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Saturday, 18 Oct 2014

Hilton Madness

Oct 18, 2014

6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Athletics Athletics

This new and exciting event will be your first opportunity to meet the men's and women's basketball teams and features a 3-point shooting competition, dunk contest and autograph session. Following the event, fans are encouraged to stay and watch the Cyclone football game at Texas (7 p.m.) on the videoboard.

Cyclone Cinema: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 18, 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!

Dance concert: Flow

Oct 18, 2014

7:00 PM

Betty Toman Dance Studio, Forker Building

$15 ($10 for students and seniors)

Kinesiology Arts, performances

Presented by Co'Motion Dance Theater, composer Walker Pett and programmer Cameron LaFollette. Also presented will be CMDT's performance, Lullabies.

Faculty Chamber Trio

Oct 18, 2014

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances Special events

Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano; Gregory Oakes, clarinet

Concert: Ryan Adams

Oct 18, 2014

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$29.50-$49.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

As early accolades continue to pile in for "Gimme Something Good" from the self-produced Ryan Adams, the album's namesake has added a new run of dates to the tour and Ames is included!

Concert: Gardens & Villa

Oct 18, 2014

9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$8 ISU Students | $10 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Gardens & Villa is the project of five college friends, formed following the collapse of a noisier post-punk band and a hitch-hiking journey up the west coast. The band began playing in 2008, taking their name from their house on Villa Street, and the property's lovely garden to which they tended. They're touring in support of their recent sophomore release, Dunes.

Sunday, 19 Oct 2014

Zendoodle Workshop

Oct 19, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $20, Public $30 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Do you scribble patterns on notepads or junk mail? Does it relax you to doodle during class or in meetings? If so, you are already on your way to creating artful meditation. Whether you are new to this art form or you've been doing it for years, we will explore a few structured methods so you can begin creating beautiful patterns anytime, anywhere, to achieve relaxation and mindfulness, or as an entry point to a larger work of art.

Celebrating Campus Beautiful

Oct 19, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Farm House Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Paula Mohr, architectural historian, is collaborating with several other historians on Campus Beautiful -- a new book which will provide a comprehensive look at the development of Iowa State's campus design over the past 150 years. Iowa State's campus has received national attention for its park-like vistas and careful integration of architecture and art into the landscape. Mohr will lead a tour of central campus highlighting some of the design

Iowa State Singers

Oct 19, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

$5.00 adults; $3.00 students. Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Rodde, conductor

Argentine Tango

Oct 19, 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: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 19, 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!

Monday, 20 Oct 2014

Fee payment deadline for Fall 2014

Oct 20, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall. Final payment due.

Young Women in Business

Oct 20, 2014

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Gerdin Business Building and Memorial Union

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences

A business degree is your ticket to opportunity. Rise to the top of a large company. Start your own business and make it grow. Work for a nonprofit, a university or a government. With a business degree, all that and more are possible. But what is it like to be a business major? Or to work in a particular industry? The College of Business at wants to help you find out.

Research workshop: Emerging opportunities and competitive NSF grant proposals

Oct 20, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Ensminger Room, Kildee Hall

free

Research Office Lectures Training, development

Mary Galvin-Donoghue, Division Director of Materials Research in the Directorate of Mathematics and Physical Sciences of the NSF will explain the agency's culture, review process and suggestions on how to submit a successful grant proposal to NSF. She will highlight specific programs and talk about emerging opportunities in the area of mathematical and physical sciences.

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Art Exhibit Submission

Oct 20, 2014

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU students of all majors are invited to enter up to 3 pieces of artwork to be considered for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit which will be on display October 23-December 9 at the MU.

Forum: Real-World, Ill-Defined Problems: Collaborating Across Disciplines

Oct 20, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Professors Nell Gabiam (Political Science), Suzanne Hendrich (Food Science and Human Nutrition), Christina Gish Hill (Anthropology), and Jan Thompson (Natural Resource Ecology Management) share how they engaged students across four disciplines in learning about the complex problem of world hunger.

Enameling Class

Oct 20, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Enameling (using heat to fuse powdered glass to metal) creates a fabulous splash of color for jewelry. Using a torch and a few simple tools you will enamel on flat metal. Combine your components to make multi-dangle earrings in brilliant colors, and have enough discs left over for future jewelry projects.

Re-Upholstery Class

Oct 20, 2014

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $41, Public $51 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Fix up an old stool or simple chair and customize it for your space. Dan will work with students on how to deconstruct and then reconstruct your piece including choosing the correct fabric. Note this is a very basic class - no sofas, armchairs, etc.

Workshop: Complex materials

Oct 20, 2014

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Signature Research Themes workshop will examine "Complex Materials" from scientific, social sciences and humanities perspectives. The free workshop is designed for ISU faculty and research staff interested in cross-disciplinary research opportunities. The meeting includes speakers, Q&A periods, a panel discussion and breakout sessions. Preregistration required.

Online Tele-Workshop: Multiweek course: Developing the Resilient Writing Spirit: How to Overcome Shame and Impostor Feeling - 3

Oct 20, 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.

Basketweaving Class

Oct 20, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Weave a basket that can hang on the wall or on a door. Catch your mail, your keys, or other items you need a special place for. This basket will incorporate reed, cane and seasonal decorations.

Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Learning Community: Game Based Learning: Gamifying a Course

Oct 21, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

1230 Communications Building

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Special Guest: Dr. Larysa Nadolny, School of Education, will share her experience and lessons learned from gamifying her 2014 Blackboard Catalyst award winning course.

Workshop: Creative teaching: Replacing problems with opportunities

Oct 21, 2014

12:10 PM - 12:10 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

What bugs you about your large lecture classroom? Your grading system? Your Blackboard sections? AESHM creativity researchers Sara Marcketti and Elena Karpova study students' creative thinking in their classrooms. Together, they have designed this workshop to help inspire ISU teachers' creativity--bring your "bug list" and learn different concrete techniques that will help you creatively solve problems throughout your career.

P&S Council outreach seminar

Oct 21, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

"Tips for Handling Conflict without Losing Your Temper, Your Mind or Your Job," Elaine Newell, ISU ombuds officer. The open forum also will be astreamed live online.

Lecture: Active Social Architecture, Kigali, Rwanda

Oct 21, 2014

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Spanish architect Nerea Amoros Elorduy is a cofounder of Active Social Architecture (ASA), a design firm in Kigali, Rwanda. ASA works in close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team across continents to improve livelihoods and strengthen and empower communities and their sense of identity, through innovative, community-based designs and a holistic approach to architecture. Elorduy will share her work in this public presentation.

Class: Beginner Photography

Oct 21, 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.

Panel: Open access and the land-grant mission

Oct 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Lectures Training, development

Harrison Inefuku, Digital Repository coordinator, and Emma Molls, scholarly communications and social sciences and humanities librarian, will join ISU faculty and researchers for a panel discussion on open access and research sharing, including using Digital Repository at Iowa State University to further the land-grant ideal that higher education should be accessible to all.

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Oct 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$36-$45

Reiman Gardens

"Monochromatic Arrangements." A monochromatic arrangement is an arrangement with tints, tones, and shades of a single hue -- this month inspired by the red planet. Learn the tips and skills used by professionals and create your own one-of-a-kind floral designs. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme.

Operation Beautiful - Caitlin Boyle

Oct 21, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Caitlin Boyle launched Operation Beautiful in 2009 in an effort to curb the negative self-images she so often discovered among young women and men. She began leaving messages on the mirrors of public restrooms to encourage others to think positively about their body. She scribbles down whatever comes to mind - You are beautiful! A smile is your best accessory. Love yourself first. Today, Operation Beautiful is at work on school lockers,...