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What is featured?

Saturday, 19 Jan 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Jan 19, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Crazy Rich Asians is a PG-13 comedy-drama rated 4.5 stars. Watch a complicated love story unfold between the extremely wealthy Nick Young and econ professor, Rachel Chu. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Sunday, 20 Jan 2019

Iowa State Championship: FIRST LEGO League

Jan 20, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Multiple west campus buildings

free

College of Engineering Special events

Engineering Community Outreach will host the FIRST® LEGO® League state championship for students ages 9 to 14 years on campus. The competition began Jan. 19.

Orchid Workshop: Beyond the Basics

Jan 20, 2019

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ever wondered how not to destroy these peculiar and wildly exotic flowers?

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 20, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Jan 20, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Crazy Rich Asians is a PG-13 comedy-drama rated 4.5 stars. Watch a complicated love story unfold between the extremely wealthy Nick Young and econ professor, Rachel Chu. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Monday, 21 Jan 2019

University holiday

Jan 21, 2019

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed and classes are recessed.

No School Day with 4-H & Junior Master Gardeners: Winter Birds in the Garden

Jan 21, 2019

9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring a lunch and spend your day off school having fun and learning at Reiman Gardens with 4-H.

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration

Jan 21, 2019

6:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! Join us at 6:00 for cake and music, followed by an hour-long program beginning at 6:30pm.

Free Crafts for MLK Day

Jan 21, 2019

10:00 PM - 4:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.

Tuesday, 22 Jan 2019

Workshop, Personalized Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Jan 22, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Personalized learning is the type of instruction that targets individual student's needs. How does personalized learning look like in Canvas? Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 22, 2019

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. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Jan 22, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Woodshop Orientation

Jan 22, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. Students may purchase the toolbox for $6 after class or we will use them for our Art Mart fundraiser. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Open Mic Night

Jan 22, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019

Workshop, Video Instruction and Learning in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Jan 23, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Video instruction speaks to the modern visual and busy learner. Discover Arc, a video tool in Canvas that helps you create engaging and accessible media interactions around your subject matter! Upon completion, participants will be able to the following:

Spring ClubFest

Jan 23, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Live Green Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through a variety of clubs and organizations at Iowa State to discover how to become involved on campus. Come meet hundreds of the 900+ student organizations.

Award-Winning Series: Find Your Empowerment: Communities of change at ISU

Jan 23, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Does Iowa State welcome and include you? Where at ISU can you find your influence and how can you join and create communities that support you?

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Jan 23, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials.

Workshop Series: The research-based flipped classroom - Team-Based Learning

Jan 23, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Walk-in Craft: Ice Dyed Wearables with Sarah Cady

Jan 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $15-25

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Move over tie-dye, there's a new trend in town. Use fiber reactive dyes and ice to create a watercolor effect for a pair of socks, scarf or leggings. By simply scrunching the fabric and adding dye, beautiful color combinations will develop. Dyed items will sit in dye overnight, so you'll need to stop back to pick up your finished piece.

Movie: BlacKkKlansman

Jan 23, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

BlacKkKlansman, directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele - Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first black detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department. He sets out to prove his worth by infiltrating the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague (Adam Driver) to go undercover as a white supremacist.

Thursday, 24 Jan 2019

Caterpillar Club

Jan 24, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Study Abroad Fair

Jan 24, 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.

Workshop, Rubrics and Outcomes in Canvas (Canvas Track 2)

Jan 24, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Rubrics are a great way to provide useful formative feedback to your students. Rubrics can also help you understand where your students stand in your course. Learn how to receive insights into whether your students are meeting your intended outcomes as you monitor their progress with constructive feedback! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Quality Matters Learning Community

Jan 24, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Crochet Class

Jan 24, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $42 Public $52 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn basic stitches, including chain and double crochet, to make a chunky grey beanie perfect for long Iowa winters. Incorporate a "grit stitch" that makes a fun diagonal pattern so you will stay warm, but look cool. Leave class knowing how to read crochet patterns and with a new addiction to the yarn aisle.

Cyclone Cinema: First Man

Jan 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

First Man is a PG-13 drama/science fiction movie rated 4 stars. Watch the riveting story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon, starring Ryan Gosling. First Man focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

MLK Jr. Legacy Convocation, with Keynote Ron Stallworth

Jan 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for Iowa State's university-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year's program features keynote speaker Ron Stallworth, whose extraordinary story of being a black detective who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan is the subject of Spike Lee's recent movie BlacKkKlansman.

SUB Comedy Competition w/ Host Pete Lee

Jan 24, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Pete's joyful humor comes from his Midwestern roots. Pete Lee was the first standup comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show and has appeared on the show various times within the past year. Currently, Pete is a cast member of TruTV's Greatest Ever and he hosts his own segment on Nickelodeon's Nick Toons, in co-ordination with the NFL, called NFL Rush.

Friday, 25 Jan 2019

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Solutions for Disparate Disciplines: Using researched-based changes to improve learning in your classroom (Tom Holme)

Jan 25, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

What measurements are "doable" for understanding how students in your classroom are learning? When you obtain concrete, actionable information, what practical changes can you make to effect learning? How are these methods scalable for large classrooms, student readiness for the next course in the sequence, and adapted to different fields of study?