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Saturday, 04 Oct 2014

Ames Area Studio Tour

Oct 04, 2014

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Workspace, Memorial Union

Free

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Get to know your local artists in their private studios this fall as Creative Artists' Studios of Ames presents the first annual Ames Area Studio Tour. Join over 20 participating artists at over 15 venues inviting the public into our workspaces to go "behind the curtain" and experience the creative process. Explore the Ames area during the colorful fall season, find spaces and murals you didn't even know existed, sign up for a class and pick up

Softball

Oct 04, 2014

10:00 AM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Upper Iowa (Big Four Fall Tournament).

Cy's Birthday Party Story Time

Oct 04, 2014

10:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Inside the Iowa State University Book Store

Free

ISU Book Store Meetings, receptions

UBS Presents Happy Birthday Cy Story Time Inside the University Book Store, Celebrate Cy's 60th birthday with cake and a special visit from Cy!

Softball

Oct 04, 2014

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Iowa (Big Four Fall Tournament).

Volleyball

Oct 04, 2014

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 04, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Performance: Spring Awakening

Oct 04, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

This play set in 19th century Germany tells the story of teenagers discovering their sexuality in a repressive society. Mature themes, sexual situations, and explicit language.

Sunday, 05 Oct 2014

Bonsai Show

Oct 05, 2014

All day

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens

The private bonsai collections of Iowa Bonsai Association members will be on display at Reiman Gardens for the Annual Fall Bonsai Show. The show will be open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with presentations and informal demonstrations each day.

Softball

Oct 05, 2014

11:45 AM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa (Big Four Fall Tournament).

Soccer

Oct 05, 2014

1:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma

Performance: Spring Awakening

Oct 05, 2014

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

This play set in 19th century Germany tells the story of teenagers discovering their sexuality in a repressive society. Mature themes, sexual situations, and explicit language.

Softball

Oct 05, 2014

2:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Drake (Big Four Fall Tournament).

Wedgwood Gallery Talk and Reception

Oct 05, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The iconic blue and white jasperware that has come to exemplify the ceramic work of Wedgwood throughout the world is only a small portion of the innovative production created during the company's over 250 year existence. The founder and father of the company, Josiah Wedgwood, was not simply a potter, but an astute businessman, marketer, and one of the most innovative ceramic scientists that has ever worked in the field. Join Assistant Curator Ad

Argentine Tango

Oct 05, 2014

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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 a different figure each week along with techniques for dancing better. From 5-7pm the dance floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie and working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: Maleficient

Oct 05, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

George Work, cello

Oct 05, 2014

7:30 PM - 8:50 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

no cost

Music Department Arts, performances

Faculty member George Work will perform.

Monday, 06 Oct 2014

Advising period for Spring 2015 registration begins

Oct 06, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Advising period for Spring 2015 registration begins.

Flu Shot Clinic

Oct 06, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

205 Technical and Administrative Services Facility

free

University Human Resources Training, development

Occupational medicine staff will administer flu shots (while supplies last) weekdays from Oct. 6 to Oct. 17. No appointment is necessary. Bring your ISU ID card to the shot clinic and wear a short-sleeve or loose-fitting shirt for better access to your arm. Because parking is limited in front of TASF, consider walking or biking to the clinic.

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 06, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose your favorite ISU logo--vintage or new--and make it into a button or magnet. Show your Cyclone Pride!

Online Tele-Workshop: Multiweek course: Developing the Resilient Writing Spirit: How to Overcome Shame and Impostor Feeling - 1

Oct 06, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This is a 3-week workshop focused on developing one's sense of worthiness to express one's ideas and become prolific as a minoritized scholar.

Reception: Bruce Thompson commemoration

Oct 06, 2014

5:15 PM

Applied Science Complex II, 1915 Scholl Road

free

Center for Nondestructive Evaluation Meetings, receptions

The Center for Nondestructive Evaluation will unveil a commemorative bust honoring the late Bruce Thompson. He served as the center's director from 1997-2011. A reception will follow.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Oct 06, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Broken China Jewelry Class

Oct 06, 2014

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Find the perfect use for that lovely chipped china! Learn to cut and shape pieces of china and add solder to make gorgeous pendants. China will be available, but feel free to bring in something special from Grandma.

Writing about Iowa: A Conversation with Jane Smiley

Oct 06, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley discusses her new novel, "Some Luck." Book signing to follow.

Concert: Merle Haggard

Oct 06, 2014

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39-$75

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Country legend Merle Haggard will perform in Ames on October 6!

Tuesday, 07 Oct 2014

Workshop: Write Winning Grant Proposals

Oct 07, 2014

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

Free (workbook purchase required)

Research Office Conferences Training, development

"Write Winning Grant Proposals," presented by John Roberts, Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops LLC. Organized by the Office of the Vice President for Research for faculty and staff. Registration is free; space is limited. The purchase of a $70-$75 workbook is required.

Roundtable: Using Zoom for Collaboration and Student Engagement in a Blended/Online Class

Oct 07, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

After using Zoom.us extensively in teaching, Dr. Stephens will highlight the benefits and limitations of this technology, including the students' perspectives. Particular focus on pedagogical techniques and a list of best practices will be shared followed by an open discussion to engage all attendees. Bring your portable device and try out discussed features during our meeting.

Service-Learning: A Teaching and Learning Circle

Oct 07, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This teaching and learning circle will offer a brief introduction to the topic of service-learning and progress into a deeper discussion of how to make meaning out of service-learning. Three essential elements, student self-efficacy, empathy, and problem-solving, will provide the framework for this on-going dialogue. Facilitated by University Professor Suzanne Hendrich

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 07, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose your favorite ISU logo--vintage or new--and make it into a button or magnet. Show your Cyclone Pride!

Concert: ISU Collage of Choirs

Oct 07, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

CY Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the door or the Stephens Box Office.

Music Department Arts, performances

Each year well over 300 students take part in the ISU Collage of Choirs. Participants represent nearly all academic disciplines and majors.