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Wednesday, 23 Mar 2016

Affordable Housing Conference

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Scheman Building

$25-$45

Community activities Conferences

A Place to Call Home: Options for Housing Stability in Ames and Story County," featuring speakers, panelists, performance and ISU student exhibits. Public officials, nonprofits and social service agencies, developers, real estate agents, educators and others will learn more about housing challenges facing Ames and the surrounding areas.

Iowa Water Conference

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM

Scheman Building

$75-$175

Agriculture and Natural Resources Conferences

"AtTENtion - EnlighTEN - InTENsify: TEN years of the Iowa Water Conference." The Iowa Water Conference (March 23-24) is the largest outreach and collaboration effort of the Iowa Water Center and is designed to bring together multidisciplinary organizations and institutions to discuss relevant water issues across Iowa. Early registration deadline is March 15.

Time Management for faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

2226 Vet Med

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop will discuss real-word strategies for time management in an academic career in veterinary medicine, along with activities designed to help participants personalize strategies for their situation.

Seminar: Alternatives to Teaching with Textbooks - Open Educational Resources

Mar 23, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in expanding your teaching materials? Dissatisfied with the current information/quality of the textbook you've been using in your classroom? Are you concerned about the cost/usability of your textbook for your students? Librarians Emma Molls and Kelly Thompson introduce Open Educational Resources in this seminar that will help you build an online alternate to traditional textbooks for your classroom.

Seminar: Flipped classroom design

Mar 23, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

192 Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

For this session, participants will come prepared with an idea in mind of how they will flip an activity in their course. A summarized overview will be presented to review the challenges and opportunities discussed from session 2. After this discussion, the session will take on a workshop format. Participants will be given time to work on and discuss their own ideas.

Softball

Mar 23, 2016

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Nebraska.

Webinar: (In)Civility in Academic Spaces

Mar 23, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

How should junior academics plan to walk the difficult tightrope between participating ethically in public social media spaces, and simultaneous passing through the difficult challenges of the tenure track? In this webinar, Adeline Koh, PhD will analyze the landscape of public academic spaces through social media, the necessity of participating in these spaces, and caveats and strategies to keep in mind.

BIG: Hot to Cold

Mar 23, 2016

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner with international design firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), will present the 2016 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture. He also will serve as a guest juror for the Richard F. Hansen Prize student design competition; winners will be announced at the start of the lecture.

Crochet Beyond Basics Workshop: Granny Squares

Mar 23, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $12, Public $22

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn cover basic construction and design, changing colors, finishing, and methods to sewing your granny squares together.

Performance & Discussion: Body of Water

Mar 23, 2016

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Part of the 10th Annual Iowa Water Conference. "Body of Water" uses video, music and dance to tell the story of water usage and quality within our Iowa's watersheds and communities. A facilitated dialogue will follow the 1-hour performance.

Walk-In Belly Dance

Mar 23, 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.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 23, 2016

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.