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Sunday, 14 Sep 2014

Quilt Show

Sep 14, 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.

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 14, 2014

1:00 AM - 4:00 AM

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.

A Look Back at the Conservation of Silver Code

Sep 14, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Textile Conservation fellow Kate Greder will take you through the entire conservation project of the C.Y. Stephens Auditorium curtain, Silver Code by Ryokichi Mukai. See before and after pictures, hear all the incredible stories of discovery, and learn more about the largest and heaviest object in the Art on Campus Collection.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 14, 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, 15 Sep 2014

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 15, 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: Developing your Course in Blackboard Learn

Sep 15, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how and where to upload your course syllabus, post assignments, create and manage announcements, send email, enroll students using the ISU Admin Tool, add TAs, course builders, or guests, organize course materials, add instructor contact info with photo, access the Grade Center, and more.

Digital Camera Basics Class

Sep 15, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Long shots and short shots: everyone wants to take a good photograph. Learn the basics of using your Digital SLR camera including settings, speeds, lighting and composition. Students will explore campus to use their new skills shooting photographs of their favorite sites and share those photographs to discuss technique, composition and design.

Where Does the Bible Come From?

Sep 15, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rev. Charles Bobertz is a professor of New Testament Theology at Saint John's School of Theology Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Dance/Percussion Tour Concert with Sean Thomas Boyt & Andy Thierauf

Sep 15, 2014

7:30 PM - 8:50 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Andy Thierauf is a percussionist and composer who specializes in the creation and performance of contemporary music. Sean Thomas Boyt is a dancer and choreographer currently based in Iowa City.

Reconstructing German Culture: Stephen Brockmann

Sep 15, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

The keynote address for Transatlantic Institute for the Study of East German Art conference will be given by Stephen Brockmann, professor of German, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Going Out in Style: The Folk Art of Fantasy Coffins

Sep 15, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Eric Adjetey Anang is Ghana's leading fantasy coffin artist and the grandson of Seth Kane Kwei, who helped found the folk art tradition.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Learning Community: Game Based Learning

Sep 16, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

These interactive discussions will examine how game based learning may guide our students' learning processes and enhance your curriculum. We will also explore how gamification is changing society, and its impact on education. Facilitators: Dennis Culver, Instructional Support Specialist, CTLT; and Wei Wang, Instructional Support Specialist, CELT.

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 16, 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: Floral Design Series

Sep 16, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$36-$45

Reiman Gardens

"Tropical Arrangements." Add some aromatic color and passion to the dull skies of fall with a lively design incorporating beautiful tropical flowers. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 16, 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.

Concert: SKATERS

Sep 16, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 ISU Students | $14 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

SKATERS formed in NYC in 2012 after spending a year trading demos back and forth from members living in Los Angeles to one in London. They met in the middle to record an EP in a Manhattan loft, and never left the city. The result is a smart, dynamic punk record drawing inspiration from obscure genres and cultures.

Yes, Iowa, There Is a Future for Newspapers

Sep 16, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Rick Green is publisher of the Des Moines Register. Chamberlin Lecture in Journalism

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

Online Tele-Workshop: Overcoming Academic Perfectionism

Sep 17, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

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

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Do you struggle to share your writing at early stages because it's not perfect? Do you find yourself devastated by criticism of your work? Do you beat yourself up every time the tiniest thing goes wrong? Is it difficult for you to celebrate other people's success because it reminds you of your own shortcomings?

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 17, 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.

Welcome reception: Black Faculty and Staff Association

Sep 17, 2014

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Multicultural Center, Memorial Union

free

Black Faculty and Staff Association Diversity Meetings, receptions

Welcome new employees and reconnect with current colleagues within the Iowa State community. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Walk-In Craft: Silkscreen Prints

Sep 17, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per print

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Create patterned paper that can be used for handmade cards and tags, gift wrap, incorporated into collage, or simply framed and displayed in your space. A variety of screens will be prepared and we will show you how to use a squeegee for inking.

Belly Dance Basics Workshop

Sep 17, 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 some of the basic rhythms and beautiful dance props used in Middle Eastern Belly Dance! A few props will be provided and shared between students. Students are encouraged to bring their own veils and canes if they have them.

Panel: The U.S. Supreme Court on Religious Liberty, Birth Control and Corporate Personhood

Sep 17, 2014

8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Panelists will discuss recent Supreme Court rulings as well as potential cases that may go before the court. Panelists include ACLU of Iowa Executive Director Ben Stone. Iowa State Bioethics Program Director Clark Wolf will moderate. Constitution Day Event

Belly Dance Basics Workshop: Finger Cymbals

Sep 17, 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

Learning how to play finger cymbals to accompany your dancing. We'll focus on making different sounds, learning basic patterns and then put it all together with some movement. Bring cymbals if you have them, otherwise a few pair will be available to share.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 17, 2014

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Sep 18, 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.

Workshop: Frantic Student, Busy Instructor: How to Incorporate Writing into Your Classroom in Time-Conscious Ways

Sep 18, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Though research shows students learn more from written assignments, we are often daunted by the idea of grading student writing. Join the director of the Writing & Media Center for a cross-disciplinary conversation about manageable ways to incorporate writing and other forms of WOVE (writing, oral, visual, and electronic) communication into your courses.

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 18, 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.

Gallery Walk: Maquettes and Drawings by Gwynn Murrill

Sep 18, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

The art of Gwynn Murrill entered the Art on Campus Collection in 2011 with the acquisition of three playful bronze sculptures for the entrance to the Vet Med small animal clinic. Her animal sculptures are full of personality and spirit and can capture the essence of what we love about animals. Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, for a tour and look inside the artistic process through an exhibition of maquettes and drawing

Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Sep 18, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how to create online tests, quizzes, and surveys and learn how to use them effectively within your BbLearn course. You will also learn how to view quiz results, grade, and provide student feedback online or set your quiz to grade and provide feedback automatically.