Wednesday, 02 Nov 2022
Relief Printmaking Demonstration & Discussion with Raluca Iancu
Join Assistant Professor of Art & Visual Culture and Printmaker, Raluca Iancu, as she demonstrates and discusses techniques of relief carved and hand printing.
A Conversation About the 1619 Project with Nikole Hannah-Jones
Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science: A Conversation About the 1619 Project. Nikole Hannah-Jones is the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine. The book version of The 1619 Project was an instant New York Times bestseller. For event restrictions: https://www.lectures.iastate.edu/lectures/conversation-about-1619-project-nikole-hannah-jones
Thursday, 03 Nov 2022
Homecoming: ExCytment in the Streets
Homecoming lawn displays, a tradition since 1912, and parade floats will be on display. Watch 10-minute skits and vote for your favorite parade float.
Cities and Storms: Challenges and Solutions
Jennifer Cherrier is a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Brooklyn College-The City University of New York. She is also the president and founder of Waterway Ecologics. Her 25+ years of research expertise are in aquatic carbon and nitrogen biogeochemistry with a more recent focus on water resource sustainability.
Saturday, 05 Nov 2022
Paint Your Own Pottery
Give Back Week Bring in 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. They aim 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.
Sunday, 06 Nov 2022
The seasons are changing! Come learn about birds with your tot and discover what they do to get ready for winter. This program will include a story, craft, short hike, and lots of nature activities.
Christian Petersen and an Unfolding Legacy of "The Unknown Political Prisoner"
Gather in the exhibition "All the Evils... Christian Petersen and the Art of War" in Morrill Hall for a gallery walk led by guest curator Lea Rosson DeLong focusing on the sculpture "The Unknown Political Prisoner." Recent research completed at the Museums of Modern Art and the Smithsonian Institution's Archives for American Art shed new light on Petersen's sculpture.
Monday, 07 Nov 2022
Caregiving Relationships: Conversations on Aging
Caring for a loved one can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be challenging. Learn to recognize how caregiving affects relationships among family members. You will gain skills in talking and listening to address changing needs in later life.
Community Conversations - "Mental Health Education/Resources"
A conversation with the community on mental health education and resources.
Thursday, 10 Nov 2022
Nature at Noon: A Forever Home
Join Sandi Risdal, the Executive Director of Habitat for Humanity of Central Iowa, as she talks about finding that thing we all seek: "home."
Meatpacking America: How Migration, Work, and Faith Unite and Divide the Heartland
The Midwest became notorious when COVID-19 infections skyrocketed among workers in meatpacking plants. Kristy Nabhan-Warren spent years interviewing Iowans who work in the meatpacking industry, both native-born residents and recent migrants from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Meatpacking America, she digs below the stereotype and reveals the grit and grace of a heartland that is a hub of migration and food production.
Sunday, 13 Nov 2022
Join ISU's Environmental Education Club for storytime, a craft, and fun activities based on a different ecological theme each month. Children of any age can come explore and learn more about our environment. This month's event will be all about how seeds travel.
Projects in Process: The Building of the Art on Campus Collection
Director and Chief Curator Lynette Pohlman will discuss the latest campus public art projects from conception and fabrication to installation, care, and education of the public.
Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022
America Recycles Day
Join the Celebration - America Recycles Day 2022!! Learn about the BOSS YOUR TOSS waste minimization and diversion maximization campaign, test your recycling skills, see "upfront and personal" a representative HEAP of garbage bags representing each individual's annual trash contribution to the planet, be a part of a "I BOSS MY TOSS" promotional rap video and "Recycling Shuffle;" viral line dancing video.
Thursday, 17 Nov 2022
Make sure to stop by the Literary Grounds Bookstore for a sale featuring vintage and collectible books. $1 off everything in the store (except book bundles and items marked $1).
Monday, 21 Nov 2022
Wreath Making Workshop
Learn how to make the perfect holiday wreath!
Wednesday, 30 Nov 2022
Art Mart Holiday Sale
The annual holiday art sale at the Memorial Union will be held from November 30 - December 3. Hours are Wednesday 4-7pm, Thursday 10am-4pm, Friday noon-8pm and Saturday 10am-1pm. The event features one-of-a-kind gifts from our campus community of artists that are perfect for the holidays. The Memorial Union is located at 2229 Lincoln Way on the Iowa State campus, and hourly parking is available in the ramp on the east side of the building.