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Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014

Brown Bag: Portfolio Development

Oct 08, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Sun Room


Academic Affairs Lectures Training, development

Learn how to package your professional credentials as you prepare materials for promotion to full professor. This session is targeted toward associate professors and their mentors, however, assistant professors and their mentors also would benefit. Presenters are CALS senior associate dean Joe Colletti and associate dean for academic and global programs David Acker. Please bring your lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.

Iowa State Healthiest State Walk

Oct 08, 2014

12:00 PM - 12:15 PM

Iowa State University campus


College of Human Sciences Special events

Join the College of Human Sciences and Iowa State University in Iowa State's portion of the Healthiest State Walk. The Healthiest State Walk is an event curated by the Healthiest State Initiative, which aims to aid Iowa in becoming the healthiest state in the nation by 2016. Register for the walk by following this link:

Award-Winning Faculty Series: We're All in This Together: Techniques for Student Engagement

Oct 08, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall


Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Engineering professor Alan Russell shares his award-winning teaching techniques for connecting to the ever-changing student population at Iowa State. Learn how to improve student investment in your classroom, create classroom community, and help students visualize how disciplinary knowledge connects to exciting future careers.

Cy Buttons for Homecoming Week

Oct 08, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Choose your favorite ISU logo--vintage or new--and make it into a button or magnet. Show your Cyclone Pride!

Making Sense of a Visual World

Oct 08, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall


University Museums Arts, performances

Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, as we use art to understand and explore visual literacy and our own interpretations of the world around us. Studies show that by becoming more visually literate, you'll learn how to think more effectively. Several fun and interactive activities will be presented followed by practice using the University Museums Permanent Collection, including everything from abstract sculpture to figu

Lecture: The Ferguson Moment

Oct 08, 2014

5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium (Room 101), College of Design


College of Design Lectures

"The Ferguson Moment: Poverty, Politics and Planning in the Suburbs of St. Louis," Todd Swanstrom, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Reception precedes the lecture at 5 p.m., small group discussions on issues of race and class will be led by college multicultural liaisons following the lecture.

Glass Beads Class

Oct 08, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $69, Public $79 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the process of sculpting glass rods by heating and melting the glass in the flame of a gas-powered torch. After practice, your lampworking skills will allow you to create pieces with detail and complexity that you can use in jewelry or other decorative ways.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 08, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

$5 adult / $3 students

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

James Bovinette, directs Jazz Ensemble I; Michael Giles, directs Jazz Ensemble II

Concert: Bubba Sparxxx

Oct 08, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$15 ISU Students | $20 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Hip-hop artist Bubba Sparxxx's platinum certified debut album Dark Days, Bright Nights debuted at #3 on the Billboard music charts in 2001 and was followed up by Deliverance in 2003 and The Charm in 2006, which contained the hit single "Ms. New Booty" that peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. He's touring in support of his latest album, 2014's Made on McCosh Mill Road.