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What is featured?

Sunday, 27 Aug 2017

Fanfare Concert

Aug 27, 2017

3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A concert to launch the new academic year featuring the faculty in the ISU music department.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Aug 27, 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, 28 Aug 2017

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Aug 28, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive and inspiring space.

Retirement reception: Bronwyn Frame

Aug 28, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

free

Agronomy Department Meetings, receptions

Bronwyn Frame, an assistant scientist in the agronomy department's Plant Transformation Facility, is retiring. A short program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Class: Ice Dyeing

Aug 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Move over tie-dye, there's a new trend in town. Use fiber reactive dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect for a scarf or decorative pillowcase.

Great Plants for Iowa: Conifers

Aug 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ranging from towering trees to crawling shrubs, there is a lot to see when it comes to conifers. Did you know that not all conifers are evergreen?

Tuesday, 29 Aug 2017

Research Orientation for New Faculty

Aug 29, 2017

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

VPR Sarah Nusser will have an open, interactive discussion with new faculty about internal funding opportunities and other topics of interest. Staff from OVPR units will be on hand to answer questions about various components of the research life cycle at Iowa State and how the OVPR can support faculty throughout the process.

Drawing Class

Aug 29, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience.

Open Mic Night

Aug 29, 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, 30 Aug 2017

Training: Digital Accessibility

Aug 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"Testing Your Website for Accessibility." To ensure all the content in your website is accessible to as many users as possible, you should test using both automatic tools and manual testing. In this workshop, we'll take you through a three-step accessibility test method that includes a testing tool and manual testing with the tab key and a screen reader.

Art Walk: Public Art in the Residence Halls

Aug 30, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak/Elm courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"Living with Art: Public Art in the Residence Halls." As we welcome back returning students and a new class of freshmen, let us enjoy a tour of selected public works of art installed in those places where new friendships will be made -- the residence halls. Meet at Conversations in the Oak/Elm Courtyard at noon.

ISU Lectures 60th Anniversary Celebration

Aug 30, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Meetings, receptions Student activities

Join us for an open house reception to celebrate the Iowa State Lectures Program!

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Aug 30, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME.

Woodshop Orientation

Aug 30, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 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.

Thursday, 31 Aug 2017

Kids Story Time

Aug 31, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

his much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Workshop: Friendship Bracelets

Aug 31, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $17, Public $27- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Remember those cool friendship bracelets you made at camp? Learn 2 or 3 different weaving patterns with all of your favorite colors.

Cyclone Cinema: Baywatch

Aug 31, 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!

Lecture: Mary Louise Smith Chair in Women and Politics

Aug 31, 2017

7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Women Leaders: Building Bridges to Get the Job Done," Amy Klobuchar became the first woman elected to represent Minnesota in the U.S. Senate in 2006 and is currently serving her second term in office.

Friday, 01 Sep 2017

Audit a Course Deadline

Sep 01, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a full-semester course for fall. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Tuition & Fee Adjustment Deadline

Sep 01, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Retirement reception: Mark Renoux

Sep 01, 2017

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Mark Renoux, an engineering tech in the facilities services unit of facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 10 a.m.

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.

Saturday, 02 Sep 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 02, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Alumni Center

0 (charge for catered meal)

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Football

Sep 02, 2017

7:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.