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Thursday, 17 Sep 2009

Meeting: FIRES faculty working group

Sep 17, 2009

8:00 AM

3505 Memorial Union

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

FIRES (Faculty Initiatives to Recruit and Retain Excellence in STEM) is a faculty working group that seeks to lead and collaborate on externally funded initiatives to increase the number of under-represented minorities and women in all areas, but with a special focus on STEM disciplines. Bring a cup of coffee and join the conversation.

Fall Study Abroad Fair

Sep 17, 2009

10:30 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students will have access to program directors of more than 70 study abroad options offered by the ISU Study Abroad Center, colleges and other providers. The fair is an opportunity for students to get answers to their questions and make comparisons between programs.

Brown bag seminar with IDOE expert Tom Shenk

Sep 17, 2009

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

N221E Lagomarcino Hall

0.00

College of Human Sciences Academic calendar

Iowa Dept. of Education consultant Tom Shenk will present, "Longitudinal data and higher education accountability," on Sept. 17 at 12 p.m. in N221E Lagomarcino Hall.

Academic Advising Fall Summit

Sep 17, 2009

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Human Sciences Meetings, receptions Training, development

The event will feature a DVD presentation of 10 short student/adviser scenarios intended to help advisers improve their advising techniques. A directed discussion will follow each vignette. The summit also will include discussion of student/parent issues and other real-life situations. To attend, register on AccessPlus (once logged in, click on "employee" tab, then "HRS training," and "courses." Select "Ten Advising Techniques.")

Lecture: Stories of the First Nations

Sep 17, 2009

4:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Stories of the First Nations," Dovie Thomason, storyteller, recording artist and author. As a child, Thomason grew up hearing stories and Indian legends from her Kiowa Apache and Lakota relatives, especially her Grandma Dovie and her dad.

Class: Subversive Stitching

Sep 17, 2009

6:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $19; public $24

The Workspace Arts, performances

6-7:30pm for 2 weeks Learn to cross-stitch.

Presentation: CEAH Fellows

Sep 17, 2009

6:30 PM - 8:45 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Meetings, receptions

Part of the "Iowa in the Global Comm[unity]: Inside/Out" programming series.

Class: Camera Basics, Section II

Sep 17, 2009

7:00 PM

Workspace

ISU students $8; public $13

The Workspace Arts, performances

7-9pm Introduction to Camera Basics.

Panel: Torture, Detention and the Rule of Law

Sep 17, 2009

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Torture, Detention and the Rule of Law: A Panel Discussion," Clark Wolf, ISU bioethics; Alex Tuckness, ISU political science; and Ben Stone, American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa. The American Civil Liberties Union recently won a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit forcing the release of a report providing a detailed description of torture and abuse of detainees.

Concert: Sugarland

Sep 17, 2009

7:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$35, $48

Athletics Arts, performances

Rescheduled from Oct. 2, 2008. Previously purchased tickets will be honored. Opening acts are Matt Nathanson and Billy Currington.

Lecture: Global hopscotch

Sep 17, 2009

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Global Hopscotch: The Borderless World and the Search for Home," Rekha Basu, Des Moines Register columnist.