Sunday, 07 Nov 2021
Sunday Tours: Art within the Scheman Building
Iowa State Center, specifically the Scheman building, has been a hub of events and entertainment for over 50 years. This tour highlights the history of the Scheman building and the art within.
Argentine Tango Lessons
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: Space Jam, A New Legacy
Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.
Monday, 08 Nov 2021
Paint Your Own Pottery: Sweater Weather Week
Paint a mug for your hot chocolate, and bowl for warm soup, or choose from leaf-shaped dishes perfect for your fall décor. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.
Gold Star Hall Ceremony
Three veterans, all former students, who died in military combat and whose names are engraved on the walls of Gold Star Hall will be memorialized during the ceremony. Photos, memorabilia and the personal stories of these Iowa Staters will be shared.
Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021
Professional and Scientific Council seminar series
"Moving on From Pronouns," Andra Castle, assistant director of the Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity. Castle will talk about gender in the workplace and how to develop understanding of gender to create and sustain gender inclusivity, including third person pronouns, how to navigate pronoun changes, and what pronouns teach us about gender. They will provide action steps and reflection questions to help guide understanding.
Meeting: Faculty Senate
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.
Innovation 101: How to Use the Student Innovation Center
Explore the Boeing Advanced Fabrication and Assembly Shop in the Student Innovation Center. Registration (free) required.
Innovator Readiness Hardest Skills Series: Succeeding at Global Challenges
ISU Innovator-in-Residence David Slump will announce this year's Student Innovation Fund Challenge. David will discuss the process of identifying and breaking down global and societal problems into manageable student projects. (Originally scheduled for Nov. 4.)
Seminar: Genetic conflicts and seed development
Join us to hear Dr. Mary Gehring, Associate Professor of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, discuss her latest results on the divergent roles for maternal and paternal RNA Pol IV during seed development and the basis for dosge sensitivity in Arabidopsis endosperm.
Men's Basketball vs. Kennesaw State
Iowa State vs. Kennesaw State. Dates and times subject to change. Please visit the cyclones.com website for updates and information.
Uncles Sam Wants Who? Women, Men, and the Meaning of American Selective Service
Why is the question of whether women, just like men, should register with Selective Service controversial? Amy J. Rutenberg will discuss the current push for women to register in the context of the different meanings Americans have attributed to military service and the draft, over time.
Wednesday, 10 Nov 2021
Art Surplus Sale
Jewelry, coins, glass, ceramics and framed artwork will be for sale. Proceeds benefit the University Museums.
Copyright in the Classroom: Support for Instructors
Representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate copyright concerns related to teaching. Participants will leave with examples of how to approach common copyright concerns like Fair Use evaluation, resources they can consult for more information, and a list of support available on campus.
Finding Funding Using Campus Resources
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.
Art Walk: Women Makers in the Victorian Era
The Victorian lady was the original craft queen and DIY-er. While many imagine them as sitting decorously in parlors with baskets of needlework, Victorian women were capable of much more than that. Join University Museums to uncover the stories of women crafters.
Invention Technical Readiness Series: Innovation and Invention in Performing Arts
Join Lance LaDuke (Carnegie Mellon University), Gavin Brehm (Conn-Selmer), Dr. Michael Golemo, and Christian Charichner (ISU Music and Theatre Department) for a conversation on changes to the performing arts in the 21st century.
Concert: Levi Hummon and Roman Alexander
Levi Hummon made his imprint on the Nashville community long before he realized the extent of his craft. Born and raised in Music City, Hummon was surrounded by all the greats. A product of his environment, he was named one of Entertainment Weekly's '5 Artists Breaking Now' and Rolling Stone Country's 'One to Watch.' He's toured with acts including Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, and Lady Antebellum, and had recent features in both Billboard and Forbes.
Thursday, 11 Nov 2021
Schooltime Matinee Series: Street Scene
In an epic collaboration with ISU Music's Opera Studio, youthful desire, forbidden love, and brutal vengeance simmer to an explosion in the diverse melting pot of a 1940s New York City tenement. Soaring operatic arias and duets rub shoulders with jazz and the jitterbug. Part of the Schooltime Matinee Series.
Working with Subrecipients and Advanced Budgets
This session will discuss practical ways to work with subrecipients and collaborators during the proposal preparation and submission process, as well as dive deeper into budget templates and special circumstances for budgets.
Fall workshop: Term Faculty Advancement and Community
This event includes a presentation by associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince and Sara Marcketti, director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) and Morrill Professor in the apparel, events and hospitality management department. There will be time for networking and refreshments. Term faculty, faculty mentors and college and department administrators are welcome.
Retirement reception: Susan Larson
Susan Larson, administrative specialist with University Museums, is retiring Nov. 11. Celebrate with her in the Brunnier Art Museum; treats will be served (or take them with you) in the museums office next door.
DATE CHANGE: Innovation and Invention in Performing Arts
This event has been moved to Nov. 10.
Volleyball vs. Kansas State
Iowa State Volleyball vs. Kansas State.
Cyclone Cinema: Jungle Cruise
Dr. Lily Houghton enlists the aid of wisecracking skipper Frank Wolff to take her down the Amazon in his ramshackle boat. Together, they search for an ancient tree that holds the power to heal -- a discovery that will change the future of medicine.
Lecture: What Race Is, What It Is Not, and Why It Matters
"Race" as we use it is not a biological category. Nor is there a "natural" explanation for why race relations are often difficult, but there are lots of interesting social, political, psychological, and historical ones. Agustin Fuentes is a Professor of Anthropology at Princeton University researching human evolution, multispecies anthropology, and structures of race and racism.
Performance: Tribute to Sousa
The ISU Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Golemo, pays tribute to John Philip Sousa and the 101st anniversary of Sousa Band's performance in State Gym.
SUB Comedy Night: Becky Robinson
Becky Robinson is an LGBTQ+ LA-based comedian, writer, actor and voice-over star. The award-winning comedian has done numerous voiceover jobs with DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, and Netflix, was on MTV's Wild 'N Out with Nick Cannon, and currently voices "Parker J. Cloud," an exuberant former rain cloud on a mission to brighten up everyone's day, in Nickelodeon's all-new animated series Middlemost Post.
Friday, 12 Nov 2021
Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Cracks in Your Character
"Cracks in Your Character," Anthony Sardella, founder and vice chairman of evolve24, a leader in predictive analytics and decision sciences.
Lecture: Cracks in Your Character
Anthony Sardella is the Founder and Vice-Chairman of evolve24, a company he founded in 2004. He guides the company's advancements in artificial intelligence, data, and decision sciences. evolve24 is a leader in predictive analytics and decision sciences that drives greater certainty in strategic decision making. This is part of the ISU Student Innovation Center noon talks.