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What is featured?

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018

ISU Choral Masterworks Concert with ISU Symphony Orchestra

Apr 15, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde, choral conductor Jacob Harrison, conductor of orchestra

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 15, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Cyclone Cinema: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Apr 15, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Monday, 16 Apr 2018

Conference: Geological Society of America

Apr 16, 2018

8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Scheman Building

$40-$100

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Conferences

The GSA North-Central Section's 52nd annual meeting will discuss hot topics in geoscience; new research findings on glacier flow and agricultural water quality. Emerging contaminants in the environment will be presented and Iowa's unique geologic and hydrologic features will be explored.

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Apr 16, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"Impact of egg consumption on hyperhomocysteinemia, an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease," Kevin Schalinske, professor of food science and human nutrition and winner of the Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award.

Lecture: Ethical Difficulty

Apr 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures

"Why We Get Into Ethical Difficulty and How to Stop Ourselves," Marianne Jennings, professor of legal and ethical studies in the Department of Management at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business and one of the country's leading experts on business ethics.

Lecture: Into Purer Light

Apr 16, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Internationally renowned figurative painter and illustrator Jeremy Caniglia, an ISU College of Design graduate, will speak about his experiences working with the figurative master Odd Nerdrum at the Nerdrum School in Norway, his new solo exhibition and the future of figurative painting.

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Apr 17, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit Graduate Student Approval Form.

Conference: Geological Society of America

Apr 17, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scheman Building

$40-$100

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Conferences

The GSA North-Central Section's 52nd annual meeting will discuss hot topics in geoscience, new research findings on glacier flow and agricultural water quality. Emerging contaminants in the environment will be presented and Iowa's unique geologic and hydrologic features will be explored.

Workshop: Best Practices for a Successful IRB Submission

Apr 17, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Vice President for Research Training, development

This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn about best practices and receive tips for ensuring a smooth IRB review process.

Training: Spotting Severe Storms

Apr 17, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

This workshop is offered by Environmental Health and Safety for all university employees and students, and is especially encouraged those who work outdoors. Register via Learn@ISU.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 17, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

The Dose Makes The Poison: David Carius

Apr 17, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main, 203 Main St., Ames

College of Design Meetings, receptions

David Carius, a candidate for a Master of Arts in environmental graphic design, will present his projection-based installation exploring issues related to Iowa's drinking water quality.

Floral Design: Spring Swags

Apr 17, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Welcome spring with a lasting swag featuring fresh florals and greens that dry beautifully. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Lecture: Science Fiction Writing

Apr 17, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures Live Green

"Writing Science Fiction Thrillers in the Age of Climate Change," Paolo Bacigalupi, award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer and author of several popular dystopian novels for young adults, including "Ship Breaker."

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

Registration ends for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018

Apr 18, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of assigned registration start dates for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 registration.

Workshop: Emotional intelligence

Apr 18, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

University Human Resources Training, development

Session one of a two-part series. High-energy, interactive conversation that fosters awareness about how to be smarter with feelings. Learn how to be more intentional and purposeful with emotions so you can impact workplace outcomes. Session one will define Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and explore why EQ matters.

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Wing Plants

Apr 18, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn from Assistant Butterfly Wing Curator Anita Westphal about the wide variety of plants selected for display in the Butterfly Wing, from large tropical shade trees to delicious flowers, all the while steering clear of prohibited host plants.

Meet-A-Scientist

Apr 18, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Retirement reception: Tom Johnson

Apr 18, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2542 Veterinary Medicine

free

Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center Meetings, receptions

Dr. Tom Johnson, director of hospital operations at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, is retiring. A short program will begin a 4:15 p.m. RSVP by April 11.

Reception: Public Art Unveiling

Apr 18, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall, 1st floor

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join University Museums for the Curators Associates Reception at Morrill Hall where we will celebrate the installation of one of the newest additions to the permanent collection, Karen LaMonte's Nocturne 5. The large scale cast glass human form draped in a meticulously arranged textile was created through a painstaking process that exemplifies the translucent beauty of sculptural glass.

Lecture: Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

Apr 18, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures Live Green

"Is Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture Possible?" Sieglinde Snapp, professor of soils and cropping systems ecology at Michigan State University. Snapp will discuss her work in Africa and the U.S. using agroecology as a framework for developing environmentally friendly, and farmer-relevant agricultural systems. Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Keynote

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Apr 18, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Apr 18, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Apr 19, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit final electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Caterpillar Club

Apr 19, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult.

Earth Day Celebration

Apr 19, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

NEW Location - Memorial Union Great Hall

free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.

Telling Queer History Through Fashion

Apr 19, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success Diversity

Students in Queer Fashions, Styles, and Bodies (AMD 458/558X) will present interactive, visual exhibits featuring LGBTQ+ oral histories.

Panel: Brown v. Board of Education

Apr 19, 2018

6:30 PM

2157 Pearson Hall

free

Student Organizations Lectures

"Brown v. Board of Education: Then and Now." Attorneys Timothy Gartin, Hastings, Gartin & Boettger, and Hassane Muhammad, Justice Law Firm, to speak on the landmark school desegregation case Brown v. the Board of Education and how the legal landscape for public schools changed, then share what is happening in the educational legal arena today.

Cyclone Cinema: Molly's Game

Apr 19, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!