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Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016

Reception and Lecture: The Future of Green Infrastructure: Jeffrey L. Bruce

Feb 10, 2016

5:20 PM - 7:00 PM

Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum and Kocimski Auditorium, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Award-winning landscape architect Jeffrey L. Bruce will speak about emerging green design technologies beginning at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. A reception with pizza will precede the lecture at 5:20 p.m. in the Lightfoot Forum. Part of the ISU Landscape Architecture Lecture Series.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 10, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi-Finals is the first performance for Varieties! Only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Walk-In Craft: Pom Pom Hearts

Feb 10, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make your own pom poms from yarn and glue them to a heart-shaped plaque.

Picture Frames Class

Feb 10, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40 - supplies included

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basic construction of a frame including how to make mitered corners and create rabbets to hold the artwork.

Belly Dance

Feb 10, 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.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 10, 2016

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 11 Feb 2016

P&S Professional Development Conference

Feb 11, 2016

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

$75

Professional and Scientific Council Conferences Training, development

"Building YOU, Reinforcing US," a conference to offer inspiration and motivation through sessions that build on the individual while reinforcing the university as a whole. Late registration fees apply after Jan. 8.

CRP Graduate Student Club Valentine's Day Flower and Bake Sale

Feb 11, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Special events

The Community and Regional Planning Graduate Student Club will hold a Valentine's Day Flower and Bake Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 11, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 12, in the foyer outside the College of Design Dean's Office. Short-stem roses and carnations will be available for $3/stem. Other flowers like daisies and alstroemeria will be $2/stem or $5/3 stems. Baked goods will range from $1-$5 depending on package quantity.

Brown Bag Lecture

Feb 11, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by professionals and lecturers.

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 11, 2016

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

By the 1st Floor North Stairwell at the MU

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Webinar: "Align your time with your priorities"

Feb 11, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

Learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! Our Align Your Time With Your Priorities webinar is a step-by-step guide to holding a weekly planning meeting (aka The Sunday Meeting).In this live webinar you'll learn: oWhat works...and what DOESN'T work when it comes to weekly planning oWhy weekly planning is the bridge between your semester plan and getting control of your workday

Open forum: Office of Equal Opportunity director finalist

Feb 11, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1213 Hoover Hall

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Margo Foreman, associate director of the office of equal opportunity at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, is one of four finalists interviewing this month.

Crafty Cocktail Night

Feb 11, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us to make a Felt Flower Wreaths, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 11, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi-Finals is the first performance for Varieties! Only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Walk-In Craft: Etched Glass Bottles

Feb 11, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Repurpose a wine bottle and make a decorative piece for you or your Valentine.

Performance: Celtic Nights

Feb 11, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$59

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Drawn from the history and folklore of Ireland and her Celtic cousins, Celtic Nights will bring the audience on a stunning musical journey of Celtic life. Telling the tale of emigration and how people's lives would be spent in a world of traveling by rail, horses and ships

Lecture: Social Justice, Public Service and the Search for a Life That Matters

Feb 11, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote. Wes Moore is a combat veteran, Rhodes Scholar, White House fellow and the author of two books: "The Other Wes Moore" and "The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters."

Friday, 12 Feb 2016

Drop Deadline for first-half semester courses

Feb 12, 2016

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Pass/Not Pass first half-semester courses

Feb 12, 2016

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Valentine's Day Rose Sale

Feb 12, 2016

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

South atrium, Memorial Union

$5-$55

Student Organizations Special events Student activities

The ISU Horticulture Club will be selling individual roses, arrangements and Valentine's Day cards on a first-come-first-serve basis, while supplies last.

CRP Graduate Student Club Valentine's Day Flower and Bake Sale

Feb 12, 2016

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Foyer outside Dean's Office, College of Design

College of Design Special events

The Community and Regional Planning Graduate Student Club will hold a Valentine's Day Flower and Bake Sale in the foyer outside the College of Design Dean's Office. Short-stem roses and carnations will be available for $3/stem. Other flowers like daisies and alstroemeria will be $2/stem or $5/3 stems. Baked goods will range from $1-$5 depending on package quantity.

Pop-Up Valentine's Day Art Sale

Feb 12, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

By the 1st Floor North Stairwell

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Support local artists and give an original gift of art to your Valentine.

Seminar: Tips for Transforming Blackboard into an Active Learning Space

Feb 12, 2016

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

During this meeting, Jeanna Nation, Human Development and Family Studies; and Autumn Cartagena, Liberal Arts and Sciences will share their experiences of utilizing game-based learning and team-based learning approaches to redesign their Blackboard courses to enhance teaching and learning. Tips and lesson learned will be shared and discussed.

Track and field

Feb 12, 2016

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Lied Recreation Athletic Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Classic. Field events (weight throw, long jump, pole vault) and running events (60-meter hurdles; 5,000 meters; 200 meters; 3,000 meters).

Workshop: Educating Citizens for a Globalized World

Feb 12, 2016

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Diversity

This workshop will identify and discuss the values, skills and educational foundations that are essential to a quality liberal arts education in a rapidly changing global environment. Keynote speaker is Ambassador Kenneth Quinn, president, World Food Prize Foundation. RSVP by Feb. 5.

Softball: Cyclone Invitational

Feb 12, 2016

4:30 PM

Bergstrom Indoor Facility

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis).

Friday Night PYOP: Date Night

Feb 12, 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.

Softball: Cyclone Invitational

Feb 12, 2016

6:15 PM

Bergstrom Indoor Facility

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Eastern Illinois.

Lecture: Spherical Paintings and the Art of Optical Illusion

Feb 12, 2016

7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

Artist Dick Termes will discuss his unique spherical paintings known as Termespheres and the interconnection between math, science and art. Donald Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Andrew Ripp w/ Swear and Shake

Feb 12, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Andrew Ripp creates music that pushes the boundaries of genre stereotypes, blending the energetic beats of pop music into a soul culture and adding the depth and groove of soul music into a pop culture.