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Tuesday, 07 Oct 2014

Class: Beginner Photography

Oct 07, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $48 for members, $60 for the general public, and ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

This is a four part course on Tuesdays, October 7, October 14, October 21, and October 28 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. This four-part workshop will cover the basics of photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks. Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken.

Jewelry Casting Class

Oct 07, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $76, Public $86 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Lost-wax casting is an ago-old sculptural jewelry process. Students will incorporate both hand carved and molded forms that will be cast in brass. Final pieces can be pendants, pins or miniatures.

Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014

Brown Bag: Portfolio Development

Oct 08, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room

free

ISU Advance Lectures Training, development

Learn how to package your professional credentials as you prepare materials for promotion to full professor. This session is targeted toward associate professors and their mentors, however, assistant professors and their mentors also would benefit. Presenters are CALS senior associate dean Joe Colletti and associate dean for academic and global programs David Acker. Please bring your lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.

Iowa State Healthiest State Walk

Oct 08, 2014

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Iowa State University campus

Free

College of Human Sciences Special events

Join the College of Human Sciences and Iowa State University in Iowa State's portion of the Healthiest State Walk. The Healthiest State Walk is an event curated by the Healthiest State Initiative, which aims to aid Iowa in becoming the healthiest state in the nation by 2016. Register for the walk by following this link: bit.ly/isuwalk

Award-Winning Faculty Series: We're All in This Together: Techniques for Student Engagement

Oct 08, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Engineering professor Alan Russell shares his award-winning teaching techniques for connecting to the ever-changing student population at Iowa State. Learn how to improve student investment in your classroom, create classroom community, and help students visualize how disciplinary knowledge connects to exciting future careers.

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 08, 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!

Making Sense of a Visual World

Oct 08, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, as we use art to understand and explore visual literacy and our own interpretations of the world around us. Studies show that by becoming more visually literate, you'll learn how to think more effectively. Several fun and interactive activities will be presented followed by practice using the University Museums Permanent Collection, including everything from abstract sculpture to figu

Lecture: The Ferguson Moment

Oct 08, 2014

5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium (Room 101), College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

"The Ferguson Moment: Poverty, Politics and Planning in the Suburbs of St. Louis," Todd Swanstrom, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Reception precedes the lecture at 5 p.m., small group discussions on issues of race and class will be led by college multicultural liaisons following the lecture.

Glass Beads Class

Oct 08, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $69, Public $79 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the process of sculpting glass rods by heating and melting the glass in the flame of a gas-powered torch. After practice, your lampworking skills will allow you to create pieces with detail and complexity that you can use in jewelry or other decorative ways.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 08, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 adult / $3 students

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, directs Jazz Ensemble I; Michael Giles, directs Jazz Ensemble II

Concert: Bubba Sparxxx

Oct 08, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$15 ISU Students | $20 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hip-hop artist Bubba Sparxxx's platinum certified debut album Dark Days, Bright Nights debuted at #3 on the Billboard music charts in 2001 and was followed up by Deliverance in 2003 and The Charm in 2006, which contained the hit single "Ms. New Booty" that peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. He's touring in support of his latest album, 2014's Made on McCosh Mill Road.

Thursday, 09 Oct 2014

Caterpillar Club

Oct 09, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8; preregistration recommended

Reiman Gardens

"Forests of Imagination."

Lecture: Feng Shui

Oct 09, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"(Inner) Space Exploration using Feng Shui," Susan Radke and JoAnn Charlson. Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 09, 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!

Library workshop: Scopus database

Oct 09, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library (room shared at registration)

free

University Library Special events Training, development

Scopus is a large, multidisciplinary database of peer-reviewed journal articles, books, conference proceedings and patents. This is a hands-on workshop with enrollment limited to 48.

Futures Forum: Does Your Career Depend on Your Gender?

Oct 09, 2014

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

1148 Gerdin

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Conferences

The Futures Forum will focus on the role of gender in the journalism, advertising and public relations industries; how it can impact students' future careers and how they can work around gender expectations.

Metalworking Class

Oct 09, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $79, Public $89 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of metalsmithing by learning how to work with different types of metal, how to safely use tools, and techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing and riveting. Students will complete one or two projects depending on complexity. Pendants, earrings and bangle bracelets are just a few of the possibilities!

Wood Stack Table Class

Oct 09, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn how stack laminate and make a small striped table or stool. The first night students will assemble various types of wood with glue and clamps. The second night sand and finish your piece. Leave class with a beautifully variegated functional object for your home.

Cyclone Cinema: 22 Jump Street

Oct 09, 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!

How Technology Is Changing the Archaeology of the Ancient Maya

Oct 09, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Arlen Chase will discuss his use of Airborne LiDAR laser-based remote sensing in his research of the ancient Maya civilization. Sigma Xi Series.

Concert: Stick Figure

Oct 09, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$13 ISU Students | $16 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The music of roots reggae/dub band Stick Figure has a unique style that creatively blends upbeat roots reggae with the reverberating echoes of dub. Innovative alt-rock-reggae artists Pacific Dub will support the show and up-and-coming female-fronted reggae rockers HIRIE will open.

Friday, 10 Oct 2014

Retirement reception: Labh and Tahira Hira

Oct 10, 2014

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free; RSVP requested

Ivy College of Business Meetings, receptions

Join us in honoring Labh and Tahira Hira for their more than 30 years of service to ISU. Labh served as College of Business dean after years on the accounting faculty. Tahira retires as the senior policy adviser to President Leath and as a distinguished academic in areas of personal finance and financial literacy. The program will begin at 9:30. Hosted by the Colleges of Business and Human Sciences along with the President's Office.

Marshmallow Golf for United Way

Oct 10, 2014

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

East lawn in front of Design Building

College of Design Special events

The College of Design will host its third annual marshmallow golf contest from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the east lawn in front of the Design Building. Donate $1 per try to take your best shot at driving a marshmallow! All proceeds will go toward the college's $5,000 fundraising goal for this year's United Way of Story County campaign.

2014 Honors and Awards Ceremony

Oct 10, 2014

1:30 PM

Scheman Building, Benton Auditorium

free

Alumni Association Special events

The campus community is invited to attend this awards event, honoring alumni and friends of Iowa State. A dessert reception will follow. A list of this year's honorees is available at http://www.isualum.org/en/awards/honors_awards/

Retirement reception: Al Murdoch

Oct 10, 2014

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Al Murdoch retired from coaching Cyclone Hockey last November after 43 years as head coach. A program will begin at 4 p.m. RSVPs requested by Oct. 3.

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 10, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 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!

Paint Your Own Pottery: Cardinal & Gold Homecoming Weekend

Oct 10, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Pick your piece and illustrate your Cyclone Pride

Lecture: Textiles, Teaching and Travel

Oct 10, 2014

5:10 PM - 6:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Mary Alice Gallery Arts, performances Lectures

"Cultivating a Collection: The History of the Textiles and Clothing Museum and Its Faculty Donors," Jennifer Gordon, the Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet Endowed graduate assistant for the Textiles and Clothing Museum. The "Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet" exhibit in the Mary Alice Gallery will be open 30 minutes before and after the talk.

Artist Talk and Reception: Back to Square One with C. Arthur Croyle

Oct 10, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St.

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Artist talk at 6 p.m. followed by reception until 8 p.m. for exhibition of paintings and assemblages by C. Arthur Croyle, associate professor of integrated studio arts. The show will run through Oct. 24.