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Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014

HeartReach Mobile Lab

Oct 15, 2014

7:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Lot 29, north of Molecular Biology

$35-$95

ISU WellBeing Training, development

The HeartReach Mobile Lab will be doing heart disease and stroke screenings. Call 866-935-5432 to make an appointment.

Iowa Latina/o Education Initiative Conference

Oct 15, 2014

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

DMACC FFA Center, Ankeny

free

School of Education Conferences

"Strengthening Hispanic Student Success." Speakers include Laura Rendon, University of Texas, San Antonio; and Marco Davis, U.S. Department of Education. Breakout sessions include: Cultivating college navigation skills; delivering personalized guidance at scale; and intervening early to prevent future attrition.

Online Tele-Workshop: How to Have Healthy Conflict

Oct 15, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Online Tele-Workshop - National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development

Free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Do you often feel drained by departmental drama? Do feel unclear how to handle conflicts that arise in your department? Are you unsure when, where, and how to manage conflict with people who will be voting on your tenure?

Award-Winning Faculty Series: Connecting with Diverse Learners: How can we teach when people learn so differently?

Oct 15, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Leo Timms, award-winning Dairy Science and Morrill professor, shares how he uses context and application to relate to diverse learners both in his ISU classroom and in his experiences as an extension teacher. See how Leo's techniques for making science simple, understandable, and economical (where appropriate) connect with not only ISU's student population, but also farmers, grocers, and elementary children.

Training: Safe Zone 101

Oct 15, 2014

1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

LGBT Student Services Center

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Training, development

Safe Zone 101 Training is a 3-hour training program that uses interactive scenarios to prepare trainees in creating Safe Zones on campus. Faculty, staff and graduate assistants are welcome and encouraged to register. Part of Coming Out Week.

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 15, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Research workshop: Submitting a competitive grant proposal

Oct 15, 2014

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

130 Design

free

Research Office Lectures Training, development

Uschi Niethammer, program officer for the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), will make a presentation about this German government- and EU-funded agency and explain its culture, the wide variety of RFPs, review process and suggestions on how to submit a successful grant proposal to DAAD.

Thursday, 16 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 16, 2014

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

POSTPONED: Workshop: Outdoor Learning Spaces: Adapt Your Classroom

Oct 16, 2014

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall, and a tour of local outdoor learning spaces

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Join professors Bill Graves (Horticulture) and Jim Colbert (Ecology, Evolution, & Organismal Biology) as they showcase Iowa State's outdoor learning spaces and help you discover how to adapt your classroom for unique hands-on, experiential learning.

Public hearing: Regents' agenda

Oct 16, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

University Relations Meetings, receptions

At this public hearing, individuals have an opportunity to provide early input on agenda items for the state Board of Regents Oct. 22-23 board meeting.

The Strategies of a Successful Transposable Element

Oct 16, 2014

4:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Part of the Women in STEM series. Susan Wessler is President's Chair and Distinguished Professor of Genetics, University of California, Riverside. A reception will precede the lecture at 3:30 p.m. in the MU Sun Room.

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

Oct 16, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Sialic Acids as Determinants of Self," James Paulson, acting President and CEO of The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California. Paulson researches the roles of glycan binding proteins in the modulation of immune cell signaling, and the receptor specificity of influenza viruses. A reception precedes his seminar at 3:45 pm.

Cyclone Cinema: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 16, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

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!

The Battle between Church and State

Oct 16, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Dan Barker is co-president of the nationally known advocacy organization Freedom From Religion Foundation. He is author of many books articles, including Maybe Yes, Maybe no: A Guide For Young Skeptics, Losing Faith in Faith: From Preacher to Atheist, and Godless: How an Evangelical Preacher Became One of America's Leading Atheists. He is a former preacher of both Quaker and Assembly of God congregations.

The LGBT Athletes and Moments That Changed the Sports World Forever

Oct 16, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Cyd Zeigler is one of the world's leading experts on LGBT sports issues, a cofounder of Outsports.com, and coauthor of The Outsports Revolution: Truth & Myth in the World of Gay Sports. Part of Coming Out Week.

Friday, 17 Oct 2014

First half-semester courses end: Fall 2014

Oct 17, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First half-semester courses end.

Mid-Term Grade Processing

Oct 17, 2014

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Midterm grade reports due on Bb Learn or AccessPlus by 2:15 p.m.

LGBTQA+ Faculty & Staff Lunch

Oct 17, 2014

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

The Hub

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Meetings, receptions

Bring your lunch and join members of the Iowa State LGBT Faculty & Staff Association for our food and picnic as we prepare to join students for the Coming Out Rally. Part of Coming Out Week.

Coming Out Rally

Oct 17, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library lawn

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

An annual tradition at Iowa State, the National Coming Out Rally provides an opportunity for the ISU community to share its coming out stories, be visible, find community/support and be proud. Join us as we gather together as one community. Part of Coming Out Week.

Learning Community: Team-Based Learning

Oct 17, 2014

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Graduates of the TBL Teaching and Learning Circles are invited to participate in the TBL Faculty/Graduate Student/Postdoctoral Fellow Learning Community. 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. Facilitator: Lisa Orgler, Lecturer, Horticulture

Setting the Table for a Hotter, Flatter, More Crowded Earth

Oct 17, 2014

3:10 PM - 5:00 PM

127 Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"Setting the Table for a Hotter, Flatter, More Crowded Earth," Sonny Ramaswamy, USDA National Institute for Food and Agriculture. A listening session will follow the lecture.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Treasure Boxes

Oct 17, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5 (studio fee)

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Join us on Fridays evenings for a fun exploration of techniques in "painting" bisque. Decorate a small box to store your cookie fortunes, stamp collection, gaming dice, seashells, skeleton keys, or whatever other items you collect.

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 17, 2014

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Cyclone Cinema: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 17, 2014

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

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!

Soccer

Oct 17, 2014

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. West Virginia

Take It to the Farmer

Oct 17, 2014

7:00 PM

Ensminger Room, 1204 Kildee

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Indian agricultural scientist M.S. Swaminathan is often recognized as the father of the Green Revolution in India.

Dance social

Oct 17, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:45 PM

196 Forker Building

free

Student Organizations Student activities

Free dance social hosted by the ISU Ballroom Dance Club. Singles welcome. Dress is casual; indoor shoes or socks are required.

Movie Discussion: X-Men, Days of Future Past

Oct 17, 2014

9:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Carver Hall lobby

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity

Following the Cyclone Cinema 7 p.m. showing of "X-Men, Days of Future Past," there will be a discussion about the intersections between the film's themes, the coming out process and the LGBTQA+ community. Part of Coming Out Week.

Saturday, 18 Oct 2014

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 18, 2014

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$5 per necklace

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings. Whether you identify as LGBTQ or an Ally, drop in and show your support for a safe world where individuals can live truthfully and openly.

Softball

Oct 18, 2014

12:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kirkwood (double-header).