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What is featured?

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.

Thursday, 07 May 2015

Final Exams

May 07, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 8.

Youth Program: Plant Pals

May 07, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$6 ($2 for members, ISU students pay 15% off member price)

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens.

Art Mart

May 07, 2015

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

Retirement open house: Sandy Foltz

May 07, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Extension 4-H Building

free

Youth-4H Meetings, receptions

Sandy Foltz, office coordinator for ISU Extension 4-H Youth, is retiring.

Recycled Bookmaking Workshop

May 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$50 (members $40)

Reiman Gardens Training, development

Learn about historical bookbinding techniques. Create your own handmade books from recycled papers, using variations of the Coptic stitch.

Friday, 08 May 2015

Final Exams

May 08, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 8.

National Public Gardens Day

May 08, 2015

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free admission for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

We will kick off the event with free admission and a seedling giveaway in honor of National Public Gardens Day. Reiman Gardens is proud to join public gardens across the country to celebrate National Public Gardens Day annually on the Friday before Mother's Day. The day allows us the opportunity to raise awareness of America's public gardens and their important role in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservatio

Art Mart

May 08, 2015

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

May 08, 2015

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

0020 Howe Hall

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Endothelin Axis and Pancreatic Tumor Microenvironment," Maneesh Jain, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Jain will discuss how the components of endothelin axis are expressed in various cellular compartments of pancreatic tumor microenvironment (TME), and the impact of targeting endothelin axis on pancreatic TME in genetically engineered animal models. A reception precedes the seminar at 12:40 p.m.

Plant Sale Extravaganza

May 08, 2015

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

The Plant Sale Extravaganza will be held in Reiman Gardens' parking lot rain or shine. As a member perk, Reiman Gardens' members can purchase plants before the public on Friday, May 8th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The sale will open to the public on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Softball

May 08, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas.

Graduate College Commencement

May 08, 2015

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement speaker is Susan J. Lamont, C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture & Life Sciences.