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2018
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.? 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 Barjch: 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 t