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Beginning Soap Making Workshop

ISU Events - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 18:00
Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method. Learn the step by-by-step process - from the selection of oils, colorants, fragrances and equipment to calculating lye amounts. Leave class with a pound of soap and see the difference that using natural products on your skin makes.

Workshop: Financial literacy for veterans

ISU Events - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 14:30
Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to a short presentation on education benefits and other financial tips, followed by an opportunity to meet with representatives from offices around campus, including VA Certifying Officials, Financial Aid, Accounts Receivable and the Student Loan Education Office. RSVP requested.

ISCORE Preconference

ISU Events - Wed, 02/27/2019 - 11:00
A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

BIEDA Week: "Fattitude" documentary

ISU Events - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 19:00
The "Fattitude" documentary film focuses on body size prejudice and works to promote the important social movement of fat acceptance in today's society. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Lecture: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism

ISU Events - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 19:00
"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism," Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility" and "Is Everyone Really Equal." DiAngelo has had a profound influence on the national discourse on race. She is affiliate faculty at the University of Washington College of Education. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Honeycomb Wall Shelves Class

ISU Events - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 18:00
Make a set of three hexagon shelves to create a honeycomb pattern. With strong lines, and a nod toward the great outdoors, these will be a great addition to every hive and home.

Book talk: One Woman with 110 Lives

ISU Events - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 14:30
"I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives," Kay Jackson Berger, retired psychiatric social worker and author. She will be talking about her book "I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives (Not Counting the First One)." The book reveals 23 years of work in resolving "Mariah's" multiple personality disorder.

Retirement reception: Diane Muncrief

ISU Events - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 09:00
Diane Muncrief, director of human capital capabilities in university human resources, is retiring after more than 21 years at Iowa State. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.

P&S Council Professional Development Conference

ISU Events - Tue, 02/26/2019 - 08:00
"Cultivate Your Adventure: Planting the Seeds of Success" will feature two breakout sessions and two keynote speakers.

Men's Basketball

ISU Events - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 19:00
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Metalworking for Jewelry Class

ISU Events - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 19:00
Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing and riveting. Students will complete one or two projects out of sterling silver and copper depending on complexity. Pendants, earrings and bangle bracelets are just a few of the possibilities. Some people read a book to escape, others pound metal!

50th Anniversary Supreme Court Victory for Students’ First Amendment Rights: Mary Beth and John Tinker

ISU Events - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 19:00
[b]Mary Beth Tinker and John Tinker[/b] will discuss the significance of their historic Supreme Court case especially in the current political climate. [b]Mark Stringer[/b], ACLU of Iowa Director, will moderate.

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

ISU Events - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 14:00
Alicia Knoedler, consultant on research development and leadership; and former executive associate vice president for research at the University of Oklahoma, Norman, is one of five finalists named in the search.

Monday Monologues series

ISU Events - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 12:15
"Daily Dialogue: Truth," a live storytelling event by the Iowa State Daily. Five students will share personal stories for Black History Month.

BIEDA Week: Honor Your Hunger

ISU Events - Mon, 02/25/2019 - 11:00
Stop by for free food and beverages, honoring your hunger and fullness signals. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.

Cyclone Cinema: A Star Is Born

ISU Events - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 19:00
A Star Is Born is a rated R drama/romance movie rated 4.5 stars. Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper star in this pull-your-heart-strings movie. Watch Jackson Maine fall in love with struggling artist, Ally and help her find her way into the spotlight. Refreshments and snacks available at extra charge.


ISU Events - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 17:00
Iowa State vs. Missouri. (Please note time change to 5 p.m.)

Walk-in Argentine Tango

ISU Events - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 16:00
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Fashions Suburbia: Dressing the Family in Mid-Century America

ISU Events - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 14:00
Explore the fashions of the mid-class mid-century family in post-war suburban America. In conjunction with [i]Designed for a Modern Life[/i] Exhibition at the Christian Petersen Art Museum.

Performance: Sense and Sensibility

ISU Events - Sun, 02/24/2019 - 14:00
In 18th-century England, the sudden death of Henry Dashwood leaves his daughters financially destitute and socially vulnerable. The sisters -- sensible Elinor and hypersensitive Marianne -- must learn how to weather the ridiculous societal pressures of the time in order to find love and their place in this new world. A charming, new adaptation written by ISU alum Kerry Skram.