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Sunday, 29 Sep 2019

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 29, 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: Art of Self-Defense

Sep 29, 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.

Monday, 30 Sep 2019

Monday Monologues series

Sep 30, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," A series of short plays addressing climate change issues, with a focus on community action. Directed by Vivian Cook, ISU music and theatre.

Ceramic Bowls Class

Sep 30, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams Learn to prepare clay for hand-building and use a mold to create a bowl form. Finishing will include creating decorative add-ons and texture. Bowls will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Tuesday, 01 Oct 2019

Gallery Chat: 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.

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

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 redefined by those in power to reflect their ideals and agenda. Constitution Day Lecture

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.

Soulware: The American Spirit in Global Higher Education - Dr. Way Kuo

Oct 02, 2019

4:10 PM

Alliant-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Way Kuo, president of City University of Hong Kong and a member of the National Academy of Engineering. Kuo will discuss how the process of internationalization in higher education has enabled the rapid development of universities around the world.

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

Dolezal Auditorium, 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.

cyBUY Suppliers Show

Oct 03, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall and Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Procurement Services department Meetings, receptions

Faculty and staff are invited to meet several cyBUY suppliers and register to win some amazing prizes.

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.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 03, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

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

$13-$20

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.

Documentary: Voices from Mariel

Oct 03, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

The director recounts the story of five individuals who come to the United States from Cuba in the 1980 boat crisis from the Mariel Port. Lucia Suarez, associate professor in world languages and cultures, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

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.

Artist Talk and Reception: Kristin Nowlin

Oct 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

3228 Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Artist Kristin Nowlin will lead a talk about her exhibit, "Rebellious Rendezvous," which closes Oct. 6. Nowlin is a native of Ames and is currently an instructor at Kansas State University. She lives and works in her home studio in Manhattan, Kansas.

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.