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Tuesday, 28 Feb 2017

P&S Professional Development Conference

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

8:00 am - 4:15 pm @ Scheman Building

"Cultivate Your Adventure -- From Initiating to Innovating," with keynote by social justice, diversity and leadership expert Maura Cullen. Late registration fee ($15) applies after Jan. 31.

Cost: $80

Open forum for AESHM department chair finalist Jana Hawley

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

9:30 am - 10:30 am @ 001 MacKay

The College of Human Sciences has named Eulanda Sanders, Sheila Scott, and Jana Hawley as finalists to be the next chair of the Department of Apparel, Events, and Hospitality Management. This is one of six events featuring the three finalists.

Cost: free

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Channel: Iowa State Center

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

ISU Symphony Orchestra's performance showcases the various instrument families and explores basic music concepts, while allowing young audiences to feel the excitement and enjoy the emotions inspired by music. A 'petting zoo' is a chance to see and hear the unique instruments up close.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Construction and potential applications of engineered minichromosomes in plants by Jim Birchler from the University of Missouri

Cost: Free

Sustainapalooza: There is no Planet B

Channel: Live Green

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Memorial Union Great Hall

Learn and practice sustainable living skills from campus and community experts in upcycling, green cleaning and waste-less meals. Local food refreshments and sustainability-themed giveaways included.

Cost: free

Watercolor Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ The Workspace

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft.

Cost: ISU $75, Public $85

Watercolor Class: Section II

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft.

Cost: ISU $75, Public $85

Men's basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

8:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Cost: Limited availability

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: FREE

Short Films & Panel Discussion: Millennials Empowering a Resilient Future

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Part of the University Symposium on Sustainability.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017

March Craft of the Month: Vinyl Record Painting

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 am @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Using paint or special markers, turn a record into a piece of wall art.

Cost: $8

Pop-up meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

11:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Sukup Atrium, Biorenewables Complex

In this open house, visitors can help decide the future of CyRide's route structure by viewing and commenting on two proposed options for the popular bus system.

Retirement reception: Ken Schmidt

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Ken Schmidt, system control tech for building security cards, facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 1 p.m.

Workshop: Spring Pruning

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticulture, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning, including fruit trees!

Cost: $17.50 (discounts for members and ISU students)

Public meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3512 Memorial Union

Transit officials will outline two proposed route options for the CyRide bus system, answer questions and encourage input from attendees.

Meet and greet: ISU Veterans

Channel: Veterans Center

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

The faculty, staff and student veteran meet and greet is planned as a part of the Veterans Learning Community, but student veterans and family members are invited. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students to meet and network with faculty and staff from across ISU. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Cost: free

Soil Science Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Evapotranspiration partitioning in a desert vineyard by Dr. Deliana Kool, Iowa State University

Cost: Free

Pop-up meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Younker storefront, North Grand Mall

In this open house, visitors can help decide the future of CyRide's route structure by viewing and commenting on two proposed options for the popular bus system.

Lecture: Eating Disorders Simplified

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week speaker Buck Runyan is executive director for Remuda Ranch at the Meadows eating disorders critical care units and in-patient, residential programs.

Cost: free

Thursday, 02 Mar 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.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom

Featured speaker is men's basketball head coach Steve Prohm; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public, with an opportunity to ask questions, meet Iowa State head coaches and win prize drawings. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

Design Career Fair

Channel: College of Design

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A professional environment for students, alumni and employers to discuss career opportunities in design.

Cost: free

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Getting Started with Zotero

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

An introduction to Zotero. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops catalog.(Keyword:LIB) If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Cost: free

Seminar: Finding Foundation Funding and What to Do Once You've Found a Match

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

Learn how to strategically search for foundation funding using the Foundation Directory Online and other sources. Intended for all faculty and staff interested in funding smaller projects or diversifying their funding sources. Register online.

Cost: free

Public meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Ames City Hall council chambers

Transit officials will outline two proposed route options for the CyRide bus system, answer questions and encourage input from attendees.

Workshop: Intro to Plant Propagation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn easy-to-implement techniques from an expert in plant propagation, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth.

Cost: $25 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Cyclone Cinema: LaLa Land

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

Lecture: Using Exercise to Treat Depression

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. James Blumenthal, a clinical psychologist at the Duke University Medical Center, will discuss the relationship of exercise and physical activity to mental health.

Cost: free

LAS Dean's Lecture: Robyn Lutz

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Programming Molecules in the Age of Nanotechnology," Robyn Lutz, ISU computer science.

Cost: free