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Wednesday, 04 Mar 2015

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Mar 04, 2015

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Oak Room, 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.

Seminar Series: Faculty Peer Review a Win-Win Process -Topic 3: Using Peer Evals in the Promotion & Tenure Process & Strengthening the Curriculum

Mar 04, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Award-winning Animal Science professor, Jodi Sterle, shares best practices and strategic techniques her department used to create a culture of change supporting peer evaluation of teaching in the promotion and tenure process. Learn practical tips for how a dedicated core of faculty can benefit from working together to support the recognition of teaching and strengthen curriculum across your department.

Farewell reception: James Dorsett

Mar 04, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery

International Students and Scholars Meetings, receptions

James Dorsett, director of the international students and scholars office, is leaving Iowa State after nine years of service. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Open forum: University Library dean finalist

Mar 04, 2015

3:00 PM

Room 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Jeff Steely, associate dean of libraries at Baylor University, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's library dean post.

Lecture: Who Has the Right to the City? Design and Public Space in Contemporary Citites

Mar 04, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Prague-based architect and educator Osamu Okamura, program director of the reSITE international festival in Prague, will address the state of urban planning in Central and Eastern Europe and highlight some of the emerging platforms--like reSITE--for designers to effect change through society, the media and public administration. The 2015 Bachelor of Design Designer-in-Residence Lecture.

Class: Intro to Plant Propagation

Mar 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $20 for members and $25 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Save money by growing your own plants from cuttings and seeds. Learn easy-to-implement techniques from an expert in plant propagation, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth. Bring home some plant starts to get your garden going.

Oil Painting Class

Mar 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $82, Public $92 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application. It is meant for both beginners who have never painted before and more experienced painters who would like to try a new perspective and get a chance to paint with others. Students will share supplies.

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

CEAH Fellowship: The Roots of American Environmentalism

Mar 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Parks Library, Special Collections reading room

free

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

Matthew Sivils, CEAH fellow, will provide a brief overview of the texts of some of the most influential 18th and 19th century naturalist-explorers, such as Mark Catesby, Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon. The program will be followed by a viewing of rare natural history volumes housed in Special Collections.

Performance: STOMP

Mar 04, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$26-$63

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Stomp! returns to Stephens crashing and stomping with a percussion-inspired show.

Aaron Carter

Mar 04, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $17 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aaron Carter became an international pop sensation at the age of 10 and went on to release several hit singles and multiplatinum albums as well as appear in film, television and on Broadway. Carter recently finished a successful North American tour performing songs he made famous during the past 15 years.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 04, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!