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What is featured?

Wednesday, 13 Jan 2016

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Jan 13, 2016

11:50 AM

Central Campus

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

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

Reception: 2016 "Women Impacting ISU" calendar unveiling

Jan 13, 2016

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 calendar will be recognized. This is the 10th anniversary edition of the calendar.

Saturday, 16 Jan 2016

"Little Dresses for Africa" Volunteer Weekend

Jan 16, 2016

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Live Green Student activities

We will provide the supplies, but can use the hands of volunteers to assist with making the dresses.

Sunday, 17 Jan 2016

"Little Dresses for Africa" Volunteer Weekend

Jan 17, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Live Green Student activities

We will provide the supplies, but can use the hands of volunteers to assist with making the dresses.

Monday, 18 Jan 2016

Crowd-sourced mapping service event

Jan 18, 2016

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

206 Durham

free

Computer Science Department Diversity Special events

The geographic information systems (GIS) facility is holding a Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service event. Volunteers will help create crowd-sourced maps of the world to help with disaster relief efforts. No experience required. Lunch is provided. Register by Jan. 15 at the email address above with your name, session preference, your computer needs and pizza preference.

"Little Dresses for Africa" Volunteer Weekend

Jan 18, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Live Green Student activities

We will provide the supplies, but can use the hands of volunteers to assist with making the dresses.

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

Jan 18, 2016

5:30 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.

Tuesday, 19 Jan 2016

Lecture: The U.S. fight against child abuse, human trafficking and sexual assault

Jan 19, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"On the Front Lines of the U.S. Fight against Child Abuse, Human Trafficking and Sexual Assault," Ambassador Luis CdeBaca. A graduate of Iowa State, CdeBaca leads the Department of Justice Office of Sex Offender Sentencing, Monitoring, Apprehending, Registering and Tracking (SMART). World Affairs Series

Thursday, 21 Jan 2016

Study Abroad Fair

Jan 21, 2016

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

Talk with directors of ISU programs and affiliate programs that offer a wide range of study abroad options in practically any country in the world.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation

Jan 21, 2016

3:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Come celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and learn how his global vision of equality for everyone remains relevant today. The Advancing One Community Awards will also be presented. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Monday, 25 Jan 2016

Town Hall Meeting with Bernie Sanders

Jan 25, 2016

12:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Special events Student activities

Since 1987, the Presidential Caucus Series has provided students, faculty, and community members with an opportunity to question presidential candidates or their representative before the precinct caucuses.

Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016

Gallery Talk: Art + Issues

Jan 27, 2016

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

This gallery talk will use art as a launching pad for a community discussion on campus issues. The current exhibition is focused on the democratic process of commissioning public art for the Art on Campus Collection and will be the foundation for our discussion. The program will include a guided looking exercise, followed by an open-ended dialogue which will draw upon the art in the exhibition and the issues raised by the attendees.

Walk-In Belly Dance

Jan 27, 2016

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.

Thursday, 28 Jan 2016

Lecture: Women Who Don't Wait in Line

Jan 28, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Program for Women in Science and Engineering 30th Anniversary Keynote. Reshma Saujani is the founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization working to close the gender gap in technology and prepare young women for jobs of the future.

Sunday, 31 Jan 2016

Lecture: God and Government

Jan 31, 2016

4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Barry Lynn is executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Part of the National Affairs Series: When American Values Are in Conflict.