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Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Walk-In Craft: Stone Mandalas

Sep 22, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 per mandala

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and make a painted stone mandala using simple geometric forms. Keep it as a talisman for yourself or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Workshop: Designing Your Course to Promote Student Success in Blackboard Learn

Sep 22, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on the simple design tricks for your Blackboard Learn course to help your students navigate your course and stay organized. You will also learn how to track the progress of your students in Grade Center using smart views and color coding. You will see a demonstration and become familiar with the logistics of Retention Center.

University Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Sep 22, 2014

3:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Office of the President Meetings, receptions

University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.

Embroidered Mandalas Class

Sep 22, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are symbolic in Hinduism and Buddhism, and are created with geometric shapes incorporating ancient spiritual symbols. The Memorial Union will be hosting Tibetan Monks September 22-25, and they will create a large scale sand mandala on the 2nd floor. Make your own brightly colored mandala while learning embroidery stitches. Use one of our designs, or get inspiration from the Monks and create your own. Finished mandalas can be hung in

Faculty Recital: Matthew Coley, marimba

Sep 22, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building


Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. Matthew Coley is director of percussion.