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Saturday, 06 Apr 2019

Stash The Trash

Apr 06, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Live Green Live Green

Stash the Trash is a volunteer effort that brings students and community members together to help clean up the Ames community and assist homeowners with yard work. The event is organized by the ISU Student Activities Center and the Volunteer Center of Story County. Volunteers can choose to work alone, with a group of people, or with an organization. Sign up online at https://vcstory.galaxydigital.com/aem/general/event/?doc_id=5439

Animal Learning Day

Apr 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Hansen Ag Learning Center

free

Student Organizations

Learn about animal agriculture with hands-on activities, live animals, Taste of Iowa sampling, displays, demonstrations and more.

Student Conference: Transforming Gender and Society

Apr 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Women's and Gender Studies Program Conferences Diversity

Presentations will include original research, creative work, pedagogy, activism and thematic pieces. Speakers are Martino Harmon, senior vice president for student affairs, and Katy Jaekel, Assistant Professor, department of counseling, adult and higher education, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

Natural Skincare with Botanicals

Apr 06, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

$40-$60

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to use plants and flowers along with infused oils to create natural skin care products. We'll talk about lip balms, body butters, scrubs and more.

Softball

Apr 06, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Workshop: Morel mushroom certification

Apr 06, 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.

Softball

Apr 06, 2019

3:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema: Holmes & Watson

Apr 06, 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.

Performance: Godspell

Apr 06, 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.

The Last Bison w/ Ben Schrag & The Cautionaries

Apr 06, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the past they have been compared to indie superstars the likes of Mumford & Sons, The Decemberists, and Fleet Foxes. However, their VA project harvested a more dynamic, and anthemic sound from the soil of their folk roots. The addition of electric bass and keyboards to their extensive collection of acoustic instruments gave them a more dynamic, driving sound.

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.