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Sunday, 29 Oct 2017

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Channel: Music Department

1:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

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.

Cost: $5

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Channel: Music Department

3:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

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.

Cost: $5

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

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

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

Greek Trick-or-Treat

Channel: Greek Affairs

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

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

Cost: free

Monday, 30 Oct 2017

Art + Issues- Building a Campus Community

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Mark Hanna

Channel: Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Sukup Hall atrium

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

Cost: free

Adobe Lightroom 101

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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.


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5

Documentary & Discussion: Food Evolution

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

ISU Tuba Euphonium Ensemble "Octubaween"

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

A fun, family-friendly performance, featuring Halloween and tuba-inspired music played on a mix of tubas, euphoniums and trombones. The performance includes skits, costumes and candy.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017

Retirement reception: Al Brooks

Channel: Procurement Services department

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Memorial Union, Campanile Room

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.

Photography Master Study

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ 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

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

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!

Cost: free

Black Jacket Symphony presents Prince's Purple Rain

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

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!

Cost: $25-$55

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

Graduate College students: cancel graduation

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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

Graduate College: oral examinations

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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

Craft of the Month: Watercolor Quotes

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Drop in during November during open hours!

Cost: $10

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:10 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Macro Photo 101

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ 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

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:30 pm @ Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

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

Cost: $30 ($35 with wine)

Concert: ISU Wind and Percussion ensembles

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

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

Cost: $5

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

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

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.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017

Registration begins for sophomores: Spring 2018

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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.

Flu shot clinic for university employees

Channel: Special Events

8:00 am - 11:00 am @ G11 TASF, 2408 Pammel Dr.

A limited supply of flu vaccine remains from the clinic held Oct. 9-20 for ISU employees and will be administered on a walk-in basis. Bring your ISU Card and wear a shirt with short or loose-fitting sleeves.

Cost: No cost for eligible employees

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us WEEKLY this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Channel: Athletics Special Events

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

Featured speaker is volleyball coach Christy Johnson-Lynch; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Cost: $12 for optional lunch

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Want to build a banana piano or a temperature sensor alarm? Maybe you want a houseplant to Tweet when it needs watering, or you're just interested in learning more about electronics and how they work? Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

Crafty Cocktail Night

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

"Upcycled T-shirts: Bags, Bracelets, Blankets and Poms." Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Bring in a handful of old t-shirts and learn how to repurpose them into a variety of useful and sporty items.

Cost: $10-$12.50