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Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Research workshop: Reading and Interpreting a Request for Proposal

Oct 23, 2018

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.

Game: 'The Price is High'

Oct 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library lobby

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

Stop and play. Learn about the costs of access to scholarly journals and articles. Candy prizes will be available.

Workshop: Publish Teaching in Your Discipline: How to get started, succeed, and disseminate your educational research

Oct 23, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? Workshop leaders and experienced Discipline-Based Educational Researchers (DBER) Dr. Nancy Boury (Microbiology) and Dr. Sayali Kukday (Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will share resources to start publishing your learning solutions.

Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) Follow Up

Oct 23, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) follow-up session provides you with additional time to improve your course based on the information you learned in the IYOC workshop.

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis prelims

Oct 23, 2018

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2105 Pearson Hall

free

Graduate College Special events

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.

Open Mic Night

Oct 23, 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, 24 Oct 2018

1 Million Cups meeting

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions Training, development

The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.

Online event, Accessibility: Fact or Fiction?

Oct 24, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

View on your own via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about what institutions need to do to ensure that their online courses are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. It can be overwhelming, especially when the stakes seem so high and the path forward is as clear as mud. Let's take a look at the most common myths about accessibility to debunk them as well as strategize how best to address them.

Art Walk: Mystery and Surprises

Oct 24, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Molecular Biology Building, south entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The nights are getting longer and a chill is setting in across campus. Join University Museums as we explore art that startles, surprises, and tricks. You may just come away with some treats as well. Meet inside the south entrance of the Molecular Biology Building (facing Pammel Drive).

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Advising Graduate Students: Ten tips for major professors (Dan Nettleton)

Oct 24, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Distinguished Professor Dan Nettleton, Statistics, ISU Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, will share how he encourages, supports, and challenges his doctoral and master's students to be their best.

Dude, Where's My File?

Oct 24, 2018

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for file naming and organization. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 24, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 CVM

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.

Lecture: Resilience and Recovery

Oct 24, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Mary Comerio, a professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley, is an internationally recognized expert on disaster recovery and resilience. She will talk about her research into the costs and benefits of seismic rehabilitation, post-disaster recovery and reconstruction and loss modeling.

Intro to Three Pillars Arts Delsarte

Oct 24, 2018

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public $10

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of how each of us presents ourselves to those around us and valuable information that will allow us to make specific choices to ensure that we have the best possible interactions and exchanges.

Homecoming: A historic start to "Save the Girls"

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISU Design on Main

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Lectures

The first homecoming game at Iowa State was more than just a rivalry on the field, it was a bid to keep female students at the college in Ames! Hear the unusual history of this 1912 game and how it led to over 100 years in tradition. Also, get a look at some rare Iowa State memorabilia. A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series with Tom Kroeschell.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell, second cuts

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.

Lecture: Catholic Bishops of Mexico and the United States on Immigration - Anne Clifford

Oct 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Anne Clifford is the Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State.

Workshop: Free Access to Research Online

Oct 24, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rotary Room, Ames Public Library

free

University Library Lectures

"Can I Read That? Free Access to Research Online," a collaborative workshop offered by the University Library and Ames Public Library. It will focus on ways the Ames community can freely access data and research articles for information about medical procedures, agriculture and more though open access publications.

Homecoming: CyFactor Talent Competition

Oct 24, 2018

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

A variety show of student talent. The top three placewinners will receive awards and perform at the Oct. 26 Homecoming pep rally.

Volleyball

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball hosts Texas in a Big 12 match.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Registration begins for Juniors - Spring 2019

Oct 25, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Conference: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Oct 25, 2018

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$15

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

A one-day conference for middle school (Oct. 25) and high school (Nov. 8) girls to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. Preregistration required.

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 25, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Howe Hall auditorium

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Have questions or concerns about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources? Learn more from Pam Cain, interim senior vice president for finance, and Kristi Darr, interim vice president for university human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Oct 25, 2018

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Learn how to get started with EndNote Web! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

iOS 12 and You!

Oct 25, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ISU Book Store-Tech CYte

Free

ISU Book Store Special events Student activities

Learn about iOS 12 and how to use it on your Apple devices.

Documentary: 'Paywall, The Business of Scholarship'

Oct 25, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

The documentary, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," addresses the problem of academic publishers who profit from limiting access to scholarly information. This showing will be followed by a Q&A session.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 25, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.

Soccer

Oct 25, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State soccer hosts Kansas State in the final match of the regular season. The match will also serve as Senior Night.

Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse

Oct 25, 2018

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"If Not Us, Who? Human Dignity in the 21st Century." Senator Ben Sasse is a fifth-generation Nebraskan and is serving his first term in the U.S. Senate.

Cyclone Cinema

Oct 25, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.