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Thursday, 04 Nov 2021

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Transitions: Preparing your students (and yourself) to adapt (Marna Yandeau-Nelson)

Nov 04, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do we approach our transition from learner to teacher? How do we help our students transfer their learning into laboratories, graduate schools, and careers? How can we prepare for dynamic research teamwork in academe and industry?

Escape from Spreadsheet Hell

Nov 04, 2021

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop introduces ways to structure data that is computer and human friendly, practices for documenting your work, and functions for simple data processing and quality control. This is a beginner level workshop that covers how to format data and simple data processing in a spreadsheet program such as Excel. No prior experience is needed.

Seminar: "Mobility For All: Representative Intergenerational Mobility Estimates"

Nov 04, 2021

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual

free

Economics Department Lectures

Elisa Jacome (Stanford University) We present the first estimates of long-run trends in intergenerational relative mobility for samples that are representative of the full U.S.-born population. Harmonizing all surveys that ask about father's occupation and own family income, we develop a mobility measure that allows for the inclusion of non-whites and women for the 1910s-1970s birth cohorts.

DATE CHANGE: Innovator Readiness Hardest Skills Series

Nov 04, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

This event has been moved to Nov. 9. ISU Innovator-in-Residence David Slump will announce this year's Student Innovation Fund Challenge. David will discuss the process of identifying and breaking down global and societal problems into manageable student projects.

Virtual panel: Language and Communication Justice series

Nov 04, 2021

4:00 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures

"Linguistic justice in and beyond the classroom: Language, gender, and sexuality scholars on language advocacy," Allyson Jule, Lal Zimman and Joyhanna Yoo Garza. The panel will discuss language justice and gender and sexuality, highlighting their research and advocacy and encouraging ISU and Ames community members to engage in this work as well. Part of the Writing and Media Center's 2021-2022 Speaker Series on Language an Communication Justice.

Folded Forms & Twisted Figures: An evening of dance & art

Nov 04, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Performances of original compositions under the direction of Kinesiology faculty member Cynthia Adams. Dance students and Orchesis I dancers will present choreography inspired by their close investigations at the sculptures and drawings from the exhibition "Charles Ginnever: Folded Forms."

Minorities Report: Indigenous Peoples in Socialist and Post-Socialist China

Nov 04, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

What are "indigenous peoples" in China, and what are their worlds like? How did the Ming and Qing states manage non-Han indigenous peoples through the native hereditary chieftain system (known as the tusi system)? How did the socialist state create a nation of 56 nationalities, and what were its policies towards so-called "minority nationalities?" Erik Mueggler, University of Michigan, will deliver the Phi Beta Kappa Lecture.

Undergraduate Agronomy Club Meeting

Nov 04, 2021

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

Food served at 6:30 pm - Speaker at 7 pm

Cyclone Cinema: Space Jam, A New Legacy

Nov 04, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Superstar LeBron James and his young son, Dom, get trapped in digital space by a rogue AI. To get home safely, LeBron teams up with Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck and the rest of the Looney Tunes gang for a high-stakes basketball game against the AI's digitized champions of the court -- a powered-up roster called the Goon Squad.