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Sunday, 08 Sep 2019

Volleyball vs. LSU

Sep 08, 2019

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. LSU (Cyclone Invitational)

Soccer vs. Omaha

Sep 08, 2019

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Soccer: Iowa State vs. Omaha

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sep 08, 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.

Performance: Fanfare

Sep 08, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the music faculty perform to start out the new school year.

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Sep 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

An epic musical fantasy about the uncensored human story of Sir Elton John's breakthrough years.

Performance: Magician Criss Angel

Sep 08, 2019

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$52-$198

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

"Raw: The Mindfreak Unplugged," a theatrical experience bringing Criss Angel's famous sleight of hand street magic, mentalism, and even some of his most iconic illusions to life -- all performed in an intimate, raw setting. This extraordinary evening of magic unplugged features Criss and some of his amazing friends with a stripped-down purity that's in-your-face and guaranteed to blow your mind.

Monday, 09 Sep 2019

Farewell reception: Kevin Keener

Sep 09, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 2379 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Kevin Keener, professor of food science and human nutrition, has accepted a position outside the university.

Ceramic Mugs Class

Sep 09, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams Learn to prepare clay for hand-building, roll out slabs, and cut pieces needed to make a set of two mugs. Make them match, or try two different ideas. Assembling will include scoring and incorporating slip, and creating decorative addons and texture. Mugs will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019

Home Gardening Series

Sep 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13-$20

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Simple Question September." Are there seemingly simple gardening aspects or processes at which you feel you are consistently failing? If so, you are NOT alone.

Gallery Chat: Dawn Bratsch-Prince

Sep 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty and professor of Spanish.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 10, 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.

Botanicals and Booze: Dreamcatchers

Sep 10, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and prepare for sweet dreams in this hands-on workshop creating your own dreamcatcher.

Volleyball vs. UNI

Sep 10, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Volleyball: Iowa State vs. UNI

Emotions, Separating Fact from Fiction

Sep 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Lisa Feldman Barrett is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and the author of "How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain." Her talk is hosted by the Neuroscience Interdepartmental Graduate Program, which will host a reception and student poster display preceding the lecture, 6-7 p.m., South Ballroom.

Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019

POSTPONED: ClubFest

Sep 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central Campus

$0

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

ClubFest has been moved to the Memorial Union Great Hall on Friday, Sept. 13, due to weather conditions.

President's Annual Address

Sep 11, 2019

4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions Special events

President Wendy Wintersteen will give her annual address to the university community. A reception will follow.

SUB General Meeting

Sep 11, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

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

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

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!

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....