Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
31 1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 1 2 3 4
What is featured?

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

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

Online Tele-Workshop: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Sep 17, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it's not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people's success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings?

"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.

Welcome reception: Black Faculty and Staff Association

Sep 17, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

Black Faculty and Staff Association Diversity Meetings, receptions

Welcome new employees and reconnect with current colleagues within the Iowa State community. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

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

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Sep 18, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$2-$6

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Workshop: Frantic Student, Busy Instructor: How to Incorporate Writing into Your Classroom in Time-Conscious Ways

Sep 18, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Though research shows students learn more from written assignments, we are often daunted by the idea of grading student writing. Join the director of the Writing & Media Center for a cross-disciplinary conversation about manageable ways to incorporate writing and other forms of WOVE (writing, oral, visual, and electronic) communication into your courses.

"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.

Gallery Walk: Maquettes and Drawings by Gwynn Murrill

Sep 18, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

The art of Gwynn Murrill entered the Art on Campus Collection in 2011 with the acquisition of three playful bronze sculptures for the entrance to the Vet Med small animal clinic. Her animal sculptures are full of personality and spirit and can capture the essence of what we love about animals. Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, for a tour and look inside the artistic process through an exhibition of maquettes and drawing

Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Sep 18, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how to create online tests, quizzes, and surveys and learn how to use them effectively within your BbLearn course. You will also learn how to view quiz results, grade, and provide student feedback online or set your quiz to grade and provide feedback automatically.

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

Fire Safety Demonstration

Sep 19, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Between Lagomarcino and Kildee

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

September is fire safety month. Drop in for a campus fire safety demonstration. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher; put out a simulated fire; get some great campus fire safety tips; and get a free T-shirt and restaurant coupons.

High School Shootings, Bored Teens and Appropriated Space: What's a Landscape Architect to Do?

Sep 19, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Room 130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ben Shirtcliff, assistant professor of landscape architecture, will present his research to date on human behavior and the built environment, focusing on the positive gains vulnerable populations achieve when they claim underutilized space for desired activities.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Sep 19, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture

"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.

Soccer

Sep 19, 2014

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Drake

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

Fee payment deadline: Fall 2014

Sep 20, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall semester. Second payment (minimum due).

"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.