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Sunday, 12 Sep 2021

Curator's Exploration: "Ginnever: Folded Forms" with Anne Pagel

Sep 12, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Take in the exhibition "Ginnever: Folded Forms" with Curator Anne Pagel, as she explores the life and work of renowned Modern sculptor Charles Ginnever.

Gallery Walk: "Arte Cubano" with Anne Pagel

Sep 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Gain a unique perspective from Anne Pagel, the curator of the private lender's collection, as she discusses the artists included in "Arte Cubano."

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 12, 2021

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.

Monday, 13 Sep 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Under the Sea Week

Sep 13, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Missing the beach? Surf through the tropical fish, mermaids, turtles, sharks, narwhals, and other sea creatures swimming across plates, bowls, and mugs in our pottery collection. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Youth Voting and the 26th Amendment: Youth Can Make a Difference

Sep 13, 2021

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

2021 Constitution Day Speaker 2021 is the 50th anniversary of the 26th Amendment, which gave 18-, 19-, 20-year-olds the right to vote. Join us for a lecture with Dr. Bobbi Gentry, associate professor of History and Political Science at Bridgewater College, about the increasing power of the youth vote and the reasons and motivations that drive this population in elections.

Tuesday, 14 Sep 2021

Last Day! Plant Propagation Station Drop-In Craft

Sep 14, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10 in studio/$14 to go

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

A little horticulture therapy is good for the soul and mother earth. Paint a wood block that will hold glass vials for starter plants. Choose 3 cuttings from our plant lady's stash to start your journey with flora. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm daily through September 14. Each station purchased comes with a coupon for free admission into Reiman Gardens!

Webinar, Explore the Benefits of Mindfulness in your Classroom

Sep 14, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Returning to a new normal in our learning spaces can offer different challenges and especially so following a global pandemic. Using mindfulness practices can mitigate anxiety and stress in your learning environment while enhancing community and connection. Join Karen Couves (CELT) and Carrie Giese (BDSGP) as they explore the student perspective of mindfulness in the classroom.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 14, 2021

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday, 15 Sep 2021

Sugar Skulls Craft for Latinx Heritage Month

Sep 15, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8 in studio/$10 to go

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. One tradition includes building ofrendas (altars) honoring the deceased using brightly colored skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. Instead of sugar, our skulls are paper mache, but we invite you to decorate them in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos using paint, glitter.

Campus fire safety event

Sep 15, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

South of Parks Library

free

Environmental Health & Safety Special events Training, development

Environmental Health and Safety staff are hosting this event as part of Campus Fire Safety Month. Put out a simulated fire, learn fire safety tips and receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last).

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Sep 15, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

"Reimagining Research Assessment," Anna Hatch, program director for the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). The DORA team works with institutions to improve policy and practice by documenting case studies, curating resources, and developing tools to reimagine research assessment. Anna will address DORA's work to move research and faculty assessment away from journal-based metrics in hiring, promotion, and funding decisions.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Sep 15, 2021

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library, room 140

free

Thielen Student Health Center

Free vaccination clinic for Iowa State students, faculty and staff. Appointments are recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Schedule an appointment online or call 515-294-5801 and bring your ISUCard to the clinic. Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines will be available.

Thursday, 16 Sep 2021

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 16, 2021

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.

Soccer vs. Creighton

Sep 16, 2021

6:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Creighton.

A Question of Values: Weaving Science and Society for Forest Conservation

Sep 16, 2021

7:00 PM

WebEx

free

Lecture Series Lectures

2021 Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture WebEx Link: https://tinyurl.com/r3ez748a Dr. Nalini Nadkarni is a Professor of Biology and forest ecologist at the University of Utah. With support from the National Science Foundation and the National Geographic Society, she studies the plants and animals that live in rainforest canopies.

Cyclone Cinema: Raya and the Last Dragon

Sep 16, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In a realm known as Kumandra, a reimagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Concessions are available.

Film Screening: "Buena Vista Social Club"

Sep 16, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

Experience the sounds of Cuba alongside the art of Cuba with an evening screening of the acclaimed documentary "Buena Vista Social Club" (1999) at the Brunnier Art Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition "Arte Cubano."

Concert: Vesperteen

Sep 16, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Multifaceted alt-pop talent Vesperteen has experienced rapid widespread success throughout his career with no signs of slowing down. He's supported artists including Twenty One Pilots, Switchfoot, and Great Good Fine Ok and is a strong advocate for the importance of mental health, believing in the power of music as a salve, and in showcasing vulnerability, embracing humor, and transcending anxiety together.

Friday, 17 Sep 2021

Research Symposium

Sep 17, 2021

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Alumni Center

$25

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Meetings, receptions

A showcase of graduate and undergraduate research activity. Following the symposium, network and engage with current students, industry partners, and alumni over lunch. Part of the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering's 150th anniversary celebration.

Cyclone Cinema: Raya and the Last Dragon

Sep 17, 2021

8:00 PM

Central campus

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In a realm known as Kumandra, a reimagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Concessions are available. Weather permitting, this showing will take place outdoors as part of ISU Family Weekend.

Saturday, 18 Sep 2021

CCEE: Hall of Fame and Distinguished Alumni Inductions

Sep 18, 2021

9:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Student Innovation Center

$25

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the rich history of the civil, construction and environmental engineering. Hear from outstanding alumni as they share on their careers and expertise. Following the talks, network and engage with current students, industry partners and alumni over lunch. Part of the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering's 150th anniversary celebration.

CCEE: 150th Celebration Banquet

Sep 18, 2021

5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Sukup Endzone Club, Jack Trice Stadium

$75

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Meetings, receptions

Celebrate the past. Build the Future. The evening includes a reception and live music, followed by dinner and program. Keynote speaker is global futurist and author Jack Uldrich. Part of the Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering's 150th anniversary celebration.

Cyclone Cinema: Raya and the Last Dragon

Sep 18, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In a realm known as Kumandra, a reimagined Earth inhabited by an ancient civilization, a warrior named Raya is determined to find the last dragon. Concessions are available.