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Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019

Sewing Lessons

Sep 11, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 11, 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.

Thursday, 12 Sep 2019

Conference: Financial Aid Campus Partners

Sep 12, 2019

8:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Sun Room, South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Financial Aid Office Training, development

This 22nd annual event for faculty and staff provides an update on how student financial aid works and current issues impacting student aid. Registration is free but requested.

Gallery Chat: nicci port

Sep 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gallery(lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join members of the ISU community as they lead informal gallery discussions the current ReACT exhibition It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Land Grant Mission.

Nature at Noon: Ecological Feminism

Sep 12, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Meet ISU Sociology Lecturer Daniellle Wirth, and learn about ecofeminism -- the philosophically feminist approach to understanding ecology.

Retirement reception: Deb Coates

Sep 12, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

4-H Building, WOW Center

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Deb Coates, manager of information technology for ISU Extension and Outreach, is retiring on Sept. 16.

Grad Student Library Workshop

Sep 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Straight to the Source: Pro tips for Grad Students

On-farm research for answering on-farm questions

Sep 12, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department

by Stefan Gailans, Practical Farmers of Iowa

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 12, 2019

5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25 single workshop or $85 for all four workshops, Public $35 single workshop or $125 for all four workshops

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create the kind of world you want to see in this oil painting class ala Bob Ross. Follow Levi Chytka using wet-on-wet oil painting technique on a canvas with basic tools. Immerse yourselves in the happy trees, little squirrels, and warm sun on the MU terrace on the west side of the building (Rain location is the Workspace).

Cyclone Cinema: John Wick Chapter 3- Parabellum

Sep 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Wick must fight his way through the streets of New York as he becomes the target of the world's most ruthless killers.

Junkyard Samurai

Sep 12, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10/$12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Junkyard Samurai is a hip-hop supergroup collab between Chicago's The Palmer Squares and ProbCause.

Friday, 13 Sep 2019

Office of the Vice President for Research Faculty Research Orientation

Sep 13, 2019

8:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Gallery Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

Are you a faculty researcher who started in the past two years trying to get your bearings on the research climate on campus? Join us for a discussion on the research climate and hear what some of your more experienced peers wish they would have known when they started.

MS Agronomy Defense Seminar

Sep 13, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

3022 Agronomy Hall or Zoom ID 493782393

none

Agronomy Department

Title: Three plants why we need to study the seed bank for aid with weed management; Speaker: Leah Dodendorf; Creative Component type: Literature Review; Major Professor: Andrew Lenssen

Homeschool Day: Learning through Play

Sep 13, 2019

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

In 2019, Reiman Gardens' programs and displays focus on toys and games. Join us for a few hours of learning and fun as this homeschool program addresses science, math, art, language arts, and more though play.

ClubFest

Sep 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

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

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community

Sep 13, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

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 ISU's Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing & 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.

Rgronomists: Building a shiny app to explore your complex data

Sep 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

334 Bessey Hall

Agronomy Department

by Vivian Bernau, USDA Maize Curator

The Importance of Being Different - ROY REIMAN

Sep 13, 2019

3:30 PM

MacKay Hall Auditorium (0117)

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Media businessman and entrepreneur Roy Reiman will speak about his career in magazines and publishing. He founded Reiman Publications, which grew to employ over 600 people and published 14 national magazinesâ€"all of which were supported solely with subscriptions, and no advertising. At the company’s peak, when the total circulation reached 16.3 million subscribers, every eighth home in America received at least one of the magazines....

Entrepreneurial Speaker Series: Roy Reiman

Sep 13, 2019

4:00 PM

0117 MacKay Hall

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Lectures

"The Importance of Being Different," Roy Reiman, ISU alumnus and founder of Reiman Publications. A public Q&A will follow the talk.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Stranger Things

Sep 13, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Paint a mouthbreather mug, write in alphabet lights, draw a demogorgan, incorporate a bitchin' quote. We will play the soundtracks that will bring you right back to Hawkins and your favorite 80's crew. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Sep 13, 2019

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens After Hours! Enjoy a catered buffet dinner, live music, good company, and a special opportunity to see Reiman Gardens at dusk.

Cyclone Cinema: John Wick Chapter 3- Parabellum

Sep 13, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Wick must fight his way through the streets of New York as he becomes the target of the world's most ruthless killers.

Saturday, 14 Sep 2019

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 14, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Football

Sep 14, 2019

3:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cyclone Cinema: John Wick Chapter 3- Parabellum

Sep 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Wick must fight his way through the streets of New York as he becomes the target of the world's most ruthless killers.

Sunday, 15 Sep 2019

Fall Floral Foraging

Sep 15, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Cut from the Gardens - one time only! Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth will guide you through the outdoor Gardens to cut and collect fall floral materials to arrange in a container for an amazing autumn display.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 15, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: John Wick Chapter 3- Parabellum

Sep 15, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Wick must fight his way through the streets of New York as he becomes the target of the world's most ruthless killers.

Monday, 16 Sep 2019

Atomic scale design and stability of quantum nanowires at epitaxial interfaces and free-standing in space

Sep 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Physics 18/19

Condensed Matter Physics

Prof. Michail Michailov Institute of Physical Chemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Light-Matter Interaction in 2D Flatland

Sep 16, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Phys 0005

Colloquium

Dr. Jun Yan, University of Massachusetts, Amherst