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2019
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. 12
College of Human Sciences Holiday Reception for faculty and staff: 4-5 p.m., South Ballroom, Memorial Union - Join colleagues in the College of Human Sciences as wel celebrate the holiday season and the end of another successful semester. Brief remarks by Dean Jolly will beg at 4:30 p.m. Bring your business card to enter for door prizes.

For more information, contact Theresa Boettcher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-5380 or theresab@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.


College of Human Sciences reception for graduating students: 3-4 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium lobbies - Graduates, families, and friends are invited to a reception beginning after the convocation in the ground and first floor lobbies of Stephens Auditorium. The reception is a good time 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.


Graduate commencement: 7-8:30 p.m., Hilton Coliseum - Tickets are not required for admission into the ceremony. The livestream will begin streaming at 6:30 p.m. More».

For more information, contact Graduation & Commencement at 515-294-1840 or graduation@iastate.edu.


Last day for a graduate student to submit their Program of Study Committee if planning to graduate in Spring 2020 or hold preliminary exam in Spring 2020: 11:59 p.m., online - All Ph.D. and master's graduate students will need to submit a Program of Study Committee (POSC) by this date in order to graduate in the spring of 2020 or hold your preliminary exam in the spring of 2020. More».

For more information, contact Natalie Robinson at nbr@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.


Dec. 24-25
University holiday: Iowa State University - Offices are closed for the university holiday. More».

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 515-294-1840 or registrar@iastate.edu.


Dec. 27
Grade reports available on Access Plus: 12 a.m., AccessPlus - You can now view your grades on Access Plus!

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 515-294-1840 or registrar@iastate.edu.


2020
Jan. 1
University holiday: Iowa State University - Offices are closed for the university holiday. More».

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 515-294-1840 or registrar@iastate.edu.


Jan. 8
Schedule of classes for summer 2020 available for viewing now.: online - Check out the schedule of classes for Summer 2020! More».

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


Jan. 8-9
Wine Microbiology workshop: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., 2384 Food Sciences Building - Attend the Wine Microbiology workshop presented by the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute, designed for Midwest winemakers. Open to anyone with an interest in wine production or microbiology, this two-day workshop will include hands-on demonstration of basic microscope use, plus instruction on winery sanitation, wine faults, promoting healthy fermentation, and implementing a monitoring program in small wineries. More».

For more information, contact Maureen Moroney in food science and human nutrition at 515-294-3176 or mmoroney@iastate.edu.


Jan. 13
Classwork begins: Iowa State University - Classwork begins for the 2020 spring semester. More».

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 515-294-1840 or registrar@iastate.edu.


Jan. 20
University holiday: Iowa State University - Offices are closed for the university holiday.

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


Jan. 21
The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Attend this lecture to hear from English biochemist Richard Roberts. He, along with Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1993. He is now one of 129 Nobel Laureates convincing the public to support the use of GMOs. More».

For more information, contact Lectures Program at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.


Jan. 23
Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation: How to Be an Antiracist: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Join us for our celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Legacy Convocation. This year, the series keynote will feature Ibram X. Kendi, the author of the best-selling books: How to Be an Antiracist and Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America. He is one of America's foremost historians and leading antiracist voices. More».

For more information, contact Lectures Program at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.


Jan. 24
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Mentoring Women of Color in Graduate School: noon -1:30 p.m., LeBaron 1009 Conference room - Tera Jordan, associate professor in HDFS, Leslie Winters, graduate student in HDFS, and Maria Alcivar, graduate student in HDFS, lecture on the challenges and opportunities in mentoring women of color in graduate school. This lecture will include contextual concerns on a campus like ISU and the rigors of graduate study, with emphasis on ways to cultivate the faculty-graduate student relationship to promote student success.

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


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.


Jan. 31
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language - Breaking Through Barriers of Language and Culture: noon -1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Dina Toulan, lecturer in World Languages and Cultures, gives a presentation about the history of American Sign Language and the challenges that still exist for the Deaf community.

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


Feb. 1
Legislative Wake-Up: 8:30-9:30 a.m., Room 3512, Memorial Union - Students, faculty, and staff are invited to meet with Ames and Story County's representatives in the Iowa Legislature. You will be able to ask questions about legislation being considered during this session. More».

For more information, contact Lectures Program at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.


Feb. 14
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: The Realities of Human Trafficking - What is it and What You Should Know: noon -1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Come hear from Alissa Stoehr, assistant professor in women and gender studies and sociology, about what human trafficking is and how it impacts Iowa and Iowa State's students.

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


Feb. 17
Managing Risk in a More Uncertain World: What We Can Learn From Surfers, Studs, and Sex Workers: 7-8 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Attend this event to hear from Allison Schrager, an economist, award-winning journalist at Quartz, and author of An Economist Walks into a Brothel. She has spent her career examining how people manage risk in their lives and careers and will discuss five principles for dealing with risk shared by some of the world's most interesting risk takers. More».

For more information, contact Lectures Program at Iowa State University at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.


Feb. 21
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Beyond Disengagement - Understanding Latinx High School Youth's Silence as an Act of Survival: noon -12:50 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - This presentation, given by Gabriel Rodriguez, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, considers what Latinx youth attending a predominantly white and well-resourced suburban high school can teach us about the varied ways silence is employed. Rodriguez calls this "silence on a continuum," and advocates shifting focus onto deficit-based structures and discourses to dismantle them.

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


Feb. 25
Advising period for Summer and Fall 2020 registration begins: Iowa State University - Set up your registration appointment with your academic adviser!

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


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. The 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.


Gorge: My 300-Pound Journey Up Kilimanjaro: 8:15-9:15 p.m., Sun Room, Memorial Union - Hear from Kara Richardson-Whitely on her message of body acceptance; that body love and health at every size are a vital message for everyone. More».

For more information, contact Lectures Program at 515-294-9934 or lectures@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 7
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.


March 9
Second half semester classes begin: 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.


March 16-20
Spring break: Iowa State University - Classes are recessed. University offices are open but may be operating with adjusted hours.

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


March 27
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 spring.

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


Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Step Up - Taking an active role in making Iowa State a welcoming and inclusive campus: noon -12:50 p.m., LeBaron 1009 Conference room - Come hear from Diana Sloan, program director for Hispanic and Latino Affairs, about what you can say and do when witnessing incidents of racism, sexism, or homophobia, whether it is aimed at you or not, and why you should.

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


April 24
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Power-Conscious Approaches to Supporting Student Activists: noon -1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Hear from TJ Stewart, assistant professor in the School of Education, on identity-based student activism on college campuses including: the histories and legacies of campus activism in higher education, activism versus resistance, and approaches to student activist support.

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


May 14
Grade reports available on Access Plus: AccessPlus - You can now view your grades on Access Plus!

For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at registrar@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 NCORE staff at Iowa State University at 405-325-3694 or ncore@ou.edu.



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