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Thursday, 24 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Aug 24, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Aug 24, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Driveway between Parks and Morrill

free

Community activities Special events

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround driveway between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Auditions: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Auditions are open to all ISU students. There are also a number of roles available to adults ages 40 and over.

Auditions: The Children's Hour

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Auditions are open to all ISU students. Roles are available for 12 women and 2 men.

Glitter Postcards

Aug 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$1 per postcard

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A quick and dirty (glittery) craft! Pick a vintage postcard and choose an element in the imagery that you'd like to redesign, then glue and glitter.

Friday, 25 Aug 2017

Audit to credit deadline

Aug 25, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full semester course from audit to credit basis.

Drop Deadline

Aug 25, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop full-semester or first half-semester courses without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Registration Deadline

Aug 25, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to initiate registration through AccessPlus. A late registration fee applies.

Schedule Change Deadline

Aug 25, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes without signatures of instructor and adviser (full-semester courses and first half-semester courses). See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines and the Schedule of Classes for exceptions.

Schedule Change Deadline

Aug 25, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process a schedule change for fall through AccessPlus registration.

Celebration: Women's Equality Day

Aug 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Plaza of Heroines, Catt Hall

Free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Special events

Story County residents can register to vote (free cookies, brownies and lemonade for those who do). All are welcome to learn more about programs offered by the Catt Center, the Margaret Sloss Womens Center, and the League of Women Voters of Ames and Story County.

Campus conversation

Aug 25, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

3150 Beardshear

free

Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion Diversity Meetings, receptions

Campus communities continue to be leaders of change. With the events occurring at the University of Virginia, let's engage in this conversation. Come in for the full time or drop in.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Aug 25, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Cyclone Invitational: Volleyball

Aug 25, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kent State. Game times and dates are subject to change.

ISU AfterDark

Aug 25, 2017

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 26 Aug 2017

LEAD Retreat

Aug 26, 2017

All day

YMCA Camp, Boone

Student Activities Center Student activities

The Student Activities Center in collaboration with the Department of Residence hosts an off campus, overnight retreat for the top student organization leaders at Iowa State. Specific organizations will be invited to attend based on their impact to the student body and Iowa State as a whole. The camp goes from Saturday to Sunday.

Textbook return deadline

Aug 26, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply. See website for details.

Cyclone Pride Floral Wreath Workshop

Aug 26, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Cyclone pride with a living wreath planted in cardinal and gold!

Art Workshop: Fall Water Media with Erna Waterman

Aug 26, 2017

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Spend the first half hour making an abstract water media project and discussing design. You will find that being happily unaware of what will happen opens up the artist in you to the pure fascination of creating art!

Discovery Station: Sea Lions

Aug 26, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

Cyclone Invitational: Volleyball

Aug 26, 2017

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Omaha. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cyclone Invitational: Volleyball

Aug 26, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. New Mexico. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Concert: Geographer

Aug 26, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Geographer is an indie rock band based in San Francisco, California. Lead singer Michael Deni describes his sound as being "soulful music from outer space" using analog, electronic and acoustic elements to craft dense layers and unique sound textures.

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

Fanfare Concert

Aug 27, 2017

3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A concert to launch the new academic year featuring the faculty in the ISU music department.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 27, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 28 Aug 2017

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Aug 28, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive and inspiring space.

Retirement reception: Bronwyn Frame

Aug 28, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

free

Agronomy Department Meetings, receptions

Bronwyn Frame, an assistant scientist in the agronomy department's Plant Transformation Facility, is retiring. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Class: Ice Dyeing

Aug 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Move over tie-dye, there's a new trend in town. Use fiber reactive dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect for a scarf or decorative pillowcase.

Great Plants for Iowa: Conifers

Aug 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ranging from towering trees to crawling shrubs, there is a lot to see when it comes to conifers. Did you know that not all conifers are evergreen?

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017

Research Orientation for New Faculty

Aug 29, 2017

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Training, development

VPR Sarah Nusser will have an open, interactive discussion with new faculty about internal funding opportunities and other topics of interest. Staff from OVPR units will be on hand to answer questions about various components of the research life cycle at Iowa State and how the OVPR can support faculty throughout the process.