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What is featured?

Sunday, 29 Apr 2018

Softball

Apr 29, 2018

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Performance: Our Town

Apr 29, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Ordinary life has great joys that very few people fully appreciate. There are also the transcendent moments surrounding love and death that come to all. This masterpiece of American theatre takes place in a small New England town at the turn of the last century. Through its themes lies the understanding that we are all connected no matter when we have lived and that we know in our hearts that something is eternal and it isn't the objects we own.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 29, 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.

Monday, 30 Apr 2018

Final Exams

Apr 30, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Final Exams: Apr. 30-May 4

University Bills

Apr 30, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

University bills with Summer 2018 tuition and fees charges available on AccessPlus.

Performance: The Ugly Duckling

Apr 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From the familiar fable of the swan who grows up 'ugly' in a family of ducks.

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Apr 30, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

Candidate forum: Director, Catt Center

Apr 30, 2018

12:00 PM

302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Angela Bos, associate dean at the College of Wooster, is one of four finalists in the search for the next director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.

Performance: The Ugly Duckling

Apr 30, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From the familiar fable of the swan who grows up 'ugly' in a family of ducks.

Retirement reception: Veronica Dark

Apr 30, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Psychology department Meetings, receptions

Veronica Dark, professor of psychology, is retiring after 32 years of service. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Beginner Photography

Apr 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program on Mondays beginning April 30, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

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

Dean of Students Office 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.