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Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Headings

Oct 16, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will work on adding headings to documents using Microsoft Word. Any document will work, however a course syllabus would be a great document for this workshop.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Oct 16, 2018

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

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.

Lecture: Towards an Architecture of Happy Nihilism

Oct 16, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

181 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Sean Griffiths, a practicing architect and professor of architecture at the University of Westminster, London, will describe his career-long quest for architectural meaning and his failure to find any -- a lesson in how to construct a meaningful critical career through the rejection of everything and the embracing of nothing.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: How Can I Do This Better Next Time Around? Implementing backward design in your classroom (Stacey Weber-Feve)

Oct 16, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Associate Professor Stacey Weber-Feve, World Languages and Cultures, Louis Thompson Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching awardee, shares how she uses research on learning as a blueprint for her class. She designs course work in both Canvas and in the traditional classroom to help students go beyond content and engage in more active styles of learning and critical thinking.

Hands-on Demo: Iowa Geographic Map Server

Oct 16, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

248 Durham Center

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Training, development

Today is Earth Observation Day. The Iowa Geographic Map Server, a browser-based website that hosts statewide imagery, is one of the most robust, publicly available, spatial imagery datasets in the country. The presentation will highlight recent innovations to it, including an updated interface and new features and image services.

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Oct 16, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 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 the basics of course building in Canvas.

Leather Cuffs Class

Oct 16, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $42 Public $52 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art.

Floral Design: Creepy Crawly Vase Arrangements

Oct 16, 2018

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Work wonders with weirder florae for a festive and fun vase design. Spiders optional! Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.

Lecture: How Archaeology Killed Biblical History - Hector Avalos

Oct 16, 2018

6:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Hector Avalos is Professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University. He will discuss how archaeology has been used to refute the claim that the Bible is historically accurate in depicting creation, the Exodus, the reign of Solomon and many other events.

Lecture: Where Are All the Black People? Ericka Hart

Oct 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Ericka Hart is an activist, cancer survivor and sexuality educator, and is currently an adjunct at Columbia University's School of Social Work.

Research: Story Collider Show

Oct 16, 2018

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Special events Training, development

The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting an evening of food, drink, fun and storytelling. "The Story Collider" gives scientists a platform from which to share how science has shaped their lives. Five Iowa State faculty were selected to participate.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Seniors Graduating Spring 2019

Oct 17, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Seniors graduating Spring 2019 should submit a Graduation Application after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Alternative Text

Oct 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will work on adding alternative text to their pictures, graphs, and tables in their online course and documents. Please have samples of pictures, graphs, and tables available to use during the session or be prepared to search for these at the beginning of the workshop.

Behind the Scenes: PRISMA: ISU Architecture Exhibit

Oct 17, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Hear about the history of Reiman Gardens' partnership with 5 faculty and 77 students from ISU Architecture leading up to the creation and installation of this beautiful interactive installation.

Workshop: Using Free, Openly-Licensed Textbooks in Your Classroom

Oct 17, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? In this workshop, a representative from the Open Textbook Network will guide you through the the benefits of open textbooks and answer your questions. Capacity is limited and open textbooks are not available for all disciplines.

Internship and Networking Fair

Oct 17, 2018

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Conferences Student activities

Hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, this boutique-style internship and networking fair connects relevant employers with students who are preparing for careers in advertising, journalism, public relations, communications and other related fields. Open to all students; no advance registration required.

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Oct 17, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Dan Gable, "A Wrestling Life" Lecture and Book Signing

Oct 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series 4-5:30 pm Community Reception - Little Woods Herbs & Teas (with h'orderves) 6-6:45 pm Community Presentation - Ames Public Library 6:45- 7:30pm Book signing - Ames Public Library

Open forum: Faculty experience work group

Oct 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Members of the faculty experience work group will provide a high-level review of results from the COACHE and Campus Climate surveys and solicit ideas for maintaining and improving a positive faculty experience at Iowa State.

Film and discussion: The Witness

Oct 17, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Diversity Lectures

In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.

Lecture: Postcolonial identities Seen from Europe and Africa

Oct 17, 2018

6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

0127 Curtiss Hall

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Lectures

Yolanda Aixela-Cabre is a cultural anthropologist, tenured scientist and vice director of research for the State Agency for Superior Scientific Research in Spain. In this lecture, she will tackle social identity through the lens of postcolonial societies.

Interdepartmental Research Showcase

Oct 17, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

A showcase of work by interdepartmental graduate students in 24 programs. Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness will lead a workshop on sketchnoting as a way to visually explore one's research interests, followed by an informal poster session. Students can connect with students from other interdepartmental graduate programs. Preregistration is appreciated.

Celtic Thunder X

Oct 17, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$39-$82

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Celebrating 10 years, this brand new live show is known for dramatic effects via lighting and choreography as well as realistic Irish stage sets with authentic Irish instruments. The performances have dramatic solos, compelling ensembles, and comedic acts. Celtic Thunder is viewed by millions on PBS with record number of sold out shows, which is how they have become a household name all around the world.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 17, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

Registration begins for Seniors - Spring 2019

Oct 18, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2019 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Canvas Conference

Oct 18, 2018

9:30 AM - 2:30 PM

206 Durham Center

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Would your course benefit from all section instructors using the same information? Do you seek ways for students to collaborate through video in Canvas? If so, join representatives from Canvas and CELT staff for the engaging first annual Canvas conference @ ISU.

Caterpillar Club

Oct 18, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Plant Walk: Fall Color

Oct 18, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Seminar: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Progress is Progress - ISU Extension's Accessibility Journey

Oct 18, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

ISU Extension and Outreach has made a commitment to eAccessibility and continues to roll out best practices to reach more learners, including those with vision disabilities. Learn how we have/are implementing this with publications, videos, web sites, web conferencing, learning management systems and items created in Microsoft Office, InDesign and Adobe Acrobat Pro.