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Friday, 07 Apr 2017

Discussion: Coffee and Crucial Conversations

Apr 07, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Coffee and Crucial Conversations will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University. The intent of these conversations will be to help build a stronger teaching community, create collaborative partnerships, and develop effective teaching practices for meeting the diverse needs of our students. Each month we will choose a topic based on input from our teaching community.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Come for the Jokes, Stay for the Lecture (Alexander Stoytchev)

Apr 07, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall (in-person)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do you engage both struggling students and high-performing students in the same classroom? Alexander Stoytchev, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and recipient of the James Huntington Ellis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Introductory Teaching, shares how he motivates his 260-student Digital Logic class to not only attend, but also achieve their personal best scores.

Distinguished Awards Celebration

Apr 07, 2017

2:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Special events

The university's highest awards are presented at the Distinguished Awards Celebration in the spring each year. Awards given to alumni and friends, through the ISU Alumni Association, include the Distinguished Alumni Award, Honorary Alumni Award and Order of the Knoll Awards. The ceremony and reception following are open to the public.

Retirement reception: Helene Uhlenhopp

Apr 07, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Helene Uhlenhopp, secretary in facilities planning and management, is retiring after more than 33 years at Iowa State. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Retirement reception: David Stuart

Apr 07, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Music Hall lobby

free

Music Department Meetings, receptions

David Stuart is chair of the brass division and professor of trombone since 1976. A brief program will be held at 4:15 p.m.

Walk-In Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Apr 07, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Arab Film Festival

Apr 07, 2017

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances

"Theeb," shown in Arabic with English subtitles. The film festival is presented by the Arablic program in the world languages and cultures department.

Cyclone Cinema: Passengers

Apr 07, 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!

Musical: Little Women

Apr 07, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $21, seniors $19, students $14

Theatre Arts, performances

"We must promise to remain just as we are. Solid like a fortress. No matter what happens, we must promise it will always be the four March sisters forever."

Christopher the Conquered with TWINS and Bleujack

Apr 07, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$5 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Christopher the Conquered wants you to read between the lines. That said, he's got a good reason for naming his full-length debut album, I'm Giving Up On Rock & Roll [Maximum Ames Records].