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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

21st Century Art from the Video Game Art Gallery

Channel: University Museums

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

Chaz Evans, the Director of Exhibitions and Co-Founder of the VGA Gallery in Chicago and co-curator of GAME ART VS. ART GAME will talk about the intersection of art and tech. Following the talk, join us in the exhibition for Game Night and light refreshments.

Cost: free

Documentary: Saving Brinton

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:00 pm @ Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

The story of Michael Zahs, an eccentric Iowa collector who uncovered five hours of film from the early 1900s that once belonged to Frank Brinton, one of America's most successful barnstorming moving picture exhibitors. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with film subject Michael Zahs and the filmmakers.

Cost: $5, free for ISU students and Osher Institute members

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME. Featuring eighteen interactive and diverse video games, this exhibit engages visitors with the University Museums in the dynamic setting of playful exploration and contemporary game design. No prior knowledge or skill in gaming is necessary, so stop by and join in on the fun!

Cost: free

Concert: Introspections : Extroversions : Interchanges

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:45 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

This is a concert of electroacoustic and visual music, with guest artists Scott L. Miller, Pat O'Keefe, David Taddie and ISU faculty performers.

Cost: free

Concert: Jack Ingram CANCELED

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

This concert has unfortunately been canceled. Jack Owen Ingram is an American country music artist formerly signed to Big Machine Records, an independent record label. He has released eight studio albums, one extended play, one compilation album, six live albums, and 19 singles.

Cost: $15-$20

Thursday, 28 Sep 2017

Book sale

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Curtiss rotunda and Molecular Biology atrium

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books and CDs are $1 each or $5 for six. DVDs are $2.

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.

Getting Started With Zotero

Channel: University Library

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

Zotero is a great free tool for managing citations and documents,ideal for tracking sources used in your research. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

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)

Turquoise Bracelet Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Create a lovely turquoise bracelet using wire working techniques with sterling silver.

Cost: ISU $55, Public $65- (supplies included)

Presidents Training

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm @ The Gallery, MU

President's Training must be taken annually by the chief officer(s) of every student organization. President's Training certification is valid from September 1 to August 31 of each year. If you were a student/campus organization President last year you will have to fulfill the requirement again. It's a recurring, annual expectation.

Cyclone Cinema: Cars 3

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

Electroacoustic Improvisations

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ ISU Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

Composer and sound artist Scott L. Miller will join saxophonist and Iowa State University faculty member Michael Giles for a one-hour performance of improvisatory electronic chamber music followed by a catered reception. Part of the 2017 Lipa Festival of Electroacoustic and Visual Music.

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Jack Trice Stadium

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

Cost: TBA

Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture: Vanishing Vaquitas

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Vanishing Vaquitas: Lessons from a Humble Porpoise" - Barbara Taylor is a conservation biologist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center and involved with recent efforts to protect the critically endangered vaquita porpoises.

Cost: free

Friday, 29 Sep 2017

Book sale

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

8:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Curtiss rotunda

A fundraiser for the United Way of Story County. Books, CDs and DVDs are available; free will donations are appreciated.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ View Part 3 on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric. View part three on your own.

Open house: Prospective Design students

Channel: College of Design

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Gallery 181, College of Design

Considering an undergraduate design program at Iowa State? Learn about the College of Design with facility tours, break-out sessions by major and an open forum with current students.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Barb Burnett

Channel: Receptions and open houses

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Barb Burnett, printing and copy services, is retiring.