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Tuesday, 01 May 2018

Final Exams

May 01, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Final Exams: Apr. 30-May 4

Retirement reception: Bob Hutchison

May 01, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Bob Hutchison, an area mechanic in facilities planning and management, is retiring May 1. A program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Retirement reception: Mary Kay Litzel

May 01, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Extension 4-H Youth Building

free

Youth-4H Meetings, receptions

Mary Kay Litzel, secretary in Extension and Outreach Iowa 4-H Youth Development, is retiring May 3.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

May 01, 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.

Architecture Photography

May 01, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course on Tuesdays beginning May 1, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Architecture is one of the most challenging subjects to compose and light.

Art, Relaxation, and Mindfulness

May 01, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Tuesday, May 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. With Board-Certified Movement Therapist Camilla Kottman as your expert guide, explore nature and reflection through the expressive arts.

Exploring Movement in Watercolor

May 01, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, May 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Play with watercolor paint in various ways as you explore the physicality of the medium in this 4-week course taught by artist Yvonne Brune.

Wednesday, 02 May 2018

Final Exams

May 02, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Final Exams: Apr. 30-May 4

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshop

May 02, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Quality Matters (QM) flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and blended learning.

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshop

May 02, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Quality Matters (QM) flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and blended learning.

Candidate forum: Director, Catt Center

May 02, 2018

12:00 PM

302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Karen Kedrowski, executive director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Winthrop University, is one of four finalists in the search for the next director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.

cyBUY Vendor Show

May 02, 2018

12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Great Hall and Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Procurement Services department Live Green Special events

Several dozen cyBUY contracted vendors will share new products and services. Enjoy refreshments and register for door prizes.

Macro Photography 201: Abstraction

May 02, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, May 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Take your close-up photography to the next level by incorporating abstract, fine art compositions into your shots with this four-week course with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg.

Shabby to Chic Floral Display Workshop

May 02, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program beginning Wednesday, May 2, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Bring your own unique container and other items from home to repurpose into a fantastic floral display for a classy celebration.

Thursday, 03 May 2018

Final Exams

May 03, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Final Exams: Apr. 30-May 4

Art Mart Spring Sale

May 03, 2018

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavern, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, striking prints, campus photos and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Candidate forum: Director, Catt Center

May 03, 2018

12:00 PM

302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Nichola Gutgold, professor at Penn State University, Lehigh Valley, is one of four finalists in the search for the next director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

May 03, 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.

Lavender Graduation Ceremony

May 03, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

East State Gym

free

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success Diversity Special events Student activities

Graduating members of the Iowa State lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual and ally community are recognized during the ceremony. All are encouraged and welcome to attend.

Writing with Your Movie-Mind

May 03, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

3-week program beginning Thursday, May 3, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Exercise your creativity as you move through a story concept in three dimensions.

Graduate College Commencement

May 03, 2018

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement ceremony for the Graduate College.

Concert: Kansas

May 03, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 and up

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Fans will hear songs they have heard on the radio, Don Kirshner's Rock Concert, and Classic MTV since 1974. With more Top 100 hits in the set than ever before, Kansas fans will also hear some classic B-Sides, fan favorites, and material off the band's latest studio album, The Prelude Implicit.

Friday, 04 May 2018

Final Exams

May 04, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Final Exams: Apr. 30-May 4

Graduate College: Deadline

May 04, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to have your POSC approved for Summer 2018 graduation

Art Mart Spring Sale

May 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavern, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, striking prints, campus photos and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Retirement reception: Don Nielsen

May 04, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Don (Harold) Nielsen, system control technician at facilities planning and management, is retiring from the university on May 4.

Retirement reception: Steve Heideman and Carla Holbrook

May 04, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

north lobby, Hach Hall

free

Chemistry Department Meetings, receptions

Steve Heideman, coordinator of chemistry department teaching laboratories, and Carla Holbrook, secretary in the chemistry department, are retiring.

Saturday, 05 May 2018

Mid Iowa Woodcarvers Show

May 05, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

The Mid-Iowa Woodcarvers return for their one-day show on Saturday, May 5! Guests will have the opportunity to view carving contest entries, watch carving demonstrations and participate in a hands-on lesson in whittling.

Living Floral Wreath Workshop

May 05, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Decorate for spring with a living wreath planted in colorful flowers!