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Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018

Lecture: Winona LaDuke

Mar 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

The 2018 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture. Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for native environmental groups.

Concert: Maurice John Vaughn

Mar 28, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Maurice John Vaughn utilizes the guitar, saxophone and vocals to portay a powerful blues tune. His innovative lyrics are soulful, passionate, and sometimes even humorous. This will be a seated show.

Thursday, 29 Mar 2018

Caterpillar Club

Mar 29, 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.

Workshop: Human Research Basics Series

Mar 29, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session, you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB). An IRB staff member will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Mar 29, 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.

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Mar 29, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will introduce the basics, pros, and cons of Arduion, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey, three microcontrollers which allow interactions between computers and the physical world. Preregistration required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you require accommodation.

Softball

Mar 29, 2018

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Cyclone Cinema: Father Figures

Mar 29, 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: Design Resistance

Mar 29, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Eric Heiman is a partner and co-founder of award-winning San Francisco design agency Volume Inc. and an associate professor of graphic design at the California College of the Arts. His lecture is funded through a Strategic Initiatives Grant from the Vice President for Extension and Outreach.

Friday, 30 Mar 2018

Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR) Workshop

Mar 30, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Quality Matters (QM) flagship workshop on the QM Rubric and its use in reviewing the design of online and blended courses is intended for a broad audience, including but not limited to faculty, instructional designers, administrators, and instructors. It is particularly helpful to those new to QM or those considering the adoption of a quality assurance process for online and blended learning.

Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Symposium

Mar 30, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Graduate College Conferences

"The Past and Future of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology," with keynote speakers Volker Brendel, Indiana University; Adina Howe, ISU; John Van Hemert, DuPont Pioneer; and Matt Wilkerson, Uniformed Services University.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Mar 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Workshop: Human Subjects Research Using IRBManager

Mar 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Conference Room 222, Kingland Building

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to work with the new IRBManager system. Sessions are most useful for anyone who performs research with human subjects or who needs to sign off on IRB applications. Participants will learn how to submit IRB applications and access study information in the new system.

Walk and Talk

Mar 30, 2018

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Beardshear Hall entrance

free

ISU WellBeing

Join ISU WellBeing for a 30-minute campus walk every Friday through May 18. ISU WellBeing will lead the one-mile walk in almost any weather. You are always welcome to walk the route at your own pace. No registration required.

TIME CHANGE: Softball (doubleheader)

Mar 30, 2018

12:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State and Texas will play a doubleheader tomorrow starting at 12:30 p.m. due to cold temperatures expected on Saturday. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Hands on History: Using Primary Sources in the Classroom

Mar 30, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This hands-on workshop will demonstrate how you can incorporate primary source analysis and research into your classroom, whether you want to use historical documents available online or materials from Special Collections & University Archives at Iowa State University. This is not just for history instructors, primary source literacy benefits students in all subject areas. Preregistration required.

Listening session: CALS dean search

Mar 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1951 Food Sciences Building (auditorium)

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

The search committee for the dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is hosting two forums to solicit feedback from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the next dean.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Message Mugs

Mar 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Add a covert message at the bottom of a cup! Put it inside to discover when your coffee is gone, or outside to share with an office mate. Add your personal message from a sweet "I Love You" to a clever "You've Been Poisoned."

Resurrection Exhibition Reception

Mar 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Public reception for Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition of graphite drawings and acrylic mixed-media paintings by Robert Jinkins, graduate student in integrated visual arts.

Cyclone Cinema: Father Figures

Mar 30, 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!

Saturday, 31 Mar 2018

Egg Hunt

Mar 31, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Co-hosted by the Ames Jaycees, festivities will include an egg hunt for all children 6th grade and younger. The egg hunt will run continuously from 9:00 - 11:00. Children will have the opportunity to search for colorful eggs to trade in for a goody bag. Goody bags will be provided.

DATE CHANGE: Softball

Mar 31, 2018

11:00 AM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State and Texas will play a doubleheader Friday, March 30, starting at 12:30 p.m. due to cold temperatures expected on Saturday. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Open House: In Focus and Manuel Neri exhibits

Mar 31, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum and Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Don't miss this opportunity to see the current exhibitions In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection and Manuel Neri: Ambiguity, Mystery, and Allure on the weekend!

Cyclone Cinema: Father Figures

Mar 31, 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!