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Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

POSTPONED: Retirement reception

Jan 31, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Lagomarcino north atrium

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

Rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 7. Mari Kemis, director of the Research Institute for Studies in Education in the School of Education, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Jan 31, 2019

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.

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Jan 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for lecturers and senior lecturers.

Workshop: Academic skills for veterans

Jan 31, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3534 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to learn tips, tools and strategies for academic success. Topics include time management, student/faculty relationships, writing, test-taking and more. RSVP requested.

Canceled - Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Jan 31, 2019

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Human Library - Are you Interested in Becoming a Human Book?

Jan 31, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

31 Parks Library

free

University Library Diversity

Are you a student interested in diversity, equity & inclusion on campus? Would you like to help create a more inclusive campus? Are you interested in discussing the ways your identity has shaped your experience at Iowa State with your peers? Consider volunteering as a book for the first ever Iowa State University Human Library event! Learn more about this event and how you can be involved.

CANCELED: When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Jan 31, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

According to Merriam-Webster, a "weed" is simply "a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth". Or the scientist's definition: "A weed is simply a plant out of place".

Fused Glass Nightlight Class

Jan 31, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 Public $40 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Brighten the winter nights with a customized nightlight! Learn to design, cut, and assemble glass that will be fused in our kiln. Fit your small work of art into a nightlight kit at the second class, and light it up!

Workshop: How Would You Balance the Federal Budget?

Jan 31, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Interactive workshop led by staff from the non-partisan Concord Coalition. This 2-hour event kicks off with a short overview of federal spending, followed by the 90-minute Principles and Priorities exercise.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Jan 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Creating Disney Magic

Jan 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Creating Disney Magic: Lessons in Leadership, Management, and Customer Service," Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort. Part of the 2018-19 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management.

Performance: Kinky Boots

Jan 31, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The winner of 6 2013 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a Tony® Award-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. Inspired by true events, this smash-hit musical tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family's struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea