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What is featured?

Thursday, 06 Mar 2014

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Mar 06, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents March 12 meeting in Iowa City.

Pop Art Jewelry Class

Mar 06, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23/Public $33Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Create fun, colorful jewelry using aluminum cans.

Stained Glass Class

Mar 06, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $81/ Public $91 Includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create a beautiful piece to capture the light through your windows. Learn how to cut, foil and solder glass using a pattern you choose or design.

Documentary and discussion: Girl Rising

Mar 06, 2014

7:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Girl Rising journeys around the globe to witness the strength of the human spirit and the power of education to change the world. Viewers get to know nine unforgettable girls living in the developing world: ordinary girls who confront tremendous challenges and overcome nearly impossible odds to pursue their dreams. Prize-winning authors put the girls' remarkable stories into words, and renowned actors give them voice.

Lessons from the Past for a Sustainable Future

Mar 06, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"The Extinction of the Passenger Pigeon: Lessons from the Past for a Sustainable Future," Dr. Stanley Temple. Temple's talk marks the centennial of the extinction of the passenger pigeon in 1914. He uses the passenger pigeon to call attention to the world's ongoing extinction crisis and our relationship with other species.

PoPS Studio Open House

Mar 06, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Morrill Hall Lower Gallery

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Students and faculty in the spring-semester Products of Public Space multidisciplinary option studio will be available with a full display of student projects produced so far this semester. Focus will be on the potential for wind power and food vending in downtown Des Moines. The campus community and public are invited to stop by to view and learn more about the work and the studio.

Friday, 07 Mar 2014

Open forum: Animal science department chair finalist

Mar 07, 2014

10:00 AM

Room 1204 Kildee Hall

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Mark McGuire, professor of lactation physiology at the University of Idaho, will discuss his leadership style and vision for the department. He is one of three candidates interviewing for the position.

ISCORE Keynote: Harold Martin

Mar 07, 2014

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Student activities

Harold Martin Sr. is the chancellor at North Carolina A&T State University.

Micro-Biblioteca Open House

Mar 07, 2014

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Design on Main, 207 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Special events

Open house hosted by Studio Andino, a College of Design interdisciplinary option studio that is developing a micro-library for the community organization La Pena de los Lunes in El Carmen, Comas, Peru. Learn about the project and consider donating children's books in Spanish or English to help supply the library.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Sci-Fi Characters

Mar 07, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace in the Memorial Union

$4 ISU/$5 Public + The cost of the Bisque you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

From Dr. Who and Darth Vader to Optimus Prime and Bilbo Baggins, use a stencil and transfer your favorite character on your piece.

Tennis

Mar 07, 2014

5:00 PM

Ames Racquet & Fitness

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Drake.

Gymnastics

Mar 07, 2014

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$4-$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa (Iowa Corn Cy-Hawk Series).

Now: Integrated Visual Arts Exhibition Opening Reception

Mar 07, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Community Gallery, Octagon Center for the Arts

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Opening reception for exhibition of work by graduate students in the ISU integrated visual arts program. The show will be on display through May 8. Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and closed on Sunday.

Dance social

Mar 07, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Performance: Amadeus

Mar 07, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $17.00, seniors $15.00, students $9.00

Theatre Arts, performances Student activities

Amadeus tells a story of both fact and fiction about Mozart, one of the greatest composers who has ever lived. Mozart himself once described a genius by saying, "Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go into the making of a genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."

ISU AfterDark

Mar 07, 2014

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

MU

free

Student Union Board Student activities

ISU AfterDark will feature screenwriter Max Brooks and Second City Imrov Group!

Performance: The Second City

Mar 07, 2014

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances

The Second City, the company that launched the careers of Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more, brings the next generation of the comedy world's best and brightest in an evening of hilarious sketch comedy and improvisation. Whether it's ripped from the morning headlines or a classic gem from their archives, The Second City is always a laugh out loud hit.

10 Lessons for Surviving a Zombie Attack

Mar 07, 2014

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Max Brooks, author of The Zombie Survival Guide and a Emmy Award-winning writer for Saturday Night Live, is considered to be one of the world's foremost Zombie experts. His bestselling book World War Z was recently made into a movie starring Brad Pitt.

Saturday, 08 Mar 2014

Garage sale

Mar 08, 2014

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free for members, garden admission rates apply

Reiman Gardens Special events

Items from the horticulture department and gift shop are offered at reduced prices.

Men's Basketball

Mar 08, 2014

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Oklahoma State.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Mar 08, 2014

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

Performance: Amadeus

Mar 08, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $17.00, seniors $15.00, students $9.00

Theatre Arts, performances Student activities

Amadeus tells a story of both fact and fiction about Mozart, one of the greatest composers who has ever lived. Mozart himself once described a genius by saying, "Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go into the making of a genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."

Sunday, 09 Mar 2014

Reiman Gardens' Garage Sale

Mar 09, 2014

All day

Reiman Gardens

Free for members; price of admissio for general public.

Reiman Gardens

Spring cleaning is starting early at Reiman Gardens, and we invite you to come celebrate at our Gardens' Garage Sale! Discover items from our Gift Shop and horticulture department at drastically reduced prices that are perfect for your home and garden.

Performance: Amadeus

Mar 09, 2014

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $17.00, seniors $15.00, students $9.00

Theatre Arts, performances Student activities

Amadeus tells a story of both fact and fiction about Mozart, one of the greatest composers who has ever lived. Mozart himself once described a genius by saying, "Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go into the making of a genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."