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Friday, 28 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 28, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Completion 10-11am View Completed Mandala 11am-12pm Closing Ceremony 12-12:45pm Dispersal of the Sand 12:45pm

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

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 CVM

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.

Retirement reception: Mary Jo Beckman

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Palmer Building atrium (just inside east entrance)

free

Human Development and Family Studies Meetings, receptions

Mary Jo Beckman, ISU's service training liaison to the state Department of Human Services, is retiring after 30 years of service on behalf of the Child Welfare Research and Training Project. Brief remarks will begin at 10:30 a.m.

Mystical Arts of Tibet

Sep 28, 2018

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Closing Ceremony

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.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 28, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mandalas

Sep 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Discover how circles, lines and dots can work together for patterning. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week.

War, the Refugee Crisis, and the Global Response

Sep 28, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

More than 65 million people are displaced from their homes as a result of wars, persecution, or severe economic difficulties. Figuring out how to respond to this many displaced people and the problems that forced them from their homes is a daunting task. Join Nell Gabiam, associate professor in World Languages and Cultures and Political Science, in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage to discuss the response to this global crisis.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Sep 28, 2018

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

ISU AfterDark

Sep 28, 2018

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

ISU AfterDark :The Great DuBois - Masters of Variety

Sep 28, 2018

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 28, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Ocean's 8 - 5 years, 8 months, 12 days - that's how long Debbie Ocean has been devising the biggest heist of her life. She knows what it's going to take a team of the best people in the field, starting with her partner-in-crime Lou Miller. Together, they recruit a crew of specialists: jeweler Amita, street con Constance, suburban mom Tammy, hacker Nine Ball, and fashion designer Rose. Their target a necklace that's worth over $150 million.

ISU AfterDark : Evan Peters

Sep 28, 2018

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and the public! Come enjoy the fun!