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What is featured?

Tuesday, 22 Mar 2016

Woodshop Class

Mar 22, 2016

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take advantage of the expertise of our woods instructor and choose the project you want to complete.

Workshop series: Powerful Tools for Caregivers

Mar 22, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Room 0119 MacKay Hall

$20 includes boxed dinner

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

ISU Extension and Outreach is sponsoring this six-part series to help caregivers of adults with chronic conditions learn how to reduce stress, improve self-confidence, better communicate their feelings, balance their lives, make tough decisions and locate helpful resources.

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2016

Affordable Housing Conference

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Scheman Building

$25-$45

Community activities Conferences

A Place to Call Home: Options for Housing Stability in Ames and Story County," featuring speakers, panelists, performance and ISU student exhibits. Public officials, nonprofits and social service agencies, developers, real estate agents, educators and others will learn more about housing challenges facing Ames and the surrounding areas.

Iowa Water Conference

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM

Scheman Building

$75-$175

Agriculture and Natural Resources Conferences

"AtTENtion - EnlighTEN - InTENsify: TEN years of the Iowa Water Conference." The Iowa Water Conference (March 23-24) is the largest outreach and collaboration effort of the Iowa Water Center and is designed to bring together multidisciplinary organizations and institutions to discuss relevant water issues across Iowa. Early registration deadline is March 15.

Time Management for faculty in the College of Veterinary Medicine

Mar 23, 2016

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

2226 Vet Med

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop will discuss real-word strategies for time management in an academic career in veterinary medicine, along with activities designed to help participants personalize strategies for their situation.

Seminar: Alternatives to Teaching with Textbooks - Open Educational Resources

Mar 23, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in expanding your teaching materials? Dissatisfied with the current information/quality of the textbook you've been using in your classroom? Are you concerned about the cost/usability of your textbook for your students? Librarians Emma Molls and Kelly Thompson introduce Open Educational Resources in this seminar that will help you build an online alternate to traditional textbooks for your classroom.

Seminar: Flipped classroom design

Mar 23, 2016

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

192 Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

For this session, participants will come prepared with an idea in mind of how they will flip an activity in their course. A summarized overview will be presented to review the challenges and opportunities discussed from session 2. After this discussion, the session will take on a workshop format. Participants will be given time to work on and discuss their own ideas.

Softball

Mar 23, 2016

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Nebraska.

Webinar: (In)Civility in Academic Spaces

Mar 23, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

How should junior academics plan to walk the difficult tightrope between participating ethically in public social media spaces, and simultaneous passing through the difficult challenges of the tenure track? In this webinar, Adeline Koh, PhD will analyze the landscape of public academic spaces through social media, the necessity of participating in these spaces, and caveats and strategies to keep in mind.

BIG: Hot to Cold

Mar 23, 2016

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner with international design firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), will present the 2016 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture. He also will serve as a guest juror for the Richard F. Hansen Prize student design competition; winners will be announced at the start of the lecture.

Crochet Beyond Basics Workshop: Granny Squares

Mar 23, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $12, Public $22

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn cover basic construction and design, changing colors, finishing, and methods to sewing your granny squares together.

Performance & Discussion: Body of Water

Mar 23, 2016

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Part of the 10th Annual Iowa Water Conference. "Body of Water" uses video, music and dance to tell the story of water usage and quality within our Iowa's watersheds and communities. A facilitated dialogue will follow the 1-hour performance.

Walk-In Belly Dance

Mar 23, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:30 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

Mar 23, 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, 24 Mar 2016

Iowa Water Conference

Mar 24, 2016

7:30 AM

Scheman Building

$75-$175

Agriculture and Natural Resources Conferences

"AtTENtion - EnlighTEN - InTENsify: TEN years of the Iowa Water Conference." The Iowa Water Conference (March 23-24) is the largest outreach and collaboration effort of the Iowa Water Center and is designed to bring together multidisciplinary organizations and institutions to discuss relevant water issues across Iowa. Early registration deadline is March 15.

CELT Discussion: Accessibility - Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

Mar 24, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.

Analyzing Seriously Delinquent Mortgages in Asian Census Tracts in the United States

Mar 24, 2016

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Katrin Anacker, associate professor of public policy at George Mason University, will present the spring 2016 Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture, cosponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning and the College of Design.

Made in the Shade Class Series

Mar 24, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn about shade gardening with Reiman Gardens' Director, Ed Lyon.

Stained Glass Class

Mar 24, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a beautiful piece to capture the light through your windows. Learn

Lecture: How People Learn and the Creativity Of Science

Mar 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Karen Kashmanian Oates is a professor of biochemistry and the Dean of Arts & Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Sigma Xi Lecture Series

Eli 'Paperboy' Reed

Mar 24, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$12 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Eli "Paperboy" Reed has been making Soul-inspired music since before it was cool and tearing up stages all over the world with his heart-stopping falsetto screams for close to a decade.

Friday, 25 Mar 2016

Designated repeat deadline

Mar 25, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Mar 25, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Mar 25, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass

Schedule change deadline

Mar 25, 2016

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances.

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Mar 25, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Hotelling Under Pressure," Soren Anderson, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Seminar: Writing in ThinkSpace, a web-based tool for learning

Mar 25, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We will be showcasing best practices that are being employed by faculty from different disciplines on our campus to foster good writing in their academic area and the tools in ThinkSpace that facilitate them, such as: Carry Forward, Peer review, Comment and Markup and Comments Library.

Friday Night PYOP: Drip & Splatter

Mar 25, 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.

Brunnier in Bloom: Flowers After Hours

Mar 25, 2016

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Stop and smell the roses at opening night of University Museums' annual Brunnier in Bloom. This event showcases the talents of floral designers as they are challenged to create arrangements inspired by works of art on exhibition in the Brunnier Art Museum. On opening night you will be the first to hear who the judges choose as this year's winners, while enjoying music, light refreshments and mingling with the floral designers.

Saturday, 26 Mar 2016

Spring Egg Hunt

Mar 26, 2016

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Festivities will include an egg hunt for all children 6th grade and younger.