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What is featured?

Thursday, 11 Apr 2019

Caterpillar Club

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

free

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. No preregistration required.

Democalypse March

Apr 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Experience firsthand what it's like to live in a society without the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment. Meet at First Amendment tent on central campus. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Feast on the First

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Meetings, receptions Student activities

Free food, fun and demonstrations of the five freedoms. T-shirts and sandwiches are first come, first served. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Live Art: "Express Yourself"

Apr 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Arts, performances Student activities

Phoenix-based "visual wizard" Timmy Ham spreads positivity and inspiration through design and adventure. Watch a live demonstration as he creates a street art-inspired mural to commemorate First Amendment Days 2019. Students can express themselves on a chalkboard wall under the tent. A Q&A session is planned when the art is revealed at 2:30 p.m. Part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Nature at Noon: Volunteering at Reiman Gardens

Apr 11, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Volunteer coordinator Taylor Woodcock will talk about some of the projects and opportunities volunteers engage with. As a nonprofit organization, Reiman Gardens depends on the generosity and dedication of hundreds of volunteers contributing thousands of hours to bring beautiful planting displays and butterflies to the public. No registration required.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Teaching Playful Communication

Apr 11, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Teaching Playful Communication: Inspiration from a visual studio classroom." In this interactive workshop, Morrill Professor April Katz, Art and Visual Culture, shares how she helps learners discover and explore their own unique artistic voices and evoke varied responses.

(d)innovation symposium Lunch Series: Joe Benesh + Entrepreneur Panel

Apr 11, 2019

12:20 PM - 1:20 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Joe Benesh (BArch 1999 Architecture) is the president and CEO of the Ingenuity Company, a strategic planning, organizational development and design thinking firm based in Des Moines. His lunchtime lecture is part of the College of Design's (d)innovation symposium co-sponsored by the interdisciplinary design program, ISG + StruXture Architects and Nimaroh Design Studios.

Robert Stafford Lecture on Banking

Apr 11, 2019

12:40 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

Robert DeYoung, Koch Foundation Distinguished Professor in Business Economics and Harold Otto Chair in Economics at the University of Kansas School of Business, will present "Unpacking the U.S. Economy."

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Apr 11, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Civil Encounters: Exploring "Other" Urbanisms

Apr 11, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:45 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design

Michael Martin, a Milwaukee-based planner and adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will offer insights into the history of urbanization in Cuba and describe how Havana's social housing experiments aim to improve dignity and self-respect among those with the greatest need. This is the final session in the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.

Campaign Series: Presidential Candidate Eric Swalwell

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Congressman Eric Swalwell is serving his fourth term in the U.S. House of Representatives, representing California's North Silicon Valley 15th Congressional District. He was born in Iowa and spent his early years in Algona, where his father served as the police chief. His talk is part of the Campaign Series in 2019, providing the university community with opportunities to question candidates before the Iowa Caucuses.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Apr 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23 Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Experiment with etching, pixie dust, and baking soda to produce a variety of effects including pearl finishes and beach glass looks. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class (4 week or one day intensive) before taking this workshop. Supply fee includes glass for class time only, and propane/MAPP is available for purchase if needed. Free week includes use of tools but no supplies.

Cyclone Cinema: Vice

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Vice is rated R drama/history movie rated 3 stars. Governor George W Bush picks Dick Cheney, to be his Republican running mate in the 2000 presidential election. When Bush wins, Cheney begins to use newfound power to help reshape the country. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: Vans, Empowering Youth Culture

Apr 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

The Fashion Show 2019 is proud to host Vans as its Guest Company Designer. Since 1966, the Vans brand has created action-focused footwear, apparel and accessories for skateboarders, surfers, BMX riders and snowboarders across the world with a goal of promoting creative expression and inspiring youth culture.

Cyclone Voice

Apr 11, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale will be hosted by country singer Mason Ramsey, who gained fame with viral video of his yodeling. Ramsey will host the annual singing competition, introducing the show and each of the student performers. He will also perform a short music set during the judge's deliberations, before the 2019 Cyclone Voice winner is announced.