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Sunday, 26 Sep 2021

Wedding expo: United at the Union

Sep 26, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Conferences

Wedding vendors in the central Iowa area who would love to help bring your wedding dreams to life. Join us for light snacks, a beverage, and preparation for the big day! Register for tickets (free, or $10 for VIP early access and swag bags) for a chance to win discounts and prizes.

Softball vs. DMACC

Sep 26, 2021

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Des Moines Area Community College. Schedule updates and weather delays are available on the team social media accounts and the athletics website.

Sunday Tours: Native American & Inuit Art

Sep 26, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Get a closer look at signature objects in the University Museums' permanent collection. This tour spotlights the diverse forms of Native American and Inuit art, from basketry to glassmaking.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 26, 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.

Cyclone Cinema: F9, The Fast Saga

Sep 26, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother. Concessions are available.

Monday, 27 Sep 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Week

Sep 27, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

An enchanting cast of characters awaits you! Meet Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake, and the ever-popular foot-tall Ginormagnome. Start (or keep building) your gnome village with cute little mushrooms, a small planter, or a fairy house. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Faculty development workshop: The Public Classroom

Sep 27, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Join university counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

reACT Exhibtion Opening Reception: "Color Matters"

Sep 27, 2021

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events

Get a first look at the newest reACT exhibition, guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Strum, Professor of Music. "Color Matters" explores the complex relationship humans have with color and how color shapes how we see and understand the world. Remarks at 5:00 pm by Dr. Sturm. Light refreshments.

Don't Be Evil: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Big Tech

Sep 27, 2021

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Financial Times and global economic analyst Rana Foroohar covers the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs. She will be speaking about the evolution of major internet forces, such as Google, Apple, and Facebook, from idealistic start-ups to globally dominating purveyors of individuals' private information.

Macrame Air Plant Globe Workshop

Sep 27, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $28/Public $38 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Create a lovely hanging planter with an amber glass globe and cream cord. Learn basic macrame knotting that you can use on future projects, and pull together your project with sand, rocks, shells, and a Tillandsia air plant.

Cyclone Cinema: F9, The Fast Saga

Sep 27, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Dom and the crew must take on an international terrorist who turns out to be Dom and Mia's estranged brother. Concessions are available.

Latinx in the U.S.A.: Music as a Cultural History

Sep 27, 2021

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Music can be viewed and “read†as a tool that shares the cultural values, roots, and history of peoples. Over the years, Latinx musical genres share the concerns of Latin@s throughout the years--songs about immigrant woes tell tales from the early 20th century to today, but recent tunes have been created to add Latinx voices to Black Lives Matter protests. Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D. is a Chicago-based journalist.

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021

VIRTUAL Curator's Exploration: "Color Matters"

Sep 28, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

YouTube

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Special events

Enjoy a virtual exploration of the newest reACT exhibition "Color Matters" with guest curator Dr. Jonathan Sturm as he shares his thoughts on the concept, discusses highlights of the exhibition, and invites you to visit in person and reACT.

Leadership Lecture: Be the Glue

Sep 28, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

127 Curtiss, Dolezal Auditorium

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Chris Cornelius, co-owner of Cornelius Seed, grew up on a diversified farm in Guttenberg, Iowa. She earned a bachelor's degree in ag journalism from ISU in 1983. A connector and a networker, Cornelius will share how she has been the glue that has helped keep the multi-generational family's business together and successful. The 2021 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture.

Wednesday, 29 Sep 2021

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair (virtual)

Sep 29, 2021

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

CyHire

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

This virtual career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers. Open to all majors and other job seekers. Log in to CyHire to participate.

People to People Career Fair (virtual)

Sep 29, 2021

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

CyHire

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

This virtual 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. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools. Log in to CyHire to participate.

Housing Fair

Sep 29, 2021

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Conferences

The Housing Fair is designed to help students find their home away from home. See options from the Department of Residence and others, learn about tenants' rights, and find other resources.

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Sep 29, 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.

Lecture: Nothing Is Too Big to Fail

Sep 29, 2021

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Kerry Killinger was the chairman, president and CEO of Washington Mutual Bank, the sixth largest depository bank in the country prior to the financial crisis of 2008. Linda Killinger was vice chair of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and chair of its audit/finance committee.

Needle Felted Cactus Workshop

Sep 29, 2021

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25/Public $35 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make an adorable cactus by using needle felting techniques with wool roving. "Plant" your succulent in a small terra-cotta pot. A great beginner project!

Thursday, 30 Sep 2021

CyBUY Suppliers Show

Sep 30, 2021

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Procurement Services department Meetings, receptions

Procurement Services will also be offering informational sessions focused on the resources available to assist you in navigating your cyBUY experience in addition to opportunities to explore options offered by cyBUY suppliers, consult experts prior to making purchasing decisions, see what is available to you through the cyBUY Marketplace, and to meet the people behind Iowa State University Internal Stores.

Meeting, Team-Based Learning (TBL) Teaching and Learning Community

Sep 30, 2021

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.

Webinar: Nanovaccine Institute series

Sep 30, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Mechanisms of aging: from inter-organ communication to inter-organelle cross-talk," Hua Bai, Iowa State genetics, development and cell biology.

Garden Party

Sep 30, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Anderson Sculpture Garden

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Throw on your floral prints and head to the Anderson Sculpture Garden for an evening outdoors to celebrate the installation of a new garden-inspired mural by nationally acclaimed artist Louise Jones aka Ouizi. Stroll the garden, talk to the artist, and enjoy delightful bites inspired by the mural. Rain location is inside Morrill Hall and the Christian Petersen Art Museum. Food sponsored and provided by ISU Dining Services.

Soccer vs. Oklahoma State

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Talk With a Nobel Laureate

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

0308 Elings Hall

free

College of Engineering Lectures Student activities

Nobel Prize recipient and Distinguished Professor Dan Shechtman, will talk about his scientific journey and the challenges he has faced. Light refreshments will be served.

The Improvisor's Mindset: How to Stay Present, Adapt, and Thrive

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Dion Flynn is a teacher, improviser, comedian, performer, writer, and army veteran best known for his impersonation of Barack Obama on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, among his more than 100 appearances on the show. He is an expert in fun and innovative ways to help people connect with themselves and others.

Cyclone Cinema: In the Heights

Sep 30, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

A film version of the Broadway musical in which Usnavi, a sympathetic New York bodega owner, saves every penny every day as he imagines and sings about a better life.

Concert: Fox Royale

Sep 30, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fox Royale make anthemic, jangly indie-rock that sparkles with the same energy as acts like Cage the Elephant and Vampire Weekend. Before they were in a rock band, the members of Fox Royale were in a traveling orchestra. The band got their start jamming in their parent's homes, but eventually started thinking "Hey let's try a little harder at this." Alt-pop artist TREY will support the show.

Friday, 01 Oct 2021

Cyday Friday Walk

Oct 01, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Beardshear Hall entrance

free

ISU WellBeing Meetings, receptions

Celebrate Cyday Friday with a one-mile walk on campus. Say hello to Cy and look for a chance to win prizes. You are welcome to walk the route at your own pace. Preregister (free) to be eligible for prize drawings.