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Friday, 03 Mar 2017

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Channel: Student Affairs

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union

Keynote speaker is activist and poet Lakota Harden. ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. Registration (free) is requested.

Cost: free

Lecture: ISCORE Keynote Address

Channel: Lectures Program

12:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Lakota Harden (Minnecoujou/Yankton Lakota and HoChunk) is an orator, activist, community organizer, workshop facilitator and poet. The daughter of seven generations of Lakota leaders, she has dedicated her life to social justice.

Cost: free

Candidate Presentation: Landscape Architecture Chair Finalist Thomas Oslund

Channel: College of Design

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ Room 416 Design

Thomas Oslund is a finalist for the position of chair of the ISU Department of Landscape Architecture. He currently is the principal and design director of Oslund and Associates, a professional design firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He will give a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer period.

Farewell reception: Joseph Rayzor

Channel: Office of Risk Management

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 1155 Administrative Services Building

Joseph Rayzor has served as manager of insurance and claims in ISU's risk management office. He has been named director of risk management for the University of Northern Iowa.

Cost: free

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Channel: University Library

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

Opportunity to examine books from the library's rare books collection. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops Catalog. Key word: LIB. If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Cost: free

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Dr. Suess Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

"Why fit in when you were born to stand out?" Celebrate Dr. Seuss' 113th birthday by adding your favorite quote or Seuss character to your pottery.

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

ISU Wind Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

as part of the Great Plains Tuba Conference

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

Cirk LaPutyka: Slapstick Sonata

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This Prague-based collective brings an evening of acrobatics, clownery, puppet theatre, contemporary dance and drama to the stage in a program that is best described as visual poetry meets physical comedy with a dash of contemporary circus.

Performance: The Importance of Being Earnest

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:50 pm @ Fisher Theater

Two young men, Algernon and Jack, are good friends and are most desperately in love with two young women, Cecily and Gwendolyn. The obstacle to both their plans is that Cecily and Gwendolyn state most emphatically that they cannot love or marry any man whose name isn't Earnest. The stage is set for deception. This satire pokes fun at rules, love, egos, and behavior, and has been called one of the greatest comedies ever written.

Cost: $11-$18

ISU AfterDark: Crafts

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ Memorial Union

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

Saturday, 04 Mar 2017

Iowa State Singers

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Collegiate Presbyterian Church

James Rodde is the group's conductor.

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

Men's hockey

Channel: Hockey

7:30 pm @ Ames/ISU Ice Arena

ISU vs. Midland University (American Collegiate Hockey Association), senior night.

Cost: $5-$10

Performance: The Importance of Being Earnest

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:50 pm @ Fisher Theater

Two young men, Algernon and Jack, are good friends and are most desperately in love with two young women, Cecily and Gwendolyn. The obstacle to both their plans is that Cecily and Gwendolyn state most emphatically that they cannot love or marry any man whose name isn't Earnest. The stage is set for deception. This satire pokes fun at rules, love, egos, and behavior, and has been called one of the greatest comedies ever written.

Cost: $11-$18

Sunday, 05 Mar 2017

Performance: The Importance of Being Earnest

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 4:20 pm @ Fisher Theater

Two young men, Algernon and Jack, are good friends and are most desperately in love with two young women, Cecily and Gwendolyn. The obstacle to both their plans is that Cecily and Gwendolyn state most emphatically that they cannot love or marry any man whose name isn't Earnest. The stage is set for deception. This satire pokes fun at rules, love, egos, and behavior, and has been called one of the greatest comedies ever written.

Cost: $11-$18

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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 dancing better. From 5-7pm, the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cost: ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes for $45

Cantamus Women's Choir

Channel: Music Department

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

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

Monday, 06 Mar 2017

Second half-semester courses begin

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Teacher Education Career Fair

Channel: School of Education

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ ISU Alumni Center

The College of Human Sciences career services, Teacher Education Services and the School of Education are partnering to connect educational institutions with students seeking employment in school settings.

Cost: free

Workshop: Sustaining Academic Pipeline

Channel: College of Human Sciences

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Workshop Four: "Faculty of Color as Future Administrations." Speakers at the event will include: Gloria Jones-Johnson, University Professor in Sociology; and Francis Owusu, professor and chair of community and regional planning. All are welcome to attend this five-part workshop series.

Cost: free

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Channel: University Human Resources

5:30 pm @ Scheman Building

The 25 Year Club honors employees who have served the University for 25, 35, 45 or 50 consecutive years at this annual banquet. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. Reservations are required to attend.

Class: Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

A four-week class taught by photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg

Cost: $95 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Natural Cleaning Solutions

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Learn how to make natural cleaning solutions for your home from Certified Master Herbalist Gayle Curtis. Participants will follow along to create a simple 4 oz. spray solution to take home, and will also go home with other great ideas and recipes.

Lecture: Why We Explore Space

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Kathryn Thornton is a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions during her 12 years in the NASA astronaut corps. She is currently director of the University of Virginia's Aerospace Engineering Program.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 07 Mar 2017

Workshop: Mentoring Graduate Students

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

For faculty who mentor graduate students. Register online.

Cost: free

Faculty-led series: Getting into industry-sponsored research

Channel: Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Flexible Solutions for Sponsored Project Agreements." Matt Darr, professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, will share his experiences collaborating with industry on funded research.

Cost: free

NSF CAREER Awards: Best Practices and Mock Review

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Recent CAREER grant awardees at Iowa State will share their experiences from the proposal development process, including their plans for broader impacts, evaluation and other program requirements.

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free