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What is featured?

Wednesday, 20 Jun 2018

Behind the Scenes: Wind, Waves, & Light Exhibit

Jun 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join education staff for an in-depth look at George Sherwood's kinetic sculptures in this year's moving display of Wind, Waves, & Light. This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join different staff members each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Thursday, 21 Jun 2018

Kids' Story Time

Jun 21, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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. No preregistration required.

Online event: Ubiquitous Stress, Responsive Mentorship in the Higher Education Mental Health Crisis (CIRTL)

Jun 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This panel discussion will explore supporting students (and colleagues) through stress-induced anxiety and depression in their academic careers. In particular, speakers will highlight the ways in which faculty, postdocs, and graduate students can be accessible as resources for undergraduates, and practical strategies for referring mentees of all levels elsewhere when their struggles are outside the realm of a mentor's expertise.

Woodshop Orientation

Jun 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Acrylic Painting Class

Jun 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72, Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Tiny House Pendant Class

Jun 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48, Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to construct your own sweet little structure -- cabin, church, fairy house, birdhouse, doghouse, or other tiny architectural marvel -- using metal clay.

Friday, 22 Jun 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Jun 22, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session I courses).

Add/Drop deadline

Jun 22, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a course or withdraw without extenuating circumstances (Session I courses).

Graduate College: Deadline

Jun 22, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Graduate College: Deadline

Jun 22, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to submit a Request for Final Oral Exam form for Summer 2018 graduation.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Jun 22, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session I course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Jun 22, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a Session I course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Workshop: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)

Jun 22, 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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Personalized Pet Bowls

Jun 22, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Food and water dishes of varying sizes for the furriest members of your family.

Saturday, 23 Jun 2018

College Creek cleanup

Jun 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Sections of College Creek throughout campus

FREE

Live Green Live Green

Small groups of volunteers will walk through designated sections of the creek along the banks and pick up trash. No time limit is required; all help is appreciated. Volunteers should register in advance and check in at the Forker Building parking lot.

Pollinator Fest

Jun 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Visit Reiman Gardens and celebrate National Pollinator Week. There will be many collaborators present to make sure this day is educational and plenty of fun!

Workshop: Glass Beads Intensive

Jun 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48, Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jun 24, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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. 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.

Monday, 25 Jun 2018

Seize the Sway: Ornamental Grasses

Jun 25, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Versatile and tough, ornamental grasses provide year-round interest to garden designs in an enormous range of sizes, shapes, and textures.

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2018

Plant Pals

Jun 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Carillon Summer Concert Series

Jun 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Carillon concert with guest carillonneur Mark Konewko, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Campanile tours are available after each concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy a summer evening on central campus with friends and family.

Thursday, 28 Jun 2018

Weed Science Research and Demonstration Field Day

Jun 28, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

ISU Curtiss Farm, 2219 South State Ave.

free

Agronomy Department Meetings, receptions

This field day event demonstrates recently released herbicide prepackage mixtures for weed control in corn and soybean crop systems. Herbicide application methods or timings used in the Midwest for weed control also are part of the program treatments.

Plant Walk: Pollen Plants

Jun 28, 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 from the expert herself - join our Plant Collections Curator on an in-depth walk through the gardens to learn about the favorite food plants for a variety of butterflies.

Retirement open house: Don Broshar

Jun 28, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Don Broshar, learning and development facilitator in university human resources, is retiring. No program is planned during this open house.

Youth Summer Camp #2: International Mud Day!

Jun 28, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for a full afternoon fun and educational activities celebrating International Mud Day!

Online event: 2018 Digital Learning Innovation Award - Information Session (Online Learning Consortium)

Jun 28, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

View on your own register through OLC through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about Online Learning Consortium (OLC)'s 2018 Digital Learning Innovation Award, an award for excellence in digital courseware initiatives that drive meaningful change in closing the degree completion gap for underrepresented college students. To accelerate the adoption of digital courseware for foundation or gateway courses, OLC is awarding scalable initiatives evidencing undergraduate student success.

Retirement reception: Diane Gerjets

Jun 28, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2768 Vet Med

free

Veterinary Pathology Department Meetings, receptions

Diane Gerjets, histology technician in the veterinary pathology department, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Julie Larson

Jun 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Julie Larson, chief of staff and director of development for the ISU Alumni Association, is retiring. She has worked at Iowa State for 37 years, including 34 years at the alumni association. Send a message and/or RSVP online.

Friday, 29 Jun 2018

Retirement reception: Teresa Jones

Jun 29, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Dining Meetings, receptions

Teresa Jones, who handles catering sales for ISU Catering, is retiring.

Paint Your Own Pottery: The Elephant in the Room

Jun 29, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A symbol of strength, wisdom and luck, elephants are the top of many favorite animal lists. Paint figurines, banks, ring holders and mugs, or draw your own beautiful beast on any bisque you choose.