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Friday, 24 Apr 2015

Voorhees Supply Chain Management Conference

Apr 24, 2015

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Free for ISU Students, Faculty, and Staff, $150 for industry attendees

Supply Chain and Information Systems Department

Make the most of your supply chain! The Voorhees Supply Chain Conference is once again hosting top speakers in the field of logistics, operations, and supply chain management. Join us for this incredible event!

Workshop: Delivering Your Message

Apr 24, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

"Ready to Run Iowa" is nonpartisan, campaign training for women considering running for elective office in Iowa, preparing for appointive office, or seeking to be leaders in their communities. Registration is required.

Retirement reception: Larry Johnson

Apr 24, 2015

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Larry Johnson, professor of food science and human nutrition and director of the Center for Crops Utilization Research and of the BioCentury Research Farm, is retiring after 30 years of service to the university. A program will begin at 2 p.m.

Workshop: Internet Strategies for Candidates, Campaigns and Advocates

Apr 24, 2015

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

"Ready to Run Iowa" is nonpartisan, campaign training for women considering running for elective office in Iowa, preparing for appointive office, or seeking to be leaders in their communities. Registration is required.

Ribbon Cutting and Reception

Apr 24, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lagomarcino Hall courtyard

free

School of Education Special events

The School of Education will celebrate its new leadership and the completion of a $5.4 million building renovation. A program begins at 3:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cyclone Grad Gifts

Apr 24, 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. Cardinal and gold paint will be flowing as you send off your favorite grads with personalized gifts

Planetarium Show

Apr 24, 2015

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.

Tony Lucca w/ Anna Rose & Castle Creek

Apr 24, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tony Lucca was born on the outskirts of Detroit on the heels of Motown's heyday, raised within the loving confines of an enormous family of musicians; his mom was the 10th of 12 kids who all sang and played.

Saturday, 25 Apr 2015

Opening Weekend: Treehouse Exhibit

Apr 25, 2015

All day

Reiman Gardens

Free for members and ISU students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Visit Reiman Gardens during the opening weekend of the treehouse exhibit. The treehouses were all inspired by celebrations to honor Reiman Gardens' 20th anniversary this year.

Butterfly Survey Network Training

Apr 25, 2015

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. FREE FOR EVERYONE.

Reiman Gardens

Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this free training from our entomology staff. Learn survey techniques specifically developed for butterflies so you can help monitor butterfly populations, & provide valuable data to identify potential threats, show effectiveness of habitat restoration efforts, & give an snapshot of the health of all butterfly populations in Iowa.

CHON w/ Pierre

Apr 25, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

CHON are progressive rock band from San Diego, CA. With influences ranging from rock and metal, CHON creates a unique atmosphere that can be best compared to Animals As Leaders, Protest the Hero, and Between the Buried and Me.

Sunday, 26 Apr 2015

Cyclone Battalion 5K and Food Drive

Apr 26, 2015

11:00 AM

Ada Hayden Park

$20 ($15 for students)

Student Organizations Student activities

Fun but challenging (also optional if not able) obstacles will be placed throughout the course. A Food drive will be located at the start point along with food and drinks. All proceeds will go to ISU's Army ROTC program. Register on AccessPlus or by email (cyclonebattalion5k@gmail.com); T-shirt included in cost.

COHERENCE Extended Hours

Apr 26, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson will be open for extended hours. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment.

CEAH Fellowship: Imagining the Prairie, Then and Now

Apr 26, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman

free

Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) Lectures Meetings, receptions

CEAH fellow Matthew Sivils will discuss how the prairie landscape functioned as a challenge to European-American conceptions of the land, while becoming a defining emblem of the American experience. Following the presentation, University Museums assistant curator Adrienne Gennett will provide a tour of Iowa artist Ellen Wagener's landscapes exhibit.

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 26, 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

Monday, 27 Apr 2015

P&S Council Seminar

Apr 27, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Supervisory Survey Assessment Results," Don Broshar, University Human Resources.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 27, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Small Area Quantile Estimation*", Jiahua Chen, Canada Research Chair, Tier 1, Department of Statistics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Class: Great Plants for Iowa

Apr 27, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost for one class is $16 for members and $20 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Spring and Summer Bulbs Develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa.

Tuesday, 28 Apr 2015

Bag It Documentary Screening

Apr 28, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Carver 101, Cyclone Cinema

Free

Live Green Live Green

Join the Office of Sustainability and the Ames High School Environmental Science Class for a screening of the documentary Bag It, highlighting the effects of plastics on us and the environment.

Wednesday, 29 Apr 2015

Strategies for Obtaining Tenure: Panel Discussion with Senior Colleagues

Apr 29, 2015

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Panel discussion with senior faculty on promotion and tenure strategies.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 29, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Foyer, College of Design

College of Design Special events

The CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale of artwork by students in the integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts programs will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, April 29-May 1, outside the College of Design Dean's Office. Most of the proceeds go directly to the student artists, while the rest help fund club activities. Find a unique gift for graduation, Mother's Day, a summer wedding, or for yourself!

Softball

Apr 29, 2015

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Green Bay.

Spring Poster Presentation: University Honors Program

Apr 29, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

Spring and summer Honors graduates, as well as other Honors students, will be present to answer questions and speak with individuals interested in their capstone projects.

Retirement reception: Loa Christensen

Apr 29, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 0331 Palmer Building

free

Human Development and Family Studies Meetings, receptions

Christensen, the academic adviser for students in the Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies program, is retiring.

Softball

Apr 29, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Green Bay.

Opening reception: 2015 Fashion Show Exhibit

Apr 29, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mary Alice Gallery, 1015 Morrill

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

Summer exhibit will feature the first and second place student designs from the spring fashion show.

Class: Low Budget Photo Tricks

Apr 29, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Imagine capturing stunning shots and imaginative effects without a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units.

Thursday, 30 Apr 2015

Textbook buyback

Apr 30, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

End of term textbook buyback begins at University Bookstore.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 30, 2015

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Foyer, College of Design

College of Design Special events

The CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale of artwork by students in the integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts programs will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, April 29-May 1, outside the College of Design Dean's Office. Most of the proceeds go directly to the student artists, while the rest help fund club activities. Find a unique gift for graduation, Mother's Day, a summer wedding, or for yourself!