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What is featured?

Sunday, 24 Mar 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 24, 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.

Monday, 25 Mar 2019

Monday Monologues series

Mar 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Iowa Odyssey (How We Got to Here)," Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre. Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative theatre project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 25, 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.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Mar 25, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part I: Communicating Effectively Face to Face

Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture: Roberto Rovira

Mar 25, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2245 Coover

free

College of Design Lectures

Roberto Rovira is the internationally recognized principal of Studio Roberto Rovira and associate professor and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental and Urban Design at Florida International University. He will present "Mapping Natural Transformations: Studio Roberto Rovira's EcoAtlas, Art and Design," the 2019 P.H. Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture.

POSTPONED Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Mar 25, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

This event is being rescheduled due to a flight cancelation. New date to be announced soon!

Lecture: Systems, Sustainability and Policy

Mar 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Setting the Table: Systems, Sustainability and Policy." Angie Tagtow is a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in public health and food policy. She was executive director of the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion during the Obama administration and co-led the development and launch of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 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.

Pete the Cat

Mar 26, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Pete the Cat is sent to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners -- and boy are they square! But life is an adventure no matter where you wind up for Pete, who gets the whole family rocking - almost.

Pete the Cat

Mar 26, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Pete the Cat is sent to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners - and boy are they square! But life is an adventure no matter where you wind up for Pete, who gets the whole family rocking - almost.

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 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 forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Open house: Procurement services

Mar 26, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

First floor, Administrative Services Building

free

Procurement Services department Meetings, receptions

Faculty and staff are invited to help procurement staff observe national procurement month. Enjoy refreshments, carnival games and door prizes. RSVPs are requested but not required.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Mar 26, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Workshop: Self-Editing

Mar 26, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Pearson Hall 2115

free

Graduate College Training, development

Learn ways to effectively edit/proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language.

Feminist Cross Stitch Workshop

Mar 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27 Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month! Choose a design featuring feminist quotes and imagery, then learn to read and follow the pattern. Get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching. Leave with all the supplies (and the know-how!) to finish on your own. "A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men." - Gloria Steinem

Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry Class

Mar 26, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50 Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Add a little heat to finely crushed glass and metal and you get enameled jewelry! Use stencils, stamps, and even water to get different effects when crafting your jewelry. In all you will make colorful enamel earrings or pendants using three different techniques that will shine bright, and you will be the envy of your friends.

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019

Real Talk About Inclusion: Do your students feel safe?

Mar 27, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Audrey Kennis, Retention Coordinator for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and ISU Inclusive Excellence Awardee, will guide you through critical issues we see manifesting in Higher Education and inclusion. Learn language and tools to both head off potential issues and respond to student concerns in the moment.

Farewell reception: Hongwei Xin and Tong Wang

Mar 27, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

A farewell reception for Hongwei Xin, Distinguished Professor and assistant dean for research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Tong Wang, professor of food science and human nutrition.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 27, 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.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Mar 27, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part II: You Should Have Heard Them Listen: Verbal and Nonverbal Approaches

Lecture: Can You Design and Build the Career You Want?

Mar 27, 2019

4:00 PM

College of Design Gallery

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Suzanna de Baca has more than 20 years of executive leadership at public, privately held and not-for-profit organizations and was recently named president and publisher of the Des Moines-based Business Publications Corporation.

Mini Macrame Necklace Workshop

Mar 27, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21 Public $31 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This is knot your grandma's macramé! Learn the basic knots, but use them on a smaller scale to make a boho chic necklace. Using just a metal ring and cotton cord, create a charming necklace that doubles as a work of art. An adjustable leather cord will be included to complete your necklace.

Lecture: Changing the World Through Food

Mar 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Fedele Bauccio cofounded Bon Appetit Management Company, which provides food service to 1,000-plus cafes located at corporations, universities and museums in 34 states. Bauccio and Bon Appetit have revolutionized the food service industry, both by introducing fresh, made-from-scratch food to the contract market and by pioneering environmentally and socially responsible practices.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 27, 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, 28 Mar 2019

2019 ISU Research Day

Mar 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union

Research Office Special events Training, development

Save the date for the third annual Iowa State Research Day! The celebration gets better every year, thanks to our engaged research community at Iowa State. You'll see the same exciting programs as you did at last year's event, including posters, exhibits, art, and creative expressions, plus the popular lightning talk sessions and a keynote speaker.

Caterpillar Club

Mar 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Workshop: Self-Editing

Mar 28, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Pearson Hall 2115

free

Graduate College Training, development

Learn ways to effectively edit/proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language.

Lecture: Using Insights from Behavioral Economics to Address Physical Activity Disparities

Mar 28, 2019

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Rebecca Hasson is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she studies the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in obesity and obesity-related complications among children and adolescents.

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Mar 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45 Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Now that you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap. A messy but fun process so wear old clothing with a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes.