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Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018Previous Day«Next Day»

Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Last day of assigned registration start dates for Spring 2019 registration

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

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

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

This conversation will be a starting place for thinking through how to implement inclusive pedagogy and learner-centered practices into your syllabus. We will discuss strategies for producing a student-centered syllabus; as well as, the importance of establishing clear expectations and goals, using transparent teaching methods, and building rapport and community in your class.

Cost: free

Information session: Nationally competitive student awards

Channel: Study Abroad Center

11:00 am - 11:50 am @ 3534 Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Vagina Monologue Auditions

Channel: Dean of Students Office

11:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Sloss House

Auditions for February 14-15, 2019 performances of The Vagina Monologues will be held Nov. 11 (3-4:30 p.m.); Nov. 14 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.; and Nov. 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. all at the Sloss House. No acting experience is necessary, and all people who lead their lives as womxn may audition. Scripts are available in advance at the Sloss House. Proceeds from the performances will be donated to the Ames shelter ACCESS and the National V-Day Spotlight Campaign.

Cost: free

Art Walk: A Luminous Sight

Channel: University Museums

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Marston Hall, east entrance

Join University Museums as we examine the affect light has on art, because as Leonardo da Vinci said "Of the original phenomena, light is the most enthralling." Meet inside the east entrance of Marston Hall.

Cost: free

Putting Your Research on the Map with ArcGIS Story Maps

Channel: University Library

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm @ Parks Library

In this workshop you will learn how to create interactive map-based exhibits using ArcGIS Story Maps from GIS software giant ESRI. Story Maps https://storymaps.arcgis.com/en/ is an open source online exhibit creation tool created by and based around the ESRI ArcGIS platform. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Cost: free

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

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

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This one and a half hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Veterans Center Community Supper

Channel: Veterans Center

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

How a Center of Innovation Can Impact the University and Community

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Allen D. Kunkel is associate vice president for economic development and director of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center at Missouri State University, where he is responsible for guiding the center in its mission of supporting businesses concentrating on advanced technology, biotechnology, life sciences and nanotechnology research and development.

Cost: free

The Precipitous Decline of Cairo, Illinois: Enamels and Photography

Channel: College of Design

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Enamel artist Sarah Perkins will give a short slide lecture about her personal work, which is primarily enameled bowls and containers, and photographer Gwen Walstrand will present her projects, which include narrative approaches to landscape and typological portraits of adolescents. The two will also discuss their collaborative exhibition highlighting the decline of Cairo, Illinois, on display at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames.

Cost: free

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensemble I

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

James Bovinette is the director of the Jazz 1 ensemble.

Cost: $5

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