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Wednesday, 01 Apr 2015

Craft of the Month: Photo Transfers

Apr 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$9

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Bring in a photocopy of your favorite 5" x 7" photo and transfer that image onto a canvas. Make it look modern with white borders, or give it a vintage look with some paint and scuffing.

Softball

Apr 01, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa.

The Once and Future Neighborhood: Prospects for Walkable Diversity

Apr 01, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Fostering neighborhoods that are both walkable and socially and economically diverse has been a long-standing goal of urban planners. What is the current status of this goal, and how far off are we from achieving walkable diversity for an American public that is no longer enamored with car-based suburbia? Emily Talen, a professor of urban planning and sustainability scientist at Arizona State University, will address this and related questions.

Beginning Belly Dance

Apr 01, 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!

The Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

Apr 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Applying an Iowa State Education to Life: A Tribute to My Teachers" - Ted Crosbie, Monsanto Company

Thompson Memorial Lecture: Daniel Wildcat

Apr 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Climate Change Red Alert! Can Traditional Indigenous Knowledge Rescue the World?" - Daniel R. Wildcat, Yuchi, member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, is the director of the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center and dean of the College of Natural and Social Sciences at Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas. Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture

Intermediate Belly Dance

Apr 01, 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!

Thursday, 02 Apr 2015

Lecture: The Future of Computing

Apr 02, 2015

12:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Student activities

NSF's Peter Freeman will discuss how supercomputers, the Internet, Google, the iPhone, and massive software systems have changed computing. Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference Keynote

Embracing the Arts and Crafts Movement in the Midwest

Apr 02, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The Arts and Crafts movement began in England in the mid-19th century and crossed the Atlantic to America in the late 19th and early 20th century, where it would evolve into a uniquely American style of design which became a hallmark of that time. This tour will examine the history of the style and how the Farm House Museum has been recently renovated to better depict the style of this moment in time at Iowa State.

CEAH Fellowship: Interdisciplinary Humanities Research

Apr 02, 2015

5:30 PM

Kildee Hall, Ensminger Room

free

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

An informal roundtable discussion, led by CEAH fellow Matthew Sivils, for those interested in pursuing interdisciplinary research in the humanities. Knowledge rarely confines itself to disciplinary boundaries. Humanities scholars increasingly find it productive to engage in studies that transcend the borders of convention.

Class: Botanical Drawing

Apr 02, 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.

Mosaic Stepping Stones Class

Apr 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Brighten up your patio or flower garden for spring! Use colored glass and other embellishments to create an all-weather art piece to add to your outdoor space.

Workshop: Papermaking

Apr 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 3 week course on Thursdays, April 2, April 9, and April 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash. Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess. Great for anyone ages 10 and up.

Lecture: Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School

Apr 02, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Adam Ruben, comedian and molecular biologist, is the author of the book "Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School."

Lecture: Ethical Implications for the Intelligence Community

Apr 02, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Tom Twetten served 34 years in clandestine services for the Central Intelligence Agency. He is a graduate of Iowa State ('57 psychology). World Affairs Series

The Last Bison w/ Neulore

Apr 02, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

To capture the new sounds on The Last Bison's upcoming album titled VA (pronounced Virginia,) the band spent many days and nights in an old A-frame cabin. The cabin, called "the Wigwam" sits on a summer camp on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp near the band's home in Chesapeake, Virginia.

Friday, 03 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Into the Woods

Apr 03, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Paint silhouettes of fox, deer and owls for a woodland look.

Saturday, 04 Apr 2015

Spring Egg Hunt

Apr 04, 2015

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Festivities will include an egg hunt for all children 6th grade and younger. Children will have the opportunity to search for colorful eggs to trade in for a goodie bag. Goodie bags will be provided. The morning will also include craft and activity stations as well as a visit from Reiman Gardens' Spring Bunny.

Workshop: Dish Garden

Apr 04, 2015

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $44 for members and $55 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Create an out-of-this-world succulent dish garden to give as a gift or to keep for your own home. Choose from a variety of unique succulent plants as Horticulturist, Ed Moran, provides all the information you need to design your garden and care for it year-round. All materials will be provided, including soil, plants, top-dressing, decorative stones, and a 12" terra cotta container.

CODAC Ceramic Cup-Making Event to Benefit Food Pantry

Apr 04, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Ceramics studio, 038 Design

free

College of Design Special events

Stop by to make a cup or mug to be sold during the CODAC (College of Design Art Club) spring sale at the end of the month. All materials will be provided. Proceeds will benefit SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), the student-run campus food pantry.

Gymnastics: NCAA Regional Championships

Apr 04, 2015

4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBD

Athletics Athletics

NCAA Gymnastics Regional Championships.

Sunday, 05 Apr 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 05, 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

Feminist Embroidery Class

Apr 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

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.

Monday, 06 Apr 2015

Meeting: Service-Learning Faculty Learning Community

Apr 06, 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

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Apr 06, 2015

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Is performance regulation based on life cycle assessment feasible?" Richard Plevin, UC-Davis Institute of Transportation Studies. Plevin will discuss the semantics and uses of LCA, epistemological issues with "carbon intensity," the challenges of modeling complex environmental problems, and the requirements for a successful performance-based regulation.

Statistics Seminar

Apr 06, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Interaction Selection for High-Dimensional Data", Hao Helen Zhang, Department of Mathematics, University of Arizona, Tucson

TIAA-CREF Investment Seminar

Apr 06, 2015

5:30 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

Free

University Human Resources Lectures Training, development

All are invited to hear Dan Morris, TIAA-CREF global investment strategist, present "2015 and Beyond: Investing After the Global Financial Crisis." Registration is required by calling 800-732-8353. Light refreshments will be served.

Glass Birds Workshop Class

Apr 06, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $22, Public $32 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic soldering with vibrant stained glass scrap and make whimsical, colorful birds. These quirky birds are inspired by the glass art of Maria Barber, and will be great additions to any space with natural light.