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Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017

11th annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression

Channel: Undergraduate Research Program

8:00 am - 6:00 pm @ various rooms, Memorial Union

Nearly 170 students from ISU's six undergraduate colleges will summarize about 140 research projects in conference-style oral or poster presentations.

Cost: free

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Channel: Iowa State Center

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

A timeless tale based on one of Aesop's most popular fables, this production is a musical treasure chronicling the misadventures of a bored, mischievous shepherd boy as he learns a life lesson about the importance of telling the truth and the consequences of "Crying Wolf."

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Seminar: Building Awareness of Internal Threats to Research Programs

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

FBI special agent Robert Georgi, Omaha division, will provide an overview of insider security threat awareness and the importance of IT and physical security measures in the university setting.

Cost: free

Public forum: Student Counseling Service director finalist

Channel: Student Affairs

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union

Joyce Davidson, associate director and current interim director of Student Counseling Service, is one of two finalists for the director's post.

Cost: free

Pride Week: Film and discussion

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 1064 Student Services Building

"We've Been Around," short films celebrating the lives of transgender trailblazers throughout U.S. history. Bring your lunch and join a conversation about trans history.

Cost: free

Faculty-led series: Getting into industry-sponsored research

Channel: Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"How ISU Protects Intellectual Property." JIm Oliver, University Professor of mechanical engineering, will share his experiences securing intellectual property protection based on industry funded research.

Cost: free

Workshop: Exploring Personal Identities in Higher Education and How It Impacts Your Teaching

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Discussions of inequality are critical to higher education in that all programs, to varying degrees, promote discourse of social inequalities in ability, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and religion. This aspect of education can be particularly challenging when discussing privilege and oppression as it can feel threatening for all individuals (Boyd, 2008) since we all have parts of our identities that can be affected ...

Cost: free

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

Channel: Iowa State Center

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

A timeless tale based on one of Aesop's most popular fables, this production is a musical treasure chronicling the misadventures of a bored, mischievous shepherd boy as he learns a life lesson about the importance of telling the truth and the consequences of "Crying Wolf."

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Lecture: A Conversation with TIAA President Roger Ferguson

Channel: Lectures Program

4:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

TIAA President and CEO Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., will discuss the path that led him to becoming the first African-American vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and one of the few African-American CEOs in the Fortune 100.

Cost: free

Lecture: Geodesign: A New Approach to Sustainable Planning and Design

Channel: College of Design

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ 130 College of Design

Michele Campagna, associate professor of spatial planning at the University of Cagliari, Italy, will discuss recent advances in geodesign and share his experiences in geodesign research, education and practice.

Cost: free

College of Business CEO Series Lecture: TIAA President & CEO Roger Ferguson

Channel: Lectures Program

5:30 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

In a time of constant change, it's more important than ever for Americans to focus on ensuring their financial well-being. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., CEO of Fortune 100 financial services firm TIAA and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, will offer advice on steps that every individual can take, no matter what ups and downs may occur in the economy and markets.

Cost: free

Discussion: Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Celebrate Earth Month by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist Sharon Rink.

Cost: $12.50 (discounts for members, ISU students)

Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

"Pursuing Questions: Prospects for the Economy in Agriculture," Alan Barkema, retired senior vice president and director of research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Cost: free

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