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Sunday, 18 Mar 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

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

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Glass Beads Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Cost: ISU $73, Public $83 (supplies included)

Floral Design: Fresh Floating Arrangements

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Achieve the illusion of a floating floral arrangement as you balance fresh florals in oasis above a simple bud vase featuring its own elegant stems.

Documentary and discussion: Wasted, A Story of Food Waste

Channel: Lectures Program

6:45 pm @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

"Wasted! A Story of Food Waste." The documentary shows how influential chefs from around the world transform scraps of food into savory dishes. Following the movie, Lynn Pritchard, co-owner of Table 128 Bistro & Bar, will give a brief talk about how his restaurant handles food waste. The 2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series.

Cost: free

Ronald Lecture in Environmental Conservation

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"The Dead Zone: Will Shrimp and Corn Chowder Survive?" Nancy N. Rabalais is the Shell Oil Endowed Chair in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University and a 2012 MacArthur Fellow. She leads Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium/Louisiana State University's annual survey of the Gulf hypoxic zone.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018

Behind the Scenes: Conservatory & Greenhouses

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Warm up in the Hughes Conservatory as you learn about the current display and tour the back-of-the-house greenhouse spaces that come alive with seedlings and activity.

Art Walk: Women Artists

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Hixson-Lied Student Success Center, first floor lobby

March is Women's History Month so join us as we look at the contribution of women artists to the Art on Campus Collection. Come and join the University Museums as we explore Art on Campus created by local, national, and internationally recognized women artists. Meet in the first floor lobby by the south entrance of the Hixson-Lied Student Success Center.

Cost: free

Gun Control Theatre - A ReACT Reading

Channel: University Museums

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Anderson Sculpture Garden, Morrill Hall and HUB

Following the conclusion of the Thoughts and Prayers exhibition and leading up to the March for Our Lives on Saturday, March 24th, Focal Theatre Lab in partnership with ReACT Gallery will present informal readings of plays addressing gun control from a variety of perspectives. The plays will be read outside Morrill Hall in the Anderson Sculpture Garden. You are invited to come and go as your schedule allows or stay for the entire performance.

Cost: free

Ivy Women in Business Awards

Channel: College of Business

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Three Ivy Women in Business Awards will be presented to celebrate women in business and their champions. The awards serve as an opportunity to inspire young women in college as they prepare for a bright future in business.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

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.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 22 Mar 2018

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult. No preregistration required.

Performance: How I Became a Pirate

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

This swashbuckling musical excursion navigates the finer points of pirate life and marks home and family as the spot to find real treasure.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Performance: How I Became a Pirate

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

This swashbuckling musical excursion navigates the finer points of pirate life and marks home and family as the spot to find real treasure.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Getting Started With Zotero

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents, ideal for tracking sources used in your research. This workshop will show you the basics so you can: collect and organize articles and citations, sync data, add references to Word documents and reformat citations to meet any journal's style, and share citations and documents through a Group Library. Preregistration required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB.

Cost: free

Campus Town Hall

Channel: Student Affairs

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union

Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions about important campus issues, before and during the town hall. Topics include: Campus climate/Principles of Community; enrollment/affordability (tuition and fees, differentials, enrollment size and the academic experience); student health and wellbeing; and open topics (time permitting). The event also will be livestreamed.

Cost: free

Lecture: Paranormalcy

Channel: College of Design

6:00 pm @ 130 College of Design

Photographer Christopher Schneberger (Columbia College, Chicago) builds entire worlds in his art, creating narrative series filled with otherworldly characters. Using photographic technologies from the antiquated to the futuristic, he weaves together fact and fiction into immersive experiences. Bringing his traveling 3-D theater to the College of Design, Schneberger will show his work and discuss how he creates his complex illusions.

Cost: free

Stained Glass Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.

Cost: ISU $72, Public $82 (supplies included)

Cyclone Cinema: Pitch Perfect 3

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the originally scheduled film, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," cannot be screened. "Pitch Perfect 3" will be shown instead.

Cost: free

Lecture: Science and Environmental Decision-making

Channel: National Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Rosina Bierbaum is a professor and former dean at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment. She will discuss her research and career working at the interface of environmental science and policy.

Cost: free

SUB Comedy Night with Zainab Johnson

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

The stand-up comedian and actress has appeared on HBO, MTV and more! Her comedy is based on her unique point-of-view of growing up with 12 siblings in a Muslim family. After getting her degree and becoming a teacher, she decided she had a different calling.

Cost: free

Friday, 23 Mar 2018

Lecture: Literally Weaving

Channel: College of Design

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Marianne Fairbanks, an assistant professor in the design studies department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will outline the three distinct yet intersecting threads of her practice, including her solo work, her research into emerging textile technology and a community-based project.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles become more vibrant during firing and make interesting patterns.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Global Gala 2018

Channel: Student Union Board

6:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Global Gala is an annual celebration of the various cultures present on the Iowa State Campus. This platform allows several student organizations to showcase their cultural heritage through dance, music and fashion, in an effort to promote diversity and celebrate all cultures!

Cost: free

Planetarium Show: Our Solar System and Exoplanets

Channel: Astronomy

6:30 pm @ ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Pitch Perfect 3

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the originally scheduled film, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," cannot be screened. "Pitch Perfect 3" will be shown instead.

Cost: free

22nd International Festival of Women Composers Concert

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

22nd International Festival of Women Composers Concert featuring 20th-21st century American composers: Meg Bowles, Jodi Goble, Lori Laitman, Libby Larsen, Alma Mahler, and Florence B. Price. With poetry by Pulitzer prize winning Americans Rita Dove and Mary Oliver. Performed by vocalists Beth Deutmeyer, David Bowles Edwards, Chad Sonka, and Jodi Goble, piano, Sarah Reger, carillon, Lucas Yoakam, trumpet, Miriam Zach, organ.

Cost: free

Concert: Parsonsfield

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Parsonsfield is a Massachusetts-based folk-rock band whose sound resembles The Steel Wheels and The Way Down Wanderers. The quintet has has songs featured on AMC's popular show, The Walking Dead.

Cost: $8-$10

Saturday, 24 Mar 2018

Day of Insects

Channel: Reiman Gardens

All day @ Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is so enthusiastic about insects that we set aside a special day just for them every year. Our annual Day of Insects brings together professionals, academics, advocates and enthusiasts of all levels from across the country to explore and celebrate entomology (the study of insects).

Bleach Pen T-Shirts Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Bring in a t-shirt, leggings, pair of jeans or chambray shirt and grab a bleach pen. Free-hand a design or make a pattern with shapes and marks to turn something drab into something fab.

Cost: $5