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Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Second half-semester courses begin

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Channel: Memorial Union programs

9:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Pumpkin Carving

Channel: Reiman Gardens

9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ 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.

Campus forum: New student onboarding

Channel: Dean of Students Office

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Research Workshop: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free

Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

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.

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

Norman Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Channel: World Affairs Series

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free