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Sunday, 04 Nov 2018

Delsarte Workshops: Body Language and the Artist

Channel: Student Activities Center

10:00 am - 3:30 pm @ Gallery at the Memorial Union

Visiting Master Delsarte Instructor Joe Willimas from New York will lead this seminar. It is an introduction to some of the most basic elements of body language, as revealed by Delsarte. This is applicable not only to performance, but to all the arts, to business, communications, psychology, or any individual who would like to benefit from more knowledge of the self.

Cost: Varies

Performance: Orpheus in the Underworld

Channel: Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

In one of the most satirical and hilarious operas of all time, Orpheus must travel from the pastoral tranquility of earth through the dizzying frivolity of heaven to the bacchanalian hedonism of Hades to rescue Eurydice. Showcasing the exuberant, reveling "Can-Can," Orpheus in the Underworld is a delectable comic romp.

Cost: $16-$18

Women's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

2:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Winona State.

Cost: $5-$10

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

Ant-Man and the Wasp - Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy.

Cost: free

Amara Piano Quartet

Channel: Music Department

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

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

Cost: $0

Performance: Ghost

Channel: Iowa State Center

8:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Ghost is a heavy metal/rock band from Sweden formed in 2008. They are known for keeping their members anonymous. Every album lists the musicians as "Nameless Ghouls" and the singer as "Papa Emeritus / Papa Emeritus II / Papa Emeritus III". The lead singer is thought to be the same, however they announce a new lead singer every album. Ghost is also known for its influence from classic rock and the satanic church theme in their music.

Cost: $27.50-$74.50

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Ant-Man and the Wasp - Scott Lang is grappling with the consequences of his choices as both a superhero and a father. Approached by Hope van Dyne and Dr. Hank Pym, Lang must once again don the Ant-Man suit and fight alongside the Wasp. The urgent mission soon leads to secret revelations from the past as the dynamic duo finds itself in an epic battle against a powerful new enemy.

Cost: free

Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Channel: Seed Science Center

8:30 am - 4:30 pm @ Seed Science Building

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Cost: $2,550

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.

Workshop, Negotiating for Success: Strategies, Tools and Skills for Faculty

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

This workshop will share simple but effective negotiation skills participants can use in their professional and personal lives to persuade, enrich and maximize their potential. Negotiation and conflict resolution don't have to be "avoidable" aspects of our lives. Light refreshments will be served. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Retirement open house: Liz Kurt

Channel: ISU Extension and Outreach

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Cy's Lounge, Alumni Center

Liz Kurt, program coordinator in ISU Extension & Outreach's conference planning and management department, and former director of new student programs, is retiring after 28 years of service at Iowa State. No formal program is planned.

Cost: free

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis finals

Channel: Graduate College

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 2157 Pearson Hall

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.

Cost: free

Sewing Lessons

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Cost: ISU $40 Public $50

Lecture: Newspapers, Op-eds, and American Responses to Antisemitism

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

Eric Schmalz, community manager for the History Unfolded project at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will talk about the role antisemitism played in the general American cultural landscape and how ordinary Americans reacted.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Channel: Seed Science Center

8:30 am - 4:30 pm @ Seed Science Building

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Cost: $2,550

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.

Floral Wreath Brush Lettering Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

This workshop is for those with some hand lettering experience who are ready to add a floral wreath to their hand-lettered creations!

Cost: ISU $18 Public $28 (supplies included)

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, join us in learning how to add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap.

Cost: ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Alabama State.

Cost: TBA

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Channel: Music Department

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

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Cost: $0

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, 07 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Channel: Seed Science Center

8:30 am - 4:30 pm @ Seed Science Building

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Cost: $2,550

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Among Others: How to Really Make Your Classroom More Inclusive (Javier Vela)

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

In our attempts to connect and help, we can cause others to feel as though they are "other," or not as deserving, or as able as the majority. Javier Vela, Associate Professor, Chemistry, recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advancing One Community Faculty Award and a pioneer of change for the cultural climate of ISU, will help you develop your cultural literacy.

Cost: free

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Learn to make fascinating beads that have the look of miniature glass paperweights.

Cost: ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Mid-Century Modern for Designed Interiors

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

A completely new style of taste, fashion, and life occurred from 1945 through the 1960s and nowhere was it more visible than in the design and decoration of the home. Collin Powell, graduate student in Interior Design, will use the current exhibition to revisit the ideological basis of this period that has grown in memory and popularity with today's designers and consumers.

Cost: free

ISU Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:45 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Student ensembles led by Sonja Giles, director of flute; and Gregory Oakes, director of clarinet.

Cost: $0

The Hunts

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, Memorial Union

For fans of: Oh Honey, The Lone Bellow, Penny and Sparrow Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, The Hunts are a Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings who've been playing music together almost their entire lives. Inspired by shared memories, The Hunts have created songs that capture heartache and wonder with a wide-eyed but wistful elegance.

Cost: $12 ($8 w/ ISU Student ID)

Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

Registration begins for Freshmen - Spring 2019

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

First day of assigned Spring 2019 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Conference: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Channel: Program for Women in Science and Engineering

8:00 am - 2:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A one-day conference for middle school (Oct. 25) and high school (Nov. 8) girls to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. Preregistration required.

Cost: $15