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Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015

Ship-naming Ceremony: USS Iowa

Sep 02, 2015

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Special Events Special events

Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus will announce the name of the U.S. Navy's next Virginia-class submarine during the ceremony. Also speaking are Gov. Terry Branstad and ISU President Steven Leath.

Retirement reception: Nancy Osborn Johnsen

Sep 02, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Osborn Johnsen, an administrative academic adviser in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Welcome reception: Black Faculty and Staff Association

Sep 02, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Union, Multicultural Center

free

Academic Affairs Diversity Meetings, receptions

All are welcome to meet new employees and reconnect with current colleagues. Refreshments will be served.

Reception for Paul Lasley

Sep 02, 2015

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

free

Sociology Department Meetings, receptions

Sociology professor Paul Lasley recently stepped down as department chair after serving in that capacity for 13 years. He remains on the sociology faculty. A short program will begin at 5:15 p.m.

Nature Journaling Class

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$40 for members & $45 for general public. ISU students pay 15% off member price.

Reiman Gardens

A four week course on Wednesdays - September 2, September 9, September 16, and September 23 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe and record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, and native flora and fauna.

Opening reception: "Women for Women: Female Fashion Designers" exhibit

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill Hall

free

Mary Alice Gallery Meetings, receptions

This reception celebrates the Textiles and Clothing Museum's fall exhibit, which brings the names of both recognized and lesser-known female fashion designers to the forefront by presenting examples of their work.

Opening reception: (Re)discovering S(h)elves exhibition

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Meetings, receptions

(Re)discovering S(h)elves reflects a multi-disciplinary curatorial approach to reexamining the University Museums permanent collection in conjunction with its 40th anniversary celebration. Remarks begin at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.

Photography Class: The Art of Seeing

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$85 for general public (discounts for members and ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

A four week course on Wednesdays, Sept. 2-23. Led by professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Zendoodle Bookbinding Class

Sep 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $38, Public $48 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Turn your scribbles into a thoughtful collection of reflections in this 2-part class. Start by creating your own small handmade sketchbook using recycled materials and drawing paper, and finish with guided instruction in the process of Zendoodle to begin filling the pages with beautiful designs.

Live Music: Northern Faces w/ Modern Chemistry

Sep 02, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Offering impossibly catchy hooks and melodies, unparalleled harmonies, blues-influenced instrumentation and a modern pop sensibility, Northern Faces has crafted an impressive standout sound that is all their own. The Albany, NY-based indie-rock outfit showcases their sonic prowess on their self-titled, debut full-length, released this past April on Equal Vision Records.