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Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Home Gardening Series

Apr 09, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13-$20

Reiman Gardens

"Building a Rain Garden." Rain gardens can be an ideal way to protect local water sources while adding beautiful plantings to a well-drained yard. Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth will talk you through the steps and provide resources you can use to create your own rain garden. Preregistration with prepayment is encouraged by April 7.

Lunch with Simon Tam

Apr 09, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sloss Center

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Simon Tam is an Asian American author, musician, activist and motivational speaker. He is best known as the bassist and founder of the Asian American dance-rock band, The Slants, who won their case against the government at the United States Supreme Court. Limited space available. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Manas Chimpidi and Teodoro Mefalopulos

Apr 09, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Teodoro Mefalopulos, co-founder of Nimaroh Design Studios, and Manas Chimpidi, Nimaroh's art director, will talk about their work. Their lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Apr 09, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Workshop: Explore ways to create a welcoming learning environment

Apr 09, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 09, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Woodshop Orientation

Apr 09, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 09, 2019

6:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

TBD

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

TedxIowaStateUniversity's mission is to share knowledge that will make Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and the world a better place. The TEDxIowaStateUniversity Chapter focuses on spreading the ideas of science, technology, and human creativity, in hopes of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Early Childhood Education Lecture

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Play for Fun and Play for Learning: What Science Tells Us" Karin Lifter is an early intervention specialist and a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston. The 2018 Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education.

Lecture: The Role of the U.S. in the Global Food and Agriculture Marketplace

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Ken Isley heads the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, where he leads offices around the world in expanding trade and export opportunities for American agriculture. Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture.

Mixed Match: A Docufilm

Apr 09, 2019

8:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities & complex genetics as they struggle with a nearly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, all while exploring what role race plays in medicine.

Lecture: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble

Apr 09, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"A Name Worth Fighting For: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble." Simon Tam, founder and bassist of The Slants, talks frankly about racism, his experiences as a musician, and how this Asian American dance rock band unintentionally revived a longstanding battle over trademarks and racial slurs. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019

Research workshop: FY19 IRB Regulations - 2018 Common Rule

Apr 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

200 Kingland Building

Research Office Training, development

Revised regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and IRB review (i.e., The Common Rule) went into effect Jan. 21, 2019. Learn about updates to the 2018 Common Rule related to IRB regulations.

Violent Speech: Where is the Line?

Apr 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Art and the First Amendment

Apr 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Lecture: How the Daily Times Herald Defeated a Libel Claim

Apr 10, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Reporter Jared Strong and Daily Times Herald's co-owner Doug Burns will share how they successfully defended a libel suit and scored a victory for the free press. Reception with light refreshments to follow in 172 Hamilton Hall. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

2-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Visual Note Taking and more

Apr 10, 2019

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

079 Armory on Wed. April 10 and 074 Armory on Wed. April 17

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: Digital Humanities in Practice

Apr 10, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Digital Humanities has been one of the most ubiquitous phrases on university campuses for a number of years. This workshop will put a practical and pedagogical face to the phrase, by introducing the concept of a Wikipedia "Edit-a-Thon." Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Retirement reception: Joyce White

Apr 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Spear Room, Reiman Gardens

free

Public Safety Meetings, receptions

Joyce White, an account specialist in the public safety department, is retiring April 12.

Presentation: Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Apr 10, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rheya Spigner, KCCI reporter and anchor, and Whitney Mason, Iowa State Daily reporter and Voices editor, will be honored for their excellence in journalism and promotion of a just and inclusive society through ethical storytelling that broadens people's understanding of diverse lives and communities. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Apr 10, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part VI: Small Talk That Takes You Big Places: Social Communication

Walking tour: Free-Range Speech

Apr 10, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

George Washington Carver plaza

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Free-Range Speech: The Paradoxical Policies for Public Presentation at ISU." A walking tour covering the history of the Edward Allen Area of Free Debate from its establishment to the present day. Subjects touched on will include locations for free speech, restrictions and limitations, and a summary of benefits and drawbacks to campus policies regarding the agora. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Lecture: Human Mating Strategies

Apr 10, 2019

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

David M. Buss is a professor of psychology at the University of Texas at Austin and a pioneer in the field of evolutionary psychology. Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference Keynote.

Art Reception

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Documentary: Nobody Speak, Trials of the Free Press

Apr 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

The 2017 Netflix documentary "Nobody Speak," which was nominated for a Grand Jury Prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The film explores the Hulk Hogan "sex tapes" case against Gawker Media and examines the threat of big money to a free press. Snacks will be provided during the showing. An informal discussion with members of the First Amendment Committee will follow. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Wearables Design Show

Apr 10, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

First-year students in the Design Studies 102 studio will investigate how their work can interact with and be designed for the human body and explore materials and fabrication processes, kinetic behavior and more. They will showcase their wearables in a runway-style show with DJ, judges and awards. Attendees can interact with the models and their wearables after the show.

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Caterpillar Club

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

free

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. No preregistration required.

Democalypse March

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Experience firsthand what it's like to live in a society without the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Meet at First Amendment tent on central campus. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Feast on the First

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Free food, fun and demonstrations of the five freedoms. T-shirts and sandwiches are first come, first served. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Live Art: "Express Yourself"

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Phoenix-based "visual wizard" Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. Watch a live demonstration as he creates a street art-inspired mural to commemorate First Amendment Days 2019. Students can express themselves on a chalkboard wall under the tent. A Q&A session is planned when the art is revealed at 2:30 p.m. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.