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Friday, 07 Apr 2017

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Come for the Jokes, Stay for the Lecture (Alexander Stoytchev)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall (in-person)

How do you engage both struggling students and high-performing students in the same classroom? Alexander Stoytchev, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and recipient of the James Huntington Ellis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching, shares how he motivates his 260-student Digital Logic class to not only attend, but also achieve their personal best scores.

Cost: free

Distinguished Awards Celebration

Channel: Alumni Association

2:00 pm @ Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

The university's highest awards are presented at the Distinguished Awards Celebration in the spring each year. Awards given to alumni and friends, through the ISU Alumni Association, include the Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorary Alumni Award and Order of the Knoll Awards. The ceremony and reception following are open to the public.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Helene Uhlenhopp

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

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

Helene Uhlenhopp, secretary in facilities planning and management, is retiring after more than 33 years at Iowa State. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: David Stuart

Channel: Music Department

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Music Hall lobby

David Stuart is chair of the brass division and professor of trombone since 1976. A brief program will be held at 4:15 p.m.

Cost: free

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

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

Arab Film Festival

Channel: World Languages and Cultures Department

5:10 pm - 7:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

"Theeb," shown in Arabic with English subtitles. The film festival is presented by the Arablic program in the world languages and cultures department.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Passengers

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

Christopher the Conquered with TWINS and Bleujack

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

Christopher the Conquered wants you to read between the lines. That said, he's got a good reason for naming his full-length debut album, I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll [Maximum Ames Records].

Cost: $5 Students / $10 Public