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Friday, 15 Nov 2019

Seminar, ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 15, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

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 ISU's Learning Management System (LMS) Canvas to create innovative learning experiences, inform the campus about existing & new web-based instructional technologies, participate in new technology testing and evaluation; as well as, to leverage LMS expertise, experience and training resources across campus.

Visit Day: Prospective Design Graduate Students

Nov 15, 2019

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Gallery, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Design is hosting a visit day for students considering a graduate degree in design or art majors. Participants have an opportunity to interact with faculty and students, tour facilities, engage with other prospective students and learn the value of Design's outstanding graduate programs. Register online.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Let it Snow!

Nov 15, 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 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. We will show you the basics of painting your piece and fire it within a week. Studio fee is $4 for ISU and $5 for public to attend plus the cost of the bisque you select.

Planetarium Show: The Life Cycle of Stars

Nov 15, 2019

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!

Volleyball vs. Oklahoma

Nov 15, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Oklahoma

Cyclone Cinema: The Lion King

Nov 15, 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.

Band Extravaganza

Nov 15, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10.00 adults; $5.00 students. Tickets available at the Stephens Auditorium box office

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble I, Symphonic Band, Concert Band and the Cyclone Marching Band.

Saturday, 16 Nov 2019

Cyclone Central Tailgate

Nov 16, 2019

11:30 AM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Cyclones everywhere are invited to celebrate at the 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. Catered meal available for an additional charge.

ISU Opera Studio

Nov 16, 2019

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital, Music Building

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

ISU Opera students

Football

Nov 16, 2019

2:30 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

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

Cyclone Cinema: The Lion King

Nov 16, 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.

Sunday, 17 Nov 2019

Wrestling

Nov 17, 2019

1:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Bucknell.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Nov 17, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$10

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Eric Carle's books create a lasting impression on children all over the world whether writing about a brown bear, a quiet cricket, or even a hungry caterpillar, his stories instill happiness in people of all ages. Audiences will be enthralled as Little Cloud floats across the stage, the Mixed-Up Chameleon goes on an adventure to the zoo, and The Very Hungry Caterpillar nibbles through the scenes.

Argentine Tango Lessons

Nov 17, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Room 3512 at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU - five lessons for $35/Public - five lessons for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Valerie Williams This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance. From 4-5pm, moves for beginners are introduced with different partners for practice. From 5-7pm, the floor is yours for dancing under the guidance of Valerie, and for working with different partners. An intermediate level figure will also be introduced during this time.

Cyclone Cinema: The Lion King

Nov 17, 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.

Monday, 18 Nov 2019

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

Nov 18, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, and The Mixed-Up Chameleon, bored with his life, attempts to emulate the animals he sees at the zoo before he realizes the value in his unique self.

Monday Monologues series

Nov 18, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"The World Made New," poetry readings by students, curated by Deb Marquart, ISU creative writing and environment. Poetry students will demonstrate how the act of writing poetry involves thoughtful work such as remembering, digging, observing, exploring, describing and imagining. Hear how the poem arrives on the page with new insights, offering in its language and imagery new ways of seeing and knowing.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Eric Carle Favorites

Nov 18, 2019

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance/$5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Three beloved stories by Eric Carle are retold on stage through the magic of black light and fanciful puppets. The Very Hungry Caterpillar eats his way through an amazing variety of foods on his path to becoming a beautiful butterfly. Little Cloud playfully transforms himself into various creatures, and The Mixed-Up Chameleon, bored with his life, attempts to emulate the animals he sees at the zoo before he realizes the value in his unique self.

Faculty workshop: Advancing Your Term Career at ISU

Nov 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

An overview of the advancement process for term faculty, including best practices for putting together a portfolio and opportunities to become more engaged at the university as your career develops. Register via Learn@ISU.

1D and 2D Platforms for Topological Quantum Devices

Nov 18, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Phys 0005

Colloquium

Dr. Vlad Pribiag, University of Minnesota

ISU Jazz Ensembles I

Nov 18, 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult & students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1

Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

Women's Basketball

Nov 19, 2019

11:00 AM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Southern.

GDCB Seminar

Nov 19, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Lectures

"Synthetic cells," Kate Adamala, University of Minnesota.

Floral Design: Autumn Vase Arrangements

Nov 19, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$38-$55

Reiman Gardens

Play with autumn grasses and fall flowers in a vase arrangement featuring red rover chrysanthemums.

Men's Basketball

Nov 19, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Southern Mississippi (Battle 4 Atlantis).

Piano Studio Concert

Nov 19, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Piano students of Mei-Hsuan Huang

Lecture: Seeking Security in an Unstable World

Nov 19, 2019

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Frank Figliuzzi, the former FBI Assistant Director for Counterintelligence and current NBC News National Security Analyst joins us for an intimate and candid armchair conversation about security and stability on global, national, local, and personal levels. This is the 2019 Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.

Wednesday, 20 Nov 2019

Behind the Scenes: Deck the Hall and More

Nov 20, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Holiday Lighting and Decor Installation." How do we decorate the whole Gardens for the holiday season? With lots of planning and help! Come get an insider's view of the process, from how we plan the decor to how we store the ornaments.

Seminar, Service-Learning Teaching and Learning Community

Nov 20, 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.