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Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015

Registration begins for seniors: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Mar 24, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Mar 24, 2015

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"The Fashionable Side of STEM," Sara Marcketti, associate professor in the apparel, merchandising and design program and associate director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

POSTPONED: Discussion: Visiting Professor Lee Sheldon - Game Based Learning Community

Mar 24, 2015

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A Game-Based Learning Community discussion with Dr. Lee Sheldon, Associate Professor, the Communication and Media Department and Co-Director of the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York

POSTPONED: Forum: Designing Coursework as a Game with Visiting Professor Lee Sheldon

Mar 24, 2015

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Iowa State Memorial Union

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Everywhere educators from K-12 to university professors are attempting to negotiate the widening gap between decades-old teaching methods and the parallel-processing and social-networking students of today. They recognize that students seem more focused on video game challenges than their classes, but literal efforts to use video games to teach have met with uncertain success.

What Are the Digital Humanities and Why Are They Important?

Mar 24, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

You may have noticed the phrase "Digital Humanities" popping up all over the place in the last several years. In this workshop you'll learn what is meant by DH, why it's such an important field, and how you, as a humanist, can make it work for you. Intended for graduate students and faculty in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Seating is limited. Prerequisite required.

Wood Stack Table

Mar 24, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $59, Public $69 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn how stack laminate and make a small striped table or stool. The first night students will assemble various types of wood with glue and clamps. The second night sand and finish your piece. Leave class with a beautifully variegated functional object for your home.

Watercolor Class

Mar 24, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $54, Public $64 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors.

Lecture: Stories of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Mar 24, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.

The Last Bhopa: The Effects of Modernization on Folk Culture in India

Mar 24, 2015

8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Praveen Singh Rathore will screen his 15-minute film "The Last Bhopa" and discuss how development in India has impacted the lives of traditional musicians and artisans, including Bhopas, semi-nomadic priest singers of the folk deities in Rajasthan, India.