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Sunday, 12 Nov 2017


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

12:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Performance: The Children's Hour

Channel: ISU Theatre

2:00 pm @ Fisher Theater

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.

Cost: $11-$18

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Monday, 13 Nov 2017

Performance: Meskwaki Nation Dancers

Channel: Lectures Program

6:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Lecture: Changing the Way We See Native America

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Men's Basketball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

7:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: TBA

Recital: Piano Studio

Channel: Music Department

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

Performances by piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang.

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

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Auditions: Iphigenia

Channel: ISU Theatre

5:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ 0308 Carver Hall

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

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Vienna Boys Choir

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm - 9:15 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

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!

Cost: $25-$55

Wednesday, 15 Nov 2017

Training: Boots to Business Entrepreneurship

Channel: Veterans Center

8:30 am - 4:00 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Behind the Scenes: Reiman Railroad

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 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.

Cost: $10 (free for members and volunteers)

Research Workshop: Working with Sub-Awards

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free

Fine dining dinner: Life Through Julia Child

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

6:30 pm @ Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

Menu includes butternut squash tart with fried sage (paired with reisling wine); potato leek soup, boeuf bourguignon (cabernet sauvignon); and baked Alaska. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Cost: $30 ($35 with wine)

Lecture: When the 'Water Prince' Brought an Iceberg to Iowa

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 2019 Morrill Hall

"Muhammad bin Faisal's Frozen Fantasies of Antarctic Arabia," Michael Christopher Low, assistant professor, history. By retelling the story of the "water prince," this lecture will remember one of the more colorful episodes in Iowa State's history and explore the tangled histories of oil, desalination, and climate change and adaptation in the Arabian Peninsula. This lecture is held in conjunction with the ReACT Gallery exhibition exploring water.

Cost: free

Concert: ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Channel: Music Department

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

Jazz I Ensemble is directed by James Bovinette; Jazz II ensemble directed by Michael Giles.

Cost: $5

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 16 Nov 2017

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

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

Crafty Cocktail Night: Lightbulb Terrarium

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! Learn how to turn those burned out lightbulbs into miniature terrariums.

Cyclone Cinema: Logan Lucky

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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!

Cost: free

Lecture: Tom Vilsack on Agriculture and Climate Change

Channel: National Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Former Iowa Governor Tom Vilsack served as Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture for eight years in the Obama administration.

Cost: free

Performance: ISU Opera Studio

Channel: Music Department

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

Performance by ISU Opera students.

Cost: $5

Friday, 17 Nov 2017

A Conversation with Chelsea Walton

Channel: College of Design

10:15 am - 11:00 am @ 362 College of Design

Chelsea Walton, an assistant editor with Pixar Animation Studios, will discuss her work with the documentary crew at Pixar and prior work for corporate clients and independent producers.

Cost: free

Faculty workshop: The "Public Classroom"

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Join University Counsel Michael Norton for a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech, and academic freedom. All faculty are welcome.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Kerry Culp

Channel: Agronomy Department

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Second floor commons area, Agronomy Hall

Kerry Culp, clerk in the agronomy department, is retiring.

Cost: free

Saturday, 18 Nov 2017

Gift Shop Holiday Open House

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Start your holiday shopping at the Reiman Gardens' Gift Shop's Holiday Open House. Admission is always free to visit the Gift Shop and members receive 10% off daily. Proceeds directly benefit Reiman Gardens.

Cost: free