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What is featured?

Sunday, 14 Feb 2016

Softball: Cyclone Invitational

Feb 14, 2016

11:15 AM

Bergstrom Indoor Facility

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Eastern Illinois.

Softball: Cyclone Invitational

Feb 14, 2016

1:30 PM

Bergstrom Indoor Facility

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Dakota.

Wrestling

Feb 14, 2016

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 14, 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.

Showcase Choral Concert

Feb 14, 2016

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students.

Music Department Arts, performances

Showcase Choral Concert

Monday, 15 Feb 2016

Cherry pie sales

Feb 15, 2016

11:00 AM

23 MacKay Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions Student activities

The apparel, events and hospitality management program will be selling more than 1,600 cherry pies ($2 each) as part of a fundraiser to benefit student scholarships and organizations. T-shirts also will be available for $15. Sales will continue until 7 p.m., or while supplies last.

The Electronic Museum

Feb 15, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Did you know that there are nearly 40,000 objects in the University Museums permanent collection?! Bring your lunch to the Christian Petersen Art Museum and hear from our educator about how to browse and utilize the objects not on view through eMuseum, University Museums' recently launched online collections database. You may discover objects that could inform the paper you are writing, the research you're conducting, or your class discussions.

Open forum: Office of Equal Opportunity director finalist

Feb 15, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Jyl Shaffer, Title IX coordinator at the University of Cincinnati, is one of four finalists interviewing this month.

Veritas Forum: Toleration and Justice in a Broken World

Feb 15, 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.

Glass Beads Class

Feb 15, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $67, Public $77 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 15, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel.

Lecture: Game Design and Why It Matters

Feb 15, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

James Portnow is perhaps best known for writing Extra Credits, a web series that explores topics in games and the gaming industry. He is a game designer and consultant known for his theories on socially positive design.

Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016

Degree Audit Changes

Feb 16, 2016

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change degree audit information for spring.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 16, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison leads the 80-member orchestra in a narrated program showcasing the various instrument families and exploring basic music concepts. Following an instrument petting zoo gives a chance to see and hear up close!

Lunch and learn: Financial wellness

Feb 16, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

"Incorporating Social Security Into Your Retirement Strategy," Brian Hood, Legacy Financial Group. Register online through Learn@ISU.

Webinar : "Addressing Incivility in the Classroom: effective Strategies for faculty"

Feb 16, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this webinar, you will learn about faculty's experiences with student incivility, especially the experiences of faculty with marginalized identities (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation). You will also learn about the potential consequences for faculty of unchecked classroom incivilities. Most importantly, this webinar will teach you strategies you can use--both inside and outside of the classroom--to address these student behaviors.

Seminar: Plotting the Course for Game Based Learning at Iowa State

Feb 16, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this session, Game Based Learning (GBL) resources will be shared by the facilitators. A review of items discussed during past GBL sessions will be provided. A follow-up discussion will be conducted to gather participants' feedbacks about what elements will be needed when developing a GBL course.

Plant Protection Program Short Course

Feb 16, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to detect and diagnose ''high-consequence'' pests and pathogens like emerald ash borer.

Casting Metal Class

Feb 16, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $53, Public $63 - supplies included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process.

Floral Design Series Workshop

Feb 16, 2016

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn the basics of floral design while creating beautiful arrangements to take home. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs.

Air Force Airlifter Brass

Feb 16, 2016

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

0

Music Department Arts, performances

Airlifter Brass is the Brass Quintet of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.

Open Mic Night

Feb 16, 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)

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.