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What is featured?

Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 25, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm

Data Management Planning: An Introduction

Sep 25, 2018

2:30 AM - 4:30 AM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Ever wondered what makes a good data management plan? Have questions about data sharing & open data? Interested in learning how other researchers manage data? Want to know what resources are available to help you write a data management plan? Then this workshop is for YOU. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Research Brown Bag Lunch: Internal Funding Opportunities

Sep 25, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

3155 Marston

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) invites researchers to learn more about the OVPR internal funding opportunities. Bring your questions and a brown bag lunch for an informal discussion with the associate vice presidents for research. Program overviews will be provided and discussion will focus on purpose, eligibility and strategies for success.

Workshop: Undergraduate Research in Your Classroom

Sep 25, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How can you excite your students with practical research? Hands-on experience using real research data, even in a lecture-style classroom, is an efficient way for undergraduates to understand the practical applications of what they are learning.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 25, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Research workshop: Sponsored Funding Budgets 101

Sep 25, 2018

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to identify budget-related items in a funding agency's request for proposal, and how to create a sound budget for your proposal. We'll discuss common mistakes made during budget development so you can avoid them. Most our time will be spent examining a real budget scenario so you'll feel confident using Iowa State tools. Finally, we'll answer questions about the comprehensive financial picture of your current proposal.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Sep 25, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Lecture: The Mark Becker Story

Sep 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Mental Illness, Tragedy and Transformation," Joan and Dave Becker share their family's story about their son, Mark, and the experience they had coping with his paranoid schizophrenia.

Mandala Drawing Workshop

Sep 25, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 & Public $30 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn how to break down the elements of mandalas and use repetition of shapes and lines to create a balanced sphere. Drawing mandalas can be meditative, and is a great way to relieve stress and clear your mind.

Open Mic Night

Sep 25, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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, 26 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 26, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm

Faculty workshop, Mission Not-impossible: Inclusion at a Land Grant Institution

Sep 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

This workshop is intended to help faculty identify sources of bias -- explicit and implicit-- in their interactions with students, colleagues and community members, and develop mechanisms for addressing unintended bias. It has only two requirements - an inquisitive mind and an electronic device (phone, tablet, laptop) that can connect to the internet. All faculty are invited.

Homeschool Day: Art and Movement

Sep 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is excited to invite home-schooled students and parents for a day of guided experiences and learning stations that explore concepts around an educational theme.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Sep 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

free

Ivy College of Business Conferences Student activities

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.

People to People Career Fair

Sep 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences Student activities

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Talk and luncheon: Evaluating teaching effectiveness, Student Evaluations of Teaching

Sep 26, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Campanile Room

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

What defines effective teaching, and how do we measure it? These questions are critically important to the teaching mission and to faculty careers. The ISU Faculty Handbook states that "When teaching is part of the faculty assignment, effectiveness is an essential criterion for advancement." CELT will be hosting two nationally recognized scholars who will share their research on Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness, with particular focus on:

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Sep 26, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 26, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Sep 26, 2018

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn to identify unique features of early printed books (circa 1450-1850) and what they indicate about design and production. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

NCORE/ISCORE webinar series

Sep 26, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Diversity Training, development

"The Intersection of Strengths & Social Identity: Using the Clifton Strengths to Engage Conversation about Difference," Daniel Almeida, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Sep 26, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Lectures Meetings, receptions

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Workshop: How to Easily Generate Research from your Teaching Activities

Sep 26, 2018

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How might you generate valuable research from your teaching activities even if you don't have expertise in educational or social science research methods? Peter Balan, OAM BSc, BE(Hons), MBM, PhD, faculty member in the School of Management at the University of South Australia and Team Based Learning Consultant is visiting ISU.

Statewide Democratic Ticket Conversation and Meet-and-Greet

Sep 26, 2018

5:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Hear speeches, ask questions, and meet the Democratic candidates for statewide office in Iowa. Deidre DeJear, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State; Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa Auditor of State; and Tim Gannon, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Open to the public.

Embroidered Mandalas Workshop

Sep 26, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $21 & Public $31 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. These intricate designs transfer beautifully into stiches on fabric! Judy will show you a variety of embroidery stitches with time to practice.

Thursday, 27 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Sep 27, 2018

All day

Memorial Union Main Lounge

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Sep 27, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Workshop: Ensuring Student Buy-In for Pre-Learning in Flipped or Team Based Learning Classes

Sep 27, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you interested in adopting TBL or flipped classroom approaches but face student resistance? Flipped or TBL teaching methods require students to pre-learn course materials before a teaching session, where exercises rely on students using self-gained knowledge.

Computational Design and Digital Materialization as an Integrative Approach

Sep 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Katja Rinderspacher is a research associate and the ITECH (Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research) grad program coordinator at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction, University of Stuttgart, Germany. Her research interests include the integration of erosion-based processes into the computational design and digital fabrication of complex architectural structures. Sponsored by RDG Planning & Design.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Sep 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$2

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Open forum: CALS dean finalist

Sep 27, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

One of three finalists selected in the search for the next endowed dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director of the Iowa Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station. Each finalist will be announced one business day before his or her visit.