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What is featured?

Thursday, 01 Mar 2018

Caterpillar Club

Mar 01, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult. No preregistration required.

Spring Pruning Workshop

Mar 01, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticultural Operations, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning, including fruit trees!

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Mar 01, 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.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Mar 01, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Mar 01, 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.

Oil Painting Class

Mar 01, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $80, Public $90 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Through this class, students will become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application.

Cyclone Cinema: The Greatest Showman

Mar 01, 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!

Lecture: Physical Activity Promotion in Underserved Populations

Mar 01, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Scherezade Mama is an assistant professor at Penn State University whose research focuses on physical activity and health promotion among underserved and vulnerable populations, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, low-income populations, and rural residents.

Friday, 02 Mar 2018

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Mar 02, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

Featured speakers include Jose Antonio Rosa, ISU marketing and faculty fellow; and Susana Munoz, Colorado State University, Fort Collins. ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. Registration (free) is requested.

Clementine

Mar 02, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Clementine is having a not-so-good day!

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Mar 02, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

ISCORE Keynote: Susana Munoz

Mar 02, 2018

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Susana Munoz is an assistant professor of higher education in the School of Education at Colorado State University and co-director of its Higher Education Leadership Program.

Clementine

Mar 02, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Clementine is having a not-so-good day!

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Mar 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Mar 02, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing and open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Preregistration is required.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Hamilton Lyrics

Mar 02, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Draw your favorite forest animal on a piece of pottery, or choose a figurine to paint. Deer, hedgehogs, bunnies and more!

Weaving to Inform: Using Craft to Convey Socially Critical Data

Mar 02, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

262 Design

College of Design Lectures

Kim Mirus will share her work as a weaver, educator and craftsperson. She currently weaves work about a variety of environmental and social issues, preserving a traditional craft while providing an approachable way to interest others in discussing complex issues.

Planetarium Show: Multi-Messenger Astronomy

Mar 02, 2018

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cyclone Cinema: The Greatest Showman

Mar 02, 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!

Performance: Iphigenia

Mar 02, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In the Greek myth Iphigenia is the daughter of Agamemnon who is told by a goddess that he must sacrifice his daughter in order to be granted wind so that his ships can sail to Troy. Knowing that his wife would never agree, he tricks Iphigenia and her mother into coming to him by telling her that she is to marry the great hero, Achilles. This is a new telling of the old legend.

Performance: Ron White

Mar 02, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$45-$69

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Comedian Ron "Tater Salad" White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, and now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and feature film actor.

ISU AfterDark

Mar 02, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Saturday, 03 Mar 2018

Concert: Lyrica Women's Choir

Mar 03, 2018

3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Lyrica Women's Choir is directed by Kathleen Rodde.

Cyclone Cinema: The Greatest Showman

Mar 03, 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!

Performance: Town and Gown Chamber Annual Musicale

Mar 03, 2018

7:00 PM

St. John's by the Campus Episcopal Church, 2338 Lincoln Way

$50 ($15 for students)

Music Department Arts, performances

Annual fundraising event, a sparkling collage of chamber music and song performed by outstanding talent from central Iowa, followed by a memorable, sumptuous buffet.

Performance: Iphigenia

Mar 03, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In the Greek myth Iphigenia is the daughter of Agamemnon who is told by a goddess that he must sacrifice his daughter in order to be granted wind so that his ships can sail to Troy. Knowing that his wife would never agree, he tricks Iphigenia and her mother into coming to him by telling her that she is to marry the great hero, Achilles. This is a new telling of the old legend.

Concert: Sunny Sweeney with Tyler Richton

Mar 03, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Best known for her song "From a Table Away", country singer Sunny Sweeney is a Texas native whose music-style resembles Kacey Musgraves and Josh Turner.