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Monday, 27 Mar 2017

ADVANCE Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion

Channel: ISU Advance

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

Presented by the Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble. Interactive theatre and facilitated dialogue from multiple points of view create a climate that builds inclusion, fosters collaboration and gives participants knowledge and tools to take back to their own work environments.

Cost: free

ADVANCE Workshop: Diversity and Inclusion

Channel: ISU Advance

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

Presented by the Cornell Interactive Theatre Ensemble. Interactive theatre and facilitated dialogue from multiple points of view create a climate that builds inclusion, fosters collaboration and gives participants knowledge and tools to take back to their own work environments.

Cost: free

Art + Issues - Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Art + Issues is an open campus discussion facilitated by our educator of visual literacy and learning. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space. People are invited to come and go during the two hour time frame as their schedule permits.

Cost: free

Exhibit opening: Iowa History 101

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library, outside

The State Historical Museum of Iowa's mobile museum (a 38-foot, custom-built Winnebago) will be parked outside Parks Library on March 27 (3-5 p.m.) and March 28-31 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.). Faculty, staff and students are welcome to take free tours of the exhibition "Iowa History 101," which features about 50 artifacts from the State Historical Society's collection.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Lois Wright Morton

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

Lois Wright Morton, professor in sociology, is retiring after 18 years of service. A short program will begin at 5:15 p.m.

Cost: Free

Film & Discussion: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, premiers her documentary "The Voiceless," which features the stories of five men and their experiences as victims of sexual violence.

Cost: free

Resin Jewelry Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Capture ideas, inspiration, and memories with resin.

Cost: ISU $37, Public $47; Supplies included

Lecture: Apps, Maps, and Models - The Digital Revolution and History

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

The Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science and the Arts - Caroline Bruzelius, founder of the Wired! Lab at Duke University, will discuss how digital technologies are opening up the humanities to broader engagement with the public and revolutionizing the way scholars teach and do research.

Cost: free

Screen Printing Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts.

Cost: ISU $62, Public $72; Supplies included

ISU Chamber Orchestra

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Jacob Harrison, conductor of Chamber George Work, cello solorist

Cost: $5/$3 tickets available at the door

Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017

Info session: Keck Foundation Funding Priorities

Channel: ISU Foundation

3:30 pm @ 3150 Beardshear Hall

Donna Van Pelt, ISU Foundation, will outline the W.M. Keck Foundation's funding criteria and application process for research programs. Discussion and questions to follow.

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

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

Design and analysis ofmulti-environment trials in plant breeding and variety testing by Hans-Peter Piepho, University of Hohenheim

Cost: Free

Tribute: Former dean of students Pamela Anthony

Channel: Student Affairs

4:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Pamela Anthony, who served as dean from 2012 to 2016, died Jan. 17 in Dallas, where she was vice president for student affairs at Southern Methodist University. The program includes music, a video presentation and remarks from coworkers, students and friends, immediately followed by a reception. Email tributes to student affairs, or use #PDAtribute on social media posts.

Cost: free

Panel Discussion: The Leopold Center at 30 and Beyond

Channel: Lectures Program

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

Shivvers Memorial Lecture - Three former Iowa legislators involved in the passage of the landmark Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987, which created the Leopold Center, will discuss their original vision for the center, its accomplishments and challenges, and the role it can play in Iowa agriculture in the 21st century. Participants include David Osterberg, Ralph Rosenberg, and Paul Johnson.

Cost: free

SAI Spring Benefit Concert

Channel: Music Department

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

Student performances, benefitting the Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity.

Cost: Donation

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, 29 Mar 2017

Recognition breakfast: LC peer mentors

Channel: Learning Communities

7:30 am - 9:30 am @ multiple campus locations (see below)

The Learning Communities program will serve a come-and-go breakfast for the hundreds of peer mentors who make Iowa State's program a leader in higher education.

Cost: free

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Warren Kuhn

Channel: University Museums

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Sole Hope Volunteer Day

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace

Spend an hour or two helping others and upcycling.

Cost: Free, however donations welcome.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Larry Ebbers

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Softball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

4:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Cost: free

Soil Science Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

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

The impact of water vapor diodes on soil water redistribution by Zhuangji Wang, Iowa State University

Cost: Free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: The Workspace

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a bird house.

Cost: ISU $12, Public $22

Lecture: Hamilton and the Road to Success

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Leslie Odom, Jr., won a Tony Award playing Aaron Burr in the groundbreaking Broadway musical "Hamilton," the story of a founding father told through the language and rhythms of hip-hop and R&B. Odom will discuss his life and career before taking questions from the audience and performing songs from the much-acclaimed musical.

Cost: free

The Dig with Nico Yaryan and Boone Howard

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

From the beginning, The Dig have been a classic band's band, and a true collaboration: three longtime friends, three songwriters, two singers in a true dual frontman setup, all individuals but all woven more and more tightly together as they have evolved. In a world that rewards drama, reckless moves, and often-overwrought narrative twists, The Dig have bucked that trend by focusing on, well, the work - writing song after song to cast off more th

Cost: $8 Students / $12 Public

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

Workshop: Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted-Access Data

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Speakers will address how restricted data can be used by faculty in the social sciences.

Cost: free

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Carol Grant

Channel: University Museums

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

oin us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Tour: Virtual Reality Applications Center

Channel: Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC)

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 1140 Howe Hall

The VRAC Experience public tour offers participants a chance to learn about the unique research facilities at VRAC and HCI and how we use them as research tools. The presentation also explains how 3D virtual reality (VR) works and how graphics technology has evolved over the past decade. Several 3D enabled demonstrations will show how VR is being used to conduct research. RSVP free online.

Cost: free, RSVP online

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - George Burnet

Channel: University Museums

3:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Cost: free