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Wednesday, 26 Apr 2017

CODAC Spring Sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

Biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, jewelry, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. The sale continues Thursday and Friday, April 27 and 28.

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Channel: College of Human Sciences

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 167-175 Scheman Building

"Securing Health and Education: Hopes and Realities of Iowa Latino Immigrant Families," Kimberly Greder, associate professor of human development and family studies, and the 2016-17 recipient of the Rossmann Manatt faculty development award.

Cost: free

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Parks Library rotunda

The most popular study break on campus is back. Certified therapy dogs will be available in Parks Library daily during dead week. Follow the paw prints and use #BarksAtParks when sharing your photos with the dogs on Twitter.

Cost: free

Ask the Experts: National Preservation Week

Channel: University Library

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Parks Library lobby

Parks Library preservation staff will provide expert advice for handling and care of heirlooms and collectibles.

Spring Poster Presentation and Reception

Channel: University Honors Program

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Spring and summer 2017 graduating Honors students, as well as other Honors students, will be present to answer questions about their projects.

Cost: free

Thursday, 27 Apr 2017

CODAC Spring Sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

Day 2 of the biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, jewelry, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. The sale continues Friday, April 28.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Ask the Experts: National Preservation Week

Channel: University Library

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Parks Library lobby

Parks Library preservation staff and Suzanne LeSar, ISU Textiles and Clothing Museum, will provide expert advice for handling and care of heirlooms and collectibles.

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Parks Library rotunda

The most popular study break on campus is back. Certified therapy dogs will be available in Parks Library daily during dead week. Follow the paw prints and use #BarksAtParks when sharing your photos with the dogs on Twitter.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Ted Bair

Channel: Economic Development and Industry Relations

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Atrium of the Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place, ISU Research Park

Ted Bair, Small Business Development Center, is retiring.

CHS Entrepreneurship Showcase

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ LeBaron Hall lobby, auditorium

College of Human Sciences students compete for $1,575 in cash prizes as people from business, industry, and academia judge them on their ideas to start a new business or spruce up an existing one. This year's showcase is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the LeBaron Hall lobby area. The awards ceremony will follow at 9 p.m. in the LeBaron Auditorium.

Cost: free

Sale: Outdoor recreation equipment

Channel: Recreation Services

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ west gymnasium, State Gym

ISU's Outdoor Recreation Program will be selling used bicycles, canoes, water gear, rock climbing gear and camping gear.

Business Idea Pitch Contest

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ 0001 MacKay Hall

A Business Idea Pitch Contest will be held simultaneously with the CHS Entrepreneurship Showcase in 0001 MacKay Hall. All College of Human Sciences undergraduate and graduate students with an innovative business idea are welcome to present a 90-second pitch to industry professionals, get tips and suggestions on their business idea, and enter the contest to win cash prizes ranging from $50 to $100.

Cost: Free

Robin and Linda Williams

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

For the past 40+ years, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, "a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism." Today some might call it "Americana," but these two revered music masters were living and breathing this elixir 20 years before that label was turned into a radio format.

Cost: $15 Students / $20 Public

Friday, 28 Apr 2017

Symposium: Archaeological, Biological and Cultural Approaches to Understanding Humans

Channel: World Languages and Cultures Department

8:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Memorial Union, Gallery and Pioneer Room

The anthropology symposium is an opportunity for students to share and discuss their projects and research in an academic setting among their faculty and peers. All are welcome to attend. Registration not required.

Cost: free

Voorhees Supply Chain Management Conference

Channel: Supply Chain and Information Systems Department

8:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Sukup End Zone Club, Jack Trice Stadium

Learn about the future of supply chain with industry experts speaking on emerging technologies. A reception will follow the conference (2:30-4 p.m.).

Cost: $25, free for ISU students

Workshop: Communicating with Voters

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Cost: $20

CODAC Spring Sale

Channel: College of Design

10:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

Final day of the biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, jewelry, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150.

The Giver

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:10 am @ Stephens Auditorium

In a "utopian" future of sameness, young Jonas inherits an unusual career: to receive and keep the memories of his communities past. Throughout his lessons with his elder predecessor, Jonas learns of love, war, and all of life's unknown joys and pains, and he must decide whether to keep these secrets or upend his community. Based on Lois Lowry's modern classic.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Barks@Parks

Channel: University Library

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Parks Library rotunda

The most popular study break on campus is back. Certified therapy dogs will be available in Parks Library daily during dead week. Follow the paw prints and use #BarksAtParks when sharing your photos with the dogs on Twitter.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Rob Hubert

Channel: Animal Science Department

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 221 Science I

Rob Hubert, teaching laboratory coordinator for the animal science department, is retiring.

Cost: free

Workshop: Winning Internet Strategies

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Cost: $20

Retirement reception: Jean Anderson, Eunice Bassler, Marilyn Cox

Channel: Food Science and Human Nutrition

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Great Hall

Faculty members Jean Anderson and Eunice Bassler and analyst Marilyn Cox, all in the department of food science and human nutrition, are retiring. A program is planned at 4 p.m.

Retirement reception: Russell Mullen

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Memorial Union, Pioneer Room

Russell Mullen, agronomy department, is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Retirement reception: Christine Schultz

Channel: Mathematics Department

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ 305 Carver Hall

Christine Schultz, a senior lecturer in the mathematics department, is retiring. A program will start at 5:15 p.m.

Cost: free

Saturday, 29 Apr 2017

Opening Weekend of Summer Exhibit

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Saturday and Sunday, April 29 and 30, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Washed Ashore(TM) will be the major annual exhibit for Reiman Gardens in 2017, coinciding perfectly with the Gardens' annual theme of "water."

Treasure from Trash Drop-in Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Create a mini sculpture from trash to take home in this informal, drop-in program for kids and adults.

Softball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Western Illinois. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Cost: free

Softball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:30 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Western Illinois. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Cost: free

The Grapes of Wrath

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

The National Players bring a powerful production of Steinbeck's Great American Novel, The Grapes of Wrath. Presented in the intimate Fisher Theater at Iowa State Center, this story of the Joad Family's trek west. Leaving the Dust Bowl behind and persevering against all odds, they strive for their own piece of the American dream.