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Sunday, 01 Mar 2015

Tennis

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

9:00 am @ Ames Racquet and Fitness

Iowa State vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Cost: free

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of 4 coasters.

Cost: $6 per person

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

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: Horrible Bosses 2

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

One Drop of Love

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, MU

One Drop of Love produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, performed by Fanshen Cox Digiovanni is a multimedia solo show that tells the story of how the notion of 'race' came to be in the United States. In addition, Fanshen whom is of mixed race shares personal accounts of how it affected the relationship with her father.

Cost: FREE

Monday, 02 Mar 2015

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

All day @ Hilton Coliseum

ISU vs. Oklahoma.

Cost: $25-$35

Winter Plant Walk at Reiman Gardens

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Receive a personal expert tour of Reiman Gardens during one of our loveliest seasons. Aaron Steil, horticulturist & Reiman Gardens' Manager of Public Programs, will introduce you to ornamental grasses, trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants & more, all with a focus on winter interest. You may even get a peek at some early spring bulbs. All ages * levels of gardening experience are welcome, but be sure to dress for the weather & wear walking shoes.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $10 for members and $12.50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Open forum: University Library dean finalist

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

3:00 pm @ Room 2019 Morrill Hall

Beth McNeil, professor and associate dean for academic affairs at Purdue University Libraries, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's library dean post.

Cost: free

Lecture: From Wall Street to the Front Lines of Women's Health

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Suzanna de Baca is the new president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and a graduate of Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015

Lecture: Designing a Life

Channel: College of Design

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 1312 Hoover Hall

Dan Ibarra is a cofounder of Aesthetic Apparatus, a commercial art and printmaking studio in Minneapolis. National clients have included Old Navy and Absolut Vodka. Kelly English is the one-woman-show behind CHEERIUP, a product line of handmade play dwellings for children called "Thickets." Her work has been featured in Apartment Therapy, Martha Stewart Living Magazine and the New York Times. Part of the Spring 2015 Graphic Design Speaker Series.

Cost: free

Lecture: Researching & Reporting Complex Environmental Stories

Channel: Lectures Program

12:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

A conversation with "Toms River" author Dan Fagin about science writing and writing about the environment.

Cost: free

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Channel: Office of the President

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Felted Wool Accessories Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Upcycle an old wool sweater into functional art that's good for the environment. Choose from making a pair of mittens or a case for your IPod, Kindle or other small electronics. Learn how to decorate your piece using felting needles and wool roving. Wool will be felted in advance but instructions on how to do it yourself will be provided.

Cost: ISU $29, Public $39 (Includes Supplies)

Lecture: "Toms River" author Dan Fagin

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Dan Fagin is an investigative reporter, prize-winning science journalist, and the author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, which won the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction. Part of the Creative Writing Program's Environmental Imagination Series

Cost: free

Concert: State Symphony of Mexico

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

State Symphony of Mexico (Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico) with Enrique Batiz, Music Director and Chief Conductor

Cost: $26-$63

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

Wednesday, 04 Mar 2015

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Channel: Office of the President

9:00 am - 9:45 am @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Farewell reception: James Dorsett

Channel: International Students and Scholars

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Memorial Union, Gallery

James Dorsett, director of the international students and scholars office, is leaving Iowa State after nine years of service. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Open forum: University Library dean finalist

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

3:00 pm @ Room 2019 Morrill Hall

Jeff Steely, associate dean of libraries at Baylor University, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's library dean post.

Cost: free

Lecture: Who Has the Right to the City? Design and Public Space in Contemporary Citites

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

Prague-based architect and educator Osamu Okamura, program director of the reSITE international festival in Prague, will address the state of urban planning in Central and Eastern Europe and highlight some of the emerging platforms--like reSITE--for designers to effect change through society, the media and public administration. The 2015 Bachelor of Design Designer-in-Residence Lecture.

Cost: free

Class: Intro to Plant Propagation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Save money by growing your own plants from cuttings and seeds. Learn easy-to-implement techniques from an expert in plant propagation, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth. Bring home some plant starts to get your garden going.

Cost: Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Oil Painting Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application. It is meant for both beginners who have never painted before and more experienced painters who would like to try a new perspective and get a chance to paint with others. Students will share supplies.

Cost: ISU $82, Public $92 (Includes Supplies)

Beginning Belly Dance

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 8:10 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Cost: Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

CEAH Fellowship: The Roots of American Environmentalism

Channel: Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH)

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Parks Library, Special Collections reading room

Matthew Sivils, CEAH fellow, will provide a brief overview of the texts of some of the most influential 18th and 19th century naturalist-explorers, such as Mark Catesby, Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon. The program will be followed by a viewing of rare natural history volumes housed in Special Collections.

Cost: free

Performance: STOMP

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Stomp! returns to Stephens crashing and stomping with a percussion-inspired show.

Cost: $26-$63

Aaron Carter

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Aaron Carter became an international pop sensation at the age of 10 and went on to release several hit singles and multiplatinum albums as well as appear in film, television and on Broadway. Carter recently finished a successful North American tour performing songs he made famous during the past 15 years.

Cost: $15 Students / $17 Public

Lecture: FOX News commentator Katie Pavlich

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Sexual Assault on Campus: A Conservative Perspective" - Katie Pavlich is a political commentator for FOX News and author of "Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women."

Cost: free

Intermediate Belly Dance

Channel: The Workspace

8:20 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Cost: Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

Thursday, 05 Mar 2015

Workshop: How to Negotiate any Situation Successfully

Channel: ISU Advance

8:30 am - 11:30 am @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Learn how to negotiate for the conditions that create your career success. Led by Regina Barr, founder and CEO of Red Ladder Inc.

Cost: free