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16 Feb 2019 - 23 Feb 2019Previous 8 Days«Next 8 Days»

Saturday, 16 Feb 2019

Middle School Regional Science Bowl

Channel: U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory

8:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Hoover, Howe and Pearson halls

Iowa's top science and math students in grades 6-8 face off in a Q&A format in which contestants are quizzed on their knowledge of math and a range of science disciplines.

Cost: free

Women's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Cost: $5-$10

Cyclone Cinema: Creed II

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Creed II is a PG-13 drama/sport movie rated 4 stars. U.S. champion Apollo Creed was killed by Russian boxer, Ivan Drago in a tragic match. Watch Apollo's son, Adonis Johnson go head to head with Drago's son. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cost: free

Sunday, 17 Feb 2019

Wrestling

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

9:00 am @ Hilton Coliseum

Last Chance Open.

Cost: $5-$10

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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.

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

Cyclone Cinema: Creed II

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Creed II is a PG-13 drama/sport movie rated 4 stars. U.S. champion Apollo Creed was killed by Russian boxer, Ivan Drago in a tragic match. Watch Apollo's son, Adonis Johnson go head to head with Drago's son. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Cost: free

Monday, 18 Feb 2019

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

This stirring drama, an accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson, is a classic tribute to the courageous brave American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery.

Cost: $4-$5

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This stirring drama, an accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson, is a classic tribute to the courageous brave American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery.

Cost: $4-$5

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Channel: Office of Institutional Research

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Chris Feit, director of institutional research at Loras College, Dubuque is one of five finalists named in the search.

Cost: free

Lecture: Capt. Scott Kelly

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center - Doors open at 6:00pm

Sustainability Symposium keynote "The Sky is Not the Limit." Capt. Scott Kelly captivated the world and seized the imagination of millions during his record-breaking year spent living on the International Space Station.

Cost: Free admission | No tickets | General admission seating

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

README: The 5 W's of Your Data

Channel: University Library

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Have you ever opened a data file and thought "what is this?" or "what was I thinking?" We have. And now we're now teaching a README workshop to share what we learned. This workshop will teach how a simple README file can help keep you and your research organized. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Cost: free

Workshop: Lit Review Without Tears: Tangible Strategies for Writing a Pain-Free Literature Review

Channel: University Library

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Parks Library 198

Workshop sponsored by the Center for Communication Excellence and the university library. Online registration requested.

Cost: free

The Power of the Purse: Gender, Consumption, and Politics in Mid-Century America

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Room 1030, Morrill Hall

Learn how the Cold War politicized male and female gender roles, particularly with regard to mass consumption. In conjunction with Designed for a Modern Life Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Cost: free

Sustainability Poster Session, Tabling and "Getting on Green" Activities

Channel: Live Green Submissions

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Memorial Union Great Hall, Oak Room and Sun Room

Join us for an evening celebrating all things sustainability at ISU and the 10 year anniversary of the Live Green! Initiative!! Food, Connections, Clothing Swapping, Greening!!

Cost: $0

Floral Design: Tea Party Tabletop Arrangements

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your own thrift store tea set and tray to arrange with flowers for a lovely party display. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Envisioning Our Next Sustainable Decade Panel Discussion and Dialogue

Channel: Live Green Submissions

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Sun Room

Join ISU leadership engaged in sustainability since the Live Green! Initiative began, as well as alumni instrumental in kick starting student sustainability initiatives, in a look back at the past 10 years of the Live Green! Initiative, as well as a look ahead at what the next decade could and should bring for sustainability at Iowa State University.

Cost: $0

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Baylor.

Cost: TBA

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, Memorial Union

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)

Cost: free

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Butterfly Wing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardenes

Discover the secrets inside the Butterfly Wing! Don't miss your chance for a personal tour of the hottest place in Ames by Curator and Entomologist Nathan Brockman.

Open house: Center for Communication Excellence

Channel: Graduate College

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 1137 Pearson Hall

Meet the CCE staff and learn more about what they offer and how they can help you improve your communication skills. Snacks, demos, activities and information tables will be available.

Cost: Free

Award-Winning Faculty Series: A Day in the Life of a Rural African Woman: Bringing global experiences into the classroom (Dorothy Masinde)

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

Looking for more ways to excite, activate, and engage students? Needing a solution to transform frustrated students into successful, passionate learners? Award-winning lecturer Dorothy Masinde, Global Resource Systems, Horticulture, has thirty years of experience inspiring learners of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

Cost: free

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Channel: Office of Institutional Research

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ 3150 Beardshear Hall

Amanda DeGraff, senior analyst and assistant director of institutional research at Iowa State, is one of five finalists named in the search.

Cost: free

Workshop, Peer review and assessment with Canvas, Google and Qualtrics

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Led by Lesya Hassall from CELT and Karla Embleton, the session will focus on the best use case scenarios for Canvas Peer Review, a generic peer review Google form and a peer review Qualtrics process to accommodate peer review of student work and behavior.

Faculty workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

This session will cover introductory impact metrics and sources (including journal impact factors and altmetrics); identifying who is citing your work and creating reports in Web of Science and Scopus; and methods for increasing scholarly visibility such as Google Scholar and ORCiD profiles, Digital Repository @ISU, and open access publishing.

Cost: free

Lecture: Beyond the Building

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Amie Shao, principal with MASS Design Group in Boston, will present a series of the firm's projects that expand the architectural practice model by focusing on what architecture does to identify local needs and opportunities, advance the well-being of individuals and communities, amplify regional investment and capture the value of design and its effect on people's lives. The 2019 Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture.

Cost: free

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Cost: ISU $120 Public $130 (supplies included)

Thursday, 21 Feb 2019

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 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.

Open Access Publishing: Where do I Start?

Channel: University Library

3:10 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Start exploring your options for Open Access publishing today! This workshop will walk you through the process of identifying and evaluating a publisher, locating funding, and exploring other options for making your research open. Whether you want to publish your dissertation or share your research data, we'll get you started! Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Cost: free

Crafty Cocktail Night: Natureweights

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for some creative crafting while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!

Glass Beads Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction, and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use your vibrant pretties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art.

Cost: ISU $78 Public $88 (supplies included)