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Thursday, 02 May 2019

CODAC Spring Sale

May 02, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

College of Design Foyer

$5-150

College of Design Special events

Day 2 of biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods, metals and textiles.

Barks@Parks

May 02, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

free

University Library Student activities

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

Design Expo: Mechanical engineering

May 02, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

Mechanical Engineering Student activities

The expo showcases the work of mechanical engineering students in semester-long design projects. ME 270 projects aim to support economic activity in developing regions. ME 415 projects are industrial-sponsored projects giving students a hands-on experience solving applied industrial problems. ME 466 projects connect mechanical, electrical and aerospace engineers in the solution of a single design problem.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

May 02, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Banquet: Sigma Xi honor society

May 02, 2019

5:30 PM

004 Scheman Building

$40

Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society Meetings, receptions

The newest members of the Sigma Xi scientific research honor society will be inducted at the banquet. Reservation deadline is April 25.

Entrepreneurship Showcase

May 02, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

LeBaron Hall lobby and auditorium

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

Interact with students as they pitch their business ideas and vie for awards.

Friday, 03 May 2019

CODAC Spring Sale

May 03, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

College of Design Foyer

$5-150

College of Design Special events

Final day of biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods, metals and textiles.

Barks@Parks

May 03, 2019

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Parks Library, upper rotunda

free

University Library Student activities

Comfort dogs will be available during dead week, along with chair massages and other stress-reducing activities.

Campaign Series: Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren

May 03, 2019

1:45 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Free - No tickets or RSVP required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is a senior U.S. Senator from Massachusetts. She was a law professor for 30 years before her election to public office in 2012. Her talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.

Retirement reception: LuAnn Adams

May 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 1009 LeBaron Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

LuAnn Adams, secretary in the College of Human Sciences' student services office, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Jeff Eichorn

May 03, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 2004 Black Engineering Building

free

Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering Meetings, receptions

Jeff Eichorn, program coordinator with the industrial and manufacturing systems engineering department, is retiring. No program is planned during the reception.

Softball

May 03, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Performance: Iowa Odyssey, How We Got to Here

May 03, 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.

Saturday, 04 May 2019

Mid-Iowa Woodcarvers Show

May 04, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Guests will have the opportunity to view carving contest entries, watch carving demonstrations and participate in a hands-on lesson in whittling.

Softball

May 04, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Performance: Iowa Odyssey, How We Got to Here

May 04, 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.

Sunday, 05 May 2019

Softball

May 05, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Performance: Iowa Odyssey, How We Got to Here

May 05, 2019

2:00 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.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

May 05, 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.

Monday, 06 May 2019

Retirement reception: Mary Harris

May 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 333 Science II

free

Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department Meetings, receptions

Mary Harris, adjunct assistant professor in the natural resource ecology and management department, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Sarah Rajala

May 06, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Conference room 3155, Marston Hall

free

College of Engineering Meetings, receptions

Sarah Rajala, Dean of the College of Engineering since April 2013, is retiring, and the college is hosting a retirement party for her. Remarks will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Retirement reception: Rose Martin

May 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

1951 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Rose Martin, senior lecturer in food science and human nutrition since 2008, is retiring.

Workshop: Photo Recipes

May 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76.50-$90

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances Training, development

A 4-week course led by professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg. The special photography class covers a collection of "how to" recipes. Participants should bring a DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. Beginner Photography or instructor permission is a prerequisite for this class. Preregistration with prepayment is required by May 5.

Tuesday, 07 May 2019

Home Gardening Series: Stretching and Strengthening for Gardeners

May 07, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

After winter it's easy to spring right into action outside, but it's important to take care and stretch before crouching, bending, and pulling weeds.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

May 07, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Photographing Your Children

May 07, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course on Tuesdays beginning May 7, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Capturing the personality of your child or grandchild in a photo is challenging.

Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Building Awareness: The Military Community and Extension Symposium

May 08, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

$10 (free for ISU students)

Dean of Students Office Conferences

The military symposium is a statewide event and open to anyone interested, including active military, Veterans, agencies and individuals who support the military community, and ISU Extension and Outreach faculty, specialists, county staff and Council members. A local panel of professionals who work with the military community also will be available to answer participant questions.

Retirement reception: Robert Bosselman

May 08, 2019

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Conference Room (1009), LeBaron Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

Robert Bosselman, professor and former department chair of apparel, events and hospitality management, is retiring. A short program will begin at 4 p.m.

Art Mart Spring Sale

May 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the makers, artists, craftsmen, designers, the go-getters and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse through a room full of handmade items including: o Functional and decorative pottery o Blown glass in brilliant colors o Beaded, upcycled and glass jewelry o Cheeky watercolor quotes & small paintings o Handmade soaps o Charming accessories o Hand-dyed leggings & scarves o A mighty-big selection of buttons o Ever popular mystery boxes

Beginner Photography

May 08, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, May 8, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg as he helps you go beyond the "Green" button, take control of your DSLR, and make better photographs.