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Friday, 17 Apr 2015

Last day to drop second half-semester courses

Apr 17, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a second half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Apr 17, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a second half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Reception: Human Sciences Dean Pamela White

Apr 17, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

Dean Pamela White will be honored as the inaugural holder of the CHS endowed Dean's Chair.

Distinguished Awards Ceremony

Apr 17, 2015

1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The university's highest awards will be presented to alumni and friends by President Steven Leath.

Tennis

Apr 17, 2015

3:00 PM

Ames Racquet and Fitness or Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Opening Reception: 2015 Senior BFA Exhibition

Apr 17, 2015

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Gallery 181 and Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Reception and awards presentation for an exhibition of 60 artworks by 20 students who will receive Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in integrated studio arts from Iowa State this year.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Garden Ghomes

Apr 17, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 17, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Tiny Moving Parts

Apr 17, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tiny Moving Parts are an emo/ math rock band from Benson, MN. The group, a self-described family band, started playing together in junior high and have continued writing music and performing since. In 2010 they released their first EP, Moving To Antarctica.

Saturday, 18 Apr 2015

Open house and pancake breakfast

Apr 18, 2015

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ames Municipal Airport, 2501 Airport Drive

free (breakfast $4-$6)

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

Annual fly-in breakfast hosted by the ISU Flying Cyclones Club. Pancake breakfast is $6 for adults; $4 for kids. ISU aviation clubs and organizations will be present as well as other local aviation groups. Airplane rides are available at additional cost.

Stash The Trash

Apr 18, 2015

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Live Green Live Green

Stash the Trash is a volunteer effort that brings students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community and assist homeowners with yard work. The event is organized by the ISU Student Activities Center and the Volunteer Center of Story County. Volunteers can choose to work alone, with a group of people, or with an organization. Sign up online at http://www.vcstory.org/.

Willow Trellis Creation Workshop

Apr 18, 2015

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $48 for Reiman Gardens members, $60 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Create your own trellis from willow with artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss. Participants will get an opportunity to artfully construct a trellis perfect for vining and climbing plants. All materials will be provided and no previous experience is necessary. Participants need to bring a small bow saw, sharp anvil pruning shears, small hammer, and wire cutters.

Story Time

Apr 18, 2015

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

University Book Store

FREE

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

Join us for Story Time! We will be reading the Lorax and other Dr. Seuss favorites! Mustaches and Popcorn will be provided!

International Food Fair

Apr 18, 2015

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$3 admission, food tickets $1 each

International Students and Scholars Diversity Student activities

Sample the cuisine of 13 different countries and regional student groups. This event is open to the public.

Tennis

Apr 18, 2015

4:00 PM

Ames Racquet and Fitness or Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Augustana.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 18, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Matt Hires

Apr 18, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On the surface, 22-year-old Florida native Matt Hires seems to be the epitome of the sunshine state: bare-footed, artistic, and coolly easy-going. But there's a lot more to him than meets the eye. As a child, Matt was introduced to different musical genres by his father.

Sunday, 19 Apr 2015

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 19, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 19, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace 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 dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Lecture: Reflections on the Asian American Experience

Apr 19, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Karate Chops, Geishas & Nerds," John Palmer, Colgate University. He discusses the complex nature of race and how we can begin to address race and racism from a fresh perspective. Asian Heritage Week Performance Night Keynote Speaker

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Registration ends: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Apr 20, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day of assigned registration start dates for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration.

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 20, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Meet John Pappajohn

Apr 20, 2015

4:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Lectures

Pappajohn, namesake of ISU's Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, will speak about the importance of entrepreneurship and his personal journey. The 2015 Pappajohn Student Scholars will be recognized, followed by a brief reception in the Gerdin Commons.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 20, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Quantile Regression in the Secondary Analysis of Case-Control Data", Ying Wei, Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York

Lecture: The First Amendment in the 21st Century

Apr 20, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center and a founding editor at USA Today. First Amendment Day Series Keynote.

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Apr 21, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit signed Submission Request Form for electronic thesis or dissertation.

Graduate College students: graduation approval

Apr 21, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College last day for final submission of graduate student graduation approval slip.

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 21, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Seminar: Redesigning a Course to Engage Students - Game Based Learning Learning Community

Apr 21, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Game-based Learning in Human Development and Family Studies - Redesign Financial Education Course to Engage Students. Invited speaker for this session is Jeanna Nation, Lecturer, Department of Human Development and Family Studies

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 21, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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