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What is featured?

Sunday, 09 Feb 2014

Orchid Fest

Feb 09, 2014

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$8 (free for members, ISU students)

Reiman Gardens Special events

Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will also staff a question and answer booth, providing novices and experienced growers a chance to interact with others who "speak the language of orchids."

Softball: Cyclone Invitational

Feb 09, 2014

9:30 AM

Bergstrom Indoor Practice Facility

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota State.

Softball: Cyclone Invitational

Feb 09, 2014

12:00 PM

Bergstrom Indoor Practice Facility

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Indiana State.

Valentine's Day Cards

Feb 09, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace in the Memorial Union

$2 for unlimited crafting

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, foam shapes and more to make your valentines.

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 09, 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.

Latin Dance instruction and performance

Feb 09, 2014

6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The Twin Cities-based Afro-Cuban dance group Salsabrosa will perform and provide Latin dance instruction. This free event is open to the public.

Cyclone Cinema: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Feb 09, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:59 PM

The M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! This week we will be showing The Hunger Games: Catching Fire! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Panel: Women in Physics and Astronomy

Feb 09, 2014

7:30 PM

3 Physics Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Women in Physics and Astronomy: Past, Present and Future," Meg Urry, Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Yale University and director of the Yale Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, will be joined by Iowa State faculty and administrators for a panel discussion and Q&A. Women in STEM Series.

Monday, 10 Feb 2014

People to People Internship and Career Fair

Feb 10, 2014

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Student activities

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human and social services; education; health and wellness; government; and hospitality.

Workshop: Grade Center Essentials and Beyond

Feb 10, 2014

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore Blackboard Learn's Grade Center and see how it integrates with Assessment Tools (Tests, Assignments) & Interactive Tools (Graded Discussions, Journals, and Blogs). Learn how to add, modify, organize, show/hide, remove grade columns, and how to use Bb Learn to calculate and submit Midterm and Final Grades. Experience multiple options for entering and modifying grades -- and adding comments and feedback.

Osborn Club Lecture

Feb 10, 2014

7:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Osborn Club Lectures

"The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Where We Are, Where We Are Heading," William Gutowski, ISU geological and atmospheric sciences.

Woodshop: Nesting Boxes Class

Feb 10, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55/Public $65 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a 6, 5 & 4 inch set of nesting boxes. Part of the class will utilize hand tools to learn a traditional hand joinery technique.

Understanding Black Holes and Active Galaxies

Feb 10, 2014

8:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Meg Urry is chair of the Physics Department at Yale University and director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics. She investigates the formation and evolution of the super-massive black holes that astrophysicists believe anchor each galaxy. Women in STEM Series.

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014

4th annual Celebration of Academic Advising

Feb 11, 2014

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Special events

Faculty and P&S academic advisers will be recognized for their efforts. A brief program will begin at 8:15 a.m. Light breakfast will be served at this come-and-go event. Online RSVPs requested by Feb. 6.

Lunchtime Gallery Talk

Feb 11, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums Director, Lynette Pohlman, will tour the exhibition of Jay N. Darling's acclaimed waterfowl, duck, and landscape prints with a focus on the extraordinary effort of his grandson Christopher "Kip" Koss who tirelessly promoted the legacy of his grandfather and was the driving force behind the University Museum's wonderful collection of Darling's fine art prints.

P&S Council open forum

Feb 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

"IT Futures," Jim Davis, ISU chief information officer. IT plays a pivotal role at the university, from the classroom technology that extends the reach of the educator, to the largest supercomputer enabling visionary research. Many forward-looking initiatives are under way.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Feb 11, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Teleworkshop: How mindfulness can help writing, teaching and peace of mind

Feb 11, 2014

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Mindfulness is a practice of stress reduction that teaches open awareness without judgment and has been known to help with chronic pain and anxiety. In this workshop, you will be introduced to some simple ways to use mindfulness techniques in your writing, teaching, and life.

How Women Lead and the Difference It Makes

Feb 11, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Melissa Harris-Perry hosts a weekend MSNBC program and is a professor of political science at Tulane University, where she directs the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Feb 11, 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, 12 Feb 2014

ArtWalk: Romance in the Stacks

Feb 12, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library, main entry

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Did you know that at one time the library was a popular place for a gentleman to ask a young lady out for a date? Join University Museums as we stroll through Parks Library to uncover some of the romantic images and stories behind several of the Art on Campus objects in the library. Meet your guide inside the main entrance of the library.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Feb 12, 2014

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences Student activities

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Feb 12, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Current and Future Research on Indigenous Communities and Food Sovereignty Dr. Christina Hill, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Iowa State University

Gerontology Colloquium

Feb 12, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"Life Long Links: Iowa's Aging and Disability Resource Center," Joseph Sample, director of the lifelong aging and disability resource center for the Iowa Department on Aging. Sample will speak on topics associated with Iowa's aging and disability resource center model that has expanded statewide during the past year.

Soil Science Seminar

Feb 12, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Anion Exchange Capacity of Biochars; Characterization and Stability Michael Lawrinenko, Graduate Student, Iowa State

Products of Public Space

Feb 12, 2014

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium

free

College of Design Lectures

Landscape architect Brian Clark, principal of Confluence Design, a comprehensive landscape architecture and planning firm with five offices across the Midwest, will speak about the firm's work in retail streetscapes and other urban public spaces.

Artful Yoga

Feb 12, 2014

5:20 PM - 6:20 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Build strength, endurance, and balance in a yoga class that will leave you feeling relaxed and centered. Behind all of those sore muscles you may find patience, peace, and a stronger mind/body connection. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Oil Painting Class

Feb 12, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $83/Public $93 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Through this class, students will become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Feb 12, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 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.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Feb 12, 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!