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Thursday, 08 Nov 2018

Registration begins for Freshmen - Spring 2019

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

First day of assigned Spring 2019 registration dates for students continuing as freshmen. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Conference: Taking the Road Less Traveled

Channel: Program for Women in Science and Engineering

8:00 am - 2:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

A one-day conference for middle school (Oct. 25) and high school (Nov. 8) girls to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. Preregistration required.

Cost: $15

Seed Science and Technology short course

Channel: Seed Science Center

8:30 am - 4:30 pm @ Seed Science Building

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Cost: $2,550

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Holiday Decorating

Channel: Reiman Gardens

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

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy this annual demonstration of holiday decorating with florals, greens, and other materials.

Fall Pruning Workshop

Channel: Reiman Gardens

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens' Manager of Horticultural Operations, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens' Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of autumn pruning!

Workshop: Marketing Your Study Abroad Experience

Channel: College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

4:15 pm - 5:30 pm @ 0105 Curtiss Hall

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.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Spy Who Dumped Me - The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Cost: free

Daily Dialogue: Panel discussion

Channel: Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

The Daily Dialogue, hosted by the Iowa State Daily, is a place for conversations you can't always have at the family dinner table. The first event will feature five speakers who each share a story that shaped their personal political awakening.

Cost: free

Gender and Power in Contemporary Somalia

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

Fartumo Kusow will discuss her most recent novel, Tale of a Boon's Wife, and how her life and experiences as a Somali woman shape her characters and major themes of her work. Kusow draws connections between the main themes of social hierarchy, female relationships, power, and prejudice and present day unconscious biases.

Cost: free

SUB Comedy Night w/ Daphnique Springs

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop

SUB presents Comedy Night w/ Daphnique Springs! Doors open at 8:30 pm for this FREE event!

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Spy Who Dumped Me - The Spy Who Dumped Me tells the story of Audrey (Kunis) and Morgan (McKinnon), two best friends who unwittingly become entangled in an international conspiracy when one of the women discovers the boyfriend who dumped her was actually a spy.

Cost: free