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Tuesday, 05 Oct 2021

News Engagement Day

Oct 05, 2021

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hamilton Hall and Student Innovation Center

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Student activities

The Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication will celebrate #NewsEngagementDay by focusing on global journalism and the importance of news worldwide. Read, watch, like, tweet, post, listen to, or comment on news, and learn news reporting principles.

Conversations about Carbon

Oct 05, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Zoom webinar

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

Dr. Bernardo del Campo, president, Advanced Renewable Technology International (ARTi), is the featured guest in the ISU Bioeconomy Institute series. Registration (free) is encouraged.

Fall Blood Drive

Oct 05, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Student activities

This four-day event is planned each semester by the Iowa State Blood Drive student organization. Participants also can view their free COVID-19 antibody test results several days after donating. Donors receive a T-shirt and an EatStreet gift card, while supplies last.

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club) Oct

Oct 05, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx meetings

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Workshop: Publishing Open Textbooks with Pressbooks

Oct 05, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn more about ISU Digital Press' book publishing software, Pressbooks, an easy-to-use tool that allows authors to export their online text into multiple formats (PDF, EPUB, MOBI) and integrate interactive videos and tools for active learning.

Myths of Mindfulness (Douglas Gentile)

Oct 05, 2021

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Meditation is like exercise - everyone knows it would be good for them, but they don't really want to do it. Part of the reason some people have a difficult time maintaining a mindfulness practice is because they believe one or more of the myths of mindfulness, such as you're supposed to stop thinking.

Afternoon Wheel Pottery Class

Oct 05, 2021

2:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $125/Public $135 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

An introduction to creating functional pottery on the wheel. Start with the building blocks of centering clay and pulling cylinders, and move on to make bowls, mugs, and other forms. Class meets Tuesdays from 2:30-5:30pm for 6 weeks with instructor Valerie Williams.

Seminar: Constructing the hematopoietic stem cell specification niche

Oct 05, 2021

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Webex

free

Research Office

Hear about how this research is further defining key downstream molecular mechanisms essential to niche formation including maturation of the extracellular matrix and specific signal transduction pathways essential for the earliest hematopoietic stem cells to be specified.

Seminar: Problem Factories: Almost endless problem generation

Oct 05, 2021

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office

Hear from Dr. Dan Ashlock from the University of Guelph discuss how math professors can dispel the idea that math is awful.

Color Improv

Oct 05, 2021

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions

With the synesthetic experience in mind, professional musicians will create improvisations based on the works of art in the reACT exhibition "Color Matters," translating color into sound. Join us and experience the sound of color at this unique event.

Metalsmithing Jewelry Class

Oct 05, 2021

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $70/Public $80 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Begin your exploration of jewelry-making by learning techniques such as sawing, drilling, forming, chasing, annealing, and riveting. Class meets Tuesdays from 6:30-9pm for 4 weeks with instructor Terrie Hoefer.