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Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Caterpillar Club

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult. No preregistration required.

Democalypse March

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Experience firsthand what it's like to live in a society without the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Meet at First Amendment tent on central campus. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Feast on the First

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Free food, fun and demonstrations of the five freedoms. T-shirts and sandwiches are first come, first served. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Live Art: "Express Yourself"

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Phoenix-based "visual wizard" Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. Watch a live demonstration as he creates a street art-inspired mural to commemorate First Amendment Days 2019. Students can express themselves on a chalkboard wall under the tent. A Q&A session is planned when the art is revealed at 2:30 p.m. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Nature at Noon: Volunteering at Reiman Gardens

Apr 11, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Volunteer coordinator Taylor Woodcock will talk about some of the projects and opportunities volunteers engage with. As a nonprofit organization, Reiman Gardens depends on the generosity and dedication of hundreds of volunteers contributing thousands of hours to bring beautiful planting displays and butterflies to the public. No registration required.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Teaching Playful Communication

Apr 11, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Teaching Playful Communication: Inspiration from a visual studio classroom." In this interactive workshop, Morrill Professor April Katz, Art and Visual Culture, shares how she helps learners discover and explore their own unique artistic voices and evoke varied responses.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Joe Benesh + Entrepreneur Panel

Apr 11, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Joe Benesh (BArch 1999 Architecture) is the president and CEO of the Ingenuity Company, a strategic planning, organizational development and design thinking firm based in Des Moines. 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.

Robert Stafford Lecture on Banking

Apr 11, 2019

12:40 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

Robert DeYoung, Koch Foundation Distinguished Professor in Business Economics and Harold Otto Chair in Economics at the University of Kansas School of Business, will present "Unpacking the U.S. Economy."

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Apr 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Civil Encounters: Exploring "Other" Urbanisms

Apr 11, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design

Michael Martin, a Milwaukee-based planner and adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will offer insights into the history of urbanization in Cuba and describe how Havana's social housing experiments aim to improve dignity and self-respect among those with the greatest need. This is the final session in the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.

Campaign Series: Presidential Candidate Eric Swalwell

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Congressman Eric Swalwell is serving his fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing California's North Silicon Valley 15th Congressional District. He was born in Iowa and spent his early years in Algona, where his father served as the police chief. His talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23 Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of effects including pearl finishes and beach glass looks. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class (4 week or one day intensive) before taking this workshop. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed. Free week includes use of tools but no supplies.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Vans, Empowering Youth Culture

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

The Fashion Show 2019 is proud to host Vans as its Guest Company Designer. Since 1966, the Vans brand has created action-focused footwear, apparel and accessories for skateboarders, surfers, BMX riders and snowboarders across the world with a goal of promoting creative expression and inspiring youth culture.

Cyclone Voice

Apr 11, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale will be hosted by country singer Mason Ramsey, who gained fame with viral video of his yodeling. Ramsey will host the annual singing competition, introducing the show and each of the student performers. He will also perform a short music set during the judge's deliberations, before the 2019 Cyclone Voice winner is announced.

Friday, 12 Apr 2019

First Amendment Workshop

Apr 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Iowa State Daily, 2420 Lincoln Way

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Conferences Student activities

Expert training for First Amendment champions. Open to students, media advisers, teachers, faculty and administrators, librarians, media professionals and community activists. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Space is limited. More info. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Apr 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Apr 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Friday Research Seminar: Wellness Design Evaluation Tool for Users' Experience in Healthcare Settings

Apr 12, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Yongyeon Cho, a new assistant professor of interior design, will explore an Excel-based real-time assessment tool to evaluate users' interior design experience in healthcare settings and provide focus on wellness design elements in visual and narrative form. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Retirement reception: Randy Monthei

Apr 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Department of Residence Meetings, receptions

Randy Monthei, residence hall maintenance manager, is retiring after 36+ years of service to the university.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Apr 12, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your indoor or outdoor space.

Softball

Apr 12, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 12, 2019

7:30 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.

Noble Bodies w/ Volcano Boys

Apr 12, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$6 / $10 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Noble Bodies is Bryce Taylor (guitar/vox/drums), Elaine Bradley (drums/vox/guitar), and Chris Bennett (bass). Together, they started the band 'Another Statistic' in the fall of 2004, but then broke up in January of 2008 due to irreconcilable differences. In April of 2017, Noble Bodies was officially born. They band is currently recording new material and released another single, "Take Me Down," in May 2018. They hope to have the album ready some

Saturday, 13 Apr 2019

Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training

Apr 13, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens

Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this training from our entomology staff. Preregistration is required.

Walk-in Craft: Watercolor Quotes from RENT the Musical

Apr 13, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

La Vie Boheme! Make your favorite quote from RENT into a work of art using resist with a watercolor wash. After drying you can remove the resist to reveal the white, contrasting lettering and slide it into the 8"x10" frame provided. Enter our drawing for tickets to RENT at Stephens Auditorium on Saturday, April 27 at 7:30pm.

Story Time with ISU Alum and Author Derek Anderson

Apr 13, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Iowa State Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Special events

Enjoy Story Time with Ames Author and ISU Alum Derek Anderson. He'll be reading some of your favorite books along with his latest book "What About Harry?" This event is FREE and don't forget we have an hour off of parking in the Memorial Union ramp with a purchase inside the Book Store!