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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Mar 2020

Needle-Felted Wool Painting: Succulents

Mar 01, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Have you tried needle felting? Do you love plants? This program is for you!

Performance: The Wolves

Mar 01, 2020

1:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$10-$20

Theatre Arts, performances

From the safety of their warm-up circle, an all-girls soccer team navigates the big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. This production contains mature content.

Home Gardening Series: Starting Seeds

Mar 01, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

March is the perfect time to start many seeds indoors for early spring planting.

March Craft of the Month: Wood tray Spruce Up

Mar 01, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8-$12 depending on size, per person

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using a combination of paint, decoupaged papers and oil markers, turn a plain wood tray into a decorative piece or functional storage spot. Three tray sizes available.

Concert: Iowa State Singers

Mar 01, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Iowa State Singers perform under the direction of Dr. James Rodde.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Mar 01, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cyclone Cinema: Uncut Gems

Mar 01, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.

Monday, 02 Mar 2020

CCE Seminar: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Mar 02, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2115 Pearson

free

Centers and Institutes Conferences Student activities Training, development

"Improving your Interviewing Skills." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Mar 02, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Entomology Seminar

Mar 02, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

220 Science II

free

Entomology Department Lectures

"The chorus of underwater chirps, squeaks and croaks; aquatic insects and the application of bioacoustics for detection and identification," Michael Flinn, Murray State University. Entomology Graduate Student Organization (EGSO) speaker.

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Mar 02, 2020

5:30 PM

Scheman Building

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

The 25 Year Club honors employees who have served the University for 25, 35, 45 or 50 consecutive years at this annual banquet. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m.; dinner at 6:45 p.m. Reservations are required.

Drawing Class

Mar 02, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing technique including: line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

CANCELED: Siberian State Symphony

Mar 02, 2020

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $80

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Siberian State Symphony Orchestra had to cancel its U.S. tour.

Tuesday, 03 Mar 2020

ReACT Exhibition #WomenKnowStuffToo Opening Reception

Mar 03, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Reiman Gallery(lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Engage with the ReACT exhibition #WomenKnowStuffToo that takes an in-depth look at the technical side of art-making and how women artists innovate in various media.

Men's Basketball

Mar 03, 2020

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Open Mic Night

Mar 03, 2020

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

Faculty workshop: Preparing for a Successful P&T Review

Mar 04, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Associate provosts Dawn Bratsch-Prince and Ann Marie VanDerZanden and VP for research Sarah Nusser will lead this presentation for tenure-eligible faculty. Mentors and department chairs are encouraged to attend in support of their mentees and new colleagues.

ISCORE Preconference

Mar 04, 2020

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Procurement workshop: How Do I Buy?

Mar 04, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

Find out what hasn't changed and what's new, including introducing some new tools that have been created to help make purchases and purchasing decisions. We will address commonly asked questions and leave plenty of open Q&A time with our cyBUY, P-Card and T&H Card experts and procurement agents.

CCE Seminar: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Mar 04, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2115 Pearson

free

Centers and Institutes Conferences Student activities Training, development

"Writing the Research Statement." Learn valuable tips on how to create different application materials for your job packet. You'll be ready for the job market in no time. Seating is limited; register in advance.

Naming celebration: Simon Estes Music Hall

Mar 04, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

On Feb. 5, the state Board of Regents approved Iowa State's request to name Music Hall for opera vocalist Simon Estes, the music and theatre department's F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist-in-Residence since 2000. A live webcast will be available.

Thursday, 05 Mar 2020

Caterpillar Club

Mar 05, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Workshop, Meditation: Why is it so useful and how can I use it in my classroom?

Mar 05, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Many studies show regular meditation practice may be helpful for high blood pressure, psychological health, pain management and mitigating the effect of stress and sleep disorders. Join Karen Bovenmyer, (Future Faculty Development Program Coordinator, CELT) in a guided meditation experience suitable for use in your everyday life, in your classrooms/professional development sessions, and in your friend and family life.

Spring Pruning Workshop

Mar 05, 2020

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens Horticulture Staff for a hands-on workshop about early spring pruning. Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and practice these skills in the Gardens.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Mar 05, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

CCE Workshop: Writing the Literature Review

Mar 05, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

Centers and Institutes Conferences Student activities Training, development

"Part 2: Lit Review Without Tears: Tangible Strategies for Writing a Pain-Free Literature Review." A workshop for grad students to discuss purposes of the lit review, overview qualities of a successful lit review, and provide easy-to-apply techniques to help craft an effective argument in lit reviews with as little stress as possible.

Roundtable Discussion: Creating Global Understanding

Mar 05, 2020

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Learn how Iowa State's World Languages and Culture faculty collaborated with University Museums for the exhibition Creating Global Understanding.

Lecture: Reconnecting Landscapes for Nature and People

Mar 05, 2020

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Nick Haddad is a Professor of Integrative Biology at Michigan State University's Kellogg Biological Station, where he is Director of their long-term Ecological Research Program. He studies biodiversity conservation in working landscapes. He also studies conservation of the rarest butterflies in the world, conservation by reconnecting habitat with landscape corridors, and conservation of habitat diversity in agricultural landscapes.

Cyclone Cinema: Bombshell

Mar 05, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Gretchen Carlson slaps Fox News founder Roger Ailes with a lawsuit alleging sexual harassment. Next, Fox News correspondent Megyn Kelly coming forward with her own story, as well as multiple other women, inciting a movement that reverberates around the world.