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Sunday, 22 Oct 2017

Soccer

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

1:00 pm @ Cyclone Sports Complex

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

Cost: free

Homecoming: Parade

Channel: Alumni Association

2:00 pm @ Main Street, Ames

Parade entries include student, university and local businesses and organizations. Music and food trucks also will be on site.

Cost: free

Collage of Choirs

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

All the choirs perform, Iowa State Singers, ISU Statesmen, Cantamus Women's Choir, Lyrica Women's Choir

Cost: $10 / $5 Tickets available at the CY Stephens box office.

ISU Symphonic Band and ISU Concert Band

Channel: Music Department

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Ames City Auditorium

The Symphonic Band is an 80-member ensemble that explores traditional as well as contemporary works by composers such as Percy Grainger, Malcolm Arnold, Gustav Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and Leonard Bernstein. The Concert Band performs a variety of rich literature and approximately 100 students take part in this group.

Cost: $7/$5 Tickets available day of concert.

Spirits in the Gardens

Channel: Reiman Gardens

4:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

All are welcome to join in the spooky fun by attending in costume. As part of a new display, see 650 carved pumpkins lit against the evening sky while here.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

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

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

Homecoming: Creative spirits

Channel: Alumni Association

5:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Carver Hall

Paint your ISU pride on canvas.

Cost: $10 ($5 for students)

Monday, 23 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Channel: Alumni Association

10:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Central campus

Lunch catered by Fazoli's. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Seminar: Energy Efficiency Innovation

Channel: College of Design

2:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 416 College of Design

Looking to gain valuable insight into smart and energy-efficient building? Join us for a free transatlantic knowledge exchange and build your network by meeting leading global industry players in sustainable design, materials and processes.

Cost: free

Lecture: Open workflow approach to research

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

"An Open Workflow Approach to Increasing Research Efficiency, Reproducibility and Diversity," Jeff Spies, co-founder and chief technology officer of the Center for Open Science, a nonprofit technology company with a mission to increase openness, integrity, and reproducibility of scholarly research.

Cost: free

Screen Printing Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Make custom t-shirts!

Cost: ISU $69, Public $79 - includes supplies

Workshop: Critical Sensory Evaluation of Wines

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 1951 Food Sciences Building

A two-day workshop for wine consumers who want to take their wine tasting skills to the next level. Interested participants do not need to meet any formal requirements (but must be 21 years old) to participate except an open mind, an inquisitive nose and a willing palate. Register by Oct. 17.

Cost: $50

Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

New location: Send Silence Packing exhibit

Channel: Student Wellness

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ State Gym

Send Silence Packing is a nationally recognized traveling exhibition of donated backpacks representing college students lost to suicide each year. The program is designed to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention.

Cost: free

Workshop: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search

Channel: ISU Advance

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

"It Depends on the Lens: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search." An interactive workshop designed for chairs, faculty members and search committee members. Preregister by Oct. 12. This workshop will be repeated 1-3 p.m. in the same location. Refreshments served prior to the start of both workshops.

Cost: free

Homecoming: Food on Campus (new location)

Channel: Alumni Association

10:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Lunch catered by Chick-Fil-A. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Workshop: Open Science Framework

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ 134 Parks Library

"Open Science Framework (OSF): A Research Workflow Tool to Support Transparency and Rigor in Scholarship." Part of the challenge of making research more transparent and reproducible is logistical. The OSF is a free project management service and repository where researchers -- using their own tools and processes -- can collaborate within their research groups and choose components of their research for broader dissemination.

Cost: free

Workshop Panel: Open Educational Resources

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of OER in the classroom. Faculty using Open Educational Resources (OER) in their courses share the benefits and challenges of making the switch to OER and students share their opinion on how OER could affect their learning. Participants will leave the workshop with plans for incorporating OER into their courses and a pathway to making their classes more affordable.

Cost: free

Reception and awards: Studies in Creativity exhibit

Channel: Memorial Union programs

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

Celebrate students that had artwork accepted into this juried exhibit, and hear comments from the juror. Awards will be announced including Best of Show, Merit, Honorable Mention and the MU Purchase Award.

Cost: free

Workshop: Critical Sensory Evaluation of Wines

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 1951 Food Sciences Building

A two-day workshop for wine consumers who want to take their wine tasting skills to the next level. Interested participants do not need to meet any formal requirements (but must be 21 years old) to participate except an open mind, an inquisitive nose and a willing palate. Register by Oct. 17.

Cost: $50

Concert: Bob Dylan

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Bob Dylan and His Band makes their only stop in Iowa. The Nobel Prize Award winner and legendary musician will be joined by Mavis Staples.

Cost: $55-$125

Homecoming: CyFactor

Channel: Alumni Association

7:30 pm @ Alumni Center

Student talent competition and variety show.

Cost: free

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: free

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Channel: Alumni Association

7:30 am - 10:00 am @ Central campus

Lunch catered by Panera. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Art Walk: Celebrating Artful Engineering at Iowa State

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Marston Water Tower

"Innovation and Discovery." With Marston Hall reborn and reopened, it is a perfect time to enjoy the wonderful Art on Campus Collection in the College of Engineering that inspires those who study, work, and visit the College. Starting at the Marston Water Tower (from a distance), we will discover and discuss many of the public works of art that define the aesthetic of the Engineering environment. Meet at the West entrance to Marston at noon.

Cost: free

Homecoming: 'Bomb' Transcribe-A-Thon

Channel: University Library

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 134 Parks Library

Participants will learn about "The Bomb" -- Iowa State's yearbook from 1894 to 1994 -- and how to transcribe its content. A quick tutorial is all it takes to get started. The event is free, and participants may come and go during the afternoon. Join the fun and learn about ISU history, too.

Cost: free

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Take your bead skills to the next level! Learn to create "twisties" - special rods of glass made by melting and twisting multiple colors together.

Cost: ISU $23, Public $33- (supplies included)

Leadership Workshop Series: Wellness & Leadership

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ The Gallery, MU

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Cost: free

Made in the Shade: Ferns

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

One of the most elegant and useful plants in the outdoor landscape is the fern.

Fine dining dinner: Ciao ISU, Taste of Italy

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:30 pm @ Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

The menu includes charcuterie board, butternut squash soup, roasted caprese salad, red wine-braised pork medallions and tiramisu. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Cost: $30 ($35 with wine)

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Channel: Alumni Association

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Central campus

Second cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

Cost: free