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Monday, 08 Feb 2021

Wayne A. Fuller Lecture in Statistics

Feb 08, 2021

11:00 AM

via Zoom

free

Statistics Department Lectures

Ken Prewitt, past director of the U.S. Census Bureau (1998-2001) and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University, will present "The Next Census: What's New?"

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Feb 08, 2021

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

Central Campus

free

Community activities Arts, performances Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., performed by university carilloneur and Charles T. & Ivadelle Cobb Cownie Professor of Music Tin-Shi Tam. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Innovation Circuit Series: Let's Make a Deal with the Deans

Feb 08, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

A two-session Short Circuit: Feb. 8, "Learn to Deal," and Feb. 15, "Negotiate a Deal with the Deans." Iowa State college deans will answer questions and share lessons from their tenure as key institutional decision-makers and negotiators in situations that influence thousands of people and millions of dollars.

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Feb 08, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Martin Luther King Jr. Series Keynote. Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize winner and the National Humanities Medal, is the author of the bestsellers "The Warmth of Other Suns" and "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents." A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the unseen hierarchies that have divided us as a nation.

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Feb 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Learn the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Kristen Obbink, COVID-19 Public Health Coordinator, will answer your questions regarding the virus and provide updates on campus resources and vaccination efforts. Questions may be submitted in advance.

Workshop, Preserving Your Legacy: Archives

Feb 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is designed to help faculty manage and preserve their legacy through archiving of personal and professional papers, research data, administrative records and more. Attendees will also learn about opportunities for oral histories, departmental histories and other ways to document their ISU legacy.

Artist Talk with Tilly Woodward

Feb 09, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

VIRTUAL PROGRAM - WebEx: Pre-register to receive the meeting link

free

University Museums Arts, performances

A featured artist in the exhibition "Compelling Ground: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of Iowa," Tilly Woodward will discuss her artistic practice, her interest in the landscape of Iowa and her paintings that are on exhibition.

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021

Study Abroad Fair

Feb 10, 2021

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom and Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Grab your mask and head to the fair to learn where your next adventure will take you!

Webinar, Creative and Mindful Activities for Your Classroom (And Your Life)

Feb 10, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this time of virtual meetings and classes, some analog mindful strategies can go a long way. Join Jordan Brooks, Director of Equity, Inclusion, and Multicultural Student Success in the College of Design, for some creative exercises you can use to decompress and recenter.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Engagement)

Feb 10, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Thursday, 11 Feb 2021

Post-Award Actions 201

Feb 11, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

Take a deeper dive into post-award actions in our 201 session. This will be an interactive conversation where you can get answers to your questions and advice on how to handle unique situations with specific federal sponsors. You'll leave with some useful tools and resources you can use to be more efficient in your day-to-day work.

Point Node Gap Structure of the Spin-Triplet Superconductor UTe2

Feb 11, 2021

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

Condensed Matter Physics

Tristin Metz, University of Maryland

Innovation Circuit Series: How to Innovate Product

Feb 11, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

A 6-session Innovation Circuit, "How to Innovate Soft Serve," on Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 18. Includes a design challenge for Frostline Soft Serve. Gain industry experience in product development and management.

Friday, 12 Feb 2021

Panel, Exploring the benefits and shortcomings of TurnItIn (ISU Online Learning Community)

Feb 12, 2021

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In fall 2020, CELT collaborated with Online Testing Centers (OTC) to collect ISU's instructors' opinions about TurnItIn, a tool that checks student submissions for plagiarism in Canvas. We received 89 responses that described TurnItIn usage across different disciplines, delivery modes, and course sizes. Panelists will share the benefits and shortcomings of TurnItIn to uphold academic integrity in small/large enrollment courses delivered...

Innovators Forum: Steve Johanns

Feb 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Civic Innovation on a Global Scale." A live, moderated conversation with Steve Johanns, founder of Last Mile Entrepreneur. Registration required.

Valentine's Carillon Concert

Feb 12, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Sukup Hall atrium

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Valentine's concert, featuring Cownie Professor of Music and university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam on the one-fifth carillon and campanile model, assistant teaching professor of voice Chad Sonka and assistant professor of trombone Nathan Dishman. Spectators may attend in person while observing face covering and physical distancing requirements. The performances also will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Innovation Short Circuit: Innovate an Unfair Advantage

Feb 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Lance LaDuke, assistant teaching professor in euphonium and music entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon. Learn what the experience of creativity and arts teaches us as innovators, influencers and professional contributors; why "impatience" is a key component for innovation; and how to set yourself up for success by diversifying your experiences and skillset.

Web talk, Teaching Critical Thinking and Information Literacy in Introductory STEM Courses

Feb 12, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this happy hour, we will consider the current research and practical implications surrounding undergraduate critical thinking skills. We will interrogate various solutions toward highly-trained graduates to evaluate and synthesize information, and collaborate to create solutions that are well-reasoned, innovative and interdisciplinary.

Saturday, 13 Feb 2021

Men's Basketball

Feb 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Women's Basketball

Feb 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

POSTPONED: Share the Love donation drive

Feb 13, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brookside Park, Ames

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Postponed due to weather. Share the Love. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Cross Disciplinary Students Programs is hosting a donation drive for the Mid Iowa Community Action food bank. Bring a nonperishable food item or feminine hygiene product to donate. Hot cocoa (bring your own mug) and cookies provided. Face coverings and physical distancing required.