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Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017

Behind the Scenes

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Retirement reception: Vince Lawson

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Vince Lawson, superintendent of the Muscatine Island Research Farm, Fruitland, is retiring after 35 years of service. A program will begin at 2:45 p.m.

Cost: free

Campus forum: West campus development projects

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

4:10 pm - 5:30 pm @ 0308 Elings Hall

Staff from facilities planning and management will present early project plans and answer questions. All are welcome.

Cost: free

Lecture: Operating in the Margins

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Gallery 181, College of Design

Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic, founders of Winnipeg-based design firm 5468796 Architecture, will talk about the conditions and ambition required to change the Midwest status quo in architecture and share examples from their firm's projects.

Cost: free

Black Light Butterfly Roosting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:40 pm - 6:40 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join Nathan Brockman, Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator, for a special black light butterfly show. Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to UV light, and view them in a new way as they clump together and begin roosting for the night.

Lecture: 'Ramble,' Walking and Visual Journaling

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

Mary Jones, professor of art and design at Grandview University, Des Moines, is a mixed-media artist, illustrator and printmaker who explores the creative potential of physically engaging with one's environment. She will discuss how walking well-trodden paths is like remembering in layers, and how this process of remembering is similar to the layers in her prints.

Cost: free

Walk-In Craft: Singles Awareness Day DIY Spa

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Whether you choose to be single, or just haven't found that person who appreciates all of your awesomeness, this day is for you!

Cost: $9

Hilton Chair Series Lecture: Strong Women and Men Live Well

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Nutrition and Exercise for Optimal Health" - Miriam Nelson, author of the bestselling book "Strong Women Stay Young," will discuss what foods you should eat to stay young and healthy as well as what types and how much exercise improves health.

Cost: free

Women's basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Cost: $5-$12

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Cost: $5 adult / $3 students Tickets sold at the door.

Lecture: Redefining Global and National Security

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Col. (Ret.) Lawrence Wilkerson was Secretary of State Colin Powell's chief of staff from 2002 to 2005. He was also associate director of the State Department's policy planning staff under the directorship of Ambassador Richard Haass. During his thirty-one years in the U.S. Army he served as Deputy Executive Officer to then-General Colin Powell when he commanded the U.S. Army Forces Command, and Special Assistant to General Powell when...

Cost: free

NE-HI w/ SIRES

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Emerging from underground venues in Chicago's northwest side, NE-HI made its name on both its live energy and cleverly wrought guitar anthems. On their forthcoming second album Offers, the band takes those basement-forged instincts and refines them, lets its guitars explore new angles, and focuses its songwriting. The result shows there are a wide range of post-punk possibilities yet to be explored.

Cost: $7 Students / $10 Public

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Data Management Planning, An Introduction

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library

Introduction to Data Management Planning. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops catalog. If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Cost: free

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Channel: University Relations

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents' Feb. 22-23 meeting in Ames.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Paper Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Create realistic-looking "potted" plants that never need watering, using paper, wire, floral tape, and recycled or repurposed containers and paper lunch sacks! Perfect for a loved one, or for those folks whose thumbs may not be quite "green."

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Cost: free

ISU Jazz Combos

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

These are student-led small jazz groups. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tutelage of Michael Giles.

Cost: free

Lecture: Engineers' Week Keynote Bisi Ezerioha

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Bisi Ezerioha is a race car driver, high-performance engineer, and CEO of his own company, Bisimoto Engineering. He creates ridiculously fast cars and is credited with building the fastest Honda engines in the world.

Cost: free

Friday, 17 Feb 2017

Workshop: Getting Started in Iowa Politics

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Cost: $20

Lights! Camera! Math!

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Prepare to be amazed, dazzled and bewildered by this spectacular show where math, theatre and digital technology collide to create a fun and interactive performance proving that understanding math can be fun! Danny Carmo used to think school and, in particular, math wasn't for him. All he ever wanted to be was a famous magician! But when he knuckled down to learn all the tricks of the trade, he realized that math was the SECRET to magic!

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Lights! Camera! Math!

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Prepare to be amazed, dazzled and bewildered by this spectacular show where math, theatre and digital technology collide to create a fun and interactive performance proving that understanding math can be fun! Danny Carmo used to think school and, in particular, math wasn't for him. All he ever wanted to be was a famous magician! But when he knuckled down to learn all the tricks of the trade, he realized that math was the SECRET to magic!

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Workshop: Launching Your Campaign

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Cost: $20

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Minion Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

Use our step-by-step instructions for drawing a minion that you can then turn into your favorite helper.

Cost: Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Lecture: Hybrid Careers in Design: Industrial Design + Design Anthropology

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ 2245 Coover

Industrial designer and applied anthropologist Siobhan Gregory, a senior lecturer in design and design research at Wayne State University in Detroit, will speak about the changing roles, responsibilities and expectations of industrial designers working in the private and social sectors and the increasingly important role of anthropological methods in creating designs that are culturally appropriate, inclusive and relevant.

Cost: free

Gymnastics

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Tri-meet vs. Illinois State ad Gustavus Adolphus.

Cost: $4-$5

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Channel: Astronomy

6:30 pm @ ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars! Shows at 6:30 (kids show), 7 and 7:30.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Saturday, 18 Feb 2017

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ The Workspace

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

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55

Women's basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Cost: $5-$12