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What is featured?

Thursday, 27 Mar 2014

Finding Your Passion: Publishing and Doctor Who

Mar 27, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Lars Pearson is publisher and editor-in-chief of the Hugo Award-winning Mad Norwegian Press and one of the foremost experts in North America on "Doctor Who."

Friday, 28 Mar 2014

Designation of Repeat Course Deadline

Mar 28, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Mar 28, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Pass/Not Pass deadline for full semester courses

Mar 28, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass. Courses changed to graded basis after Jan. 27 count toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

Schedule Change deadline for full semester courses

Mar 28, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Workshop: University policies for lecturers, clinicians and adjunct faculty

Mar 28, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Memorial Union, Pioneer Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

This session will be led by associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and Holly Bender, associate director of CELT.

Women, Politics and Leadership

Mar 28, 2014

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Women, Politics and Leadership," U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, Missouri, who is the spring 2014 holder of the Catt Center's Mary Louise Smith Chair.

Managing Change in a Changing Workplace

Mar 28, 2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Training, development

This program is designed to explain the evolution and importance of change management. Participants will be given tips on how to handle change, as well as adjust their attitudes toward the inevitable twists and turns of daily life. The concept of resiliency is also explored. Ideally, participants will learn to welcome, rather than resist, the power of change. Registration is free (AccessPlus).

Gender, Sexuality, Dress and Identity

Mar 28, 2014

3:00 PM

142 West Lagomarcino

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Kelly Reddy-Best is assistant professor of apparel design at San Francisco State University, where she studies the interrelationships of gender, sexuality, dress and identity.

Softball

Mar 28, 2014

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Open House: Apparel, Merchandising and Design teaching and research labs

Mar 28, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Lebaron Hall teaching and research labs

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Open house event for the AMD program. The silent auction includes a selection of textiles, late 19th century shawl, textile and sewing books, and digitally printed cotton fabric with designs by AMD students.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Flower Pots, Bunnies and Chicks

Mar 28, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace in the Memorial Union

$4 ISU/$5 Public + The cost of the Bisque you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose and paint cute stuff for spring decorating or flower planting.

Brunnier in Bloom: Flowers after Hours

Mar 28, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Stop and smell the roses at opening night of University Museums' annual Brunnier in Bloom. This event showcases the talents of central Iowa floral designers and garden clubs as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum.

Planetarium Show - The Solar System

Mar 28, 2014

6:15 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

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 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.

9th annual Global Gala

Mar 28, 2014

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.

Dance social

Mar 28, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Salsa dance lesson

Mar 28, 2014

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

196 Forker

free

Student Organizations Student activities

"Xtra Moves Night." Free salsa dance lesson, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Includes both beginning and more advanced steps, taught by Ian Herrman. No partner required.

Saturday, 29 Mar 2014

VEISHEA Service Day

Mar 29, 2014

All day

Various Locations Throughout the Ames Community

FREE

Live Green Live Green

Join with members from the ISU and Ames communities to offer assistance to a number of worthy organizations and causes as part of the 2014 VEISHEA Service Day event. A diversity of opportunities are available and suitable for all ages and skills sets.

Stash The Trash

Mar 29, 2014

8:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

FREE

Live Green Live Green

Stash the Trash is a volunteer effort that brings students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community. The event is organized by VEISHEA, Keep Iowa State Beautiful, and the Volunteer Center of Story County. Volunteers can choose to work alone, with a group of people, or with an organization.

Brunnier in Bloom

Mar 29, 2014

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of beautiful art and fabulous flowers. This event showcases the talents of central Iowa floral designers and garden clubs as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art in the Museum's collection.

Softball

Mar 29, 2014

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Miniature Book Making Class

Mar 29, 2014

12:30 PM - 3:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21/ Public $31 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Using recycled papers and fabrics, we will play with traditional methods of bookbinding to create miniature handmade books.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Mar 29, 2014

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

Sunday, 30 Mar 2014

Brunnier in Bloom

Mar 30, 2014

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of beautiful art and fabulous flowers. This event showcases the talents of central Iowa floral designers and garden clubs as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art in the Museum's collection.

Softball

Mar 30, 2014

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Soap Making - Hot Process Class

Mar 30, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55/ Public $65 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn soap making from scratch, using a hot-process crock pot method.