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Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Discussion: Scorers Constituent Group - Critical Thinking Symposium

Sep 11, 2014

9:00 AM - 10:50 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Audience: trained CAT scorers; Colleges of Ag. Life Sciences, and Engineering An opportunity for skilled scorers to have a deeper conversation about the CAT tool. This meeting is for people who have been trained and have scored. There are questions that they may have and discussions that they would like to be a part of with Professor Barry Stein. (limited to 20 people)

Lecture: Gardening Resources

Sep 11, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Digging through Cyberspace for Gardening Resources," Veronica Fowler, author of Gardening in Iowa, and The Iowa Gardener e-newsletter.

Critical Thinking Strategies in the Classroom: Engagement to Assessment

Sep 11, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Alliant Energy - Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

We know the importance of engaging students in critical thinking in the classroom, but do we know how to intentionally integrate these strategies and assess them? Professor Barry S. Stein will discuss how fostering critical thinking skills impacts students; as well as, the importance of assessing it.

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$0.50 per button

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace and design a button or magnet with your message of peace, or choose from one of our "create peace" designs. Buttons and magnets are 50 cents each and proceeds will be used toward supplies for our Little Dresses for Africa project.

Workshop: Re-Thinking Mentoring

Sep 11, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

One in a three-workshop series on faculty professional development featuring Kerry Ann Rockquemore, president and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity.

Library workshop: Orientation for grad students

Sep 11, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

"Grad Students: Everything You Need to Know About the Library," pre-registration is required.

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Sep 11, 2014

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1344 Howe Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Firm behavior and emissions under emission intensity regulation: Evidence from Alberta's Specified Gas Emitters Regulation," Deepak Rajagopal, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University; and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles.

Fundraiser: Melon Mania

Sep 11, 2014

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Central campus

Free to attend; melons are 1 for $2; 3 for $5

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Student clubs and faculty members are joining forces to create Melon Mania, a fundraiser for schools in the Kamuli District of Uganda.The event features numerous melon activities (i.e., melon bowling, melon plinko, melon sculptures, etc). Surplus melons grown by Iowa State will be for sale. Money raised from the sale of the melons will help support students in the Kamuli District. Melon Mania is open to the public.

Woodshop Orientation Class

Sep 11, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $10, Public $20

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

For the beginner who wants to learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment. Proper usage of the machinery will be covered, as well as woodshop safety. This class is required in order to use the woodshop on your own.

Concert: Zion I & ProbCause

Sep 11, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$12 ISU Students | $17 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

On the heels of the very boom bap oriented Masters of Ceremony EP, hip-hop artists Zion I are touring in support of Libations, the reflective 2nd installment of their 3 part series. With a polished sound that spans far outside the boundaries of hip-hop, Chicago-based ProbCause seamlessly jumps from dubstep - to glitch-hop- to R&B than back to a classic boom-bap gritty rap sound.