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Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019

Gallery Chat: Dr. Jonathan Sturm

Oct 01, 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

Workshop, Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Oct 01, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive conduct takes place, a number of Iowa State University instructors recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Landscape Drawing

Oct 01, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune for a 4-week course exploring the basics of landscape drawing, such as capturing perspective and drawing realistic trees, plants, and flowers.

Lecture: The Case Against Free Speech - P.E. Moskowitz

Oct 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Constitution Day Lecture - P.E. Moskowitz will discuss their new book The Case Against Free Speech. The book looks at how one of our most treasured rights - free speech - is rarely the equalizer we assume it to be, but rather is defined and re-defined by those in power to reflect their ideals and agenda.

Open Mic Night

Oct 01, 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, 02 Oct 2019

Retirement reception: Jeanne Stewart

Oct 02, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 2379 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Jeanne Stewart, assistant scientist in the department of food science and human nutrition, is retiring. A brief program will begin at 3:15 p.m. This is a come-and-go event.

Hand Lettering + Florals Workshop

Oct 02, 2019

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $10 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Kristin Erdman Walk through a step-by-step process to learn the basics of hand-lettering and learn how to draw a few simple florals. Combine these to create a wreath with pens and watercolors. Pop it in a 5" x 7" frame and leave with some new artwork for your walls and extra practice sheets to continue honing your skills. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Leaders Workshop Series

Oct 02, 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.

Sewing Lessons

Oct 02, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Hand Lettering + Florals Workshop

Oct 02, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Kristin Erdman Walk through a step-by-step process to learn the basics of hand-lettering and learn how to draw a few simple florals. Combine these to create a wreath with pens and watercolors. Pop it in a 5" x 7" frame and leave with some new artwork for your walls and extra practice sheets to continue honing your skills. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Volleyball vs. Kansas

Oct 02, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball vs. Kansas

Performance: Cirque Mei

Oct 02, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From People's Republic of China, Cirque Mei features traditional and contemporary Chinese circus acts in a colorful and lively celebration of the internationally renowned Chinese circus arts. The performance features a company of 40 elite circus artists and acrobats and includes many of the most popular Chinese circus routines including Hoops Diving, Lion Dance, Collective Bicycle Skills, Flying Meteors, and more.

William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture - Jim Knuth

Oct 02, 2019

7:30 PM

Curtiss 127

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Jim Knuth is Senior Vice President for Farm Credit Services of America and an Iowa State University graduate.

Thursday, 03 Oct 2019

Caterpillar Club

Oct 03, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Human Sciences Art Walk: An Ever-Growing Collection

Oct 03, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

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.

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Oct 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kildee Pavillion

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Fair offers a variety of resources, including information about programs and financial aid.

Opening Reception and Artist Talk: Susan Chrysler White

Oct 03, 2019

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Admire the bold and exuberant new works of art by Susan Chrysler White at the opening reception of her exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Startup Pitch Contest

Oct 03, 2019

5:30 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Lectures

Students have the chance to describe their business concept or idea in a 90-second elevator pitch to a panel of judges. Overall winner will represent Iowa State at the CEO Conference in Tampa, Florida.

Creating a Wild Friendly Garden without the Wild Look

Oct 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

There is strong interest in creating ecologically friendly gardens that might attract anything from beneficial insects and butterflies to birds, bats, snakes and toads.

Woodshop Orientation

Oct 03, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Cyclone Cinema: Crawl

Oct 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

During a massive hurricane, Haley ignores the evacuation to search for her missing father. They endure the storm as well as a pack of alligators.

Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture: Monarch Conservation

Oct 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Monarch Conservation: Saving an Iconic Insect" - Karen Oberhauser is the director of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Arboretum and the founder and director of the Monarch Larva Monitoring Project, a nationwide citizen science project.

Soccer vs. Texas Tech

Oct 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Texas Tech

Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet

Oct 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

The Blue Ridge Trombone Quartet is a professional chamber ensemble dedicated to the performance of music composed and arranged for trombone quartet.

Performance: Dane Cook

Oct 03, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39.50-$59.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Tell It Like It Is," Dane Cook, stand-up comedian and actor.

Friday, 04 Oct 2019

Performance: Hikaru

Oct 04, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

Explore Japanese folk music through Hikaru's magical melodies and striking rhythms. Ensemble leader Nobuto Yamanaka brings together the distinctive three-string Tsugaro shamisen, powerful taiko drums, Japanese flute, songs and dance in a stunning performance that will carry you to the soaring mountains and rugged seas of Japan.

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Susan Chrysler White and Kathleen Edwards in Conversation

Oct 04, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room 2019, Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Join artist Susan Chrysler White and guest curator Kathleen Edwards as they talk about the evolution of Chrysler White's artwork, the exhibition Force of Nature: The Art of Susan Chrysler White.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Old McDonald's Farm

Oct 04, 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

For those that love moos, clucks, oinks, neighs, meows, barks, and squawks. 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Crawl

Oct 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

During a massive hurricane, Haley ignores the evacuation to search for her missing father. They endure the storm as well as a pack of alligators.