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Walk-in Argentine Tango

ISU Events - Sun, 08/12/2018 - 16:00
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

ISU Events - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 11:30
The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Water Day

ISU Events - Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:00
A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, crafts, and more.

Retirement reception: Dianne Bystrom

ISU Events - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 15:30
Dianne Bystrom, director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics is retiring after serving 22 years at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs are appreciated.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

ISU Events - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 13:00
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

ISU Events - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 12:00
Bring your lunch to the Gardens and hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to!

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

ISU Events - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:00
This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Plant Walk: Poisonous Plants

ISU Events - Thu, 08/09/2018 - 11:00
What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Exploring Movement in Photography

ISU Events - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 18:00
4 weeks beginning Wednesday, August 8, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to create images using blur to portray movement in this unique course taught by Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

ISU Events - Wed, 08/08/2018 - 13:00
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they come together in Canvas.

Beginner Photography

ISU Events - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:00
4 weeks beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Pastel Painting: Motion Studies

ISU Events - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 18:00
4-week program beginning Tuesday, August 7, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Examine the gardens in pastel as they change from week to week in this 4-week course with Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune.

Plant Pals

ISU Events - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 10:00
Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

ISU Events - Tue, 08/07/2018 - 08:00
An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Register online.

Intermediate Photography: Take Control of Your Camera

ISU Events - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 18:00
4 weeks beginning Monday, August 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

ISU Events - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:00
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Youth Summer Camp #3: Scales & Tails

ISU Events - Mon, 08/06/2018 - 13:00
Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun indoors and out with educational activities focused on insects, animals, ecosystems, and natural cycles!

Workshop: Basic Soap Making with Botanicals

ISU Events - Sat, 08/04/2018 - 09:00
Discover the traditional craft of cold-process soap making using botanicals with instructor and soap maker Jan Verploeg.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

ISU Events - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 17:00
Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting.

Retirement reception: Catherine Strohbehn

ISU Events - Fri, 08/03/2018 - 15:00
Catherine Strohbehn, adjunct professor in the apparel, events and hospitality management department and extension specialist in nutrition/food safety, is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.