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Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019

Leaders Workshop Series

Sep 18, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out.

Hand Lettering + Watercolor Workshop

Sep 18, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Kristin Erdman Walk through a step-by-step process to learn the basics of hand-lettering and some techniques for creating a watercolor background. Choose a word that speaks your truth, and combine your new skills using pens and watercolors. Pop it in a 5" x 7" frame and leave with some new artwork for your walls and extra practice sheets to continue honing your skills. Beginners and lefties welcome!

Thursday, 19 Sep 2019

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 19, 2019

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.

Plant Walk: Hummingbird Nectar Plants

Sep 19, 2019

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Happy Outdoor Painting Workshop

Sep 19, 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).

Documentary: The Postville Raid

Sep 19, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

The film tells the gripping personal stories of the individuals, the families and the town that survived the most brutal, most expensive and largest immigration raid in the history of the United States and serves as a cautionary tale of government abuses. Megan Myers, assistant professor in world languages and cultures, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Glass Beads Class

Sep 19, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $78, Public $88

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use your vibrant pretties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art.

Cyclone Cinema: Yesterday

Sep 19, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town. After an accident Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Jack becomes on overnight sensation after performing The Beatles songs to a world that has never heard them.

Reopening Gala: Beyond the Glass

Sep 19, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Following seven months of renovation, be among the first to see the Brunnier Art Museum, preview three exhibitions and see the unveiling of a new public art installation.

Performance: The Head and The Heart

Sep 19, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$54.50 - $74.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Head and The Heart return with their fourth full-length album, Living Mirage, featuring newly released "Missed Connection". Initially self-released in 2011, The Head and The Heart's self-titled breakout debut produced instant classics including "Rivers and Roads", "Down In The Valley" and "Lost In My Mind" and is now Certified Gold. Their last two albums, settled into Billboard's Top 10 albums chart.

Comedian Jon Rudnitsky

Sep 19, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Jon is a stand-up comedian who tours all over the country. He's a multi-hyphenate artist, who has appeared on films and TV such as Saturday Night Live.

Friday, 20 Sep 2019

Lecture: Engineering a Life of Service

Sep 20, 2019

11:10 AM - 12:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Learn about the extraordinary personal and professional life of Henry J. Brunnier, co-founder of the Brunnier Art Museum with his wife, Ann. Mike Davies, president and principal structural engineer of H. J. Brunnier Associates, will present a selection of structures designed by the engineering firm that bears Brunnier's name.

Ames Climate Strike

Sep 20, 2019

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ames City Hall, 515 Clark Avenue

$0

Live Green Live Green

Join millions of people around the world in striking for local, national, and global climate action. Come learn about ways to get involved with climate advocacy here in Ames, register to vote, and support a just and green transition in our communities. Go to strikewithus.org to RSVP to our strike!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Ice Cream Social

Sep 20, 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

Eating straight out of the carton? Let's decorate a bowl that holds your late-night treat. Free ice cream while it lasts! 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Yesterday

Sep 20, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town. After an accident Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Jack becomes on overnight sensation after performing The Beatles songs to a world that has never heard them.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Sep 20, 2019

7:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Society of Broken Souls is the songwriting duo of multi-instrumentalists Dennis James and Lauryn Shapter. Performing their own brand of American Roots Music, they write unflinching songs that confront our shared, raw humanity while celebrating the beautiful mosaic of the human experience.

Bonelang w/ The Only Ion

Sep 20, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $12 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Genre: hip-hop / jazz-rap Bonelang connects with audiences of emo, jazz, indie, and hip-hop. Iowa City hip-hop / rap artist The Only Ion will support the show.

Saturday, 21 Sep 2019

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 21, 2019

8:00 AM

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 21, 2019

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema: Yesterday

Sep 21, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town. After an accident Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Jack becomes on overnight sensation after performing The Beatles songs to a world that has never heard them.

Sunday, 22 Sep 2019

Bridal Expo

Sep 22, 2019

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Meetings, receptions

"United at the Union" bridal expo, hosted by the Memorial Union. Register via Eventbrite to be entered in prize drawings, discounts and drink tickets.

Family-Friendly Activity: Build Your Own Blanket Fort

Sep 22, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Arts, performances Special events

Children and adults alike are invited to build a blanket fort in the Design on Main Gallery during the Octagon Art Festival. The activity is part of the "Hide and Seek" interactive exhibition by installation artist Julia Franklin on display Aug. 27-Sept. 28 in the gallery.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 22, 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: Yesterday

Sep 22, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Jack Malik is a struggling singer-songwriter in an English seaside town. After an accident Jack wakes up to discover that The Beatles have never existed. Jack becomes on overnight sensation after performing The Beatles songs to a world that has never heard them.

Monday, 23 Sep 2019

Workshop, Engagement Strategies for Every Classroom

Sep 23, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Sara Marcketti, Director, CELT and Professor in Apparel, Events & Hospitality Management, will guide participants through engagement strategies applicable for every classroom.

University Faculty Staff Awards Ceremony

Sep 23, 2019

3:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions Special events

The recipients of 28 faculty and staff University awards will be honored. A reception will follow in the South Ballroom.

Pub Chair Class

Sep 23, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $90, Public $100

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

John Burright Make a tall pub chair, perfect for a counter or cocktail table. The shaped seat, angled back, and foot rails make this seating option comfortable and look great. Make one in class from select pine and leave with the plans and know-how to make more on your own.

Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Sep 24, 2019

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

free

College of Engineering Student activities

Employers will be on campus looking to fill full-time, intern and co-op positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend. Information on employers attending the career fairs is available on CyHire and the MyState App ("Fairs" feature).

Gallery Chat: Lilah Anderson

Sep 24, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

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

University Museums Arts, performances

Join members of the ISU community as they lead informal gallery discussions about various themes and works of art in the exhibition It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Land Grant Mission

Faculty workshop: Using Storytelling to Build Your Personal Brand

Sep 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop is designed to help faculty identify ways in which they can create and share their own personal story in academia. It will be facilitated by Erin Wilgenbusch, associate teaching professor in the Greenlee School. Register via Learn@ISU.