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Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

New location: Send Silence Packing exhibit

Oct 24, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

State Gym

free

Student Wellness Arts, performances Student activities

Send Silence Packing is a nationally recognized traveling exhibition of donated backpacks representing college students lost to suicide each year. The program is designed to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention.

Workshop: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search

Oct 24, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Advance Diversity Training, development

"It Depends on the Lens: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search." An interactive workshop designed for chairs, faculty members and search committee members. Preregister by Oct. 12. This workshop will be repeated 1-3 p.m. in the same location. Refreshments served prior to the start of both workshops.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 24, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Homecoming: Food on Campus (new location)

Oct 24, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Chick-Fil-A. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Workshop: Open Science Framework

Oct 24, 2017

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

Research Office Training, development

"Open Science Framework (OSF): A Research Workflow Tool to Support Transparency and Rigor in Scholarship." Part of the challenge of making research more transparent and reproducible is logistical. The OSF is a free project management service and repository where researchers -- using their own tools and processes -- can collaborate within their research groups and choose components of their research for broader dissemination.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 24, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Workshop Panel: Open Educational Resources

Oct 24, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of OER in the classroom. Faculty using Open Educational Resources (OER) in their courses share the benefits and challenges of making the switch to OER and students share their opinion on how OER could affect their learning. Participants will leave the workshop with plans for incorporating OER into their courses and a pathway to making their classes more affordable.

Reception and awards: Studies in Creativity exhibit

Oct 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

Celebrate students that had artwork accepted into this juried exhibit, and hear comments from the juror. Awards will be announced including Best of Show, Merit, Honorable Mention and the MU Purchase Award.

Workshop: Critical Sensory Evaluation of Wines

Oct 24, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

1951 Food Sciences Building

$50

ISU Centers and Institutes Conferences

A two-day workshop for wine consumers who want to take their wine tasting skills to the next level. Interested participants do not need to meet any formal requirements (but must be 21 years old) to participate except an open mind, an inquisitive nose and a willing palate. Register by Oct. 17.

Concert: Bob Dylan

Oct 24, 2017

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$55-$125

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Bob Dylan and His Band makes their only stop in Iowa. The Nobel Prize Award winner and legendary musician will be joined by Mavis Staples.

Homecoming: CyFactor

Oct 24, 2017

7:30 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Special events

Student talent competition and variety show.

Open Mic Night

Oct 24, 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)