Sunday, 22 Sep 2019
"United at the Union" bridal expo, hosted by the Memorial Union. Register via Eventbrite to be entered in prize drawings, discounts and drink tickets.
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.
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.
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
Sara Marcketti, Director, CELT and Professor in Apparel, Events & Hospitality Management, will guide participants through engagement strategies applicable for every classroom.
The recipients of 28 faculty and staff University awards will be honored. A reception will follow in the South Ballroom.
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
Employers will be on campus looking to fill full-time, intern and co-op positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend. Information on employers attending the career fairs is available on CyHire and the MyState App ("Fairs" feature).
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
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.
Beth Ford is president and CEO of Land O'Lakes and an Iowa State Ivy College of Business graduate.
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
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.
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.
Explore the newly reopened Brunnier Art Museum and engage with works of art that range from historical to contemporary.
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.
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.
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.
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!
The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out.
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
This four-part series are in-depth art walks to discover the public art in the Department of Human Sciences buildings.
Nancy Guthrie, director of LAS Study Abroad, is retiring after 22 years at Iowa State. A brief program will begin at 4 p.m.
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).
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.
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.
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."
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
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.
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.