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Thursday, 07 May 2015

Final Exams

May 07, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 8.

Youth Program: Plant Pals

May 07, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$6 ($2 for members, ISU students pay 15% off member price)

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens.

Art Mart

May 07, 2015

11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

Retirement open house: Sandy Foltz

May 07, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Extension 4-H Building

free

Youth-4H Meetings, receptions

Sandy Foltz, office coordinator for ISU Extension 4-H Youth, is retiring.

Recycled Bookmaking Workshop

May 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$50 (members $40)

Reiman Gardens Training, development

Learn about historical bookbinding techniques. Create your own handmade books from recycled papers, using variations of the Coptic stitch.

Friday, 08 May 2015

Final Exams

May 08, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Continue through May 8.

National Public Gardens Day

May 08, 2015

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free admission for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

We will kick off the event with free admission and a seedling giveaway in honor of National Public Gardens Day. Reiman Gardens is proud to join public gardens across the country to celebrate National Public Gardens Day annually on the Friday before Mother's Day. The day allows us the opportunity to raise awareness of America's public gardens and their important role in promoting environmental stewardship and awareness, plant and water conservatio

Art Mart

May 08, 2015

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

May 08, 2015

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

0020 Howe Hall

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Endothelin Axis and Pancreatic Tumor Microenvironment," Maneesh Jain, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Jain will discuss how the components of endothelin axis are expressed in various cellular compartments of pancreatic tumor microenvironment (TME), and the impact of targeting endothelin axis on pancreatic TME in genetically engineered animal models. A reception precedes the seminar at 12:40 p.m.

Plant Sale Extravaganza

May 08, 2015

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

The Plant Sale Extravaganza will be held in Reiman Gardens' parking lot rain or shine. As a member perk, Reiman Gardens' members can purchase plants before the public on Friday, May 8th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The sale will open to the public on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Softball

May 08, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas.

Graduate College Commencement

May 08, 2015

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement speaker is Susan J. Lamont, C.F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture & Life Sciences.

Saturday, 09 May 2015

Plant Sale Extravaganza

May 09, 2015

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

The Plant Sale Extravaganza will be held in Reiman Gardens' parking lot rain or shine. As a member perk, Reiman Gardens' members can purchase plants before the public on Friday, May 8th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The sale will open to the public on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Art Mart

May 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Trophy Tavery in the Memorial Union Commons, 1st Floor

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Featured items include blown glass, pottery, jewelry, accessories, hdyed scarves, photography and more. Most artwork sells between $3 and $20 and sales support The Gaffer's Guild, The Workspace and participating artists.

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 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.

University Museums Graduation Open Houses

May 09, 2015

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, & Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Take advantage of this special opportunity to bring your family and friends to visit your favorite University Museums! The Brunnier Art Museum, Christian Petersen Art Museum, and Farm House Museum will be open for a special weekend open house. We welcome the community to view the Ellen Wagener exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum, the Dan Corson exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, and the renovations of the Farm House Museum.

Commencement: College of Veterinary Medicine

May 09, 2015

12:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement speaker is Dr. James DeLano, co-founder of Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center and Urgent Care.

Softball

May 09, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas.

Floral and Butterfly Watercolor Workshop

May 09, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Saturdays May 2, May, 9, May 16, and May 23 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Have fun painting watercolor in a comfortable, non-competitive atmosphere with artist and instructor Yvonne Brune.

Undergraduate Commencement

May 09, 2015

1:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement speaker is Bruce Rastetter, president, state Board of Regents.

Commencement reception

May 09, 2015

4:30 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Walk across the parking lot to the Alumni Center immediately following commencement to enjoy a reception for graduates and their families and friends. The reception will include refreshments, photo opportunities, tours of the Alumni Center and gift merchandise for purchase.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

Mother's Day

May 10, 2015

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for all moms. Free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

In honor of Mother's Day, all moms are admitted free of charge to Reiman Gardens.

Plant Sale Extravaganza

May 10, 2015

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for everone.

Reiman Gardens

The Plant Sale Extravaganza will be held in Reiman Gardens' parking lot rain or shine. As a member perk, Reiman Gardens' members can purchase plants before the public on Friday, May 8th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. The sale will open to the public on Saturday, May 9th from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, May 10th from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Softball

May 10, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas.

Argentine Tango Class

May 10, 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, 11 May 2015

COHERENCE Extended Hours

May 11, 2015

11:00 AM - 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.

Webinar: Universal Design for Learning [EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative]

May 11, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

Free online webinar

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Today's learners have diverse abilities and backgrounds, including students with physical, sensory, and learning disabilities, differing cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and varied preferences and motivations for learning. As faculty, you are responsible for ensuring that you provide learning opportunities that ensure student success.

Symposium: New Directions in Critical Theory

May 11, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:45 PM

302 Catt Hall

free

Sociology Department Conferences

Keynote session includes "The Silent Partners of Critical Theory," with presentations by sociologists Harry Dahms, University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and David Smith, University of Kansas, Lawrence.