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2019
Sept. 19
London College of Fashion and Accademia Italiana info session: 5-6 p.m., 1210 LeBaron (note: the location has changed) - Students in the College of Human Sciences and in the College of Design are invited to learn more about study abroad options at London College of Fashion and Accademia Italiana. Hannah Svensson MacLeod from London College of Fashion and Tamara Mihalap from Accademia Italiana will present on programs available at their respective institutions. Visit the ISU Study Abroad website to check out the London College of Fashion semester program; fashion styling summer school; business, design, or footwear summer schools; Academia Italiana semester (semester in Florence, Italy); Academia Italiana summer (summer in Florence, Italy).
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Sept. 17
Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom opens to the public: 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m., 23 MacKay Hall - The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom opens for its first meal of the semester. Meal service is Tuesday - Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Reservations can be made via OpenTable. Make your reservation today! More».
For more information, contact Kathrine Ginapp in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-2917 or kmginapp@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. 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 1-28
Winners of The Fashion Show 2019 exhibit: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Mary Alice Gallery, Textiles and Clothing Museum, Morrill Hall - Get a close look at the winning student entries in The Fashion Show 2019. The exhibits runs from May 1 through June 28. Open week days and by appointment. More».
For more information, contact the Textiles and Clothing Museum in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-4999 or tcmuseum@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 15
De-stress. Relax in The Tap Room: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - Experience relaxation strategies ranging from guided meditation to light therapy to self massage when the LeBaron Hall lounge is transformed into The Tap Room. The Tap Room is a traveling relaxation and stress-reduction environment for students, faculty, and staff. Facilitated by ISU Peer Wellness Educators, all activities promote self directed relaxation and learning. Drop in and go as you please. Hosted by the College of Human Sciences P&S Council. More».
For more information, contact Student Wellness in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-1009 or studentwellness@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.
May 2
College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase: 6-9:30 p.m., LeBaron Hall lobby and auditorium - Mark your calendar for the College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase, 6-9:30 p.m., Thursday, May 2, in LeBaron Hall: Network with entrepreneurs and join students in the Entreprenuership in Human Sciences (AESHM 474) class and other students as the promote their business proposals, business idea pitches, and consulting project recommendations. The event is open to public and refreshments will be served while judges review the presentations from 6-8:30 p.m. The awards presentation will begin at 9 p.m. in LeBaron Auditorium. More».
For more information, contact Linda Niehm in apparel, events, and hospitality management at niehmlin@iastate.edu.
May 1
Opening reception for "Winners of The Fashion Show 2019" exhibit: 5-6 p.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall - Take a look at the first and second place winning student designs from The Fashion Show 2019. Attendees will be entered in a raffle to win a Vans gift card and The Fashion Show merchandise. The new producers for The Fashion Show 2020 will be announced during the reception, and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@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 13
The Fashion Show: 7-9 p.m., Stephens Auditorium - Experience one of the largest and most professional fashion shows in the nation produced exclusively by students. In the state's biggest fashion event of the year, Iowa State University apparel, merchandising, and design students showcase their work with help from event management students and others from majors throughout the Iowa State campus. Watch The Fashion Show website and The Fashion Show Facebook page for details and ticket information. More».
For more information, contact the show's student producers Sydney Lawrence and Grace Rosson in apparel, events, and hospitality management at fs.producers@iastate.edu.
April 11
Vans: Empowering Youth Culture presentation with Vans team: 7-8 p.m., Memorial Union Sun Room - Since 1966, the Vans® brand has created action-focused footwear, apparel and accessories for skateboarders, surfers, BMX riders and snowboarders across the world with a goal of promoting creative expression and inspiring youth culture. The Fashion Show 2019 is proud to host Vans® as its Guest Company Designer. Members of their team will speak about the company's culture, history, and the success of the iconic California brand. They will discuss the how the company structure and business strategies have evolved to maintain its "Off the Wall" mission. Presenters include company recruiter Katie Essex; apparel merchandiser Lynda Castillo; apparel designer James McCahon, and footwear designers Jerod Harmon and Derek Huenecke, who are both Iowa State University graduates. More».
For more information, contact Emma Kachelmeyer in apparel, events, and hospitality management at ekachel@iastate.edu.
March 28
The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery presentation by Elizabeth Jachimowicz: 7-8 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Guest speaker Elizabeth Jachimowicz will share the story of how Benjamin Green-Field, known as Chicago's Mad Hatter, achieved celebrity status for his whimsical hats that featured the likes of pandas, lobsters and playing cards. This event is presented in conjunction with the Designed for a Modern Life: Decorative Arts & Fashion in the Mid-century exhibition in the Textiles and Clothing Museum and Christian Petersen Art Museum. The exhibit will be open for 30 minutes prior to and following the lecture. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 294-8552 or janfitz@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 1
Aloha AESHM party: 7-9 p.m., 0308 Elings Hall (adjacent to Sukup Hall and Biorenewables Research Laboratory) - Tired of this winter weather? Bring your friends to the Aloha AESHM party and get to know one another in a night full of food, games, and fun. Admission is $5 for this event, which is hosted by the ISU Event Management Club. More».
For more information, contact Sydney Hogle in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 641-485-7551 or smhogle@iastate.edu.
Feb. 24
Fashion Suburbia: Dressing the Family in Mid-Century America: 2-3 p.m., 2019 Morrill Hall - Join speaker Jennifer Farley Gordon, who has a doctorate in apparel, events, and hospitality management, in exploring the way that clothing style and clothing consumption factored in post-war America. This event is in conjunction with the "Designed for a Modern Life" joint exhibition by the Textiles and Clothing Museum and the Christian Petersen Art Museum. The exhibit will be open for thirty minutes before and after the presentation. This event is free and open to the public. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 515-294-8552 or janfitz@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
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 - 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. 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.
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.
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. 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.
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. 9
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.
Oct. 8
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. 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.
Oct. 2 - April 13
Designed for a Modern Life: Decorative Arts and Fashion in the Mid-century: 5 p.m.-12 a.m., Textiles and Clothing Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall - The exhibition includes selections from both permanent collections and select loans, including objects from designers such as Charles and Ray Eames, Roy Lichtenstein, Pricilla Sage, Paul Sachs, James Galanos, and Christian Dior.

The exhibition will run through April 13, 2019. Admission is free. University Museums and the Textiles and Clothing Museum will also be hosting a series of programs centered on the exhibition including a themed opening reception, Cocktails and Canapes, on Nov. 2, 2018.

This exhibition is curated and organized by University Museums and the Textiles and Clothing Museum at Iowa State University. More».
For more information, contact Janet Fitzpatrick in apparel, events, and hospitality management at 294-8552 or janfitz@iastate.edu.
Oct. 1
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.
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
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. 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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 5-8
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.
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. 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. 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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 28
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. 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. 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.
Oct. 25
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.
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. 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.
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. 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.
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. 19
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. 12
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.
Sept. 7
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.