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What is featured?

Thursday, 18 Jan 2018

Campus Conversation: Balancing Freedom of Expression and Diversity

Jan 18, 2018

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation will be a discussion about balancing First Amendment rights with the concerns of diverse populations on university campuses. Participants include Howard Gillman, chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, and Mariah Watson, and former president of the University of California, Davis, student government.

Try the Pottery Wheel

Jan 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Not ready to commit to a pottery class? Experience throwing on the wheel with Workspace potters!

Cyclone Cinema: Battle of the Sexes

Jan 18, 2018

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!

Friday, 19 Jan 2018

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Jan 19, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Jan 19, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size from small dishes to large bowls.

Cyclone Cinema: Battle of the Sexes

Jan 19, 2018

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!

Concert: Ames Winter Classic featuring Extravision w/ AIBU

Jan 19, 2018

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Extravision is a solo and collaborative music project from Ryan Stier of Des Moines, IA.

Saturday, 20 Jan 2018

Fee payment deadline: Spring 2018

Jan 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for spring. First payment (minimum due) or payment in full on AccessPlus.

Family Movies in the Gardens

Jan 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Two showings at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Looking for a warm, cozy place to entertain the kids for a few hours? Every Saturday in January, Reiman Gardens will offer movies for children at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.

Men's Basketball

Jan 20, 2018

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Women's Basketball

Jan 20, 2018

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema: Battle of the Sexes

Jan 20, 2018

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!

Sunday, 21 Jan 2018

Orchids 101 Workshop

Jan 21, 2018

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Have you caught the orchid fever? Ever wondered about these peculiar and wildly exotic flowers?

Wrestling

Jan 21, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia. Times and dates are subject to change

Cyclone Cinema: Battle of the Sexes

Jan 21, 2018

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!

Monday, 22 Jan 2018

Audit a Course Deadline

Jan 22, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a course for spring. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Tuition & Fee Adjustment Deadline

Jan 22, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Poster Sale

Jan 22, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Farewell reception: Liz Kurt

Jan 22, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Liz Kurt, who has served as director of New Student Programs in the office of admissions for 19 years, has accepted a position with conference planning and management at Iowa State.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Jan 22, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Campus Conversation: An Interfaith Dialogue

Jan 22, 2018

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Campus Conversation VI: Striving for Mutual Respect, An Interfaith Dialogue," will include a panel presentation moderated by Shankar Subramaniam, mechanical engineering, and small group discussions.

Lecture: City Crafting in a Contested Age

Jan 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Lectures

Drawing on his background as both a scholar and an elected official, Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton, professor emeritus of urban and regional planning at the University of Iowa, will share the story of acting as mayor for the past 24-plus months and the challenge of responding deftly to unexpected events.

Intermediate Knitting Class

Jan 22, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

Poster Sale

Jan 23, 2018

9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Most posters cost between $8 and $12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Hundreds of choices from art prints and movies to music and pop culture. Proceeds from the sale support art programs at the Memorial Union.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Jan 23, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

116 Durham

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments.

Lunch and learn: Bridging the Divide

Jan 23, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

Learn about a new interdisciplinary research grant program. The sessions are for bringing together interested faculty from across campus, providing some examples of such collaborative activities through lightning talks, and to answer any questions about the new program. Lightning talks by Michael Chris Low, history, and Linda Shenk, English.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Research Mentoring: Providing the Opportunity to Learn from Mistakes (Basil Nikolau)

Jan 23, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Basil Nikolau, Professor of Biochemistry/Biophysics & Molecular Biology and Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, shares how the Center for Biorenewable Chemicals diverse interdisciplinary team inspires curiosity, drive, and flexibility in graduate students, helping them overcome fear, take on responsibility, and communicate effectively.

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 23, 2018

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130- (supplies included)

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.

Vision Board Workshop

Jan 23, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a vision board, a collage of images of the things you want in your life, to serve as a visual reminder of your goals and desires.

Lecture: How to Find Happiness in a Hectic World

Jan 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Tibetan Buddhist nun Ven. Yuan Hao will visit from the largest Tibetan Buddhism Academy in the world.