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What is featured?

Sunday, 17 Feb 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Creed II

Feb 17, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Creed II is a PG-13 drama/sport movie rated 4 stars. U.S. champion Apollo Creed was killed by Russian boxer, Ivan Drago in a tragic match. Watch Apollo's son, Adonis Johnson go head to head with Drago's son. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 18 Feb 2019

Workshop, Personalized Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Feb 18, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Personalized learning is the type of instruction that targets individual student's needs. How does personalized learning look like in Canvas? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Feb 18, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This stirring drama, an accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson, is a classic tribute to the courageous brave American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Feb 18, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This stirring drama, an accurate and deeply moving musical history lesson, is a classic tribute to the courageous brave American who freed herself and hundreds of others from the bonds of slavery.

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Feb 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Office of Institutional Research Meetings, receptions

Chris Feit, director of institutional research at Loras College, Dubuque is one of five finalists named in the search.

Lecture: Capt. Scott Kelly

Feb 18, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center - Doors open at 6:00pm

Free admission | No tickets | General admission seating

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Sustainability Symposium keynote "The Sky is Not the Limit." Capt. Scott Kelly captivated the world and seized the imagination of millions during his record-breaking year spent living on the International Space Station.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2019

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Feb 19, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.

README: The 5 W's of Your Data

Feb 19, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Have you ever opened a data file and thought "what is this?" or "what was I thinking?" We have. And now we're now teaching a README workshop to share what we learned. This workshop will teach how a simple README file can help keep you and your research organized. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Workshop: Lit Review Without Tears

Feb 19, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Parks Library 198

free

University Library Training, development

"Lit Review Without Tears: Tangible Strategies for Writing a Pain-Free Literature Review." Sponsored by the Center for Communication Excellence and the university library. Online registration requested.

Lecture: Gender, Consumption and Politics in Mid-Century America

Feb 19, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1030 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"The Power of the Purse: Gender, Consumption, and Politics in Mid-Century America." Learn how the Cold War politicized male and female gender roles, particularly with regard to mass consumption. In conjunction with "Designed for a Modern Life" exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Sustainability Symposium

Feb 19, 2019

5:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall, Oak Room and Sun Room

$0

Live Green Submissions Conferences Live Green

Join us for an evening celebrating all things sustainability at ISU and the 10-year anniversary of the Live Green! Initiative. Food, connections, clothing swap and greening!

Floral Design: Tea Party Tabletop Arrangements

Feb 19, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own thrift store tea set and tray to arrange with flowers for a lovely party display. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Panel: Envisioning Our Next Sustainable Decade

Feb 19, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room

$0

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Join ISU leadership engaged in sustainability since the Live Green! Initiative began, as well as alumni instrumental in kick starting student sustainability initiatives, in a look back at the past 10 years of the Live Green! Initiative, as well as a look ahead at what the next decade could and should bring for sustainability at Iowa State University.

Men's Basketball

Feb 19, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor.

Open Mic Night

Feb 19, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019

Workshop, Rubrics and Outcomes in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Feb 20, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Butterfly Wing

Feb 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardenes

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.

Open house: Center for Communication Excellence

Feb 20, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1137 Pearson Hall

Free

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Meet the CCE staff and learn more about what they offer and how they can help you improve your communication skills. Snacks, demos, activities and information tables will be available.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: A Day in the Life of a Rural African Woman: Bringing global experiences into the classroom (Dorothy Masinde)

Feb 20, 2019

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

Looking for more ways to excite, activate, and engage students? Needing a solution to transform frustrated students into successful, passionate learners? Award-winning lecturer Dorothy Masinde, Global Resource Systems, Horticulture, has thirty years of experience inspiring learners of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

Research workshop: National Science Foundation Proposal Development (Session 1)

Feb 20, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies and Procedures along with NSF-specific requirements, tips, and tricks for proposal development. This training was created with grant coordinators in mind, but would also be useful for investigators and post-docs who intend to seek NSF funding.

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Feb 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

Office of Institutional Research Meetings, receptions

Amanda DeGraff, senior analyst and assistant director of institutional research at Iowa State, is one of five finalists named in the search.

Workshop, Peer review and assessment with Canvas, Google and Qualtrics

Feb 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Led by Lesya Hassall from CELT and Karla Embleton, the session will focus on the best use case scenarios for Canvas Peer Review, a generic peer review Google form and a peer review Qualtrics process to accommodate peer review of student work and behavior.

Faculty workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 20, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This session will cover introductory impact metrics and sources (including journal impact factors and altmetrics); identifying who is citing your work and creating reports in Web of Science and Scopus; and methods for increasing scholarly visibility such as Google Scholar and ORCiD profiles, Digital Repository @ISU, and open access publishing.

Lecture: Beyond the Building

Feb 20, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Amie Shao, principal with MASS Design Group in Boston, will present a series of the firm's projects that expand the architectural practice model by focusing on what architecture does to identify local needs and opportunities, advance the well-being of individuals and communities, amplify regional investment and capture the value of design and its effect on people's lives. The 2019 Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 20, 2019

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. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Thursday, 21 Feb 2019

Research workshop: National Science Foundation Proposal Development (Session 2)

Feb 21, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies and Procedures along with NSF-specific requirements, tips, and tricks for proposal development. This training was created with grant coordinators in mind, but would also be useful for investigators and post-docs who intend to seek NSF funding.

Caterpillar Club

Feb 21, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult.

Open Access Publishing: Where do I Start?

Feb 21, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Start exploring your options for Open Access publishing today! This workshop will walk you through the process of identifying and evaluating a publisher, locating funding, and exploring other options for making your research open. Whether you want to publish your dissertation or share your research data, we'll get you started! Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Natureweights

Feb 21, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for some creative crafting while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!