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Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019

Lecture: Understanding Second Language Speakers: What Really Matters?

Apr 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Tracey Derwing, a Professor Emeritus of TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta, has extensively researched second language fluency and pronunciation, especially the relationships among intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accent.

Open Mic Night

Apr 16, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2019

Iowa International Outreach Symposium

Apr 17, 2019

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Elings Hall

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Conferences

Presenters will offer information about activities that are positively impacting rural livelihood in Sub-Saharan Africa, including the Rockefeller Foundation's YieldWise Initiative, ISU's Uganda Program and Engineers without Borders' student chapter program in Ghana's upper west region. Networking forums also will be offered, featuring collaboration opportunities with organizations. Registration is free.

Reboot to Business: Vets and Ag

Apr 17, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

1104 Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences

Boots to Business Reboot is an entrepreneurial education and training program offered by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The course provides an overview of entrepreneurship and applicable business ownership fundamentals. Veterans of all eras, Active Duty Service members (including National Guard and Reserve), and spouses are eligible to participate.

Research: National Institutes of Health Proposal Workshop

Apr 17, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

206 Durham Hall

Research Office Training, development

Dr. Norbert Tavares, program manager at the NIH-NCI Center for Strategic Scientific Initiatives and a 2017-19 American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Technology Policy Fellow, will present a one-hour seminar about NIH funding mechanisms, common things to know, available tools and more. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation.

Behind the Scenes: Greenhouse production

Apr 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Scoop the loop of the various greenhouses and the headhouse handling area with Jessie Liebenguth, for an up-close look at our back-end growing and plant maintenance practices.

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Apr 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Associate professors of architecture Dan Naegele and Doug Spencer will share their recent work in this third Architecture Research Exchange event. All are welcome.

Art Walk: An Artful Meal

Apr 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Friley Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums' in Friley Hall's Windows cafeteria to learn more about the newest art installations.

Walk-in Craft: Grad Cap Decorating

Apr 17, 2019

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Mortar boards are perfect blank canvases for a positive affirmation, a thank you to parents, or a good laugh. Designs will be made on a board that will attach to your grad hat, so you don't have to bring yours in. We will have design ideas and a table full of supplies so you will stand out in the sea of ISU graduates!

*CANCELED* Lecture: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest

Apr 17, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

This event has been canceled due to travel complications. The poster session is being rescheduled. "Renewing Reciprocity: Indigenous Food Systems and the Honorable Harvest." Robin Wall Kimmerer, keynote speaker for the 2019 Sustainable Agriculture Symposium, is a Distinguished Teaching Professor of Environmental Biology at SUNY and the author of "Braiding Sweetgrass."

Thursday, 18 Apr 2019

CATERPILLAR CLUB

Apr 18, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult.

PLANT WALK: SPRING BULBS AND EPHEMERALS

Apr 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Cyclone Cinema: The Upside

Apr 18, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Upside is a PG-13 drama/comedy movie rated 3 stars. Phillip is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He hires a struggling parolee, and despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lavender Country w/ Paisley Fields

Apr 18, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

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

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In 1973, Patrick Haggerty recorded and released Lavender Country, a collection of gay radical country music. Since 2014, Patrick has played shows all over the states, from New York to San Francisco and everywhere in between, spreading his revolutionary message of love and acceptance in the face of violence, hate, and fascism.

Lecture: Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox

Apr 18, 2019

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Building Bridges or Walls: Where Do the U.S. and Mexico Go from Here?" - Former President of Mexico Vicente Fox is a leading voice on North American trade policy and the challenges of immigration.