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Friday, 21 Apr 2017

Earth Day Celebration

Channel: Live Green Submissions

11:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Parks Library lawn

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include bike and longboard tune-ups, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.

Cost: free

Workshop: Do You Know What They Know? STEM researcher shows how questions reveal student thinking

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Using test answers to gauge student understanding of important concepts in undergraduate STEM courses can be misleading. How do you know your students really "got" what you were teaching? How can the format of your test questions reveal misunderstandings and teach you what the students know?

Cost: free

Workshop: Building National Institutes of Health Budgets

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ 2532 Veterinary Medicine

An introduction to NIH modular budgets, budget and personnel justifications, and other agency specific requirements. This session is intended for grant coordinators and beginning researchers who will be submitting NIH proposals.

Cost: free

Airfield Theater: Kite Picnic and Performance

Channel: College of Design

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ ISU Cross Country Course

Sixteen students in architecture Assistant Professor Firat Erdim's spring 2017 "AeroStudio" -- an advanced interdisciplinary option studio -- will fly kites they've designed and fabricated in class at this special event.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Sharon Colletti

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Food Sciences Building atrium

Sharon Colletti, Center for Crops Utilization Research, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Tom Rudolphi

Channel: Aerospace Engineering

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 1235 Howe Hall

Tom Rudolphi, professor of aerospace engineering, is retiring.

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

3:00 pm @ Forker courts (weather permitting)

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Cost: free

Recognition reception: Michael Bugeja

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences will recognize Bugeja's 14 years of distinguished service as director of the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. A short program will begin at 3:50 p.m.

Cost: free

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Channel: Bioeconomy Institute

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

This 8th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the College of Design's integrated studio arts program. Award winners will be announced during a 4:15 p.m. program.

Cost: free

Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 152 Science I

"The low-level wind field of the tropical cyclone" by Dr. Daniel R. Chavas, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

Cost: Free

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Tiki Party

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace

We've got luau party music and leis to welcome you to our space.

Cost: Studio fee ($4 ISU, $5 public), plus cost of bisque

Lecture: MFA Program in Writing & the Environment Alumni Festival

Channel: Lectures Program

5:00 pm @ Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue

"Home Voices," part of the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series. Participants include Lauren Alleyne, Lindsay Tigue, Melissa Sevigny, and Lucas Southworth.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Sing

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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!

Cost: free

Fourth annual 'Trashion' Show

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

7:05 pm @ Serenity Couture, North Grand Mall

Hosted by students in AESHM 222, Creative Thinking and Problem Solving, to bring awareness to environmental issues hurting the planet. Students have created garments from recycled materials such as newspaper, plastic bottles, school supplies, fast food packaging and even parking tickets. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Cost: $10

Concert: ISU Wind Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Under the direction of Michael Golemo, the 60-member Wind Ensemble performs works for smaller chamber ensembles to the full ensemble.

Cost: $5 for adults / $3 for students

Performance: The Tempest

Channel: Theatre

7:30 pm - 9:55 pm @ Fisher Theater

"We are such stuff as dreams are made on; and our little life is rounded with a sleep."

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ MU

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

ISU AfterDark Crafts

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 pm - 12:00 am @ The Workspace

ISU students are invited to the MU for free late-night activities held three times a semester.

Cost: FREE!