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Sunday, 16 Apr 2017

Cyclone Cinema: Table 19

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

Monday, 17 Apr 2017

Instructure Canvas (LMS Product) Demonstration for Instructional Designers

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

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

Instructure Canvas, 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

Instructure Canvas (LMS Product) Demonstration for Faculty and Students

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

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

Instructure Canvas, 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

Lecture: G.I.'s and Jews after the Holocaust

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Kierra Crago-Schneider is a program officer at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Cost: free

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

Wednesday, 19 Apr 2017

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 3558 Memorial Union

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Wing Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 3558 Memorial Union

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

LMS Product Overviews: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas

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

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

CELT and ITS staff will provide scenario-based overviews of the two LMS product vendors selected to give on-campus presentations: Desire 2 Learn and Instructure Canvas. Each overview presentation will feature both products. These overviews are for faculty, staff and students at 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

Lecture: Housing Biopolitics and Care

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Peg Rawes, a professor of architecture and philosophy at the University College London Bartlett School of Architecture, will outline how 17th-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza's theories of well-being and equality can be used to analyze housing and income inequalities, and how his ideas relate to post-war and current social housing design. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture Public Programs Series.

Cost: free

Walk-In Craft: Stamped Letter Charms

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Use a small torch to melt solder into small round charms that can be stamped with letters or numbers.

Cost: $10 for 2 charms, $3 for each additional charm per person.

Freedom Sings: A Musical Celebration of the First Amendment

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Ames City Auditorium, 515 Clark Avenue

Freedom Sings is a multimedia presentation featuring music that has been banned, censored or sounded a call for social change. A program of the First Amendment Center, Freedom Sings features live music, video and narration, and showcases hit songwriters, performers and Grammy Award winners.

Cost: free

Keynote: Sustainable Agriculture Symposium

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Strengthening the Sustainability of Agricultural Biodiversity," Karl Zimmerer, professor of environment and society, Pennsylvania State University.

Cost: free

Concert: ISU Symphonic Band

Channel: Music Department

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

The ISU Symphonic Band will perform with Steven Smith, conductor.

Cost: $5 adults; $3 students

COIN

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Formed in Nashville, but carving a space in the field of bright, synth-spiked indie pop more often associated with L.A. and N.Y.C., COIN was started by students at Belmont University in 2012. They sold out a show for the first time by the summer of 2013, and the quartet of Chase Lawrence (vocals/synths), Joe Memmel (guitar/vocals), Zachary Dyke (bass), and Ryan Winnen (drums) signed with Columbia that fall.

Cost: $10 Students / $15 Public