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Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018

Registration begins for Spring 2019

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Seniors Graduating Spring 2019

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Seniors graduating Spring 2019 should submit a Graduation Application after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).

Workshop: CELT Accessibility Awareness Week: Hands-On Accessibility - Alternative Text

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

9:00 am - 10:00 am @ 2015 Morrill Hall

Participants will work on adding alternative text to their pictures, graphs, and tables in their online course and documents. Please have samples of pictures, graphs, and tables available to use during the session or be prepared to search for these at the beginning of the workshop.

Cost: free

Behind the Scenes: PRISMA: ISU Architecture Exhibit

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Hear about the history of Reiman Gardens' partnership with 5 faculty and 77 students from ISU Architecture leading up to the creation and installation of this beautiful interactive installation.

Workshop: Using Free, Openly-Licensed Textbooks in Your Classroom

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

11:00 am - 12:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Are you concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? In this workshop, a representative from the Open Textbook Network will guide you through the the benefits of open textbooks and answer your questions. Capacity is limited and open textbooks are not available for all disciplines.

Cost: free

Internship and Networking Fair

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, this boutique-style internship and networking fair connects relevant employers with students who are preparing for careers in advertising, journalism, public relations, communications and other related fields. Open to all students; no advance registration required.

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Campanile Room, Memorial Union

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Cost: free

Dan Gable, "A Wrestling Life" Lecture and Book Signing

Channel: Student Activities Center

4:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Ames Public Library

A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series 4-5:30 pm Community Reception - Little Woods Herbs & Teas (with h'orderves) 6-6:45 pm Community Presentation - Ames Public Library 6:45- 7:30pm Book signing - Ames Public Library

Cost: Free

Open forum: Faculty experience work group

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

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.

Cost: free

Film and discussion: The Witness

Channel: University Library

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.

Cost: free

Lecture: Postcolonial identities Seen from Europe and Africa

Channel: World Languages and Cultures Department

6:15 pm - 8:00 pm @ 0127 Curtiss Hall

Yolanda Aixela-Cabre is a cultural anthropologist, tenured scientist and vice director of research for the State Agency for Superior Scientific Research in Spain. In this lecture, she will tackle social identity through the lens of postcolonial societies.

Cost: free

Interdepartmental Research Showcase

Channel: Graduate College

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Celtic Thunder X

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Celebrating 10 years, this brand new live show is known for dramatic effects via lighting and choreography as well as realistic Irish stage sets with authentic Irish instruments. The performances have dramatic solos, compelling ensembles, and comedic acts. Celtic Thunder is viewed by millions on PBS with record number of sold out shows, which is how they have become a household name all around the world.

Cost: $39-$82

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

9:00 pm @ M-Shop

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Cost: $1