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Tuesday, 13 Nov 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Course Design Basics

Nov 13, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.

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.

Research workshop: Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 13, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

CANCELLED The Art of Historic Renovation and Cultural Preservation

Nov 13, 2018

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Curtiss Hall, Harl Commons

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This program has been cancelled due to staff illness. It will not be rescheduled. Join University Museums for a new series of tours focused on the renovation and preservation stories of the most iconic and historic locations on campus. The interior of Curtiss Hall has changed immensely in the last five years. The entire building has been renovated and transformed into a signature point of pride for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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.

Lecture: Science Inspired Design

Nov 13, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

College of Design Lectures

Forrest Meggars, assistant professor of architecture at Princeton University and head of Princeton's CHAOS (Cooling and Heating for Architecturally Optimized Systems) lab, will talk about optimization of building systems and minimization of the chaos generated by the heat transfer process.

Documentary & Discussion: Maineland

Nov 13, 2018

6:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

MAINELAND follows two affluent and cosmopolitan teenagers from China as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine. They are part of the enormous wave of Chinese "parachute students" enrolling in U.S. private schools. A discussion with the director, Miao Wang, will immediately follow the 90-minute film.

Women's Basketball

Nov 13, 2018

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$10

Athletics Athletics

Preseason WNIT semifinal, Iowa State vs. Auburn.

Cinderella

Nov 13, 2018

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$35-$84

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

This lush production features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love-the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more-plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers & Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," and "Ten Minutes Ago" in this hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who's ever had a dream.

SAI Toy's for Tots Benefit Concert

Nov 13, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Money donation or a new toy

Music Department Arts, performances

Student performances, benefitting the Sigma Alpha Iota international music fraternity.