Sunday, 19 Jan 2020
Ceramics Artist Peter Hamann will talk about his artwork and how it was influenced by Japanese culture.
POSTPONED: Iowa State vs. North Dakota State will be rescheduled.
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
The inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc investigates the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey. Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.
Performances by singer-songwriters Chad Elliott and Ryne Doughty. Elliott blends folk roots, swampy blues and soulful writing to deliver an original Americana sound. Doughty's stripped down, earthy sound is directly influenced by the small, rural town where he was born and raised.
Monday, 20 Jan 2020
University offices are closed.
Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020
Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.
The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.
From winter white flowers to delicate dried materials, these gorgeous winter displays will brighten up any room.
Dr. Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He, along with Dr. Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for the discovery of gene splicing. Today he is one of 129 Nobel Laureates contributing to a campaign to convince governments and the public to support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing countries.
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.
Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)
Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Are you looking to GET INVOLVED on campus?! There are over 900 clubs and organizations on Iowa State's campus. A sample of these 900 clubs and orgs will be at Spring ClubFest with informational handouts and giveaways to highlight what they're all about and recruit new members.
Karen Kerper, a medical technologist in the Thielen Student Health Center, is retiring. She joined Thielen's laboratory department staff in 2011. A brief program will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Join us in welcoming Cheltzie Miller-Bailey, the new Assistant Director in the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success! All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.
"Looking in the Rearview Mirror: Some Thoughts on the Future of Nutrient Management in Iowa," Pete Nowak, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.
Learn basic stitches, including chain and double crochet, and how to read crochet patterns. Combine these techniques to create "shell stitch" that adds pattern and texture to your clutch. Finishing will include making a small leather tassel.
Iowa State vs. Kansas State.
Dr. Dale Clayton, a professor of biology from the University of Utah, will be speaking about the coloration defense triggers of feather lice. This talk will include discussion of host and parasite coevolution and adaptation. Dr. Clayton has a master's degree in entomology from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Chicago.
Ari Fleisig is a National Organizing Specialist for the state of Iowa with the ACLU currently working on the Rights for All campaign to share the national conversation of the 2020 presidential race around voting rights, ending mass incarceration, immigrants' rights, and reproductive rights.
Thursday, 23 Jan 2020
Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.
A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.
Learn what legally constitutes harassment and what resources are available for reporting and investigating harassment incidents. The presentation will be led by ISU Police engagement and inclusion officers, Office of Equal Opportunity staff, and Story County prosecutor Ben Matchan. Open mic and small group discussions will follow the presentation.
Sarah Cady will walk you through the steps of dyeing with indigo, a natural dye that ranges from light to vibrant blue. Choose from a pencil pouches, leggings, socks, and a variety of scarves, and use traditional Shibori tying techniques to create interesting patterns on the fabric.
Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.
Join Reiman Gardens' staff at the Gardens after hours for crafting and sipping adult beverages!
At Aurora's wedding with Prince Phillips, Maleficent meets Aurora's conniving future mother-in-law who has a plan to destroy the land's fairies. It is up to Maleficent to join forces and fight this battle.
Author Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.
Showcase your comedic talents in front of a live audience and judges at the iconic Maintenance Shop!