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Sunday, 17 Apr 2016

Make Masks & Puppets for the All Species Parade

Apr 17, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Ames' second annual All Species One Earth Parade will be held downtown on Saturday, April 23. Animal masks, costumes and puppets are encouraged, and The Workspace can help.

Musical: The Secret Garden

Apr 17, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults and seniors $24, students $16

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Mary Lennox's her parents die in a cholera epidemic and she is sent to live in Yorkshire with relatives she has never met. She is unhappy with everything about her. Then, shortly after she arrives, she notices a vine covered wall which surrounds a secret garden. A bird helps her find the key to the door and the next day she discovers the door itself hidden behind the overgrowth. She pushes open the door and her life begins to change.

Carillon Concert

Apr 17, 2016

2:30 PM

Central Campus

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Junior Johnathan Germick will perform a student concert with the Cunningham Quartet -- four siblings that have attended (Craig and Carrie) or currently attend (Cayla and Casey) Iowa State.

Argentine Tango Practica

Apr 17, 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, 18 Apr 2016

Through the Eyes of a Friend: The World of Anne Frank

Apr 18, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Fictional character Sarah paints a poignant portrait of pain, loss and hope while remaining faithful to Anne Frank's life and her world during the Holocaust throughout Europe.

Carillon Concert

Apr 18, 2016

11:50 AM

Central Campus

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

A real-time, remote collaborative concert. ISU carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam will perform via live link with Michael Mitacki, head of percussion studies at Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. The concert also will be available online (live only, no archived version will be available).

Through the Eyes of a Friend: The World of Anne Frank

Apr 18, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Fictional character Sarah paints a poignant portrait of pain, loss and hope while remaining faithful to Anne Frank's life and her world during the Holocaust throughout Europe.

Lecture: ISU Carillon

Apr 18, 2016

4:00 PM

Central Campus

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lectures

"ISU Carillon Keeps Up with the Times," Richard Watson, founder of Meeks, Watson and Co., Georgetown, Ohio. Watson will talk about bell-making, tuning, hanging and recording. Watson led the 1992-94 renovation of the carillon. The lecture is sponsored by the Stanton Memorial Carillon Foundation.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 18, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lectures

Estimating subgroup-specific treatment effects via concave fusion, Jian Huang, Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, Department of Biostatistics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Documentary & Discussion: White People

Apr 18, 2016

6:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"White People" is a first-of-its-kind documentary exploring whiteness and the intersection of race and immigration in an increasingly diverse America. It was produced, directed and hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and undocumented immigrant Jose Antonio Vargas as part of MTV's Emmy Award-winning Look Different Campaign. (41 min)

Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016

SVPP - Strategies for Obtaining Tenure

Apr 19, 2016

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

A panel of senior faculty and department chairs from various colleges share their recommendations on how to plan and prepare for a successful promotion and tenure review.

BBQ: Student Alumni Association

Apr 19, 2016

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

General Events Student activities

Renew or sign up for a 2016-17 Student Alumni Association membership and get a free lunch.

Arbor Day planting: Witchhazel Walk

Apr 19, 2016

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Between Horticulture Hall and Osborn Drive

free

Student Activities Special events Student activities

The Graduate Student Horticulture Society is leading a planting day, including over 75 shrubs and trees along the sidewalk between Horticulture Hall and Osborn Drive. In addition to members of GSHS, volunteers from the undergraduate Horticulture Club and students in the Landscape Architecture program will participate.

P&S Council Seminar Series

Apr 19, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Diversity Lectures Training, development

"It Matters What Staff Say, Too," Denise Williams-Klotz, multicultural student affairs; and Katie Davidson, College of Veterinary Medicine. The seminar will be webcast live and archived for later viewing.

Softball

Apr 19, 2016

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 19, 2016

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance 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.

Softball

Apr 19, 2016

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota.

Floral Design Series Workshop

Apr 19, 2016

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Topic: "Off-White Crescents" - Give a nod to those emerging bulbs with springtime crescents that can welcome the change in season!

Documentary Screening: The Competition: An Angel Borrego Cubero Film

Apr 19, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

The first film documenting the tense developments that characterize architectural contests, "The Competition" is an account of how some of the best architects in the world struggled to beat the competition to design the National Museum of Art of Andorra.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Deb Cassidy

Apr 19, 2016

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Deborah Cassidy is a professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro in the Department of Human Development and Family Studies.

Performance: Blue Man Group

Apr 19, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Blue Man Group is best known for their wildly popular theatrical shows and concerts which combine music, comedy and multimedia theatrics to produce a totally unique form of entertainment.

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

Registration ends: Summer 2016, Fall 2016

Apr 20, 2016

All day

Academic Affairs 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.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Ross Parke

Apr 20, 2016

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center ballroom

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

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 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

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...