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Thursday, 07 Mar 2019

Photoshop CC Basics for Photographers

Mar 07, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6-week course on Thursdays beginning March 7, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Photoshop CC is a powerful, yet complex photo editing tool to learn. And, as a photographer, who has time to learn how to use it?

Canada-US Relations: Still Friends, Partners, and Allies?

Mar 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Former Canadian diplomat Colin Robertson is now vice president and fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Robertson will speak about the relationship beyond the Beltway and offer some perspectives on how it can continue to mutually benefit both nations.

Modern Architecture in the Mid-Century

Mar 07, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 1030, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Speaker: Ted Grevstad-Nordbeck, Assistant Professor in Community and Regional Planning

Lecture: Building a Movement that Restores the Planet

Mar 07, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Xiuhtezcatl Martinez is an 18-year-old indigenous climate activist, hip-hop artist, and a voice on the front lines of a global youth-led environmental movement. This event was rescheduled from Nov.r 1.

Friday, 08 Mar 2019

Conference: Canadian-American Relations in the Era of Nationalism and Populism

Mar 08, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

A conference analyzing the economic and political relationship between two important allies -- and a look at the road ahead -- is both timely and appropriate in this era of global uncertainty. Open to the public. A March 7 lecture (7 p.m., MU Sun Room), "Canada-U.S. Relations: Still Friends, Partners and Allies?" by Colin Robertson, precedes the conference.

All-Iowa Student Sustainability Conference

Mar 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union Gallery and Campanile Rooms

$25 for students and $50 for faculty/staff. Day of registration: $30 for students and $55 for faculty/staff.

Live Green Live Green

A conference all about Iowa college and university students and sustainability. An opportunity to connect and share initiatives and achievements in environmental, social and economic sustainability happening on campuses and in communities throughout Iowa, as well as a chance for visioning and strategizing opportunities to network and partner.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Mar 08, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Friday Research Seminar: Skin Deep: Explorations of a Metalsmith

Mar 08, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Joe Muench, professor of art and visual culture (jewelry/metalsmithing), will speak about his experiences as the designer and creator of hand-formed and fabricated metal sculpture and objects that reveal the relationships between art, science, engineering and the human experience. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Guest Speaker: Nicole Allen, SPARC

Mar 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

405 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education for SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), will speak to the Iowa Regent's universities about her experience with open educational resources (OER) for Open Education Week. Nicole is an internationally recognized expert in the movement for Open Education and has been working to further support the use of open textbooks since her own undergraduate education more than a decade ago.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Mar 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Mar 08, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis & dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Potty Mouth Pottery

Mar 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose a bowl, plate, or mug and add your own #!*$ words.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Saturday, 09 Mar 2019

CANCELED: Intro to Plant Propagation

Mar 09, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Save money by growing your own plants from cuttings and seeds!

CANCELED: Make Your Own Checkerboard!

Mar 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Kids, join artist Judy Lemish for a fun, hands-on workshop and go home with your own handmade checkerboard.

Glass Beads Intensive Workshop

Mar 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50 Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! This fast-paced workshop will be packed with information about safety, equipment, and techniques for creating a variety of beads. Leave class with a stash of beads and the know-how to continue on your own. For very beginners or a great refresher for those who would like to brush up on their skills.

Men's Basketball

Mar 09, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

College Improv Festival: Improv of the Corn

Mar 09, 2019

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ($5 with any college ID), tickets only at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU's student improv group, Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival, is hosting a festival of student improv teams from four Iowa colleges: Iowa State, U of Iowa, U of Northern Iowa and Drake University. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, 10 Mar 2019

Short Films: American Design and Marketing in the 50s & 60s

Mar 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 0003, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join the University Museum staff for three short films about modern design at the height of the Mid-Century Modern Era. This event is in conjunction with Designed for a Modern Life Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 10, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Aquaman

Mar 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aquaman is a PG-13 fantasy/science fiction movie rated 3 stars. Power-hungry King Orm rules over Atlantis. Standing in his way is Aquaman, Orm's half-human, half-Atlantean brother and true heir to the throne. Watch Aquaman find his destiny. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 11 Mar 2019

Workshop, Personalized Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 11, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Personalized learning is the type of instruction that targets individual student's needs. How does personalized learning look like in Canvas? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

The Iowa State Blood Drive student organization coordinates a four-day event in the fall and spring semesters. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 11, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Each of five dean finalists will be announced the day before his or her campus visit.

Gymnastics

Mar 11, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Lecture & performance: Mental Health through Hip Hop

Mar 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kai Roberts was a student at Carnegie Mellon University when he began experiencing extreme anxiety and panic disorder. He discovered healing power in writing and created a series of hip hop lyrics to illustrate what he was feeling. Roberts recorded his "Carnegie Cafe" album in 2013, which quickly became a resource for students dealing with mental health disorders and a key element in his own recovery.

Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

The Iowa State Blood Drive student organization coordinates a four-day event in the fall and spring semesters. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to participate.

Workshop, Video Instruction and Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Video instruction speaks to the modern visual and busy learner. Discover Arc, a video tool in Canvas that helps you create engaging and accessible media interactions around your subject matter! Upon completion, participants will be able to the following:

Engaged Scholar meeting

Mar 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Engaged Faculty and Engaged Institutions," Sara Marcketti, director, Centers for Excellence in Learning and Teaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.