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Retirement reception: Eugenio Matibag

ISU Events - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 15:00
Eugenio Matibag, professor of Spanish and U.S. Latino/a Studies in the world languages and cultures department, is retiring after serving as a faculty member since 1987. Light refreshments will be served, and he will perform a farewell duet at 4 p.m.

Retirement reception: Chris Hurst

ISU Events - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 14:00
Chris Hurst, a record analyst in the office of admissions, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Judy Vance

ISU Events - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 14:00
Judy Vance, professor of mechanical engineering, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Danny Cox and Paul Schroeder

ISU Events - Tue, 04/30/2019 - 13:30
Danny Cox, systems control technician, and Paul Schroeder, area mechanic, in the facilities maintenance unit of facilities planning and management, are retiring May 1.

WORKSHOP: REVISE, REWRITE, AND REWORK

ISU Events - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 18:30
3-week program beginning Monday, April 29, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. In a relaxed group setting, participants in this creative writing course will be introduced to an eight-point format for revising their writing, whether poetry or prose.

GREAT PLANTS FOR IOWA: SPRING & SUMMER BULBS

ISU Events - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 18:00
Many of these wonderful plants burst into bloom early in the season, so we've moved our class so we can actually see them! Learn more about the dozens of colorful blooms that grow from bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers in the Iowa garden.

Butterfly: The Story of a Life Cycle

ISU Events - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:00
Celebrate the magical life cycle of the Monarch butterfly as larger-than-life puppetry is used to illustrate the microscopic world of insects. This production offers a magnified look at metamorphosis through the eyes of Mari the Monarch as she grows from a tiny egg to a beautiful butterfly!

Open house: CALS Study Abroad Office

ISU Events - Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:00
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Office will be open for all students to learn more about study abroad opportunities. Refreshments will be provided.

Cyclone Cinema: Glass

ISU Events - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 19:00
Glass is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie. The narratives of two standout originals--2000's Unbreakable and 2016's Split bring one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. Mr.Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb's superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds critical secrets. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

ISU Events - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 16:00
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.

Performance: Iowa Odyssey, How We Got to Here

ISU Events - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 13:00
Who are we and how did we get to "here?" How does the idea of immigration connect to our community's past and present? Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.

Softball

ISU Events - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 13:00
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

MEET-A-SCIENTIST

ISU Events - Sun, 04/28/2019 - 10:00
Saturday, April 27, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Sunday, April 28, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Rent

ISU Events - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 19:30
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Broadway masterpiece, Rent, makes a stop on its 20th anniversary touring production. A reimagining of Puccini's La Boheme, Rent follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.

Cyclone Cinema: Glass

ISU Events - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 19:00
Glass is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie. The narratives of two standout originals--2000's Unbreakable and 2016's Split bring one explosive, all-new comic-book thriller: Glass. Mr.Glass finds Dunn pursuing Crumb's superhuman figure of The Beast in a series of escalating encounters, while the shadowy presence of Price emerges as an orchestrator who holds critical secrets. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Softball

ISU Events - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 13:00
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training (OFF-SITE)

ISU Events - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 13:00
Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this OFF-SITE training in western Iowa from Reiman Gardens' entomology staff.

Science Fair

ISU Events - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 13:00
A science fair for students in grades 1-5, hosted by the ISU student chapter of the American Meteorological Society. Projects or posters can include any scientific topic, not just meteorology. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places in two age categories.

Open house and pancake breakfast

ISU Events - Sat, 04/27/2019 - 07:00
Annual fly-in breakfast hosted by the Ames Flyers Student Organization. Pancake breakfast is $10 for adults; $6 for kids (12 and younger), cash/check only. Enjoy displays and visit with members of ISU aviation clubs and organizations and other local aviation groups. Airplane rides are available at additional cost. Check the club website for updates and more information.

Bad Bad Hats w/ The Host Country

ISU Events - Fri, 04/26/2019 - 20:00
Bad Bad Hats is an indie rock band from Minneapolis, Minnesota. The band consists of Kerry Alexander, Chris Hoge, and Connor Davison. Named for a trouble-making character from the Madeline children's books, Bad Bad Hats is defined by a balance of sweet and sour. Their music honors classic pop songwriting, with nods to nineties rock simplicity and pop-punk frivolity.

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