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Friday, 03 Nov 2017

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.

Sunday, 05 Nov 2017

Women's Basketball

Nov 05, 2017

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Wisconsin-La Crosse. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Silk Painting Workshop

Nov 05, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Use resist and silk-formulated paints to create beautiful images on a square silk scarf.

Cantamus Women's Choir

Nov 05, 2017

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 Tickets available at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

Kathleen Rodde, conductor

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 05, 2017

2:00 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.

The Psychology of Video Games

Nov 05, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The effects of video games do not stop within the game itself. From violent media and aggressive behavior to prosocial media and positive effects, the physical players of video games are influenced by the content of the game in multiple dimensions. Discover the psychology of video games with Distinguished Professor Craig Anderson and Professor Douglas Gentile of the ISU Psychology Department through an open discussion with the exhibition.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 05, 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.

Men's Basketball

Nov 05, 2017

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Monday, 06 Nov 2017

Workshop: Inclusive Classroom Faculty Development Workshop

Nov 06, 2017

2:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This faculty workshop includes pre-workshop online learning modules and an interactive face-to-face workshop focused on creating an inclusive classroom environment.

Ceremony: Gold Star Hall

Nov 06, 2017

3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Free

Memorial Union programs Special events Student activities

Iowa State University will honor four veterans, all former students, who died in military combat. Provost Wickert will speak.

Lecture: Racial Equality and Catholic Teaching

Nov 06, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Anne Clifford, the Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State, will speak about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s life and work advocating for racial justice in light of recent developments in America and Catholic teachings on racism.

Tuesday, 07 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Nov 07, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

CANCELED: Research with Human Subjects

Nov 07, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." This workshop was canceled.

Seminar: Student voices through open-ended questions and discussions using Top Hat

Nov 07, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The last session is dedicated to using Top Hat for asking open-ended questions and discussions in order to create spaces for course-wide engagement.

Fall Pruning Workshop

Nov 07, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$17.50 ($14/members, $11.90/ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticultural Operations, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of autumn pruning!

Seminar: Connecting Faculty to Translate Research

Nov 07, 2017

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

0198 Parks Library

free

Research Office Conferences Training, development

Network with faculty interested in translational research, including community engagement and application science. Participants can experience "lightning talks," explore university resources and funding opportunities, and connect with ISU Extension and Outreach's 99-county campus. RSVP by Nov. 3. Refreshments provided.

Lecture: Pakistan's Role in the War Against Terror

Nov 07, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Faisal Niaz Tirmizi is the Consul General of Pakistan in the Chicago Consulate.

Performance: Arthur Greene, pianist

Nov 07, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

All Scriabin piano solo program by guest artist Arthur Greene.

Open Mic Night

Nov 07, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)