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What is featured?

Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

Orchid Fest

Feb 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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

Feb 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Forker Tennis Courts/Life Time Fitness (Urbandale)

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Near to the Heart

Feb 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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!

Workshop, Building a Canvas Course that Makes Sense to Your Students (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about the top five strategies to ensure that your Canvas course is navigable and user-friendly! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Workshop: Fulbright Opportunities for Administrators, Faculty Members and Professionals

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

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.)

Research workshop: IRB Basics -- Protecting Human Subjects

Feb 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session in a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. We'll lead a discussion of risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing risk. We'll also talk about participant confidentiality, as well as data security measures.

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

Feb 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

Lecture: Chicano Activism and Immigration

Feb 11, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Feb 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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!

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Feb 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

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

Research workshop: FY19 IRB Regulations - 2018 Common Rule

Feb 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

200 Kingland Building

Research Office Training, development

Revised regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and IRB review (i.e., The Common Rule) went into effect Jan. 21, 2019. Learn about updates to the 2018 Common Rule related to IRB regulations.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Feb 12, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Feb 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Retirement reception: Liz Snella

Feb 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Kildee Hall atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

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

Open forum: Campus Climate

Feb 12, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0205 Carver Hall

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

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.

Stained Glass Class

Feb 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

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

Feb 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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.

Tassel Chandelier Class

Feb 12, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $47 Public $57 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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!

Workshop, Low and High Stakes Quizzes in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 13, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The quiz set up in Canvas depends on the purpose with which the assessment is administered. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Art Walk: Happy Birthday Grant!

Feb 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Examine the murals by Grant Wood located in Parks Library.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Feb 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences Student activities

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.

People to People Career Fair

Feb 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Student activities

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.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Feb 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Coffee and Conversations: Embracing Green

Feb 13, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

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

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 13, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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.