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Sunday, 18 Feb 2018

Petersen to Neri: The Figurative Tradition at ISU

Feb 18, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Representations of the figure in art are tangible, accessible, and relatable. We can see ourselves and our humanity. University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman will discuss the ongoing figurative tradition in the permanent collection beginning with the Regionalist sculptures of Christian Petersen to the abstract works of art included in the current exhibition "Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery and Allure".

Wrestling

Feb 18, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa. Times and dates are subject to change

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 18, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults & students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 18, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cyclone Cinema: Justice League

Feb 18, 2018

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!

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Feb 19, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Feb 19, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Open forum: College of Veterinary Medicine dean finalist

Feb 19, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

2532 Vet Med

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

The third of three finalists in the search for the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine will be announced Feb. 18.

Enameled Jewelry Class

Feb 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

In enameling, we use heat to fuse colorful crushed glass to metal. Learn to safely use a torch to create a variety of enameled projects.

Lecture: Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness

Feb 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Lectures

Scott Cloutier, assistant professor and senior sustainability scientist at Arizona State University, and PhD student Beth Ann Morrison, who works with Cloutier to establish the Happiness and Sustainability Research Lab at ASU, will introduce the Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness Index and a process to assess and enhance a neighborhood's opportunities for happiness through sustainable design.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Symposium on Sustainability: Poster and Tabling Reception

Feb 19, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ball Room

free

Live Green Live Green

Displays and presentations that highlight sustainability work, accomplishments and commitment in areas of operations, academics and the overall student experience.

Sustainability Symposium Keynote: The Thoughtful Coal Miner

Feb 19, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Coal, Climate and Environmental Backlash." Nick Mullins is a former fifth generation coal miner from Appalachia seeking to better educate audiences about Appalachia's jobs vs. environment dichotomy.

Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018

Fee payment deadline

Feb 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline, spring. Second payment (minimum due).

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Implementing Project-Based Learning

Feb 20, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Implementing Project-Based Learning in Any Classroom: Lessons from Studio." Morrill Professor Thomas Leslie, Architecture, presents tips and tricks for the project-based learning his discipline has used for 150 years. Learn how to coach students synchronizing diverse skills and help them take responsibility for meeting learning milestones.

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Feb 20, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), along with National Science Foundation (NSF) specific requirements for proposal development.

Sustainapalooza

Feb 20, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

Live Green Arts, performances Live Green

An interactive event focused on increasing your ability to be sustainable. The event will host sustainable organizations, clubs and research groups, green-it-yourself stations, a clothing swap, free food, green giveaways and more.

Bookbinding with Pretty Papers Class

Feb 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Artists have been making gorgeous marbled and paste papers for centuries. Now it's your turn!

Floral Design: Hanging Air Plant Terrariums

Feb 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant your own Tillandsia, along with moss and other materials, in an open glass terrarium you can suspend in the air.

Acrylic Painting Class

Feb 20, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Feb 21, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), along with National Science Foundation (NSF) specific requirements for proposal development.

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Butterfly Wing

Feb 21, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Discover the secrets inside the Butterfly Wing! Don't miss your chance for a personal tour of the hottest place in Ames by Curator and Entomologist Nathan Brockman.

Art Walk: Art and the Natural World

Feb 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kildee Hall, south entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In celebration of the new sculpture in Bessey Hall, join University Museums as we analyze how artists have represented, explored, and honored the natural world around them through their art. Meet inside the south entrance of Kildee Hall.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Feb 21, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 21, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This session, for all faculty, is designed to provide an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes. Presenters: Lorrie Pellack, associate professor, library; Hope Craft, Digital Repository coordinator; and Erin Thomas, engineering and physical sciences librarian.

Lecture: Printing 3-D Food

Feb 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Lectures

Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical engineering and data science at Columbia University, shares the technology of 3-D food printers. These devices can fabricate edible items through computer-guided software and cook edible pastes, gels, powders, and liquid ingredients - all in a prototype that looks like an elegant coffee machine.

Retirement reception: Catherine Adams

Feb 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

W117 Lagomarcino

free

Psychology department Meetings, receptions

Catherine Adams, a program assistant in psychology and communication studies, is retiring.