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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Sep 2017

Craft of the Month: Framed Dry Erase Board

Sep 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Sep 01, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Down and Dirty Swing Dance

Sep 01, 2017

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Memorial Union Terrace

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Swing dancing lessons are the first half hour, the rest of the event is to have fun and dance to the Sentimental Swing Band.

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017

Engineering Study and Work Abroad Fair

Sep 05, 2017

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

College of Engineering Student activities

"Tour The World." Information booths for more than 30 international programs will be represented by faculty coordinators and students to promote international opportunities for engineering students.

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

Lectures Program 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.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 06, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 07 Sep 2017

Hammered Silver Earrings Workshop

Sep 07, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn some basics of metalworking by making a pair of sterling silver earrings.

Cyclone Cinema: Big Sick

Sep 07, 2017

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

SUB Comedy Night: Noah Gardenswartz

Sep 07, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about. His well-crafted mix of jokes, observations, and personal stories have made him a New York City favorite, and a nationally booked up-and-comer.

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Under the Sea

Sep 08, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Surf through the tropical fish, mermaids, turtles, sharks and other sea creatures swimming across plates, bowls and mugs in our pottery collection.

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Lecture: New Developments in China and Sino-US Relations

Sep 11, 2017

5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

World Affairs Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

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

Hardwood Jewelry Box Class

Sep 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70-- includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Sep 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program 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.

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 12, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Lecture: Water Exploration in the Solar System

Sep 12, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Water Exploration in the Solar System: The Restless Hunt for Life," Essam Heggy is a planetary scientist at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and a Rosetta co-investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Open Mic Night

Sep 12, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

Belly Dance Class

Sep 13, 2017

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and more importantly, tons of fun!

Janis Joplin Stacked Bracelets Walk-In Craft

Sep 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.

Lecture: Understanding and Defeating Racism and Discrimination in America

Sep 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium - Doors open at 6:00pm

free

Lectures Program 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

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.

Art Reception: "On the Beaten Path"

Sep 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Acrylic Painting Class

Sep 14, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Cyclone Cinema: Wonder Woman

Sep 14, 2017

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Concert: Warm Brew

Sep 14, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The West Coast hip-hop group has roots in Santa Monica where members Ray Wright, Manu Li, and Serk Spliff all grew up together. Inspired by artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the three friends began developing their sound in 2009, culminating in the breezy, laid-back single "Doin' It Right," which was featured on their 2010 LP Natural Spirit.

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Sep 15, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size, from small dishes to extra-large bowls.

Concert: Tiny Moving Parts

Sep 15, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tiny Moving Part's style has been described as twinkly emo/math-rock with hints of post-hardcore and Pop punk. The band has cited Thursday, Tera Melos, MewithoutYou, The Fall of Troy, Circle Takes the Square, and Blink-182 as influences.

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Relief Printmaking Workshop

Sep 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn how to print with found objects and carved linoleum stamps reflecting the processes used in Alexis Dwyer's exhibit On the Beaten Path, currently on display in the Pioneer Room.