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What is featured?

Sunday, 19 Jan 2020

Artist Lecture: Peter Hamann

Jan 19, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Ceramics Artist Peter Hamann will talk about his artwork and how it was influenced by Japanese culture.

POSTPONED: Wrestling

Jan 19, 2020

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

POSTPONED: Iowa State vs. North Dakota State will be rescheduled.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Jan 19, 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Jan 19, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

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.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Jan 19, 2020

7:30 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

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 holiday

Jan 20, 2020

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed.

Free Crafts for MLK Day

Jan 20, 2020

10:00 PM - 4:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 21, 2020

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Jan 21, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Floral Design: Let it Snow Winter Arrangements

Jan 21, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

From winter white flowers to delicate dried materials, these gorgeous winter displays will brighten up any room.

Lecture: The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs

Jan 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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.

Men's Basketball

Jan 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Open Mic Night

Jan 21, 2020

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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

ClubFest

Jan 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

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.

Retirement reception: Karen Kerper

Jan 22, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2207 Thielen Student Health Center

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

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.

Welcome Reception: Cheltzie Miller-Bailey

Jan 22, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Center, 3224 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

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.

Seminar series: Water Research Past, Present and Future

Jan 22, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"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.

Crochet Class

Jan 22, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Women's Basketball

Jan 22, 2020

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas State.

Defense Coloration Triggers in Feather Lice

Jan 22, 2020

7:00 PM

Troxel Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

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.

Lecture: Rights for ALL at the Caucuses, ACLU

Jan 22, 2020

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

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

Caterpillar Club

Jan 23, 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.

Study Abroad Fair

Jan 23, 2020

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

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.

Know Your Rights: Harassment 101

Jan 23, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

0001 Carver Hall

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

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.

Indigo Dye Drop-In Craft

Jan 23, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

$12-$24

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Woodshop Orientation

Jan 23, 2020

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Mason Jars on the Go

Jan 23, 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!

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficent - Mistress of Evil

Jan 23, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

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.

Lecture: How to Be an Antiracist

Jan 23, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.

SUB Stand Up Comedy Contest

Jan 23, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Showcase your comedic talents in front of a live audience and judges at the iconic Maintenance Shop!