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Tuesday, 15 Jan 2019

Floral Design: Mad About Marbles: Vase Arrangements

Jan 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Work with variegated greens and bi-color flowers in a glass vase arrangement weighted with marbles.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 15, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Jan 16, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Associate provost Dawn Bratsch-Prince and LAS associate dean Amy Slagell will present on best practices for putting together a portfolio, opportunities for faculty to be more engaged as their careers develop, and the new term faculty tracks. This session is intended for lecturers and senior lecturers.

Behind the Scenes: Conservatory Orchids

Jan 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join staff Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth for an in-depth look at the orchids selected for this season's magical Conservatory display.

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Jan 16, 2019

11:50 AM

Central Campus

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Art Walk - The Union of Art and Science at the ATRB

Jan 16, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

ATRB (Advanced Teaching and Research Building) Lobby

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The new Advanced Teaching and Research Building (ATRB) represents the university's continued commitment to excellence in the biosciences. The state-of-the-art building is also home to two significant new works of art by Rose Frantzen and Ball-Nogues. Join University Museums and Associate Professor Rob Wallace in celebrating the new additions to our Art on Campus Collection.

Walk-in Craft: Women's March Sign Making Day

Jan 16, 2019

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Get ready for the Women's March in Des Moines on January 20. Sign-making supplies will be available, as well as large tables to work around. Our playlist will include some Beyonce, Nina Simone and Gloria Gaynor for inspiration. Pick up one of our feminist buttons, or make your own for 50 cents. There is no charge for sign-making and this is open to all ages if accompanied by an adult. Together we rise!

Workshop, Grading and Student Data in Canvas (Canvas Track 1)

Jan 16, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Use the power of Gradebook and student data in Canvas to fuel your students' progress! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Reception: Women Impacting ISU Calendar

Jan 16, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics Diversity Meetings, receptions

The 12 women featured in the calendar will be recognized. A program will begin at 4 p.m. Free copies of the calendar will be distributed.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 16, 2019

9:00 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 until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 17 Jan 2019

Caterpillar Club

Jan 17, 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.

Bookmobile: Ames Public Library

Jan 17, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Between Parks Library and Morrill Hall

free

Community activities

In partnership with the university library, the Ames Public Library's Bookmobile added a regular Iowa State stop to its weekly route. The Bookmobile will park in the turnaround between Parks Library and Morrill Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays. Items from the Ames Public Library (for all ages) can be checked out, returned or reserved in advance for pick up.

Research workshop: Bridging the Divide Brown Bag

Jan 17, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

3155 Marston Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

Bring your lunch (and your questions) to find out how the Bridging the Divide seed funding grant program could help get your research or scholarly project off the ground.

Nature at Noon: The Magic of Plants

Jan 17, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear from Director Ed Lyon as he presents a program on the magic of plants! Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2019 theme, Toys & Games.

Retirement reception: Harry (Jack) Horner

Jan 17, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building atrium

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Meetings, receptions

Harry T. (Jack) Horner, University Professor of genetics, development and cell biology, retired from Iowa State last June 30 after 50-plus years on the Iowa State faculty. Due to circumstances, the department reception was delayed until now.

A Discussion with President Wintersteen

Jan 17, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Meetings, receptions

President Wendy Wintersteen will discuss her vision, direction and priorities for Iowa State. Questions are welcome. The discussion will be preceded by a 2:30 p.m. reception. Everyone is welcome; hosted by the ISU Retirees Association.

Walk-in Craft: Fired Ink Art

Jan 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!

Wellness Expo

Jan 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

State Gym

free

Recreation Services Student activities

Learn about the resources available on campus to help you find your way to a holistic, healthy lifestyle. Activities include personal training assessments, sample fitness classes, meditation exercises, outdoor rec contests, action planning and mindful eating exercises. Whirlybird smoothie samples will be available.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Origami Insectarium

Jan 17, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!

Cyclone Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Jan 17, 2019

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

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.

Friday, 18 Jan 2019

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Jan 18, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS) to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing and new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.

Cardinal Commencement

Jan 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

General Events Meetings, receptions

A celebration of the inaugural Cardinal Women cohort, 72 ISU women (faculty and Professional and Scientific staff) who completed this personal and professional leadership development program during fall 2018 semester.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Jan 18, 2019

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

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee cups and steins to ones sporting elephants and dragons, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

Swimming and Diving

Jan 18, 2019

5:00 PM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Illinois State.

54th Annual ISU Madrigal Dinner

Jan 18, 2019

5:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$46-$52

Music Department Arts, performances

The 54th Annual ISU Madrigal Dinner is presented by the department of music and theatre. As guests dine by the illumination of candlelight, they will be royally entertained by the Iowa State Singers, Musica Antiqua, Shy of a Dozen and Orchesis II dancers. Social hour precedes the 6:30 p.m. dinner.

Cyclone Cinema: Crazy Rich Asians

Jan 18, 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

Saturday, 19 Jan 2019

Iowa State Championship: FIRST LEGO League

Jan 19, 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 continues Jan. 20.

Workshop: Basic Soap Making with Botanicals

Jan 19, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Discover the traditional craft of cold-process soap making using botanicals with instructor and soap maker Jan Verploeg.

Family Movies in the Gardens

Jan 19, 2019

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.

Women's Basketball

Jan 19, 2019

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.