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What is featured?

Friday, 26 Feb 2016

Stand Out from the Crowd: Get read, cited and hired!

Feb 26, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Learn how an open access thesis or dissertation can be a boost to your career, how to use new tools to showcase your research, and new ways to increase your professional online visibility. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. This workshop is intended for graduate students and early career researchers.

Friday Night PYOP: The Good Dinosaur

Feb 26, 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.

Men's hockey

Feb 26, 2016

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena

$10 ($7 students, $5 children)

Hockey Athletics

ISU vs. Springfield Express, Missouri (Western States Hockey League).

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Feb 26, 2016

7:30 PM - 10:10 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

In France before the revolution two aristocrats who were former lovers now compete with each other in games of seduction and revenge, meeting in private to boast about their talents and conquests. Their sexual targets are virtuous, but that does not concern the pair. After all, they are heartless competitors, or are they? This script combines the worst parts of life such as betrayal and manipulation to the happiest emotions of being in love.

ISU Wind Ensemble

Feb 26, 2016

8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. Michael Golemo is the director. The Wind Ensemble is recognized as the top concert band at Iowa State. Striving for perfection and playing for the love of music, the sixty members of the Wind Ensemble perform the finest quality literature composed for winds including music from the 16th century through the most contemporary works available for winds. The Wind Ensemble performs works for smaller chamber ensembles to the full ensemble.

Holy White Hounds

Feb 26, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The grinding, beat-infused cadre that is Holy White Hounds started in late 2013 between longtime friends Brenton Dean (vocals, guitar) and Ambrose Lupercal (bass). Having played in various projects across the Midwest, the two sat down to create something urgent, novel and infectious.

Saturday, 27 Feb 2016

Track and field

Feb 27, 2016

All day

Lied Recreation Athletic Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Big 12 Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships.

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 27, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.

Men's basketball

Feb 27, 2016

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State (game time TBA).

Men's hockey

Feb 27, 2016

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena

$10 ($7 students, $5 children)

Hockey Athletics

ISU vs. Springfield Express, Missouri (Western States Hockey League).

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Feb 27, 2016

7:30 PM - 10:10 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

In France before the revolution two aristocrats who were former lovers now compete with each other in games of seduction and revenge, meeting in private to boast about their talents and conquests. Their sexual targets are virtuous, but that does not concern the pair. After all, they are heartless competitors, or are they? This script combines the worst parts of life such as betrayal and manipulation to the happiest emotions of being in love.

The Ready Set

Feb 27, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Starting in 2007, Indiana teenager Jordan Witzigreuter began retreating to his parents' basement to record songs that straddled the border between melodic emo-pop and bubbly electronica. Although he adopted a name for the project - The Ready Set - Witzigreuter took a solo approach to the songs, which he recorded and performed entirely by himself.

Sunday, 28 Feb 2016

P&S Council: Professional development seminar

Feb 28, 2016

7:30 AM - 4:15 PM

Scheman Building

$80 (Dec. 8-Jan. 31); $95 (Feb. 1-10)

Professional and Scientific Council Conferences Training, development

Plan to "Cultivate Your Adventure" at the full-day Professional and Scientific Council professional development conference. The conference will offer inspiration and motivation through sessions that focus on cultivating your professional -- as well as your personal -- life.

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 28, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.

Iowa State Singers

Feb 28, 2016

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde, conductor

Performance: Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons)

Feb 28, 2016

2:00 PM - 4:40 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

In France before the revolution two aristocrats who were former lovers now compete with each other in games of seduction and revenge, meeting in private to boast about their talents and conquests. Their sexual targets are virtuous, but that does not concern the pair. After all, they are heartless competitors, or are they? This script combines the worst parts of life such as betrayal and manipulation to the happiest emotions of being in love.

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 28, 2016

4:00 PM - 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

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cantamus Women's Choir

Feb 28, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

CAM

Feb 28, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

$18 Students / $28 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Cam has taken the country music scene by storm over the past year. She released her critically-acclaimed debut EP, Welcome to Cam Country, in March of 2015 and her platinum-certified, Grammy-nominated, hit-single "Burning House" the following June. Instantly popular, "Burning House" peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart.

Monday, 29 Feb 2016

Retirement reception: Donna Nelson

Feb 29, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

atrium, Kildee Hall

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Donna Nelson, office coordinator for the animal science department, is retiring after 33 years of service to the university.

Knitting Beyond Basics Workshop

Feb 29, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Beginning knitters, are you tired of scarves? In one evening you can refine your knitting technique and learn new skills.

Men's basketball

Feb 29, 2016

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Woodshop Orientation

Feb 29, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a bird house.

2016 Symposium on Sustainability - Poster Reception

Feb 29, 2016

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ball Room

FREE

Live Green Live Green

Join us at the 2016 Symposium on Sustainability Poster Reception, celebrating sustainability efforts and accomplishments on and off-campus.

VPR and EPSCoR Workshop: Building an interdisciplinary research team

Feb 29, 2016

7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

Steve Fiore, director of the University of Central Florida's Cognitive Sciences Laboratory, has a long list of publications and external funding in the area of team science. He will discuss frameworks for building 'team syntheses' - from individual expertise into a collaborative network that clarifies roles; maps out flows, iterations and incremental outcomes; anticipates emergent problems; and promotes reflective improvement.

Lecture: Climate Change in the Long Emergency

Feb 29, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Presented by David Orr, professor of environmental studies at Oberlin College. This is part of the University Symposium on Sustainability and the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series keynote address.