Sunday, 10 Apr 2016
Make your own mask made from natural materials.
Mary Lennox's her parents die in a cholera epidemic and she is sent to live in Yorkshire with relatives she has never met. She is unhappy with everything about her. Then, shortly after she arrives, she notices a vine covered wall which surrounds a secret garden. A bird helps her find the key to the door and the next day she discovers the door itself hidden behind the overgrowth. She pushes open the door and her life begins to change.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Writer Julian Hoffman lives beside the Prespa Lakes in northwestern Greece, the first transboundary park in the Balkans. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series
Free Spoken Group Performance: The Asia Project is the story of Asia Samson, a cancer survivor who was won audiences throughout the country with a spoken word show that has been nothing less than an honest and genuine testimony of his life- a spoken word show that is always inspiring, sometimes gut-wrenching, and most often times comical buffoonery.
Monday, 11 Apr 2016
Craig Culver, owner of the restaurant franchise that bears his name, will talk about his recipes for success, the home runs they hit over the years and the obstacles that had to be overcome. A luncheon precedes the lecture (preregistration is requested) and a public Q&A will follow.
Angelica Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills.
Hua Liang, Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, Department of Statistics, George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Dig in and learn hands-on how to divide and pot up these beautiful plants so that you have more to fill your water garden or share with friends.
Steven Kawaler, professor of physics and astronomy, will present "Starquakes and Exoplanets."
Create temporary body art with henna.
Film Screening & Conversation with PhD Comics creator Jorge Cham. Part of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate Research Conference
Angelica Ross is a leader in the movement for trans and racial equality. Named "1st Foot Soldier of the Year" in 2015 by Melissa Harris Perry, Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills.
"Bugs and Bodies" - Richard W. Merritt, University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, is involved in the field of forensic entomology and assists police departments in crime scene investigations involving insects.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016
First day of assigned Summer 2016 and Fall 2016 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.
"From Iowa Kid to NAS Member: Where the Study of Economics Has Taken Me" - Catherine Kling is the Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) last year.
Over the past five years, broader impacts have seen increased focus at the National Science Foundation. These sections are playing a major role when funding decisions are made. This workshop will provide an overview of how to successfully incorporate broader impacts into your research proposals, resources that may be found on campus, and an NSF perspective on its importance.
Jorge Cham is the creator of PHD Comics, including "Piled Higher and Deeper," a comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia. He also produced the PhD Movies. Part of the Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference
Yoga has established itself as an effective alternative therapy across the world, yet few people know of it's philosophical and historical origins. The History of Yoga takes you through a 6,000 year developmental history of yoga, from the times of Harappa Civilization to the Medieval Ages to the 19th century, when modern science shed new light on the potential of yoga. The film crew traveled 35,000 km - across India, Nepal, Europe...
Pianist Cynthia Raim, violist Samuel Rhodes (formerly of the Julliard String Quartet), violinists Itamar Xorman and Robin Scott, and cellist Brook Speltz.
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, 13 Apr 2016
"REAL Sustainability: Real Engagement in Agricultural Livelihoods." International experts will discuss the components necessary for addressing global food and nutrition security. The symposium will offer three sessions: Developing Research Platforms for Sustainable Food Systems; Educating the Workforce for a Dynamic Industry; and Building Capacity through Public-Private Partnerships.
ISU students who are employed -- whether on or off campus -- are invited to enjoy a free "breakfast to go" and register for door prizes.
"I do not want my house to be walled in on all sides, and my windows to be stifled. I want all the cultures of all lands to be blown about my house, as freely as possible. But I refuse to be blown off my feet by any." -Mohandas K. Gandhi. Join University Museums as we celebrate and examine the variety and scope of the stories told and represented through our campus art.
Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.
A walk-in craft and hula party on the MU Terrace!
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 email@example.com by 3:00 pm on the day of the class.
Landscape architect and urban designer David Fletcher, founding principal of the award-winning Fletcher Studio in San Francisco and an architecture faculty member at California College of the Arts, will present "Ground Control: Fletcher Studio Recent Work." A reception will follow in the College of Design's Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum.
The man who is known worldwide for his humour, his insight and his wisdom about life and the people one encounters in it, is back with a brand new show..... "I'm Not Old, I'm Ripe!"
"Our Divided Political Heart: Campaign 2016," E.J. Dionne writes a twice-weekly syndicated column on politics for the Washington Post and is widely admired for his insights into the polarization of our national politics.