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Friday, 31 Mar 2017

3rd annual Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Symposium

Channel: Graduate College

8:30 am - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

The symposium features speakers, a poster session highlighting graduate and undergraduate student research, and a complimentary breakfast, lunch and coffee break. There will be time for the speakers to interact with students. In addition to sharing their research, speakers are invited to discuss their journey and offer advice to students who would like to pursue a career in academia. Livestream available online or by phone; details below.

Cost: free

Workshop: Fundraising for Success

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Cost: $20

Lawnmower Service Days

Channel: Agriculture Systems Technology Club

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ west side of Sukup Hall

Sponsored by members of the Agriculture Systems Technology Club. This is a routine maintenance service; no major repairs. Continues April 1 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.).

Cost: $35 ($50 riding mower, $15 weed eater)

Workshop: Campaign Messaging and the Media

Channel: Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr., Ames

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Cost: $20

Retirement reception: Mike Hamilton

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm @ 0162 General Services Building

Mike Hamilton, manager of computer support services in Facilities Planning and Management, is retiring. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Cost: free

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Monica Lursen

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

Tennis

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

3:00 pm @ Forker courts (weather permitting)

Iowa State vs. Baylor. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Cost: free

ISU Innovation Prize Competition

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ ISU Research Park, Economic Development Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Place

The ISU Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship and the ISU Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative are sponsoring the first ISU Innovation Prize, a free incentive competition open to students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Cost: free

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint.

Cost: Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Closing Reception: Rome Beneath the Surface Exhibition

Channel: College of Design

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Gallery 181 and Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

Reception celebrating the "Rome Beneath the Surface: Inspiration from a City of Layers" exhibition of work by 52 ISU College of Design students who studied in Italy with the college's Rome Program in fall 2016.

Cost: free

Concert: ISU Wind Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo, will perform with vocal soloist Simon Estes. Part of the Kappa Kappa Psi and Tau Beta Sigma District Convention.

Global Gala

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm @ The Great Hall in the Memorial Union

This annual event honors the unique cultural organizations represented at Iowa State. Through performance, costume and food, experience the customs and traditions of our diverse population in Ames.

Cost: Free!

Cyclone Cinema: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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

Musical: Little Women

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Cost: Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14