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Wednesday, 06 Oct 2021

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 06, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Student Activities Student activities

This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: You Didn't Let Me Down (Paola Pittoni)

Oct 06, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings


Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Paola Pittoni, Associate Teaching Professor of Mechanical Engineering and university early achievement in teaching awardee, will share with you ten ways to connect with students. When students have a rapport with their instructor, they feel more comfortable in the learning environment and are more likely to ask questions and collaborate in the learning goals.

Lecture: Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman

Oct 06, 2021

3:20 PM - 4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall


College of Engineering Lectures

"Development of New Magnesium Alloys by Innovative Technologies," Dan Shechtman, Nobel Laureate and Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. Light refreshments will be served.

Woodshop Orientation

Oct 06, 2021

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20/Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety. The orientation is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Glass Beads Class

Oct 06, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $75/Public $85 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to create colorful beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire! Build your skills with step-by-step instruction and see how the quality of your beads evolves. Use these beauties in your next jewelry project, or display them as tiny works of art. Meets Wednesdays from 6-8:30pm for 4 weeks with instructor Rhonda Scott.

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Oct 06, 2021

8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union


Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

ISU's premier student improv troupe presents unscripted fun at its finest every other Wednesday in the M-Shop.