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Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Study Abroad Fair

Channel: Study Abroad Center

10:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Cost: free

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Everyone

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

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ Armory 89 and 90

"Sketchnoting for Everyone - Deepen learning with visual notetaking." Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, and Mani Mina, Associate Professor of Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering, will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Cost: free

Art Reception: "On the Beaten Path"

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.

Cost: Free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Cost: ISU $15, Public $25

President's Annual Address

Channel: Office of the President

6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

Acrylic Painting Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Cost: ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

Cyclone Cinema: Wonder Woman

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Concert: Warm Brew

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

The West Coast hip-hop group has roots in Santa Monica where members Ray Wright, Manu Li, and Serk Spliff all grew up together. Inspired by artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the three friends began developing their sound in 2009, culminating in the breezy, laid-back single "Doin' It Right," which was featured on their 2010 LP Natural Spirit.

Cost: $8-$12

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Garden Quilt Show

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The annual Garden Quilt Show returns, bigger and better than ever!

Gilman Lecture

Channel: Chemistry Department

1:10 pm @ 1352 Gilman

Dale Boger, chair of the chemistry department at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, will present "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria."

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Char Hulsebus

Channel: Registrar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 136 Union Drive Community Center

Char Hulsebus, catalog and communications coordinator in the office of the registrar, is retiring after 31 years of service to the university. Brief remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size, from small dishes to extra-large bowls.

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

Concert: ISU C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm @ Tye Hall, Music Hall

The opening concert for the C-HOP festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano. The performance features ISU faculty and students. A reception will follow in the Music Hall lobby.

Cost: $15 (free for students)

Concert: Tiny Moving Parts

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Tiny Moving Part's style has been described as twinkly emo/math-rock with hints of post-hardcore and Pop punk. The band has cited Thursday, Tera Melos, MewithoutYou, The Fall of Troy, Circle Takes the Square, and Blink-182 as influences.

Cost: $10-$15

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Relief Printmaking Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn how to print with found objects and carved linoleum stamps reflecting the processes used in Alexis Dwyer's exhibit On the Beaten Path, currently on display in the Pioneer Room.

Cost: ISU $30, Public $40 - includes supplies

50th anniversary celebration: Horticulture Research Station

Channel: Horticulture Department

12:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 55519 170th St., 6 miles north of Ames

Events include farm tours, apple demonstrations, games for children and an anniversary program (3-3:45 p.m.).

Cost: free

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Tye Hall, Music Hall

"Terpsichore: Danses pour l'orgue et clavecin," Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord faculty. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15, students free

WiSE STEM Fest

Channel: Program for Women in Science and Engineering

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Howe and Sukup halls

STEM Fest aims to teach people of all ages about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations and companies.

Cost: free

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

"Structure and Symmetry in Bach's Goldberg Variations," Caroline Hong, guest pianist. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15 (free for students)

Recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Campanile

Luc Rombouts, guest carillonneur, University of Leuven (KU), Belgium. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: free

Concert: Hailey Whitters

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Hailey Whitters is an American country musician from Shueyville, Iowa. Whitters co-wrote Little Big Town's song "Happy People", from their 2017 album The Breaker.

Cost: $8-$10

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Softball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

3:30 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. DMACC. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

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

Spoken word event: Gabriela Garcia Medina

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

As an international spoken word artist and award-winning poet, her poetry has taken her to places such as South Africa, Cuba, Brazil, Switzerland and all over the United States. Her poetry ranges from topics as serious as the social injustices we all face to talking about her underwear.

Cost: free

Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Dear Stress, Let's Break Up

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Your adventure and ultimate success at ISU begins with wellness. Taking time for yourself in the midst of classes, homework, jobs, and relationships is challenging, but is an important way to change the level of your stressors and increase your ability to cope.

Cost: ISU $20- limited to ISU students only

Great Plants for Iowa: Annuals the Basics

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

With so many wonderful annuals available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two! Learn more about the basic annuals well-suited for your Central Iowa landscape.

Lecture: The History of Experimentation on Black Americans

Channel: National Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Medical Apartheid," Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of the best-selling book Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. She has been a fellow in ethics at the Harvard Medical School, a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University.

Cost: free