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Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 14, 2015

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Symposium: Interlocking the Pieces for Global Food Security

Apr 14, 2015

8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Gateway Conference Center

$50-$150 (free for ISU faculty, staff, students, consortium)

Seed Science Center Conferences

"Interlocking The Pieces For Global Food Security." Three sessions are planned to include topics on nutrition; capacity building/education; private/public partnerships and entrepreneurship; and production environments -- seeds, soil and water.

Symposium: Undergraduate research and creative expression

Apr 14, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

University Honors Program Meetings, receptions

A day-long celebration of undergraduate research that brings students from all academic disciplines together to share their work with the university community, families and guests in a conference-style environment. Participation is open to any ISU undergraduate involved in mentored research.

P&S Council Seminar

Apr 14, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Collaborative Technology and Application Development: One View of Our Future," Jim Kurtenbach, interim vice president and chief information officer in information technology services.

Welcome reception: CALS Student Services

Apr 14, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet Elizabeth Martinez-Podolsky, undergraduate retention specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' student services office. She will act as the CALS multicultural liaison officer and provide programming for a broad range of student interests including undergraduate multicultural, adult, LGBT, veteran and military students.

Class: Beginner Photography

Apr 14, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $56 for members and $70 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 4 week course on Tuesdays beginning April 7, April 14, April 21, & April 28 from 6:00-8:30 p.m. This 4-part workshop covers the basics of photography including equipment & how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & tips & tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students & review. Bring your DSLR camera & tripod to each class.

Workshop: Perfume Blending Intensive

Apr 14, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $800 for members and $1,000 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Tuesdays April 7, April 14, April 21, April 28, May 5, & May 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Those who complete this 6-week intensive workshop will leave with their own uniquely developed fragrance, 1 kit of 10 essences, & a Certificate of Perfume Blending from Amanda Feeley, natural perfumer & owner of Esscentual Alchemy. Amanda will teach you the background, skills, & preparation you'll need to become a natural perfumer.

Lecture: The Politics of Global Food Security

Apr 14, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Philip McMichael is Professor and Chair of Development Sociology at Cornell University.

Performance: C.S. Lewis' The Screwtape Letters

Apr 14, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$60

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Screwtape Letters creates a topsy-turvy morally inverted universe set in an eerily stylish office in hell, where God is called the "Enemy" and the devil is referred to as "Our Father below."

Open Mic Night

Apr 14, 2015

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Symposium: Interlocking the Pieces for Global Food Security

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gateway Conference Center

$50-$150 (free for ISU faculty, staff, students, consortium)

Seed Science Center Conferences

"Interlocking The Pieces For Global Food Security." Three sessions are planned to include topics on nutrition; capacity building/education; private/public partnerships and entrepreneurship; and production environments -- seeds, soil and water.

Tour: Behind the Scenes at Reiman Gardens

Apr 15, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is free for members, ISU students, and volunteers with hours in the last two months. $10 for the general public.

Reiman Gardens

Topic to be determined. This program is perfect for volunteers! Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

Academic Wealth Management: Helping High School Students & Families Make Early College Credit a Good Investment

Apr 15, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When does college begin? Today more than half the students entering directly from high school have earned some college credit before they matriculate. Academic advisers are rarely involved in those decisions. This session will present a creative approach to help students and families make more strategic decisions about early college credit.

Retirement Reception: Carl Jacobson

Apr 15, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Molecular Biology Foyer

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Meetings, receptions

Carl Jacobson, professor in the department of geological & atmospheric sciences, will retire at the end of spring semester. Please stop by and wish Carl well in his upcoming new life in Pennsylvania. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Film & Discussion: Love Is a Verb

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM

Carver Hall Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

A documentary examining Hizmet, or the Gulen Movement. Executive Producer Kenneth L. Hunter and co-producer Hakan Berberoglu will provide opening remarks and participate in a discussion following the 55-minute film.

Walk-In Craft: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Shrink plastic is lightweight, easy to draw on and fun! The possibilities are endless in creating unique designs for colorful jewelry.

The Hunting Ground: Documentary & Discussion about Sexual Assault on Campus

Apr 15, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The Hunting Ground, a 90-minute film, weaves together verite footage and first-person testimonies of sexual assault survivors on U.S. campuses. A Q&A discussion about Iowa State University and Ames community response services available to students will follow the film. Iowa State President Steven Leath and the university's Chief of Police Jerry Stewart will provide opening remarks.

Shook Twins

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band now hailing from coniferous forested Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015

Iowa Energy Center speaker series

Apr 16, 2015

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Iowa Energy Center Live Green

"Green Savings: How Policies and Markets Drive Energy Efficiency," Marilyn Ann Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology. Brown will introduce fresh perspectives on energy production, new technology, policymaking, user behavior and how these features all play critical roles in determining the best plan of action to overcome the global energy crisis. Register (free) in advance; reception will follow (noon-12:30 p.m.).

Teaching and Learning Circle: The Power of Habit: Transform Your Advising [Registration now closed]

Apr 16, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Did you know that over 40% of our actions every day are not actual decisions, but habits that we have subconsciously formed and reinforced over time? The simple technique outlined in 'The Power of Habit' will empower you to change or build a habit that can lead to lasting results impacting you both personally and professionally.

Scholarship poster festival

Apr 16, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

LeBaron and MacKay Halls

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

The apparel, merchandising and design department annual poster festival features design, research and teaching scholarship. Posters and apparel designs on display. Refreshments will be served.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Apr 16, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents April 22-23 meeting in Council Bluffs.

Walk-In Craft: Lucky Pennies

Apr 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain. Pennies available or bring a special one for the occasion.

Workshop: Papermaking

Apr 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $40 for members and $50 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 3 week course on Thursdays, April 2, April 9, and April 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash. Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess. Great for anyone ages 10 and up.

Finding a Way: Making and Meaning - Jeremy Rudd

Apr 16, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Artist, educator and Iowa State alumnus Jeremy Rudd will discuss finding his way as a professional visual artist while navigating the demands of career, family and ambition. He will share his experience as a liturgical artist on commission and present his recent work that focuses on metaphors of environment and sustainability. He is the guest juror for the 2015 Senior BFA Exhibition in the College of Design's Gallery 181.

Lecture: Immigration and Mental Health

Apr 16, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Melba Vasquez is a past president of the American Psychological Association and led the organization's national taskforce on how immigration affects the mental heath status of immigrants and their children.

Musical: Les Miserables (SOLD OUT)

Apr 16, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Theatre Arts, performances

Jean Valjean steals a loaf of bread to feed his sister's starving child and serves nineteen years in jail. Upon release, he breaks parole and attempts to start his life anew. One of the world's greatest stories of redemption.

Cyclone Voice featuring Andy Grammer

Apr 16, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale host will be singer-songwriter Andy Grammer. Andy is known for his hit songs "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," and his latest chart-climbing hit "Honey, I'm Good." Andy will emcee the event and will perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.

Friday, 17 Apr 2015