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What is featured?

Thursday, 01 Jun 2017

Kids Story Time

Jun 01, 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.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Jun 01, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

Individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents' June 7-8 meeting in Cedar Falls.

Youth Summer Camp #1: Incredible Insects!

Jun 01, 2017

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun and educational activities focused on insects!

Retirement reception: Steve Mahoney

Jun 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Department Meetings, receptions

Steve Mahoney, who manages the Bessey Hall rooftop greenhouse, is retiring after 37 years of service to the university. A short program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Summer Crafts: Confetti Glass Vase

Jun 01, 2017

4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Turn a boring glass vase into a delightful signature piece! Start with a coat of white specialty paint and then layer dabs of bright colors over the entire surface. Accentuate with metallic gold and leave with the perfect vase for cut flowers.

Woodshop Orientation

Jun 01, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25, all supplies included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Friday, 02 Jun 2017

Graduate College: applications for graduation

Jun 02, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to submit applications for graduation for Summer 2017 through AccessPlus without a late fee.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Jun 02, 2017

5:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens' After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Quotables

Jun 02, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Add an inspiring quote, lyrics from your favorite song, or a personal message to your pottery.

Saturday, 03 Jun 2017

Tai Chi Class

Jun 03, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Workspace

ISU $45, Public $55

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learning and practicing the Form's 24 movements improve balance, posture, flexibility, confidence, attitude, overall health and well-being, and refresh and rejuvenate the spirit.

Dance/Movement Therapy Workshop

Jun 03, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A fun, Interactive introduction to how the use of movement furthers the emotional, cognitive, physical and social integration of the individual.

Sunday, 04 Jun 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jun 04, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 05 Jun 2017

Camp: Explore Engineering

Jun 05, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

College of Engineering

$20

College of Engineering

Participants (ages 6-9) earn about basic engineering and science concepts through fun, engaging, hands-on activities.

Meeting: Presidential Search Committee

Jun 05, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Uelner Executive Board Room, Alumni Center

free

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this initial meeting, the committee will receive its formal charge, discuss the scheduling of public listening sessions about qualities needed by the next president, and talk about next steps.

Open forum: Business services VP finalist

Jun 05, 2017

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Public Safety Meetings, receptions

Candidate names of the three finalists will be announced on the workday prior to each visit.

Adirondack Chair Class

Jun 05, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $80, Public $90, all supplies included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a comfortable outdoor chair just in time for summer in Iowa.

Class: Mindfulness, Meditation, & Relaxation

Jun 05, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$45 (discounts for members, students)

Reiman Gardens

A four-week program on Mondays beginning June 5. Take a break from your busy and sometimes hectic life to rejuvenate.

Intermediate Photography: Take Control of Your Camera

Jun 05, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class.

Tuesday, 06 Jun 2017

Plant Pals

Jun 06, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Seminar: Navigating the IRB Submission Process

Jun 06, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

2015 Morrill 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.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: What Happens When Pigs Eat Kool-Aid? Critical Thinking in Your Classroom (Locke Karriker)

Jun 06, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

in-person 2532 College of Vet Med, webcast in 2030 Morrill Hall, or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this joint CELT/VET MED presentation, Locke Karriker, Professor and Gustafson Chair for Teaching Excellence, Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine, shares how he brings the farm into his 90-student food-animal classroom. Professor Karriker's student-centered approach structures concepts and focuses on nurturing the thought process--

Dream Interpretation

Jun 06, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Tuesdays beginning June 6 for 4 weeks, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. What are your dreams telling you?

Photography Master Study

Jun 06, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods.

Teaching Art: How to Craft a Class

Jun 06, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Octagon Center for the Arts

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Artists, have you ever wanted to teach a class, but you're unsure how to get started? Well, now's your chance!

Wednesday, 07 Jun 2017

Belly Dance Class

Jun 07, 2017

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $35, Public $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture, and more importantly, tons of fun!

Landscape Photography

Jun 07, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn the fundamentals required to capture amazing outdoor shots in this class for beginning-to-intermediate digital photographers who want to understand the basics and bring their own unique artistic expression to landscapes and outdoor shooting.

Thursday, 08 Jun 2017

Kids Story Time

Jun 08, 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.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Jun 08, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Friday, 09 Jun 2017

Open house: ISU Dairy Farm

Jun 09, 2017

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

52470 260 St., south of Ames

0, open to the public

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

A celebration of dairy month. Tours will be given every 30 minutes beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. Stops include the milking parlor, milk house and dairy barns.

Water Day

Jun 09, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2nd Fridays during summer months. A special kid-focused event about things water!