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What is featured?

Sunday, 14 Jan 2018

Cyclone Cinema: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Jan 14, 2018

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!

Monday, 15 Jan 2018

University holiday

Jan 15, 2018

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices are closed and classes recessed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Women's March Sign Making Day

Jan 15, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for the Women's March in Des Moines on January 20. Sign-making supplies will be available, as well as large tables to work around.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration

Jan 15, 2018

6:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! Join us at 6:00 for cake and music, followed by an hour-long program beginning at 6:30pm.Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018

ISU Veterans Compass

Jan 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veterans Compass is an informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance at one of the sessions is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a Veteran, military personnel or military family member enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. Attendees will learn more about military education benefits, available resources and ways to succeed at ISU. RSVP requested.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Jan 16, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Jan 16, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

CELT-led Webinar on How-to Build a Simple Course in Canvas

Jan 16, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

View on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this 60-minute webinar, CELT staff will walk participants through the process of building a simple course in Canvas; as well as, direct participants to the extensive Canvas online resources, webinars, self-paced tutorials and 24/7 Canvas Support available.

ISU Veterans Compass

Jan 16, 2018

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veterans Compass is an informational briefing focused specifically on the Veteran and military-affiliated student experience. Attendance at one of the sessions is not required, but is highly encouraged if you are a Veteran, military personnel or military family member enrolling for the first time at Iowa State. Attendees will learn more about military education benefits, available resources and ways to succeed at ISU. RSVP requested.

Auditions: Dream Ballet Dancers for ISU Theatre's Oklahoma!

Jan 16, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

196 Forker Hall

Theatre

Before winter break, sign up for a time slot outside of 0310 Carver. Roles available for 12-15 men and 12-15 women. Performance dates are April 5-8 in Fisher Theater.

Floral Design: From Earth to Sky: Ikebana

Jan 16, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Create a mindful floral arrangement based on awareness of nature's rhythm and order, inspired by the Japanese art of floral arranging.

Open Mic Night

Jan 16, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

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, 17 Jan 2018

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Jan 17, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Behind the Scenes: "Green Space" Partnership

Jan 17, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear about this unique, public, stadium space project from one of the design contributors, Director Ed Lyon. Learn the project's history, initial and revised designs, and how Reiman Gardens may be involved.

Spring ClubFest

Jan 17, 2018

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus! Come meet hundreds of the 850+ student organizations!

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Jan 17, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications.

Faculty, Staff and Student Veteran Meet and Greet

Jan 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Memorial Union, Col. Pride Veterans Lounge

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

The faculty, staff and student veteran meet and greet is planned as a part of the Veterans Learning Community, but all student veterans and family members are invited. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students to meet and network with faculty and staff from across ISU. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Woodshop Orientation

Jan 17, 2018

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Auditions: Oklahoma!

Jan 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Music Hall

Theatre

Before winter break, sign up for a time slot and pick up audition materials outside of 0310 Carver. Prepare 1-2 minutes of a song from the show, choosing a selection from the choices provided. Roles available for 12-15 men and 12-15 women. Performance dates are April 5-8 in Fisher Theater.

Auditions: This is Our Youth

Jan 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Music Hall

Theatre

Before winter break, sign up for a time slot and pick up audition materials outside of 0310 Carver. Prepare one of the selected monologues. Roles available for 2 men and 1 wom1n. Performance dates are March 22-25.

Sewing Lessons

Jan 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Opening reception: "Do[ing] Their Bit" exhibit

Jan 17, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

An opening reception for special collections and university archives spring exhibit, "Do[ing] Their Bit: Iowa's Role in the Great War." Library dean Beth McNeil will give opening remarks, with an introduction by special collections and university archives Petrina Jackson. Guest speakers Jack Lufkin and Mark Heggen will show and discuss, "Deeds Not Words," their video about the World War I Black Officers Training Camp at Fort Des Moines.

Women's Basketball

Jan 17, 2018

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Thursday, 18 Jan 2018

Caterpillar Club

Jan 18, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

A weekly early childhood development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Study Abroad Fair

Jan 18, 2018

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.

In Focus: Daguerreotypes, Tintypes and Photographs from the Farm House Museum Collection

Jan 18, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Explore the Farm House Museum Collection of 19th Century photography with Charlie Coffey, exhibition curator, photographer, and University Museums intern extraordinaire.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Jan 18, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Campus Conversation: Balancing Freedom of Expression and Diversity

Jan 18, 2018

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation will be a discussion about balancing First Amendment rights with the concerns of diverse populations on university campuses. Participants include Howard Gillman, chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, and Mariah Watson, and former president of the University of California, Davis, student government.

Try the Pottery Wheel

Jan 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Not ready to commit to a pottery class? Experience throwing on the wheel with Workspace potters!

Cyclone Cinema: Battle of the Sexes

Jan 18, 2018

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!