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What is featured?

Sunday, 09 Sep 2018

Garden Quilt Show

Sep 09, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

The three-day show will encourage the art of quilting through beautiful displays of garden-themed quilts created by talented Midwesterners as part of a juried show with prizes awarded by central Iowa sponsors.

Soccer

Sep 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts Milwaukee.

Film: The Age of the Stateless

Sep 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Screenwriter Gaelle Bellan (Spiral, 2017) has thoroughly documented the refugee situation and clearly denounces the deficiencies of an outdated, dehumanized system. Directed by Virginie Sauveur, this film won Best TV Movie, Best Screenplay and Best Original Music Awards at the 2018 Luchon Television Festival and the Audience Award at FIPA, the International Audiovisual Festival in Biarritz.

Reception: "Recent Acquisitions of the TCM Collection" exhibit

Sep 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill

free

Mary Alice Gallery Meetings, receptions

Forty-three garments, publications and tools are a sampling of the 388 objects added to the TCM collection since January 2014. A short program begins at 2:30 p.m.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 09, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 09, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Deadpool 2 - Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool meets Russell, an angry teenage mutant who lives at an orphanage. When Russell becomes the target of Cable -- a genetically enhanced soldier from the future -- Deadpool realizes that he'll need some help saving the boy from such a superior enemy. He soon joins forces with Bedlam, Shatterstar, Domino and other powerful mutants to protect young Russell from Cable and his advanced weaponry.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 09, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Deadpool 2 - Wisecracking mercenary Deadpool meets Russell, an angry teenage mutant who lives at an orphanage. When Russell becomes the target of Cable -- a genetically enhanced soldier from the future -- Deadpool realizes that he'll need some help saving the boy from such a superior enemy. He soon joins forces with Bedlam, Shatterstar, Domino and other powerful mutants to protect young Russell from Cable and his advanced weaponry.

Monday, 10 Sep 2018

Dining Green Foods & Features Event

Sep 10, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

East Marston Lawn

$0

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Join us for our second month of celebrating 10 Years of Living Green with a focus on Dining Green! Learn about ISU Dining's commitment to a greener dining experience and meet ISU student organizations committed to food, nutrition and food security. Apples, cookies and sustainable giveaways to all attendees.

Monday Monologues series

Sep 10, 2018

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Craft of Creative Writing with Readings," Jennifer Knox and Jake Dawson, lecturers in English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.

Cyclone Cornhole Boards Class

Sep 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $76 & Public $86

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create Cornhole (a.k.a. bean bag toss/doghouse/bags) boards and paint them in our woodshop. Choose fabric colors for a set of bags.

Great Plants for Iowa: Perennials for Sun

Sep 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13-$20

Reiman Gardens

"Beyond the Basics." Learn more about the lesser-known perennials well-suited for that sunny spot in your Iowa landscape. With so many wonderful perennials available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120 & Public $130 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Lecture: Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose

Sep 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

"Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose: A New Approach to Vocation," Kathleen A. Cahalan, Professor of Theology at Saint John's University School of Theology and Seminary, and Director of the Collegeville Institute Seminars.

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

Workshop: Multi-Generational Giving: Finding the Emotional Connection

Sep 11, 2018

8:15 AM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union

$40 first registrant, $30 additional guests

ISU Foundation Conferences

Hosted by the ISU Foundation Women & Philanthropy Committee. From raising children with philanthropic values to navigating land transfers to the next generation, the workshop will provide attendees useful, strategic tools for building a legacy of giving.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Sep 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 11, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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

Botanicals & Booze: Tabletop Kinetic Sculptures

Sep 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by George Sherwood's Wind, Waves, & Light exhibit.

Tiny House Pendant Class

Sep 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 & Public $58 (supplies provided)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to construct a tiny house pendant using fine silver metal clay. Personalize your creation with fun details.

Lecture: The Dark Side of Big Data

Sep 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

National Affairs Series Lectures

Cathy O'Neil is a mathematician, data scientist and the author of "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy." She will discuss the unintended negative consequences of using big data.

Lecture: Why Farmer Archives Matter

Sep 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

University Library Lectures

"Why Farmer Archives Matter: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives," a presentation by English associate professor Abby Dubisar based on farmer interviews and based on archival materials from the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and the State Historical Society of Iowa.

Open Mic Night

Sep 11, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

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, 12 Sep 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Sep 12, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Resin Butterfly Wing Pendants Walk-in Craft

Sep 12, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Choose a beautiful wing from Reiman Gardens' Butterfly Conservatory to turn into a lovey resin pendant. Wings are gathered after butterflies die naturally, so no butterflies will be harmed, only celebrated by their beauty. The butterfly is the symbol of Wings of Refuge, a program for the aftercare of human-trafficking victims, and proceeds from this event will support their initiative to bring a Wings of Refuge home to the Ames area.

Artful Yoga

Sep 12, 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. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary. Please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

Belly Dance Class

Sep 12, 2018

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Student activities

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

Sep 12, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$20 ($15 w/ ISU Student ID)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Latin Jazz

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Sep 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 13, 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. If you are in need of a passport or renewal, the U.S. Postal Service will have staff on hand to accept passport applications. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Getting Started with LaTeX

Sep 13, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Unlike a traditional word processor, files are written in a markup language and then run through LaTeX to apply the formatting. This allows authors to focus on their document's content, not its appearance. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections

Sep 13, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Meet Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator Lindsey Smith, and hear from her and other horticulture staff about the goals, processes, and importance of our major living collections.