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Sunday, 29 Oct 2017

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Oct 29, 2017

1:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by Dr. Rodde in the fall of 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Oct 29, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Greek Trick-or-Treat

Oct 29, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Student activities

Hosted by the ISU Greek community for Ames-area families. A free event designed for children ages K-5th grade.

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Oct 29, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; Jonathan Sturm, viola; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano.

Monday, 30 Oct 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 30, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Art + Issues- Building a Campus Community

Oct 30, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The University Museums exist to celebrate the diversity of our cultural heritage and through art teach critical thinking and generate dialogue that helps to build an inclusive campus community. Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 30, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Accessibility in Canvas: Being Proactive vs. Reactive

Oct 30, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Topics to be covered: How to use Canvas' new video captioning tool The Quality Matters Framework and how it is already working for your students Accommodating Students in Canvas (including options in quizzes, assignments, modules, and more) Resources to help you assist your students with their accessibility needs

Retirement reception: Mark Hanna

Oct 30, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sukup Hall atrium

free

Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Meetings, receptions

Mark Hanna, scientist and Extension agricultural engineer in the agricultural and biosystems engineering department, is retiring after 44 years of service to the university.

Adobe Lightroom 101

Oct 30, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Training, development

This six-week course is designed to help you learn the basics of Lightroom, a very powerful photo editing program. Professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg will help to adjust your images, remove red eye and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance and share your photos.

Volleyball

Oct 30, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. North Dakota. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Documentary & Discussion: Food Evolution

Oct 30, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the documentary film "Food Evolution" wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time: GMOs and food.

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 31, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Retirement reception: Al Brooks

Oct 31, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Campanile Room

Procurement Services department Meetings, receptions

Al Brooks, director of research/major contracts in procurement services, is retiring after 41 years of service to the university, including 31 years in procurement services. A program will begin at 3 p.m.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 31, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Photography Master Study

Oct 31, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-session program beginning Tuesday, October 31, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/21). Back by popular demand, a new Master study course featuring eight new photography masters!

Ghost Stories of Iowa State

Oct 31, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

How much do you know of campus history, legend, and lore? Join University Museums for an evening of historic and haunted stories about Iowa State and discover who may be haunting your lecture hall!

Black Jacket Symphony presents Prince's Purple Rain

Oct 31, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$55

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Black Jacket Symphony announces a special performance to honor one of the greatest musicians of our time - Prince. More than an artist, he was a legend...an icon...other-worldly. His music transcended boundaries that nobody knew existed. While he has left this earth, his music will live on forever. Join Black Jacket Symphony as they celebrate the life of this iconic musician by recreating "Purple Rain" + more great hits!

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Nov 01, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: last day for graduate students to cancel graduation through AccessPlus without being assessed a nonrefundable graduation fee.

Graduate College: oral examinations

Nov 01, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to submit the Request for Final Oral Exam form for Fall 2017 graduation.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 01, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 01, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Nov 01, 2017

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Macro Photo 101

Nov 01, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-session program beginning Wednesday, November 1, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/22). This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Fine dining dinner: College Classics, Reinvented

Nov 01, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

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

Concert: ISU Wind and Percussion ensembles

Nov 01, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Michael Golemo is the conductor of the Wind Ensemble; Jonathan Sharp is the conductor of the Percussion Ensemble.

Lecture: The Economy and You, Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Nov 01, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Peter Dunn is a personal finance expert known as Pete the Planner with a USA Today financial advice column and The Million Dollar Plan Podcast. He is the founder of Advanced Planning Solutions, a financial education firm, and author of 10 books.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 01, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017

Registration begins for sophomores: Spring 2018

Nov 02, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2018 registration dates for students projected as sophomores. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.