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What is featured?

Sunday, 25 Feb 2018

Performance: Iphigenia

Feb 25, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 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.

ISU Concert Band and Campus Band

Feb 25, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5- tickets available at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 25, 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.

ISU Cantamus Women's Choir

Feb 25, 2018

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

Cyclone Cinema: Thor: Ragnarok

Feb 25, 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, 26 Feb 2018

Workshop: Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers

Feb 26, 2018

8:00 AM - 6:45 PM

Scheman Building

$25-$50

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Conferences

The workshop is to inform farmers with small and medium sized operations about current and future big data research, resources and technologies, and to learn from these farmers about the resources and technologies that would be most useful to them.

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Feb 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

ISU Day at the Capitol

Feb 26, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Iowa Capitol rotunda, 1007 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

President Wendy Wintersteen and campus representatives will be in the rotunda with displays that showcase the impact Iowa State has on students, communities, businesses and Iowans across the state.

Open forum: Vice president for Extension and Outreach finalist

Feb 26, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Brent Hales, senior associate dean and chief financial officer for University of Minnesota Extension, St. Paul. Hales is one of four candidates who will interview on campus between Feb. 26 and March 7.

Documentary Film: The Age of Consequences

Feb 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

A documentary film that investigates the impacts of climate change on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of U.S. national security and global stability. 80 min.

Tuesday, 27 Feb 2018

Workshop: Big Data for (Sm)all Farmers

Feb 27, 2018

8:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Scheman Building

$25-$50

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Conferences

The workshop is to inform farmers with small and medium sized operations about current and future big data research, resources and technologies, and to learn from these farmers about the resources and technologies that would be most useful to them.

Retirement reception: Marc McGinn

Feb 27, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Marc McGinn, a senior research technician at the Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Retirement reception: Peggy Best

Feb 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

atrium, Food Sciences Building

free

Center for Crops Utilization Research Meetings, receptions

Peggy Best, administrative specialist in the Center for Crops Utilization Research, is retiring. A program will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Feb 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Presentation: Lincoln Way safety study, Phase 2

Feb 27, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2105 Pearson Hall

free

Community activities Meetings, receptions Special events

Consultants will present their recommendations for multi-modal safety along Lincoln Way (Ash to Sheldon avenues). The campus community is invited.

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Feb 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Men's Basketball

Feb 27, 2018

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Woodshop Orientation

Feb 27, 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.

Auditions for "Our Town"

Feb 27, 2018

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0338 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances

Roles available for 13 men and 7 women. Auditions will consist of reading from monologues and scenes. Stop by 0310 Carver Hall to sign up for an audition time and pick up materials. Auditions are open to all ISU students. Questions? Contact Director Jane Cox, jfcox@8astate.edu. Visit www.theatre.iastate.edu for more information. ISU Theatre is funded by Student Government.

Open Mic Night

Feb 27, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 28, 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.

ISCORE Preconference

Feb 28, 2018

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for all faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Feb 28, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

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.

Open forum: Vice president for Extension and Outreach finalist

Feb 28, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

John Lawrence, interim vice president for ISU Extension and Outreach. He is one of four candidates who will interview on campus between Feb. 26 and March 7.

Information event: Rare Disease Day

Feb 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

One in 10 Americans has a rare condition. This event is intended to spread awareness about rare conditions and the issues faced by the individuals living with them. Includes a presentation and poster session.

Auditions for "Our Town"

Feb 28, 2018

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0338 Carver Hall

Theatre Arts, performances

Roles available for 13 men and 7 women. Auditions will consist of reading from monologues and scenes. Stop by 0310 Carver Hall to sign up for an audition time and pick up materials. Auditions are open to all ISU students. Questions? Contact Director Jane Cox, jfcox@8astate.edu. Visit www.theatre.iastate.edu for more information. ISU Theatre is funded by Student Government.

Exploring the Vault with University Museums Interns

Feb 28, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

University Museums student interns get a chance to do everything from curatorial work to collections management to developing educational programming. So naturally each student will develop a list of their favorite things. While the Brunnier Art Museum is closed for renovations this semester, let current and former students share with you the objects they love from the vault of University Museums.

Lecture: Stop Bullying Your Body

Feb 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week speaker Jessica Setnick is a pediatric dietitian and author of The Eating Disorders Clinical Pocket Guide.

Performance: Motown The Musical

Feb 28, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$78

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Motown the Musical is the true American Dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul. Gordy launched the careers of Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Smokey Robinson and many more. Motown shattered barriers; shaped our lives and made us all move to the same beat.