Monday, 01 Apr 2019
Create a pattern, skyline, lettering, doodles or other drawings on tissue paper with a variety of black sharpies, and glue it to glassware of your choice. Drop in a tea light to add a charming element to your space.
Part III: Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones and Words Will Never Hurt Me: Verbal Messages
When you capture an image of a flower, all too often the results can be disappointing. It's easy to end up with a lackluster snapshot with little artistic merit. This four-week program meets on Mondays.
"#MeToo - Why Has It Taken So Long?" Florence George Graves is an award-winning journalist and founding director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her reporting helped expose the imbalance of power between women and men in Washington long before the #metoo era.
Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019
The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.
"Have you ever wondered what "Fair Use" really means? In this workshop, representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate topics such as Fair Use, the TEACH Act, copyright support on campus, and more! Register through Learn @ ISU, Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
Iowa State vs. South Dakota. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.
Back by popular demand! One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods. Under the expert guidance of professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg, you will study the creative process of eight new photographers who have truly mastered the trade. This four-week program meets on Tuesdays.
"Getting A Good Night's Sleep: Rest, Resiliency and the Art of Digital Detox." Brian Luke Seaward will outline the connections between good health and resiliency as well as the connections between stress, screen addictions, and poor sleep. He is a faculty member at The Graduate Institute and executive director of the Paramount Wellness Institute.
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)
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is an author and activist, with a 35-year career focused on spiritual enlightenment and well-being. Her talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.
Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019
The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.
Morrill Professor of architecture Tom Leslie will present "Postwar Skyscrapers from the Inside Out: The Role of Lighting in the Development of the 'Glass Box'" and architecture associate professor Vladimir Kulic will present "Learning from Yugoslavia" in this research exchange event. All are welcome to attend.
The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.
There's no escaping spreadsheets but you can escape spreadsheet hell! This workshop will cover best practices for set-up, formatting, and formats as well as tips for avoiding common pit-falls in Excel. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.
Part IV: It's Not What You Said; It's How You Said It: Nonverbal Communication
The LGBTQA+ Faculty and Staff Association is hosting a reception open to faculty, staff and students. There will be cake!
Iowa State vs. Drake. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.
4-week course beginning Wednesday, April 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. One of the best ways to increase your ability to find great photography subjects is to learn to shoot in black & white.
Concrete is a strong building material, but also great for diy projects! Construct a mold of one of the ABC's, and learn to mix and pour concrete on a small scale. Seal your letter the next evening, and leave with a 10" decorative element for your home or garden with a trendy, industrial look.
The 2019 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture - Anton Treuer is Professor of Ojibwe at Bemidji State University and author of 14 books, including "Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask."
Thursday, 04 Apr 2019
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.
Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.
Johnpaul Agaba is a Ugandan lawyer and visiting Fulbright scholar who has worked with USAID and is a founding member of the nonprofit Refugee Advocacy for Development.
The Brevet have undergone a dramatic evolution on their explosive, ambitious new album, LEGS. The collection is the California five-piece's most deeply personal and lyrically sophisticated yet, tackling perception and identity in the digital age with both subtle nuance and blunt force.
Friday, 05 Apr 2019
A women's leadership event focused on developing female leaders for higher education. A preconference workshop on negotiation will be held April 4 (2:30-6:30 p.m.). Register online for both.
The public meeting features presentations by ISU faculty, including: Dan Nettleton (statistics), Lizhi Wang (industrial and manufacturing systems engineering), Dermot Hayes (economics), Trevor Nolan (genetics, development and cell biology), Eddy Yeh (PSI), Baskar Ganapathysubramanian (mechanical engineering), Ludovico Cademartiri (materials science and engineering) and Thomas Lubberstedt (agronomy).
Insects rule in the diaries of unlikely best friends: Worm, Spider and Fly. Worm eats his homework, Fly believes she has superpowers, and Spider can't wait to grow up and molt. This production, based on the books Diary of a Worm, Diary of a Spider, and Diary of a Fly, by Doreen Cronin, promotes eco-consciousness, earth science and tolerance of others.
In her book "The Framing of Sacred Space: The Canopy and the Byzantine Church," Jelena Bogdanovic, associate professor of architecture, provides an innovative interpretation of the relationships between the canopy and the design of the Byzantine church. She will discuss the canopy as an architectural "parti" -- a guiding idea for design -- that generated unique experiences of being in space. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.