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What is featured?

Sunday, 28 Jan 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cyclone Cinema: Murder on the Orient Express

Jan 28, 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, 29 Jan 2018

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Jan 29, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center

This play is a stirring tribute to Harriet Tubman

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Jan 29, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. 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.

Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad

Jan 29, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This play is a stirring tribute to Harriet Tubman

Faculty development workshop: Preparing for the Next Step

Jan 29, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is intended for non-tenure eligible faculty, and will provide an overview of the advancement process for lecturers, clinicians, clinical and adjunct faculty and best practices for putting together your portfolio. Also offered Feb. 6.

Reception: Artists Gardner - Ferrigno - Camacho

Jan 29, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery, Pioneer Room and Multicultural Center at the MU

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Explore three exhibit spaces at the MU and see work by artists Benjamin Gardner, Andrea Ferrigno and Edgard Camacho.

Lecture: Race and Justice in America

Jan 29, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union - Doors open at 7:15. Enter through West Lobby/Sun Room

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color in the criminal justice system. Doors open at 7:15. Enter through West Lobby/Sun Room.

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018

Artwork Drop-off for Art Inspired Student Juried Exhibit

Jan 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Art Inspired Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Pioneer Room February 2-March 19.

Research Workshop: Finding Funding Opportunities

Jan 30, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities." In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Retirement reception: Jeslyn Jackson

Jan 30, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

212 Ross Hall

free

English Department Meetings, receptions

Jeslyn Jackson, a secretary in the English department, is retiring. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Jan 30, 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.

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Jan 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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

Striped Cutting Board Class

Jan 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

Women's Basketball

Jan 30, 2018

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

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

The Wizard of Oz

Jan 30, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$78-$25

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This all new production is an enchanting adaptation of the all-time classic-- totally reconceived for the stage--contains all the beloved songs, favorite characters and iconic moments from the Oscar-winning movie score. There are also a few surprises along the way, including new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Lecture: All We Do is Step, Stroll, Hop + Salute?!

Jan 30, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Rasheed Ali Cromwell, a leading authority on fraternity and sorority life, will share information about Black and Multicultural Greek-letter fraternities and sororities and their extensive contribution to society educationally, socially, economically, politically and culturally.

Open Mic Night

Jan 30, 2018

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, 31 Jan 2018

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Jan 31, 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.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Jan 31, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

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. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Seminar: Computational Feminism: Searching for Cyborgs

Jan 31, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1030 Morrill

free

College of Design Lectures

Computational design is a field within architecture that leverages computing, data and machines to advance the aesthetic and performative qualities of the built environment. As the field matures, architects must address an increasing number of cultural, political and ethical dimensions, particularly in technical roles. This presentation examines the gender gap in computational design and proposes an agenda to achieve gender equality in this area.

Lecture: Engineered Ecologies: Scaling Landscape Practice in Asia

Jan 31, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Dorothy Tang, a landscape architect whose work engages with urban and rural communities in areas facing large-scale environmental upheaval, will focus on three environmental crises -- floods in Thailand, climate-change adaptation in the Pearl River Delta of China and anticipated deforestation in Myanmar -- and explore possible design responses to current ecological issues.

Lecture: On Architectural Sins, Epic Architecture and Everything In Between

Jan 31, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Cristina Goberna Pesudo, an architect, educator, critic and co-founder of the architecture firm Fake Industries Architectural Agonism (FKAA), will share the firm's latest projects. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture's 2017-2018 Public Programs Series.

Belly Dance Class

Jan 31, 2018

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!

Macrame Necklace Walk-In Craft

Jan 31, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This is KNOT your grandma's macramé! Learn the basic knots for macramé and complete a boho chic necklace.

Men's basketball

Jan 31, 2018

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Limited availability

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Needle Felted Mittens Class

Jan 31, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $39, Public $49 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Upcycle a wool sweater into wearable art that's also better for the environment. Make a pair of mittens with a flannel or fleece lining, and decorate with felting needles and wool roving.

Thursday, 01 Feb 2018

30th Annual Organists of Iowa with Dr. Karen. Black

Feb 01, 2018

1:00 AM - 2:00 AM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Accomplished organist DR. KAREN BLACK visits Martha Ellen Tye Auditorium to perform an organ recital. Black is the Rudi Inselmann Endowed Professor of Organ at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa. She teaches organ and church music, music theory and aural skills, serves as organist for weekday chapel and Sunday worship services, and conducts the St. Elizabeth Chorale.

Caterpillar Club

Feb 01, 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.

Research Workshop: The Informed Consent Process

Feb 01, 2018

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Human Research Basics Series: The Informed Consent Process." A four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn about the informed consent process, which includes participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will include regulatory requirements and best practices for designing and administering informed consent.