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Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Art Reception: "On the Beaten Path"

Sep 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 14, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $15, Public $25

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

President's Annual Address

Sep 14, 2017

6:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Lectures Special events

Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.

Acrylic Painting Class

Sep 14, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Cyclone Cinema: Wonder Woman

Sep 14, 2017

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!

Concert: Warm Brew

Sep 14, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The West Coast hip-hop group has roots in Santa Monica where members Ray Wright, Manu Li, and Serk Spliff all grew up together. Inspired by artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the three friends began developing their sound in 2009, culminating in the breezy, laid-back single "Doin' It Right," which was featured on their 2010 LP Natural Spirit.

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Garden Quilt Show

Sep 15, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The annual Garden Quilt Show returns, bigger and better than ever!

Meeting: ISU Online Learning Community

Sep 15, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; and see how others are using the University Learning Management System.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Sep 15, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Sep 15, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series (Sept. 15, 22, 29) will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Gilman Lecture

Sep 15, 2017

1:10 PM

1352 Gilman

free

Chemistry Department Lectures

Dale Boger, chair of the chemistry department at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, will present "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria."

Retirement reception: Char Hulsebus

Sep 15, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

136 Union Drive Community Center

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

Char Hulsebus, catalog and communications coordinator in the office of the registrar, is retiring after 31 years of service to the university. Brief remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Sep 15, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size, from small dishes to extra-large bowls.

Concert: ISU C-HOP Festival

Sep 15, 2017

7:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Hall, Music Hall

$15 (free for students)

Music Department Arts, performances

The opening concert for the C-HOP festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano. The performance features ISU faculty and students. A reception will follow in the Music Hall lobby.

Concert: Tiny Moving Parts

Sep 15, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tiny Moving Part's style has been described as twinkly emo/math-rock with hints of post-hardcore and Pop punk. The band has cited Thursday, Tera Melos, MewithoutYou, The Fall of Troy, Circle Takes the Square, and Blink-182 as influences.

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Relief Printmaking Workshop

Sep 16, 2017

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $30, Public $40 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn how to print with found objects and carved linoleum stamps reflecting the processes used in Alexis Dwyer's exhibit On the Beaten Path, currently on display in the Pioneer Room.

50th anniversary celebration: Horticulture Research Station

Sep 16, 2017

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

55519 170th St., 6 miles north of Ames

free

Horticulture Department Meetings, receptions

Events include farm tours, apple demonstrations, games for children and an anniversary program (3-3:45 p.m.).

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Sep 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Tye Hall, Music Hall

$15, students free

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

"Terpsichore: Danses pour l'orgue et clavecin," Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord faculty. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

WiSE STEM Fest

Sep 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Howe and Sukup halls

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Meetings, receptions Student activities

STEM Fest aims to teach people of all ages about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations and companies.

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Sep 16, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$15 (free for students)

Music Department Arts, performances Lectures

"Structure and Symmetry in Bach's Goldberg Variations," Caroline Hong, guest pianist. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Recital: C-HOP Festival

Sep 16, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campanile

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Luc Rombouts, guest carillonneur, University of Leuven (KU), Belgium. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Concert: Hailey Whitters

Sep 16, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$10

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hailey Whitters is an American country musician from Shueyville, Iowa. Whitters co-wrote Little Big Town's song "Happy People", from their 2017 album The Breaker.