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Sunday, 01 Feb 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 01, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 s

Wednesday, 04 Feb 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Feb 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

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. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Feb 04, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 05 Feb 2015

Lecture: The Underground Girls of Kabul

Feb 05, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Jenny Nordberg is an investigative reporter and author of the book The Underground Girls of Kabul. She will discuss the practice of bacha posh - disguising young girls as boys in gender-segregated Afghanistan. World Affairs Series

Saturday, 07 Feb 2015

Tai Chi Class

Feb 07, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $56, Public $66

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.

Sunday, 08 Feb 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 08, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 s

Monday, 09 Feb 2015

Kiev, Ukraine: From the Collapse of Socialism to the Mass Uprising of 2013-14

Feb 09, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Roman Cybriwsky will discuss his new book about the recent unrest and violence in Ukraine, and how the mismanagement, corruption, and inequality of its capital, Kiev, helped create a civic revolt which led to the collapse of a national government.

Wednesday, 11 Feb 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Feb 11, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

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. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Feb 11, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Friday, 13 Feb 2015

Workshop: Introduction to Iowa Politics and Political Parties

Feb 13, 2015

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

"Ready to Run Iowa" is nonpartisan, campaign training for women considering running for elective office in Iowa, preparing for appointive office, or seeking to be leaders in their communities. Registration is required.

Workshop: Political Appointments and Advocacy

Feb 13, 2015

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

"Ready to Run Iowa" is nonpartisan, campaign training for women considering running for elective office in Iowa, preparing for appointive office, or seeking to be leaders in their communities. Registration is required.

Sunday, 15 Feb 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 15, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 s

Chinese New Year

Feb 15, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Student activities

Celebrate the Chinese New Year with ISU's Chinese Students and Scholars Association. Performances include singing, dancing and a guest appearance by the juggling club. The event is free and open to the public; door prizes will be awarded.

Tuesday, 17 Feb 2015

Day of Remembrance Documentary Film & Discussion

Feb 17, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Honor & Sacrifice: Remembering a Japanese-American Hero" - A panel discussion with filmmaker Lucy Ostrander will immediately follow the 28-minute film. She will be joined by Jane Dusselier, director of the Asian American Studies Program, and Neil Nakadate, Professor Emeritus of English; and Grace Amemiya, Ames resident and former internee.

Wednesday, 18 Feb 2015

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Feb 18, 2015

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Feb 18, 2015

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Beginning Belly Dance

Feb 18, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

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. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Feb 18, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 19 Feb 2015

Town hall: Role of the chief diversity officer

Feb 19, 2015

10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions

The committee searching for ISU's chief diversity officer seeks input on the role of the diversity officer. The committee will use ideas collected through a series of town hall meetings to develop a job description.

Lecture: Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week

Feb 19, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Shattered Image" - Author Brian Cuban chronicles his firsthand experiences living with eating disorders and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD).

Sunday, 22 Feb 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Feb 22, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) 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 s

Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015

Panel: Chinese Students, American Classrooms: What do students have to say?

Feb 24, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

A panel of international and domestic students share what issues they are encountering academically--What works for them in the classroom? What doesn't? Hear advice on best practices from the people those practices effect the most--our students.

Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Feb 25, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

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. This class teaches the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week. Walk-ins welcome!

Intermediate Belly Dance

Feb 25, 2015

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Purchase a punch card. ISU: 5 punches for $35 and Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Continue your Belly Dance addiction with Shiara with A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. The focus this semester will be on steps, combinations, layers, personal expression and style. This is an intermediate level class. Walk-ins welcome!

Thursday, 26 Feb 2015

Lecture: National Security and Human Rights

Feb 26, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Panelists will discuss how the United States can maintain national security ethically and legally, while managing the delicate balance of national security, foreign policy, and human rights. World Affairs Series