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Friday, 25 Jan 2019

Friday Research Seminar: Building Creative Confidence: Lessons from First-Year University Students

Jan 25, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Jae Hwa Lee, assistant professor of interior design, will present results of a five-year research project that examined learning outcomes from a pair of interdisciplinary courses on creativity offered by a new undergraduate program at a university in the southeastern US. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Galaxy Night

Jan 25, 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

Start with a coat of black glaze and learn how to add vibrant swirls and bursts of light.

Workshop, Encouraging Critical Thinking and Intellectual Risks

Jan 25, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

102 Science I

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Do your students struggle to demonstrate their critical thinking skills? Instructor Rachindra Mawalagedara, Geological and Atmospheric Sciences, guides students in a sophomore-level large-lecture class to create and test scientific hypothesis. Physics is an important part of what drives weather--abstract and complicated concepts that intimidate new learners.

Cyclone Cinema: First Man

Jan 25, 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.

Wrestling

Jan 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Ames Winter Classic

Jan 25, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

This years Winter Classic is featuring Lizzy Poppyseed, SLICE and Bleujack.

Saturday, 26 Jan 2019

High School Regional Science Bowl

Jan 26, 2019

8:00 AM - 5:30 PM

Iowa State University

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory

Iowa's top science and math high school students face off in a Q&A format in which contestants are quizzed on their knowledge of math and a range of science disciplines.

Dance Marathon

Jan 26, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

ISU Dance Marathon is a 365 day commitment to raising money for the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital; with that comes the yearly celebration during Dance Marathon Weekend. Dancers stay on their feet for 15 hours to symbolize support for the families who spend countless hours in hospital waiting rooms. Come listen to music, play games, hang out with the kids, and even do a bit of dancing.

Family Movies in the Gardens

Jan 26, 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.

Tennis vs. Augustana

Jan 26, 2019

10:00 AM

Forker Tennis Courts/Life Time Fitness (Urbandale)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State tennis plays its first dual match of the season.

Swimming and Diving

Jan 26, 2019

11:00 AM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Tennis vs. South Dakota

Jan 26, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Forker Tennis Courts/Life Time Fitness (Urbandale)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State tennis plays the second part of its doubleheader.

Cyclone Cinema: First Man

Jan 26, 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.

Sunday, 27 Jan 2019

Gymnastics

Jan 27, 2019

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Lindenwood.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Jan 27, 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: First Man

Jan 27, 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.

Monday, 28 Jan 2019

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 28, 2019

5:30 PM - 8:00 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.

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Jan 28, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method. Learn the step by-by-step process - from the selection of oils, colorants, fragrances and equipment to calculating lye amounts. Leave class with a pound of soap and see the difference that using natural products on your skin makes.

The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote Speaker

Jan 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Brittany Packnett is a leader at the intersection of culture and justice. A former teacher, non-profit executive director, and Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, she serves as Teach For America's Vice President of National Community Alliances.

Tuesday, 29 Jan 2019

Women's Basketball

Jan 29, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2019

CANCELED: Meet and greet with student veterans

Jan 30, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Col. Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

This event has been canceled due to extreme weather and the university closure.

Men's Basketball

Jan 30, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

CANCELED: Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 30, 2019

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Canceled due to extreme weather and university closure.

Thursday, 31 Jan 2019

POSTPONED: Retirement reception

Jan 31, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Lagomarcino north atrium

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

Rescheduled to Thursday, Feb. 7. Mari Kemis, director of the Research Institute for Studies in Education in the School of Education, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

CANCELED: Caterpillar Club

Jan 31, 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.

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Career at ISU

Jan 31, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Oak 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.

Workshop: Academic skills for veterans

Jan 31, 2019

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

3534 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Student activities

Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to learn tips, tools and strategies for academic success. Topics include time management, student/faculty relationships, writing, test-taking and more. RSVP requested.

Canceled - Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Jan 31, 2019

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Human Library - Are you Interested in Becoming a Human Book?

Jan 31, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

31 Parks Library

free

University Library Diversity

Are you a student interested in diversity, equity & inclusion on campus? Would you like to help create a more inclusive campus? Are you interested in discussing the ways your identity has shaped your experience at Iowa State with your peers? Consider volunteering as a book for the first ever Iowa State University Human Library event! Learn more about this event and how you can be involved.

CANCELED: When is a Weed Not a Weed?

Jan 31, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

According to Merriam-Webster, a "weed" is simply "a plant that is not valued where it is growing and is usually of vigorous growth". Or the scientist's definition: "A weed is simply a plant out of place".