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What is featured?

Sunday, 16 Sep 2018

Volleyball

Sep 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Syracuse to close out the Cyclone Classic. Time subject to change.

Soccer

Sep 16, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts in-state rival UNI.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 16, 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 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 16, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.

Monday, 17 Sep 2018

Workshop: Engagement Strategies for Every Classroom

Sep 17, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sara Marcketti, Director, CELT and Professor in Apparel, Events & Hospitality Management, will guide participants through engagement strategies applicable for every classroom.

Research workshop: IACUC and IBC Protocols Using the a-tune System

Sep 17, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Sep 17, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 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 the basics of course building in Canvas.

Open forum: CALS dean finalist

Sep 17, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Titus Awokuse, chair of the department of agricultural, food and resource economics at Michigan State University, is the second of three finalists selected in the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Sep 17, 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

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Great Plants for Iowa: Tropicals for Inside & Out

Sep 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

They may not survive the winter in Iowa, but these tropical plants make wonderful additions to the Garden in the summer and create a tropical oasis indoors during the winter.

Lecture: A Chilean Human Rights Perspective

Sep 17, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Latina Memories: A Chilean Human Rights Perspective," Marjorie Agosin, author, poet, and human rights activist known for her outspokenness for women's rights in Chile.

Tuesday, 18 Sep 2018

Canceled: Research workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp for Faculty, Staff

Sep 18, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This event has been canceled. Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day (1-5 p.m. each day) "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Light refreshments will be provided each day.

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Sep 18, 2018

2:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Sep 18, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Morrill Hall, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. Our second tour will focus on the building named in honor of Senator Justin Smith Morrill who submitted the Land Grant Act to congress.

Floral Design: Balanced Botanicals: Contemporary Arrangements

Sep 18, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Create a Victorian styled arrangement with a modern day twist that truly makes it a work of floral art.

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

Degree Audit deadline

Sep 19, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change degree audit information for fall semester.

Campus Partners Conference (student financial aid)

Sep 19, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Financial Aid Office Conferences Student activities

Hosted by the Office of Student Financial Aid to inform Iowa State faculty and staff about the financial aid process and other pertinent financial aid-related issues affecting students and to assist them in their professional roles. Register online.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Sep 19, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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 assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Campus Fire Safety Day

Sep 19, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Parks Library south lawn

free

Environmental Health & Safety Student activities Training, development

As part of Campus Fire Safety Month, Environmental Health and Safety is hosting its annual Fire Safety Day. Stop by to put out a simulated fire, learn fire safety tips, meet Ames fire fighters and receive a free T-shirt.

Behind the Scenes: Interactive Outdoor Features

Sep 19, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Education Manager Sara Merritt for a fun and informative journey through Reiman Gardens' moving parts from the Children's Garden splash pad to the Dancing Chimes (even learn the patterns to play real songs!)

Art Walk - A Journey with Art

Sep 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The act of having to move from one place to another occurs for many different reasons, from the personal to the political. Whether it's from city to city, state to state, or country to country most of us have had to move and restart our lives somewhere new. Join University Museums as we explore art that examines human change and relocation. Meet at Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall.

Canceled: Research workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp for Faculty, Staff

Sep 19, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This event has been canceled. Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day (1-5 p.m. each day) "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Light refreshments will be provided each day.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 19, 2018

2:30 PM - 5:00 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.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Sep 19, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Fabricating the Future: Urban Living in the Shared Economy

Sep 19, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Wendy W. Fok, founder and creative director of WE-DESIGNS in New York City and Hong Kong and an assistant professor of integrated design at Parsons School of Art and Design, will discuss the future of urban living in this lecture, part of the ISU Department of Architecture's 2018-2019 Public Programs Series, "Anonymity."

Sewing Lessons

Sep 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

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.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Vigil for Celia Barquin Arozamena

Sep 19, 2018

7:00 PM

Campanile, north lawn

Community activities Special events

A vigil will be held in remembrance of Iowa State student Celia Barquin Arozamena, whose life was cut tragically short on Monday. The gathering is open to all. Friends and fellow students will share reflections, and there will be an opportunity to write messages to Celia's family in Spain.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 19, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.