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What is featured?

Sunday, 02 Apr 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 02, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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, 03 Apr 2017

Lecture: Former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Deborah Jones

Apr 03, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"America and the Middle East: Shifting Sands in the Security Relationship?"- Ambassador Deborah K. Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, recently stepped down as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, a position she held May 2013 through 2015. World Affairs Series

Tuesday, 04 Apr 2017

Lecture & Performance: The Intersection of Art, Politics and Environmental Science

Apr 04, 2017

8:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Student activities

Playwright Paula Cizmar, internationally known as one of the authors of Seven, discusses eco-theatre and how it can communicate ideas, raise awareness, inspire action, and promote empathy. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series

Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017

One Blogger's Journey to Asian American Identity, Arts and Activism - Phil Yu

Apr 05, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Welcome to Angry Asian America" - Phil Yu is a writer, speaker and best known as the founder and editor of Angry Asian Man, one of the most widely read and longest-running independent websites covering news, culture and perspectives from the Asian American community.

Thursday, 06 Apr 2017

Lecture: The Business of Menswear

Apr 06, 2017

4:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough are American designers of Nigerian and Scottish origin and based in New York City. They are Guest Designers for the Iowa State Fashion Show 2017.

Lecture: Native American Representation in Pop Art

Apr 06, 2017

7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

The 2017 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture. Steven Paul Judd is a Kiowa and Choctaw visual artist, filmmaker, and screenwriter based in Oklahoma.

Friday, 07 Apr 2017

Discussion: Coffee and Crucial Conversations

Apr 07, 2017

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. Each month we will choose a topic based on input from our teaching community.

Sunday, 09 Apr 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 09, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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 Apr 2017

Pride Week: T-shirt, button sales

Apr 10, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

Look for sales at a location in the free speech area west of The Hub and south of Parks Library.

Pride Week: Panel discussion

Apr 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Inclusion in the Workplace," with panelists from Union Pacific, John Deere, Principal and Caterpillar Inc. Moderated by Raisbeck Endowed Dean David Spalding. A reception will folllow in Gerdin's Bergstrom Commons.

Lecture: A Doctor to Her Tribe and a Warrior for Her People

Apr 10, 2017

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Joe Starita, professor of journalism at the University of Nebraska, will discuss his latest book, "A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America's First Indian Doctor."

Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017

Pride Week: Film and discussion

Apr 11, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1064 Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"We've Been Around," short films celebrating the lives of transgender trailblazers throughout U.S. history. Bring your lunch and join a conversation about trans history.

Workshop: Exploring Personal Identities in Higher Education and How It Impacts Your Teaching

Apr 11, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Discussions of inequality are critical to higher education in that all programs, to varying degrees, promote discourse of social inequalities in ability, sex, gender, race, ethnicity, class, sexual orientation and religion. This aspect of education can be particularly challenging when discussing privilege and oppression as it can feel threatening for all individuals (Boyd, 2008) since we all have parts of our identities that can be affected ...

Lecture: A Conversation with TIAA President Roger Ferguson

Apr 11, 2017

4:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

TIAA President and CEO Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., will discuss the path that led him to becoming the first African-American vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and one of the few African-American CEOs in the Fortune 100.

College of Business CEO Series Lecture: TIAA President & CEO Roger Ferguson

Apr 11, 2017

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

In a time of constant change, it's more important than ever for Americans to focus on ensuring their financial well-being. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., CEO of Fortune 100 financial services firm TIAA and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, will offer advice on steps that every individual can take, no matter what ups and downs may occur in the economy and markets.

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

Workshop: Sustaining Academic Pipeline

Apr 12, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Diversity

Workshop Five: "Diversity Within Academia." Speakers at the event will include: Reginald Stewart, vice president in diversity and inclusion; Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty; and Margo Foreman, director of equal opportunity. All are welcome to attend this five-part workshop series.

Pride Week: Creating an Ames Pride Fest

Apr 12, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

Interested in seeing Ames host its first-ever pride festival? Drop in any time during this event to meet people who are interested in making it happen and offer your thoughts on what would make Ames Pride 2017 successful.

Pride Week: Intimacy in the Dark

Apr 12, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

0205 Carver

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

An open campus discussion about information on sex topics.

Pride Week: Queerious?

Apr 12, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

127 Curtis

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Let's Get Queerious: An Information Overview of Queer Relationship Dynamics," a discussion featuring myths, research and ways to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Thursday, 13 Apr 2017

Pride Week: Meet Your Reps

Apr 13, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

Stop and meet representatives of the Queer* Graduate Association and Pride Alliance.

Lecture: Politically Correct: Do Our Language Choices Matter?

Apr 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Anne Curzan is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan and author of the book "Gender Shifts in the History of English."

Pride Week: STEM Kickoff

Apr 13, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

135 MacKay

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Decorate lab coats for the April 22 "March for Science" in Des Moines. Bring a white T-shirt; decorating materials will be provided.

Friday, 14 Apr 2017

Pride Week: Swag-making

Apr 14, 2017

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

1064 Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

"Queer Yo Self: Pride Week Swag-Making," create Pride Week swag, including decorating your own, personalized keychain. Part of LGBT Student Services' Friday social series, "TGIF: Thank God I'm Fierce!"

Monday, 17 Apr 2017

Lecture: G.I.'s and Jews after the Holocaust

Apr 17, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Kierra Crago-Schneider is a program officer at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Center for Advanced Holocaust Studies at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017

Lecture: The History and Politics of Russian-American Hacking

Apr 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Fred Kaplan is a journalist who writes a national security column for Slate magazine, and has penned five books about American politics. His most recent book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, chronicles the long history of hacking between the United States and Russia.

Thursday, 20 Apr 2017

First Amendment Day Series Keynote: Glenn Smith

Apr 20, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Shining a light in darkness: The First Amendment and Community Journalism," Glenn Smith, special project editor at the Charleston, South Carolina, Post and Courier and a reporter on its Pulitzer Prize-winning series focused on domestic violence.

Friday, 21 Apr 2017

Lecture: MFA Program in Writing & the Environment Alumni Festival

Apr 21, 2017

5:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Avenue

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Home Voices," part of the Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series. Participants include Lauren Alleyne, Lindsay Tigue, Melissa Sevigny, and Lucas Southworth.

Sunday, 23 Apr 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 23, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU 5 classes for $35, Public 5 classes 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.

Friday, 28 Apr 2017

Workshop: Communicating with Voters

Apr 28, 2017

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.

Workshop: Winning Internet Strategies

Apr 28, 2017

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Holiday Inn Conference Center, 2609 University Blvd., Ames

$20

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a non-partisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Fee includes workshop materials, a parking pass and light refreshments. Registration is required.