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What is featured?

Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

ISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Gallery October 19 - December 11.

Pumpkin Carving

Oct 16, 2017

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Monday through Friday, October 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join Reiman Gardens anytime Monday through Friday for a spooky good time and help us carve pumpkins. The 650 pumpkins will then go on display as lit jack-o-lanterns for our Jack-O-Lantern Walk, a part of our Spirits in the Gardens event, on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 16, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Campus forum: New student onboarding

Oct 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Learn about a campus-wide task force studying new student onboarding practices. Updates on its work and opportunities to assist with subcommittee work will be discussed.

Research Workshop: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship

Oct 16, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"The Story Collider: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship Using Narrative." This presentation will develop participants' ability to tell personal stories and apply storytelling craft and theory to communication challenges facing their team. Participants will learn about narrative structure, identifying and developing story leads, improving performance, and connecting to audiences.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 16, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Oct 16, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Choose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire.

Norman Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Oct 16, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Betting on Africa to Feed the World," Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Nigeria's former Minister of Agriculture (2011-15), is the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.