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Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Library workshop

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 134 Parks Library

"Finding Funding: Using Campus Resources," with Rebecca Jackson, Parks Library; and Sue Shipitalo, VPR's Office. Intended for faculty, grad students and post-docs. Preregistration required.

Cost: free

Iowa Energy Center Lecture Series

Channel: Iowa Energy Center

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 0020 Howe Hall

"Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers on the Road to Commercialization," Jim Spaeth, bioenergy demonstration and market transformation program manager, U.S. Department of Energy. Registration is requested for this free event.

Cost: free

Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers On the Road to Commercialization

Channel: Live Green

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Howe Hall - Room 0020, (2271 Bissell Road) Iowa State University

One of the Energy Department's key objectives in bioenergy is to foster development of a robust, commercially-competitive biorefinery industry and help reduce the risk associated with designing, constructing and operating first-of-a-kind biorefinery demonstrations. This presentation will give key lessons and best practices the Department has learned over the last decade.

Cost: FREE

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

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

Ghost Stories of Iowa State

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

How much do you know of campus history, legend, and lore? Join University Museums for an evening of historic and haunted stories about Iowa State and discover who may be haunting your lecture hall!

Cost: free

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Manipulating Culture after the Conquest: The First Operas in the New World, Chad Gasta, ISU world languages and cultures.

Cost: free

Concert: The Dodos

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

Acclaimed indie folk band The Dodos are known for using an alternate instrumental approach. They're touring in support of their fifth LP, Carrier, an album that's refreshingly sincere: no computers, no gimmicks -- just eleven songs that are beautiful and solid and true and honest.

Cost: $10 ISU Students | $15 public

Friday, 31 Oct 2014

EH&S Safety Summit

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

7:45 am - 9:00 am @ 1230 Environmental Health and Safety Services Building

"Safety: Take it Home with You." Attendees will learn about home fire and electrical safety, ladder safety and distracted driving. Register online for this free event.

Cost: free

MU Feasibility Open Work Session

Channel: Special Memorial Union programs

10:30 am - 2:30 pm @ Campanile Room, MU

The Memorial Union serves as the living room of Iowa State and provides a welcoming open door to an ever-growing number of students, faculty, staff, alumni and guests. In an effort to evaluate the student experience, Iowa State has engaged Invision Architecture to assess the usage of space within the Memorial Union.

Friday Talk: Ballistic Receptacles

Channel: College of Design

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 130 Design

In this brown-bag lunch presentation, Will Prindle, assistant professor of industrial design, will share his research into the design and development of explosive-resistant trash and recycling receptacles for public spaces without an extensive security presence. Part of the Institute for Design Research and Outreach's Friday Talks series.

Cost: free

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

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

1:10 pm - 2:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture

Cost: free

Library workshop

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ 134 Parks Library

"Getting Started with EndNote Web," an introduction to a free bibliographic management program that helps users collect, organize, format and use collected citations in their writing projects. Preregistration required.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Halloween

Channel: The Workspace

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. We have skulls, Frankenstein mugs, monster figurines and more!

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

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

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State vs. TCU

Cost: free

Dance social

Channel: Student Organizations

7:30 pm - 9:45 pm @ 196 Forker Building

Halloween party: Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Cost: free

Performance: Crimes of the Heart

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy's home in Mississippi and are forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" each has committed.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Saturday, 01 Nov 2014

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

8:00 am @ ISU Alumni Center

Fun for the whole family, regardless of the weather. Each tailgate features games, prizes, football action on the big screens, a marching band performance, a cash bar (Olde Main Brewing Company), and an optional catered meal by area vendors (preregistration required).

Cost: free

Football

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

11:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

ISU vs. Oklahoma.

Cost: $25-$65

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

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

Performance: Crimes of the Heart

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy's home in Mississippi and are forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" each has committed.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Sunday, 02 Nov 2014

Intermediate Glass Beads: Metal + Glass Class

Channel: The Workspace

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Take your lampwork skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with silver! Learn several ways to add fine silver wire and silver foil to your creations. Other techniques may be used as time permits. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class before taking this class.

Cost: ISU $22, Public $32 (includes supplies)

Concert: Iowa Statesmen

Channel: Music Department

1:30 pm - 3:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

After America in the Making - Allotment

Channel: University Museums

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

Join Christina Gish Hill, Associate Professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies, in a discussion focused on the federal policies of allotment which increased American settlement of the West by making Indian reservation lands available for purchase. These policies not only shaped the American landscape, they continue to affect American Indian people and their non-Native neighbors today.

Cost: free

Performance: Crimes of the Heart

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Fisher Theater, Ames

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy's home in Mississippi and are forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" each has committed.

Cost: Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Concert: Iowa Statesmen

Channel: Music Department

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

Cost: $5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Channel: The Workspace

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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 dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Cost: ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

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

Monday, 03 Nov 2014

Fused Glass Ornaments Class

Channel: The Workspace

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

Get in the holiday spirit by creating a set of beautiful glass ornaments. Learn to safely cut glass, design and assemble different kinds of glass, and see the effects of two different firings - full fuse and tack fuse.

Cost: ISU $38, Public $48 (includes supplies)

Twenty Years of Yellowstone Wolves

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Douglas Smith is a senior wildlife biologist with the National Park Service and has been involved with wolves in Yellowstone since their controversial reintroduction to the park in 1992. 50th Anniversary Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture

Cost: free