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What is featured?

Sunday, 07 Oct 2018

Bonsai Show

Oct 07, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

October 6, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association. Bonsai, an ancient Asian art form that weds horticulture and art, is a rapidly growing and popular passion in the west.

Ames Art Studio Tour

Oct 07, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

Community activities Arts, performances Special events

The College of Design is one of 13 stops on the Ames Community Arts Council Studio Tour. The College of Design will feature open studios in ceramics, printmaking, textiles, woods, metals, photography, digital media and painting. Students will be available to display current works and talk to the public about what they are learning.

Soccer

Oct 07, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts Baylor.

Developing Empathy: The Refugee Experience

Oct 07, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Held in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage, participants will be facilitated in making contemporary connections to the refugee experience using the reflective model developed by the civics education organization, Facing History and Ourselves.

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Oct 07, 2018

2:00 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.

Collage of Choirs

Oct 07, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Music Department Arts, performances

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 07, 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

Oct 07, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

NBA Exhibition: Minnesota vs. Milwaukee

Oct 07, 2018

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$15-$28

Athletics Athletics

An NBA exhibition game featuring the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Milwaukee Bucks.

Concert: Brett Young

Oct 07, 2018

8:00 PM

Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

$25-$35

Student Union Board Student activities

Brett Young is a pop country singer and song writer. Best known for his hit's such as Mercy, In Case You Didn't Know and Like I loved You.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 07, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Monday, 08 Oct 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Oct 08, 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 options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Online event, How Can We Identify Implicit Biases in Ourselves and Others? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 2 of 4)

Oct 08, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

3019 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Most often, implicit bias is subtle and unconscious, both of which pose challenges to fostering awareness. The STEM community's resistance to evidence of implicit bias compounds these challenges further (Handley, Brown, Moss-Racusin, & Smith, 2015).

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 08, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Beyond Legacy: Archive and History

Oct 08, 2018

4:00 PM

Upper Rotunda, Parks Library

free

Lectures Program Lectures

"Beyond Legacy: Archives and History" Dr. Meredith Evans is a trained archivist, a professional librarian, and a published scholar, with specialties in development of exhibition and record-keeping programs, records management and digital library program initiatives, and reference services in libraries and archives.

Casting Metal for Jewelry Class

Oct 08, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60 Public $70 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass.

Lecture: Watergate 45 years later: What Have We Learned?

Oct 08, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures

Panelists will discuss lessons learned from Watergate and their applicability today.

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Oct 09, 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 rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Multiple Modalities and Top Hat: Mixing methods for learning (Shannon Hostetter)

Oct 09, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Shannon Hostetter, Associate Professor, Veterinary Pathology, Early Achievement in Teaching awardee, shares how she has blended lecture and case-based learning in her classroom so students can choose the modality that is most effective for them.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Oct 09, 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: Fired Ink Floral Paintings

Oct 09, 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 the fall flowers in our Conservatory display.

A Hollywood Career in Costume Design - Black Panther's Ruth E. Carter

Oct 09, 2018

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

Ruth E. Carter is the Oscar-nominated costume designer for Marvel's Black Panther, for which she conceptualized and created more than 1,000 costumes for the world of Wakanda. She has worked in the industry for more than three decades and is credited with over forty films.

More Than Just a Game, Discrimination in Sports in Iowa

Oct 09, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Special events

Iowa's athletes have long impacted their teams, communities and sports they played, but African Americans did so while facing off against more than just the opposing team. They fought for the right to equal treatment on and off the field. Highlighting people such as Iowan and Olympian Thomas Hill, Drake University athlete Johnny Bright and his effect on the football helmet, and members of the Buxton Wonders, Iowa's Negro Leagues team.

Open Mic Night

Oct 09, 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, 10 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Learn about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed. An online form is available for feedback submissions.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Authentic Problems: What to do when learners just aren't getting it? (Monica Lamm)

Oct 10, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Monica Lamm, Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Outstanding Achievement in Teaching awardee, uses ill-structured problems in her upper-level classes. Sometimes, these problem-solving exercises do not go according to plan.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 10, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Panel: Educational and Socialization Experiences of Latinx Youth

Oct 10, 2018

3:30 PM

108 Kildee Hall

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

Panelists will discuss the process of socialization and education of Latinx youth and their families.

Silver Rings Class

Oct 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $67 Public $77 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a personalized and embellished ring in sterling silver.