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Sunday, 22 Sep 2019

Bridal Expo

Sep 22, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

"United at the Union" bridal expo, hosted by the Memorial Union. Register via Eventbrite to be entered in prize drawings, discounts and drink tickets.

Family-Friendly Activity: Build Your Own Blanket Fort

Sep 22, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Arts, performances Special events

Children and adults alike are invited to build a blanket fort in the Design on Main Gallery during the Octagon Art Festival. The activity is part of the "Hide and Seek" interactive exhibition by installation artist Julia Franklin on display Aug. 27-Sept. 28 in the gallery.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 22, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Yesterday

Sep 22, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town. After an accident Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Jack becomes on overnight sensation after performing The Beatles songs to a world that has never heard them.

Monday, 23 Sep 2019

Workshop, Engagement Strategies for Every Classroom

Sep 23, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sara Marcketti, Director, CELT and Professor in Apparel, Events & Hospitality Management, will guide participants through engagement strategies applicable for every classroom.

University Faculty Staff Awards Ceremony

Sep 23, 2019

3:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions Special events

The recipients of 28 faculty and staff University awards will be honored. A reception will follow in the South Ballroom.

Pub Chair Class

Sep 23, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $90, Public $100

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

John Burright Make a tall pub chair, perfect for a counter or cocktail table. The shaped seat, angled back, and foot rails make this seating option comfortable and look great. Make one in class from select pine and leave with the plans and know-how to make more on your own.

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Sep 24, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

free

College of Engineering Student activities

Employers will be on campus looking to fill full-time, intern and co-op positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Gallery Chat: Lilah Anderson

Sep 24, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

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

University Museums Arts, performances

Join members of the ISU community as they lead informal gallery discussions about various themes and works of art in the exhibition It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Land Grant Mission

Faculty workshop: Using Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand

Sep 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is designed to help faculty identify ways in which they can create and share their own personal story in academia. It will be facilitated by Erin Wilgenbusch, associate teaching professor in the Greenlee School. Register via Learn@ISU.

Ivy College of Business CEO Speaker Series - Beth Ford, Land O’Lakes

Sep 24, 2019

2:10 PM

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Beth Ford is president and CEO of Land O'Lakes and an Iowa State Ivy College of Business graduate.

Greg Laswell

Sep 24, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15 / $20 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Greg Laswell is one of the most uncompromising songwriters of these modern times. Laswell has songs in films such as, Friends With Benefits, My Sister's Keeper, Final Destination. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday, 25 Sep 2019

Local Food Festival: An Adventure in Eating

Sep 25, 2019

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Central Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

Celebrating local food with educational displays, food samples, local food recipes developed by ISU Dining chefs, and locally grown and produced items for sale by farmers, vendors and ISU student clubs.

Sustainability and Recycling Forum

Sep 25, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Live Green Live Green

The Office of Sustainability, Recycling Services and the Student Government Director of Sustainability will be hosting a sustainability/recycling Q & A session on September 25, 11am -12pm in the Campanile Room, Memorial Union. This forum will provide campus (faculty, staff and students) the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about sustainability, recycling, compost and student government's plan for sustainability in the new school year.

Art Walk: Go Beyond the Glass at the Brunnier

Sep 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances

Explore the newly reopened Brunnier Art Museum and engage with works of art that range from historical to contemporary.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Sep 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers. Open to all majors and other job seekers.

People to People Career Fair

Sep 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; event management; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 25, 2019

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Alice McGary 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.

SUB General Meeting

Sep 25, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

Leaders Workshop Series

Sep 25, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 25, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 26 Sep 2019

Human Sciences Art Walk: Into the Courtyard

Sep 26, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Lagomarcino Hall, Courtyard

University Museums Arts, performances

This four-part series are in-depth art walks to discover the public art in the Department of Human Sciences buildings.

Retirement reception: Nancy Guthrie

Sep 26, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 302 Catt Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Nancy Guthrie, director of LAS Study Abroad, is retiring after 22 years at Iowa State. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 26, 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).

Documentary: Stolen Education

Sep 26, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

This film documents the untold story of Mexican-American school children who challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950's and changed the face of education in the Southwest. Brian Behnken, associate professor of history, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Sep 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A dark comedy centered around the world of karate. After being attacked on the street Casey enlists himself in a local dojo to learn how to defend himself.

Performance: Comedian Nick Offerman

Sep 26, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39.75-$69.75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Comedian and actor Nick Offerman returns to Stephens Auditorium with his tour "All Rise." Offerman is perhaps best known for his television roles in "Parks and Recreation" and "Fargo."

Our Digital Future (Through the Lens of the Past) - Dr. Douglas Van Houweling

Sep 26, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Douglas Van Houweling is a professor emeritus in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. He has had a long career in higher education information technology leadership and management. He has led the information technology function at Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Michigan.

Friday, 27 Sep 2019

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Sep 27, 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

From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your space. 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.

Opening Reception & Curator Talk

Sep 27, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Artists in Iowa: The First Century" with a reception from 5-6 p.m. followed by a talk with guest curator Dr. Lea Rosson DeLong.