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What is featured?

Sunday, 26 Jan 2014

Cinderella: A Storybook Ballet Production

Jan 26, 2014

3:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$20-$35

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

With a delightful blend of storytelling and humor, plus splendid scenery and costumes, the Moscow Festival Ballet brings Cinderella - A Storybook Ballet Production to Stephens.

Argentine Tango Class

Jan 26, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Tango punch card ISU $30/Public $40

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 27 Jan 2014

Audit Deadline

Jan 27, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for spring. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Jan 27, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full-semester or first half-semester course from Pass/Not Pass to grade basis without it counting toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

Tuition and Fee Adjustment Deadline

Jan 27, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Open forum: Emilio Bunel, candidate for Ames Laboratory director

Jan 27, 2014

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Emilio Bunel is division director, chemical sciences and engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Ill. All are invited to attend the open forum.

Knitting

Jan 27, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23/Public $33 Includes some supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles. Yarn will be provided.

Woodshop Orientation

Jan 27, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $10/Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Tuesday, 28 Jan 2014

Teaching and Learning Circle: Engaging Students through Writing & Active Learning

Jan 28, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Meets every 2 weeks on Tuesdays: Jan. 28, Feb. 11, 25, and March 11. The possibilities for incorporating writing into a course are endless, but the choices also can be overwhelming. What types of assignments will work in my course? How can I respond efficiently to student writing?

Drawing

Jan 28, 2014

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $56/Public $66 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience.

Intermediate ballroom dance class

Jan 28, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

213 Forker

$45, $35 with student ID

Student Organizations Student activities

Intermediate ballroom classes (intro Latin) meet once weekly for 11 weeks. Previous ballroom dance experience is required, but no partner is needed.

The Addams Family Musical

Jan 28, 2014

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$53

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This weird and wonderful family comes devilishly and delightfully to life in this new musical.

Beginning ballroom dance class

Jan 28, 2014

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

213 Forker

$45 ($35 with student ID)

Student Organizations Student activities

Beginning social ballroom dance lessons, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Class meets once weekly for 11 weeks. No partner required.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Jan 28, 2014

10:00 PM - 11:30 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is a student run improv comedy troupe on campus. They perform in the M-Shop on various Wednesdays during the semester. Grandma Mojo's is the best and cheapest date on campus - admission is only $1!

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Engaging students through innovative course design

Jan 29, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Award-winning Computer Engineering professor Joseph Zambreno shares how he integrates real-world technology and hands-on applications to foster student engagement. Discover the self-motivated learner dividends Joseph found while bringing his passion for technology into the classroom.

How to effectively manage stress - workshop for new faculty

Jan 29, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Strategies to effectively manage stress in a faculty position: a workshop open to all new faculty

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Jan 29, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

To Bee or Not to Bee Dr. Jim Pease, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Natural Resources, Ecology, and Management, Iowa State University

Workshop: Capture a Lecture and/or "Flip" a Class with Panopto

Jan 29, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

1230 Communications Building, Pammel Drive, Ames IA 50011

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Panopto offers a rich set of features for both faculty and students that allows classroom recordings and gives instructors the ability to create rich media resources right from their desks. You may use Pantopo to "flip" your classes so that passive learning (listening to lectures) is done online and active learning (solving problems) is done in class.

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Jan 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Integrated Data Management and Simulation to Turn Precision Data into Better Decisions David Muth, Praxik, LLC

Soil Science Seminar

Jan 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Sensible Heat Balance Method to Determine Rates of Soil Freezing and Thawing Yuki Kojima, Graduate Student, Iowa State

Products of Public Space: Mike Nelson, Nelson Construction and Development

Jan 29, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium

free

College of Design Lectures

Mike Nelson, president of Nelson Construction and Development, Des Moines, will speak about his redevelopment of several historic buildings in downtown Des Moines. Nelson spoke at the 2011 TED Des Moines conference on his progressive new housing concepts for 20-somethings in Iowa's largest urban center. He'll expand on this to include recent works.

Meeting: Men of Color Collective

Jan 29, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

The Men of Color Collective is a student-led group supported by Multicultural Student Affairs focusing on leadership, support and development of historically marginalized males at ISU. Programming and discussions focus on five key pillars: support, safety, skills, scholarship and success. All ISU community members are welcome.

Middle Eastern Belly Dance

Jan 29, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $65/Public $75

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Come explore the music and movements of the Middle East with Shiara, an accomplished performer, choreographer and instructor, as your guide

The History of White People

Jan 29, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Nell Irvin Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and author of The History of White People. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Belly Dance Challenge

Jan 29, 2014

8:45 PM - 9:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45/Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A great way to increase your knowledge base while having fun and challenging yourself to be the best you can be. This class will include belly dance themed games, an obstacle course, trivia, drills and more!

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Jan 29, 2014

10:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is a student run improv troupe on campus. They perform in the M-Shop on various Wednesdays during the semester as well as performing the Monday of VEISHEA week. Grandma Mojo's is the best and cheapest date on campus - admission is only $1!

Thursday, 30 Jan 2014

Track and Field

Jan 30, 2014

All day

Lied Recreation Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Bill Bergen Invitational.

Performance: Junie B. Jones presented by TheatreworksUSA

Jan 30, 2014

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Sometimes naughty, sometimes nice, but ALWAYS funny, Junie B. Jones is the quintessential first-grader.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Jan 30, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members; price of admission for general public

Reiman Gardens

"More than Meets the Eye" If you like Kids Story Time, you'll flip for Caterpillar Club! Please join us for winter storytelling twice per month, from October to March. Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud two or three books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts great for groups and individuals alike.

Open forum: Patricia Thiel, candidate for Ames Laboratory director

Jan 30, 2014

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Patricia Thiel is a faculty scientist, Ames Laboratory. All are invited to attend the open forum.