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Tuesday, 04 Mar 2014

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Using Discussion in your Classroom: Challenging Students to Think Critically

Mar 04, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Award-winning history professor Jana Byars shares how she intentionally fosters critical group discussion in her classroom. Students are engaged with theory from greats like Foucault and Derrida, yet feel safe participating in these challenging discussions, write every day, and still rave about her class in evaluations. Learn her secrets and engage students in critical thinking in your classroom.

Retirement reception: James Brazelton

Mar 04, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room 301B Spedding Hall

free

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

James Brazelton, supervisor of Materials and Transportation for the Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Workshop for early career faculty: Mentoring graduate students

Mar 04, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Graduate College associate dean William Graves and others will share their best advice on recruiting and mentoring graduate students.

How to Find Inner Peace in the Modern World: A Buddhist Perspective

Mar 04, 2014

4:30 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Arjia Rinpoche is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Indiana University and one of the most prominent Tibetan lamas in the world.

Raku Class

Mar 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $52/ Public $62 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Raku is a form of Japanese pottery dating back to the 16th century. Using low firing temperatures and removing pots from the kiln while still hot, a unique surface finish is created, often with crackled textures.

Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture: Reinier de Graaf, OMA/AMO

Mar 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

College of Design Lectures

De Graaf directs the work of AMO, the research and design studio established as a counterpart to the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He has overseen AMO's increasing involvement in sustainability and energy planning, which has included the 2010 publication "Roadmap 2030: A Practical Guide to a Prosperous, Low-Carbon Europe" with the European Climate Foundation.

Wire Work for Jewelry Class

Mar 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23/ Public $33 Includes some supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Anyone can string beads, but making your own bead links, dangles, hoops, spirals, clasps, jump rings and ear wires will make you an expert wire worker.

Women's Basketball

Mar 04, 2014

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-12

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Baylor.

Engaging Conservatives on Energy and Climate

Mar 04, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Bob Inglis, a six-term Republican congressman from one of South Carolina's most conservative districts, established the Energy and Enterprise Initiative. National Affairs Series

Open Mic Night

Mar 04, 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)