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What is featured?

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014

Little Dresses for Africa Work Weekend

Jan 19, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

No Charge

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Simple dresses made out of pillowcases provide relief and hope for the children of Africa. We will provide the supplies, but can use the hands of volunteers to assist with making the dresses.

Argentine Tango Class

Jan 19, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Tango punch card ISU $30/Public $40

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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

Monday, 20 Jan 2014

Fee payment deadline

Jan 20, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for spring. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full.

Poster Sale

Jan 20, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union. Sponsored by Student Activities Center.

Ames Community Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 20, 2014

6:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! After sharing birthday cake, the program begins at 6:30 pm and includes a keynote address by Iowa State University Dean of Students Pamela Anthony.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

Poster Sale

Jan 21, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union. Sponsored by Student Activities Center.

Art Inspired Student Juried Exhibit Call For Entries

Jan 21, 2014

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Iowa State Memorial Union

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Students may enter up to three entries in any media for consideration in the Art Inspired Exhibit on display January 24 - March 10 at the Memorial Union.

Service-Learning Faculty/Staff/Graduate Student Learning Community

Jan 21, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we walk-through the process of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.

Wheel Pottery

Jan 21, 2014

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $100/Public $110 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Jan 21, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Retirement reception: Lester Schmerr

Jan 21, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Third floor, ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Ave.

free

Aerospace Engineering Meetings, receptions

Professor of aerospace engineering Lester Schmerr, also affiliated with the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation, is retiring. RSVPs requested by Jan. 15 to Mary McGraw.

Glass Beads

Jan 21, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $95/Public $105 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the process of sculpting glass rods by heating and melting the glass in the flame of a gas-powered torch.

Women's Basketball

Jan 21, 2014

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-12

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Oklahoma.

Class: Floral Design Series

Jan 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$36 members, $45 general public, 15% off member price for students

Reiman Gardens

"Jupiter: Winter Flora" - Beat your winter woes with a beautiful arrangement of blooming flowers and fresh greens as pure as the driven snow. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme.

Open Mic Night

Jan 21, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances

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 7:00 p.m. until all spots are filed)

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Poster Sale

Jan 22, 2014

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Thousands of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union. Sponsored by Student Activities Center.

ClubFest II

Jan 22, 2014

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Activities Center Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through over 250 clubs and organizations to find out how to GET INVOLVED on campus. Although there are over 800 clubs and orgs on campus, a large sample will have booths with informational hand-outs and giveaways to highlight their club and recruit new members.

ArtWalk: Animal Science in the Balance

Jan 22, 2014

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

West Entrance to Atrium of Kildee Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums in exploring the Art on Campus in Kildee Hall. How does public art like, Ned Smyth's Balance of Life, reflect the scholarship, history and future of the Animal Science department? You be the judge. Meet your guide in the west entrance atrium of Kildee Hall.

Fulbright Lunch & Learn Seminar Series

Jan 22, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Lectures

"Environmental research, cultural experiences, and adventures in India," Ann Russell, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, India, 2005.

Online Tele-Workshop: Every semester needs a plan

Jan 22, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Do you often start the semester with high hopes for your writing projects, but end disappointed by your actual productivity? Do you desperately want (or need) to write a lot this semester? Do you want to figure out how to be more productive AND enjoy your life this semester?

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Jan 22, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Fermentation: Coevolution, Culture, and Community Mr. Sandor Katz, Author and Fermentation Specialist

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Jan 22, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Recent Developments That Plant Breeding Students Should Know About On Their First Day Scott Sebastien, DuPont Pioneer

Soil Science Seminar Series

Jan 22, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Impact of Biochar on Soil Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rivka Fidel, Department of Agronomy

Visiting Speaker Panel: Two Plans for Greater Des Moines

Jan 22, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium

free

College of Design Lectures

The DSN S 546: Products of Public Space studio will host a panel of four guest speakers who will compare and contrast "The Tomorrow Plan" and "The Capital Crossroads Vision," two comprehensive plans for the Greater Des Moines Region.

Resin Jewelry

Jan 22, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $34/Public $44 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Try out one of the most diverse mediums to create jewelry. Capture ideas, inspiration, and memories with resin.

Lectures Program Event Being Planned

Jan 22, 2014

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Environmental Imagination Series. Speaker to be announced.

SUB Live Music: The Duhks (fusion folk / worldbeat)

Jan 22, 2014

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

$15 ($10 w/ ISU Student ID) in advance | $2 increase day of show

Student Union Board Arts, performances

The Art of Fermentation

Jan 22, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Sandor Ellix Katz is the author of Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods. He demystifies the process of fermentation and shares the history, health benefits and cultural significance of this preservation method.