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Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

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.

Sunday, 17 Sep 2017

Soccer

Sep 17, 2017

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Florida. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Softball

Sep 17, 2017

3:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. DMACC. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 17, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Spoken word event: Gabriela Garcia Medina

Sep 17, 2017

7:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

As an international spoken word artist and award-winning poet, her poetry has taken her to places such as South Africa, Cuba, Brazil, Switzerland and all over the United States. Her poetry ranges from topics as serious as the social injustices we all face to talking about her underwear.

Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Canvas Workshop: Overview of Canvas

Sep 18, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Canvas Overview introduces participants to the Canvas environment.

Dear Stress, Let's Break Up

Sep 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20- limited to ISU students only

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Your adventure and ultimate success at ISU begins with wellness. Taking time for yourself in the midst of classes, homework, jobs, and relationships is challenging, but is an important way to change the level of your stressors and increase your ability to cope.

Great Plants for Iowa: Annuals the Basics

Sep 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

With so many wonderful annuals available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two! Learn more about the basic annuals well-suited for your Central Iowa landscape.

Lecture: The History of Experimentation on Black Americans

Sep 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Medical Apartheid," Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of the best-selling book Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. She has been a fellow in ethics at the Harvard Medical School, a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University.

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

Research Workshop: Reading a Request for Proposal

Sep 19, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Reading a Request for Proposal (RFP)." In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines. The discussion will include information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks to avoid common mistakes.

Local Food Festival: An Adventure in Eating

Sep 19, 2017

9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Central Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

Celebrating local food with educational displays, food samples, local food recipes developed by ISU Dining chefs, and locally grown and produced items for sale by farmers, vendors and ISU student clubs.

Pizza lunch and putting challenge

Sep 19, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

General Services Building vending room

$1-$2

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions Special events

Stop by and pick up pizza for $2 per slice and try your hand at a putting challenge ($1), with prizes for a hole-in-one. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Story County.

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Sep 19, 2017

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

free

College of Engineering Student activities

More than 400 employers will be on campus looking for students and alumni to fill co-op, internship and full-time engineering positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend.