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What is featured?

Monday, 12 Feb 2018

Pop-up art sale

Feb 12, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

near entrance to ISU Book Store, Memorial Union

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Meetings, receptions Student activities

Pottery, jewelry and other hand-made items created by Workspace students and instructors will be for sale. Sale continues daily through Feb. 14.

Random Acts of Kindness

Feb 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lobby


University Library Meetings, receptions Special events

Members of the campus community are invited to brighten someone's day with a random act of kindness. Write a letter to anyone, anywhere in the world. The Library will pay the postage and provide paper, pens and envelopes; participants bring the well-wishes and their loved ones' addresses.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Keeping Students Engaged

Feb 12, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall


Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Building Connections: Keeping Students Engaged in Large (or Small) Courses," Anne Clem, accounting. Clem shares how she keeps 300 students engaged and excited to learn in her accounting courses. She will share relationship-building methods to connect with learners to create what she defines as a CCC (casual controlled classroom).

Valentine's Day Cards Walk-In Craft

Feb 12, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$4 for unlimited crafting

Student Engagement Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, watercolor and more to make your valentines.

Computer Science: Student poster presentation

Feb 12, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Atanasoff Hall, second floor


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Graduate and undergraduate students will highlight their research during this annual event presented by the computer science department and Graduate Student Organization. Visitors are invited to vote for the top posters. This year's event is sponsored by Kingland and the Graduate and Professional Student Senate.

Cyclone Honor Choir

Feb 12, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Featuring students from schools around Iowa with the Iowa State Singers.

Lecture: The Art of Language Invention

Feb 12, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Lectures

A linguist by training, David J. Peterson offers an overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's global community of conlangers. He will share stories of how he built Dothraki and Valyrian (Game of Thrones) and discuss the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages. The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics.