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What is featured?

Sunday, 03 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 03, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Nov 03, 2019

1:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by James Rodde in 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Curator Talk: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery

Nov 03, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Timeless: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery," Adrienne Gennett, associate curator, University Museums. From large scale ceramic sculptures to the smallest of vessels, the "Iowa and Contemporary Pottery" exhibit will highlight a range of artistic expression in pottery. Gennett will discuss the exhibition and recent acquisitions to the ceramics collection.

Concert: ISU Statesmen

Nov 03, 2019

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The Iowa Statesmen, one of the region's leading men's choirs, was founded by James Rodde in the fall of 2000. The ensemble specializes in the performance of traditional and contemporary male chorus literature.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams 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 different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Midsommar

Nov 03, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A couple's trip to Sweden quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.

Concert: Amara Piano Quartet

Nov 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

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

Performance: Jersey Boys

Nov 03, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$40-$90

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Tony, Grammy, and Olivier award-winning hit musical Jersey Boys is the behind-the-music story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard ... and the radio just couldn't get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story.

Monday, 04 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 04, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

The names of four finalists in the search for the next university registrar will be announced one business day before they visit campus.

Campus conversation: Students Against Racism

Nov 04, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures Training, development

Students will start the conversation with a presentation about the recent events on campus that led to the Students Against Racism protest and demands. Participants will discuss in small groups, while facilitators collect feedback on what is working, what isn't, and what needs to change. An open mic will be available to share stories and input. The event will include resources available for campus community members.

Density functional theory and theoretical magnetism: 40 years of failures and successes

Nov 04, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Phys 0005

Colloquium

Dr. Vladimir Antropov, Iowa State University

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

Nov 04, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Lecture: Media and the 2020 Election

Nov 04, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Alexander Heffner is the host of The Open Mind on PBS. He has covered American politics, civic life, and millennials since the 2008 presidential campaign. His work has been profiled in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Des Moines Register and numerous other outlets. This lecture will provide students with the opportunity to engage with Heffner about the Iowa Caucuses and the 2020 elections.

cancelled Recital: Percussionist Michael Compitello

Nov 04, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Guest Percussionist Michael Compitello will perform.

Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 05, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Nov 05, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Gold Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

MS Agronomy Defense

Nov 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zoom ID 493782393

free

Agronomy Department

Title: Comparing characterization methods of Fusarium Ear Rot resistance in corn; Speaker: Eric Davis; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Gary Munkvold

Home Gardening Series: Putting the Garden to Bed

Nov 05, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

As winter approaches, many gardeners begin preparations for the cold season to give their garden the best start in spring.

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 05, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

The names of four finalists in the search for the next university registrar will be announced one business day before they visit campus.

MS Agronomy Defense

Nov 05, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

3022 Agronomy Hall or Zoom ID 493782393

free

Agronomy Department

Title: Soybean varietal response to late season nitrogen application at different plant populations; Speaker: Benjamin Buesing; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Andy Lenssen

GDCB Seminar

Nov 05, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Lectures

"Cutin biosynthesis," Dylan Kosma, University of Nevada.

Men's Basketball

Nov 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State.

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 06, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Open house: Strategic facilities plan

Nov 06, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Veterinary Medicine commons

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Three drop-in open house sessions are planned to collect input on how the university community uses its buildings and spaces. The information will be used to develop a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities.

Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career at ISU

Nov 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

An introduction, for term faculty only, to university resources, polices and programs that will help them with a successful start. The discussion will include career paths and opportunities for development. Register via Learn@ISU.

Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities

Nov 06, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2272 Gilman Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Nov 06, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Open house and dedication: Digital Accessibility Lab

Nov 06, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

206 Durham Center

free

IT Services Diversity Meetings, receptions

Designed as a welcoming and inclusive space, the Digital Accessibility Lab will allow students with disabilities to work together using assistive technology that includes speech-to-text software, text-to-speech software, gaming hardware and software, screen magnifiers, virtual reality headsets and more. A program will begin at 3 p.m., followed by tours of the lab.

Open house: Strategic facilities plan

Nov 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Union Drive Community Center second floor

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Three drop-in open house sessions are planned to collect input on how the university community uses its buildings and spaces. The information will be used to develop a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities.