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Thursday, 11 Oct 2018

Caterpillar Club

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Coming Out Day Pop Up Photo Shoot

Channel: Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success

10:00 am - 2:00 pm @ 1064 Student Services Building

Stop by The Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success to create your own, personalized Coming Out Day photo!

Cost: free

Voices from Ellis Island

Channel: Iowa State Center

10:00 am @ Fisher Theatre

From 1890 to 1930, Ellis Island was the first experience of life in America for millions of immigrants. First and second class passengers who arrived in New York Harbor were not required to undergo the inspection process at Ellis Island. However, the process was far different for "steerage" or third class passengers; they were transported from the pier by ferry to Ellis Island where they underwent medical and legal inspections.

Cost: $4-$5

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Social Movement through Art

Channel: Reiman Gardens

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Bring your lunch to learn from Nancy Gebhart of University Museums about the new and socially relevant ReACT Gallery in Morrill Hall. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.

Town Hall: Improved service delivery models

Channel: Office of the President

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Lunch and Learn: Money Management

Channel: Student Financial Aid Office

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm @ 0196 Carver Hall

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.

Cost: free

True Colors Walk-in Craft

Channel: Student Activities Center

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a throwback craft - a Perler bead keychain - brought to modern day by using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies.

Cost: $5

Workshop, Flexible Faculty Policies: Why They Matter, How They Work

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Oak Room, Memorial Union

This workshop will focus on the flexible faculty policies available that help foster the continued success of our faculty. Policies to be covered include part-time tenure track, extension of the tenure clock, arrival of a child and how the Faculty Modified Duties Assignment policy can be of assistance, as well as how these intersect with other HR policies and the federal Family and Medical Leave Act. Register online.

Cost: free

Retirement reception: Colleen Schalinske

Channel: University Human Resources

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 3150 Beardshear Hall

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

Cost: free

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Kildee Pavillion

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

Cost: Free

Refugee Stories at Iowa State

Channel: University Museums

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

Each work of art in the exhibition Unpacked: Refugee Baggage is a chance for viewers to better empathize and come to understand the struggles of individuals, to eliminate the stigma, and to truly see the people who carry the stamp of refugee. ISU faculty, staff, and students will share their own personal narratives on the refugee experience, allowing their lived experiences to further understanding, empathy, and inclusion at Iowa State.

Cost: free

Understanding Today's Landscape of Iowa Farmland by Corby Fichter of Farm Credit Services

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

As a leader and a lender who is employed by one of the largest agricultural lenders in Iowa, Farm Credit Services of America, Corby Fichter, would like to share many facts and facets of our Iowa farmland landscape. He will talk about the factors that drive investors and owner/operators to purchase land. He will talk about land ownership trends and how agricultural cycles help determine land values and return on investment.

Veterans Meet and Greet

Channel: Veterans Center

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Structure-properties relationship in transition metal-phosphorus clathrates

Channel: Condensed Matter Physics

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm @ Physics 3

Kirill Kovnir, Iowa State University Department of Chemistry

Stained Glass Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.

Cost: ISU $72 Public $82 (supplies included)

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinosaurs, while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet.

Cost: free

Divide and Conquer: Stopping Cancer One Cell at a Time - Robbyn Anand

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Personalized medicine may be the key to curing cancer, and Iowa State Assistant Professor of Chemistry Robbyn Anand is helping pave the way. Advanced technologies can now discriminate minute differences between cancer cells in a patient, allowing physicians to determine the best therapy or combined therapies to eradicate all the various types of cancer cells present. Unfortunately, the high cost of the required instrumentation remains a...

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Three years after the destruction of the Jurassic World theme park, Owen Grady and Claire Dearing return to the island of Isla Nublar to save the remaining dinosaurs from a volcano that's about to erupt. They soon encounter terrifying new breeds of gigantic dinosaurs, while uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire planet.

Cost: free