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Monday, 01 Nov 2021

CyThx at ISU Recognition Project (Nov. 1-30)

Nov 01, 2021

All day

Online

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Special events

To celebrate effective teaching, advising, and mentoring, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) partners with ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate for the annual recognition project #CyThx at Iowa State University.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Give Back Week

Nov 01, 2021

All day

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$10-$15 depending on what you choose

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Bring in a non-perishable food in exchange for $5 off pottery painting. Donations will be delivered to The SHOP (Students Helping our Peers), a student-run, on-campus food pantry. Their mission is to engage with anti-hunger, advocate, and serve the student population by increasing hunger awareness and food security. Information about SHOP and how to get involved will be available. Drop in anytime Monday-Friday 2-9pm or Saturday 10am-4pm.

Virtual workshop: Key Strategies to Becoming a Concise Writer

Nov 01, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

"Reforming the Word Hoarder Within: Key Strategies to Becoming a Concise Writer." Rid yourself of excessive and empty expressions; utilize vocabulary that leaves a lasting impression on readers; apply various techniques to pare down unnecessary sentence elements and improve the flow of your ideas. Registration required. Part of the faculty and staff workshop series offered by the Writing and Media Center.

"Race to the Bottom: Competition and Quality in Science"

Nov 01, 2021

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

Economics Department Lectures

Speaker: Ryan Hill (Brigham Young University)

Staniforth Lecture: Dr. Stephen Duke, Principal Scientist at the National Center for Natural Products Research

Nov 01, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gilman 1352

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

New herbicide modes of action for new commercial herbicides - Searching for the Holy Grail

Seminar: Effects of low stakes quizzing on student learning in plant identification courses

Nov 01, 2021

4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Room 118, Horticulture Hall

free

Research Office Lectures

Join this in-person seminar to hear Iowa State University Grad student Sammie Lyle discuss an introductory research proposal to outline Master's research in horticulture education.

Seminar: Effects of smooth crabgrass and white clover populations on athletic field safety

Nov 01, 2021

4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Room 118, Horticulture Hall

free

Research Office Lectures

Join this in-person seminar to hear Iowa State University Grad student Thomas Donelan discuss the research plan to determine what the population threshold of smooth crabgrass and white clover is to limit the risks associated with controlling each species and ensuring turf quality of an athletic field.

Seminar: Quantifying growth and development of spring radishes under controlled environments

Nov 01, 2021

4:25 PM - 5:15 PM

Room 118, Horticulture Hall

free

Research Office Lectures

Join this in-person seminar to hear Iowa State University Grad student Ryan Niepagen discuss research into the feasibility or and rationale for growing spring radishes under controlled environments at a commercial scale using traditional hydroponic methods.