Monday, 10 Sep 2018
Join us for our second month of celebrating 10 Years of Living Green with a focus on Dining Green! Learn about ISU Dining's commitment to a greener dining experience and meet ISU student organizations committed to food, nutrition and food security. Apples, cookies and sustainable giveaways to all attendees.
"Craft of Creative Writing with Readings," Jennifer Knox and Jake Dawson, lecturers in English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.
Create Cornhole (a.k.a. bean bag toss/doghouse/bags) boards and paint them in our woodshop. Choose fabric colors for a set of bags.
"Beyond the Basics." Learn more about the lesser-known perennials well-suited for that sunny spot in your Iowa landscape. With so many wonderful perennials available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!
Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.
"Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose: A New Approach to Vocation," Kathleen A. Cahalan, Professor of Theology at Saint John's University School of Theology and Seminary, and Director of the Collegeville Institute Seminars.
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018
Hosted by the ISU Foundation Women & Philanthropy Committee. From raising children with philanthropic values to navigating land transfers to the next generation, the workshop will provide attendees useful, strategic tools for building a legacy of giving.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.
The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.
Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by George Sherwood's Wind, Waves, & Light exhibit.
Learn to construct a tiny house pendant using fine silver metal clay. Personalize your creation with fun details.
Cathy O'Neil is a mathematician, data scientist and the author of "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy." She will discuss the unintended negative consequences of using big data.
"Why Farmer Archives Matter: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives," a presentation by English associate professor Abby Dubisar based on farmer interviews and based on archival materials from the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and the State Historical Society of Iowa.
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)
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.
Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.
The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) 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.
Choose a beautiful wing from Reiman Gardens' Butterfly Conservatory to turn into a lovey resin pendant. Wings are gathered after butterflies die naturally, so no butterflies will be harmed, only celebrated by their beauty. The butterfly is the symbol of Wings of Refuge, a program for the aftercare of human-trafficking victims, and proceeds from this event will support their initiative to bring a Wings of Refuge home to the Ames area.
This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary. Please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.
Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.
A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. If you are in need of a passport or renewal, the U.S. Postal Service will have staff on hand to accept passport applications. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.
LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Unlike a traditional word processor, files are written in a markup language and then run through LaTeX to apply the formatting. This allows authors to focus on their document's content, not its appearance. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.
Meet Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator Lindsey Smith, and hear from her and other horticulture staff about the goals, processes, and importance of our major living collections.
Engage in conversation about the recent events related to police reporting and response and community interaction. Members of the ISU Police Engagement and Inclusion Team will be available to share information about their response procedures.
"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.
Iowa State volleyball opens the Cyclone Classic on Thursday night against the Wyoming Cowgirls.
Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.
"The Design Process, Autism and Animals." Temple Grandin is a person with autism, and an expert on both autism and animal behavior. She is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.