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What is featured?

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!