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Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Craft of the Month

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

"Sugar Skulls." Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Cost: $8

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

Campus conversation

Channel: Lectures Program

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

This campus conversation will focus on current events and their impacts on the ISU community. A presentation by ISU police Officer Natasha Greene and Lt. Josh Hale will feature information about hate crimes (Hate Bias 101) and conclude with small group discussions. All are welcome.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

Lecture: How Demographic Change and Economic Inequality Are Reshaping Society

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."

Cost: free

Thursday, 05 Oct 2017

Leadership Workshop Series: Personal Values

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, MU

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Lecture: The Social Justice Origins and Future of Latinx Studies

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

Latino/a Heritage Month speaker Ginetta Candelario is professor of sociology and Latin American & Latino/a Studies at Smith College, where her teaching focuses on race and ethnicity in the Americas and Latina/o communities in the United States and Latin American.

Cost: free

Monday, 09 Oct 2017

Leadership Workshop Series: Building a Common Purpose

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Gallery, MU

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Cost: free

Pink Hat Revolution!

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Pink, cat-eared hats have adorned thousands in the Women's March on January 21. Make your own Pusseyhat, a symbol of support and solidarity for women's rights. Choose between knitting, crochet or sewing fleece.

Cost: $15

Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Major Fair

Channel: Student Counseling Service

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

More than 100 ISU majors and minors are represented in one room. This event is for students who are open-option, undecided, thinking about changing their major or struggling to find a career path.

Cost: free

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Cost: $6

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

7:30 am - 9:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Cost: $6

Lecture: Photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist and MacArthur Fellowship recipient who has covered conflicts and humanitarian crises in Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan, Congo, and Libya.

Cost: free

Friday, 13 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Cost: $6

Saturday, 14 Oct 2017

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 4:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Cost: $6

Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Choose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire.

Cost: ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

The Making of Campus Art

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Geoffrey Residence Hall

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Cost: Free

Lecture: Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

MSNBC anchor and correspondent Ali Velshi brings a unique perspective to his coverage of politics and the impact of the current administration's domestic and international policy shifts. The Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.

Cost: free

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Leadership Workshop Series: Empowering Others to Lead

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, MU

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Cost: free

Lecture: Can You Be Born a Couch Potato?

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Can You Be Born a Couch Potato? The Genetics of Physical Activity." Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology J. Timothy Lightfoot directs the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance at Texas A&M University, where his research focuses on the genetics of daily physical activity and exercise endurance.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

Workshop: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search

Channel: ISU Advance

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

"It Depends on the Lens: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search." An interactive workshop designed for chairs, faculty members and search committee members. Preregister by Oct. 12. This workshop will be repeated 1-3 p.m. in the same location. Refreshments served prior to the start of both workshops.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Leadership Workshop Series: Wellness & Leadership

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Gallery, MU

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Cost: free

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017

Lecture: Finding a Roadmap for Success

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Leadership: Finding a Roadmap for Success," Lt.Col. (ret) Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, founder and head of Educational Achievement Services, which has a mission to prepare tomorrow's leaders. Latino Heritage Month and Women's Leadership Series keynote.

Cost: free

Monday, 30 Oct 2017

Documentary & Discussion: Food Evolution

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the documentary film "Food Evolution" wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time: GMOs and food.

Cost: free