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Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Feb 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Implementing Project-Based Learning

Feb 20, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Implementing Project-Based Learning in Any Classroom: Lessons from Studio." Morrill Professor Thomas Leslie, Architecture, presents tips and tricks for the project-based learning his discipline has used for 150 years. Learn how to coach students synchronizing diverse skills and help them take responsibility for meeting learning milestones.

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Feb 20, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), along with National Science Foundation (NSF) specific requirements for proposal development.

Sustainapalooza

Feb 20, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

Live Green Arts, performances Live Green

An interactive event focused on increasing your ability to be sustainable. The event will host sustainable organizations, clubs and research groups, green-it-yourself stations, a clothing swap, free food, green giveaways and more.

Bookbinding with Pretty Papers Class

Feb 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Artists have been making gorgeous marbled and paste papers for centuries. Now it's your turn!

Floral Design: Hanging Air Plant Terrariums

Feb 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Plant your own Tillandsia, along with moss and other materials, in an open glass terrarium you can suspend in the air.

Acrylic Painting Class

Feb 20, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

Workshop: Sponsor-Specific Proposal Development

Feb 21, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to the Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide (PAPPG), along with National Science Foundation (NSF) specific requirements for proposal development.

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Butterfly Wing

Feb 21, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Discover the secrets inside the Butterfly Wing! Don't miss your chance for a personal tour of the hottest place in Ames by Curator and Entomologist Nathan Brockman.

Art Walk: Art and the Natural World

Feb 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Kildee Hall, south entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In celebration of the new sculpture in Bessey Hall, join University Museums as we analyze how artists have represented, explored, and honored the natural world around them through their art. Meet inside the south entrance of Kildee Hall.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Feb 21, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 21, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This session, for all faculty, is designed to provide an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes. Presenters: Lorrie Pellack, associate professor, library; Hope Craft, Digital Repository coordinator; and Erin Thomas, engineering and physical sciences librarian.

Lecture: Printing 3-D Food

Feb 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Lectures

Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical engineering and data science at Columbia University, shares the technology of 3-D food printers. These devices can fabricate edible items through computer-guided software and cook edible pastes, gels, powders, and liquid ingredients - all in a prototype that looks like an elegant coffee machine.

Retirement reception: Catherine Adams

Feb 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

W117 Lagomarcino

free

Psychology department Meetings, receptions

Catherine Adams, a program assistant in psychology and communication studies, is retiring.

Expressive Journaling Class

Feb 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Express your internal thoughts and experiences using pen and paper. Handwriting activates different parts of the brain which enhances focus, fosters creativity and activates reflection.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 21, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Metalsmithing Class

Feb 21, 2018

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $85, Public $95 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing and riveting.

Men's Basketball

Feb 21, 2018

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU. Game times and dates are subject to change.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Feb 21, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult & students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1 Michael Giles, Director of Jazz 2

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 21, 2018

9:00 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, 22 Feb 2018

Caterpillar Club

Feb 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Feb 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Online event: Equity-Oriented, Inclusive Teaching in STEM

Feb 22, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

In the last of three CIRTL events on women in STEM, we will define and characterize inclusive practices for STEM teaching. Attention will be given to discuss the affordances, as well as potential constraints of these practices.

Publishing, Copyright and You

Feb 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Authors' Rights & Open Access for Early Career Researchers." As you prepare your research publications, it is also important to plan for the rights you want to have over your articles after they are published. Learn how to protect your work. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU (keyword:LIB).

Opening Reception: Luminosity Exhibition

Feb 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

"Luminosity" highlights the reflective and tactile qualities of spherical objects, displaying Art Ciccotti's glass marbles and mobiles in tandem with pastel drawings of marbles by Flo Hayes. Join these central Iowa artists for a reception celebrating their complementary work.

Sinister Plants

Feb 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

There are many interesting botanical deviants all over the world and many that are toxic in one quantity are medicinal in others such as Digitalis, a common garden plant.

Cyclone Cinema: Thor: Ragnarok

Feb 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Lecture: Blaxicans and the Future of Identity in the United States

Feb 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Walter Thompson-Hernandez is a Los Angeles-based New York Times multimedia journalist. His work focuses on multiracial identity in Latina/o communities in the United States and throughout the Americas.

From Mythbusters to White Rabbit Project: Engineering Entertainment

Feb 22, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Engineers Week 2018 Guest Speaker Grant Imahara, formerly on MythBusters, now stars on the Netflix series The White Rabbit Project.

Friday, 23 Feb 2018

Track & Field

Feb 23, 2018

All day

Lied Rec Center

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Big 12 Indoor Championships. Times and dates are subject to change.