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Sunday, 07 Oct 2018

Bonsai Show

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

October 6, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and October 7, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Please join us at Reiman Gardens for the annual bonsai exhibit in conjunction with the Iowa Bonsai Association. Bonsai, an ancient Asian art form that weds horticulture and art, is a rapidly growing and popular passion in the west.

Ames Art Studio Tour

Channel: Community activities

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ College of Design atrium

The College of Design is one of 13 stops on the Ames Community Arts Council Studio Tour. The College of Design will feature open studios in ceramics, printmaking, textiles, woods, metals, photography, digital media and painting. Students will be available to display current works and talk to the public about what they are learning.

Cost: free

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

Iowa State soccer hosts Baylor.

Cost: free

Developing Empathy: The Refugee Experience

Channel: University Museums

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Held in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage, participants will be facilitated in making contemporary connections to the refugee experience using the reflective model developed by the civics education organization, Facing History and Ourselves.

Cost: free

Performance: This is Not a Pipe Dream

Channel: Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

Inspired by the life and work of surrealist painter Rene Magritte, the play by Barry Kornhauser follows a young boy who wants to be an artist. Though his desire is dismissed by his father as "a pipe dream," he is encouraged by his mother and begins a quest into the delightfully absurd magic-realism of Magritte's famous paintings.

Cost: $5-$18

Collage of Choirs

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Cost: $10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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 floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie Williams, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

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

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Cost: free

NBA Exhibition: Minnesota vs. Milwaukee

Channel: Athletics Special Events

7:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

An NBA exhibition game featuring the Minnesota Timberwolves vs. Milwaukee Bucks.

Cost: $15-$28

Concert: Brett Young

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ Hansen Ag Student Learning Center

Brett Young is a pop country singer and song writer. Best known for his hit's such as Mercy, In Case You Didn't Know and Like I loved You.

Cost: $25-$35

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Cost: free

Monday, 08 Oct 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Cost: $5

Beyond Legacy: Archive and History

Channel: Lectures Program

4:00 pm @ Upper Rotunda, Parks Library

"Beyond Legacy: Archives and History" Dr. Meredith Evans is a trained archivist, a professional librarian, and a published scholar, with specialties in development of exhibition and record-keeping programs, records management and digital library program initiatives, and reference services in libraries and archives.

Cost: free

Casting Metal for Jewelry Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass.

Cost: ISU $60 Public $70 (Supplies included)

Lecture: Watergate 45 years later: What Have We Learned?

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Panelists will discuss lessons learned from Watergate and their applicability today.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Multiple Modalities and Top Hat: Mixing methods for learning (Shannon Hostetter)

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Shannon Hostetter, Associate Professor, Veterinary Pathology, Early Achievement in Teaching awardee, shares how she has blended lecture and case-based learning in her classroom so students can choose the modality that is most effective for them.

Cost: free

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Cost: $5

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Botanicals & Booze: Fired Ink Floral Paintings

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by the fall flowers in our Conservatory display.

A Hollywood Career in Costume Design - Black Panther's Ruth E. Carter

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

Ruth E. Carter is the Oscar-nominated costume designer for Marvel's Black Panther, for which she conceptualized and created more than 1,000 costumes for the world of Wakanda. She has worked in the industry for more than three decades and is credited with over forty films.

Cost: free

More Than Just a Game, Discrimination in Sports in Iowa

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Ames Public Library

Iowa's athletes have long impacted their teams, communities and sports they played, but African Americans did so while facing off against more than just the opposing team. They fought for the right to equal treatment on and off the field. Highlighting people such as Iowan and Olympian Thomas Hill, Drake University athlete Johnny Bright and his effect on the football helmet, and members of the Buxton Wonders, Iowa's Negro Leagues team.

Cost: Free

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: FREE

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Channel: Office of the President

9:00 am - 10:30 am @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Learn about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed. An online form is available for feedback submissions.

Cost: free

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Authentic Problems: What to do when learners just aren't getting it? (Monica Lamm)

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

Monica Lamm, Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Outstanding Achievement in Teaching awardee, uses ill-structured problems in her upper-level classes. Sometimes, these problem-solving exercises do not go according to plan.

Cost: free

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Cost: $5

Panel: Educational and Socialization Experiences of Latinx Youth

Channel: Lectures Program

3:30 pm @ 108 Kildee Hall

Panelists will discuss the process of socialization and education of Latinx youth and their families.

Cost: free

Silver Rings Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Create a personalized and embellished ring in sterling silver.

Cost: ISU $67 Public $77 (Supplies included)

George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Phil Howard is an associate professor in the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University whose research is focused on consolidation in food systems. He is also widely recognized for pictorial representations of food and agricultural data.

Cost: free