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Sunday, 20 May 2018

Fee payment deadline summer

May 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for summer semester. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Monday, 21 May 2018

Boot Camp: Responsible Conduct of Research

May 21, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2532 College of Veterinary Medicine

free

Research Office Training, development

Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF) or certain National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants are invited to participate in a two-day "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research.

CELT Course Design Institute

May 21, 2018

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Build a pathway to student learning in Canvas," a four-day event full of interactive, hands-on and collaborative activities to give ISU's instructors skills, time and space for designing or substantially revising their courses. The Institute will take place May 21-24.

Retirement reception: Doug Swanson

May 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

CyBowl & Billiards, Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Meetings, receptions

Doug Swanson, manager of CyBowl & Billiards in the Memorial Union, is retiring May 31. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, 22 May 2018

Boot Camp: Responsible Conduct of Research

May 22, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2532 College of Veterinary Medicine

free

Research Office Training, development

Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through the National Science Foundation (NSF) or certain National Institutes of Health (NIH) grants are invited to participate in a two-day "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

May 22, 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.

P&S Council Meet and Greet

May 22, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

Meet the new Professional and Scientific Council representatives, network with P&S employees and register for a prize drawing. Refreshments provided by ISU Dining.

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Odyssey of the Mind

May 23, 2018

12:00 PM

Iowa State University

Iowa State University Conferences

This is the 39th World Finals, showcasing tens of thousands of students from around the globe competing in the largest creative problem solving program in the world.

Thursday, 24 May 2018

Odyssey of the Mind

May 24, 2018

9:00 AM

Iowa State University

Iowa State University Conferences

This is the 39th World Finals, showcasing tens of thousands of students from around the globe competing in the largest creative problem solving program in the world.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

May 24, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

TBD

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Star Wars Galaxies

May 24, 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

We are no Jedi, but we can show you how to create a galaxy on pottery. Choose a mug, bowl or plate and enjoy Star Wars trivia, music, popcorn and beverages.

Alumni Association: 2019 travel preview

May 24, 2018

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Be the first to hear about the ISU Alumni Association's 2019 Traveling Cyclones small group tours and enjoy food and beverages from around the world.

Volunteer meeting: Rummage RAMPage

May 24, 2018

5:30 PM

St. John's by the Campus, 2338 Lincoln Way

free

Live Green Live Green Meetings, receptions

The City of Ames and the ISU Office of Sustainability seek volunteers to assist with Rummage RAMPage, a waste-reduction event to keep reusable items out of the landfill during move out and lease changeovers. This year's dates are July 27-Aug. 2.

Friday, 25 May 2018

Audit deadline: full summer courses

May 25, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for a twelve-week, full summer course. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Odyssey of the Mind

May 25, 2018

9:00 AM

Iowa State University

Iowa State University Conferences

This is the 39th World Finals, showcasing tens of thousands of students from around the globe competing in the largest creative problem solving program in the world.

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Odyssey of the Mind

May 26, 2018

8:00 AM

Iowa State University

Iowa State University Conferences

This is the 39th World Finals, showcasing tens of thousands of students from around the globe competing in the largest creative problem solving program in the world.

Memorial Day Weekend at the Gardens

May 26, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

In honor of their service all active duty military and veterans are admitted free of charge over Memorial Day weekend.

Monday, 28 May 2018

University holiday

May 28, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes are recessed in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

Memorial Day ceremony

May 28, 2018

9:00 AM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Meetings, receptions Special events

Iowa State employees, retirees, spouses, alumni and friends who died during the past year will be remembered at the university's annual Memorial Day ceremony. The ceremony will include a time for family, friends and colleagues to share memories of love ones.

Tuesday, 29 May 2018

Graduation applications: Summer 2018

May 29, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Undergraduate applications for graduation for Summer 2018are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Carillon Summer Concert Series

May 29, 2018

7:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Carillon concert with guest carillonneur Linda Dzuris, Clemson University, South Carolina. Campanile tours are available after each concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy a summer evening on central campus with friends and family.

Wednesday, 30 May 2018

IRB Manager End User Training

May 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

May 30, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 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.

Retirement reception: John Newton

May 30, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Veenker Golf Course Pavilion or Clubhouse

free

Veenker Memorial Golf Course Meetings, receptions

John Newton, superintendent of Veenker Memorial Golf Course, will retire from the university June 1. A program at the May 30 reception will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Hillside Garden Talk & Walk

May 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Director Ed Lyon will explain the history of the new water-wise Hillside Garden.

Thursday, 31 May 2018

Retirement reception: Mike Chaplin

May 31, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Dining Meetings, receptions

Mike Chaplin, delivery driver for ISU Catering, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Trish Stauble

May 31, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Meetings, receptions

Trish Stauble, coordinator of the bioinformatics and computational biology program, is retiring. A program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Plant Walk: Perennials & Spring Bulbs

May 31, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum.

Online event: Digital Accessibility in Higher Education

May 31, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own register through Inside Higher Ed through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This webcast will explore the legal and educational issues facing colleges as they try to provide services to students with a range of disabilities. Topics covered will include: