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Friday, 28 Apr 2017

Symposium: Archaeological, Biological and Cultural Approaches to Understanding Humans

Apr 28, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery and Pioneer Room

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Conferences

The anthropology symposium is an opportunity for students to share and discuss their projects and research in an academic setting among their faculty and peers. All are welcome to attend. Registration not required.

Voorhees Supply Chain Management Conference

Apr 28, 2017

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Sukup End Zone Club, Jack Trice Stadium

$25, free for ISU students

Supply Chain and Information Systems Department Conferences

Learn about the future of supply chain with industry experts speaking on emerging technologies. A reception will follow the conference (2:30-4 p.m.).

Workshop: Communicating with Voters

Apr 28, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

CODAC Spring Sale

Apr 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Special events

Final day of the biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts and integrated visual arts programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, jewelry, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150.

The Giver

Apr 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:10 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

In a "utopian" future of sameness, young Jonas inherits an unusual career: to receive and keep the memories of his communities past. Throughout his lessons with his elder predecessor, Jonas learns of love, war, and all of life's unknown joys and pains, and he must decide whether to keep these secrets or upend his community. Based on Lois Lowry's modern classic.

Barks@Parks

Apr 28, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Parks Library rotunda

free

University Library Student activities

The most popular study break on campus is back. Certified therapy dogs will be available in Parks Library daily during dead week. Follow the paw prints and use #BarksAtParks when sharing your photos with the dogs on Twitter.

Retirement reception: Rob Hubert

Apr 28, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

221 Science I

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Rob Hubert, teaching laboratory coordinator for the animal science department, is retiring.

Workshop: Winning Internet Strategies

Apr 28, 2017

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Retirement reception: Jean Anderson, Eunice Bassler, Marilyn Cox

Apr 28, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Great Hall

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Faculty members Jean Anderson and Eunice Bassler and analyst Marilyn Cox, all in the department of food science and human nutrition, are retiring. A program is planned at 4 p.m.

Retirement reception: Russell Mullen

Apr 28, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Memorial Union, Pioneer Room

Agronomy Department Meetings, receptions

Russell Mullen, agronomy department, is retiring. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Retirement reception: Christine Schultz

Apr 28, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

305 Carver Hall

free

Mathematics Department Meetings, receptions

Christine Schultz, a senior lecturer in the mathematics department, is retiring. A program will start at 5:15 p.m.