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Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

SVPP - Re Thinking Resilience...Coping in our Everyday II

Feb 17, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

In the second session participants will review the key factors of stress from the Stress Profiler and delve into more detail around their stress triggers. Discussion and active practice of additional techniques and skills for building resilience will be provided. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence in creating resilience in their everyday.

Black Light Butterfly Roosting

Feb 17, 2016

5:40 PM - 6:40 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to black light.

Walk-In Craft: Woodland Creatures

Feb 17, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make an adorable and fuzzy winter-themed woodland creature!

Belly Dance

Feb 17, 2016

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.

Women's basketball

Feb 17, 2016

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Feb 17, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz 2.0, under the watchful eye of Michael Giles, will present a program celebrating the 100th birthday of Frank Sinatra. The arrangements, tailor-made for Ol Blue Eyes himself, will be wrapped around student soloists. Come here bass trombonist Joe Roorda, saxophonist Joe Petersen, trombonist Parker Reed, bassist Wes Steffen, and trumpeter Matt Elert try their hand at emulating the Chairman of the Board. The program of love songs, coasting of

Lecture: Imagine a World without America

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Dinesh D'Souza has had a 25-year career as a writer, scholar and public intellectual. He is a former policy analyst in the Reagan White House and fellow at the American Enterprise Institute.

Performance: Comedian Kenan Thompson

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30 ($20 for students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Kenan Thompson is best known for his tenure on Saturday Night Live, recently wrapping his 12th season. Thompson has made numerous contributions to the show with his catalog of hilarious impressions that include Bill Cosby, Rev. Al Sharpton, Charles Barkley, Cee Lo Green and Whoopi Goldberg.

Robin & Linda Williams

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For the past 40+ years, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, "a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism."

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Feb 18, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts great for groups and individuals alike.

Design Career Fair

Feb 18, 2016

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union (Great Hall, South Ballroom, Sun Room)

free

College of Design Conferences

A professional environment for students, alumni and employers to discuss career opportunities in design.

Getting Started with Mendeley

Feb 18, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Wish you could extract details from academic papers into a database? Filter your library by authors, journals or key words? Share and synchronize your library with selected colleagues? This workshop for beginners introduces Mendeley. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully searchable library in seconds,cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device. Preregistration is required.

Open house: SHOP food pantry

Feb 18, 2016

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

2616 Food Sciences Building

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), a student-run food pantry on the Iowa State campus, is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Open house guests who bring donate two nonperishable food or personal care items will receive a free SHOP T-shirt, while supplies last.

Lecture: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight

Feb 18, 2016

6:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Re-Enchanting the Academy: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight," Kevin Corcoran. Corcoran is a professor of philosophy at Calvin College, will explore how cultivating virtues of delight and gratitude enables each of us to re-enchant the world in the act of ordinary living.

Sewing: Dog Coats

Feb 18, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $41, Public $51 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn beginning sewing skills and keep your furry friend warm this winter.

Panel discussion: Black women as activists

Feb 18, 2016

7:00 PM

268 Carver Hall

free

Student Organizations Diversity Lectures

"Sister, Sister: Black Women as Activists in Civil Rights and Social Justice Movements Today," Natasha Croom, ISU School of Education; Lorraine Acker, Margaret Sloss Women's Center; and Audrey Kennis, ISU Design.

ISU Jazz Combos

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

The student-led small jazz groups are operating under creative programming theme of "A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing", insinuating that popular jazz standards are shuffled around and performed in a different style than which they are traditionally associated. Bebop as a Bossa Nova, Duke as a Dirge, Monk as a Funk, and more reinventions. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tu

Performance: Ragtime

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician unfold in turn-of-the-century New York.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Feb 19, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents' Feb. 24-25 meeting at Iowa State University.

Tennis

Feb 19, 2016

3:00 PM

Forker courts

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to the Ames Racquet and Fitness, 320 S. 17th Street, Ames.

Friday Night PYOP: Alice's Tea Party

Feb 19, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 Studio Fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 Studio Fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Social Justice Summit

Feb 19, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Conferences Diversity Student activities

Designed for undergraduate students aimed at providing them with the opportunity to increase their awareness surrounding issues of inclusion and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus. Learn more about yourself, engage in discussion with other students on a variety of issues, and create strategies for implementing social change.

Gymnastics

Feb 19, 2016

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$4-$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Air Force, Minnesota.

Varieties Finals

Feb 19, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

ISU Symphony Orchestra

Feb 19, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

Jacob Harrison, conductor

Stephen Kellogg w/ Liz Longley

Feb 19, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the classic American tradition of musical troubadour and documentarians of society, Stephen Kellogg has been furrowing the great American roads solo, and with his band, playing his brand of American rock and roll for the past decade.

Saturday, 20 Feb 2016

Schedule of Classes for Fall 2016

Feb 20, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Schedule of Classes for Fall 2016 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Men's basketball

Feb 20, 2016

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU.

Varieties Finals

Feb 20, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Sunday, 21 Feb 2016

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Feb 21, 2016

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. James Rodde, conductor