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Wednesday, 06 Mar 2019

Coffee and Networking: Using Open Educational Resources in the Classroom

Mar 06, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in open educational resources (OER)? Learn more from ISU's OER Trailblazers at this casual networking event over free coffee. This will be a great opportunity to hear from Miller Open Education Mini-Grant recipients about their experiences with OER and to ask questions about their processes.

Walk-in Craft: Resist & Persist Bracelets with Terrie Hoefer

Mar 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 12:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Shape a band of copper into a thin cuff to slide on your wrist before you raise your fist. Use letter stamps to hammer in an inspiring word or short phrase that is a reminder of past achievements of women and our contemporary heroines.

Wildlife & Pet Photography

Mar 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week course on Wednesdays beginning March 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Capturing wildlife can be a challenging undertaking whether you are well practiced or photographing animals for the first time.

Thursday, 07 Mar 2019

Workshop, Group and Collaborative Work in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Mar 07, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas has several options for organizing effective groups and collaborative work in Canvas. Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Caterpillar Club

Mar 07, 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.

Award-winning Faculty Series: Intentions vs. actions in classroom teaching

Mar 07, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Good Class Bad Class: Intentions vs. actions in classroom teaching," D. Raj Raman, Morrill Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, reflects on the parallels between student motivation, which is well recognized as crucial for student success, and instructor motivation (and bandwidth). This event was rescheduled from its original date of Jan. 31, 2019.

Faculty workshop: Preparing for a Successful P&T Review

Mar 07, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and vice president for research Sarah Nusser will lead a presentation for new tenure-eligible faculty on what makes a successful promotion and tenure case. Register by March 5.

Panel: Open Education Resources (OER) Trailblazers Share their Stories

Mar 07, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union Gold Room

free

University Library Training, development

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of OER in the classroom. Miller Open Education Mini-Grant recipients will share the benefits and challenges of making the switch to OER and why they chose to apply for the grant. Participants will leave the workshop with plans for incorporating OER into their courses and a pathway to making their classes more affordable.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Mar 07, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Seminar series: Developing Successful Job Application Materials

Mar 07, 2019

3:45 PM - 5:15 PM

1115 Pearson Hall

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part VII: Improving Your Interviewing Skills

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.