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Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Oct 30, 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.

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process

Oct 30, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.

Research workshop: Funding Opportunities Available Through CEAH and How to Write a Successful Application

Oct 30, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

Faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to bring their lunches and learn about the unique internal funding opportunities available to them to further their research and scholarly goals.

Lecture: Intro to Disability Studies

Oct 30, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures

"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Conversation: Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Oct 30, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Ice Cream Social: Disability Awareness Week

Oct 30, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Lobby, Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

Stop by to meet members of the Alliance for Disability Awareness student organization.

Macro Photography 101

Oct 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4-sessions beginning Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/20). This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.

Town Hall: Student Government, Student Affairs

Oct 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Government Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions. Panelists include Pam Cain (finance and university services), Pete Englin (student affairs and residence), Roberta Johnson (financial aid), Beate Schmittmann (LAS) and Anne Marie VanDerZanden (provost's office). Moderated by Juan Bibiloni-Rivera (Student Government) and Vernon Hurte (dean of students). The town hall will be livestreamed.

Documentary and discussion: How Millennials Can Save America and the World

Oct 30, 2018

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save the World (Before It's Too Late)" is a new film - and book - from Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Josh Tickell. The film explores the challenges millennials and other young people face in solving current environmental, economic, and social crisis. The film features interviews with Corbin Bleu, Senator Bernie Sanders, Rosario Dawson, and Xiutezcatl Martinez.

"Octubaween" with ISU Tuba-Euphonium & Halloween Organ Concert

Oct 30, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall in Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

A fun, family-friendly performance, featuring Halloween and tuba-inspired music played on a mix of tubas, euphoniums with organ Halloween music.

Something Rotten

Oct 30, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL!

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Oct 31, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation through AccessPlus.

Graduate College: Oral Exams Deadline

Oct 31, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day for Final Oral Exam Request to be received by Graduate College to avoid cancellation of Fall 2018 graduation.

Halloween Celebration

Oct 31, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Celebrate Halloween in the Memorial Union! Trick-or-Treat at departments throughout the MU and participate in a costume contest (10 a.m.-3 p.m.). Stop by the ISU Book Store in costume and get your picture taken (10 a.m.-3 p.m.). Costumes will be judged on creativity, detail and originality, with cash prizes for first, second and third place.

Online event, Web Accessibility: Trick or Treat?

Oct 31, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

View on your own via Shindig

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

As a part of "The Year of Accessibility", the Online Learning Consortium and WCET continue to collaborate to bring our communities resources on the topic of accessibility.

Meet-and-greet: Consuela Cooper

Oct 31, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

third floor, Enrollment Services Center

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Dr. Consuela Cooper, University of Houston, joined the Office of Admissions staff Oct. 18 as senior associate director for recruitment.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 31, 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.

NCORE/ISCORE webinar series

Oct 31, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Diversity Training, development

"Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability," Julie Alexander, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Reception: Alex Ramirez

Oct 31, 2018

5:00 PM

2532 College of Veterinary Medicine

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Alex Ramirez, associate professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, will be honored as the inaugural recipient of the Roy A. Schulz Professorship in swine medicine.

Photography Master Study 5

Oct 31, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

4 sessions beginning Wednesday, October 31, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/21). Back by popular demand, an all-new Master study course!

Ghost Stories of Iowa State

Oct 31, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

0102 Science Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

How much do you know of campus history, legend, and lore? Join University Museums for an evening of historic and haunted stories about Iowa State and discover who may be haunting your lecture hall!

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 31, 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, 01 Nov 2018

November/December Craft of the Month: Winter Garland

Nov 01, 2018

All day

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU & Public: $8

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Make a garland up to 5 feet long using strips of flannel. You choose the colors and patterns.

Registration begins for Sophomores - Spring 2019

Nov 01, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Caterpillar Club

Nov 01, 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.

Open forum: Faculty experience work group

Nov 01, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Workshop: Effectively managing disruptive classroom behavior

Nov 01, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

When disruptive behavior takes place, a number of Iowa State University faculty members recommend addressing it immediately. Their advice: remain calm, assess the situation, listen to student concerns. Especially recommended: provide a clear, firm response that is consistent with responses you've given other students. The strategies and resources in this workshop will help you prepare for these moments before they occur.

Student Panel: Disability Awareness Week

Nov 01, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Student activities

"Your Instructor Said What?" A student panel discussion about navigating the complex situation of implementing accommodations for students with disabilities.

Research workshop: Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities

Nov 01, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Oak Room

Research Office Training, development

ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Crafty Cocktail Night: DIY Steampunk Jewelry

Nov 01, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardnes

Reiman Gardens

Hop on the Steampunk train with local artists Pam Dennis & Ryk Weiss!