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Sunday, 25 Mar 2018

A Curatorial Exploration of Beads

Mar 25, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Some of the earliest glass objects created throughout the world were beads. The story of glass beads spans thousands of years and the importance of these tiny pieces of glass to many diverse cultures goes far beyond their diminutive size. Join University Museums Assistant Curator, Adrienne Gennett, as she explores how glass beads came to be so significant and influential, using examples from University Museums permanent collection.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Pitch Perfect 3

Mar 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the originally scheduled film, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," cannot be screened. "Pitch Perfect 3" will be shown instead.

Monday, 26 Mar 2018

ISU ADVANCE workshop

Mar 26, 2018

9:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Effective Teams: Navigating Both Gender and Cultural Diversity" will be led by sociologist and author Kathrin Zippel, Northeastern University, Boston. This workshop will be repeated at 1:15 p.m. today. Registration is requested by March 23.

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Mar 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.

Listening session: CALS dean search

Mar 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

The search committee for the dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is hosting two forums to solicit feedback from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the next dean.

Lecture: American Indian Symposium

Mar 26, 2018

4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Join a discussion exploring the benefits, possibilities and potential for Iowa State to engage strategically with its Native neighbors in research and collaboration.

Lecture: Advances in Eco-Sensing and Soundscape

Mar 26, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Chicago-based composer, sound designer, radio and visual artist Eric Leonardson will talk about several ongoing projects that intersected via "Eco-Sensing and Soundscape," a studio course he taught in fall 2015 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a practicing artist and educator, Leonardson is interested in the promise of technology to enable new connections between physical action, sensory perception and ideas.

Intermediate Crochet Class: Granny Squares

Mar 26, 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

From bags and blankets to decorative kitsch, granny squares can be used for a variety of projects.

ISU ADVANCE lecture and discussion

Mar 26, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

"Women in Global Science: Advancing Careers Through International Collaboration" will be presesnted by sociologist and author Kathrin Zippel, Northeastern University, Boston.

Lecture: White Bread, Wheat Breeding and the Beauty of Place

Mar 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Steve Jones is in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Director of the Bread Lab at Washington State University. His research is directed towards improving wheat varieties (and other crops) for traditional and organic systems that incorporate diverse rotations and systems for small and midsized farms. Farmer participation and expertise is utilized and encouraged in research planning and decision making.

Lecture: #MeToo, Tarana Burke

Mar 26, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Tarana Burke shares her personal story behind the "Me Too" movement and the viral #MeToo campaign that has emerged as a rallying cry for people who have experienced sexual assault or harassment.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018

Summer and Fall 2018 registration: Juniors

Mar 27, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 registration dates for students projected as juniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Postponed: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development workshop

Mar 27, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

This workshop will be rescheduled. Please check the research website for updates.

Iowa State Research Day

Mar 27, 2018

10:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

"Discover. Create. Together." An opportunity for researchers and scholars of all disciplines to come together. This event is about celebrating your work discovering your campus peers' interests. Register online.

Workshop: Human Subjects Research Using IRBManager

Mar 27, 2018

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Conference Room 222, Kingland Building

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to work with the new IRBManager system. Sessions are most useful for anyone who performs research with human subjects or who needs to sign off on IRB applications. Participants will learn how to submit IRB applications and access study information in the new system.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Mar 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.

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course

Mar 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This session will cover 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content. Participants will learn about the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility and usability, as well as how to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Documentary and discussion: Food Chains

Mar 27, 2018

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

1652 Gilman Hall

free

College of Engineering Lectures

In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.

Performance: Town and Gown Chamber Music series

Mar 27, 2018

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$30 (free for students and youth)

Music Department Arts, performances

Bariton Jesse Blumberg and pianist Martin Katz perform Schubert Die schöne Mullerin.

Open Mic Night

Mar 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 Mar 2018

Workshop: Change management

Mar 28, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

University Human Resources Training, development

"Navigating Waves of Change." This program is designed to explain the evolution and importance of change management. Participants will be given tips on how to handle change, as well as adjust their attitudes toward the inevitable twists and turns of daily life.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Mar 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.

Heal the Divide On Campus: An Opportunity for Inter-Collegiate Conversation Through Theatre

Mar 28, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden outside Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The ReACT Gallery is hosting a performance in the Anderson Sculpture Garden in partnership with Focal Theatre Lab and ISU's MFA Program in Creative Writing and the Environment - a new initiative by Protest Plays titled "Heal the Divide On Campus: An Opportunity for Inter-Collegiate Conversation Through Theatre." Bring your lunch and stay for as much of the performance as your schedule allows. Optional discussion after the performance, 003 Morrill

Workshop: What I Wish I Had Said: Basic Bystander Intervention Skills

Mar 28, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Have you found yourself in situation where communication is breaking down and you're not sure how to intervene? Do you know how each person contributes to the situation, and how we ourselves can own who we are? What skills can you draw upon to fight personal paralysis during conflict?

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Mar 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. 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.

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Mar 28, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about NIH-specific requirements including modular budgets, budget, and personnel justifications. Attendees will learn tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development.

Hilton Chair Lecture Series: Food Waste

Mar 28, 2018

4:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Christine Moseley, founder of Full Harvest, the first business-to-business marketplace for ugly and surplus produce. She'll discuss the online marketplace connecting farms with food and beverage companies to buy and sell surplus and imperfect produce.

Lecture: Spaces of Exclusion in New York

Mar 28, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

"This is Not Your Door: Spaces of Exclusion in New York." Architect Alejandra Navarrete Llopis, principal of New York City-based Nami Studio, will speak about access in housing, education and social environments and propose alternative models of inclusion. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture 2017-18 Public Programs Series, "For Other Architectures."

Feminist Cross Stitch Workshop

Mar 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27, Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month! Choose from inspiring feminist quotes and imagery, then learn to read and follow the pattern. Get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching.