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Thursday, 12 Oct 2017

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

7:30 am - 9:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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

Cost: free

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

10:00 am - 11:30 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Celebration: Earth Observation Day

Channel: IT Services

11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ 248 Durham Center

Iowa State's geographic information systems (GIS) facility is celebrating Earth Observation Day, including a crowd-sourced mapping event to help with disaster relieve efforts. Daryl Herzmann, ISU agronomy, will speak about the Iowa Environmental Mesonet. No previous experience is required. RSVPs requested.

Cost: free

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

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

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 10:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Cost: $6

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ 032 Parks Library

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Channel: University Library

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Parks Library

Learn to identify unique features of early printed books (circa 1450-1850) and what they indicate about their design and production. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword: LIB. Please let us know if you require any kind of accommodation.

Cost: free

Entomology Seminar

Channel: Entomology Department

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm @ 210 Bessey Hall

"Tracking Insect movements and migrations using isoscapes," Keith Hobson, biology, Western University.

Cost: free

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Channel: Office of the President

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 11.

Cost: free

Magnetic Collapse? - probing the limits of magnetism under pressure

Channel: Condensed Matter Physics

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ Physics 003

Jason Jeffries, Lawrence-Livermore National Lab

SEMINAR: Integrated weed management: now or never

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Stevan Z. Knezevic, University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Cost: Free

Galaxy Scarf Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Recreate beautiful swirls of color, mystical fog and luminous stars found in nebulas on a cotton scarf.

Cost: ISU $28, Public $38- (supplies included)

Children's Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Channel: ISU Theatre

7:00 pm @ Fisher Theater Lobby

12 roles available including Cratchit children, party guests, and Scrooge as a boy. Performance dates will be December 1-3 and 8-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

Cyclone Cinema: Spider-Man

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

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!

Cost: free

ISU Jazz Combos

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

These are student-led small jazz groups. These groups feature some of the most gifted non-major musicians the university has to offer, and are under the tutelage of Michael Giles.

Cost: free

Concert: Lumbard, Lloyd & Nye

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Guitarist and singer Rob Lumbard, Ricky Nye, one of the world's top boogie woogie pianoists and Nick Lloyd on double bass get together to put on a fantastic blues show.

Cost: $8-$10

Lecture: Photojournalist Lynsey Addario

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist and MacArthur Fellowship recipient who has covered conflicts and humanitarian crises in Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan, Congo, and Libya.

Cost: free