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What is featured?

Wednesday, 02 Jun 2021

Retirement drive-thru reception: Jane Walter

Jun 02, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Iowa State Center Lot B4, east of Alumni Center

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Benefits specialist Jane Walter, university human resources, is retiring.

Thursday, 03 Jun 2021

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jun 03, 2021

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

TBA

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.

Wednesday, 09 Jun 2021

Retirement open house: LuAnn Johansen

Jun 09, 2021

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

State 4-H Office, 1259 Stange Rd.

free

Youth-4H Meetings, receptions

Johansen, 4-H Youth Development field manager, is retiring.

Saturday, 12 Jun 2021

College Creek Cleanup

Jun 12, 2021

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Forker Building parking lot

free

Live Green Live Green

Small groups of volunteers will walk through designated sections of the creek along the banks and pick up trash. No time limit is required; all help is appreciated. Volunteers are requested to register in advance and check in at the Forker Building parking lot.

Monday, 14 Jun 2021

Semester begins

Jun 14, 2021

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of classes for summer semester session II.

Rainbows & Hugs Paint Your Own Pottery

Jun 14, 2021

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10-$20 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in June 14-19 to paint pottery with us, or take a kit to-go. This week we painting with all the color to celebrate Pride Month. 20% of pottery painting will be donated to the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success initiatives.

Retirement reception: Harvey Terpstra and Jim Kienzler

Jun 14, 2021

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Big Bluestem Shelter, Moore Memorial Park

free

Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology Meetings, receptions

Harvey Terpstra, a research scientist IV in the Center for Survey Statistics and Methodology, has 48 years of service to the university. Jim Kienzler, research scientist III, has completed 22 years of service at ISU.

Thursday, 17 Jun 2021

Life in an (Almost) Post Pandemic World

Jun 17, 2021

2:00 PM

Online

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Moving from Confusion to Thriving: Life in an (Almost) Post Pandemic World." Are you ready to relearn the things that in life before COVID seemed so normal? Join Jason Haglund, a local mental health counselor and leader in the behavioral health field, and let's talk about how to let go and grieve, so that we can move forward and thrive. Register online.

Christian Petersen and Memorial Art: A Conversation

Jun 17, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium, Room 2019

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Explore how the Art on Campus Collection at Iowa State incorporates public memorial to honor the sacrifice of life, significant contributions by individuals, and showcase narratives of progress with a focus on the artwork of Christian Petersen.

Friday, 18 Jun 2021

Ice Dye Fridays Drop-In Craft

Jun 18, 2021

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10-$20 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances

Use a combination of dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect on a scarf, leggings, tote, socks, or pillowcase. Fun, easy, and each one is an original! Fabric will sit in dye overnight, so you'll need to stop back to pick up your finished piece on Saturday. Drop in but give yourself an hour.

Monday, 21 Jun 2021

Camping & Glamping Paint Your Own Pottery

Jun 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10-$20 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in June 21-26 to paint pottery with us, or take a kit to-go. This week you can paint our version of a tin mug for your campfire, or a miniature camper that doubles as a jar, bank, or birdhouse.

Retirement open house: Karen Terpstra

Jun 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 136, Union Drive Community Center, 207 Beyer Ct.

free

Registrar Meetings, receptions

Assistant registrar Karen Terpstra is retiring. No program is planned during the open house.

Retirement reception: Constance (Connie) Garnett

Jun 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building atrium

free

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology Meetings, receptions

Connie Garnett, graduate student services specialist in the department of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, is retiring from the university June 30.

Retirement reception: IT services employees

Jun 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Speer Room, Reiman Gardens

free

IT Services Meetings, receptions

IT Services employees Pat Anderson, Cindy Avalos, Marlin Clemens, Cheryl Conover, Cindy Craig, Tim Koch, Dave Roberts, Susan Simpson and Doran Tesdall are retiring from Iowa State this month.

Wednesday, 23 Jun 2021

The Age of Starting Over

Jun 23, 2021

10:00 AM

Online

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Welcome Back, Kind Of: The Age of Starting Over." Join Jason Haglund, a local mental health counselor and leader in the behavioral health field, and learn how to shift from a mindset of transition to starting over and explore the different ways you can adapt to thrive. Register online.

Thursday, 24 Jun 2021

Retirement reception: Cindy Stigler

Jun 24, 2021

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 0168 General Services Building (break room)

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Stigler, who works in facilities planning and management's service center, will retire from Iowa State on June 30.

Retirement reception: Marty Martinez

Jun 24, 2021

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 0185 State Gym

free

Student Counseling Service Meetings, receptions

Senior psychologist Marty Martinez is retiring after 33 years of service to the university.

Friday, 25 Jun 2021

Retirement open house: Janell Bulver

Jun 25, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 0185 State Gym

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Janell Bulver, medical technologist, will retire June 30 after 15 years with the Thielen Student Health Center.

Ice Dye Fridays Drop-In Craft

Jun 25, 2021

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10-$20 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances

Use a combination of dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect on a scarf, leggings, tote, socks, or pillowcase. Fun, easy, and each one is an original! Fabric will sit in dye overnight, so you'll need to stop back to pick up your finished piece on Saturday. Drop in but give yourself an hour.

Sunday, 27 Jun 2021

Performance: Maks & Val Live

Jun 27, 2021

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$60-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Take a trip through the most memorable movie moments reimagined through the eyes of acclaimed dancers and brothers, Mak and Val Chmerkovskiy. Joined by their spouses and celebrated dancers, Peta Murgatroyd and Jenna Johnson, the foursome bring motion to iconic scenes where there were none before. Experience a dance driven narrative woven together by the movies that have moved us all.

Monday, 28 Jun 2021

Retirement reception: Craig Davenport

Jun 28, 2021

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Room 0162 General Services Building (conference room)

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Davenport, a facilities mechanic in building maintenance services for facilities planning and management, will retire from Iowa State on June 30.

Potty Mouth Paint Your Own Pottery

Jun 28, 2021

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10-$20 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Drop in June 28-July 1 to paint pottery with us, or take a kit to-go. Paint whatever $#@! words you want on a bowl, mug, or plate. It's been a tough year.

Tuesday, 29 Jun 2021

Retirement reception: Janice Seibel

Jun 29, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1118 Student Innovation Center/Marston water tower lawn

free

Engineering Research Institute Meetings, receptions

Janice Seibel, a program specialist at the Center for Multiphase Flow Research and Education, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Joan Piscitello

Jun 29, 2021

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Garden Room and outdoor plaza, Reiman Gardens

free

Treasurer's Office Meetings, receptions

Associate vice president for central finance and university treasurer Joan Piscitello will retire June 30 after 33 years of service to the university. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 30 Jun 2021

Retirement reception: Joe Colletti and Carla Persaud

Jun 30, 2021

3:00 PM

via Zoom

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Senior associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and associate director of the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station Joe Colletti retires June 30 following a 43-career. Administrative assistant Carla Persaud also is retiring June 30 after 27 years of service.