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Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Sep 18, 2014

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$2-$6

Reiman Gardens

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.

Workshop: Frantic Student, Busy Instructor: How to Incorporate Writing into Your Classroom in Time-Conscious Ways

Sep 18, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Though research shows students learn more from written assignments, we are often daunted by the idea of grading student writing. Join the director of the Writing & Media Center for a cross-disciplinary conversation about manageable ways to incorporate writing and other forms of WOVE (writing, oral, visual, and electronic) communication into your courses.

"Create Peace" Buttons for 11 Days of Global Unity

Sep 18, 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.

Gallery Walk: Maquettes and Drawings by Gwynn Murrill

Sep 18, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum

University Museums Arts, performances

The art of Gwynn Murrill entered the Art on Campus Collection in 2011 with the acquisition of three playful bronze sculptures for the entrance to the Vet Med small animal clinic. Her animal sculptures are full of personality and spirit and can capture the essence of what we love about animals. Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, for a tour and look inside the artistic process through an exhibition of maquettes and drawing

Workshop: Using Tests, Quizzes, and Surveys in Blackboard Learn

Sep 18, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

1230 Communications Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this hands-on Blackboard Learn workshop you will learn how to create online tests, quizzes, and surveys and learn how to use them effectively within your BbLearn course. You will also learn how to view quiz results, grade, and provide student feedback online or set your quiz to grade and provide feedback automatically.

Mat Cutting Class

Sep 18, 2014

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $17, Public $27 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to size mats, cut straight and beveled edges, and hinge mount artwork. Bring a 5 x 7 or smaller art piece with you to class. This class is required in order to use the mat cutter on your own. Follow this with the Picture Frames class and present your work like a pro!

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues

Sep 18, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Martin Blaser is director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University and author of "Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues." National Affairs Series.