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Sunday, 16 Feb 2014

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 16, 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, 17 Feb 2014

Seminar: How using digital open badges can motivate your students

Feb 17, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Dennis Culver, Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching (CTLT), has adopted the use of digital open badges as a way to motivate students to learn new skills, demonstrate their knowledge, and provide excellent service. Culver will explain the importance of digital open badges, and how they can capture a student's competencies.

Architectural Sketching Demo/Workshop

Feb 17, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Associate Professor Wen Qingwu of the Department of Design at Wuhan University School of Urban Design in Wuhan, China, will present this architectural sketching demonstration and workshop to accompany "The Highest Good is Like Water" exhibition, Feb. 12-21 in the ISU College of Design's Gallery 181. The exhibition and demo are free and open to the public.

Mat Cutting Class

Feb 17, 2014

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $18/Public $28 Inlcudes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork.

Religious Freedom for All: Living Together with Our Deepest Differences

Feb 17, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Os Guinness is an author and social critic who writes frequently about modern American culture. His new book, "The Global Public Square," champions the freedom of thought, conscience and religion as a way to negotiate differences in public life. Veritas Forum

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 17, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $100/Public $110 Inlcudes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques.

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2014

Degree Audit Changes

Feb 18, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change degree audit information for spring.

Service-Learning Faculty/Staff/Graduate Student Learning Community

Feb 18, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we walk-through the process of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.

Watercolor Demo/Workshop

Feb 18, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Associate Professor Zhou Ziumei of the Department of Design at Wuhan University School of Urban Design in Wuhan, China, will present this watercolor demonstration and workshop to accompany "The Highest Good is Like Water" exhibition, Feb. 12-21 in the ISU College of Design's Gallery 181. The exhibition and demo are free and open to the public.

Sewing Lessons

Feb 18, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40/3 hours, Public $45/3 hours

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this class is for you.

Men's Basketball

Feb 18, 2014

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Texas.

Class: Floral Design Series

Feb 18, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$36 members, $45 general public, Iowa State students 15% off member price

Reiman Gardens

"Uranus: Ikebana/Jiyuka" - Jiyuka is a free creative style of Ikebana, the Japanese art of aesthetic flower arranging. Learn to create your own design using these principles. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme.

Open Mic Night

Feb 18, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances

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 7:00 p.m. until all spots are filed)

Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014

Chinese Ceramic Glaze-Painting Demo/Workshop

Feb 19, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Professor Guan Jiaqing of the Department of Design at Wuhan University School of Urban Design in Wuhan, China, will present this ceramic-based glaze-painting demonstration and workshop to accompany "The Highest Good is Like Water" exhibition, Feb. 12-21 in the ISU College of Designs Gallery 181. The exhibition and demo are free and open to the public.

Online Tele-Workshop: How to align your time with your priorities

Feb 19, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Teleworkshop: National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

In January, many of you joined us to create your semester plan. This month, we invite you to grab your semester plans and learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! Our "Aligning Your Time With Your Priorities" teleworkshop is a step-by-step guide to your weekly planning meeting.

Ten Realities of Doing Business Globally

Feb 19, 2014

2:30 PM

Stark Hall, Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

Greg Churchill is serving as Executive in Residence for the College of Business Feb. 17-19. He recently retired from Rockwell Collins as executive vice president for international business.

Workshop: Monitoring Student Learning in Blackboard Learn

Feb 19, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop is designed to introduce the monitoring functions of your Blackboard Learn course for understanding student learning. You will see a demonstration and become familiar with the benefits and logistics of the Retention Center, early warning system, course reports, item review statuses, item selective releases, Grade Center's smart views and color-coding.

Artful Yoga

Feb 19, 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.

Discussion: Chinese Painting History and Techniques

Feb 19, 2014

5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Five distinguished artists and visiting scholars from Wuhan University in China's western Hubei Province will speak about their work and traditional Chinese painting techniques. They will discuss unique methods and styles of Chinese water color painting, sketch drawing, engraving, photography, ceramic tile painting, and how traditional cultural elements are incorporated into contemporary work.

Reading: Looking After Minidoka, An American Memoir

Feb 19, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Neil Nakadate will read from and discuss his new book, an account of the discrimination faced by his Japanese American family during World War II.

Thursday, 20 Feb 2014

Fee Payment Deadline for Spring 2014

Feb 20, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline, spring. Second payment (minimum due).

Light and Shadows: Architectural Photography by Wang Xin

Feb 20, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lecturer Wang Xin of the Department of Design at Wuhan University School of Urban Design in Wuhan, China, will share a PowerPoint presentation of her photos of traditional Chinese architecture. Her presentation is part of a series of events accompanying "The Highest Good is Like Water" exhibition Feb. 12 through Feb. 21 in the College of Design's Gallery 181. The exhibition and presentation are free and open to the public.

University policies for non-tenure eligible faculty

Feb 20, 2014

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

An event for lecturers/senior lecturers, clinicians/senior clinicians, and adjunct faculty on university policies.

Lithographic Plate-Engraving Demo/Workshop

Feb 20, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Associate Professor Xia Lijun of the Department of Design at Wuhan University School of Urban Design in Wuhan, China, will present this lithographic plate-engraving demonstration and workshop to accompany "The Highest Good is Like Water" exhibition, Feb. 12-21 in the College of Design's Gallery 181. The exhibition and demo are free and open to the public.

Fused Glass Accessories Class

Feb 20, 2014

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25/Public $35 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of fusing by creating glass cabochons. Attach them to jewelry blanks and leave with wearable art including a bracelet, ring and set of hair pins.

Brain Fix: Using Neuroscience and Nutrition as a Metaphor for Recovery

Feb 20, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Dr. Ralph Carson is a clinical nutritionist and exercise physiologist who has been involved in the clinical treatment of addictions, obesity, and eating disorders for more than 30 years. He currently manages Oprah Winfrey's web page on eating disorders and is the consultant for Pine Grove's eating disorder program. Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Cyclone Cinema: Gravity

Feb 20, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:59 PM

Carver 101

Free

Student Union Board Student activities

A medical engineer and an astronaut work together to survive after an accident leaves them adrift in space.

Sewing: Tablet Cover Class

Feb 20, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30/Public $40 Inlcudes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A class for beginning sewers who can thread the machine and sew a little but need some direction to practice their skills. Make a cover for your iPad or Kindle that is fun and functional.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 20, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $100/Public $110, includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques.

Endangered Languages: A Poet's Journey into Global Cultures

Feb 20, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Bob Holman is a poet, spoken word artist, professor, activist, filmmaker and soon-to-be host of a PBS documentary on endangered languages. Goldtrap Lecture in English