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What is featured?

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 24, 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.

Faculty recital

Sep 24, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

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

Picture at Parks

Sep 25, 2017

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

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.

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Sep 25, 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.

Canvas Workshop: Overview of Canvas

Sep 25, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas Overview introduces participants to the Canvas environment.

University Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Sep 25, 2017

3:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Sep 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Great Plants for Iowa: Houseplants

Sep 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

They have been attributed to better health, happiness and air quality; houseplants are a big part of many people's homes.

Intermediate Pottery: Lidded Pots and Enclosed Forms

Sep 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 - (includes supplies)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

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."

Performance: Molly Fillmore, soprano

Sep 25, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Soprano Molly Fillmore is a guest artist.

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017

Research Workshop: NSF Programs for Big Data Research

Sep 26, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"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.

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.

Branding: Who Are You?

Sep 26, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

362 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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

Sep 26, 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, 27 Sep 2017

Bake sale

Sep 27, 2017

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

1550 Beardshear

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County, featuring baked goods, treats and healthy snacks. Sale concludes when all items are purchased.

CANCELED: Training: Digital Accessibility

Sep 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"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.

Green Dot Launch

Sep 27, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lawn (rain location: State Gym)

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

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.

Art Walk: Imagining Our Campus Without Art

Sep 27, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Sciences Building Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Canvas Workshop: Communication

Sep 27, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Communication & Collaboration introduces participants to the communication tools and collaboration features in Canvas.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 27, 2017

2:30 PM - 5:00 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.

Retirement reception: Dan Morrical

Sep 27, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kildee Hall atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Dan Morrical, professor of animal science, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 27, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:00 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.

21st Century Art from the Video Game Art Gallery

Sep 27, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.

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.

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Sep 27, 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. 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!

Concert: Introspections : Extroversions : Interchanges

Sep 27, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

This is a concert of electroacoustic and visual music, with guest artists Scott L. Miller, Pat O'Keefe, David Taddie and ISU faculty performers.

Concert: Jack Ingram CANCELED

Sep 27, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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

Book sale

Sep 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Curtiss rotunda and Molecular Biology atrium

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books and CDs are $1 each or $5 for six. DVDs are $2.

Kids Story Time

Sep 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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