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Tuesday, 12 Nov 2019

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 12, 2019

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

GDCB Seminar

Nov 12, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Lectures

"Evolution and biochemical genomics," Gaurav Moghe, Cornell University.

Workshop: Exploring ways to create an inclusive learning environment

Nov 12, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The teaching-learning process is an inherently social act. Throughout the learning process students interact with the instructor, their peers and the course content, often simultaneously in a classroom setting. All of these interactions help shape their success in the course.

Lecture: Healing America's Streams

Nov 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Margaret A. Palmer is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, College Park, and a leader in restoration ecology, with an emphasis on restoration of rivers, streams, and wetlands.

Men's Basketball

Nov 12, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Illinois.

Open Mic Night

Nov 12, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open Mic Night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Writing Winning Grants Proposals

Nov 13, 2019

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$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.

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 13, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

The names of four finalists in the search for the next university registrar will be announced one business day before they visit campus.

Art Walk: Agriculture and Art

Nov 13, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

Take a journey through campus to explore when agriculture and art come together and contemplate the unique aesthetic quality of the Iowa State campus.

Broader Impacts 101

Nov 13, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gallery Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

This is a base workshop for anyone who may be new to NSF proposals or want to improve the broader impacts (BI) portions of those proposals. Presenters will cover things, such as: the history of the BI criterion, what the NSF is looking for, how to put together a BI plan, and an extensive list of national and campus resources that can be used to develop BI activities.

Veterans Center Community Supper

Nov 13, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

The Iowa State community is invited to enjoy a free dinner in honor of those who serve and sacrifice. The public event brings together students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in honor of the service and sacrifice of veterans and their family members. RSVP requested by Nov. 6.

Sewing Lessons

Nov 13, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $40, Public $50

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Judy Lemish Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you. Choose one of the dates below to work one-on-one with Judy and learn the skills you need to keep going on your own. Bring in your machine or borrow one of ours and begin making beautiful things, one stitch at a time.

Concert: ISU Percussion Ensemble

Nov 13, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Percussion Ensemble is directed by Jonathan Sharp.

Performance: Ailey II

Nov 13, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25 - $50 plus fees

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Ailey II is universally renowned for merging the spirit and energy of the country's best young dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's most outstanding emerging choreographers. Founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, the company embodies his pioneering mission to establish an extended cultural community that provides dance performances, training, and community programs for all people.

The Score: Run Like a Rebel Tour w/ The Unlikely Candidates & The Orphan, The Poet

Nov 13, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10 / $15 (w/ $2 DOS increase)

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The Score is an Los Angeles based rock duo. Their song Legend from their album ATLAS, is the theme song of the NBA playoffs. The Unlikely Candidates are an indie rock band based out of Forth Worth, Texas. In 2013 they debuted their EP, Follow My Feet. The Orphan The Poet is an alternative music band.

Thursday, 14 Nov 2019

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Nov 14, 2019

3:10 AM - 4:30 AM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn about data management plans, data sharing, open data, and resources available to help you write a data management plan. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 14, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

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

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Nov 14, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Cost of admission

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

DIY Holiday Decorating. Bring your lunch to the Gardens for a fun and wacky demonstration of do-it-yourself holiday decorating with Floral Design instructor / State Fair Master Floral Show Judge Sandy Gossman, and Reiman Gardens' Education Manager Sara Merritt.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive conduct in learning spaces

Nov 14, 2019

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive conduct takes place, a number of Iowa State University instructors recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

No CMP seminar

Nov 14, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Physics 3

Condensed Matter Physics

Reserved for faculty meeting

Impact: Identity, Belonging and Migration Exhibition

Nov 14, 2019

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Public reception for "Impact: Identity, Belonging and Migration" exhibition curated by ISU graphic design graduate student Sang Eun Lee as part of her MFA thesis. The show features work by Lee and 13 other immigrant artists, including several College of Design alumni and Raluca Iancu, assistant professor of art and visual culture.

Industrial Design Keynote Lecture

Nov 14, 2019

5:35 PM - 6:35 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Guest speakers Quentin De Coster and Katerina Kopytina of fuseproject, San Francisco will deliver the Industrial Design keynote lecuture. De Coster studied industrial design in Belgium and Italy and worked as a freelance designer in Europe before joining fuseproject in 2017. Kopytina is an industrial designer with fuseproject, where she collaborates with companies interested in high-quality and market-successful products.

Cyclone Cinema: The Lion King

Nov 14, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

Memorial Union programs Student activities

A classic Disney movie recreated into a live-action movie. Simba the lion must learn the true meaning of being a leader as he is the heir to the throne.

Lecture: Vietnam Veterans, Still Coming Home

Nov 14, 2019

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Steve Feimer, co-author of "Vietnam Vets: Still Coming Home," is an Associate Professor Justice Studies at the University of South Dakota. The purpose of this lecture is to heighten awareness of continuing struggles of Vietnam War Veterans as they deal with such issues as the physical effects on Agent Orange, PTSD, survivor's guilt, readjustment to civilian life, and combat loss. Veterans Week Keynote.

Performance: ISU Opera Studio

Nov 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

The ISU Opera Studio is an intensive, student-centered program that allows students to work with faculty who are still active in the field and prepare for careers in performance and education.

Performance: The Avett Brothers

Nov 14, 2019

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$49.50 - $89

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

The Avett Brothers made mainstream waves with their 2009 major label debut, I and Love and You, landing at No. 16 on the Billboard Top 200 and garnering critical acclaim. In 2012 they saw The Carpenter hit No. 4 on the Billboard Top 200 followed by Magpie and the Dandelion (2013) which debuted at No. 5 on Billboard's Top 200. The band appeared twice on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Lecture: Impeachment Then and Now

Nov 14, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

How is the Trump impeachment different from the impeachment processes of Nixon and Clinton? Join three political experts to discuss impeachment: what it means, how it works, and how it has evolved as a process from Nixon to Clinton to Trump.

SUB Comedy Night w/ Ian Edwards

Nov 14, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Ian Edwards is a British Jamaican / American stand-up comedian, actor and writer. He has appeared on Conan, @Midnight, Huffington Post Live and more. Some of his recent writing works include being Co-Producer on Friends From Collage on Netflix, Co-Producer on Crashing HBO and other well-known TV series.

Friday, 15 Nov 2019

Celebrate America Recycles Day

Nov 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Memorial Union, hallway outside the ISU Bookstore

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Live Green

Join ISU Recycling Services and the Student Government Sustainability Committee to celebrate America Recycles Day, offering information, games and prizes all focused around reducing, reusing and recycling!

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 15, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

The names of four finalists in the search for the next university registrar will be announced one business day before they visit campus.