Sunday, 24 Sep 2017
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Featuring guest violinist John Gilbert and ISU faculty George Work, cello; and Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano. Gilbert is professor of violin at the Texas Tech University School of Music.
Monday, 25 Sep 2017
Join in a giant group photo outside Parks Library. Wear your favorite cardinal and gold and find a place on the steps, plaza, lawn and entry area of the library and be ready at 11:30 to say cheese.
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.
Canvas Overview introduces participants to the Canvas environment.
University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.
Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.
They have been attributed to better health, happiness and air quality; houseplants are a big part of many people's homes.
Take your basic throwing skills to the next level by learning to make lids 5 different ways. See appropriate lids and finishing for different shaped vessels, and learn how an enclosed form can be turned into a lidded pot, vase, bowl, and other forms.
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."
Soprano Molly Fillmore is a guest artist.
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
"Leveraging NSF Programs for Big Data Research." Dr. Chaitanya Baru, senior advisor for data science, CISE directorate, will discuss agency priorities and initiatives, and answer your questions about funding programs related to data science and data-driven discovery.
The Atheist and Agnostic Society Fall Lecture. Hector Avalos is a professor of religious studies at Iowa State.
ISU integrated studio arts alumnus Jonathan Castro is a ceramic designer who lives and works in New York City. He attributes many opportunities and successes to the skills and business acumen he developed at Iowa State. He'll talk about the importance and process of branding oneself in the marketplace. Castro is an artist-in-residence Sept. 25-29 in the College of Design.
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, 27 Sep 2017
A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County, featuring baked goods, treats and healthy snacks. Sale concludes when all items are purchased.
"Creating and Editing Captions for your Videos." Your video is already edited and you are ready to share with the world but captions have not been added. In this workshop, we would like you to bring your own video so that you work along the instructor on creating and editing captions.
Learn ways to address violence on campus and in our community as reactive and proactive bystanders. Enjoy food, music and games, win prizes and visit Cy at the photo booth. Pledge your Green Dot on a giant 'I' and learn how the Green Dot program can reduce forms of power-based personal violence such as sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.
Join the University Museums as we take a moment to enjoy the incredible beauty that has been a core educational value at Iowa State since it's very founding. Meet in the Food Sciences Building Courtyard at noon.
Communication & Collaboration introduces participants to the communication tools and collaboration features in Canvas.
Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.
Dan Morrical, professor of animal science, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.
Chaz Evans, the Director of Exhibitions and Co-Founder of the VGA Gallery in Chicago and co-curator of GAME ART VS. ART GAME will talk about the intersection of art and tech. Following the talk, join us in the exhibition for Game Night and light refreshments.
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.
Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME. Featuring eighteen interactive and diverse video games, this exhibit engages visitors with the University Museums in the dynamic setting of playful exploration and contemporary game design. No prior knowledge or skill in gaming is necessary, so stop by and join in on the fun!
This is a concert of electroacoustic and visual music, with guest artists Scott L. Miller, Pat O'Keefe, David Taddie and ISU faculty performers.
This concert has unfortunately been canceled. Jack Owen Ingram is an American country music artist formerly signed to Big Machine Records, an independent record label. He has released eight studio albums, one extended play, one compilation album, six live albums, and 19 singles.
Thursday, 28 Sep 2017
A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books and CDs are $1 each or $5 for six. DVDs are $2.
This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.