Saturday, 13 Feb 2016
Iowa State vs. IUPUI.
If you've gotten into Zydeco music, felt its influence, or watched the world celebrate this great aspect of Louisiana culture over the past 30 years, then it's likely been because of Buckwheat Zydeco.
Sunday, 14 Feb 2016
Iowa State vs. Eastern Illinois.
We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity!
Iowa State vs. North Dakota.
Iowa State vs. West Virginia.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Showcase Choral Concert
Monday, 15 Feb 2016
The apparel, events and hospitality management program will be selling more than 1,600 cherry pies ($2 each) as part of a fundraiser to benefit student scholarships and organizations. T-shirts also will be available for $15. Sales will continue until 7 p.m., or while supplies last.
Did you know that there are nearly 40,000 objects in the University Museums permanent collection?! Bring your lunch to the Christian Petersen Art Museum and hear from our educator about how to browse and utilize the objects not on view through eMuseum, University Museums' recently launched online collections database. You may discover objects that could inform the paper you are writing, the research you're conducting, or your class discussions.
Jyl Shaffer, Title IX coordinator at the University of Cincinnati, is one of four finalists interviewing this month.
Alex Tuckness is a professor and Director of Graduate Education in the Department of Political Science at Iowa State, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch.
Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel.
James Portnow is perhaps best known for writing Extra Credits, a web series that explores topics in games and the gaming industry. He is a game designer and consultant known for his theories on socially positive design.
Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016
Last day to change degree audit information for spring.
Jacob Harrison leads the 80-member orchestra in a narrated program showcasing the various instrument families and exploring basic music concepts. Following an instrument petting zoo gives a chance to see and hear up close!
"Incorporating Social Security Into Your Retirement Strategy," Brian Hood, Legacy Financial Group. Register online through Learn@ISU.
In this webinar, you will learn about faculty's experiences with student incivility, especially the experiences of faculty with marginalized identities (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation). You will also learn about the potential consequences for faculty of unchecked classroom incivilities. Most importantly, this webinar will teach you strategies you can use--both inside and outside of the classroom--to address these student behaviors.
In this session, Game Based Learning (GBL) resources will be shared by the facilitators. A review of items discussed during past GBL sessions will be provided. A follow-up discussion will be conducted to gather participants' feedbacks about what elements will be needed when developing a GBL course.
Learn to detect and diagnose ''high-consequence'' pests and pathogens like emerald ash borer.
Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process.
Learn the basics of floral design while creating beautiful arrangements to take home. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs.
Airlifter Brass is the Brass Quintet of the United States Air Force Band of Mid-America.
Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)
Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016
Faculty and staff who serve as academic advisers are invited to a recognition breakfast, hosted by the University Academic Advising Committee. A light breakfast will be served, with a brief program at 8:05 a.m. Attendees are welcome to come and go as schedules allow; RSVP online.
Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.
Flipped classrooms turn the traditional teaching model on its head by introducing students to new concepts outside of class (rather than through lectures) and using class time to deepen that knowledge through exercises and other activities. This kind of format can fuel collaborative learning and strengthen understanding of complex topics.
A TIAA-CREF financial essentials workshop, led by Jay Albrecht. Learn the importance of cash flow and how to use it; change how you look at saving and spending; identify good and bad debt and ways to help manage it. Reservations are free, but requested.
Bernie Havlovic, ISU Research and Demonstration Farms, retired in October 2015 as superintendent of the Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis. A program will begin at 1:15 p.m.