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What is featured?

Sunday, 13 Jan 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 13, 2019

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.

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

Walk-in Craft: Women's March Sign Making Day

Jan 16, 2019

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for the Women's March in Des Moines on January 20. Sign-making supplies will be available, as well as large tables to work around. Our playlist will include some Beyonce, Nina Simone and Gloria Gaynor for inspiration. Pick up one of our feminist buttons, or make your own for 50 cents. There is no charge for sign-making and this is open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Together we rise!

Reception: Women Impacting ISU Calendar

Jan 16, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Meetings, receptions

The 12 women featured in the calendar will be recognized. A program will begin at 4 p.m. Free copies of the calendar will be distributed.

Sunday, 20 Jan 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 20, 2019

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.

Monday, 21 Jan 2019

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration

Jan 21, 2019

6:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! Join us at 6:00 for cake and music, followed by an hour-long program beginning at 6:30pm.

Free Crafts for MLK Day

Jan 21, 2019

10:00 PM - 4:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019

Spring ClubFest

Jan 23, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through a variety of clubs and organizations at Iowa State to discover how to become involved on campus. Come meet hundreds of the 900+ student organizations.

Movie: BlacKkKlansman

Jan 23, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

BlacKkKlansman, directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele - Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first black detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department. He sets out to prove his worth by infiltrating the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague (Adam Driver) to go undercover as a white supremacist.

Thursday, 24 Jan 2019

Study Abroad Fair

Jan 24, 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.

MLK Jr. Legacy Convocation, with Keynote Ron Stallworth

Jan 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for Iowa State's university-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year's program features keynote speaker Ron Stallworth, whose extraordinary story of being a black detective who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan is the subject of Spike Lee's recent movie BlacKkKlansman.

Sunday, 27 Jan 2019

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 27, 2019

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.

Monday, 28 Jan 2019

The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote Speaker

Jan 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Brittany Packnett is a leader at the intersection of culture and justice. A former teacher, non-profit executive director, and Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, she serves as Teach For America's Vice President of National Community Alliances.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

Human Library - Are you Interested in Becoming a Human Book?

Jan 31, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

31 Parks Library

free

University Library Diversity

Are you a student interested in diversity, equity & inclusion on campus? Would you like to help create a more inclusive campus? Are you interested in discussing the ways your identity has shaped your experience at Iowa State with your peers? Consider volunteering as a book for the first ever Iowa State University Human Library event! Learn more about this event and how you can be involved.

Workshop: How Would You Balance the Federal Budget?

Jan 31, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Interactive workshop led by staff from the non-partisan Concord Coalition. This 2-hour event kicks off with a short overview of federal spending, followed by the 90-minute Principles and Priorities exercise.