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What is featured?

Friday, 20 Apr 2018

Paint Your Own Pottery: Hello Spring!

Apr 20, 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

Decorate a pot for growing herbs, a vase for fresh-cut flowers, or embrace the season with bunnies and chicks.

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 9th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the College of Design's integrated studio arts program. Award winners will be announced at 4:30 p.m.

'Trashion' Show

Apr 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Serenity Couture, North Grand Mall

$10 ($50 VIP)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Live Green

Hosted by students in AESHM 222, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, to bring awareness to environmental issues hurting the planet. Students have created garments from recycled materials such as newspaper, plastic bottles, school supplies, fast food packaging and even parking tickets. The event also includes a silent auction, music, giveaways, drinks and refreshments.

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Apr 20, 2018

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

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 and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cyclone Cinema: Molly's Game

Apr 20, 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!

ISU Symphonic Band

Apr 20, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5.00 adults & students Tickets available day of concert.

Music Department Arts, performances

The Symphonic Band is an 80-member ensemble that explores traditional as well as contemporary works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Malcolm Arnold, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. The Symphonic Band is conducted by Steven Smyth, Associate Director of Bands.

Performance: Our Town

Apr 20, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Ordinary life has great joys that very few people fully appreciate. There are also the transcendent moments surrounding love and death that come to all. This masterpiece of American theatre takes place in a small New England town at the turn of the last century. Through its themes lies the understanding that we are all connected no matter when we have lived and that we know in our hearts that something is eternal and it isn't the objects we own.

Concert: The Lonely Biscuits

Apr 20, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Lonely Biscuits are an alternative rock band hailing from Nashville, TN. The band is comprised of Grady Wenrich, Sam Gidley, and Nick Byrd.

Saturday, 21 Apr 2018

Open house and pancake breakfast

Apr 21, 2018

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ames Municipal Airport, 2501 Airport Dr.

free

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

Annual fly-in breakfast hosted by the ISU Flying Cyclones Club. Pancake breakfast is $10 for adults; $6 for kids (12 and younger). Enjoy displays and visit with members of ISU aviation clubs and organizations and other local aviation groups. Airplane rides are available at additional cost. Check the club website for updates and more information.

Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training

Apr 21, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this training from our entomology staff.

Magic Block Fidgety-Gidget Workshop

Apr 21, 2018

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Create your own fidgety-gidget with master crafter and miniaturist, Pam Messer.

SAVMA Scamper

Apr 21, 2018

10:00 AM

College of Veterinary Medicine

$20-$25 after April 1, $30-$35 day of race

College of Veterinary Medicine Student activities

The 35th annual SAVMA (Student American Veterinary Association) Scamper is a 5K/10K run or walk. This is a dog-friendly race and competitors are encouraged to bring their canine companions. Entry fee includes chip timing, a race T-shirt, post-race refreshments and an entry for one of several door prizes. Proceeds support student involvement and raise community awareness about the OneHealth mission.

Iowa Butterfly Survey Network REFRESHER Training

Apr 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Already an active participant? Bring a sack lunch and join entomology staff at Reiman Gardens for this annual refresher to keep you up to speed with the latest information.

Cyclone Cinema: Molly's Game

Apr 21, 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: Our Town

Apr 21, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Ordinary life has great joys that very few people fully appreciate. There are also the transcendent moments surrounding love and death that come to all. This masterpiece of American theatre takes place in a small New England town at the turn of the last century. Through its themes lies the understanding that we are all connected no matter when we have lived and that we know in our hearts that something is eternal and it isn't the objects we own.

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018

Tennis

Apr 22, 2018

10:00 AM

Forker Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. 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.

Performance: Our Town

Apr 22, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Ordinary life has great joys that very few people fully appreciate. There are also the transcendent moments surrounding love and death that come to all. This masterpiece of American theatre takes place in a small New England town at the turn of the last century. Through its themes lies the understanding that we are all connected no matter when we have lived and that we know in our hearts that something is eternal and it isn't the objects we own.

Concert: Iowa State Singers

Apr 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Iowa State Singers perform before leaving on tour.

Concert: Fetty Wap, Cheat Codes, KYLE, Andreas Moss

Apr 22, 2018

4:00 PM

Molecular Biology Parking Lot

$25-49

Student Union Board Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Outdoor concert featuring hip-hop artist Fetty Wap, EDM trio Cheat Codes, hip-hop artist KYLE, and opening act Andreas Moss. Gates open at 3 p.m.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Cyclone Cinema: Molly's Game

Apr 22, 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!

Monday, 23 Apr 2018

Candidate forum: Director, Sloss Women's Center

Apr 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Cinnamon Brown, assistant dean, Westminster College, is one of three finalists in the search for the next director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

Orientation: Key Travel

Apr 23, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

31 Parks Library

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

One of ISU's new contracted travel agency partners, Key Travel, will host an orientation session six times April 23-25. The session includes a demo of Key Travel's online booking tool. No registration is required.

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Apr 23, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about USDA and USDA-NIFA requirements including IDC limitations, cost-share requirements, and other agency-specific forms.

Out of the Fire: The Banned Books Monologues

Apr 23, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ReACT Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

First performed on campus Fall 2017, this encore performance features a selection of the monologues and will be performed in the ReACT Gallery. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover" and some by ISU students. Directed by Amanda Petefish-Schrag, ISU Theatre.

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Orientation: Key Travel

Apr 24, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

31 Parks Library

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

One of ISU's new contracted travel agency partners, Key Travel, will host an orientation session six times April 23-25. The session includes a demo of Key Travel's online booking tool. No registration is required. It will be repeated at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. today.

Workshop: Human Research Basics Series

Apr 24, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Human Research Basics: Best Practices for a Successful IRB Submission." This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session, you'll get tips for ensuring a smooth IRB review process.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Apr 24, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:30 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.

Open forum: CELT director finalist

Apr 24, 2018

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Sara Marcketti, professor in the apparel, events and hospitality management department, and interim director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, is a finalist for the director's post.