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Sunday, 07 Sep 2014

Fanfare Concert

Sep 07, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Concert to open the academic year, featuring the ISU music faculty.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 07, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm moves for beginners are introduced with a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time. Wear dancing shoes, smooth-soled shoes, or s

Monday, 08 Sep 2014

Audit a course: Fall 2014

Sep 08, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to elect to audit a full-semester course for fall. The instructor of the course must approve an audit.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline: Fall 2014

Sep 08, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full-semester or first half-semester course from Pass/Not Pass to grade basis without it counting toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

Tuition and Fee Adjustment

Sep 08, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to receive a tuition and fee adjustment for full-semester courses when dropping below full-time status. No refunds for full-semester courses after day 10 of the semester.

Osborn Club Lecture

Sep 08, 2014

7:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Osborn Club Lectures

"Carbocatalysts: A Bottom-up Approach to Catalyst Design," presented by Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering and the Carol and Jack Johnson Faculty Fellow.

Screenprinting Class

Sep 08, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $65, Public $75 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn an inexpensive way to create custom t-shirts. Using your own design, learn to make a screen with the photographic emulsion method. Bring in your shirts and print away! This class is required in order to use our screenprinting equipment.

Tuesday, 09 Sep 2014

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 09, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Engineering Study and Work Abroad Fair

Sep 09, 2014

4:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Howe Hall atrium

free

College of Engineering Student activities

"Tour The World." Information booths for more than 30 international programs will be represented by faculty coordinators and students to promote international opportunities for engineering students.

Ballroom dance class

Sep 09, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

213 Forker

$45 ($35 with student ID)

Student Organizations Student activities

Intermediate American ballroom classes meet once weekly for 11 weeks. Previous ballroom dance experience is required, but no partner is needed.

Smashed Button Necklace Class

Sep 09, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $32, Public $42 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Upcycle vintage buttons and maybe get a little aggression out at the same time! Students will hammer metal buttons into new forms. Add texture and patina and get a collection of beautifully imperfect charms. Stack for depth, rivet together, and add them onto a chain for swanky necklace.

Beginning social dance class

Sep 09, 2014

8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

213 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.

Wednesday, 10 Sep 2014

Hoop Earrings Class

Sep 10, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Hammer copper tubing into hoop earrings, and experiment with patina techniques for varied finishes. Add silver ear wires and leave class with three new pairs of earrings to add to your jewelry box.

Concert: From Indian Lakes

Sep 10, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$7 ISU Students | $11 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Indie rock artists From Indian Lakes released their debut album, The Man With Wooden Legs in 2009 and quickly followed that up with a fan favorite, Acoustic EP. After a few years of writing, touring, and building their fan base, they released Able Bodies in late 2012. The album took the music scene by storm and remains in high acclaim by countless sites, magazines, blogs, and of course, their fans.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Discussion: Scorers Constituent Group - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 11, 2014

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Audience: trained CAT scorers; Colleges of Ag. Life Sciences, and Engineering An opportunity for skilled scorers to have a deeper conversation about the CAT tool. This meeting is for people who have been trained and have scored. There are questions that they may have and discussions that they would like to be a part of with Professor Barry Stein. (limited to 20 people)

Lecture: Gardening Resources

Sep 11, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Digging through Cyberspace for Gardening Resources," Veronica Fowler, author of Gardening in Iowa, and The Iowa Gardener e-newsletter.

Critical Thinking Strategies in the Classroom: Engagement to Assessment

Sep 11, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Alliant Energy - Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We know the importance of engaging students in critical thinking in the classroom, but do we know how to intentionally integrate these strategies and assess them? Professor Barry S. Stein will discuss how fostering critical thinking skills impacts students; as well as, the importance of assessing it.

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Workshop: Re-Thinking Mentoring

Sep 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

One in a three-workshop series on faculty professional development featuring Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Library workshop: Orientation for grad students

Sep 11, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Grad Students: Everything You Need to Know About the Library," pre-registration is required.

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Sep 11, 2014

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1344 Howe Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Firm behavior and emissions under emission intensity regulation: Evidence from Alberta's Specified Gas Emitters Regulation," Deepak Rajagopal, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University; and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles.

Fundraiser: Melon Mania

Sep 11, 2014

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus

Free to attend; melons are 1 for $2; 3 for $5

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Student clubs and faculty members are joining forces to create Melon Mania, a fundraiser for schools in the Kamuli District of Uganda.The event features numerous melon activities (i.e., melon bowling, melon plinko, melon sculptures, etc). Surplus melons grown by Iowa State will be for sale. Money raised from the sale of the melons will help support students in the Kamuli District. Melon Mania is open to the public.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Sep 11, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Concert: Zion I & ProbCause

Sep 11, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12 ISU Students | $17 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On the heels of the very boom bap oriented Masters of Ceremony EP, hip-hop artists Zion I are touring in support of Libations, the reflective 2nd installment of their 3 part series. With a polished sound that spans far outside the boundaries of hip-hop, Chicago-based ProbCause seamlessly jumps from dubstep - to glitch-hop- to R&B than back to a classic boom-bap gritty rap sound.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

Graduate College students: Graduation applications

Sep 12, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College applications for graduation for Fall 2014 are due in the Graduate College, 1137 Pearson Hall.

Quilt Show

Sep 12, 2014

All day

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens and the Iowa Quilters Guild will be hosting the annual Garden Quilt Show on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 12-14 at Reiman Gardens. The three-day show will encourage the art of quilting through beautiful displays of garden-themed quilts created by talented Midwesterners as part of a juried show with prizes awarded by central Iowa sponsors.

President's Annual Address

Sep 12, 2014

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Special events

Refreshments will be available prior to the address, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. A Q&A will follow the address.

Discussion: Why should we assess critical thinking? - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 12, 2014

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Since critical thinking is "assumed" by most faculty, the questions is why should we assess, and what is it that we are assessing. This session will focus on why should we assess it, the importance, and generally how do we go about assessing it. Who should attend?

Mentoring 101: How to Get What You Need to Thrive in the Academy

Sep 12, 2014

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

One in a three-workshop series on faculty professional development featuring Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.