Sunday, 27 Mar 2016
Celebrate spring and the current exhibitions during Brunnier in Bloom, the Museum's annual pairing of beautiful art and fabulous flowers. This event showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum.
Monday, 28 Mar 2016
The Iowa State Memorial Union is issuing a call for entries for APEX, a student juried art exhibition at the Memorial Union. Students may enter up to three entries in any media. Accepted artwork will be on display March 31-May 1, 2016.
Marty Spalding is retiring from his position as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and from the faculty of the genetics, development and cell biology department. A short program will begin at 2:15 p.m.
General Glivenko-Cantelli Theorems, Professor Krishna Athreya, Iowa State University, Ames
Nate Howard founded Movement BE, a non-profit organization that creates curriculum to help young people discover themselves and challenge the status quo through poetry.
Atheist activist August Berkshire will discuss the ramifications of a natural universe without gods or free will, in which evolution shapes our thoughts and actions.
Learn techniques and tricks that will take your painted bisque from basic to looking like a pro.
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016
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.
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.
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.
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.
Information about the candidate will be shared on Thursday, March 24. There are three finalists interviewing on campus for the dean's post.
Combine sterling silver and natural stones to make a beautiful pair of earrings.
"Hands to Earth" - Cherie Sampson is a visual artist and dancer who creates multi-media videos and installations focusing on ecology and agriculture.
"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 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, 30 Mar 2016
Iowa State vs. Indiana State.
Iowa State vs. Indiana State.
Architect and historian Michelangelo Sabatino will talk about a new book he co-edited on the community of New Harmony, Indiana, which since its founding in 1814 has been the epicenter of experiments in communal living, education, religion and science.
Enameling (using heat to fuse powdered glass to metal) creates a fabulous splash of color for jewelry.
Join futurist Brian David Johnson for a conversation about the future of the American dream, a year-long project timed to overlap with the 2016 presidential campaign. National Affairs Series
A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.
Thursday, 31 Mar 2016
Students of all majors and years are invited to attend an informational meeting on nationally competitive international fellowships. ISU representatives for the Rhodes, Marshall, Gates-Cambridge, Boren, Fulbright, Critical Language and Rotary scholarships will describe these prestigious and highly competitive international awards, their selection criteria and the types of study, activities and/or research each supports.
Nera Davis, a clerk in the computer science department. is retiring after 22 years of service at Iowa State, the last 14 in computer science.
"Returning to Our Roots" - Deborah Mielewski is the Senior Technical Leader of Sustainable Materials and Plastics Research at Ford Motor Company and initiated their biomaterials program in 2001.
Steve Harder, technical director for the Stephens and Fisher theaters, is retiring after 45 years of service to the Iowa State Center.
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to offer comments on the draft of Iowa State's next strategic plan. The new plan will guide university planning and activities from fiscal years 2017 through 2022.
Learn about shade gardening with Reiman Gardens' Director, Ed Lyon.
Debbie Rose directs the Center for Successful Aging at California State University, Fullerton, and is internationally recognized for her work in the area of fall risk reduction. The Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology.
Vanessa McNeal, an Iowa State alum and survivor of familial sexual abuse and sexual assault, will provide opening remarks before introducing her 15-minute film, "We Are Survivors." Sexual Assault Awareness Month