Sunday, 26 Jan 2014
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.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Monday, 27 Jan 2014
Last day to elect to audit a course for spring. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.
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.
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.
Emilio Bunel is division director, chemical sciences and engineering, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, Ill. All are invited to attend the open forum.
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.
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
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?
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 classes (intro Latin) meet once weekly for 11 weeks. Previous ballroom dance experience is required, but no partner is needed.
This weird and wonderful family comes devilishly and delightfully to life in this new musical.
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 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 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.
Strategies to effectively manage stress in a faculty position: a workshop open to all new faculty
To Bee or Not to Bee Dr. Jim Pease, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Natural Resources, Ecology, and Management, Iowa State University
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.
Integrated Data Management and Simulation to Turn Precision Data into Better Decisions David Muth, Praxik, LLC
Sensible Heat Balance Method to Determine Rates of Soil Freezing and Thawing Yuki Kojima, Graduate Student, Iowa State
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.
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.
Come explore the music and movements of the Middle East with Shiara, an accomplished performer, choreographer and instructor, as your guide
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
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 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
Bill Bergen Invitational.
Sometimes naughty, sometimes nice, but ALWAYS funny, Junie B. Jones is the quintessential first-grader.
"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.
Patricia Thiel is a faculty scientist, Ames Laboratory. All are invited to attend the open forum.