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What is featured?

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

Robin & Linda Williams

Feb 17, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For the past 40+ years, Robin & Linda Williams have made it their mission to perform the music that they love, "a robust blend of bluegrass, folk, old-time and acoustic country that combines wryly observant lyrics with a wide-ranging melodicism."

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Open house: SHOP food pantry

Feb 18, 2016

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

2616 Food Sciences Building

Student Organizations Meetings, receptions Student activities

The SHOP (Students Helping Our Peers), a student-run food pantry on the Iowa State campus, is celebrating its fifth anniversary. Open house guests who bring donate two nonperishable food or personal care items will receive a free SHOP T-shirt, while supplies last.

Lecture: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight

Feb 18, 2016

6:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Re-Enchanting the Academy: The All-But-Forgotten Christian Virtue of Delight," Kevin Corcoran. Corcoran is a professor of philosophy at Calvin College, will explore how cultivating virtues of delight and gratitude enables each of us to re-enchant the world in the act of ordinary living.

Sewing: Dog Coats

Feb 18, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $41, Public $51 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn beginning sewing skills and keep your furry friend warm this winter.

Friday, 19 Feb 2016

Friday Night PYOP: Alice's Tea Party

Feb 19, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 Studio Fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 Studio Fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Social Justice Summit

Feb 19, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Conferences Diversity Student activities

Designed for undergraduate students aimed at providing them with the opportunity to increase their awareness surrounding issues of inclusion and to develop action plans that will assist them in being agents of change on campus. Learn more about yourself, engage in discussion with other students on a variety of issues, and create strategies for implementing social change.

Varieties Finals

Feb 19, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Stephen Kellogg w/ Liz Longley

Feb 19, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

In the classic American tradition of musical troubadour and documentarians of society, Stephen Kellogg has been furrowing the great American roads solo, and with his band, playing his brand of American rock and roll for the past decade.

Saturday, 20 Feb 2016

Varieties Finals

Feb 20, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals (on Feb. 5 and 6) and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Sunday, 21 Feb 2016

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 21, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five 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.

Monday, 22 Feb 2016

Film & Discussion: Who Speaks for Islam?

Feb 22, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

A panel discussion will follow a screening of the 55-minute documentary "Inside Islam: What a Billion Muslims Really Think."

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016

Data-Driven Science Distinguished Lecture

Feb 23, 2016

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Harnessing Big Data to Build Resilient Communities," Sallie Keller, Virginia Tech University.

Wednesday, 24 Feb 2016

Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Gregory Duncan

Feb 24, 2016

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Jewelry Box Class

Feb 24, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $65, Public $75 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.

Resin Jewelry Class

Feb 24, 2016

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $39, Public $49 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Try out one of the most diverse mediums to create jewelry. Capture ideas, inspiration, and memories with resin.

Belly Dance

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern (Belly) Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara.

Crochet Class

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $28, Public $38 - includes supplies

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the three standard crochet stitches and how to incorporate them into project construction and finishing a market bag.

Lecture: Andrea's Voice, Silenced by Bulimia

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week Speaker Andrea Smeltzer died in her sleep at the age of 19 after a one-year struggle with bulimia. Andrea's parents, Tom and Doris Smeltzer, now devote their time to eating disorder prevention through Andrea's Voice Foundation.

Varieties Finals

Feb 24, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Feb 24, 2016

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, 25 Feb 2016

Rock Your Body

Feb 25, 2016

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Rock Your Body features biofeedback, massages, body positive activities, games with prizes, food, smoothies, raffles, and vendors with self-care products and services. Part of Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Varieties Finals

Feb 25, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Finals, is the last round of Varieties competition. Groups previously perform at Semi-Finals and only a select few move on to perform at Finals.

Lecture: How to Succeed Ethically When Others Bend the Rules

Feb 25, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"How to Succeed Ethically When Others Bend the Rules: The VW & GM Scandals." Frank Bucaro is senior ethics advisor and content provider for the Automotive Institute of Ethics. His presentation highlights companies like Volkswagen and General Motors as examples of the problems and consequences that can arise when ethical behavior is not defined, understood or demonstrated.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Fahim Anwar

Feb 25, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

As seen on MTV's Guy Code, Late Night with Seth Meyers, @midnight, Neighbors, Rizzoli & Isles and more!

Friday, 26 Feb 2016

Friday Night PYOP: The Good Dinosaur

Feb 26, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 Studio Fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 Studio Fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

We will show you the basics of Paint Your Own Pottery, and then we will fire it within a week for you to come pick up.

Holy White Hounds

Feb 26, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$7 Students / $12 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The grinding, beat-infused cadre that is Holy White Hounds started in late 2013 between longtime friends Brenton Dean (vocals, guitar) and Ambrose Lupercal (bass). Having played in various projects across the Midwest, the two sat down to create something urgent, novel and infectious.

Saturday, 27 Feb 2016

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 27, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.

The Ready Set

Feb 27, 2016

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$10 Students / $15 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Starting in 2007, Indiana teenager Jordan Witzigreuter began retreating to his parents' basement to record songs that straddled the border between melodic emo-pop and bubbly electronica. Although he adopted a name for the project - The Ready Set - Witzigreuter took a solo approach to the songs, which he recorded and performed entirely by himself.

Sunday, 28 Feb 2016

Bee Hotel Workshop

Feb 28, 2016

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Building a "bee hotel" to place in your yard is a great way to support your flora, and provided space for bees to thrive.

Argentine Tango Practica

Feb 28, 2016

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five 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.