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Sunday, 28 Feb 2016

P&S Council: Professional development seminar

Feb 28, 2016

7:30 AM - 4:15 PM

Scheman Building

$80 (Dec. 8-Jan. 31); $95 (Feb. 1-10)

Professional and Scientific Council Conferences Training, development

Plan to "Cultivate Your Adventure" at the full-day Professional and Scientific Council professional development conference. The conference will offer inspiration and motivation through sessions that focus on cultivating your professional -- as well as your personal -- life.

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 28, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.

Iowa State Singers

Feb 28, 2016

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde, conductor

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Feb 28, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

In France before the revolution two aristocrats who were former lovers now compete with each other in games of seduction and revenge, meeting in private to boast about their talents and conquests. Their sexual targets are virtuous, but that does not concern the pair. After all, they are heartless competitors, or are they? This script combines the worst parts of life such as betrayal and manipulation to the happiest emotions of being in love.

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 28, 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.

Cantamus Women's Choir

Feb 28, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

CAM

Feb 28, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

$18 Students / $28 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Cam has taken the country music scene by storm over the past year. She released her critically-acclaimed debut EP, Welcome to Cam Country, in March of 2015 and her platinum-certified, Grammy-nominated, hit-single "Burning House" the following June. Instantly popular, "Burning House" peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Monday, 29 Feb 2016

Retirement reception: Donna Nelson

Feb 29, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

atrium, Kildee Hall

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Donna Nelson, office coordinator for the animal science department, is retiring after 33 years of service to the university.

Knitting Beyond Basics Workshop

Feb 29, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Beginning knitters, are you tired of scarves? In one evening you can refine your knitting technique and learn new skills.

Men's basketball

Feb 29, 2016

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Woodshop Orientation

Feb 29, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a bird house.

2016 Symposium on Sustainability - Poster Reception

Feb 29, 2016

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ball Room

FREE

Live Green Live Green

Join us at the 2016 Symposium on Sustainability Poster Reception, celebrating sustainability efforts and accomplishments on and off-campus.

VPR and EPSCoR Workshop: Building an interdisciplinary research team

Feb 29, 2016

7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

Steve Fiore, director of the University of Central Florida's Cognitive Sciences Laboratory, has a long list of publications and external funding in the area of team science. He will discuss frameworks for building 'team syntheses' - from individual expertise into a collaborative network that clarifies roles; maps out flows, iterations and incremental outcomes; anticipates emergent problems; and promotes reflective improvement.

Lecture: Climate Change in the Long Emergency

Feb 29, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Presented by David Orr, professor of environmental studies at Oberlin College. This is part of the University Symposium on Sustainability and the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series keynote address.

Tuesday, 01 Mar 2016

Study Break: Coloring Books!

Mar 01, 2016

1:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Mar 01, 2016

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

$10 for catered lunch

Athletics Special events

Guest speaker is head men's basketball coach Steve Prohm; emcee is John Walters, radio voice of the Cyclones. No preregistration is required. All Cyclone fans are welcome.

March Craft of the Month: Coffee Koozie

Mar 01, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Upcycle "tubular" fabric to insulate your hands from hot coffee or other winter drinks.

Sustainapalooza

Mar 01, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

Live Green Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn and practice sustainable living skills from campus and community experts in upcycling, urban gardening, green transportation, recycling and waste reduction. Local food refreshments and sustainability-themed giveaways included.

Women's basketball

Mar 01, 2016

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Concert: Polish Baltic Philharmonic Orchestra

Mar 01, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Musical art of the highest quality is performed in a powerful and an exhilarating all Beethoven program.

Documentary Film: Racing Extinction

Mar 01, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Racing Extinction is the latest documentary from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and reveals the black-market trade in endangered species. Part of the University Symposium on Sustainability

Open Mic Night

Mar 01, 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, 02 Mar 2016

Spring Pruning Workshop

Mar 02, 2016

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning.

Seminar: How to integrate flipped classroom? Potential challenges and opportunities

Mar 02, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will introduce strategies for implementing flipped classroom approach and methods to enhance student engagement. Faculty panel speakers will share detailed implementation examples that include content preparation for both face-to-face and online environments, assessments/evaluations development that aligned with course learning objectives/outcomes.

Seminar: Finding Foundation Funding

Mar 02, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ensminger Room, 1204 Kildee

Research Office Training, development

"Finding Foundation Funding and What to do Once You've Found a Match." Learn how to strategically search for foundation funding using the Foundation Directory Online and other sources. This session will inform you about the next steps to take once a match is found, as well as the university resources available to you to assist with completion of your submission.

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Mar 02, 2016

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Transition Costs for Cellulosic Biofuels: Overcoming the Mountain of Despair," Nathan Parker, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Kathryn Edin

Mar 02, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Belly Dance

Mar 02, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:30 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.

Lecture: Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen

Mar 02, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"How Kickstarter Is Redefining Success" - Perry Chen is creator and chairman of Kickstarter, the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world.

Thursday, 03 Mar 2016

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Mar 03, 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.