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What is featured?

Sunday, 24 Feb 2019

Performance: Sense and Sensibility

Feb 24, 2019

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

In 18th-century England, the sudden death of Henry Dashwood leaves his daughters financially destitute and socially vulnerable. The sisters -- sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne -- must learn how to weather the ridiculous societal pressures of the time in order to find love and their place in this new world. A charming, new adaptation written by ISU alum Kerry Skram.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 24, 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.

Wrestling

Feb 24, 2019

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Missouri. (Please note time change to 5 p.m.)

Cyclone Cinema: A Star Is Born

Feb 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A Star Is Born is a rated R drama/romance movie rated 4.5 stars. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in this pull-your-heart-strings movie. Watch Jackson Maine fall in love with struggling artist, Ally and help her find her way into the spotlight. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 25 Feb 2019

BIEDA Week: Honor Your Hunger

Feb 25, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LeBaron Hall entrance

free

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

Stop by for free food and beverages, honoring your hunger and fullness signals. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Monday Monologues series

Feb 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

"Daily Dialogue: Truth," a live storytelling event by the Iowa State Daily. Five students will share personal stories for Black History Month.

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Feb 25, 2019

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Institutional Research Meetings, receptions

Alicia Knoedler, consultant on research development and leadership; and former executive associate vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, is one of five finalists named in the search.

Open house: Ames Plan 2040

Feb 25, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ISU Research Park Core Facility, 1805 Collaboration Pl.

free

Economic Development and Industry Relations Meetings, receptions

The public is encouraged to attend, share their thoughts and participate in creating the new plan. There is no formal presentation, and participants can come and go.

Lecture: Youth and the First Amendment

Feb 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Stand Up! Speak Up! Youth and the First Amendment." Mary Beth Tinker and John Tinker will discuss the significance of their historic Supreme Court case, especially in the current political climate. Mark Stringer, ACLU of Iowa Director, will moderate.

Men's Basketball

Feb 25, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Metalworking for Jewelry Class

Feb 25, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $85 Public $95 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing and riveting. Students will complete one or two projects out of sterling silver and copper depending on complexity. Pendants, earrings and bangle bracelets are just a few of the possibilities. Some people read a book to escape, others pound metal!

Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019

P&S Council Professional Development Conference

Feb 26, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:45 PM

Scheman Building

$100; $120 after Jan. 28

Professional and Scientific Council Conferences Training, development

"Cultivate Your Adventure: Planting the Seeds of Success" will feature two breakout sessions and two keynote speakers.

Retirement reception: Diane Muncrief

Feb 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

First floor atrium, Beardshear Hall

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Diane Muncrief, director of human capital capabilities in university human resources, is retiring after more than 21 years at Iowa State. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

Engaged Scholar meeting

Feb 26, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Health Coaching and Community Health Programming," Trina Suchan, Community Health Partners director. Learn about collaborations between community health partners and ISU Translational Research Network (U-TuRN), related to motivational interviewing and clinical health coaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.

Research workshop: Your Successful NSF CAREER Proposal

Feb 26, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Research Office Training, development

The goal of the prestigious NSF CAREER Grant is to help promising researchers "build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research." Writing a successful CAREER proposal requires clear articulation of long-term research and education goals that are cohesive and well integrated.

Book talk: One Woman with 110 Lives

Feb 26, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Lectures

"I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives," Kay Jackson Berger, retired psychiatric social worker and author. She will be talking about her book "I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives (Not Counting the First One)." The book reveals 23 years of work in resolving "Mariah's" multiple personality disorder.

Honeycomb Wall Shelves Class

Feb 26, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $57 Public $67 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a set of three hexagon shelves to create a honeycomb pattern. With strong lines, and a nod toward the great outdoors, these will be a great addition to every hive and home.

BIEDA Week: "Fattitude" documentary

Feb 26, 2019

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Organizations Arts, performances Student activities

The "Fattitude" documentary film focuses on body size prejudice and works to promote the important social movement of fat acceptance in today's society. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Lecture: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism

Feb 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism," Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility" and "Is Everyone Really Equal." DiAngelo has had a profound influence on the national discourse on race. She is affiliate faculty at the University of Washington College of Education. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019

ISCORE Preconference

Feb 27, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Workshop: Financial literacy for veterans

Feb 27, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to a short presentation on education benefits and other financial tips, followed by an opportunity to meet with representatives from offices around campus, including VA Certifying Officials, Financial Aid, Accounts Receivable and the Student Loan Education Office. RSVP requested.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Feb 27, 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.

Keynote: Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Feb 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"But You Don't Look Like You Have an Eating Disorder, and Other Avoidable Barriers to Recovery," Sarah Thompson, a writer, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, will share stories from their own recovery after having an eating disorder for 18 years.

Lecture: The History of North America's Earliest Dogs

Feb 27, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"More Than Mutts" - Chris Widga, head curator at the East Tennessee State University Museum of Natural History, is part of an international team examining DNA as part of a study of the complex evolutionary history of early dogs.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 27, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 28 Feb 2019

Research workshop: Early Career Foundation Awards

Feb 28, 2019

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Research Office Training, development

This seminar provides an overview of early career awards, but will focus on awards offered by private foundations. Get useful information on the ISU Foundation and how they can help you pursue funding. Also, receive general information about other early career awards offered by the federal government. Finally, hear from ISU faculty who have experience pursuing and receiving early career awards, and how those awards shaped their careers.

Caterpillar Club

Feb 28, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult.