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Thursday, 28 Mar 2019

2019 ISU Research Day

Mar 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union

Research Office Special events Training, development

Save the date for the third annual Iowa State Research Day! The celebration gets better every year, thanks to our engaged research community at Iowa State. You'll see the same exciting programs as you did at last year's event, including posters, exhibits, art, and creative expressions, plus the popular lightning talk sessions and a keynote speaker.

Caterpillar Club

Mar 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Workshop: Self-Editing

Mar 28, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Pearson Hall 2115

free

Graduate College Training, development

Learn ways to effectively edit/proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language.

Lecture: Using Insights from Behavioral Economics to Address Physical Activity Disparities

Mar 28, 2019

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Rebecca Hasson is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she studies the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in obesity and obesity-related complications among children and adolescents.

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Mar 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45 Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Now that you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap. A messy but fun process so wear old clothing with a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Haitian Culture Night

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join Exercise is Medicine at Iowa State University for a Haitian Culture Night philanthropic event. Attendees will get a glimpse of Haitian culture through song, dance, and art.

Lecture: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

David R. Montgomery is a professor at the University of Washington will speak about his most recent book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life," and make a case for how agriculture can be the to global environmental problems. Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture.

The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 2019, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Guest speaker Elizabeth Jachimowicz will talk about mid-century millinery designer Benjamin Green-Field.

The Sound of Music

Mar 28, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winner for Best Score, The Sound of Music, will play Stephens Auditorium on March 28. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with classics like "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." A pre-show dinner is available for this performance.

Lecture: The Farmer, the Artist and the Aerial Photographer

Mar 28, 2019

8:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Re-Envisioning the 1930s Midwest: The Farmer, the Artist, and the Aerial Photographer." Jason Weems is an associate professor of American art, visuality and material culture studies at the University of California, Riverside. His talk is part of an interdisciplinary symposium on the history of Midwest science and engineering.