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Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017

Registration begins for freshmen: Summer 2017, Fall 2017

Apr 11, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

11th annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression

Apr 11, 2017

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

various rooms, Memorial Union

free

Undergraduate Research Program Conferences Student activities

Nearly 170 students from ISU's six undergraduate colleges will summarize about 140 research projects in conference-style oral or poster presentations.

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Apr 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A timeless tale based on one of Aesop's most popular fables, this production is a musical treasure chronicling the misadventures of a bored, mischievous shepherd boy as he learns a life lesson about the importance of telling the truth and the consequences of "Crying Wolf."

Seminar: Building Awareness of Internal Threats to Research Programs

Apr 11, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

FBI special agent Robert Georgi, Omaha division, will provide an overview of insider security threat awareness and the importance of IT and physical security measures in the university setting.

Public forum: Student Counseling Service director finalist

Apr 11, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions

Joyce Davidson, associate director and current interim director of Student Counseling Service, is one of two finalists for the director's post.

Pride Week: Film and discussion

Apr 11, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1064 Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"We've Been Around," short films celebrating the lives of transgender trailblazers throughout U.S. history. Bring your lunch and join a conversation about trans history.

Faculty-led series: Getting into industry-sponsored research

Apr 11, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Training, development

"How ISU Protects Intellectual Property." JIm Oliver, University Professor of mechanical engineering, will share his experiences securing intellectual property protection based on industry funded research.

Workshop: Exploring Personal Identities in Higher Education and How It Impacts Your Teaching

Apr 11, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Discussions of inequality are critical to higher education in that all programs, to varying degrees, promote discourse of social inequalities in ability, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and religion. This aspect of education can be particularly challenging when discussing privilege and oppression as it can feel threatening for all individuals (Boyd, 2008) since we all have parts of our identities that can be affected ...

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Apr 11, 2017

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A timeless tale based on one of Aesop's most popular fables, this production is a musical treasure chronicling the misadventures of a bored, mischievous shepherd boy as he learns a life lesson about the importance of telling the truth and the consequences of "Crying Wolf."

Lecture: A Conversation with TIAA President Roger Ferguson

Apr 11, 2017

4:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

TIAA President and CEO Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., will discuss the path that led him to becoming the first African-American vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and one of the few African-American CEOs in the Fortune 100.

Lecture: Geodesign: A New Approach to Sustainable Planning and Design

Apr 11, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Michele Campagna, associate professor of spatial planning at the University of Cagliari, Italy, will discuss recent advances in geodesign and share his experiences in geodesign research, education and practice.

College of Business CEO Series Lecture: TIAA President & CEO Roger Ferguson

Apr 11, 2017

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

In a time of constant change, it's more important than ever for Americans to focus on ensuring their financial well-being. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., CEO of Fortune 100 financial services firm TIAA and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, will offer advice on steps that every individual can take, no matter what ups and downs may occur in the economy and markets.

Discussion: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Apr 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$12.50 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Earth Month by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist Sharon Rink.

Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

Apr 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Pursuing Questions: Prospects for the Economy in Agriculture," Alan Barkema, retired senior vice president and director of research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Open Mic Night

Apr 11, 2017

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)