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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

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

Monday, 04 Sep 2017

University holiday

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day @ Iowa State University

Offices are closed and classes are recessed in observance of the national Labor Day holiday.

Light Painting 101

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, September 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to "paint" with various light sources and capture the images in your camera.

Watercolor Painting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, September 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join artist Yvonne Brune and experience the Gardens to find inspiration for watercolors.

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017

ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Channel: University Museums

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums will launch the ReACT Gallery, presented in the Reiman Gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Morrill Hall. The ReACT Gallery is intended to be a safe and respectful place to express and explore reactions, opinions, and perspectives of national current event issues that are relevant to the ISU community.

Cost: free

Engineering Study and Work Abroad Fair

Channel: College of Engineering

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Howe Hall atrium

"Tour The World." Information booths for more than 30 international programs will be represented by faculty coordinators and students to promote international opportunities for engineering students.

Cost: free

Move Like Water

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, September 5, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The fluid movement of water inspires tranquility.

Cost: $37.50 ($30 members/ $25.50 ISU students)

Fall Color Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Tuesday, September 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Come learn how to take stunning fall images.

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 1020 4-H Extension Building

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.


Channel: Student Activities Center

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Central Campus

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Cost: free

Workshop: Social Security and Your Retirement

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

A secure, comfortable retirement requires careful financial planning to anticipate your income and needs in retirement. As part of a comprehensive financial plan, it is important to understand the basics and benefits of the Social Security program. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Autumn Nature Meditation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Nature is restorative. Learn to get the most out of your nature experience as you connect to the breathtaking changes of autumn with Camilla Kottman, expressive therapies instructor, during this 4-week program.

Cost: $37.50 ($30 members/ $25.50 ISU students)

Street (or Candid) Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Wednesday, September 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Interested in taking great images of subjects in candid situations within public places without posing them?

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Lecture: When Christians First Met Muslims

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Michael Penn is a professor of religious studies at Stanford University and specializes in the history of early Christianity with a focus on Middle Eastern Christians.

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1