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Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

Orchid Fest

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens for the annual Orchid Fest. Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will also staff a question and answer booth, providing both novices and experienced growers valuable insight on care and keeping of orchids.

Tennis vs. West Virginia

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ Forker Tennis Courts/Life Time Fitness (Urbandale)

Iowa State tennis plays its first Big 12 match of the season.

Cost: free

Near to the Heart

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Farm House Museum, central campus

RESCHEDULED FOR FEB 14 DUE TO WEATHER: In conjunction with the current Farm House exhibition about Victorian dating, learn about the secret language of the fan.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

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

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cost: free

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Cost: Most items sell for $8-$30

Workshop: Fulbright Opportunities for Administrators, Faculty Members and Professionals

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Kaitlin Jewett, Outreach and Recruitment Officer at the Institute of International Education, will lead this free workshop. Faculty and professionals can reserve a 30-minute visit with Jewett (8-9:30 a.m. and 1-5 p.m.)

Cost: free

Lecture: Urbanization in the Global Cold War: Thinking the Third World through the Second World

Channel: College of Design

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Lukasz Stanek, a visiting associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan, will speak about the ways in which the discourse about urbanization has been dominated by Western urban centers and concepts, and how cities in West Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe have been places where competing concepts, methodologies and frameworks are debated, tested and developed.

Cost: free

Lecture: Chicano Activism and Immigration

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Jimmy Patino is an assistant professor of Chicano & Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Cost: Most items sell for $8-$30

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Quality Matters Learning Community

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

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Cost: Free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

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

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

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Liz Snella

Channel: Animal Science Department

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Kildee Hall atrium

Liz Snella, research associate in the animal science department, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 4 p.m.

Cost: free

Open forum: Campus Climate

Channel: Student Affairs

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 0205 Carver Hall

Find out what ISU undergraduate students reported on the campus climate survey and provide feedback on next steps to improve how we work, live and learn at Iowa State. The event also will be livestreamed.

Cost: free

Stained Glass Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass. Learn how to handle glass, choose colors and textures, fit glass to patterns, cut, grind, foil and solder. Enhanced by daylight, your piece will change based on the weather, season and time of day.

Cost: ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Lecture: Food & Faith, Why Eating is a Moral Act

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Jim Ennis is the executive director of Catholic Rural Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to issues affecting rural communities, including a just and sustainable food supply and the spiritual, social, and economic wellbeing of rural America.

Cost: free

Tassel Chandelier Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Add an interesting lighting element to your space with this easy take on boho decorating. Choose your color palette, and learn how to make yarn tassels that will be attached to three hoops, descending in size. We recommend working on your tassels between the two class sessions, but the repetitive process will be a relaxing stress-free break in your day. We will have the hanging lantern cord available for purchase if needed.

Cost: ISU $47 Public $57 (supplies included)

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Cost: Most items sell for $8-$30

Art Walk: Happy Birthday Grant!

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Parks Library

Examine the murals by Grant Wood located in Parks Library.

Cost: free

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Channel: Ivy College of Business

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers. Open to all majors and other job seekers.

Cost: free

People to People Career Fair

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Scheman Building

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Cost: free

Coffee and Conversations: Embracing Green

Channel: Live Green Submissions

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ 198 Parks Library

Take a study break and enjoy coffee, cookies and conversations about sustainability with campus and community experts. Don't forget your reusable coffee mug!!

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 until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 14 Feb 2019

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.

Pop-Up Art Sale

Channel: The Workspace

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Cost: Most items sell for $8-$30

Nature at Noon: Toys & Games

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Hear from Assistant Director, Aaron Steil, about the wonderful ways Reiman Gardens will integrate this year's theme, Toys & Games, into garden displays, education programs, events, exhibits, and more.

Getting Started with Zotero

Channel: University Library

3:10 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents, ideal for tracking sources used in your research. This workshop will show you the basics so you can: Collect and organize articles and citations, sync data, add references and share citations. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Cost: free

My [Victorian] Valentine - Farm House Museum Open House

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Farm House Museum, central campus

Stop by the oldest building on ISU campus with your Valentine and view the exhibition Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Creed II

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Creed II is a PG-13 drama/sport movie rated 4 stars. U.S. champion Apollo Creed was killed by Russian boxer, Ivan Drago in a tragic match. Watch Apollo's son, Adonis Johnson go head to head with Drago's son. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cost: free