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Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019

Lecture: Making Government Better Through Open Science

Oct 22, 2019

5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Making Government Better Through Open Science: Real-life Examples of Truly Smarter Cities," Tom Schenk Jr., researcher and author on applying technology, data and analytics to make better decisions. He's the director of analytics at KPMG, where he leads the smart city and government analytics practice.

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 23, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Seminar, Service-Learning Teaching and Learning Community

Oct 23, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in developing, or enhancing, a service-learning component within your course? You are invited to join this dynamic, interdisciplinary group as we share ideas and best practices of integrating service-learning into the curriculum. These interactive sessions will include topical discussions, readings, and sharing of best practices.

Curator Talk: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era

Oct 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join guest curator and student intern Sonya Harwood as she guides guests through the Farm House Museum and the exhibition "Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era."

Retirement reception: Connie Harris

Oct 23, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ISU Research Park Core Facility atrium, 1805 Collaboration Place

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions

Connie Harris, account clerk in the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, is retiring after 20 years of service.

Roundtable: Open Science

Oct 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Lectures

Are you interested in research reproducibility, OA publishing, or data sharing? Campus experts will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss their work. Refreshments provided.

SUB Member Meeting

Oct 23, 2019

5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

Specifications and the Written Labor of the Guastavino Company

Oct 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Jessica Garcia Fritz, assistant professor of architecture at South Dakota State University, will describe how the architectural specifications collected for the Guastavino Company reveal the impact of standards issued over time on the company's role and the traditional timbrel vaulting construction system they crafted. Part of the Department of Architecture's 2019-2020 Public Programs Series.

Stone Setting Jewelry Class

Oct 23, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $35, Public $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Terrie Hoefer Have you ever wanted to make a pendant out of that beautiful found object or polished stone? Learn to plan your design, measure and prep prongs, solder with precision, and set your stone. This is a great soldering class for all skill levels.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 23, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 24 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 24, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Conference: Women Who Create

Oct 24, 2019

8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Economics Development Core Facility

$59

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences

The Women Who Create Conference offers a full day of workshops and speakers aimed at supporting women entrepreneurs (8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.), followed by the SheTalks community cocktail reception that will showcase six inspiring storytellers (4:30-6:30 p.m.).

Workshop: Preparing Effective Award Nominations

Oct 24, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Gain insights into the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation. Presenter: Kirsten Abel, faculty honors and awards coordinator, provost's office.

Caterpillar Club

Oct 24, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

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

Open Access Week: 'The Price is High' game

Oct 24, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

Have you ever wondered what it costs the university to get you access to the thousands of books and journals we subscribe to online? Try to figure it out in this game created to celebrate Open Access Week. Candy and prizes available.

Spin-fermion coupling in special systems

Oct 24, 2019

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Physics 18/19

Condensed Matter Physics

Laura Classen (Univ Minnesota)

Presentation: The State of Iowa State Athletics

Oct 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Lectures

Athletics director Jamie Pollard is in his 14th year at Iowa State. His talk is hosted by the ISU Retirees Association and is open to the public. Refreshments will be available at 1:30 p.m.

Workshop: Data Sharing 101

Oct 24, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

The sharing of research data is a vital component of open science. It is a process that works in tandem with publishing by providing access to the data that underlies and supports research results. This workshop covers the best practices for data sharing including how to prepare a dataset for sharing and what to expect during review.

Has industry changed my academic thinking?

Oct 24, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department

by Tracy Rowlandson, BASF

Reception: SheTalks

Oct 24, 2019

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Economic Development Core Facility

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Meetings, receptions

A community cocktail reception with presentations by six inspiring storytellers -- all women. The format, based on the Japanese PechaKucha style, allows speakers to show 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. The theme is "Women Who Create."

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Oct 24, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Tori dreams of motherhood and one day this dream comes true with the birth of her son, Brandon. But, as Brandon nears puberty, powerful darkness manifests within him.

Friday, 25 Oct 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Oct 25, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

GDCB Seminar

Oct 25, 2019

10:00 AM

1302 Advanced Teaching and Research Building

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Lectures

"Brain and computer," Gordon Shepherd, Yale University, and Robert Brayton, University of California, Berkeley.

MS Defense: Joshua DeGroot

Oct 25, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

"Evaluation techniques for sense and spray weed management" by Joshua DeGroot (Darr/Hartzler)

Homecoming: Alumni awards ceremony

Oct 25, 2019

1:15 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The ISU Alumni Association and ISU colleges will present some of their highest honors during the annual honors and awards ceremony. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony.

Homecoming: Happy Hour and Pep Rally

Oct 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

Giveaways, entertainment and family fun. Meals ($5) and a cash bar will be available while supplies last. Stay for the pep rally and Yell Like Hell final performances on the stage in the parking lots.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls

Oct 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4 studio fee + cost of bisque, Public $5 studio fee + cost of bisque

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday for celebrating those who have passed. Drawings of Sugar Skulls often include flowers, dots, linear patterns, and other fun elements that can transfer beautifully onto pottery. We will have pattern ideas as well as bisque with pre-printed designs for coloring in. Pick yours up in time for Dia de los Muertos October 31-November 2.

Cyclone Cinema: Art of Self-Defense

Oct 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

Tori dreams of motherhood and one day this dream comes true with the birth of her son, Brandon. But, as Brandon nears puberty, powerful darkness manifests within him.

Performance: Chasing George Washington

Oct 25, 2019

7:30 PM

Fisher Theater

$5-$20

Theatre Arts, performances Diversity

While on a field trip to the White House students magically encounter our most famous founding father, who leads them on a fun-filled adventure that helps them all discover the true portrait of America.