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Wednesday, 01 Jan 2020

University holiday

Jan 01, 2020

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed.

Thursday, 02 Jan 2020

Caterpillar Club

Jan 02, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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

Extended Holiday Hours

Jan 02, 2020

4:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

This holiday season Reiman Gardens will be open until 8:00 p.m. on Thursdays between December 5 through January 2 for visitors to shop at the Gift Shop and see the RG Express indoor holiday train display.

Sunday, 05 Jan 2020

Home Gardening Series: Great (and not so Great) Plant Sources

Jan 05, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Winter is when gardeners plan, dream, and shop for plants! Director and plant expert Ed Lyon is eager to share sources that he never misses - and some he avoids.

Monday, 06 Jan 2020

Retirement reception: Donna Otto

Jan 06, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Room 260 Heady Hall

free

Economics Department Meetings, receptions

Donna Otto, secretary in the economics department, is retiring after more than 40 years of service.

Reception: Professional and Scientific Council

Jan 06, 2020

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

P&S staff are invited to join their council representatives for winter beverages and treats before the new semester begins.

Cyclone Cinema: Joker

Jan 06, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.

Women's Basketball

Jan 06, 2020

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas.

Tuesday, 07 Jan 2020

Workshop: Project LEA/RN

Jan 07, 2020

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

1022 Agronomy Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will share insights about the brain based on current research and the implications thereof; engage in strategies that promote interaction and deep thinking; and apply the new understandings in situations where they facilitate learning. Workshop continues Jan. 8.

Cyclone Cinema: Joker

Jan 07, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.

Wednesday, 08 Jan 2020

Cyclone Cinema: Joker

Jan 08, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.

Men's Basketball

Jan 08, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas.

Thursday, 09 Jan 2020

Caterpillar Club

Jan 09, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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

Nature at Noon: Values, Trust and Conflict

Jan 09, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Environmental Communication in an Era of Turbulence." ISU assistant professor Dara Wald will talk about the role of trust and environmental values in public attitudes about complex and controversial science.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Jan 09, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Sugar Scrubs & Salt Soaks

Jan 09, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens' staff at the Gardens after hours for crafting and sipping adult beverages! Concoct a variety of scents and ingredients for customized gifts or treats for your own self-care.

Cyclone Cinema: Joker

Jan 09, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Arthur wears two masks -- the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he's part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into the criminal mastermind known as the Joker.

Saturday, 11 Jan 2020

Men's Basketball

Jan 11, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Sunday, 12 Jan 2020

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Jan 12, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

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

Monday, 13 Jan 2020

January Monthly Crafts: Glass Magnets

Jan 13, 2020

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Browse through our stash of patterned papers, books, music pages, and comic books for images or design s you like and turn them into a set of 4 handy fridge magnets.

Semester begins

Jan 13, 2020

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of classes for spring semester.

Exhibit opening: Creating Global Understanding

Jan 13, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The Christian Petersen Art Museum opens its spring exhibition Creating Global Understanding.

Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020

Open forum: Scholarly journals license renewal

Jan 14, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

University Library Lectures

The University Library is in license renewal negotiations with the Elsevier, the world's largest publisher of scholarly journals. Iowa State's current agreement with Elsevier expired at the end of 2019, but negotiations will continue in good faith into 2020 with no immediate impact on access.

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020

Exhibit opening: Contemplate Japan

Jan 15, 2020

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Drawn from permanent and loaned collections, this exhibition of Japanese woodblock prints, bamboo baskets, ikebana floral arrangements, kimono, ceramics, and contemporary sculpture explores and illuminates the artistic and cultural developments emanating from Japan for the last two centuries, which greatly influenced the arts in the West.

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Lab: Part 1

Jan 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

See the entomology laboratory, view frozen specimens and our collection of wings, along with other nuggets most people (including staff) never see.

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Jan 15, 2020

11:50 AM

Central Campus

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Reception: Women Impacting ISU Calendar

Jan 15, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Meetings, receptions

The 12 women featured in the 2020 calendar will be recognized. A program will begin at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be available. RSVPs are appreciated.

Open forum: Scholarly journals license renewal

Jan 15, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

University Library Lectures

The University Library is in license renewal negotiations with the Elsevier, the world's largest publisher of scholarly journals. Iowa State's current agreement with Elsevier expired at the end of 2019, but negotiations will continue in good faith into 2020 with no immediate impact on access.

Walk-in Craft: Fired Ink Art

Jan 15, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!

SUB Member Meeting

Jan 15, 2020

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!