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What is featured?

Monday, 24 Sep 2018

The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala

Sep 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Monks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand.

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

Lecture: The Mark Becker Story

Sep 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Mental Illness, Tragedy and Transformation," Joan and Dave Becker share their family's story about their son, Mark, and the experience they had coping with his paranoid schizophrenia.

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Sep 26, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Lectures Meetings, receptions

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Statewide Democratic Ticket Conversation and Meet-and-Greet

Sep 26, 2018

5:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Hear speeches, ask questions, and meet the Democratic candidates for statewide office in Iowa. Deidre DeJear, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State; Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa Auditor of State; and Tim Gannon, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Open to the public.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

Computational Design and Digital Materialization as an Integrative Approach

Sep 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Katja Rinderspacher is a research associate and the ITECH (Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research) grad program coordinator at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction, University of Stuttgart, Germany. Her research interests include the integration of erosion-based processes into the computational design and digital fabrication of complex architectural structures. Sponsored by RDG Planning & Design.

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Sep 27, 2018

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Lecture: Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology

Sep 27, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Equity in Physical Activity for People with Disabilities," James Rimmer, Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has been developing and directing physical activity and health promotion programs for people with disabilities for more than 30 years.

Friday, 28 Sep 2018

BNIM Regenerative Design Challenge

Sep 28, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Kevin Nordmeyer, a principal with BNIM's Des Moines office, will present the BNIM Regenerative Design Challenge, a new funding opportunity for Iowa State faculty and staff that supports multidisciplinary research in areas of sustainability and regenerative design.