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Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

Floating World: Karen LaMonte's Kimono Sculptures

Feb 23, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Alice Hammond, who represents Karen LaMonte at Gerald Peters Contemporary, as she discusses the ways in which Japanese culture and artwork is reflected in LaMonte's Floating World body of work.

Women's Basketball

Feb 23, 2020

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

ISU Concert Band and Campus Band

Feb 23, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Ames City Auditorium

$7/$5- tickets available at the door or 149 music

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU students play music from new composers and old favorites.

Cyclone Cinema: Zombieland - Double Tap

Feb 23, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

On the way to Graceland, zombie slayers encounter post-apocalyptic warriors and a group of survivors who find refuge in a commune. Their battle against smarter, faster and seemingly indestructible zombie takes all of their wits and weapons.

Monday, 24 Feb 2020

Monday Monologues series

Feb 24, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The Creative Process of Poetry & Prose," readings by Kartika Budhwar, MFA candidate in the creative writing and environment. She writes about porous borderlands where myth meets history, where the colonizer and colonized come together, where languages spar and fuse, where gender and sexuality collapse upon themselves, and where the supernatural and the organic have equal claim.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 24, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Woodshop Orientation

Feb 24, 2020

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.

Symposium on Sustainability: Poster, Tabling and Sustainable Art Reception

Feb 24, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ball Room

free

Live Green Live Green

Displays and presentations that highlight sustainability work, accomplishments and commitment in areas of operations, academics and the overall student experience.

Lecture: Erin Brockovich, 'The Power of One'

Feb 24, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

In 1996, as a result of the largest direct action lawsuit of its kind, spearheaded by Erin and Ed Masry, the utility giant was forced to pay out the largest toxic tort injury settlement in US history: $333 million in damages to more than 600 Hinkley residents. Now, Erin consults on numerous environmental projects all over the world and encourages people to believe in their personal power to affect change. 2020 Symposium on Sustainability...

Tuesday, 25 Feb 2020

Gallery Chat with Dr. Michele Schaal

Feb 25, 2020

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

In conjunction with the exhibition Creating Global Understanding, members of the World Languages and Culture faculty will lead informal discussions of the works of art they researched and interpreted.

Sustainapalooza: Picture Yourself in a Sustainable World

Feb 25, 2020

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall, South Ballroom, Oak Room and Sun Room

free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Join us for an evening celebrating all things sustainability at ISU. Food, connections, clothing swap and greening!

Men's Basketball

Feb 25, 2020

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU.

Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Retirement reception: Judy Strand

Feb 26, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

Judy Strand, a program coordinator in the Graduate College office, is retiring from the university. A program will begin at 3:30 p.m.

Seminar series: Water Research Past, Present and Future

Feb 26, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"History of Water Quality Research with the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment," Dan Jaynes, retired soil scientist, USDA Agriculture Research Service. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.

SUB Member Meeting

Feb 26, 2020

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, 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!

Design and the Green New Deal

Feb 26, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Billy Fleming, the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology at the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow with Data for Progress, will present the 2020 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture. He will focus on the ways in which a national climate plan like the Green New Deal will be understood by most people through the buildings, landscapes, infrastructures and public works agenda it inspires.

Lecture: Indigenous Peoples in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Feb 26, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Debbie Reese is an independent scholar of Indigenous childrenâEUR(TM)s literature and the teaching of Indigenous peoples and history in K-12, editor of American Indians in ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Literature. In this lecture, Dr. Reese will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become more skilled in selecting and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children.

Jazz Night

Feb 26, 2020

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

Professor Michael Giles directs the jazz ensembles

Lecture: My 300-Pound Journey Up Kilimanjaro

Feb 26, 2020

8:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Kara's message of body acceptance, body love and health at every size are a vital message for everyone. Her life story with her eating disorder is one many people connect to emotional eating; using food as a way to escape daily stressors; hiding food behaviors and ashamed of the person whom they have become. Hearing her process up the mountain and finding herself is awe inspiring. Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week Speaker

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 26, 2020

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, 27 Feb 2020

Caterpillar Club

Feb 27, 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.

Copyright in the Classroom

Feb 27, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Memorial Union - Cardinal Room

free

University Library Training, development

Have you ever wondered what "Fair Use" really means? In this workshop, the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate Fair Use, the TEACH Act, copyright support on campus, and more! Registration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Retirement reception: Blue Maas

Feb 27, 2020

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

2768 Vet Med (Veterinary pathology conference room)

free

Veterinary Pathology Department Meetings, receptions

Blue Maas, secretary in the veterinary pathology department, is retiring from the university.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Punny Plant Pots

Feb 27, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens' staff at the Gardens after hours for crafting and sipping adult beverages!

Cyclone Cinema: Uncut Gems

Feb 27, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A charismatic jeweller makes a high-stakes bet that could lead to the windfall of a lifetime.

Friday, 28 Feb 2020

Track and Field

Feb 28, 2020

All day

Lied Recreation Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Big 12 Conference Championships.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Raining Cats and Dogs

Feb 28, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Pet lovers, this night is for you! Find mugs, plates, bowls, treat jars, water dishes, figurines, and more!

Tennis

Feb 28, 2020

4:00 PM

Forker Tennis Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series: Iowa State vs. Iowa. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Gymnastics

Feb 28, 2020

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Michigan State.