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Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016

Registration begins for juniors: Summer 2016, Fall 2016

Mar 29, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

NSF CAREER grants workshop

Mar 29, 2016

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Ensminger room, Kildee Hall

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

Recent CAREER Grant awardees will talk about their experiences in developing their proposals, including their plans for the broader impacts, evaluation, and other requirements of this program. The speakers will provide some tips and recommendations, and participants will have time to ask questions.

Research in the Capitol

Mar 29, 2016

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Iowa Capitol rotunda, 1007 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines

free

University Honors Program Conferences Student activities

ISU students, along with undergraduates from the University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa, will display posters and describe their research to legislators, reporters and top university administrators, serving as ambassadors to convey the depth and variety of research being done at Iowa State.

Seminar: Strategies for Incorporating Game-Based Learning into the Scholarship of Teaching

Mar 29, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this session, Dr. Matthew Schmidt will share his experience of using GBL in his courses and research. And how he uses his teaching experience as a research opportunity. The presentation will focus on challenges and highlights of research on teaching with GBL. Potential strategies for finding appropriate outlets for publication and collaboration plan will also be discussed.

Open forum: Human Sciences dean candidate

Mar 29, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 0210 Bessey Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Information about the candidate will be shared on Thursday, March 24. There are three finalists interviewing on campus for the dean's post.

Walk-In Craft: Natural Stone Earrings

Mar 29, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Combine sterling silver and natural stones to make a beautiful pair of earrings.

Lecture: Exploring Agriculture through Performance Art

Mar 29, 2016

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Hands to Earth" - Cherie Sampson is a visual artist and dancer who creates multi-media videos and installations focusing on ecology and agriculture.

Lecture: Designing the Future

Mar 29, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Technology in 2025: Designing the Future." Technological futurist Brian David Johnson talks about what technology, and its intersection with multiple areas of work and society, could mean for the future. National Affairs Series.

Open Mic Night

Mar 29, 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)