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Sunday, 06 Feb 2022

Argentine Tango Drop-In Lessons

Feb 06, 2022

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512, Memorial Union

5 lessons for $35 ISU, $45 public

Memorial Union programs Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. Classes meet every Sunday and drop-ins are welcome. Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Open to ages 18+.

Cyclone Cinema: Eternals

Feb 06, 2022

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Cyclone Cinema is presented by the Student Union Board and showcases a variety of film genres, screening a different movie every weekend Thursday - Sunday during the semester. Sunday film screenings are in open caption format. All other screenings can be open caption as well, as long as the request is made to the staff prior to the movie starting.

Monday, 07 Feb 2022

Pop Up Valentine Art Shop

Feb 07, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Find one-of-a-kind gifts! For the eco-friendly, choose a succulent in pottery from The Workspace. Write an ode to your partner, paste photos, or draw a cute cartoon in a small accordion book or get a kit to make your own from scratch. Find the perfect little marbled dish, or choose from an array of delightful Valentine's Day cards created by Kristin Erdman. We can even help you out with gift wrapping before you go.

Drop-In Craft: Valentine Hearts

Feb 07, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$8-$10 in studio / $10-$12 to-go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

A hand-made valentine is the BEST and even better when it's something a little different. Paint or decoupage a flat wood heart cutout to show all the loves to your mate this year.

From ISU Student to CIA Spy: The Dangers of Clandestine Government Operations

Feb 07, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

While an Iowa State student, Verne Lyon was recruited by the CIA to spy on college professors and fellow students as part of Operation CHAOS, a massive domestic surveillance program carried out at the height of the Vietnam War. He was later dispatched to Cuba to subvert the Castro regime. His book, Eyes on Havana: Memoir of an American Spy Betrayed by the CIA, chronicles the actions Lyon took on campus and abroad.

Town Hall: Ames Climate Action Plan

Feb 07, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Community activities Conferences Live Green

Ask questions, share concerns and learn more about the city of Ames climate action planning process. The town hall also will be livestreamed.

Performance: Fiddler on the Roof

Feb 07, 2022

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher brings his fresh take on a beloved masterpiece to life as Fiddle on the Roof begins a North American tour direct from Broadway. A wonderful cast and a lavish orchestra tell this heartwarming story of fathers and daughters, husbands and wives, and the timeless traditions that define faith and family.

Tuesday, 08 Feb 2022

Seminar: Tackling maize's contribution to climate change by learning from all plant genomic diversity

Feb 08, 2022

4:10 AM - 5:00 AM

Virtual

free

Research Lectures

Join this Genetics, Development and Cell Biology department seminar to hear about research helping maize agriculture adapt to climate change and become a key element in carbon sequestration.

Pop Up Valentine Art Shop

Feb 08, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Find one-of-a-kind gifts! For the eco-friendly, choose a succulent in pottery from The Workspace. Write an ode to your partner, paste photos, or draw a cute cartoon in a small accordion book or get a kit to make your own from scratch. Find the perfect little marbled dish, or choose from an array of delightful Valentine's Day cards created by Kristin Erdman. We can even help you out with gift wrapping before you go.

Drop-In Craft: Valentine Hearts

Feb 08, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$8-$10 in studio / $10-$12 to-go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

A hand-made valentine is the BEST and even better when it's something a little different. Paint or decoupage a flat wood heart cutout to show all the loves to your mate this year.

Workshop: Introduction to Patent Searching

Feb 08, 2022

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn the basics of patent searching: the key components of patent documents that are useful for searching, types of patent search (and when you really do need a lawyer), free search tools, and basic strategies for finding relevant patents. Registration required.

Innovation 101: How to Use the Student Innovation Center

Feb 08, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Explore the Heavy Metal Shop and Composite Fabrication opportunities in the Student Innovation Center. Registration (free) required.

Wednesday, 09 Feb 2022

Pop Up Valentine Art Shop

Feb 09, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Find one-of-a-kind gifts! For the eco-friendly, choose a succulent in pottery from The Workspace. Write an ode to your partner, paste photos, or draw a cute cartoon in a small accordion book or get a kit to make your own from scratch. Find the perfect little marbled dish, or choose from an array of delightful Valentine's Day cards created by Kristin Erdman. We can even help you out with gift wrapping before you go.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Feb 09, 2022

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

General Events Conferences Student activities

This in-person 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.

People to People Career Fair

Feb 09, 2022

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

General Events Conferences Student activities

This in-person 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.

Drop-In Craft: Valentine Hearts

Feb 09, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$8-$10 in studio / $10-$12 to-go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

A hand-made valentine is the BEST and even better when it's something a little different. Paint or decoupage a flat wood heart cutout to show all the loves to your mate this year.

Wheel Pottery Class

Feb 09, 2022

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Workspace

ISU $125 / Public $135

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

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. Learn how to pull handles, glaze, and finishing techniques, and build the skills needed to continue on your own. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Panel: Black Mental Health

Feb 09, 2022

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

204 Carver Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Diversity

The Multicultural Student Success office in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is hosting the panel.

Exhibition Reception: Vibrant Matter

Feb 09, 2022

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Meetings, receptions

Opening reception for artist Julie W. Chang's "Vibrant Matter" exhibition.

Town Hall for faculty and staff: 2022-31 Strategic Plan development

Feb 09, 2022

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

0114 Student Innovation Center (lower level auditorium) and via Webex

free

General Events Special events

The planning committee will share drafts of "to be" statements and proposals for measuring success, for discussion and input.

Seed Sovereignty: Who Owns the Seeds of the World

Feb 09, 2022

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WebEx (see below)

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Winona LaDuke is a Harvard-educated economist, environmental activist, author, hemp farmer, grandmother, and a two-time former Green Party Vice President candidate with Ralph Nader. LaDuke specializes in rural development, economic, food, and energy sovereignty and environmental justice. Living and working on the White Earth reservation in northern Minnesota, she leads several organizations.

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Feb 09, 2022

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Iowa State's premier student improv comedy troupe! They perform in the M-Shop on select Wednesday nights during the semester.

Thursday, 10 Feb 2022

Pop Up Valentine Art Shop

Feb 10, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Find one-of-a-kind gifts! For the eco-friendly, choose a succulent in pottery from The Workspace. Write an ode to your partner, paste photos, or draw a cute cartoon in a small accordion book or get a kit to make your own from scratch. Find the perfect little marbled dish, or choose from an array of delightful Valentine's Day cards created by Kristin Erdman. We can even help you out with gift wrapping before you go.

Caterpillar Club

Feb 10, 2022

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM

Reiman Gardens

See below.

Reiman Gardens

Join us outdoors* weekly for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories followed by nature exploration and activities.

Nature at Noon

Feb 10, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

See below

Reiman Gardens

"Are you a good neighbor? How to make your home a healthier place for all creatures," Beth Waage and Erica Place from Story County Conservation will talk about nature, conservation, and what it means to live as a neighbor with all creatures.

Drop-In Craft: Valentine Hearts

Feb 10, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$8-$10 in studio / $10-$12 to-go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

A hand-made valentine is the BEST and even better when it's something a little different. Paint or decoupage a flat wood heart cutout to show all the loves to your mate this year.

Royal Craft: History of the Roycroft

Feb 10, 2022

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Virtual on Zoom

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

The history of the Roycroft Campus, one of the first Arts and Crafts communities in America, told through unique artifacts of the Gilded Age by Alan Nowicki, Roycroft Campus Program Director.

Cyclone Cinema: King Richard

Feb 10, 2022

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Cyclone Cinema is presented by the Student Union Board and showcases a variety of film genres, screening a different movie every weekend Thursday - Sunday during the semester. Sunday film screenings are in open caption format. All other screenings can be open caption as well, as long as the request is made to the staff prior to the movie starting.

Friday, 11 Feb 2022

Track and Field

Feb 11, 2022

All day

Lied Recreation Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Classic indoor track and field meet.

Pop Up Valentine Art Shop

Feb 11, 2022

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Find one-of-a-kind gifts! For the eco-friendly, choose a succulent in pottery from The Workspace. Write an ode to your partner, paste photos, or draw a cute cartoon in a small accordion book or get a kit to make your own from scratch. Find the perfect little marbled dish, or choose from an array of delightful Valentine's Day cards created by Kristin Erdman. We can even help you out with gift wrapping before you go.