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Sunday, 01 Apr 2018

Open House: In Focus and Manuel Neri exhibits

Channel: University Museums

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Farm House Museum andChristian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Don't miss this opportunity to see the current exhibitions In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection and Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery, and Allure on the weekend!

Cost: free

Forum on Justice Reform - Gubernatorial Candidates

Channel: Lectures Program

3:00 pm @ Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

Participating candidates include Democrats Cathy Glasson, Jon Neiderbach and Ross Wilburn, and Libertarians Marco Battaglia and Jake Porter. Iowa State student Lance Leski will moderate.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Father Figures

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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!

Cost: free

Monday, 02 Apr 2018

Retirement reception: Rebecca Foster

Channel: Office of the Registrar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 136 Union Drive Community Center

Rebecca Foster, a records analyst in the office of the registrar, is retiring. Brief remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Documentary and Discussion: Sister Survivors

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Join us for a screening of the ABC 20/20 special "Sister Survivors," featuring interviews with the female athletes who broke their silence about the sexual abuse scandal surrounding Larry Nassar. A panel discussion focusing on higher education and accountability will immediately follow the 40-minute documentary.

Cost: free

HDR Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program on Mondays beginning April 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. How do you capture a highly contrasted scene, where your details are in deep dark shadows and bright highlights?

Introspective Writing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

6-week program beginning Monday, April 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.

Sewing Lessons

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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.

Cost: ISU $40, Public $50- (supplies included)

Lecture: Using Technology to Help Refugees

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Derek Smith is a caseworker at the International Rescue Committee in Dallas, Texas, who developed a multilingual, community-sourced app for helping refugees once they have arrived in the United States.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 03 Apr 2018

Summer and Fall 2018 registration: Sophomores

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Visual Note Taking and more

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm @ 074 Armory

Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Guest lecture: U.S. Science Policy

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

4:10 pm @ Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Tobin (Toby) Smith, vice president for policy at the Association of American Universities (AAU), will present "The Lion in the Path: U.S. Science Policy in an Era of Political Polarization and Alternative Facts."

Cost: free

LGBTQIA+ Community Dinner

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 23 MacKay Hall

Celebrate Pride Week with dinner for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally community at Iowa State!

Cost: free

Landscape Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program on Tuesdays beginning April 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn the fundamentals required to capture amazing outdoor shots in this class for beginning-to-intermediate digital photographers who want to understand the basics and bring their own unique artistic expression to landscapes and outdoor shooting.


Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxIowaStateUniversity, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxIowaStateUniversity event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 04 Apr 2018

NEH Regional Workshop on Digital Humanities

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 1:45 pm @ Ballroom, Alumni Center

A regional gathering of digital humanists, with a presentation by Elizabeth Tran, senior program officer in the Office of Digital Humanities, National Endowment for the Humanities.

Cost: free

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

4:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State's game vs. Drake has been postponed due to forecasted weather. A makeup date has not yet been determined.

Cost: free

Clay Owl Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Whoooo doesn't love owls? Learn the steps to make small owl figurines using a variety of clay tools. We will fire them in the kiln, and have them ready for you to come back and paint within a week or two.

Cost: $8

Photography Master Study 4 (ALL NEW)

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week course beginning Wednesday, April 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Back by popular demand, an all new Master study course featuring eight new photography masters!

Bill Nye: Science Guy Film Screening

Channel: Student Organizations

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ 1001 Troxel Hall

Film Screening sponsored by The ISU Atheist and Agnostic Society and The Climate Reality Campus Corps: ISU

Cost: Free

Hertz Lecture in Emerging Issues in Agriculture - Amy Asmus

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

"What Is Possible? Advancing Agriculture through AGvocacy, Partnerships, and Collaboration" - Amy Asmus is vice president of the family-owned chemical supply company Asmus Farm Supply and a graduate of Iowa State.

Cost: free

Poetry reading: Ginsberg's "Howl"

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

The first public performance of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" happened at Six Gallery in San Francisco in 1955. Artist Manuel Neri helped to coordinate the historic event. In celebration of National Poetry Month, enjoy a reading of this legendary poem by local poets while surrounded by the art of Neri, an influential Bay area figurative sculptor.

Cost: free

Jazz recital

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

The music of "Sting," performed by Michael Giles, professor of saxophone.

Performance: Rockin' Road to Dublin

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Rockin' Road To Dublin is a new sensation that combines the art of an Irish dance show and the power of a rock concert with the finish of a Broadway theatrical production, starring world champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty and Ashley Smith.

Cost: $45-$69

LAS Dean's Lecture Series: Is Your Data Safe?

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Corruption, Money Laundering, and the Malicious Side of Data" - Eric William Davis (Rozier) will discuss the challenges of protecting the integrity of data collection, analytics, and machine learning in our data-driven world.

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

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.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 05 Apr 2018

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 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.

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Trace the transition from manuscript to print culture evidenced in early books and manuscript leaves from the library's rare books collection. Participants will learn to identify unique features of hand-press era books and have the opportunity to explore a book from the collection to discover its history. Preregistration is required through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you require accommodation.

Cost: free