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Sunday, 27 Sep 2009

Curator's Lecture: Lea Rosson Delong

Sep 27, 2009

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

"The True Price of Victory." Lea Rosson Delong discusses her scholarship on Christian Petersen and explores the strong side of this gentle sculptor. In addition to contemporary art, she has concentrated on American art of the Depression era, curating exhibitions and writing about the southwestern painter Alexandre Hogue and about New Deal art of the Midwest.

ISU Theatre Production of "The Odd Couple"

Sep 27, 2009

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $15, seniors $13, students $8. Tickets available through Stephens Box Office, TicketMaster, or at the door.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances Student activities

This play asks the question, "Can two divorced men, one a neurotic neat freak and one a messy sportswriter, share an apartment without driving each other crazy?" The answer, of course, is "No!" Playwright Neil Simon has a special genius for finding great humor in ordinary people doing ordinary things and this is one of his most enduring scripts. Winner of the Tony Award for Best New Play.

Workspace: Family Weekend Commemorative Tiles

Sep 27, 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

Workspace: Family Weekend Open House

Sep 27, 2009

2:00 PM

Workspace

free

The Workspace Arts, performances

Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Crafts and Door Prizes.

Collage of Choirs

Sep 27, 2009

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

General admission tickets are $10 for adults, and $5 for students senior citizens and those 18 and under. Tickets are available the Iowa State Center Box Office or at the door the day of the show.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Four different vocal ensembles and 300 of Iowa State's finest musicians will join forces for an afternoon of outstanding music. Scheduled to perform are the Iowa State Singers, Cantamus women's choir, Iowa Statesmen men's choir and Lyrica women's choir. Each choir is known for its musicality and spirited commitment to singing.

Class: Argentine Tango Practica

Sep 27, 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.27; Oct.4,11,18,25; Nov.1,8,22,29; Dec.6,13 Multi-level Argentine Tango class.

Monday, 28 Sep 2009

CESMEE seminar

Sep 28, 2009

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Groups, governance Lectures

"Perspectives on the Transition of College Mathematics," David Bressoud, Macalester College. Part of the CESMEE Seminar Series, presented by the Center for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering.

Horticulture Seminar

Sep 28, 2009

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

118 Horticulture Hall

No Charge

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Conferences

A Frugal Professor's Tips for University Travel on a Shoestring, by William Graves, Professor, Department of Horticulture, ISU

Seminar: Financial literacy

Sep 28, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures Training, development

"Student Loans, Financial Aid and the FAFSA," Deb Barry, Iowa College Access Network. Space is limited; please register in advance to shobha@iastate.edu.

Seminar: student loans, financial aid and the FAFSA

Sep 28, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

This free financial literacy seminar will feature Deb Barry, Iowa College Access Network, and is free and open to the entire Ames and ISU community. Register for the seminar by sending an email to shobha@iastate.edu.

Class: Beaded Jewlery

Sep 28, 2009

7:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $35; public $40

The Workspace Arts, performances

7-9pm on September 28 & 29 Learn to make beaded jewelry.

Class: Quilting with Clay

Sep 28, 2009

7:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $27; public $33

The Workspace Arts, performances

7-9:30pm for 2 weeks Surface decorating.

Concert: Michael Franti & Spearhead

Sep 28, 2009

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$32.50, tickets on sale Aug. 7

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

An innovative songwriter capable of blending folk, hip hop, punk, rock and jazz. Tickets available through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com; 1-800-745-3000) or at the Stephens Auditorium ticket office.

Tuesday, 29 Sep 2009

Tuesday Tea at the Farm House Museum

Sep 29, 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. 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.

Class: Embroidery

Sep 29, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $20; public $25

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-8pm for 2 weeks Learn the basic stitches for embroidery.

Global Warming and Public Policy: The Impact of President Obama's G-20 Address on Climate Change - Mark Bryden

Sep 29, 2009

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

President Obama addressed the G-20 Summit leaders and organizations of industrial and emerging-market countries on September 24, 2009, in Pittsburgh. Members were focused on securing a sustainable future for all countries, including progress on long-term issues such as climate change. Leaders representing 85 percent of the world's economy will measured progress since the last meeting and discussed further action to curb the global...

SI2 (Sonic Inertra Percussion duo)

Sep 29, 2009

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Percussionist, composer, and educator Cory Hills will join ISU Percussion Instructor, Matthew Coley, in concert.

Wednesday, 30 Sep 2009

Wednesday Wellness Walk

Sep 30, 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.

The "Exceptional Longevity" initiative: A gerontology program colloquium

Sep 30, 2009

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Free

College of Human Sciences Conferences

Peter Martin, professor in human development and family studies, and graduate students Mindy Heinz and Laura Temple will share preliminary results from a study of very old adults, their optimal ways of adaptation, and exceptional survivorship skills, at a gerontology program colloquium on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at 4 p.m., in the Gold Room, Memorial Union.

Food Science seminar: Eggs

Sep 30, 2009

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

CCUR Theater, 1951 Food Sciences Building

free

College of Human Sciences Conferences

"Production of the Perfect Food: Eggs," Kristjan Bregendahl, Hy-Line, Inc., West Des Moines. Part of the Food Science Fall Seminar series. Open to the public.

Class: Embellished Silver Rings

Sep 30, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $56; public $61

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-9pm for 4 weeks Learn to decorate silver rings.

Fund-raiser: Giveback Night for Dance Marathon

Sep 30, 2009

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cold Stone Creamery, 1310 S. Duff Ave., Ames

Groups, governance Student activities

Thirty percent of all ice cream proceeds will benefit Dance Marathon.

Gallery Talk: Voices

Sep 30, 2009

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Lectures

Dennis Chamberlin, ISU journalism and mass communication, part of the "Iowa in the Global Comm[unity]: Inside/Out" programming series.

Thursday, 01 Oct 2009

Presentation: Putting Vision into Action

Oct 01, 2009

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

College of Design

free

Groups, governance Lectures

"Putting Vision into Action: Service Learning and Civic Engagement," Laura Lawson, University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana, part of the "Iowa in the Global Comm[unity]: Inside/Out" programming series.

Chemical & Biological Engineering Seminar

Oct 01, 2009

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

171 Durham

College of Engineering Lectures

"From Patchy Particles to Shape Amphiphiles: Designing a New Generation of Materials Building Blocks," ADVANCE lecturer Sharon Glatzer, University of Michigan.

RISE Poster and Lecture Day

Oct 01, 2009

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Alumni Center - Reimann Ballroom, South

0.00

College of Human Sciences Academic calendar Special events

The faculty, staff, and students of the Research Institute for Studies in Education (RISE) proudly present the 2009 RISE Poster and Lecture Day, Oct. 1, 2009 in the Alumni Center - Reimann Ballroom, south, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Featured guest speaker is ISU President Gregory Geoffroy.

Annual meeting: Central States Chapter of the Society of Toxicology

Oct 01, 2009

5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Iowa State University Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue

$50/nonmembers, $40/members

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The meeting is open to anyone with an interest in toxicology.

Class: Crochet

Oct 01, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $20; public $25

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-8pm for 3 weeks Learning to crochet.

Class: Vintage Aprons

Oct 01, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $27; public $32

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-8:30pm for 3 weeks Introduction to apron-making.

Lecture: Metal arts

Oct 01, 2009

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Metal: Inside and Out." Explore the different strengths of metal by examining the metal sculpture of Joe Muench, ISU art and design, and understanding the research of Iver Anderson, ISU materials science and engineering. The two professors will share their diverse knowledge of metal by utilizing props along with objects from the current Integrated Studio Arts faculty exhibition ReLationShips.