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What is featured?

Saturday, 01 Nov 2014

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Nov 01, 2014

8:00 AM

ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association 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).

Football

Nov 01, 2014

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

$25-$65

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. Oklahoma.

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

Nov 01, 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!

Men's hockey

Nov 01, 2014

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena

$10 ($7 students, $5 children)

Hockey Athletics

ISU vs. Ohio (Central States Collegiate Hockey League).

Performance: Crimes of the Heart

Nov 01, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy's home in Mississippi and are forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" each has committed.

Sunday, 02 Nov 2014

Intermediate Glass Beads: Metal + Glass Class

Nov 02, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $22, Public $32 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Take your lampwork skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with silver! Learn several ways to add fine silver wire and silver foil to your creations. Other techniques may be used as time permits. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class before taking this class.

Concert: Iowa Statesmen

Nov 02, 2014

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

After America in the Making

Nov 02, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg.

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Christina Gish Hill, Associate Professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies, in a discussion focused on the federal policies of allotment which increased American settlement of the West by making Indian reservation lands available for purchase. These policies not only shaped the American landscape, they continue to affect American Indian people and their non-Native neighbors today.

Performance: Crimes of the Heart

Nov 02, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy's home in Mississippi and are forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" each has committed.

Concert: Iowa Statesmen

Nov 02, 2014

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

Argentine Tango Practica (Class)

Nov 02, 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: Transformers, Age of Extinction

Nov 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!

Monday, 03 Nov 2014

Statistics Seminar

Nov 03, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Properties of optimizations used in penalized Gaussian likelihood precision matrix estimation", Adam Rothman, School of Statistics, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Fused Glass Ornaments Class

Nov 03, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $38, Public $48 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get in the holiday spirit by creating a set of beautiful glass ornaments. Learn to safely cut glass, design and assemble different kinds of glass, and see the effects of two different firings - full fuse and tack fuse.

Twenty Years of Yellowstone Wolves

Nov 03, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Douglas Smith is a senior wildlife biologist with the National Park Service and has been involved with wolves in Yellowstone since their controversial reintroduction to the park in 1992. 50th Anniversary Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture

Tuesday, 04 Nov 2014

Retirement reception: Ron Kinyon

Nov 04, 2014

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

152 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Ron Kinyon, facilities planning and management, is retiring after 40 years of service. Stop by anytime Nov. 4 to wish him well.

Insights into Advising: Teaching and Learning Circle

Nov 04, 2014

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This Teaching and Learning Circle will focus on insights into the conceptual, informational and relational components of advising including readings from prominent authors in the field of advising. Join our facilitators in discussing your foundation in advising, advising as teaching, coaching strategies, and relational advising and communication with students.

Roundtable: Blended Learning Brown-Bag: Improving your Blended/Online Course with Quality Matters

Nov 04, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Quality Matters is a research-based initiative aimed at improving student learning experiences in online programs and courses. The Quality Matters curriculum introduces faculty and instructional staff to best practices in instructional design, provides a rubric for assessing online course design and outlines a process for continuous improvement of online and hybrid courses.

Retirement reception: Peggy Lee

Nov 04, 2014

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 301 Spedding Hall

free

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

Peggy Lee, a secretary III for the U. S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, is retiring.

Workshop: Tips and Tricks for Shooting and Editing Your Own Video for Classroom or Online Presentation

Nov 04, 2014

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

If you are shooting a video for your online class introduction, or for a mini video lecture, or you plan for your students to submit video assignments, then these tips will help you create a quality and educational multi-media product.

Studies in Creativity Exhibit Reception

Nov 04, 2014

6:00 PM

Gallery, MU

Student Activities Center Meetings, receptions

Compelling, passionate, humorous, complex, vivacious, moving and always imaginative, this exhibit has something for everyone. "Studies" is the annual fall juried exhibit featuring emerging student artists.

Women's Basketball

Nov 04, 2014

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

ISU vs. William Penn (exhibition).

Open Mic Night

Nov 04, 2014

8:00 PM

M-Shop

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have.

Wednesday, 05 Nov 2014

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Nov 05, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Provost office workshop

Nov 05, 2014

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Academic Affairs Training, development

University policies and professional development for lecturers, clinicians and adjunct faculty - part 1.

Executive In Residence Public Lecture

Nov 05, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Stark Lecture Hall (1148 Gerdin Business Building)

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

Mark Walker, the recently retired senior vice president of transportation for C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc., will give the fall 2014 College of Business Executive In Residence Lecture. His talk is titled, "Major in Supply Chain Today and Become a Leader Tomorrow" and will take place on Wednesday, November 5 in the Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building.

Circumstantial Substantial: Martin Despang

Nov 05, 2014

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Having lived and been educated in the tempered urban fabric of Germany, more extremely tempered Midwest, arid Southwest and Pacific Tropics of the United States made Martin Despang realize how geographies inform cultures. He will share his resulting synergistically professional and academic body of typological case studies forming a comprehensive system of well-being, which has been widely recognized in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

Class: Photoshop Lightroom Software Training

Nov 05, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $70 for members, $87.50 for the general public, and ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a 6 part course on Wednesdays, November 5, November 12, November 19 & December 3, December 10, & December 17 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Go in-depth with this photo-editing program, as photographer Mark Stoltenberg helps you to adjust your images, remove red eye, & more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance, & share your photos, as well as create prints & photo books.

Stamped Spoon Jewelry Class

Nov 05, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $21, Public $31 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Spoon handles are used to make rings, but you can use the rest of the spoon to make an unconventional pendant or holiday ornament. Personalize it with letter stamps after flattening. Complete with beads and baubles to add personality.