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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.

Data Management Plans Made Easy

Oct 18, 2018

2:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Need a plan? A data management plan (DMP) is a common requirement in research grant proposals. Learn to write a DMP with less stress using DMPTool - a tool that brings together tailored templates based on funder-requirements and guidance that breaks down what you need to include. Plus get tips to make the process easier every time. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodations.

The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Oct 18, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Catt Hall, plaza

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. Our third location is Catt Hall, where we will explore the many uses of the building throughout the years.

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Oct 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room & Gallery at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

For the Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit in the Gallery and Catherine Reinhart's polYESter Exhibit in the Pioneer Room.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 18, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 18, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.

Friday, 19 Oct 2018

Schedule change deadline

Oct 19, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes for a second half-semester course or to add/drop a second half-semester course without signatures of instructor and adviser. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 19, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2310 Kildee Hall

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources 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.

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Web Accessibility Tools

Oct 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will work with tools within Canvas to check their course accessibility. Participants will also work with online tools for checking website accessibility.

Friday Research Seminar: The Changing Face of Landscape Tourism

Oct 19, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Hans Klein-Hewitt, assistant professor of landscape architecture, will talk about the changing nature of landscape tourism with a focus on how tourist destinations struggle to keep up with national trends. Part of the Friday Research Seminar series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Skulls and Monsters

Oct 19, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Let's get spooky for All Hallows' Eve!

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 19, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Mission Impossible: Fallout - Hunt and IMF team join forces with CIA assassin August Walker to prevent a disaster of epic proportions. Arms dealer Lark and a group of terrorists known as the Apostles plan to use three plutonium cores for a simultaneous nuclear attack on the Vatican, Jerusalem and Mecca, Saudi Arabia. When the weapons go missing, Hunt and crew are in a desperate race against time to prevent them from falling into the wrong hands.