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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Apr 2018

Open House: In Focus and Manuel Neri exhibits

Apr 01, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum andChristian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Don't miss this opportunity to see the current exhibitions In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection and Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery, and Allure on the weekend!

Monday, 02 Apr 2018

Retirement reception: Rebecca Foster

Apr 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

Rebecca Foster, a records analyst in the office of the registrar, is retiring. Brief remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Tuesday, 03 Apr 2018

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 03, 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.

Wednesday, 04 Apr 2018

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 04, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Thursday, 05 Apr 2018

Campus conversation: Communication in Relationships

Apr 05, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

"About Aziz Ansari: It's Not Just Bad Sex," a discussion about breaking down barriers of communication in relationships. Facilitated by Jazzmine Brooks, violence prevention and Green Dot coordinator; Amy Popillion, senior lecturer in human development and family studies; and Sydney Swanson, senior in child, adult and family services. Planned as part of Green Dot Action Week.

Friday, 06 Apr 2018

Retirement reception: Peggy Deaton

Apr 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Peggy Deaton, a custodian with facilities planning and management, is retiring April 6. A program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Reception: "Traces: A Farm in Eastern Iowa" exhibit

Apr 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Public reception for Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of photographs by ISU integrated visual arts graduate student Rachel Deutmeyer.

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

Carillon Bell Casting

Apr 10, 2018

4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Music Department Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Watch (via live simulcast) as the first bell for the small-scale campanile/carillon model is cast. Bell founders from Meeks, Watson and Co., Georgetown, Ohio, will be on campus to work with students in the metalcasting lab.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

Retirement reception: Danette Greenfield

Apr 11, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Printing and Publications Building

free

Printing Services Meetings, receptions

Danette Greenfield, a customer services specialist with printing and copy services, is retiring. A short program will begin at 2 p.m.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

First Amendment Days: Democalypse March

Apr 12, 2018

9:30 AM

Curtiss Hall steps

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Experience a society without the First Amendment in this interactive march around Central Campus. After the march, Iowa State Daily staffers will work with visiting high school students on a hands-on assignment. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Feast on the First

Apr 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Food, fun, freebies and free expression on central campus. Enjoy Jimmy John's sandwiches; free T-shirts and souvenir photos for those who participate in the #isufirst Hashtag Mosaic; photo booth with props; and soapbox speeches. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

First Amendment Days: #Mosaic reveal

Apr 12, 2018

2:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Enjoy free Insomnia cookies as we reveal the Hashtag Mosaic, which displays the five freedoms of the First Amendment! After the mosaic is revealed, stick around until 4 p.m. to take more photos and get souvenir prints. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Friday, 13 Apr 2018

First Amendment Days: Awards presentation

Apr 13, 2018

9:00 AM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Greenlee School and Kappa Tau Alpha Diversity and Inclusion Awards Presentation: Ally Karsyn, Siouxland Public Media; and Emily Blobaum, Iowa State Daily, will be honored for excellence in journalism and promotion of a just and inclusive society through ethical storytelling that broadens people's understanding of diverse lives and communities. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration. Registration (free) required.

Ribbon cutting: Forker Building

Apr 13, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Forker Building

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the completion of $7.4 million in renovations to the Forker Building, including new labs, offices and student spaces. Remarks will be given at 3 p.m. inside the building's west entrance by Department of Kinesiology Chair Philip Martin, College of Human Sciences Dean Laura Dunn Jolly, and President Wendy Wintersteen.

Retirement reception: Clark Ford

Apr 13, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Clark Ford, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Saturday, 14 Apr 2018

Computational Thinking Competition

Apr 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Durham Center

free

Computer Science Department Meetings, receptions Student activities

Science Fair-like format for students in grades K-12 to present projects that involve computational thinking. Participants should register by April 7.

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

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.

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

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.

Friday, 20 Apr 2018

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 9th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the College of Design's integrated studio arts program. Award winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, 21 Apr 2018

Open house and pancake breakfast

Apr 21, 2018

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ames Municipal Airport, 2501 Airport Dr.

free

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

Annual fly-in breakfast hosted by the ISU Flying Cyclones Club. Pancake breakfast is $10 for adults; $6 for kids (12 and younger). Enjoy displays and visit with members of ISU aviation clubs and organizations and other local aviation groups. Airplane rides are available at additional cost. Check the club website for updates and more information.

Monday, 23 Apr 2018

Candidate forum: Director, Sloss Women's Center

Apr 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Cinnamon Brown, assistant dean, Westminster College, is one of three finalists in the search for the next director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Open forum: CELT director finalist

Apr 24, 2018

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Sara Marcketti, professor in the apparel, events and hospitality management department, and interim director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, is a finalist for the director's post.

Retirement reception: Harvey Lapan

Apr 24, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

Economics Department Meetings, receptions

Harvey Lapan, University Professor of economics, is retiring after 46 years of service. A short program will begin at 3 p.m.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018

Candidate forum: Director, Catt Center

Apr 25, 2018

12:00 PM

302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Tracy Osborn, associate professor and program director at the University of Iowa, is one of four finalists in the search for the next director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.

Poster presentation: University honors program

Apr 25, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

A poster presentation and reception featuring honors projects and graduates. Spring and summer honors graduates and honors students will be present to answer questions and speak with individuals interested in their projects.

Winners from The Fashion Show 2018

Apr 25, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

Join the student designers and The Fashion Show committee members in viewing the top award winners from this years show. Light refreshments will be served.

Thursday, 26 Apr 2018

Candidate forum: Director, Sloss Women's Center

Apr 26, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Erin Meek, adjunct faculty at DMACC, Drake and Iowa State, is one of three finalists in the search for the next director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

World Intellectual Property Day celebration

Apr 26, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Central campus

free

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Meetings, receptions

The Iowa State University Research Foundation and the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer will celebrate World Intellectual Property Day on central campus April 26. The event will highlight important innovations developed by Iowa State researchers and include a sampling of products developed with ISU inventions. Those stopping by can meet faculty who are an important part of ISU's intellectual property engine.