Sunday, 03 Oct 2021
Enjoy three fall exhibitions during the fall open house weekend.
Iowa State vs. Kansas.
From complex geometry to striking forms, Charles Ginnever explored the intricacy of origami throughout his career. University Museums Curator Sydney Marshall takes you through the new exhibition "Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms."
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.
Legendary band Three Dog Night, now in its fifth decade, claims some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. From 1969 to 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records, or sold more concert tickets.
Monday, 04 Oct 2021
What's your sign? Choose a mug or bowl and personalize with your astrological sign or symbol. Find out more about the Memorial Union Zodiac's traditions and superstitions. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.
This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.
"Live: Singing in Steps," featuring the Cantamus, Lyrica, and Count Me In music department ensembles, conducted by Jennifer Rodgers. The ISU choral ensembles will present a concert that includes layers of music-making and selections that work beyond the concert hall. Be a part of keeping live music alive.
This seminar will cover the unique background and steps taken to grow the next playing surface for Jack Trice Stadium from corn field to football field. A unique partnership between the ISU Department of Horticulture and ISU Athletic Department has allowed future turfgrass managers to learn the steps to establish and grow sod for a new football field.
"Divided We Stand," Marjorie Spruill, author and distinguished professor emerita of history from the University of South Carolina, will be the keynote speaker. This is the closing event of the Hard Won, Not Done 19th Amendment statewide centennial commemoration.
Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021
The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication will celebrate #NewsEngagementDay by focusing on global journalism and the importance of news worldwide. Read, watch, like, tweet, post, listen to, or comment on news, and learn news reporting principles.
Dr. Bernardo del Campo, president, Advanced Renewable Technology International (ARTi), is the featured guest in the ISU Bioeconomy Institute series. Registration (free) is encouraged.
Learn more about ISU Digital Press' book publishing software, Pressbooks, an easy-to-use tool that allows authors to export their online text into multiple formats (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) and integrate interactive videos and tools for active learning.
An introduction to creating functional pottery on the wheel. Start with the building blocks of centering clay and pulling cylinders, and move on to make bowls, mugs, and other forms. Class meets Tuesdays from 2:30-5:30pm for 6 weeks with instructor Valerie Williams.
Hear about how this research is further defining key downstream molecular mechanisms essential to niche formation including maturation of the extracellular matrix and specific signal transduction pathways essential for the earliest hematopoietic stem cells to be specified.
Hear from Dr. Dan Ashlock from the University of Guelph discuss how math professors can dispel the idea that math is awful.
With the synesthetic experience in mind, professional musicians will create improvisations based on the works of art in the reACT exhibition "Color Matters," translating color into sound. Join us and experience the sound of color at this unique event.
Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing, and riveting. Class meets Tuesdays from 6:30-9pm for 4 weeks with instructor Terrie Hoefer.
Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021
In this session, you will learn how to determine whether IRB oversight is required for your project. We'll also examine the various levels of IRB review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Committee).
"Development of New Magnesium Alloys by Innovative Technologies," Dan Shechtman, Nobel Laureate and Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. Light refreshments will be served.
Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.
Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use these beauties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art. Meets Wednesdays from 6-8:30pm for 4 weeks with instructor Rhonda Scott.
ISU's premier student improv troupe presents unscripted fun at its finest every other Wednesday in the M-Shop.
Thursday, 07 Oct 2021
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.
Dr. Cedric Alexander has over forty years in law enforcement, serving as former Chief of Police in DeKalb County, GA, previous President of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives, and member of President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. His talk will focus on the shifting awareness of police scrutiny and accountability as well as share first-hand his experiences with being a police officer of color.
Learn two fiber art processes to create a contemporary "distressed" scarf! Sarah Cady will teach Shibori, one of the earliest Japanese tie-dyeing techniques, which will create patterns on fabric with natural indigo dye. Weeks two and three are with Judy Lemish where you will piece together you dyed fabric with other upcycled cotton textiles.