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What is featured?

Tuesday, 26 Mar 2019

Torch-Fired Enamel Jewelry Class

Mar 26, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50 Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Add a little heat to finely crushed glass and metal and you get enameled jewelry! Use stencils, stamps, and even water to get different effects when crafting your jewelry. In all you will make colorful enamel earrings or pendants using three different techniques that will shine bright, and you will be the envy of your friends.

Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019

Real Talk About Inclusion: Do your students feel safe?

Mar 27, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Audrey Kennis, Retention Coordinator for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and ISU Inclusive Excellence Awardee, will guide you through critical issues we see manifesting in Higher Education and inclusion. Learn language and tools to both head off potential issues and respond to student concerns in the moment.

Farewell reception: Hongwei Xin and Tong Wang

Mar 27, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

A farewell reception for Hongwei Xin, Distinguished Professor and assistant dean for research in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Tong Wang, professor of food science and human nutrition.

Open forum: College of Engineering dean finalist

Mar 27, 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.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Mar 27, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part II: You Should Have Heard Them Listen: Verbal and Nonverbal Approaches

Lecture: Can You Design and Build the Career You Want?

Mar 27, 2019

4:00 PM

College of Design Gallery

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Suzanna de Baca has more than 20 years of executive leadership at public, privately held and not-for-profit organizations and was recently named president and publisher of the Des Moines-based Business Publications Corporation.

Mini Macrame Necklace Workshop

Mar 27, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21 Public $31 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This is knot your grandma's macramé! Learn the basic knots, but use them on a smaller scale to make a boho chic necklace. Using just a metal ring and cotton cord, create a charming necklace that doubles as a work of art. An adjustable leather cord will be included to complete your necklace.

Lecture: Changing the World Through Food

Mar 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Fedele Bauccio cofounded Bon Appetit Management Company, which provides food service to 1,000-plus cafes located at corporations, universities and museums in 34 states. Bauccio and Bon Appetit have revolutionized the food service industry, both by introducing fresh, made-from-scratch food to the contract market and by pioneering environmentally and socially responsible practices.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 27, 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, 28 Mar 2019

2019 ISU Research Day

Mar 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union

Research Office Special events Training, development

Save the date for the third annual Iowa State Research Day! The celebration gets better every year, thanks to our engaged research community at Iowa State. You'll see the same exciting programs as you did at last year's event, including posters, exhibits, art, and creative expressions, plus the popular lightning talk sessions and a keynote speaker.

Caterpillar Club

Mar 28, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Workshop: Self-Editing

Mar 28, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:30 PM

Pearson Hall 2115

free

Graduate College Training, development

Learn ways to effectively edit/proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language.

Lecture: Using Insights from Behavioral Economics to Address Physical Activity Disparities

Mar 28, 2019

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Rebecca Hasson is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she studies the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in obesity and obesity-related complications among children and adolescents.

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Mar 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45 Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Now that you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap. A messy but fun process so wear old clothing with a long-sleeved shirt and closed-toe shoes.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Haitian Culture Night

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join Exercise is Medicine at Iowa State University for a Haitian Culture Night philanthropic event. Attendees will get a glimpse of Haitian culture through song, dance, and art.

Lecture: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

David R. Montgomery is a professor at the University of Washington will speak about his most recent book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life," and make a case for how agriculture can be the to global environmental problems. Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture.

The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 2019, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Guest speaker Elizabeth Jachimowicz will talk about mid-century millinery designer Benjamin Green-Field.

The Sound of Music

Mar 28, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winner for Best Score, The Sound of Music, will play Stephens Auditorium on March 28. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with classics like "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." A pre-show dinner is available for this performance.

Lecture: The Farmer, the Artist and the Aerial Photographer

Mar 28, 2019

8:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Re-Envisioning the 1930s Midwest: The Farmer, the Artist, and the Aerial Photographer." Jason Weems is an associate professor of American art, visuality and material culture studies at the University of California, Riverside. His talk is part of an interdisciplinary symposium on the history of Midwest science and engineering.

Friday, 29 Mar 2019

Ready to Run Iowa

Mar 29, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$25

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Registration is required.

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

Mar 29, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

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.

Dominions: Survey and Surveil in the Global Map

Mar 29, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lawrence Bird, an architect, educator and artist from Winnipeg, Canada, draws on his recent video projects to discuss two surveying systems -- Canada's 19th-century Dominion Land Survey (analogous to the American Public Land Survey) and Google Earth. These systems can be seen as a tool of colonial domination. Part of the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

12:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"What to do with photos and specimens." Join insect documentarian Jim Durbin for a discussion of his method of curating specimens and cataloguing photos.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

12:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training." Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this training from Reiman Gardens' entomology staff.

Lawn mower service days

Mar 29, 2019

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$30 (riding mower $50, weed eater $15), pickup and delivery extra

Agriculture Systems Technology Club Special events

Members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club will provide a routine service: oil change, spark plug replacement, blade sharpening, air filter cleaning, deck cleaning and power wash (no major repairs). Service days continue March 30 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.)

Does my ____ scare you? Let's talk about it - An open discussion on microaggressions & perceived bias

Mar 29, 2019

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Lover Chancler, Director of The Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity at University of Central Missouri, will facilitate an honest discussion in a safe environment about the ways that we are different and the ways that we are similar related to diversity, equity and inclusion in our community. We will explore the impact that microaggressions and perceived bias have had on all of our lives.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Identification of Moths." Join entomologist Moni Hayne and insect documentarian Jim Durbin to learn about using the Moth Identification program with specific body and wing shapes to identify family of lepidoptera specimens.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Elephant in the Room

Mar 29, 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

A symbol of strength, wisdom and luck, elephants are the top of many favorite animal lists. Paint figurines, banks, ring holders and mugs, or draw your own beautiful beast on any bisque you choose.

Softball

Mar 29, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.