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2020
May 8
College of Human Sciences Convocation for students graduating with bachelor's degrees: 1-2:30 p.m., cyberspace - Mark your calendar and join together in cyberspace to celebrate the milestone of graduation for more approximately 650 College of Human Sciences bachelor's degree candidates. Student achievements will be highlighted and students will be individually recognized in a virtual event featuring a montage of video, photos, personal statements, words of appreciation, a campus farewell and plenty of pride all around. Students graduating with bachelor's degrees in Spring 2020 and those on track to graduate in Summer 2020 have responded to a survey to ensure they are individually recognized in the video. The virtual event will be available on-demand beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 8. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or hsgraduation@iastate.edu.
April 24
Deadline for students earning bachelor's degrees in Spring 2020 — or track to graduate in Summer 2020 — to submit information and photo to ensure inclusion in the College of Human Sciences convocation: 5 p.m., online - Students who are graduating with bachelor's degrees in Spring 2020 — or are on track to graduate in Summer 2020 &0151 — should check their email and respond to the College of Human Sciences survey to ensure they are individually recognized in the video. Responses include personal statements and photos that will be shared at the college convocation, which will be available on demand beginning at 1 p.m., Friday, May 8. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or hsgraduation@iastate.edu.
March 25
Big 12 Virtual Career Fair: in cyberspace - Building on momentum from the inaugural Big 12 Virtual Career Fair held in 2019, Iowa State University will again join other Big 12 schools to offer a similar career fair in 2020. More».
For more information, contact Amanda Schickel, recruiting and career coordinator in Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or schickel@iastate.edu.
March 16 - May 31
All Iowa State University events through May 31 will be moved online, postponed, or canceled: All locations - As your group reinvents how you connect, move ahead, mark milestones, and celebrate community while social distancing, let us know by filling out the "Suggest a calendar event" form linked above or emailing hshappenings@iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Happenings in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-8175 or hshappenings@iastate.edu.
March 6
ISCORE Conference: Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: Memorial Union - The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. The local conference is designed to model the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). More».
For more information, contact Jowelle Mitchell at Iowa State University at 515-294-8731 or jowelle@iastate.edu.
Feb. 6
Pease Family Scholar Campus Talk: Kai-Nan An: 7-8 p.m., Memorial Union Great Hall - Come listen to the Pease Family Scholar Campus Talk, given by Kai-Nan An, director of orthopedic biomechanics laboratory at the Mayo Clinic and professor of bioengineering at Mayo Medical School. More».
For more information, contact Lectures Program at 515-294-9934 or lectures@iastate.edu.
Lecture by Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology: Kai-Nan An on A Rewarding Career at the Mayo: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Kai-Nan An, emeritus director of the orthopedic biomechanics laboratory at the Mayo Clinic, will discuss ongoing research on medical and biochemical factors influencing soft tissue integrity, performance, and remodeling in a lecture at 7 p.m., Feb. 6, in the Great Hall of the Memorial Union in Ames. He will also discuss the culture in health care and his personal life lessons from working at the Mayo Clinic. An is the 2020 Pease Family Scholar in the Iowa State University Department of Kinesiology. The Department of Kinesiology and Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government) are co-sponsors of the event. More».
For more information, contact Li-Shan Chou in kinesiology at 515-294-1425 or chou@iastate.edu.
2019
Dec. 20
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 2-3:30 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The College of Human Sciences convocation provides special, individual recognition for each graduating CHS undergraduate student who attends. The convocation is a separate event from the Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. The convocation will last approximately 90 minutes, and will include comments from a student speaker and Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the college. A reception immediately follows, around 3:30 p.m., in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building. Undergraduate students, families, and friends are encouraged to attend, as are graduate students. Tickets are not required for admission. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Dec. 9
Application deadline for CHS scholarships that support unpaid internships or student teaching that occur during the spring of 2020: 11:59 p.m., online - These scholarships are for CHS undergraduate students who enroll in internships or student teaching experiences that have no other form of compensation. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,000. Larger awards will be considered for students serving in unpaid experiences within the state of Iowa. More».
For more information, contact Laura Kilbride in student services at 515-294-8436 or kilbride@iastate.edu.
Dec. 2
College of Human Sciences and departmental scholarship applications due for incoming freshman, transfer, and current students: 5 p.m., online - Fill out the Iowa State University general application and the College of Human Sciences undergraduate scholarship application portions using OneApp to automatically apply for university-level, department-level, and college-level scholarships. Iowa State and CHS use your single application to gather your information and consider you for appropriate scholarships. Over one million dollars in scholarships were awarded to CHS undergraduates for the 2019-2020 academic year! More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
Nov. 4
CC X: Students Against Racism, a Campus Conversation: 4-6 p.m., 198 Parks Library - Join us for a presentation by Students Against Racism followed by small group discussions and open mic. The conversation will center around the student experience. All members of the campus community (students, faculty, staff, and administrators) are encouraged to attend. Students will start the conversation with a presentation about the recent events on campus that led to the Students Against Racism protest and demands.
Participants will have time to discuss in small groups, while facilitators collect feedback on what is working, what isn't, and what needs to change. An open mic will be available to participants who want to share their stories and input. The event will include resources available for campus community members that have been impacted by incidents of racism on campus. More».
For more information, contact the ISU Office of Diversity and Inclusion which organizes Campus Conversations at Iowa State University at 515-294-8440 or vpdioffice@iastate.edu.
Nov. 4-8
Celebrate first-generation students during First Gen Week 2019: ISU campus - Celebrate first-generation students and the promise they hold for making the world a better place. The week kicks off with with donuts on Monday morning, and continues with lunches, an art installation, a career services on networking for first-generation students, tips on using first-gen experiences on your resume, a first gen panel discussion, and a party that includes sharing of first gen stories, "First Gen" buttons, food, and more. More».
For more information, contact Division of Student Affairs at (515) 294-4420.
Nov. 1
Study abroad scholarship applications due: 11:59 p.m., online - Scholarship applications for students planning on participating in a CHS study abroad program over Thanksgiving 2019, winter break 2019-2020, spring semester 2020, or spring break 2020 are due at 11:59 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or chsintl@iastate.ed.
Oct. 18
Deadline for fall 2019 Graduating Student of the Year nominations: 5 p.m., Online - Nominate a fall 2019 Graduating Student of the Year! This award is granted by the Human Sciences Council to a Fall 2019 graduating senior who has displayed exemplary leadership ability and overall character. The selected student will be presented this award at the College of Human Sciences Convocation for Bachelor's Candidate at C.Y. Stephens on Dec. 20, 2019. To nominate, submit the following online nomination form. More».
For more information, contact Human Sciences Council at hscouncil@iastate.edu.
Oct. 10
Community Pizza Meal with KURE deejay, in LeBaron Hall: 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LeBaron Hall foyer - Celebrate Human Sciences Week, grab some lunch, and contribute to Unicef -— all for only $5 — at the Community Pizza Meal with KURE. More».
For more information, contact Abigail Almanza or Bethany Fingerle in the College of Human Sciences at hsw@iastate.edu.
Oct. 4
Deadline for applying to become a 2019-20 student peer wellness educator: 11:59 p.m., online - Students interested in working as a peer wellness educator for the 2019-20 academic year must submit their application before this date. More».
For more information, contact Student Wellness at 515-294-1099 or studentwellness@iastate.edu.
Sept. 25
Career Fairs: Business, Industry & Technology; People to People: noon -5 p.m., Scheman Building and Hilton Coliseum, Iowa State Center - All students are encouraged to attend. Build your network. Discover internships. Ignite Your job search. Check CyHire for a list of all attending organizations. Meet with Career Services to prepare. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Sept. 20
Deadline for CHS Site Visit Grant Program applications: 11:59 p.m., online - Faculty members interested in leading a study abroad program that starts between Oct. 1, 2019 and June 1, 2020 must submit their applications for the CHS Site Visit Grant Program by Sept. 20. Three grants of up to $3,000 are available. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Sept. 17
First Kinesiology and Health Club meeting of the year: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 291 Forker Building - Come to the meeting to hear from Drake's Occupational Therapy School, learn more about the volunteer event for this year, and help elect the remainder of the executive positions available, which are open to all members, including new members.
For more information, contact Mikayla Weron at mweron@iastate.edu.
Sept. 13
ClubFest (new date and location): 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Memorial Union - 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. More».
For more information, contact the Student Activities Center at Iowa State University at 515-294-8081 or clubfest@iastate.edu.
Sept. 4
Healthy Life Center informational meeting: 7-8:20 p.m., Ames Public Library Auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave. - Learn more about the proposed Healthy Life Center by attending an informational meeting. Participants will get an overview of the project, including proposed plans, amenities and costs. A Q&A session will follow. More».
For more information, contact Keith Abraham in Other at 515-239-5349.
Sept. 1
Scholarship application opens for students preparing to study abroad: 12 a.m., online - Scholarship applications are now open for students planning on doing a College of Human Sciences study abroad program over Thanksgiving 2019, winter break 2019-2020, spring semester 2020, or spring break 2020. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at chsintl@iastate.edu.
Aug. 29
Orientation for new graduate students: 5-8 p.m., Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center and livestreamed via Graduate College Facebook page - The Graduate College and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate invite incoming graduate and professional students to the Fall 2019 Graduate and Professional Student Orientation. Register online. More».
For more information, contact Judy Strand at Iowa State University at 515-294-5285 or jstrand@iastate.edu.
Aug. 28
ISU WelcomeFest: 5:30-8:30 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Swing by the university-wide WelcomeFest to gather freebies and information from Ames businesses, community organizations, and Iowa State University departments. More than 4,000 students and 100 businesses typically participate. More».
For more information, contact the Student Activities Center at Iowa State University at 515-294-8081 or sac@iastate.edu.
June 19 - July 25
ISU Summer Youth Fitness program: 1:10-4:30 p.m., Forker Building - Sports and physical activities ranging from dance to swimming for chidren in grades K-6 with instruction by physical education and elementary education students as well as graduate students in kinesiology. The program runs from 1:10-4:30 Monday through Thursday, June 3-July 25. Closed July 4-5. Download an enrollment form (PDF). More».
For more information, contact Jenny Smith in kinesiology at 515-294-1762 or gavsmom@iastate.edu.
June 1
Pitch Me ISU undergraduate student contest entry deadline: submit online - Undergraduate students are invited to share their life-changing, world-shifting ideas in the Pitch Me ISU contest. Claim your 60 seconds of fame, vie for a $1000 prize, and get your innovation featured at the Iowa State Fair. Submit your idea in a 60-second video by June 1. The winner will receive $1,000 and be featured at the Iowa State Fair. More».
For more information, contact Carole Custer at 515-294-3134.
May 27
Memorial Day Heroes Challenge to support scholarship for ISU veteran students: 8 a.m.-2 p.m., ISU Lied Recreation Center - The Factory Strengths and Conditioning fitness center in Ames is partnering with the Iowa State University Veterans Center and the ISU Foundation to create a new scholarship for students who are military veterans. Participate in a free two-part "hero" workout to honor brave service and benefit veterans. All net proceeds will fund scholarships for Iowa State University veterans. More».
For more information, contact George LaCava in kinesiology at lacava@iastate.edu.
May 10
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.
April 25
Mission Inclusion Wrap-up Presentations: 4-5:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Join the Mission Inclusion wrap-up presentations where refreshments will be served. College of Human Sciences faculty and staff members who participated in the Mission Inclusion program will share what they have developed to help build an inclusive, civil, and safe learning environment. Speakers will include Elena Karpova, Kevin Schalinske, Chunhui Xian, and Suzanne Gauch. More».
For more information, contact Marcia Purdy, lecturer and Mission Inclusion seminars leader in the School of Education at 515-212-9131 or mapurdy@iastate.edu.
April 23
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering students to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. Wear clothes that are easy to move around in. For ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
April 16
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering students to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. Wear clothes that are easy to move around in. For ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
Jon Moon on PiLR Health and Technology Applications for Health Programming, an Engaged Scholarship Meeting: noon -1 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union with virtual participation through Zoom - Jon Moon, owner and leader of MEI Research, Ltd., and developer of the PiLR Health ecosystem for mobile and behavior research, will discuss PiLR Health and technology applications for health programming. This is part of the ISU Translational Research Network's Engaged Scholarship series of meetings. For more information or a Zoom link, visit www.uturn.iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.
April 9
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering students to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. Wear clothes that are easy to move around in. For ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
April 2
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering students to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. Wear clothes that are easy to move around in. For ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
March 18-22
Spring break: Iowa State University - Classes are recessed. University offices are open but may be operating with adjusted hours. More».
For more information, contact Registrar's Office at Iowa State University at registrar@iastate.edu.
March 12
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering students to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. Wear clothes that are easy to move around in. For ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
Presentation by Sara Marketti on Engaged Faculty and Engaged Institutions, an Engaged Scholarship Meeting: noon -1 p.m., Campanile Room, Memorial Union with virtual participation through Zoom - Sara Marcketti, director of the ISU Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, will discuss engaged faculty and engaged institutions. This is part of the ISU Translational Research Network's Engaged Scholarship series of meetings. For more information or a Zoom link, visit www.uturn.iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.
March 5
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering your student to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. For dancers ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
Creative Dance Class: Tuesday's Creations: 5:30-6:30 p.m., 213 Forker Building - Emphasis will be given to empowering students to find ways to play with dance for artistic expression, fitness and enjoyment. Wear clothes that are easy to move around in. For ages 4 and up. Cost is $1 per class.
For more information, contact Janice Baker in kinesiology at 515-294-3047 or mover@iastate.edu.
Engaged Scholarship Meeting: Health Coaching and Community Health Programming: noon -1 p.m., Cardinal Room, Memorial Union with virtual participation through Zoom - Learn about collaborations between Community Health Partners and U-TuRN related to motivational interviewing and clinical health coaching from Trina Suchan, director of Community Health Partners. This is part of the ISU Translational Research Network's Engaged Scholarship series of meetings, which are open to the public. All sessions are available through Zoom. For more information or a Zoom link, visit www.uturn.iastate.edu. More».
For more information, contact Greg Welk in kinesiology at 515-294-3583 or gwelk@iastate.edu.
Feb. 19
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. This session is ideal for faculty interested in leading a new study abroad program at spring break 2020 or summer 2020.
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Feb. 13
Pre-Medical Club meeting: Visit from Amy A'Hearn, Assistant Director of Admissions at University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine: 5:30-6:30 p.m., room 0205, Carver Hall - Amy A'Hearn, the Assistant Director of Admissions at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, will be speaking to the club about the medical school admissions process. More».
For more information, contact Benjamin Dralle in food science and human nutrition at 641-220-1283 or btdralle@iastate.edu.
Spring 2019 Career Fairs: noon -5 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2019 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs occur at the same time. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 5
Pre-Medical Club meeting: Rare Disease Day Volunteer: 6-7 p.m., room 0205, Carver Hall - Pre-Medical Club members can sign up to help prepare for Rare Disease Day. Email Scarlett Eagle (seagle@iastate.edu) to sign up and confirm your attendance. Part of the ISU Pre-Medical Club schedule. More».
For more information, contact Scarlett Eagle at seagle@iastate.edu.
Feb. 5 - March 1
Black History month events range from movie screenings and plays to lectures, summits, and conferences: 5-7 p.m., Iowa State University and Ames - Celebrate Black History Month at Iowa State University with a variety of events that recognize and honor the achievements and contributions of African Americans and work toward a more just society. Check back often as this schedule is updated throughout the month. More».
For more information, contact Chelsea Davis in ISU News Service or Kenyatta Shamburger in multicultural student affairs at 515-294-6338 or kenyatta@iastate.edu.
2018
Dec. 14
College of Human Sciences reception for graduating students: 3-4 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium, ground and first floor - 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.
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences undergraduate convocation: 2-3 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The fall 2018 College of Human Sciences convocation will be held in C.Y. Stephens Auditorium on Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Seating is unlimited and tickets are not required for admission. Attendance is optional. The College of Human Sciences Convocation will begin promptly at 2 p.m. and last approximately 60 minutes. Doors open to the public at 1 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. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in administration at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
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.
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.
Oct. 25
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.
Oct. 23
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. 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.
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
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. 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. 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.
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.
Sept. 24
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. 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.
Aug. 30
'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
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. 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.
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.
May 4
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.
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 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 16-22
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 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.
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 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.
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 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.
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 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
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.
Feb. 28
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.
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. 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. 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. 2-4
Orchesis I Dance Company's Barjché: On Common Ground: 7:30-2 p.m., Fisher Theater - Orchesis I Dance Company's annual dance show, Barjché, showcases modern dance and student, faculty, and guest choreographers. This year's show, On Common Ground, explores concepts of community and humanity, and includes choreography from Orchesis I members, Ken James, artistic director Cynthia Adams, and guest artist Deborah Slater. Orchesis I was established in 1926 as Iowa State's first dance group. Two evening shows will take place at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 2 and 3, and one afternoon show will take place at 2 p.m. on Feb. 4. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for the general public. Tickets are available at the door or online at ticketmaster.com. More».
For more information, contact Cynthia Adams in kinesiology at 515-294-2888 or cadams@iastate.edu.
Feb. 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.
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.
Jan. 30
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. 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.
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.
2017
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.
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
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.
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. 7
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.
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. 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. 10
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.
Oct. 5
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.
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.
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.