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Sunday, 20 Mar 2016

Fee Payment Deadline for spring 2016

Mar 20, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline, spring semester. Final payment due.

Argentine Tango Practica

Mar 20, 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.

Monday, 21 Mar 2016

Graduation Applications Summer 2016

Mar 21, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Seniors graduating Summer 2016 should submit a Graduation Application after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Registration begins: Summer 2016 and Fall 2016

Mar 21, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and students in the Graduate College. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Open forum: Human Sciences dean candidate

Mar 21, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Cheryl Hanley-Maxwell is one of the three finalists to become the next dean of its College of Human Sciences. Hanley-Maxwell, associate dean at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education,

Statistics Seminar

Mar 21, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

Functional and imaging data in precision medicine: Towards optimal treatment selection, Todd Ogden, Professor of Biostatistics (Psychiatry), Columbia University, New York City

Lecture: The Diversity and Evolution of the World's Languages

Mar 21, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Linguist Asya Pereltsvaig studies how languages evolve, their commonalities, differences, and what they can tell us about our human past. The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2016

Registration begins for seniors: Summer 2016, Fall 2016

Mar 22, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Lecture: Perspectives from Space

Mar 22, 2016

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Aerospace Engineering Lectures

"Perspectives from Space," astronaut Sandra Magnus. She served 16 years in the NASA Astronaut Corps, flew two shuttle missions to the International Space Station and served on the ISS as a member of Expedition 18 for 4.5 months. Her talk will include stories, experiences and perspectives gained over her years as an astronaut.

Drawing Animals Class

Mar 22, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $37, Public $47 - Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Explore techniques to capture realistic animals of all species.

Woodshop Class

Mar 22, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take advantage of the expertise of our woods instructor and choose the project you want to complete.

Workshop series: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Mar 22, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 0119 MacKay Hall

$20 includes boxed dinner

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

ISU Extension and Outreach is sponsoring this six-part series to help caregivers of adults with chronic conditions learn how to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate their feelings, balance their lives, make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

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.

Thursday, 24 Mar 2016

Iowa Water Conference

Mar 24, 2016

7:30 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.

CELT Discussion: Accessibility - Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

Mar 24, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.

Analyzing Seriously Delinquent Mortgages in Asian Census Tracts in the United States

Mar 24, 2016

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Katrin Anacker, associate professor of public policy at George Mason University, will present the spring 2016 Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture, cosponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning and the College of Design.

Made in the Shade Class Series

Mar 24, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Stained Glass Class

Mar 24, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a beautiful piece to capture the light through your windows. Learn

Lecture: How People Learn and the Creativity Of Science

Mar 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Karen Kashmanian Oates is a professor of biochemistry and the Dean of Arts & Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Sigma Xi Lecture Series