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What is featured?

Sunday, 14 May 2017

Mother's Day at the Museum

May 14, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This Mother's Day, share the beauty of art. Free tours of the current exhibitions and crafts will be offered by University Museums staff in the Brunnier Art Museum.

Wet Felting!

May 14, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program on Sundays, May 14 & 21, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Make a fiber landscape wall hanging from wool roving, with fiber artist and instructor, Betty Chamness Trost.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

May 14, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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.

Monday, 15 May 2017

Summer Crafts: Superhero Magnets

May 15, 2017

4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through some comic books for your favorite heroes, villains and speech bubbles and turn them into a set of handy fridge magnets.

Ground to Ground: Reducing Waste

May 15, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Gain expertise on reducing waste in your kitchen and home from Certified Master Herbalist Gayle Curtis as she shares strategies for using plants for fresh air and cutting down on kitchen waste.

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

Floral Design Series: May

May 16, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Topic: Succulent Dish Gardens

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

Schedule Change Deadline

May 17, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process adds or section changes for a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

May 17, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Behind the Scenes: Washed Ashore Exhibit

May 17, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to host this phenomenal art exhibit which delivers a powerful message about our most precious natural resource - water.

Seminar: Protecting Human Subjects

May 17, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn about protecting human subjects in your research during this second seminar in a series of four.

Succulent Planter

May 17, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$12

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Paint a small wood plant holder made by our staff.

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Open house: Digital Access Office

May 18, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Digital Access Office Meetings, receptions

Today is Global Accessibility Awareness Day. Learn about some of the work being done at the university to address digital accessibility.

Kids Story Time

May 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

May 18, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Driveway between Parks and Morrill

free

Community activities Special events

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround driveway between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Friday, 19 May 2017

Audit a course Session I : Summer 2017

May 19, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for Summer Session I. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Audit to credit Session I : Summer 2017

May 19, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session I course from audit to credit basis.

Drop Courses Session I : Summer 2017

May 19, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a Session I course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Drop Courses Session I : Summer 2017

May 19, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Schedule Changes Session I : Summer 2017

May 19, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes without a schedule change fee; or to add/drop a Session I course without signatures of instructor and adviser.

Retirement reception: Nancy Brooks

May 19, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Business Services Meetings, receptions

Nancy Brooks, interim assistant VP for business services, is retiring. Brooks served for 28 years at Iowa State, starting in the purchasing department, where she rose to director. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Farewell reception: Lisa Nolan

May 19, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

College of Veterinary Medicine courtyard

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Lisa Nolan, Dr. Stephen G. Juelsgaard Dean of Veterinary Medicine, has led the college since 2011. She is leaving to become vet med dean at her alma mater, the University of Georgia, Athens. A short program will be held at 4 p.m. In the case of inclement weather, the reception will move to the Vet Med alumni room.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

May 19, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Saturday, 20 May 2017

Fee Payment Deadline: Summer 2017

May 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus

Willow Bird Workshop

May 20, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Replace those dead hanging baskets in your garden with a beautiful willow bird!

Landscape & Rainscape Your Yard with Native Prairie & Woodland Plants

May 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this special presentation from staff at the City of Ames to learn more about how and where to use native Iowa plants in your yard.

STEAM Workshop: Water from the Ground Up

May 20, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Much of the water we use and drink comes from the ground... but what does that mean? How does the ground "store" water? And how do we get to it?

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

May 21, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 22 May 2017

Workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp

May 22, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2532 College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Office Conferences

Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants should attend this two-day event.

Friendship Bracelets Workshop

May 22, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $14, Public $24 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Updated and grown-up, colorful boho chic bracelets are back just in time for summer.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp

May 23, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2532 College of Veterinary Medicine

Research Office Conferences

Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants should attend this two-day event.