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What is featured?

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.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Mar 03, 2016

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

SVPP - Documenting (and Boosting) your Research Impact: Hands-on

Mar 03, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:40 PM

134 Parks Library

Academic Affairs Training, development

This session, relevant to faculty in all disciplines and ranks, is designed to provide an in-depth look at resources to document and improve your scholarly impact. Attendees will learn how to: Create citation reports in Web of Science; view author and citation reports in Scopus; set up a Google Scholar Citations Profile; find their h-index in each of these databases; and create an ORCiD profile. This workshop will be led by Lorrie Pellack, Asso

Forum: Intellectual property assignments

Mar 03, 2016

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1213 Hoover Hall

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

ISU officials encourage faculty, professional and scientific staff, postdoctoral scholars and graduate assistants to assign intellectual property rights to the university. At this forum, university counsel Paul Tanaka, research foundation in-house counsel Donna Johns and associate vice president for research Wolfgang Kliemann will answer questions on IP assignments.

Designers panel: The Fashionable Side of STEM

Mar 03, 2016

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Room 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Lectures Special events

Guest panelists will discuss how multidisciplinary aspects of textile and apparel design and production incorporate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

Introduction to Plant Propagation

Mar 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn easy-to-implement plant propagation techniques.

Made in the Shade Class Series

Mar 03, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn about shade gardening with Reiman Gardens' Director, Ed Lyon.

Acrylic Painting Class

Mar 03, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Performance: Bullets Over Broadway

Mar 03, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A playwright who needs someone to back his next show. A mobster who needs some way to please his showgirl girlfriend. This could be the start of a beautiful friendship -- or a brand new musical comedy! Loaded with big laughs, colorful characters, and the songs that made the 20's roar, Bullets Over Broadway is ready to bring musical comedy back with a bang.

David Ramirez w/ Lucette

Mar 03, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $13 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The life of the traveling songwriter certainly seems romantic, but as folk/Americana artist David Ramirez hit 260,000 miles in his Kia Rio, the novelty began to wear off.

Lecture: What Americans Are Eating and a Strategy for Change

Mar 03, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Cindy Goody is Senior Director of the Menu Innovation Team at McDonald's USA and a graduate of Iowa State. National Affairs Series

Friday, 04 Mar 2016

ISCORE Keynote Address: Barbara Love

Mar 04, 2016

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Barbara Love is Professor Emerti of Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and speaks widely on how institutions deal with multicultural organizational development and social change.

Teacher Education Career Fair

Mar 04, 2016

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

School of Education

The College of Human Sciences, Teacher Education Services, and the School of Education are partnering to connect educational institutions with students seeking employment in school settings through the 2nd annual Teacher Education Career Fair.

Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus

Mar 04, 2016

2:15 PM

Registrar Academic calendar

Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus at 2:15 p.m.