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What is featured?

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017

Open Mic Night

Sep 26, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017

Bake sale

Sep 27, 2017

8:15 AM - 12:15 PM

1550 Beardshear

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County, featuring baked goods, treats and healthy snacks. Sale concludes when all items are purchased.

CANCELED: Training: Digital Accessibility

Sep 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

206 Durham

free

Training Courses Training, development

"Creating and Editing Captions for your Videos." Your video is already edited and you are ready to share with the world but captions have not been added. In this workshop, we would like you to bring your own video so that you work along the instructor on creating and editing captions.

Green Dot Launch

Sep 27, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lawn (rain location: State Gym)

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

Learn ways to address violence on campus and in our community as reactive and proactive bystanders. Enjoy food, music and games, win prizes and visit Cy at the photo booth. Pledge your Green Dot on a giant 'I' and learn how the Green Dot program can reduce forms of power-based personal violence such as sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.

Art Walk: Imagining Our Campus Without Art

Sep 27, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Food Sciences Building Courtyard

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join the University Museums as we take a moment to enjoy the incredible beauty that has been a core educational value at Iowa State since it's very founding. Meet in the Food Sciences Building Courtyard at noon.

Canvas Workshop: Communication

Sep 27, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Communication & Collaboration introduces participants to the communication tools and collaboration features in Canvas.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 27, 2017

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Retirement reception: Dan Morrical

Sep 27, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kildee Hall atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Dan Morrical, professor of animal science, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 27, 2017

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

21st Century Art from the Video Game Art Gallery

Sep 27, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Chaz Evans, the Director of Exhibitions and Co-Founder of the VGA Gallery in Chicago and co-curator of GAME ART VS. ART GAME will talk about the intersection of art and tech. Following the talk, join us in the exhibition for Game Night and light refreshments.

Documentary: Saving Brinton

Sep 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

$5, free for ISU students and Osher Institute members

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

The story of Michael Zahs, an eccentric Iowa collector who uncovered five hours of film from the early 1900s that once belonged to Frank Brinton, one of America's most successful barnstorming moving picture exhibitors. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with film subject Michael Zahs and the filmmakers.

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Sep 27, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME. Featuring eighteen interactive and diverse video games, this exhibit engages visitors with the University Museums in the dynamic setting of playful exploration and contemporary game design. No prior knowledge or skill in gaming is necessary, so stop by and join in on the fun!

Concert: Introspections : Extroversions : Interchanges

Sep 27, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

This is a concert of electroacoustic and visual music, with guest artists Scott L. Miller, Pat O'Keefe, David Taddie and ISU faculty performers.

Concert: Jack Ingram CANCELED

Sep 27, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This concert has unfortunately been canceled. Jack Owen Ingram is an American country music artist formerly signed to Big Machine Records, an independent record label. He has released eight studio albums, one extended play, one compilation album, six live albums, and 19 singles.

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Book sale

Sep 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Curtiss rotunda and Molecular Biology atrium

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books and CDs are $1 each or $5 for six. DVDs are $2.

Kids Story Time

Sep 28, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Canvas Workshop: Quizzes

Sep 28, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Quizzes will prepare instructors to use the quizzing tool in Canvas.

Getting Started With Zotero

Sep 28, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents,ideal for tracking sources used in your research. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 28, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Alumni Center

0 (charge for catered meal)

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Sep 28, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver.

Presidents Training

Sep 28, 2017

6:30 PM

The Gallery, MU

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities Training, development

President's Training must be taken annually by the chief officer(s) of every student organization. President's Training certification is valid from September 1 to August 31 of each year. If you were a student/campus organization President last year you will have to fulfill the requirement again. It's a recurring, annual expectation.

Cyclone Cinema: Cars 3

Sep 28, 2017

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!

Electroacoustic Improvisations

Sep 28, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

ISU Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Arts, performances

Composer and sound artist Scott L. Miller will join saxophonist and Iowa State University faculty member Michael Giles for a one-hour performance of improvisatory electronic chamber music followed by a catered reception. Part of the 2017 Lipa Festival of Electroacoustic and Visual Music.

Football

Sep 28, 2017

7:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture: Vanishing Vaquitas

Sep 28, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Vanishing Vaquitas: Lessons from a Humble Porpoise" - Barbara Taylor is a conservation biologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center and involved with recent efforts to protect the critically endangered vaquita porpoises.

Friday, 29 Sep 2017

Book sale

Sep 29, 2017

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Curtiss rotunda

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books, CDs and DVDs are available; free will donations are appreciated.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Sep 29, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

View Part 3 on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric. View part three on your own.

Canvas Workshop: Gradebook

Sep 29, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore the interface of the Canvas gradebook from the instructor and student perspectives.

Open house: Prospective Design students

Sep 29, 2017

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Student activities

Considering an undergraduate design program at Iowa State? Learn about the College of Design with facility tours, break-out sessions by major and an open forum with current students.

Retirement reception: Barb Burnett

Sep 29, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Barb Burnett, printing and copy services, is retiring.