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Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014

Major Fair

Oct 01, 2014

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Student Counseling Services Diversity Special events Student activities

Have an open option major? Want to change your major? Trying to find a career path? The ISU Major Fair gives students a chance to explore all ISU majors in one place. Representatives from 100+ majors will be available to provide information and answer questions so you can learn about any major or career path you've been considering.

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 01, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Intermediate Belly Dance Lessons: Travel Steps and Finger Cymbals

Oct 01, 2014

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Music is the art of combining sound to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Dance is music made visible. In this class, we'll continue to fuel our belly dance adDICTION by exploring inflection, timing and punctuation to create sentences and paragraphs that communicate something very specific with an audience. Bring finger cymbals to class if you have them.

Thursday, 02 Oct 2014

The Science, Art and Technology of Facial Reconstruction

Oct 02, 2014

7:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Suzanne Verma is an anaplastologist and a graduate of Iowa State's Biological and Premedical Illustration Program.

Friday, 03 Oct 2014

Latino Game Night

Oct 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Student activities

Join the Latino Heritage Committee's celebration of Lation Heritage Month with a night of games and candy.

Sunday, 05 Oct 2014

Argentine Tango

Oct 05, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

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. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Saturday, 11 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 11, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Sunday, 12 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 12, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Monday, 13 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 13, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 14, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

Training: Safe Zone 101

Oct 15, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

LGBT Student Services Center

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Training, development

Safe Zone 101 Training is a 3-hour training program that uses interactive scenarios to prepare trainees in creating Safe Zones on campus. Faculty, staff and graduate assistants are welcome and encouraged to register. Part of Coming Out Week.

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 15, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 16, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

The Battle between Church and State

Oct 16, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Dan Barker is co-president of the nationally known advocacy organization Freedom From Religion Foundation. He is author of many books articles, including Maybe Yes, Maybe no: A Guide For Young Skeptics, Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist, and Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists. He is a former preacher of both Quaker and Assembly of God congregations.

The LGBT Athletes and Moments That Changed the Sports World Forever

Oct 16, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Cyd Zeigler is one of the world's leading experts on LGBT sports issues, a cofounder of Outsports.com, and coauthor of The Outsports Revolution: Truth & Myth in the World of Gay Sports. Part of Coming Out Week.

Friday, 17 Oct 2014

LGBTQA+ Faculty & Staff Lunch

Oct 17, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Hub

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

Bring your lunch and join members of the Iowa State LGBT Faculty & Staff Association for our food and picnic as we prepare to join students for the Coming Out Rally. Part of Coming Out Week.

Coming Out Rally

Oct 17, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

An annual tradition at Iowa State, the National Coming Out Rally provides an opportunity for the ISU community to share its coming out stories, be visible, find community/support and be proud. Join us as we gather together as one community. Part of Coming Out Week.

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 17, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Movie Discussion: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 17, 2014

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Carver Hall lobby

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Following the Cyclone Cinema 7 p.m. showing of "X-Men, Days of Future Past," there will be a discussion about the intersections between the film's themes, the coming out process and the LGBTQA+ community. Part of Coming Out Week.

Saturday, 18 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 18, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014

Argentine Tango

Oct 19, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

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. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Operation Beautiful - Caitlin Boyle

Oct 21, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Caitlin Boyle launched Operation Beautiful in 2009 in an effort to curb the negative self-images she so often discovered among young women and men. She began leaving messages on the mirrors of public restrooms to encourage others to think positively about their body. She scribbles down whatever comes to mind - You are beautiful! A smile is your best accessory. Love yourself first. Today, Operation Beautiful is at work on school lockers,...

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Being a Good Person in a Morally Complicated World

Oct 22, 2014

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is a spiritual leader, well-known scholar of Jewish history and ethics.

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 22, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Friday, 24 Oct 2014

Noche de Cultura (Night of Culture)

Oct 24, 2014

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Student activities

Noche de Cultura showcases Latino culture with food and performances as the closing event for Latino Heritage Month. Latino Heritage Month promotes cultural awareness within the ISU and Ames community. It also allows our members to promote a level of political, social, cultural and ethnic awareness. Hosted by the Latino Heritage Committee

Sunday, 26 Oct 2014

Argentine Tango

Oct 26, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

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. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 29, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Oct 30, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Manipulating Culture after the Conquest: The First Operas in the New World, Chad Gasta, ISU world languages and cultures.