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Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Charlotte's Web

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle."

Cost: $4-$5

Research event: Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science: The Intro (Plenary Session)

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Great Hall

During his 11 years hosting the PBS television series "Scientific American Frontiers," Alan Alda realized that the conversational approach he took in interviewing scientists led to a surprisingly spontaneous and vivid presentation of their work. Using improvisational techniques he had learned in 50 years of acting on stage and on-screen, Alda devised The Alda Method(TM).

Food in Front: Planting Vegetables in the Front Yard (Home Gardening Series)

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Front yard food gardens have an unfair stigma of being unruly and uncouth, but there are simple ways to make them beautiful as well as plentiful.

Workshop, Using social media to support learning in your classroom

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This event has been rescheduled from its' originally scheduled date of January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather and university closure.

Cost: free

Charlotte's Web

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle."

Cost: $4-$5

Lecture: Ames Connection to WW2's Manhattan Project

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

Learn how a small group of scientists from Ames played a critical roll in The Manhattan Project.

Cost: free

Closing reception: Nuances of Freedom

Channel: Memorial Union programs

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Gallery (3rd floor, Memorial Union)

Closing reception for the "Nuances of Freedom," an exhibit that features acrylic paintings by Melynda Van Zee.

Cost: free

Macro Photography 401 - Advanced Techniques

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

-week program on Tuesdays beginning February 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. In Macro 101 you learned the basics of Macro Photography. Now, take your close-up photography to the next level in this four-week course with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg.

Reception: VI

Channel: General Events

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Pioneer Room (3rd floor, Memorial Union)

Reception for Caleb Hankelman's exhibit "VI."

Cost: free

Film: Major!

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 101 Carver Hall

The documentary MAJOR! explores the life of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years

Cost: free

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, Memorial Union

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: free