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Friday, 22 Oct 2021

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Moving the Masses, Changing Beliefs

Oct 22, 2021

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Moving the Masses, Changing Beliefs," Narayan Devanathan, alum and chief client officer at Dentsu International India, a marketing and advertising firm that prides itself on being "champions for meaningful progress."

Meeting, Team-Based Learning (TBL) Teaching and Learning Community (Oct)

Oct 22, 2021

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.

Seminar: From Iowa State to California State University: Early Career Research in Exercise Psychology at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Oct 22, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Webex

free

Research Office Lectures

Join this seminar to hear from Dr. Zachary Zenko, Assistant Professor from California State University - Bakersfield and he discusses adapting his research in exercise physiology at three different universities.

Seminar: "International Student Applications in the United Kingdom After Brexit"

Oct 22, 2021

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

368A Heady Hall

free

Economics Department Lectures

Catalina Amuedo-Dorantes (University of California Merced) On June 23, 2016, the people of the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. We examine how this decision (henceforth, Brexit) has impacted international student applications in the United Kingdom. Using administrative data spanning from 2013 through 2019, we find evidence of Brexit curtailing the growth rate of international student applications by seven percent.

Seminar: Understanding the mechanisms underlying cytokinin-dependent root responses

Oct 22, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Lectures

Join this Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology Promising Scientist Research Series to hear Dr. Atiako Kwame Acheampong, Postdoctoral fellow in the Kiever lab at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, discuss the intricate interplay between cellular systems such as phytohormone, cytokinin, and protein degradation mechanisms of autophagy to activate organ-specific responses to ever-changing environmental stimuli or physiological cues.

Homecoming: Pep Rally and Open House

Oct 22, 2021

5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alumni Center

free

Alumni Association Arts, performances Special events

Giveaways, entertainment, homecoming activities and family fun. Food for purchase and a cash bar will be available while supplies last. The pep rally will include the Cardinal Court honorees, Yell Like Hell finals and performances by the marching band and spirit squad. Merchandise from the ISU Bookstore will be available for purchase.

Cyclone Cinema: Black Widow

Oct 22, 2021

7:00 PM

101 Carver Hall

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Natasha Romanoff, aka Black Widow, confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy, and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

Homecoming: Volleyball vs. Texas

Oct 22, 2021

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Texas.

Homecoming: ExCYtement in the Streets

Oct 22, 2021

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Greek neighborhood

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

Take a walk through the Greek house neighborhoods to see Homecoming decorations, displays and performances. This year's theme is "Cy of the Storm."

Homecoming: Pancake feed, fireworks and mass campaniling

Oct 22, 2021

10:00 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events Student activities

These events are Homecoming traditions. Pancakes are $3 per person. Mass campaniling and fireworks will start at midnight.