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Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 am - 6:30 am @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required. Sponsored by University Museums and Rec. Services.

Cost: free

Research Workshop: Writing Winning Grant Proposals

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Writing Winning Grant Proposals." Addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. The workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, focusing on the funding agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.

Cost: $80

Symposium: Rock On in Retirement

Channel: ISU Retirees Association

8:00 am - 1:30 pm @ Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

The symposium features three presentations: "Fraud, Financial Scams and You," "Analyzing your Genome: What it can Tell You," and "Organizing your Financial House." Preregistration is requested.

Cost: free

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 1155 Administrative Services Building

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.

Performance: The Cat in the Hat

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Stephens Auditorium

Based on Dr. Suess' classic book and brought to life by TheatreworksUSA

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Art Walk: Honoring Those Who Serve

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Col. Harold Pride Veterans Lounge

The legacy of service in the United States Armed Forces is strong and enduring at Iowa State. Join University Museums in honoring those who serve by joining us for a walk and talk about some of the artful ways those who serve are honored and remembered in the Art on Campus Collection.

Cost: free

Workshop: Retirement Strategies for Women

Channel: University Human Resources

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

Learn how to overcome financial hurdles specific to women in planning and investing for the future. Discover the importance of having a personal plan, a firm strategy, and a consistent approach to saving for a secure, financially sound retirement. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Performance: The Cat in the Hat

Channel: Iowa State Center

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Based on Dr. Suess' classic book and brought to life by TheatreworksUSA.

Cost: $4 advance, $5 door

Entrepreneur panel: Bringing Technology to the Marketplace

Channel: Center for Crops Utilization Research

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ 1951 Food Sciences Building (CCUR Technology Transfer Theatre)

A panel of Iowa entrepreneurs will share their stories about bringing technology to the marketplace, the innovation process and the challenges they faced in commercializing products. This event is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, RSVPs are requested.

Cost: free

Community Supper

Channel: Veterans Center

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

As part of its mission to support military students, the Veterans Center invites members of the community to a free dinner in honor of those who serve and sacrifice. The event brings together students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in honor of the service and sacrifice of Veterans and family members.

Cost: free

Fused Glass Ornament Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Get in the holiday spirit by making two beautiful glass ornaments. Learn to safely cut glass, create a design and assemble glass.

Cost: ISU $31, Public $41 - includes supplies

Performance: ISU Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:45 pm @ Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Student ensembles led by Sonja Giles, director of flute; and Gregory Oakes, director of clarinet.

Cost: $0

SUB Comedy Night: Anthony DeVito

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Originally from New Jersey, Anthony DeVito is a NYC based comedian. He's appeared on CBS Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, was one of the "New Faces" at the 2012 Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, has been on "This American Life," AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, Seeso's NY's Funniest and was the 2015 winner of Caroline's March Madness.

Cost: free