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Wednesday, 01 May 2019

CODAC Spring Sale

May 01, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

College of Design Foyer

$5-150

College of Design Special events

Day 1 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.

Open house: CALS Study Abroad Office

May 01, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

0018 Curtiss Hall

Free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Office will be open for all students to learn more about study abroad opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.

Barks@Parks

May 01, 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.

Research workshop: Post-award Actions 201 (Session 2)

May 01, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Take a deeper dive into post-award actions in our 201 session. This will be an interactive conversation where you can get answers to your questions and advice on how to handle unique situations with specific federal sponsors. You'll leave with some useful tools and resources you can use to be more efficient in your day-to-day work.

University honors program poster presentation

May 01, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions Student activities

The university honors program invites the public to attend the spring 2019 poster presentation and reception featuring honors projects and spring and summer 2019 honors graduates.

Research Presentation: Carrie Wolinetz, National Institutes of Health

May 01, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

206 Durham Hall

free

Research Office Lectures

Carrie Wolinetz, acting chief of staff and associate director for the Office of Science Policy (OSP) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), will be on campus to discuss sexual harassment and gender equality.

Exhibit opening reception

May 01, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions Student activities

A new exhibit, "Winners of The Fashion Show 2019," opens May 1 and runs through June 28 in the Textiles and Clothing Museum's Mary Alice Gallery. Get a closer look at the winning garments from this year's show. Light refreshments will be served.

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.