Monday, 23 Mar 2015
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.
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
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.
"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.
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
Mentoring graduate students
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.
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.
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 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.
Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.
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
Iowa State vs. Nebraska has been canceled and will not be rescheduled.
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.
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!
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.
Matthew Coley director of percussion
"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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 with Aparna Nancherla & Josh Fadem
Friday, 27 Mar 2015
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.
Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.