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Sunday, 12 Feb 2017

Orchid Fest

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

View a selection of orchid varieties and purchase orchid plants. A Question and Answer booth staffed by the Central Iowa Orchid Society will provide novice and experienced orchid growers with friendly expert advice.

Cost: $4-$8

Film and Discussion: Eskimo Artist Kenojuak

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Kenojuak Ashevak became the first woman involved with the printmaking co-operative in Cape Dorset, Canada. This film about her work by John Feeney was nominated for the 1963 Documentary Short Subject Oscar®. This 20 minute film will be followed by a discussion with Director of American Indian Studies Sebastian Braun, Art and Visual Culture Printmaking Professor April Katz, and University Museums Assistant Curator Adrienne Gennett.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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.

Cost: ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes for $45

Cyclone Cinema: Doctor Strange

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Showcase Choral Concert

Channel: Music Department

7:45 pm - 8:45 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

ISU Choral Choirs perform for the honor choir.

Monday, 13 Feb 2017

Pop-up Art Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ University Book Store entrance

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Walk-In Craft: Valentines Day Cards

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity!

Cost: $4

Workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

This session is designed to provide faculty an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes.

Cost: free

Research Social on Coding in Design

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

The College of Design invites researchers from all disciplines who are interested in design computation, design coding and design parametrics to a conversation to find common ground among disciplines, generate research questions, explore methodologies and discuss possible future collaborations. Light refreshments will be provided. Childcare and a child-friendly movie will be available.

Cost: free

Casting Metals Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace

Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process.

Cost: ISU $55, Public $65

Cyclone Honor Choir

Channel: Music Department

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Featuring students from schools around Iowa with the Iowa State Singers.

Lecture: Shaping Environmental Policy to Improve Water Quality & Environmental Health

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Two distinguished alumni of the Iowa State Department of Economics return to campus to discuss policy options and incentives to improve water quality and environmental health in Iowa and the upper Midwest. Part of the yearlong Economics Forum.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017

Pop-up Art Sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ The Workspace

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine. Visit our pop-up booth outside the University Bookstore at the MU.

Hall of Fame reception: Joe Cordray and Joe Sebranek

Channel: Animal Science Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Atrium, Kildee Hall

Animal science professor Joe Cordray and Distinguished Professor Joe Sebranek were inducted into the Meat Industry Hall of Fame. Refreshments will be served and a brief program will begin at 4 p.m.

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Close to You: Music of the Carpenters

Channel: Iowa State Center

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

It's "Yesterday Once More" as the clean-cut, soft pop/rock music of the Carpenters is performed by singer/songwriter Lisa Rock and her six-piece band. It will be a memorable tribute evening filled with classic songs such as "We've Only Just Begun," "Rainy Days and Mondays," and many more!

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop

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)

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2017

Behind the Scenes

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Workshop: Research with Human Subjects

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session, you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). An IRB staff member 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.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Vince Lawson

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Vince Lawson, superintendent of the Muscatine Island Research Farm, Fruitland, is retiring after 35 years of service. A program will begin at 2:45 p.m.

Cost: free

Campus forum: West campus development projects

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

4:10 pm - 5:30 pm @ 0308 Elings Hall

Staff from facilities planning and management will present early project plans and answer questions. All are welcome.

Cost: free

Lecture: Operating in the Margins

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Gallery 181, College of Design

Johanna Hurme and Sasa Radulovic, founders of Winnipeg-based design firm 5468796 Architecture, will talk about the conditions and ambition required to change the Midwest status quo in architecture and share examples from their firm's projects.

Cost: free

Black Light Butterfly Roosting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:40 pm - 6:40 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join Nathan Brockman, Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator, for a special black light butterfly show. Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to UV light, and view them in a new way as they clump together and begin roosting for the night.

Lecture: 'Ramble,' Walking and Visual Journaling

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

Mary Jones, professor of art and design at Grandview University, Des Moines, is a mixed-media artist, illustrator and printmaker who explores the creative potential of physically engaging with one's environment. She will discuss how walking well-trodden paths is like remembering in layers, and how this process of remembering is similar to the layers in her prints.

Cost: free

Walk-In Craft: Singles Awareness Day DIY Spa

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace

Whether you choose to be single, or just haven't found that person who appreciates all of your awesomeness, this day is for you!

Cost: $9

Hilton Chair Series Lecture: Strong Women and Men Live Well

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Nutrition and Exercise for Optimal Health" - Miriam Nelson, author of the bestselling book "Strong Women Stay Young," will discuss what foods you should eat to stay young and healthy as well as what types and how much exercise improves health.

Cost: free

Women's basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Cost: $5-$12

Lecture: Redefining Global and National Security

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Col. (Ret.) Lawrence Wilkerson was Secretary of State Colin Powell's chief of staff from 2002 to 2005. He was also associate director of the State Department's policy planning staff under the directorship of Ambassador Richard Haass. During his thirty-one years in the U.S. Army he served as Deputy Executive Officer to then-General Colin Powell when he commanded the U.S. Army Forces Command, and Special Assistant to General Powell when...

Cost: free


Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop

Emerging from underground venues in Chicago's northwest side, NE-HI made its name on both its live energy and cleverly wrought guitar anthems. On their forthcoming second album Offers, the band takes those basement-forged instincts and refines them, lets its guitars explore new angles, and focuses its songwriting. The result shows there are a wide range of post-punk possibilities yet to be explored.

Cost: $7 Students / $10 Public

Thursday, 16 Feb 2017

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.