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What is featured?

Sunday, 10 Mar 2019

Short Films: American Design and Marketing in the 50s & 60s

Mar 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 0003, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join the University Museum staff for three short films about modern design at the height of the Mid-Century Modern Era. This event is in conjunction with Designed for a Modern Life Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 10, 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.

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Workshop, Personalized Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 11, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Personalized learning is the type of instruction that targets individual student's needs. How does personalized learning look like in Canvas? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

The Iowa State Blood Drive student organization coordinates a four-day event in the fall and spring semesters. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 11, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Each of five dean finalists will be announced the day before his or her campus visit.

Gymnastics

Mar 11, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Lecture & performance: Mental Health through Hip Hop

Mar 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kai Roberts was a student at Carnegie Mellon University when he began experiencing extreme anxiety and panic disorder. He discovered healing power in writing and created a series of hip hop lyrics to illustrate what he was feeling. Roberts recorded his "Carnegie Cafe" album in 2013, which quickly became a resource for students dealing with mental health disorders and a key element in his own recovery.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

The Iowa State Blood Drive student organization coordinates a four-day event in the fall and spring semesters. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

Workshop, Video Instruction and Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Video instruction speaks to the modern visual and busy learner. Discover Arc, a video tool in Canvas that helps you create engaging and accessible media interactions around your subject matter! Upon completion, participants will be able to the following:

Engaged Scholar meeting

Mar 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Engaged Faculty and Engaged Institutions," Sara Marcketti, director, Centers for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.

Research workshop: National Institutes of Health Proposal Development -- Session 1

Mar 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn about NIH-specific requirements, including budgets and budget justifications. We'll also touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions.

Faculty workshop: The Public Classroom

Mar 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Seemingly every week, university faculty come under fire for statements or material presented in the classroom. University counsel Michael Norton will provide a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom. For all faculty. Registration requested.

Seminar: P&S Classification and Compensation Review

Mar 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union Gallery Room

free

Professional and Scientific Council Training, development

University human resources director of compensation and classification Emma Houghton will give the latest information on the classification and compensation review for professional and scientific staff. Hosted by the Professional and Scientific Council.

Lecture: Designing Secure Fleets of Drones

Mar 12, 2019

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Iowa State assistant professor of computer science Borzoo Bonakdarpour will discuss his work designing programmed drone fleets that are efficient enough for large-scale projects but also safe, secure and adaptable. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

Research workshop: National Institutes of Health Proposal Development -- Session 2

Mar 13, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn about NIH-specific requirements, including budgets and budget justifications. We'll also touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions.

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

The Iowa State Blood Drive student organization coordinates a four-day event in the fall and spring semesters. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Mar 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ulrike Passe and Kimberly Zarecor, associate professors of architecture, will share their funded research - Passe on the computational fluid dynamics of trees and their impact on building energy performance, and Zarecor on "smart shrinkage" as a new paradigm for rural communities.

Art Walk: Hidden Messages & Secret Images

Mar 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Biorewables Complex

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums' to examine and reveal the hidden meaning behind art pieces located in the Biorenewables Complex.

Design Thinking Research Social

Mar 13, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Beckman Forum, King Pavilion, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Faculty, scholars, administrators and professionals from all disciplines are invited to explore the application of design thinking beyond disciplinary boundaries, share knowledge and identify synergies around design thinking. The event will include a panel discussion and small breakout sessions focused on developing future research collaborations.

Lecture: Student Life at Iowa State, 1869-90

Mar 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Historian Douglas Biggs, a native of Ames and a graduate of Iowa State University, will discuss student life at Iowa State during it first two decades.

Performance: United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants

Mar 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Air Force Band consists of six performing groups: Air Force Strings, Airmen of Note, Ceremonial Brass, Concert Band, Max Impact and Singing Sergeants. This premier musical unit continues to honor those who serve, inspire patriotism and military service in fellow citizens and impact the global community positively.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 13, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Caterpillar Club

Mar 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardnes

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

The Iowa State Blood Drive student organization coordinates a four-day event in the fall and spring semesters. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 14, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Nature at Noon

Mar 14, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2019 theme, Toys & Games.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 14, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Each of five dean finalists will be announced the day before his or her campus visit.

Research workshop: Subrecipient monitoring

Mar 14, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Research Office Training, development

Join OSPA and SPA as we examine the Uniform Guidance's expanded requirements for subrecipient monitoring on federal financial assistance awards. We will review roles and responsibilities within Iowa State along with important source documents. We also will discuss how subrecipient agreements are customized to reflect risk and to enhance monitoring.

Workshop, Rubrics and Outcomes in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 14, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following: