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What is featured?

Sunday, 20 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 20, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Soccer vs. Oklahoma State

Oct 20, 2019

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State

Family Sunday: A Walk Back in Time

Oct 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances

Take a family-centered tour through the exhibition "Artists in Iowa: The First Century" and learn about the artists who worked in the state from the 1840s to 1940s. A craft activity based on the art in the exhibition is planned.

Homecoming Parade

Oct 20, 2019

2:00 PM

Downtown Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

Come join the homecoming celebration on Main Street in downtown Ames. Included in the parade will be the Cardinal Court, Iowa State representatives and dignitaries, student organizations, and many local businesses and organizations from the Ames area. This year's parade grand marshal is university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam, who is celebrating her 25th anniversary at Iowa State.

ISU Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

Oct 20, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$5/$10

Music Department Arts, performances

The three concert bands at Iowa State perform some of your favorite music.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 20, 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.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

October 19, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. and October 20, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. SEE 1,000 INCREDIBLY DETAILED, CARVED LIT PUMPKINS AT THE JACK-O-LANTERN WALK! Wear your favorite costume and come trick-or-treat at Reiman Gardens. Additional activities include: Meet-A-Scientist, a professional magician, dancing to Thriller and more. Stay into the evening to view 1,000 hand-carved Jack-O-Lanterns lit against the night sky.

Cyclone Cinema: Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw

Oct 20, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Lawman Luke Hobbs and lawless operative Deckard Shaw must put aside their past differences and work together to prevent the cybernetically enhanced soldier, Lorr, from destroying humanity.

Monday, 21 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 21, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Kickoff: National Transfer Student Week

Oct 21, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Registrar Meetings, receptions Student activities

An opportunity for ISU transfer students to engage and network with one another.

Monday Monologues series

Oct 21, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

Pauline Viardot's "Cendrillon," a witty retelling of the Cinderella story. Excerpts directed by Chad Sonka and Jodi Goble, ISU Opera Studio.

Workshop: Open Access Publishing

Oct 21, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Open Access Publishing: Where do I Start?" Learn the process of identifying and evaluating a publisher, locating funding, and exploring other options for making your research open. Whether you want to publish an article or share your research data, we'll get you started.

Leatherwork Earrings Workshop

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35 Public $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Andrew Kingsbury Make 2-3 pairs of leather earrings with Andrew Kingsbury from Decadence Jewelry. Basic techniques will include leather tooling and painting with dye. A variety of stamps will be available for adding dimension to your jewelry.

Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Alfredo Mirande is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, and a scholar of Chicano sociology, masculinity, the relationship among law, race, class and gender. His talk is being hosted by Lazos, a group of Hispanic/Latino men in leadership positions at Iowa State who are actively engaging Latinx students and mentoring them in their college experience and beyond.

Silver Flora Pendant Class

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Students will "paint" fine silver paste on real natural elements such as leaves and seed pods in the first class. Pieces will be fired in a kiln before the last class, which will burn away nature and leave a beautiful representation in silver. Students will then sand, polish and finish their one-of-a-kind pendants.

Town Hall with Elizabeth Warren

Oct 21, 2019

6:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

In 2012, Elizabeth became the first woman from Massachusetts elected to the United States Senate. As a Senator, she has fought to hold the wealthy and well-connected accountable and ensure our government works for everyone. Elizabeth and her husband Bruce have been married for 39 years. They have three grandchildren and a golden retriever named Bailey. Doors open at 5pm.

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 22, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Lecture: The Importance of Harvest Weed Seed Control

Oct 22, 2019

4:10 PM

18 Horticulture Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Michael Walsh is the director of weed research at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has led research and development activities focusing on farming machines that reduce weed population densities by destroying weed seeds before they return to the soil during crop harvest operations. Walsh's talk is part of the Staniforth Lecture series in the ISU agronomy department.

Lecture: Making Government Better Through Open Science

Oct 22, 2019

5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Making Government Better Through Open Science: Real-life Examples of Truly Smarter Cities," Tom Schenk Jr., researcher and author on applying technology, data and analytics to make better decisions. He's the director of analytics at KPMG, where he leads the smart city and government analytics practice.

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 23, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Curator Talk: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era

Oct 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join guest curator and student intern Sonya Harwood as she guides guests through the Farm House Museum and the exhibition "Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era."

Retirement reception: Connie Harris

Oct 23, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ISU Research Park Core Facility atrium, 1805 Collaboration Place

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions

Connie Harris, account clerk in the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, is retiring after 20 years of service.

Roundtable: Open Science

Oct 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Lectures

Are you interested in research reproducibility, OA publishing, or data sharing? Campus experts will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss their work. Refreshments provided.

SUB Member Meeting

Oct 23, 2019

5:00 PM

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!

Specifications and the Written Labor of the Guastavino Company

Oct 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Jessica Garcia Fritz, assistant professor of architecture at South Dakota State University, will describe how the architectural specifications collected for the Guastavino Company reveal the impact of standards issued over time on the company's role and the traditional timbrel vaulting construction system they crafted. Part of the Department of Architecture's 2019-2020 Public Programs Series.

Stone Setting Jewelry Class

Oct 23, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Terrie Hoefer Have you ever wanted to make a pendant out of that beautiful found object or polished stone? Learn to plan your design, measure and prep prongs, solder with precision, and set your stone. This is a great soldering class for all skill levels.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 23, 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, 24 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 24, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Conference: Women Who Create

Oct 24, 2019

8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Economics Development Core Facility

$59

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences

The Women Who Create Conference offers a full day of workshops and speakers aimed at supporting women entrepreneurs (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), followed by the SheTalks community cocktail reception that will showcase six inspiring storytellers (4:30-6:30 p.m.).

Workshop: Preparing Effective Award Nominations

Oct 24, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Gain insights into the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation. Presenter: Kirsten Abel, faculty honors and awards coordinator, provost's office.