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What is featured?

Sunday, 07 Feb 2016

Orchid Fest

Feb 07, 2016

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Saturday and Sunday -- Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days.

Curator's Tour of 40/40 +

Feb 07, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Assistant Curator Adrienne Gennett as she guides a tour through the exhibition 40/40 +. 40/40 + includes a selection from the original 40/40 exhibition along with new donations as University Museums continues to honor and commend the amazing Iowa artists and donors who have made the past 40 years possible.

Performance: Barjche

Feb 07, 2016

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$12 public, $10 students

College of Human Sciences Arts, performances

Barjche 2016: Modern dance through the ages. ISU's annual contemporary dance concert featuring faculty, students and guest artists dance works.

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 07, 2016

4:00 PM - 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

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 08 Feb 2016

Charlotte's Web

Feb 08, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig and a spider explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 08, 2016

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Outside the Univeristy Book Store

varies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Lunch and learn: Financial wellness

Feb 08, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

"Investing 101," Brian Hood, Legacy Financial Group. Register online through Learn@ISU.

Charlotte's Web

Feb 08, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig and a spider explores bravery, selfless love, and the true meaning of friendship

Open forum: Office of Equal Opportunity director finalist

Feb 08, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Ellyn Bartges, director of the office for institutional equity and access at St. Cloud State University, Minnesota, is one of four finalists interviewing this month.

Statistics Seminar

Feb 08, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

Prediction and Inference with Missing Data in Patient Alert Systems, Curtis Storlie, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

Knitting Class

Feb 08, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $24, Public $34 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches.

Osborn Club Lecture

Feb 08, 2016

6:00 PM

Hach Hall, atrium

Lecture is free; social is $20 per person, $10 for students

Osborn Club Lectures

Diane Birt, Distinguished Professor of food science and human nutrition, will present "Diet and Cancer: A Body of Research Leading to National Academy Membership." The lecture portion of the program is open to the public following the member social.

Walk-In Craft: Silver Fingerprint Pendant

Feb 08, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$18

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a pendant using Precious Metal Clay (PMC) featuring something truly unique to you - your fingerprint!

Lecture: My Holocaust Story

Feb 08, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"A Message of Determination, Perseverance, Faith and Hope," Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Lazan provides a moving firsthand account of the Blumenthal family's life in Germany from the events preceding Kristallnacht to imprisonment in concentration camps, including Bergen-Belsen, to liberation in April 1945.

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016

ISU Day at the Capitol

Feb 09, 2016

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Iowa Capitol rotunda, 1007 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

President Steven Leath and representatives from the university will be in the rotunda with displays to show what Iowa State has to offer students, communities, businesses and Iowans across the state. Cy will be available for photos.

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Feb 09, 2016

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

free

College of Engineering Student activities

More than 300 employers will be on campus looking for Cyclone students and alumni to fill co-op, internship and full-time engineering positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 09, 2016

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Outside the Univeristy Book Store

varies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Feb 09, 2016

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Open house: Science Bound

Feb 09, 2016

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

2156 Gilman Hall

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

Iowa State's Science Bound program is holding a grand opening event for its new location. Enjoy refreshments, tours and more, with a brief program at 4:30 p.m.

Veritas Forum: Mercy and Injustice in American Prisons

Feb 09, 2016

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Alex Tuckness is a professor and Director of Graduate Education in the Department of Political Science at Iowa State, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.

Lecture: The Art of Climate Change

Feb 09, 2016

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop - Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures Live Green Student activities

"The Arctic Cycle: The Art of Climate Change," Chantal Bilodeau. Bilodeau is a playwright and the Artistic Director of The Arctic Cycle, an organization created to support the writing, development and production of eight plays that examine the impact of climate change on the eight countries of the Arctic. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 10, 2016

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Outside the Univeristy Book Store

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Reception: Honoring Jack Lutz

Feb 10, 2016

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Room 302 Catt Halll

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will honor professor of computer science Jack Lutz as the recipient of the Scott Hanna Faculty Fellowship. Refreshments will be served.

ArtWalk: In From the Cold, Art to Warm Your Way

Feb 10, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Horticulture Hall, atrium

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums' Interpretation Specialist, David Faux, for a 'mostly' indoor tour of selections from the Art on Campus Collection in spaces that are sure to warm on a wintery day. Starting in the Horticulture Hall atrium, we will journey to the Palmer Building and through MacKay and LeBaron Halls, enjoying and discussing the various artful treasures hidden away from the cold in each location.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Feb 10, 2016

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences Student activities

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.

Live Webinar: Working with First-Year STEM Students

Feb 10, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own http://www.cirtl.net/events

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

First-year students have to navigate so many different things - academic and personal - when they start college. For some, being in a large lecture hall could be totally foreign, and for others, they may need help getting up to speed on basic undergraduate STEM topics. How can instructors adapt their courses to help first-year students succeed in the sciences?

People to People Career Fair

Feb 10, 2016

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Student activities

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in social services; education; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Seminar: What is a Flipped Classroom?

Feb 10, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this session, we will introduce what is flipped classroom. And share the current status of flipped classroom implementation in higher education and Iowa State University. A faculty panel with members from different disciplines will share their lesson learned with participants. This interactive discussion will help examine how flipped classroom may guide our students' learning processes and enhance your instruction.

Artful Yoga

Feb 10, 2016

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Arrive early for a brief discussion of the new exhibition beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. To reserve your spot, e-mail nancyg@iastate.edu by 3:00 pm on the day of the class.