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Monday, 01 Apr 2019

April Craft of the Month: Doodle Lanterns

Apr 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Apr 01, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part III: Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones and Words Will Never Hurt Me: Verbal Messages

Better Flower Photography

Apr 01, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76-$112

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

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.

Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics: Florence George Graves

Apr 01, 2019

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

"#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

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Apr 02, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

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.

Copyright in the Classroom: Guidelines for Instructors

Apr 02, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Memorial Untion

free

University Library Training, development

"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.

Workshop: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Apr 02, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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.

Softball

Apr 02, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Photography Master Study 6

Apr 02, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76-$112

Reiman Gardens Lectures

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.

Lecture: Rest, Resiliency, and the Art of Digital Detox

Apr 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

"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

Apr 02, 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)

Campaign Series: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson

Apr 02, 2019

8:15 PM

South Ballroom

free

Lectures Program Lectures

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

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Apr 03, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

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.

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Apr 03, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 03, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

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.

Escape from Spreadsheet Hell

Apr 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

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.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Apr 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part IV: It's Not What You Said; It's How You Said It: Nonverbal Communication

Reception: Celebrating 10 Years of Marriage Equality in Iowa

Apr 03, 2019

4:00 PM

Room 3224 Memorial Union

free

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success Diversity Meetings, receptions

The LGBTQA+ Faculty and Staff Association is hosting a reception open to faculty, staff and students. There will be cake!

Softball

Apr 03, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

BLACK & WHITE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY

Apr 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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 Letter Class

Apr 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $32 Public $42 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Lecture: Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask

Apr 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

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

CATERPILLAR CLUB

Apr 04, 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Lecture: Refugees as a Weapon of War

Apr 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

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 & The Unlikely Candidates

Apr 04, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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

Annual conference: Iowa Women in Higher Education

Apr 05, 2019

All day

Reiman Gardens

$125 ($150 with April 4 workshop)

Special Events Training, development

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.

Public meeting: Plant Sciences Institute advisory board

Apr 05, 2019

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

Plant Sciences Institute Conferences

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).

Diary of a Worm, a Spider & a Fly

Apr 05, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

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.

Friday Research Seminar: Canopy as an Architectural 'Parti'

Apr 05, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.