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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Sep 2019

Soccer vs. Purdue

Sep 01, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Purdue

Cyclone Cinema: Booksmart

Sep 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Amy and Molly are academic overachievers who realize on the eve of high school graduation they have missed out on special moments of their teen years. They decide to make up for lost time all in one night.

Monday, 02 Sep 2019

University holiday

Sep 02, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed and classes are recessed.

Tuesday, 03 Sep 2019

Walk-In Craft: Essential Oil Diffuser Bracelets

Sep 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Start by finding a mix of gemstones, add a clay bead and make your stretchy bracelet. Choose an essential oil that will help you to de-stress, motivate, focus or relax and add a couple drops to clay bead. Take home a sample of oil to freshen up this new addition to your wellness toolkit.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Sep 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Volleyball vs. South Dakota

Sep 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. South Dakota

Drawing Class

Sep 03, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Jordan Stout Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing technique including line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 2

Sep 03, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney For the beginner who needs help moving beyond basic strumming and open chords (ex: C, G, Am, F...). Classes will focus on improving chord changes, chords and playing techniques. Classes will be tailored to the students' skill level.

Open Mic Night

Sep 03, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 04 Sep 2019

ReACT Exhibition Opening Reception

Sep 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Opening reception for the first ReACT Exhibition of the fall semester: "It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Century Land Grant Mission."

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Sep 04, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Terrie Hoefer Turquoise adorned royalty of ancient Egypt including Nefertiti and Cleopatra, two intelligent and powerful women. Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver, and let it remind you of your own beauty and strength.

SUB Parking Ramp Movie: Avengers Endgame

Sep 04, 2019

9:00 PM

MU Parking Ramp

$0

Student Union Board Student activities

Bring a cozy blanket or a chair! Doors open at 8 p.m. and the rain location is the Sun Room in the Memorial Union.

Thursday, 05 Sep 2019

Information session: Proposed Healthy Life Center

Sep 05, 2019

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU WellBeing Meetings, receptions

Nancy Carroll, executive director of Heartland Senior Services and a member of the Healthy Life Center steering team, will provide a 30-minute overview of the proposed Healthy Life Center, followed by a Q&A. Refreshments will be provided. No registration needed.

Gallery Chat: Dr. Jose Antonio Rosa

Sep 05, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gallery (lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Dr. José Antonio Rosa, Faculty Guest Curator and Professor of Marketing.

Retirement open house: Mark L. Murphy

Sep 05, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Mark L. Murphy, chief operating officer at Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 05, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25 single workshop or $85 for all four workshops, Public $35 single workshop or $125 for all four workshops

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow Levi Chytka using wet-on-wet oil painting technique on a canvas with basic tools. Immerse yourselves in the happy trees, little squirrels, and warm sun on the MU terrace on the west side of the building (Rain location is the Workspace).

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 05, 2019

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Greg Lamont 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Sep 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years.

Lecture: Communications and Civility in Our Democracy

Sep 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

S.E. Cupp is a political commentator, culture critic, and host of CNN's weekly program "Unfiltered." She is recognized for encouraging honest and respectful dialogue around politics, religion, and the media in American life.

Friday, 06 Sep 2019

Garden Quilt Show

Sep 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

September 6, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. September 7, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and September 8, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The annual Garden Quilt Show returns, bigger and better than ever!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Tacos, Waffles & Ramen

Sep 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

The three major food groups for college students should have a special bowl, plate or mug for consumption! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture: Bart Akkerhuis

Sep 06, 2019

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Bart Akkerhuis is an architect and founder of Paris-based Studio Akkerhuis, an award-winning design firm that has grown rapidly since its founding in 2014 while working on a variety of high-profile projects. He will present "In Five Short Years," the 2019 Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture, as a part of the Architecture Premiere 2019 celebration of the new academic year.

C-HOP Festival: Master Class

Sep 06, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

140 Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Orchestration at the Organ, Michael Elsbernd, guest organist.

C-HOP Festival: Recital and lecture

Sep 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

140 Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

"Eastern European Organ and Harpsichord Music by Women Composers," Miriam Zach, ISU organ faculty.

Volleyball vs. Penn State

Sep 06, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. Penn State (Cyclone Invitational)

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Sep 06, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years.

C-HOP Festival: Concert

Sep 06, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

140 Music Hall

$15

Music Department Arts, performances

Concert and live webcast featuring ISU keyboard faculty and students: Janci Bronson, piano; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano; Tin-Shi Tam, carillon; and Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord.

SUB Down & Dirty Swing Dance

Sep 06, 2019

8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

MU Terrace

$0

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Come join Student Union Board on the MU Terrace for a Friday night filled with swing dancing!

Saturday, 07 Sep 2019

Introduction to Ecoprinting on Fabric

Sep 07, 2019

9:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn to create beautiful printed impressions on cotton and silk using fresh or dried leaves with Maggie Howe, of Girl with a Sword Productions.

Monarch Tagging

Sep 07, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$2-$12

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Learn from the experts about why we tag monarchs, how to track them, and tag your very own monarch that you can follow on Monarch Watch.