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Tuesday, 09 Nov 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Nov 09, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3560 Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures

"Moving on From Pronouns," Andra Castle, assistant director of the Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity. Castle will talk about gender in the workplace and how to develop understanding of gender to create and sustain gender inclusivity, including third person pronouns, how to navigate pronoun changes, and what pronouns teach us about gender. They will provide action steps and reflection questions to help guide understanding.

Reception: Celebration of first-generation college students

Nov 09, 2021

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

All faculty and staff members are invited to meet and chat with first-generation college students at Iowa State. Enjoy activities and refreshments.

Webinar, Navigating controversial topics in the classroom

Nov 09, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussions around controversial issues, including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Nov 09, 2021

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.

Innovation 101: How to Use the Student Innovation Center

Nov 09, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

Explore the Boeing Advanced Fabrication and Assembly Shop in the Student Innovation Center. Registration (free) required.

Innovator Readiness Hardest Skills Series: Succeeding at Global Challenges

Nov 09, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:20 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

ISU Innovator-in-Residence David Slump will announce this year's Student Innovation Fund Challenge. David will discuss the process of identifying and breaking down global and societal problems into manageable student projects. (Originally scheduled for Nov. 4.)

Men's Basketball vs. Kennesaw State

Nov 09, 2021

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kennesaw State. Dates and times subject to change. Please visit the cyclones.com website for updates and information.

Uncles Sam Wants Who? Women, Men, and the Meaning of American Selective Service

Nov 09, 2021

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Why is the question of whether women, just like men, should register with Selective Service controversial? Amy J. Rutenberg will discuss the current push for women to register in the context of the different meanings Americans have attributed to military service and the draft, over time.