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Saturday, 05 May 2018

Art Mart Spring Sale

May 05, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Trophy Tavern, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Support the artists, craftsmen, photographer, designers, the go-getters, and do-it-yourself-ers! Browse a room full of functional and decorative pottery, brilliantly blown glass, beautiful jewelry, striking prints, campus photos and charming accessories created by Ames and ISU artists.

Undergraduate Commencement: CALS, CoB, LAS

May 05, 2018

10:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement ceremony for graduates from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, College of Business and College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Commencement: College of Veterinary Medicine

May 05, 2018

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement ceremony for graduates of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Undergraduate Commencement: Design, CoE, CHS

May 05, 2018

2:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Registrar Academic calendar Special events

Commencement ceremony for graduates from the College of Design, College of Engineering and College of Human Sciences.

Sunday, 06 May 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

May 06, 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.

Monday, 07 May 2018

Orientation: Corporate Travel Planners

May 07, 2018

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

0198 Parks Library

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

One of ISU's new contracted travel agency partners, Corporate Travel Planners, will host an orientation session five times May 7-8. The session includes a demo of the Concur online booking tool. No registration is required. It will be repeated at 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. today.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

May 07, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee

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.

Candidate forum: Associate dean, Graduate College

May 07, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

2200 Marston Hall

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Candidate forum for Annette O'Connor, professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine

Celebration of Life: Warren Kuhn

May 07, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Staff lounge, third floor, Parks Library

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

This fellowship event honors former dean of Library Services Warren Kuhn, who died Feb. 19. Remembrance remarks will begin at 2 p.m., with time for individuals to share their memories. Refreshments will be served.

Retirement reception: Forrest Nutter

May 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

248 Bessey Hall

free

Plant Pathology and Microbiology Meetings, receptions

Forrest Nutter, professor of plant pathology and microbiology, is retiring. A program will begin at approximately 2:10 p.m. A card signing will be available throughout the reception.

Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Loomis Student Lecture

May 08, 2018

8:30 AM - 6:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

Crop Bioengineering Center Conferences Lectures

"Genome Editing: Putting Together the Pieces," with Loomis lecturer J. Keith Joung, Harvard Medical School.

Workshop: Project LEA/RN

May 08, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2622 Lagomarcino Hall

free

School of Education Conferences Training, development

Uncover what is known about human learning: share insights about the brain based on current research, engage in strategies that promote interaction and deep thinking, and learn how to apply your new understandings in situations where you facilitate learning. Continues May 9.

Orientation: Corporate Travel Planners

May 08, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

0198 Parks Library

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

One of ISU's new contracted travel agency partners, Corporate Travel Planners, will host an orientation session five times May 7-8. The session includes a demo of the Concur online booking tool. No registration is required. It will be repeated at 12:30 p.m. today.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

May 08, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

206 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Candidate forum: Associate dean, Graduate College

May 08, 2018

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

2200 Marston Hall

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Candidate forum for Carolyn Cutrona, chair of psychology department

IRB Manager End User Training

May 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Kingland Conference Room 222

free

Research Office Training, development

Attendees will learn how to navigate the electronic IRB records system and how to submit IRB protocols for review.

Retirement reception: John Bowler

May 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Meetings, receptions

John Bowler, professor of electrical and computer engineering and senior scientist with the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 09 May 2018

Textbook Return

May 09, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for end of term rental book return without penalty to the University Bookstore.

Midwest Statistical Machine Learning Colloquium

May 09, 2018

7:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Alliant Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

$35-$125

General Events Conferences

The purpose of the meeting is to bring together a diverse set of researchers and practitioners to discuss current motivating problems and methodological advances in theory-based machine learning. Three morning talks on applicable theory will be followed by the poster session (with ample time for interaction with all presenters built around lunch) and three afternoon talks on a variety of important applications.

Crop Bioengineering Center Symposium

May 09, 2018

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

Crop Bioengineering Center Conferences Lectures

"Genome Editing: Putting Together the Pieces," with keynote speaker Stefan Jansson, Umea University, Sweden.

Open forum: Campus climate survey results

May 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Special Events Meetings, receptions

A summary of results from last fall's campus climate survey will be presented during two town public forums. The survey evaluated perceptions of the living, learning and working environment at Iowa State.

Artful Yoga

May 09, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. The practice will begin at 5:30 with a brief talk connecting the current exhibition to the yoga practice. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

Open forum: Campus climate survey results

May 09, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Special Events Meetings, receptions

A summary of results from last fall's campus climate survey will be presented during two town public forums. The survey evaluated perceptions of the living, learning and working environment at Iowa State.

Thursday, 10 May 2018

Crop Bioengineering Center Workshop

May 10, 2018

7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

Crop Bioengineering Center Conferences Lectures

"Genome Editing: Putting Together the Pieces."

Candidate forum: Associate dean, Graduate College

May 10, 2018

8:30 AM - 9:20 AM

2200 Marston Hall

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Candidate forum for Carlton Basmajian, associate professor of community and regional planning and director of the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities

Brown Bag: Making Pollinators Move

May 10, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

Hear from ISU pollination researcher David Stein about the ins and outs of pollination, from types of local pollinators and where they thrive to their responses to current practices, and what's in store for the future.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Drinkware Night

May 10, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The M-Shop at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Who needs a break from adulting? The Workspace and the M-Shop are partnering for Paint Your Own Pottery nights in May, and our kick off is Drinkware Night!

Friday, 11 May 2018

Candidate forum: Associate dean, Graduate College

May 11, 2018

8:30 AM - 9:20 AM

2200 Marston Hall

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Candidate forum for Daniela Dimitrova, professor in Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication