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Monday, 01 Oct 2018

Advising period for Spring 2019 registration begins

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

October Craft of the Month: Sugar Skulls

Channel: Student Activities Center

All day @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday for celebrating and honoring those who have passed. One tradition includes building ofrendas (altars) honoring the deceased using brightly colored skulls, marigolds, and possessions of the departed. Instead of sugar, our skulls are paper mache, but we invite you to decorate them in the spirit of Dia de los Muertos using paint, glitter, gems, flowers and other adornments.

Cost: $8

Monday Monologues series

Channel: University Library

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm @ Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

"Get Out the Vote Plays," Tiffany Antone, lecturer in music and theatre will curate short, nonpartisan plays. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.

Cost: free

Talk: Evaluating teaching effectiveness, Improving Faculty Evaluations

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

1:00 pm - 2:30 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

Woodshop Orientation

Channel: Student Activities Center

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Cost: ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Beginner Photography

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

4 weeks beginning Monday, October 1, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks".

Great Plants for Iowa: Ornamental Grasses

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Flowing, graceful, and distinctive are just a few words to describe the wonderful group of garden plants known as ornamental grasses.