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Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 13, 2009

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Central Campus

Free all week with Homecoming button (purchase on site for $5)

General Events Special events

Menu: Pork & veggie burgers, chips, cookies.

Free dance lesson: "Dance for the Health of It"

Oct 13, 2009

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

central campus

free

General Events Special events

Two 15-minute dance sessions (noon and 12:15 p.m.) coordinated by the Campus Community Partnership for Health during Homecoming Week (Oct. 13, 14, 15), with a different style of dance each day. ISU student dance clubs also will perform.

Tuesday Tea at the Farm House Museum

Oct 13, 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 each Tuesday this month (Oct. 6th, 13th, 20, 27th) 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 music and entertainment, women's work through the years, Victorian dining, and more.

Workspace: Homecoming Button Making

Oct 13, 2009

2:00 PM

Workspace

$0.50 for any button size

The Workspace Arts, performances

Workspace open hours: 2-10pm Mon-Thurs; 10am-4pm Sat; 1-4pm Sun Make an ISU button.

Geology Lecture

Oct 13, 2009

4:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Diversity Lectures

"Tectonic Transitions in the Porphyry-epithermal Environment" by Richard Tosdal, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Class: Cemetery Field Trip

Oct 13, 2009

5:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $11 per field trip; public $16 per field trip

The Workspace Arts, performances

5:30-7:30pm for 2 weeks Field Trip for Photographers.

Faculty/Staff symposium: Challenges of Retirement and Estate Planning

Oct 13, 2009

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr.

free

General Events Lectures

"Overcoming the Challenges of Retirement & Estate Planning in the Decade Ahead," with panelists Vicki Feilmeyer, Attorney, Nyemaster Law Firm; Craig Marrs, Ameriprise; Pam Fleener, First National; and moderator Paul Caspersen, ISU Foundation. Limited seating, preregister by Oct. 5. Refreshments provided.

Class: Found Object Jewelry

Oct 13, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $34; public $39

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-9:30pm for 2 weeks Incorporate objects into sterling silver jewelry.

Class: Mat Cutting, Section II

Oct 13, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $17; public $22

The Workspace Arts, performances

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

Lecture: Victory gardens

Oct 13, 2009

7:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Sowing the Seeds of Victory Gardens: Then and Now," historian Rose Hayden-Smith, University of California. Hayden-Smith is a nationally recognized expert on victory gardens, wartime food policies and school garden programs

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Oct 13, 2009

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$26 for CoHorts' members; $32.50 for general public. $19.50 for ISU students. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Fruit or Potted Plant."

Faculty forum: Economic Recovery

Oct 13, 2009

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Iowa State faculty will share their research contributing to the current debate on economic recovery. Participants include Peter Orazem, ISU economics; David Peters, ISU sociology; David Frankel, ISU economics.

Lecture: Engineers managing natural hazards

Oct 13, 2009

8:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"The Role of Engineers in Managing Risks from Natural Hazards," Robert Gilbert, University of Texas, Austin. Topics will include establishing goals, mitigating consequences, considering system effects, including physical factors in statistical models, avoiding both too much and too little conservatism, maximizing the value of information, and communicating effectively to decision makers and the public.