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What is featured?

Monday, 18 Mar 2019

Spring break

Mar 18, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classes are recessed. University offices are open, but may be operating with adjusted hours.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Mar 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.

Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019

Spring break

Mar 19, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classes are recessed. University offices are open, but may be operating with adjusted hours.

Floral Design

Mar 19, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$38-$55

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Kerplunk - Ikebana Vase Arrangements. Arrange stems carefully one at a time with a specially designed flower arranging tool in a glass vase. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019

Spring break

Mar 20, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classes are recessed. University offices are open, but may be operating with adjusted hours.

Behind the Scenes: New School Programs

Mar 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear from Education Specialist Jacqueline Venner Senske about the exciting new, interactive programs we have for visiting schools and youth groups.

Thursday, 21 Mar 2019

Spring break

Mar 21, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classes are recessed. University offices are open, but may be operating with adjusted hours.

Caterpillar Club

Mar 21, 2019

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.

Spring Pruning Workshop

Mar 21, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticultural Operations, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of early spring pruning, including fruit trees!

Friday, 22 Mar 2019

Spring break

Mar 22, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classes are recessed. University offices are open, but may be operating with adjusted hours.

Masters of Mimicry Spring Break Program

Mar 22, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What is camouflage and mimicry, and how do plants and animals use them in the wild? Join us for a drop-in program to learn how insects, animals, and even plants use mimicry and adaption in order to survive!

Saturday, 23 Mar 2019

NCAA Women's Basketball Championship

Mar 23, 2019

2:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$10-$30

Athletics Athletics

Session I: DePaul vs. Missouri State. Iowa State, host of first- and second-round games of the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship, will play in the second game of the session. Winners of both games will face each other Monday evening in Hilton.

NCAA Women's Basketball Championship

Mar 23, 2019

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$10-$30

Athletics Athletics

Session I: Iowa State vs. New Mexico State, the second game of the session. Iowa State is host of first- and second-round games of the NCAA Women's Basketball Championship. Winners of Session I games will face each other Monday evening in Hilton.

Sunday, 24 Mar 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 24, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 25 Mar 2019

Monday Monologues series

Mar 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Iowa Odyssey (How We Got to Here)," Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre. Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative theatre project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Each of five dean finalists will be announced the day before his or her campus visit.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Mar 25, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part I: Communicating Effectively Face to Face

Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture: Roberto Rovira

Mar 25, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2245 Coover

free

College of Design Lectures

Roberto Rovira is the internationally recognized principal of Studio Roberto Rovira and associate professor and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental and Urban Design at Florida International University. He will present "Mapping Natural Transformations: Studio Roberto Rovira's EcoAtlas, Art and Design," the 2019 P.H. Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture.

POSTPONED Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Mar 25, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

This event is being rescheduled due to a flight cancelation. New date to be announced soon!

Lecture: Systems, Sustainability and Policy

Mar 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Setting the Table: Systems, Sustainability and Policy." Angie Tagtow is a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in public health and food policy. She was executive director of the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion during the Obama administration and co-led the development and launch of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with the US Department of Health and Human Services.

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 26, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Pete the Cat

Mar 26, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Pete the Cat is sent to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners -- and boy are they square! But life is an adventure no matter where you wind up for Pete, who gets the whole family rocking - almost.

Pete the Cat

Mar 26, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Pete the Cat is sent to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners - and boy are they square! But life is an adventure no matter where you wind up for Pete, who gets the whole family rocking - almost.

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 26, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Open house: Procurement services

Mar 26, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

First floor, Administrative Services Building

free

Procurement Services department Meetings, receptions

Faculty and staff are invited to help procurement staff observe national procurement month. Enjoy refreshments, carnival games and door prizes. RSVPs are requested but not required.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Mar 26, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Workshop: Self-Editing

Mar 26, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Pearson Hall 2115

free

Graduate College Training, development

Learn ways to effectively edit/proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language.

Feminist Cross Stitch Workshop

Mar 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $27 Public $37 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month! Choose a design featuring feminist quotes and imagery, then learn to read and follow the pattern. Get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching. Leave with all the supplies (and the know-how!) to finish on your own. "A feminist is anyone who recognizes the equality and full humanity of women and men." - Gloria Steinem