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Thursday, 16 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 16, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

POSTPONED: Workshop: Outdoor Learning Spaces: Adapt Your Classroom

Oct 16, 2014

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall, and a tour of local outdoor learning spaces

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join professors Bill Graves (Horticulture) and Jim Colbert (Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology) as they showcase Iowa State's outdoor learning spaces and help you discover how to adapt your classroom for unique hands-on, experiential learning.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Oct 16, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Oct. 22-23 board meeting.

The Strategies of a Successful Transposable Element

Oct 16, 2014

4:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Part of the Women in STEM series. Susan Wessler is President's Chair and Distinguished Professor of Genetics, University of California, Riverside. A reception will precede the lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the MU Sun Room.

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

Oct 16, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Sialic Acids as Determinants of Self," James Paulson, acting President and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Paulson researches the roles of glycan binding proteins in the modulation of immune cell signaling, and the receptor specificity of influenza viruses. A reception precedes his seminar at 3:45 pm.

Cyclone Cinema: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 16, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

The Battle between Church and State

Oct 16, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Dan Barker is co-president of the nationally known advocacy organization Freedom From Religion Foundation. He is author of many books articles, including Maybe Yes, Maybe no: A Guide For Young Skeptics, Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist, and Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists. He is a former preacher of both Quaker and Assembly of God congregations.

The LGBT Athletes and Moments That Changed the Sports World Forever

Oct 16, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Cyd Zeigler is one of the world's leading experts on LGBT sports issues, a cofounder of Outsports.com, and coauthor of The Outsports Revolution: Truth & Myth in the World of Gay Sports. Part of Coming Out Week.