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Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Floral Design: Valentine Wreaths

Feb 18, 2020

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Decorate your door (or someone else's) with a pretty floral wreath showcasing sweet, colorful shapes and lovely greens.

Town Hall Meeting: Students Against Racism

Feb 18, 2020

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Diversity Special events Student activities

This is the second town hall meeting with Iowa State administrators to provide an update on the university's response to demands by the student group, Students Against Racism.

Lecture: The Traveling Feast

Feb 18, 2020

8:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Author and environmental activist Rick Bass is the author of over two dozen books of fiction and nonfiction. In 2017, Bass was awarded The Story Prize for his short fiction collection, For a Little While.

Open Mic Night

Feb 18, 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, 19 Feb 2020

Faculty workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Feb 19, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Led by professor Lorrie Pellack, University Library, this workshop will provide an overview of resources to document your scholarly impact and provide ideas for increasing visibility of your scholarly outcomes.

Behind the Scenes: Butterfly Lab, Part 2

Feb 19, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Our collection of invertebrates has grown!

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 19, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Start Something series

Feb 19, 2020

4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

"Start Something While at ISU: Entrepreneurship Resources for Students." The Start Something short-course series is designed for entrepreneurs. Whether you are just exploring the idea of entrepreneurship (intro series) or want to learn more about marketing your small business, this series will help kick start your next venture. Registration requested.

Film Screening: Harriet

Feb 19, 2020

6:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

In celebration of Black History Month this year, Student Union Board is showing a specialty screening of the biographical film, Harriet, which follows the heroic story of former slave and abolitionist, Harriet Tubman.

Woven Wall Hanging Class

Feb 19, 2020

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 Public $58 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, creating shapes by decreasing and increasing warps, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Experiment with adding non-traditional elements to your weaving such as paper or natural elements. Finish a 13" x 18" weaving that will be ready to hang in your favorite space.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I

Feb 19, 2020

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1

Thursday, 20 Feb 2020

Caterpillar Club

Feb 20, 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.

Walk-in Craft: Ankara Wrapped Bangle Bracelets

Feb 20, 2020

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Ankara fabric (or African Wax Printing) is created through a wax-resist dyeing technique and is known for its vivid colors and bold patterns. Find a combination of Ankara fabrics that you like, and we will show you how to wrap them around cord to make a set of three bracelets sized just for you.

Using NVivo as a Research Tool

Feb 20, 2020

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Are you a qualitative researcher? Does your research involve deep analysis? Working with text-based/multimedia information? The ISU Library has NVivo on all public computers; it can be a useful tool in any stage of the research process. Using NVivo as a Research Tool webinars are offered and cover a variety of topics: transcription, literature review, coding, analyzing data, findings and publishing. Registration: Learn@ISU.

Reception: "The Good Sport" exhibit

Feb 20, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main gallery

free

College of Design Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Artist Rachel Merrill, a multidisciplinary artist and associate professor of art and design at Grand View University, Des Moines, will speak at 6 p.m. Drinks and refreshments will be provided.

Striped Cutting Board Class

Feb 20, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

Cyclone Cinema: Zombieland - Double Tap

Feb 20, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

On the way to Graceland, zombie slayers encounter post-apocalyptic warriors and a group of survivors who find refuge in a commune. Their battle against smarter, faster and seemingly indestructible zombie takes all of their wits and weapons.

Lecture: The Future of Human-Robot Interaction

Feb 20, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Kate Darling is a Research Specialist at the MIT Media Lab, and her interest is in how technology intersects with society. Dr. Darling's current work looks at the near-term effects of robotic technology, with a particular interest in law, social, and ethical issues.

Friday, 21 Feb 2020

Arts Midwest World Fest

Feb 21, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Okaidja Afroso's latest album, "The Palm Wine Sea," brings together the deep understanding of Okaidja's own musical transitions and the inspiration of Africa throughout Latin America. The music of "The Palm Wine Sea" is the music of the human experience. It is joyous, tragic and uplifting. It embodies the vast perfect/imperfect shared human story.

Farewell reception: Maddie Burkhardt

Feb 21, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 3150 Beardshear Hall

free

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Maddie Burkhardt, executive assistant to the senior vice president for operations and finance, is leaving the university for a new position.

Tennis

Feb 21, 2020

1:00 PM

Forker Tennis Courts (weather permitting)

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Drake. In the case of inclement weather, competition will be moved to Life Time Fitness, 11911 Hickman Rd., Urbandale. Check the Cyclone tennis website for location updates.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Potty Mouth Pottery

Feb 21, 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

hHwhen you paint whatever @#$! words you want on a bowl, mug, or plate at this event.

Arts Midwest World Fest

Feb 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10

Iowa State Center Arts, performances Diversity

Okaidja Afroso's latest album, "The Palm Wine Sea," brings together the deep understanding of Okaidja's own musical transitions and the inspiration of Africa throughout Latin America. The music of "The Palm Wine Sea" is the music of the human experience. It is joyous, tragic and uplifting. It embodies the vast perfect/imperfect shared human story.

Cyclone Cinema: Zombieland - Double Tap

Feb 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

On the way to Graceland, zombie slayers encounter post-apocalyptic warriors and a group of survivors who find refuge in a commune. Their battle against smarter, faster and seemingly indestructible zombie takes all of their wits and weapons.

Performance: Concert of Soloists

Feb 21, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU Symphony Orchestra will showcase some of the best student musicians on campus during its annual Concert of Soloists.

Saturday, 22 Feb 2020

Potting Party: Succulent Stars

Feb 22, 2020

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

New this season! Join Indoor Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth for this exclusive hour of making of trendy, modern, and Insta-worthy plant projects.

Men's Basketball

Feb 22, 2020

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech.

Cyclone Cinema: Zombieland - Double Tap

Feb 22, 2020

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

On the way to Graceland, zombie slayers encounter post-apocalyptic warriors and a group of survivors who find refuge in a commune. Their battle against smarter, faster and seemingly indestructible zombie takes all of their wits and weapons.

Sunday, 23 Feb 2020

Floating World: Karen LaMonte's Kimono Sculptures

Feb 23, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Alice Hammond, who represents Karen LaMonte at Gerald Peters Contemporary, as she discusses the ways in which Japanese culture and artwork is reflected in LaMonte's Floating World body of work.