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Monday, 01 Sep 2014

University Holiday

Sep 01, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Offices closed, classes recessed in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014

Roundtable: Creating Engaging Online Modules using Softchalk(TM)

Sep 02, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

To accommodate diverse learning styles as well as access to mobile content it has become increasingly important to use multimedia and instructional tools that enhance lessons. Rano and Lesya will showcase how they use Softchalk(TM) to expedite the course design process with online modules for blended/online courses.

Beginner Photography Class

Sep 02, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$48-$60

Reiman Gardens

Four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment, how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Drawing Class

Sep 02, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $43, Public $53 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take this opportunity to learn and develop drawing skills, whether you are a beginner who likes to doodle or an artist with experience. Students will be guided through a variety of exercises to enhance your drawing technique including: line, perspective, light and shadow, and composition, while developing hand-eye coordination and confidence.

WHERE Am I Wearing?

Sep 02, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Kelsey Timmerman's book Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle.

Wednesday, 03 Sep 2014

ClubFest

Sep 03, 2014

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, MU

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through 200+ of the over 800 clubs and organizations to find out how to get involved on campus. Although there are over 800 clubs and orgs on campus, a large sample will have booths with informational hand-outs and giveaways to highlight their club and recruit new members.

Online Tele-Workshop: How to use social media for engaged scholarship

Sep 03, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

How could we use social media to develop our profiles as engaged scholars? Too often, using social media in research and teaching is defined as service rather than scholarship. In particular prior to tenure, younger scholars are discouraged from doing too much service or any form of engaged scholarship.

Teaching and Learning Circle: The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (Meets for 5 consecutive Wednesdays)

Sep 03, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Teaching & Learning Circle meets for 5 consecutive Wednesdays: September 3, 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 1:10 - 2:30 p.m. TBL is an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes. TBL provides students with a more intimate, small class feel even in large theater-style classrooms with fixed seats.

Photography Class: Light Painting

Sep 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$48-$60

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools, and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects.

Belly Dance Basics Workshop 1

Sep 03, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Grab your friends and join Shiara for an evening dedicated to exploring three of the major types of music found in Middle Eastern Dance and some of the basic dance movements used to complement each style.

Intermediate Belly Dance Workshop: The Art of Taqsim

Sep 03, 2014

8:20 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $10

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

The Taqsim is a part of Middle Eastern music where a solo instrument is featured. It is typically an improvisational expression for both the musician and the dancer which many find intimidating. In this class, we'll create a formula to help you relax, enjoy and shine during your next Taqsim!

Thursday, 04 Sep 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Sep 04, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$2-$6

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Sep 04, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Sept. 10 board meeting.

Stained Glass Class

Sep 04, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $73, Public $83 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Volleyball

Sep 04, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Omaha

The Farmhouse Refreshed

Sep 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

It's been nearly 40 years since Iowa State University's oldest building and National Historic Landmark, The Farm House Museum, was restored and opened to the public as a museum. In celebration, the University Museums has embarked on a historic wallpaper and window restoration project that will enrich and refresh the education experiences of the 154 year old campus icon. Join the caretaker of that illustrious legacy, University Museums Director

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 04, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $100, Public $110 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Students will be guided through all aspects of forming bowls, mugs, vases and more on the pottery wheel. Learn hand-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to absolute beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their technique and abilities.

Keynote: Ethics, Integrity and Civility in Higher Education

Sep 04, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"New Approaches to Foster a Culture of Trust," Neil Hamilton, founding director of the Thomas Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis.

Friday, 05 Sep 2014

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Sep 05, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Cyclone Family Weekend

Sep 05, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Pick your piece and illustrate your Cyclone pride.

Beginning social dance class

Sep 05, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

196 Forker

$45 ($35 with student ID)

Student Organizations Student activities

Beginning social ballroom dance lessons, hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Class meets once weekly for 11 weeks. No partner required.

Volleyball

Sep 05, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Tennessee

Dance social

Sep 05, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Soccer

Sep 05, 2014

7:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa

Saturday, 06 Sep 2014

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Sep 06, 2014

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions

Fun for the whole family, regardless of the weather. Each tailgate features games, prizes, football action on the big screens, a marching band performance, a cash bar (Olde Main Brewing Company), and an optional catered meal by area vendors (preregistration required).

Football

Sep 06, 2014

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

$25-$65

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Kansas State.

Volleyball

Sep 06, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. UNI