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Tuesday, 02 Oct 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Oct 02, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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 assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Intro to Hand Lettering Class

Oct 02, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $43 Public $53 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the basics of letter forms and techniques using some of the most popular pens, markers, and watercolors.

Art of Seeing 2: In the Moment

Oct 02, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Tuesday, October 2, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. In this class, we will work to put the lessons from the Art of Seeing into practical application.

Performance: Tchaikovsky Trio

Oct 02, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

George Work, cello and guest artist, is an instructor in the Music Department.

William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture

Oct 02, 2018

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Unlocking Your Inner Entrepreneur: How one of the luckiest days of my life was when I got fired from a job I loved," ISU alumna Sara Wyant is president of Agri-Pulse Communications, with offices in Washington DC and Camdenton, Missouri.

Wednesday, 03 Oct 2018

Matter at Hand: Workshop & Lecture with Textile Artist Tracy Krumm

Oct 03, 2018

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

085 Design and 077 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Tracy Krumm, the McKnight Visual Artist Fellow and director of artistic advancement at the Textile Center in Minneapolis, will offer a textile workshop from 9 to 11:50 a.m. in 085 Design, followed by a lecture from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in 077 Design, both on the ground floor of the College of Design.

Open forum: Improved service delivery models

Oct 03, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The Professional and Scientific Council is hosting an open forum to learn about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed.

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Candidate Debate

Oct 03, 2018

3:10 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

The Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium will host candidates for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in advance of the upcoming November 6 elections. Participants include Democratic candidate Tim Gannon and Libertarian candidate Rick Stewart.

Night Photography

Oct 03, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Wednesday, October 3, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as instructor Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light. The class will meet one night on Main Street to shoot the city lights (date to be determined).

Sugar Skull Cross Stitch Workshop

Oct 03, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $24 Public $34 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Create a cross stitch project inspired by the Mexican holiday Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead). Learn to read a pattern, get the hang of working with a needle and thread for stitching and leave with all the supplies (and the know-how!) to finish on your own.

Volleyball

Oct 03, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Oklahoma in a Big 12 match.

Panel Discussion: Controversy and the U.S. Supreme Court

Oct 03, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Constitution Day Event - Join a discussion on recent Supreme Court rulings and a possible shift in the balance of the court following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 03, 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, 04 Oct 2018

Caterpillar Club

Oct 04, 2018

10:00 AM - 10:00 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. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Plant Walk: Underused Plants

Oct 04, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Join our Plant Collections Curator on an in-depth walk through the gardens to learn about that are underused in residential gardens.

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Visual Note Taking and more

Oct 04, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.

Retirement reception: Lynnette Witt

Oct 04, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

140 Technical and Administrative Services Facility

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Lynnette Witt is retiring from the Ames Laboratory. Reception is an open house with no formal program.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 04, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Grad Students: Everything you need to know about the Library

Oct 04, 2018

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Grad Students: Learn how to find dissertations, influential research articles and important journals in your subject area! Find out who is your subject librarian, and learn about Library services that can help facilitate your research and writing! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

What's New at Apple

Oct 04, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ISU Book Store-Tech CYte

Free

ISU Book Store Special events Student activities

Find out what's new from Apple from our Apple Campus Rep!

Lecture: From Iowa Cornfield to New York Boardroom

Oct 04, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures

"From the Iowa Cornfield to the New York Boardroom," Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media Group. Guthrie will draw form her own experience in broadcasting and advertising as she shares advice on getting a foot in the door, getting promoted and becoming a leader, along with trends in digital media. Greenlee School Futures Forum.

Lecture: Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation

Oct 04, 2018

4:10 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation: What We Can Expect," William Schlesinger, member of the NAS and former director of the Cary Institute and former Dean of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. Improved soil management is increasingly pursued to ensure food security for the world's rising global population, with the ancillary benefit of storing carbon in soils to lower the threat of climate change.

Center for Excellence in Arts and Humanities Fall Welcome Back Event

Oct 04, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Beardshear Hall, 1st floor atrium

Research Office Training, development

The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities would like to welcome back our faculty in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. Enjoy a cocktail and refreshments with your colleagues (and meet new ones).

Opening Night Tailgate for "Hometown Teams" Exhibit

Oct 04, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Douglas Avenue in Downtown Ames

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Special events

Join us in downtown Ames for the opening night of the Smithsonian Institute Traveling Exhibit, "Hometown Teams" The Hometown Teams exhibit captures the stories that unfold on neighborhood fields and courts, and the underdog heroics, larger-than-life legends, fierce rivalries and gut-wrenching defeats. For more than 100 years, sports have reflected the trials and triumphs of the American experience and helped shape the national character.

Acrylic Painting Class

Oct 04, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 04, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Lecture: Making T-Shirts Out of Pop Bottles

Oct 04, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Mike Draper is the owner of RAYGUN, the Des Moines-based T-shirt company known for its Iowa-themed apparel with its own quirky and unique sense of humor.

The Illusionists

Oct 04, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$80

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

We welcome The Illusionists, a mind-blowing spectacle that showcases the talents of five of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Audiences will witness stunning acts of grand illusion, levitation, mind-reading, disappearance, and for the first time ever in history, a full view water torture escape.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 04, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Incredibles 2 - The family of superheroes is back but this time Helen is in the spotlight, leaving Bob at home with Violet and Dash to navigate the day-to-day heroics of "normal" life. It's a tough transition for everyone, made tougher by the fact that the family is still unaware of baby Jack-Jack's emerging superpowers. When a new villain hatches a brilliant and dangerous plot, the family and Frozone must find a way to work together again.

Friday, 05 Oct 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Oct 05, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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 the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.