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Friday, 10 Oct 2014

Retirement reception: Labh and Tahira Hira

Oct 10, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free; RSVP requested

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

Join us in honoring Labh and Tahira Hira for their more than 30 years of service to ISU. Labh served as College of Business dean after years on the accounting faculty. Tahira retires as the senior policy adviser to President Leath and as a distinguished academic in areas of personal finance and financial literacy. The program will begin at 9:30. Hosted by the Colleges of Business and Human Sciences along with the President's Office.

Marshmallow Golf for United Way

Oct 10, 2014

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

East lawn in front of Design Building

College of Design Special events

The College of Design will host its third annual marshmallow golf contest from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the east lawn in front of the Design Building. Donate $1 per try to take your best shot at driving a marshmallow! All proceeds will go toward the college's $5,000 fundraising goal for this year's United Way of Story County campaign.

Interdisciplinary Phenomics Workshop

Oct 10, 2014

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

3140 Agronomy


Research Conferences

This series promotes interaction among faculty in diverse disciplines and helps forge new collaborations that will lead to the submission of successful grant proposals, ground-breaking research and the formation of new companies.

2014 Honors and Awards Ceremony

Oct 10, 2014

1:30 PM

Scheman Building, Benton Auditorium


General Events Special events

The campus community is invited to attend this awards event, honoring alumni and friends of Iowa State. A dessert reception will follow. A list of this year's honorees is available at

Retirement reception: Al Murdoch

Oct 10, 2014

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Al Murdoch retired from coaching Cyclone Hockey last November after 43 years as head coach. A program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs requested by Oct. 3.

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 10, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose your favorite ISU logo--vintage or new--and make it into a button or magnet. Show your Cyclone Pride!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Homecoming Weekend

Oct 10, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Pick your piece and illustrate your Cyclone Pride

Lecture: Textiles, Teaching and Travel

Oct 10, 2014

5:10 PM - 6:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall


College of Human Sciences Arts, performances Lectures

"Cultivating a Collection: The History of the Textiles and Clothing Museum and Its Faculty Donors," Jennifer Gordon, the Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet Endowed graduate assistant for the Textiles and Clothing Museum. The "Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet" exhibit in the Mary Alice Gallery will be open 30 minutes before and after the talk.

Artist Talk and Reception: Back to Square One with C. Arthur Croyle

Oct 10, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St.


College of Design Meetings, receptions

Artist talk at 6 p.m. followed by reception until 8 p.m. for exhibition of paintings and assemblages by C. Arthur Croyle, associate professor of integrated studio arts. The show will run through Oct. 24.

Cyclone Cinema: 22 Jump Street

Oct 10, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101


Student Union Board Student activities

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!

Dance social

Oct 10, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building


Student Activities Student activities

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

Performance: Spring Awakening

Oct 10, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

This play set in 19th century Germany tells the story of teenagers discovering their sexuality in a repressive society. Mature themes, sexual situations, and explicit language.