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What is featured?

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020

Lecture: Arts Letters & Numbers, Living Still Life

Jan 15, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Lectures

David Gersten, director of interdisciplinary learning at the Cooper Union and founding director of the Arts Letters & Numbers nonprofit arts and education organization, will speak about his work. He is leading the OPN Masterclass for architecture students Jan. 13-17.

Women's Basketball

Jan 15, 2020

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Jan 15, 2020

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, 16 Jan 2020

Caterpillar Club

Jan 16, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Jan 16, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

The inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc investigates the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey. Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.

Friday, 17 Jan 2020

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Jan 17, 2020

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

OPN Masterclass Closing Installation and Reception

Jan 17, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Final installation/exhibition of work by fourth-year architecture undergraduate and second-year architecture graduate students who have participated in the five-day OPN Masterclass with guest faculty member David Gersten, director of interdisciplinary learning at the Cooper Union and founding director of the Arts Letters & Numbers nonprofit arts and education organization. This will be an experiential, interactive event with refreshments.

Swimming and Diving

Jan 17, 2020

5:00 PM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. South Dakota State.

55th Annual ISU Madrigal Dinner

Jan 17, 2020

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$46-$52

Music Department Arts, performances

The 55th Annual ISU Madrigal Dinner is presented by the department of music and theatre. As guests dine by the illumination of candlelight, they will be royally entertained by the Iowa State Singers, Musica Antiqua, Shy of a Dozen and Orchesis II dancers. Social hour precedes the 6:30 p.m. dinner.

Gymnastics

Jan 17, 2020

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia.

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Jan 17, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

The inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc investigates the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey. Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.

The Color Purple

Jan 17, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35 - $84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Based on the Alice Walker's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture, the Tony® Award-winning Broadway revival of The Color Purple is adapted for the stage by Tony® and Pulitzer Prize-winning Marsha Norman with music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephens Bray. A pre-show dinner will also be available for this performance.

Saturday, 18 Jan 2020

55th Annual ISU Madrigal Dinner

Jan 18, 2020

5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$46-$52

Music Department Arts, performances

The 55th Annual ISU Madrigal Dinner is presented by the department of music and theatre. As guests dine by the illumination of candlelight, they will be royally entertained by the Iowa State Singers, Musica Antiqua, Shy of a Dozen and Orchesis II dancers. Social hour precedes the 6:30 p.m. dinner.

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Jan 18, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

The inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc investigates the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey. Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.

Sunday, 19 Jan 2020

Artist Lecture: Peter Hamann

Jan 19, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Ceramics Artist Peter Hamann will talk about his artwork and how it was influenced by Japanese culture.

POSTPONED: Wrestling

Jan 19, 2020

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

POSTPONED: Iowa State vs. North Dakota State will be rescheduled.

Walk-in Argentine Tango Lessons

Jan 19, 2020

4:00 PM

Workspace

$

Student Activities Center Arts, performances

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cyclone Cinema: Rocketman

Jan 19, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

The inquisitive and debonair Detective Benoit Blanc investigates the death of renowned crime novelist Harlan Thrombey. Blanc sifts through a web of red herrings and self-serving lies to uncover the truth behind Thrombey's untimely demise.

Iowa Songwriters Showcase

Jan 19, 2020

7:30 PM

Goldfinch Room, Stephens Auditorium

$25-$40

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Performances by singer-songwriters Chad Elliott and Ryne Doughty. Elliott blends folk roots, swampy blues and soulful writing to deliver an original Americana sound. Doughty's stripped down, earthy sound is directly influenced by the small, rural town where he was born and raised.

Monday, 20 Jan 2020

University holiday

Jan 20, 2020

All day

Iowa State University

Registrar Academic calendar

University offices are closed.

Free Crafts for MLK Day

Jan 20, 2020

10:00 PM - 4:00 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

FREE

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

Wheel Pottery Class

Jan 21, 2020

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $110, Public $120

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Jan 21, 2020

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.

Floral Design: Let it Snow Winter Arrangements

Jan 21, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

From winter white flowers to delicate dried materials, these gorgeous winter displays will brighten up any room.

Lecture: The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs

Jan 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Dr. Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He, along with Dr. Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for the discovery of gene splicing. Today he is one of 129 Nobel Laureates contributing to a campaign to convince governments and the public to support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing countries.

Men's Basketball

Jan 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma State.

Open Mic Night

Jan 21, 2020

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances 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)

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020

ClubFest

Jan 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$0

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

Are you looking to GET INVOLVED on campus?! There are over 900 clubs and organizations on Iowa State's campus. A sample of these 900 clubs and orgs will be at Spring ClubFest with informational handouts and giveaways to highlight what they're all about and recruit new members.

Retirement reception: Karen Kerper

Jan 22, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2207 Thielen Student Health Center

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Karen Kerper, a medical technologist in the Thielen Student Health Center, is retiring. She joined Thielen's laboratory department staff in 2011. A brief program will begin at 1:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception: Cheltzie Miller-Bailey

Jan 22, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

The Center, 3224 Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

Join us in welcoming Cheltzie Miller-Bailey, the new Assistant Director in the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success! All are welcome and encouraged to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.