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What is featured?

Thursday, 28 Mar 2019

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Haitian Culture Night

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join Exercise is Medicine at Iowa State University for a Haitian Culture Night philanthropic event. Attendees will get a glimpse of Haitian culture through song, dance, and art.

Lecture: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

David R. Montgomery is a professor at the University of Washington will speak about his most recent book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life," and make a case for how agriculture can be the to global environmental problems. Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture.

The Wit & Fantasy of Bes-Ben Millinery

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 2019, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Guest speaker Elizabeth Jachimowicz will talk about mid-century millinery designer Benjamin Green-Field.

The Sound of Music

Mar 28, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award winner for Best Score, The Sound of Music, will play Stephens Auditorium on March 28. The spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences with classics like "My Favorite Things," "Do-Re-Mi," and "Climb Ev'ry Mountain." A pre-show dinner is available for this performance.

Lecture: The Farmer, the Artist and the Aerial Photographer

Mar 28, 2019

8:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Re-Envisioning the 1930s Midwest: The Farmer, the Artist, and the Aerial Photographer." Jason Weems is an associate professor of American art, visuality and material culture studies at the University of California, Riverside. His talk is part of an interdisciplinary symposium on the history of Midwest science and engineering.

Friday, 29 Mar 2019

Ready to Run Iowa

Mar 29, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$25

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Training, development

Ready to Run Iowa is a nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Registration is required.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC or IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Mar 29, 2019

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Dominions: Survey and Surveil in the Global Map

Mar 29, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lawrence Bird, an architect, educator and artist from Winnipeg, Canada, draws on his recent video projects to discuss two surveying systems -- Canada's 19th-century Dominion Land Survey (analogous to the American Public Land Survey) and Google Earth. These systems can be seen as a tool of colonial domination. Part of the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

12:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"What to do with photos and specimens." Join insect documentarian Jim Durbin for a discussion of his method of curating specimens and cataloguing photos.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

12:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training." Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this training from Reiman Gardens' entomology staff.

Lawn mower service days

Mar 29, 2019

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$30 (riding mower $50, weed eater $15), pickup and delivery extra

Agriculture Systems Technology Club Special events

Members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club will provide a routine service: oil change, spark plug replacement, blade sharpening, air filter cleaning, deck cleaning and power wash (no major repairs). Service days continue March 30 (8 a.m.-3 p.m.)

Does my ____ scare you? Let's talk about it - An open discussion on microaggressions & perceived bias

Mar 29, 2019

1:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Lover Chancler, Director of The Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity at University of Central Missouri, will facilitate an honest discussion in a safe environment about the ways that we are different and the ways that we are similar related to diversity, equity and inclusion in our community. We will explore the impact that microaggressions and perceived bias have had on all of our lives.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Identification of Moths." Join entomologist Moni Hayne and insect documentarian Jim Durbin to learn about using the Moth Identification program with specific body and wing shapes to identify family of lepidoptera specimens.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Elephant in the Room

Mar 29, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

A symbol of strength, wisdom and luck, elephants are the top of many favorite animal lists. Paint figurines, banks, ring holders and mugs, or draw your own beautiful beast on any bisque you choose.

Softball

Mar 29, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Day of Insects Reception

Mar 29, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Again this year for individuals that are in town early the night before our annual Day of Insects (DOI), we will have an opening reception.

Planetarium Show

Mar 29, 2019

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 29, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Global Gala

Mar 29, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Global Gala is an annual celebration of the various cultures on the Iowa State campus. Student organizations showcase their cultural heritage through dance, music and fashion in an effort to promote diversity and celebrate all cultures.

SciNite

Mar 29, 2019

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

$0

Live Green Live Green

SciNite, hosted by the Student Government Sustainability Committee, will focus on highlighting sustainability projects by Iowa State University students and faculty, as well as other educational topics surrounding sustainability, like environmental awareness. Each presentation will last approximately 20 minutes, and in between each presentation, unique performances. A fun night of active learning and appreciating the work done at ISU.

Performance: San Francisco Symphony

Mar 29, 2019

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$105

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Widely considered to be among the most artistically adventurous and innovative arts institutions in the U.S., The San Francisco Symphony will play Stephens Auditorium on March 29. The SF Symphony was established by a group of San Francisco citizens, music-lovers, and musicians in the wake of the 1906 earthquake, and almost immediately, it revitalized the city's cultural life.

Saturday, 30 Mar 2019

Day of Insects

Mar 30, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate the annual Day of Insects at Reiman Gardens. Enjoy a day filled with presentations from professionals, academics, advocates, and enthusiasts.

Lawn mower service days

Mar 30, 2019

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

West side of Sukup Hall

$30 (riding mower $50, weed eater $15), pickup and delivery extra

Agriculture Systems Technology Club Special events

Members of the Agricultural Systems Technology Club will provide a routine service: oil change, spark plug replacement, blade sharpening, air filter cleaning, deck cleaning and power wash (no major repairs).

Leave Your Trace: Footprint Casting

Mar 30, 2019

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Drop in and be part of a collaborative art project exploring art and place with Rosie Manzo. Cast your footprints on Saturday, and stop back within the next week to add words and imagery that are a reflection of you. Footprints will be places along a local trail to create a community art installation. Open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Drop in but give yourself an hour.

Softball

Mar 30, 2019

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

STEM Fest

Mar 30, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Howe, Sukup and Elings halls

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

This event gives kids of all ages a chance to learn about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations and companies. Activities include robotics, Wildlife Care Clinic, virtual reality, tractors, Science Center Star Lab, Insect Zoo and 3-D printing. Register in advance or at the door.

Workshop: Morel mushroom certification

Mar 30, 2019

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1302 Advanced Teaching and Research Building

$50

ISU Extension and Outreach Training, development

To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified as morels. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true morels from false morels. Register online.

Cyclone Cinema: On The Basis of Sex

Mar 30, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On The Basis of Sex is a PG-13 drama movie rated 3 stars. Ruth Bader Ginsburg faces adversity and numerous obstacles in her fight for equal rights. Watch Ruth take on a court case that could alter the way courts view gender discrimination. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.