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Friday, 29 Aug 2014

Poster sale

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 am - 6:00 pm @ Campanile Room, MU

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture.

Cost: Most posters are priced between $8 and $12.

Retirement reception: Dayle Nickerson

Channel: College of Human Sciences

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ Memorial Union Gallery Room

Join the College of Human Sciences in sending off Dayle Nickerson with a retirement celebration. Nickerson, the director of student services, provided 25 years of dedicated service to the college.

Retirement reception: Tommy Shaw

Channel: Special Memorial Union programs

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Tommy Shaw, event coordinator at the Memorial Union, is retiring. A program will begin about 2:10 p.m.

Cost: free

Dedication: Jeff and Deb Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

Channel: ISU Foundation

4:00 pm @ Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

The new facility, unique to Iowa State and nearly all of the Midwest, allows for animal-human interaction through teaching laboratories, outreach activities, and a variety of functions for current and future students.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cyclone Garden Gnomes

Channel: The Workspace

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome" we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

Reception for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens, Garden Room

Social gathering and networking opportunity for lecturers, clinicians, and adjunct faculty.


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Stanford (AVCA Showcase)

Book Release Party: "Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland"

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main Street, Ames

The College of Design is hosting a book release party for "Prairie Gold: An Anthology of the American Heartland." Copies of the book will be available for purchase, and light snacks and nonalcoholic beverages will be provided.

Cost: Free; books available for purchase

Dance social

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm @ 196 Forker Building

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Cost: free

Concert: Steven Cooper

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Steven Cooper's hit song "Bigger" features Akon and broke into the top #100 downloaded singles on iTunes. He's been featured alongside artists including Tech N9ne, Kid Rock, David Cook and many others. His catchy songs have been featured nationally on ESPN, Fox, MTVu and ABC Family.

Cost: $0 ISU Students | $10 public

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Special Memorial Union programs

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ MU

ISU AfterDark will feature Colin Jost from SNL Weekend Update and magician Mike Super! Other activities will include: -Bingo -Karaoke -Bowling and Billiards -Green Screen Photos ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students! Come enjoy the fun!

Cost: free

Comedy! Weekend Update Anchor Colin Jost

Channel: Lectures Program

11:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Colin Jost is the head writer of Saturday Night Live and co-anchor of SNL's "Weekend Update." ISU AfterDark.

Cost: free

Saturday, 30 Aug 2014

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

8:00 am - 10:30 am @ ISU Alumni Center

Fun for the whole family, regardless of the weather. Each tailgate features games, prizes, football action on the big screens, a marching band performance, a cash bar (Olde Main Brewing Company), and an optional catered meal by area vendors (preregistration required).

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

11:00 am @ Jack Trice Stadium

ISU vs. North Dakota State.

Cost: $20-$50

Sunday, 31 Aug 2014


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. Saint Louis

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Florida State (AVCA Showcase)

Monday, 01 Sep 2014

University Holiday

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Offices closed, classes recessed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014

Jump Start: Welcome event for multicultural students

Channel: Multicultural Student Affairs

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Games, fun and food for ISU multicultural students, hosted by the office of multicultural student affairs.

Cost: free

Beginner Photography Class

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment, how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Cost: $48-$60

Drawing Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing technique including: line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

Cost: ISU $43, Public $53 (includes supplies)

WHERE Am I Wearing?

Channel: World Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Kelsey Timmerman's book Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014


Channel: Student Activities Center

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Great Hall, MU

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through 200+ of the over 800 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. Although there are over 800 clubs and orgs on campus, a large sample will have booths with informational hand-outs and giveaways to highlight their club and recruit new members.

Cost: Free

Photography Class: Light Painting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools, and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects.

Cost: $48-$60

Belly Dance Basics Workshop 1

Channel: The Workspace

7:00 pm - 8:10 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Grab your friends and join Shiara for an evening dedicated to exploring three of the major types of music found in Middle Eastern Dance and some of the basic dance movements used to complement each style.

Cost: ISU $10, Public $10

Intermediate Belly Dance Workshop: The Art of Taqsim

Channel: The Workspace

8:20 pm - 9:30 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

The Taqsim is a part of Middle Eastern music where a solo instrument is featured. It is typically an improvisational expression for both the musician and the dancer which many find intimidating. In this class, we'll create a formula to help you relax, enjoy and shine during your next Taqsim!

Cost: ISU $10, Public $10

Thursday, 04 Sep 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Cost: $2-$6

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Channel: University Relations

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Sept. 10 board meeting.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

P&S Council meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Stained Glass Class

Channel: The Workspace

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Cost: ISU $73, Public $83 (includes supplies)


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Omaha