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Friday, 08 Mar 2019

Conference: Canadian-American Relations in the Era of Nationalism and Populism

Mar 08, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

A conference analyzing the economic and political relationship between two important allies -- and a look at the road ahead -- is both timely and appropriate in this era of global uncertainty. Open to the public. A March 7 lecture (7 p.m., MU Sun Room), "Canada-U.S. Relations: Still Friends, Partners and Allies?" by Colin Robertson, precedes the conference.

All-Iowa Student Sustainability Conference

Mar 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union Gallery and Campanile Rooms

$25 for students and $50 for faculty/staff. Day of registration: $30 for students and $55 for faculty/staff.

Live Green Live Green

A conference all about Iowa college and university students and sustainability. An opportunity to connect and share initiatives and achievements in environmental, social and economic sustainability happening on campuses and in communities throughout Iowa, as well as a chance for visioning and strategizing opportunities to network and partner.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Mar 08, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Friday Research Seminar: Skin Deep: Explorations of a Metalsmith

Mar 08, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Joe Muench, professor of art and visual culture (jewelry/metalsmithing), will speak about his experiences as the designer and creator of hand-formed and fabricated metal sculpture and objects that reveal the relationships between art, science, engineering and the human experience. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Guest Speaker: Nicole Allen, SPARC

Mar 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

405 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), will speak to the Iowa Regent's universities about her experience with open educational resources (OER) for Open Education Week. Nicole is an internationally recognized expert in the movement for Open Education and has been working to further support the use of open textbooks since her own undergraduate education more than a decade ago.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Mar 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Mar 08, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis & dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Potty Mouth Pottery

Mar 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose a bowl, plate, or mug and add your own #!*$ words.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.