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Friday, 26 Oct 2018

Homecoming: Pancake feed, fireworks and mass campaniling

Oct 26, 2018

11:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Central campus

$3

Alumni Association Special events

These events are Homecoming traditions. Mass campaniling and fireworks will start at midnight.

Saturday, 27 Oct 2018

Homecoming: Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 27, 2018

8:00 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

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. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

Homecoming: Football

Oct 27, 2018

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 27, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 27, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.

Sunday, 28 Oct 2018

Willow Star Workshop

Oct 28, 2018

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Crisscross willow branches to make a star-shaped base for a decorative garden, wall, or door hanging, with the expert guidance of local artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss.

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Oct 28, 2018

3:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by Dr. Rodde in the fall of 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 28, 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.

Trick-or-Treat

Oct 28, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

South Ballroom & Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Student activities

Hosted by ISU sororities and fraternities for Ames-area families. Members from the community will be giving out treats and hosting activities -- including a costume contest -- for kids up to fifth grade.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.

David Cook

Oct 28, 2018

7:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$20 / $25 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Pop Rock Music

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 28, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.

Monday, 29 Oct 2018

Adobe Lightroom 101

Oct 29, 2018

6:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

6 sessions beginning Monday, October 29, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/19). This 6-week course is designed to help you learn the basics of Lightroom, a very powerful photo-editing program.

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Oct 29, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

3019 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Online event, How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 4 of 4)

Oct 29, 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

Reducing implicit bias and promoting diversity in STEM is a science and innovation, workforce, and economic imperative (OSTP & OPM, 2016). While the first three sessions of this CIRTLCast series laid the foundation for understanding implicit bias in STEM higher education, in this final session, we will discuss recommendations for interrupting and mitigating implicit bias.

Kickoff: Disability Awareness Week

Oct 29, 2018

10:45 AM - 1:15 PM

Parks Library south lawn

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Stop by for giveaways, information, discussion and refreshments. Part of Disability Awareness Week. #disabilityrights #humanrights

Open forum: Student Innovation Center director finalist

Oct 29, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

David Ringholz, associate professor and chair of the industrial design department, is one of two finalists in the search for the inaugural director of the Student Innovation Center.

Monday Monologues series

Oct 29, 2018

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Haunting Halloween Readings," Charissa Menefee, associate professor of English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 29, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Panel: Disability Awareness Week

Oct 29, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

"What About Graduate and Professional Students with Medical Conditions/Disabilities?" An information session with a student panel.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Oct 30, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process

Oct 30, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Research workshop: Funding Opportunities Available Through CEAH and How to Write a Successful Application

Oct 30, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

Faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to bring their lunches and learn about the unique internal funding opportunities available to them to further their research and scholarly goals.

Lecture: Intro to Disability Studies

Oct 30, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures

"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Conversation: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Oct 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Ice Cream Social: Disability Awareness Week

Oct 30, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lobby, Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Stop by to meet members of the Alliance for Disability Awareness student organization.

Macro Photography 101

Oct 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-sessions beginning Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/20). This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Town Hall: Student Government, Student Affairs

Oct 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Government Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions. Panelists include Pam Cain (finance and university services), Pete Englin (student affairs and residence), Roberta Johnson (financial aid), Beate Schmittmann (LAS) and Anne Marie VanDerZanden (provost's office). Moderated by Juan Bibiloni-Rivera (Student Government) and Vernon Hurte (dean of students). The town hall will be livestreamed.

Documentary and discussion: How Millennials Can Save America and the World

Oct 30, 2018

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save the World (Before It's Too Late)" is a new film - and book - from Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Josh Tickell. The film explores the challenges millennials and other young people face in solving current environmental, economic, and social crisis. The film features interviews with Corbin Bleu, Senator Bernie Sanders, Rosario Dawson, and Xiutezcatl Martinez.

"Octubaween" with ISU Tuba-Euphonium & Halloween Organ Concert

Oct 30, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A fun, family-friendly performance, featuring Halloween and tuba-inspired music played on a mix of tubas, euphoniums with organ Halloween music.