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Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Mar 27, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Schedule Change Deadline

Mar 27, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances.

Lawnmower Service Days

Mar 27, 2015

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Sukup Hall west parking lot, west side of campus

$35 for push mower, $50 for riding mower

Student Organizations Student activities

Members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club will provide a basic service. Pickup and delivery (Ames only) is available for an extra charge. Service Days continue March 28 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.). Drop off your mower during service hours.

Tennis

Mar 27, 2015

3:00 PM

Ames Racquet and Fitness or Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas.

Lecture: The Architect's Tour: Notes for the Design Traveler

Mar 27, 2015

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room 130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ben Jacks, author of a new book on traveling, architectural sightseeing, perception and learning, will share photographs from the book and speak about the importance for the aspiring designer of seeking first-hand encounters with good design.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Feather Painting

Mar 27, 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. Achieve beautiful silhouettes of real feathers in this easy painting technique

Brunnier in Bloom: Flowers After Hours

Mar 27, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Stop and smell the roses at opening night of University Museums' annual Brunnier in Bloom. This event showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. On opening night you will be the first to hear who the judges choose as this year's winners, while enjoying music, light refreshments, and mingling with the floral designers.

Global Gala

Mar 27, 2015

6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

One of Iowa State's largest multicultural celebrations, Global Gala features student organizations that showcase their cultural heritage through music, dance and fashion. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Planetarium Show

Mar 27, 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.

Performance: Two Rooms

Mar 27, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

2140 Pearson Hall

Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Theatre Arts, performances

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

Saturday, 28 Mar 2015

Lawnmower Service Days

Mar 28, 2015

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sukup Hall west parking lot, west side of campus

$35 for push mower, $50 for riding mower

Student Organizations Student activities

Members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club will provide a basic service. Pickup and delivery (Ames only) is available for an extra charge. Service Days began March 27 (1-6 p.m.). Drop off your mower during service hours.

Conference: Day of Insects

Mar 28, 2015

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is so enthusiastic about insects that we set aside a special day just for them ever year. Our annual Day of Insects brings together professionals, academics, advocates and enthusiasts of all levels from across the country to explore and celebrate entomology (the study of insects).

Brunnier in Bloom

Mar 28, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of art and flowers. This showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. Visitors will cast their votes for the People's Choice award and participate in a raffle for prizes.

Tech CYte Training: iLife Series Part One

Mar 28, 2015

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store

free

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

Tech CYte Training- iLife Series Part 1: iPhoto March 28th at 12:30pm Please join us inside the ISU Book Store for an in-depth training that will focus on iPhoto for Mac. Learn how to edit and share your photos with this easy to use application.

Performance: Mummenschanz

Mar 28, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$49

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

For more than 40 years, audiences of all ages have been delighted by the incredible humor, versatility and pure imagination of Mummenschanz. The celebrated Swiss performance troupe has captivated the world with its ground-breaking non-verbal theatre of movement and transformation.

Performance: Two Rooms

Mar 28, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

2140 Pearson Hall

Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Theatre Arts, performances

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

Sonny Knight & The Lakers

Mar 28, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In person, Sonny Knight defies his 65 years of age. He was born in Mississippi in 1948, moved to St. Paul as a youngster, and took to music. Little Sonny Knight & The Cymbols recorded their debut 45 for New Teenage Records in 1965, when he was 17. Then music took a backseat to a three year call of duty in the army. A few more years in the Bay Area followed before Sonny returned to Minnesota in the mid-1970s and joined the band Haze.

Sunday, 29 Mar 2015

Tennis

Mar 29, 2015

9:00 AM

Ames Racquet and Fitness or Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor.

Brunnier in Bloom

Mar 29, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of art and flowers. This showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. Visitors will cast their votes for the People's Choice award and participate in a raffle for prizes.

Glass Beads: Decorative Finishes Class

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Add some pizzazz to your glass beads with surface decorations! Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of looks including pearl finishes and beach glass looks.

Miniature Book Making

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Using recycled papers and fabrics, we will play with traditional methods of bookbinding to create miniature handmade books. Typically smaller than 6 inches, these mini treasures can be used as pocket sketchbooks, tiny scrapbooks, haiku poetry journals, hidden diaries, or even tomes for gnomes. Leave class with the skllls to make larger books on your own.

Workshop: Perfume Blending

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $68 for members and $85 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Natural perfumer Amanda Feeley will help you explore the basics of perfume creation, from basic perfume structure and terminology, to blending, precautions, oil classifications, and recipes. The fee includes all supplies used in the workshop as well as what you take home: handouts, recipes/instructions, and your very own 5ml custom blended perfume. Notes: Please bring a notebook and do not wear any scented products the day of the class.

Performance: Two Rooms

Mar 29, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2140 Pearson Hall

Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Theatre Arts, performances

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 29, 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

Sam Hunt (SOLD OUT)

Mar 29, 2015

7:00 PM

Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

$12 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Sam Hunt with special guest Michael Ray THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT

Monday, 30 Mar 2015

CELT Morrill Professor Panel and Teaching Poster Symposium

Mar 30, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Beginning at 3:30 p.m., a panel session, featuring Morrill Professors, will share their perspectives on the importance of effective teaching in higher education. The symposium will feature efforts of the CELT Teaching Partners Program which pairs junior faculty with senior faculty mentors, as well as showcasing examples of teaching techniques, teaching strategies and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Lecture: Building a Progressive Historic Preservation Movement

Mar 30, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Max Page, a professor of architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will discuss how the historic preservation movement contributes to building more sustainable, meaningful, and fair communities. The Donald Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science and the Arts.

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015

Registration begins for juniors: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Mar 31, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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