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What is featured?

Tuesday, 05 Feb 2019

Charlotte's Web

Feb 05, 2019

12:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Charlotte's Web is based on E.B. White's loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte, a fine writer and true friend, hits on a plan to fool Farmer Zuckerman -- she will create a "miracle."

Lecture: Ames Connection to WW2's Manhattan Project

Feb 05, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Learn how a small group of scientists from Ames played a critical roll in The Manhattan Project.

Closing reception: Nuances of Freedom

Feb 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery (3rd floor, Memorial Union)

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances

Closing reception for the "Nuances of Freedom," an exhibit that features acrylic paintings by Melynda Van Zee.

Macro Photography 401 - Advanced Techniques

Feb 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

-week program on Tuesdays beginning February 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. In Macro 101 you learned the basics of Macro Photography. Now, take your close-up photography to the next level in this four-week course with professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg.

Reception: VI

Feb 05, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room (3rd floor, Memorial Union)

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

Reception for Caleb Hankelman's exhibit "VI."

Film: Major!

Feb 05, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances Diversity

The documentary MAJOR! explores the life of Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, a Black transgender elder and activist who has been fighting for the rights of trans women of color for over 40 years

Open Mic Night

Feb 05, 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, 06 Feb 2019

1 Million Cups Ames

Feb 06, 2019

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

General Events Arts, performances Student activities

The inaugural meeting of the local chapter of the national Wednesday morning networking group for entrepreneurs.

CALS Career Day

Feb 06, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Explore career opportunities in agriculture and life sciences. An estimated 80 companies and organizations plan to attend.

How to Find and Use Open Educational Resources (OER)

Feb 06, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Open educational resources are used across the world by instructors who want to save their students money and gain more control over how they teach. This hands-on workshop will introduce major OER repositories and strategies for locating and evaluating resources in various disciplines. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Hand Lettering Class

Feb 06, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $43 Public $53 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of letter forms and techniques using some of the most popular pens, markers, and watercolors. We will practice a few lettering styles together, and you'll get to try many other tools to find your favorites. At the end of the class, you will have a little wall art ready to frame. Keep four writing instruments to continue on your own. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Belly Dance Class

Feb 06, 2019

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55 Public $65

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and most importantly, it's tons of fun! Learn basic technique and a short dance choreography to show off to friends and family.

CANCELED: Quilted Game Board Workshop

Feb 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

2-week program beginning Wednesday, February 6, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Bring your sewing machine to the Gardens and learn from fabric artist Judy Lemish how to create your own fabric game board for checkers and backgammon.

Thursday, 07 Feb 2019

Retirement reception: Mari Kemis

Feb 07, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Lagomarcino north atrium

free

School of Education Meetings, receptions

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. This event was originally scheduled for Jan. 31, but postponed due to university closure.

Caterpillar Club

Feb 07, 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. Best for children five and under with an adult.

Getting Started with LaTeX

Feb 07, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Workshop, Peer review and assessment with Canvas, Google Suite and Qualtrics

Feb 07, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Led by Lesya Hassall from CELT and Karla Embleton, the session will focus on the best use case scenarios for Canvas Peer Review, a generic peer review Google form and a peer review Qualtrics process to accommodate peer review of student work and behavior.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Feb 07, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Rock Cactuses

Feb 07, 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!

Lecture: Left, Right and Liberalism in Public Life

Feb 07, 2019

6:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

David T. Koyzis, a Fellow in Politics at the St. George's Centre for Biblical and Public Theology, will discuss how the labels "left" and "right" mask the dominance of liberal individualism, contributing to political polarization.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Lecture: The Science of Flirting

Feb 07, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jeffrey Hall is an associate professor of communication studies at the University of Kansas and an expert on flirting and communication in romantic relationships.

Friday, 08 Feb 2019

Research workshop: Working with IACUC and IBC Protocols Using a-tune

Feb 08, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Track & Field

Feb 08, 2019

11:00 AM

Lied Rec Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Classic.

Friday Research Seminar: Topologies: Aesthetics and Contexts in Computational Systems in Visual Arts Practice

Feb 08, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Johnny DiBlasi, a new assistant professor in the Department of Art and Visual Culture, will discuss issues regarding technology's effects on the arc of visual arts practices and theories and how these ideas inspire his own creative inquiry. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Retirement reception: Jeanne Logston

Feb 08, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

331 Palmer Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions

Jeanne Logston, record analyst in the College of Human Sciences student services office, is retiring.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Valentine's Day Gifts

Feb 08, 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

Show your bestie or your bae all the love this year.

Gymnastics

Feb 08, 2019

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Southern Utah.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald is a PG-13 drama/fantasy movie rated 3 stars. Watch Grindelwald's plans of raising pure-blood wizards to rule over all non-magical beings unfold. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.

Varieties Semifinals

Feb 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Semi Finals determines the select groups who move on to the final round of Varieties competition.