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What is featured?

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Feb 18, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Each gathering features a theme as we read aloud books, and wrap up with related cooperative activities and crafts great for groups and individuals alike.

Design Career Fair

Feb 18, 2016

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union (Great Hall, South Ballroom, Sun Room)

free

College of Design Conferences

A professional environment for students, alumni and employers to discuss career opportunities in design.

Getting Started with Mendeley

Feb 18, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Wish you could extract details from academic papers into a database? Filter your library by authors, journals or key words? Share and synchronize your library with selected colleagues? This workshop for beginners introduces Mendeley. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully searchable library in seconds,cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device. Preregistration is required.

Open house: SHOP food pantry

Feb 18, 2016

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

2616 Food Sciences Building

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), a student-run food pantry on the Iowa State campus, is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Open house guests who bring donate two nonperishable food or personal care items will receive a free SHOP T-shirt, while supplies last.

Lecture: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight

Feb 18, 2016

6:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Re-Enchanting the Academy: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight," Kevin Corcoran. Corcoran is a professor of philosophy at Calvin College, will explore how cultivating virtues of delight and gratitude enables each of us to re-enchant the world in the act of ordinary living.

Sewing: Dog Coats

Feb 18, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $41, Public $51 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn beginning sewing skills and keep your furry friend warm this winter.

Panel discussion: Black women as activists

Feb 18, 2016

7:00 PM

268 Carver Hall

free

Student Organizations Diversity Lectures

"Sister, Sister: Black Women as Activists in Civil Rights and Social Justice Movements Today," Natasha Croom, ISU School of Education; Lorraine Acker, Margaret Sloss Women's Center; and Audrey Kennis, ISU Design.

ISU Jazz Combos

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

The student-led small jazz groups are operating under creative programming theme of "A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing", insinuating that popular jazz standards are shuffled around and performed in a different style than which they are traditionally associated. Bebop as a Bossa Nova, Duke as a Dirge, Monk as a Funk, and more reinventions. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tu

Performance: Ragtime

Feb 18, 2016

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The stories of an upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician unfold in turn-of-the-century New York.