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Wednesday, 02 Oct 2019

Retirement reception: Jeanne Stewart

Oct 02, 2019

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Room 2379 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Meetings, receptions

Jeanne Stewart, assistant scientist in the department of food science and human nutrition, is retiring. A brief program will begin at 3:15 p.m. This is a come-and-go event.

Thursday, 03 Oct 2019

cyBUY Suppliers Show

Oct 03, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall and Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

Procurement Services department Meetings, receptions

Faculty and staff are invited to meet several cyBUY suppliers and register to win some amazing prizes.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 03, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Oct 03, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kildee Pavillion

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Fair offers a variety of resources, including information about programs and financial aid.

Artist Talk and Reception: Kristin Nowlin

Oct 03, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

3228 Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Artist Kristin Nowlin will lead a talk about her exhibit, "Rebellious Rendezvous," which closes Oct. 6. Nowlin is a native of Ames and is currently an instructor at Kansas State University. She lives and works in her home studio in Manhattan, Kansas.

Friday, 04 Oct 2019

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 04, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019

Retirement reception: Pat Dobelis

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Second floor meeting room, Thielen Student Health Center

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Pat Dobelis, an ISD procurement and expense specialist for the student affairs division and former administrative secretary in the student health center, is retiring Oct. 11 after 40 years of service to the university.

Friday, 11 Oct 2019

Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language

Oct 11, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

World Languages and Cultures Department Diversity Meetings, receptions

"Brown Bag American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language," training for employees and community members interested in learning basic signs and more about deaf culture. You do not need to attend every session in order to learn from this series. Bring your lunch and an open mind for this interactive course.

Tuesday, 15 Oct 2019

Majors Fair

Oct 15, 2019

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

More than 100 ISU major and minor degree programs will be represented in one room. The Majors Fair is for any students who are Open Option, undecided, thinking about changing their major, want a second major, or interested in a minor.

Earth Observation Day

Oct 15, 2019

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Room 248 Durham Center

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

This free event celebrates remote sensing and GIS (geographic information system). It starts with a faculty presentation and concludes with a mapathon. Pizza lunch is provided for all who RSVP.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Oct 15, 2019

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.

Wednesday, 16 Oct 2019

Disability Awareness Week: Ice Cream Social

Oct 16, 2019

5:00 AM - 7:00 AM

Lobby, Student Services Building

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Enjoy ice cream and button making as part events planned for Disability Awareness Week. A presentation for the Sargent Award also is planned. Hosted by the Alliance for Disability Awareness.

Friday, 18 Oct 2019

American Sign Language: Deaf Culture and Language

Oct 18, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2105 Pearson

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Attendees will learn about the delf culture, and learn basic ASL signs. This event is a part of Disability Awareness Week 2019.

ITS Digital Accessibility Lab

Oct 18, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Durham 108

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

Come and visit the new lab where students have access to assistive technology resources. This event is a part of Disability Awareness Week 2019.

Retirement reception: Margie Tabor

Oct 18, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Northwest atrium, Hach Hall

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Margie Tabor, assistant director for space planning and management, facilities planning and management, is retiring Oct. 18.

Monday, 21 Oct 2019

Kickoff: National Transfer Student Week

Oct 21, 2019

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Registrar Meetings, receptions Student activities

An opportunity for ISU transfer students to engage and network with one another.

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

Retirement reception: Connie Harris

Oct 23, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

ISU Research Park Core Facility atrium, 1805 Collaboration Place

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Meetings, receptions

Connie Harris, account clerk in the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, is retiring after 20 years of service.

Thursday, 24 Oct 2019

Open Access Week: 'The Price is High' game

Oct 24, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Meetings, receptions

Have you ever wondered what it costs the university to get you access to the thousands of books and journals we subscribe to online? Try to figure it out in this game created to celebrate Open Access Week. Candy and prizes available.

Reception: SheTalks

Oct 24, 2019

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Economic Development Core Facility

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Meetings, receptions

A community cocktail reception with presentations by six inspiring storytellers -- all women. The format, based on the Japanese PechaKucha style, allows speakers to show 20 slides, each for 20 seconds. The theme is "Women Who Create."

Friday, 25 Oct 2019

Homecoming: Alumni awards ceremony

Oct 25, 2019

1:15 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

The ISU Alumni Association and ISU colleges will present some of their highest honors during the annual honors and awards ceremony. A dessert reception will follow the ceremony.

Homecoming: Happy Hour and Pep Rally

Oct 25, 2019

4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Meetings, receptions Special events

Giveaways, entertainment and family fun. Meals ($5) and a cash bar will be available while supplies last. Stay for the pep rally and Yell Like Hell final performances on the stage in the parking lots.

Tuesday, 29 Oct 2019

Philosophy and Religious Studies: Halloween party

Oct 29, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Catt Hall, fourth floor

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students interested in philosophy and religious studies are invited to meet their peers and faculty members in the philosophy and religious studies department. The pizza party (vegan options available) will feature philosophy- and religious studies-themed Halloween decorations. ISU students who come dressed in an academic-themed costume will receive a prize.

Reception: ReACT exhibition opening

Oct 29, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Reiman Gallery (lower level), Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall, 603 Morrill Road

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Consider ideas of intergenerational relationships and family in the newest ReACT exhibition, "Connections and Intersections: People, Place and Time," focused on the stages of life and aging. Jennifer Margrett, faculty guest curator and director of the ISU gerontology program, worked with a multi-age panel to select the art and offer initial reactions. Margrett will deliver brief remarks.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2019

Retirement reception: Doug Anderson

Oct 31, 2019

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

WOW Center, Extension 4-H Building

free

Controller's Department Meetings, receptions

Payroll manager Doug Anderson is retiring after a 34-career at Iowa State. A short program will begin at 1:30 p.m.