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Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019

Research workshop: National Institutes of Health Proposal Development -- Session 1

Mar 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn about NIH-specific requirements, including budgets and budget justifications. We'll also touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions.

Faculty workshop: The Public Classroom

Mar 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Seemingly every week, university faculty come under fire for statements or material presented in the classroom. University counsel Michael Norton will provide a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom. For all faculty. Registration requested.

Seminar: P&S Classification and Compensation Review

Mar 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union Gallery Room

free

Professional and Scientific Council Training, development

University human resources director of compensation and classification Emma Houghton will give the latest information on the classification and compensation review for professional and scientific staff. Hosted by the Professional and Scientific Council.

Lecture: Designing Secure Fleets of Drones

Mar 12, 2019

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Iowa State assistant professor of computer science Borzoo Bonakdarpour will discuss his work designing programmed drone fleets that are efficient enough for large-scale projects but also safe, secure and adaptable. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

Research workshop: National Institutes of Health Proposal Development -- Session 2

Mar 13, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn about NIH-specific requirements, including budgets and budget justifications. We'll also touch on salary caps, just-in-time requests, standard due dates and start dates, and proposal scoring. You'll walk away with tips, tricks and common issues with proposal development, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions.

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 13, 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.

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Mar 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ulrike Passe and Kimberly Zarecor, associate professors of architecture, will share their funded research - Passe on the computational fluid dynamics of trees and their impact on building energy performance, and Zarecor on "smart shrinkage" as a new paradigm for rural communities.

Art Walk: Hidden Messages & Secret Images

Mar 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Biorewables Complex

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums' to examine and reveal the hidden meaning behind art pieces located in the Biorenewables Complex.

Design Thinking Research Social

Mar 13, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Beckman Forum, King Pavilion, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Faculty, scholars, administrators and professionals from all disciplines are invited to explore the application of design thinking beyond disciplinary boundaries, share knowledge and identify synergies around design thinking. The event will include a panel discussion and small breakout sessions focused on developing future research collaborations.

Lecture: Student Life at Iowa State, 1869-90

Mar 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Historian Douglas Biggs, a native of Ames and a graduate of Iowa State University, will discuss student life at Iowa State during it first two decades.

Performance: United States Air Force Band and Singing Sergeants

Mar 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Air Force Band consists of six performing groups: Air Force Strings, Airmen of Note, Ceremonial Brass, Concert Band, Max Impact and Singing Sergeants. This premier musical unit continues to honor those who serve, inspire patriotism and military service in fellow citizens and impact the global community positively.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 13, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 14 Mar 2019

Caterpillar Club

Mar 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardnes

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Spring Blood Drive

Mar 14, 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.

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Mar 14, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Nature at Noon

Mar 14, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2019 theme, Toys & Games.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 14, 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.

Research workshop: Subrecipient monitoring

Mar 14, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Research Office Training, development

Join OSPA and SPA as we examine the Uniform Guidance's expanded requirements for subrecipient monitoring on federal financial assistance awards. We will review roles and responsibilities within Iowa State along with important source documents. We also will discuss how subrecipient agreements are customized to reflect risk and to enhance monitoring.

Workshop, Rubrics and Outcomes in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 14, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Learning to Learn: Chris Bell

Mar 14, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

In an effort to better understand the balance between the benefits and the risks that new technologies offer, urban designer Chris Bell, a senior associate with DLR Group, will present "Learning to Learn," which considers his experiences working on smart cities in Asia, as well as work in Africa. Part of the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility, Bell's visit is cosponsored by the Des Moines and Seattle offices of DLR Group.

Cyclone Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns

Mar 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Mary Poppins Returns is a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 4 stars. Michael Banks learns his house will be repossessed if he can't pay back his loan. Just as all seems lost, Mary Poppins, the beloved nanny from his childhood arrives to save the day. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Rapid Global Warming and Human Violence

Mar 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Iowa State Distinguished Professor of psychology Craig Anderson will outline three ways global warming increases the risk of human violence. Sigma Xi Lecture Series.

The Way Down Wanderers

Mar 14, 2019

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A 5-piece Illinois-based act with high energy percussion, mandolin, guitar, bass, banjo and fiddle. All instruments weave seamlessly together to create an experience for fans that has sold out shows across the UK and the United States. Critics and tastemakers alike have awarded the young artists an impressive number of accolades ranging from official showcases at AmericanaFest (2018), Songpickr's Best Songs Spotify Playlist (2016) and more.

Friday, 15 Mar 2019

Research workshop: Subrecipient monitoring

Mar 15, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Research Office Training, development

Join OSPA and SPA as we examine the Uniform Guidance's expanded requirements for subrecipient monitoring on federal financial assistance awards. We will review roles and responsibilities within Iowa State along with important source documents. We also will discuss how subrecipient agreements are customized to reflect risk and to enhance monitoring.

Workshop, Your Canvas Course on Smart Devices (Canvas Track 2)

Mar 15, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

What platforms do your students use to access your Canvas course most frequently? Is your course design responsive to different platforms/smart devices? How can you use your smart device to effectively perform your teaching functions? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Mar 15, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS) to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing and new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.

Webinar: The Process Towards Quality Matters Program Certification from a Faculty Perspective

Mar 15, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own register through Quality Matters via link below

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join several faculty members from Metropolitan State University of Denver as they share their experiences in working to complete the QM Program Certification process. Learn how they went from being QM novices to zeroing in on completing the QM Program Review Candidacy for Online Program Design.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Mar 15, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$25-$37

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

Enjoy a St. Patrick's Day meal, live Irish music and good company.

Gymnastics

Mar 15, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Denver.

Cyclone Cinema: Mary Poppins Returns

Mar 15, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Mary Poppins Returns is a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 4 stars. Michael Banks learns his house will be repossessed if he can't pay back his loan. Just as all seems lost, Mary Poppins, the beloved nanny from his childhood arrives to save the day. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.