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Sunday, 11 Nov 2018

Veteran's Day at Reiman Gardens

Nov 11, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

In honor of their service, all active duty military and veterans are admitted free to Reiman Gardens on Veteran's Day.

Wrestling

Nov 11, 2018

12:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10-$15

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Southern Illinois, Edwardsville. Head coach Kevin Dresser will provide a chalk talk at 11:15 a.m. in the Celebrity Cafe.

Senior Recital

Nov 11, 2018

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Peter Bekkerus will perform on the euphonium.

Women's Basketball

Nov 11, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Yale or Northern Illinois (Preseason WNIT).

Vagina Monologue Auditions

Nov 11, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Sloss House

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances

Auditions for February 14-15, 2019 performances of The Vagina Monologues will be held Nov. 11 (3-4:30 p.m.); Nov. 14 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.; and Nov. 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. all at the Sloss House. No acting experience is necessary, and all people who lead their lives as womxn may audition. Scripts are available in advance at the Sloss House. Proceeds from the performances will be donated to the Ames shelter ACCESS and the National V-Day Spotlight Campaign.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 in the Memorial Union

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

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Cyclone Cinema

Nov 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Spy Who Dumped Me - The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Performance: Tony Lucca, Tom Mackell

Nov 11, 2018

7:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$14 ($2 increase at the door)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Nashville-based singer, songwriter and actor Tony Lucca is a soulful, acoustic pop vocalist.

Senior Recital

Nov 11, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Christian Loaiza will perform on the flute.

Cyclone Cinema

Nov 11, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Spy Who Dumped Me - The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Monday, 12 Nov 2018

Gold Star Hall Ceremony

Nov 12, 2018

3:15 PM

Great Hall, MU

free

Student Union Board Meetings, receptions Special events

This important ceremony honors our Iowa State students who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for the freedoms we enjoy. Their names are carved into the limestone walls of Gold Star Hall in the Memorial Union so that we may both remember and honor their service to our country, which merits our deep respect.

Faculty-staff mixer with first-generation students

Nov 12, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hixson-Lied Student Success Center

free

Student Affairs Diversity Special events Student activities

Faculty and staff who themselves identified as first-generation students are invited to meet with first-generation students. A student panel follows (6:30-7:30 pm.). Registration is requested.

ISU Jazz Combo - Maintenance Shop

Nov 12, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Maintenance Shop at the Memorial Union

$3

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is director of the ISU Jazz Combo.

Men's Basketball

Nov 12, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Southern.

Piano Studio Recital

Nov 12, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang.

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Nov 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

Town hall: Improved Service Delivery (human resources)

Nov 13, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and livestreamed)

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Interim vice president for human resources Kristi Darr will talk about the refined HR model and descriptions of jobs in the proposed model including responsibilities and qualifications, and offer further information on the responsibilities that will remain within units and the transition process for employees and units.

Research workshop: Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

CANCELLED The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Nov 13, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Curtiss Hall, Harl Commons

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This program has been cancelled due to staff illness. It will not be rescheduled. Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. The interior of Curtiss Hall has changed immensely in the last five years. The entire building has been renovated and transformed into a signature point of pride for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 13, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Retirement reception: Joyce Russell

Nov 13, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Iowa Public Radio, 2111 Grand Ave., Suite 100, Des Moines

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Joyce Russell, statehouse correspondent and producer, is retiring after 30 years of service to WOI Radio and Iowa Public Radio. A program will begin at 5 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring a story to share or send comments to be included in a gift. No RSVP is required for the event. Free parking is available behind the building.

Berlin Summer Academy 2018 Exhibition Reception

Nov 13, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

See the work of ISU architecture students who participated in the 2018 Berlin Summer Academy in an exhibition in the Lightfoot Forum and hear more about the experience at this opening reception.

Lecture: Science Inspired Design

Nov 13, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

College of Design Lectures

Forrest Meggars, assistant professor of architecture at Princeton University and head of Princeton's CHAOS (Cooling and Heating for Architecturally Optimized Systems) lab, will talk about optimization of building systems and minimization of the chaos generated by the heat transfer process.

Documentary & Discussion: Maineland

Nov 13, 2018

6:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

MAINELAND follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers from China as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. They are part of the enormous wave of Chinese "parachute students" enrolling in U.S. private schools. A discussion with the director, Miao Wang, will immediately follow the 90-minute film.

Women's Basketball

Nov 13, 2018

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Preseason WNIT semifinal, Iowa State vs. Auburn.

Cinderella

Nov 13, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more-plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," and "Ten Minutes Ago" in this hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who's ever had a dream.

SAI Toy's for Tots Benefit Concert

Nov 13, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Money donation or a new toy

Music Department Arts, performances

Student performances, benefitting the Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity.

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 14, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.