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Thursday, 30 Aug 2018

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - Engineering Session

Aug 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

4100K Marston

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

Kids' Story Time

Aug 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - CHS Session

Aug 30, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

1009 LeBaron

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Aug 30, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. We will begin with the Farm House Museum and share how University Museums works with campus and community partners to preserve the stories and objects found there. Meet at the Farm House Museum.

Open house: ISU Alumni Center

Aug 30, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Alumni Center, 429 Alumni Lane

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Meeting and event planners are invited to try food samples, talk with event coordinators and tour rental spaces in the building.

Workshop: Academic skills for veterans

Aug 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to learn tips, tools and strategies for academic success. Topics include time management, student/faculty relationships, writing, test-taking and more. RSVP requested.

Manibus Collaborative Dance-Painting-Happening

Aug 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Meet the artist and inventor Amenda Tate and experience her robotic painting device!

Wheel Pottery Class

Aug 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120 & Public $130 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 30, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 30, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Friday, 31 Aug 2018

Tuition & Fee Adjustment Deadline

Aug 31, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Owl Night

Aug 31, 2018

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 Live Green Student activities

Whooo doesn't love owls? We have owl mugs, plates, figurines and banks, or paint a wise one on another piece you choose. Meet our special guest, Harvey, a Great Horned Owl who will be visiting The Workspace courtesy of the ISU Wildlife Care Clinic.

Exhibition Reception: For the Common Good

Aug 31, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Public reception for "For the Common Good," an exhibition of recent artwork by 18 faculty in the ISU Department of Art and Visual Culture. A gallery talk will be from 7-8 p.m.

Planetarium Show: The Solar System

Aug 31, 2018

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 31, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 31, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Saturday, 01 Sep 2018

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 01, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 01, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Football

Sep 01, 2018

7:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 01, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Sunday, 02 Sep 2018

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 02, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 02, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Tag - One month every year, five highly competitive friends hit the ground running for a no-holds-barred game of tag -- risking their necks, their jobs and their relationships to take one another down. This time, the game coincides with the wedding of the only undefeated player. What should be an easy target soon becomes an all-out war as he knows they're coming to get him.

Monday, 03 Sep 2018

University holiday

Sep 03, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed and classes are recessed in observance of the national Labor Day holiday.

Fall Color Photography

Sep 03, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Monday, September 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Come learn how to take stunning fall images. Join award winning photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a class exploring the "how-to" of capturing phenomenal autumn colors.

Tuesday, 04 Sep 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Sep 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Open forum: CALS dean finalist

Sep 04, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Daniel Robison, dean of the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design, and professor of forest resources management at West Virginia University, Morgantown, is the first of three finalists selected in the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station.

Reception: "Unpacked: Refugee Baggage" exhibit

Sep 04, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join us for a reception in the newly installed exhibition "Unpacked: Refugee Baggage" currently on view in the Christian Petersen Art Museum. Brief remarks by the artist, who received a BArch in Architecture from ISU in 2009, and University Museums Assistant Curator Adrienne Gennett will begin at 5:15 pm. Light refreshments.

Lecture: Trade Relations and U.S. Agriculture

Sep 04, 2018

6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Tom Vilsack served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for eight years and is currently president and CEO of the U.S. Dairy Export Council.

Paper Sunflowers Class

Sep 04, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 & Public $40 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Recreate the warm yellows and golds of Van Gogh's sunflowers in paper!

Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Sep 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.