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Friday, 01 Feb 2019

Friday Research Seminar: Designing for Disaster Relief and Resiliency

Channel: College of Design

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 130 Design

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.

Cost: free

February Craft of the Month: String Art

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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!

Cost: ISU & Public: $8

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

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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.

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

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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.

Cost: free

Wrestling

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. South Dakota State.

Cost: $5-$10

ISU AfterDark

Channel: Student Activities Center

9:00 pm - 1:00 am @ Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Saturday, 02 Feb 2019

Soap Making with Oils Infused with Botanicals

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 12:30 pm @ 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

Channel: Student Activities Center

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Texas.

Cost: TBA

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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.

Cost: free

Sunday, 03 Feb 2019

Wrestling

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Utah Valley.

Cost: $5-$10

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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.

Cost: free

Monday, 04 Feb 2019

Monday Monologues series

Channel: University Library

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm @ Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

"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.

Cost: free

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Photo Gear and Photography Q&A

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ 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

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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.

Cost: ISU $56 Public $66 (supplies included)

Acrylic Painting Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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.

Cost: ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Cirque Mechanics

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

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.

Cost: $30-$50

Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Charlotte's Web

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

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."

Cost: $4-$5

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

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Great Hall

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)

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 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.

Charlotte's Web

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

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."

Cost: $4-$5

The Ames Connection to WW2's Manhattan Project

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Room 2019, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

Learn about how a small group of scientists from Ames played a critical roll in The Manhattan Project.

Cost: free

Macro Photography 401 - Advanced Techniques

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

-week program on Tuesdays beginning February 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. In Macro 101 you learned the basics of Macro Photography. Now, take your close-up photography to the next level in this four-week course with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg.

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, Memorial Union

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: free

Wednesday, 06 Feb 2019

CALS Career Day

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Explore career opportunities in agriculture and life sciences. An estimated 80 companies and organizations plan to attend.

Cost: free

How to Find and Use Open Educational Resources (OER)

Channel: University Library

1:10 pm - 2:00 pm @ Parks Library

Open educational resources are used across the world by instructors who want to save their students money and gain more control over how they teach. This hands-on workshop will introduce major OER repositories and strategies for locating and evaluating resources in various disciplines. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Cost: free

Hand Lettering Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the basics of letter forms and techniques using some of the most popular pens, markers, and watercolors. We will practice a few lettering styles together, and you'll get to try many other tools to find your favorites. At the end of the class, you will have a little wall art ready to frame. Keep four writing instruments to continue on your own. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Cost: ISU $43 Public $53 (supplies included)

Vintage & Repurposed Bracelets Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and most importantly, it's tons of fun! Learn basic technique and a short dance choreography to show off to friends and family.

Cost: ISU $55 Public $65 (supplies included)