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Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Oct 09, 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 rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Multiple Modalities and Top Hat: Mixing methods for learning (Shannon Hostetter)

Oct 09, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Shannon Hostetter, Associate Professor, Veterinary Pathology, Early Achievement in Teaching awardee, shares how she has blended lecture and case-based learning in her classroom so students can choose the modality that is most effective for them.

Research workshop: Working with IACUC Protocols Using a-tune

Oct 09, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 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.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Research workshop: Post-award Actions 101

Oct 09, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn the basics about post-award actions and the most frequently asked questions. We'll talk about how to request a PI change, who can submit a no-cost extension request, who really needs to sign a revised Goldsheet, and other useful information about budgeting and managing award changes. Our goal is to help you learn how to save time and navigate these processes quickly and efficiently.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Oct 09, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Botanicals & Booze: Fired Ink Floral Paintings

Oct 09, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by the fall flowers in our Conservatory display.

A Hollywood Career in Costume Design - Black Panther's Ruth E. Carter

Oct 09, 2018

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Ruth E. Carter is the Oscar-nominated costume designer for Marvel's Black Panther, for which she conceptualized and created more than 1,000 costumes for the world of Wakanda. She has worked in the industry for more than three decades and is credited with over forty films.

More Than Just a Game, Discrimination in Sports in Iowa

Oct 09, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Ames Public Library

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Special events

Iowa's athletes have long impacted their teams, communities and sports they played, but African Americans did so while facing off against more than just the opposing team. They fought for the right to equal treatment on and off the field. Highlighting people such as Iowan and Olympian Thomas Hill, Drake University athlete Johnny Bright and his effect on the football helmet, and members of the Buxton Wonders, Iowa's Negro Leagues team.

Open Mic Night

Oct 09, 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, 10 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

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. An online form is available for feedback submissions.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Authentic Problems: What to do when learners just aren't getting it? (Monica Lamm)

Oct 10, 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

Monica Lamm, Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, Outstanding Achievement in Teaching awardee, uses ill-structured problems in her upper-level classes. Sometimes, these problem-solving exercises do not go according to plan.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 10, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Panel: Educational and Socialization Experiences of Latinx Youth

Oct 10, 2018

3:30 PM

108 Kildee Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Panelists will discuss the process of socialization and education of Latinx youth and their families.

Silver Rings Class

Oct 10, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $67 Public $77 (Supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Create a personalized and embellished ring in sterling silver.

George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology

Oct 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Phil Howard is an associate professor in the Department of Community Sustainability at Michigan State University whose research is focused on consolidation in food systems. He is also widely recognized for pictorial representations of food and agricultural data.

Screaming Queens: LGBTQIA+ History Month Film Screening

Oct 10, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Film Screening for LGBTQIA+ History Month. Screaming Queens:The Riot at Compton's Cafeteria tells a forgotten story of a riot against the social oppression of queer people in 1966 San Francisco,three years before the famous gay riot at New York's Stonewall Inn.

ISU Jazz Ensembles I & II

Oct 10, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 adult & students tickets sold at the door.

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018

Caterpillar Club

Oct 11, 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.

Coming Out Day Pop Up Photo Shoot

Oct 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

1064 Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Stop by The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success to create your own, personalized Coming Out Day photo!

Voices from Ellis Island

Oct 11, 2018

10:00 AM

Fisher Theatre

$4-$5

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. First and second class passengers who arrived in New York Harbor were not required to undergo the inspection process at Ellis Island. However, the process was far different for "steerage" or third class passengers; they were transported from the pier by ferry to Ellis Island where they underwent medical and legal inspections.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Social Movement through Art

Oct 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to learn from Nancy Gebhart of University Museums about the new and socially relevant ReACT Gallery in Morrill Hall. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

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. An online form is available for feedback submissions.

Lunch and Learn: Money Management

Oct 11, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

0196 Carver Hall

free

Student Financial Aid Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

A money management workshop for undergraduate and graduate students. The lunch-and-learn includes an introduction to the basics of student loans, the repayment process and how loan borrowing and other financial decisions may affect personal credit. Attendees will be entered into the drawing to win a $2,500 scholarship. Presented by the Student Loan Education Office.

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Oct 11, 2018

2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$5

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Workshop, Flexible Faculty Policies: Why They Matter, How They Work

Oct 11, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This workshop will focus on the flexible faculty policies available that help foster the continued success of our faculty. Policies to be covered include part-time tenure track, extension of the tenure clock, arrival of a child and how the Faculty Modified Duties Assignment policy can be of assistance, as well as how these intersect with other HR policies and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Register online.

Retirement reception: Colleen Schalinske

Oct 11, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Colleen Schalinske, human resource specialist in university human resources, is retiring. No formal program is planned for the reception.

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Oct 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kildee Pavillion

Free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Fair offers a variety of resources, including information about programs and financial aid.

Refugee Stories at Iowa State

Oct 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Each work of art in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage is a chance for viewers to better empathize and come to understand the struggles of individuals, to eliminate the stigma, and to truly see the people who carry the stamp of refugee. ISU faculty, staff, and students will share their own personal narratives on the refugee experience, allowing their lived experiences to further understanding, empathy, and inclusion at Iowa State.