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Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017

Desire 2 Learn (LMS Product) Demonstration for Instructional Designers

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

8:00 am - 10:00 am @ Durham 206

Desire 2 Learn, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for instructional designers. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Cost: free

College of Business: CEO speaker series

Channel: College of Business

9:30 am - 10:30 am @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

"Connecting People, Creating a Better Future: Why International Trade," Lance Fritz, chairman, president and CEO, Union Pacific.

Cost: free

Desire 2 Learn (LMS Product) Demonstration for Faculty and Students

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

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Durham 206

Desire 2 Learn, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for faculty and students. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Cost: free

Teacher from the Black Lagoon

Channel: Iowa State Center

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

Seven delightful stories based on favorite children's books come to life in one exciting musical revue: Teacher form the Black Lagoon, Dogzilla, Grumpy Bird, I Want my Hat Back, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Splat the Cat, and, one of Aesop's Fables, The Grasshopper and the Ant!

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Future Alumni Network Picnic

Channel: Alumni Association

10:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Central campus

Future Alumni Network (FAN) members and 2017-18 All-Sports Pass holders eat free. Not a member? Join online at isufan.org or onsite at the picnic. Leave with a full stomach and your 2017-18 membership package, including a FAN T-shirt from Barefoot Campus Outfitters. FAN was formerly known as the Student Alumni Association.

Cost: free

Teacher from the Black Lagoon

Channel: Iowa State Center

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

Seven delightful stories based on favorite children's books come to life in one exciting musical revue: Teacher form the Black Lagoon, Dogzilla, Grumpy Bird, I Want my Hat Back, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Splat the Cat, and, one of Aesop's Fables, The Grasshopper and the Ant!

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

Cost: free

Workshop: Building National Institutes of Health Budgets

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ 0032 Parks Library

An introduction to NIH modular budgets, budget and personnel justifications, and other agency specific requirements. This session is intended for grant coordinators and beginning researchers who will be submitting NIH proposals.

Cost: free

P&S Council Seminar: Leadership Principles

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

"Leadership Principles," Christy Johnson-Lynch, ISU volleyball head coach. A brown bag lunch precedes the seminar.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: John Schroeter

Channel: Economics Department

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm @ 368A Heady Hall

Professor of economics John Schroeter is retiring. A short program will begin at 3 p.m.

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

The Front Lawn Challenge

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Over time, traditional home landscapes have become smaller as trends in gardening and interests in plants have changed. Recent research shows that America's love for the lawn, regardless of region, is "killing" soils, depleting resources, polluting the environment and creating social barriers within neighborhoods.

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)

Lecture: The History and Politics of Russian-American Hacking

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Fred Kaplan is a journalist who writes a national security column for Slate magazine, and has penned five books about American politics. His most recent book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, chronicles the long history of hacking between the United States and Russia.

Cost: free