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Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Retirement reception: Harvey Lapan

Apr 24, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

Economics Department Meetings, receptions

Harvey Lapan, University Professor of economics, is retiring after 46 years of service. A short program will begin at 3 p.m.

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Apr 24, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Now that this academic year is almost over, this conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Lecture: Ethical Considerations

Apr 24, 2018

7:00 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Brian Green, Santa Clara University, will speak about the potential ethical implications of emerging and disruptive food technologies. He'll share what needs to be considered so people may use these technologies in ways that encourage the development of a healthy, fair and sustainable food system for the future.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Apr 25, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

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.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 25, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Special events

First day of biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. A majority of proceeds go to the artists, while the rest help fund club activities such as workshops, field trips and guest speakers.

Candidate forum: Director, Catt Center

Apr 25, 2018

12:00 PM

302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Tracy Osborn, associate professor and program director at the University of Iowa, is one of four finalists in the search for the next director of the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics.

Orientation: Key Travel

Apr 25, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 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. It will be repeated at 3 p.m. today.

Workshop: Emotional intelligence

Apr 25, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

University Human Resources Training, development

Session two of a two-part series. High-energy, interactive conversation that fosters awareness about how to be smarter with feelings. Learn how to be more intentional and purposeful with emotions so you can impact workplace outcomes. Session two will expand on session one with labeling and validating emotions; creating strategies and techniques to implement and increase EQ.

Poster presentation: University honors program

Apr 25, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

A poster presentation and reception featuring honors projects and graduates. Spring and summer honors graduates and honors students will be present to answer questions and speak with individuals interested in their projects.

Softball

Apr 25, 2018

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa (Iowa Corn CyHawk Series). Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Winners from The Fashion Show 2018

Apr 25, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

Join the student designers and The Fashion Show committee members in viewing the top award winners from this years show. Light refreshments will be served.

Documentary preview: George Washington Carver

Apr 25, 2018

7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events

Filmmaker Laurel Bower will show a 30-minute segment of her hour-long IPTV documentary, "George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Life," celebrating the life of George Washington Carver, including Iowa State's role in his path to education.

Thursday, 26 Apr 2018

Textbook Buyback

Apr 26, 2018

All day

University Bookstore

Registrar Academic calendar

End of term textbook buyback begins at University Bookstore.

Caterpillar Club

Apr 26, 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.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Special events

Second day of biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. A majority of proceeds go to the artists, while the rest help fund club activities such as workshops, field trips and guest speakers.

Performance: The Great Gatsby

Apr 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A National Players production, based on F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic book. Part of the Iowa State Center's Martha-Ellen Tye Youth Matinee Series.

Candidate forum: Director, Sloss Women's Center

Apr 26, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Erin Meek, adjunct faculty at DMACC, Drake and Iowa State, is one of three finalists in the search for the next director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

World Intellectual Property Day celebration

Apr 26, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Central campus

free

Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Meetings, receptions

The Iowa State University Research Foundation and the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer will celebrate World Intellectual Property Day on central campus April 26. The event will highlight important innovations developed by Iowa State researchers and include a sampling of products developed with ISU inventions. Those stopping by can meet faculty who are an important part of ISU's intellectual property engine.

In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection

Apr 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Photography, as we know it today, takes place on the screen of a computer or phone, but before the invention of these devices, all photographs were physical objects that could be touched, turned, held and looked at under a magnifying glass. Explore the Farm House Museum Collection of 19th Century photography with Charlie Coffey, exhibition curator, photographer, and University Museums intern extraordinaire.

Online event: Inclusive Teaching in Mathematics and Informatics

Apr 26, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Student and professor demographics in mathematics and informatics show that, like other STEM fields, women remain underrepresented as both learners and instructors. In this panel of current and future faculty and undergraduate students will discuss how identity intersects with instruction in these two fields.

College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase

Apr 26, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:30 PM

LeBaron Hall lobby and auditorium

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Academic calendar Special events

College of Human Sciences students compete for cash prizes as people from business, industry, and academia judge them on their ideas to start a new business or spruce up an existing one. The 15th annual College of Human Sciences Entrepreneurship Showcase will be held from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 26 in the LeBaron Hall lobby area. The awards ceremony will follow at 9 p.m. in the LeBaron Auditorium.

4th Congressional District Democratic Candidate Forum

Apr 26, 2018

6:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

The Iowa State College Democrats will host a forum with candidates running for the Democratic nomination for the 4th Congressional District, which includes the city of Ames and Iowa State University.

Friday, 27 Apr 2018

Voorhees Supply Chain Management Conference

Apr 27, 2018

8:30 AM - 2:30 PM

CPMI Event Center, 2321 N. Loop Dr., Ames

$28, free for ISU students

Supply Chain and Information Systems Department Conferences

"Creative Destruction in Supply Chain," for professionals who deal with the planning, sourcing, making and delivering of products. This includes all businesses, entrepreneurs, and start-ups.

Anthropology Symposium

Apr 27, 2018

8:45 AM - 3:30 PM

Pearson Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Conferences

The anthropology symposium is an opportunity for students to share their projects and research with faculty and peers. Christina Gish Hill, lecturer in world languages and cultures, will present the keynote address. All are welcome to attend. Registration not required.

CODAC Spring Art Sale

Apr 27, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Special events

Final day of biannual sale of work by students in the integrated studio arts (undergraduate) and integrated visual arts (graduate) programs, sponsored by CODAC (College of Design Art Club). Work this year may include ceramics, prints, photos, woods and textiles. Most items will range in price from $5 to $150. A majority of proceeds go to the artists, while the rest help fund club activities such as workshops, field trips and guest speakers.

Retirement reception: Tsing-Chang Chen

Apr 27, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Agronomy Hall commons

free

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

Tsing-Chang (Mike) Chen, professor of geological and atmospheric sciences, is retiring after 40 years on the ISU faculty. Remarks will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Candidate forum: Director, Sloss Women's Center

Apr 27, 2018

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Ruxandra Looft, an advising coordinator at Iowa State, is one of three finalists in the search for the next director of the Margaret Sloss Women's Center.

Softball

Apr 27, 2018

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Retirement reception: Justin Peters

Apr 27, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

305 Carver Hall

free

Mathematics Department Meetings, receptions

Professor of mathematics Justin Peters is retiring. Brief remarks will begin about 5:15 p.m.

Performance: Our Town

Apr 27, 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.