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What is featured?

Friday, 31 Jan 2020

ISU AfterDark

Jan 31, 2020

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Come to ISU AfterDark for a fun night of games and free food! Bingo and the photobooth are all night. Silent disco is from 9 p.m. - midnight in the M-Shop and bowling is from 9 p.m. - midnight at CyBowl & Billiards. Free Panda Express starts at 10 p.m.

Saturday, 01 Feb 2020

Legislative Wake-Up: Story County's Iowa Legislative Representatives

Feb 01, 2020

8:30 AM

Rm 3512, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Students and faculty and staff are invited to meet with Ames and Story County's representatives in the Iowa Legislature. You will be able to ask questions about legislation being considered this session. This event is cosponsored by the Ames and Story County League of Women Voters and the Committee on Lectures.

Swimming and Diving

Feb 01, 2020

10:00 AM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Texas and UNI.

Iowa State Leadership Experience

Feb 01, 2020

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

Iowa State Leadership Experience is an event intended to help new and existing leaders on campus improve their leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders from across campus.

February Craft of the Month: String Art

Feb 01, 2020

2:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8 per person

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board in the shape of your state, pinpoint your hometown, and add a string pattern. Other designs available, or create your own!

Cyclone Cinema: Terminator - Dark Fate

Feb 01, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

The Rev-9 model, a newly modified liquid Terminator, arrives from the future to kill a young factory worker named Dani Ramos. Also sent back in time is Grace, a hybrid cyborg human who must protect Ramos from the seemingly indestructible robotic assassin. But the two women soon find some much-needed help from a pair of unexpected allies -- seasoned warrior Sarah Connor and the T-800 Terminator.

Performance: Barjche HERoines

Feb 01, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$12 (students $10)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barjche 2020 honors the 100th anniversary of women's right to vote. Through dance, ISU Orchesis I Dance Company celebrates the super-heroines of our past and present through modern and contemporary choreography. Barjche includes choreography by national guest artists, artistic director Cynthia Adams and members of Orchesis I Dance Company.

KAINA

Feb 01, 2020

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs

Doors open at 7:30pm and tickets are available through this link https://tickets.midwestix.com/event/KAINA-isu2020

Sunday, 02 Feb 2020

Plein Air Painting in the Conservatory

Feb 02, 2020

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Students of all skill levels will learn to paint the colors and textures of the Gardens in the French tradition of painting "en plein air," or outside - or in this case, in the Conservatory!

Home Gardening Series: Houseplants

Feb 02, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Learn from Reiman Gardens staff about topics pertinent to home gardeners of any experience level.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Feb 02, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cyclone Cinema: Terminator - Dark Fate

Feb 02, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

The Rev-9 model, a newly modified liquid Terminator, arrives from the future to kill a young factory worker named Dani Ramos. Also sent back in time is Grace, a hybrid cyborg human who must protect Ramos from the seemingly indestructible robotic assassin. But the two women soon find some much-needed help from a pair of unexpected allies -- seasoned warrior Sarah Connor and the T-800 Terminator.

Monday, 03 Feb 2020

IRB Manager, February Session

Feb 03, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

202 Kingland Building

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the electronic IRB Manager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.

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

Feb 03, 2020

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.

Entomology Seminar

Feb 03, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

220 Science II

free

Entomology Department Lectures

"Novel insights into a well-studied steroid hormone: the impacts of 20-hydroxyecdysone (20E) on mosquito immunity," Rebekah Reynolds, Ph.D. defense seminar.

Tuesday, 04 Feb 2020

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Engaging students through creative projects (Julia Dominguez)

Feb 04, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are your students engaged? Do they take ownership of the material and build connections between what they know and what they're learning? Award-winning professor, Julia Dominguez, World Languages and Cultures, will show you how she integrates high academic challenge with creative, relevant projects in a complex upper-level class.

Retirement reception: Kenny Bollenbaugh

Feb 04, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Maintenance Shop Break Room, General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Kenny Bollenbaugh, supervisor for plant services (electrical/mechanical maintenance) in facilities planning and management, is retiring Feb. 4. A program will begin at 2 p.m.

Retirement reception: Dale Meyer

Feb 04, 2020

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 205 TASF

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Dale Meyer, engineering technician with Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Japanese Spring Festivals

Feb 04, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Sarah Bartlett, Pohlman Fellow, will talk about Japanese Spring Festivals and how they relate to the works of art in the Contemplate Japan exhibition.

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Feb 04, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Open Mic Night

Feb 04, 2020

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances 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, 05 Feb 2020

Sustainpalooza Clothing Swap Tabling

Feb 05, 2020

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union, near West Student Office Space

$0

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Tackle clothing waste by swapping!! Drop off your clothing donations for the 2020 Sustainapalooza Clothing Swap! Accepting gently-used clothing for all seasons and for men, women and children.

Free Textbooks and More: Open Educational Resources (OER) panel and workshop

Feb 05, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of free, openly licensed course materials in the classroom. In this 2-part event, a panel of faculty and students will begin by sharing their experiences using OER in the classroom. Following the panel, participants will have the opportunity to participate in a workshop to learn more about finding and evaluating open resources for your course.

What is the #BetterPoster Design?

Feb 05, 2020

1:10 PM - 1:45 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Research Office Training, development

A new poster design has started to appear at research poster presentations. Are you looking to learn how to place your material into this design? Are you curious about how this design helps to convey your message better? Maybe you haven't seen this design, but you're just tired of the walls of text currently used for research posters. This session will explain the basic elements of the new design. We will also discuss how design helps convey your

Lucid: Artist Talk with Louise Fisher

Feb 05, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Iowa-based interdisciplinary artist Louise Fisher works in the expanded field of print, using methods of layering, impressing and repetition for their literal and visual enactment of time and the body. She will give a public talk in conjunction with "Lucid," a solo exhibition of her work on display in the College of Design's Gallery 181.

Providing the E in G x E x M

Feb 05, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department

Seminar by Daryl Herzmann, Iowa State University

Lecture: What Responsibility Do Architects Have to Create a More Just World?

Feb 05, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lori Brown is a professor of architecture at Syracuse University and cofounder of ArchiteXX, a group working to raise awareness of women in architecture, create support and mentorship networks and take design actions to broaden the exposure of architecture in the world. She focuses on relationships between architecture and social justice issues with particular emphasis on gender and its impact on spatial relationships.

Women's Basketball

Feb 05, 2020

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Thursday, 06 Feb 2020

Caterpillar Club

Feb 06, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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