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Thursday, 06 Feb 2014

Open forum: Duane Johnson, candidate for Ames Laboratory director

Feb 06, 2014

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

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

Duane Johnson is chief research officer at Ames Laboratory. All are invited to attend the open forum.

A Celebration of the Legacy of George Washington Carver

Feb 06, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum, Central Campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums as we celebrate the legacy of one of our most storied alumni, George Washington Carver. Several interesting discoveries (or perhaps rediscoveries) of Dr. Carver's time on campus will be revealed as we continue to celebrate his story.

Backstage Pass to Stephens Auditorium Art Curtain

Feb 06, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

One of two chances to see the curtain, Silver Code, up-close! Join University Museums' staff at Stephens Auditorium (also March 2, noon to 2 pm) for an open house and tours of the ongoing work. These open houses are free and open to the public, tickets are not required.

Fine Silver (Metal Clay) Jewelry Class

Feb 06, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $49/Public $59 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Although metal clay looks and feels similar to clay, it becomes 99.9% silver after firing in a kiln. Stamp it, carve in it, sculpt it--the possibilities are endless! Learn to use this versatile and beautiful material to make a pendant or earrings.

Cyclone Cinema: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Feb 06, 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!

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Feb 06, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

The Life Code: Changing Lives, Changing Business

Feb 06, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Juan Enriquez is one of the world's leading authorities on the uses and benefits of genomic research and the impact of the life sciences. A co-founder of Synthetic Genomics, he is the author of "As the Future Catches You: How Genomics & Other Forces are Changing Your Life, Work, Health & Wealth."