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Sunday, 20 Jul 2014

Fee payment deadline: Summer 2014

Jul 20, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. Final payment due.

Photography: Light, Color and Shadows Class

Jul 20, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture the summer sunlight with your digital SLR during a photography class set at Ada Hayden Park! On Sunday, meet at the shelter near the parking lot at Ada Hayden. We will focus on capturing light, color and shadows in the beautiful natural scenery the park provides. Monday we will meet at the Memorial Union, offering the opportunity to critique photographs and share experiences in photography among classmates.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 20, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

The Workspace 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 dancing better.

Monday, 21 Jul 2014

Designation of Repeat Course Deadline

Jul 21, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a summer course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Basketweaving I Class

Jul 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15/ Public $25 Including Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Think outside the (square) box and learn to weave a triangular base. Create a basket that perfectly tucks into any corner.

Photography: Light, Color and Shadows Class

Jul 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture the summer sunlight with your digital SLR during a photography class set at Ada Hayden Park! On Sunday, meet at the shelter near the parking lot at Ada Hayden. We will focus on capturing light, color and shadows in the beautiful natural scenery the park provides. Monday we will meet at the Memorial Union, offering the opportunity to critique photographs and share experiences in photography among classmates.

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Jul 22, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit signed Submission Request Form for electronic thesis or dissertation.

Graduate College students: graduation applications

Jul 22, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for final submission of graduate student graduation approval slip.

Training to Become a Sentinel Plant Network First Detector

Jul 22, 2014

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" plant pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle. Preregistration is highly encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register.

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: The Art Of Saying "No"

Jul 23, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

o Are you confused about when to say "yes" and "no" to other people's requests? o Do you often say "yes" to requests without realizing the impact that response will have on your time and productivity? o Do you find yourself feeling angry and resentful during the academic year because you've said "yes" too often? You're not alone! Many faculty (pre and post-tenure) find it incredibly difficult to sort out when, why and how to say "NO".

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Jul 24, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to upload final electronic thesis/dissertation copy for Thesis Office review.

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Jul 24, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Cost per person is $2 for members, $6 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Online Tele-Workshop: Teaching In No Time: How To Have A Stress-Free Semester (4 sessions)

Jul 24, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this four-week course (July 24 and 31, August 3 and 10) you will learn the basics of planning and executing a stress-free course. Through weekly calls and exercises, you will develop the skills you need to teach effectively with less time and stress. Participants can revise a current course or plan a new one.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Summer Drinkware

Jul 24, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4 plus cost of piece/ Public $5 plus cost of piece

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Whether your drink of choice is a tall glass of lemonade or a slushy margarita, personalize one for your next patio gathering.

Workshop: Nature Journaling

Jul 24, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $38 for members, $47.50 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a four week course on Thursdays, July 17, July 24, July 31, and August 7 Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe & record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, & native flora and fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching. Ages 10+

Friday, 25 Jul 2014

Retirement reception: Charlotte Bronson

Jul 25, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

3150 Beardshear

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Charlotte Bronson is an associate vice president in the Office of the Vice President for Research.

Retirement reception: Michael Otis

Jul 25, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Michael Otis is director of benefits and classification/compensation in University Human Resources.

Retirement reception: Penni McKinley

Jul 25, 2014

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Patterson Library, second floor, Thielen Student Health Center

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Penni McKinley, HR and compliance officer in the Thielen Student Health Center, is retiring.

Dance social

Jul 25, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014

Workshop: Make an Alien Plant

Jul 26, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $40 for members, $50 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join 2014 Alien Invasion artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss for a workshop to create an alien plant to grow in a dark corner of your house or garden. Use willow, tooled metal, paper pulp, screen & a variety of repurposed objects. Participants need to bring sharp pruning shears, a small hammer, wire cutters, needle nose pliers, & small found objects. Willow, nails, screen, paper pulp & some found objects will be provided for participants to share.

"Little Dresses for Africa" Work Weekend

Jul 26, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

No Cost

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa.

American Solar Challenge Showcase

Jul 26, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Iowa State Center (D-2) parking lot

College of Engineering Student activities

Ames will serve as a race car checkpoint for the 2014 Americal Solar Challenge. The competing solar cars, including ISU's Team PrISUm, will stop en route from Omaha to La Crosse, Wisconsin. The cars in the cross-country race are designed, built and driven by college teams. Activiites and displays are part of the free public event.