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Thursday, 19 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Mar 19, 2020

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.

Friday, 20 Mar 2020

Spring break

Mar 20, 2020

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Classes are recessed. University offices are open, but may be operating with adjusted hours.

CANCELED: Masters of Mimicry Spring Break Program

Mar 20, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens Diversity

What is camouflage and mimicry, and how do plants and animals use them in the wild?

Saturday, 21 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Mid Iowa Woodcarvers Show

Mar 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

The Mid-Iowa Woodcarvers return for their one-day show! Guests will have the opportunity to view carving contest entries, watch carving demonstrations and participate in a hands-on lesson in whittling.

CANCELED: Open House Weekend: Farm House Museum

Mar 21, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Visit the Farm House Museum and celebrate 160 years during special weekend hours.

Workshop: Morel and oyster mushroom certification

Mar 21, 2020

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1330 Advanced Teaching and Research Building

$50

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

To legally sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying mushrooms. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified. Register online.

Sunday, 22 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Open House Weekend: Farm House Museum

Mar 22, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Visit the Farm House Museum and celebrate 160 years during special weekend hours.

CANCELED: Farm House 160 Curator Walk

Mar 22, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"Farm House 160" curator Madisyn Rostro will take visitors through the historic house and interactive exhibition.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Mar 22, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 23 Mar 2020

POSTPONED Open forum: Vice president for research finalist

Mar 23, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

This forum will be rescheduled. Four finalists have been identified in the search for the next Vice President for Research. Each finalist's name will be shared one business day prior to his or her visit.

Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020

POSTPONED: Strategic facilities plan town hall

Mar 24, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

127 Curtiss Hall

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Facilities planning and management is developing a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities. A team from Ayers Saint Gross will summarize findings from initial planning analysis, campus observations and survey/open house input.

CANCELED: Prints from the Floating World

Mar 24, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Speaker Andrew Stevens will use examples from the permanent collection to show how the prints were made and how they transformed during the 19th century.

POSTPONED: Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Mar 24, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Canceled: A Science Comedian's Guide to Communicating Science

Mar 24, 2020

7:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Brian Malow draws on two decades as a stand-up comedian to help scientists communicate better with general audiences. In a presentation that promises to both amuse and educate, Brian will offer advice on a range of topics including stage presence, connecting with audiences, using analogies, and abusing PowerPoint.

CANCELED: Intermediate Ukulele Lessons

Mar 24, 2020

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

If you can already easily move through chord changes and are fluent with closed chords (ex: Bb, Eb, G#) but still don't know how to get "that sound," this class is for you. Learn poly rhythms and melodic chording techniques to make you ukulele playing stand out. Learn to get the most out of you uke and use more of the neck. Must be able to play chords up to tempo.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Art Walk: Mythology

Mar 25, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building, south entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Explore public art on campus that channels fables, supernatural beings and super-human heroes.

ONLINE: Start Something series

Mar 25, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

3231 Student Innovation Center

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

"Scrappy Branding: It's More Than a Logo." The Start Something short-course series is designed for entrepreneurs. Whether you are just exploring the idea of entrepreneurship (intro series) or want to learn more about marketing your small business, this series will help kick start your next venture. Registration requested.

POSTPONED: Strategic facilities plan town hall

Mar 25, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

022 Sukup Hall

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Facilities planning and management is developing a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities. A team from Ayers Saint Gross will summarize findings from initial planning analysis, campus observations and survey/open house input.

CANCELED: Marketing Your Study Abroad workshop

Mar 25, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

0013 Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Reflect on the professional benefits of studying abroad. We will discuss how to format international experience on a resume and how to incorporate study abroad into behavioral based interview questions. This workshop is applicable to those that have participated in a faculty-led travel course or a semester-long/exchange program (or any student interested in studying abroad). Snacks will be provided.

POSTPONED: Seminar series: Water Research Past, Present and Future

Mar 25, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"History of Buffer Research at Iowa State University," Tom Isenhart, professor, ISU natural resource ecology and management. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.

CANCELED SUB Member Meeting

Mar 25, 2020

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

POSTPONED: Ivy Women in Business Awards reception

Mar 25, 2020

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

This event will be rescheduled for the fall. Established in 2018, the Ivy Women in Business Awards celebrate women for their inspiration, leadership and ability to serve as champions for women in business.

POSTPONED: P.H. Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture

Mar 25, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Kimberly Garza is the founder and principal of Atlas Lab, a landscape architecture, urban design and public art studio based in Sacramento, California. She will discuss the role of tactical urbanism and urban prototyping in engaging communities, creating authentic experiences and empowering designers to improve the built environment using low-cost, small-scale strategies. Part of the ASLA Iowa Spring Conference.

Canceled: Dinosaurs to Milankovitch Cycles

Mar 25, 2020

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr. Tucker is a senior biospheric scientist, employed by NASA. He has used satellite data for deforestation mapping, predicting ecologically coupled disease outbreaks, mapping glacier extent, and mapping climatic effects on global vegetation. He has been awarded NASA's Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal and the Presidential Award for Meritorious Senior Professional...

CANCELED: Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Mar 25, 2020

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 26 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Mar 26, 2020

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.

ONLINE Procurement workshop: How Do I Buy?

Mar 26, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

online

free

Procurement Services department Training, development

Find out what hasn't changed and what's new, including introducing some new tools that have been created to help make purchases and purchasing decisions. We will address commonly asked questions and leave plenty of open Q&A time with our cyBUY, P-Card and T&H Card experts and procurement agents.

POSTPONED Open forum: Vice president for research finalist

Mar 26, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

This forum will be rescheduled. Four finalists have been identified in the search for the next Vice President for Research. Each finalist's name will be shared one business day prior to his or her visit.

CANCELED: Crafty Cocktail Night: Kokedama

Mar 26, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens' staff at the Gardens after hours for crafting and sipping adult beverages! Kokedama are interesting, artistic, and totally not hard to make. Make one - or more! - to take home.

CANCELED: Fused Glass Nightlight Class

Mar 26, 2020

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!