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Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014

Photography Class: Night Photography

Oct 01, 2014

6:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Reiman Gardens

$48-$60

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light. The class will meet one night on Main Street to shoot the city lights (date to be determined). Four-part course on Wednesdays, Oct. 1-22.

Major Fair

Oct 01, 2014

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Student Counseling Services Diversity Special events Student activities

Have an open option major? Want to change your major? Trying to find a career path? The ISU Major Fair gives students a chance to explore all ISU majors in one place. Representatives from 100+ majors will be available to provide information and answer questions so you can learn about any major or career path you've been considering.

Live Webcast: The Many Faces of Anonymous

Oct 01, 2014

6:00 PM

Alliant Energy - Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous." Gabriella Coleman, McGill University, was trained as a cultural anthropologist and studies computer hackers and digital activism. Technology, Globalization and Culture Series

Knitting Class

Oct 01, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of knitting: cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, increase and decrease techniques, pattern reading, gauge swatching, and picking up dropped stitches. Bring a pair of #7 or #8 single-point needles. Yarn will be provided.

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 01, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 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

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Rural Life, Rural Iowa and the Making of the American Character

Oct 01, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Claude Fischer, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of several books on the changing nature of American society.

Intermediate Belly Dance Lessons: Travel Steps and Finger Cymbals

Oct 01, 2014

8:20 PM - 9:30 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

Music is the art of combining sound to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion. Dance is music made visible. In this class, we'll continue to fuel our belly dance adDICTION by exploring inflection, timing and punctuation to create sentences and paragraphs that communicate something very specific with an audience. Bring finger cymbals to class if you have them.

Thursday, 02 Oct 2014

Regents: Special meeting on TIER cases

Oct 02, 2014

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

230 Scheman Building

Special 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.

Learning Community: Engaging Students through Writing

Oct 02, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

(Prerequisite: Currently teaching) While the possibilities for incorporating writing into a course are endless, these choices can also be overwhelming. What types of assignments will work in my course? How can I respond efficiently to student writing? Join the director of the Writing & Media Center for an in-depth, cross-disciplinary conversation on incorporating writing into courses across the curriculum.

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.

Keynote: Biological/Pre-Medical Illustration Program 30th anniversary

Oct 02, 2014

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

"Rehabilitation of Body and Spirit: Science, Art and Technology in Facial Reconstruction," Suzanne Verma, president-elect of the International Anaplastology Association and assistant professor and certified clinical anaplastologist in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University, Dallas. Part of the biological/pre-medical illustration program's 30th anniversary celebration.

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 02, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Manufacturing Day Movie Night

Oct 02, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Howe Hall, Alliant Energy Lee Liu Auditorium

free

College of Engineering Arts, performances

View a private screening of American Made Movie, a documentary about the rise and fall of American manufacturing. Manufacturing industry experts will host a discussion following the film and refreshments made in Iowa will be served. All are invited.

Hermes String Quartet

Oct 02, 2014

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

$25

Music Department Arts, performances

presented jointly with Iowa State Center and Town & Gown.

The Science, Art and Technology of Facial Reconstruction

Oct 02, 2014

7:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Suzanne Verma is an anaplastologist and a graduate of Iowa State's Biological and Premedical Illustration Program.

Concert: David Nail

Oct 02, 2014

8:00 PM

Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center

$25 ($15 with ISU student ID)

Student Union Board Arts, performances

Grammy-nominated country singer David Nail will perform, with performances also by upcomer Brooke Eden and ISU student Maria Doud.

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

Printing Services Meetings, receptions

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

Apple sale

Oct 03, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Horticulture Hall basement

$6 for a 5-lb. bag

Horticulture Department Special events Student activities

Golden Delicious and Red Delicious apples from the Hort Research Station north of Ames will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Other varieties may be available that day.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Oct 03, 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

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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Oct 03, 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. This technique is sort of like blowing bubbles when you were a kid, but we do it with a straw and paint. The popped bubbles show up and make interesting patterns on the finished pieces.

Latino Game Night

Oct 03, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Organizations Diversity Student activities

Join the Latino Heritage Committee's celebration of Lation Heritage Month with a night of games and candy.

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 03, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Soccer

Oct 03, 2014

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas

Dance social

Oct 03, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Performance: Spring Awakening

Oct 03, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

This play set in 19th century Germany tells the story of teenagers discovering their sexuality in a repressive society. Mature themes, sexual situations, and explicit language.

Saturday, 04 Oct 2014

Bonsai Show

Oct 04, 2014

All day

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens

The private bonsai collections of Iowa Bonsai Association members will be on display at Reiman Gardens for the Annual Fall Bonsai Show. The show will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with presentations and informal demonstrations each day.

Schedule of Classes for Spring 2015

Oct 04, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Schedule of Classes for Spring 2015 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/