Things Going on this Week
Hope you had a great summer!
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Exhibition - Souls of Silver: Wet Plate Photography by Shane Balkowitsch
August 5 – September 11, 2014
- Cyanotype Workshop with Su Legatt, August 28, 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Create your own cyanotype while learning about historic photo processes! Workshop is free and open to the public. - Wet Plate Collodion Demonstration with Shane Balkowitsch, September 11, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Join featured artist Shane Balkowitch for an outdoor, interactive demonstration of the wet plate collodion process. Sitters will chosen at random; thrown your name in the hat for a chance to have your plate made! - Closing Reception September 11, 5:00 – 7:00 pm, artist talk beginning at 5:30 pm
Shane Balkowitsch employs one of the earliest forms of photography, wet plate collodion, to create emotive and symbolic portraits using silver and glass. This exhibition is sponsored by the North Dakota Art Gallery Association with support from the North Dakota Council on the Arts.
Call For Makers - MU Gallery Store
The Memorial Union Gallery Store is calling for handmade products by NDSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
We would love to see what you create! Fill out a consignment application (found on the website linked below) and send pictures to firstname.lastname@example.org.
More info here
Welcome Week Street Dance
Monday, August 25 from 9 - 11:30 p.m.
MU Great Plains Ballroom
Wanna have some fun and rock out to music? Come join us and enjoy some great music by Shirts & Skins and Tigirlily.
Shirts & Skins is cover band from Minneapolis, MN. Shirts & Skins have been active in the Mid-West music scene since 2006. Having played major night clubs, festivals, casinos, and private/corporate events from Michigan to Iowa, they have acquired a loyal legion of fans as well as brand-name recognition. They play music ranging from today’s top hits to country to 80’s music.
Tigirlily Optimism personified, North Dakota sisters, Kendra and Krista, combine distinctive talents to comprise the genre-bending duo, Tigirlily. Singing since they were talking, blending their voices was a natural step. In an astonishingly short time, the siblings have progressed from sharing in church to sharing the stage with national acts, and gathering a rapidly growing international fan base via YouTube. Diversely influenced and hard to box in, the pair have crafted a remarkable sound, appealing to pop, folk and country audiences alike. Known for having a sound like Taylor Swift in duo form.
Movie of the Week - The Amazing Spider-Man 2
Wednesday @ 7 p.m.
Friday @ 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Saturday @ 7 p.m. & 9:30 p.m.
Movie times are subject to change, check the events calendar for movie titles and times. All movies are shown in the Memorial Union Century Theater unless otherwise noted.
Grocery Bag Bingo
Friday, August 29 from 9:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.
Memorial Union Lower Level
Come play Bingo with friends! Have the chance to win bags of back to school supplies and groceries!
Foundations of Leadership
Foundations of Leadership will help you develop your ability to lead, motivate others, and much more. Foundations of Leadership is for any student who wants to learn how to be an effective leader in any situation. Foundations of Leadership will be held in the fall of 2014 and is designed from freshman and sophomores. Opening Ceremony is September 17, 2014 @ 5:00 p.m. so hurry and sign up today!
More info on the Foundations of Leadership page
Fraternity and Sorority Life Info Session
Join us on Tuesday, August 26 at 5PM in the Hidatsa Room (located in the Memorial Union) for an information session which will include info on our chapters and a Q&A session. Get all of your questions answered before you begin the process!
Fraternity Recruitment is September 1-5 and Sorority Recruitment is September 1-5.
Rec & Outing Daily Specials
Mondays - Monday Night Bowling League
Tuesdays - Tuesday Night Billiards League
Wednesdays - Strike Out Hunger
Thursdays - Red Pin Bowling
Fridays - Bison Pride Fridays and MU Live, 9:30pm-1am
Saturday & Sunday - Weekend Madness
Sign Up for Billiards and Bowling Leagues
Info on signing up on the R&O page
Bowling League registration ends October 6
Billiards League registration ends September 30
Sign up for the Itasca State Park Hiking Trip
Come and enjoy the fall color season of Northern Minnesota. Itasca State Park is known for the headwaters of the Mississippi river, numerous hiking trails, beautiful scenery and landscape. Participants are responsible for all meals and should pack a lunch that can be brought in the State park.
Date: Saturday, September 27
Location: Itasca State Park, MN
Depart Time: 8:00 a.m.
Return Time: 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $30-NDSU Students, Staff, Faculty (meals not included)
More info on the Outing Trips page
Itasca State Park Hiking Trip
Come and enjoy the fall color season of Northern Minnesota. Itasca State Park is known for the headwaters of the Mississippi river, numerous hiking trails, beautiful scenery and landscape. Participants are responsible for all meals and should pack a lunch that can be brought in the State
*This may at times not be a completely comprehensive list of events. Check the University Calendar for more.