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What is featured?

Saturday, 30 Mar 2019

Day of Insects

Mar 30, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate the annual Day of Insects at Reiman Gardens. Enjoy a day filled with presentations from professionals, academics, advocates, and enthusiasts.

Lawn mower service days

Mar 30, 2019

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$30 (riding mower $50, weed eater $15), pickup and delivery extra

Agriculture Systems Technology Club Special events

Members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club will provide a routine service: oil change, spark plug replacement, blade sharpening, air filter cleaning, deck cleaning and power wash (no major repairs).

Leave Your Trace: Footprint Casting

Mar 30, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Drop in and be part of a collaborative art project exploring art and place with Rosie Manzo. Cast your footprints on Saturday, and stop back within the next week to add words and imagery that are a reflection of you. Footprints will be places along a local trail to create a community art installation. Open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Drop in but give yourself an hour.

Softball

Mar 30, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

STEM Fest

Mar 30, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Howe, Sukup and Elings halls

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

This event gives kids of all ages a chance to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations and companies. Activities include robotics, Wildlife Care Clinic, virtual reality, tractors, Science Center Star Lab, Insect Zoo and 3-D printing. Register in advance or at the door.

Workshop: Morel mushroom certification

Mar 30, 2019

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1302 Advanced Teaching and Research Building

$50

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified as morels. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true morels from false morels. Register online.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 30, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Sunday, 31 Mar 2019

Softball

Mar 31, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Lecture: Fashion Suburbia

Mar 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Explore the fashions of the middle-class mid-century family from gray flannel suits in the 50's to miniskirts in the 60's.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Mar 31, 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: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Holocaust Survivor Celina Karp Biniaz

Mar 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celina Karp Biniaz is one of the last living survivors of Schindler's List. She will share her story of survival from living a comfortable, middle-class childhood to being forced into a Jewish ghetto and later one of the most infamous Nazi death camps, Auschwitz.

Performance: Mansionair

Mar 31, 2019

7:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 / $18 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grammy-nominated trio; Jack Froggatt, Lachlan Bostock and Alex Nicholls were written and self-produced over a three-year period. They started in living rooms, studios, a garage in inner-city Sydney, and finally a cabin in the California mountains. Shadowboxer is their debut album about making mistakes in private together, and then coming out the other side with something beautiful and whole.

Monday, 01 Apr 2019

April Craft of the Month: Doodle Lanterns

Apr 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a pattern, skyline, lettering, doodles or other drawings on tissue paper with a variety of black sharpies, and glue it to glassware of your choice. Drop in a tea light to add a charming element to your space.

Seminar series: Interpersonal Communication

Apr 01, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library 198

free

Graduate College Training, development

Part III: Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones and Words Will Never Hurt Me: Verbal Messages

Better Flower Photography

Apr 01, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76-$112

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

When you capture an image of a flower, all too often the results can be disappointing. It's easy to end up with a lackluster snapshot with little artistic merit. This four-week program meets on Mondays.

Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics: Florence George Graves

Apr 01, 2019

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"#MeToo - Why Has It Taken So Long?" Florence George Graves is an award-winning journalist and founding director of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University. Her reporting helped expose the imbalance of power between women and men in Washington long before the #metoo era.

Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Apr 02, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Research workshop: Human Research Basics -- Best Practices for a Successful IRB Session

Apr 02, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the final installation of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, attendees will learn about best practices and receive tips for ensuring a smooth IRB review process.

Copyright in the Classroom: Guidelines for Instructors

Apr 02, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Memorial Untion

free

University Library Training, development

"Have you ever wondered what "Fair Use" really means? In this workshop, representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate topics such as Fair Use, the TEACH Act, copyright support on campus, and more! Register through Learn @ ISU, Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Workshop: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Apr 02, 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

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Softball

Apr 02, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Photography Master Study 6

Apr 02, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$76-$112

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Back by popular demand! One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods. Under the expert guidance of professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg, you will study the creative process of eight new photographers who have truly mastered the trade. This four-week program meets on Tuesdays.

Lecture: Rest, Resiliency, and the Art of Digital Detox

Apr 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Getting A Good Night's Sleep: Rest, Resiliency and the Art of Digital Detox." Brian Luke Seaward will outline the connections between good health and resiliency as well as the connections between stress, screen addictions, and poor sleep. He is a faculty member at The Graduate Institute and executive director of the Paramount Wellness Institute.

Open Mic Night

Apr 02, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Campaign Series: Presidential candidate Marianne Williamson

Apr 02, 2019

8:15 PM

South Ballroom

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson is an author and activist, with a 35-year career focused on spiritual enlightenment and well-being. Her talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.

Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019

Research workshop: Principal Investigator Transfers and Revised Goldsheets (Session 1)

Apr 03, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

OSPA, OIPTT and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible if a PI leaves before the end of the year. Whether you're dealing with research awards from federal agencies, industry, non-profits, universities or independent sponsors, you'll learn: 1)What steps you and your PI should take as research at Iowa State draws to a close and 2)how to apply for affiliate status here at Iowa State.

Faculty Forum: Workday and Improved Service Delivery

Apr 03, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

IT Services Conferences Training, development

The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.

Architecture Research Exchange Spring 2019 Mini-Series

Apr 03, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Morrill Professor of architecture Tom Leslie will present "Postwar Skyscrapers from the Inside Out: The Role of Lighting in the Development of the 'Glass Box'" and architecture associate professor Vladimir Kulic will present "Learning from Yugoslavia" in this research exchange event. All are welcome to attend.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Apr 03, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.