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Monday, 14 Jul 2014

Great Plants for Iowa Series: Ornamental Grasses

Jul 14, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$16 for members, $20 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.

Tuesday, 15 Jul 2014

Grade Processing First Summer Session

Jul 15, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First summer session grades due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus at 2:15 p.m.

Kids Story Time

Jul 15, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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

Reiman Gardens

Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Open forum: OSPA director candidate Rebecca Musselman

Jul 15, 2014

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Rebecca Musselman, associate controller, ISU controller's department. A Q&A session will follow the 20-30 minute candidate presentation.

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Jul 15, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$36 for members, $45 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

"Saturn: Contemporary Arrangements" - Saturn's rings inspire this artistic, structural design which offers the perfect look to satisfy a creative personality or those that like a touch of adventure. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme.

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: How To Approach The Academic Job Market After Tenure

Jul 16, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Now that you have earned tenure and promotion, you may be wondering, "What's next?" Maybe you are considering serving your university or another institution in a different capacity than you have in the past. This workshop will offer some aspects to consider for the next phase Do you have ongoing guilt or shame about how much time you spend avoiding your work because it's painful to write, or you're no longer sure exactly where or how to start?

Class: Black and White Digital Photography

Jul 16, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $48 for members, $60 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This class runs four weeks on Wednesdays, July 2, July 9, July 16,and July 23 This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer. Mark Stoltenberg will help you look at the world in a whole new way as you further explore the tools, techniques and identify the best subject matter to create black and white digital images.

Patterned Patina Jewelry Class

Jul 16, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $39/ Public $49 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with creating patinas (surface designs) in copper. Try an exciting new technique using stamps, ink and a torch. Then create blues and greens with homemade patina recipes. Learn basic metalsmithing techniques to create beautiful bangles, earrings or pendants.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Paint Your Own Pottery: Pet Bowls

Jul 17, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4/ Public $5 (not including cost of selected bisque)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Personalize a food or water bowl for your furry friend. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Pottery will be fired within a week for you to pick up. Pre-registration with payment is not required but a call to reserve a spot is recommended.

Workshop: Nature Journaling

Jul 17, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $38 for members, $47.50 for the general public, and Iowa State University students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This workshop runs for four weeks on Thursdays, July 17, July 24, July 31, and August 7 Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe & record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, & native flora & fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching. Ages 10+

Art Critique

Jul 17, 2014

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Share your artwork in a comfortable atmosphere and get feedback and ideas. Share your observations with others, and network with artists. Bring up to 3 pieces of work in any media. Open to all levels of artists and no pre-registration necessary.

Friday, 18 Jul 2014

Pass/Not Pass Deadline Session II: Summer 2014

Jul 18, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session II course to or from Pass/Not Pass. Courses changed to graded basis after June 20 count toward the total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

Withdrawal, Add/Drop Deadline Session II: Summer 2014

Jul 18, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session II courses).

EH&S Safety Summit

Jul 18, 2014

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

1230 Environmental Health and Safety Services Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

"Misadventures: A story of success after a mishap." Register online for this free event.

Dance social

Jul 18, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Saturday, 19 Jul 2014

Youth Activity: Discovery Station

Jul 19, 2014

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students. Price of admission for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

The purpose of Reiman Gardens' discovery stations is to add a fun, informal activity in the Gardens during the summer that relates to the themed garden areas. The discovery stations are family oriented and designed so both youth and adults can participate in the activities.

Story Time with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa

Jul 19, 2014

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

University Book Store, Memorial Union

Free

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

"Tales for Tails." Join us for a story time with the Animal Rescue League of Iowa. Please note: Service animals will be in attendance.

Sew, Stitch and Swap Class

Jul 19, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $6 - No pre-registration necessary

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For those who love to stitch! If you are a beginner who needs some guidance, sewing instructor Judith Lemish will be available to troubleshoot and assist. For those with experience, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the camaraderie and idea sharing of a group atmosphere. Judith will do a short demo at 1pm - infinity scarves on June 22 and therapy pillows on July 19.

Sunday, 20 Jul 2014

Fee payment deadline: Summer 2014

Jul 20, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. Final payment due.

Photography: Light, Color and Shadows Class

Jul 20, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture the summer sunlight with your digital SLR during a photography class set at Ada Hayden Park! On Sunday, meet at the shelter near the parking lot at Ada Hayden. We will focus on capturing light, color and shadows in the beautiful natural scenery the park provides. Monday we will meet at the Memorial Union, offering the opportunity to critique photographs and share experiences in photography among classmates.

Argentine Tango Practica Class

Jul 20, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 for five punches/ Public $40 for five punches

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.

Monday, 21 Jul 2014

Designation of Repeat Course Deadline

Jul 21, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a summer course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Basketweaving I Class

Jul 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15/ Public $25 Including Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Think outside the (square) box and learn to weave a triangular base. Create a basket that perfectly tucks into any corner.

Photography: Light, Color and Shadows Class

Jul 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture the summer sunlight with your digital SLR during a photography class set at Ada Hayden Park! On Sunday, meet at the shelter near the parking lot at Ada Hayden. We will focus on capturing light, color and shadows in the beautiful natural scenery the park provides. Monday we will meet at the Memorial Union, offering the opportunity to critique photographs and share experiences in photography among classmates.

Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Jul 22, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit signed Submission Request Form for electronic thesis or dissertation.

Graduate College students: graduation applications

Jul 22, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for final submission of graduate student graduation approval slip.

Training to Become a Sentinel Plant Network First Detector

Jul 22, 2014

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for everyone.

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" plant pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle. Preregistration is highly encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register.

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: The Art Of Saying "No"

Jul 23, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

o Are you confused about when to say "yes" and "no" to other people's requests? o Do you often say "yes" to requests without realizing the impact that response will have on your time and productivity? o Do you find yourself feeling angry and resentful during the academic year because you've said "yes" too often? You're not alone! Many faculty (pre and post-tenure) find it incredibly difficult to sort out when, why and how to say "NO".

Thursday, 24 Jul 2014

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Jul 24, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to upload final electronic thesis/dissertation copy for Thesis Office review.