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Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019

Volleyball vs. Baylor

Oct 09, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Baylor

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 09, 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, 10 Oct 2019

Caterpillar Club

Oct 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Oct 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gold Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. Participants in this will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. We'll also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.

Art Walk: Home is Where the Art Is

Oct 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

MacKay Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

This four-part series includes in-depth art walks to discover the public art in the Department of Human Sciences buildings.

Nature at Noon - Rain Forest Carbon Cycling

Oct 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Hear about ISU Associate Professor Ann Russell's research on carbon cycling in the rainforest, and how she communicates the importance of carbon balancing to public audiences.

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Campus conversation: Managing threats and fear

Oct 10, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures Training, development

"From Words to Bullets: Managing Threats and Fear," presented by ISU Police. Explore common fears about verbal, physical, and lethal attacks, as well as a space to gain knowledge participants can then use as tools to increase their own safety. Small group discussions will follow the presentation.

Artstor - What is it Good For?

Oct 10, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an introduction to Artstor, the preeminent image repository for scholarly and educational research in the world. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.

Managing for agricultural system resilience within different climate contexts

Oct 10, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department

by Meagan Schipanski, Colorado State University, Department of Soil and Crop Sciences

Performance: Climate Change Theatre Action

Oct 10, 2019

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

Parks Library lawn

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," a series of short plays written by international playwrights to support the UN Climate Change Conference. These stories bring science to life and encourage us to work toward a sustainable future together. ISU's CCTA focuses on sharing knowledge, discovering hope and creating community as the best ways to face growing environmental crises.

Documentary: A Meditation on Puerto Rico's Political Status

Oct 10, 2019

6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity

"The Last Colony: A Meditation on Puerto Rico's Political Status," an in-depth exploration of Puerto Rico's political status and its unique relationship to the United States. Jose Rosa, professor of marketing, will lead a Q&A after the screening.

Knitting Class

Oct 10, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $37, Public $47

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Sara Cady A beginning class to learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Practice outside of class to get muscle memory going, and you will walk away knowing how to read knitting patterns and have a new addiction to the yarn aisle. Open to ages 18+. Yarn will be provided but bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles.

Cyclone Cinema: Toy Story 4

Oct 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the crew embark on a road trip that turns into an unexpected reunion.

Lecture: Gender and Communication on the Campaign Trail

Oct 10, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Kelly Winfrey, an assistant professor in the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, will discuss the unique challenges women candidates face and the communication strategies they use in their efforts to win over voters. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.

Magic City Hippies w/ LUTHI

Oct 10, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 / $16 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This indie funk trio has international reach and sold out tour dates around the country. Their unique blend of breezy pop and party funk offer an unforgettable live experience. Nashville-based funk band LUTHI will support the show.

Friday, 11 Oct 2019

Cyclone Family Weekend

Oct 11, 2019

All day

Various

Dean of Students Office

Cyclone Family Weekend is an annual campus-wide event run by student leaders. The weekend is filled with opportunities for families to spend time with their students, learn about Iowa State, and see our beautiful campus. Each year, the activities and opportunities change but often include ticketed and free performances, tours of campus facilities, and fun activities. Registration is preferred.

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Oct 11, 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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color Me!

Oct 11, 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

Just like a coloring book, these pieces have line drawings ready for filling in and they are super-cute! Llamas, sloths, unicorns and more on mugs and plates. 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.

CANCELED: Family Overnight

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM - 8:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$16-$30

Reiman Gardens

This event has been canceled.

Cyclone Cinema: Toy Story 4

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the crew embark on a road trip that turns into an unexpected reunion.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Oct 11, 2019

7:00 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The October showcase features folk artist Mississippi Jake and multi-instrumentalist Buz Owen.

Concert: ISU Symphony Orchestra

Oct 11, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa State University Symphony Orchestra is a premiere ensemble of the Department of Music and Theatre. Tickets available at the door or in the Music Hall office.

Whitacre

Oct 11, 2019

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8 / $10 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whitacre is a group blurring the lines of folk, indie rock and bluegrass music. Their brand of folk-rock combines thought-provoking lyrics and high-energy live performances that led to tours with Family and Friends, Wilderado, and Wild Rivers.

Saturday, 12 Oct 2019

Cyclone Family Weekend

Oct 12, 2019

All day

Various

Dean of Students Office

Cyclone Family Weekend is an annual campus-wide event run by student leaders. The weekend is filled with opportunities for families to spend time with their students, learn about Iowa State, and see our beautiful campus. Each year, the activities and opportunities change but often include ticketed and free performances, tours of campus facilities, and fun activities. Registration is preferred.

Bonsai Show

Oct 12, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

October 12, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. and October 13, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association.

Serendipity Dyeing: Making Magic with Flowers, Leaves, and Berries

Oct 12, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Join expert Maggie Howe of Prairieland Herbs to explore a dye experience like no other. Create a one-of-a-kind silk scarf as well as beautiful cotton fabric using a huge variety of easy-to-obtain dyestuffs: fresh garden flowers, herbs, leaves, and a variety of everyday items, such as copper pennies, spent teabags, berries, kitchen spices, and much more.