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Wednesday, 03 Oct 2018

Open forum: Improved service delivery models

Oct 03, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The Professional and Scientific Council is hosting an open forum to learn about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed.

Thursday, 04 Oct 2018

Retirement reception: Lynnette Witt

Oct 04, 2018

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

140 Technical and Administrative Services Facility

free

U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory Meetings, receptions

Lynnette Witt is retiring from the Ames Laboratory. Reception is an open house with no formal program.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 04, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Tuesday, 09 Oct 2018

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Oct 09, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 10, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Learn about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed. An online form is available for feedback submissions.

Thursday, 11 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 11, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Learn about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed. An online form is available for feedback submissions.

Lunch and Learn: Money Management

Oct 11, 2018

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

0196 Carver Hall

free

Student Financial Aid Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

A money management workshop for undergraduate and graduate students. The lunch-and-learn includes an introduction to the basics of student loans, the repayment process and how loan borrowing and other financial decisions may affect personal credit. Attendees will be entered into the drawing to win a $2,500 scholarship. Presented by the Student Loan Education Office.

Retirement reception: Colleen Schalinske

Oct 11, 2018

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3150 Beardshear Hall

free

University Human Resources Meetings, receptions

Colleen Schalinske, human resource specialist in university human resources, is retiring. No formal program is planned for the reception.

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Oct 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kildee Pavillion

Free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Fair offers a variety of resources, including information about programs and financial aid.

Veterans Meet and Greet

Oct 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Meetings, receptions Student activities

The meet and greet is an opportunity for student veterans and their families to meet and network with faculty and staff from across the university. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Monday, 15 Oct 2018

Open house: Genome Informatics Facility

Oct 15, 2018

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

221 Science I

free

Research Office Meetings, receptions

"Nom Noms and gNoms," learn more about how biological insight can be obtained through bioinformatics. Come to further understand how your interesting biological questions can be answered using high-through put DNA/RNA sequencing, metabolomics or proteomics experiments. RSVPs appreciated.

Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018

Hands-on Demo: Iowa Geographic Map Server

Oct 16, 2018

12:15 PM - 1:00 PM

248 Durham Center

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Training, development

Today is Earth Observation Day. The Iowa Geographic Map Server, a browser-based website that hosts statewide imagery, is one of the most robust, publicly available, spatial imagery datasets in the country. The presentation will highlight recent innovations to it, including an updated interface and new features and image services.

Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Open forum: Faculty experience work group

Oct 17, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

Members of the faculty experience work group will provide a high-level review of results from the COACHE and Campus Climate surveys and solicit ideas for maintaining and improving a positive faculty experience at Iowa State.

Interdepartmental Research Showcase

Oct 17, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Graduate College Meetings, receptions

A showcase of work by interdepartmental graduate students in 24 programs. Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness will lead a workshop on sketchnoting as a way to visually explore one's research interests, followed by an informal poster session. Students can connect with students from other interdepartmental graduate programs. Preregistration is appreciated.

Thursday, 18 Oct 2018

Art Reception for Current Exhibits

Oct 18, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Pioneer Room & Gallery at the Memorial Union

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

For the Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit in the Gallery and Catherine Reinhart's polYESter Exhibit in the Pioneer Room.

Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018

Game: 'The Price is High'

Oct 23, 2018

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library lobby

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

Stop and play. Learn about the costs of access to scholarly journals and articles. Candy prizes will be available.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

1 Million Cups meeting

Oct 24, 2018

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Maintenance Shop, Memorial Union

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions Training, development

The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.

Thursday, 25 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Oct 25, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Howe Hall auditorium

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Have questions or concerns about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources? Learn more from Pam Cain, interim senior vice president for finance, and Kristi Darr, interim vice president for university human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed.

Friday, 26 Oct 2018

Open Science: Ask an Expert

Oct 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

31 Parks Library

free

University Library Lectures Meetings, receptions

Are you interested in research reproducibility, open access publishing or open data? Meet like-minded peers while enjoying free coffee and donuts at the library.

Homecoming: Alumni awards ceremony

Oct 26, 2018

1:15 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The ISU Alumni Association, colleges and Memorial Union will present some of their highest honors during the 87th annual honors and awards ceremony. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony.

Homecoming: Happy Hour

Oct 26, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

Participate in the CYlent auction scholarship fundraiser, shop for Cyclone apparel and souvenirs from the ISU Book Store, get a souvenir glass while supplies last, and enjoy activities for the kids -- including a bounce house, face-painting, and a photo booth. Complimentary light snacks and a cash bar will be available.

Monday, 29 Oct 2018

Open forum: Student Innovation Center director finalist

Oct 29, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

David Ringholz, associate professor and chair of the industrial design department, is one of two finalists in the search for the inaugural director of the Student Innovation Center.

Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018

Town Hall: Student Government, Student Affairs

Oct 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Government Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions. Panelists include Pam Cain (finance and university services), Pete Englin (student affairs and residence), Roberta Johnson (financial aid), Beate Schmittmann (LAS) and Anne Marie VanDerZanden (provost's office). Moderated by Juan Bibiloni-Rivera (Student Government) and Vernon Hurte (dean of students). The town hall will be livestreamed.

Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018

Meet-and-greet: Consuela Cooper

Oct 31, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

third floor, Enrollment Services Center

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Dr. Consuela Cooper, University of Houston, joined the Office of Admissions staff Oct. 18 as senior associate director for recruitment.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 31, 2018

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Reception: Alex Ramirez

Oct 31, 2018

5:00 PM

2532 College of Veterinary Medicine

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Meetings, receptions

Alex Ramirez, associate professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, will be honored as the inaugural recipient of the Roy A. Schulz Professorship in swine medicine.