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Sunday, 01 Mar 2015

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

Monday, 02 Mar 2015

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

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.

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.

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!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 04, 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, 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.

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.

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.

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

Friday, 06 Mar 2015

Keynote: ISCORE

Mar 06, 2015

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Student activities

Kathleen Wong(Lau) is the director of the University of Oklahoma's Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies. She has done consulting and training on diversity and inclusion in university settings and the private corporate sector, and has published research on structural inequality within higher education and best practices for addressing multicultural leadership within institutions.

Sunday, 08 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 08, 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

Monday, 09 Mar 2015

Lecture: The State of the Promised Land

Mar 09, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Norman Finkelstein is a political scientist, activist, professor, and author who writes about the Middle East and the politics of the Holocaust.

Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Mar 10, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

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.

Sexual Assault on Campus: A Conservative Perspective

Mar 10, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Katie Pavlich is a political commentator for FOX News and author of "Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women."

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 11, 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 Future of Food

Mar 11, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Vandana Shiva is a philosopher, environmental activist and the founder and director of the Navdanya Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 11, 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, 12 Mar 2015

Lecture: Emptiness in Christian America

Mar 12, 2015

7:00 PM

Gerdin Business Building Auditorium, 1148 Gerdin

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"How Does It Feel to Be Nobody? Emptiness in Christian America," John Corrigan, a scholar of American religious history and author of "Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America."

Friday, 13 Mar 2015

Workshop: Launching Your Campaign

Mar 13, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

"Ready to Run Iowa" is nonpartisan, campaign training for women considering running for elective office in Iowa, preparing for appointive office, or seeking to be leaders in their communities. Registration is required.

Workshop: Fundraising for Success

Mar 13, 2015

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

"Ready to Run Iowa" is nonpartisan, campaign training for women considering running for elective office in Iowa, preparing for appointive office, or seeking to be leaders in their communities. Registration is required.

Sunday, 15 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 15, 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

Sunday, 22 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 22, 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

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015

Lecture: Stories of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Mar 24, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.

The Last Bhopa: The Effects of Modernization on Folk Culture in India

Mar 24, 2015

8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Praveen Singh Rathore will screen his 15-minute film "The Last Bhopa" and discuss how development in India has impacted the lives of traditional musicians and artisans, including Bhopas, semi-nomadic priest singers of the folk deities in Rajasthan, India.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 25, 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!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 25, 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!

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Global Gala

Mar 27, 2015

6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

One of Iowa State's largest multicultural celebrations, Global Gala features student organizations that showcase their cultural heritage through music, dance and fashion. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Sunday, 29 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 29, 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

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015

Lecture: Spring 2015 Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

Mar 31, 2015

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"How American Women are Changing Politics" - Michelle Bernard. Sponsored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women & Politics