Student Announcements

Dave Chappelle to perform at Stephens Jan. 28

Renowned comedian Dave Chapelle will perform Jan. 28 at Stephens Auditorium. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show go on sale at noon Jan. 24 and will start at $72.50. They are available at Stephens Auditorium's box office, online at or by calling 800-745-3000. The creator behind "The Chappelle Show," a sketch comedy that aired on Comedy Central from 2003 to 2006, Chapelle has released five stand-up specials on Netflix since 2017.  

It's back: Candy cane ice cream

The Dairy Science Club will again sell its popular holiday flavor, featuring vanilla ice cream, crushed candy canes and white chocolate. Try one at the weekly Wednesday sale (11 a.m.-1 p.m., near the north doors of Lush Auditorium in Kildee Hall). Other flavors today are vanilla, triple chocolate, strawberry, Reeses and Heath caramel. The price is $2 for an 8-oz. cup.

CALS associate dean candidate interviews begin Jan. 29

Public seminars and open forums are scheduled for four finalists in the search for an associate dean for academic innovation in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Finalists will open with a one-hour seminar, followed by an open forum. The presentation topic is "Academic Innovations in CALS: A Futuristic Vision." All events will be held in 1204 Kildee Hall. Interview dates and candidates for the position are:

  • Jan. 29 (9 a.m.), Mike Retallck, chair of agricultural education and studies
  • Jan. 30 (2 p.m.), Steven Lonergan, professor of animal science
  • Feb. 3 (9 a.m.), Carmen Bain, professor of sociology
  • Feb. 4 (2 p.m.), Howard Tyler, assistant dean for student services

Caucus rights presentation is Jan. 22

Ariela Fleisig, a national organizing specialist for Iowa with the American Civil Liberties Union, will present "Rights for ALL at the Caucuses" Wednesday, Jan. 22 (7 p.m., Memorial Union Sun Room). She works on the ACLU's "Rights for All" campaign, which includes voting rights, immigrants' rights, reproductive rights and ending mass incarceration. Her talk is free and open to the public.

Poster sale at the MU runs Jan. 27-Feb. 1

The Memorial Union is hosting its semiannual poster sale Jan. 27-Feb. 1 in the Cardinal Room. It features hundreds of options in art, movies, music and pop culture, with most priced between $8 and $12. Sale hours are 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday. Sale proceeds support art programs at the MU.

Gallery reception postponed to Jan. 31

A Jan. 17 reception at the College of Design's Design on Main gallery, featuring Ames artist Catherine Reinhart, has been postponed to Friday, Jan. 31 (5-7 p.m., 203 Main St.)

Limited Madrigal tickets remain

As of 4 p.m. Wednesday, there were a dozen tickets for Friday and eight tickets for Saturday's performance of the 55th annual Madrigal Dinner (6:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. social hour, MU Great Hall), presented by the music and theatre department. Through Friday (11 a.m.-5 p.m.), tickets may be purchased at the Maintenance Shop box office in the Memorial Union. Online sales are closed.

Library has resource guides for innovation

While the University Library has a wealth of resources related to entrepreneurship and innovation, many of these materials are included in two resource guides, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Research Guide and the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Reading List. The guides include links to activities at Iowa State, resources for entrepreneurship in different areas (arts, biosciences, engineering) and information on how to find materials in the library.

Know Your Rights workshop offered Jan. 23

The office of diversity and inclusion is hosting a workshop, Know Your Rights: Harassment 101, on Thursday, Jan. 23 (3-5 p.m., 0001 Carver). Learn what constitutes harassment and what resources are available for reporting and investigating harassment incidents -- on campus and in Ames. A presentation, led by ISU Police engagement and inclusion officers, office of equal opportunity staff and Story County prosecutor Ben Matchan, will be followed by small group discussions and an open mic. All members of the campus community are welcome; no registration required.

Study Abroad Fair is Jan. 23

Students can learn about interning, studying and volunteering abroad in experiences ranging from one week to one year during the spring Study Abroad Fair Thursday, Jan. 23 (10:30-1:30 p.m., MU Great Hall). This is a one-stop opportunity to learn about many adventures abroad. In addition, the U.S. Postal Service will take appointments for passport applications and renewals. Contact Natalie Welter, 515-251-2360, to schedule a passport appointment.

A peek inside the Student Innovation Center

Sidewalks and driveways are in, the lawn is seeded and the construction fence is gone. But interior work at the Student Innovation Center continues in various phases of completion as spring semester gets underway.

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