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Sunday, 10 Sep 2017

A Conversation with Amy Worthen

Sep 10, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Art historian Lea Rosson-DeLong will engage artist Amy Worthen in a conversation around her long and distinguished career.

Walk-in Argentine Tango

Sep 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace

ISU Five lessons for $35, Public Five lessons for $45

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.

Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Information session: NSF Innovation Corps program

Sep 11, 2017

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

Iowa State has been selected as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. Interested faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students are invited to learn how they can get involved. Session repeated on Sept. 12 (9-10 a.m.)

Workshop Series: The Research-Based Flipped Classroom

Sep 11, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Lecture: New Developments in China and Sino-US Relations

Sep 11, 2017

5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Hong Lei is the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago.

Hardwood Jewelry Box Class

Sep 11, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $60, Public $70-- includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Sep 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Severe 5%: Understanding the Criminal Justice System," Iowa State professor of sociology Matt DeLisi will draw on his research, clinical, and practitioner experiences working with pathological offenders to provide another framework for assessing the U.S. criminal justice system.

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

Information session: NSF Innovation Corps program

Sep 12, 2017

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

Iowa State has been selected as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. Interested faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students are invited to learn how they can get involved. Session also offered on Sept. 11 (9-10 a.m.)

Research Workshop: Finding Funding Opportunities

Sep 12, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities." In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Seminar: Academic integrity and Top Hat

Sep 12, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The first session in a three-event series focuses on classroom solutions to address academic dishonesty.

P&S Council Seminar

Sep 12, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

"Personal Leadership: Life Skills for Everyday Self-Care." Stephanie Downs, ISU WellBeing coordinator, will introduce the new Adventure2 online platform. Bring your own device, log in and explore with us!

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 12, 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.

Volleyball

Sep 12, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 12, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120, Public $130 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.

Lecture: Water Exploration in the Solar System

Sep 12, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Water Exploration in the Solar System: The Restless Hunt for Life," Essam Heggy is a planetary scientist at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and a Rosetta co-investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Open Mic Night

Sep 12, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

Conference: Financial Aid Campus Partners

Sep 13, 2017

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sun Room and South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Financial Aid Office Conferences Training, development

An opportunity for ISU faculty and staff to learn about the financial aid process and related issues affecting students in order to more effectively fulfill their professional roles. Register online.

Workshop: Research with Human Subjects

Sep 13, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).

Lecture: Business CEO Speaker Series

Sep 13, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

"From Donut Salesman to CEO," Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., a $15 billion global food company. He oversees Smithfield's vast business empire, including all its operations in the United States, Poland, Romania, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Artful Yoga

Sep 13, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness.

Belly Dance Class

Sep 13, 2017

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $55, Public $65

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and more importantly, tons of fun!

Janis Joplin Stacked Bracelets Walk-In Craft

Sep 13, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.

Lecture: Understanding and Defeating Racism and Discrimination in America

Sep 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium - Doors open at 6:00pm

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Tim Wise is a prominent antiracist writer and educator and author of the memoir "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son."

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Sep 14, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Kids Story Time

Sep 14, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 14, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Workshop: Human Research Basics Series

Sep 14, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Human Research Basics Series: Does This Project Need IRB Oversight?" This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn the process to determine whether IRB oversight is required. Information about the various levels of IRB review will also be shared.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Sep 14, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

3-Part Series: Sketchnoting for Everyone

Sep 14, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:30 PM

Armory 89 and 90

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"Sketchnoting for Everyone - Deepen learning with visual notetaking." Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, and Mani Mina, Associate Professor of Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering, will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.