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What is featured?

Thursday, 01 Oct 2015

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Oct 01, 2015

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

$10 for catered lunch

Athletics Special events

Guest speaker is athletics director Jamie Pollard; emcee is John Walters, radio voice of the Cyclones. No preregistration is required. All Cyclone fans are welcome.

Craft of the Month: Day of the Dead Skulls

Oct 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Dia de Muertos is a Mexican holiday focused on remembering friends and family members who have died. One tradition includes building private altars honoring the deceased using decorated skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. You will receive a skull, decorating materials and images for inspiration.

Personalizing NCBI

Oct 01, 2015

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn to set up your MyNCBI account, personalize your NCBI search results, and create your bibliography. Create your SciENcv and Biosketch for NIH and NSF grants with links to grants. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required.

Knitting Class

Oct 01, 2015

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

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.

Leaders Workshop Series

Oct 01, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery, MU

free

Student Engagement Training, development

In this session, student leaders will have the opportunity to learn about their potential to help motivate members of their student organizations, discover how to activate and affirm the successes of their individual organizations and how to collaborate with other university constituents to better their networks and student membership numbers.

Cyclone Cinema: Ted 2

Oct 01, 2015

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!

Performance: Young Concert Artist

Oct 01, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music

$20

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Clarinetist Narek Arutyunian comes to Ames as part of Iowa State Center's Martha-Ellen Tye Performing Arts Institute. Arutyunian has appeared with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and the Moscow State Symphony Orchestra as well as many festivals including Julliard ChamberFest, New York Festival of Song and the 2015 Marlboro Music Festival.

Lecture: Battling Ebola

Oct 01, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"How Technology is Transforming the Response to Global Epidemics," Steven VanRoekel, former USAID chief innovation officer who was responsible for advising the agency on using technology and data in its response to the ebola epidemic. He is a graduate of Iowa State. World Affairs Series

Friday, 02 Oct 2015

Fabricating the Delta: Water + Making

Oct 02, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design

Shelby Doyle, assistant professor of architecture, will discuss her interests in pairing infrastructural-scale research with digital fabrication interventions. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Bubble Painting

Oct 02, 2015

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 plus the cost of bisque you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

"Painting" bisque is a fun and relaxing activity that can be done solo or with a group of friends. 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. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Cyclone Cinema: Ted 2

Oct 02, 2015

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 02, 2015

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Baylor

Swimming and Diving

Oct 02, 2015

7:00 PM

Beyer Pool

Free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Intrasquad Meet

Performance: Treasure Island

Oct 02, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Jim Hawkins, a boy of fourteen living on the coast of England, longs for adventure and gets more than he asked for when he meets pirates such as the dangerous Billy Bones, the two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all is Long John Silver who is one of the most famous hero-villains of all time. Romance! Treasure! Adventure!

Lecture & Reading: A New Chapter in the Living Legacy of George Washington Carver

Oct 02, 2015

8:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Xavier Cavazos, a 2013 graduate of Iowa State's MFA Program in Creative Writing and the Environment, will read from his new book of poetry inspired by stories of the life and times of George Washington Carver.

Live Music: MAIDS

Oct 02, 2015

9:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, MU

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

MAIDS' original style of Midwest Disco is all about bringing people together in one place to have a good time and get immersed in waves of electronic dance pop. Whether the music is experienced through headphones or dancing at a live show, Danny Heggen and Mickey Davis have developed a homegrown, Midwestern concoction that reminds all of us that life, simply put, is awesome.

Saturday, 03 Oct 2015

Schedule of Classes for Spring 2016

Oct 03, 2015

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Schedule of Classes for Spring 2016 available for viewing on the Web at http://classes.iastate.edu/

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Oct 03, 2015

8:00 AM

ISU Alumni Center

free

General Events Meetings, receptions

Each family-friendly tailgate features games, prizes, marching band performance, merchandise, cash bar and optional catered meal (preregistration required). Tailgates begin three hours prior to kickoff and end 30 minutes prior to game time.

Football

Oct 03, 2015

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

$30-$65

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. Game time is TBA; date is subject to change.

Faculty recital: Amy Christensen

Oct 03, 2015

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Amy Christensen, lecturer in music, is teaching oboe, English horn, and double reeds methods class. She received a Master of Music in Oboe Performance degree from Yale University where she was the recipient of the distinguished Ellen Battell Stoekel Award. She has performed with orchestras across the U.S. including notable groups in Boston, Cambridge, Aspen and throughout the states of Connecticut and Iowa.

Cyclone Cinema: Ted 2

Oct 03, 2015

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A 2015 American comedy film directed by Seth MacFarlane, starring Mark Wahlberg and MacFarlane as John Bennett and his sentient teddy bear friend Ted, respectively.

Performance: Treasure Island

Oct 03, 2015

7:30 PM - 9:50 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Jim Hawkins, a boy of fourteen living on the coast of England, longs for adventure and gets more than he asked for when he meets pirates such as the dangerous Billy Bones, the two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all is Long John Silver who is one of the most famous hero-villains of all time. Romance! Treasure! Adventure!

Sunday, 04 Oct 2015

Soccer

Oct 04, 2015

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas

Botanical and Entomological Drawing Class

Oct 04, 2015

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$72 - $90

Reiman Gardens

6 week course on Sundays - October 4, 11, 18, 25, November 1 and 8. Artist Chelsea Jackson will teach students how to accurately draw plants and insects.

Performance: 42nd Street

Oct 04, 2015

2:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$70

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Based on the 1930s novel, this song and dance fable of Broadway is the quintessential backstage musical comedy.

Performance: Treasure Island

Oct 04, 2015

2:00 PM - 4:20 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Jim Hawkins, a boy of fourteen living on the coast of England, longs for adventure and gets more than he asked for when he meets pirates such as the dangerous Billy Bones, the two-timing Israel Hands, the brassy woman pirate Anne Bonney, and the form of evil incarnate, Blind Pew. At the center of it all is Long John Silver who is one of the most famous hero-villains of all time. Romance! Treasure! Adventure!

Argentine Tango Practica

Oct 04, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (5 session pass)

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 better dancing. 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Ted 2

Oct 04, 2015

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!

Performance: Comedian Kevin Hart

Oct 04, 2015

8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$65 (ISU students with ID, $25) plus fees

Student Union Board Arts, performances

Hart brings his "What Now?" tour to campus. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Aug. 24 via Ticketmaster or the ISU Athletics ticket office.

Monday, 05 Oct 2015

Advising period for Spring 2016 registration begins

Oct 05, 2015

All day

Academic Affairs Academic calendar

Advising period for Spring 2016 registration begins.