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Wednesday, 21 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 21, 2021

8:30 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Symposium on Undergraduate Research." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Virtual Conference: National Institute of Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Education

Apr 21, 2021

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Online

$0-$50

Centers and Institutes Conferences

The #EngageAMR21 virtual conference includes a variety of traditional presentations, interactive talks, and facilitated discussions. The student poster contest is online and will award cash prizes to the top three submissions. The conference is open to both members and nonmembers.

Thursday, 22 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 22, 2021

8:30 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Civic Innovation: Community Change Making." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Earth Day Celebration

Apr 22, 2021

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

South Library Lawn

free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.

The Costs of Activism: A Dilemma for the Individual Asian American

Apr 22, 2021

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Online

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Lisa K. Son, Professor of Psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University, specializes in human learning and memory, and in metacognition. Her research focuses on how accurately people know the "self" and on the optimization of long-term retention. Dr. Son has recently become active in the movement against anti-Asian racism.

"Hey! That's My Book!": Taking Your Writing from Distant Dreams to Shelves

Apr 22, 2021

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Debut authors Rachel Mans McKenny and Denise Williams will take participant questions about writing, finding time, balancing a writing career with full-time work and family responsibilities, balancing creativity with business, and that unbelievable moment you see your book on the shelf.

Lecture: Kidney to Share

Apr 22, 2021

7:00 PM

See WebEx Link

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

In her book "Kidney to Share," Martha Gershun tells the story of her decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. She takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are physically and psychologically fit to take the risk of a major operation.

Friday, 23 Apr 2021

Ignite Innovation Virtual Showcase

Apr 23, 2021

7:45 AM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Conferences Lectures

"Innovation Everywhere." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.

Youth Programs Symposium

Apr 23, 2021

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Office of Risk Management Conferences

The virtual symposium will provide information, support and inspiration for youth program leaders and other faculty and staff who work with youth programming at Iowa State.

Cyclone Voice

Apr 23, 2021

7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

Free

General Events Student activities

Pop/hip-hop musician Gnash will host Iowa State University's annual singing competition, Cyclone Voice. The event will feature 14 ISU students vying to become the next Cyclone Voice. Doors will open by 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, 24 Apr 2021

Virtual conference: Rock of Ages

Apr 24, 2021

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$27-$33

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Rock of Ages: All-Star Reunion Concert," a Broadway livestream experience of the five-time Tony Award-nominated musical Proceeds support Stephens Auditorium.

A Thousand Thunderbolts: Commemorating the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Apr 24, 2021

7:30 PM

Online

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

A live performance by the Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra to commemorate the victims of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst chapters of racial violence in the United States. Livestream details TBA.

Sunday, 25 Apr 2021

United at the Union bridal expo

Apr 25, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Conferences

"United at the Union" bridal expo, hosted by the Memorial Union. Preregister to be entered in prize drawings and discounts. Face coverings will be required for all vendors and attendees. Six-foot social distancing is encouraged, and hand sanitizer will be available upon entry.

Tuesday, 27 Apr 2021

Retirement reception: Mark Turner

Apr 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

Turner, a building services specialist at the Memorial Union, is retiring from the university April 28 after 40 years of service.

The Products and Markets of American Commercial Whaling, 1750-1920

Apr 27, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Virtual Webinar: Pre-register to receive the meeting link

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Learn about the rise and fall of using whale oil in lamps with guest speaker Michael Dyer, Curator of Maritime History at the New Bedford Whaling Museum; in conjunction with the exhibition Flicker and Flame: Whale Oil and Kerosene Lamps at the Farm House Museum.

Wednesday, 28 Apr 2021

CODAC Spring Sale - Day 1

Apr 28, 2021

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Front entrance, College of Design

College of Design Arts, performances

Sale of work by students in integrated studio arts/integrated visual arts and members of the College of Design Art Club (CODAC). Profits up to $1,500 will be donated to the SHOP food pantry on campus. To comply with pandemic protocols, the sale will take place outdoors under the overhang at the front entrance to the College of Design.