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Monday, 27 Sep 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Week

Sep 27, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

An enchanting cast of characters awaits you! Meet Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake, and the ever-popular foot-tall Ginormagnome. Start (or keep building) your gnome village with cute little mushrooms, a small planter, or a fairy house. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Faculty development workshop: The Public Classroom

Sep 27, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Join university counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

reACT Exhibtion Opening Reception: "Color Matters"

Sep 27, 2021

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events

Get a first look at the newest reACT exhibition, guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Strum, Professor of Music. "Color Matters" explores the complex relationship humans have with color and how color shapes how we see and understand the world. Remarks at 5:00 pm by Dr. Sturm. Light refreshments.

Don't Be Evil: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Big Tech

Sep 27, 2021

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Financial Times and global economic analyst Rana Foroohar covers the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs. She will be speaking about the evolution of major internet forces, such as Google, Apple, and Facebook, from idealistic start-ups to globally dominating purveyors of individuals' private information.

Macrame Air Plant Globe Workshop

Sep 27, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $28/Public $38 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Create a lovely hanging planter with an amber glass globe and cream cord. Learn basic macrame knotting that you can use on future projects, and pull together your project with sand, rocks, shells, and a Tillandsia air plant.

Soil and Water Conservation Club Meeting

Sep 27, 2021

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2020 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

Meeting + free food!

Cyclone Cinema: F9, The Fast Saga

Sep 27, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother. Concessions are available.

Latinx in the U.S.A.: Music as a Cultural History

Sep 27, 2021

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Music can be viewed and “read†as a tool that shares the cultural values, roots, and history of peoples. Over the years, Latinx musical genres share the concerns of Latin@s throughout the years--songs about immigrant woes tell tales from the early 20th century to today, but recent tunes have been created to add Latinx voices to Black Lives Matter protests. Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D. is a Chicago-based journalist.