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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

Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 152 Science I

"New insights into the strontium isotopic composition of seawater during the Late Permian mass extinction and Early Triassic biotic" by Dr. Alexa Sedlacek, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.

Cost: Free

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

Schedule of Classes for Fall 2017

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Schedule of Classes for Fall 2017 available for viewing on the Web.

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

Men's basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

5:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. TCU.

Cost: Limited availability

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

Concert: Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia

Channel: Music Department

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

Featuring American music selections.

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017

Wrestling

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Minnesota.

Cost: $5-$10

ISU Concert Band and Campus Band

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Ames City Auditorium

Cost: $5-$7

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

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

Monday, 20 Feb 2017

Fee Payment Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Fee payment deadline, spring. Second payment (minimum due).

The UM Connection: President's Day

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, Lower Gallery, 0003 Morrill Hall

This President's Day, let's examine portraits of Lincoln by Christian Petersen and discuss how this President became one of the most recognized people in American history. The UM Connection is an after-hours opportunity to study unique aspects of the permanent collection within the museum and develop visual literacy skills to communicate about complex topics.

Cost: free

Explore Mesoscopic Physics in Strongly Correlated Electron Materials with Advanced IR and THz Spectroscopy

Channel: Colloquium

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ Phys 0003

Mengkun Liu, Stony Brook University

Lecture: Understanding Climate Change through Interactive Simulations

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Travis Franck, program director for the nonprofit Climate Interactive and an expert on international climate and energy issues, will share his organization's free climate change decision-support tools and talk about policy struggles and successes.

Cost: free

Amigurumi Crochet Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting small animals or creatures.

Cost: ISU $17, Public $27

Lecture: Reflections on Race, Racism and Racial Violence

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"In the Shadow of Charleston - Reflections on Race, Racism and Racial Violence," Keisha Blain is co-editor of "The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence," a newly published overview of race relations, racial violence, and civil rights activism in the United States and other parts of the world.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017

Advising period for Summer and Fall 2017 registration begins

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Special Nuclear Physics Seminar: "b-Tagged Jets in sPHENIX"

Channel: Nuclear Physics

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Physics Room 18

Dr. Sookhyun Lee, Yonsei University

Vision seminar for AESHM department chair finalist Eulanda Sanders

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ 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

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn the basics of floral design from State Fair Master Flower Show judge and floral designer Sandy Gossman while creating beautiful arrangements to take home.

Cost: $50/class (discounts for members and ISU students)