Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016
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.
Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to black light.
Make an adorable and fuzzy winter-themed woodland creature!
A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.
Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.
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
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.
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.
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."