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Friday, 12 Sep 2014

Ballroom dance showcase

Sep 12, 2014

9:15 PM - 9:30 PM

196 Forker

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free ballroom performance, showcasing tango and swing. The performance features the Des Moines Dance ballroom formation team.

Saturday, 13 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 13, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Sunday, 14 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 14, 2014

1:00 AM - 4:00 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 14, 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

Monday, 15 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 15, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Digital Camera Basics Class

Sep 15, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Long shots and short shots: everyone wants to take a good photograph. Learn the basics of using your Digital SLR camera including settings, speeds, lighting and composition. Students will explore campus to use their new skills shooting photographs of their favorite sites and share those photographs to discuss technique, composition and design.

Where Does the Bible Come From?

Sep 15, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rev. Charles Bobertz is a professor of New Testament Theology at Saint John's School of Theology Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Going Out in Style: The Folk Art of Fantasy Coffins

Sep 15, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Eric Adjetey Anang is Ghana's leading fantasy coffin artist and the grandson of Seth Kane Kwei, who helped found the folk art tradition.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 16, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 16, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Concert: SKATERS

Sep 16, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 ISU Students | $14 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

SKATERS formed in NYC in 2012 after spending a year trading demos back and forth from members living in Los Angeles to one in London. They met in the middle to record an EP in a Manhattan loft, and never left the city. The result is a smart, dynamic punk record drawing inspiration from obscure genres and cultures.

Yes, Iowa, There Is a Future for Newspapers

Sep 16, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Rick Green is publisher of the Des Moines Register. Chamberlin Lecture in Journalism

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 17, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Walk-In Craft: Silkscreen Prints

Sep 17, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per print

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create patterned paper that can be used for handmade cards and tags, gift wrap, incorporated into collage, or simply framed and displayed in your space. A variety of screens will be prepared and we will show you how to use a squeegee for inking.

Belly Dance Basics Workshop

Sep 17, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Grab your friends and join Shiara for an evening dedicated to exploring some of the basic rhythms and beautiful dance props used in Middle Eastern Belly Dance! A few props will be provided and shared between students. Students are encouraged to bring their own veils and canes if they have them.

Panel: The U.S. Supreme Court on Religious Liberty, Birth Control and Corporate Personhood

Sep 17, 2014

8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Panelists will discuss recent Supreme Court rulings as well as potential cases that may go before the court. Panelists include ACLU of Iowa Executive Director Ben Stone. Iowa State Bioethics Program Director Clark Wolf will moderate. Constitution Day Event

Belly Dance Basics Workshop: Finger Cymbals

Sep 17, 2014

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learning how to play finger cymbals to accompany your dancing. We'll focus on making different sounds, learning basic patterns and then put it all together with some movement. Bring cymbals if you have them, otherwise a few pair will be available to share.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 17, 2014

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 18, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Mat Cutting Class

Sep 18, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $17, Public $27 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork. Bring a 5 x 7 or smaller art piece with you to class. This class is required in order to use the mat cutter on your own. Follow this with the Picture Frames class and present your work like a pro!

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues

Sep 18, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Martin Blaser is director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University and author of "Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues." National Affairs Series.

Friday, 19 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 19, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Sep 19, 2014

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. We have mugs of all sizes and styles for your favorite beverage ready to be personalized by you.

Cyclone Cinema: Neighbors

Sep 19, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Engineers' Week 2014 Lecture: Michio Kaku

Sep 19, 2014

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"How Science Will Revolutionize Business, Medicine, Jobs and Life," Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, popularizer of science, and television personality.

Dance social

Sep 19, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

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.

Concert: Meiko

Sep 19, 2014

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ISU Students | $15 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Meiko independently released her self-titled and critically acclaimed debut album in 2007 and followed that up with The Bright Side in 2012. She's toured with acts including Joe Purdy, Joshua Radin, Eric Hutchinson and Jewel to name a few and has had her music featured in numerous movies and television shows including Grey's Anatomy, One Tree Hill, Pretty Little Liars and 10 Things I Hate About You among others.

Saturday, 20 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 20, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Tai Chi Class

Sep 20, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $42, Public $52

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The class is an introduction to the Yang Style Short Form as taught by Cheng Man-Ch'ing. Learning and doing the Form's movements refresh the spirit and improve balance, posture, flexibility, attitude, confidence and overall health and well-being. Students will also learn some Qigong health exercises. Lloyd has been studying and practicing Yang Style Tai Chi for two decades.

Walk-In Craft: Sun Prints

Sep 20, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$2 for three 5” x 7” sheets

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Sun prints are made on special paper that is light sensitive. Place objects on the paper, expose the materials to the sun and the area exposed to the sun will fade from blue to white. We will have some items from nature (leaves, flowers, etc.) but feel free to bring in your own objects to try.