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What is featured?

Saturday, 01 Oct 2016

October Craft of the Month: Day of the Dead Skulls

Oct 01, 2016

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

You will receive a skull, decorating materials, and images for inspiration. Drop in during open hours in October.

Sunday, 02 Oct 2016

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 02, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:30 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

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.

Thursday, 06 Oct 2016

Lecture: A Conversation with Black Alumni

Oct 06, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"How We Got Here: Challenges & Achievements" - African American alums will have an honest discussion about the challenges they faced at Iowa State as well as describe the support they received and the sense of community they were able to develop that led to their achievements on campus and in their careers. Participants: Modupe Labode, Keecha Harris, Mohamed Omer.

Ji - Young Concert Artist

Oct 06, 2016

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$15 general admission; $5 ISU students and 18 & under

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity Special events

Pianist Ji, first-prize winner of the 2012 Young Concert Artists International Auditions, performs at Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

Saturday, 08 Oct 2016

Black & Brown Male Empowerment Symposium

Oct 08, 2016

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Diversity

The Black and Brown Male Empowerment Symposium is designed to demonstrate the importance of black and brown male success in the classroom, community, and world. Attendees will leave gaining a sense of empowerment, enrichment, engagement, and encouragement through a series of learning sessions and by networking with professionals and other students.

Research Symposium: Graduate Minority Assistantship Program (GMAP)

Oct 08, 2016

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Memorial Union

free

Graduate College Conferences Diversity

Underrepresented minority students from all majors receiving GMAP funding present their research in poster and oral formats. Registration is free but required.

Sunday, 09 Oct 2016

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 09, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:30 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

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.

Monday, 10 Oct 2016

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Oct 10, 2016

2:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Today's university classrooms are more diverse than in the past. With this diversity of students comes the need to ensure the learning environments associated with courses are inclusive and designed to support all students. This faculty workshop includes online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Tuesday, 11 Oct 2016

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 11, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for ISU's Coming Out Week! Stop by the Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Lecture: My Life on the Road

Oct 11, 2016

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Free - No Tickets Required

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Gloria Steinem is a feminist icon, social activist, writer, editor, and champion of women's rights since the late 1960s.

Wednesday, 12 Oct 2016

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 12, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for ISU's Coming Out Week! Stop by the Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Her Story Screening

Oct 12, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

0127 Curtiss Hall

Free and open to the public

Dean of Students Office Diversity

This screening will explore how domestic violence impacts trans women. A discussion will follow the screening.

Thursday, 13 Oct 2016

Walk-In Craft: Rainbow Necklaces

Oct 13, 2016

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for ISU's Coming Out Week! Stop by the Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Documentary & Discussion: A Voice for First-Generation Latinos between Two Worlds

Oct 13, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

First-time Latina filmmaker Denise Soler Cox draws on her personal struggles growing up between two cultures to chronicle the shared experiences of 16 million first-generation American-born Latinos, or Enyes (ñs). Latino Heritage Month

Saturday, 15 Oct 2016

Tai Chi Class

Oct 15, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Workspace

ISU $35, Public $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learning and practicing the Form's 24 movements improve balance, posture, flexibility, confidence, attitude, overall health and well-being, and refresh and rejuvenate the spirit.

Sunday, 16 Oct 2016

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 16, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:30 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

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.

Monday, 17 Oct 2016

Lecture: Know Your Civil Rights

Oct 17, 2016

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Andy Duffelmeyer and Rob Poggenklass, specialists at the Iowa Civil Rights Commission, will provide information about how civil rights laws protect people from discrimination in everyday life.

Lecture: The Dynamics of ISIS

Oct 17, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"The Dynamics of ISIS: Its Origins and Implications for the United States." Malcolm Nance is a counter-terrorism and intelligence adviser for the U.S. government's special operations, homeland security and intelligence agencies. The Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.

Wednesday, 19 Oct 2016

Major Fair

Oct 19, 2016

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Counseling Service Diversity Special events Student activities

More than 100 ISU majors and minors are represented in one room. This event is for students who are open-option, undecided, thinking about changing their major or struggling to find a career path.

Coming Out as Trans at ISU

Oct 19, 2016

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Panel discussion by trans and gender non-conforming students at Iowa State facilitated by LGBT Student Services.

Thursday, 20 Oct 2016

Award-Winning Faculty Series: How to Foster Safe Spaces for Diversity and Inclusion

Oct 20, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

You may view a live webcast of the program via Zoom (Registration is at capacity)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

What do we mean by inclusion? What do we mean by diversity? As teachers, our answers to these questions are vital not only for our own teaching philosophy but also for the culture we are creating in our classrooms, which can perpetuate into workplaces after graduation.

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Oct 20, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU $24, Public $34

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Sugar skulls represent a departed soul during Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) and are beautiful pieces of folk art. A number of patterns will be available to choose from and can be personalized with your color choices.

Saturday, 22 Oct 2016

Lecture: Puerto Rican Student Association Cultural Night

Oct 22, 2016

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Aurelio Curbelo, born and raised in Puerto Rico, is the director of the Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence at the University of Minnesota. Previously, he worked as the multicultural liaison officer and administrator of the George Washington Carver summer research program for the College of Agriculture & Life Sciences at Iowa State.

Sunday, 23 Oct 2016

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 23, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:30 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

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, 25 Oct 2016

Legislative Candidate Forum

Oct 25, 2016

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Part of the Campaign 2016 Series, providing the university and community with opportunities to question candidates before the November election.

Thursday, 27 Oct 2016

Lecture: The Age of Internet Trolls

Oct 27, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Joel Stein, author of the recent TIME magazine cover story "Why We're Losing the Internet to a Culture of Hate," will discuss how trolling on the Internet is infecting our real-life interactions, including politics. National Affairs Series

Friday, 28 Oct 2016

Discussion Group: Coffee and Crucial Conversations

Oct 28, 2016

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Coffee and Crucial Conversations will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University. The intent of these conversations will be to help build a stronger teaching community, create collaborative partnerships, and develop effective teaching practices for meeting the diverse needs of our students.

Sunday, 30 Oct 2016

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 30, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:30 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

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.