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Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016

Registration begins for freshmen: Summer 2016, Fall 2016

Apr 12, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Lecture: Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference Keynote - Catherine Kling

Apr 12, 2016

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Student activities

"From Iowa Kid to NAS Member: Where the Study of Economics Has Taken Me" - Catherine Kling is the Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) last year.

VPR Workshop: Broader impacts

Apr 12, 2016

4:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

Over the past five years, broader impacts have seen increased focus at the National Science Foundation. These sections are playing a major role when funding decisions are made. This workshop will provide an overview of how to successfully incorporate broader impacts into your research proposals, resources that may be found on campus, and an NSF perspective on its importance.

Lecture: The Power of Procrastination

Apr 12, 2016

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jorge Cham is the creator of PHD Comics, including "Piled Higher and Deeper," a comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia. He also produced the PhD Movies. Part of the Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference

Documentary & Discussion: The History of Yoga

Apr 12, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Yoga has established itself as an effective alternative therapy across the world, yet few people know of it's philosophical and historical origins. The History of Yoga takes you through a 6,000 year developmental history of yoga, from the times of Harappa Civilization to the Medieval Ages to the 19th century, when modern science shed new light on the potential of yoga. The film crew traveled 35,000 km - across India, Nepal, Europe...

Ames Town & Gown Concert: Musicians from Marlboro

Apr 12, 2016

7:30 PM

Ames City Hall auditorium

$25 (free for students K-12, ISU students with I.D.)

Community activities Arts, performances

Pianist Cynthia Raim, violist Samuel Rhodes (formerly of the Julliard String Quartet), violinists Itamar Xorman and Robin Scott, and cellist Brook Speltz.

Open Mic Night

Apr 12, 2016

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)