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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.

ClubFest

Sep 05, 2018

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Copyright in the Classroom: Guidelines for Instructors

Sep 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Memorial Untion Gallery

free

University Library Training, development

Have you ever wondered what exactly "Fair Use" means? In this workshop, representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate topics such as Fair Use, the TEACH Act, campus resources for copyright support, and more! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Lecture: The Art of Mindfulness

Sep 05, 2018

6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Romapada Swami is a Vaishnava monk, a scholar on Eastern (Vedic) thought and philosophy, and a highly respected spiritual leader with the International Society for Krishna Consciousness.

Mini-Book Pendant

Sep 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25 & Public $35 (supplies provided)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a tiny book to wear as a pendant!

Photography: All Things Water

Sep 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Wednesday, September 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. It can be very difficult to capture great images of water.

Sewing Lessons

Sep 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Lecture: Refugee Stories, The Art of Mohamad Hafez

Sep 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Mohamad Hafez came to the United States to study architecture at Iowa State University and was unable to return to his beloved Syria. He will speak about his art, his story, and the stories he visually recreates of refugees from around the world.

Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band

Sep 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$69.50-$175

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The 2018 All Starr Band includes Colin Hay ("Who Can It be Now", "Land Down Under"), Steve Lukather ("Africa", "Hold The Line", "Roseanna"), Gregg Rolie ("Black Magic Woman", "Evil Ways") and new member Graham Gouldman of 10cc ("I'm Not In Love", "Things We Do For Love"). On percussion and sax is Warren Ham and on drums Gregg Bissonette.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 05, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 06 Sep 2018

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Sep 06, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.