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Monday, 24 Apr 2017

The UM Connection - International Sculpture Day

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Anderson Sculpture Garden, north side of Morrill Hall

Three artists in the ISU Art on Campus Collection have been given the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center - Manuel Neri (2006), William King (2007), and Beverly Pepper (2013). As the ISC celebrates International Sculpture Day, join University Museums for a tour of sculptures by these recognized artists who have made exemplary contributions to the field of sculpture. #ISDay

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

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Art + Issues is an open campus discussion facilitated by our educator of visual literacy and learning. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space. People are invited to come and go during the two hour time frame as their schedule permits.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Norm Scott

Channel: Psychology department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Norm Scott, associate professor of psychology, is retiring.

Lecture: Crop bioengineering

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 1414 Molecular Biology Building

"Defining, Improving, and Changing the Specificities of CRISPR-Cas Nucleases." Professor J. Keith Joung, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, will describe research advances that are broadening the range of applications for CRISPR-Cas nucleases, improving the precision of these reagents, and enabling better elaboration of these technologies. Sponsored by the Crop Bioengineering Consortium.

Cost: free

SHIFT Installation Opening Reception

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reliable Street, 4635 Reliable St., Ames

Opening reception for a design-build installation by the spring 2016 second-year architecture studios. The permanent outdoor public space integrates both seating and places for play at Reliable Street artists' collective in Ames. At night it will be illuminated by an architectural light display powered by a solar-panel system donated by Ames company PowerFilm.

Tuesday, 25 Apr 2017

Ask the Experts: National Preservation Week

Channel: University Library

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Parks Library lobby

Parks Library preservation staff; Pete Sixbey, State Historical Society of Iowa; 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

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 - 8:30 pm @ LeBaron Hall lobby, auditorium

People from business, industry, and academia will judge College of Human Sciences students 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 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.

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.