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What is featured?

Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018

Welcome to Pasta 401: Bring your appetite for creating course alignment (Quality Matters Webinar)

Mar 14, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own register through Quality Matters via link below

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you hungry for course alignment? In this session, the presenters will discuss the fundamental process of designing an aligned course from "scratch." Using the tools created by the University of Southern Indiana Instructional Designer team as your main ingredient, you will learn about a delicious recipe to get all of the course elements working.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Mar 14, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications.

Thursday, 15 Mar 2018

Spring break, classes recessed

Mar 15, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Spring Break: Mar. 12-16

Caterpillar Club

Mar 15, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult. No preregistration required.

Farewell reception: Tasha Barton

Mar 15, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

142 Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Tasha Barton, program coordinator in CALS administrative services, is departing March 15 for a job in Des Moines. This is a come-and-go reception.

Friday, 16 Mar 2018

Spring break, classes recessed

Mar 16, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Spring Break: Mar. 12-16

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Mar 16, 2018

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day by sitting back and enjoying an eclectic array of melodies, with an extensive Celtic music repertoire. The Hughes Conservatory and Gift Shop will also remain open during the event. Shop for St. Patrick's Day home décor and more.

Sunday, 18 Mar 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 18, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Monday, 19 Mar 2018

Graduation applications: Summer 2018

Mar 19, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Seniors graduating Summer 2018 should submit a Graduation Application after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Registration period for Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 begins

Mar 19, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 registration dates for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and students in the Graduate College. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and most Sundays.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Mar 19, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018

Fee payment deadline

Mar 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline, spring. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Summer and Fall 2018 registration: Seniors

Mar 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Summer 2018 and Fall 2018 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and most Sundays.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Mar 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.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Mar 20, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Glass Beads Class

Mar 20, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Floral Design: Fresh Floating Arrangements

Mar 20, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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

Mar 20, 2018

6:45 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"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.

Ronald Lecture in Environmental Conservation

Mar 20, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"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.

Wednesday, 21 Mar 2018

Behind the Scenes: Conservatory & Greenhouses

Mar 21, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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

Mar 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hixson-Lied Student Success Center, first floor lobby

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Help Students Recall Information after Graduation

Mar 21, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2226 Vet Med

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Information Overload: Practical Ways to Help your Students Recall Information after Graduation." In this joint CELT/VET MED presentation, Alex Ramirez, ISU awardee for Early Achievement in Teaching, knows that professional practitioners often need an answer right now, because an animal's life is on the line. Presentation also available via webcast and Zoom.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Mar 21, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Mar 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.

Gun Control Theatre - A ReACT Reading

Mar 21, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Anderson Sculpture Garden, Morrill Hall and HUB

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Ivy Women in Business Awards

Mar 21, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

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

Mar 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 Mar 2018

Caterpillar Club

Mar 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. Best for children five and under with an adult. No preregistration required.

Performance: How I Became a Pirate

Mar 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

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