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Thursday, 01 Nov 2018

Open forum: Faculty experience work group

Nov 01, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Friday, 02 Nov 2018

Open forum: Student Innovation Center director finalist

Nov 02, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Auditorium, College of Design

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

James Oliver, University Professor and Larry and Pam Pithan Professor of Mechanical Engineering, is one of two finalists in the search for the inaugural director of the Student Innovation Center.

Reception: Mid-Century Modern Exhibition

Nov 02, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Transport yourself back to the swinging 40s, mad 50s, and groovy 60s for a fun and funky evening in the latest exhibition from University Museums and the Textiles and Clothing Museum! Join us for some mid-century cocktails and canapes to celebrate the new exhibition. Festive retro fashion is encouraged!

Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Workshop, Negotiating for Success: Strategies, Tools and Skills for Faculty

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This workshop will share simple but effective negotiation skills participants can use in their professional and personal lives to persuade, enrich and maximize their potential. Negotiation and conflict resolution don't have to be "avoidable" aspects of our lives. Light refreshments will be served. Registration requested.

Retirement open house: Liz Kurt

Nov 05, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Cy's Lounge, Alumni Center

free

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Liz Kurt, program coordinator in ISU Extension & Outreach's conference planning and management department, and former director of new student programs, is retiring after 28 years of service at Iowa State. No formal program is planned.

Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

Workshop: Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Nov 08, 2018

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

0105 Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Students will learn how to format international experiences on a resume and incorporate study abroad into behavioral-based interview questions. The workshop is applicable to students who participated in a faculty-led travel course or semester-long/exchange program, or any student interested in studying abroad. RSVP by Nov. 6.

Monday, 12 Nov 2018

Gold Star Hall Ceremony

Nov 12, 2018

3:15 PM

Great Hall, MU

free

Student Union Board Meetings, receptions Special events

This important ceremony honors our Iowa State students who made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for the freedoms we enjoy. Their names are carved into the limestone walls of Gold Star Hall in the Memorial Union so that we may both remember and honor their service to our country, which merits our deep respect.

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018

Town hall: Improved Service Delivery (human resources)

Nov 13, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and livestreamed)

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Interim vice president for human resources Kristi Darr will talk about the refined HR model and descriptions of jobs in the proposed model including responsibilities and qualifications, and offer further information on the responsibilities that will remain within units and the transition process for employees and units.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 13, 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.

Retirement reception: Joyce Russell

Nov 13, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Iowa Public Radio, 2111 Grand Ave., Suite 100, Des Moines

free

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Joyce Russell, statehouse correspondent and producer, is retiring after 30 years of service to WOI Radio and Iowa Public Radio. A program will begin at 5 p.m. Attendees are invited to bring a story to share or send comments to be included in a gift. No RSVP is required for the event. Free parking is available behind the building.

Berlin Summer Academy 2018 Exhibition Reception

Nov 13, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Lightfoot Forum, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

See the work of ISU architecture students who participated in the 2018 Berlin Summer Academy in an exhibition in the Lightfoot Forum and hear more about the experience at this opening reception.

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Information session: Nationally competitive student awards

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

3534 Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Meetings, receptions

A representative from the Institute of International Education will attend to talk about the Boren scholarship, and information will be shared about other nationally competitive awards. This session will be repeated at noon today in the same location.

Veterans Center Community Supper

Nov 14, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Meetings, receptions Student activities

The Iowa State community is invited to enjoy a free dinner in honor of those who serve and sacrifice. The public event brings together students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in honor of the service and sacrifice of veterans and their family members.

Friday, 16 Nov 2018

Visit Day: Prospective Design Graduate Students

Nov 16, 2018

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hansen Exchange, King Pavilion, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Design is hosting a visit day for students considering a graduate degree in design or art majors. Participants have an opportunity to interact with faculty and students, tour facilities, engage with other prospective students and learn the value of Design's outstanding graduate programs. Register online.

Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Town hall: Improved Service Delivery (finance)

Nov 27, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and livestreamed)

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Interim senior vice president for finance and university services Pam Cain will talk about the proposed finance model, including job descriptions, responsibilities that will remain within units, and the transition process for employees and units.

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Nov 27, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and live-streamed)

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

The search committee for the next dean of the College of Engineering will host two open forums to solicit input from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the college's next leader. The second session is Dec. 3.

Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career (term faculty)

Nov 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

An introduction for lecturers, clinical and adjunct faculty to university resources, policies and programs that can help them to a successful start. Associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince also will discuss career paths and opportunities for development at Iowa State.

Thursday, 29 Nov 2018

Reception for term faculty

Nov 29, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

free

Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions

An appreciation event hosted by the office of the senior vice president and provost. Register online.

Friday, 30 Nov 2018

Closing Reception: Perception is Everything Exhibition by Dan Shea

Nov 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Room 181-1 Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition by Dan Shea, graduate student in integrated visual arts.

Perception is Everything Exhibition Reception

Nov 30, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

181-1 Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Reception for the thesis exhibition by Dan Shea, candidate for a Master of Fine Arts in integrated visual arts. His work explores comics and the interaction of words and images.

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Nov 30, 2018

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Reception for exhibition of digital drawings and hybrid collages by Ames artist Matthew Merritt.