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2018
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. 25
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.
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.
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. 30
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.
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.
Jan. 31
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.
Feb. 1
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.
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.
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. 3
Collegiately Creative Personal Branding Conference: 10 a.m.-noon, 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 conference will feature a variety of guest speakers and hands-on breakout sessions. This year's theme is personal branding and making your mark on the professional world. Registration is $20 and includes a swag bag with some free goodies to have and use throughout the day, a Collegiately Creative T-Shirt, and a Jimmy John's boxed lunch. This event is the Event Management Club's annual signature event. All of the committee members involved with Collegiately Creative are giving extra time and efforts to make it the best possible. 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. 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. 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.
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. 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. 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. 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. 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.
Feb. 28
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
April 13
Dean's Advisory Council semiannual meeting: 8 a.m.-5 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 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.
Sept. 26
Fall 2018 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Fall 2018 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 - 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
2019
Feb. 13
Spring 2019 Career Fairs: noon -6 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2019 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs will take place from 12 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.

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