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Sunday, 28 Sep 2014

Delsarte: The Laws of Expressive Motion Workshop

Sep 28, 2014

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Delsarte studied principles of motion and dynamic physical expression as thoroughly as he had studied meaning in the body itself. Learn the principles of physics behind Delsate's Nine Laws of Gesture including altitude, force, motion, sequence, direction, form, reaction, velocity, and extension. These principles can empower your own communication, as well as enrich your work in music, dance, theater and any other depiction of movement art.

Delsarte: Creating a Character for Stage Workshop

Sep 28, 2014

2:45 PM - 5:45 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $30

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This class will begin with a thorough Delsarte warm-up intended to awaken the body and its relationship to internal emotion, thought and impulse. As time allows, students may share a piece they are currently working on (dance, song, drawing, poem, scene, etc.) and Joe will explore the concept of developing a character for stage or presentation.

Concert: ISU Collage of Choirs

Sep 28, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

CY Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

Each year well over 300 students take part in the ISU Collage of Choirs. Participants represent nearly all academic disciplines and majors.

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Sep 28, 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

Cyclone Cinema: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Sep 28, 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!

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

Statistics Seminar

Sep 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Morrill 2019

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"How ISU Became World Data Mining Champs," Data Mining Cup Team*, Department of Statistics.

cancelled -Monday Organ Recital

Sep 29, 2014

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

no cost

Music Department Arts, performances

Short, informal organ recitals given by Dr. Ruth Harris and ISU Students.

Closets are for Clothes: Being LGBT in Black America

Sep 29, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Juan Battle heads the Social Justice Sexuality Initiative, a project exploring the lived experiences of Black, Latina/o, and Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Film screening: "Symphony of the Soil"

Sep 29, 2014

8:00 PM

1131 National Swine Research and Information Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

An artistic exploration of soil, and its complex relationships with water, the atmosphere, plants, animals, and human beings. 103 min.

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

Sep 30, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2532 Veterinary Medicine Building

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Auranofin as a Lead Candidate for Treatment of Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) and Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)," Judy Sakanari, parasitologist at the Center for Parasitic Diseases, University of California, San Francisco. Her lab works on a number of parasitic diseases. A reception precedes her seminar at 1:30 pm.

Public meeting: Ames transportation plan

Sep 30, 2014

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Scheman Building, Room 220

University Relations Meetings, receptions

Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to attend this public meeting to kick off the development of the Ames regional transportation plan.

Telling Our Story: The Future of Iowa's Farm Families

Sep 30, 2014

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey kicks off CALS Week. The 2014 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture.

Pesek-Pierre Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture

Sep 30, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Communicating Science through Stories in Film: A Dialogue about Agricultural Sustainability and Soil," with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia and Kate Scow, professor of soil science at the University of California, Davis.

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.