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Monday, 18 Sep 2017

Lecture: The History of Experimentation on Black Americans

Channel: National Affairs Series

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Medical Apartheid," Harriet Washington, a medical ethicist and author of the best-selling book Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present. She has been a fellow in ethics at the Harvard Medical School, a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, and a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017

Research Workshop: Reading a Request for Proposal

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

8:30 am - 10:00 am @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Reading a Request for Proposal (RFP)." In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines. The discussion will include information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks to avoid common mistakes.

Cost: free

Local Food Festival: An Adventure in Eating

Channel: Live Green

9:30 am - 1:30 pm @ Central Campus

Celebrating local food with educational displays, food samples, local food recipes developed by ISU Dining chefs, and locally grown and produced items for sale by farmers, vendors and ISU student clubs.

Cost: free

Pizza lunch and putting challenge

Channel: Senior VP for University Services

11:00 am - 12:15 pm @ General Services Building vending room

Stop by and pick up pizza for $2 per slice and try your hand at a putting challenge ($1), with prizes for a hole-in-one. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Story County.

Cost: $1-$2

Career Fair: College of Engineering

Channel: College of Engineering

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum and Scheman Building

More than 400 employers will be on campus looking for students and alumni to fill co-op, internship and full-time engineering positions. All ISU students and alumni are welcome to attend.

Cost: free

Workshop: Save Students Money: Adopt an Affordable Textbook for Your Course

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 31 Parks Library

Curtis Brundy and Abbey Elder, ISU Library, join John Wierson, University Book Store, and CELT's Darrin Jones to help you decide how to best use OER in your course.

Cost: free

40th anniversary celebration: Women's and gender studies program

Channel: Women's and Gender Studies Program

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

The women's and gender studies program is kicking off a year-long celebration of its 40th anniversary. A brief program begins at 6 p.m.

Cost: free

STEMpathy: Valued qualities of STEM professionals in the modern age

Channel: Agronomy Department

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ 1306 Elings Hall

Dr. Wendy Wintersteen, endowed Dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

Cost: Free

Stained Glass Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass.

Cost: ISU $72, Public $82 - includes supplies

Floral Design Series: September

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Topic: Garden in a Jar - Market Bunches

Mental Health Fair Keynote: Sara Benincasa

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Help! You Need Somebody!" Sara Benincasa is a comedian, mental health advocate and author of "Agorafabulous! Dispatches from My Bedroom."

Cost: free

Concert: Carbon Leaf

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ M-Shop, Memorial Union

Carbon Leaf is a quintet from Richmond, Virginia, known for their alt-country, Celtic, and folk-infused Indie Rock.

Cost: $14-$16

Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

Campus Fire Safety Day

Channel: Environmental Health & Safety

9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ West of Curtiss Hall

Environmental Health and Safety employees will teach the campus community how to put out a fire with a fire extinguisher. Free T-shirts while supplies last.

Cost: free

Behind the Scenes

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Cost: $10 (free for members and volunteers)

Business, Industry and Technology Career Fair

Channel: College of Business

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Hilton Coliseum

The career fair enables students to explore career opportunities, obtain employer information, and locate internships, co-ops and full-time positions. Employers have the opportunity to connect with promising candidates for job and internship openings as well as network with university personnel and other employers.

Cost: free

People to People Career Fair

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

12:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ Scheman Building

The career fair offers employers and students a professional environment in which to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; education; health/wellness; government; and hospitality. There also will be an opportunity for students to meet with representatives from professional health and law schools.

Cost: free

Workshop: Engagement Strategies for Every Classroom

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

Sara Marcketti, Associate Director, CELT and professor in Apparel, Events & Hospitality Management, will guide participants through the best practices in engagement strategies for every classroom.

Cost: free

Book sale, bake sale and derby race

Channel: U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm @ 301 Spedding

Choose something to read, buy something to eat or race a matchbox car. All proceeds benefit the United Way of Story County.

Cost: Chelsey Aisenbrey

Research Workshop: Reading a Request for Proposal

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial Union

"Reading a Request for Proposal (RFP)." In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines. The discussion will include information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks to avoid common mistakes.

Cost: free

Art in Flowers: Whistler's Flower Market

Channel: Reiman Gardens

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ Reiman Gardens

Learn to interpret a work of fine art as a floral arrangement from an award-winning expert!

Glass Bead Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Learn to create colorful glass beads by heating and shaping glass with a torch - yes, we get to work with fire!

Cost: ISU $73, Public $83- (supplies included)

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Channel: Student Union Board

10:00 pm @ M-Shop

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.

Cost: $1

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Kids Story Time

Channel: Reiman Gardens

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ Reiman Gardens

This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.

Research Workshop: Working with the Army Research Lab

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:00 am - 12:00 pm @ 301 Spedding

"Working with the Army Research Lab." Representatives from the Army Research Lab will provide an overview on partnering with them to apply for Department of Defense projects. Faculty with experience in this process will be on hand to provide an overview of their experiences and lessons learned.

Cost: free

Workshop: Forever GI Bill

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Col. Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

"Forever GI Bill: Your Questions Answered." Will Hubbard, vice president of government affairs at Student Veterans of America, will provide a brief background on how the Forever GI Bill came to fruition and highlight some of the major components that will have the greatest impact on postsecondary institutions.

Cost: free

Cyclone Cinema: Baby Driver

Channel: Student Union Board

7:00 pm @ Carver Hall 101

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Showings are FREE in Carver 101 at 7 and 10 p.m. every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Hope to see you there!

Cost: free