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Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014

Graduation applications: Spring 2015

Oct 22, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Seniors graduating Spring 2015 should submit a Graduation Application via AccessPlus.

Registration begins: Spring 2015

Oct 22, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2015 registration dates for students in the College of Veterinary Medicine and students in the Graduate College. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Maximizing Student Attention: Low-Tech Effectiveness in Large Lecture Formats

Oct 22, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Do your students applaud at the end of a 50-minute lecture? Award-winning professor John Monroe, History, shows you how he builds engaging, dynamic lectures using narrative, effective visuals, and sequential outlines to guide 300 freshmen and sophomores through five centuries of western civilization. What is the story of your classroom?

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Oct 22, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student activities

Get a global education: Learn about the study abroad programs offered through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Cookies and hot chocolate will be provided.

Open forum: Reiman Gardens director candidate

Oct 22, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions

Cathryn Hoyt is the former research director and executive director at the Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute, Fort Davis, Texas. She is one of five finalists interviewing for the Reiman Gardens director post.

Lecture: "Eye-Con"

Oct 22, 2014

5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Thomas Kelley is a Rome Prize fellow at the American Academy in Rome and a visiting assistant professor of architecture at the University of Illinois, Chicago.

Natural Dyes Class

Oct 22, 2014

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $44, Public $54 (includes supplies)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Natural dyes are fascinating for fiber artists, nature lovers and chemistry enthusiasts alike. Fiber artist Sarah Cady is all three--and in this class, she will discuss the harvesting and processing of plants for use in fiber dyeing and the chemical reactions that make these lovely colors possible.

Volleyball

Oct 22, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas

Being a Good Person in a Morally Complicated World

Oct 22, 2014

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is a spiritual leader, well-known scholar of Jewish history and ethics.

Belly Dance Lessons

Oct 22, 2014

7:00 PM - 8:10 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU: 5 punches for $35, Public: 5 punches for $45

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Learn basic belly dance movements and how to perform them in a variety of different ways by making specific choices about size and speed of motion. One or two moves will be explored each week and then put into short practice phrases.

Concert: Passafire

Oct 22, 2014

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

$7 ISU Students | $12 public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Reggae-rockers Passafire formed in 2003 from classmates at Savannah College of Art and Design. Over the years, they've become a perpetually touring band playing with artists like 311, Rebelution, Slighty Stoopid, Matisyahu, The Wailers and many more. Wisconsin-based alt-reggae band TUGG will open the show.

Lecture: United Nations Call to Action on Climate Change - Patricia Beneke

Oct 22, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Patricia Beneke is director and regional representative of the United Nations Environment Programme's Regional Office for North America and a graduate of Iowa State. World Affairs Series.