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What is featured?

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018

Garden Art Fair

Jul 08, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is proud to host their annual Garden Art Fair.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 08, 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, 09 Jul 2018

Street (or Candid) Photography

Jul 09, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program on Mondays and Wednesdays beginning July 9, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Interested in taking great candid images of subjects in public places without posing them?

Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018

Plant Pals

Jul 10, 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.

Botanicals & Booze: Mini Zen Dish Garden

Jul 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by the Zen gardening approach in our summer Conservatory display, Botanical Balance.

Conquering Crappy Light & Color in Photography

Jul 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning July 10, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Sometimes photographers have to shoot in less than ideal lighting. This can be particularly intimidating for photographers.

Wednesday, 11 Jul 2018

Art Walk: A Whirlwind of Art

Jul 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Agronomy Hall, west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Thunderstorms rolling across the prairie and temperatures in the 90s, it must be summertime in Iowa. Join University Museums as we explore the art that captures this tempestuous season. Most of the tour will be conducted inside. Meet at the west entrance (Farm House Lane) of Agronomy Hall.

Fused Glass for Wine Lovers

Jul 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14 Wine Stopper or $12 Pair of Charms

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A quick and fun craft! Make a pair of wine charms or a bottle stopper - both useful tools, but they also make you look just a little more fancy. Choose 1" colored glass rounds that will fit perfectly in the charm and stopper blanks. Use small decorative "confetti" glass to add another splash of color. We will kiln-fire them and they will be ready to pick up in about a week.

Embroidery Class: Cactus and Succulent Workshop

Jul 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

No green thumb? Rifle through our shades of green embroidery floss and stitch plants that will live forever. Designs include images of sweet little succulents to prickly cacti.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2018

Plant Walk: Native Woodies

Jul 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Jul 12, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and get a sneak peek at Director Ed Lyon's fall trip to America's garden capital, the Brandywine River Valley in Philadelphia and Wilmington.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jul 12, 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.

Riots of Color Glass Beads Workshop

Jul 12, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create highly detailed beads loaded with color and pattern. We will utilize different kinds of stringers, twisties, color reactions, and more.

SCI Talk: Planting for Pollinators

Jul 12, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

How can you help pollinators thrive in our community?

Lecture: Nobel Prize winner Danny Shechtman

Jul 12, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Special Events Lectures

Danny Shechtman, Nobel Prize winner and professor of materials science at ISU, will deliver a public lecture, "The Role of TEM in the Discovery of the Quasi-Periodic Materials." Shechtman is a featured speaker for the International Union of Crystallography's international Conference on Aperiodic Crystals. No registration required.

Friday, 13 Jul 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session II courses).

Designated repeat deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a summer course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Graduate College: Deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations. Open a ProQuest account and enter the title for your thesis/dissertation.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Jul 13, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session II course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Water Day

Jul 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about all things water!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Succulent Night

Jul 13, 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

Paint pots for your succulents or use our handy tutorials to draw cacti and other plants on any bisque you choose. A variety of succulents will be available for purchase.