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Thursday, 16 Apr 2015

Iowa Energy Center speaker series

Apr 16, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union


Iowa Energy Center Live Green

"Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency," Marilyn Ann Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology. Brown will introduce fresh perspectives on energy production, new technology, policymaking, user behavior and how these features all play critical roles in determining the best plan of action to overcome the global energy crisis. Register (free) in advance; reception will follow (noon-12:30 p.m.).

Teaching and Learning Circle: The Power of Habit: Transform Your Advising [Registration now closed]

Apr 16, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Did you know that over 40% of our actions every day are not actual decisions, but habits that we have subconsciously formed and reinforced over time? The simple technique outlined in 'The Power of Habit' will empower you to change or build a habit that can lead to lasting results impacting you both personally and professionally.

Scholarship poster festival

Apr 16, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

LeBaron and MacKay Halls


Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

The apparel, merchandising and design department annual poster festival features design, research and teaching scholarship. Posters and apparel designs on display. Refreshments will be served.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Apr 16, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

Professional organizations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents April 22-23 meeting in Council Bluffs.

Walk-In Craft: Lucky Pennies

Apr 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union


The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain. Pennies available or bring a special one for the occasion.

Workshop: Papermaking

Apr 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 3 week course on Thursdays, April 2, April 9, and April 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash. Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess. Great for anyone ages 10 and up.

Finding a Way: Making and Meaning - Jeremy Rudd

Apr 16, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design


College of Design Lectures

Artist, educator and Iowa State alumnus Jeremy Rudd will discuss finding his way as a professional visual artist while navigating the demands of career, family and ambition. He will share his experience as a liturgical artist on commission and present his recent work that focuses on metaphors of environment and sustainability. He is the guest juror for the 2015 Senior BFA Exhibition in the College of Design's Gallery 181.

Lecture: Immigration and Mental Health

Apr 16, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Melba Vasquez is a past president of the American Psychological Association and led the organization's national taskforce on how immigration affects the mental heath status of immigrants and their children.

Musical: Les Miserables (SOLD OUT)

Apr 16, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Cyclone Voice featuring Andy Grammer

Apr 16, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, MU


Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale host will be singer-songwriter Andy Grammer. Andy is known for his hit songs "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," and his latest chart-climbing hit "Honey, I'm Good." Andy will emcee the event and will perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.