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Friday, 08 Sep 2017

reACT Gallery: React to DACA Pop-up Event

Channel: University Museums

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ reACT Gallery, 0003 Morill Hall

On Tuesday, the Trump administration rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As this is expected to be a big part of the upcoming legislative agenda, let's take ACTion by letting our elected leaders hear how we reACT. Postcards, postage, pens, and contact information will be provided.

Cost: Free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Under the Sea

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Surf through the tropical fish, mermaids, turtles, sharks and other sea creatures swimming across plates, bowls and mugs in our pottery collection.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Harvest Fest

Channel: Live Green

4:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ 3715 W 190th St, Ames IA 50014 (Next to Lacewing Acres and Alluvial

Come and enjoy the food sourced from the local food system of Ames, Iowa. Featuring local chefs serving creative and specialty dishes. Come celebrate with food, live music, Lacewing Acres farm tours, and farmer presentations!

Cost: Admission Free, Ala carte food for purchase

Lecture: MAD Works

Channel: College of Design

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

Ma Yansong and ISU alumna Qun Dang, partners in Beijing-based design firm MAD Architects, will present the Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture as part of Premiere 17, the architecture department's annual celebration of the new academic year.

Cost: free

Reiman Gardens After Hours

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Kick back and relax at Reiman Gardens After Hours! This quarterly event is an opportunity to enjoy good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting.

Cost: $22 ($17 members)

Exhibition Reception: The World in Perspective

Channel: University Museums

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

The exhibition explores Amy N. Worthen's printmaking career over the decades and also celebrates her exceptional impact on the arts of Iowa through both her art and curatorial work.

Cost: free

Planetarium Show: Eclipses & Solar System Astronomy

Channel: Astronomy

6:30 pm @ ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Cost: free

Saturday, 09 Sep 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

8:00 am - 10:30 am @ Alumni Center

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Cost: 0 (charge for catered meal)

Dan Gable Book Signing

Channel: ISU Book Store

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Alumni Center

Join us for a book signing with Dan Gable, author of the follow up best seller, A Wrestling Life 2 at the ISU Alumni Center during the Cyclone Central Tailgate.

Football

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

11:00 am @ Jack Trice Stadium

Iowa State vs. Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: TBA

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017

A Conversation with Amy Worthen

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

Art historian Lea Rosson-DeLong will engage artist Amy Worthen in a conversation around her long and distinguished career.

Cost: free

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Information session: NSF Innovation Corps program

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Gallery, Memorial Union

Iowa State has been selected as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. Interested faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students are invited to learn how they can get involved. Session repeated on Sept. 12 (9-10 a.m.)

Cost: free

Workshop Series: The Research-Based Flipped Classroom

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Cost: free

Lecture: New Developments in China and Sino-US Relations

Channel: World Affairs Series

5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Hong Lei is the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago.

Cost: free

Hardwood Jewelry Box Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.

Cost: ISU $60, Public $70-- includes supplies

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Severe 5%: Understanding the Criminal Justice System," Iowa State professor of sociology Matt DeLisi will draw on his research, clinical, and practitioner experiences working with pathological offenders to provide another framework for assessing the U.S. criminal justice system.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

Information session: NSF Innovation Corps program

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Iowa State has been selected as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. Interested faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students are invited to learn how they can get involved. Session also offered on Sept. 11 (9-10 a.m.)

Cost: free

P&S Council Seminar

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer, Memorial Union

"Personal Leadership: Life Skills for Everyday Self-Care." Stephanie Downs, ISU WellBeing coordinator, will introduce the new Adventure2 online platform. Bring your own device, log in and explore with us!

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Cost: ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Lecture: Water Exploration in the Solar System

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Water Exploration in the Solar System: The Restless Hunt for Life," Essam Heggy is a planetary scientist at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and a Rosetta co-investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Cost: free

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: free

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

Conference: Financial Aid Campus Partners

Channel: Student Financial Aid Office

8:00 am - 11:00 am @ Sun Room and South Ballroom, Memorial Union

An opportunity for ISU faculty and staff to learn about the financial aid process and related issues affecting students in order to more effectively fulfill their professional roles. Register online.

Cost: free

Lecture: Business CEO Speaker Series

Channel: College of Business

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

"From Donut Salesman to CEO," Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., a $15 billion global food company. He oversees Smithfield's vast business empire, including all its operations in the United States, Poland, Romania, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Cost: free

Opening reception: "Talking Textiles: Communicating Through Cloth"

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall

Light refreshments will be served. Exhibition runs through Nov. 10.

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness.

Cost: free

Belly Dance Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and more importantly, tons of fun!

Cost: ISU $55, Public $65

Janis Joplin Stacked Bracelets Walk-In Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.

Cost: $15