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Monday, 24 Sep 2018

Research workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets 101

Sep 24, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and how to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss common mistakes made during budget development so you can avoid them. Most our time will be spent examining a real budget scenario so you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools. Finally, we'll answer questions about the comprehensive financial picture of your current proposal.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union


Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Great Plants for Iowa: Medium & Large Deciduous Shrubs

Sep 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Screens and hedges are just the beginning. Deciduous shrubs are great additions to the Iowa garden since many have three-season interest.

The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala

Sep 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Monks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand.