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Friday, 10 Nov 2017

Planetarium Show: The Life Cycle of Stars

Nov 10, 2017

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!

Band Extravaganza

Nov 10, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10/$5 Tickets available at the Stephens Auditorium box office

Music Department Arts, performances

Ensembles scheduled to perform include the ISU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I, and the Cyclone Marching Band.

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 10, 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.

Saturday, 11 Nov 2017

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Nov 11, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Alumni Center

0 (charge for catered meal)

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the ISU Alumni Center before every home football game. Enjoy giveaways, shopping, refreshments, marching band performances, Cy and spirit squad appearances, and entertainment for all ages. Doors open 3 hours prior to kick-off and end 30 minutes prior to kickoff.

Tailgate with the University Library

Nov 11, 2017

9:00 AM

Tent 4, Iowa State Center parking lots

free

University Library Arts, performances Training, development

Enjoy food, drinks, giveaways and a pop-up exhibition of some important pieces of Iowa State and Cyclone sports memorabilia.

Football

Nov 11, 2017

11:00 AM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Volleyball

Nov 11, 2017

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

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

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 11, 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.

Sunday, 12 Nov 2017

Wrestling

Nov 12, 2017

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Drexel. Times and dates are subject to change

Performance: The Children's Hour

Nov 12, 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.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Nov 12, 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.

Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Nov 13, 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.

Performance: Meskwaki Nation Dancers

Nov 13, 2017

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Celebrate Indigenous Heritage Month with a special performance by the Meskwaki Nation dancers.

Lecture: Changing the Way We See Native America

Nov 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Matika Wilbur is a photographer and social documentarian from the Swinomish and Tulalip Tribes of the Pacific Northwest. She is the founder of Project 562, a multi-year national photo and narrative undertaking to document contemporary Indian identity.

Men's Basketball

Nov 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Recital: Piano Studio

Nov 13, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Music Department Arts, performances

Performances by piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang.

Lecture: Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia

Nov 13, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events

"Green Light of Peace: Women, War and Post-War Return in Liberia." Olajumoke Yacob-Haliso, a visiting scholar with the African Humanities Program, will speak about her research on African women in post-conflict situations and gender and politics.

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Nov 14, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

305 Kildee

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Nov 14, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 14, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Nov 14, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 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.

Auditions: Iphigenia

Nov 14, 2017

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

0308 Carver Hall

Theatre

The audition will consist of cold readings from the script, improvisational storytelling, and puppetry. Please dress in comfortable clothing for movement. You do not need to prepare anything in advance. Auditions are open to all ISU students.

Lecture: Why is there a Neo-Nazi on My Campus? A German Historian Explains

Nov 14, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Jeremy Best, an assistant professor of history at Iowa State, will discuss the ideology of these organizations, their connection to the Nazis and other 20th-century fascist organizations, and why their white nationalism seems to have had a resurgence in our own times.

Vienna Boys Choir

Nov 14, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:15 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$55

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The world-famous Vienna Boys Choir is among the oldest of all musical organizations, having been founded pursuant to an imperial decree of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I in 1498. These young cultural ambassadors continue to be adored for their wide range of repertoire, purity of tone, and generosity of musical spirit. The Vienna Boys Choir will celebrate the magic of the holiday season with Austrian folk songs, classical masterpieces and more!

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Training: Boots to Business Entrepreneurship

Nov 15, 2017

8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences Training, development

Boots to Business Reboot is a two-step entrepreneurship training program from the Small Business Administration that provides participants an overview of business ownership as a career vocation. Open to Veterans of all eras, service members (including members of the National Guard and Reserve) and their spouses. This course is instructed by SBA and its partners, who are skilled business advisors. Registration is required.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 15, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Behind the Scenes: Reiman Railroad

Nov 15, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10 (free for members and volunteers)

Reiman Gardens

Don't miss your chance to preview this spectacular holiday conservatory display and get inspired by the creativity and effort that make it all happen.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 15, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Nov 15, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Working with Sub-Awards." In this session you will learn practical ways of working with subrecipients (i.e., subcontractors) and collaborators in sponsored research, including tips on effective communication and managing timelines for successful submissions.