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Saturday, 23 Sep 2017

Neuroscience Research Day

Channel: Graduate College

8:30 am - 5:30 pm @ 1414 Molecular Biology

"The Aging Brain," with keynote speakers Gary Wenk, Ohio State University, Columbus; and Ruth Barrientos, University of Colorado, Boulder.

Cost: free

NatureCraft Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Family members of all ages - toddlers, kids, parents, grandparents, and more! - will love this freeform, creative, nature-based workshop.

Cost: $10 ($8/members or ISU adult, $6/general public youth, $4/members or ISU youth, )

Tai Chi Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 11:15 am @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

An introduction to the 24 Posture Taijiquan Form, which was developed during the 1950s by the Chinese Athletic Committee based on the foundation of Yang Style Taijiquan.

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

10:30 am @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

3:30 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

4:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5

Entrepreneur roundtable

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

"Welcome to the PIT (People Impacting Tomorrow): Entrepreneur Roundtable." Have dinner and conversations with key entrepreneurs, influencers and business builders. Registration is required.

Cost: free

Concert: Open Mike Eagle

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Michael W. Eagle II, better known by his stage name Open Mike Eagle, is an American alternative hip hop artist.

Cost: $10-$12

Lecture: Frontiers of Ag Opportunity

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Are We Ready? The Frontiers of Ag Opportunity," Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute think tank.

Cost: free

Sunday, 24 Sep 2017

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

Faculty recital

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Featuring guest violinist John Gilbert and ISU faculty George Work, cello; and Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano. Gilbert is professor of violin at the Texas Tech University School of Music.

Cost: free

Monday, 25 Sep 2017

Picture at Parks

Channel: University Library

11:30 am - 12:00 pm @ Parks Library lawn

Join in a giant group photo outside Parks Library. Wear your favorite cardinal and gold and find a place on the steps, plaza, lawn and entry area of the library and be ready at 11:30 to say cheese.

Cost: free

Art + Issues: Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

Cost: free

University Faculty and Staff Awards Ceremony

Channel: Office of the President

3:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.

Cost: free

Beginning Soap Making Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.

Cost: ISU $35, Public $45 - includes supplies

Great Plants for Iowa: Houseplants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

They have been attributed to better health, happiness and air quality; houseplants are a big part of many people's homes.

Intermediate Pottery: Lidded Pots and Enclosed Forms

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Take your basic throwing skills to the next level by learning to make lids 5 different ways. See appropriate lids and finishing for different shaped vessels, and learn how an enclosed form can be turned into a lidded pot, vase, bowl, and other forms.

Cost: ISU $35, Public $45 - (includes supplies)

Lecture: Is There Evidence of God from Contemporary Science?

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series: Fr. Robert Spitzer served as president of Gonzaga University from 1998 to 2009. A Catholic priest and Jesuit, he is the author of eight books, including New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy, and appears weekly on EWTN in "Father Spitzer's Universe."

Cost: free

Performance: Molly Fillmore, soprano

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Music Hall

Soprano Molly Fillmore is a guest artist.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017

Research Workshop: NSF Programs for Big Data Research

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

"Leveraging NSF Programs for Big Data Research." Dr. Chaitanya Baru, senior advisor for data science, CISE directorate, will discuss agency priorities and initiatives, and answer your questions about funding programs related to data science and data-driven discovery.

Cost: free

Lecture: Why Intelligent Design is NOT Science

Channel: Lectures Program

6:30 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

The Atheist and Agnostic Society Fall Lecture. Hector Avalos is a professor of religious studies at Iowa State.

Cost: free

Branding: Who Are You?

Channel: College of Design

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ 362 College of Design

ISU integrated studio arts alumnus Jonathan Castro is a ceramic designer who lives and works in New York City. He attributes many opportunities and successes to the skills and business acumen he developed at Iowa State. He'll talk about the importance and process of branding oneself in the marketplace. Castro is an artist-in-residence Sept. 25-29 in the College of Design.

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, 27 Sep 2017

Bake sale

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

8:15 am - 12:15 pm @ 1550 Beardshear

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County, featuring baked goods, treats and healthy snacks. Sale concludes when all items are purchased.

CANCELED: Training: Digital Accessibility

Channel: Training Courses

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 206 Durham

"Creating and Editing Captions for your Videos." Your video is already edited and you are ready to share with the world but captions have not been added. In this workshop, we would like you to bring your own video so that you work along the instructor on creating and editing captions.

Cost: free

Green Dot Launch

Channel: Dean of Students Office

11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Parks Library lawn (rain location: State Gym)

Learn ways to address violence on campus and in our community as reactive and proactive bystanders. Enjoy food, music and games, win prizes and visit Cy at the photo booth. Pledge your Green Dot on a giant 'I' and learn how the Green Dot program can reduce forms of power-based personal violence such as sexual violence, dating violence and stalking.

Cost: free

Art Walk: Imagining Our Campus Without Art

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Food Sciences Building Courtyard

Join the University Museums as we take a moment to enjoy the incredible beauty that has been a core educational value at Iowa State since it's very founding. Meet in the Food Sciences Building Courtyard at noon.

Cost: free

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:30 pm - 5:00 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

Retirement reception: Dan Morrical

Channel: Animal Science Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Kildee Hall atrium

Dan Morrical, professor of animal science, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

Cost: free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:30 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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

Cost: ISU $15, Public $25