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Monday, 23 Mar 2015

Registration begins: Summer 2015 and Fall 2015

Mar 23, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration dates for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and students in the Graduate College. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Sock Monkeys Class

Mar 23, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $33, Public $43 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

A twist on the traditional monkey! Choose from bright patterned socks including Cyclone themed socks to create an original soft character. Get ideas for accessories and personalizing, and enjoy the camaraderie of stitching as a group.

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015

Registration begins for seniors: Summer 2015, Fall 2015

Mar 24, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Mar 24, 2015

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"The Fashionable Side of STEM," Sara Marcketti, associate professor in the apparel, merchandising and design program and associate director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

POSTPONED: Discussion: Visiting Professor Lee Sheldon - Game Based Learning Community

Mar 24, 2015

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A Game-Based Learning Community discussion with Dr. Lee Sheldon, Associate Professor, the Communication and Media Department and Co-Director of the Games and Simulation Arts and Sciences program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York

POSTPONED: Forum: Designing Coursework as a Game with Visiting Professor Lee Sheldon

Mar 24, 2015

1:45 PM - 3:00 PM

Campanile Room, Iowa State Memorial Union

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Everywhere educators from K-12 to university professors are attempting to negotiate the widening gap between decades-old teaching methods and the parallel-processing and social-networking students of today. They recognize that students seem more focused on video game challenges than their classes, but literal efforts to use video games to teach have met with uncertain success.

What Are the Digital Humanities and Why Are They Important?

Mar 24, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

You may have noticed the phrase "Digital Humanities" popping up all over the place in the last several years. In this workshop you'll learn what is meant by DH, why it's such an important field, and how you, as a humanist, can make it work for you. Intended for graduate students and faculty in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Seating is limited. Prerequisite required.

Wood Stack Table

Mar 24, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $59, Public $69 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn how stack laminate and make a small striped table or stool. The first night students will assemble various types of wood with glue and clamps. The second night sand and finish your piece. Leave class with a beautifully variegated functional object for your home.

Watercolor Class

Mar 24, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $54, Public $64 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Watercolor is a powerful and technical medium in which one can achieve beautiful results with a relatively quick sketch, or brilliant finished work with the investment of more time and craft. Watercolor is easy to use and this class will teach a variety of techniques from realistic to abstract in fun exercises. Experiment with both traditional and liquid watercolors.

Lecture: Stories of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Mar 24, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.

The Last Bhopa: The Effects of Modernization on Folk Culture in India

Mar 24, 2015

8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Praveen Singh Rathore will screen his 15-minute film "The Last Bhopa" and discuss how development in India has impacted the lives of traditional musicians and artisans, including Bhopas, semi-nomadic priest singers of the folk deities in Rajasthan, India.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

CANCELED: Softball

Mar 25, 2015

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Nebraska has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.

Reception: Iowa Public Radio donor appreciation

Mar 25, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Meet Iowa Public Radio on-air staff, enjoy refreshments and tour Reiman Gardens as part of this IPR donor appreciation event. A "Talk of Iowa" panel discussion will be recorded, with host Charity Nebbe and the Hort Gang.

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 25, 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!

Lecture: GMO Technology and the Future of Food

Mar 25, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Kevin Folta (Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida) runs the Bio-talk-nowledge-y website, a program designed to help scientists learn the facts about biotechnology and then better communicate them.

Panel: Transgenic Bananas

Mar 25, 2015

8:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Lectures

"Transgenic Bananas? A dialogue on ethics, impacts and alternatives," presented by ISU ActivUs and the ISU Sustainable Agriculture Student Association. Speakers include author Steven Druker; Clark Wolf, ISU philosophy; Christina Gish-Hill, ISU anthropology; and Naboth Bwambale, ISU sociology. Moderators Carmen Bain, ISU sociology; and Michael Dahlstrom, ISU GSJMC.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 25, 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, 26 Mar 2015

Tech CYte Training: iLife Series Part One

Mar 26, 2015

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

University Book Store

FREE

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

Tech CYte Training- iLife Series Part 1: iPhoto March 26th at 12:30pm OR March 28th at 12:30pm Please join us inside the ISU Book Store for an in-depth training that will focus on iPhoto for Mac. Learn how to edit and share your photos with this easy to use application.

Medallion Ceremony

Mar 26, 2015

1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Distinguished Professor of English Carol Chapelle is the first holder of the department's Angela B. Pavitt Professorship In English. She will be recognized at this ceremony and a reception to follow. RSVP requested.

Seminar: Best Practices in Flipped Class Design

Mar 26, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Best Practices in Flipped Class Design will give you the knowledge about how flipped learning works in different disciplines and the conceptual tools for constructing a flipped classroom of your own. This webinar is taught by Robert Talbert, Ph.D., associate professor in the mathematics department at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan.

Class: Botanical Drawing

Mar 26, 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.

Walk-In Craft: Boho Denim Embellishment

Mar 26, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Bring in jeans, a jacket, or anything denim to reconstruct. Distress and make cut-offs. Add fabric or embroidery. Stitch on patches, whether there's a hole or not. Bring a little boho-gypsy-folk into your wardrobe for spring.

Stone Setting Little Treasures Class

Mar 26, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $52, Public $62 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Capture something special in a pendant with prongs made from balled wire. Learn about drilling, working with a torch and other basic jewelry making techniques. Bring in a small rock, geode, crystal, or small object that is meaningful to you.

Mathematics of Crime

Mar 26, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Andrea Bertozzi is the Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity and a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Sigma Xi Lecture Series.

Performance: Two Rooms

Mar 26, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

2140 Pearson Hall

Adults $6, students $4, cash or check only

Theatre Arts, performances

The two rooms of the title are a windowless cubicle in Beirut where an American hostage is being held by Arab terrorists and a room in his home in the United States, which his wife has stripped of furniture so that symbolically she can share his ordeal. The wife is goaded by unforeseen developments to speak out against government policy and, in so doing, triggers the tragic series of events that brings the play to its startling conclusion.

SUB Comedy Night w. Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem

Mar 26, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

SUB Comedy Night with Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Designated repeat deadline

Mar 27, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Mar 27, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.