For your calendar: Opening events

Here's a compilation of college and university events scheduled to officially launch the 2013-14 academic year:

College events

  • Agriculture and Life Sciences: Convocation, Sept. 10 (4:10 p.m., Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall)
  • Business: Faculty and staff family picnic, Aug. 23 (6-8 p.m., Maple Shelter, Brookside Park)
  • Design: Welcome reception, Aug. 26 (6-8 p.m., King Pavilion, College of Design, program at 6:45 p.m.)
  • Engineering: Convocation, Sept. 3 (3:10-4 p.m., auditorium, Howe Hall, reception follows in the atrium)
  • Human Sciences: Faculty and staff convocation, Aug. 22 (7:45-11 a.m., Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center)
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences: Convocation and reception, Sept. 11 (4-6 p.m., Memorial Union Sun Room)
  • Veterinary Medicine: Convocation, Oct. 2 (8-9 a.m., 1226 Vet Med)

University events

  • Academic year opening address, President Steven Leath, Sept. 13 (8 a.m., MU Great Hall)
  • University faculty and staff awards ceremony, Oct. 2 (3:30-4:30 p.m., MU Sun Room, reception follows)