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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Mar 2015

Tennis

Mar 01, 2015

9:00 AM

Ames Racquet and Fitness

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Mar 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6 per person

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of 4 coasters.

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 01, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

One Drop of Love

Mar 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

One Drop of Love produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, performed by Fanshen Cox Digiovanni is a multimedia solo show that tells the story of how the notion of 'race' came to be in the United States. In addition, Fanshen whom is of mixed race shares personal accounts of how it affected the relationship with her father.

Monday, 02 Mar 2015

Men's Basketball

Mar 02, 2015

All day

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$35

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Oklahoma.

Winter Plant Walk at Reiman Gardens

Mar 02, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $10 for members and $12.50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Receive a personal expert tour of Reiman Gardens during one of our loveliest seasons. Aaron Steil, horticulturist & Reiman Gardens' Manager of Public Programs, will introduce you to ornamental grasses, trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants & more, all with a focus on winter interest. You may even get a peek at some early spring bulbs. All ages * levels of gardening experience are welcome, but be sure to dress for the weather & wear walking shoes.

Meeting: Service-Learning Faculty Learning Community

Mar 02, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we walk-through the process of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices. Facilitator: Suzanne Hendrich, University Professor

Open forum: University Library dean finalist

Mar 02, 2015

3:00 PM

Room 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Beth McNeil, professor and associate dean for academic affairs at Purdue University Libraries, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's library dean post.

Lecture: From Wall Street to the Front Lines of Women's Health

Mar 02, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Suzanna de Baca is the new president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and a graduate of Iowa State University.

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)

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.