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Sunday, 12 Apr 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 12, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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 a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Monday, 13 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 13, 2015

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Walk-In Craft: Scarf Dyeing

Apr 13, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$14

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Dye a silk or cotton scarf with patterns and variations in tones. Choose from two natural dyes - Indigo which makes vibrant blue or kamala which makes golden yellow.

Understanding the Religious and Spiritual Lives of College-Age Americans

Apr 13, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Souls in Transition," Christian Smith, professor of sociology and director of the Center for the Study of Religion and Society, University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Supple Lecture Series

Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 14, 2015

8:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Welcome reception: CALS Student Services

Apr 14, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

Meet Elizabeth Martinez-Podolsky, undergraduate retention specialist in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' student services office. She will act as the CALS multicultural liaison officer and provide programming for a broad range of student interests including undergraduate multicultural, adult, LGBT, veteran and military students.

Lecture: The Politics of Global Food Security

Apr 14, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Philip McMichael is Professor and Chair of Development Sociology at Cornell University.

Open Mic Night

Apr 14, 2015

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

Health Screenings

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Kinesiology Student activities

Students in kinesiology's HS380 class will conduct free health screenings (blood pressure and body composition) on April 13, 14 and 15.

Film & Discussion: Love Is a Verb

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM

Carver Hall Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

A documentary examining Hizmet, or the Gulen Movement. Executive Producer Kenneth L. Hunter and co-producer Hakan Berberoglu will provide opening remarks and participate in a discussion following the 55-minute film.

Walk-In Craft: Shrinky Dink Jewelry

Apr 15, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Shrink plastic is lightweight, easy to draw on and fun! The possibilities are endless in creating unique designs for colorful jewelry.

The Hunting Ground: Documentary & Discussion about Sexual Assault on Campus

Apr 15, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The Hunting Ground, a 90-minute film, weaves together verite footage and first-person testimonies of sexual assault survivors on U.S. campuses. A Q&A discussion about Iowa State University and Ames community response services available to students will follow the film. Iowa State President Steven Leath and the university's Chief of Police Jerry Stewart will provide opening remarks.

Shook Twins

Apr 15, 2015

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Born and raised in Sandpoint Idaho, Shook Twins are an Indie folk-pop band now hailing from coniferous forested Portland, Oregon. Identical twins, Katelyn and Laurie Shook, Kyle Volkman and Niko Daoussis form the core quartet.

Thursday, 16 Apr 2015

Walk-In Craft: Lucky Pennies

Apr 16, 2015

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$6

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, graduation and spring weddings are coming up soon! Stamp LUCK into a penny and make it into a pendant or keychain. Pennies available or bring a special one for the occasion.

Lecture: Immigration and Mental Health

Apr 16, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Melba Vasquez is a past president of the American Psychological Association and led the organization's national taskforce on how immigration affects the mental heath status of immigrants and their children.

Cyclone Voice featuring Andy Grammer

Apr 16, 2015

8:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cyclone Voice is a singing competition that highlights the vocal talents of Iowa State students. This year's finale host will be singer-songwriter Andy Grammer. Andy is known for his hit songs "Keep Your Head Up," "Fine By Me," and his latest chart-climbing hit "Honey, I'm Good." Andy will emcee the event and will perform a few songs right before the winner is announced.

Friday, 17 Apr 2015

Paint Your Own Pottery: Garden Ghomes

Apr 17, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. From 3 inch minis to a foot tall "Ginormagnome," find a friend to guard your summer garden.

Tiny Moving Parts

Apr 17, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tiny Moving Parts are an emo/ math rock band from Benson, MN. The group, a self-described family band, started playing together in junior high and have continued writing music and performing since. In 2010 they released their first EP, Moving To Antarctica.

Saturday, 18 Apr 2015

Open house and pancake breakfast

Apr 18, 2015

7:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ames Municipal Airport, 2501 Airport Drive

free (breakfast $4-$6)

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

Annual fly-in breakfast hosted by the ISU Flying Cyclones Club. Pancake breakfast is $6 for adults; $4 for kids. ISU aviation clubs and organizations will be present as well as other local aviation groups. Airplane rides are available at additional cost.

International Food Fair

Apr 18, 2015

11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$3 admission, food tickets $1 each

International Students and Scholars Diversity Student activities

Sample the cuisine of 13 different countries and regional student groups. This event is open to the public.

Matt Hires

Apr 18, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$8 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On the surface, 22-year-old Florida native Matt Hires seems to be the epitome of the sunshine state: bare-footed, artistic, and coolly easy-going. But there's a lot more to him than meets the eye. As a child, Matt was introduced to different musical genres by his father.

Sunday, 19 Apr 2015

Argentine Tango Class

Apr 19, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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 a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Lecture: Reflections on the Asian American Experience

Apr 19, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Karate Chops, Geishas & Nerds," John Palmer, Colgate University. He discusses the complex nature of race and how we can begin to address race and racism from a fresh perspective. Asian Heritage Week Performance Night Keynote Speaker

Monday, 20 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 20, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Lecture: The First Amendment in the 21st Century

Apr 20, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center and a founding editor at USA Today. First Amendment Day Series Keynote.

Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 21, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Caucus Cup Debate

Apr 21, 2015

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The ISU College Democrats will debate the College Republicans on an issue of the day. First Amendment Day Celebration

Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015

Used Magazine Sale

Apr 22, 2015

8:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Browsing Library, MU

25 cents

Student Activities Center Student activities

All magazines are just 25 cents! Stop in to help us reduce, reuse, and recycle during Earth Week.

Reception: Biorenewables Art Competition

Apr 22, 2015

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Lobby, Biorenewables Research Laboratory

free

Bioeconomy Institute Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

This 6th annual competition is a collaboration between the Bioeconomy Institute and the Integrated Studio Arts program in the College of Design. Award winners will be announced during a short 4:15 p.m. program.

Lecture: Climate Urgency

Apr 22, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.