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What is featured?

Sunday, 07 Apr 2019

Softball

Apr 07, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Georgia Tech. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 07, 2019

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$25

Theatre Arts, performances

Using a variety of storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing, a diverse group of citizens perform parables from the Book of Matthew, and inspiring and entertaining songs ranging from pop to vaudeville. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Godspell spreads messages of empathy, compassion and love.

Romance in Victorian Photography

Apr 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Romance in Victorian Photography

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 07, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center 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 better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Holmes & Watson is a PG-13 mystery/crime movie rated 1 stars. Will Ferrell and John Reilly star as Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson who join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 08 Apr 2019

Workshop, Building a Canvas Course that Makes Sense to Your Students (Canvas Track 1)

Apr 08, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about the top five strategies to ensure that your Canvas course is navigable and user-friendly! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Panel discussion: Shifting the Stigma

Apr 08, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Why I Wear Denim: Shifting the Stigma." Learn how media shapes and adapts the message of sexual violence. Join the discussion in person or on Facebook Live (@IowaStateDaily and @ISUGreenDot). Panelists include: Alex Connor, ISU Daily (moderator); Jazzmine Brooks, student wellness; Tricia Ingram Williams, ACCESS; Kathie Obradovich, Des Moines Register; and Julie Roosa, Greenlee School. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Monday Monologues series

Apr 08, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Godspell, Selections," Brad Dell, associate professor of music and theatre. Enjoy excerpts from the inspiring 1971 Broadway rock opera which spread messages of empathy, compassion and love.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Nathan T. Wright

Apr 08, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Nathan T. Wright is a Des Moines-based illustrator and artist who specializes in graphic recording, custom illustration projects and comics. His lunchtime lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh Design Studios.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Apr 08, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part V: It Takes Two: Conflict Management

(d)innovation symposium Speaker: Brad Baer

Apr 08, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

An architect, designer and entrepreneur, Brad Baer is a partner and the director of strategy and environmental design at Bluecadet in Philadelphia. His lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh Design Studios.

Panel discussion: Talking About Belief

Apr 08, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Common Ground: Talking About Belief." Explore freedom of religion as we talk about belief and unbelief in a facilitated discussion. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Documentary & Discussion: Gridshock, Sex Trafficking in Iowa

Apr 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, will screen her fourth and most recent film, Gridshock, a documentary exposing the hidden and disturbing reality behind sex trafficking in Iowa and the often-overlooked reality about why the industry thrives -- because there is a demand for it. Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Lecture: The Stories We Tell and Why We Tell Them

Apr 08, 2019

8:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kira Obolensky is currently a Mellon Foundation Playwright-in-Residence with Ten Thousand Things, an award-winning theatre company based in Minneapolis.

Tuesday, 09 Apr 2019

Home Gardening Series

Apr 09, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13-$20

Reiman Gardens

"Building a Rain Garden." Rain gardens can be an ideal way to protect local water sources while adding beautiful plantings to a well-drained yard. Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth will talk you through the steps and provide resources you can use to create your own rain garden. Preregistration with prepayment is encouraged by April 7.

Lunch with Simon Tam

Apr 09, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Sloss Center

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Simon Tam is an Asian American author, musician, activist and motivational speaker. He is best known as the bassist and founder of the Asian American dance-rock band, The Slants, who won their case against the government at the United States Supreme Court. Limited space available. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Manas Chimpidi and Teodoro Mefalopulos

Apr 09, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Teodoro Mefalopulos, co-founder of Nimaroh Design Studios, and Manas Chimpidi, Nimaroh's art director, will talk about their work. Their lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Apr 09, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Workshop: Explore ways to create a welcoming learning environment

Apr 09, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 09, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Woodshop Orientation

Apr 09, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 09, 2019

6:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

TBD

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

TedxIowaStateUniversity's mission is to share knowledge that will make Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, and the world a better place. The TEDxIowaStateUniversity Chapter focuses on spreading the ideas of science, technology, and human creativity, in hopes of creating a more inclusive and equitable society.

Early Childhood Education Lecture

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Play for Fun and Play for Learning: What Science Tells Us" Karin Lifter is an early intervention specialist and a professor in the Department of Applied Psychology at Northeastern University in Boston. The 2018 Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education.

Lecture: The Role of the U.S. in the Global Food and Agriculture Marketplace

Apr 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Ken Isley heads the U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service, where he leads offices around the world in expanding trade and export opportunities for American agriculture. Carl and Marjory Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture.

Mixed Match: A Docufilm

Apr 09, 2019

8:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Mixed Match is an important human story told from the perspective of mixed race blood cancer patients who are forced to reflect on their multiracial identities & complex genetics as they struggle with a nearly impossible search to find bone marrow donors, all while exploring what role race plays in medicine.

Lecture: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble

Apr 09, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"A Name Worth Fighting For: How Being Asian Got Me in Trouble." Simon Tam, founder and bassist of The Slants, talks frankly about racism, his experiences as a musician, and how this Asian American dance rock band unintentionally revived a longstanding battle over trademarks and racial slurs. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019

Research workshop: FY19 IRB Regulations - 2018 Common Rule

Apr 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

200 Kingland Building

Research Office Training, development

Revised regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and IRB review (i.e., The Common Rule) went into effect Jan. 21, 2019. Learn about updates to the 2018 Common Rule related to IRB regulations.

Violent Speech: Where is the Line?

Apr 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 10:50 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Art and the First Amendment

Apr 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

A "Depth and Dialogue" session exploring free expression in a small-group discussion format. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.