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Thursday, 09 Nov 2017

Registration begins for freshmen: Spring 2018

Nov 09, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2018 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Nov 09, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 09, 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: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 09, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Nature at Noon: Holiday Decorating

Nov 09, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances Lectures

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

Showcase your expertise: Curating your Digital Respository profile

Nov 09, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn how to create and manage your Digital Repository profile. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword: LIB. Please let us know if you require any kind of accommodation.

Workshop: Tools for Change: How to increase student success while maintaining academic rigor

Nov 09, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Timothy McNicholl, Professor of Mathematics, made big changes for ISU's STEM students. His team reduced pre-calculus's D, drop, and fail rate from 65% to 25% and increased attendance from 60% to 90%. In this interactive workshop, Dr. McNicholl will share the supports ISU and Mathematics put in place, the research that inspired his team, and the tools they created and refined to change how this course is taught at ISU.

Campus Town Hall

Nov 09, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions on important campus issues. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions before and during the town hall. Topics: Campus Climate/Principles of Community; Tuition and Fees; Student Health, Wellbeing and Safety; Infrastructure/Facilities, Classrooms, Residence Halls; Open Topics (time permitting). The event also will be livestreamed.

Cyclone Cinema: Dunkirk

Nov 09, 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!

Recital: Oboe Studio

Nov 09, 2017

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Amy Christensen will perform.

Concert: The Good, The Bad, and The Blues

Nov 09, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The rich sound of The Good, The Bad, and The Blues is a mixture of the fresh new sounds of the deep rooted past of Gospel, Blues, Soul and Funk.

Friday, 10 Nov 2017

Cross Country

Nov 10, 2017

All day

ISU Cross Country Course

free

Athletics Athletics

NCAA Midwest Regional. Times and dates are subject to change.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 10, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

Swimming and Diving

Nov 10, 2017

11:00 AM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU & South Dakota.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 10, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Women's Basketball

Nov 10, 2017

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

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

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 10, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Let it Snow

Nov 10, 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

Baby, it's cold outside! Warm up with a snowman mug, adorn with ornaments and embrace the season with reindeer and other woodland friends.

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.