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Monday, 28 Feb 2022

Trigger Warnings: Methods and best practices

Feb 28, 2022

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join Michael Bugeja, Distinguished Professor (LAS), as he shares his practices and views about trigger warnings. He disputes the conventional wisdom of "avoidance rationale" as teachers who use such warnings typically tackle the difficult topics. He also rebuts methodologies of studies that show trigger warnings are ineffective and provides guidelines that not only respect students' well-being but also result in enhanced teaching practices.

Drop-In Craft: Mini Zen Garden and Stone Mandala

Feb 28, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$9 in-studio / $11 to-go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Create a set of small visual reminders of the need to slow down and be present in your life.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cereal Bowl Week

Feb 28, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Paint a bowl for your morning staple or late-night snack. When you pick up your bowl after firing, we will throw in a single-serve cereal box to get you started.

Seminar: Elements of a Healing Garden

Feb 28, 2022

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

Virtual

free

Research Lectures

Join this seminar to hear from Mark Dwyer, Horticulturist from Landscape Prescriptions by MD in Janesvill, Wi. Mark will discuss specific enabling features to accommodate specific user, encourage engagement and provide a welcoming garden space for all visitors and users. Gain some insight into the use of materials and layouts to promote active programmatic use for physical therapy, horticulture therapy, and more.

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Feb 28, 2022

5:00 PM

Scheman Building

General Events 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 p.m., followed by dinner and the ceremony. Reservations are required.

Woodshop Orientation with John Burright

Feb 28, 2022

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace

ISU $25 / Public $35

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and most importantly, woodshop safety.

Lecture: Disordered Thoughts About Food and Exercise

Feb 28, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

This event will be in person, live streamed, and recorded. Dec. 16, 2012, was the day Rachael Steil stopped running in silence. It was the day she wrote her first blog post about dealing with anorexia and binge eating as an All-American runner and shared it with the world.

Stained Glass Class with Rod Simpson

Feb 28, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace

ISU $85 / Public $95

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass. Learn how to handle glass, choose colors and textures, fit glass to patterns, cut, grind, foil, and solder. Enhanced by daylight, your piece will change based on the weather, season, and time of day.

Trivia Night: Black History (virtual)

Feb 28, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 3580, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Diversity Student activities

A three-part trivia night series will test your knowledge of Black history, with a different style of trivia each night.

Women's Basketball vs. Baylor

Feb 28, 2022

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$15

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor. Dates and times subject to change. Please visit the cyclones.com website for updates and information.

Lecture: How Black Women Have Shaped History Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow

Feb 28, 2022

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

"Now That's Magic: How Black Women Have Shaped History Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow," personal development coach Jessica Lundy will share not only how each of these women have impacted her and propelled her journey, but also distill the essential elements of each for audience members to use in their endeavors. This program is tailored specifically for Black History Month and Women's History Month programming.

Performance: Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra

Feb 28, 2022

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$80

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Polish Wieniawski Philharmonic Orchestra's U.S. Tour is the longest tour in its history. The orchestra will be accompanied by first prize-winners of the upcoming Chopin International Piano Competition and Wieniawski International Violin Competition.