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Monday, 01 Nov 2021

CyThx at ISU Recognition Project (Nov. 1-30)

Nov 01, 2021

All day

Online

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Special events

To celebrate effective teaching, advising, and mentoring, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) partners with ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate for the annual recognition project #CyThx at Iowa State University.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Give Back Week

Nov 01, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Bring in a non-perishable food in exchange for $5 off pottery painting. Donations will be delivered to The SHOP (Students Helping our Peers), a student-run, on-campus food pantry. Their mission is to engage with anti-hunger, advocate, and serve the student population by increasing hunger awareness and food security. Information about SHOP and how to get involved will be available. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Tuesday, 02 Nov 2021

Mecca and the Hajj under Quarantine from Cholera to COVID-19

Nov 02, 2021

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

In light of our current global crisis with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and its role in Saudi Arabia's difficult decision to dramatically restrict hajj, umrah, and tourism travel in 2020 and 2021, the relevance of Mecca's pandemic past raises urgent new questions for understanding the present and future of pilgrimage management and even wider questions of mass mobility, tourism, travel restrictions, and border management.

Wednesday, 03 Nov 2021

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Nov 03, 2021

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

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.

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Nov 03, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU's premier student improv troupe presents unscripted fun at its finest every other Wednesday in the M-Shop.

Thursday, 04 Nov 2021

Folded Forms & Twisted Figures: An evening of dance & art

Nov 04, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Performances of original compositions under the direction of Kinesiology faculty member Cynthia Adams. Dance students and Orchesis I dancers will present choreography inspired by their close investigations at the sculptures and drawings from the exhibition "Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms."

Minorities Report: Indigenous Peoples in Socialist and Post-Socialist China

Nov 04, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

What are "indigenous peoples" in China, and what are their worlds like? How did the Ming and Qing states manage non-Han indigenous peoples through the native hereditary chieftain system (known as the tusi system)? How did the socialist state create a nation of 56 nationalities, and what were its policies towards so-called "minority nationalities?" Erik Mueggler, University of Michigan, will deliver the Phi Beta Kappa Lecture.

Cyclone Cinema: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 04, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Friday, 05 Nov 2021

Distinguished Awards Ceremony

Nov 05, 2021

10:00 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The university's highest awards to alumni and friends will be presented, with a reception immediately following the ceremony.

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Energy Matters

Nov 05, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Energy Matters," Michael Van Parys, architect at Van Parys Architecture + Design and leader of the Energy Vault Innovation Sprint. Michael is an experienced Principal Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture & planning industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Sales, Feasibility Studies, Construction, and Management. Strong in sustainable design solutions, problem solving and creative thinking.

Carillon Concert

Nov 05, 2021

12:30 PM

Sukup Hall atrium

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A student concert performed on the one-fifth carillon and campanile model. The performances also will be livestreamed on Facebook.

Swimming vs. Omaha

Nov 05, 2021

4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Omaha.

Cyclone Cinema: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 05, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Saturday, 06 Nov 2021

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Nov 06, 2021

All day

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, fun and games, shopping, food and drink, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open three hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Football vs. Texas

Nov 06, 2021

All day

Jack Trice Stadium

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cyclone Cinema: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 06, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Sunday, 07 Nov 2021

Sunday Tours: Art within the Scheman Building

Nov 07, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Iowa State Center, specifically the Scheman building, has been a hub of events and entertainment for over 50 years. This tour highlights the history of the Scheman building and the art within.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 07, 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: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 07, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.

Monday, 08 Nov 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: Sweater Weather Week

Nov 08, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Paint a mug for your hot chocolate, and bowl for warm soup, or choose from leaf-shaped dishes perfect for your fall décor. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Gold Star Hall Ceremony

Nov 08, 2021

3:15 PM

Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

Three veterans, all former students, who died in military combat and whose names are engraved on the walls of Gold Star Hall will be memorialized during the ceremony. Photos, memorabilia and the personal stories of these Iowa Staters will be shared.

Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Nov 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3560 Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures

"Moving on From Pronouns," Andra Castle, assistant director of the Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity. Castle will talk about gender in the workplace and how to develop understanding of gender to create and sustain gender inclusivity, including third person pronouns, how to navigate pronoun changes, and what pronouns teach us about gender. They will provide action steps and reflection questions to help guide understanding.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 09, 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.

Innovation 101: How to Use the Student Innovation Center

Nov 09, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

Explore the Boeing Advanced Fabrication and Assembly Shop in the Student Innovation Center. Registration (free) required.

Men's Basketball vs. Kennesaw State

Nov 09, 2021

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kennesaw State. Dates and times subject to change. Please visit the cyclones.com website for updates and information.

Uncles Sam Wants Who? Women, Men, and the Meaning of American Selective Service

Nov 09, 2021

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Why is the question of whether women, just like men, should register with Selective Service controversial? Amy J. Rutenberg will discuss the current push for women to register in the context of the different meanings Americans have attributed to military service and the draft, over time.

Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021

Art Walk: Women Makers in the Victorian Era

Nov 10, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

The Victorian lady was the original craft queen and DIY-er. While many imagine them as sitting decorously in parlors with baskets of needlework, Victorian women were capable of much more than that. Join University Museums to uncover the stories of women crafters.

Concert: Levi Hummon and Roman Alexander

Nov 10, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12-$16

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Levi Hummon made his imprint on the Nashville community long before he realized the extent of his craft. Born and raised in Music City, Hummon was surrounded by all the greats. A product of his environment, he was named one of Entertainment Weekly's '5 Artists Breaking Now' and Rolling Stone Country's 'One to Watch.' He's toured with acts including Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Lady Antebellum, and had recent features in both Billboard and Forbes.

Thursday, 11 Nov 2021

Schooltime Matinee Series: Street Scene

Nov 11, 2021

10:00 AM

Fisher Theatre

$4

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

In an epic collaboration with ISU Music's Opera Studio, youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Part of the Schooltime Matinee Series.

Volleyball vs. Kansas State

Nov 11, 2021

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Kansas State.