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Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019

P&S Council Professional Development Conference

Feb 26, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Scheman Building

$100; $120 after Jan. 28

Professional and Scientific Council Conferences Training, development

"Cultivate Your Adventure: Planting the Seeds of Success" will feature two breakout sessions and two keynote speakers.

Retirement reception: Diane Muncrief

Feb 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

First floor atrium, Beardshear Hall

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Diane Muncrief, director of human capital capabilities in university human resources, is retiring after more than 21 years at Iowa State. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

Engaged Scholar meeting

Feb 26, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Health Coaching and Community Health Programming," Trina Suchan, Community Health Partners director. Learn about collaborations between community health partners and ISU Translational Research Network (U-TuRN), related to motivational interviewing and clinical health coaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.

Research workshop: Your Successful NSF CAREER Proposal

Feb 26, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Research Office Training, development

The goal of the prestigious NSF CAREER Grant is to help promising researchers "build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research." Writing a successful CAREER proposal requires clear articulation of long-term research and education goals that are cohesive and well integrated.

Book talk: One Woman with 110 Lives

Feb 26, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Lectures

"I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives," Kay Jackson Berger, retired psychiatric social worker and author. She will be talking about her book "I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives (Not Counting the First One)." The book reveals 23 years of work in resolving "Mariah's" multiple personality disorder.

Honeycomb Wall Shelves Class

Feb 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $57 Public $67 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a set of three hexagon shelves to create a honeycomb pattern. With strong lines, and a nod toward the great outdoors, these will be a great addition to every hive and home.

BIEDA Week: "Fattitude" documentary

Feb 26, 2019

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The "Fattitude" documentary film focuses on body size prejudice and works to promote the important social movement of fat acceptance in today's society. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Lecture: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism

Feb 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism," Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility" and "Is Everyone Really Equal." DiAngelo has had a profound influence on the national discourse on race. She is affiliate faculty at the University of Washington College of Education. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019

ISCORE Preconference

Feb 27, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Workshop: Financial literacy for veterans

Feb 27, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to a short presentation on education benefits and other financial tips, followed by an opportunity to meet with representatives from offices around campus, including VA Certifying Officials, Financial Aid, Accounts Receivable and the Student Loan Education Office. RSVP requested.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Feb 27, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method. Learn the step by-by-step process - from the selection of oils, colorants, fragrances and equipment to calculating lye amounts. Leave class with a pound of soap and see the difference that using natural products on your skin makes.

Keynote: Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Feb 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"But You Don't Look Like You Have an Eating Disorder, and Other Avoidable Barriers to Recovery," Sarah Thompson, a writer, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, will share stories from their own recovery after having an eating disorder for 18 years.

Lecture: The History of North America's Earliest Dogs

Feb 27, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"More Than Mutts" - Chris Widga, head curator at the East Tennessee State University Museum of Natural History, is part of an international team examining DNA as part of a study of the complex evolutionary history of early dogs.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 27, 2019

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 until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

Research workshop: Early Career Foundation Awards

Feb 28, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Research Office Training, development

This seminar provides an overview of early career awards, but will focus on awards offered by private foundations. Get useful information on the ISU Foundation and how they can help you pursue funding. Also, receive general information about other early career awards offered by the federal government. Finally, hear from ISU faculty who have experience pursuing and receiving early career awards, and how those awards shaped their careers.

Caterpillar Club

Feb 28, 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.

Retirement reception: Ruth Braymen

Feb 28, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Third floor, Enrollment Services Building

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Ruth Braymen, a secretary in the office of admissions, is retiring. Refreshments will be served.

BIEDA Week: Rock Your Body

Feb 28, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

3430 Beyer Hall

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

A fun, energizing cardio dance class. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Mvskoke Community Futurity: A Map to the Next World

Feb 28, 2019

5:10 PM - 6:00 PM

1210 LeBaron

free

College of Design Lectures

Mvskoke scholar Laura Harjo, an assistant professor of community and regional planning at the University of New Mexico, will speak about indigenous feminist space, place and mapping theories as part of the Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture Series at Iowa State. Her talk is cosponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning, urban design graduate program, American Indian studies program and College of Design.

When Boon Becomes Bane in the Garden (& Vice Versa)

Feb 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Just because a lovely plant is given sales space at a garden center or nursery and alluringly seduces you with its beauty doesn't mean that it will be a good fit in your garden.

Woven Wall Hanging Class

Feb 28, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $71 Public $81 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, creating shapes by decreasing and increasing warps, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Finish a 13"x18" weaving in shades of cream and tan that will be ready to hang.

Cyclone Cinema: Ralph Breaks the Internet

Feb 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Ralph Breaks the Internet, a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 3.5 stars. Watch Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel the World Wide Web on a mission. They risk it all to save the video game, "Sugar Rush" with the help of citizens of the internet

Woven Wall Hanging Class

Feb 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Finish a 10" x 14" weaving in shades of cream and tan that will be ready to hang.

Funky MojoDaddy w/ Rob Lumbard

Feb 28, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$12 or $8 w/ ISU student ID in advance

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Genre: Chicago Blues | For Fans of: Ken Kinsey, Buddy Guy, Carl Weathersby, The Kinsey Report. Top-shelf musicians who have built a high-energy blues, funk/soul, roots-rock supergroup who thread the spirit of the past into creative, passionate playing.