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Thursday, 10 Sep 2015

Grants Hub workshop: Finding Funding Opportunities

Sep 10, 2015

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Training, development

For research faculty and staff. Bring your laptop and learn how to use the COS Pivot searchable database to broaden your funding portfolio and increase your interdisciplinary opportunities. Register online by Sept. 8.

Youth Program: Plant Pals

Sep 10, 2015

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

$2 members. $6 general public. ISU students get 15% off member rate.

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.

Brown Bag Lecture

Sep 10, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Free for members & ISU students. Cost of admission for general public.

Reiman Gardens

"Why Native Plants Matter" presented by Jim Kessler Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program with a new topic presented by regional professionals and lecturers.

Lunch and Learn Session

Sep 10, 2015

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Transportation Services dispatch office, Haber Road

free

Operations and Finance Division Meetings, receptions Training, development

"Navigating through the Agile Fleet Commander System," helpful for anyone who uses the online vehicle reservation system frequently. Feel free to bring your lunch. RSVP requested. Also offered Aug. 13.

Webinar: "Overcoming Academic Perfectionism"

Sep 10, 2015

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Register for the webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

This webinar is hosted by the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity and facilitated by Kerry Ann Rockquemore. Register online with your ISU-sponsored membership.

Fall convocation and awards ceremony: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Sep 10, 2015

3:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Dean Beate Schmittmann will address the state of the college, college and university award recipients will be recognized, and new faculty will be introduced. A reception follows at approximately 4:30 p.m.

Reception: SEASONS of Iowa State book signing

Sep 10, 2015

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISU Alumni Center

free

General Events Meetings, receptions

Produced by the ISU Alumni Association, a new 128-page hard-bound book, SEASONS of Iowa State University, captures the four seasons on campus. In addition to photography by Jim Heemstra, SEASONS contains Iowa State history, art, architecture, landscape, and environment. The event includes book signing, hors d'oeuvres and cash bar. Attendees can register to win a free book and print.

Youth Watercolor Class

Sep 10, 2015

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$64 members. $80 general public. ISU students get 15% off member rate.

Reiman Gardens

Learn basic sketching and watercolor techniques to paint everything from plants, animals, and butterflies, to landscapes and garden scenes.

Cyclone Cinema: Spy

Sep 10, 2015

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!

President's Annual Address

Sep 10, 2015

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

General Events Special events

President Steven Leath will review university achievements and share his priorities for the 2015-16 academic year. Refreshments will be available.

Comedy Night w/ Tanisha Long

Sep 10, 2015

9:00 PM

M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Tanisha is West Philadelphia born and raised. In her Mom's apartment is where she spent most of her days (seriously). She moved to NYC in 2006 to study acting and soon discovered that she was completely obsessed with being a weirdo and making people laugh. She then began to study improv and acting at UCB, The PIT, The Philly Improv Theater and Michael Howard Studio.