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Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018

Mystical Arts of Tibet - Tibetan Monk Mandala Sand Painting Exhibition

Channel: Student Union Board

All day @ Memorial Union Main Lounge

Mandala Construction 10am - 5pm Community Sand Painting 10am - 5pm

Cost: free

Faculty workshop, Mission Not-impossible: Inclusion at a Land Grant Institution

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Diversity and Inclusion

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

This workshop is intended to help faculty identify sources of bias -- explicit and implicit-- in their interactions with students, colleagues and community members, and develop mechanisms for addressing unintended bias. It has only two requirements - an inquisitive mind and an electronic device (phone, tablet, laptop) that can connect to the internet. All faculty are invited.

Cost: free

Homeschool Day: Art and Movement

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens is excited to invite home-schooled students and parents for a day of guided experiences and learning stations that explore concepts around an educational theme.

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Channel: College of Business

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.

Cost: free

People to People Career Fair

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

12:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Scheman Building

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Cost: free

Talk and luncheon: Evaluating teaching effectiveness, Student Evaluations of Teaching

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

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Campanile Room

What defines effective teaching, and how do we measure it? These questions are critically important to the teaching mission and to faculty careers. The ISU Faculty Handbook states that "When teaching is part of the faculty assignment, effectiveness is an essential criterion for advancement." CELT will be hosting two nationally recognized scholars who will share their research on Evaluating Teaching Effectiveness, with particular focus on:

Cost: free

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

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

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Stone Mandalas Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. Stop by The Workspace to make a painted stone mandala, and keep it as a talisman for yourself, or give it to someone as a small but special gift.

Cost: $2

Beyond the Text: Rare Books as Artifacts

Channel: University Library

2:10 pm - 3:30 pm @ Parks Library

Learn to identify unique features of early printed books (circa 1450-1850) and what they indicate about design and production. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Cost: free

NCORE/ISCORE webinar series

Channel: Student Affairs

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

"The Intersection of Strengths & Social Identity: Using the Clifton Strengths to Engage Conversation about Difference," Daniel Almeida, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Cost: free

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Channel: Student Affairs

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Cost: free

Workshop: How to Easily Generate Research from your Teaching Activities

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

3:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks

How might you generate valuable research from your teaching activities even if you don't have expertise in educational or social science research methods? Peter Balan, OAM BSc, BE(Hons), MBM, PhD, faculty member in the School of Management at the University of South Australia and Team Based Learning Consultant is visiting ISU.

Cost: free

Statewide Democratic Ticket Conversation and Meet-and-Greet

Channel: Lectures Program

5:30 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

Hear speeches, ask questions, and meet the Democratic candidates for statewide office in Iowa. Deidre DeJear, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State; Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa Auditor of State; and Tim Gannon, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Open to the public.

Cost: free

Embroidered Mandalas Workshop

Channel: Student Activities Center

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

Mandalas are created with geometric shapes and curvilinear lines, and often incorporate ancient spiritual symbols that are significant in Hinduism and Buddhism. These intricate designs transfer beautifully into stiches on fabric! Judy will show you a variety of embroidery stitches with time to practice.

Cost: ISU $21 & Public $31 (supplies included)