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What is featured?

Sunday, 03 Apr 2016

International Food Fair

Apr 03, 2016

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Admission $3 ($2 in advance); food tickets 50 cents

International Student Council Diversity Student activities

Sixteen international student organizations will participate in this annual event, sharing food items from their home cultures.

Tennis

Apr 03, 2016

11:00 AM

Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to the Ames Racquet and Fitness, 320 S. 17th Street, Ames.

Softball

Apr 03, 2016

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor.

Glass Beads Beyond Basics: Florals

Apr 03, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $22, Public $32 - Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hone your skills and create three very different kinds of floral beads.

Opening reception

Apr 03, 2016

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Room 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Mary Alice Gallery Meetings, receptions

For the two-week exhibition, "Unrestrained Exploration of Creative Design Scholarship: A Retrospective of Doctoral Work by Ling Zhang."

Argentine Tango Practica

Apr 03, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

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.

Monday, 04 Apr 2016

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Apr 04, 2016

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

0013 Curtiss Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"The pass-through of RIN prices to wholesale and retail fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard," James Stock, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Underwater Creature Hand Built Sculptures

Apr 04, 2016

4:00 PM - 8:15 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Sketch from aquatic life on site in Lake Helen and be inspired to create a 3-D sculpture from your drawings.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 04, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Arts, performances Lectures

Garritt Page, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

Lecture: Climate Change, Ontology & Urbanization

Apr 04, 2016

5:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Airquakes: Climate Change, Atmosphere & Urbanization." Keynote Lecture, Center for Excellence in the Arts & Humanities Symposium "What Is the Urban?" Albert Pope is the Gus Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture at Rice University.

Beginner Photography Class

Apr 04, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 week program on Mondays, April 4, 11, 18, and 25 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography

Lecture: Soul Food Love

Apr 04, 2016

7:00 PM

0101 Carver Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Alice Randall is a New York Times bestselling novelist, award-winning songwriter, and an innovative food activist.

Tuesday, 05 Apr 2016

Registration begins for sophomores: Summer 2016, Fall 2016

Apr 05, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Panel Discussion on Career Management and Planning

Apr 05, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Cardinal Room, MU

Academic Affairs Training, development

Would you like information on how to prepare for annual/six month performance reviews, advancement to senior lecturer/clinician, how to remain current in your profession as a lecturer or adjunct faculty, or how to effectively supervise teaching assistants?

Symposium: Undergraduate research and creative expression

Apr 05, 2016

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Conferences Student activities

A day-long celebration of undergraduate research that brings students from all academic disciplines together to share their work with the university community, families and guests through oral presentation sessions in a conference-style environment. Free registration for any ISU undergraduate involved in mentored research; application deadline is Feb. 12.

Open forum: Strategic plan

Apr 05, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to offer comments on the draft of Iowa State's next strategic plan. The new plan will guide university planning and activities from fiscal years 2017 through 2022.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 05, 2016

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Open forum: Human Sciences dean candidate

Apr 05, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 0210 Bessey Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Stephan Wilson currently serves as a Regents Professor of human development and family studies and dean of the College of Human Sciences at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater.

Macro Photography 2 Abstraction Class

Apr 05, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 week program on Tuesdays, April 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Take your close-up photography to the next level by incorporating abstract, fine art compositions into your shots.

Movement Milestones: Expression for Ages 6-10

Apr 05, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A 4 week program Tuesdays: April 5, 12, 19 and 26. Join Camilla Kottman, Board-Certified Movement Therapist, for a four week course exploring movement and development for elementary-aged youth.

Visioning Board Workshop

Apr 05, 2016

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to tap into your intuition by observing the subtle, deeper aspects of your experience so it can guide your choices.

Lecture: National Poetry Month Readings

Apr 05, 2016

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

National Book Award finalist Ada Limon and Iowa State instructor and poet Jennifer Knox read from their work.

Panel Discussion: Iowa Farmers on Sustainability

Apr 05, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Farming for the Long Term." Three Iowa farmers share practical solutions and personal experiences with conservation and sustainable agriculture practices. The Shivvers Memorial Lecture.

Performance: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Apr 05, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's irresistible family musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel's favorite son.

Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016

Youth Watercolor

Apr 06, 2016

6:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 week program on Wednesdays April 6, 13, 20, and 27 - Learn basic sketching and watercolor techniques.

SVPP - Preparing for a Successful P&T Review

Apr 06, 2016

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop for new tenure-eligible faculty hosted by Provost Wickert. Faculty, department chairs, and their mentors will receive an update on the latest P&T policies and recommendations on how to successfully prepare for a third year and P&T review.

Webinar: Preparing for the College Students of Tomorrow in Science and Math

Apr 06, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In order to prepare for tomorrow's college students, future faculty members must be equipped and aware of the complexities of these students. This session introduces the experiences of Kearns-CIRTL Graduate Fellows in teaching science and math effectively in classrooms with a widely diverse student population.

Webinar: 5 Secrets to a Super Productive Summer

Apr 06, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this webinar facilitated by Kerry Ann Rocquemore, you will learn: oHow to avoid the biggest mistakes academic writers make during the academic term oHow to maximize your research and writing productivity oHow to combat professional isolation and create a supportive writing community oHow you can experiment with these strategies in our upcoming 14 Day Writing Challenge

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 06, 2016

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.

Lecture: Future of Healthy Families

Apr 06, 2016

4:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Featuring Ronald Dahl, Institute of Human Development at the University of California, Berkeley. Part of the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, which brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families and the future of the field. Reception will follow.