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Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Research workshop: Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 14, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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.

Conversation: Building an inclusive and learner-centered syllabus

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom


Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

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.

Information session: Nationally competitive student awards

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

3534 Memorial Union


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.

Vagina Monologue Auditions

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sloss House


Dean of Students Office Arts, performances

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.

Art Walk: A Luminous Sight

Nov 14, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marston Hall, east entrance


University Museums Arts, performances

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.

Putting Your Research on the Map with ArcGIS Story Maps

Nov 14, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library


University Library Training, development

In this workshop you will learn how to create interactive map-based exhibits using ArcGIS Story Maps from GIS software giant ESRI. Story Maps 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.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Nov 14, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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

Nov 14, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


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.

How a Center of Innovation Can Impact the University and Community

Nov 14, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design


College of Design Lectures

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.

The Precipitous Decline of Cairo, Illinois: Enamels and Photography

Nov 14, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design


College of Design Lectures

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.

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensemble I

Nov 14, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall


Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is the director of the Jazz 1 ensemble.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 14, 2018

9:00 PM



Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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.