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Saturday, 07 Mar 2015

Public Interest Design Institute

Mar 07, 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 http://www.publicinterestdesign.com/ames-ia/

Story Time

Mar 07, 2015

10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

Once upon a Story Time! Join us for a very fairytale and dress up as a prince or princess for a chance to win Cinderella movie tickets!

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 07, 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.

Sunday, 08 Mar 2015

Performance: Love and Honor: Iowa in the Civil War

Mar 08, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:30 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.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 08, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace 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 dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Monday, 09 Mar 2015

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Mar 09, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Land-use changes through 2050: highlights from a global agro-economic model comparison," Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, Purdue University.

Open forum: University Library dean finalist

Mar 09, 2015

3:00 PM

Room 2019 Morrill Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Marilyn Moody, professor and dean of the University Library, Portland State University, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's library dean post.

Lecture: My Electric Genealogy

Mar 09, 2015

4:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Sarah Kanouse, Associate Professor of Intermedia and Dean's Scholar at the University of Iowa, is an interdisciplinary artist and writer examining the politics of landscape and public space. Goldtrap Lecture in English

Banquet: 25 Year Club

Mar 09, 2015

5:30 PM

Scheman Building

$25

University Human Resources 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 5:30 p.m.; dinner begins at 6:15 p.m. Reservations are required by Feb. 20.

Lecture: The State of the Promised Land

Mar 09, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Norman Finkelstein is a political scientist, activist, professor, and author who writes about the Middle East and the politics of the Holocaust.

Concert: Jason Mraz

Mar 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Jason Mraz is an American singer-songwriter.

Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015

Panel: The Student Experience with Service-Learning

Mar 10, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Service-learning offers a dynamic strategy for engaging students in deeper learning of course content through community action. Dr. Gail Nonnecke, Global Professor of Global Resource Systems and Morrill Professor of Horticulture, will facilitate as student panelists share their reflections about the influence service-learning had on their understanding of content presented in the classroom.

Class: Spring Pruning

Mar 10, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Preregistration and prepayment required. Cost is $12 for members and $15 for the general public. ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

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. Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and put your knowledge to practice outside in the Gardens. Please bring a pair of gardening gloves (preferably leather), and dress to work outdoors.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Mar 10, 2015

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Mar 10, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Zendoodle Workshop

Mar 10, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $19/ Public $29 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation.

Sexual Assault on Campus: A Conservative Perspective

Mar 10, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Katie Pavlich is a political commentator for FOX News and author of "Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women."

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015

Art Walk: A Celebration of Art in State Buildings

Mar 11, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Black Engineering

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums Interpretation Specialist David Faux as we continue the University Museums' 40th Anniversary celebration by examining the three works of art that were the first Iowa State public art projects funded by the Iowa Art in State Buildings legislation: Carom, Left-Sided Angel, and Janus Agri-Altar.

College of Design International Education Strategic Planning Workshop

Mar 11, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Join members of the College of Design to help inform the strategic planning process for the college's international education programs.

Asian American and Pacific Islander Faculty and Staff Association Social

Mar 11, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

free

University Relations Meetings, receptions

Meet Iowa State's Asian American and Pacific Islander faculty and staff, and learn more about the association. Light refreshments will be served.

Artful Yoga

Mar 11, 2015

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. This month we will focus on cultivating inner awareness. Please arrive early for a discussion on the month's topic beginning at 5:15. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat.

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 11, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 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

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

The Future of Food

Mar 11, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Vandana Shiva is a philosopher, environmental activist and the founder and director of the Navdanya Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 11, 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, 12 Mar 2015

Adviser Exchange Series: International Student Advising: Collaborations between ISSO and Academic Advising

Mar 12, 2015

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This session will focus on the international student experience and seeks to reinforce the importance of building collaborative relationships between ISSO advisers and academic advisers. Presenters: Jessica Fincham, Program Coordinator, ISSO; and Ashley Huth, Program Coordinator, ISSO.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Mar 12, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Caterpillar Club is free for members and included with regular price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10 and is highly recommended for everyone else.

Reiman Gardens

If you like Kids Story Time, you'll flip for Caterpillar Club! Please join us for winter storytelling twice per month, from October to March. Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud two or three books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts great for groups and individuals alike. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Let's hang out together!

Lecture: Brown Bag

Mar 12, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

No preregistration required. Included with price of admission. Admission is free for members and Iowa State University students.

Reiman Gardens

"Mathematics in the Garden" presented by Leslie Hogben, Iowa State University Mathematics Professor Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program with a new topic presented by regional professionals and lecturers.

Altmetrics: New Metrics for Your Research Impact!

Mar 12, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

OFFERED AS HANDS-ON WORKSHOP OR LIVE WEBINAR. Track your impact beyond citations! Track page views, social bookmarking, tweets, subscribers, downloads, databases, presentation slideshows, videos, websites and more. Preregistration Required for workshop (limited seating) and for webinar.

One Health Lecture Series

Mar 12, 2015

5:00 PM

2226 Vet Med Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Living on the Edge: High-Consequence Zoonotic Pathogens & One Health Concepts," Dr. Thomas Ksiazek, University of Texas, Galveston.