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Sunday, 04 Nov 2018

Delsarte Workshops: Body Language and the Artist

Nov 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Gallery at the Memorial Union

Varies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Performance: Orpheus in the Underworld

Nov 04, 2018

2:00 PM

Fisher Theater

$16-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

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.

Women's Basketball

Nov 04, 2018

2:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Winona State.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 04, 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 04, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

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.

Amara Piano Quartet

Nov 04, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

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

Performance: Ghost

Nov 04, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$27.50-$74.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

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.

Cyclone Cinema

Nov 04, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

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.

Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 05, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Seed Science Building

$2,550

Seed Science Center Conferences

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.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Nov 05, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process - Part 3

Nov 05, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the third part of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.

Online event, Technology vs. Innovation: Strategies to build an engaging online course

Nov 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall or view on your own

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Does the inclusion of technology alone make a course innovative? While technology plays a significant role in education, it should serve as a means to an end rather than the end goal. Innovation in it's simplest form means change. It's in the way we design our courses, create our objectives, implement our instructional materials, and design our assessments.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.

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

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

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.

Retirement open house: Liz Kurt

Nov 05, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Cy's Lounge, Alumni Center

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

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.

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis finals

Nov 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2157 Pearson Hall

free

Graduate College Special events

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.

Sewing Lessons

Nov 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

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

Nov 05, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.

Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 06, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Seed Science Building

$2,550

Seed Science Center Conferences

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.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Nov 06, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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

Nov 06, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $18 Public $28 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Nov 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

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.

Men's Basketball

Nov 06, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Alabama State.

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Open Mic Night

Nov 06, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 07 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Writing Winning Grant Proposals, Phase I

Nov 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room

$80

Research Office Training, development

This all-day presentation comprehensively addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. The workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, e.g., to focus on the funding agency or agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that is / are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 07, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Seed Science Building

$2,550

Seed Science Center Conferences

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.

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

Nov 07, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Nov 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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

Mid-Century Modern for Designed Interiors

Nov 07, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

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.