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Wednesday, 04 Mar 2015

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 04, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 05 Mar 2015

Workshop: How to Negotiate any Situation Successfully

Mar 05, 2015

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union


ISU Advance Diversity Training, development

Learn how to negotiate for the conditions that create your career success. Led by Regina Barr, founder and CEO of Red Ladder Inc.

Balancing work and private life

Mar 05, 2015

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

Workshop on balancing work and private life

Biomedical Sciences and Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

Mar 05, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2025 College of Veterinary Medicine


Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Vaccine Studies to Mitigate Influenza in a Pig Model," Dr. Renukaradhya Gourapura, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio. Gourapura will discuss the strategies developed to increase the likelihood of cross-protective efficacy of candidate inactivated virus vaccines in a pig model. Pizza will served at the beginning of the seminar. Cosponsored by the department of biomedical sciences.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Mar 05, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center


Athletics Athletics Meetings, receptions

Cyclone Club luncheons are open to the public. The program, led by John Walters, features a different coach each month. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Cost of admission includes a catered lunch and door prizes.

Seminar: "The room itself is active": An assessment of the CELT Active Learning Classroom

Mar 05, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall


Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Colleges and universities are committing resources to re-design classroom spaces to promote active, participatory, and experiential learning (Harvey & Kenyon, 2013; Oblinger, 2006). This case study will discuss an assessment of an Active Learning Classroom (ALC) as part of a campus wide evaluation of learning spaces at Iowa State University.

CANCELED: Scholarship poster festival

Mar 05, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

LeBaron and MacKay Halls


Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Meetings, receptions

This event has been canceled. 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.

Ceremony and reception: YWCA's Women of Achievement

Mar 05, 2015

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Octagon Center for the Arts, 427 Douglas Ave.

$35 ($50 for two), students $10

Special Events Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

Three Iowa State women -- two employees and a student -- will be honored for their efforts to empower women or eliminate racism. Enjoy light appetizers and live performances. Purchase tickets from the YWCA Ames-ISU.

Lecture: Public Interest Design

Mar 05, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2245 Coover Hall


College of Design Lectures

Design Corps founder Bryan Bell will offer examples of successful projects and best practices in public interest design--a rapidly growing field that encompasses work often called community design, social design, humanitarian design and pro bono design--and propose ways to maximize the public value of design. Part of the Spring 2015 Architecture Advisory Council Lecture Series.

Class: Botanical Drawing

Mar 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $72 for members and $90 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 week course on Mondays March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, & April 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Learn how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches & successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers & plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, & even get inspired by those early spring blooms in outside. Use your drawings for nature journals, hand-made cards, & more.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Mar 05, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:00 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 March 11 meeting in Iowa City.

Feminist Embroidery Class

Mar 05, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month by turning inspiring words into stitched art. Needlework has moved from early samplers and quilting decoration to embellished clothing in the 70's to modern themes by DIY "makers" of today. Use one of our quotes, or bring in your own ideas and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished quotes can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project. All genders welcome.

Blurring the Boundaries

Mar 05, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall


ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

Dan Corson is an award-winning public artist from Seattle who uses his background in art and theatrical design to create installations filled with drama, light and engaging viewer interactions. Corson will discuss several of his past, present and upcoming projects.

Lecture: The Language Hoax

Mar 05, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language" - John McWhorter, Columbia University, is the author of numerous books on how language shapes the way we think. Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics

Performance: STOMP

Mar 05, 2015

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium


Iowa State Center Arts, performances

STOMP! returns to Stephens crashing and stomping with a percussion-inspired show.

COHERENCE Exhibition Opening and Reception

Mar 05, 2015

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall


University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums as we celebrate public artist Dan Corson and the opening of his new installation exhibition in the Christian Petersen Art Museum, COHERENCE: An Immersive Laser Installation by Dan Corson. You have never seen anything like this on campus. Bring your friends to experience and enjoy Corson's light and laser filled environment. Live music and light refreshments will be provided.

Lecture: Physical Inactivity - Should We Consider It a Disease?

Mar 05, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Dr. Michael Joyner is a physician-researcher at Mayo Clinic and a leading voice in the world of exercise physiology. The 2015 Pease Family Scholar

Friday, 06 Mar 2015

EH&S Safety Summit

Mar 06, 2015

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

1230 Environmental Health and Safety Services Building


Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

"Ergonomics." This session will provide attendees with specific examples of equipment and techniques to reduce or eliminate laboratory and office ergonomic risk factors. Registration is free.

Retirement Open House: Tom Oftedal

Mar 06, 2015

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

200 General Services Building

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Tom Oftedal, assistant university architect with facilities planning and management, is retiring after 18.5 years of service. Stop by and wish him well.

Public Interest Design Institute

Mar 06, 2015

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Design on Main, 203 Main St., Ames

College of Design Conferences

The ISU College of Design and Community Design Lab will host a two-day workshop March 6-7 on ways design and social engagement can impact the physical, social and economic needs of people and address critical local and global issues. Register online at

Presentation: Using the Online Testing Centers at ISU - Blackboard User Group (BUG)

Mar 06, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Presentation: We will give an overview of the Online Testing Centers, and how using the service can benefit both instructors and students. Facilitated by Doug Bull, Director, Testing Center; and Jess Haht, Program Assistant, Testing Center. The 20-30 minute presentation will be followed by the monthly meeting of BbLearn users discussing various topics related to the use of Blackboard Learn in teaching and learning.

Keynote: ISCORE

Mar 06, 2015

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Student activities

Kathleen Wong(Lau) is the director of the University of Oklahoma's Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies. She has done consulting and training on diversity and inclusion in university settings and the private corporate sector, and has published research on structural inequality within higher education and best practices for addressing multicultural leadership within institutions.

Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus

Mar 06, 2015

2:15 PM

Registrar Academic calendar

Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus at 2:15 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Pet Bowls

Mar 06, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Personalize a food or water bowl for your furry friend.

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 06, 2015

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

April of 2014 celebrates the 150th anniversary of the ending of the Civil War. Iowa sent a greater proportion of its men between the ages of 15-40 than did any other state. This is the story of four of them and three women who loved them.

ISU AfterDark

Mar 06, 2015

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM



Student Union Board Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Performance: Hippo Campus

Mar 06, 2015

9:00 PM



Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hippo Campus is an indie pop band from Woodbury, Minnesota. In 2014, they released their debut EP Bashful Creatures. They have already received such accolades as being voted as 'one of the best new bands in City Pages' annual Picked to Click poll' and were marked as a "Buzz Band to Watch" by British music magazine, NME. They provide a fresh and catchy sound that can be compared to Vampire Weekend and The Strokes.

Saturday, 07 Mar 2015

Wrestling: Big 12 Conference Championships

Mar 07, 2015

All day

Hilton Coliseum


Athletics Athletics

Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia.