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Wednesday, 24 Apr 2019

Retirement reception: Sally Evans

Apr 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) Meetings, receptions

Sally Evans, secretary at the Virtual Reality Applications Center, is retiring this spring.

Workshop: Preparing for Finals

Apr 24, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3534 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences

All Veteran and military-affiliated students (i.e., Guard/Reserve, ROTC, or family member/dependent) are invited to this workshop to learn tips for studying and how to prepare for finals.

Research networking event: Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence

Apr 24, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

206 Durham Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

Meet other faculty on campus working in the area of machine learning/artificial intelligence (ML/AI). New collaborations could lead to several federal funding opportunities in this area.

Lecture: Gendered Media Coverage of Women Presidential Candidates

Apr 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

But Is She 'Likable?' Dianne Bystrom is director emerita of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics at Iowa State. She will discuss the how the media has covered women running for office differently than men, and what that might mean for the 2020 presidential election, for which there is an unprecedented number of women candidates.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2019

Caterpillar Club

Apr 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult.

Earth Month and 10 Years of Living Green Finale Celebration

Apr 25, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

South Library Lawn

free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Month and the wrap-up to our 10 Year Anniversary! Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food, yard games, FREE bike tune-ups and sustainability-minded giveaways.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Apr 25, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.

Retirement reception: DeAnn Frisk

Apr 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Meetings, receptions

DeAnn Frisk, an administrative specialist in the geological and atmospheric sciences department, is retiring after 30 years of service to the university.

Retirement reception: Norm Hill

Apr 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Norm Hill, interim assistant vice president for business services, is retiring. Hill served as director of logistics and support services (formerly central stores) for 25 years. A program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Lecture: The Art of Writing, with author Margot Livesey

Apr 25, 2019

2:10 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Join student and faculty in the Creative Writing Program for this informal moderated craft talk. Writers will have the opportunity to ask questions and hear author Margot Livesey discuss her writing process.

ISU Retirees: Social and program

Apr 25, 2019

2:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Lectures Meetings, receptions

"The National Centers for Animal Health: Historical and Present Contributions to Animal Agriculture," Dr. Marcus Kehrli Jr., director of the National Animal Disease Center. Program begins at 3 p.m. Refreshments provided by Vintage Cooperative, Ames.

Concert: Ella Mai and Bazzi

Apr 25, 2019

6:00 PM

Parking lot 29, north of the Molecular Biology Building

$25-$39

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

R&B artist Ella Mai and pop/R&B artist Bazzi will co-headline the Student Union Board's annual spring outdoor concert. The event will occur rain or shine.

Cyclone Cinema: Glass

Apr 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Glass is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie. The narratives of two standout originals--2000's Unbreakable and 2016's Split bring one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. Mr.Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb's superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds critical secrets. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Reading & Conversation: Margot Livesey, author

Apr 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

Margot Livesey is the award-winning author of ten books, including a collection of stories, Learning by Heart, and eight acclaimed novels: Homework, Criminals, The Missing World, Eva Moves the Furniture, Banishing Verona, The House on Fortune Street, The Flight of Gemma Hardy, and Mercury.

Friday, 26 Apr 2019

Celebration: World Intellectual Property Day

Apr 26, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Meetings, receptions

The event will highlight important innovations developed by Iowa State researchers and include a sampling of food products developed with ISU inventions. Participants can meet faculty who are an important part of ISU's intellectual property engine. Presented by the Iowa State University Research Foundation and the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer.

Arbor Day Celebration

Apr 26, 2019

2:00 PM

Central campus, west of the Campanile

free

Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department Student activities

A bur oak tree will be planted in memory of professor emeritus Paul Wray. A forestry extension faculty member, Wray planted (and taught others how to plant) countless trees across Iowa and often promoted oak species. Professor emeritus Steve Jungst will speak about Wray's service during a short program. Xi Sigma Pi and Forestry Club students; faculty and staff; and family and friends of Wray will assist with the planting.

Distinguished Awards Celebration

Apr 26, 2019

2:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Special events

The university's highest awards to alumni and friends are presented at the Distinguished Awards Celebration in the spring each year. The ceremony and reception following are open to the public.

Softball

Apr 26, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Cyclone Cinema: Glass

Apr 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Glass is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie. The narratives of two standout originals--2000's Unbreakable and 2016's Split bring one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. Mr.Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb's superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds critical secrets. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Iowa Odyssey, How We Got to Here

Apr 26, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

Who are we and how did we get to "here?" How does the idea of immigration connect to our community's past and present? Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.

Bad Bad Hats w/ The Host Country

Apr 26, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $14 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band consists of Kerry Alexander, Chris Hoge, and Connor Davison. Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline children's books, Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour. Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity.

Saturday, 27 Apr 2019

Postponed: Open house and pancake breakfast

Apr 27, 2019

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ames Municipal Airport, 2520 Airport Dr.

free

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

This event has been postponed until Sept. 28, 2019, due to weather.

Science Fair

Apr 27, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer and Gallery rooms, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Conferences Student activities

A science fair for students in grades 1-5, hosted by the ISU student chapter of the American Meteorological Society. Projects or posters can include any scientific topic, not just meteorology. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places in two age categories.

Softball

Apr 27, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Cyclone Cinema: Glass

Apr 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Glass is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie. The narratives of two standout originals--2000's Unbreakable and 2016's Split bring one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. Mr.Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb's superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds critical secrets. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Rent

Apr 27, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Broadway masterpiece, Rent, makes a stop on its 20th anniversary touring production. A reimagining of Puccini's La Boheme, Rent follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.

Sunday, 28 Apr 2019

Meet-a-Scientist

Apr 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

Meet up to a dozen local scientists who will share their research and knowledge with you through fun hands-on activities and conversation. This event features professionals who are Reiman Gardens' 2019 Science Communication Fellows. No registration required.

Performance: Iowa Odyssey, How We Got to Here

Apr 28, 2019

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

Who are we and how did we get to "here?" How does the idea of immigration connect to our community's past and present? Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.

Softball

Apr 28, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 28, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.