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What is featured?

Sunday, 25 Apr 2021

United at the Union bridal expo

Apr 25, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Conferences

"United at the Union" bridal expo, hosted by the Memorial Union. Preregister to be entered in prize drawings and discounts. Face coverings will be required for all vendors and attendees. Six-foot social distancing is encouraged, and hand sanitizer will be available upon entry.

Monday, 26 Apr 2021

Prep Week: Meditation

Apr 26, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

University Library Student activities

Student Counseling Services staff bring tranquility to help focus attention during stressful times. Face coverings required. Rain location: Parks Library upper rotunda.

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

Prep Week: Meditation

Apr 27, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

University Library Student activities

Student Counseling Services staff bring tranquility to help focus attention during stressful times. Face coverings required. Rain location: Parks Library upper rotunda.

Retirement reception: Mark Turner

Apr 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

Turner, a building services specialist at the Memorial Union, is retiring from the university April 28 after 40 years of service.

The Products and Markets of American Commercial Whaling, 1750-1920

Apr 27, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Webinar: Pre-register to receive the meeting link

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Learn about the rise and fall of using whale oil in lamps with guest speaker Michael Dyer, Curator of Maritime History at the New Bedford Whaling Museum; in conjunction with the exhibition Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps at the Farm House Museum.

Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 1

Apr 28, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. The sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design. Tables will be spaced 6 feet apart, with a separate table for payment and packing.

Prep Week: Simple yoga

Apr 28, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

University Library Student activities

Recreation Services staff introduce simple, low impact yoga techniques, which relax the body and calm the mind. Face coverings required. Rain location: Parks Library upper rotunda.

Kite Choir Studio Exhibition

Apr 28, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

516 Design

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Architecture, industrial design and integrated visual arts students in two studios taught by architecture assistant professor Firat Erdim will share an installation of kites and musical instruments they've made this semester, along with video and audio recordings of soundings, in this public exhibition. A brief discussion will begin at 4:30 p.m. Physical distancing and face coverings required.

Thursday, 29 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 2

Apr 29, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. The sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design. Tables will be spaced 6 feet apart, with a separate table for payment and packing.

Prep Week: Simple yoga

Apr 29, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

University Library Student activities

Recreation Services staff introduce simple, low impact yoga techniques, which relax the body and calm the mind. Face coverings required. Rain location: Parks Library upper rotunda.

Town Hall for faculty and staff

Apr 29, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

via Webex

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions Special events

Senior leaders will share information and respond to questions about employees' return to campus workspaces and preparation for a fall semester that's as close to pre-pandemic "normal" as possible.

Friday, 30 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 3

Apr 30, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Final day of the sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. The sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design. Tables will be spaced 6 feet apart, with a separate table for payment and packing.

Prep Week: Boost your mood

Apr 30, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

University Library Student activities

Student Wellness staff give prompts to help participants boost their mood, enhance well-being and improve working memory. Consider bringing something to sit on. Face coverings required. Rain location: Parks Library upper rotunda.

Retirement reception: Donald Simonson

Apr 30, 2021

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Simon Estes Music Hall courtyard (Tye Recital Hall if inclement weather)

free

Music Department Meetings, receptions

After 43 years of service to Iowa State University, music and theatre department chair Donald Simonson will retire at the end of June.

PLUSH Interdisciplinary Studio Exhibition

Apr 30, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

King Pavilion Courtyard, College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join students from architecture assistant professor Shelby Doyle's spring 3D Printing & Casting studio course to celebrate this outdoor exhibition of soft formworks, a culmination of the students' research, testing and design of concrete casting workflows. Visitors are invited to engage with the work first hand, touching the objects and moving through the space to experience its fascinating qualities.

Saturday, 01 May 2021

Smart Start Business Workshop

May 01, 2021

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

A "crash course" workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business. You will learn various topics such as insurance, intellectual property, business organization, registration and operations. Topics will be presented by local business professionals. Register for one or both sessions. Participation is limited to 40 spots; social distancing and face coverings required.