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Saturday, 20 Oct 2018

Fee payment deadline

Oct 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Monster Buddy Walk-in Craft

Oct 20, 2018

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Begin with a pre-stuffed muslin doll and create a monster, zombie, vampire or another boo-tiful beast. A table full of supplies will be available for creating all of the elements you need to bring your Frankenstein to life!

Story Time with Peppa Pig

Oct 20, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

ISU Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Special events

Story Time with Peppa the Pig! Color and read with Peppa and get your picture taken after! One hour of free parking in the MU ramp with purchase at the ISU Book Store

Homecoming: Family festival

Oct 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

Face painting, inflatables, and a dunk tank will be set up on Central Campus for families to enjoy. Get free food on campus with your Homecoming button, or purchase pizza and a dessert for $2/person.

Student Design Sessions

Oct 20, 2018

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Horticulture Hall

$60 for a 1-hour session, by appointment only

Student Organizations Student activities

Landscape Club members will consult with homeowners to give landscape design advice and plant recommendations, and draw rough elevation sketches over the top of photos of a home. Appointments are required.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell, first cuts

Oct 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

October 20, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. and October 21, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. SEE AMAZINGLY DETAILED LIT JACK-O-LANTERNS! A MUST-SEE! All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume. Trick or treat at Reiman Gardens and do activities.

Meet-A-Scientist

Oct 20, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Saturday, October 20, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (during Spirits in the Gardens) Sunday, October 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (during Spirits in the Gardens). Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 20, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 20, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Sunday, 21 Oct 2018

Homecoming Parade

Oct 21, 2018

2:00 PM

Downtown Ames

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

Come join the homecoming celebration in downtown Ames! Included in the parade will be the Cardinal Court, Iowa State representatives and dignitaries, student organizations, and many local businesses and organizations from the Ames area.

Spirits in the Gardens

Oct 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reminders: 0 Add Photo October 20, 4:00 - 10:00 p.m. and October 21, 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. SEE AMAZINGLY DETAILED LIT JACK-O-LANTERNS! A MUST-SEE! All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume. Trick or treat at Reiman Gardens and do activities.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for better dancing. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Meet-A-Scientist

Oct 21, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Saturday, October 20, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (during Spirits in the Gardens). Sunday, October 21, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. (during Spirits in the Gardens). Current science gets up close and personal at this informal drop-in program.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 21, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 21, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Monday, 22 Oct 2018

Online event, How Can We Minimize Implicit Bias in Our Academic Communities? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 3 of 4)

Oct 22, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall or View on your own register through CIRTL through link below

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many view academia as an ivory tower, disconnected from the everyday challenges, controversies, and conflicts of the real-world. However, issues related to social justice, like implicit bias, are embedded in the very fabric of STEM and higher education.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Oct 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 22, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

"How Iowa Met Baseball" Lecture with John Liepa

Oct 22, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

"How Iowa Met Baseball: The Myths, The History, The Players" with baseball historian John Liepa.

Lecture: Studying the Fall of the Roman Empire with the Science of the Human Past

Oct 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Michael McCormick is the Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History at Harvard University, Director in Cambridge of the Max Planck, Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean, and the founding chair of Harvard's Initiative for the Science of the Human Past.

The Capitol Steps

Oct 22, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$30-$50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded 35 albums, including their latest, "Orange is the New Barack" and had over 5,000 performances in 48 states. The material is updated constantly, so no matter who or what is in the headlines, the Capitol Steps are equal opportunity offenders.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 23, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

Game: 'The Price is High'

Oct 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library lobby

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

Stop and play. Learn about the costs of access to scholarly journals and articles. Candy prizes will be available.

Workshop: Publish Teaching in Your Discipline: How to get started, succeed, and disseminate your educational research

Oct 23, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? Workshop leaders and experienced Discipline-Based Educational Researchers (DBER) Dr. Nancy Boury (Microbiology) and Dr. Sayali Kukday (Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will share resources to start publishing your learning solutions.

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) Follow Up

Oct 23, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) follow-up session provides you with additional time to improve your course based on the information you learned in the IYOC workshop.

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis prelims

Oct 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2105 Pearson Hall

free

Graduate College Special events

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.

Open Mic Night

Oct 23, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

1 Million Cups meeting

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions Training, development

The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.