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Thursday, 15 Oct 2009

Health screenings: HeartReach Mobile Lab

Oct 15, 2009

7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lot 12 (west of Communications Building)

$35-$135

Groups, governance Special events

The HeartReach Mobile Lab will be on campus Oct. 15. Call 866-935-5432 to schedule an appointment. Prices range between $35 and $135, depending on which screenings you choose. More information is online.

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 15, 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: Walking tacos and Cold Stone ice cream.

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

Oct 15, 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.

Lecture: The Seven Wonders of Computer Arithmetic

Oct 15, 2009

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

College of Engineering Lectures

Earl Swartzlander, University of Texas, Austina, part of the ECpE distinguished lecture series.

Reading: Gina Ochsner

Oct 15, 2009

3:30 PM

212 Ross Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

ISU alum Gina Ochsner is the author of People I Wanted to Be and The Necessary Grace to Fall, and her short stories have been featured in The New Yorker and The Best American Nonrequired Reading. Her latest book, The Russian Dreambook of Color and Flight, will be published in 2010.

Homecoming: Battle of the Bands

Oct 15, 2009

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Central Campus

Free

General Events Special events

Applications due Oct. 2. Open to all interested musical groups (one member must be ISU student). Three bands selected to compete. Grand prize awarded based on audience response and performance ability.

Homecoming: ISU Dining Picnic

Oct 15, 2009

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Central Campus

ISU meal plan, Cy Cash, Dining Dollars or $9 cash

General Events Special events

Serving country-style ribs, chicken sandwiches, veggie burgers, veggie trays, chips, cookies and beverages. Rain location: Union Drive Marketplace and Linden dining center.

Class: Stained Glass

Oct 15, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $64; public $69

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-8pm for 6 weeks Learn to cut, foil, and solder glass.

Homecoming: Central campus concert

Oct 15, 2009

6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

Central Campus

free

General Events Special events

Free concert, featuring The Envy Corps.

Lecture: Animals and climate change

Oct 15, 2009

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Conservation biologist Robert Rockwell is the director of animal research at La Pérouse Bay Tundra Biology Station, the primary research site of the collaborative Hudson Bay Project. Rockwell's work focuses on the long-term monitoring of snow geese in this coastal tundra ecosystem. His research is in population dynamics, community ecology, lifetime reproductive success, and the genetic structure and gene flow of migratory waterfowl such...

Lecture: Understanding war

Oct 15, 2009

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Free

University Museums Lectures

Join in the conversation as Jean Pierre Taoutel, senior lecturer in World Languages and Cultures, guides us through the understanding of war and its impact on people around the world.

Lecture: "U.S. Leadership in the Global Fight Against Slavery"

Oct 15, 2009

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Ambassador (and ISU alum) Luis CdeBaca has worked under three presidential administrations to combat human trafficking and modern-day forms of slavery. He was recently appointed by President Obama to direct the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons at the Department of State, which is dedicated to pressuring foreign governments to free persons forced to work, under threat of violence, for no pay beyond subsistence.