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Wednesday, 06 Sep 2017

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 1020 4-H Extension Building

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.


Channel: Student Activities Center

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Central Campus

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!

Cost: free

Workshop: Social Security and Your Retirement

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

A secure, comfortable retirement requires careful financial planning to anticipate your income and needs in retirement. As part of a comprehensive financial plan, it is important to understand the basics and benefits of the Social Security program. Registration requested.

Cost: free

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.

Cost: free

Autumn Nature Meditation

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

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, during this 4-week program.

Cost: $37.50 ($30 members/ $25.50 ISU students)

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?

Cost: $95 ($76/members, $64.60/ISU students)

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

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 07 Sep 2017

Research Boot Camp: Responsible Conduct

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Faculty, staff, and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research.

Cost: free

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 $7, and reservations must be made prior to 9 a.m. on the day of service.

Cost: $7

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Featured speaker is athletics director Jamie Pollard; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

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: Library expertise

Channel: University Library

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

"Everything you need to know about the Library ... but were afraid to ask!" 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.

Cost: free

Forum: Know Your Rights

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 198 Parks Library

Immigration experts and campus professionals will address questions and issues related to DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals).

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.

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)

Lecture: The World's Most Resilient City

Channel: College of Design

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ 130 College of Design

Architect and ISU College of Design Rome Program instructor Tom Rankin will discuss ways in which Rome has, over two millennia, provided examples of sustainable urban design practices, and will highlight innovative public space projects, experiments in urban agriculture, car-free neighborhoods and extreme water conditions to help make Rome's history relevant to designers today.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Big Sick

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

SUB Comedy Night: Noah Gardenswartz

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about. His well-crafted mix of jokes, observations, and personal stories have made him a New York City favorite, and a nationally booked up-and-comer.

Cost: free

Friday, 08 Sep 2017

Research Boot Camp: Responsible Conduct

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp for Faculty and Staff." Faculty, staff, and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research.

Cost: free

reACT Gallery: React to DACA Pop-up Event

Channel: University Museums

11:00 am - 4:00 pm @ reACT Gallery, 0003 Morill Hall

On Tuesday, the Trump administration rescinded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). As this is expected to be a big part of the upcoming legislative agenda, let's take ACTion by letting our elected leaders hear how we reACT. Postcards, postage, pens, and contact information will be provided.

Cost: Free

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

Harvest Fest

Channel: Live Green

4:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ 3715 W 190th St, Ames IA 50014 (Next to Lacewing Acres and Alluvial

Come and enjoy the food sourced from the local food system of Ames, Iowa. Featuring local chefs serving creative and specialty dishes. Come celebrate with food, live music, Lacewing Acres farm tours, and farmer presentations!

Cost: Admission Free, Ala carte food for purchase

Lecture: MAD Works

Channel: College of Design

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

Ma Yansong and ISU alumna Qun Dang, partners in Beijing-based design firm MAD Architects, will present the Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture as part of Premiere 17, the architecture department's annual celebration of the new academic year.

Cost: free

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.

Cost: $22 ($17 members)

Exhibition Reception: The World in Perspective

Channel: University Museums

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

The exhibition explores Amy N. 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

Planetarium Show: Eclipses & Solar System Astronomy

Channel: Astronomy

6:30 pm @ ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

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: ISU Book Store

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Alumni Center

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.