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Tuesday, 07 Apr 2015

Registration begins for sophomores: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Apr 07, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Cooking demonstration: Quick and Healthy Eating for Spring

Apr 07, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

$3, collected at the door

ISU WellBeing Special events

ISU Dining executive chef Scott Bruhn will cook. Watch the preparation, taste a sample of the prepared dishes and receive a copy of the recipes. RSVP required.

Roundtable: Blended Learning Brown-Bag: Camtasia, Echo 360, Panopto Showcase

Apr 07, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will feature a brief overview of the tools available Iowa State University faculty and staff are using to create video lectures for blended course delivery. Join Steve Freeman, Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering; Deb Hoyt, Instructional Support, Department of Veterinary Medicine; and Michael Wilson, Academic Information Technology Services, as they highlight their experience using these tools for their courses.

Online Presentation: Designing Coursework as a Game with Lee Sheldon

Apr 07, 2015

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Apr 07, 2015

2:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Gallery 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.

Keck Foundation Information Session

Apr 07, 2015

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

3512 Memorial Union

free

ISU Foundation Meetings, receptions

Donna Van Pelt, ISU Foundation senior director of development, will present information on the W. M. Keck Foundation's research grant program and explain the selection process. The Keck Foundation funds projects in the medical research focus area and the science/engineering focus area. Grants range from $500,000 to $2 million.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 07, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Class: Beginner Photography

Apr 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning April 7, April 14, April 21, & April 28 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This 4-part workshop covers the basics of photography including equipment & how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & tips & tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students & review. Bring your DSLR camera & tripod to each class.

Workshop: Perfume Blending Intensive

Apr 07, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $800 for members and $1,000 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Tuesdays April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, & May 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Those who complete this 6-week intensive workshop will leave with their own uniquely developed fragrance, 1 kit of 10 essences, & a Certificate of Perfume Blending from Amanda Feeley, natural perfumer & owner of Esscentual Alchemy. Amanda will teach you the background, skills, & preparation you'll need to become a natural perfumer.

Lecture: Children, Technology and the Changing Definition of Play

Apr 07, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Special events

Doris Bergen is a Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology Emerita at Miami University in Ohio. Her work focuses on learning and human development, with a special focus on how technology-enhanced toys affect play, adult memories of childhood play, and the development of humor, especially in gifted children.

Lecture: Gay Conversion Therapy

Apr 07, 2015

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Student Organizations Diversity Lectures Student activities

Samuel (Sam) Brinton will speak about his first-hand experiences with conversion therapy and championing for state legislation to prohibit treatments of this kind. A bill of this sort has passed in the Iowa Senate but has yet to become law. Conversion therapy is a range of treatments attempting to change an individual's sexual orientation. It can include electroshock therapy along with other forms of physical and mental abuse.

Oh Honey w/ PUBLIC & Nick Santino

Apr 07, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Oh Honey, named both for Mitchy Collins' favorite episode of "How I Met Your Mother" and the burgeoning artisan honey movement in Brooklyn that captivated him and band-mate Danielle Bouchard, is a blend of bright folk and uplifting pop which -- like the sound of a cold beer snapping open in the summertime -- represents the promise of something great.