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Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

Fanfare Concert

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

A concert to launch the new academic year featuring the faculty in the ISU music department.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

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

Monday, 28 Aug 2017

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive and inspiring space.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Bronwyn Frame

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3140 Agronomy Hall

Bronwyn Frame, an assistant scientist in the agronomy department's Plant Transformation Facility, is retiring. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Class: Ice Dyeing

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Move over tie-dye, there's a new trend in town. Use fiber reactive dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect for a scarf or decorative pillowcase.

Cost: $12

Great Plants for Iowa: Conifers

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Ranging from towering trees to crawling shrubs, there is a lot to see when it comes to conifers. Did you know that not all conifers are evergreen?

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017

Research Orientation for New Faculty

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 11:00 am @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

VPR Sarah Nusser will have an open, interactive discussion with new faculty about internal funding opportunities and other topics of interest. Staff from OVPR units will be on hand to answer questions about various components of the research life cycle at Iowa State and how the OVPR can support faculty throughout the process.

Cost: free

Drawing Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience.

Cost: ISU $50, Public $60 - includes supplies

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

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)

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, 30 Aug 2017

Training: Digital Accessibility

Channel: Training Courses

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 206 Durham

"Testing Your Website for Accessibility." To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing. In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility test method that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.

Cost: free

Art Walk: Public Art in the Residence Halls

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Oak/Elm courtyard

"Living with Art: Public Art in the Residence Halls." As we welcome back returning students and a new class of freshmen, let us enjoy a tour of selected public works of art installed in those places where new friendships will be made -- the residence halls. Meet at Conversations in the Oak/Elm Courtyard at noon.

Cost: free

ISU Lectures 60th Anniversary Celebration

Channel: Lectures Program

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Join us for an open house reception to celebrate the Iowa State Lectures Program!

Cost: free

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME.

Cost: free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Cost: ISU $15, Public $25

Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

his much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Workshop: Friendship Bracelets

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Remember those cool friendship bracelets you made at camp? Learn 2 or 3 different weaving patterns with all of your favorite colors.

Cost: ISU $17, Public $27- (supplies included)

Cyclone Cinema: Baywatch

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Lecture: Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

Channel: Lectures Program

7:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Women Leaders: Building Bridges to Get the Job Done," Amy Klobuchar became the first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate in 2006 and is currently serving her second term in office.

Cost: free

Friday, 01 Sep 2017

Audit a Course Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day to elect to audit a full-semester course for fall. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Tuition & Fee Adjustment Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Retirement reception: Mark Renoux

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ 0162 General Services Building

Mark Renoux, an engineering tech in the facilities services unit of facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 10 a.m.

Cost: free

Craft of the Month: Framed Dry Erase Board

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Cost: $10

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

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

Down and Dirty Swing Dance

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm - 11:00 pm @ Memorial Union Terrace

Swing dancing lessons are the first half hour, the rest of the event is to have fun and dance to the Sentimental Swing Band.

Cost: free

Saturday, 02 Sep 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ Alumni Center

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Cost: 0 (charge for catered meal)


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: TBA

Sunday, 03 Sep 2017


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. UMKC. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: free