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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.

Depth and Dialogue: Thinking like a journalist

Apr 11, 2018

10:00 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Thinking Like a Journalist," a facilitated talk about how journalists make tough news judgments. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Fashion Week: Worn Wear College Tour

Apr 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Truck parked west of Memorial Union

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Patagonia's Worn Wear tour stops at Iowa State. Worn Wear celebrates the stories we wear, keeps gear in action longer through repair and reuse, and recycles garments when beyond repair. Bring any clean, damaged clothing to Worn Wear, and Patagonia will repair it for free. Items are not excluded to Patagonia-branded clothing.

Queer and Trans People of Color Brunch

Apr 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success Diversity

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

Art Walk: The Art of Growth

Apr 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Horticulture Hall, west entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Spring is in the air, graduation is around the corner, and everything is new again. Join University Museums as we explore art that asks us what it means to grow, both literally and figuratively. Meet at the west entrance of Horticulture Hall, facing Catt Hall.

Depth and Dialogue: Speaking up about workplace harassment

Apr 11, 2018

12:10 PM

163 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Speaking Up About Workplace Harassment," about the groundbreaking story of former Iowa GOP Senate staffer Kirsten Anderson. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Fashion Week: Worth it Wednesday

Apr 11, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile (LaBaron lobby if rain)

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Student activities

Displays, giveaways, raffle and T-shirt sale. Participants include PCI, Finesse Somerset, Finesse Campus, Studio 7, Serenity Couture, Student Wellness (BeWellHut) and BEIDA (Body Image and Eating Disorders).

Retirement reception: Danette Greenfield

Apr 11, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Printing and Publications Building

free

Printing Services Meetings, receptions

Danette Greenfield, a customer services specialist with printing and copy services, is retiring. A short program will begin at 2 p.m.

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.

Hilton Chair Series Lecture: Internet of Food

Apr 11, 2018

4:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

Lectures Program Lectures

2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. Matthew Lange is a professional food and health informatician and research scientist.

Lecture: Internet of Food

Apr 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Lectures

Matthew Lange, professional food and health informatician and research scientist at UC Davis, is helping to define and shape a new scientific discipline known as Food Informatics, while simultaneously enabling the engineering of a computable infrastructure for the burgeoning Internet of Food.

Artful Yoga

Apr 11, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. The practice will begin at 5:30 with a brief talk connecting the current exhibition to the yoga practice. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

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.

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery & Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Meet the artists and award winners in the Focus Exhibit in the Pioneer Room and the Apex Exhibit in the Gallery.

Lecture: Damned Lies and Statistics

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures

Joel Best is a professor of sociology at the University of Delaware and the author of 20 books, including "Damned Lies and Statistics," which taught readers how to become critical consumers of quantitative information. Keynote for the Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference.

Sewing Lessons

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50- (supplies included)

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.

Lecture: Is Democracy Dying?

Apr 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Lectures Program 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.

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Apr 11, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

SUB Comedy Night with Nick Guerra

Apr 11, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Nick Guerra is an exciting comedian who has recently made appearances on NBC, Comedy Central and the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. His stand-up covers a variety of topics like relationships, family and everyday life.