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Friday, 01 Sep 2017

Retirement reception: Mark Renoux

Channel: Facilities Planning and Management

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ 0162 General Services Building

Mark Renoux, an engineering tech in the facilities services unit of facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 10 a.m.

Cost: free

Aug/Sept Craft of the Month- Framed Dry Erase Board

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Go through our stash of fancy papers and glue together a background to put in an 11" x 14" frame.

Cost: $10

Paint Your Own Pottery: Mug Night

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

We like big cups and we cannot lie! From traditional coffee mugs to ones shaped like owls and elephants, we have mugs of all sizes and styles.

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

Saturday, 02 Sep 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Channel: Alumni Association

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm @ 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)

Football

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

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

Cost: TBA

Sunday, 03 Sep 2017

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Monday, 04 Sep 2017

University holiday

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day @ Iowa State University

Offices are closed and classes are recessed in observance of the national Labor Day holiday.

Light Painting 101

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, September 4, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to "paint" with various light sources and capture the images in your camera.

Watercolor Painting

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Monday, September 4, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Join artist Yvonne Brune and experience the Gardens to find inspiration for watercolors.

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017

ReACT Gallery Kickoff

Channel: University Museums

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 0003 Morrill Hall

University Museums will launch the ReACT Gallery, presented in the Reiman Gallery of the Christian Petersen Art Museum at Morrill Hall. The ReACT Gallery is intended to be a safe and respectful place to express and explore reactions, opinions, and perspectives of national current event issues that are relevant to the ISU community.

Cost: free

Engineering Study and Work Abroad Fair

Channel: College of Engineering

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Howe Hall atrium

"Tour The World." Information booths for more than 30 international programs will be represented by faculty coordinators and students to promote international opportunities for engineering students.

Cost: free

Move Like Water

Channel: Reiman Gardens

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Tuesday, September 5, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. The fluid movement of water inspires tranquility.

Fall Color Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Tuesday, September 5, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Come learn how to take stunning fall images.

Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

Workshop: How Team-Based Learning (TBL) can transform your classroom

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

1:10 pm - 2:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Professor Elgin Johnston and Senior Lecturer Heather Bolles, Mathematics, share their journey reformatting how calculus is taught at ISU. Implementing active learning and clickers; earning HHMI, Miller, and Flipped Classroom grants and other funding; changing TBL to fit mathematics; building community among students; and recording and reporting learning gains are some of the tools Drs. Bolles and Johnston will discuss.

Cost: free

Autumn Nature Meditation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4-week program beginning Wednesday, September 6, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Nature is restorative. Learn to get the most out of your nature experience as you connect to the breathtaking changes of autumn with Camilla Kottman, expressive therapies instructor.

Street (or Candid) Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

4-week program beginning Wednesday, September 6, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Interested in taking great images of subjects in candid situations within public places without posing them?

Lecture: When Christians First Met Muslims

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Michael Penn is a professor of religious studies at Stanford University and specializes in the history of early Christianity with a focus on Middle Eastern Christians.

Cost: free

Thursday, 07 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.

Reopening of Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

11:50 am - 12:50 pm @ 0023 MacKay Hall

The Joan Bice Underwood Tearoom reopens Thursday, Sept. 7 for the fall 2017 semester. Lunch will be served Tuesday through Friday from 11:50 a.m. to 12:50 p.m. The cost of each meal is $6.50, and reservations must be made prior to 9 a.m. on the day of service.

Cost: $6.50

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free

Grad Students: Everything you need to know about the Library...but were afraid to ask!

Channel: University Library

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

Learn how to find dissertations, influential research articles and important journals in you subject area! Find out who is your subject librarian, and learn about Library services that can help facilitate your research and writing! Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Hammered Silver Earrings Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Learn some basics of metalworking by making a pair of sterling silver earrings.

Cost: ISU $30, Public $40- (supplies included)

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or via Zoom

This 3-part series (Sept. 15, 22, 29) will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

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

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.

Exhibition Reception: The World in Perspective

Channel: University Museums

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

A celebration of "Amy N. Worthen: The World in Perspective," currently on exhibit in the Brunnier Art Museum. For almost 50 years, Worthen has dedicated herself to the art of printmaking, as both a maker and curator. The exhibition explores 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

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: University Book Store

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Iowa State University Alumni Association - Cyclone Central Tailgate

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