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What is featured?

Saturday, 22 Sep 2018

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 22, 2018

8:00 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

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. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Open house: Ag450 Farm 75th Anniversary

Sep 22, 2018

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Ag450 Farm, 52097 260th St., Ames

free

Research and Demonstration Farms Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the 75th anniversary of the student-run, self-sustaining Ag450 farm. Students, faculty and staff will lead tours of the facilities and answer questions. Refreshments will be served.

Football

Sep 22, 2018

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Volleyball

Sep 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Baylor in their first Big 12 regular season home match of 2018.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 22, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Sunday, 23 Sep 2018

Venezia Organ Concert

Sep 23, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Venezia Organ Concert, Miriam Zach with Annemieke Pronker-Coron, violin

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 23, 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

Sep 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Steve Martin and Martin Short

Sep 23, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$85-$226

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Longtime comedians, Steve Martin and Martin Short will kick off the new Series with "An Evening You Will Forget for the Rest of Your Life." The show includes stand-up, film clips, musical numbers and conversations about their lives in show business. Martin and Short will be joined by the Grammy-winning bluegrass band, Steep Canyon Rangers, which features Martin on banjo.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 23, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Monday, 24 Sep 2018

Research workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets 101

Sep 24, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and how to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss common mistakes made during budget development so you can avoid them. Most our time will be spent examining a real budget scenario so you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools. Finally, we'll answer questions about the comprehensive financial picture of your current proposal.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Great Plants for Iowa: Medium & Large Deciduous Shrubs

Sep 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Screens and hedges are just the beginning. Deciduous shrubs are great additions to the Iowa garden since many have three-season interest.

The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala

Sep 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Monks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand.

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 25, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Sep 25, 2018

2:30 AM - 4:30 AM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Research Brown Bag Lunch: Internal Funding Opportunities

Sep 25, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

3155 Marston

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) invites researchers to learn more about the OVPR internal funding opportunities. Bring your questions and a brown bag lunch for an informal discussion with the associate vice presidents for research. Program overviews will be provided and discussion will focus on purpose, eligibility and strategies for success.

Workshop: Undergraduate Research in Your Classroom

Sep 25, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How can you excite your students with practical research? Hands-on experience using real research data, even in a lecture-style classroom, is an efficient way for undergraduates to understand the practical applications of what they are learning.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 25, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Research workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets 101

Sep 25, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and how to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss common mistakes made during budget development so you can avoid them. Most our time will be spent examining a real budget scenario so you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools. Finally, we'll answer questions about the comprehensive financial picture of your current proposal.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Sep 25, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Lecture: The Mark Becker Story

Sep 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Mental Illness, Tragedy and Transformation," Joan and Dave Becker share their family's story about their son, Mark, and the experience they had coping with his paranoid schizophrenia.

Mandala Drawing Workshop

Sep 25, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 & Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn how to break down the elements of mandalas and use repetition of shapes and lines to create a balanced sphere. Drawing mandalas can be meditative, and is a great way to relieve stress and clear your mind.

Open Mic Night

Sep 25, 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, 26 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 26, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm

Faculty workshop, Mission Not-impossible: Inclusion at a Land Grant Institution

Sep 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

This workshop is intended to help faculty identify sources of bias -- explicit and implicit-- in their interactions with students, colleagues and community members, and develop mechanisms for addressing unintended bias. It has only two requirements - an inquisitive mind and an electronic device (phone, tablet, laptop) that can connect to the internet. All faculty are invited.

Homeschool Day: Art and Movement

Sep 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is excited to invite home-schooled students and parents for a day of guided experiences and learning stations that explore concepts around an educational theme.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Sep 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences Student activities

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.