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Friday, 28 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 28, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Completion 10-11am View Completed Mandala 11am-12pm Closing Ceremony 12-12:45pm Dispersal of the Sand 12:45pm

Research workshop: IACUC and IBC Protocols Using the a-tune System

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) 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.

Retirement reception: Mary Jo Beckman

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Palmer Building atrium (just inside east entrance)

free

Human Development and Family Studies Meetings, receptions

Mary Jo Beckman, ISU's service training liaison to the state Department of Human Services, is retiring after 30 years of service on behalf of the Child Welfare Research and Training Project. Brief remarks will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Mystical Arts of Tibet

Sep 28, 2018

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Closing Ceremony

BNIM Regenerative Design Challenge

Sep 28, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Kevin Nordmeyer, a principal with BNIM's Des Moines office, will present the BNIM Regenerative Design Challenge, a new funding opportunity for Iowa State faculty and staff that supports multidisciplinary research in areas of sustainability and regenerative design.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 28, 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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mandalas

Sep 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Discover how circles, lines and dots can work together for patterning. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week.

War, the Refugee Crisis, and the Global Response

Sep 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

More than 65 million people are displaced from their homes as a result of wars, persecution, or severe economic difficulties. Figuring out how to respond to this many displaced people and the problems that forced them from their homes is a daunting task. Join Nell Gabiam, associate professor in World Languages and Cultures and Political Science, in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage to discuss the response to this global crisis.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Sep 28, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

ISU AfterDark

Sep 28, 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!

ISU AfterDark :The Great DuBois - Masters of Variety

Sep 28, 2018

9:00 PM

Great Hall, 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!

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

ISU AfterDark : Evan Peters

Sep 28, 2018

11:00 PM

Great Hall, 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, 29 Sep 2018

Neuroscience Research Day

Sep 29, 2018

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Graduate College Conferences

"Brain Repair and Plasticity." Keynote speakers are Henry Klassen, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine; and Deanna Thompson, School of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Workshop: Basic Soap Making with Botanicals

Sep 29, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Discover the traditional craft of cold-process soap making using botanicals with instructor and soap maker Jan Verploeg.

Fall Wedding Bouquet Workshop

Sep 29, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to design DIY floral bouquets for an autumn celebration from an award-winning expert!

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 29, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Sep 29, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Yellow Rose Drag Show

Sep 29, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union, doors open at 7 p.m.

$7

Student Organizations Student activities

This drag show and lip sync performance is hosted by the ISU chapter of Delta Lambda Phi fraternity to benefit the Trevor Project, an organization committed to ending suicide among LGBTQIA+ youth and improving lives. All are welcome.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 29, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

Sunday, 30 Sep 2018

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Sep 30, 2018

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 30, 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 30, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 30, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

Monday, 01 Oct 2018

October Craft of the Month: Sugar Skulls

Oct 01, 2018

All day

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday for celebrating and honoring those who have passed. One tradition includes building ofrendas (altars) honoring the deceased using brightly colored skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. Instead of sugar, our skulls are paper mache, but we invite you to decorate them in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos using paint, glitter, gems, flowers and other adornments.

Online event, Addressing Implicit Bias in STEM (CIRTLCast Series)

Oct 01, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

3019 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

How can an evidence-based approach to implicit bias promote greater equity and inclusion within STEM teaching and learning? Join us on Mondays in October to explore this question in depth alongside future faculty from all disciplines, levels, and roles within STEM.

Online event, How Pervasive Is Implicit Bias in STEM? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 1 of 4)

Oct 01, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

3019 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

While the current bodies of literature on implicit bias are extensive, fewer studies focus on its scope in STEM teaching and learning. In the first session of this CIRTLCast series, invited speakers will discuss the prevalence of implicit bias in STEM, particularly in the context of higher education. We will define and discuss key terms, such as equity, oppression, privilege, and microaggressions.