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Thursday, 05 Apr 2018

Caterpillar Club

Apr 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult.

Good Teaching Counts: What ISU Does with Student Evaluations

Apr 05, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Amy Slagell (Associate Dean, Liberal Arts and Sciences), Kristen Constant (Chair, Materials Science and Engineering), and Elena Karpova (Professor, Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management) will share with you what actually happens to student evaluations of teaching.

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Apr 05, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Trace the transition from manuscript to print culture evidenced in early books and manuscript leaves from the library's rare books collection. Participants will learn to identify unique features of hand-press era books and have the opportunity to explore a book from the collection to discover its history. Preregistration is required through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you require accommodation.

Shameless Self-Promotion: Intro to Professional and Academic Networking

Apr 05, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Start preparing for your career! This workshop will cover various tools and websites to help you build and manage your online presence. We'll cover the differences between and best uses for different networking sites (LinkedIn, Research Gate and Academia.edu) and how to make you and your work visible for peers and potential employers. Preregistration required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you require accommodation.

Campus conversation: Communication in Relationships

Apr 05, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

"About Aziz Ansari: It's Not Just Bad Sex," a discussion about breaking down barriers of communication in relationships. Facilitated by Jazzmine Brooks, violence prevention and Green Dot coordinator; Amy Popillion, senior lecturer in human development and family studies; and Sydney Swanson, senior in child, adult and family services. Planned as part of Green Dot Action Week.

Lecture: The Doctrine of Creation and the Exhilaration of Science

Apr 05, 2018

6:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"The Doctrine of Creation and the Exhilaration of Science: A Different Approach," Craig Bartholomew, director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics and senior research fellow at Tyndale House in Cambridge, UK.

Cyclone Cinema: Coco

Apr 05, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 05, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

Concert: Melodime With Ryne Doughty

Apr 05, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Melodime's music merges a slight country twang with rock and roll, successfully blending stunning piano melodies with catchy guitar riffs and sing-along choruses.

Lecture: Bad Feminist

Apr 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose collection of essays "Bad Feminist" is considered the quintessential exploration of modern feminism.

Friday, 06 Apr 2018

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Apr 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Retirement reception: Peggy Deaton

Apr 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Peggy Deaton, a custodian with facilities planning and management, is retiring April 6. A program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Tennis

Apr 06, 2018

3:00 PM

Forker Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

CANCELED: Softball

Apr 06, 2018

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State's home series vs. Oklahoma has been moved to Norman, Oklahoma, due to forecasted cold weather. The games -- a Saturday doubleheader and Monday matinee, both at noon -- will be livestreamed free on SoonerSports.tv.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs!

Apr 06, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature into your design or paint one of our figurines.

Reception: "Traces: A Farm in Eastern Iowa" exhibit

Apr 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Public reception for Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of photographs by ISU integrated visual arts graduate student Rachel Deutmeyer.

Cyclone Cinema: Coco

Apr 06, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

Performance: Shattered Glass

Apr 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$45

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Shattered Glass is a 16 member conductor-less string orchestra based in New York City and very much a product of the 21st century. Virtuosic and versatile, Shattered Glass balances vibrant excitement with a meticulous respect for piece, composer, and tradition. With a repertoire that ranges from Bach, Britten and Bartok to Schoenberg and Stravinsky, Shattered Glass has been active in crossover collaborations with pop and hip-hop artists!

ISU AfterDark

Apr 06, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and their guests! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 07 Apr 2018

Stash The Trash

Apr 07, 2018

8:00 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 and assist homeowners with yard work. The event is organized by the ISU Student Activities Center and the Volunteer Center of Story County. Volunteers can choose to work alone, with a group of people, or with an organization. Sign up online at https://vcstory.galaxydigital.com/aem/general/event/?doc_id=4833.

Animal Learning Day

Apr 07, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hansen Ag Learning Center

free

Student Organizations

Learn about animal agriculture with hands-on activities, live animals, Taste of Iowa sampling, displays, demonstrations and more.

Volleyball: Spring Tournament

Apr 07, 2018

10:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Annual spring tournament. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.; use south entrance only. Matches will be three sets (25 points each, win by two points).

International Food Fair

Apr 07, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Sun Room and South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Admission $3 ($2 in advance)

International Student Council Diversity Student activities

International student organizations share food items from their home cultures. Food tickets, 50 cents each, may be purchased at the event. Food items range from three to 10 tickets.

Bouquets and Boutonnieres

Apr 07, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bouquets, Boutonnieres, and more! Learn from HyVee florist Marical Greenwood how to create stylish floral accents for weddings, dances, and other formal events.

CANCELED: Softball

Apr 07, 2018

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State's home series vs. Oklahoma has been moved to Norman, Oklahoma, due to forecasted cold weather. The games -- a Saturday doubleheader and Monday matinee, both at noon -- will be livestreamed free on SoonerSports.tv.

Organ Studio Recital

Apr 07, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Organ students of Dr. Miriam Zach

Cyclone Cinema: Coco

Apr 07, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Performance: Oklahoma!

Apr 07, 2018

7:30 PM - 10:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

This landmark musical, the first by Rogers and Hammerstein, opened in 1943 and was immediately a box office smash; its popularity has not faded. The love story of cowboy Curley and farm girl Laurey was originally described by one New York critic as "a beautiful and delightful show that has, at a rough estimate, practically everything." Since its opening, Oklahoma! has been performed every day somewhere in the world for the past 74 years.

Concert: Robin & Linda Williams

Apr 07, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For the past 40+ years, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, "a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism."