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Thursday, 02 Oct 2014

Regents: Special meeting on TIER cases

Oct 02, 2014

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

230 Scheman Building

General Events Meetings, receptions

The Board of Regents will hear presentations on eight efficiencies or "business cases" proposed for possible implementation at the state universities. The business cases, in the areas of information technology, human resources, finance and facilities, are part of the regent's Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review (TIER).

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Oct 02, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

$10

Athletics Athletics Meetings, receptions

Cyclone Club luncheons are open to the public. The program, led by John Walters, features a different coach each month. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Cost of admission includes a catered lunch and door prizes.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 02, 2014

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

P&S Council meetings are open to the public.

Exhibit reception: "Before and After: BPMI Alumni Exhibition"

Oct 02, 2014

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Gallery 181 and Forum, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

The exhibit features 2- and 3-dimensional traditional and digital medical and scientific illustration and fine artwork--drawing, painting, illustration, animation, photography, prosthetic, sculpture, interactive, etc., by currently enrolled BPMI students and alumni of the program. The reception precedes a 7:30 p.m. keynote address. Part of the biological/pre-medical illustration program's 30th anniversary celebration.

Friday, 03 Oct 2014

Retirement reception: Gary Honeick

Oct 03, 2014

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

101 Printing and Publications, 114 Kooser Dr.

free

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Gary Honeick, a platemaker in ISU printing and copy services, is retiring.

Retirement reception: John Hjortshoj

Oct 03, 2014

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 301 Spedding Hall

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

John Hjortshoj, supervisor in the electronics shop, U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Saturday, 04 Oct 2014

Cy's Birthday Party Story Time

Oct 04, 2014

10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store

Free

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

UBS Presents Happy Birthday Cy Story Time Inside the University Book Store, Celebrate Cy's 60th birthday with cake and a special visit from Cy!

Monday, 06 Oct 2014

Reception: Bruce Thompson commemoration

Oct 06, 2014

5:15 PM

Applied Science Complex II, 1915 Scholl Road

free

College of Engineering Meetings, receptions

The Center for Nondestructive Evaluation will unveil a commemorative bust honoring the late Bruce Thompson. He served as the center's director from 1997-2011. A reception will follow.

Friday, 10 Oct 2014

Retirement reception: Labh and Tahira Hira

Oct 10, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free; RSVP requested

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

Join us in honoring Labh and Tahira Hira for their more than 30 years of service to ISU. Labh served as College of Business dean after years on the accounting faculty. Tahira retires as the senior policy adviser to President Leath and as a distinguished academic in areas of personal finance and financial literacy. The program will begin at 9:30. Hosted by the Colleges of Business and Human Sciences along with the President's Office.

Retirement reception: Al Murdoch

Oct 10, 2014

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Al Murdoch retired from coaching Cyclone Hockey last November after 43 years as head coach. A program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs requested by Oct. 3.

Artist Talk and Reception: Back to Square One with C. Arthur Croyle

Oct 10, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St.

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Artist talk at 6 p.m. followed by reception until 8 p.m. for exhibition of paintings and assemblages by C. Arthur Croyle, associate professor of integrated studio arts. The show will run through Oct. 24.

Saturday, 11 Oct 2014

Homecoming: Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 11, 2014

11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

General Events 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).

Monday, 13 Oct 2014

Town Hall: TIER efficiencies

Oct 13, 2014

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

The university community is invited to a discussion of the latest efficiencies (business cases) proposed for possible implementation at the state universities. The business cases spring from the state Board of Regents Transparent, Inclusive Efficiency Review (TIER).

Tuesday, 14 Oct 2014

Presentation: The Current State of Software Protection

Oct 14, 2014

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 1810 Gilman Hall

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions Special events

Software expert and Minneapolis patent attorney Steve Lundberg will address numerous questions about software protection, including kinds of protections, the threat of misuse or misappropriation, and the impact of recent court decisions.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Oct 14, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance 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.

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Oct 16, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Oct. 22-23 board meeting.

Friday, 17 Oct 2014

LGBTQA+ Faculty & Staff Lunch

Oct 17, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Hub

free

ISU Surplus Diversity Meetings, receptions

Bring your lunch and join members of the Iowa State LGBT Faculty & Staff Association for our food and picnic as we prepare to join students for the Coming Out Rally. Part of Coming Out Week.

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

P&S Council outreach seminar

Oct 21, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

"Tips for Handling Conflict without Losing Your Temper, Your Mind or Your Job," Elaine Newell, ISU ombuds officer. The open forum also will be astreamed live online.

Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Open forum: Reiman Gardens director candidate

Oct 22, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Cathryn Hoyt is the former research director and executive director at the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, Fort Davis, Texas. She is one of five finalists interviewing for the Reiman Gardens director post.

Friday, 24 Oct 2014

Open forum: Reiman Gardens director candidate

Oct 24, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Edward Lyon is director of the Allen Centennial Gardens, Madison, Wisconsin. He is one of five finalists interviewing for the Reiman Gardens director post.

Exhibit opening reception

Oct 24, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Engagement Meetings, receptions Student activities

"Jeremy Downs: Fragile Foundations," 20 photographs that explore the relationship between a structure and its surroundings.

Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Open forum: Reiman Gardens director candidate

Oct 29, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Patrick Newman is director of programs at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City. He is one of five finalists interviewing for the Reiman Gardens director post.