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What is featured?

Sunday, 03 Apr 2022

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: National Pan-Hellenic Council Plaza

Apr 03, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall and NPHC Plaza, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions

The National Pan-Hellenic Council Plaza honors the contributions and amplifies the voices of the historically black fraternities and sororities that make up the NPHC and the individual members who have made significant contributions to ISU, Ames, the state of Iowa and beyond.

Tuesday, 05 Apr 2022

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 05, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday, 06 Apr 2022

International Tartan Day Celebration

Apr 06, 2022

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Innovate 1858 store, Student Innovation Center

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

Enjoy in-store specials to celebrate Iowa State's official tartan, "Connected," a student design inspired by the architecture and art that distinguishes ISU's campus from other universities and created to reflect how all Cyclones are connected by their time at Iowa State.

ISU Book Store: Graduation Pre-party

Apr 06, 2022

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

The ISU Book Store will have an expert on hand for cap and gown fittings. Pick the right tassel, stole choices and more. Staff members can assist with graduation questions.

Thursday, 07 Apr 2022

ISU Book Store: Graduation Pre-party

Apr 07, 2022

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

The ISU Book Store will have an expert on hand for cap and gown fittings. Pick the right tassel, stole choices and more. Staff members can assist with graduation questions.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 07, 2022

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

TBA

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings will be held in a hybrid format and are open to the public.

ISU Book Store: Appreciation and Celebration

Apr 07, 2022

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

This celebration event features vendors offering a variety of tasting opportunities, including Chocolaterie Stam, ISU Creamery local wineries and breweries, and more.

Saturday, 09 Apr 2022

ISU Book Store: Story time with Pete the Cat

Apr 09, 2022

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

Story time and photos with Pete the Cat. Bookstore specials include BOGO 50% off Pete the Cat books.

Sunday, 10 Apr 2022

Night Against Procrastination

Apr 10, 2022

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

This drop-in event will offer activities to help students improve their study and wellness habits, a chance to snuggle a therapy dog -- and donuts for the first 100 people.

Monday, 11 Apr 2022

Retirement open house: Carol McDonald

Apr 11, 2022

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1020 Extension 4-H Building

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Carol McDonald, director of information technology in IT Services, is retiring after 43 years of service.

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2022

Film screening: 5 Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

Apr 13, 2022

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

College of Design atrium

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

(ab)Terris, the landscape architecture graduate student organization, will sponsor a screening of the film "5 Seasons: The Gardens of Piet Oudolf" in the College of Design atrium. Snacks and beverages will be provided.

Thursday, 14 Apr 2022

First Amendment Days: Feast on the First

Apr 14, 2022

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Curtiss Hall east lawn

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Free food, fun and festivities of the five freedoms. A carillon concert of freedom-themed music will be performed at 11:50 a.m. A First Amendment Days event.

Charcuterie Workshop

Apr 14, 2022

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

2379 Food Sciences Building

$30

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

Hands-on instruction led by Jennifer Behnke and the Culinary Food Science Club. Participants will learn food safety tips and take home a booklet with recipes, charcuterie board ideas, and templates. Each participant will make their own personalized charcuterie board. Registration required; seating is limited.

Friday, 15 Apr 2022

Cookout: National Collegiate Recovery Day

Apr 15, 2022

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Maple Shelter, Brookside Park, 1325 6th St.

free

Community activities Meetings, receptions Student activities

ISU's Collegiate Recovery Committee invites all students, faculty, staff and the local community to enjoy food and fun in celebration of National Collegiate Recovery Day.

Closing Reception: Cultural Storytelling MFA Thesis Exhibition by Youeun Lee

Apr 15, 2022

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for MFA thesis exhibition by integrated visual arts graduate student Youeun Lee. The show features 22 digital paintings exploring Korean culture through new interpretations of folktales and other traditions.

Tuesday, 19 Apr 2022

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 19, 2022

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Monday, 25 Apr 2022

Gregory Palermo Celebration of Life

Apr 25, 2022

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hunziker House, Reiman Gardens

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

The College of Design and Department of Architecture will host a public celebration of life for Gregory Palermo, FAIA. A professor emeritus of architecture, Palermo died Sunday, March 20, in Ames. Colleagues, alumni and friends are invited to share personal anecdotes and tributes following a formal program at 4:15 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2022

Retirement reception: Vern Schaefer and Chuck Jahren

Apr 27, 2022

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Engineering Meetings, receptions

The civil, construction and environmental engineering department will honor Morrill Professor Chuck Jahren and Professor Vern Schaefer, who are retiring from the university at the end of the academic year. Remarks begin at 12:15 p.m.

Retirement reception: Donna Donald

Apr 27, 2022

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

Second floor lobby, Scheman Building

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Donna Donald, senior manager for education extension, Human Sciences Extension and Outreach, will retire from Iowa State June 1 after 48 years of service. Comments will begin at 3:15 p.m.

Friday, 29 Apr 2022

Distinguished Awards Ceremony

Apr 29, 2022

2:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

General Events Meetings, receptions Special events

The university's highest awards to alumni and friends will be presented, with a reception immediately following the ceremony.

Saturday, 30 Apr 2022

Suicide Awareness Walk

Apr 30, 2022

9:30 AM

Central campus

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Out of the Darkness campus walk, supporting the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) education and support programs and its bold goal to reduce the annual U.S. rate of suicide 20 percent by the year 2025. Hosted by Iowa State University Student Counseling Services. Register online or in person; walk begins at 10 a.m., south of the campanile.