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Friday, 01 Jun 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Jun 01, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to submit applications for graduation for Summer 2018 through AccessPlus without a late fee.

Retirement reception: Marian Graves and Arlys Udelhoven

Jun 01, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

1004 Extension 4-H Youth Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Marian Graves and Arlys Udelhoven, members of custodial services' team 5 in facilities planning and management, are both retiring today. A program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Jun 01, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee cups and steins to ones shaped like owls and footballs, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Jun 01, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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. A crowd favorite The Bill Martin Group will return to perform playing a mix of jazz plus so much more.

Sunday, 03 Jun 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jun 03, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 04 Jun 2018

Woodshop Orientation

Jun 04, 2018

4:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Photography: The Art of Seeing

Jun 04, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Monday, June 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. The goal of this class is to help you explore your photographic potential. Photography is an exercise in the art of observation.

Tuesday, 05 Jun 2018

Plant Pals

Jun 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Walk-in Craft: Paint Pours

Jun 05, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose 3-5 paints (including metallics!) and learn how to create an abstract painting full of marbled swirls and cells of color.

Photographic Exposure

Jun 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Tuesday, June 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Go in-depth with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg, to understand just what exposure is and the impact it has on your photographs.

Wednesday, 06 Jun 2018

Youth Summer Camp #1: How Plants Move!

Jun 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for an afternoon of fun and educational activities focused on the science of plants, investigating seed dispersal to specialized parts to phenomena like phototropism.

Belly Dance Class

Jun 06, 2018

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 (supplies included)

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!

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Jun 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Black & White Digital Photography

Jun 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, June 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding on your ability to see form, shape and texture as a photographer.

Sewing Lessons

Jun 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Thursday, 07 Jun 2018

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Jun 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

Kids' Story Time

Jun 07, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Wheel Pottery Class

Jun 07, 2018

4:15 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Peace Poles Class

Jun 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Create a meaningful addition to your garden or yard with a Peace Pole. Traditional poles display the message May Peace Prevail on Earth in the language of the country where it is placed, along with 3-5 translations of the phrase.

Symposium: Science Communication

Jun 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$45-$95

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Conferences

Learn how trust and credibility play a role in communicating controversial science topics at the three-day Science Communication Summer Symposium. This symposium builds on Iowa State's expertise in science communication by bringing together local and national scholars to explore the intersection of scientific credibility and public acceptance of scientific claims.

Friday, 08 Jun 2018

Open house: ISU Dairy Farm

Jun 08, 2018

6:00 AM - 11:00 AM

52470 260 St., south of Ames

free

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. The open house includes demonstrations and best practices in animal care, product quality, safety and environmental stewardship.

Symposium: Science Communication

Jun 08, 2018

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall

$45-$95

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Conferences

Learn how trust and credibility play a role in communicating controversial science topics at the three-day Science Communication Summer Symposium. This symposium builds on Iowa State's expertise in science communication by bringing together local and national scholars to explore the intersection of scientific credibility and public acceptance of scientific claims.

Water Day

Jun 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about all things water! Play with water at the Spitting Frogs in the Children's Garden, slither down a giant slip-and-slide, explore special activities on water pollution and conservation, groove to fun songs, and create mini-projects throughout the Gardens.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Jun 08, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

206 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Paint Your Own Pottery: Father's Day Gifts

Jun 08, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

No ugly ties this year!

Saturday, 09 Jun 2018

Symposium: Science Communication

Jun 09, 2018

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Morrill Hall

$45-$95

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Conferences

Learn how trust and credibility play a role in communicating controversial science topics at the three-day Science Communication Summer Symposium. This symposium builds on Iowa State's expertise in science communication by bringing together local and national scholars to explore the intersection of scientific credibility and public acceptance of scientific claims.

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jun 10, 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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 11 Jun 2018

The Research-Based Flipped Classroom and Team-Based Learning

Jun 11, 2018

1:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2117 Gerdin (June 11 and 13), 3164 Gerdin (June 12)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A 3-part series. The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL), an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Hand-Painted Beads Walk-In Craft

Jun 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Paint ten baubles - eight bisque beads and two bisque pendants. We will fire them in about a week, and when you come for pick up we will send leather cord to start showing off your hand-painted jewelry.