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Sunday, 26 Apr 2015

Cyclone Battalion 5K and Food Drive

Apr 26, 2015

11:00 AM

Ada Hayden Park

$20 ($15 for students)

Student Organizations Student activities

Fun but challenging (also optional if not able) obstacles will be placed throughout the course. A Food drive will be located at the start point along with food and drinks. All proceeds will go to ISU's Army ROTC program. Register on AccessPlus or by email (cyclonebattalion5k@gmail.com); T-shirt included in cost.

COHERENCE Extended Hours

Apr 26, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

CEAH Fellowship: Imagining the Prairie, Then and Now

Apr 26, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman

free

Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) Lectures Meetings, receptions

CEAH fellow Matthew Sivils will discuss how the prairie landscape functioned as a challenge to European-American conceptions of the land, while becoming a defining emblem of the American experience. Following the presentation, University Museums assistant curator Adrienne Gennett will provide a tour of Iowa artist Ellen Wagener's landscapes exhibit.

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 26, 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, 27 Apr 2015

P&S Council Seminar

Apr 27, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Supervisory Survey Assessment Results," Don Broshar, University Human Resources.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 27, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Small Area Quantile Estimation*", Jiahua Chen, Canada Research Chair, Tier 1, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Class: Great Plants for Iowa

Apr 27, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost for one class is $16 for members and $20 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Spring and Summer Bulbs Develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa.

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015

Bag It Documentary Screening

Apr 28, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Carver 101, Cyclone Cinema

Free

Live Green Live Green

Join the Office of Sustainability and the Ames High School Environmental Science Class for a screening of the documentary Bag It, highlighting the effects of plastics on us and the environment.

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015

Strategies for Obtaining Tenure: Panel Discussion with Senior Colleagues

Apr 29, 2015

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Panel discussion with senior faculty on promotion and tenure strategies.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 29, 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!

Softball

Apr 29, 2015

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Green Bay.

Spring Poster Presentation: University Honors Program

Apr 29, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

Spring and summer Honors graduates, as well as other Honors students, will be present to answer questions and speak with individuals interested in their capstone projects.

Retirement reception: Loa Christensen

Apr 29, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 0331 Palmer Building

free

Human Development and Family Studies Meetings, receptions

Christensen, the academic adviser for students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies program, is retiring.

Softball

Apr 29, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Green Bay.

Opening reception: 2015 Fashion Show Exhibit

Apr 29, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

Summer exhibit will feature the first and second place student designs from the spring fashion show.

Class: Low Budget Photo Tricks

Apr 29, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Imagine capturing stunning shots and imaginative effects without a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units.

Thursday, 30 Apr 2015

Textbook buyback

Apr 30, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

End of term textbook buyback begins at University Bookstore.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 30, 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!

Lecture: Intersections of Journalism with Computer Science & Data

Apr 30, 2015

3:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Brant Houston, professor and Knight Chair of Investigative Reporting at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Signature Research Initiative

Retirement Reception: Sandy Niester

Apr 30, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

136 UDCC -Union Drive Community Center

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

Sandy is a record analyst in the registrar's office.

Sigma Xi banquet

Apr 30, 2015

5:30 PM

004 Scheman Building

$30

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Meetings, receptions

The banquet includes initiation of new members of Sigma Xi, the presentation of the Zaffarano and Karas Awards, and installation of new officers. The retiring president, Dr. Tom Sauer, will present a lecture, "Science and Philosophy: Partners for Global Food Security."

Entrepreneurship Showcase

Apr 30, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

LeBaron lounge and lobby

free

College of Human Sciences Student activities

Annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase. Students in this year's AESHM 474/574 (Entrepreneurship in the Human Sciences) class will present and display their innovative business proposals, business idea pitches and consulting project recommendations.

Workshop: Recycled Bookmaking

Apr 30, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Learn about historical bookbinding techniques and make your own unique handmade books from recycled papers, using variations of the Coptic stitch. Leave class with two or more books and the know-how to keep cutting, folding and stitching more. A perfect use for that handmade paper from our Papermaking Workshop.

Nepalese Student Association: Candlelight Vigil

Apr 30, 2015

7:30 PM

Lawn south of the Campanile, central campus

free

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Special events Student activities

Show support for victims of the earthquake that hit Nepal on April 25. Donations boxes will be available.

Performance: On the Verge

Apr 30, 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.

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.