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What is featured?

Saturday, 09 Feb 2019

Track & Field

Feb 09, 2019

8:00 AM

Lied Rec Center

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Classic.

Orchid Fest

Feb 09, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens for the annual Orchid Fest. Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will also staff a question and answer booth, providing both novices and experienced growers valuable insight on care and keeping of orchids.

Walk-in Craft: Valentine's Day Cards

Feb 09, 2019

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We've got the supplies, you bring the creativity! Paper, glitter, fabric, stamps, buttons, watercolor and more to make your valentines.

Mo Willems Story Time with Special Guests Elephant and Piggie

Feb 09, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

ISU Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Special events

Join us for a Mo Willems Story Time! We'll be reading Mo Willems books with your favorite characters including Elephant and Piggie and Pigeon! Plus Elephant and Piggie will be here for photos and story time! Don't forget, one hour of free parking in the MU parking ramp with a purchase!

Yogathon

Feb 09, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

East court, State Gym

free

Student Organizations

ISU Yogathon is a sun-salutation yoga campaign aimed at providing a holistic approach to Yoga through postures, meditation, breathing techniques and discussions on other elements of Yoga. Sun-salutation (Surya Namaskar) integrates simple Yoga postures (asanas) in 10 steps with easy deep breathing techniques which are immensely beneficial for the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of an individual.

Men's Basketball

Feb 09, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU.

Women's Basketball

Feb 09, 2019

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Cyclone Cinema: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 09, 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 Semi Finals

Feb 09, 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.

Sunday, 10 Feb 2019

Orchid Fest

Feb 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens for the annual Orchid Fest. Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will also staff a question and answer booth, providing both novices and experienced growers valuable insight on care and keeping of orchids.

Tennis vs. West Virginia

Feb 10, 2019

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Forker Tennis Courts/Life Time Fitness (Urbandale)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State tennis plays its first Big 12 match of the season.

Near to the Heart

Feb 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

free

University Museums Arts, performances

RESCHEDULED FOR FEB 14 DUE TO WEATHER: In conjunction with the current Farm House exhibition about Victorian dating, learn about the secret language of the fan.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Feb 10, 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: Fantastic Beasts, The Crimes of Grindelwald

Feb 10, 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.

Monday, 11 Feb 2019

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Workshop, Building a Canvas Course that Makes Sense to Your Students (Canvas Track 1)

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Learn about the top five strategies to ensure that your Canvas course is navigable and user-friendly! Upon completion, participants will be able to do the following:

Workshop: Fulbright Opportunities for Administrators, Faculty Members and Professionals

Feb 11, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

Kaitlin Jewett, Outreach and Recruitment Officer at the Institute of International Education, will lead this free workshop. Faculty and professionals can reserve a 30-minute visit with Jewett (8-9:30 a.m. and 1-5 p.m.)

Research workshop: IRB Basics -- Protecting Human Subjects

Feb 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session in a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. We'll lead a discussion of risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing risk. We'll also talk about participant confidentiality, as well as data security measures.

Lecture: Urbanization in the Global Cold War: Thinking the Third World through the Second World

Feb 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lukasz Stanek, a visiting associate professor of architecture at the University of Michigan, will speak about the ways in which the discourse about urbanization has been dominated by Western urban centers and concepts, and how cities in West Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe have been places where competing concepts, methodologies and frameworks are debated, tested and developed.

Lecture: Chicano Activism and Immigration

Feb 11, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jimmy Patino is an assistant professor of Chicano & Latino Studies at the University of Minnesota.

Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019

Inclusive Classroom Workshop

Feb 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Pop-Up Art Sale

Feb 12, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Near the University Bookstore Entrance

Most items sell for $8-$30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose an individual item or make a Love (or Friendship) Caddy with handmade pottery, lip balm & scrubs, plus succulents, sweets and other treats. Cards available, too!

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Feb 12, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Research workshop: FY19 IRB Regulations - 2018 Common Rule

Feb 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

200 Kingland Building

Research Office Training, development

Revised regulations governing the protection of human research subjects and IRB review (i.e., The Common Rule) went into effect Jan. 21, 2019. Learn about updates to the 2018 Common Rule related to IRB regulations.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Feb 12, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 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.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Feb 12, 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.

Retirement reception: Liz Snella

Feb 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Kildee Hall atrium

free

Animal Science Department Meetings, receptions

Liz Snella, research associate in the animal science department, is retiring. Remarks will begin at 4 p.m.

Open forum: Campus Climate

Feb 12, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

0205 Carver Hall

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Find out what ISU undergraduate students reported on the campus climate survey and provide feedback on next steps to improve how we work, live and learn at Iowa State. The event also will be livestreamed.

Stained Glass Class

Feb 12, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass. Learn how to handle glass, choose colors and textures, fit glass to patterns, cut, grind, foil and solder. Enhanced by daylight, your piece will change based on the weather, season and time of day.

Lecture: Food & Faith, Why Eating is a Moral Act

Feb 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Jim Ennis is the executive director of Catholic Rural Life, a nonprofit organization dedicated to issues affecting rural communities, including a just and sustainable food supply and the spiritual, social, and economic wellbeing of rural America.