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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Oct 2017

Eye Contact: The Iowa State Portrait Collection

Oct 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The ISU Portrait Collection portrays individuals who helped shape our culture and whose lives tell significant Iowa State stories. University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman will share some of these stories and talk about the tradition of portraiture at Iowa State.

Performance: Out of the Fire, The Banned Books Monologues

Oct 01, 2017

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

The Forward Theatre Company of Madison Wisconsin first performed this series of monologues written mostly by those in the area on the subject of banned books from various points of view. Banned books included range from "James and the Giant Peach" to "Lady Chatterley's Lover". Permission has been given for ISU students to include their monologues on the subject as well. This production opens on the Friday of National Banned Books Week.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 01, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 01, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:45 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Family Yoga: Stories with a Twist

Oct 02, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Warm up in these light-hearted parent/child yoga classes that incorporate stories about autumn. A four-week program.

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 02, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 02, 2017

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings.

Craft of the Month

Oct 02, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

"Sugar Skulls." Use our supplies to decorate a paper mache skull just in time for this year's Dia de los Muertos on November 1 & 2.

Culinary Boot Camp

Oct 02, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

0135 MacKay Hall

$15

Food Science and Human Nutrition

All ISU students are invited to register for Culinary Boot Camp. The first of four sessions will feature different fruit and veggie salsas with homemade tortilla chips. Upon the completion of all four sessions, attendees will receive a $15 HyVee gift card.

Beginner Photography

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with many procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, embeds, and more!

Introspective Writing

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Monday, October 2, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. With the Gardens as inspiration, engage in writing about what resides within through quiet introspection and reflection.

Wheel Pottery Class

Oct 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 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.

Performance: Climate Change Theatre

Oct 02, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Ames Public Library auditorium

free

English Department Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

ISU students and Ames community members will perform Climate Change Theatre Action, a a series of worldwide readings and performances of short climate change plays presented in support of the United Nations COP meetings. A sustainability resource fair will be held during intermission.

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017

Research Workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets

Oct 03, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Sponsored Funding Budget Basics." In this session you will learn about practical tools and strategies for developing your proposal budget according to agency requirements. Attendees are encouraged to bring a laptop if one is available, though it is not required to attend.

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 03, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Retirement Workshop: Investment Planning

Oct 03, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Lectures

Provides an overview of the various types of investment instruments so that you can determine which investment strategies will be suit your needs. Registration requested.

Campus conversation

Oct 03, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Meetings, receptions

This campus conversation will focus on current events and their impacts on the ISU community. A presentation by ISU police Officer Natasha Greene and Lt. Josh Hale will feature information about hate crimes (Hate Bias 101) and conclude with small group discussions. All are welcome.

Night Photography

Oct 03, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, October 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light.

Concert: Flor (RESCHEDULED to February 8th)

Oct 03, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie-pop band Flor has toured with the likes of Halsey and Hayley Kiyoko, whose own indie-electronic sounds mesh well with the band.

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017

ISU Blood Drive

Oct 04, 2017

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Special Events Special events

Students, faculty and staff and encouraged to donate blood during the ISU Blood Drive.

Parent/Child Dance & Movement

Oct 04, 2017

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, October 4, 10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Parents, bring the young ones out to the Gardens for a spirited movement program with Board-Certified Movement Therapist Camilla Kottman.

Workshop: Research with Human Subjects

Oct 04, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

3512 Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Lecture: Urban Design, the Landscape Way

Oct 04, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Jean Trottier, an associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Manitoba and a member of the Council for Canadian Urbanism, will share his thoughts on a landscape-centric urbanism through five themes: scale shifting, time warping, dynamic tectonics, the in-between and the situated imaginary. Part of the Master of Urban Design/Master of Design in Sustainable Environments Lecture Series.

Light Painting 201 (Photography)

Oct 04, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, October 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. NEW CLASS! Taking what you learned from the "original" Light Painting class, let's dive deeper and see what we can explore!

Series: Made in the Shade

Oct 04, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$20-$75 (discounts for students and members)

Reiman Gardens

The problem with a maturing home landscape is that all of those gorgeous trees you have been nurturing to their magnificent adult size are now diminishing those full-sun perennial beds! A four-week program.

Volleyball

Oct 04, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

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

Lecture: How Demographic Change and Economic Inequality Are Reshaping Society

Oct 04, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 04, 2017

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.