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Retirement reception: Jeanne Stewart

Wed, 10/02/2019 - 14:30
Jeanne Stewart, assistant scientist in the department of food science and human nutrition, is retiring. A brief program will begin at 3:15 p.m. This is a come-and-go event.

Open Mic Night

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 20:00
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)

Lecture: The Case Against Free Speech

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 19:00
P.E. Moskowitz will discuss their new book, "The Case Against Free Speech." The book looks at how one of our most treasured rights -- free speech -- is rarely the equalizer we assume it to be, but rather is defined and redefined by those in power to reflect their ideals and agenda. Constitution Day Lecture

Landscape Drawing

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 18:00
4-week program beginning Tuesday, October 1, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join Creative Department artist Yvonne Brune for a 4-week course exploring the basics of landscape drawing, such as capturing perspective and drawing realistic trees, plants, and flowers.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 16:10
When disruptive conduct takes place, a number of Iowa State University instructors recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Gallery Chat: Dr. Jonathan Sturm

Tue, 10/01/2019 - 12:00
Join members of the ISU community as they lead informal gallery discussions about various themes and works of art in the exhibition [i]It Starts with Us: Civility and the 21st Land Grant Mission[/i]

Ceramic Bowls Class

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 18:00
Valerie Williams Learn to prepare clay for hand-building and use a mold to create a bowl form. Finishing will include creating decorative add-ons and texture. Bowls will be bisque fired for the second class where students will glaze their pieces for the final firing.

Monday Monologues series

Mon, 09/30/2019 - 12:15
"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," A series of short plays addressing climate change issues, with a focus on community action. Directed by Vivian Cook, ISU music and theatre.

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Sun, 09/29/2019 - 19:00
A dark comedy centered around the world of karate. After being attacked on the street Casey enlists himself in a local dojo to learn how to defend himself.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Sun, 09/29/2019 - 16:00
Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 19:00
A dark comedy centered around the world of karate. After being attacked on the street Casey enlists himself in a local dojo to learn how to defend himself.

Lecture: Latinxers in the Digital Age

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 13:00
"Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age," William "Memo" Nericcio, a Mexican-American public intellectual, artist, cultural critic, and professor of comparative literature at San Diego State University. He is the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program's 25th Anniversary Symposium keynote speaker.

Walk-In Craft: Mini Ofrendas

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 10:00
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. An essential ritual includes making altars or ofrendas (meaning offerings) that include objects placed on display that pay homage to loved ones. Construct and decorate a small paper version in honor of Iowa State's Latino/a Studies Program 25th anniversary symposium.

Autumn Garden Peace Post Workshop

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 09:30
Looking for a fun way to spend a Saturday afternoon? Join DeDee Birdsall of Two Sisters Paint Palette for a unique workshop where you will paint your own four-foot garden peace pole.

Artists of Iowa: The First Century Exhibition Seminar

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 09:00
This day-long seminar will feature the [i]Artists in Iowa: The First Century[/i] Exhibition and regional speakers who will examine its ideas and themes.

Symposium: U.S. Latino/a Studies 25th Anniversary

Sat, 09/28/2019 - 08:00
Engage memory, incite conversation and encourage cross cultural connections throughout the ISU campus, Iowa and the Midwest. Events include dynamic panels with students, faculty and staff, and local and national experts; presentations on ISU initiatives; and a keynote address on stereotypes from author and curator, William "Memo" Nericcio. Preregistration (free) encouraged.

Yam Haus

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 20:00
Genre: pop / rock Yam Haus is a Minneapolis-based pop group. High energy and crafted sets, dedicated fans, and enticing personalities have led to numerous sold out shows.

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 19:00
A dark comedy centered around the world of karate. After being attacked on the street Casey enlists himself in a local dojo to learn how to defend himself.

Opening Reception & Curator Talk

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 17:00
Celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Artists in Iowa: The First Century" with a reception from 5-6 p.m. followed by a talk with guest curator Dr. Lea Rosson DeLong.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Gnome Gnight

Fri, 09/27/2019 - 16:00
From three-inch inch minis to a foot-tall "Ginormagnome," we've got a cast of characters that are fun to decorate and add to your space. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select. Drop off but give yourself an hour.