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Alumni and Alumni Association Events

September 9, 2016
Location: Starting near Jack Trice Stadium
Rival Game Relay Help defend the Cyclone title in Rival Game Relay! Rival Game Relay is an annual 146-mile run/bike relay race from Ames to Iowa City. A fabulous and challenging route, great food, tailgate challenges, and the chance to bring home the title are just a few reasons to... Read More
September 17, 2016, 8:00 AM
Kickoff is at 11 a.m.
Location: R.L. Paschel High School Parking Lots, Fort Worth, Texas
The Iowa State University Alumni Association, Iowa State Athletics Department, and the ISU Alumni Club of Dallas/Ft. Worth are pleased to host you in Ft. Worth, Texas on Sept. 17 for a pregame gathering. All ISU alumni, family, and friends are welcome! Events will begin bright and early at 8... Read More
October 23, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Location: ISU Campus
Save the date for Homecoming 2016! The Homecoming football game will be Saturday, Oct. 29 vs. Kansas State.
October 28, 2016 - October 29, 2016
Location: ISU Campus
50th Reunion celebrating the classes of ’65 and ’66 Homecoming Weekend 2016: Oct. 28-29 Save the Date: Registration will open in late summer! Friday Reunion Events (Oct. 28): 50-Year Medallion Ceremony Mix and Mingle Reception Campus-wide activities including the ISUAA Honors & Awards ceremony, tours, and shuttles to campus Homecoming... Read More

Ames & ISU Events

August 5, 2016, 4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: 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. The Bill Martin Group will return to perform playing a mix of jazz plus more. ISU Catering will provide the cash bar as... Read More
August 8, 2016, 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: ISU Alumni Center
All incoming international students are invited to the ISU Alumni Center for dinner and a business social. Local vendors of basic necessities for a college student such as cell phone, automobile, groceries, etc., will be here to provide advice and great deals to our newest group of students. Contact the... Read More
August 16, 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by a program at 7 p.m.
Location: Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Des Moines
Iowa State head coaches and Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard will headline the athletics department's 2016 "Meet the Coaches Night," set for Tuesday, Aug. 16. The event will once again be held in the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (the old Vets Auditorium) at the Iowa Events Center. Doors... Read More
August 31, 2016, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Fountain of the Four Seasons, North side Memorial Union
According to the notes of the artist Christian Petersen, the Fountain of the Four Seasons was to represent: "...the fullness of the elements...the life giving rains... the calmness of the Indians in the face of the turbulence... tranquil water... tranquility of the Indians... much water symbolizes elemental turbulence." Placed around... Read More
September 3, 2016
TBA
Location: TBA
Save the date for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' annual barbecue!
October 5, 2016, 7:00 PM
Location: 2019 Morrill Hall
The National Historic Preservation Act was signed into law on October 15, 1966, and 50 years later is still the most extensive preservation legislation ever enacted in the United States. The NHPA created the National Register of Historic Places, the list of National Historic Landmarks, and the State Historic Preservation... Read More
December 3, 2016, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Farm House Museum
Celebrate the holiday season at the Farm House Museum. Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore the first building on Iowa State's campus and experience what Christmas was like at the turn of the century. Children's crafts and Santa Claus will all be part of the fun.

Des Moines & Central Iowa Events

July 28, 2016, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines
Join us for an evening of music, education, and Cyclone pride at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. As live jazz fills the garden, guests will learn about the horticultural science that brings its beauty to bloom. Hands-on learning stations include a make-and-take activity, and guided tours will be offered... Read More
August 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Game begins at 7:08 p.m.
Location: Principal Park, One Line Drive, Des Moines
Join your fellow Cyclones to watch the Iowa Cubs take on the New Orleans Zephyrs at Principal Park! The game begins at 7:08 p.m., but the private picnic for Iowa Staters begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Left Field Corner until the game starts. Please register by noon on Friday,... Read More
August 16, 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by a program at 7 p.m.
Location: Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Des Moines
Iowa State head coaches and Director of Athletics Jamie Pollard will headline the athletics department's 2016 "Meet the Coaches Night," set for Tuesday, Aug. 16. The event will once again be held in the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center (the old Vets Auditorium) at the Iowa Events Center. Doors... Read More

ISUAA Club of Dallas Events

July 30, 2016, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)
Location: Texas Ale Project, 1001 N. Riverfront Blvd, Dallas, TX 75207
Brewery Tour We've set up another brewery tour to pass the summer months. This is the fourth straight year, alternating between Fort Worth and Dallas. We've been to Rahr, Deep Ellum Brewing Co. and Martin House. This year we're heading to Texas Ale Project. TAP is a great local brewery... Read More
September 16, 2016
TBA
Location: Locke Lord LLP, 2200 Ross Ave. #2800, Dallas, Texas
Save the date! More information coming soon!
September 17, 2016, 8:00 AM
Kickoff is at 11 a.m.
Location: R.L. Paschel High School Parking Lots, Fort Worth, Texas
The Iowa State University Alumni Association, Iowa State Athletics Department, and the ISU Alumni Club of Dallas/Ft. Worth are pleased to host you in Ft. Worth, Texas on Sept. 17 for a pregame gathering. All ISU alumni, family, and friends are welcome! Events will begin bright and early at 8... Read More

ISUAA Club of Denver Events

August 7, 2016, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Congress Park, 850 N. Josephine St., Denver, Colo.
2016 Family Picnic August 7! Come join fellow ISU alumni, families and friends for the 2016 family picnic on Sunday, Aug. 7! This year’s picnic will be held again this year at beautiful Congress Park located near Capitol Hill, Denver. There will be fun for all ages with good food,... Read More

ISUAA Club of Houston Events

September 13, 2016
TBD
Location: Armadillo Palace, 5015 Kirby Dr., Houston, Texas
Save the date! More information coming soon!

ISUAA Club of Los Angeles Events

August 13, 2016, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM (PST)
Location: Pier 87, Los Angeles Harbor
116th Iowa by the Sea Picnic Saturday, August 13 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM We are planning our next Iowa by the Sea Picnic and have updated our website at www.iowabytheseapicnic.com with current details of the picnic. All Iowans and individuals who have a love or connection with the State... Read More

ISUAA Club of Phoenix Events

August 1, 2016, 11:30 AM
Location: Reben Romero Picnic Area at Kiwanis Park, 5500 S. Mill Ave., Tempe, AZ 85283
Iowa State Football Kick-off Barbecue Iowa State football season is almost here! Matt Campbell is in the pilot's seat and he's already turned some heads with the work he's put in this off-season. Come out and join us on Saturday, Aug. 6 for a Football Kickoff Barbecue to celebrate the... Read More

OLLI at ISU Events

August 11, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CST)
Location: Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

This will be your first opportunity to register for classes, meet the instructors, and have a mid-morning snack. Currently there are 36 classes ranging from one day to eight-weeks and two 1-day trips. The first day of fall classes is Monday, Sept. 12.

September 12, 2016, 9:00 AM
December 8, 2016, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM (CST)
Location: Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

This will be your first opportunity to register for classes, meet the instructors, and have a mid-afternoon snack. Classes will only be held for four weeks and begin on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017.

February 16, 2017, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Location: Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

This will be your first opportunity to register for classes, meet the instructors, and have a mid-afternoon snack. Classes will range from one-week to eight weeks, along with 1-day trips and begin on Monday, March 20, 2017.

March 20, 2017, 9:00 AM

Travel

July 25, 2016
Explore the great Northwest, where majestic American and Canadian Rockies meet and share a distinguished history, breathtaking scenery, and one of the largest ecosystems in North America.
July 27, 2016
The Galapagos Islands hold a central position in modern scientific and evolutionary history. From your accommodations on the Isabela II, you can explore these fascinating islands and observe the iconic species that have become exquisitely adapted to the surrounding environment.
July 30, 2016
Discover the astonishing natural history and rich cultural heritage of vast, unspoiled Iceland—a land perfect for exploring in a small group, limited to only 24 guests. Your 11-day tour starts in Borgarnes. Tour the beautiful Snaefellsnes Peninsula with its bizarre rock formations and nesting cliff birds. Enjoy three nights in... Read More
August 22, 2016
Picture yourself surrounded by pristine islands draped in verdant wilderness and rocky shores caressed by sparkling blue waters. From Chicago to Montreal, cruise all five Great Lakes and the scenic St. Lawrence River aboard the new 210-guest MS Saint Laurent. Treat yourself to elegant amenities and stunning vistas as this... Read More
August 27, 2016
Winding through peaceful countryside, past storybook villages and fairy-tale castles, the Rhine, Main and Danube waterways showcase the best of Europe. Spend 14 nights cruising these three vital rivers aboard the exclusively chartered, award-winning MS Amadeus Silver, and — new for 2016 — enjoy a customizable journey with a choice... Read More
September 9, 2016
Cruise the Danube River -- from Austria's colorful capital, through the charming towns of Melk, Durnstein, and Grein -- before heading into Bavaria, Germany. You'll stop at spectacular museums, visit castle ruins, and delight in various beer tastings along the way.
September 12, 2016
Discover one of the most fascinating and dynamic nations in the world on this comprehensive journey that reveals China’s mystique and highlights its timeless treasures. Travel to famous landmarks, including the sprawling Summer Palace, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall, which offers incomparable views. Feel the ambience of... Read More
September 17, 2016
Incredibly beautiful and wildly bountiful, the Pacific Northwest presents a miraculous geological masterpiece where lush, unspoiled forests blanket dramatic slopes, imposing mountains cradle mighty rivers and sparkling waterfalls cascade into breathtaking gorges. Experience this spectacular region that captivated intrepid explorers as you cruise the Columbia and Snake Rivers aboard the... Read More
September 19, 2016
Admire the diverse scenery and experience the vibrant cultural heritage of Croatia, a trove of historic cities, pristine parkland and miles of sun-drenched Adriatic coastline. Begin your journey by exploring Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. Wander the historic Upper Town and see the detailed art nouveau architecture that is a legacy... Read More
September 26, 2016
Begin your discovery of Peru in the capital of Lima with a city tour. Next, fly to Cuzco and acclimate to the high altitude as you tour the beautiful Sacred Valley, and the extensive ruins at Ollantaytambo. Board the train for Machu Picchu—the stunning “Lost City of the Incas”. You’ll... Read More
October 1, 2016
Discover the incredible ancient wonders of the Greek isles on a luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ state-of-the-art Riviera. Depart Istanbul, a dazzling display of exotic bazaars, gleaming domes and minarets, and sail to the third-largest port in Greece, Volos, edging the sapphire-blue waters of the Pagasitikos Gulf and featuring lovely... Read More
October 8, 2016
An area known for its sparkling turquoise sea, sun-kissed beaches and charming towns, the Italian Riviera has been captivating visitors for centuries. Experience the enchantment of this famous region on a seven-night program that takes you to key landmarks and historic villages. Your home base is Sestri Levante, with its... Read More
October 14, 2016
Trace the remnants of ancient empires and revel in striking Mediterranean beauty as you sail to Spain, France, Monaco and Italy aboard Oceania Cruises’ graceful Nautica. Depart Barcelona for the glorious island of Minorca, where Mahón beckons with a lovely waterfront, elegant Georgian architecture and idyllic coves. Admire the picturesque... Read More
October 21, 2016
From the legendary Italian cities of Florence and Rome to the postcard-worthy islands of Sicily and Corfu, experience the stars of the Mediterranean on a luxury cruise aboard Oceania Cruises’ majestic Marina. Depart Monte Carlo for the port of Livorno, a jumping-off point for adventures in beautiful Tuscany, Florence or... Read More
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