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Sunday, 19 Apr 2015

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 19, 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 19, 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

Lecture: Reflections on the Asian American Experience

Apr 19, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Karate Chops, Geishas & Nerds," John Palmer, Colgate University. He discusses the complex nature of race and how we can begin to address race and racism from a fresh perspective. Asian Heritage Week Performance Night Keynote Speaker

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Registration ends: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Apr 20, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of assigned registration start dates for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration.

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 20, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Meet John Pappajohn

Apr 20, 2015

4:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Lectures

Pappajohn, namesake of ISU's Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, will speak about the importance of entrepreneurship and his personal journey. The 2015 Pappajohn Student Scholars will be recognized, followed by a brief reception in the Gerdin Commons.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 20, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Quantile Regression in the Secondary Analysis of Case-Control Data", Ying Wei, Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York

Lecture: The First Amendment in the 21st Century

Apr 20, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center and a founding editor at USA Today. First Amendment Day Series Keynote.

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Apr 21, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit signed Submission Request Form for electronic thesis or dissertation.

Graduate College students: graduation approval

Apr 21, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College last day for final submission of graduate student graduation approval slip.

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 21, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Seminar: Redesigning a Course to Engage Students - Game Based Learning Learning Community

Apr 21, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Game-based Learning in Human Development and Family Studies - Redesign Financial Education Course to Engage Students. Invited speaker for this session is Jeanna Nation, Lecturer, Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 21, 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.

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Apr 21, 2015

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Mitigate, Adapt, or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts" Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University.

Class: Beginner Photography

Apr 21, 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 21, 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.

Caucus Cup Debate

Apr 21, 2015

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The ISU College Democrats will debate the College Republicans on an issue of the day. First Amendment Day Celebration

Piano Studio Recital

Apr 21, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 22, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Training: Youth Program Leaders

Apr 22, 2015

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 1020 Extension 4-H Youth Building

free

Office of Risk Management Training, development

Offered by the offices of Risk Management, Extension and Outreach, and Conference Planning and Management to provide youth program leaders and student organization officers with information about youth-related policies, procedures and forms for conducting youth programs at ISU. Preregistration is required.

Live Green! Earth Day Celebration

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library Lawn

FREE

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Bike tune-ups, food, and sustainability-minded giveaways!!

Webinar: "STEMming the Confidence Gap with Piazza Technology"

Apr 22, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Register for the webinar

Free online webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In "STEMming the Confidence Gap with Piazza Technology" you will learn how 30,000 faculty worldwide foster inclusive student interaction using a FREE social learning platform called "Piazza." Piazza is a 24/7 virtual learning-place where students gather to ask, answer and explore classroom material with educators guidance.

Agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Apr 22, 2015

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Free and open to the public

Live Green Live Green

The Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture presents the 11th Annual Research Symposium. Joshua Farley, Ecological Economist and Professor at the University of Vermont, will give a keynote presentation on agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. A reception and poster session will follow featuring current research from GPSA students and faculty. Join us and enjoy locally sourced refreshments!

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 6th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the Integrated Studio Arts program in the College of Design. Award winners will be announced during a short 4:15 p.m. program.

Softball

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Nebraska-Omaha.

Class: Low Budget Photo Tricks

Apr 22, 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.

Class: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Apr 22, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $10 for members and $12.50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Earth Day by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist, Sharon Rink.

Lecture: Climate Urgency

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

The Changing Iowa Landscape

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This Earth Day, learn about some of the factors that have contributed to the changing Iowa landscape over the past 100 year. Please join Drs. Mark Hanna and Amy Kaleita, faculty in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, as they discuss the evolution of hay and forage production and harvest, the changing land, and soil and water conservation practices. These issues have impacted Iowa hay and forage production over the past 50 to 100 years.

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Apr 23, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to upload final electronic thesis/dissertation copy for Thesis Office review.