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Friday, 01 May 2015

CODAC Spring Art Sale

May 01, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Foyer, College of Design

College of Design Special events

The CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale of artwork by students in the integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts programs will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, April 29-May 1, outside the College of Design Dean's Office. Most of the proceeds go directly to the student artists, while the rest help fund club activities. Find a unique gift for graduation, Mother's Day, a summer wedding, or for yourself!

Music in the Courtyard

May 01, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Science Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjuction with the Rashomon sculpture exhibition by Chuck Ginnever, an Iowa State music ensemble will play music over the noon hour in and amongst the sculptures in the courtyard of the Food Sciences building. Bring your lunch to the courtyard for music, sculpture, and a respite from studying for finals.

Softball

May 01, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Night 2015

May 01, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

College of Design Special events

Seventy-three graduating seniors in graphic design will share their design portfolios and work samples. Professionals are welcome from 5-7 p.m.; family, friends and public welcome from 7-8 p.m.

Retirement Reception: Roger Baer, Mark Engelbrecht and Tim Keller

May 01, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery, Iowa State Memorial Union

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Joint retirement reception for Roger Baer, professor of graphic design and former chair of the art and design department; Mark Engelbrecht, professor of architecture and dean emeritus of the College of Design; and Tim Keller, professor emeritus and former chair of landscape architecture. A brief program will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Dance performance

May 01, 2015

7:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium, 520 Sixth St.

$15 ($10 for students and seniors)

Kinesiology Arts, performances Diversity

"The Mystery of Water," Co'Motion Dance Theater's Women in Motion.

Performance: On the Verge

May 01, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Subtitled "The Geography of Yearning," this play tells of three lady explorers who travel through time and meet very diverse beings on their journey. Tickets available through the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop Ticket Office, MidwesTix, or at the door before performances. Advance purchase suggested.

For More We Turn To Jessica Williams from "The Daily Show"

May 01, 2015

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Daily Show" correspondent and "all around funny lady" Jessica Williams was recently featured on the cover of WIRED Magazine.

Saturday, 02 May 2015

Mid Iowa Woodcarvers Woodworking Show

May 02, 2015

All day

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

The Mid-Iowa Woodcarvers return for their one-day show on Saturday, May 2! Guests will have the opportunity to view carving contest entries, watch carving demonstrations and participate in a hands-on lesson in whittling.

Art Supply Sale & Craft Swap

May 02, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

It's time for spring cleaning! We will be going through our stash of supplies and pricing to sell. We also have a number of free items that will be on our CRAFT SWAP TABLE! Bring stuff from your stash that is usable and in good condition (things that you aren't going to use but can't bring yourself to throw away). Swap for new or new-to-you supplies.

Softball

May 02, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Workshop: Floral and Butterfly Watercolor

May 02, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Saturdays May 2, May, 9, May 16, and May 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Have fun painting watercolor in a comfortable, non-competitive atmosphere with artist and instructor Yvonne Brune.

Dance performance

May 02, 2015

7:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium, 520 Sixth St.

$15 ($10 for students and seniors)

Kinesiology Arts, performances Diversity

"The Mystery of Water," Co'Motion Dance Theater's Women in Motion.

Performance: On the Verge

May 02, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Subtitled "The Geography of Yearning," this play tells of three lady explorers who travel through time and meet very diverse beings on their journey. Tickets available through the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop Ticket Office, MidwesTix, or at the door before performances. Advance purchase suggested.

Sunday, 03 May 2015

Softball

May 03, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Art Supply Sale & Craft Swap

May 03, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

It's time for spring cleaning! We will be going through our stash of supplies and pricing to sell. We also have a number of free items that will be on our CRAFT SWAP TABLE! Bring stuff from your stash that is usable and in good condition (things that you aren't going to use but can't bring yourself to throw away). Swap for new or new-to-you supplies.

Performance: On the Verge

May 03, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Subtitled "The Geography of Yearning," this play tells of three lady explorers who travel through time and meet very diverse beings on their journey. Tickets available through the Memorial Union Maintenance Shop Ticket Office, MidwesTix, or at the door before performances. Advance purchase suggested.

Argentine Tango Class

May 03, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Monday, 04 May 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

May 04, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Costs and Benefits of Unconventional Natural Gas Extraction and Exports: Life Cycle GHGs, Air Emissions and Road Impacts," Constantine Samaras, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh.

Tuesday, 05 May 2015

Final Exams

May 05, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 8.

Retirement reception: Carolyn Heising

May 05, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 2004 Black Engineering

free

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Meetings, receptions

Professor of industrial and manufacturing systems engineering Carolyn Heising is retiring.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

May 05, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Macro 1 Photography Class

May 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning May 5, May 12, May 19, and May 26 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken.

Workshop: Perfume Blending

May 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$1,000 ($800 for members)

Reiman Gardens Training, development

With natural perfumer Amanda Feeley, Esscentual Alchemy. Those who complete this 6-week workshop will come away with their own developed fragrance, a kit of 10 essences and a Certificate of Perfume Blending.

Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Final Exams

May 06, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 8.

University Bills

May 06, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

University bills with Summer 2015 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus http://accessplus.iastate.edu

Art Walk: A Celebration of the Artist Sarah Grant

May 06, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Conversations Oak-Elm South Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Please join us in welcoming artist Sarah Grant to campus to celebrate her place in the legacy of the Art on Campus Collection. Starting with Christian Petersen's Conversations, we'll journey to the Hixson-Lied Student Success Center to enjoy and discuss how Sarah and her company Sticks, Inc. have continued Petersen's legacy of providing beauty and inspiration for current and future Iowa Staters to enjoy.

Recognition ceremony: 2015 Exemplary Faculty Mentors

May 06, 2015

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

This spring marks the second time the provost's office will recognize a group of faculty mentors. A reception follows (4:30-5:30 p.m.).

Photographic Exposure Class

May 06, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning May 6, May 13, May 20, and May 27 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Go in-depth with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg, to understand just what exposure is and how adjusting it will alter your photographs, for a variety of desired effects. Learn to master manual control of the lightness and the darkness of an image, even when your camera suggests something different.