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Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 15, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Majors Fair

Oct 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

More than 100 ISU major and minor degree programs will be represented in one room. The Majors Fair is for any students who are Open Option, undecided, thinking about changing their major, want a second major, or interested in a minor.

Earth Observation Day

Oct 15, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Room 248 Durham Center

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

This free event celebrates remote sensing and GIS (geographic information system). It starts with a faculty presentation and concludes with a mapathon. Pizza lunch is provided for all who RSVP.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Oct 15, 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.

Lecture: My Journey with Tourette's

Oct 15, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures

Iowan Trevor Smith was diagnosed with one of the most extreme cases of Tourette's in the world, but with the help of ground-breaking treatment, his constant tics are beginning to ease. This event is a part of Disability Awareness Week 2019.

Acrylic Painting Class

Oct 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $72, Public $82

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Kyle Renell Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs. Techniques will include monochromatic painting, full color application, and glazing. For beginning painters or those with some experience wanting to expand their skills.

Beginner Ukulele Lessons 1

Oct 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney Learn the basics needed to make music on the ever-popular ukulele. It's like a guitar, only a whole lot easier! You will learn to tune your instrument and make basic chords plus how to accompany yourself or others using basic chord charts and song sheets, all in a fun and inclusive setting.

Floral Design: Trick or Treat: Tabletop Displays

Oct 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Create an arrangement inspired by the craftiest of holidays, full of floral surprises and other "treats". Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

#WhyIStayed: Domestic Violence as a Community Issue

Oct 15, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"#WhyIStayed: Domestic Violence as a Community Issue," Beverly Gooden, social activist and creator of the #WhyIStayed hashtag and global movement. Gooden challenges the question "Why did he/she stay" and reveals how the current way we interact with survivors is a house of cards. A lecture about intimacy, compassion and equality, scheduled as part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Intermediate Ukulele Lessons

Oct 15, 2019

7:45 PM - 8:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Billy Kearney If you can already easily move through chord changes and are fluent with closed chords (ex: Bb, Eb, G#) but still don't know how to get "that sound," this class is for you. Learn poly rhythms and melodic chording techniques to make you ukulele playing stand out. Learn to get the most out of you uke and use more of the neck. Must be able to play chords up to tempo.

Open Mic Night

Oct 15, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Lecture: How to Find a Planet Without Leaving Your Couch

Oct 15, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Chris Lintott, professor of astrophysics and research fellow at Oxford's New College, will discuss what we know and don't know, explain how you might find a planet of your own using only a laptop, and discuss the progress of NASA's TESS planet hunting mission.