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Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015

Lecture: Designing a Life

Mar 03, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1312 Hoover Hall

free

College of Design Lectures

Dan Ibarra is a cofounder of Aesthetic Apparatus, a commercial art and printmaking studio in Minneapolis. National clients have included Old Navy and Absolut Vodka. Kelly English is the one-woman-show behind CHEERIUP, a product line of handmade play dwellings for children called "Thickets." Her work has been featured in Apartment Therapy, Martha Stewart Living Magazine and the New York Times. Part of the Spring 2015 Graphic Design Speaker Series.

Lecture: Researching & Reporting Complex Environmental Stories

Mar 03, 2015

12:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

A conversation with "Toms River" author Dan Fagin about science writing and writing about the environment.

Roundtable: Blended Learning Brown-Bag: Planning for Effective Hybrid Course Lectures

Mar 03, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session is targeted for instructors teaching courses that combine the face to face section and online section together looking for a variety of teaching strategies to engage both groups of students. Join University Professor, Mack Shelley, Department of Political Science and Department of Statistics in a conversation about planning for effective hybrid course lectures and activities.

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Mar 03, 2015

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Webinar: Advising Strategies for Students on Academic Probation

Mar 03, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In 2010 and 2013, the NACADA Probation/Dismissal/Reinstatement Issues Interest Group sponsored webinars in which panelists discussed how we define "student on academic probation," factors that place students at risk for being placed on probation, typical probationary policies, stakeholders responsible for supporting students on academic probation, and the role and responsibilities of those who advise these students.

Felted Wool Accessories Class

Mar 03, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $29, Public $39 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle an old wool sweater into functional art that's good for the environment. Choose from making a pair of mittens or a case for your IPod, Kindle or other small electronics. Learn how to decorate your piece using felting needles and wool roving. Wool will be felted in advance but instructions on how to do it yourself will be provided.

Lecture: "Toms River" author Dan Fagin

Mar 03, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Dan Fagin is an investigative reporter, prize-winning science journalist, and the author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, which won the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction. Part of the Creative Writing Program's Environmental Imagination Series

Concert: State Symphony of Mexico

Mar 03, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

State Symphony of Mexico (Orquesta Sinfonica del Estado de Mexico) with Enrique Batiz, Music Director and Chief Conductor

Open Mic Night

Mar 03, 2015

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)