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What is featured?

Sunday, 04 Feb 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 04, 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: Only the Brave

Feb 04, 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, 05 Feb 2018

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Feb 05, 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.

Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Feb 05, 2018

2:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Lecture: Banking on Women

Feb 05, 2018

5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jessica Schnabel heads the International Finance Corporation's Banking on Women Program, where she works with financial institutions all over the world providing loans to support women entrepreneurs.

Photography before the Age of the iPhone

Feb 05, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Emily Morgan, assistant professor of Art History will use the Farm House Museum collection and current exhibition to talk about the development of photography in the 19th century.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Crochet Class

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the three standard crochet stitches and how to incorporate them into project construction.

Winter Photography

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$80-$100 ($68 for students)

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

A four-week program, exploring the photographic potential of the winter landscape. Taught by Mark Stoltenberg, of Mark Stoltenberg Photography.

Woodshop Orientation

Feb 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Tuesday, 06 Feb 2018

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Feb 06, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

3512 Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Sponsored Funding Budget Basics." In this session you will learn about practical tools and strategies for developing your proposal budget according to agency requirements. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop if one is available, though it is not required to attend.

Performance: Charlotte's Web

Feb 06, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A production based on E.B. White's classic book.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 06, 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.

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Feb 06, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

Free

College of Engineering Student activities

More than 340 employers will be on campus looking for students and alumni to fill full-time, internship, and co-op positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Performance: Charlotte's Web

Feb 06, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

A production based on E.B. White's classic book

Faculty development workshop: Preparing for the Next Step

Feb 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is intended for non-tenure eligible faculty, and will provide an overview of the advancement process for lecturers, clinicians, clinical and adjunct faculty and best practices for putting together your portfolio. Also offered Jan. 29.

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Feb 06, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Light refreshments provided. RSVP is appreciated.

Open forum: College of Veterinary Medicine dean finalist

Feb 06, 2018

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

2532 Vet Med

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Dan Grooms, professor and chair of the large animal clinical sciences department at Michigan State's College of Veterinary Medicine, is the second of three finalists in the search for the next dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine.

Food Photography

Feb 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$80-$100 ($68 for students)

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

A four-week program. Whether your goal is to make beautiful recipe books, eye-catching food blogs, or expand your photographic skill-set, Mark Stoltenberg will help you learn food styling techniques, proper lighting, prop selection and post-production processes to make your food photos mouth-watering.

Wednesday, 07 Feb 2018

NOMAS Flowergram Fundraiser

Feb 07, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design

The Iowa State chapter of NOMAS (National Organization of Minority Architecture Students) will sell flowergrams to raise funds for students to attend the 2018 NOMA Conference in Chicago in October. Flowergrams include a red or white carnation, chocolate and a personally-chosen poem. Cost is $3 for one flowergram or $5 for two. Flowergrams will be available Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Feb 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences Student activities

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.

People to People Career Fair

Feb 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Student activities

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Feb 07, 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.

Sewing Lessons

Feb 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 07, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 08 Feb 2018

Caterpillar Club

Feb 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

NOMAS Flowergram Fundraiser

Feb 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design

The Iowa State chapter of NOMAS (National Organization of Minority Architecture Students) will sell flowergrams to raise funds for students to attend the 2018 NOMA Conference in Chicago in October. Flowergrams include a red or white carnation, chocolate and a personally-chosen poem. Cost is $3 for one flowergram or $5 for two. Flowergrams will be available Wednesday, Feb. 14.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Feb 08, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Feb 08, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

Assistant director Aaron Steil will talk about connecting the "Movement" theme into garden displays, education programs, events and more.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Engaging a Large Class

Feb 08, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Engaging a Large Class: Expectations, active learning, and writing." Rachel Meyers, World Languages and Cultures, will share feasible, practical ways she engages her 200-student Greek and Roman Mythology class. Participants will leave this session with tips for structure, active/small group activities, and even ways to incorporate memorable, manageable-to-grade writing assignments.