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Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

Celebration: Appreciation of Advising

Feb 17, 2016

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Meetings, receptions

Faculty and staff who serve as academic advisers are invited to a recognition breakfast, hosted by the University Academic Advising Committee. A light breakfast will be served, with a brief program at 8:05 a.m. Attendees are welcome to come and go as schedules allow; RSVP online.

Behind the Scenes

Feb 17, 2016

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Live Webinar: Flipped Classrooms - What Are They, and Why Should You Use Them?

Feb 17, 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

Flipped classrooms turn the traditional teaching model on its head by introducing students to new concepts outside of class (rather than through lectures) and using class time to deepen that knowledge through exercises and other activities. This kind of format can fuel collaborative learning and strengthen understanding of complex topics.

Workshop: Managing income and debt

Feb 17, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Training, development

A TIAA-CREF financial essentials workshop, led by Jay Albrecht. Learn the importance of cash flow and how to use it; change how you look at saving and spending; identify good and bad debt and ways to help manage it. Reservations are free, but requested.

Retirement reception: Bernie Havlovic

Feb 17, 2016

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Bernie Havlovic, ISU Research and Demonstration Farms, retired in October 2015 as superintendent of the Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis. A program will begin at 1:15 p.m.

SVPP - Re Thinking Resilience...Coping in our Everyday II

Feb 17, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

In the second session participants will review the key factors of stress from the Stress Profiler and delve into more detail around their stress triggers. Discussion and active practice of additional techniques and skills for building resilience will be provided. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence in creating resilience in their everyday.

Black Light Butterfly Roosting

Feb 17, 2016

5:40 PM - 6:40 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to black light.

Walk-In Craft: Woodland Creatures

Feb 17, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make an adorable and fuzzy winter-themed woodland creature!

Belly Dance

Feb 17, 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.

Women's basketball

Feb 17, 2016

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Feb 17, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz 2.0, under the watchful eye of Michael Giles, will present a program celebrating the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. The arrangements, tailor-made for Ol Blue Eyes himself, will be wrapped around student soloists. Come here bass trombonist Joe Roorda, saxophonist Joe Petersen, trombonist Parker Reed, bassist Wes Steffen, and trumpeter Matt Elert try their hand at emulating the Chairman of the Board. The program of love songs, coasting of

Lecture: Imagine a World without America

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Dinesh D'Souza has had a 25-year career as a writer, scholar and public intellectual. He is a former policy analyst in the Reagan White House and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Performance: Comedian Kenan Thompson

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30 ($20 for students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Kenan Thompson is best known for his tenure on Saturday Night Live, recently wrapping his 12th season. Thompson has made numerous contributions to the show with his catalog of hilarious impressions that include Bill Cosby, Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Cee Lo Green and Whoopi Goldberg.

Robin & Linda Williams

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For the past 40+ years, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, "a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism."