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Friday, 01 Feb 2019

Open forum: VRAC director finalist

Feb 01, 2019

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Room 0274 Carver Hall

free

College of Engineering Meetings, receptions

Eliot Winer, associate director of the Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC), is a finalist for the VRAC director position.

Friday Research Seminar: Designing for Disaster Relief and Resiliency

Feb 01, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Rob Whitehead, an associate professor of architecture, will talk about his book project, Designing for Disaster Relief and Resiliency, which examines the role designers can play in the creation of places, objects and operations to support the larger efforts of disaster relief and/or community resiliency. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

February Craft of the Month: String Art

Feb 01, 2019

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown, and add a string pattern. Other designs available, or create your own!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color in the Lines...or Don't!

Feb 01, 2019

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 Student activities

Stumped on what to paint? Tonight we will have patterned bisque that feels more like a coloring book, and takes the stress out of designing. Just pick your color palette, or we can make one up for you. Easy peasy.

Planetarium Show: The Solar System

Feb 01, 2019

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!

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Feb 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Wrestling

Feb 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota State.

ISU AfterDark

Feb 01, 2019

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. Enjoy an evening with Panda Express, the chance to win a $1,000 and entertainment.

Saturday, 02 Feb 2019

Soap Making with Oils Infused with Botanicals

Feb 02, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to make cold-process soap using oils infused with herbs and spices to add natural color and desired characteristics.

Iowa State Leadership Experience

Feb 02, 2019

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Iowa State Leadership Experience is an event intended to help new and existing leaders on campus improve their leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders from across campus.

Men's Basketball

Feb 02, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Feb 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Sunday, 03 Feb 2019

Wrestling

Feb 03, 2019

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Utah Valley.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 03, 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Feb 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Green Book is a PG-13 comedy-drama fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch an African-American pianist and Italian bouncer develop a friendship while confronting racism and danger in an era of segregation. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 04 Feb 2019

Monday Monologues series

Feb 04, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The Music of Poetry, The Poetry of Music," Debra Marquart, professor of English. Experience original music from jazz-poetry rhythm and blues project, The Bone People. Marquart will discuss the process of writing poems and songs, and demonstrate how the band adapts auditory landscapes for her performance poems.

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Feb 04, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for adjunct, clinical and research-track faculty.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Feb 04, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Feb 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Lecture: Materializing Time and Space

Feb 04, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Emily Hermant, an interdisciplinary artist whose large-scale work explores themes of communication, gender, labor and the spatial experiences of the body, will talk about the past decade of her arts practice, which spans textiles, sculpture, installation and digital technologies.

Photo Gear and Photography Q&A

Feb 04, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program on Mondays beginning February 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join award winning photographer Mark Stoltenberg for a deeper dive into the how and why your photography gear does what it does.

Vintage & Repurposed Bracelets Class

Feb 04, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $56 Public $66 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry-making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art. You will learn to cut, stamp, and emboss leather for the first bracelet, and how to stamp, cut, and attach metal to leather in the second. The final project will be drilling and dapping a series of coins to create a charm style bracelet. All supplies are included, but you are welcome to bring in special coins for the last bracelet.

Opening Reception: "Weather Permitting" Exhibition

Feb 04, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

"Weather Permitting: Artifacts from the 2018 ISU DoA Venice Architecture Biennale Colloquium and Beyond," features artifacts from and work developed in response to an educational Biennale Session sponsored by the ISU Department of Architecture at the Venice Architecture Biennale in Italy last September.

Acrylic Painting Class

Feb 04, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs. Techniques will include monochromatic painting, full color application, and glazing. For beginning painters or those with some experience wanting to expand their skills.

Performance: Cirque Mechanics

Feb 04, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30-$50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Cirque Mechanics, although inspired by modern circus, finds its roots in the mechanical and its heart in the stories of American ingenuity. Rooted in realism with a display of raw quality, the show's message is both timeless and relevant. The stories are wrapped in circus acrobatics, mechanical wonders and a bit of clowning around.

Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Charlotte's Web

Feb 05, 2019

10:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle."

Research event: Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science: The Intro (Plenary Session)

Feb 05, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Memorial Union, Great Hall

Office of the Vice President for Research Special events Training, development

During his 11 years hosting the PBS television series "Scientific American Frontiers," Alan Alda realized that the conversational approach he took in interviewing scientists led to a surprisingly spontaneous and vivid presentation of their work. Using improvisational techniques he had learned in 50 years of acting on stage and on-screen, Alda devised The Alda Method(TM).

Food in Front: Planting Vegetables in the Front Yard (Home Gardening Series)

Feb 05, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Front yard food gardens have an unfair stigma of being unruly and uncouth, but there are simple ways to make them beautiful as well as plentiful.

Workshop, Using social media to support learning in your classroom

Feb 05, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This event has been rescheduled from its' originally scheduled date of January 29, 2019 due to inclement weather and university closure.

Charlotte's Web

Feb 05, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle."