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What is featured?

Sunday, 13 Oct 2019

Cyclone Cinema: Toy Story 4

Oct 13, 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.

Monday, 14 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 14, 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.

Disability Awareness Week Kick-Off

Oct 14, 2019

10:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Parks Library Agora

Dean of Students Office

Swing by for goodies, information, and engaging discussions! This event is part of Disability Awareness Week 2019.

Monday Monologues series

Oct 14, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Becoming the Bronze Idol" and other poems, read by Rita Mookerjee, ISU women's and gender studies program. Mookerjee chose Indigenous People's Day to read from her works which, in part, address colonialism and the tokenization of minority cultures.

From Galaxy Zoo to LSST: Citizen Science in the Age of Big Data

Oct 14, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Phys 0005

Colloquium

Professor Chris Lintott, University of Oxford

Accessible Game Night

Oct 14, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Carver Hall Lobby

Dean of Students Office

Come and join for a night filled of accessible games and fun! This event is a part of Disability Awareness Week 2019.

Dream Catcher Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $20 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Irma Wilson White Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn the origin of the craft and the symbolism of the materials to see the cultural significance of this ancient artform. Learn the knotting techniques for your hoop, and choose a bead and feather to incorporate into your own design. Commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Dream Catcher Workshop

Oct 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: $20 Public: $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Irma Wilson White Although Dream Catchers are commonly seen as decorative pieces, they have a long and meaningful history in Native American culture. Learn the origin of the craft and the symbolism of the materials to see the cultural significance of this ancient artform. Learn the knotting techniques for your hoop, and choose a bead and feather to incorporate into your own design. Commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day!

Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Simon Groot

Oct 14, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"First" The Seed," with the 2019 World Food Prize Laureate, Simon Groot, a sixth-generation seedsman and the founder and leader of East-West Seed. Having observed the many challenges facing poverty-stricken smallholder farmers in Southeast Asia, Groot founded East-West Seed in 1982 in the Philippines.

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.

Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 16, 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.

Disability Awareness Week: Ice Cream Social

Oct 16, 2019

5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Lobby, Student Services Building

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Enjoy ice cream and button making as part events planned for Disability Awareness Week. A presentation for the Sargent Award also is planned. Hosted by the Alliance for Disability Awareness.

Behind the Scenes: Fall & Winter Plants of Interest

Oct 16, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Stroll through the gardens with Assistant Director Aaron Steil as you pick his brain about Reiman Gardens' plants, shrubs, trees, and flowers with beautiful late seasonal color and texture.

Art Walk: Exploring the Public Art of Norie Sato

Oct 16, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Hach Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Tour Hach Hall, Marston Hall and the Palmer Building to discover the breadth and depth of Norie Sato's public art on the ISU campus.

How to Secure your Export-controlled or Controlled Unclassified Research Data and Interest

Oct 16, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

202 Kingland Building

free

Research Office Training, development

This session will teach you about physical & IT security measures for export control plans, and introduces you to the concept of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). You'll learn how to implement security measures for your research data and interests, and gain a better understanding of why these security measures are necessary.

Workshop: Gender 101

Oct 16, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

Student Organizations Conferences Diversity

Learn the basics of gender identities and expression from an LGBTQIA+ perspective. Presented by the Gamma Rho Lambda Omicron chapter.

Stitched Constellation Wall Hanging Class

Oct 16, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $50, Public $60

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish Commemorate the 50th anniversary of the moon landing! Create an easy patchwork block using blue hues of the night sky, and embroider your astrological zodiac sign. This 20" square can be stitched into a wall hanging or a pillowcase for you or someone special. This is a beginner class, but some basic sewing machine skills are helpful.

Town Hall with Mayor Pete

Oct 16, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Scheman Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg will be on campus for a town hall, which will include the opportunity to ask the South Bend, Indiana mayor questions. The doors open at 6pm and the event will begin at 6:30pm. Buttigieg was elected mayor of South Bend in 2011 at age 29; he won re-election in 2015 with 80 percent of the vote.

Volleyball vs. TCU

Oct 16, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. TCU