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Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

ClubFest

Sep 06, 2017

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Lecture: When Christians First Met Muslims

Sep 06, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Michael Penn is a professor of religious studies at Stanford University and specializes in the history of early Christianity with a focus on Middle Eastern Christians.

Thursday, 07 Sep 2017

Forum: Know Your Rights

Sep 07, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

Immigration experts and campus professionals will address questions and issues related to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

reACT Gallery: React to DACA Pop-up Event

Sep 08, 2017

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

reACT Gallery, 0003 Morill Hall

Free

University Museums Academic calendar Arts, performances Diversity Special events

On Tuesday, the Trump administration rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As this is expected to be a big part of the upcoming legislative agenda, let's take ACTion by letting our elected leaders hear how we reACT. Postcards, postage, pens, and contact information will be provided.

Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Lecture: New Developments in China and Sino-US Relations

Sep 11, 2017

5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Hong Lei is the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Sep 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Severe 5%: Understanding the Criminal Justice System," Iowa State professor of sociology Matt DeLisi will draw on his research, clinical, and practitioner experiences working with pathological offenders to provide another framework for assessing the U.S. criminal justice system.

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

Lecture: Understanding and Defeating Racism and Discrimination in America

Sep 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium - Doors open at 6:00pm

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Tim Wise is a prominent antiracist writer and educator and author of the memoir "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son."

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Sep 14, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 14, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Lecture: The History of Experimentation on Black Americans

Sep 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Medical Apartheid," Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of the best-selling book Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. She has been a fellow in ethics at the Harvard Medical School, a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University.

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

Mental Health Fair Keynote: Sara Benincasa

Sep 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Help! You Need Somebody!" Sara Benincasa is a comedian, mental health advocate and author of "Agorafabulous! Dispatches from My Bedroom."

Saturday, 23 Sep 2017

Tai Chi Class

Sep 23, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

An introduction to the 24 Posture Taijiquan Form, which was developed during the 1950s by the Chinese Athletic Committee based on the foundation of Yang Style Taijiquan.

Monday, 25 Sep 2017

Lecture: Is There Evidence of God from Contemporary Science?

Sep 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series: Fr. Robert Spitzer served as president of Gonzaga University from 1998 to 2009. A Catholic priest and Jesuit, he is the author of eight books, including New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy, and appears weekly on EWTN in "Father Spitzer's Universe."

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017

Lecture: Why Intelligent Design is NOT Science

Sep 26, 2017

6:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

The Atheist and Agnostic Society Fall Lecture. Hector Avalos is a professor of religious studies at Iowa State.

Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017

Documentary: Saving Brinton

Sep 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

$5, free for ISU students and Osher Institute members

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

The story of Michael Zahs, an eccentric Iowa collector who uncovered five hours of film from the early 1900s that once belonged to Frank Brinton, one of America's most successful barnstorming moving picture exhibitors. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with film subject Michael Zahs and the filmmakers.