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Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

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

7:30 am - 9:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Cost: free

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Study Abroad Fair

Channel: Study Abroad Center

10:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Cost: free

Workshop: Human Research Basics Series

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Human Research Basics Series: Does This Project Need IRB Oversight?" This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn the process to determine whether IRB oversight is required. Information about the various levels of IRB review will also be shared.

Cost: free

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Everyone

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

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ Armory 89 and 90

"Sketchnoting for Everyone - Deepen learning with visual notetaking." Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, and Mani Mina, Associate Professor of Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering, will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Cost: free

SEMINAR: Transposons as sources of genetic and epigenetic variation in crop genomes

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Nathan M. Springer, McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor University of Minnesota.

Cost: Free

Stress and plastic strain-induced phase transformations under high pressure: toward defect-induced material synthesis

Channel: Condensed Matter Physics

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ Physics 003

Valery Levitas, Ames Laboratory and the Aerospace Engineering department

Art Reception: "On the Beaten Path"

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.

Cost: Free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Cost: ISU $15, Public $25

President's Annual Address

Channel: Office of the President

6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

Acrylic Painting Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Cost: ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

Cyclone Cinema: Wonder Woman

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Concert: Warm Brew

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

The West Coast hip-hop group has roots in Santa Monica where members Ray Wright, Manu Li, and Serk Spliff all grew up together. Inspired by artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the three friends began developing their sound in 2009, culminating in the breezy, laid-back single "Doin' It Right," which was featured on their 2010 LP Natural Spirit.

Cost: $8-$12

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Garden Quilt Show

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The annual Garden Quilt Show returns, bigger and better than ever!

Meeting: ISU Online Learning Community

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 031 Parks Library

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; and see how others are using the University Learning Management System.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom (meeting link below)

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

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

11:30 am - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or via Zoom

This 3-part series (Sept. 15, 22, 29) will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric.

The Nuts and Bolts of Contemporary North American Corn Germplasm

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

At Illinois, Mark's research focuses on the genetic diversity of field and vegetable crops, and genomics where he initiated the collaboration resulting in the release of the second assembled and annotated maize genome, that of the Iodent corn line PH207.

Cost: Free

Gilman Lecture

Channel: Chemistry Department

1:10 pm @ 1352 Gilman

Dale Boger, chair of the chemistry department at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, will present "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria."

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Char Hulsebus

Channel: Registrar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 136 Union Drive Community Center

Char Hulsebus, catalog and communications coordinator in the office of the registrar, is retiring after 31 years of service to the university. Brief remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Cost: free

Paint Your Own Pottery: Snack Bowls

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Eat, sleep, snack, repeat! We have bowls for every snack size, from small dishes to extra-large bowls.

Cost: ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Cyclone Cinema: Wonder Woman

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Concert: ISU C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

7:15 pm - 8:30 pm @ Tye Hall, Music Hall

The opening concert for the C-HOP festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano. The performance features ISU faculty and students. A reception will follow in the Music Hall lobby.

Cost: $15 (free for students)

Concert: Tiny Moving Parts

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Tiny Moving Part's style has been described as twinkly emo/math-rock with hints of post-hardcore and Pop punk. The band has cited Thursday, Tera Melos, MewithoutYou, The Fall of Troy, Circle Takes the Square, and Blink-182 as influences.

Cost: $10-$15

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Dragoon River Romp

Channel: Live Green

7:00 am - 2:00 pm @ Des Moines River-meet at Seven Oaks Recreation

The Dragoon River Romp is a river cleanup project along the Des Moines River in Boone County. Different sections of the River are cleaned each year.2017 the area from Fraser to Water Works will be cleaned.Land based volunteers can ride on buses to the different boat ramps in the county to clean up along the boat ramps.Free t-shirts and draw string backpack to all volunteers. Seven Oaks supplies the canoes and transportation to and from the river.

Cost: $0

Relief Printmaking Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn how to print with found objects and carved linoleum stamps reflecting the processes used in Alexis Dwyer's exhibit On the Beaten Path, currently on display in the Pioneer Room.

Cost: ISU $30, Public $40 - includes supplies

50th anniversary celebration: Horticulture Research Station

Channel: Horticulture Department

12:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ 55519 170th St., 6 miles north of Ames

Events include farm tours, apple demonstrations, games for children and an anniversary program (3-3:45 p.m.).

Cost: free

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Tye Hall, Music Hall

"Terpsichore: Danses pour l'orgue et clavecin," Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord faculty. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15, students free

WiSE STEM Fest

Channel: Program for Women in Science and Engineering

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Howe and Sukup halls

STEM Fest aims to teach people of all ages about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on activities provided by campus departments, student organizations and companies.

Cost: free