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Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

1 Million Cups meeting

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union


Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions Training, development

The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.

Online event, Accessibility: Fact or Fiction?

Oct 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about what institutions need to do to ensure that their online courses are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. It can be overwhelming, especially when the stakes seem so high and the path forward is as clear as mud. Let's take a look at the most common myths about accessibility to debunk them as well as strategize how best to address them.

Art Walk: Mystery and Surprises

Oct 24, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building, south entrance


University Museums Arts, performances

The nights are getting longer and a chill is setting in across campus. Join University Museums as we explore art that startles, surprises, and tricks. You may just come away with some treats as well. Meet inside the south entrance of the Molecular Biology Building (facing Pammel Drive).

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Advising Graduate Students: Ten tips for major professors (Dan Nettleton)

Oct 24, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom


Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Distinguished Professor Dan Nettleton, Statistics, ISU Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, will share how he encourages, supports, and challenges his doctoral and master's students to be their best.

Dude, Where's My File?

Oct 24, 2018

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library


University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for file naming and organization. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Lecture: Resilience and Recovery

Oct 24, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design


College of Design Lectures

Mary Comerio, a professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley, is an internationally recognized expert on disaster recovery and resilience. She will talk about her research into the costs and benefits of seismic rehabilitation, post-disaster recovery and reconstruction and loss modeling.

Intro to Three Pillars Arts Delsarte

Oct 24, 2018

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of how each of us presents ourselves to those around us and valuable information that will allow us to make specific choices to ensure that we have the best possible interactions and exchanges.

Homecoming: A historic start to "Save the Girls"

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISU Design on Main


Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Lectures

The first homecoming game at Iowa State was more than just a rivalry on the field, it was a bid to keep female students at the college in Ames! Hear the unusual history of this 1912 game and how it led to over 100 years in tradition. Also, get a look at some rare Iowa State memorabilia. A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series with Tom Kroeschell.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell, second cuts

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus


Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.

Lecture: Catholic Bishops of Mexico and the United States on Immigration - Anne Clifford

Oct 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Anne Clifford is the Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State.

Workshop: Free Access to Research Online

Oct 24, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rotary Room, Ames Public Library


University Library Lectures

"Can I Read That? Free Access to Research Online," a collaborative workshop offered by the University Library and Ames Public Library. It will focus on ways the Ames community can freely access data and research articles for information about medical procedures, agriculture and more though open access publications.

Homecoming: CyFactor Talent Competition

Oct 24, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Alumni Center


Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

A variety show of student talent. The top three placewinners will receive awards and perform at the Oct. 26 Homecoming pep rally.


Oct 24, 2018

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum


Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Texas in a Big 12 match.