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Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020

Reception: Women Impacting ISU Calendar

Jan 15, 2020

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Meetings, receptions

The 12 women featured in the 2020 calendar will be recognized. A program will begin at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be available. RSVPs are appreciated.

Monday, 20 Jan 2020

Free Crafts for MLK Day

Jan 20, 2020

10:00 PM - 4:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

Lecture: The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs

Jan 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Dr. Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He, along with Dr. Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for the discovery of gene splicing. Today he is one of 129 Nobel Laureates contributing to a campaign to convince governments and the public to support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing countries.

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020

ClubFest

Jan 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

Are you looking to GET INVOLVED on campus?! There are over 900 clubs and organizations on Iowa State's campus. A sample of these 900 clubs and orgs will be at Spring ClubFest with informational handouts and giveaways to highlight what they're all about and recruit new members.

Welcome Reception: Cheltzie Miller-Bailey

Jan 22, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Center, 3224 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

Join us in welcoming Cheltzie Miller-Bailey, the new Assistant Director in the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success! All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.

Thursday, 23 Jan 2020

Study Abroad Fair

Jan 23, 2020

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.

Know Your Rights: Harassment 101

Jan 23, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

0001 Carver Hall

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

Learn what legally constitutes harassment and what resources are available for reporting and investigating harassment incidents. The presentation will be led by ISU Police engagement and inclusion officers, Office of Equal Opportunity staff, and Story County prosecutor Ben Matchan. Open mic and small group discussions will follow the presentation.

Indigo Dye Drop-In Craft

Jan 23, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace

$12-$24

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Sarah Cady will walk you through the steps of dyeing with indigo, a natural dye that ranges from light to vibrant blue. Choose from a pencil pouches, leggings, socks, and a variety of scarves, and use traditional Shibori tying techniques to create interesting patterns on the fabric.

Lecture: How to Be an Antiracist

Jan 23, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Author Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.

Monday, 27 Jan 2020

Lecture: Through the Banks of the Red Cedar

Jan 27, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Athletics Diversity Lectures

Through the Banks of the Red Cedar follows the 50 year legacy of the filmmaker's father, legendary Vikings wide receiver Gene Washington from the segregated south to MSU alongside highly decorated teammates Bubba Smith, George Webster and Clinton Jones as they become members of the first fully integrated football team in America, later making history as first round picks in the 1967 draft.

Thursday, 30 Jan 2020

Lecture: Working Through the Pedagogical Pitfalls of Privilege

Jan 30, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"White Immunity: Working Through the Pedagogical Pitfalls of Privilege," Dr. Nolan Cabrera, a nationally recognized expert in the areas of racism/antiracism on college campuses, whiteness and ethnic studies. This presentation is Cabrera's development over White Privilege.