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Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 25, 2017

7:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Panera. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 25, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Art Walk: Celebrating Artful Engineering at Iowa State

Oct 25, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marston Water Tower

free

University Museums Arts, performances

"Innovation and Discovery." With Marston Hall reborn and reopened, it is a perfect time to enjoy the wonderful Art on Campus Collection in the College of Engineering that inspires those who study, work, and visit the College. Starting at the Marston Water Tower (from a distance), we will discover and discuss many of the public works of art that define the aesthetic of the Engineering environment. Meet at the West entrance to Marston at noon.

Homecoming: 'Bomb' Transcribe-A-Thon

Oct 25, 2017

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

134 Parks Library

free

University Library Special events

Participants will learn about "The Bomb" -- Iowa State's yearbook from 1894 to 1994 -- and how to transcribe its content. A quick tutorial is all it takes to get started. The event is free, and participants may come and go during the afternoon. Join the fun and learn about ISU history, too.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 25, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Oct 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take your bead skills to the next level! Learn to create "twisties" - special rods of glass made by melting and twisting multiple colors together.

Leadership Workshop Series: Wellness & Leadership

Oct 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gallery, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Made in the Shade: Ferns

Oct 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

One of the most elegant and useful plants in the outdoor landscape is the fern.

Fine dining dinner: Ciao ISU, Taste of Italy

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

The menu includes charcuterie board, butternut squash soup, roasted caprese salad, red wine-braised pork medallions and tiramisu. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

Second cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

African acrobatic troupe: Cirque Zuma Zuma

Oct 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything you've ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show's live musical score.

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Oct 25, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME. Featuring eighteen interactive and diverse video games, this exhibit engages visitors with the University Museums in the dynamic setting of playful exploration and contemporary game design. No prior knowledge or skill in gaming is necessary, so stop by and join in on the fun!

ISU Flute Studio

Oct 25, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Sonja Giles.