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Sunday, 12 Apr 2015

Natural Mask-Making Workshop

Apr 12, 2015

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $20 for members, $25 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join instructor, Molly Nagel owner of the Upper Story Studio, and make your own mask for the upcoming All-Species Parade in downtown Ames. Using natural materials found and collected at Reiman Gardens, Molly will teach you how to make a beautiful insect or animal mask you can wear to celebrate diversity in the animal kingdom!

Softball

Apr 12, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Sculptural Glass Beads

Apr 12, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create mini-sculptures in glass! While learning techniques for shaping glass and creating different kinds of eyes, you will make a one-of-a-kind fish. Use your new skills to create other sculptures on your own.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 12, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 12, 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

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Apr 12, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; Jonathan Sturm, viola; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Performance: Million Dollar Quartet

Apr 12, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$33-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This thrilling Tony Award-winning musical brings the rock 'n' roll sizzle of Memphis to Stephens.

Monday, 13 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 13, 2015

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Carillon Superhighway I-35: Performing Arts Productions over Advanced Network

Apr 13, 2015

4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

Three speakers will talk about an upcoming collaborative performance between ISU's Stanton Memorial Carillon and performing arts groups outside the state of Iowa. Like a 2002 "Star Bells" performance, this project will take place simultaneously in two venues with two live audiences. Speakers include Chad Jacobson, recording engineer and systems analyst; Jeffrey Preter, Professor Emeritus of music; and Tin-Shi Tam, Cownie Professor of Music.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 13, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Tensor regression with applications in neuroimaging data analysis," Hua Zhou, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Walk-In Craft: Scarf Dyeing

Apr 13, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$14

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Dye a silk or cotton scarf with patterns and variations in tones. Choose from two natural dyes - Indigo which makes vibrant blue or kamala which makes golden yellow.

Understanding the Religious and Spiritual Lives of College-Age Americans

Apr 13, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Souls in Transition," Christian Smith, professor of sociology and director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Supple Lecture Series

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015

Registration begins for freshmen: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Apr 14, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Health Screenings

Apr 14, 2015

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Symposium: Interlocking the Pieces for Global Food Security

Apr 14, 2015

8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Gateway Conference Center

$50-$150 (free for ISU faculty, staff, students, consortium)

Seed Science Center Conferences

"Interlocking The Pieces For Global Food Security." Three sessions are planned to include topics on nutrition; capacity building/education; private/public partnerships and entrepreneurship; and production environments -- seeds, soil and water.

Symposium: Undergraduate research and creative expression

Apr 14, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

A day-long celebration of undergraduate research that brings students from all academic disciplines together to share their work with the university community, families and guests in a conference-style environment. Participation is open to any ISU undergraduate involved in mentored research.

P&S Council Seminar

Apr 14, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Collaborative Technology and Application Development: One View of Our Future," Jim Kurtenbach, interim vice president and chief information officer in information technology services.

Welcome reception: CALS Student Services

Apr 14, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet Elizabeth Martinez-Podolsky, undergraduate retention specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' student services office. She will act as the CALS multicultural liaison officer and provide programming for a broad range of student interests including undergraduate multicultural, adult, LGBT, veteran and military students.

Class: Beginner Photography

Apr 14, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 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 Tuesdays beginning April 7, April 14, April 21, & April 28 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This 4-part workshop covers the basics of photography including equipment & how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & tips & tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students & review. Bring your DSLR camera & tripod to each class.

Workshop: Perfume Blending Intensive

Apr 14, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $800 for members and $1,000 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Tuesdays April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, & May 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Those who complete this 6-week intensive workshop will leave with their own uniquely developed fragrance, 1 kit of 10 essences, & a Certificate of Perfume Blending from Amanda Feeley, natural perfumer & owner of Esscentual Alchemy. Amanda will teach you the background, skills, & preparation you'll need to become a natural perfumer.

Lecture: The Politics of Global Food Security

Apr 14, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Philip McMichael is Professor and Chair of Development Sociology at Cornell University.

Performance: C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Apr 14, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$60

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Screwtape Letters creates a topsy-turvy morally inverted universe set in an eerily stylish office in hell, where God is called the "Enemy" and the devil is referred to as "Our Father below."

Open Mic Night

Apr 14, 2015

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Symposium: Interlocking the Pieces for Global Food Security

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gateway Conference Center

$50-$150 (free for ISU faculty, staff, students, consortium)

Seed Science Center Conferences

"Interlocking The Pieces For Global Food Security." Three sessions are planned to include topics on nutrition; capacity building/education; private/public partnerships and entrepreneurship; and production environments -- seeds, soil and water.

Tour: Behind the Scenes at Reiman Gardens

Apr 15, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is free for members, ISU students, and volunteers with hours in the last two months. $10 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Topic to be determined. This program is perfect for volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

Academic Wealth Management: Helping High School Students & Families Make Early College Credit a Good Investment

Apr 15, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When does college begin? Today more than half the students entering directly from high school have earned some college credit before they matriculate. Academic advisers are rarely involved in those decisions. This session will present a creative approach to help students and families make more strategic decisions about early college credit.

Retirement Reception: Carl Jacobson

Apr 15, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Molecular Biology Foyer

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Meetings, receptions

Carl Jacobson, professor in the department of geological & atmospheric sciences, will retire at the end of spring semester. Please stop by and wish Carl well in his upcoming new life in Pennsylvania. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Film & Discussion: Love Is a Verb

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM

Carver Hall Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

A documentary examining Hizmet, or the Gulen Movement. Executive Producer Kenneth L. Hunter and co-producer Hakan Berberoglu will provide opening remarks and participate in a discussion following the 55-minute film.

Walk-In Craft: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Shrink plastic is lightweight, easy to draw on and fun! The possibilities are endless in creating unique designs for colorful jewelry.