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What is featured?

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

ISU Lecture 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

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.

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

ISU Lecture Series 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

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

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.

WiSE STEM Fest

Sep 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Howe and Sukup halls

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Meetings, receptions Student activities

STEM Fest aims to teach people of all ages about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations and companies.

Concert: Hailey Whitters

Sep 16, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hailey Whitters is an American country musician from Shueyville, Iowa. Whitters co-wrote Little Big Town's song "Happy People", from their 2017 album The Breaker.