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What is featured?

Monday, 01 Feb 2016

Public forum: VP for student affairs

Feb 01, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

General Events Special events

Al Thompson, vice chancellor for student affairs and chief diversity officer, University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, is among three finalists for Iowa State's senior vice president for student affairs post.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Feb 01, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A deeply moving musical tribute to this great American who freed herself and hundreds of others, tells of the joys, sorrows and challenges faced by this heroic woman whose courage helped change the world.

VPR Workshop: Managing your award

Feb 01, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Research Conferences Training, development

This workshop will not only discuss basic principles of award management and introduces to investigators the offices at Iowa State that can assist them, but will also provide researchers with valuable insight into personnel issues that will help them build successful teams.

Town Hall Meeting with Martin O'Malley

Feb 01, 2016

12:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Since 1987, the Presidential Caucus Series has provided students, faculty, and community members with an opportunity to question presidential candidates or their representative before the precinct caucuses. No tickets required.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Feb 01, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A deeply moving musical tribute to this great American who freed herself and hundreds of others, tells of the joys, sorrows and challenges faced by this heroic woman whose courage helped change the world.

February Craft of the Month: Hometown Love String Art

Feb 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown and add a string pattern.

Open forum: Office of Equal Opportunity director finalist

Feb 01, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

General Events Meetings, receptions

Sharon Abraham, director of the office of diversity and affirmative action at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, is one of four finalists interviewing this month.

Statistics Seminar

Feb 01, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lectures

Multiple Testing with Heterogeneous Multinomial Distributions, Joshua Habiger, Department of Statistics, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

Intermediate Photoshop Lightroom Training

Feb 01, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A six week course on Mondays, February 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and March 7 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. - Dive deeper into Photoshop Lightroom with professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg.

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2016

Soil Health Conference

Feb 02, 2016

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

$150 before Jan. 16, 2016; $180 after that date

ISU Extension and Outreach Conferences

This conference is a collaborative effort between ISU Extension and Outreach, and the USDA, Natural Resource Conservation Service. The goal of this conference is to increase awareness and understanding of soil health as pivotal to sustainable agriculture and environmental quality in Iowa and the Midwest.

Panel Discussion: Iowa Caucuses 2016

Feb 02, 2016

1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Iowa Caucuses 2016: What happened and What's Next?" Panelists include Steffen Schmidt, ISU political science; Dianne Bystrom, Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women in Politics; and David Andersen, ISU political science. The panel will analyze the results of caucus night and project the implications for the 2016 campaign season for democrats and republicans.

Retirement reception: Jeanette La Grange

Feb 02, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2101 Snedecor Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Jeanette La Grange has served the university since 1981, including 30 years as secretary and receptionist in the statistics department.

"Paths to feeding the world through plant breeding"

Feb 02, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

3140 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Plant Breeding Seminar Dr. Walter Suza ISU Agronomy

Self Expression Through Nature & Art

Feb 02, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A 4 week course on Tuesdays February 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. Nurture your self-expression with guidance from therapeutic expression instructor Camilla Kottman.

Winter Photography Class

Feb 02, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 week course on Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Explore the photographic challenges and potential of the winter landscape in this class.

Men's basketball

Feb 02, 2016

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Open Mic Night

Feb 02, 2016

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

SUB Comedy Night w/ Soloman Georgio

Feb 02, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Solomon Georgio burst out of the Seattle comedy scene with his own brand of indignant irreverence. He flawlessly intertwines biting social commentary with stories of his life as an openly gay African immigrant. He is a finalist of NBC's Stand Up for Diversity, a regular performer at the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival (Seattle, WA) and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival (Portland, OR).

Wednesday, 03 Feb 2016

Soil Health Conference

Feb 03, 2016

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Scheman Building

$150 before Jan. 16, 2016; $180 after that date

ISU Extension and Outreach Conferences

This conference is a collaborative effort between ISU Extension and Outreach, and the USDA, Natural Resource Conservation Service. The goal of this conference is to increase awareness and understanding of soil health as pivotal to sustainable agriculture and environmental quality in Iowa and the Midwest.

Public forum: VP for student affairs

Feb 03, 2016

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

General Events Special events

Martino Harmon, associate vice president for student affairs, Iowa State University, is among three finalists for Iowa State's senior vice president for student affairs post.

Living Building Challenge 3.0: Daniel Huard

Feb 03, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Daniel Huard, a sustainable design and regenerative development specialist, will talk about the Living Building Challenge 3.0, which calls for the creation of building projects that operate "as elegantly and efficiently as a flower" based on seven performance categories called "petals."

Football: Signing day celebration

Feb 03, 2016

5:30 PM

Sukup End Zone Club, Jack Trice Stadium

free

Athletics Special events

Iowa State head football coach Matt Campbell and his staff will introduce the 2016 class and each position coach will breakdown the recruits. Current Cyclone stars on the gridiron also will be in attendance. Appetizers and a cash bar with be provided. Capacity limit is 2,000.

Mat Cutting Workshop

Feb 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $17, Public $27

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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

Mixed Media & Self-Actualization

Feb 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A four week course on Wednesdays, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Guided by expressive therapies instructor Camilla Kottman, the role of creativity in personal growth will be explored using a combination of artistic media.

Walk-In Belly Dance

Feb 03, 2016

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016

Job Fair: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Feb 04, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

An anticipated 110 organizations will attend to recruit students. The fair is open to the public. This event was postponed from Feb. 3.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Feb 04, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts great for groups and individuals alike.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Feb 04, 2016

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

$10 for catered lunch

Athletics Special events

Guest speaker is head wrestling coach Kevin Jackson; emcee is John Walters, radio voice of the Cyclones. No preregistration is required. All Cyclone fans are welcome.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Feb 04, 2016

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

VPR Workshop: Updates, Initiatives, and Challenges at the National Science Foundation

Feb 04, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

0001 Carver Hall

free

Research Conferences Training, development

Dr. Roger Wakimoto, program director at the Geosciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will discuss new NSF-wide initiatives for FY16, recent challenges working with Congress, the broader impacts criteria, reliability and reproducibility of scientific results, and updates regarding the Geosciences Directorate. The seminar is free and open to the public. No preregistration is required.