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Tuesday, 06 Nov 2018

Intermediate Soap Making Workshop

Nov 06, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

If you know the basics of making soap from scratch using the cold-process method, join us in learning how to add artistry techniques. Learn and experiment with procedures such as swirl, wire, funnel, and embeds, and leave class with a pound of soap.

Men's Basketball

Nov 06, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Alabama State.

ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 06, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Open Mic Night

Nov 06, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

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)

Wednesday, 07 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Writing Winning Grant Proposals, Phase I

Nov 07, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room

$80

Research Office Training, development

This all-day presentation comprehensively 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, e.g., to focus on the funding agency or agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that is / are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 07, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Seed Science Building

$2,550

Seed Science Center Conferences

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Among Others: How to Really Make Your Classroom More Inclusive (Javier Vela)

Nov 07, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In our attempts to connect and help, we can cause others to feel as though they are "other," or not as deserving, or as able as the majority. Javier Vela, Associate Professor, Chemistry, recipient of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Advancing One Community Faculty Award and a pioneer of change for the cultural climate of ISU, will help you develop your cultural literacy.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Nov 07, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to make fascinating beads that have the look of miniature glass paperweights.

Mid-Century Modern for Designed Interiors

Nov 07, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

A completely new style of taste, fashion, and life occurred from 1945 through the 1960s and nowhere was it more visible than in the design and decoration of the home. Collin Powell, graduate student in Interior Design, will use the current exhibition to revisit the ideological basis of this period that has grown in memory and popularity with today's designers and consumers.

ISU Flute Ensemble & Clarinet Choir

Nov 07, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

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

The Hunts

Nov 07, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$12 ($8 w/ ISU Student ID)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

For fans of: Oh Honey, The Lone Bellow, Penny and Sparrow Known for their harmony-laced take on alt-folk, The Hunts are a Chesapeake, Virginia-based band of seven siblings who've been playing music together almost their entire lives. Inspired by shared memories, The Hunts have created songs that capture heartache and wonder with a wide-eyed but wistful elegance.

Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

Registration begins for Freshmen - Spring 2019

Nov 08, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2019 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Conference: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Nov 08, 2018

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$15

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

A one-day conference for middle school (Oct. 25) and high school (Nov. 8) girls to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. Preregistration required.

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 08, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Seed Science Building

$2,550

Seed Science Center Conferences

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Holiday Decorating

Nov 08, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy this annual demonstration of holiday decorating with florals, greens, and other materials.

Fall Pruning Workshop

Nov 08, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

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!

Workshop: Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Nov 08, 2018

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

0105 Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Students will learn how to format international experiences on a resume and incorporate study abroad into behavioral-based interview questions. The workshop is applicable to students who participated in a faculty-led travel course or semester-long/exchange program, or any student interested in studying abroad. RSVP by Nov. 6.

Cyclone Cinema

Nov 08, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Spy Who Dumped Me - The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Daily Dialogue: Panel discussion

Nov 08, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

The Daily Dialogue, hosted by the Iowa State Daily, is a place for conversations you can't always have at the family dinner table. The first event will feature five speakers who each share a story that shaped their personal political awakening.

Gender and Power in Contemporary Somalia

Nov 08, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Fartumo Kusow will discuss her most recent novel, Tale of a Boon's Wife, and how her life and experiences as a Somali woman shape her characters and major themes of her work. Kusow draws connections between the main themes of social hierarchy, female relationships, power, and prejudice and present day unconscious biases.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Daphnique Springs

Nov 08, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances

SUB presents Comedy Night w/ Daphnique Springs! Doors open at 8:30 pm for this FREE event!

Cyclone Cinema

Nov 08, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Spy Who Dumped Me - The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Friday, 09 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 09, 2018

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Seed Science Building

$2,550

Seed Science Center Conferences

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Nov 09, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Nov 09, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Lecture: Leadership is a team sport

Nov 09, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

"Leadership is a Team Sport," Beth Ford, Iowa State alumna and president and CEO of Land O'Lakes. Named to Fortune magazine's 2018 list of the most powerful women in business, Ford is the first female CEO of Land O'Lakes and the first openly gay woman to lead a Fortune 500 company.

Women's Basketball

Nov 09, 2018

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Niagara (Preseason WNIT).

Lecture: Putting a face on global poverty

Nov 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2200 Gerdin Business Building

free

Marketing Department Lectures

"Putting a Face on Global Poverty," Jim Gentry, the Maurice J. and Alice Hollman Professor of International Business and Marketing at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Let It Snow!

Nov 09, 2018

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.

Men's Basketball

Nov 09, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Missouri.