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Friday, 11 May 2018

National Public Gardens Day

May 11, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

We will kick off the event with FREE ADMISSION in honor of National Public Gardens Day.

Meet-A-Scientist

May 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

May 11, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill

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).

Saturday, 12 May 2018

Plant Sale Extravaganza

May 12, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' members only sale on Friday, May 11, 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Opens to the public on Saturday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Sunday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Plant Sale Extravaganza will be held in Reiman Gardens' parking lot rain or shine.

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Registration Cancellation Deadline: Summer 2018

May 13, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to cancel registration for summer to avoid tuition assessment.

Mother's Day

May 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

In honor of Mother's Day, all moms are admitted free of charge.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

May 13, 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, 14 May 2018

Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 14, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$75-$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

Designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get started in data-driven research. The school will include full-day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 15, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$75-$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

Designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get started in data-driven research. The school will include full-day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Floral Design: Monumental Memorials

May 15, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$34-$50

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Pedestal Arrangements: Learn to design a full, fanning floral monument for a memorial event, celebration of life, or purely perfect for a pedestal.

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 16, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$75-$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

Designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get started in data-driven research. The school will include full-day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Behind the Scenes: Gift Shop: Meet Marilyn!

May 16, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' Gift Shop is bursting with gifts, gardening resources, toys, décor, locally made & recycled products, and more.

Art Walk: Art in Movement

May 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Jischke Honors Bldg., lobby

free

University Museums Arts, performances

How does art move and how does our movement as viewers change the way we see art? Join us for this interactive tour as we explore these questions. Meet inside the lobby of the Jischke Honors Building.

Thursday, 17 May 2018

Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 17, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$75-$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

Designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get started in data-driven research. The school will include full-day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

May 17, 2018

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Provided in registration

covered by ISU Wellbeing and Student Wellness

Student Counseling Services Diversity Training, development

An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Training concludes May 24. Register online.

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities Special events

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.

Course, Document, and Web Accessibility Checkers: Open Up the Web to All of Your Students

May 17, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Thursday, May 17, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

May 17, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Audit deadline

May 18, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for Summer Session I. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Audit to credit session I

May 18, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session I course from audit to credit basis.

Drop Deadline

May 18, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a Session I course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Schedule change deadline

May 18, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process adds or section changes for a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Schedule change deadline

May 18, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes without a schedule change fee; or to add/drop a Session I course without signatures of instructor and adviser. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines.

Session I drop deadline

May 18, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a Session I course through AccessPlus registration.

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshop

May 18, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Quality Matters (QM) flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and blended learning.

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

May 18, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Provided in registration

covered by ISU Wellbeing and Student Wellness

Student Counseling Services Diversity Training, development

An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Training concludes May 21. Register online.

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 18, 2018

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities Special events

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.

Ceremony: Faculty-Staff Inspiration Award

May 18, 2018

6:30 PM

Alumni Center

$10

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Five current or former ISU faculty or staff members will receive this award from the Alumni Association, which launched the award in 2011 to give former ISU students a means to recognize faculty or staff who had a significant influence in their student lives. A 5:30 p.m. reception precedes the ceremony. Register online by May 11.

Saturday, 19 May 2018

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 19, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities Special events

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.