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Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

Workshop: Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted-Access Data

Mar 30, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

Speakers will address how restricted data can be used by faculty in the social sciences.

PREPARING FOR A SUCCESSFUL P&T REVIEW

Mar 30, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop for new tenure-eligible faculty hosted by Provost Wickert. Faculty, department chairs, and their mentors will receive an update on the latest P&T policies and recommendations on how to successfully prepare for a third year and P&T review. Register at Learn@ISU

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - Carol Grant

Mar 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Mar 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

oin us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Tour: Virtual Reality Applications Center

Mar 30, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1140 Howe Hall

free, RSVP online

Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) Meetings, receptions

The VRAC Experience public tour offers participants a chance to learn about the unique research facilities at VRAC and HCI and how we use them as research tools. The presentation also explains how 3D virtual reality (VR) works and how graphics technology has evolved over the past decade. Several 3D enabled demonstrations will show how VR is being used to conduct research. RSVP free online.

Workshop: Easy ways to make your course accessible using Universal Design for Learning (UDL)

Mar 30, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall (in-person) or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive workshop, Samuel Harvey, a doctoral student in English with a BS in Special Education and an MA in Rhetoric, will help you generate tips and tricks for making your classroom more accessible to all your students. Persona theory is an effective method for re-imagining how various students are interfacing with your course material, and Sam will guide you through this process.

Faces of Iowa State LIVE Portrait Painting - George Burnet

Mar 30, 2017

3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums, Iowa State University, is pleased to announce the live painting of 16 portraits by celebrated Iowa artist Rose Frantzen. The portrait painting sessions will take place during a March 29 through April 6, 2017 residency in the lower gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall, on central campus. All portrait sessions will be open to the public to watch Frantzen's artistic process evolve.

Hands on History: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom

Mar 30, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn about using Primary Sources. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn at ISU: Library Workshops catalog. If you need disability accommodations, please contact Jody Kalvik in advance. (jkalvik@iastate.edu.)

Enameled Earings Class

Mar 30, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $45, Public $55; Supplies included

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Enameling uses heat to fuse powdered glass to metal and creates a fabulous splash of color.

Cyclone Cinema: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Mar 30, 2017

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Lecture: How to Interpret the Bible

Mar 30, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series. Presenter: Mary Healy, professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and senior fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.

Kawehi, with Iris Hyde

Mar 30, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $14 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Kawehi ("kuh-veh-hee") is a new breed of musician, a one-woman-band from Lawrence, Kansas, who uses technology to carry the weight of a full band on her own.

Main Street vs. Wall Street: A Historical Perspective

Mar 30, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

David Weiman is Alena Wels Hirschorn '58 Professor of Economics at Barnard College and faculty director of its innovative Empirical Reasoning Center. Phi Beta Kappa Lecture and part of the National Affairs Series