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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Apr 2018

Forum on Justice Reform - Gubernatorial Candidates

Apr 01, 2018

3:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Participating candidates include Democrats Cathy Glasson, Jon Neiderbach and Ross Wilburn, and Libertarians Marco Battaglia and Jake Porter. Iowa State student Lance Leski will moderate.

Monday, 02 Apr 2018

Documentary and Discussion: Sister Survivors

Apr 02, 2018

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a screening of the ABC 20/20 special "Sister Survivors," featuring interviews with the female athletes who broke their silence about the sexual abuse scandal surrounding Larry Nassar. A panel discussion focusing on higher education and accountability will immediately follow the 40-minute documentary.

Lecture: Using Technology to Help Refugees

Apr 02, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Derek Smith is a caseworker at the International Rescue Committee in Dallas, Texas, who developed a multilingual, community-sourced app for helping refugees once they have arrived in the United States.

Tuesday, 03 Apr 2018

LGBTQIA+ Community Dinner

Apr 03, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

23 MacKay Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Celebrate Pride Week with dinner for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, and ally community at Iowa State!

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 03, 2018

6:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Lectures Student activities Training, development

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxIowaStateUniversity, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxIowaStateUniversity event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Thursday, 05 Apr 2018

Campus conversation: Communication in Relationships

Apr 05, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

"About Aziz Ansari: It's Not Just Bad Sex," a discussion about breaking down barriers of communication in relationships. Facilitated by Jazzmine Brooks, violence prevention and Green Dot coordinator; Amy Popillion, senior lecturer in human development and family studies; and Sydney Swanson, senior in child, adult and family services. Planned as part of Green Dot Action Week.

Lecture: Bad Feminist

Apr 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose collection of essays "Bad Feminist" is considered the quintessential exploration of modern feminism.

Saturday, 07 Apr 2018

International Food Fair

Apr 07, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Sun Room and South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Admission $3 ($2 in advance)

International Student Council Diversity Student activities

International student organizations share food items from their home cultures. Food tickets, 50 cents each, may be purchased at the event. Food items range from three to 10 tickets.

Sunday, 08 Apr 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 08, 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.

Monday, 09 Apr 2018

Lecture: Ritual Time

Apr 09, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

"Ritual Time: Escaping the Cult of Busy," Kimberly Belcher, assistant professor of liturgical studies, University of Notre Dame. Belcher will discuss ritual practice as a way of creating contemplative and healing time that buffers us from a culture that demands we overproduce. The Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

Lecture: Teaching Dual-Language Learners

Apr 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2018 Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education. Linda Espinosa will discuss how new science on the brain and language development has implications for improving instruction for young dual-language learners.

Documentary: The Need for Racial Diversity in Donor-Matching Registries

Apr 10, 2018

8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a screening of the documentary film Mixed Match, which chronicles the hardships and obstacles individuals of mixed race face when searching for a bone marrow donation.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

Depth and Dialogue: Freedom and respect

Apr 11, 2018

9:00 AM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Freedom and Respect," a facilitated talk about how campus leaders protect free expression while promoting inclusion. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Queer and Trans People of Color Brunch

Apr 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Brunch community-building event for self-identified queer and trans people of color students, faculty, and staff at Iowa State.

Depth and Dialogue: #metoo at ISU

Apr 11, 2018

1:10 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: #metoo at ISU," a facilitated talk about how the national movement is influencing the Iowa State community. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Depth and Dialogue: Shedding light on mental illness

Apr 11, 2018

2:10 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Shedding Light on Mental Illness," a facilitated talk about how panelists are using their platforms to raise awareness. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

294 Carver Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Arts, performances Diversity

A hands-on workshop to learn about and practice the beautiful art of Arabic calligraphy, led by Iraqi calligrapher Ghazi Almishal. No knowledge of Arabic is required. Tools are provided.

Lecture: Is Democracy Dying?

Apr 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

First Amendment keynote John Whyte, former director of Constitutional Law for the Government of Saskatchewan, will discuss the many challenges democracy faces today, including novel personalities, unequal distribution, poor manners, deep ethnic and social divisions, changes in communications systems and shifts in legal and political morals.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

Lecture: Why the First Amendment Is Worth It

Apr 12, 2018

8:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Paul Kix, a deputy editor at ESPN the Magazine and an alum of Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will discuss why 2018 is a critical year for celebrating and using the five freedoms of the First Amendment.

Friday, 13 Apr 2018

Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Apr 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Saturday, 14 Apr 2018

CANCELED: Cyclone Carnival

Apr 14, 2018

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Iowa State Center Lots B6 & C6

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Event canceled due to forecasted inclement weather.

Sunday, 15 Apr 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 15, 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.

Thursday, 19 Apr 2018

Telling Queer History Through Fashion

Apr 19, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Students in Queer Fashions, Styles, and Bodies (AMD 458/558X) will present interactive, visual exhibits featuring LGBTQ+ oral histories.

Sunday, 22 Apr 2018

Concert: Fetty Wap, Cheat Codes, KYLE, Andreas Moss

Apr 22, 2018

4:00 PM

Molecular Biology Parking Lot

$25-49

Student Union Board Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Outdoor concert featuring hip-hop artist Fetty Wap, EDM trio Cheat Codes, hip-hop artist KYLE, and opening act Andreas Moss. Gates open at 3 p.m.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 22, 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.

Tuesday, 24 Apr 2018

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Apr 24, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Now that this academic year is almost over, this conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus for the upcoming year. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Wednesday, 25 Apr 2018

Documentary preview: George Washington Carver

Apr 25, 2018

7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events

Filmmaker Laurel Bower will show a 30-minute segment of her hour-long IPTV documentary, "George Washington Carver: An Uncommon Life," celebrating the life of George Washington Carver, including Iowa State's role in his path to education.

Thursday, 26 Apr 2018

Online event: Inclusive Teaching in Mathematics and Informatics

Apr 26, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Student and professor demographics in mathematics and informatics show that, like other STEM fields, women remain underrepresented as both learners and instructors. In this panel of current and future faculty and undergraduate students will discuss how identity intersects with instruction in these two fields.

Friday, 27 Apr 2018

Retirement reception: Tsing-Chang Chen

Apr 27, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Agronomy Hall commons

free

Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

Tsing-Chang (Mike) Chen, professor of geological and atmospheric sciences, is retiring after 40 years on the ISU faculty. Remarks will begin at 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, 29 Apr 2018

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Apr 29, 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.