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What is featured?

Sunday, 29 Mar 2015

Tennis

Mar 29, 2015

9:00 AM

Ames Racquet and Fitness or Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor.

Brunnier in Bloom

Mar 29, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of art and flowers. This showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. Visitors will cast their votes for the People's Choice award and participate in a raffle for prizes.

Glass Beads: Decorative Finishes Class

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Add some pizzazz to your glass beads with surface decorations! Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of looks including pearl finishes and beach glass looks.

Miniature Book Making

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Using recycled papers and fabrics, we will play with traditional methods of bookbinding to create miniature handmade books. Typically smaller than 6 inches, these mini treasures can be used as pocket sketchbooks, tiny scrapbooks, haiku poetry journals, hidden diaries, or even tomes for gnomes. Leave class with the skllls to make larger books on your own.

Workshop: Perfume Blending

Mar 29, 2015

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $68 for members and $85 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Natural perfumer Amanda Feeley will help you explore the basics of perfume creation, from basic perfume structure and terminology, to blending, precautions, oil classifications, and recipes. The fee includes all supplies used in the workshop as well as what you take home: handouts, recipes/instructions, and your very own 5ml custom blended perfume. Notes: Please bring a notebook and do not wear any scented products the day of the class.

Performance: Two Rooms

Mar 29, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2140 Pearson Hall

Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Theatre Arts, performances

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

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

Sam Hunt (SOLD OUT)

Mar 29, 2015

7:00 PM

Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

$12 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Sam Hunt with special guest Michael Ray THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT

Monday, 30 Mar 2015

CELT Morrill Professor Panel and Teaching Poster Symposium

Mar 30, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Beginning at 3:30 p.m., a panel session, featuring Morrill Professors, will share their perspectives on the importance of effective teaching in higher education. The symposium will feature efforts of the CELT Teaching Partners Program which pairs junior faculty with senior faculty mentors, as well as showcasing examples of teaching techniques, teaching strategies and the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Lecture: Building a Progressive Historic Preservation Movement

Mar 30, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Max Page, a professor of architecture at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will discuss how the historic preservation movement contributes to building more sustainable, meaningful, and fair communities. The Donald Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science and the Arts.

Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015

Registration begins for juniors: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Mar 31, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Storm Spotter Training

Mar 31, 2015

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

EH&S Services Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

Free training open to all ISU faculty, staff and students, especially encouraged for people working outdoors. Learn the warning process, elements of a spotter report, thunderstorm basics and storm spotter safety. Registration encouraged for this free event.

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

Open Mic Night

Mar 31, 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, 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.