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Monday, 05 Nov 2018

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

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

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

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ 2030 Morrill Hall

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

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

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Retirement open house: Liz Kurt

Channel: ISU Extension and Outreach

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm @ Cy's Lounge, Alumni Center

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.

Cost: free

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis finals

Channel: Graduate College

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ 2157 Pearson Hall

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.

Cost: free

Sewing Lessons

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Cost: ISU $40 Public $50

Lecture: Newspapers, Op-eds, and American Responses to Antisemitism

Channel: Lectures Program

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

Eric Schmalz, community manager for the History Unfolded project at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will talk about the role antisemitism played in the general American cultural landscape and how ordinary Americans reacted.

Cost: free