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What is featured?

Friday, 01 Apr 2022

Online workshop: Miller Open Education Mini-Grant Q&A

Apr 01, 2022

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

In this Q&A-style drop-in session, Abbey Elder, Open Access Librarian, will guide you through the application process with a copy of the mini-grant application rubric. Come prepared to talk about your potential project and bring along any questions you have. Registration required.

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Khaled Kasih

Apr 01, 2022

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2206 Student Innovation Center

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"1,000 Ways to Make Hummus," Khaled Kasih. From the humble beginnings of a small canning line for Hummus and Foul, to the sophisticated company it is right now, Kasih operates fully automated production lines for producing Mediterranean Aseptic Food, including its most famous product hummus "Never Tasted This Good."

Why Is It So Hard to Make Self-Driving Cars?

Apr 01, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

See Zoom Link or Communications 1230

free

Lecture Series Lectures

You may view the lecture in person at 1230 Communications or via Zoom: https://iastate.zoom.us/j/94787336376 Why is self-driving so hard? Despite tech companies and the investment of billions of dollars, the optimistic predictions about self-driving cars “being around the corner†went utterly wrong. Prof. Joseph Sifakis will argue that these difficulties illustrate the challenges raised by the vision for trustworthy autonomous systems.

Drop In Craft: String Art

Apr 01, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$8 in studio / $10 to go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board and use lines of thread to make geometric patterns, curves, and shapes. We have lots of designs to choose from or create your own!

Paint Your Own Pottery: $10 Mug Week

Apr 01, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$10

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

What a deal! 10 bucks gets you any mug you choose.

Seminar: Functional gains achieved with electrical stimulation of peripheral nerves

Apr 01, 2022

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

0279 Forker and virtually

free

Research Lectures

Join us for this Kinesiology Pease Scholar Seminar featuring Dr. Roger Enoka, professor from the University of Colorado - Boulder.

Celebration of Life: Mark Engelbrecht

Apr 01, 2022

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

College of Design atrium

free

College of Design Special events

The College of Design is hosting this event to honor professor emeritus of architecture and dean emeritus Mark Engelbrecht, who died Dec. 30, 2021, in West Des Moines. Following a brief program, colleagues, alumni and friends will have the opportunity to share personal tributes. Refreshments will be served.

Fired Ink Art Fridays

Apr 01, 2022

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace

$10 in-studio

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Not available to go. Create swirls and blurs of vibrant color on glass using alcohol inks and a little bit of fire. We will seal the design and slip it into an 8 x 10 frame for an instant masterpiece!

Cyclone Cinema: The 355

Apr 01, 2022

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Cyclone Cinema is presented by the Student Union Board and showcases a variety of film genres, screening a different movie every weekend Thursday - Sunday during the semester. Sunday film screenings are in open caption format. All other screenings can be open caption as well, as long as the request is made to the staff prior to the movie starting.

Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

Apr 01, 2022

7:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$5-$15

Student Activities Arts, performances Student activities

Hosted by ISU's Rodeo Club, this event features college athletes from the Great Plains region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. There are two shows on Saturday.

Saturday, 02 Apr 2022

Women's and Gender Studies Student Conference

Apr 02, 2022

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Student Innovation Center

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Diversity Student activities

"Mobilizing the Intersections of Power and Justice," an opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students from across the state to present academic research, creative works, and pedagogy on topics related to gender, feminism, and sexuality. Keynote speaker is Lina-Maria Murillo, gender, women's and sexuality studies; history; and Latina/o/x studies; University of Iowa. Registration is free. Presented by the Women's and Gender Studies program.

Bonsai 101

Apr 02, 2022

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

See below.

Reiman Gardens

Beginning Saturday, April 2 for two weeks. Make tiny trees with expert instruction from the Iowa Bonsai Association!

Paint Your Own Pottery: $10 Mug Week

Apr 02, 2022

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace

$10

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

What a deal! 10 bucks gets you any mug you choose.

Volleyball: Spring Tournament

Apr 02, 2022

10:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

The Cyclones host in-state rivals Drake (10 a.m.), Northern Iowa (11:15 a.m.) and Iowa (1:30 p.m.) for shortened three-set matches in this annual tournament.

Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

Apr 02, 2022

1:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$5-$15

Student Activities Arts, performances Student activities

Hosted by ISU's Rodeo Club, this event features college athletes from the Great Plains region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. There are two shows on Saturday.

Fairy Garden Family Workshop

Apr 02, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

See below.

Reiman Gardens

Create your very own miniature garden for gnomes, fairies, or other nature sprites, using miniature plants, mosses and stones.

Open House Weekend: Christian Petersen Art Museum & Farm House Museum

Apr 02, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Having trouble getting to the museum during the week? Enjoy the Museums' central campus locations and spring exhibitions during an open house weekend.

Cyclone Cinema: The 355

Apr 02, 2022

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Cyclone Cinema is presented by the Student Union Board and showcases a variety of film genres, screening a different movie every weekend Thursday - Sunday during the semester. Sunday film screenings are in open caption format. All other screenings can be open caption as well, as long as the request is made to the staff prior to the movie starting.

Cyclone Stampede Rodeo

Apr 02, 2022

7:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$5-$15

Student Activities Arts, performances Student activities

Hosted by ISU's Rodeo Club, this event features college athletes from the Great Plains region of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association. There are two shows on Saturday.

Sunday, 03 Apr 2022

Open House Weekend: Christian Petersen Art Museum & Farm House Museum

Apr 03, 2022

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Having trouble getting to the museum during the week? Enjoy the Museums' central campus locations and spring exhibitions during an open house weekend.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: National Pan-Hellenic Council Plaza

Apr 03, 2022

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall and NPHC Plaza, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions

The National Pan-Hellenic Council Plaza honors the contributions and amplifies the voices of the historically black fraternities and sororities that make up the NPHC and the individual members who have made significant contributions to ISU, Ames, the state of Iowa and beyond.

Argentine Tango Drop-In Lessons

Apr 03, 2022

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512, Memorial Union

5 lessons for $35 ISU, $45 public

Memorial Union programs Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. Classes meet every Sunday and drop-ins are welcome. Purchase a dance punch card and attend as often as your schedule allows. Open to ages 18+.

Cyclone Cinema: The 355

Apr 03, 2022

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Cyclone Cinema is presented by the Student Union Board and showcases a variety of film genres, screening a different movie every weekend Thursday - Sunday during the semester. Sunday film screenings are in open caption format. All other screenings can be open caption as well, as long as the request is made to the staff prior to the movie starting.

Monday, 04 Apr 2022

Monday Monologues series

Apr 04, 2022

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

Grant Wood mural lobby, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances

"Gather in Song," featuring Cantamus, Lyrica, and Count Me In ensembles, conducted by Jennifer Rodgers, assistant director of choral activities, ISU music and theatre. Hear everything from a Finnish wedding celebration to the Brazilian samba, to Dancing Queen.

Drop In Craft: String Art

Apr 04, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$8 in studio / $10 to go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer nails into a board and use lines of thread to make geometric patterns, curves, and shapes. We have lots of designs to choose from or create your own!

Drop-In Craft: Painted Flowerpots

Apr 04, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$9-$18 in studio / $12-$22 to go

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Simple, fun, and in-season, terra cotta pots are an easy surface to paint on. Choose from small pots to start an herb garden, to medium containers for indoor plants, and larger pots for outdoor flowers.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Week

Apr 04, 2022

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace

$10-$20

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

An enchanting cast of characters awaits you! Meet Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake, and the ever-popular foot-tall Ginormagnome. Start (or keep building) your gnome village with a cute little mushrooms, a small planter, or a fairy house.

Writing and Media Center Speaker Series

Apr 04, 2022

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

0101 College of Design

free

Student Affairs Diversity Lectures

"Communicating with Empathy: Relationality and Creativity in Contemporary Learning," with panelists Jordan Brooks, Mani Mina and Lucia Suarez.

Seminar: Determining Effective Organic Poultry Litter Fertilization for Containerized Herbs

Apr 04, 2022

4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

118 Horticulture Hall

free

Research Lectures

Join this Department of Horticulture Graduate Seminar to hear ISU graduate student Jaden Gimondo discuss research into characterizing the growth, morphology and plant tissue nutrient concentrations of six different culinary herbs using organic turkey litter fertilizer applications in response to the recent commercial production adoption of containerized growing conditions.

Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food

Apr 04, 2022

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Dr. Timothy A. Wise is author of the recent book Eating Tomorrow: Agribusiness, Family Farmers, and the Battle for the Future of Food. He is a senior advisor at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, where his work focuses on agribusiness, family farmers and the future of food, and a senior research fellow at Tufts University’s Global Development and Environment Institute.