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Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

Retirement reception: Mari Kemis

Channel: School of Education

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ Lagomarcino north atrium

Mari Kemis, director of the Research Institute for Studies in Education in the School of Education, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

Cost: free

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.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Good Class Bad Class - Intentions vs. actions in classroom teaching (Raj Raman)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

D. Raj Raman, Morrill Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, reflects on the parallels between student motivation, which is well recognized as crucial for student success, and instructor motivation (and bandwidth). What are the "motivation killers" for us as instructors, and how can we overcome them and foster our own commitment, engagement, and excitement?

Cost: free

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for lecturers and senior lecturers.

Cost: free

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Channel: University Library

3:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ Parks Library

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Cost: free

Human Library - Are you Interested in Becoming a Human Book?

Channel: University Library

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ 31 Parks Library

Are you a student interested in diversity, equity & inclusion on campus? Would you like to help create a more inclusive campus? Are you interested in discussing the ways your identity has shaped your experience at Iowa State with your peers? Consider volunteering as a book for the first ever Iowa State University Human Library event! Learn more about this event and how you can be involved.

Cost: free

Fused Glass Nightlight Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Brighten the winter nights with a customized nightlight! Learn to design, cut, and assemble glass that will be fused in our kiln. Fit your small work of art into a nightlight kit at the second class, and light it up!

Cost: ISU $30 Public $40 (supplies included)

When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

According to Merriam-Webster, a "weed" is simply "a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth". Or the scientist's definition: "A weed is simply a plant out of place".

Workshop: How Would You Balance the Federal Budget?

Channel: Lectures Program

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Interactive workshop led by staff from the non-partisan Concord Coalition. This 2-hour event kicks off with a short overview of federal spending, followed by the 90-minute Principles and Priorities exercise.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cost: free

Lecture: Creating Disney Magic: Lessons in Leadership, Management, and Customer Service

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Part of the 2018-19 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management - Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World® Resort, shares lessons in leadership, management and customer service.

Cost: free

Kinky Boots

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

The winner of 6 2013 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a Tony® Award-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. Inspired by true events, this smash-hit musical tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family's struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea

Cost: $35-$84