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Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

Information session: NSF Innovation Corps program

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

Iowa State has been selected as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. Interested faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students are invited to learn how they can get involved. Session also offered on Sept. 11 (9-10 a.m.)

Cost: free

Research Workshop: Finding Funding Opportunities

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities." In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Cost: free

P&S Council Seminar

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer, Memorial Union

"Personal Leadership: Life Skills for Everyday Self-Care." Stephanie Downs, ISU WellBeing coordinator, will introduce the new Adventure2 online platform. Bring your own device, log in and explore with us!

Cost: free

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Channel: Faculty Senate

3:30 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Cost: free


Channel: Cyclone Athletics

6:30 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Cost: $5

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Cost: ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Lecture: Water Exploration in the Solar System

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Water Exploration in the Solar System: The Restless Hunt for Life," Essam Heggy is a planetary scientist at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and a Rosetta co-investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Cost: free

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Cost: free

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

Conference: Financial Aid Campus Partners

Channel: Student Financial Aid Office

8:00 am - 11:00 am @ Sun Room and South Ballroom, Memorial Union

An opportunity for ISU faculty and staff to learn about the financial aid process and related issues affecting students in order to more effectively fulfill their professional roles. Register online.

Cost: free

Workshop: Research with Human Subjects

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Cost: free

Lecture: Business CEO Speaker Series

Channel: College of Business

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

"From Donut Salesman to CEO," Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., a $15 billion global food company. He oversees Smithfield's vast business empire, including all its operations in the United States, Poland, Romania, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Cost: free

Opening reception: "Talking Textiles: Communicating Through Cloth"

Channel: Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Textiles and Clothing Museum, 1015 Morrill Hall

Light refreshments will be served. Exhibition runs through Nov. 10.

Artful Yoga

Channel: University Museums

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness.

Cost: free

Belly Dance Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:45 pm - 6:45 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and more importantly, tons of fun!

Cost: ISU $55, Public $65

Janis Joplin Stacked Bracelets Walk-In Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.

Cost: $15

Lecture: Understanding and Defeating Racism and Discrimination in America

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium - Doors open at 6:00pm

Tim Wise is a prominent antiracist writer and educator and author of the memoir "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son."

Cost: free

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Study Abroad Fair

Channel: Study Abroad Center

10:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Cost: free

Workshop: Human Research Basics Series

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Human Research Basics Series: Does This Project Need IRB Oversight?" This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn the process to determine whether IRB oversight is required. Information about the various levels of IRB review will also be shared.

Cost: free

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Everyone

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

12:10 pm - 1:30 pm @ Armory 89 and 90

"Sketchnoting for Everyone - Deepen learning with visual notetaking." Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, and Mani Mina, Associate Professor of Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering, will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Cost: free

Art Reception: "On the Beaten Path"

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Pioneer Room at the Memorial Union

Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.

Cost: Free

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.

Cost: ISU $15, Public $25

President's Annual Address

Channel: Office of the President

6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

Acrylic Painting Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.

Cost: ISU $70, Public $80 - includes supplies

Cyclone Cinema: Wonder Woman

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free

Concert: Warm Brew

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

The West Coast hip-hop group has roots in Santa Monica where members Ray Wright, Manu Li, and Serk Spliff all grew up together. Inspired by artists like A Tribe Called Quest and De La Soul, the three friends began developing their sound in 2009, culminating in the breezy, laid-back single "Doin' It Right," which was featured on their 2010 LP Natural Spirit.

Cost: $8-$12

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

Garden Quilt Show

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 4:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Friday, September 15 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, September 16 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, September 17 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The annual Garden Quilt Show returns, bigger and better than ever!

Gilman Lecture

Channel: Chemistry Department

1:10 pm @ 1352 Gilman

Dale Boger, chair of the chemistry department at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, will present "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria."

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Char Hulsebus

Channel: Registrar

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 136 Union Drive Community Center

Char Hulsebus, catalog and communications coordinator in the office of the registrar, is retiring after 31 years of service to the university. Brief remarks will begin at 2:30 p.m.

Cost: free