Friday, 22 Sep 2017
Watch 16 participants deliver 90-second business pitches to three judges, in hopes of winning a $900 prize. Part of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.
Explore the interface of the Canvas gradebook from the instructor and student perspectives.
Learn about Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative programs, including the entrepreneurial studies minor, travel opportunities, the student incubator and the National Agri-Marketing Association. Part of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.
Anyone who has worked with students to help them write about themselves knows how challenging and anxiety-driven the process is for them. Janet Johnson (FSHN) and her team Maren Wolff (FSHN) and Samantha Jones (FSHN) have found the 'sweet spot' and will show us the methodology they implemented to scaffold undergraduates in the writing of Personal Statements and the positive student feedback and reactions they received.
Learn a technique for marbling glaze on your pottery to create smooth swirls of color
Free chili supper in the MU to celebrate the building's 89th birthday, followed by free family movie Beauty & The Beast on the terrace, sponsored by Campustown Action Association.
The Steel Wheels are an American roots music, Americana group of folk musicians, based in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia
Saturday, 23 Sep 2017
"The Aging Brain," with keynote speakers Gary Wenk, Ohio State University, Columbus; and Ruth Barrientos, University of Colorado, Boulder.
Family members of all ages - toddlers, kids, parents, grandparents, and more! - will love this freeform, creative, nature-based workshop.
An introduction to the 24 Posture Taijiquan Form, which was developed during the 1950s by the Chinese Athletic Committee based on the foundation of Yang Style Taijiquan.
Iowa State vs. Kirkwood. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.
Iowa State vs. Midamerica Nazarene. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.
Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Game times and dates are subject to change.
"Welcome to the PIT (People Impacting Tomorrow): Entrepreneur Roundtable." Have dinner and conversations with key entrepreneurs, influencers and business builders. Registration is required.
Michael W. Eagle II, better known by his stage name Open Mike Eagle, is an American alternative hip hop artist.
"Are We Ready? The Frontiers of Ag Opportunity," Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute think tank.
Sunday, 24 Sep 2017
This Milonga (dance party) is a multi-level class with lots of time to enjoy the music and dance.
Featuring guest violinist John Gilbert and ISU faculty George Work, cello; and Mei-Hsuan Huang, piano. Gilbert is professor of violin at the Texas Tech University School of Music.
Monday, 25 Sep 2017
Join in a giant group photo outside Parks Library. Wear your favorite cardinal and gold and find a place on the steps, plaza, lawn and entry area of the library and be ready at 11:30 to say cheese.
Topics that relate to current events will be presented and attendees are encouraged to bring other discussion topics with them with a goal of generating understanding in a safe, inclusive, and inspiring space.
Canvas Overview introduces participants to the Canvas environment.
University-wide awards will be presented to faculty and staff. A reception will follow.
Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method.
They have been attributed to better health, happiness and air quality; houseplants are a big part of many people's homes.
Take your basic throwing skills to the next level by learning to make lids 5 different ways. See appropriate lids and finishing for different shaped vessels, and learn how an enclosed form can be turned into a lidded pot, vase, bowl, and other forms.
Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series: Fr. Robert Spitzer served as president of Gonzaga University from 1998 to 2009. A Catholic priest and Jesuit, he is the author of eight books, including New Proofs for the Existence of God: Contributions of Contemporary Physics and Philosophy, and appears weekly on EWTN in "Father Spitzer's Universe."
Soprano Molly Fillmore is a guest artist.
Tuesday, 26 Sep 2017
"Leveraging NSF Programs for Big Data Research." Dr. Chaitanya Baru, senior advisor for data science, CISE directorate, will discuss agency priorities and initiatives, and answer your questions about funding programs related to data science and data-driven discovery.
The Atheist and Agnostic Society Fall Lecture. Hector Avalos is a professor of religious studies at Iowa State.
ISU integrated studio arts alumnus Jonathan Castro is a ceramic designer who lives and works in New York City. He attributes many opportunities and successes to the skills and business acumen he developed at Iowa State. He'll talk about the importance and process of branding oneself in the marketplace. Castro is an artist-in-residence Sept. 25-29 in the College of Design.