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Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

Registration ends: Summer 2016, Fall 2016

Apr 20, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of assigned registration start dates for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration.

Behind the Scenes

Apr 20, 2016

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Topic: "Production Greenhouses" - After a long Iowa winter, see these back-of-the-house spaces come alive with seedlings and activity, and get inspired for your spring gardens.

Webinar: Improving Outcomes in Chemistry Through Holistic Instruction

Apr 20, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Successful STEM faculty of the future must find ways to engage and improve the experiences of first generation, low-income and/or minority students who are increasingly enrolling in institutions of higher education. This session examines the experiences of faculty and Kearns-CIRTL Graduate Fellows who work with students in semester long workshops to help improve academic performance in chemistry.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Ross Parke

Apr 20, 2016

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center ballroom

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The final lecture of the Future of Healthy Families series features Hilton Endowed Chair Ross Parke. He will be joined by the series speakers via live web feeds. A reception and HDFS graduate student poster session immediately follows the lecture, 4-5:30 p.m.

Open House

Apr 20, 2016

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Landscape Architecture Building (use west entrance)

free

Intensive English and Orientation Program Meetings, receptions

Celebrating 50 years of Iowa State's Intensive English and Orientation Program. A short program will begin at 3:15 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and displays.

POSTPONED: Softball

Apr 20, 2016

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

The Iowa State vs. Iowa (Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series) softball game has been postponed to April 27, due to weather. Game time is 3 p.m.

Lucky Penny Necklace

Apr 20, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain.

Artist Lecture: Gary Bowling with a Gallery Walk

Apr 20, 2016

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

free

University Museums Arts, performances

One of the preeminent Midwestern landscape painters, Gary Bowling is well known for his expansive and expressive visions of the fields and vistas within and surrounding Iowa. He will discuss his art, history, and passion for this genre of painting. Please join University Museums in celebrating one of our most popular and wonderful artists and his solo exhibition on campus.

Lecture: Food Regimes, Food Sovereignty and Agroecology

Apr 20, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Eric Holt-Gimenez is the executive director of the Institute for Food and Development Policy, better known as Food First. The organization was founded in 1975 by Joseph Collins and Frances Moore Lappe and promotes access to healthy, ecologically produced, and culturally appropriate food. Holt-Gimenez worked for more than two decades with small-scale farmers in Mexico and Central America and prior to joining Food First served as the Latin...

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Apr 20, 2016

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz 2.0, with Michael Giles gripping the reigns, presents the famous "Far East Suite" penned by Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn. A work that was released in 1966 features several pieces that were all influenced from the Ellington Orchestra's international tours for the State Department. Different images, poetic works, and musical musings all combined to inform these compositions. The band is featured throughout both collectively and soloi

Performance: Blue Man Group

Apr 20, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25- $70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Blue Man Group - enemy of monotony, remedy for boredom, promoter of overjoy and elation. DARE TO LIVE IN FULL COLOR

Lecture: The Syrian Refugee Crisis

Apr 20, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

James Gelvin is a professor of Middle Eastern history at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of "Divided Loyalties: Nationalism and Mass Politics in Syria at the Close of Empire."

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 20, 2016

10:00 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.