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Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014

Open forum: Reiman Gardens director candidate

Oct 29, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Patrick Newman is director of programs at Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City. He is one of five finalists interviewing for the Reiman Gardens director post.

Leaders Workshop Series: Event Planning

Oct 29, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cardinal Room, MU

Student Activities Center Training, development

During this workshop, staff from New Student Programs (the office that plans and coordinates new student Orientation and Destination Iowa State) as well as staff from the Memorial Union's Event Management Office will provide you with strategies and best practices for planning great events on any scale!

Workshop: Make a Tiny 2D Terrarium

Oct 29, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost is $16 for members, $20 for the general public, and ISU students pay 15% off the member price.

Reiman Gardens

Use botanicals from Reiman Gardens in a tiny work of hand-crafted art. In this workshop, we will carefully press and dry flowers and foliage, mount them to paper, and cut them into clever shapes to assemble into unique paper terrariums that make a perfect holiday gift or shadowbox treasure. Preregistration and payment required by October 27.

Fine Dining Dinner: Contemporary American Cuisine

Oct 29, 2014

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23 MacKay Hall

$35 per person ($30 without wine), cash, check or CyCash only

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

Prepared and hosted by students in HRI 487/587 (Fine Dining Event Management Dinners). Doors open at 6:15 p.m.; serving begins at 6:30.

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 29, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 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

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Concert: Widespread Panic

Oct 29, 2014

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$45.50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Legendary jam band, Widespread Panic, announces show in Ames on October 29.

Don't Wait for the Next War

Oct 29, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

World Affairs Series Keynote by General (Ret) Wesley Clark.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival

Oct 29, 2014

10:00 PM - 11:30 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is a student run improv comedy troupe on campus. They perform in the M-Shop on various Wednesdays during the semester. Grandma Mojo's is the best and cheapest date on campus - admission is only $1!

Thursday, 30 Oct 2014

Registration begins for juniors: Spring 2015

Oct 30, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2015 registration dates for students projected as juniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.

Library workshop

Oct 30, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Finding Funding: Using Campus Resources," with Rebecca Jackson, Parks Library; and Sue Shipitalo, VPR's Office. Intended for faculty, grad students and post-docs. Preregistration required.

Iowa Energy Center Lecture Series

Oct 30, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

0020 Howe Hall

free

Iowa Energy Center Lectures

"Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers on the Road to Commercialization," Jim Spaeth, bioenergy demonstration and market transformation program manager, U.S. Department of Energy. Registration is requested for this free event.

Overcoming Technical and Non-Technical Barriers On the Road to Commercialization

Oct 30, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Howe Hall - Room 0020, (2271 Bissell Road) Iowa State University

FREE

Live Green Live Green

One of the Energy Department's key objectives in bioenergy is to foster development of a robust, commercially-competitive biorefinery industry and help reduce the risk associated with designing, constructing and operating first-of-a-kind biorefinery demonstrations. This presentation will give key lessons and best practices the Department has learned over the last decade.

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

Oct 30, 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!

Ghost Stories of Iowa State

Oct 30, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

How much do you know of campus history, legend, and lore? Join University Museums for an evening of historic and haunted stories about Iowa State and discover who may be haunting your lecture hall!

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Oct 30, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Manipulating Culture after the Conquest: The First Operas in the New World, Chad Gasta, ISU world languages and cultures.

Concert: The Dodos

Oct 30, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$10 ISU Students | $15 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Acclaimed indie folk band The Dodos are known for using an alternate instrumental approach. They're touring in support of their fifth LP, Carrier, an album that's refreshingly sincere: no computers, no gimmicks -- just eleven songs that are beautiful and solid and true and honest.

Friday, 31 Oct 2014

Designation of Repeat

Oct 31, 2014

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Last day to add/drop full-semester courses

Oct 31, 2014

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances

Pass/Not Pass changes: full-semester courses

Oct 31, 2014

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a full-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass. Full-semester courses changed to graded basis after Sept. 9 count toward total allowable P/NP credits used for graduation.

EH&S Safety Summit

Oct 31, 2014

7:45 AM - 9:00 AM

1230 Environmental Health and Safety Services Building

free

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

"Safety: Take it Home with You." Attendees will learn about home fire and electrical safety, ladder safety and distracted driving. Register online for this free event.

Friday Talk: Ballistic Receptacles

Oct 31, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

In this brown-bag lunch presentation, Will Prindle, assistant professor of industrial design, will share his research into the design and development of explosive-resistant trash and recycling receptacles for public spaces without an extensive security presence. Part of the Institute for Design Research and Outreach's Friday Talks series.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Oct 31, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture

Library workshop

Oct 31, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Getting Started with EndNote Web," an introduction to a free bibliographic management program that helps users collect, organize, format and use collected citations in their writing projects. Preregistration required.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Halloween

Oct 31, 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. We have skulls, Frankenstein mugs, monster figurines and more!

Cyclone Cinema: Transformers, Age of Extinction

Oct 31, 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!

Soccer

Oct 31, 2014

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU

Dance social

Oct 31, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Halloween party: Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Men's hockey

Oct 31, 2014

7:30 PM

Ames/ISU Ice Arena

$10 ($7 students, $5 children)

Hockey Athletics

ISU vs. Ohio (Central States Collegiate Hockey League).

Performance: Crimes of the Heart

Oct 31, 2014

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater, Ames

Adults $18, seniors $16, students $11

Theatre Arts, performances

Three sisters reunite at their Granddaddy's home in Mississippi and are forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" each has committed.