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Sunday, 20 Sep 2009

Fee payment deadline

Sep 20, 2009

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Second fee payment deadline for fall semester, minimum due.

Class: Argentine Tango Practica

Sep 20, 2009

4:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students- 5 punches for $30; public - 5 punches for $35

The Workspace Arts, performances

4-5pm lesson; 5-7pm practice Sept.20,27; Oct.4,11,18,25; Nov.1,8,22,29; Dec.6,13 Multi-level Argentine Tango class.

Ames Piano Quartet

Sep 20, 2009

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

The Ames Piano Quartet, the resident chamber music ensemble at Iowa State University, holds a unique position in the chamber music field as one of the few piano quartets in the world.

Monday, 21 Sep 2009

Lecture: In Depth at Reiman Gardens

Sep 21, 2009

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Free for CoHorts' members and volunteers; $10 for general public. Free for ISU students.

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"The Mission and Plants of the Town & Country Garden."

Ramsey Lecture

Sep 21, 2009

12:00 PM

2226 College of Veterinary Medicine

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Lectures

"The Blind Leading the Obese: The Molecular Biology of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome," Val Sheffield, University of Iowa. A research poster session will precede the seminar, beginning at 11:15 a.m. in the west (Fish Tank) lobby at the college.

Lecture: "Emotional Intelligence Technology and Autism"

Sep 21, 2009

1:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Rosalind Picard is the author of Affective Computing, a book instrumental in starting a new field by that name. She is teaching machines to sense and respond more intelligently to people's emotions and to behave in ways that make more expressive communication possible.

Workspace: Family Weekend Commemorative Tiles

Sep 21, 2009

2:00 PM

Workspace

tiles - $5 each

The Workspace Arts, performances

Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Purchase a Commemorative Tile

University convocation

Sep 21, 2009

3:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

Groups, governance Lectures

President Gregory Geoffroy will give remarks on the academic year ahead and awards will be presented to university faculty and staff.

Horticulture Seminar

Sep 21, 2009

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

118 Horticulture Hall

No Charge

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Conferences

The Motor is Running at Top Speed: New Advances in the Dutch Ornamentals Industry, by Richard Gladon, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, ISU

Ann Cravero, soprano and Miko Kominami, piano

Sep 21, 2009

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Ann Cravero, mezzo-soprano, is Assistant Professor of Voice and Opera Director at Drake University. Miko Kominami, piano, has been a Luther College faculty member since 2002.

Class: Mat Cutting, Section I

Sep 21, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $17; public $22

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-9:30 Learn to do mat cutting.

Seminar: banking, mortgages and refinancing

Sep 21, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

This free financial literacy seminar will feature Scott Bauer and Sara Lehman, First National Bank, and is free and open to the entire Ames and ISU community. Register for the seminar by sending an email to shobha@iastate.edu.

Seminar: Financial literacy

Sep 21, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures Training, development

"Banking, Mortgages and Refinancing," Scott Bauer and Sara Lehman, First National Bank. Space is limited; please register in advance to shobha@iastate.edu.

Lecture: "The Power of Forgiving"

Sep 21, 2009

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Plex, 5501 George Washington Carver Ave., Ames

Free

Groups, governance Lectures

Everett Worthington, professor of psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, will speak about insights gleaned from two decades of research on forgiveness. He has authored over 20 books and 200 journal articles, many on forgiveness. He is the author of "The Power of Forgiving." The presentation is made possible by a grant from The Fetzer Institute, and is sponsored by Network, a group counseling program in Iowa State's psychology department.

Tuesday, 22 Sep 2009

Workspace: Family Weekend Commemorative Tiles

Sep 22, 2009

10:00 AM

Workspace

tiles - $5 each

The Workspace Arts, performances

Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Purchase a Commemorative Tile

International Seminar: "Agriculture Development and Livestock: What We Do at BMGF"

Sep 22, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1204 Kildee Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

Greg BeVier, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. This seminar is part of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences' "Feeding the World: Are We Making Progress" series.

Tuesday Tea at the Farm House Museum

Sep 22, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum, central campus

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

Come to the Farm House Museum to enjoy tea and conversation. Mark your calendar from Noon to 1:00 pm Tuesday Sept. 22nd, 29th and enjoy the 150 year old structure in a whole new way. After tea, all are welcome to join a guided tour that will highlight different topics each week, including Victorian crafts, the first 50 years at the Farm House, 1800's entertainment, and more.

Dedication: BioCentury Research Farm

Sep 22, 2009

1:30 PM

1327 U Ave., Boone (south of Highway 30 near United School)

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Special events

The farm, which began operation in August, provides a central location to research biomass crop production, harvesting, storage, transportation and processing. The public is welcome.

Meeting: How to work with VRAC

Sep 22, 2009

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

1620 Howe

Free, but register online

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The Virtual Reality Applications Center (VRAC) and Human Computer Interaction graduate program seek a wider range of faculty collaboration on grants and projects. This meeting is an informational session, and will include: · A discussion on how to collaborate with VRAC and HCI (30 min.) · A tour of the C6 and other facilities (45 min.) · Brief follow-up and networking on future grant solicitations (15 min.)

Work Visas Made Simple

Sep 22, 2009

5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Stark Auditorium, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Diversity Training, development

A "work visa" workshop for international students, moderated by experienced immigration attorneys.

Class: Kusudama - Decorative Origami Spheres

Sep 22, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $27; public $32

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-8pm for 3 weeks Make origami spheres.

Lecture: The Age of Globalism

Sep 22, 2009

6:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Caught in the Middle: America's Heartland in the Age of Globalism," Richard Longworth, author and journalist. Longworth is a two-time recipient of the Overseas Press Club Award for series on globalization and the UN and was twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He is a senior fellow at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and distinguished visiting scholar at DePaul University.

Intermediate American Ballroom lessons

Sep 22, 2009

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

213 Forker

$45 per person; $35 for students

Student Activities Student activities

Intermediate ballroom classes, requires previous ballroom dance experience. Meets weekly for 10 weeks, no partner required.

John Gilbert, violin

Sep 22, 2009

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

John Gilbert is Professor of Violin at the Texas Tech University School of Music and is currently serving as concertmaster of the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra.

Lecture: "Taking Control of Your Financial Future in Tough Times"

Sep 22, 2009

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Jeanne Hogarth is a program manager for the Federal Reserve Board in Consumer Education and Research, specializing in consumer finance. She will discuss ways people can become more financially competent in today's financial markets, with a special focus on access and affordability of higher education and student loan debt loads.

Beginning social ballroom class

Sep 22, 2009

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

213 Forker

$45/person, $35 with student ID

Groups, governance Arts, performances

The ISU Ballroom Dance Club is offering a beginning ballroom class this semester; everyone is welcome, no partner required. Classes meet once a week for 10 weeks.

Wednesday, 23 Sep 2009

Degree audit deadline

Sep 23, 2009

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Last day to change degree audit information for fall semester.

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Sep 23, 2009

11:30 AM

Beardshear Hall (east door, 2nd level)

College of Human Sciences Special events

Led by students from Health Studies 380 -Worksite Wellness Class. Walks are held each Wednesday in September and October. A different 20-minute route each week.

Meeting: Community of Educational Technology Support (ComETS)

Sep 23, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

206 Durham

Free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

Anyone from ISU interested in educational technology or the topics on the agenda (online) is welcome to attend and participate. Feel free to bring your lunch; cookies will be provided.

Wellness workshop: "Healthy Eating 101"

Sep 23, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

13 Curtiss

Free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

"Healthy Eating 101: The basics of good nutrition" is the topic of this employee wellness workshop. Contact Sally Barclay, 4-9625, to reserve a seat.