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Sunday, 19 Apr 2015

Musical: Les Miserables - THIS PERFORMANCE IS SOLD OUT!

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 4:50 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Argentine Tango Class

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 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. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

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

Cyclone Cinema: Taken 3

Channel: Special Memorial Union programs

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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: Reflections on the Asian American Experience

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Karate Chops, Geishas & Nerds," John Palmer, Colgate University. He discusses the complex nature of race and how we can begin to address race and racism from a fresh perspective. Asian Heritage Week Performance Night Keynote Speaker

Cost: free

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

8:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Browsing Library, MU

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Cost: 25 cents

Meet John Pappajohn

Channel: Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship

4:00 pm @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

Pappajohn, namesake of ISU's Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, will speak about the importance of entrepreneurship and his personal journey. The 2015 Pappajohn Student Scholars will be recognized, followed by a brief reception in the Gerdin Commons.

Cost: free

Statistics Seminar

Channel: Statistics Department

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ Snedecor 3105

"Quantile Regression in the Secondary Analysis of Case-Control Data", Ying Wei, Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York

Cost: Free

Lecture: The First Amendment in the 21st Century

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center and a founding editor at USA Today. First Amendment Day Series Keynote.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

8:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Browsing Library, MU

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Cost: 25 cents

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

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Channel: Bioeconomy Institute

3:40 pm - 5:00 pm @ 1306 Elings Hall

"Mitigate, Adapt, or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts" Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University.

Cost: free

Class: Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning April 7, April 14, April 21, & April 28 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This 4-part workshop covers the basics of photography including equipment & how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & tips & tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students & review. Bring your DSLR camera & tripod to each class.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Workshop: Perfume Blending Intensive

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This is a 6 week course on Tuesdays April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, & May 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Those who complete this 6-week intensive workshop will leave with their own uniquely developed fragrance, 1 kit of 10 essences, & a Certificate of Perfume Blending from Amanda Feeley, natural perfumer & owner of Esscentual Alchemy. Amanda will teach you the background, skills, & preparation you'll need to become a natural perfumer.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $800 for members and $1,000 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Caucus Cup Debate

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

The ISU College Democrats will debate the College Republicans on an issue of the day. First Amendment Day Celebration

Cost: free

Piano Studio Recital

Channel: Music Department

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Cost: free

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

8:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Browsing Library, MU

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Cost: 25 cents

Training: Youth Program Leaders

Channel: Office of Risk Management

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Room 1020 Extension 4-H Youth Building

Offered by the offices of Risk Management, Extension and Outreach, and Conference Planning and Management to provide youth program leaders and student organization officers with information about youth-related policies, procedures and forms for conducting youth programs at ISU. Preregistration is required.

Cost: free

Live Green! Earth Day Celebration

Channel: Live Green Submissions

11:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Parks Library Lawn

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Bike tune-ups, food, and sustainability-minded giveaways!!

Cost: FREE

Agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest

Channel: Live Green

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

The Graduate Program in Sustainable Agriculture presents the 11th Annual Research Symposium. Joshua Farley, Ecological Economist and Professor at the University of Vermont, will give a keynote presentation on agroecology, farmer livelihoods and ecosystem services in Brazil's Atlantic Forest. A reception and poster session will follow featuring current research from GPSA students and faculty. Join us and enjoy locally sourced refreshments!

Cost: Free and open to the public

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Channel: Bioeconomy Institute

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

This 6th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the Integrated Studio Arts program in the College of Design. Award winners will be announced during a short 4:15 p.m. program.

Cost: free

Softball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

4:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Nebraska-Omaha.

Cost: free

Class: Low Budget Photo Tricks

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

This is a 4 week course on Wednesdays beginning April 8, April 15, April 22, and April 29 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Imagine capturing stunning shots and imaginative effects without a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Class: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Celebrate Earth Day by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist, Sharon Rink.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $10 for members and $12.50 for the general public.

Lecture: Climate Urgency

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.

Cost: free

The Changing Iowa Landscape

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

This Earth Day, learn about some of the factors that have contributed to the changing Iowa landscape over the past 100 year. Please join Drs. Mark Hanna and Amy Kaleita, faculty in Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering, as they discuss the evolution of hay and forage production and harvest, the changing land, and soil and water conservation practices. These issues have impacted Iowa hay and forage production over the past 50 to 100 years.

Cost: free

Thursday, 23 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

8:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Browsing Library, MU

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Cost: 25 cents

Finding Funding: Using Campus Resources

Channel: University Library

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

What resources are available to faculty, grad students and post docs to find funding for research? How do you find non-governmental organizations that generously fund education and research projects in the humanities, social sciences and the sciences?

Cost: free

Film: Farmland

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

An intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers in their twenties, hosted by the Iowa State University Corn Growers Association. A panel of farmers will join the audience for a discussion immediately following the 77-minute film.

Cost: free

Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. FREE FOR EVERYONE. $5 if you want to take home a resource pack.

Workshop: Recycled Bookmaking

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Learn about historical bookbinding techniques and make your own unique handmade books from recycled papers, using variations of the Coptic stitch. Leave class with two or more books and the know-how to keep cutting, folding and stitching more. A perfect use for that handmade paper from our Papermaking Workshop.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public.