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What is featured?

Friday, 24 Aug 2018

ISU AfterDark

Aug 24, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 25 Aug 2018

Textbook Return

Aug 25, 2018

All day

ISU Bookstore

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to return textbooks for refund to University Book Store. Exclusions apply.

Volleyball

Aug 25, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball will host Virginia at 10 a.m. in their second match of the Iowa State Challenge. Price of admission also covers match at noon between Ole Miss and Oregon State.

Volleyball

Aug 25, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball closes out the Iowa State Challenge at 6:30 p.m. against the Oregon State Beavers.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 25, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Sunday, 26 Aug 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 26, 2018

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

Aug 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Cyclone Cinema

Aug 26, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Avengers: Infinity War - Iron Man, Thor, the Hulk and the rest of the Avengers unite to battle their the evil Thanos.

Monday, 27 Aug 2018

I-Corps informational session

Aug 27, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union Pioneer Room

free

Research Office Training, development

This I-Corps informational session is for the colleges of Engineering, Agriculture and Life Sciences, and Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Canvas Photo Transfers Walk-in Craft

Aug 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Turn a favorite photograph into a work of art! We will show you the steps to transferring a printed image onto a small canvas. Leave it simple, or give it a vintage look by trying some distressing techniques. Bring in a 5"x7" or smaller image printed on regular white paper (not the actual photograph).

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2018

ISU Veterans Compass

Aug 28, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veterans Compass is an informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance at one of the sessions is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a veteran, military personnel or military family member enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. Attendees will learn more about military education benefits, available resources and ways to succeed at ISU. RSVP requested.

ISU Veterans Compass

Aug 28, 2018

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veterans Compass is an informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance at one of the sessions is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a veteran, military personnel or military family member enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. Attendees will learn more about military education benefits, available resources and ways to succeed at ISU. RSVP requested.

Mat Cutting Workshop

Aug 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 & Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge-mount artwork with our handy-dandy mat cutter.

Carillon Summer Concert Series

Aug 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Carillon concert with guest carillonneur Ellen Dickinson, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut. Campanile tours are available after each concert. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, and enjoy a summer evening on central campus with friends and family.

Open Mic Night

Aug 28, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 29 Aug 2018

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - Open Session

Aug 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

3155 Marston

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

Caterpillar Club

Aug 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

I-Corps informational session

Aug 29, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union Pioneer Room

free

Research Office Training, development

This I-Corps informational session is for the colleges of Business, Design, Human Sciences, Veterinary Medicine and the Graduate College.

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - Open Session

Aug 29, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3155 Marston

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

Retirement reception: Steve Jones

Aug 29, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Conference room 4040A, 2711 South Loop Dr., Suite 4700

free

Institute for Transportation Meetings, receptions

Steve Jones, communications manager at the Institute for Transportation, is retiring from the university on Aug. 31.

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - LAS Session

Aug 29, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3155 Marston

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

Live Your Truth: A Queer and Trans People of Color Party

Aug 29, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Live Your Truth is a party for queer and trans people of color! Find your inner diva at karaoke, meet folks, and enjoy some snacks. Where are queer and trans people of color at Iowa State? They're here!

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Aug 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Yoga on the Lawn

Aug 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Campanile Lawn

free

Live Green Live Green

What: Yoga on the Lawn (an event for all ages and experience levels How: Registration requested by RSVPing on the 10 Years of Living Green Facebook page *Come early to fill your water bottle, learn more about social sustainability efforts at ISU, grab a snack and a mat (quantities limited) and find your perfect Zen.

Parking Ramp Movie

Aug 29, 2018

9:00 PM

MU Parking Ramp

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Black Panther-After the death of his father, T'Challa returns home to the African nation of Wakanda to take his rightful place as king. When a powerful enemy suddenly reappears, T'Challa's mettle as king and as Black Panther gets tested when he's drawn into a conflict that puts the fate of Wakanda and the entire world at risk. Faced with treachery and danger, the young king must rally his allies and release the full power of Black Panther.

Thursday, 30 Aug 2018

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - Engineering Session

Aug 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

4100K Marston

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

Kids' Story Time

Aug 30, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us for this summertime favorite! Every other week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Becoming an Author in 'The Conversation' - CHS Session

Aug 30, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

1009 LeBaron

Research Office Special events Training, development

"The Conversation" is an independent news and commentary website with expertise from academics, edited by journalists. As of Aug. 15, Iowa State University will become an official member. We want to encourage our researchers and scholars to communicate their expertise to the public, and this platform offers a unique opportunity to do so.

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Aug 30, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. We will begin with the Farm House Museum and share how University Museums works with campus and community partners to preserve the stories and objects found there. Meet at the Farm House Museum.