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Sunday, 01 May 2016

University Bills

May 01, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

University bills with Summer 2016 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus.

MOVED: Softball

May 01, 2016

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. With strong chances of rain on Saturday and Sunday, the Cyclones and Sooners will now play a double-header on Friday (2 and 4 p.m.) The final game of the series is set for Saturday at noon.

Art Supply Swap

May 01, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Bring items from your own stash - things that you aren't going to use, but can't bring yourself to throw away. Swap for new or new-to-you supplies!

Craft of the Month: Watercolor Quotes

May 01, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use masking fluid to write out a movie quote, song lyrics, or a sassy phrase on special paper.

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 01, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Pattern Glass Made in Iowa

May 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Eagle Glass Works and the Iowa City Flint Glass Co., the only glass manufacturers west of the Mississippi in the early 1880's, began when J. H. Leighton came to Iowa in the late 1870's looking to make a name for himself in the glass making industry. Learn about the pitfalls of making glass in Iowa that led to the quick demise of the industry.

Performance: The Birds

May 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union Maintenance Shop, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Two Athenians guided by a crow and a jackdaw leave their city and all its arguments in order to look for a better life. This is the start of an idea one of them eventually has--that birds were the original gods and should build themselves a great city between heaven and earth. The nightingale calls the birds of the world who begin to assemble and start building that city in the sky. Actors as well as puppets will be used in this new adaptation.

Argentine Tango Practica

May 01, 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, 02 May 2016

Final Exams

May 02, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 6.

Plant Protection Program: Plant & Insect Diagnostic Center

May 02, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear from the experts at Iowa State University's Plant & Insect Diagnostic Center (PIDC) as they discuss and demonstrate official methods for testing and identifying plant pests and pathogens.

Retirement reception: Ken Burditt

May 02, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Room 2333 Printing and Publication Building

free

Printing Services Meetings, receptions

Ken Burditt, customer relations specialist with ISU Printing and Copy Services, is retiring.

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 02, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Retirement reception: Larry Ebbers

May 02, 2016

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

University Professor of higher education Larry Ebbers is retiring. A short program will begin at 4:15 p.m. A graduate student fund has been established.

Conquering Bad Light & Color in Photography

May 02, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A four week course on Mondays, May 2, May 9, May 16, and May 23 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. This class offers tips on photographing in less than ideal lighting situations.

Making Meaning with Color: Oil Crayon

May 02, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 week program Mondays May 2, 9, 16 and 23 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Create oil pastel drawings from suggested imagery, with expressive therapies instructor Camilla Kottman.

Oil Painting Workshop: Cool Colors (Picasso)

May 02, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn the basics of painting wet-in-wet, from setup to materials, to paint selection and technique with professional artist and instructor Kaukab Barni Merchant.

Tuesday, 03 May 2016

Final Exams

May 03, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 6.

Open forum: Candidate for director of student affairs assessment and research

May 03, 2016

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions

Denise Williams-Klotz, assistant director, office of multicultural student affairs, Iowa State, is one of five finalists.

Webinar: Multi-Week Course - "How to Craft and Submit a Winning Book Proposal in 4 Weeks"

May 03, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this Multi-Week Course, you will be guided through a step-by-step process to complete your book proposal within four weeks, learn how to translate your research projects for a broader market, and receive invaluable advice about how to approach acquisition editors at academic presses.

Study Break: Coloring Books!

May 03, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Retirement reception: Tom Polito

May 03, 2016

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Polito is assistant dean and director of student services in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. A short program will begin at 4 p.m.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

May 03, 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.

Softball

May 03, 2016

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa (Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series).

Movement Milestones: Expression for Ages 11-14

May 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A four week program on Tuesdays, May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Join Camilla Kottman, Board-Certified Movement Therapist, for a 4-week course exploring movement and development for middle-school-aged youth.

Photography: The Art of Seeing

May 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This is a four week class on Tuesdays, May 3, May 10, May 17 and May 24 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. The goal of this class is to help you explore your photographic potential.

Performance: Wild Kratts LIVE!

May 03, 2016

6:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$29.75- $49.75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Animated Kratt Brothers, Martin and Chris, "come to real life" in a classically Wild Kratts story. In "To the Creature Rescue!" the Emmy-nominated Kratt Brothers activate the fan favorite Creature Power Suits to confront a comic villain. Through hilarious pratfalls and amazing animal 'wow facts', the Wild Kratts team rescues their favorite invention from Zach's clutches so the animals of the creature world are safe once again.

Ames Town & Gown Concert: The Aulos Ensemble

May 03, 2016

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

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

Community activities Arts, performances

Flutist Christopher Krueger, oboist Marc Schachman, violinist Linda Quan, cellist Lutzke and harpsichordist Arthur Haas.