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Wednesday, 02 Sep 2015

Welcome reception: Black Faculty and Staff Association

Sep 02, 2015

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Union, Multicultural Center

free

Academic Affairs Diversity Meetings, receptions

All are welcome to meet new employees and reconnect with current colleagues. Refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, 08 Sep 2015

Public forum: VP for diversity and inclusion finalist

Sep 08, 2015

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

Reginald Stewart, chief diversity officer, University of Nevada, Reno, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Documentary & Discussion: Sex Trafficking in the USA

Sep 08, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

The first episode of Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn's new documentary, A Path Appears. A discussion will follow the 84-minute film. National Affairs Series.

Wednesday, 09 Sep 2015

ClubFest

Sep 09, 2015

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central campus

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through 360+ of the over 800 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. A volunteer fair for nonprofit agencies also will be held.

Panel Discussion: The U.S. Supreme Court on Free Speech, Obamacare, Same-Sex Marriage, and Lethal Injections

Sep 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Panelists discuss recent Supreme Court rulings. Constitution Day event and part of the National Affairs Series

Friday, 11 Sep 2015

CANCELED: Black College Reunion

Sep 11, 2015

All day

Iowa State University

$105-$125

Alumni Association Conferences Diversity Special events

This event has been canceled. A mentoring mixer will be held Sept. 12.

Public forum: VP for diversity and inclusion finalist

Sep 11, 2015

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

William Lewis, alumni fellow and former vice president for diversity and inclusion, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Saturday, 12 Sep 2015

Tai Chi Class

Sep 12, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $65, Public $75

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The class is an introduction to the Yang Style Short Form as taught by Cheng Man-Ch'ing. Learning and doing the Form's movements refresh the spirit and improve balance, posture, flexibility, attitude, confidence and overall health and well-being. Students will also learn some Qigong health exercises. Lloyd has been studying and practicing Yang Style Tai Chi for two decades.

Black college reunion mentoring mixer

Sep 12, 2015

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Alumni Association Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

Alumni are invited to meet and mingle with black students and faculty, as part of an effort to establish a mentoring program. Facilitated by Wendell Mosby and Toni Jackson Lampley.

Sunday, 13 Sep 2015

Argentine Tango

Sep 13, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Monday, 14 Sep 2015

Lecture: Nicholas Kristof

Sep 14, 2015

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

World Affairs Series Keynote: "Why We Should Care About the World and Want to Change It." Kristof is a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the New York Times.

Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015

Lecture: The Encyclical of Pope Francis on Ecology

Sep 15, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Anne Clifford, Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State, will examine Pope Francis's encyclical letter on ecology in anticipation of his visit to the United States. Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series

Wednesday, 16 Sep 2015

Lecture: Future of Healthy Families - Ross Parke, Hilton Endowed Chair

Sep 16, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Lecture: The Dating Doctor

Sep 16, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Finding Relationships with Confidence, Happiness and Respect" - Relationship expert David Coleman has been speaking on college campuses for more than twenty years about the complexities of dating, relationships, romance and sex.

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Sep 16, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. Learn the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week (listed below). The 8:20pm class will focus on technique, expression and choreography.

Sunday, 20 Sep 2015

Argentine Tango

Sep 20, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or socks.

Monday, 21 Sep 2015

Shibori Dyed Cyclone Scarf Class

Sep 21, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Use natural, plant-based dyes to create a wearable work of art! We will be using madder and kamala dyes to create vibrant cardinal and gold scarves. Traditional Shibori tying and tie-dye techniques will be used to create interesting patterns in the fabric. We will also have a discussion on preparing and working with natural dyes.

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2015

Public forum: VP for diversity and inclusion finalist

Sep 22, 2015

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

Diane Ariza, associate vice president for academic affairs and chief diversity officer, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, Connecticut, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Wednesday, 23 Sep 2015

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Sep 23, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. Learn the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week (listed below). The 8:20pm class will focus on technique, expression and choreography.

Thursday, 24 Sep 2015

Amigurumi Crochet Workshop

Sep 24, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $12, Public $22 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Amigurumi is the Japanese art of crocheting small animals or creatures. The projects are super cute, fun to make, and all you need to know is basic crochet stitches to start. Come make your own stuffed creature and learn the basics of shaping, construction, and finishing. These projects can be turned into anything from keychains to cat toys, and there will be plenty of patterns to choose from.

Friday, 25 Sep 2015

Public forum: VP for diversity and inclusion finalist

Sep 25, 2015

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

Jesus Trevino, associate vice president for diversity and senior diversity officer, University of South Dakota, Vermillion, is one of four finalists for Iowa State's vice president for diversity and inclusion.

Sunday, 27 Sep 2015

Argentine Tango

Sep 27, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or socks.

Monday, 28 Sep 2015

Lecture: 100 Voices Leading for Change

Sep 28, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Iowa State graduate Onalie Ariyabandhu discusses the United Nations Population Fund's social change initiative to combat gender-based violence in Sri Lanka.

Tuesday, 29 Sep 2015

The Presidential Campaign: A Search for Meaning

Sep 29, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"What Does It Take to Win the Iowa Presidential Caucuses?" - Juju Chang is an Emmy award-winning coanchor for ABC's Nightline and reports regularly for Good Morning America and 20/20.

Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Velma McBride Murry

Sep 30, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Discussion: Racism, Diversity and Inclusion at ISU

Sep 30, 2015

5:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Meetings, receptions

A panel discussion with President Leath, to discuss community reactions and feelings toward the events that occurred at the Iowa/Iowa State game on Sept. 12, and to address how to turn that moment into a movement by addressing issues of safety, education and empowerment on campus.

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Sep 30, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. Learn the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week (listed below). The 8:20pm class will focus on technique, expression and choreography.