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Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019

Research workshop: Principal Investigator Transfers and Revised Goldsheets (Session 1)

Apr 03, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

OSPA, OIPTT and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible if a PI leaves before the end of the year. Whether you're dealing with research awards from federal agencies, industry, non-profits, universities or independent sponsors, you'll learn: 1)What steps you and your PI should take as research at Iowa State draws to a close and 2)how to apply for affiliate status here at Iowa State.

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Apr 03, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Hall, 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.

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Apr 03, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Morrill Professor of architecture Tom Leslie will present "Postwar Skyscrapers from the Inside Out: The Role of Lighting in the Development of the 'Glass Box'" and architecture associate professor Vladimir Kulic will present "Learning from Yugoslavia" in this research exchange event. All are welcome to attend.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 03, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Escape from Spreadsheet Hell

Apr 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

There's no escaping spreadsheets but you can escape spreadsheet hell! This workshop will cover best practices for set-up, formatting, and formats as well as tips for avoiding common pit-falls in Excel. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Apr 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part IV: It's Not What You Said; It's How You Said It: Nonverbal Communication

Reception: Celebrating 10 Years of Marriage Equality in Iowa

Apr 03, 2019

4:00 PM

Room 3224 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

The LGBTQA+ Faculty and Staff Association is hosting a reception open to faculty, staff and students. There will be cake!

Softball

Apr 03, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Drake. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

BLACK & WHITE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Apr 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, April 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. One of the best ways to increase your ability to find great photography subjects is to learn to shoot in black & white.

Concrete Letter Class

Apr 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32 Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Concrete is a strong building material, but also great for diy projects! Construct a mold of one of the ABC's, and learn to mix and pour concrete on a small scale. Seal your letter the next evening, and leave with a 10" decorative element for your home or garden with a trendy, industrial look.

Lecture: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

Apr 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2019 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture - Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, including "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask."

Thursday, 04 Apr 2019

CATERPILLAR CLUB

Apr 04, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult.

Research workshop: The IRB Submission Process (Session 4)

Apr 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Research workshop: Principal Investigator Transfers and Revised Goldsheets (Session 2)

Apr 04, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

OSPA, OIPTT and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible if a PI leaves before the end of the year. Whether you're dealing with research awards from federal agencies, industry, non-profits, universities or independent sponsors, you'll learn: 1)What steps you and your PI should take as research at Iowa State draws to a close and 2)how to apply for affiliate status here at Iowa State.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Refugees as a Weapon of War

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Johnpaul Agaba is a Ugandan lawyer and visiting Fulbright scholar who has worked with USAID and is a founding member of the nonprofit Refugee Advocacy for Development.

The Brevet & The Unlikely Candidates

Apr 04, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Brevet have undergone a dramatic evolution on their explosive, ambitious new album, LEGS. The collection is the California five-piece's most deeply personal and lyrically sophisticated yet, tackling perception and identity in the digital age with both subtle nuance and blunt force.

Friday, 05 Apr 2019

Annual conference: Iowa Women in Higher Education

Apr 05, 2019

All day

Reiman Gardens

$125 ($150 with April 4 workshop)

Special Events Training, development

A women's leadership event focused on developing female leaders for higher education. A preconference workshop on negotiation will be held April 4 (2:30-6:30 p.m.). Register online for both.

Public meeting: Plant Sciences Institute advisory board

Apr 05, 2019

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

Plant Sciences Institute Conferences

The public meeting features presentations by ISU faculty, including: Dan Nettleton (statistics), Lizhi Wang (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Dermot Hayes (economics), Trevor Nolan (genetics, development and cell biology), Eddy Yeh (PSI), Baskar Ganapathysubramanian (mechanical engineering), Ludovico Cademartiri (materials science and engineering) and Thomas Lubberstedt (agronomy).

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly

Apr 05, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends: Worm, Spider and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. This production, based on the books Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, by Doreen Cronin, promotes eco-consciousness, earth science and tolerance of others.

Friday Research Seminar: Canopy as an Architectural 'Parti'

Apr 05, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

In her book "The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church," Jelena Bogdanovic, associate professor of architecture, provides an innovative interpretation of the relationships between the canopy and the design of the Byzantine church. She will discuss the canopy as an architectural "parti" -- a guiding idea for design -- that generated unique experiences of being in space. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly

Apr 05, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends: Worm, Spider and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. This production, based on the books Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, by Doreen Cronin, promotes eco-consciousness, earth science and tolerance of others.

Lecture: Anecdotes in Applied Machine Learning

Apr 05, 2019

4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Brian McClendon, a former vice president at Google, will discuss how machine learning has become a bigger and more important factor in nearly every business and share examples of potential applications in the future. ISU Innovation Prize Weekend.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Unicorns vs Dinosaurs

Apr 05, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Incorporate a terrestrial vertebrate or mythical creature into your design, or paint one of our figurines.

Speaker Tour: We Can End AIDS

Apr 05, 2019

4:00 PM

Pioneer Room

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

The Student Global AIDS Campaign is on tour on campuses across the U.S. to bring the message that we can stop AIDS. Recent news of a second person cured of HIV has brought renewed attention to the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Four speakers, from the United Kingdom, Zimbabwe, the U.S. and South Africa, will talk about how HIV and AIDS have impacted their personal lives, and why people should support the prevention of HIV.

Closing Reception: Time, Action, Wear, Memory

Apr 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for the MFA thesis exhibition of prints by integrated visual arts graduate student Andrew Zandt that explore the relationship between the human body and surface through the lens of skin and clothing.

Spring into Arts Festival

Apr 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Special events

The Community-Engaged Arts Management class taught by Jennifer Drinkwater, assistant professor of art and visual culture, will host this celebration of spring festivals. The family-friendly event will feature interactive art and craft projects, including make-your-own May Day treat baskets, a community-crafted flower wall and a collaborative outdoor Holi piece.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 05, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

ISU AfterDark: Brian Imbus

Apr 05, 2019

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Brian Imbus is an award winning entertainer that has become one of the most requested Hypnotists in the United States. He has performed for thousands of Colleges, Professional Organizations, and High Profile Events for over 20 years. Brian's show is continuously evolving as he uses his ability to innovate routines that are original and unique to a variety of audiences.