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Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Writing Winning Grants Proposals

Nov 13, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens


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.

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union


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.

Art Walk: Agriculture and Art

Nov 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

Take a journey through campus to explore when agriculture and art come together and contemplate the unique aesthetic quality of the Iowa State campus.

Broader Impacts 101

Nov 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gallery Room, MU


Research Office Training, development

This is a base workshop for anyone who may be new to NSF proposals or want to improve the broader impacts (BI) portions of those proposals. Presenters will cover things, such as: the history of the BI criterion, what the NSF is looking for, how to put together a BI plan, and an extensive list of national and campus resources that can be used to develop BI activities.

Veterans Center Community Supper

Nov 13, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

The Iowa State community is invited to enjoy a free dinner in honor of those who serve and sacrifice. The public event brings together students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in honor of the service and sacrifice of veterans and their family members. RSVP requested by Nov. 6.

Sewing Lessons

Nov 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish 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. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Concert: ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 13, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building


Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Performance: Ailey II

Nov 13, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25 - $50 plus fees

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country's best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

The Score: Run Like a Rebel Tour w/ The Unlikely Candidates & The Orphan, The Poet

Nov 13, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Score is an Los Angeles based rock duo. Their song Legend from their album ATLAS, is the theme song of the NBA playoffs. The Unlikely Candidates are an indie rock band based out of Forth Worth, Texas. In 2013 they debuted their EP, Follow My Feet. The Orphan The Poet is an alternative music band.