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What is featured?

Sunday, 15 Oct 2017

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 15, 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, 16 Oct 2017

Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Gallery October 19 - December 11.

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Oct 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Norman Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Oct 16, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Betting on Africa to Feed the World," Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Nigeria's former Minister of Agriculture (2011-15), is the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017

Panel: "So Like, Can You Do It?" Disability and Sexuality

Oct 17, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Lectures Student activities

The Alliance for Disability Awareness is hosting a student panel on disability and sexuality. We are here to answer questions you may have about how we do things, how sex with a disability is different, the effects of disability on the development of sexuality and how the disability identity impacts relationships. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Canvas Countdown: Ready for Awesome? Canvas is here!

Oct 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Lobby of Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Student activities

Students will have the opportunity to meet with our Canvas representative and CELT team. Canvas demos and limited edition Canvas swag will be available.

Ice cream social

Oct 18, 2017

5:00 PM

Student Services Building, Lobby

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

Enjoy ice cream and sherbet. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Purple Rain Paisley Doodles

Oct 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Everyone doodles, whether you draw during meetings, or set aside time with a pencil and paper, but it gets even better when listening to the Purple Rain album! Learn the lines and shapes that make up paisley patterns, the namesake of Prince's legendary creative complex - Paisley Park.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Geoffrey Residence Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events Student activities

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.

Lecture: Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

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.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Geoffroy Residence Hall

University Museums Academic calendar Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

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.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 18, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 19, 2017

All day

Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Artwork by student artists is on display in the Gallery from October 19 to December 11. The Gallery is also a meeting room, so for open viewing times give us a call.

Casting Metal Class

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass. Final pieces can be pendants, pins or miniatures.

Leadership Workshop Series: Empowering Others to Lead

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Despicable Me 3

Oct 19, 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: Can You Be Born a Couch Potato?

Oct 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"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.

SUB Comedy Night: Amanda Seales

Oct 19, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, Amanda Seales is a comedian, actress, DJ, recording artist and radio personality. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Snowblower Service Days

Oct 20, 2017

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$25

Student Activities Center Student activities

The maintenance service provided by members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club includes oil, grease, spark plug and a half tank of gas (no repairs). Continues Oct. 21 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.).

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Night

Oct 20, 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

It's Family Weekend! We welcome parents and siblings of Iowa Staters, as well as our regular community crowd. We love the Cyclones and may her colors ever fly.

Concert: Girlpool

Oct 20, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Girlpool is a folk punk band from Los Angeles, California. Its members are Cleo Tucker and Harmony Tividad. Their opening act is indie rock band Lala Lala.

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017

Snowblower Service Days

Oct 21, 2017

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$25

Student Activities Center Student activities

The maintenance service provided by members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club includes oil, grease, spark plug and a half tank of gas (no repairs). Service begins Oct. 20 (1-6 p.m.).

Workspace Open House for Family Weekend

Oct 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The Workspace welcomes families of our Iowa Staters! Drop in to see our creative spaces and stay for free crafts.

Concert: Desi Valentine

Oct 21, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Valentine was raised in London, but moved to Los Angeles to pursue his recording career. While you can hear traces of Valentine's influences in his music, he has a style that is truly unique and refreshing. His voice is raw, powerful, and intense. It is the perfect vessel for his combination of British rock, classic soul, and modern R&B. When Valentine sings, you feel each emotion he is trying to convey.