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Sunday, 01 Mar 2015

Craft of the Month: Inked Coasters

Mar 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6 per person

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Using the brilliant colors of alcohol ink, create abstract, bubbly patterns on a set of 4 coasters.

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 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

One Drop of Love

Mar 01, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

One Drop of Love produced by Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, performed by Fanshen Cox Digiovanni is a multimedia solo show that tells the story of how the notion of 'race' came to be in the United States. In addition, Fanshen whom is of mixed race shares personal accounts of how it affected the relationship with her father.

Monday, 02 Mar 2015

Lecture: From Wall Street to the Front Lines of Women's Health

Mar 02, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Suzanna de Baca is the new president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and a graduate of Iowa State University.

Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015

Lecture: Researching & Reporting Complex Environmental Stories

Mar 03, 2015

12:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

A conversation with "Toms River" author Dan Fagin about science writing and writing about the environment.

Felted Wool Accessories Class

Mar 03, 2015

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $29, Public $39 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle an old wool sweater into functional art that's good for the environment. Choose from making a pair of mittens or a case for your IPod, Kindle or other small electronics. Learn how to decorate your piece using felting needles and wool roving. Wool will be felted in advance but instructions on how to do it yourself will be provided.

Lecture: "Toms River" author Dan Fagin

Mar 03, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Dan Fagin is an investigative reporter, prize-winning science journalist, and the author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, which won the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction. Part of the Creative Writing Program's Environmental Imagination Series

Open Mic Night

Mar 03, 2015

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 04 Mar 2015

Oil Painting Class

Mar 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $82, Public $92 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Become comfortable using oil paint, and gain confidence in color mixing, composition, and paint application. It is meant for both beginners who have never painted before and more experienced painters who would like to try a new perspective and get a chance to paint with others. Students will share supplies.

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 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!

Aaron Carter

Mar 04, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $17 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Aaron Carter became an international pop sensation at the age of 10 and went on to release several hit singles and multiplatinum albums as well as appear in film, television and on Broadway. Carter recently finished a successful North American tour performing songs he made famous during the past 15 years.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 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 Mar 2015

Feminist Embroidery Class

Mar 05, 2015

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (Includes Supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Celebrate Women's History Month by turning inspiring words into stitched art. Needlework has moved from early samplers and quilting decoration to embellished clothing in the 70's to modern themes by DIY "makers" of today. Use one of our quotes, or bring in your own ideas and learn a couple basic stitches. Finished quotes can be hung in the provided hoops or stitched onto another project. All genders welcome.

Lecture: The Language Hoax

Mar 05, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language" - John McWhorter, Columbia University, is the author of numerous books on how language shapes the way we think. Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics

Lecture: Physical Inactivity - Should We Consider It a Disease?

Mar 05, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Dr. Michael Joyner is a physician-researcher at Mayo Clinic and a leading voice in the world of exercise physiology. The 2015 Pease Family Scholar

Friday, 06 Mar 2015

Keynote: ISCORE

Mar 06, 2015

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Student activities

Kathleen Wong(Lau) is the director of the University of Oklahoma's Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies. She has done consulting and training on diversity and inclusion in university settings and the private corporate sector, and has published research on structural inequality within higher education and best practices for addressing multicultural leadership within institutions.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Pet Bowls

Mar 06, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Personalize a food or water bowl for your furry friend.

ISU AfterDark

Mar 06, 2015

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

free

Student Union Board Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Performance: Hippo Campus

Mar 06, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hippo Campus is an indie pop band from Woodbury, Minnesota. In 2014, they released their debut EP Bashful Creatures. They have already received such accolades as being voted as 'one of the best new bands in City Pages' annual Picked to Click poll' and were marked as a "Buzz Band to Watch" by British music magazine, NME. They provide a fresh and catchy sound that can be compared to Vampire Weekend and The Strokes.

Sunday, 08 Mar 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Mar 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 Mar 2015

Lecture: My Electric Genealogy

Mar 09, 2015

4:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Sarah Kanouse, Associate Professor of Intermedia and Dean's Scholar at the University of Iowa, is an interdisciplinary artist and writer examining the politics of landscape and public space. Goldtrap Lecture in English

Lecture: The State of the Promised Land

Mar 09, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Norman Finkelstein is a political scientist, activist, professor, and author who writes about the Middle East and the politics of the Holocaust.

Tuesday, 10 Mar 2015

Zendoodle Workshop

Mar 10, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $19/ Public $29 Includes Supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation.

Sexual Assault on Campus: A Conservative Perspective

Mar 10, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Katie Pavlich is a political commentator for FOX News and author of "Assault and Flattery: The Truth About the Left and Their War on Women."

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2015

Beginning Belly Dance

Mar 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!

The Future of Food

Mar 11, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Vandana Shiva is a philosopher, environmental activist and the founder and director of the Navdanya Research Foundation for Science, Technology and Ecology.

Intermediate Belly Dance

Mar 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!

Thursday, 12 Mar 2015

One Health Lecture Series

Mar 12, 2015

5:00 PM

2226 Vet Med Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Living on the Edge: High-Consequence Zoonotic Pathogens & One Health Concepts," Dr. Thomas Ksiazek, University of Texas, Galveston.

Lecture: Emptiness in Christian America

Mar 12, 2015

7:00 PM

Gerdin Business Building Auditorium, 1148 Gerdin

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"How Does It Feel to Be Nobody? Emptiness in Christian America," John Corrigan, a scholar of American religious history and author of "Emptiness: Feeling Christian in America."

Friday, 13 Mar 2015

Midwest Regional Boxing Tournament

Mar 13, 2015

7:00 PM

West gymnasium, State Gym

free

Recreation Services Athletics Student activities

Regional round of the National Collegiate Boxing Association Championships. Competition continues March 14.