Friday, 01 Mar 2019
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.
Reiman Gardens' plant collections provide a living laboratory for learning all about plants.
Ed Logan, a facilities mechanic at the Memorial Union, is retiring after 25 years of service to the university.
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.
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.
Barb Cole, a baker in ISU Dining's central bakery, is retiring after 33 years of service to ISU Dining.
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.
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.
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.
Ralph Breaks the Internet, a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 3.5 stars. Watch Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel the World Wide Web on a mission. They risk it all to save the video game, "Sugar Rush" with the help of citizens of the internet
"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.
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.
Becky Robinson, a comedian will be joining us for a great night of laughs at ISU AfterDark.
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.
Actor, Antoni Porowski, is best known for his role as the food and wine expert in the Netflix series, Queer Eye.