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Tuesday, 18 Apr 2017

Desire 2 Learn (LMS Product) Demonstration for Instructional Designers

Apr 18, 2017

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Durham 206

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Desire 2 Learn, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for instructional designers. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

College of Business: CEO speaker series

Apr 18, 2017

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

"Connecting People, Creating a Better Future: Why International Trade," Lance Fritz, chairman, president and CEO, Union Pacific.

Desire 2 Learn (LMS Product) Demonstration for Faculty and Students

Apr 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Durham 206

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Desire 2 Learn, one of two vendors selected to give on-campus presentations for Iowa State's next learning management system (LMS), will deliver a two-hour demonstration for faculty and students. At least 45 minutes during each presentation will be allocated to questions from the audiences.

Teacher from the Black Lagoon

Apr 18, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Seven delightful stories based on favorite children's books come to life in one exciting musical revue: Teacher form the Black Lagoon, Dogzilla, Grumpy Bird, I Want my Hat Back, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Splat the Cat, and, one of Aesop's Fables, The Grasshopper and the Ant!

Future Alumni Network Picnic

Apr 18, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Student activities

Future Alumni Network (FAN) members and 2017-18 All-Sports Pass holders eat free. Not a member? Join online at isufan.org or onsite at the picnic. Leave with a full stomach and your 2017-18 membership package, including a FAN T-shirt from Barefoot Campus Outfitters. FAN was formerly known as the Student Alumni Association.

Teacher from the Black Lagoon

Apr 18, 2017

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Seven delightful stories based on favorite children's books come to life in one exciting musical revue: Teacher form the Black Lagoon, Dogzilla, Grumpy Bird, I Want my Hat Back, Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse, Splat the Cat, and, one of Aesop's Fables, The Grasshopper and the Ant!

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Apr 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

RECRUITING, SUPPORTING, AND MANAGING STAFF

Apr 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Pioneer Room Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

This session provides resources and tips to efficiently recruit, mentor, and manage support or research staff, including Post Docs and Graduate Assistants. The session will briefly address questions such as the following: What is the difference between P&S staff, Merit staff, Post Docs, Graduate Assistants and hourly staff? What is required for recruitment, and how long does it take? How can I support staff?

Workshop: Building National Institutes of Health Budgets

Apr 18, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

0032 Parks Library

free

Research Office Training, development

An introduction to NIH modular budgets, budget and personnel justifications, and other agency specific requirements. This session is intended for grant coordinators and beginning researchers who will be submitting NIH proposals.

P&S Council Seminar: Leadership Principles

Apr 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Leadership Principles," Christy Johnson-Lynch, ISU volleyball head coach. A brown bag lunch precedes the seminar.

Retirement reception: John Schroeter

Apr 18, 2017

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

free

Economics Department Meetings, receptions

Professor of economics John Schroeter is retiring. A short program will begin at 3 p.m.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Apr 18, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

The Front Lawn Challenge

Apr 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Over time, traditional home landscapes have become smaller as trends in gardening and interests in plants have changed. Recent research shows that America's love for the lawn, regardless of region, is "killing" soils, depleting resources, polluting the environment and creating social barriers within neighborhoods.

Workshop: Floral Design Series

Apr 18, 2017

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$50/class (discounts for members and ISU students)

Reiman Gardens

Learn the basics of floral design from State Fair Master Flower Show judge and floral designer Sandy Gossman while creating beautiful arrangements to take home.

Lecture: The History and Politics of Russian-American Hacking

Apr 18, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Fred Kaplan is a journalist who writes a national security column for Slate magazine, and has penned five books about American politics. His most recent book, Dark Territory: The Secret History of Cyber War, chronicles the long history of hacking between the United States and Russia.