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Tuesday, 16 Apr 2019

Graduate Student Defense Seminar

Apr 16, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

"The Effects of Road Surface Concrete Grinding Residue (CGR) on Selected Soil Properties and Plant Growth" by Chenyi Luo, Soil Science PhD candidate. Major professor - Robert Horton

Research workshop: USDA Proposal Development (Session 2)

Apr 16, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about USDA and USDA NIFA-specific requirements, including indirect cost limitations, cost-share requirements, and other agency-specific forms. You'll walk away with some tips and tricks for dealing with common proposal development issues, and you'll have some useful resources to help you through the proposal development process. Come prepared with your pre-award and proposal development questions!

Workshop: Faculty with Multiple Identities as Strategic Agents to Institutional Change

Apr 16, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union


ISU Advance Lectures Training, development

Nancy "Rusty" Barceló, special assistant for diversity, equity and inclusion to the chancellor of the University of Illinois and an expert on institutional change, will share her professional journey as a Chicana administrator and change agent at the highest levels of academia. This workshop will be repeated today, 1-2:30 p.m. Registration requested.

Engaged Scholar meeting

Apr 16, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union


College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

"PiLR Health and Technology Applications for Health Programming," Jon Moon, owner, MEI Technologies, and developer of PiLR Health. Sessions are also available via Zoom.

Walk-in Craft: Grad Cap Decorating

Apr 16, 2019

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Mortar boards are perfect blank canvases for a positive affirmation, a thank you to parents, or a good laugh. Designs will be made on a board that will attach to your grad hat, so you don't have to bring yours in. We will have design ideas and a table full of supplies so you will stand out in the sea of ISU graduates!


Apr 16, 2019

4:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex


Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Intern & Job Fair for Creatives

Apr 16, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union


Student Activities Center Arts, performances Special events Student activities

Open interviews for current students interested in creative jobs and internships for summer and fall 2019. Positions available at the The Workspace, Memorial Union Marketing, The Octagon Center for the Arts, Ames Community Arts Council & Reiman Gardens. Bring a few copies of your resume and meet with supervisors to find your fit.


Apr 16, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Celebrate Earth Month by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens' own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist Sharon Rink.


Apr 16, 2019

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Welcome spring with a fresh floral wreath featuring roses amidst various flowers that will dry nicely. Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Lecture: Understanding Second Language Speakers: What Really Matters?

Apr 16, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Tracey Derwing, a Professor Emeritus of TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta, has extensively researched second language fluency and pronunciation, especially the relationships among intelligibility, comprehensibility, and accent.

Open Mic Night

Apr 16, 2019

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union


Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to fellow peers. Many perform as musicians, comedians, and poets. Enjoy a night full of talented Iowa State Students. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)