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Sunday, 15 Oct 2017

Celebrating the Reformation

Channel: General Events

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

The program will feature speakers Pati Kachel, The Parable Fund in Minnesota ("Katie Luther: Here I Stand"); Rev. Don Rothweiler, retired Lutheran pastor, Ankeny ("Martin Luther: The Quest for a Gracious God"); and Dr. Paul Maier, professor emeritus of ancient history and former campus pastor, Western Michigan University ("History and Impact of the Reformation"). Vocalists Simon Estes and the Ames Children's Choir will perform.

Cost: free

Lyrica Women's Choir

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

Lyrica Women's Choir is directed by Kathleen Rodde.

Cost: $5 tickets available at the door

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm @ The Workspace

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Cost: ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Second half-semester courses begin

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Channel: Memorial Union programs

9:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Gallery October 19 - December 11.

Cost: free

Pumpkin Carving

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Monday through Friday, October 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join Reiman Gardens anytime Monday through Friday for a spooky good time and help us carve pumpkins. The 650 pumpkins will then go on display as lit jack-o-lanterns for our Jack-O-Lantern Walk, a part of our Spirits in the Gardens event, on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.

Campus forum: New student onboarding

Channel: Dean of Students Office

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Learn about a campus-wide task force studying new student onboarding practices. Updates on its work and opportunities to assist with subcommittee work will be discussed.

Cost: free

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Choose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire.

Cost: ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Norman Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Betting on Africa to Feed the World," Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Nigeria's former Minister of Agriculture (2011-15), is the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017

Pumpkin Carving

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Monday through Friday, October 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join Reiman Gardens anytime Monday through Friday for a spooky good time and help us carve pumpkins. The 650 pumpkins will then go on display as lit jack-o-lanterns for our Jack-O-Lantern Walk, a part of our Spirits in the Gardens event, on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.

Campus forum: New student onboarding

Channel: Dean of Students Office

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Learn about a campus-wide task force studying new student onboarding practices. Updates on its work and opportunities to assist with subcommittee work will be discussed.

Panel: Miller Faculty Fellowship Superstars

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Curious about how to create, submit, and resubmit a Miller grant and scholarship? Sara Marcketti, Associate Director, CELT has assembled a panel of superstars to show you examples and guide you through their lived experiences with the Miller process. Participants will leave this session well prepared to apply.

Cost: free

Faculty development workshop: Mentoring Graduate Students

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

For faculty who mentor graduate students. Best practices for working with graduate students will be discussed by Graduate College dean William Graves and Ann Marie Fiore, University Professor in apparel, events and hospitality management. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Floral Design Series: October

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your Halloween gathering back to life with a ghoulish tabletop display featuring fall colors and creepy couture!

Panel: "So Like, Can You Do It?" Disability and Sexuality

Channel: Dean of Students Office

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

The Alliance for Disability Awareness is hosting a student panel on disability and sexuality. We are here to answer questions you may have about how we do things, how sex with a disability is different, the effects of disability on the development of sexuality and how the disability identity impacts relationships. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Pumpkin Carving

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Monday through Friday, October 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join Reiman Gardens anytime Monday through Friday for a spooky good time and help us carve pumpkins. The 650 pumpkins will then go on display as lit jack-o-lanterns for our Jack-O-Lantern Walk, a part of our Spirits in the Gardens event, on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.

Canvas Countdown: Ready for Awesome? Canvas is here!

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Lobby of Parks Library

Students will have the opportunity to meet with our Canvas representative and CELT team. Canvas demos and limited edition Canvas swag will be available.

Information session: Digital Accessibility

Channel: Training Courses

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 206 Durham

"Legal Update on Digital Accessibility." An overview of the so-called "508 refresh," pertaining to the federal Communication Act. Presenters will also discuss the most recent trends in digital accessibility law.

Cost: free

Behind the Scenes

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Cost: $10 (free for members and volunteers)

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

Cost: free

Ice cream social

Channel: Dean of Students Office

5:00 pm @ Student Services Building, Lobby

Enjoy ice cream and sherbet. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Cost: free

Made in the Shade: The Exotic Plants

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Ed highly advises learning what it takes to provide ideal growing conditions for shade and starting with the durable stalwarts from Made in the Shade: Foundation Plants.

Purple Rain Paisley Doodles

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Everyone doodles, whether you draw during meetings, or set aside time with a pencil and paper, but it gets even better when listening to the Purple Rain album! Learn the lines and shapes that make up paisley patterns, the namesake of Prince's legendary creative complex - Paisley Park.

Cost: $12

Volleyball

Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

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

Cost: $5

The Making of Campus Art

Channel: University Museums

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Geoffrey Residence Hall

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Cost: Free

Lecture: Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

MSNBC anchor and correspondent Ali Velshi brings a unique perspective to his coverage of politics and the impact of the current administration's domestic and international policy shifts. The Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.

Cost: free

The Making of Campus Art

Channel: University Museums

8:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Geoffroy Residence Hall

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Channel: Memorial Union programs

All day @ Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

Artwork by student artists is on display in the Gallery from October 19 to December 11. The Gallery is also a meeting room, so for open viewing times give us a call.

Cost: free

Disability Summit

Channel: Dean of Students Office

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Iowa's annual Disability Awareness Summit brings together disability resource providers in higher education for a day of discussion, education and planning for the upcoming year. The event also provides education for departments/divisions who partner with disability resource providers. Former Senator Tom Harkin will present the keynote address. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Cost: free