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Friday, 01 Mar 2019

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Channel: Student Affairs

8:15 am - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union

ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." This year's keynote will be delivered by Vernon Wall, LeaderShape Inc., Washington, D.C. Registration (free) is requested.

Cost: free

Homeschool Day: Plant Science

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens' plant collections provide a living laboratory for learning all about plants.

Retirement reception: Ed Logan

Channel: Memorial Union programs

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Ed Logan, a facilities mechanic at the Memorial Union, is retiring after 25 years of service to the university.

Cost: free

ISCORE Keynote Address - Vernon Wall

Channel: Lectures Program

12:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Vernon Wall is a nationally known speaker in the areas of social justice and leadership styles and is one of the founders and facilitators of the Social Justice Training Institute.

Cost: free

Friday Research Seminar: The Art of Asking Questions

Channel: College of Design

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 130 Design

How do questions influence the thinking process in design? To what extent do (high-level) questions influence problem definition and shape idea generation? What type of question-asking behavior drives the creative thinking process? How does one learn to ask "good" questions? In this talk, Carlos Cardoso, associate professor of industrial design, will discuss the role of question-asking in designing as part of his research in design methodology.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Barb Cole

Channel: ISU Dining

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Lower level large conference room, Knapp Storms dining complex (enter on west side)

Barb Cole, a baker in ISU Dining's central bakery, is retiring after 33 years of service to ISU Dining.

Cost: free

March Craft of the Month: Secret Book Safe

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Hollow out a book for a secret place to stash your treasures in plain sight. Start by gluing the edges together, then use a box knife to cut out a rectangular compartment within the pages. Add decorative paper to your interior cutout to tidy up the edges, and keep it under a stack of real books overnight to compress the pages. Drop in during open hours but give yourself about 90 minutes.

Cost: ISU & Public: $8

Reception: Nancy Olson and Stephen Veysey

Channel: Chemistry Department

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Hach Hall atrium

Nancy Olson, finance coordinator in the chemistry department, is leaving, and Stephen Veysey, chemistry instrument services manager, is retiring. A short program with remarks will begin at 2:30 pm.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Superhero Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Turn a figurine into a new guardian or nemesis, or paint your favorite hero, villain, or speech bubble - Ka-Pow! Wear a cape and get half price studio fees, and enter our drawing for two tickets to Captain Marvel, releasing March 8.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Cyclone Cinema: Spider-Man, Into the Spider-Verse

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Spider-Man, Into the Spider-Verse is a PG fantasy/science fiction movie rated 5 stars. Watch Brooklyn teenager, Miles Morales develop mysterious powers from a radioactive spider bite that transform him into the one and only Spider-Man. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cost: free

Lecture: Reframing the National Conversation about Immigration

Channel: National Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

"Law and Story: Reframing the National Conversation about Immigration," Rev. Dr. David Vasquez-Levy, President of the Pacific School of Religion, and Tom Miller, Iowa State Attorney General, will discuss both immigration laws and the current immigration narrative among academic, legal and religious communities.

Cost: free

Performance: Sense and Sensibility

Channel: Theatre

7:30 pm @ Fisher Theater

In 18th-century England, the sudden death of Henry Dashwood leaves his daughters financially destitute and socially vulnerable. The sisters -- sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne -- must learn how to weather the ridiculous societal pressures of the time in order to find love and their place in this new world. A charming, new adaptation written by ISU alum Kerry Skram.

Cost: $11-$18

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ Memorial Union

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. Enjoy an evening with Panda Express, the chance to win a $1,000 and entertainment.

Cost: free

ISU AfterDark: Antoni Porowski

Channel: Student Activities Center

11:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Actor, Antoni Porowski, is best known for his role as the food and wine expert in the Netflix series, Queer Eye.

Cost: free