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What is featured?

Sunday, 06 Mar 2016

Glass Beads Beyond Basics: Surface Decoration

Mar 06, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $22, Public $32 - Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of looks including pearl finishes and beach glass looks.

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Mar 06, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

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.

Argentine Tango Practica

Mar 06, 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, 07 Mar 2016

VPR Workshop: Early Career Foundation Awards

Mar 07, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Research Conferences Training, development

This panel workshop will provide attendees with tools and tips on applying for foundation awards and managing those awards. Panelists include current and previous foundation award winners as well as a representative from the ISU Foundation.

Statistics Seminar

Mar 07, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lectures

Population causal inference: from local efficiency to global efficiency without resorting to direct approximation, Gary Chan, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Mar 07, 2016

5:30 PM

Scheman Building

General Events Meetings, receptions

The 25 Year Club honors employees who have served the University for 25, 35, 45 or 50 consecutive years at this annual banquet. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. Reservations are required to attend.

Musical Writing

Mar 07, 2016

6:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A four week program on Mondays March 7, 14, 21, and 28 from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. - Explore the connections between writing and music in a beautiful setting with guidance from therapeutic expression instructor Camilla Kottman.

ISU Chamber Orchestra

Mar 07, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5/$3

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor of Chamber Orchestra

Lecture: Redefining Global Security

Mar 07, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

The Honorable Mary Robinson was the first woman elected president of Ireland and just completed her term as the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change. World Affairs Series

Tuesday, 08 Mar 2016

SVPP - Mentoring Graduate Students

Mar 08, 2016

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop for faculty who mentor graduate students led by William Graves, Associate Dean of the Graduate School with a panel.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites

Mar 08, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

After much demand, the little caterpillar is returning with an assortment of puppet characters. The whimsical tales have enchanted several generations and Mermaid Theatre's acclaimed stage adaptation teaches while it entertains.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and other Eric Carle Favorites

Mar 08, 2016

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 day of show

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

After much demand, the little caterpillar is returning with an assortment of puppet characters. The whimsical tales have enchanted several generations and Mermaid Theatre's acclaimed stage adaptation teaches while it entertains.

P&S Council Seminar: "Finances of Caregiving: An Introduction"

Mar 08, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery

free

Groups, governance Training, development

Joyce Lash, human sciences specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach, will offer resources families can use to meet the needs of the care receiver, and also tips on how to prevent undo financial burdens on family members who agree to provide care. No registration is required.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Mar 08, 2016

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Photographic Composition

Mar 08, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 week program on Tuesdays March 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Create stirring and beautiful compositions by learning to examine the best angles, lighting, timing, and in-camera cropping of an image.

Self-Expression through Nature & Movement

Mar 08, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

A four week course on Tuesdays, March 8, 15, 22, and 29 from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Using time, weight, and space as tools for expanding awareness and self-understanding, Board-Certified Movement Therapist Camilla Kottman will lead this expressive movement course.

Wednesday, 09 Mar 2016

ArtWalk: A Dean's Gallery Restored and Redefined

Mar 09, 2016

12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Dean's Gallery, 1st fl. Curtiss Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums' Interpretation Specialist, David Faux, on a tour of one of ISU's most uniquely art-integrated spaces, The Dean's Gallery in Agriculture and Life Sciences. The tour will showcase the striking pastels of the four seasons by Ellen Wagener as well as the newly commissioned portrait of George Washington Carver and Henry A. Wallace by Rose Frantzen.

Artful Yoga

Mar 09, 2016

5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Arrive early for a brief discussion of the new exhibition beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. To reserve your spot, e-mail nancyg@iastate.edu by 3:00 pm on the day of the class.

Belly Dance

Mar 09, 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 09, 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, 10 Mar 2016

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar: CBE Balloun Lecture

Mar 10, 2016

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

171 Durham Center

free

Research Lectures

"Innovative Systems for Effective Delivery of Therapeutics," Samir Mitragotri, department of chemical engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara. Mitragotri will present an overview of some the targeting strategies for the treatment of breast cancer and vascular bleeding after trauma. A reception precedes his seminar at 10:30 a.m. in 2061 Sweeney Hall.

Brown Bag Lecture

Mar 10, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Retirement reception: Steve Rentschler

Mar 10, 2016

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Steve Rentschler, program coordinator in facilities planning and management, is retiring from the university after more than 46 years of service. A program will begin at 1 p.m.

Webinar : "How to Develop a Daily Writing Practice"

Mar 10, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this live webinar you'll learn: oThe three biggest myths about writing that hobble new faculty productivity oThe surprising difference between struggling new faculty members and those who are designated as "rising stars" oThe 30-minute strategy that will increase your writing productivity AND decrease your stress, anxiety and guilt oAnd much more...

Made in the Shade Class Series

Mar 10, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Plant Propagation for Kids

Mar 10, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Kids, become a budding horticulturist in this fun class where you will learn to grow your own plants from cuttings and seeds. Bring home some plants, and show off your skills to your family!

Friday, 11 Mar 2016

Drop deadline

Mar 11, 2016

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Last day to drop a second half-semester course without the drop appearing on the permanent record or counting toward the limit of dropped courses.

Graduation Applications: Summer 2016

Mar 11, 2016

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Undergraduate graduation applications for Summer 2016 are due. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Schedule change deadline

Mar 11, 2016

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes for a second half-semester course without a schedule change fee or to add/drop a second half-semester course without signatures of instructor and adviser. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines. http://www.registrar.iastate.edu/fees/tuition-adj