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Friday, 14 Jul 2017

Designation of Repeat Course Deadline

Jul 14, 2017

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.

Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations

Jul 14, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for final oral examinations. Open a ProQuest account and enter the title for your thesis/dissertation.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline Session II: Summer 2017

Jul 14, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session II course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Withdrawal, Add/Drop Deadline Session II: Summer 2017

Jul 14, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Water Day

Jul 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about things water!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Artist Series: Kandinsky Circles

Jul 14, 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

Wassily's famous color studies from the early 1900's show how our perceptions change when color value, saturation and warm/cool combinations interact. Paint concentric circles using a mix of hues a la Kandinsky.

Saturday, 15 Jul 2017

Discovery Station: Whales

Jul 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

While at the Gardens, drop by our Discovery Station for fun activities that engage kids and adults.

STEAM Workshop: Pond Study

Jul 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

We are excited to partner with Story County Conservation Naturalist Beth Waage, who will lead this hands-on investigation of life in, on, and around our pond.

Sunday, 16 Jul 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 16, 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.

Tuesday, 18 Jul 2017

Plant Pals

Jul 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Webinar: The Open Educational Resources (OER) Movement

Jul 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own (registration link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The movement for open educational resources - free online materials to use instead of or in addition to textbooks - is experiencing unprecedented momentum. Inside Higher Ed editors Scott Jaschik and Doug Lederman will lead this discussion.

Workshop: Smartsheets

Jul 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

1204 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

"Applied Smartsheets: Practical Applications." Smartsheet is a software application for collaboration and work management available by subscription through IT Services. Grants Hub staff would like to share how they utilize Smartsheet to improve project management, communication and workflow. This is a demonstration and question forum, not a "how-to" session. Register online.

Floral Design Series: July

Jul 18, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Take advantage of the time of year with tropical flowers arranged in a contemporary design.

Wednesday, 19 Jul 2017

Academic Biosecurity Workshop

Jul 19, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

The workshop, facilitated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, aims to improve cooperation among law enforcement agencies, research entities and community stakeholders to mitigate potential biosecurity issues that affect public health and safety. Register online.

Behind the Scenes

Jul 19, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Art in Flowers: O'Keefe's Sunrise

Jul 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to interpret a work of fine art as a floral arrangement from an award-winning expert!

Harry Potter Wands

Jul 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create your own instrument to channel your magical powers!

Watering Can Display Workshop

Jul 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Our front containers made a splash this spring, with a display of watering cans dripping crystals over daffodils

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017

Fee payment deadline: Summer 2017

Jul 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Graduate College students: electronic thesis

Jul 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day to submit electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

Kids Story Time

Jul 20, 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.

Friday, 21 Jul 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery Artist Series: O'Keeffe's "Ladder to the Moon"

Jul 21, 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

While she's best known for paintings of enlarged flowers, O'Keeffe's 1950s painting, Ladder to the Moon, is another well-loved gem interpreting the ideas of passage and transition.

Sunday, 23 Jul 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jul 23, 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.

Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017

Plant Pals

Jul 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant Pals is growing! Join us WEEKLY as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Workshop: Overview of Top Hat, ISU's Interactive Teaching & Learning Platform

Jul 25, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Adam Palumbo, a representative from Top Hat, ISU's interactive teaching and learning platform, will be on campus July 24-26. This is one of two walk-in sessions to discuss Top Hat functionalities and pedagogy.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Jul 25, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

1304 Howe Hall or view on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series (July 25-27) will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017

Overview of Top Hat, ISU's Interactive Teaching & Learning Platform

Jul 26, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A representative from Top Hat, ISU's standardized interactive teaching and learning platform, will be on campus July 24 through July 26. Adam Palumbo will be available for two walk-in sessions to discuss Top Hat functionalities and pedagogy.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Jul 26, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

View Part 2 on your own via Zoom

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.

Barrel racing competition

Jul 26, 2017

7:30 PM

ISU rodeo arena, State Avenue

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The ISU Rodeo Club hosts a biweekly barrel racing summer series. Warmups begin at 5:30 p.m., spectators are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair; no grandstand seating is available. Contestants of all ages can enter, including youth (18 and younger). Top performers win cash prizes. Additional proceeds from the entry fees support club activities.