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Sunday, 15 Apr 2018

ISU Choral Masterworks Concert with ISU Symphony Orchestra

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

James Rodde, choral conductor Jacob Harrison, conductor of orchestra

Cost: $10.00 adults; $5.00 students

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Cyclone Cinema: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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, 16 Apr 2018

Conference: Geological Society of America

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

8:00 am - 8:00 pm @ Scheman Building

The GSA North-Central Section's 52nd annual meeting will discuss hot topics in geoscience; new research findings on glacier flow and agricultural water quality. Emerging contaminants in the environment will be presented and Iowa's unique geologic and hydrologic features will be explored.

Cost: $40-$100

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Channel: College of Human Sciences

11:00 am - 11:50 am @ 2019 Morrill Hall

"Impact of egg consumption on hyperhomocysteinemia, an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease," Kevin Schalinske, professor of food science and human nutrition and winner of the Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award.

Cost: free

Lecture: Ethical Difficulty

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Why We Get Into Ethical Difficulty and How to Stop Ourselves," Marianne Jennings, professor of legal and ethical studies in the Department of Management at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business and one of the country's leading experts on business ethics.

Cost: free

Lecture: Into Purer Light

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Internationally renowned figurative painter and illustrator Jeremy Caniglia, an ISU College of Design graduate, will speak about his experiences working with the figurative master Odd Nerdrum at the Nerdrum School in Norway, his new solo exhibition and the future of figurative painting.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 17 Apr 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Graduate College: last day to submit Graduate Student Approval Form.

Conference: Geological Society of America

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Scheman Building

The GSA North-Central Section's 52nd annual meeting will discuss hot topics in geoscience, new research findings on glacier flow and agricultural water quality. Emerging contaminants in the environment will be presented and Iowa's unique geologic and hydrologic features will be explored.

Cost: $40-$100

Workshop: Best Practices for a Successful IRB Submission

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn about best practices and receive tips for ensuring a smooth IRB review process.

Cost: free

Training: Spotting Severe Storms

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

This workshop is offered by Environmental Health and Safety for all university employees and students, and is especially encouraged those who work outdoors. Register via Learn@ISU.

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

The Dose Makes The Poison: David Carius

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ Design on Main, 203 Main St., Ames

David Carius, a candidate for a Master of Arts in environmental graphic design, will present his projection-based installation exploring issues related to Iowa's drinking water quality.

Floral Design: Spring Swags

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Welcome spring with a lasting swag featuring fresh florals and greens that dry beautifully. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Lecture: Science Fiction Writing

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Writing Science Fiction Thrillers in the Age of Climate Change," Paolo Bacigalupi, award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer and author of several popular dystopian novels for young adults, including "Ship Breaker."

Cost: free

Wednesday, 18 Apr 2018

Registration ends for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day of assigned registration start dates for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 registration.

Workshop: Emotional intelligence

Channel: University Human Resources

8:30 am - 10:30 am @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Session one of a two-part series. High-energy, interactive conversation that fosters awareness about how to be smarter with feelings. Learn how to be more intentional and purposeful with emotions so you can impact workplace outcomes. Session one will define Emotional Intelligence (EQ) and explore why EQ matters.

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Wing Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn from Assistant Butterfly Wing Curator Anita Westphal about the wide variety of plants selected for display in the Butterfly Wing, from large tropical shade trees to delicious flowers, all the while steering clear of prohibited host plants.

Meet-A-Scientist

Channel: Reiman Gardens

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Retirement reception: Tom Johnson

Channel: Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2542 Veterinary Medicine

Dr. Tom Johnson, director of hospital operations at the Lloyd Veterinary Medical Center, is retiring. A short program will begin a 4:15 p.m. RSVP by April 11.

Cost: free

Reception: Public Art Unveiling

Channel: University Museums

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm @ Morrill Hall, 1st floor

Join University Museums for the Curators Associates Reception at Morrill Hall where we will celebrate the installation of one of the newest additions to the permanent collection, Karen LaMonte's Nocturne 5. The large scale cast glass human form draped in a meticulously arranged textile was created through a painstaking process that exemplifies the translucent beauty of sculptural glass.

Cost: free

Lecture: Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Is Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture Possible?" Sieglinde Snapp, professor of soils and cropping systems ecology at Michigan State University. Snapp will discuss her work in Africa and the U.S. using agroecology as a framework for developing environmentally friendly, and farmer-relevant agricultural systems. Sustainable Agriculture Symposium Keynote

Cost: free

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Channel: Music Department

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

James Bovinette is director of Jazz I Ensemble. Michael Giles is director Jazz II Ensemble.

Cost: $5

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, 19 Apr 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Graduate College: last day to submit final electronic thesis/dissertation to ProQuest for Thesis Office review.

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.

Earth Day Celebration

Channel: Live Green Submissions

11:00 am - 2:00 pm @ NEW Location - Memorial Union Great Hall

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.

Cost: free

Telling Queer History Through Fashion

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Students in Queer Fashions, Styles, and Bodies (AMD 458/558X) will present interactive, visual exhibits featuring LGBTQ+ oral histories.

Cost: free

Panel: Brown v. Board of Education

Channel: Student Organizations

6:30 pm @ 2157 Pearson Hall

"Brown v. Board of Education: Then and Now." Attorneys Timothy Gartin, Hastings, Gartin & Boettger, and Hassane Muhammad, Justice Law Firm, to speak on the landmark school desegregation case Brown v. the Board of Education and how the legal landscape for public schools changed, then share what is happening in the educational legal arena today.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Molly's Game

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