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Friday, 08 Nov 2019

ISU AfterDark: Mentalists The Evasons

Nov 08, 2019

9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

The Evasons are a celebrity mentalist duo who have performed on NBC, FOX, CBS, CW Network, Discovery Channel, and Netflix.

Saturday, 09 Nov 2019

Competition: ISU Innovation Prize

Nov 09, 2019

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Economics Development Core Facility

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences

Students, faculty, staff and Ames community members compete in one of three challenges: agriculture tech, education tech and global impact. Facilitated by David Tominsky, entrepreneur and community builder from Cedar Rapids.

Swimming and Diving

Nov 09, 2019

10:00 AM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Rutgers.

Cantamus Women's Choir

Nov 09, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

Cyclone Cinema: Spider-Man, Far from Home

Nov 09, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Peter Parker's relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures emerge from a hole torn in the universe.

Wayne Baker Brooks w/ Rob Lumbard

Nov 09, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

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

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Wayne Baker Brooks is a top guitarists in the blue genre. His powerful vocals and guitar skills create songs honoring the rich blue heritage yet expanding the boundaries of this genre. Brooks album called Mystery has received multiple awards from the music industry.

Sunday, 10 Nov 2019

Wrestling

Nov 10, 2019

9:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Harold Nichols Cyclone Open.

Artists talk

Nov 10, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Alumni Jennifer Flack Jones and Beth Kamienski Haskins will share their post-graduation experiences in the apparel industry and as designers of handcrafted wearables and home decor products.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 10, 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: Spider-Man, Far from Home

Nov 10, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Peter Parker's relaxing European vacation takes an unexpected turn. The world is in danger as four massive elemental creatures emerge from a hole torn in the universe.

Monday, 11 Nov 2019

Veteran's Day

Nov 11, 2019

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

In honor of their service, all active duty military and veterans are admitted free to Reiman Gardens on Veteran's Day. No preregistration required.

Ceremony: Gold Star Hall

Nov 11, 2019

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Memorial Union programs Special events Student activities

Iowa State University will honor four veterans, all former students, who died in military combat and whose names are engraved on the walls of Gold Star Hall.

Cancelled: Joshua Johnson recital

Nov 11, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Joshua is a French horn instructor at Iowa State University.

Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

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.

Workshop: Exploring ways to create an inclusive learning environment

Nov 12, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Lecture: Healing America's Streams

Nov 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Margaret A. Palmer is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a leader in restoration ecology, with an emphasis on restoration of rivers, streams, and wetlands.

Men's Basketball

Nov 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Illinois.

Open Mic Night

Nov 12, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 13, 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.

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.

Veterans Center Community Supper

Nov 13, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

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

free

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.

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Nov 14, 2019

3:10 AM - 4:30 AM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn about data management plans, data sharing, open data, and resources available to help you write a data management plan. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Nov 14, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost of admission

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

DIY Holiday Decorating. Bring your lunch to the Gardens for a fun and wacky demonstration of do-it-yourself holiday decorating with Floral Design instructor / State Fair Master Floral Show Judge Sandy Gossman, and Reiman Gardens' Education Manager Sara Merritt.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Nov 14, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive conduct takes place, a number of Iowa State University instructors recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Impact: Identity, Belonging and Migration Exhibition

Nov 14, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Public reception for "Impact: Identity, Belonging and Migration" exhibition curated by ISU graphic design graduate student Sang Eun Lee as part of her MFA thesis. The show features work by Lee and 13 other immigrant artists, including several College of Design alumni and Raluca Iancu, assistant professor of art and visual culture.