Sunday, 28 Feb 2016
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.
Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.
James Rodde, conductor
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.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Kathleen Rodde, conductor
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
Donna Nelson, office coordinator for the animal science department, is retiring after 33 years of service to the university.
Beginning knitters, are you tired of scarves? In one evening you can refine your knitting technique and learn new skills.
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.
Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a bird house.
Join us at the 2016 Symposium on Sustainability Poster Reception, celebrating sustainability efforts and accomplishments on and off-campus.
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.
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
Could you benefit from a play break during to clear your mind during finals week? Drop in and spend some time coloring.
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.
Upcycle "tubular" fabric to insulate your hands from hot coffee or other winter drinks.
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.
Iowa State vs. West Virginia.
Musical art of the highest quality is performed in a powerful and an exhilarating all Beethoven program.
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 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
Join us for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning.
"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.
"Transition Costs for Cellulosic Biofuels: Overcoming the Mountain of Despair," Nathan Parker, Arizona State University, Tempe.
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.
A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.
"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
Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts.
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.