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Thursday, 02 Apr 2015

Lecture: The Future of Computing

Apr 02, 2015

12:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Student activities

NSF's Peter Freeman will discuss how supercomputers, the Internet, Google, the iPhone, and massive software systems have changed computing. Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference Keynote

Embracing the Arts and Crafts Movement in the Midwest

Apr 02, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The Arts and Crafts movement began in England in the mid-19th century and crossed the Atlantic to America in the late 19th and early 20th century, where it would evolve into a uniquely American style of design which became a hallmark of that time. This tour will examine the history of the style and how the Farm House Museum has been recently renovated to better depict the style of this moment in time at Iowa State.

CEAH Fellowship: Interdisciplinary Humanities Research

Apr 02, 2015

5:30 PM

Kildee Hall, Ensminger Room

free

Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) Lectures Meetings, receptions

An informal roundtable discussion, led by CEAH fellow Matthew Sivils, for those interested in pursuing interdisciplinary research in the humanities. Knowledge rarely confines itself to disciplinary boundaries. Humanities scholars increasingly find it productive to engage in studies that transcend the borders of convention.

Class: Botanical Drawing

Apr 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Mondays March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, & April 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Learn how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches & successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers & plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, & even get inspired by those early spring blooms in outside. Use your drawings for nature journals, hand-made cards, & more.

Mosaic Stepping Stones Class

Apr 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Brighten up your patio or flower garden for spring! Use colored glass and other embellishments to create an all-weather art piece to add to your outdoor space.

Workshop: Papermaking

Apr 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public.

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.

Lecture: Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School

Apr 02, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Adam Ruben, comedian and molecular biologist, is the author of the book "Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School."

Lecture: Ethical Implications for the Intelligence Community

Apr 02, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Tom Twetten served 34 years in clandestine services for the Central Intelligence Agency. He is a graduate of Iowa State ('57 psychology). World Affairs Series

The Last Bison w/ Neulore

Apr 02, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

To capture the new sounds on The Last Bison's upcoming album titled VA (pronounced Virginia,) the band spent many days and nights in an old A-frame cabin. The cabin, called "the Wigwam" sits on a summer camp on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp near the band's home in Chesapeake, Virginia.