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What is featured?

Sunday, 24 Oct 2021

Soccer vs. Oklahoma

Oct 24, 2021

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma.

Sunday Tours: Bilingual "Arte Cubano"

Oct 24, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

Journey through the exhibition "Arte Cubano" and learn about the varied artistic expressions found in contemporary Cuban art. Spanish translation by the students of the course Culture and Community: Iowa and Midwest Latino/as.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Oct 24, 2021

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: Black Widow

Oct 24, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

Monday, 25 Oct 2021

Paint Your Own Pottery: $10 Mugs

Oct 25, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Whatta deal! 10 bucks gets you any mug you choose. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

University Awards Ceremony

Oct 25, 2021

3:30 PM

Durham Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

General Events Meetings, receptions Special events

Faculty and staff recipients of annual university honors will be recognized. A reception follows in the South Ballroom.

Seminar: Evaluating cool-season turf grasses as potential perennial groundcovers for maize production

Oct 25, 2021

4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Room 118, Horticulture Hall

free

Research Lectures

Join this in-person webinar to hear Allen Chen, Ph. D. Student at Iowa State University, discuss his dissertation research investigating the potential us of perennial cool-season turf grasses as groundcover for maize production.

When Life Gives You a Wheelchair, Make Lemonade

Oct 25, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Online

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Disability Awareness Week Keynote by Zach Anner, an award-winning comedian, show host, TV writer, viral sensation, disability advocate, and public speaker.

Tuesday, 26 Oct 2021

Workshop: Write Winning Grant Proposals

Oct 26, 2021

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Room 3580, Memorial Union

Free (workbook purchase suggested)

Research Training, development

Write Winning Grant Proposals is presented by John Roberts from Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops LLC and organized by the Office of the Vice President for Research for faculty and staff. This workshop will emphasize idea development and writing strategies that are of proven value in preparing a grant application. Registration is free; space is limited.

Honeycomb Wall Shelves Class

Oct 26, 2021

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $55/Public $65 (all supplies included)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Make a set of three hexagon shelves to create a honeycomb pattern. With strong lines, and a nod toward the great outdoors, these will be a great addition to every hive and home.

Preprints and the Evolution of Scholarly Publishing

Oct 26, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Online

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Richard Sever is Assistant Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in New York and Co-Founder of the preprint servers bioRxiv and medRxiv. He also serves as Executive Editor for the Cold Spring Harbor Perspectives and Cold Spring Harbor Protocols journals.

Open Spaces

Oct 26, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

Open Spaces was developed as a way to create face to face interaction here on campus. It provides community members a chance to learn a new skill or share a talent of their own. Any person with a specific skill (dance, music, sports) is invited to teach these skills to the others for free. The idea is to promote cultural understanding and to break the borders between people. All are welcome.

Wednesday, 27 Oct 2021

Informed Consent and the IRB

Oct 27, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Research Training, development

We'll help you 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.

Gallery Chat: "Color Matters" with Dr. Monic Behnken

Oct 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

A facilitated discussion of the reACT exhibition "Color Matters" guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Sturm, Professor of Music. Hear different perspectives from Dr. Monic Behnken. Ask questions and "reACT" to the exhibition.

Shameless Self-Promotion: Share Your Research to Make an Impact

Oct 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn how to showcase your skills by sharing your research and leveraging popular social networks used by academics and researchers: ResearchGate, Academia, Humanities Commons, and Twitter. In addition to social networks, you will learn how to take advantage of tools like ORCID and the ISU Digital Repository to increase the impact of your work.

Seminar: Competition dynamics of phytoplankton species in eutrophic water columns

Oct 27, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

401 Carver Hall

free

Research Lectures

Joins this Mathematical Biology Seminar to hear Dr. Adrian Lam, Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the Ohio State University, discuss research into phytoplankton populations in competition for light. Dr. Lam will discuss two different aspects of this research.

Seminar: How Does Tempering Affect the Local and Global Properties of Fractional Brownian Motion?

Oct 27, 2021

4:25 PM - 5:10 PM

Zoom

free

Research Lectures

Join this Probability, Analysis and Data Science (PADS) seminar to hear Dr. Farzad Sabzikar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University, discuss the effects of tempering the power-law kernel of the moving average representation of a fractional Brownian motion (fBm) on some local and global properties of a Gaussian stochastic process.

Connecting the 1912 Villisca Axe Murders to a Cross-Country Serial Killer

Oct 27, 2021

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"The Man From the Train" is a recent true-crime book written by Bill James and his daughter Rachel McCarthy James. In the book, they document a lengthy list of serial axe murders in the early part of the 20th-century that they believe were committed by one man.

Thursday, 28 Oct 2021

Virtual Forum: Open Scholar Cafe

Oct 28, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Open Scholar Cafes are online monthly meetings for the ISU community to talk #OpenResearch. All experience levels are welcome, and each forum will cover a new topic of interest. Join us to learn, talk, and collaborate. Registration is free.

Seminar: Uniform Tur�n density

Oct 28, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

401 Carver Hall

free

Research Lectures

Join this Discrete Math Seminar to hear Samuel Mohr, postdoc at the Faculty of Informatics of Masaryk University, discuss the concept of uniform Turán densities, present a way to obtain lower bounds using color schemes, and give a glimpse of the proof for determining a uniform Turán density.

The Bee Squad: Understanding and Improving Pollinator Health in Iowa

Oct 28, 2021

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

360 Heady Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

The 2021 Rossmann Manatt Seminar will highlight some of the research work done on bee health/pollinator conservation and will include short video contributions about student projects funded by through this program. Amy Toth is a Professor in the Departments of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology and Entomology at Iowa State University; she researches the mechanisms and evolution of insect sociality, using paper wasps and honey bees.

Webinar: Nanovaccine Institute series

Oct 28, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online

free

Research Lectures

"Organoid as a New Platform to Develop Oral Vaccines and Nanomedicines," Qun Wang, Iowa State chemical and biological engineering.

Innovator Readiness Hardest Skills Series: Navigating Differences

Oct 28, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

The Navigating Difference session is designed to help ISU students understand what to consider when working with diverse audiences. Become more aware of your own personal and organizational cultures and examine how your personal and organizational cultures affect your ability to work across difference in both negative and positive ways. This circuit will be led by Gayle Coon, ISU Extension and Outreach.

Navigating Differences Training

Oct 28, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

ISU Student Innovation Center

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Gayle Coon, ISU Extension, will lead a condensed training on navigating differences in the workplace and on campus. This training is part of the Student Innovation Center's Innovator Readiness "Hardest Skills" training series, and is open to the entire ISU community. https://sictr.iastate.edu/innovation-programs/innovation-circuits/innovator-readiness/

Cyclone Cinema: A Quiet Place 2

Oct 28, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family must now face the terrors of the outside world as they continue their fight for survival in silence. Forced to venture into the unknown, they quickly realize that the creatures that hunt by sound are not the only threats that lurk beyond the sand path.

Concert: Elizabeth Moen

Oct 28, 2021

8:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Elizabeth Moen lures you in with her sultry and intoxicating voice and, paired with her introspective lyrics echoing both bitter and sweet, Moen's music will then both captivate and stay with you. Hailing from the small town of Vinton, Iowa, Elizabeth taught herself how to play guitar as a teenager. She has toured throughout the US and Europe, both headlining and as support for artists.

Trumpism and the Republican Party: What's Next?

Oct 28, 2021

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Michael Steele is an attorney, political commentator, and former legislator. He was the first African American to be the chair of the national Republican Party (2009-2011). Mr. Steele will discuss how President Trump's loss in 2020 and continued influence are affecting the state and national Republican parties. 2021 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science

Friday, 29 Oct 2021

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Surprise, Pivot, Scale

Oct 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Surprise, Pivot, Scale," Laura Rowley, an empathetic and strategic storyteller with wide-ranging experience building content that drives business goals. An award-winning journalist and author, Laura held editorial and executive roles at CNN, The Huffington Post, Yahoo! and Meredith Corporation. She is currently director of content for SitusAMC, a New York-based global technology and services firm, focused on real estate finance.

Surprise, Pivot, Scale

Oct 29, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

ISU Student Innovation Center

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Laura Rowley is an empathetic and strategic storyteller with wide-ranging experience building content that drives business goals. An award-winning journalist and author, she is currently Director of Content for SitusAMC, a New York-based global technology and services firm, focused on real estate finance. This is part of the ISU Student Innovation Center noon talks. Attend @ SICTR or via Zoom. For details, go to https://sictr.iastate.edu/

Seminar: Polarimetric Radar Sensors for Detection of Power Lines in Strong Clutter Background

Oct 29, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Lectures

High voltage powerlines and their supporting towers are considered a major safety hazard for helicopters and other low-flying aircrafts. Discussion on how to prevent such accidents.