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Thursday, 09 Apr 2015

Class: Botanical Drawing

Apr 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Mondays March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, & April 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Learn how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches & successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers & plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, & even get inspired by those early spring blooms in outside. Use your drawings for nature journals, hand-made cards, & more.

Workshop: Papermaking

Apr 09, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 3 week course on Thursdays, April 2, April 9, and April 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash. Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess. Great for anyone ages 10 and up.

Lecture: Marshall Saunders, founder of Citizens' Climate Lobby

Apr 09, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Citizenship: The Solution to Global Warming" - Saunders is founder and president of the Citizens' Climate Lobby, a nonpartisan organization that educates and supports citizens to lobby their members of Congress, the media and their fellow citizens to address climate change.

Drawing Lessons: The Comics of Everyday Life

Apr 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Alison Bechdel has a thirty-year career writing, drawing, and self-syndicating the comic strip "Dykes to Watch Out For."

Friday, 10 Apr 2015

Symposium: Crop Bioengineering Consortium

Apr 10, 2015

8:30 AM - 10:00 PM

Alumni Center

$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

"Genome Editing: Foundations and Applications." The symposium will bring together leaders who are developing genome editing resources and tools and applying them in a wide variety of organisms. The main focus will be on the foundations and applications of TALEN and CRISPR/cas technologies in crop plant species.

CANCELED - Pending Reschedule: Presentation: Evaluating Your Course - Blackboard User Group (BUG)

Apr 10, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CANCELED - Pending Reschedule (External Award Opportunity and Resources for Continuous Course Development) We will give an overview of how to integrate resources in your Blackboard course, and how to share your experience with other professional in different communities. Facilitated by Dr. Larysa Nadolny, Assistant Profession, School of Education.

From Cuba to Iowa: One Man's Fight for Freedom - Rafael Cruz

Apr 10, 2015

2:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Rafael Cruz is the father of US Senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz. Cuban born, he has been active in conservative politics for many years. He is also a pastor in North Texas, a professor of Bible and Theology, and the president of Kingdom Translation Services. Part of the Presidential Caucus Series which provides the university community with opportunities to question presidential candidates or their...

Softball

Apr 10, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Flower Pots

Apr 10, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Get ready for spring!

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 10, 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.

ISU AfterDark

Apr 10, 2015

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

free

Student Union Board Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 11 Apr 2015

Conference: Lessons from Abroad

Apr 11, 2015

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union

$15

Study Abroad Center Conferences Diversity Student activities

The Lessons From Abroad Iowa returnee conference offers participants the chance to network with other students and professionals. Recent study abroad participants from across Iowa will hear from speakers, learn how to talk about global skills in a job interview and discover post-graduate work and study abroad opportunities. Dress is business casual. Register online.

Symposium: Crop Bioengineering Consortium

Apr 11, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Alumni Center

$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

"Genome Editing: Foundations and Applications." The symposium will bring together leaders who are developing genome editing resources and tools and applying them in a wide variety of organisms. The main focus will be on the foundations and applications of TALEN and CRISPR/cas technologies in crop plant species.

Softball

Apr 11, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Football: Spring game

Apr 11, 2015

1:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

free

Athletics Athletics

Annual intrasquad game played at the conclusion of spring practices.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 11, 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.

On An On

Apr 11, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Sometime in the Spring of 2012, the musicians that would go on to form the Chicago & Minneapolis based trio ON AN ON, found themselves at a tipping point. The three of them - Nate Eiesland, Alissa Ricci, and Ryne Estwing - had played music with one another in various capacities for the better part of a decade.

Sunday, 12 Apr 2015

Natural Mask-Making Workshop

Apr 12, 2015

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $20 for members, $25 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Join instructor, Molly Nagel owner of the Upper Story Studio, and make your own mask for the upcoming All-Species Parade in downtown Ames. Using natural materials found and collected at Reiman Gardens, Molly will teach you how to make a beautiful insect or animal mask you can wear to celebrate diversity in the animal kingdom!

Softball

Apr 12, 2015

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Sculptural Glass Beads

Apr 12, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create mini-sculptures in glass! While learning techniques for shaping glass and creating different kinds of eyes, you will make a one-of-a-kind fish. Use your new skills to create other sculptures on your own.

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Apr 12, 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 12, 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

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Apr 12, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; Jonathan Sturm, viola; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Performance: Million Dollar Quartet

Apr 12, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$33-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This thrilling Tony Award-winning musical brings the rock 'n' roll sizzle of Memphis to Stephens.

Monday, 13 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 13, 2015

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Carillon Superhighway I-35: Performing Arts Productions over Advanced Network

Apr 13, 2015

4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

Three speakers will talk about an upcoming collaborative performance between ISU's Stanton Memorial Carillon and performing arts groups outside the state of Iowa. Like a 2002 "Star Bells" performance, this project will take place simultaneously in two venues with two live audiences. Speakers include Chad Jacobson, recording engineer and systems analyst; Jeffrey Preter, Professor Emeritus of music; and Tin-Shi Tam, Cownie Professor of Music.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 13, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Tensor regression with applications in neuroimaging data analysis," Hua Zhou, Department of Statistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Walk-In Craft: Scarf Dyeing

Apr 13, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$14

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Dye a silk or cotton scarf with patterns and variations in tones. Choose from two natural dyes - Indigo which makes vibrant blue or kamala which makes golden yellow.

Understanding the Religious and Spiritual Lives of College-Age Americans

Apr 13, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Souls in Transition," Christian Smith, professor of sociology and director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Supple Lecture Series

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015

Registration begins for freshmen: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Apr 14, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.