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Wednesday, 04 Oct 2023

Workshop: Better Data Management in 30 Minutes

Oct 04, 2023

12:10 PM - 12:40 PM

199 Parks Library


University Library Training, development

This short workshop will teach you 5 things you can do now to save yourself a headache. No prior experience required. Bring a pen, paper, and maybe your laptop.

Finalist forum: Ames National Laboratory director

Oct 04, 2023

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Room 301, Spedding Hall


Ames National Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Two finalists will interview on campus Oct. 2-5 for the director's post at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames National Laboratory. The names of the candidates will be made public one business day before their visit.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dungeons & Dragons Week

Oct 04, 2023

2:00 PM



Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Make your weekly game night a critical hit with a personalized pub mug, dice box, or bank for your loot. Find creatures, monsters, characters, and dragons that will impress the most ruthless DM. Welcome RPG'ers, and to thine own elf be true.

Public forum: Liberal Arts and Sciences dean finalist

Oct 04, 2023

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Room 101, Carver Hall


Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Four finalists are interviewing on campus Oct. 2-12. The names of the candidates will be made public one business day before their visit.

Naming Ceremony: Patterson Hall

Oct 04, 2023

4:00 PM

Gentle Doctor Plaza, Vet Med


College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Naming the college's academic building after Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson culminates the college's yearlong celebration of the 100th anniversary of his graduation with a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1923. After the completion of the ceremony, a reception will be held in The Commons where a new mural honoring the legacy of Dr. Patterson will be unveiled.

United States International Poster Biennial Exhibition Reception

Oct 04, 2023

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design


College of Design Meetings, receptions

Opening reception and awards presentation for the inaugural United States International Poster Biennial exhibition, with remarks beginning at 4:30 p.m. After its Iowa State run (through Oct. 26), the show will travel to Long Beach, California, and other U.S. and international locations.

SUB Member Meeting

Oct 04, 2023

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union


Student Union Board Student activities

Join SUB at our bi-weekly Team Member Meetings every other Wednesday at 5:00 pm in the Maintenance Shop! Here, you'll be able to learn more about what the Student Union Board does, get insider knowledge of events coming to campus, and meet some amazing people!

The Art of the Poster: Michael Braley

Oct 04, 2023

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 0101 Design


College of Design Lectures

Iowa State alumnus Michael Braley (BFA 1993 Graphic Design), award-winning creative director of Braley Design, will share his influences and insights from three decades as a graphic designer, revealing the key elements that make an effective poster and what he believes is the true "art" of the poster. Lecture held in conjunction with the opening of the United States International Poster Biennial exhibition.

Sugar Skulls Embroidery Workshop w/ Judy Lemish

Oct 04, 2023

6:30 PM


ISU $30, Public $40

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Sugar skulls are symbolic pieces of folk art popular during Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), a Mexican holiday for remembering and honoring those who have passed. Choose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire. Look for Dia de los Muertos celebrations on November 1 & 2.

Financial Fragility: The Future of Inflation, Interest Rates, and Banking

Oct 04, 2023

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

Lecture Series Lectures

Join us for a roundtable discussion about the current economic situation with three esteemed experts: James Paulsen, Kartik Athreya, and Dame DeAnne Shirley Julius.

Grandma Mojo's Improv Comedy

Oct 04, 2023

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop

$1 at the doors

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Iowa State's premier student improv comedy troupe! They perform in the M-Shop on select Wednesday nights during the semester.