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Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

Depth and Dialogue: Freedom and respect

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

9:00 am @ 169 Hamilton Hall

"Depth and Dialogue: Freedom and Respect," a facilitated talk about how campus leaders protect free expression while promoting inclusion. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Cost: free

Depth and Dialogue: Thinking like a journalist

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

10:00 am @ 172 Hamilton Hall

"Depth and Dialogue: Thinking Like a Journalist," a facilitated talk about how journalists make tough news judgments. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Cost: free

Fashion Week: Worn Wear College Tour

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Truck parked west of Memorial Union

Patagonia's Worn Wear tour stops at Iowa State. Worn Wear celebrates the stories we wear, keeps gear in action longer through repair and reuse, and recycles garments when beyond repair. Bring any clean, damaged clothing to Worn Wear, and Patagonia will repair it for free. Items are not excluded to Patagonia-branded clothing.

Cost: free

Queer and Trans People of Color Brunch

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 136 Union Drive Community Center

Brunch community-building event for self-identified queer and trans people of color students, faculty, and staff at Iowa State.

Cost: free

Art Walk: The Art of Growth

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Horticulture Hall, west entrance

Spring is in the air, graduation is around the corner, and everything is new again. Join University Museums as we explore art that asks us what it means to grow, both literally and figuratively. Meet at the west entrance of Horticulture Hall, facing Catt Hall.

Cost: free

Depth and Dialogue: Speaking up about workplace harassment

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

12:10 pm @ 163 Hamilton Hall

"Depth and Dialogue: Speaking Up About Workplace Harassment," about the groundbreaking story of former Iowa GOP Senate staffer Kirsten Anderson. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Cost: free

Fashion Week: Worth it Wednesday

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Campanile (LaBaron lobby if rain)

Displays, giveaways, raffle and T-shirt sale. Participants include PCI, Finesse Somerset, Finesse Campus, Studio 7, Serenity Couture, Student Wellness (BeWellHut) and BEIDA (Body Image and Eating Disorders).

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Danette Greenfield

Channel: Printing Services

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ Printing and Publications Building

Danette Greenfield, a customer services specialist with printing and copy services, is retiring. A short program will begin at 2 p.m.

Cost: free

Depth and Dialogue: #metoo at ISU

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

1:10 pm @ 172 Hamilton Hall

"Depth and Dialogue: #metoo at ISU," a facilitated talk about how the national movement is influencing the Iowa State community. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Cost: free

Depth and Dialogue: Shedding light on mental illness

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

2:10 pm @ 172 Hamilton Hall

"Depth and Dialogue: Shedding Light on Mental Illness," a facilitated talk about how panelists are using their platforms to raise awareness. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Cost: free

Hilton Chair Series Lecture: Internet of Food

Channel: Lectures Program

4:00 pm @ 2432 Food Sciences Building

2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. Matthew Lange is a professional food and health informatician and research scientist.

Cost: free

Lecture: Internet of Food

Channel: Food Science and Human Nutrition

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2432 Food Sciences Building

Matthew Lange, professional food and health informatician and research scientist at UC Davis, is helping to define and shape a new scientific discipline known as Food Informatics, while simultaneously enabling the engineering of a computable infrastructure for the burgeoning Internet of Food.

Cost: free

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. The practice will begin at 5:30 with a brief talk connecting the current exhibition to the yoga practice. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

Cost: free

Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

Channel: World Languages and Cultures Department

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 294 Carver Hall

A hands-on workshop to learn about and practice the beautiful art of Arabic calligraphy, led by Iraqi calligrapher Ghazi Almishal. No knowledge of Arabic is required. Tools are provided.

Cost: free

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Cost: Free

Lecture: Damned Lies and Statistics

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Joel Best is a professor of sociology at the University of Delaware and the author of 20 books, including "Damned Lies and Statistics," which taught readers how to become critical consumers of quantitative information. Keynote for the Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference.

Cost: free

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: Is Democracy Dying?

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

First Amendment keynote John Whyte, former director of Constitutional Law for the Government of Saskatchewan, will discuss the many challenges democracy faces today, including novel personalities, unequal distribution, poor manners, deep ethnic and social divisions, changes in communications systems and shifts in legal and political morals.

Cost: free

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

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

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Cost: free

SUB Comedy Night with Nick Guerra

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Nick Guerra is an exciting comedian who has recently made appearances on NBC, Comedy Central and the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. His stand-up covers a variety of topics like relationships, family and everyday life.

Cost: free