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What is featured?

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017

Wrestling

Nov 12, 2017

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Drexel. Times and dates are subject to change

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 12, 2017

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

One of the students in an all-girls boarding school is disobedient and untruthful and ultimately runs away from the school. To avoid being sent back by her family, she tells her grandmother that the two head mistresses of the school are having a lesbian affair. Is it all a lie? Does what she says contain even a kernel of truth? Either way the story damages several lives and destroys the school. First produced in 1934 and based on a true story.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 12, 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.

Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Nov 13, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Performance: Meskwaki Nation Dancers

Nov 13, 2017

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month with a special performance by the Meskwaki Nation dancers.

Lecture: Changing the Way We See Native America

Nov 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Matika Wilbur is a photographer and social documentarian from the Swinomish and Tulalip Tribes of the Pacific Northwest. She is the founder of Project 562, a multi-year national photo and narrative undertaking to document contemporary Indian identity.

Men's Basketball

Nov 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Recital: Piano Studio

Nov 13, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang.

Lecture: Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia

Nov 13, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events

"Green Light of Peace: Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia." Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, a visiting scholar with the African Humanities Program, will speak about her research on African women in post-conflict situations and gender and politics.

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Nov 14, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

305 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Nov 14, 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.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 14, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Nov 14, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Auditions: Iphigenia

Nov 14, 2017

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre

The audition will consist of cold readings from the script, improvisational storytelling, and puppetry. Please dress in comfortable clothing for movement. You do not need to prepare anything in advance. Auditions are open to all ISU students.

Lecture: Why is there a Neo-Nazi on My Campus? A German Historian Explains

Nov 14, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Jeremy Best, an assistant professor of history at Iowa State, will discuss the ideology of these organizations, their connection to the Nazis and other 20th-century fascist organizations, and why their white nationalism seems to have had a resurgence in our own times.

Vienna Boys Choir

Nov 14, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$55

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The world-famous Vienna Boys Choir is among the oldest of all musical organizations, having been founded pursuant to an imperial decree of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. These young cultural ambassadors continue to be adored for their wide range of repertoire, purity of tone, and generosity of musical spirit. The Vienna Boys Choir will celebrate the magic of the holiday season with Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces and more!

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Training: Boots to Business Entrepreneurship

Nov 15, 2017

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences Training, development

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step entrepreneurship training program from the Small Business Administration that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Open to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors. Registration is required.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 15, 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.

Behind the Scenes: Reiman Railroad

Nov 15, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10 (free for members and volunteers)

Reiman Gardens

Don't miss your chance to preview this spectacular holiday conservatory display and get inspired by the creativity and effort that make it all happen.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 15, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Nov 15, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.

Fine dining dinner: Life Through Julia Child

Nov 15, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

Menu includes butternut squash tart with fried sage (paired with reisling wine); potato leek soup, boeuf bourguignon (cabernet sauvignon); and baked Alaska. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Lecture: When the 'Water Prince' Brought an Iceberg to Iowa

Nov 15, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"Muhammad bin Faisal's Frozen Fantasies of Antarctic Arabia," Michael Christopher Low, assistant professor, history. By retelling the story of the "water prince," this lecture will remember one of the more colorful episodes in Iowa State's history and explore the tangled histories of oil, desalination, and climate change and adaptation in the Arabian Peninsula. This lecture is held in conjunction with the ReACT Gallery exhibition exploring water.

Concert: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Nov 15, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

Jazz I Ensemble is directed by James Bovinette; Jazz II ensemble directed by Michael Giles.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 15, 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, 16 Nov 2017

Caterpillar Club

Nov 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 16, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Lightbulb Terrarium

Nov 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Learn how to turn those burned out lightbulbs into miniature terrariums.

Cyclone Cinema: Logan Lucky

Nov 16, 2017

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!