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Multicultural and International Student Welcome Reception

Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 5:30pm-7:00pm in Beckman Forum, King Pavilion

New and returning graduate and undergraduate students are invited to celebrate the start of a new academic year and learn more about resources on campus at the College of Design's multicultural and international welcome reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the Beckman Forum, lower level of the King Pavilion. Refreshments will be served. To RSVP, email Audrey Kennis, kennis@iastate.edu

Brunnier Art Museum Happy Hour

Friday, September 02, 2016 from 5:00pm-6:30pm in Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Unwind after the first week of the semester and take in the new exhibitions at the Brunnier Art Museum while enjoying happy hour drinks and conversation. Twelve faculty artists from the Department of Art and Visual Culture and collaborators who contributed to the new exhibition "Inspired By..." will be present and talk about their partnerships. Cash bar.

Architecture Advisory Council Lecture: Simone Capra

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Architecture Premiere 16

Friday, September 09, 2016 from 4:30pm-5:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

The Department of Architecture's annual fall kick-off celebration includes a student scholarship and awards ceremony and introduction of the Class of 2020, faculty and Architecture Advisory Council members. Ceremony to be followed by the Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson's Ray Calabro, also in Kocimski Auditorium, and a reception for the Rome Program Spring 2016 exhibition, "Mura Aureliane/WallWalk," in Gallery 181.

Charles E. Chick Herbert Lecture in Architecture: Ray Calabro

Friday, September 09, 2016 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Ray Calabro, FAIA, a principal with the award-winning design firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson (BCJ) in Seattle, Wash., will present "Humane Modernism: The Architecture of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson" at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9, in Kocimski Auditorium. The 2016 Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture, Calabro's talk is part of Architecture Premiere 16, the annual celebration of the new academic year in the ISU Department of Architecture.

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Reception: It's Not Neither Exhibition by Ingrid Lilligren

Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 2:00pm-5:00pm in Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

Reception for It's Not Neither: Scale and consequence in Braille installations, an exhibition of work by Ingrid Lilligren, professor and chair of the ISU Department of Art and Visual Culture. A reception and gallery talk will be Sunday, September 11, 2–5 p.m. at Design on Main's gallery.

Culturally Responsive Teaching: Geneva Gay

Friday, September 16, 2016 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

The College of Design will host "Expanding Diversity Perspectives: A Curriculum Workshop" in September. Geneva Gay, professor of education at the University of Washington-Seattle, will present a public lecture titled "Culturally Responsive Teaching" at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 16, in Kocimski Auditorium, and facilitate a curriculum development workshop with faculty members from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17. The lecture is free and open to the public. To register for the workshop, email Mark Chidister, markchid@iastate.edu, by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2.

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Expanding Diversity Perspectives Curriculum Development Workshop

Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 8:30am-4:00pm in Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

The College of Design will host the first "Expanding Diversity Perspectives" curriculum development workshop to address pedagogical strategies that foster appreciation for and commitment to honoring diversity, equity and inclusion within and beyond the classroom and design studio. The workshop will be led by Geneva Gay, professor of education at the University of Washington-Seattle, who is internationally known for her scholarship on multicultural education and culturally responsive teaching.

The workshop is intended to increase understanding of the importance of addressing issues of diversity, equity and inclusion in the education and professional preparation of College of Design students; expand knowledge of effective strategies for building community and equity within the classroom/studio; and increase integration of the contributions of diverse groups and pluralistic perspectives in course content, class assignments and studio projects.

The workshop will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17, in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall. Building on her Friday evening lecture, Dr. Gay will detail the practice of culturally responsive teaching and guide faculty in generating ideas for the courses they teach. To register, email Mark Chidister, markchid@iastate.edu, by 5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2.

The workshop is cosponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion, the College of Design Office of the Dean and University Museums.

Two Artists Celebrating Textures, Tassels and Textiles: A Documentation of Design Process

Sunday, September 18, 2016 from 2:00pm-3:00pm in Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Eulanda A. Sanders, the Donna R. Danielson Professor of Textiles and Clothing in apparel, merchandising and design, and Cindy Gould, associate professor of art and visual culture, will give a slide-illustrated talk about their collaborative design process followed by a hands-on tassel-making workshop. All ages welcome. Tassel-making materials provided. Part of the "Inspired By..." exhibition programming.

Drawing a Campus Story: NO FOOD NO DRINKS by Chuck Richards

Thursday, September 22, 2016 from 3:40pm-5:00pm in 2055 Hoover

Illustrator Chuck Richards, professor of art and visual culture, has created a wordless sequential narrative drawing that's currently part of the exhibition "Inspired By..." at the Brunnier Art Museum. Taking his inspiration from drawings by Christian Petersen, Richards went on a campus journey to several of Petersen's sculptures, including those in the Microscopy and NanoImaging Facility (MNIF) and the Carillon Tower, among other locations.

Learn more about his creative process and the research involved as well as view microscopic specimens and hear highlights from Assistant Professor Tracey Stewart about the work at MNIF. Part of the "Inspired By..." exhibition programming.

Foreign Travel Grants Due from Departments to Dean's Office

Friday, September 23, 2016 from 8:00am-5:00pm in 134 Design

Department approved Foreign Travel Grants due to the dean's office.  Please submit original copy.  Information on these grants may be found at:  http://www.facsen.iastate.edu/foreigntravel

Prospective Undergraduate Open House

Friday, September 23, 2016 from 1:00pm-5:00pm in Gallery 181, College of Design

See yourself at Iowa State University’s College of Design. Attend our Prospective Undergraduate Open House to tour our facilities, meet students and faculty, visit classes and explore our majors. Register now. If you have any questions, please email Jennifer Anderson, our marketing and recruitment coordinator, janders@iastate.edu.

Architecture Advisory Council Lecture: Peggy Deamer

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Inspired By... exhibition program

Sunday, October 09, 2016 from 2:00pm-3:00pm in Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Join art and visual culture Professor Ingrid Lilligren and Assistant Professor Emily Morgan along with Jen Coppoc, lecturer in English and American Indian Studies, for a conversation on race, gender and the multi-layered meanings in the art of Josiah Wedgewood and J.J. Kandler's Meissen porcelain and Lilligren's response, which are all included in the "Inspired By..." exhibition on view at the Brunnier Art Museum.

Cyclone Family Weekend Reception

Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 8:00am-9:00am in Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

Annual College of Design open house for first-year students and their families in conjunction with Cyclone Family Weekend. This is an opportunity for parents and family members to meet students' instructors and academic advisers and see the college facilities. The DSN S 102 and 131 studios and the spring 2016 architecture/landscape architecture Rome exhibition in Gallery 181 will be open to view. A brief program will begin at 9:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served.

Architecture Advisory Council Lecture: James Timberlake

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

ISUAA Honors & Awards Ceremony

Friday, October 28, 2016 from 1:30pm-3:30pm in Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

Alumni Michael Braley (BFA 1993 Graphic Design), creative director of Braley Design in Lexington, Ky.; Tom Gerend, executive director of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority in Kansas City, Mo.; and Matt Ostanik, CEO of FunnelWise, based in West Des Moines, will receive the 2016 Design Achievement Award from the College of Design at the ISU Alumni Association's 85th Honors & Awards Ceremony. Alumna Kate Schwennsen (BA 1978 / MArch 1980 Architecture), FAIA, professor and director of the Clemson University School of Architecture in Clemson, South Carolina, will receive the 2016 Christian Petersen Design Award.

Architecture Advisory Council Lecture: Carlos Bedoya

Wednesday, November 02, 2016 from 5:30pm-6:30pm in Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Foreign Travel Grants Due from Departments to Dean's Office

Monday, December 12, 2016 from 8:00am-5:00pm in 134 Design

Department approved Foreign Travel Grants due to the dean's office.  Please submit original copy.  Information on these grants may be found at:  http://www.facsen.iastate.edu/foreigntravel

Fall Undergraduate and Graduate Convocation

Saturday, December 17, 2016 from 9:30am-11:00am in Lightfoot Forum and Kocimski Auditorium

The College of Design's fall undergraduate and graduate convocation will take place Saturday, Dec. 17. This is a separate event from the official Iowa State University commencement ceremony. This event includes bachelor's and master's students only from the College of Design and allows students and their guests a more individualized celebration of their achievement. Candidates for degrees from the College of Design will be recognized at a reception at 9:30 a.m. in the Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum (atrium) and a convocation at 10 a.m. in Kocimski Auditorium.

Design Career Fair

Thursday, March 02, 2017 from 12:00pm-5:00pm in ISU Memorial Union

Foreign Travel Grants Due from Departments to Dean's Office

Friday, March 24, 2017 from 8:00am-5:00pm in 134 Design

Department approved Foreign Travel Grants due to the dean's office.  Please submit original copy.  Information on these grants may be found at:  http://www.facsen.iastate.edu/foreigntravel

Design Career Fair

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 from 12:00pm-5:00pm in ISU Memorial Union