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What is featured?

Wednesday, 27 May 2015

Belly Dance

May 27, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. These classes teach the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. There are two beginning classes per evening on Wednesdays (7-8:10pm and 8:20-9:30pm). Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Punch cards are good for 1 year from purchase date.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

May 28, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents June 4 meeting in Ames.

Every Summer Needs a Plan

May 28, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM


Academic Affairs Training, development

Facilitated by Kerry Ann Rockquemore, May 28 (1-2:30 p.m.), hosted by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity, register online with your ISU-sponsored membership

Retirement reception: Lea Henderson

May 28, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union


University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Lea Henderson, a program coordinator II with University Human Resources, is retiring June 2 after 18 years of service to Iowa State.

Farewell reception: Clay Gurganus

May 28, 2015

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union


Student Financial Aid Office Meetings, receptions

Clay Gurganus, a financial aid adviser in the office of student financial aid, resigned his post after more than 22 years of service. A short program will begin at 3 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Wedding Gifts

May 28, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 user fee + price of item, Public $5 user fee + price of item

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. Personalize a gift for the happy couple! Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Plant and Flower Drawing Class

May 28, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Thursdays May 21, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, and June 25 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. This six-week beginner course will introduce how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and successive lessons.

Rock Gardens and Their Plants Class

May 28, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration is required. Class is $12 for members and $15 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Master Gardener Gary Whittenbaugh of Fran Mara Garden in Oelwein believes the most complete and triumphant expression of gardening may be the rock garden. This is epically true if you include a few miniature and the smaller dwarf conifers. Rock gardens give us almost limitless plant choices and a long blooming season unequaled by any other type of garden. Don't miss this presentation - once you start rock gardening, you won't be able to stop.

Lecture: Iowa State and a World at War

May 28, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Ames City Auditorium 520 Sixth St.

$3 free-will donation requested at door

Community activities Lectures

World War II brought military training and war-related research to the Iowa State campus. History professor Douglas Biggs (University of Nebraska-Kearney) will discuss how the war accentuated Iowa State's transition to a nationally known college of science, engineering and technology.

Friday, 29 May 2015

Audit deadline full semester (12 weeks): Summer 2015

May 29, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for a twelve-week, full summer course. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Undergraduate Graduation Applications

May 29, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Undergraduate applications for graduation for Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 may be submitted via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Retirement reception: Claire Brecht, Dave Bunker, Rheon Wolske

May 29, 2015

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 1132 Eaton Hall


Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Clerk Claire Brecht, program coordinator Dave Bunker and secretary Rheon Wolske are retiring from the department of residence.

Faculty-Staff Inspiration Awards Reception

May 29, 2015

5:30 PM

Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue, Ames

$10 per person

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

The ISU Alumni Association will recognize its 2015 Faculty-Staff Inspiration Award recipients on May 29 at the Alumni Center. A reception with heavy appetizers and a cash bar begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by the annual meeting and awards presentation at 6:30 p.m. A dessert reception will conclude the evening's activities. The event is open to the public. Register online (see link above) or by calling 294-6525.

Sunday, 31 May 2015

Argentine Tango

May 31, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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 socks.