edu.
CHS Career Services: Make the most of your career fair experience: 4:15-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - In this workshop, College of Human Sciences Career Services will help students prepare for upcoming career fairs. Students will learn what to bring and how to communicate with employers to make a positive, lasting impression and to get the most out of their career fair experience. If students are unable to attend this session, two subsequent sessions will cover the same topics from 11:15 a.m. to noon on Feb. 5 in 0331 Palmer Building, and from 4:15 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 28 in 1009 Lebaron Hall. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
CHS Career Services: Resume ready — beyond the basics: 11:15 a.m.-noon, 0331 Palmer Building - College of Human Sciences Career Services will host this resume workshop to help students learn how to showcase their strengths and experiences in a resume. If students are unable to attend this workshop, two workshops will cover the same topics on later dates. These workshops will take place from 4:15 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 1 in 1009 Lebaron Hall, and from 1:10 to 2 p.m. on Feb. 28 in 2020 Agronomy Hall. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Jan. 29
MLK Jr. Legacy Series Lecture: "Race and Justice in America": 8-9 p.m., Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union - Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color in the criminal justice system. Stevenson will speak about EJI's Lynching in America Project and the need to confront the history of racial terror in this country. The College of Human Sciences is serving as a co-sponsor of the event. More».
For more information, contact Pat Miller, Lectures Program manager at Iowa State University at 515-294-9935 or pamiller@iastate.edu.
Jan. 25
CHS Career Services: Resume 101 workshop: 3:15-3:45 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Career Services will offer two resume workshops during spring 2018 to help students start, create, or finish their resumes. During the workshops, students will work with staff in career services to cover the do's and don'ts of resumes and learn tips to help resumes stand out from the competition. In this hands-on workshop, students will learn how to get started and how to include information that hiring managers or graduate schools will want to see. If students are unable to attend this workshop, a second workshop covering the same topics will take place from 3:15 to 3:45 p.m. on Jan. 31, 2018, at 1009 Lebaron Hall. More».
For more information, contact College of Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Reopening of Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom: 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens Thursday, Jan. 25 for the spring 2018 semester. Lunch will be served Tuesday through Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays, also beginning Jan. 25. The cost of each meal is $7. Reservations must be made by calling 515-294-3330. An online reservation system is expected to be coming soon. 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. 24
Hilton Chair Lecture: "Disruptive Technology": 4-5 p.m., 2432 Food Sciences Building - Claire Brown and Joe Fassler of New Food Economy will present a lecture on disruptive technology. This lecture will help set the stage for the Disruptive Technologies series by describing how "disruptive" technologies are changing the way people shop for groceries - everything from the types of food sold to labeling trends and food distribution systems. Also, find out what has the potential to radically shift current food system paradigms. More».
For more information, contact Byron Brehm-Stecher or Kate Gilbert in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4210 or 515-294-1673 or byron@iastate.edu; kgilbert@iastate.edu.
Registration Deadline: P2P and BIT career fair ambassadors: online - The People to People and Business, Industry, and Technology career fairs are seeking students to serve as ambassadors at the fairs on Feb. 7 and at interview day on Feb. 8. These volunteer opportunities offer students a chance to build their resume, connect with employers, and help make the career fairs a success. Students may register in CyHire at www.cyhire.iastate.edu/students under "Attend Events." A training session prior to the fairs and two-hour time commitment on the day of the fairs or interview day are required. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Career Services at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Jan. 23
Orchesis II Dance Company auditions: 7-8:30 p.m., 0196 Forker Building - Orchesis II is a dance group open to everyone, regardless of skill level or experience. Everyone who auditions will be placed in a dance for the Orchesis II show, scheduled for April. Comfortable, movement-friendly clothing is recommended for those auditioning. More».
For more information, contact Michaela Minock at 708-203-8298 or m3minock@iastate.edu.
Jan. 19
ISU 4U Promise mini-conference: 8:30 a.m.-noon, Memorial Union, Gallery - The third annual ISU 4U Promise mini-conference will show participants how this unique university initiative is growing, and will provide an update about new and ongoing projects. A light breakfast and time for networking will be provided. More».
For more information, contact Shari Miller, program coordinator for ISU 4U Promise in the School of Education at 515-294-4144 or isu4u@iastate.edu.
Jan. 2
Margaret Van Ginkel retirement celebration: 3-6 p.m., ISU Extension and Outreach office, 10861 Douglas Ave., Urbandale, IA 50322 - Margaret Van Ginkel, a human sciences specialist in family finance and hotlines coordinator, will retire Jan. 3. A celebration will be held in her honor, 3 to 6 p.m. Jan. 2 in the Urbandale office of ISU Extension and Outreach. Van Ginkel has been a leader in ISU Extension and Outreach for more than 40 years. She began her tenure in 1975 as a home economist and became the hotlines coordinator in 1989. In this role, she coordinates a call center in Urbandale that answers questions 24/7 via four unique hotlines including Iowa Concern, Healthy Families, Teen Line, and 211. The call center receives more than 23,000 calls a year. Van Ginkel was honored in the 2017 Women Impacting ISU calendar for making a difference at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Jacobs in Human Sciences Extension and Outreach at 515-727-0656 or trjacobs@iastate.edu.
2017
Dec. 16
Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony: 1:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The University Commencement Ceremony for undergraduate students will take place at 1: 30 p.m. on Dec. 16 at Hilton Coliseum. Tickets are not required for admission to the ceremony. Specific details regarding commencement will be emailed to all students one month before graduation. More».
For more information, contact ISU Graduation Office at 515-294-9372 or graduation@iastate.edu.
Dec. 15
Iowa State University Graduate Commencement Ceremony: 7 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - The University Commencement Ceremony for graduate students will take place at 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15 at Hilton Coliseum. An application for graduation should be submitted only if all academic requirements will be completed in the term specified on the application. The graduation application is not an application to participate in the commencement ceremony. More».
For more information, contact ISU Graduation Office at 515-294-9372 or graduation@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 2 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The Fall 2017 College of Human Sciences convocation will begin at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 15 at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium. The College of Human Sciences convocation is meant to give special recognition to graduating undergraduate students within the college, and is a separate event from the official Iowa State University commencement ceremony. The event will last approximately one hour, and will include comments from the Dean of the College and a student speaker, as well as individual recognition of each graduating student in attendance. Students should plan to arrive at C.Y. Stephens Auditorium by 12: 45 p.m. Tickets are not required for admission. 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: 10-11:30 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The School of Education's sixth cording ceremony will recognize 134 students' completion of Iowa State's educator preparation program. This ceremony will also celebrate their induction into the teaching profession.
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.
Dec. 12
Holiday reception for College of Human Sciences faculty and staff: 3:30-4:30 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - All members of the College of Human Sciences faculty and staff are invited to join their colleagues in celebrating the holiday season and the end of another successful semester. Dean Laura Jolly will deliver brief remarks at 3:45 p.m. Bring along your business card to enter for prizes. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in administration at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Dec. 8
Retirement party for Suzanne Hendrich: 3-5 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union - Suzanne Hendrich, university professor in food science and human nutrition, will celebrate her retirement from Iowa State University on Dec. 8, 2017. A brief program will take place at 4 p.m. All who know Hendrich are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
ISU Signature Ice Cream Contest winner announcement: 11:30 a.m.-noon, Friley Windows Dining Center, Friley Hall - Hosted by the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, the ISU Signature Ice Cream Contest will announce its first, second, and third place winners during a brief ceremony at 11:30 a.m. on Dec. 8 in the Friley Windows dining center. The top three finalists in the contest are "Cardinal Tracks," "Cyscream," and "Ice Cream of the 'Day.'" More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Dec. 5
ExCYting Readers family fun event: 6-7:30 p.m., Lagomarcino Hall - Families are invited to a free event on campus that's all about books and reading. There will be a variety of fun activities for kids. The event is presented by the Learning Circle - the Ames Public Library, Ames Community School District, and Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Jerri Heid with the Ames Public Library or Linda Lind in the School of Education at 515-239-5643 or 515-294-2657 or jheid@amespubliclibrary.org or lslind@iastate.edu.
Dec. 1
Retirement celebration for Sharon Wirth: 2-4 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - Please join us in celebrating the retirement of Sharon Wirth, teaching lab coordinator in apparel, events, and hospitality management. All are welcome to attend. There will be no formal presentation, so just come and wish Sharon well.
For more information, contact Victoria Van Voorhis in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or vvanv@iastate.edu.
Nov. 30
Breaking the Silence: Suicide Awareness and Action (Campus Conversation V): 3:30-5:30 p.m., 198 Parks Library - Join a campuswide conversation about suicide awareness and how to take action in the community. The event includes a presentation and small group discussions, facilitated through an alliance with Iowa State University's diversity and inclusion office, student counseling services, police, student wellness, and library. More».
For more information, contact any staff member at 515-294-7612 or eoffice@iastate.edu.
Nov. 29
ExerCYse is Medicine club meeting: 7-8:30 p.m., 0101 Carver Hall - Jacob Meyer, the newest exercise psychologist in the Department of Kinesiology, to come speak about the effects of physical activity on mental health. All are welcome to attend. 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 Ryan True in kinesiology at ryantrue@iastate.edu.
Retirement party for Carol Cordell: 2-4 p.m., 0213 Forker Building - Carol Cordell, an academic adviser in the Department of Kinesiology, will celebrate her retirement from Iowa State University on Nov. 29. A short program will begin at 3 p.m. All are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact DeAnn Pitman in kinesiology at 515-294-7548 or dpitman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 28
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7 p.m., 0003 Physics Hall - The Pre-Medical Club's final meeting of the semester will be a viewing party of either Grey's Anatomy or Scrubs. Pizza will be available. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at btdralle@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Hall - At Kinesiology and Health Club's last meeting of the semester, a representative from Des Moines University will speak about graduate school admissions for those seeking physical therapy, physician assistant, and medical degrees, as well as masters degrees in anatomy, public health, healthcare administration, and biomedical sciences. The purpose of Kinesiology and Health Club is to facilitate meetings and activities that relate to wellness and health, as well as give a clear idea of what kinesiology majors can accomplish. More».
For more information, contact Mallory Majors at mmajors@iastate.edu.
Camp Adventure 2018 internship information session: 6-8 p.m., Memorial Union Campanile Room - Camp Adventure will host an information session for those looking for an internship and the opportunity to work with children and travel during summer 2018. Camp Adventure partners with military bases around the world to provide summer camps for the children on the military bases. There are programs for child development centers for children ages 1 to 5 years old, youth centers for children 6 to 12 years old, and teen camps for children 13 to 18 years old. The Camp Adventure program provides a wide array of opportunities to serve children and youth; develop new knowledge, skills, and competencies; and be a part of a worthwhile endeavor. More».
For more information, contact Rebecca Mixan at 406-459-6790 or rmixan@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club Meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - This week's meeting will include an array of soups to sample as the weather gets colder and the semester draws to a close. All majors are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15-6 p.m., 0301 MacKay Hall - Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences.
For more information, contact Lauren Lago in human development and family studies at 712-209-2951 or lalago@iastate.edu.
Free CPR training for faculty and staff: 3:10-5 p.m., 0108 Forker Building - Learn or refresh your skills in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a short course offered at no cost to faculty and staff in the College of Human Sciences. Taught by Jennifer Spry-Knutson's kinesiology and health class, the course runs from 3:10 to 5 p.m. in 0181 Forker Building. Space is limited to 10 participants. To participate, RSVP to Jenn Plagman-Galvin by Wednesday, November 22.
For more information, contact Jenn Plagman-Galvin in administration at 515-29-1410 or jpgalvin@iastate.edu.
Nov. 20-22
One-hour Canvas course building webinar offered three times: 3 p.m.-noon, online - The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is offering a 60-minute webinar that will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas, and direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials, and 24/7 Canvas support available. This webinar will be repeated three times, Monday-Wednesday, Nov. 20-22. Follow the MORE link for registration details and instructions for logging in through Zoom. More».
For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 515-294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.
Nov. 15
Fine Dining Dinner: Julia Child Favorites: 6:30-8 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - Join hospitality and event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. The third and final Fine Dining Dinner this fall, "Julia Child Favorites," will be held Nov. 15. The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom is located at 0023 MacKay Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the first course will be served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $35 with wine and beer, or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance with Lindsay Miller, lfmiller@iastate.edu. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. Payment methods accepted are cash, check, credit, debit, or ISU card (no meal plans). More».
For more information, contact Lindsay Miller in apparel, events, and hospitality management at lfmiller@iastate.edu.
Nov. 14
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - Anne Seely, a graduate student in food science and human nutrition, will demonstrate how to make a perfect pastry during this week's meeting. Club members are encouraged to bring their own dessert pie to share with other club members. All majors are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Nov. 12
Orchesis II Fall 2017 showcase - Footfalls: 3-5 p.m., 0196 Forker Hall - Orchesis II, a dance company open to anyone regardless of skill level or experience, will perform its fall 2017 showcase "Footfalls" at 3 and 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 12. The show, which is produced, choreographed, and performed by students in the club, costs $3 for students and $5 for the general public to attend. Tickets are available at the door. More».
For more information, contact Michaela Minock at 708-203-8298 or m3minock@iastate.edu.
Nov. 10
CHS Diversity and Equity Committee brown bag series: Film and discussion on race and diversity issues on campus: noon -1 p.m., 0331 Palmer - College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee's third brown bag session for fall 2017, "Film and discussion on race and diversity issues on campus." Watch the documentary, "If these halls could talk," about 11 college students of color and their experiences on campus. Following the film, participants will reflect and discuss diversity issues in the classroom and ways to move forward. The session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 in 0331 Palmer and will include snacks. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
Nov. 8
Study abroad information night for food science and human nutrition: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 0119 MacKay Hall - Learn more about study abroad opportunities for students in the food science and human nutrition department. Jointly hosted by CHS International Programs and CALS Global Programs, upcoming summer programs will be discussed along with scholarship information. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
Nov. 7
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7 p.m., 2234 Bessey Hall - During this week's Pre-Medical Club meeting, A representative from Student Counseling Services will give an introduction to their biofeedback services and talk about stress management. All are welcome to attend. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at btdralle@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Hall - Kinesiology and Health Club's meeting will feature a presentation from a physical therapist from ChildServe, an Ames rehabilitation center that serves children with developmental delays, disabilities, acquired injuries, and other special healthcare needs. A presentation from Be The Match, operated by the National Marrow Donor Program, will also take place. an The purpose of Kinesiology and Health Club is to facilitate meetings and activities that relate to wellness and health, as well as give a clear idea of what kinesiology majors can accomplish. More».
For more information, contact Mallory Majors at mmajors@iastate.edu.
Study abroad information night for human development and family studies, School of Education: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1520 Lagomarcino Hall - Learn more about study abroad opportunities for students in human development and family students and in the School of Education. Faculty leading related summer programs will be there to discuss their programs in Chile, Denmark, and the Netherlands. CHS International Programs will talk about scholarship and application information. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15-6 p.m., 0301 MacKay Hall - Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Lago in human development and family studies at 712-209-2951 or lalago@iastate.edu.
Nov. 4
Pump and Run 3K: 8:30-11:30 a.m., Iowa State University campus - The Ladies in Fitness Training Club will host a Pump and Run 3K on Nov. 4 on campus. Participants will bench press a predetermined amount of weight for as many reps as possible, followed by a three kilometer run or walk around campus. Early registration for the Pump and Run guarantees participants a T-Shirt. Early registration costs $20 and lasts until Oct. 13. After Oct. 13, registration will cost $25. All participants without an ISU ID will be charged an additional $6 on the day of the event for a daily pass to use at the recreation facilities. All participants must be 18 years or older. More».
For more information, contact Amy Kurr at lift@iastate.edu.
Nov. 3
Alumni tailgate lunch: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., State Capitol Building, G15 Legislative Dining Room, 1007 East Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa, 50319 - Alumni from the College of Human Sciences are invited to attend a tailgate lunch at the State Capitol Building in Des Moines hosted by Marcus Johnson-Miller, a bureau chief with the Iowa Department of Public Health. If attending, RSVP by Oct. 30 to chsalum@iastate.edu or 515-294-2820. More». More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher at 515-294-2820 or chsalum@iastate.edu.
Nov. 1
Fine Dining Dinner — College Classics, Reinvented: 6:30-8 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - Join hospitality and event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. The second Fine Dining Dinner this fall, "College Classics, Reinvented," will be held Nov. 1. A third and final Fine Dining Dinner will be held Nov. 15. The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom is located at 0023 MacKay Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the first course will be served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $35 with wine and beer, or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance with Brianna Namuth, bjnamuth@iastate.edu. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. Payment methods accepted are cash, check, credit, debit, or ISU card (no meal plans). More».
For more information, contact Brianna Namuth in apparel, events, and hospitality management at bjnamuth@iastate.edu.
ISU Leaders in Education and Diversity meeting: 6:30-8 p.m., Ames Community School District Office, 2005 24th St., Ames, IA, 50010 - ISU Leaders in Education and Diversity, or ILEAD, will host a meeting with members of the Ames Board of Education at the Ames Community School District Office. ILEAD focuses on networking within the education field to provide members with professional development opportunities and professional relationships. This organization is focused on teacher preparedness and addressing challenging issues in today's classrooms. More».
For more information, contact Laura Garcia in the School of Education at 515-451-4518 or lfgarcia@iastate.edu.
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 Katy Southard at kjsouth@iastate.edu.
Oct. 31
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7 p.m., 1312 Hoover Hall - This week's Pre-Medical Club meeting will include a Google Hangout session with students from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. The students will share their experiences with medical school and any advice they have for underclassmen. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at btdralle@iastate.edu.
Oct. 30
Food Evolution: documentary and discussion: 7 p.m., Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union - Food Evolution is a documentary film that wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time: GMOs and food. Traveling from Hawaiian papaya groves, to banana farms in Uganda to the cornfields of Iowa, the film looks at the polarized debate on GMOs and the fear, distrust, and confusion surrounding the topic. Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the film enlists experts and icons including Mark Lynas, Alison Van Eenennaam, Jeffrey Smith, Andrew Kimbrell, Vandana Shiva, Robert Fraley, Marion Nestle, and Bill Nye, as well as farmers and scientists from around the world, in an effort to separate the hype from the science and unravel the debate around food. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program at 515-294-9934.
Oct. 27
CHS Diversity and Equity Committee brown bag series: LGBTQIA+ Basics: noon -1 p.m., 0331 Palmer Hall - College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee's second brown bag session for fall 2017, "LGBTQIA+ Basics." Come learn what LGBTQIA+ means and how to use gender neutral pronouns in the classroom and with colleagues. The session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27 in 331 Palmer and will include snacks. More».
For more information, contact Linda Hagedorn in administration at 515-294-5746 or lindah@iastate.edu.
School of Education reception for alumni honorees Jerlando Jackson, Cristóbal Salinas, David Walker: 10-11 a.m., Lagomarcino Hall Atrium - The School of Education invites you to a reception in honor of alumni awardees Jerlando Jackson (Ph.D., '00), Cristóbal Salinas (M.Ed., '12, Ph.D. '15), and David Walker (Ph.D. '98). More».
For more information, contact Toni Jackson-Lampley in the School of Education at 5-152948175 or tonil@iastate.edu.
Oct. 26
International Students and Scholars Office question and answer booth: 1-3 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby - The International Students and Scholars Office will set up a question-and-answer table in the lobby of LeBaron Hall to answer questions about immigration regulations, academic concerns, changing majors, employment, social and cultural issues, enrollment, graduating, and more. Students who stop by the table between 1 and 3 p.m. will have the opportunity to enter to win a $5 Starbucks gift card. Students who are not able to attend this session are invited to attend additional sessions at other locations around campus. This event is sponsored by the International Students and Scholars Office. More».
For more information, contact Armine Ghalachyan at 515-294-1120 or armineg@iastate.edu.
Dean's Advisory Council semiannual meeting: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Reiman Gardens - The College of Human Sciences Dean's Advisory Council supports the teaching, research, extension and outreach missions of the college. Start and end times are approximate. More».
For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@iastate.edu.
Oct. 25
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7 p.m., 3157 Pearson Hall - This week's club meeting will feature a panel of pre-medical upperclassmen as they discuss their experiences at Iowa State. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at btdralle@iastate.edu.
Fine Dining Dinner: Ciao ISU - Taste of Italy: 6:30-8 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - Join hospitality and event management students as they prepare a unique meal for the guests of the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom. The first Fine Dining Dinner this fall, "Ciao ISU - Taste of Italy," will be held Oct. 25. Two additional Fine Dining Dinners will be held Nov. 1 and 15. The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom is located at 0023 MacKay Hall. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. and the first course will be served at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $35 with wine and beer, or $30 without. Reservations must be made in advance with Matt Ocheltree, maocheltree@gmail.com. Please let us know of any dietary restrictions you may have when making reservations. Payment methods accepted are cash, check, credit, debit, or ISU card (no meal plans). More».
For more information, contact Matt Ocheltree in apparel, events, and hospitality management at maocheltree@gmail.com.
Study abroad information night for event and hospitality management: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Learn about study abroad opportunities for event management and hospitality management students. Faculty will be there to discuss their programs, including a new summer program to Prague and the winter break program to the United Arab Emirates. CHS International Programs will also be there to present some semester options along with scholarship information. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
"What's Next? Job and Internship Search Strategies" Career Services program: 4:10-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - The College of Human Sciences Career Services office will host "What's Next? Job and Internship Search Strategies" as a follow-up program to the career fairs. Now that most career fairs have already taken place, CHS Career Services invites students to attend this session to learn techniques and strategies for successful job and internship searching. More».
For more information, contact the CHS Career Services office at 515-294-0626 or hscareers@iastate.edu.
Oct. 24
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - Club members are encouraged to bring their favorite tailgating foods to share with other club members to get in to the game day spirit as homecoming approaches. 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.
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club meeting: 5:15-6 p.m., 0301 MacKay Hall - Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Club is a professional development club promoting family and consumer sciences education. The club is involved in community service, leadership, and activities within the College of Human Sciences. More».
For more information, contact Lauren Lago in human development and family studies at 712-209-2951 or lalago@iastate.edu.
Oct. 23-24
Critical Sensory Evaluation of Wines workshop: 6-9 p.m., 1951 Food Sciences Building - Hosted by the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, the Critical Sensory Evaluation of Wines workshop will teach participants a variety of skills in wine evaluation to become proficient in tasting wines critically. On Oct. 23, check-in will start at 5:45 p.m. Then, from 6 to 9 p.m., topics discussed will include components in wine, aroma descriptors, and varietal recognition. On the second day of the workshop, which will take place on Oct. 24 from 6 to 9 p.m., topics will include wine faults and aromas, wine scoring methods, and more. Pre-registration costs $50 and must be done by Oct. 17 to attend. More».
For more information, contact Whitney Sager in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.
Oct. 20-22
Cyclone Family Weekend 2017: 1-1 p.m., Iowa State University - Cyclone Family Weekend is the premiere event for families of Iowa State University students. CFW celebrates the cyclone family through events and activities spanning one weekend in the fall. The Cyclone Family Weekend committee plans and promotes this event and chooses the Family of the Year. More».
For more information, contact Scott Fisk at cfw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 20
Alumni tailgate breakfast: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Hy-Vee Club Room, Mills Civic Parkway, 555 South 51st Street, West Des Moines, Iowa, 50265 - Alumni from the College of Human Sciences are invited to attend a tailgate breakfast at the Hy-Vee Club Room in West Des Moines, hosted by Hy-Vee dietitians Katie Lashier and Julie Gieseman. If attending, RSVP by Oct. 16 to chsalum@iastate.edu or 515-294-2820. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher at 515-294-2820 or chsalum@iastate.edu.
Oct. 19
Pease Family Scholar: Can You Be Born a Couch Potato? The Genetics of Physical Activity: 7 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - The Department of Kinesiology, Pease Family Scholar-in-Residence and Scholarship, and ISU Committee on Lectures is cosponsoring a lecture by J. Timothy Lightfoot, who directs the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performances at Texas A&M University and is currently the Omar Smith Endowed Professor of Kinesiology at Texas A&M. Lightfoot's lab has a unique interest in the physiological responses of athletes in non-traditional venues such as auto racing and in musicians. His research has been featured in numerous general media outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Time.com, National Public Radio, and NBC's Today Show. He began his career as a research consultant at NASA's Biomedical Laboratory and has been on the faculty at Florida Atlantic University and the University of North Carolina Charlotte. More».
For more information, contact Lectures program at 515-294-9934.
Oct. 18
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7 p.m., 0003 Physics Hall - At this week's Pre-Medical Club meeting, physician Laura Moeller from Thielen Student Health Center will be a guest speaker. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at btdralle@iastate.edu.
To Write Love on Her Arms general meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0108 Curtiss Hall - To Write Love On Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, and inspire, as well as to invest directly in treatment and recovery. During the Iowa State chapter meeting of TWLOHA, club members will be crafting for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More».
For more information, contact Savannah Findley at 515-357-6497 or sfindley@iastate.edu.
Study abroad information night for kinesiology: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 0291 Forker Hall - Learn more about study abroad opportunities in kinesiology! Professor Warren Franke will discuss the upcoming summer program to Ireland. The Study Abroad Center will talk about semester options in Australia and New Zealand. And CHS International Programs will be there to discuss scholarships and application information. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
Oct. 17
"For the Love of Italy and Food" study abroad information session: 4:30-5:30 p.m., 0200 MacKay Hall - Learn more about the opportunity to travel to Italy during the summer of 2018 through the study abroad program entitled "For the Love of Italy and Food." Led by Erica Beirman and Linda Svendsen from the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, this two-week program will focus on Italian cuisine and culture in several different Italian cities. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
Oct. 16
Norman Borlaug Lecture: Betting on Africa to Feed the World: 8-9:30 p.m., Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union - Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and 2017 World Food Prize Laureate, will lecture on policy reforms and his vision for an Africa that can feed itself. A reception and student poster display will precede the lecture at 7 p.m. in the South Ballroom. More».
For more information, contact Molly Helmers in the Office of the Vice President and Provost at 515-294-2765 or mollysh@iastate.edu.
Oct. 13
Scholarship event for College of Human Sciences students and donors: 3-5 p.m., Scheman Building - A reception and program will honor scholarship donors and students who have received scholarships for the 2017-18 academic year from the College of Human Sciences and its academic departments. Refreshments will be served at 3 p.m. in the first floor lobby. The scheduled program will follow at 3:30 p.m. in Benton Auditorium. RSVP to chsalum@iastate.edu.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Oct. 12
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7 p.m., 0204 Carver Hall - The Pre-Medical Club will be making tie blankets for Project Linus, a volunteer organization that donates blankets to children in need. Hot chocolate and donuts will be available. Iowa State's Pre-Medical Club is a organization that works to better prepare pre-medical students for acceptance into the medical field and to answer any questions about the path to and beyond medical school. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at btdralle@iastate.edu.
Oct. 11
Study abroad information night for apparel, merchandising, and design: 6:30-8 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Learn more about the many study abroad options for apparel, merchandising, and design majors. Faculty leading new programs for AMD students will talk about their programs. AMD academic adviser Ann Thye will discuss longer semester options. And CHS International Programs will discuss scholarships and application information. More».
For more information, contact Nicole Humphrey International Programs at 515-294-1010 or nicoleh@iastate.edu.
Open forum with CHS IT manager candidate Jennifer Flugge: 2-3 p.m., 0312 MacKay Hall - College of Human Sciences faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to attend open forums with three candidates to be the college's information technology manager. Jennifer Flugge will share her vision for the position from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. Candidate Brian Beltrame presented on Tuesday, while candidate Martin Teply presented earlier in the day Wednesday. All three presentations will be held in 0312 MacKay Hall. Click "more" for the evaluation form that can be used to provide feedback to the search committee. All feedback must be received by Ann Bugler (bugler@iastate.edu or 304 MacKay) by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16. More».
For more information, contact Ann Bugler in administration at 515-294-5812 or bugler@iastate.edu.
Iowa State University Majors Fair: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - The majors fair is hosted each year by Iowa State's Career Exploration Services, and provides an opportunity for students to explore over 100 majors from every college at Iowa State in one place on the same day. Most of Iowa State's programs of study will be represented. Designed especially for new students and those whose major is undecided, this event is also ideal for students who are considering picking up a second major, a minor, or a certificate to round out their Iowa State adventure. More».
For more information, contact Darlene Fratzke in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-7838 or hs@iastate.edu.
Open forum with CHS IT manager candidate Martin Teply: 9:30-10:30 a.m., 0312 MacKay Hall - College of Human Sciences faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to attend open forums with three candidates to be the college's information technology manager. Martin Teply will share his vision for the position from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. Jennifer Flugge will present from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. Candidate Brian Beltrame presented on Tuesday. All three presentations will be held in 0312 MacKay Hall. Click "more" for the evaluation form that can be used to provide feedback to the search committee. All feedback must be received by Ann Bugler (bugler@iastate.edu or 304 MacKay) by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16. More».
For more information, contact Ann Bugler in administration at 515-294-5812 or bugler@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
"Faces of Iowa State" artist reception: 7-8:30 p.m., Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building - "Faces of Iowa State" is a portrait collection created by artist Rose Frantzen that celebrates the tradition and impact of portraiture at Iowa State University. All are invited to attend a reception at the Brunnier Art Museum with Rose Frantzen and the "Faces of Iowa State" exhibition on Oct. 10. This reception will celebrate Frantzen and the 39 Faces of Iowa State portraits she completed over the past 14 months. The exhibition includes nine alumni from the Iowa State University College of Human Sciences: Larry Ebbers, Shirley Stakey, Monica Lursen, Dynette Mosher, JaneAnn Stout, Mary Giese, Carol Grant, Evan Fritz, and Marcia Henderson Borel. "Faces of Iowa State" will be on display at the Brunnier Art Museum through Dec. 8, 2017. More».
For more information, contact Erin O'Malley at 515-294-3342 or omalley@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Hall - At this week's Kinesiology and Health Club meeting, a doctor of chiropractic will speak about his personal story of becoming a chiropractor, his current job at Lifestream Clinics, and his advice for undergraduate students who are interested in applying to graduate school. Kinesiology and Health Club T-Shirts from previous years will be sold at the meeting for $2 each, and Panera bagels will be available as well. The Kinesiology and Health Club's purpose is to facilitate activities that relate to physical activity, wellness, and health. More».
For more information, contact Mallory Majors at mmajors@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7:50 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - All majors are invited to make a gourmet grilled cheese and learn about the exciting activities planned for the club for the rest of the semester. 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. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Open forum for CHS IT manager candidate Brian Beltrame: 2-3 p.m., 0312 MacKay Hall - College of Human Sciences faculty, staff, and graduate students are invited to attend open forums with three candidates to be the college's information technology manager. Brian Beltrame will share his vision for the position from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10. Martin Teply will present 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. And Jennifer Flugge will present from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11. All three presentations will be held in 0312 MacKay Hall. Click "more" for the evaluation form that can be used to provide feedback to the search committee. All feedback must be received by Ann Bugler (bugler@iastate.edu or 304 MacKay) by 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 16. More».
For more information, contact Ann Bugler in administration at 515-294-5812 or bugler@iastate.edu.
Oct. 6
S.H.O.P. Hunger Games: 9:30-11 a.m., Central Campus - Throughout Human Sciences Week, Students Helping Our Peers, or S.H.O.P., will gather food donations. Then, during the free breakfast button meal taking place that day, teams of four will join together to gather additional donations under a time crunch to use to create a can sculpture. The sculptures will be judged by students, faculty, and staff at the event. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Verburgt in food science and human nutrition at 952-486-9060 or verburgt@iastate.edu.
Explore Human Sciences Day, S.H.O.P. Hunger Games among Friday's Human Sciences Week events: 9 a.m., Multiple locations -

CHS and CALS Dunkin' Donuts and Coffee, 7:30 - 10 a.m., Central Campus
Explore Human Sciences Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Central Campus
S.H.O.P. Hunger Games, 9:30 - 11 a.m., Central Campus More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen or Zoey Sternquist in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.

CHS and CALS Dunkin' Donuts and Coffee: 7:30-10 a.m., Central Campus - In conjunction with Human Sciences Week, the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences will host a breakfast on central campus. Free coffee and donuts will be available for students who have purchased HS Week 2017 buttons. More».
For more information, contact Rebekah Sletten at 641-257-8111 or rsletten@iastate.edu.
Oct. 5
Campanile Cinema: Wonder Woman: 8-10 p.m., South Campanile Lawn - Human Sciences Week will host a showing of "Wonder Woman" on Central Campus. Popcorn and drinks will be served. More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist at 515-494-4795 or zoeys@iastate.edu.
Networking event for students, alumni, faculty, and staff: 4:30-6:30 p.m., Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building - Join us for a Human Sciences Week celebration and networking event with students, alumni, faculty, and staff. The event provides a chance to meet Laura Dunn Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the College of Human Sciences, and will include a showing of the "Faces of Iowa State" portraits by Maquoketa artist Rose Frantzen. Alumni featured in the exhibit include Larry Ebbers (B.S. '62, M.S. '68 agriculture education; Ph.D. '72 higher education), Evan Fritz (B.S. '16, kinesiology and health), Mary Giese (B.S. '68, elementary education), Carol Grant (B.S. '52, home economics), Monica Lursen (B.S.'72, dietetics), Dynette Mosher (B.S. '81, home economics education; M.Ed. '84, home economics education), Shirley Stakey (B.S. '57, home economics education), and former associate dean/extension to families director JaneAnn Stout (B.S. '71, M.S. '74, applied art). The exhibit is being held in conjunction with Human Sciences Week. RSVP by Sept. 29 to chsalum@iastate.edu or 515-294-2820. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Thursday lunch and learn lectures: noon -1 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Human Sciences Week will host the second round of lunch and learn lectures on Thursday of HS Week 2017. From 12 to 1 p.m., students have the opportunity to attend one of three lunch and learns at different locations across campus. "Events 101" will be held at 0001 MacKay Hall and will feature the Event Management Club offering a crash course on the basics of event planning. "TREND styling session" will be held at 0680 Lagomarcino Hall and will offer students the opportunity to style a model with clothing provided by the fashion directors of TREND Magazine. Finally, "ExerCYse is Medicine" will be held at 0116 MacKay Hall and will be hosted by Paddy Ekkekakis, a professor in kinesiology, as he talks about the benefits of exercise. Students must register for lunch and learns by Sept. 28. More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist at zoeys@iastate.edu.
Professional and Scientific Fair: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - The Professional and Scientific Fair will feature all departments within the College of Human Sciences as they showcase specific and unique characteristics of each department. More».
For more information, contact Brett Willenberg at 515-294-4546 or bwillenb@iastate.edu.
Campanile cinema, lunch and learn lectures among Thursday's Human Sciences Week events: 11 a.m., Multiple locations -

Professional and Scientific Fair, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall
Thursday lunch and learn lectures, noon -1 p.m., Iowa State University campus
Networking event for students, alumni, faculty, and staff, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building
Campanile Cinema: Wonder Woman, 8-10 p.m., South Campanile Lawn More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen or Zoey Sternquist in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.

Oct. 4
Ladies in Fitness Training meeting: 7-8 p.m., 1312 Hoover Hall - The Ladies in Fitness Training meeting will feature guest speakers Dana Cash and Mitch Zaplatosch from ISU Recreation Services, who will talk about fitness-related topics. 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 ackurr@iastate.edu.
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 Katy Southard at kjsouth@iastate.edu.
CHS Multicultural Networking Dinner: 5-7 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - All multicultural and international students, faculty, and staff within the College of Human Sciences are invited to attend a networking dinner as part of HS Week 2017. Hosted by Connect Four and the College of Human Sciences Office of Multicultural Affairs, the dinner will include connection activities, Q and A sessions, and an opportunity for all students in attendance to network with faculty and staff in their future career fields and research areas. More».
For more information, contact Carmen Flagge at 515-294-0532 or cflagge@iastate.edu.
Liquid nitrogen ice cream demo: 5-7 p.m., 0210 MacKay Hall - As part of HS Week 2017, the Food Science club will show the science behind ice cream making with a liquid nitrogen ice cream demonstration. More».
For more information, contact Morgan Denzer at 920-621-1044 or modenzer@iastate.edu.
Healthiest State Walk: 11:30 a.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall - HS Week 2017 will partner with ExerCYse is Medicine club and Amy Michelle Willcockson, the director for Live Healthy Iowa, for the Healthiest State Walk. Students, faculty, and staff have the option to walk the one-mile loop at either 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. Willcockson will speak before both walks take place. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen at 507-273-8294 or jlynnp@iastate.edu.
Study Abroad Fair: 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Explore study abroad and exchange programs designed for students in the College of Human Sciences. Faculty and staff will be available to discuss upcoming short-term programs (summer, spring break, and more), semester options, and international student teaching. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Healthiest State Walk, liquid nitrogen ice cream demo among Wednesday's Human Sciences Week events: 10:30 a.m., Multiple locations -

Study Abroad Fair, 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall
Healthiest State Walk, 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall
CHS Multicultural Networking Dinner, 5-7 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall
Liquid nitrogen ice cream demo, 5-7 p.m., 0210 MacKay Hall More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen or Zoey Sternquist in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.

Oct. 3
Fashion designer Yeohlee Teng reception with AMD students: 4-6 p.m., Lebaron Hall lobby - Fashion designer Yeohlee Teng, founder of the New York City-based design house YEOHLEE Inc., will share her design philosophy and views on sustainability from 2:10 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3 in 0001 MacKay. Apparel, merchandising, and design students will then have a chance to visit with her during a reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday in the LeBaron Hall lobby. She'll continue her visit Wednesday, Oct. 4 by visiting students in pattern making and fashion illustration classes. Teng in 2004 received the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award for fashion design. This past spring, she showcased some of her designs in an exhibition at the Phoenix Art Museum. Her visit to Iowa State is hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. More».
For more information, contact Eulanda Sanders in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-7474 or sanderse@iastate.edu.
Pizza and packing event: 3-4 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - In conjunction with ISU 4U Promise and Starts with Soap, Human Sciences Week invites students to help create packages of supplies for teachers at King and Moulton elementary schools in Des Moines. The packages will be sent to teachers to alleviate the financial burden of supplying their classrooms with school supplies. Pizza will be provided for those who attend. More».
For more information, contact Rachel Hazzard at 651-343-4491 or rhazzard@iastate.edu.
Pie in the Face: 1 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall - The College of Human Sciences Student Council will host a week-long competition for the college's 15 Student Sensations. Student Sensations will raise money throughout the week for United Way, and the Student Sensation who raises the most money by the end of the week will be pie'd in the face. Jars will be placed around campus to raise money during the week. More».
For more information, contact Gretchen Henningsen at 563-343-6965 or glh95@iastate.edu.
Oct. 3-6
AESHM cherry pie sale: noon -12:50 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom, 0023 MacKay Hall - As part of HS Week 2017, the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management will sell cherry pies for $2 at the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom in 0023 MacKay Hall. On Monday, Oct. 2, cherry pies will be sold from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., or until supplies last. On Tuesday, Oct. 3, cherry pies will be sold from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., or until supplies last. Any remaining cherry pies will be sold during the rest of the week during the Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom's normal operating hours, from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. More».
For more information, contact John Kramer at 515-294-9945 or jadk@iastate.edu.
Oct. 3
Tuesday's Human Sciences Week events include Food and Fun Fest, pizza and packing event: noon -4 p.m., Multiple locations -

Food and Fun Fest, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., South Lawn of MacKay Hall
Pie in the Face, 1 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall
Pizza and packing event, 3 - 4 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen or Zoey Sternquist in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.

Food and Fun Fest: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South lawn of MacKay Hall - During the Tuesday of Human Sciences Week, clubs within the College of Human Sciences will show off what they do during the school year while providing tailgate-style food for guests to sample. With the purchase of an HS Week button, students will receive three tickets to purchase items from the clubs. The button meal of the day is Jeff's Pizza, which will be available at the same location of Food and Fun Fest. Additionally, the Human Sciences Student Council will coordinate a bags tournament during the fest, where students can participate by using one ticket to coordinate teams and compete for prizes. Special giveaways and chances to purchase merchandise will also be available. Pie in the Face of the Student Sensation who raises the most money for United Way will be held at 1 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Kelsey Warfield at 515-720-4390 or warfield@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2
Culinary Boot Camp: 5:30-7 p.m., 0135 MacKay Hall - All ISU students are invited to learn new cooking skills in a fun environment and enjoy delicious food at Culinary Boot Camp! This session is the first in a series of four sessions, all of which will take place at either 0135 MacKay Hall or Ames Hy-Vee stores. This session will feature different fruit and veggie salsas with homemade tortilla chips. The remaining three sessions will take place on Oct. 9, 16, and 23. There is a $15 fee to register. Upon completion of all four sessions, attendees will receive a $15 Hy-Vee gift card. More».
For more information, contact Jessica Young at 515-294-3011 or jry@iastate.edu.
Introducing the college's human scientists of color: 3-5 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - During the Monday of Human Sciences week, students are invited to meet faculty of color within the College of Human Sciences through lightning round meet and greets. Students and faculty will be able to network and share personal and research interests, as well as professional experiences and goals. A reception will follow the meet and greet session. More».
For more information, contact Tera Jordan at 515-294-9804 or trh@iastate.edu.
Monday lunch and learn lectures: noon -1 p.m., Iowa State University campus - Human Sciences Week will host various seminars during the lunch hour Monday and Thursday of HS Week 2017. From 12 to 1 p.m., students have the option to attend one of seven lunch and learns at different locations across campus. "Living a Healthy and Balanced Lifestyle" will feature a discussion about intuitive and mindful eating, hosted by the Student Dietetics Association and Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness, or BIEDA, at 0301 MacKay Hall. "Study Abroad 101" with the CHS International Programs Office will be held at 1009 LeBaron Hall. This lecture will promote the personal, academic, and professional benefits of studying abroad. "Brain Blurbs: Exploring 'The Golden Touch' of Neuroscience on Human Health" in 0135 MacKay Hall will feature graduate students of the neuroscience program as they talk about how their research benefits brain health and society. Finally, "LGBTQA+ Ally 101" in 2622 Lagomarcino Hall will feature Amy Popillion, a lecturer in human development and family studies, in a workshop focused on self reflection of people's thoughts and impressions of the LGBTQ+ community, what information people need to become stronger allies, and the terminology related to gender and sexual identity. Three additional HS Week lunch and learns will be held Thursday, Oct. 5. Students must register for lunch and learns by Sept. 28. More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist at zoeys@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2-6
Human Sciences Week button meals: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., South Lawn, MacKay Hall - Throughout Human Sciences Week, meals will be available for students who have purchased HS Week buttons on the South Lawn of MacKay Hall. On Oct. 2, lunch will be Grandpa Noodle Gallery's Chinese cuisine. On Oct. 3, in conjunction with Food and Fun Fest, lunch will be Jeff's Pizza. On Oct. 4, lunch will be barbecue from Hickory Park and will feature the Student Wellness Center's traveling gazebo, where students will be able to talk with peer wellness educators. Students may purchase HS Week buttons here. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2
Yoga and yogurt: 10-11 a.m., 0196 Forker Building - ExerCYse is Medicine club will host a yoga session in collaboration with Cynthia Adams, senior lecturer in kinesiology, and Janice Baker, associate professor in kinesiology, for Human Sciences Week. Yoga mats will be provided for guests, and yogurt will be available following the session. Free yogurt for the first 50 participants. More».
For more information, contact Jenna Petersen at 507-273-8264 or jlynnp@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2-5
ISU Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union, Great Hall - The Iowa State University Blood Drive will be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 to 5 in the Great Hall of Memorial Union. This semester, the theme is, "Why do you donate?" Kathrine Groh, a sophomore in kinesiology and health, is on the On Campus Committee for the ISU Blood Drive. She says thousands of people are in need of blood and encourages students, faculty, and staff, to participate in the drive. More».
For more information, contact Kathrine Groh in kinesiology at kgroh@iastate.edu.
Oct. 2
AESHM cherry pie sales, Culinary Boot Camp among Monday's Human Sciences Week events: 10 a.m.-7 p.m., multiple locations -

Yoga and yogurt, 10 - 11 a.m. 0196 Forker Building
Button meal, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Grandpa's Noodles, south lawn MacKay Hall
AESHM cherry pie sale, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom
Lunch and learn lectures, noon - 1 p.m., multiple locations
Culinary Boot Camp, 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 2, 0135 MacKay Hall More».
For more information, contact Jenna Peterson or Zoey Sternquist in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.

Oct. 2-6
Human Sciences Week 2017: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Multiple locations - The third annual Human Sciences Week is scheduled for Oct. 2 to 6. 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. More».
For more information, contact Zoey Sternquist and Jenna Petersen, HS Week 17 student co-chairs in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Sept. 29
Alumni tailgate breakfast: 8-9:30 a.m., Meredith Corporation Showcase Kitchen, 1716 Locust Street, Des Moines - Alumni from the College of Human Sciences are invited to attend a tailgate breakfast at the Meredith Corporation Showcase Kitchen in Des Moines, hosted by test kitchen director Lynn Blanchard. If attending, RSVP by Sept. 25 to chsalum@iastate.edu or 515-294-2820. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Sept. 28
College Strategic Planning meeting: 2-3 p.m., 0331 Palmer Building - All College of Human Sciences faculty and staff are invited to attend the meeting hosted by the Strategic Planning Steering Committee. The Committee will discuss the college's roadmap for 2017-2022.
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber or Birdie Shirtcliff, Committee Co-chairs in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8374 or 515-294-3677 or ldbaber@iastate.edu; birdie@iastate.edu.
Sept. 27
College Strategic Planning meeting: 9-10 a.m., 0331 Palmer Building - All College of Human Sciences faculty and staff are invited to attend the meeting hosted by the Strategic Planning Steering Committee. The Committee will discuss the college's roadmap for 2017-2022.
For more information, contact Lorenzo Baber or Birdie Shirtcliff, Committee Co-chairs in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8374 or 515-294-3677 or ldbaber@iastate.edu; birdie@iastate.edu.
Sept. 26
Pre-Medical Club meeting: 7-8 p.m., 0305 Carver Hall - The Pre-Medical Club's first meeting of the semester will feature officers of the club presenting on how to be a successful pre-medical student at Iowa State. Officers will also discuss a realistic pre-medical timeline that pre-medical students can use to help focus in on their preparation for medical school. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle at 641-220-1283 or btdralle@iastate.edu.
Kinesiology and Health Club meeting: 6:30-7:30 p.m., 0279 Forker Hall - The Kinesiology and Health club meeting will include guest speaker Dave Anders, a speech pathologist and the director of therapy at On With Life. On With Life is a leading brain injury rehabilitation center that employs physicians, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, and physical therapists. More».
For more information, contact Mallory Majors at mmajors@iastate.edu.
Culinary Science Club meeting: 5:45-7 p.m., 0200 Mackay Hall - All majors are welcome to attend the Culinary Science Club's international night. Students will have the opportunity to bring their own dish, sample international foods, and watch a cooking demo by Tolu Awokoya, a junior in nutritional science. More».
For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 22
College of Human Sciences Diversity and Equity Committee Brown Bag Series: LGBTQIA+ Speakers Bureau: noon -1 p.m., 331 Palmer - College of Human Sciences students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the CHS Diversity and Equity Committee's first Brown Bag Session for fall 2017, "LGBTQIA+ Speakers Bureau." The session will be held from noon to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 in 331 Palmer. More».
For more information, contact Kelly Reddy-Best and Eulanda Sanders, co-chairs of the CHS Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee, at 515-294-9919 and 515-294-7474 or klrb@iastate.edu and sanderse@iastate.edu.
Sept. 21
Presentation by Indian visiting scholar Siewspah Buhroy about luxury branding: 3:10-4 p.m., 0001 MacKay Hall - Siewspah Buhroy of Shillong, one of two visiting faculty members from India's National Institute of Fashion Technology, will give a public presentation on management of luxury brands from 3:10 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 at 0001 MacKay Hall. Raturi and Sushil Raturi of Mumbai 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. 20
Fall 2017 career fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend Fall 2017 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 20. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 19
Human Development and Family Studies Graduate Student Network fundraiser: 6-9 p.m., Orange Leaf Ames, 637 Lincoln Way, Ames, Iowa 50010 - Contribute to the HDFS Graduate Student Network, or GSN, by purchasing frozen yogurt from Orange Leaf Ames. The GSN invites friends, family, and the ISU community to Orange Leaf to help raise funds for the 2017- 18 school year. A portion of all profits made between 6 and 9 p.m. will go toward the GSN to support their academic and social programming throughout the year. More».
For more information, contact Olivia Diggs at ondiggs@iastate.edu.
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. 11-22
Food Drive sponsored by the College of Human Sciences P&S Council: 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Human Sciences buildings - Together we can stock the SHOP student-run, on-campus food pantry. Donate non-perishable food and toiletry items at designated collection points: Forker Building main lobby, 2312 Food Sciences Building, 1620 Lagomarcino Hall, 31 MacKay Hall, 118 MacKay Hall, 2330 Palmer Building. More».
For more information, contact Dennelle Hogan in the School of Education at 515-294-5257 or dmhogan@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: Hyatt Regency 300 Reunion Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207 - 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: Gateway Hotel and Conference Center and Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa - 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): Online - 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.
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: Statewide - 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): 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.
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: Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD - 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: Iowa State University - 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: Various locations - 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: Campus - 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: Forker Building - 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: Campus - 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: 1680 Lagomarcino Hall - 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.