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Sunday, 07 May 2017


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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.

Cost: ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes for $45

Tuesday, 09 May 2017

Workshop: Project LEA/RN

Channel: School of Education

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ 2622 Lagomarcino Hall

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.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Hans van Leeuwen

Channel: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 316 Town Engineering

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.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 10 May 2017

Book Return - University Bookstore

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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

Free Admission Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ 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

Channel: Plant Pathology and Microbiology

9:45 am - 4:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free

Lunch Bunch

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 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

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 1155 Administrative Services Building

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

Cost: free

Final grades due on Bb Learn and AccessPlus

Channel: Academic Calendar

2:15 pm

Farewell reception: Krishna Athreya

Channel: NSF Engineering Research Center for Biorenewable Chemicals (CBiRC)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Sukup Atrium, Biorenewables Complex

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

Cost: free

Retirement reception: W. Wade Miller

Channel: Agricultural Education and Studies Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 224 Curtiss Hall

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

Cost: free

Retirement reception: James Hill

Channel: Chemical & Biological Engineering

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ Central Prairie Room, Gateway Hotel and Conference Center

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

Cost: free

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Grade reports available on AccessPlus

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 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

Channel: Office for Responsible Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

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

Cost: free

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

All day @ 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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

All day @ 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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ 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

Channel: Reiman Gardens

All day @ 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

Channel: Athletics Special Events

7:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

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.

Cost: free