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What is featured?

Sunday, 07 May 2017

Softball

May 07, 2017

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

May 07, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm, the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Workshop: Project LEA/RN

May 09, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2622 Lagomarcino Hall

free

School of Education Conferences

Uncover what is known about human learning: share insights about the brain based on current research, engage in strategies that promote interaction and deep thinking, and learn how to apply your new understandings in situations where you facilitate learning. Continues May 10.

Retirement reception: Hans van Leeuwen

May 09, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

316 Town Engineering

free

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Meetings, receptions

Hans van Leeuwen, professor in civil, construction and environmental engineering, is retiring after 17 years of service. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Book Return - University Bookstore

May 10, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for end of term rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.

Free Admission Day

May 10, 2017

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

It's important to make the beauty and educational value of Reiman Gardens as available as possible to all. On the second Wednesday of every month, all guests may visit Reiman Gardens free of charge. The Gardens will still maintain its standard hours.

Walter and Helen Parke Loomis Symposium

May 10, 2017

9:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Plant Pathology and Microbiology Conferences

"Exploring the Dynamics of Plant Defense and Immune Responses." Hosted by the plant biology interdepartmental graduate program. Registration is free but due by April 28; lunch is provided.

Lunch Bunch

May 10, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring a sack lunch and enjoy a free youth story time program by the Ames Public Library at Reiman Gardens. Perfect for kids ages 0 - 5.

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

May 10, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1155 Administrative Services Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.

Farewell reception: Krishna Athreya

May 10, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sukup Atrium, Biorenewables Complex

free

NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC) Meetings, receptions

Krishna Athreya, diversity director for the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals, has served the center for six years.

Retirement reception: W. Wade Miller

May 10, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

224 Curtiss Hall

free

Agricultural Education and Studies Department Meetings, receptions

W. Wade Miller, professor in agricultural education and studies, is retiring. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Retirement reception: James Hill

May 10, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Central Prairie Room, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

free

Chemical & Biological Engineering Meetings, receptions

University Professor of chemical and biological engineering James Hill is retiring.

Artful Yoga

May 10, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. In conjunction with the current exhibition, our practice this semester will focus on the color red. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month's topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

May 11, 2017

9:10 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Today's university classrooms are more diverse than in the past. With this diversity of students comes the need to ensure the learning environments associated with courses are inclusive and designed to support all students. This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Kids Story Time

May 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week. Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related activity.

Unified Butterfly Recorder App Tutorial

May 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

The Unified Butterfly Recorder (UBR) is a handheld device app, developed in collaboration between Reiman Gardens and senior design students from Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, and it allows butterfly researchers and enthusiasts to efficiently record butterfly sighting data.

Seminar: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

May 11, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

Institutional Review Board 101: Navigating the IRB Submission Process, will provide you with tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

May 11, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Art from a Willow Bog." Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Plant Sale Extravaganza

May 12, 2017

All day

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' members only sale on Friday, May 12. The sale will open to the public on Saturday, May 13 and Sunday, May 14. Plant Sale Extravaganza sponsored by the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology, the Graduate Student Horticulture Society, the ISU Horticulture Club, Reiman Gardens, and the Story County Master Gardener Association

Spring Fling Weekend

May 12, 2017

All day

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate spring and early season color in the Gardens. There's plenty to do during Spring Fling weekend at Reiman Gardens.

National Public Gardens Day

May 12, 2017

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

We will kick off the event with half price admission in honor of National Public Gardens Day. Reiman Gardens is proud to join public gardens across the country to celebrate National Public Gardens Day annually on the Friday before Mother's Day.

Saturday, 13 May 2017

Bag-O-Bulbs Sale

May 13, 2017

All day

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Love the massed tulip displays at Reiman Gardens? Want some of that beauty? You can purchase Reiman Gardens' tulip bulbs to replant in your own yard! Not only will you get lots of bulbs at a great discount, but you'll also have a part Reiman Gardens' splendor.

Movie Night at Jack Trice Stadium

May 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

free

Athletics Arts, performances Special events

This spring's family film is "Trolls." Gates open at 6 p.m. Concessions will be available; seating is open in the east and south stands, on the field (blankets only, no chairs) and on the east tarmac (handicap accessible). Rain location is Hilton Coliseum.