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What is featured?

Sunday, 01 Nov 2009

Women's Basketball

Nov 01, 2009

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Adult Reserved/GA $12/10; Youth Reserved/GA $6/5

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Dubuque (Exhibition).

Class: Argentine Tango Practica

Nov 01, 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 Nov.1,8,22,29; Dec.6,13 Multi-level Argentine Tango class.

Monday, 02 Nov 2009

Open House: Microscopy and Nanoimaging Facility

Nov 02, 2009

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Basement, Bessey Hall

free

Research Meetings, receptions

This open house is a part of the Office of Biotechnology's 25th anniversary celebration. Faculty, staff and students are invited to tour and learn more about the research facilities at ISU.

Horticulture Seminar

Nov 02, 2009

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

118 Horticulture Hall

No Charge

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"Genetic Profile and Horticultural Potential of American Snowbell (Styrax americanus)", Olivia Lenahan, ISU horticulture graduate student.

Class: Library Field Trip

Nov 02, 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.

Class: Basket Tree Ornaments, Section I

Nov 02, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $32; public $37

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-9pm Make basket ornaments for your tree.

Men's Basketball

Nov 02, 2009

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$10-$25

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Black Hills State (Exh.).

Tuesday, 03 Nov 2009

Tuesday Tea at the Farm House with Historian Mary Atherly

Nov 03, 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 with former curator and Farm House historian Mary Atherly. Mary will share her experience and knowledge about the Farm House with a unique guided tour. Also, take advantage of this book signing opportunity for Mary's recently republished book The Farm House: College Farm to University Museum.

Open house: Ada Hayden celebration

Nov 03, 2009

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

240 Bessey Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Open house celebrating the 125th anniversary of Ada Hayden's birth. Program begins at 5 p.m., tours of the Ada Hayden Herbarium will be conducted.

Lecture: Global aerospace market

Nov 03, 2009

6:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Challenges and Opportunities in the Global Aerospace Market," Dennis Muilenburg, Boeing global services and support. He leads all aspects of the company's $8 billion business providing after-delivery support for military platforms and systems and a broad array of defense and government services.

Class: Intermediate Mat Cutting

Nov 03, 2009

6:30 PM

Workspace

ISU students $21; public $26

The Workspace Arts, performances

6:30-9:30 Learn new matting techniques.

Lecture: End 'Don't ask, don't tell'

Nov 03, 2009

6:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"End Don't Ask, Don't Tell: Let Gays and Lesbians Serve Their Country Honorably," Lieutenant Dan Choi. One month after announcing he was gay on the Rachel Maddow Show, the Army announced it would initiate discharge proceedings him. Choi is fighting his discharge proceedings and is a founding member of the organization KNIGHTS OUT: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender West Point Graduates.

Discussion: Bioregionalism

Nov 03, 2009

7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg, Kansas Poet Laureate and one of the founders of the Bioregional Congress, will be reading from her book The Sky Begins at Your Feet: A Memoir on Cancer, Community, and Coming Home to the Body.

Faculty forum: Global climate change

Nov 03, 2009

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Gene Takle, ISU agronomy and geological and atmospheric sciences; John Miranowski, ISU economics; William Gutowski, ISU geological and atmospheric sciences; and Ray Arritt, ISU agronomy. ISU's Climate Science Initiative team was established in response to the public concern over global climate change and its impact on every segment of society.

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2009

Graduate College: Cancel graduation

Nov 04, 2009

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

ArtWalk: New Sites & Old Favorites

Nov 04, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Morrill Hall, east entrance

Free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums Educator Nancy Gebhart on a tour of new sites and old favorites from the Art on Campus Collection. This tour will focus on the Elizabeth and Byron Anderson Sculpture Garden and its current exhibition of Bill Barrett, Albert Paley and Christian Petersen sculptures. Meet Nancy outside the east entrance to Morrill Hall.

Volleyball

Nov 04, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas

Lecture: "Surviving the Rwandan Holocaust"

Nov 04, 2009

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Surviving the Rwandan Genocide: Immaculée's Story of Faith, Hope and Forgiveness," Immaculée Ilibagiza, a survivor of the 1994 Rwandan genocide and author of Left to Tell: Discovering God amidst the Rwandan Holocaust. She and seven other women spent 91 days huddled together silently in the bathroom of a local pastor's house - a trauma from which she emerged half-starved and to find her entire family had been brutally murdered.

Thursday, 05 Nov 2009

Registration start date, sophomores, Spring 2010

Nov 05, 2009

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2010 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday-Saturday, and most Sundays.

Chemical & Biological Engineering Seminar

Nov 05, 2009

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

171 Durham

College of Engineering Lectures

"Fully Hydrogenated, Styrene Based Block Copolymers: Designing Materials at the Nanometer Scale" by Steve Hahn, Dow Chemical Company

Open House: Protein, Proteomics and DNA Facilities

Nov 05, 2009

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1182 and 1184 Molecular Biology; 0079 Carver Co-Laboratory

free

Research Meetings, receptions

This open house is a part of the Office of Biotechnology's 25th anniversary celebration. Faculty, staff and students are invited to tour and learn more about the research facilities at ISU.

Lecture: "Death: The Personal and the Universal"

Nov 05, 2009

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Death: The Personal and the Universal." Death is something no one can escape. It follows life as surely as night follows day, winter follows autumn or old age follows youth. Join Cindy Gould, associate professor in Art and Design, and Jennifer Margrett, associate professor in Human Development and Family Studies, as they explore different responses to death, both the personal and the universal.

ISU Theatre: "Sweeney Todd"

Nov 05, 2009

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $19, seniors $17, students $12. Tickets available through Stephens Box Office, TicketMaster, or at the door.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances Student activities

When Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of unjust imprisonment in Australia, his landlady, Mrs. Lovett, tells him that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who condemned him to exile. Sweeney Todd vows revenge and Mrs. Lovett finds a way to increase her sales of meat pies. With music by Stephen Sondheim, this musical won the Tony for Best Musical. Event held in cooperation with ISU Music.

Friday, 06 Nov 2009

ISU Afterdark Craft Nights at the Workspace

Nov 06, 2009

7:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students - free; public - nominal fee

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

7-9pm Magnets & Bookmarks.

Men's Basketball

Nov 06, 2009

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$10-$25

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. UNC-Pembroke (Exh.).

Dance social

Nov 06, 2009

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker

free

Groups, governance Arts, performances

Hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; however, in-door shoes or socks must be worn

ISU Theatre: "Sweeney Todd"

Nov 06, 2009

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

Adults $19, seniors $17, students $12. Tickets available through Stephens Box Office, TicketMaster, or at the door.

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances Student activities

When Sweeney Todd returns to London after 15 years of unjust imprisonment in Australia, his landlady, Mrs. Lovett, tells him that his wife poisoned herself after being raped by the judge who condemned him to exile. Sweeney Todd vows revenge and Mrs. Lovett finds a way to increase her sales of meat pies. With music by Stephen Sondheim, this musical won the Tony for Best Musical. Event held in cooperation with ISU Music.

Men's hockey

Nov 06, 2009

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena, 1507 Gateway Hills Park Dr.

$10 adults; $7 students; $5 children

Student Activities Athletics

ISU vs. Robert Morris College (Central States Collegiate Hockey League).

ISU AfterDark & SUB present: Deal or No Deal

Nov 06, 2009

9:00 PM

Sun Room, MU

FREE for ISU students

ISU Surplus Student activities

Come try your luck at Deal or No Deal! Must have ISU student ID to play and win.

Saturday, 07 Nov 2009

Open House: Reiman Gardens gift shop

Nov 07, 2009

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free

Reiman Gardens Special events

Holiday open house.