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Thursday, 05 Mar 2015

Workshop: How to Negotiate any Situation Successfully

Mar 05, 2015

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Advance Diversity Training, development

Learn how to negotiate for the conditions that create your career success. Led by Regina Barr, founder and CEO of Red Ladder Inc.

Balancing work and private life

Mar 05, 2015

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop on balancing work and private life

Biomedical Sciences and Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

Mar 05, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2025 College of Veterinary Medicine

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Vaccine Studies to Mitigate Influenza in a Pig Model," Dr. Renukaradhya Gourapura, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio. Gourapura will discuss the strategies developed to increase the likelihood of cross-protective efficacy of candidate inactivated virus vaccines in a pig model. Pizza will served at the beginning of the seminar. Cosponsored by the department of biomedical sciences.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Mar 05, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

$10

Athletics Athletics Meetings, receptions

Cyclone Club luncheons are open to the public. The program, led by John Walters, features a different coach each month. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Cost of admission includes a catered lunch and door prizes.

Seminar: "The room itself is active": An assessment of the CELT Active Learning Classroom

Mar 05, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Colleges and universities are committing resources to re-design classroom spaces to promote active, participatory, and experiential learning (Harvey & Kenyon, 2013; Oblinger, 2006). This case study will discuss an assessment of an Active Learning Classroom (ALC) as part of a campus wide evaluation of learning spaces at Iowa State University.

CANCELED: Scholarship poster festival

Mar 05, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

LeBaron and MacKay Halls

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

This event has been canceled. The apparel, merchandising and design department annual poster festival features design, research and teaching scholarship. Posters and apparel designs on display. Refreshments will be served.

Ceremony and reception: YWCA's Women of Achievement

Mar 05, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Octagon Center for the Arts, 427 Douglas Ave.

$35 ($50 for two), students $10

Special Events Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

Three Iowa State women -- two employees and a student -- will be honored for their efforts to empower women or eliminate racism. Enjoy light appetizers and live performances. Purchase tickets from the YWCA Ames-ISU.

Lecture: Public Interest Design

Mar 05, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2245 Coover Hall

free

College of Design Lectures

Design Corps founder Bryan Bell will offer examples of successful projects and best practices in public interest design--a rapidly growing field that encompasses work often called community design, social design, humanitarian design and pro bono design--and propose ways to maximize the public value of design. Part of the Spring 2015 Architecture Advisory Council Lecture Series.

Class: Botanical Drawing

Mar 05, 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.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Mar 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents March 11 meeting in Iowa City.

Feminist Embroidery Class

Mar 05, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month by turning inspiring words into stitched art. Needlework has moved from early samplers and quilting decoration to embellished clothing in the 70's to modern themes by DIY "makers" of today. Use one of our quotes, or bring in your own ideas and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished quotes can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project. All genders welcome.

Blurring the Boundaries

Mar 05, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

Dan Corson is an award-winning public artist from Seattle who uses his background in art and theatrical design to create installations filled with drama, light and engaging viewer interactions. Corson will discuss several of his past, present and upcoming projects.

Lecture: The Language Hoax

Mar 05, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language" - John McWhorter, Columbia University, is the author of numerous books on how language shapes the way we think. Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics

Performance: STOMP

Mar 05, 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.

COHERENCE Exhibition Opening and Reception

Mar 05, 2015

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums as we celebrate public artist Dan Corson and the opening of his new installation exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment. Live music and light refreshments will be provided.

Lecture: Physical Inactivity - Should We Consider It a Disease?

Mar 05, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Dr. Michael Joyner is a physician-researcher at Mayo Clinic and a leading voice in the world of exercise physiology. The 2015 Pease Family Scholar