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Monday, 20 Mar 2017

Celtic Fire

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

An evening of songs, stories, tunes and dance from the heart of the Emerald Isle, featuring Michael Londra, one of the greatest Irish singers of all time. World champion dancers will entertain with brilliant flashes of speed, youth and exuberance.

Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017

ISU Faculty Research Day

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Faculty from all disciplines are invited to present a poster, deliver a talk, display an exhibit, meet new colleagues and discover connections within Iowa State's interdisciplinary grand challenge research areas.

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

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

Sunflower root GWAS using 2D imaging by Ze Fang, Iowa State University

Cost: Free

Stained Glass Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.

Cost: ISU $75, Public $85; Supplies included

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)

Documentary & Discussion: Tested

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Who Has Access to Quality Public Education? TESTED, a new documentary by filmmaker Curtis Chin, explores the question of access to a high-quality public education, taking on such issues as affirmative action and the model-minority myth.

Cost: free

Blue SHIFT Percussion Group

Channel: Music Department

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

Guest Percussion Group

Cost: free

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017

Art Walk - Women in the Art On Campus Collection

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Marriage Ring sculpture, south of MacKay Hall

"Art does not solve problems but makes us aware of their existence. It opens our eyes to see and our brain to imagine." -Magdalena Abakanowicz. How are women represented in the Art on Campus Collection? Both in content and context? Come and join the University Museums as we explore art on campus featuring or created by women.

Cost: free

Student workshop: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Learn positive strategies and tactics for how to leverage risk to your advantage in your current and future careers. Daniella Levitt, president of Ovation Global Strategies, explores why risk-taking is essential to any woman's career management and advancement strategy.

Soil Science Seminar Series

Channel: Agronomy Department

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

Cropping system effects on soil organic carbon storage in surface and subsoils by Hanna Poffenbarger, Iowa State University

Cost: Free

SUB General Meeting

Channel: Student Union Board

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ The M-Shop

Check out SUB's general meeting to learn how YOU can get involved!

Cost: free

Feminist Cross Stitch Workshop

Channel: The Workspace

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

Celebrate Women's History Month!

Cost: ISU $25, Public $35; Supplies Included

Lecture: How to Change Attitudes toward LGBT Rights

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Political scientists Melissa Michelson and Brian Harrison are co-authors of the newly released book "Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes toward LGBT Rights."

Cost: free

Lecture: Leo Frigo Bridge Emergency Repair

Channel: Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Town Engineering

Learn about the investigation, design and construction challenges of this project by Iowa State alumnus Brian Roper from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Topics include public involvement, traffic, structures, geotech and project management.

Cost: free

Seminar: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Learn positive strategies and tactics for how to leverage risk to your advantage in your current and future careers. Daniella Levitt, president of Ovation Global Strategies, explores why risk-taking is essential to any woman's career management and advancement strategy.

ISU Flute and Clarinet Ensembles Concert

Channel: Music Department

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

Sonja Giles, Director of Flute Gregory Oakes, Director of Clarinet

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 23 Mar 2017

Faculty and staff workshop: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

8:30 am - 11:30 am @ Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Learn positive strategies and tactics for how to leverage risk to your advantage in your current and future careers. Daniella Levitt, president of Ovation Global Strategies, explores why risk-taking is essential to any woman's career management and advancement strategy.

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.

Lecture: The Craft of Writing

Channel: Lectures Program

2:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: "From Fantasy to Historical Fiction," David Anthony Durham, author of the Acacia Trilogy; and "Pride of Carthage," Benjamin Percy, novelist, DC Comics writer and former Iowa State faculty member.

Cost: free

Lecture: The Future of the Past in America's Legacy Cities

Channel: College of Design

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

Stephanie Ryberg-Webster, a national expert on urban development and historic preservation, will talk about the intersections of historic preservation and urban development in legacy cities - older industrial cities that have experienced sustained job and population loss over the past several decades. Part of the Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture Series.

Cost: free

Intermediate Adobe Lightroom Training

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

A six week course on Thursdays beginning March 23 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Dive deeper into Adobe Lightroom with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg as he builds on the skills you learned in Lightroom 101.

Cyclone Cinema: Why Him?

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: What Am I Doing? Defining the Future of Design

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 0022 Sukup Hall

John Pobojewski is a principal designer at Thirst, a communication design practice in Chicago, and an intermedia artist who blends movement, print, sound, video and generative art. His lecture is co-sponsored by the ISU Department of Graphic Design and Ames graphic design firm Measure.

Cost: free

Town and Gown: Simone Dinnerstein

Channel: Music Department

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

A best-selling artist on the Billboard Classical Chart, pianist Simone Dinnerstein is truly an artist of our time.

Cost: $30/ free student tickets: k-12 (College/university with ID, as room permits.)

US Navy Band

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

The Iowa State Center and Iowa State University Music Department will welcome the United States Navy Concert Band from Washington D.C. to Stephens Auditorium on Thursday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. With the support of area sponsors, this concert is a free event. Tickets are required and do not guarantee seating.

Cost: $0

Lecture: (Un)Natural Histories: From Fantasy to Historical Fiction

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: "From Fantasy to Historical Fiction," David Anthony Durham, author of the Acacia Trilogy; and "Pride of Carthage," Benjamin Percy, novelist, DC Comics writer and former Iowa State faculty member.

Cost: free

Friday, 24 Mar 2017

Ellis: Island of Dreams

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Ellis Island was the entry point to the land of dreams for countless immigrants from 1892 to 1954. This story follows family trials, heartbreak and triumphs and helps reestablish the understanding that we are truly a nation of immigrants.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Ellis: Island of Dreams

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Ellis Island was the entry point to the land of dreams for countless immigrants from 1892 to 1954. This story follows family trials, heartbreak and triumphs and helps reestablish the understanding that we are truly a nation of immigrants.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Softball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

4:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free