Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 1 2
What is featured?

Sunday, 27 Jan 2019

Gymnastics

Jan 27, 2019

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Lindenwood.

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.

Cyclone Cinema: First Man

Jan 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

First Man is a PG-13 drama/science fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, starring Ryan Gosling. First Man focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 28 Jan 2019

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 28, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120 Public $130 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Jan 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method. Learn the step by-by-step process - from the selection of oils, colorants, fragrances and equipment to calculating lye amounts. Leave class with a pound of soap and see the difference that using natural products on your skin makes.

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.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019

Women's Basketball

Jan 29, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019

CANCELED: Meet and greet with student veterans

Jan 30, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Col. Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

This event has been canceled due to extreme weather and the university closure.

Men's Basketball

Jan 30, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

CANCELED: Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 30, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Canceled due to extreme weather and university closure.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

POSTPONED: Retirement reception

Jan 31, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Lagomarcino north atrium

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

Rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 7. Mari Kemis, director of the Research Institute for Studies in Education in the School of Education, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Jan 31, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Jan 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs 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 lecturers and senior lecturers.

Workshop: Academic skills for veterans

Jan 31, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3534 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to learn tips, tools and strategies for academic success. Topics include time management, student/faculty relationships, writing, test-taking and more. RSVP requested.

Canceled - Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Jan 31, 2019

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

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.

CANCELED: When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Jan 31, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

According to Merriam-Webster, a "weed" is simply "a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth". Or the scientist's definition: "A weed is simply a plant out of place".

Fused Glass Nightlight Class

Jan 31, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30 Public $40 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Brighten the winter nights with a customized nightlight! Learn to design, cut, and assemble glass that will be fused in our kiln. Fit your small work of art into a nightlight kit at the second class, and light it up!

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.

Cyclone Cinema: Green Book

Jan 31, 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.

Lecture: Creating Disney Magic

Jan 31, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Creating Disney Magic: Lessons in Leadership, Management, and Customer Service," Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort. Part of the 2018-19 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management.

Performance: Kinky Boots

Jan 31, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The winner of 6 2013 Tony® Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a Tony® Award-winning score by Cyndi Lauper, a book by Tony® Award-winner Harvey Fierstein, and direction and choreography by Tony® Award-winner Jerry Mitchell. Inspired by true events, this smash-hit musical tells the uplifting and heartwarming tale of Charlie Price, a young man reluctantly taking over his family's struggling shoe factory and looking for a fresh idea

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.