Saturday, 24 Mar 2018
Reiman Gardens is so enthusiastic about insects that we set aside a special day just for them every year. Our annual Day of Insects brings together professionals, academics, advocates and enthusiasts of all levels from across the country to explore and celebrate entomology (the study of insects).
Bring in a t-shirt, leggings, pair of jeans or chambray shirt and grab a bleach pen. Free-hand a design or make a pattern with shapes and marks to turn something drab into something fab.
Co-hosted by the ISU Chess Club, this event is a fundraiser for Students Helping Our Peers (SHOP), the on-campus, student-run food pantry. Jiles, Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer engineering, will play against multiple opponents (as many as 12 contests simultaneously).
Iowa State hosts the 2018 Big 12 Gymnastics Championships, also featuring Denver, Oklahoma and West Virginia.
Using tents, sleeping bags and cardboard box structures, more than 1,000 campers are expected to sleep out on the football field to raise funds and awareness to end youth homelessness.
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the originally scheduled film, "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," cannot be screened. "Pitch Perfect 3" will be shown instead.
The Fly Dance Company, a unique combination of entertainment and art, brings a high-energy, nonstop mix of hip-hop, classical, and modern dance with an added touch of Vaudeville. Referred to as "the Gentlemen of Hip-Hop," FLY is pure fun -- youthful energy, risk-taking movement and clever choreography set to a mix of surprising musical selections ranging from Vivaldi to Michael Jackson.