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Thursday, 20 Sep 2018

Fee payment deadline

Sep 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall semester. Second payment (minimum due) on AccessPlus.

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Sep 20, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Lectures Meetings, receptions

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Plant Walk: Endangered Plants

Sep 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Join our Plant Collections Curator on an in-depth walk through the gardens to learn about the endangered or threatened plants we have in the gardens.

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Sep 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.

Open house: Margaret Sloss Women's Center

Sep 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sloss House

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Learn about the services and programs the Margaret Sloss Women's Center provides to students -- reserve the space for your group, attend a professional development event, discover resources across campus and meet the Women's Center staff. Enjoy refreshments and activities during the event.

Everyone Can Create (+Everyone Can Code)

Sep 20, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ISU Book Store-Tech CYte

Free

ISU Book Store Special events Student activities

Work with our Apple Campus Rep to Create and Code on your Apple devices! Perfect for beginners of all ages!

Meet and Greet: ACCESS staff

Sep 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Wellness Meetings, receptions

Stop in to meet ACCESS executive director Tess Cody and campus advocate Tricia Ingram Williams. Learn more about ACCESS and its resources. Light refreshments will be served. Hosted by student health and wellness, ISU Police and the dean of students office.

Student Organization Resource Fair

Sep 20, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Special events Student activities

The Student Activities Center will be hosting the first annual Student Organization Resource Fair this fall. This event will provide Ames businesses and ISU departments with an opportunity to connect with student organization officers and promote services and resources open to student organizations.

Lecture: Art and Our Culture of Ephemerality

Sep 20, 2018

6:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Artist and printmaker Andrew Kozlowski will discuss how our histories are shaped by the objects we possess and the ephemerality of our human-made, constructed world.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 20, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 20, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Friday, 21 Sep 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Sep 21, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Designated repeat deadline

Sep 21, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a first half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Irena Ravitskaya, piano - Guest Pianist Recital

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Irena's repertoire encompasses works from Baroque to Modern. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Moldova State Philharmonic, Moldova National Orchestra, Boise State Symphony Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Indiana University Symphony Orchestra, South Kansas Symphony Orchestra, Hays Symphony Orchestra, Salina Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra, and Powder River Symphony Orchestra.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Sep 21, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Closing Reception: Under (Printed) Construction Exhibition

Sep 21, 2018

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for exhibition of printmaker Andrew Kozlowski's recent work. The show includes an installation of screen- and relief-printed images wheat-pasted to the gallery walls. Following the breakfast reception, Kozlowski, an assistant professor of printmaking at North Florida University, will lead a workshop during which the wheat-pasted images will be removed and recycled into new paper, which can then be used to make relief prints.

Presidential Installation and celebration

Sep 21, 2018

10:15 AM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Office of the President Special events

Wendy Wintersteen will be installed as Iowa State's 16th president. A public reception follows.

Telling Your Story

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Who are you? I bet you have a story to tell. Will you tell it? Of all the things that you can do to make the world a better place, few things are more valuable and beneficial than telling your story. Come to hear Mani Mina, associate professor in Industrial Design, share his story, be inspired to tell your own, and share it with the world.

Friday Research Seminar: Toward Design Strategies for Fall Prevention

Sep 21, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Daejin Kim, assistant professor of interior design, will speak about the role of environmental and behavioral factors increasing the risk of falls in a senior-living community. His talk is part of the Friday Research Seminar Series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Sep 21, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Sep 21, 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

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Stephens Auditorium 50th Anniversary Kick-off

Sep 21, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Special events

This free event, to launch Stephens Auditorium's 50th anniversary year, will feature building tours that include an up-close look at "Silver Code", the fiber art piece that is the stage curtain. A program on the stage will begin at 7 p.m. RSVPs are requested.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 21, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Vinyl Theater w/Royal Teeth & The Catching

Sep 21, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For fans of: COIN, Bad Suns, Smallpools, Misterwives, Flor, Hippo Campus Since releasing their debut album Electrogram, in 2014, indie rock/electropop trio Vinyl Theatre has toured with Twenty One Pilots, Smallpools, The Mowgli's, and Dashboard Confessional among others, and headlined Summerfest in their hometown of Milwaukee. They released their dynamic second album, Origami, in 2017 to the acclaim of critics and fans alike.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 21, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Saturday, 22 Sep 2018

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 22, 2018

8:00 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Open house: Ag450 Farm 75th Anniversary

Sep 22, 2018

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ag450 Farm, 52097 260th St., Ames

free

Research and Demonstration Farms Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the student-run, self-sustaining Ag450 farm. Students, faculty and staff will lead tours of the facilities and answer questions. Refreshments will be served.

Football

Sep 22, 2018

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Akron. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Volleyball

Sep 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Baylor in their first Big 12 regular season home match of 2018.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.