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Friday, 01 Jun 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to submit applications for graduation for Summer 2018 through AccessPlus without a late fee.

Retirement reception: Marian Graves and Arlys Udelhoven

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 1004 Extension 4-H Youth Building

Marian Graves and Arlys Udelhoven, members of custodial services' team 5 in facilities planning and management, are both retiring today. A program will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee cups and steins to ones shaped like owls and footballs, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

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

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting. A crowd favorite The Bill Martin Group will return to perform playing a mix of jazz plus so much more.

Sunday, 03 Jun 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

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

Monday, 04 Jun 2018

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Cost: ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Photography: The Art of Seeing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Monday, June 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. The goal of this class is to help you explore your photographic potential. Photography is an exercise in the art of observation.

Tuesday, 05 Jun 2018

Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

Paint Pours with Rhonda Scott

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

The Workspace is the perfect place to try your hand at acrylic pours! Choose 3-5 paints (including metallics!) and learn how to create an abstract painting full of marbled swirls and cells of color.

Cost: $10

Photographic Exposure

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Tuesday, June 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Go in-depth with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg, to understand just what exposure is and the impact it has on your photographs.

Wednesday, 06 Jun 2018

Youth Summer Camp #1: How Plants Move!

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join us for an afternoon of fun and educational activities focused on the science of plants, investigating seed dispersal to specialized parts to phenomena like phototropism.

Belly Dance Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and more importantly, tons of fun!

Cost: ISU $50, Public $60 (supplies included)

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Cost: ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Black & White Digital Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, June 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding on your ability to see form, shape and texture as a photographer.

Sewing Lessons

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Cost: ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Thursday, 07 Jun 2018

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill

The "Improving Your Online Course" workshop explores the QM Rubric and provides a framework to improve the quality of online courses. Participants use the QM Rubric to review their own online courses and develop a course improvement plan.

Cost: Free

Kids' Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:15 pm - 6:45 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Cost: ISU $110, Public $120 (supplies included)

Peace Poles Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Create a meaningful addition to your garden or yard with a Peace Pole. Traditional poles display the message May Peace Prevail on Earth in the language of the country where it is placed, along with 3-5 translations of the phrase.

Cost: ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Symposium: Science Communication

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Learn how trust and credibility play a role in communicating controversial science topics at the three-day Science Communication Summer Symposium. This symposium builds on Iowa State's expertise in science communication by bringing together local and national scholars to explore the intersection of scientific credibility and public acceptance of scientific claims.

Cost: $45-$95

Friday, 08 Jun 2018

Open house: ISU Dairy Farm

Channel: Animal Science Department

6:00 am - 11:00 am @ 52470 260 St., south of Ames

A celebration of dairy month. Tours will be given every 30 minutes beginning at 6:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. Stops include the milking parlor, milk house and dairy barns. The open house includes demonstrations and best practices in animal care, product quality, safety and environmental stewardship.

Cost: free

Symposium: Science Communication

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

8:30 am - 6:00 pm @ Morrill Hall

Learn how trust and credibility play a role in communicating controversial science topics at the three-day Science Communication Summer Symposium. This symposium builds on Iowa State's expertise in science communication by bringing together local and national scholars to explore the intersection of scientific credibility and public acceptance of scientific claims.

Cost: $45-$95

Water Day

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

A special kid-focused event about all things water! Play with water at the Spitting Frogs in the Children's Garden, slither down a giant slip-and-slide, explore special activities on water pollution and conservation, groove to fun songs, and create mini-projects throughout the Gardens.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 206 Durham

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).

Paint Your Own Pottery: Father's Day Gifts

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

No ugly ties this year!

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

Saturday, 09 Jun 2018

Symposium: Science Communication

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

8:30 am - 5:00 pm @ Morrill Hall

Learn how trust and credibility play a role in communicating controversial science topics at the three-day Science Communication Summer Symposium. This symposium builds on Iowa State's expertise in science communication by bringing together local and national scholars to explore the intersection of scientific credibility and public acceptance of scientific claims.

Cost: $45-$95

Sunday, 10 Jun 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

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

Monday, 11 Jun 2018

Class work begins, Summer Session II courses

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

The Research-Based Flipped Classroom and Team-Based Learning

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

1:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ 2117 Gerdin (June 11 and 13), 3164 Gerdin (June 12)

A 3-part series. The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL), an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Cost: free

Hand-Painted Beads Walk-In Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Paint ten baubles - eight bisque beads and two bisque pendants. We will fire them in about a week, and when you come for pick up we will send leather cord to start showing off your hand-painted jewelry.

Cost: $14