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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 01, 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.

Chasing George Washington (sold out)

Nov 01, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Field trips are fun, especially when your destination is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue! In this charming musical, Dee, José and Annie accidentally knock George Washington out of his portrait and into real life -- turning their White House tour into a mad-cap and fun-filled adventure. As they encounter Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, Dolley Madison, and other famous White House residents, together they all learn what is the true portrait of America.

Retirement reception: Cindy Howe

Nov 01, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Cindy Howe, an interior designer for facilities planning and management, is retiring Nov. 1. A short program will begin at 2 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Two for One Studio Fees

Nov 01, 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

Bring a friend! We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. The cost of the bisque still applies.

Astronomy Seminar: Bringing Order to Chemical Abundances in Nearby Spirals with CHAOS

Nov 01, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:25 PM

Rm 38, Physics Hall

$0

Astronomy

Dr. Evan Skillman, Minnesota Inst. for Astrophysics, University of Minnesota

Cyclone Cinema: Midsommar

Nov 01, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A couple's trip to Sweden quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Nov 01, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Saturday, 02 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 02, 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.

Botanical Inks and Paints

Nov 02, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Add a new dimension to writing, drawing, or painting by exploring handmade botanical inks. We will use a variety of botanical materials to create plant-based inks and fresh plant-made paints.

Concert: Lyrica Women's Choir

Nov 02, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 tickets available at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Lyrica Women's Choir is directed by Kathleen Rodde.

Concert: News Boys

Nov 02, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30-$45

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Since arriving on the scene in 1985 in their native Australia, the Newsboys have taken Christian music by storm.

Cyclone Cinema: Midsommar

Nov 02, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A couple's trip to Sweden quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Nov 02, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.

Sunday, 03 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 03, 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.

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Nov 03, 2019

1:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by James Rodde in 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Curator Talk: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery

Nov 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Timeless: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery," Adrienne Gennett, associate curator, University Museums. From large scale ceramic sculptures to the smallest of vessels, the "Iowa and Contemporary Pottery" exhibit will highlight a range of artistic expression in pottery. Gennett will discuss the exhibition and recent acquisitions to the ceramics collection.

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Nov 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by James Rodde in the fall of 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 03, 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: Midsommar

Nov 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A couple's trip to Sweden quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Nov 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; George Work, cello; and Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano.

Performance: Jersey Boys

Nov 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Tony, Grammy, and Olivier award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard ... and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story.

Monday, 04 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 04, 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.

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

The names of four finalists in the search for the next university registrar will be announced one business day before they visit campus.

Campus conversation: Students Against Racism

Nov 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures Training, development

Students will start the conversation with a presentation about the recent events on campus that led to the Students Against Racism protest and demands. Participants will discuss in small groups, while facilitators collect feedback on what is working, what isn't, and what needs to change. An open mic will be available to share stories and input. The event will include resources available for campus community members.

Density functional theory and theoretical magnetism: 40 years of failures and successes

Nov 04, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Phys 0005

Colloquium

Dr. Vladimir Antropov, Iowa State University

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Nov 04, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Lecture: Media and the 2020 Election

Nov 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Alexander Heffner is the host of The Open Mind on PBS. He has covered American politics, civic life, and millennials since the 2008 presidential campaign. His work has been profiled in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Des Moines Register and numerous other outlets. This lecture will provide students with the opportunity to engage with Heffner about the Iowa Caucuses and the 2020 elections.

cancelled Recital: Percussionist Michael Compitello

Nov 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Guest Percussionist Michael Compitello will perform.

Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 05, 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.

Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Nov 05, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.