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Thursday, 02 Nov 2017

Flu shot clinic for university employees

Nov 02, 2017

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

G11 TASF, 2408 Pammel Dr.

No cost for eligible employees

Special Events Special events

A limited supply of flu vaccine remains from the clinic held Oct. 9-20 for ISU employees and will be administered on a walk-in basis. Bring your ISU Card and wear a shirt with short or loose-fitting sleeves.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 02, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us WEEKLY this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 02, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Cyclone Club Luncheon

Nov 02, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

$12 for optional lunch

Athletics Meetings, receptions

Featured speaker is volleyball coach Christy Johnson-Lynch; emceed by Voice of the Cyclones John Walters. Luncheons are open to the public. An optional lunch, catered by Hy-Vee, is available. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry Pi and Makey Makey

Nov 02, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Want to build a banana piano or a temperature sensor alarm? Maybe you want a houseplant to Tweet when it needs watering, or you're just interested in learning more about electronics and how they work? Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Crafty Cocktail Night

Nov 02, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10-$12.50

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

"Upcycled T-shirts: Bags, Bracelets, Blankets and Poms." Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Bring in a handful of old t-shirts and learn how to repurpose them into a variety of useful and sporty items.

Cyclone Cinema: Atomic Blonde

Nov 02, 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!

Lecture: How Lucy Died and Why It Matters

Nov 02, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

John Kappelman, a paleoanthropologist and professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the most famous fossil in the world - Lucy, an ancient human ancestor found in Ethiopia in 1974 - and what her bones tell us about our evolutionary history.

Performance: Rebirth Brass Band

Nov 02, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:10 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Grammy Award-winning Rebirth Brass Band, a true New Orleans institution, has evolved from playing the streets of the French Quarter to playing festivals and stages all over the world. They have warmed the hearts of audiences world-wide with their uplifting vocal harmonies, signature dance moves and charming on-stage banter.

Forum: Ames mayor and city council candidates

Nov 02, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The Student Government will host a forum with candidates running for Ames mayor and city council seats in the Nov. 7 election. Candidates will address issues of concern to Iowa State students in brief opening remarks and then take questions from the audience.

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Nov 03, 2017

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 03, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Workshop: Documenting Your Teaching using the DART Matrix

Nov 03, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Interim Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel Merchandizing, and Design, will lead you through a personalized workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.

Retirement reception: Sue Mallas

Nov 03, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

0162 General Services Building

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Sue Mallas, a secretary III for facilities services in facilities planning and management, is retiring. A program will begin at 2 p.m.

Escaping Grading Jail while Improving Critical Thinking in Complex Systems

Nov 03, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Kate Gilbert was dissatisfied. Coming from Industry into academics, she knew employers were looking for critical thinkers who understood food systems intimately and could connect the dots to problem solve production issues. She wasn't sure if her 400 level lab course achieved that - so she tried ThinkSpace - for the first time this semester!

Film: A Gathering of Waters, The Rio Grande, Source to the Seas

Nov 03, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall, reACT Gallery

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

A Gathering of Waters: The Río Grande, Source to the Seas is a short documentary by Basia Irland focusing on the 1,875 miles of the Rio Grande and its importance to the hundreds of groups who rely on it. The project took 5 years to complete and explores the river's cultural, ecological, and environmental impact on the life of humans and wildlife. Please join us for a public viewing of Irland's documentary in the reACT Gallery.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas

Nov 03, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Meeting: ThinkSpace Teaching and Learning Community

Nov 03, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We welcome you to join the ThinkSpace Learning Community (TLC) where ISU faculty meet to create exceptional learning opportunities for students. Centering on ThinkSpace, an active learning and problem solving platform with a set of unique, powerful pedagogical tools, the TLC is designed to help you take your students' learning to higher levels-- learning that builds problem solving skills required in the workplace.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Giving Plates

Nov 03, 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

Design a Giving Plate, a traveling plate for treats that can be passed among family and friends. Decorate your pottery than add the traditional poem which begins, "This plate shall have no owner, for its journey never ends."

Celebration of Life: Bill Zmolek

Nov 03, 2017

5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Professor emeritus of animal science Bill Zmolek died Sept. 1. Prayers and remembrances will begin at 7 p.m.

Concert: Town and Gown Chamber Music series

Nov 03, 2017

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$30 (free for students and youth)

Music Department Arts, performances

Featuring violinist Bin Huang and pianist Frank Levy.

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 03, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

One of the students in an all-girls boarding school is disobedient and untruthful and ultimately runs away from the school. To avoid being sent back by her family, she tells her grandmother that the two head mistresses of the school are having a lesbian affair. Is it all a lie? Does what she says contain even a kernel of truth? Either way the story damages several lives and destroys the school. First produced in 1934 and based on a true story.

ISU AfterDark

Nov 03, 2017

9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

ISU AfterDark is a student group that plans late night events throughout the semester. All activities are free for students and their guests! Come enjoy the fun!

Saturday, 04 Nov 2017

WE Lead: Women's Empowerment and Leadership Conference

Nov 04, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Iowa State Alumni Center

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

WE Lead brings students together to network with each other, as well as female leaders at Iowa State and the Central Iowa community. Participants will have the opportunity to hone their leadership skills, engage in interactive discussions and networking sessions, and reflect on their own leadership qualities and what they have to offer in their respective roles at Iowa State and beyond.

Wrestling

Nov 04, 2017

9:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Harold Nichols Cyclone Open. Times and dates are subject to change

Pom Pom Party!: Wreaths

Nov 04, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Make your own pom-poms and combine them to create colorful, festive wreaths.

ISU Trumpet Summit

Nov 04, 2017

1:00 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5-$10

Music Department Arts, performances

A day of all things trumpet. Includes solo performances, electro acoustic solos, trumpet and organ performances, master class presentations, pedagogy discussions, trumpet ensemble performances and jazz.

Amara Piano Quartet

Nov 04, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Members of the Ames Piano Quartet include Boro Martinic-Jercic, violin; George Work, cello; Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 04, 2017

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$11-$18

Theatre Arts, performances

One of the students in an all-girls boarding school is disobedient and untruthful and ultimately runs away from the school. To avoid being sent back by her family, she tells her grandmother that the two head mistresses of the school are having a lesbian affair. Is it all a lie? Does what she says contain even a kernel of truth? Either way the story damages several lives and destroys the school. First produced in 1934 and based on a true story.

Concert: Peter Mulvey

Nov 04, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Peter Mulvey is an American folk singer-songwriter based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Since the early 1990s, he has developed a strong national following in the indie folk/rock scene through his relentless touring and critically acclaimed albums.