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Sunday, 01 Nov 2015

Art & Antique Sale

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 AM - 4:00 AM

new ISU Warehouse, 925 Airport Road, Ames, Iowa

free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Iowa State University's Central Stores, ISU Surplus, and University Museums announces an Art & Antique Sale Oct. 29, 2015 through Nov. 1, 2015. Join this event on Facebook at ISU Surplus for photos and announcements.

Craft of the Month: Canvas Quotes

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Use vinyl letters to spell out a short quote on one of our retro paintings, or on a canvas you prepare. Add another coat of paint and then peel the lettering off to reveal a peek-through of the original imagery. It's fun, easy, and everyone ends up with a unique piece of artwork.

Photography Workshop

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Perfecting the art of composition and lighting to create a beautiful still life image is no easy task. Learn some ideas, tricks and even some hacks for creating your own reflection boards, light boxes, and more. Bring in your digital SLR camera and an object that you would like to photograph at a detail level. Must have basic knowledge of their camera and how to use the settings to take this class.

Walk-In Crafts: DIY Cyclone Spirit

Nov 01, 2015

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$50 for buttons, $8 for Cyclone Pillows

The Workspace Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

When better to add to your ISU gear than during Homecoming Week? If you just have a few minutes, stop in to make a button. For those with a little more time, try the t-shirt throw pillows!

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Nov 01, 2015

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 for adults / $3 for students

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Statesmen are directed by James Rodde.

Lecture: A Storied Life of Art

Nov 01, 2015

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Jane Gilmor is a storyteller and her distinctive intermedia art installations or performances are how she tells her stories. She began her art career as a student at Iowa State and has gone on to have a significant impact on the arts of Iowa and nationally.

ISU Statesmen Choral Concert

Nov 01, 2015

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

Dr. James Rodde, conductor

Argentine Tango

Nov 01, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU Five punches for $35, Public Five Punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This Milonga 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 socks.

Cyclone Cinema: Minions

Nov 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!

Monday, 02 Nov 2015

Lunch and live auction

Nov 02, 2015

11:30 AM

College of Veterinary Medicine

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Enjoy a walking taco lunch and live auction for the 2015 United Way of Story County fundraising campaign. Auction items range from a coach-signed basketball and football, to artwork. Bidding begins at 12:10 p.m. in 2226 Vet Med.

Retirement reception: Teri Gallahan

Nov 02, 2015

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

080 Scheman Building

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Teri Gallahan, printing and copy services, is retiring.

Drop in: Visit with the HLC accreditation team

Nov 02, 2015

3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

2510 Beardshear

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to speak one-on-one with a member of the Higher Learning Commission accreditation team to provide input on Iowa State's mission and activities.

Statistics Seminar

Nov 02, 2015

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"A Ballooned Beta-Logistic Model with a Bioassay Application," Nancy Flournoy, Department of Statistics, University of Missouri, Columbia

Class: Photoshop Lightroom Software Training

Nov 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$100-$125

Reiman Gardens

6 week course on Mondays November 2, 9, 16, 30, December 7 and 14. Go in-depth with this amazing photo-editing program, as photographer Mark Stoltenberg helps you to adjust your images, remove red eye and more.

Seasonal Glass Candle Holder Class

Nov 02, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $42, Public $52 (supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

A great introduction to the basics of fused glass and stained glass. First, students will create a winter-themed glass tile that will be fused in the kiln in time for the second class. Practice cutting stained glass and soldering, and you'll be able to construct a glass candle holder incorporating your fused tile.

ISU Saxophone Studio

Nov 02, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Michael Giles, saxophone instructor at Iowa State.

Tuesday, 03 Nov 2015

Drop in: Visit with the HLC accreditation team

Nov 03, 2015

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2510 Beardshear

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to speak one-on-one with a member of the Higher Learning Commission accreditation team to provide input on Iowa State's mission and activities.

Seminar: Fast Formative Feedback Using ThinkSpace

Nov 03, 2015

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Seminar Room, Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

ThinkSpace can be a game-changer for providing fast, in-depth, and useful feedback as students develop projects and papers. In this session we'll see how ThinkSpace's commenting tool can enhance student performance while saving time for instructors. Presenter: Jay Newell, PhD Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Registration not required.

Class: Photography Master Study

Nov 03, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$68-$85

Reiman Gardens

4 week course on Tuesdays, November 3, 10, 17 and 24. One of the best ways to learn any art form is by exploring a master artist's methods.

Live Music: Lazer Lloyd

Nov 03, 2015

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 Students / $10 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Blues / rock artist Lazer Lloyd was born in New York and raised in Madison, Connecticut by a musicloving, guitar playing father with an extensive record collection of blues, folk, rock, and jazz. Lloyd's upbringing would lead to a style that incorporated all of these influences into his emotive blues. He was playing lead guitar along the East Coast with his band Legacy by age 15.

Wednesday, 04 Nov 2015

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Nov 04, 2015

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Art Walk: A Celebration of the Artists Rebecca Ekstrand and Tom Rosborough

Nov 04, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Snedecor Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Special events

Join artists Rebecca Ekstrand and Tom Rosborough on a journey across campus in celebration of both artists' solo and collaborative projects.

Workshop: University Resources for NTE Faculty

Nov 04, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

For lecturers, clinicians and adjunct faculty. An introduction to university policies and professional development opportunities specifically targeted to this career path.

SUB General Meeting

Nov 04, 2015

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Gallery, MU

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Check out SUB's general meeting to learn how YOU can get involved!

Lecture: Growing the Midwest Garden

Nov 04, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$20-$25

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"More than Prairie: Garden Design." Join Reiman Gardens' Director Ed Lyon for a 6-week series that augments his book by the same title released this May. Each presentation addresses practical gardening applicable to novice and experienced gardeners alike.

Fine dining dinner: South American cuisine

Nov 04, 2015

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

One of four themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Night at the Museum: Meet Four of the 40/40 Exhibition Artists

Nov 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Explore the 40/40 Exhibition celebrating University Museums' 40th anniversary and meet four of the artists from the College of Design whose work is part of the show. Art and visual culture Associate Professors Brent Holland, Chris Martin and Joe Muench and Professor Ingrid Lilligren invite conversations from 7:15 to 8 p.m. Professor Brenda Jones, who is teaching in Rome this fall, has provided a statement that will be shared at the event.

Walk-In Dance: Belly Dance

Nov 04, 2015

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

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

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

A Three Pillars Delsarte based approach to Middle Eastern Belly Dance in the style of award winning performer Shiara. Learn the basic movements of belly dance with a specific focus and detailed exploration each week (listed below). The 8:20pm class will focus on technique, expression and choreography.

ISU Flute & Clarinet Ensembles

Nov 04, 2015

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Music Department Arts, performances

Flute students of Sonja Giles and clarinet students of Gregory Oakes.

Lecture: The Money of Invention & the Future of Entrepreneurship

Nov 04, 2015

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Josh Lerner is the Jacob H. Schiff Professor of Investment Banking at Harvard Business School and a recognized leader on innovation, the economy, and job creation. Economics Forum Series