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Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017

March Craft of the Month: Vinyl Record Painting

Channel: The Workspace

2:00 am @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Using paint or special markers, turn a record into a piece of wall art.

Cost: $8

Pop-up meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

11:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Sukup Atrium, Biorenewables Complex

In this open house, visitors can help decide the future of CyRide's route structure by viewing and commenting on two proposed options for the popular bus system.

Retirement reception: Ken Schmidt

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

12:30 pm - 2:30 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Ken Schmidt, system control tech for building security cards, facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 1 p.m.

Workshop: Spring Pruning

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticulture, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning, including fruit trees!

Cost: $17.50 (discounts for members and ISU students)

Public meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3512 Memorial Union

Transit officials will outline two proposed route options for the CyRide bus system, answer questions and encourage input from attendees.

Meet and greet: ISU Veterans

Channel: Veterans Center

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

The faculty, staff and student veteran meet and greet is planned as a part of the Veterans Learning Community, but student veterans and family members are invited. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students to meet and network with faculty and staff from across ISU. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Cost: free

Pop-up meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Younker storefront, North Grand Mall

In this open house, visitors can help decide the future of CyRide's route structure by viewing and commenting on two proposed options for the popular bus system.

Lecture: Eating Disorders Simplified

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week speaker Buck Runyan is executive director for Remuda Ranch at the Meadows eating disorders critical care units and in-patient, residential programs.

Cost: free

Thursday, 02 Mar 2017

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

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

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Alumni Center, Reiman Ballroom

Featured speaker is men's basketball head coach Steve Prohm; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public, with an opportunity to ask questions, meet Iowa State head coaches and win prize drawings. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

Design Career Fair

Channel: College of Design

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A professional environment for students, alumni and employers to discuss career opportunities in design.

Cost: free

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Getting Started with Zotero

Channel: University Library

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

An introduction to Zotero. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops catalog.(Keyword:LIB) If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Cost: free

Seminar: Finding Foundation Funding and What to Do Once You've Found a Match

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

Learn how to strategically search for foundation funding using the Foundation Directory Online and other sources. Intended for all faculty and staff interested in funding smaller projects or diversifying their funding sources. Register online.

Cost: free

Public meeting: CyRide route changes

Channel: University Relations

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Ames City Hall council chambers

Transit officials will outline two proposed route options for the CyRide bus system, answer questions and encourage input from attendees.

Workshop: Intro to Plant Propagation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Learn easy-to-implement techniques from an expert in plant propagation, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth.

Cost: $25 (discounts for members, ISU students)

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

Lecture: Using Exercise to Treat Depression

Channel: Lectures Program

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

2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. James Blumenthal, a clinical psychologist at the Duke University Medical Center, will discuss the relationship of exercise and physical activity to mental health.

Cost: free

LAS Dean's Lecture: Robyn Lutz

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Programming Molecules in the Age of Nanotechnology," Robyn Lutz, ISU computer science.

Cost: free

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

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Channel: University Library

12:00 pm - 1:00 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

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

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

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.