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What is featured?

Tuesday, 02 Feb 2021

Men's Basketball

Feb 02, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Modern Monetary Theory: Creating an Economy that Puts Humans Before Corporations

Feb 02, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Stephanie Kelton is a leading authority on Modern Monetary Theory (MMT), a new approach to economics that is taking the world by storm. She is one of the most important economists influencing the policy debate today. Her new book, The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy, shows how to break free of the myths and misunderstandings about money and the role of taxes, debt and deficits.

Thursday, 04 Feb 2021

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Feb 04, 2021

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

TBA

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Innovation Short Circuit: Make Me a Millionaire by 40

Feb 04, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Jonathan Pearson, Wealth Advisors of Iowa; and Jonathan Fox, professor of human development and family studies, will share unbiased insights on your personal finance and investing questions.

Friday, 05 Feb 2021

Innovators Forum: Clayton Mooney

Feb 05, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Innovation in Food Technology." A live, moderated conversation with Clayton Mooney, founder and CEO of Nebullam. Registration required.

Saturday, 06 Feb 2021

Women's Basketball

Feb 06, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday, 08 Feb 2021

Wayne A. Fuller Lecture in Statistics

Feb 08, 2021

11:00 AM

via Zoom

free

Statistics Department Lectures

Ken Prewitt, past director of the U.S. Census Bureau (1998-2001) and Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs at Columbia University, will present "The Next Census: What's New?"

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Feb 08, 2021

11:50 AM - 12:10 PM

Central Campus

free

Community activities Arts, performances Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., performed by university carilloneur and Charles T. & Ivadelle Cobb Cownie Professor of Music Tin-Shi Tam. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Innovation Circuit Series: Let's Make a Deal with the Deans

Feb 08, 2021

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

A two-session Short Circuit: Feb. 8, "Learn to Deal," and Feb. 15, "Negotiate a Deal with the Deans." Iowa State college deans will answer questions and share lessons from their tenure as key institutional decision-makers and negotiators in situations that influence thousands of people and millions of dollars.

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Feb 08, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Martin Luther King Jr. Series Keynote. Isabel Wilkerson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize winner and the National Humanities Medal, is the author of the bestsellers "The Warmth of Other Suns" and "Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents." A gifted storyteller, Wilkerson captivates audiences with the universal human story of migration and reinvention, as well as the unseen hierarchies that have divided us as a nation.

Tuesday, 09 Feb 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Feb 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Learn the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. Kristen Obbink, COVID-19 Public Health Coordinator, will answer your questions regarding the virus and provide updates on campus resources and vaccination efforts. Questions may be submitted in advance.

Workshop, Preserving Your Legacy: Archives

Feb 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is designed to help faculty manage and preserve their legacy through archiving of personal and professional papers, research data, administrative records and more. Attendees will also learn about opportunities for oral histories, departmental histories and other ways to document their ISU legacy.

Artist Talk with Tilly Woodward

Feb 09, 2021

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

VIRTUAL PROGRAM - WebEx: Pre-register to receive the meeting link

free

University Museums Arts, performances

A featured artist in the exhibition "Compelling Ground: Landscapes, Environments, and Peoples of Iowa," Tilly Woodward will discuss her artistic practice, her interest in the landscape of Iowa and her paintings that are on exhibition.

Wednesday, 10 Feb 2021

Study Abroad Fair

Feb 10, 2021

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom and Sun Room, 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. Grab your mask and head to the fair to learn where your next adventure will take you!

Thursday, 11 Feb 2021

Innovation Circuit Series: How to Innovate Product

Feb 11, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

A 6-session Innovation Circuit, "How to Innovate Soft Serve," on Thursdays, Feb. 11-March 18. Includes a design challenge for Frostline Soft Serve. Gain industry experience in product development and management.

Friday, 12 Feb 2021

Innovators Forum: Steve Johanns

Feb 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Civic Innovation on a Global Scale." A live, moderated conversation with Steve Johanns, founder of Last Mile Entrepreneur. Registration required.

Valentine's Carillon Concert

Feb 12, 2021

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Sukup Hall atrium

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Valentine's concert, featuring Cownie Professor of Music and university carillonneur Tin-Shi Tam on the one-fifth carillon and campanile model, assistant teaching professor of voice Chad Sonka and assistant professor of trombone Nathan Dishman. Spectators may attend in person while observing face covering and physical distancing requirements. The performances also will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Innovation Short Circuit: Innovate an Unfair Advantage

Feb 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Lance LaDuke, assistant teaching professor in euphonium and music entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon. Learn what the experience of creativity and arts teaches us as innovators, influencers and professional contributors; why "impatience" is a key component for innovation; and how to set yourself up for success by diversifying your experiences and skillset.

Saturday, 13 Feb 2021

Men's Basketball

Feb 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Women's Basketball

Feb 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

POSTPONED: Share the Love donation drive

Feb 13, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brookside Park, Ames

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Postponed due to weather. Share the Love. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Cross Disciplinary Students Programs is hosting a donation drive for the Mid Iowa Community Action food bank. Bring a nonperishable food item or feminine hygiene product to donate. Hot cocoa (bring your own mug) and cookies provided. Face coverings and physical distancing required.

Monday, 15 Feb 2021

Virtual Lecture: Zachary Christman

Feb 15, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Zoom

free

College of Design Lectures

Zachary Christman is a geographer who studies the interactions between humans and our environments using geospatial technology. He will speak about "Integrating GIS and Virtual Field Observations to Assess the Built and Natural Environments." Register at the link in the description.

Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021

Virtual workshop: Shameless self-promotion

Feb 16, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Interested in increasing your research's impact? This workshop will cover various tools and tips to help you build and manage your online presence. The presenters will cover the differences between and best uses for different networking sites (Twitter, Research Gate, and Academia.edu) and show you how to make your work more visible for peers and potential employers.

Thursday, 18 Feb 2021

Virtual meeting: Open Scholar Cafe

Feb 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Open Scholar Cafés are new online monthly meetings for the ISU community to talk #OpenResearch. All experience levels are welcome, and each call will cover a new topic of interest to the community. Join us to learn, talk, and collaborate.

Friday, 19 Feb 2021

Innovators Forum: James Waters

Feb 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Innovation in Manufacturing." A live, moderated conversation with James Waters, COO of Basin Holdings and former VP of Caterpillar. Registration required.

Innovation Short Circuit: How to Innovate Ethical Platforms

Feb 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Anthony Sardella, founder and vice-chairman of evolve24. Learn how understanding your "why" defines business character and enhances risk tolerance; how young innovators will save us by driving societal change; and how to build an ethical platform that informs you innovator's journey.

Saturday, 20 Feb 2021

Men's Basketball

Feb 20, 2021

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday, 22 Feb 2021

Innovation Short Circuit: Global Innovation, From the Battlefield to Football Field

Feb 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Feature speaker is Tilman Engel, ISU alum and former NFL executive.

Online: Monday Monologues series

Feb 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Online

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"False Offering and Other Oddities," poems by Rita Mookerjee, assistant teaching professor of women and gender studies. Topics include junk, garbage, witches, weirdos, rocks, and water fowl. Mookerjee's poetry is featured in Juked, Hobart Pulp, New Orleans Review, The Offing, and the Baltimore Review. She is the sex and poetry editor at Honey Literary, assistant poetry editor of Split Lip Magazine, and a poetry staff reader for [PANK].

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021

People to People Career Fair (virtual)

Feb 23, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Online

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

The online career fair offers employers and students a professional environment to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; event management; government; and hospitality. Open to all majors and other job seekers.