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2019
Oct. 18
Deadline for fall 2019 Graduating Student of the Year nominations: 5 p.m., Online - Nominate a fall 2019 Graduating Student of the Year! This award is granted by the Human Sciences Council to a Fall 2019 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 Convocation for Bachelor's Candidate at C.Y. Stephens on Dec. 20, 2019. To nominate, submit the following online nomination form. More».

For more information, contact Human Sciences Council at hscouncil@iastate.edu.


Oct. 19
Midterms post: Online - Midterms post this weekend. Review them on A+ and contact your adviser with questions.

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@iastate.edu.


Oct. 21
Second half semester classes begin: 12 a.m., Online/On-campus - Classes taken during the second half of the semester begin today.

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@iastate.edu.


Oct. 21-25
National Transfer Student Week 2019: On campus - For the first time this year, Iowa State University is excited to participate in National Transfer Student week. Come join in on the celebration! More».

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@iastate.edu.


Oct. 22
Culinary Science Club Meeting with "Chili Cook-Off" theme: 5:45-7 p.m., 2379 Food Science Building - Come taste test a variety of chili entries to determine who's chili is the best. More».

For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.


Oct. 24
FSHN celebration banquet: 5:15-7:30 p.m., Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center - All FSHN faculty, staff, students and alumni are invited to join us at the Celebration Banquet as we celebrate the past year's accomplishments achieved by individuals in the department. During this free, family-friendly event, alumni and friends of FSHN will receive awards for their contributions to the department and/or the food science and human nutrition fields. Social hour goes from 5:15-6 p.m., and the meal/banquet goes from 6-7:30 p.m. More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


2019 College of Human Sciences Alumni Honors and Awards Dinner: 6-8 p.m., Parks Library rotunda on the ISU campus - College of Human Sciences alumni will be recognized for their achievements at this event.

For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.


Oct. 25
FSHN Young Alumni Club meeting: noon -5:30 p.m., 2379 Food Sciences Building - FSHN Young Alumni Club members will gather for their annual meeting. Meet for lunch in the Tea Room at noon, then spend the afternoon hearing about the latest research being conducted by FSHN faculty. The day will conclude with a networking reception with FSHN faculty and graduate students.

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


FSHN networking reception: 4:30-5:30 p.m., 2379 Food Sciences Building - All FSHN faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to attend a networking reception with FSHN External Advisory Council members. Refreshments will be provided.

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Oct. 26
FSHN Homecoming Tailgate: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Tent #27 south of Jack Trice Stadium - Join the FSHN Department at a free, family-friendly Homecoming tailgate Saturday, Oct. 26, in tent #27 south of Jack Trice Stadium. Food and drinks will be provided. Click "More" to register. More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Oct. 30
FSHN Seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., E0164 Lagomarcino Hall - Come hear about the "Determination of fron forticants in cereal flours," presented by graduate student Nicole Hanson. This seminar is open to everyone. More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Nov. 1
Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances: Your adviser's office - Today's the last day! Contact your adviser if you'd like to drop a full-semester class this fall.

For more information, contact your academic adviser at their office, online, or by phone.


Study abroad scholarship applications due: 11:59 p.m., online - Scholarship applications for students planning on participating in a CHS study abroad program over Thanksgiving 2019, winter break 2019-2020, spring semester 2020, or spring break 2020 are due at 11:59 p.m. More».

For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or chsintl@iastate.ed.


Nov. 5
Culinary Science Club Meeting with "A Look Into a 1950s Cookbook" theme: 5:45-7 p.m., 2379 Food Science Building - Come experience some of the most popular dishes served in the 1950s. More».

For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.


Nov. 6
FSHN Seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., E0164 Lagomarcino Hall - Attend this seminar to learn about "Food safety in the retail environment," presented by graduate student Ana-Lorena Monge-Brenes. This seminar is open to everyone. More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training: 5:30-9 p.m., 2379 Food Sciences Building - Come attend the first night of this two-evening course, hosted by the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute at ISU, for consumers and wine enthusiasts examining the critical evaluation of wines! Participants will learn a variety of skills in wine evaluation to become proficient in tasting wines critically. The workshop begins 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. This workshop is targeted towards consumers, specifically those who are wine enthusiasts! Winery and vineyard employees and sales room staff are welcomed and encouraged to attend. If you have already participated in previous Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training sessions we encourage you to attend and re-train. The exercises remain the same, but the wines are different every time. There is always something new to learn and sensory training takes practice. Pre-registration is required to attend this course. Registrations must be completed online prior to midnight, Nov. 1. Registration check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 6. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event. More».

For more information, contact Sarahi Trejo in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3308 or strejo@iastate.edu.


Nov. 7
Top Hat Seminar Day: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 2015 Morrill Hall - The ISU Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) is hosting a series of Top Hat seminars. To learn more about Top Hat, register for one or more of the following sessions: Introduction to Top Hat (9-10:30 a.m.), Top Hat experts at ISU (11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), Building an advanced Top Hat course (3-4:30 p.m.) Register through Learn@ISU or email celt@iastate.edu. More».

For more information, contact Karla Embleton in administration at 294-9198 or embleton@iastate.edu.


Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training: 6-9 p.m., 2379 Food Sciences Building - Come attend the second night of this two-evening course, hosted by the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute at ISU, for consumers and wine enthusiasts examining the critical evaluation of wines! Participants will learn a variety of skills in wine evaluation to become proficient in tasting wines critically. The workshop begins 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. This workshop is targeted towards consumers, specifically those who are wine enthusiasts! Winery and vineyard employees and sales room staff are welcomed and encouraged to attend. If you have already participated in previous Intensive Tasting Proficiency Training sessions we encourage you to attend and re-train. The exercises remain the same, but the wines are different every time. There is always something new to learn and sensory training takes practice. Pre-registration is required to attend this course. Registrations must be completed online prior to midnight, Nov. 1. You must be 21 years of age or older to attend this event. More».

For more information, contact Sarahi Trejo in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3308 or strejo@iastate.edu.


Nov. 8
The Conference: Innovate: 9 a.m.-noon, Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center - An incentive conference for student creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs! Learn more about personal branding, design thinking, and starting a business at The Conference: Innovate. Pitch your best idea in our Innovate Pitch Competition and win up to $1,000! Get your ticket before Oct. 25 to secure your free merchandise and $15 early bird ticket. This conference is hosted by the event Management program. More».

For more information, contact Adrianna Correa in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 787-233-9783 or acorrea@iastate.edu.


Nov. 13
FSHN Seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., E0164 Lagomarcino Hall - Attend this seminar to learn about "Biofortification as an approach to alleviating Vitamin A malnutrition," presented by graduate student Nicole Sun. This seminar is open to everyone. More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Nov. 15
Brown Bag Series: History of Land Grant and the Future of LGBTQ Students, Staff, and Faculty: noon -1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Opportunity to learn about the history of the land grand, current developments, and the next 25-30 years of ISU service to Iowans with a focus on the LGTBQ/GSM/QUILTBAG population. More».

For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.


Nov. 18
Gerontology Colloquia Series: Aging and Loneliness: 4-5 p.m., 1030 Morrill Hall - All are welcome to attend this lecture, given by Dan Russell, professor in the department of human development and family studies. Light refreshments will be served. More».

For more information, contact Amanda Hardy at 515-294-4931 or hardy@iastate.edu.


Nov. 19
Culinary Science Club Meeting with "Friendsgiving" theme: 5:45-7 p.m., 2379 Food Science Building - Come prepare and enjoy some of the traditional dishes of the season as we prepare to be thankful.

For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at 294-4361 or ebeirman@iastate.edu.


Nov. 20
FSHN Seminars: 4:10-5 p.m., E0164 Lagomarcino Hall - Attend this FSHN seminar on the "Development of gluten-free pasta" presented by graduate student Charu Gupta, and "Home-based food operators workshop - online pilot transition," presented by graduate student Tarah Temen. This seminar is open to everyone. More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Dec. 2
Deadline to submit a proposal for the Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE): Online - The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) welcomes proposals on race and ethnicity, to present at the pre-conference on March 4, or the regular conference on March 6. These proposals must be submitted online by Dec. 2. More».

For more information, contact ISCORE at 515-294-8731 or iscore@iastate.edu.


Dec. 4
FSHN Silent Auction: 5-7:30 p.m., LeBaron Foyer - Everyone is welcome to attend this silent auction, hosted by the Food Science Club, Culinary Science Club, Dairy Product Evaluation Club, and the Student Dietetic Association. This event provides a great environment for students to get to know faculty in a more relaxed and social setting. The proceeds from the event will help fund and support the clubs' yearly activities that promote community involvement and professional development in the food industry, including professional speakers, industry tours and sponsored events.

For more information, contact Erica Beirman in food science and human nutrition at ebeirman@iastate.edu.


Dec. 6
Making Iowa State University Meetings and Events More Inclusive, Diverse, and Accessible: A Toolkit for Iowa State University Meeting and Event Planners - Brown Bag Series: noon -1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Come learn how the event management faculty created a toolkit to plan for an event or meeting to be more inclusive, diverse, and accessible. More».

For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.


Dec. 7
Spring 2020 course room assignments announced: Online - Wondering where your classes will be this spring? Go check it out! More».

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@iastate.edu.


Dec. 11
FSHN Seminar: 4:10-5 p.m., Lagomarcino E0164 - Come hear from graduate student Graham Redweik, who will present the "Impact of live prophylactics on instructing disease resistance and the intestinal neuromicrobial environment in chickens." More».

For more information, contact Whitney Baxter in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-9166 or wjsager@iastate.edu.


Dec. 16-20
Fall 2019 final exams: On campus - Wondering when and where your final exam is? Go check it out. All final exams should be verified with the instructor. More».

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@iastate.edu.


Dec. 20
School of Education Cording Ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The School of Education's cording ceremony will recognize 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.


College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 2-3:30 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - 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 3:30 p.m., in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building. Undergraduate students, families, and friends are encouraged to attend, as are graduate students. 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.


Dec. 21
Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony: 1:30-4 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.


2020
Jan. 30
Lecture: Nolan Cabrera on critical approaches to understanding whiteness, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Nolan Cabrera, Ph.D., to see how he explores the historical development of whiteness, and shows how white advantage developed through systemic racism to which white people were socially inoculated. This lecture links the history of racial oppression to contemporary times, and helps work through some of the pitfalls of "privilege" such as, "[H]ow can white kids from Appalachia be 'privileged'?" This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».

For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.


Feb. 26
Lecture: Debbie Reece on indigenous students and decolonizing education, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Debbie Reese, Ph.D., who will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become better in choosing and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children.This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».

For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.


March 2
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-4 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - Students who are part of the ISU Educator Preparation Program, nearing graduation, or involved in teacher education programs across the state are invited to attend the 2020 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 Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.


March 4
Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Pre-Conference on Race and Ethnicity: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Memorial Union Great Hall - This pre-conference is open to faculty and staff only. Registration will be on the north side of the Great Hall. More».

For more information, contact ISCORE at 515-294-8731 or iscore@iastate.edu.


March 6
ISCORE Conference: Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: Memorial Union - The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. The local conference is designed to model the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). More».

For more information, contact Jowelle Mitchell at Iowa State University at 515-294-8731 or jowelle@iastate.edu.


March 25
Big 12 Virtual Career Fair: in cyberspace - Building on momentum from the inaugural Big 12 Virtual Career Fair held in 2019, Iowa State University will again join other Big 12 schools to offer a similar career fair in 2020. More details will be posted here as they become available.

For more information, contact Amanda Schickel, recruiting and career coordinator in Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or schickel@iastate.edu.


April 23
College of Human Sciences Dean's Advisory Council meeting: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., ISU Research Park - The members of the Dean's Advisory Council will meet to discuss the College of Human Sciences.

For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.


May 28-30
NCORE: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: New York City - NCORE is designed to provide a significant forum for discussion, critical dialogue, and exchange of information as institutions search for effective strategies to enhance access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse settings. Presenters from across the United States share their knowledge, expertise, and experiences from across all aspects of higher education. More».

For more information, contact NOCORE staff in Other at 405-325-3694 or ncore@ou.edu.



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