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Sunday, 26 Apr 2015

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.

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015

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.

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.

Thursday, 30 Apr 2015

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."

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.

Friday, 01 May 2015

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.