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Wednesday, 20 Sep 2017

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 20, 2017

10:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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.

Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Kids Story Time

Sep 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

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

Research Workshop: Working with the Army Research Lab

Sep 21, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

301 Spedding

free

Research Office Training, development

"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.

Canvas Workshop: Quizzes

Sep 21, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Quizzes will prepare instructors to use the quizzing tool in Canvas.

Workshop: Forever GI Bill

Sep 21, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Col. Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

"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.

Cyclone Cinema: Baby Driver

Sep 21, 2017

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!

Friday, 22 Sep 2017

Add/Drop Deadline, first half semester courses

Sep 22, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Designation of Repeat Course Deadline

Sep 22, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a first half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline, first half courses

Sep 22, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to change a first half-semester course to or from Pass/Not Pass.

Pizza and pop sale

Sep 22, 2017

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

College of Design atrium

College of Design Meetings, receptions Special events

Proceeds of the sales benefit the United Way of Story County.

Picnic, games and auction fundraiser

Sep 22, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Extension 4-H Building patio

$5-$6

ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Join ISU Extension and Outreach for lunch, games and prizes to help raise money for the United Way of Story County campaign. The leadership team will be serving up grilled hot dogs that come with chips, sides and a beverage.

Series: Best Practices in Online Course Design

Sep 22, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

View via Zoom

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 3-part series will explore best practices in online course design through the use of the Quality Matters (QM) rubric. View part two on your own.

Business pitch competition

Sep 22, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Central campus

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

Watch 16 participants deliver 90-second business pitches to three judges, in hopes of winning a $900 prize. Part of Agricultural Entrepreneurship Week.

Canvas Workshop: Gradebook

Sep 22, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

2015 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore the interface of the Canvas gradebook from the instructor and student perspectives.

Ag Entrepreneurship info fair

Sep 22, 2017

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Curtiss Hall rotunda

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

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.

Eliminating Writers Block: Flipped Classroom Meets Thinkspace

Sep 22, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Color Marbling

Sep 22, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn a technique for marbling glaze on your pottery to create smooth swirls of color

Memorial Union Birthday Dinner & A Movie

Sep 22, 2017

5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Meetings, receptions Student activities

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.

Concert: The Steel Wheels

Sep 22, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$15-$20

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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

Neuroscience Research Day

Sep 23, 2017

8:30 AM - 5:30 PM

1414 Molecular Biology

free

Graduate College Conferences

"The Aging Brain," with keynote speakers Gary Wenk, Ohio State University, Columbus; and Ruth Barrientos, University of Colorado, Boulder.

NatureCraft Workshop

Sep 23, 2017

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10 ($8/members or ISU adult, $6/general public youth, $4/members or ISU youth, )

Reiman Gardens

Family members of all ages - toddlers, kids, parents, grandparents, and more! - will love this freeform, creative, nature-based workshop.

Tai Chi Class

Sep 23, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:15 AM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $45, Public $55

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

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.

Softball

Sep 23, 2017

10:30 AM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kirkwood. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Softball

Sep 23, 2017

3:30 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Midamerica Nazarene. Check athletics website for schedule changes due to weather.

Volleyball

Sep 23, 2017

4:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Entrepreneur roundtable

Sep 23, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Harl Commons, Curtiss Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Meetings, receptions

"Welcome to the PIT (People Impacting Tomorrow): Entrepreneur Roundtable." Have dinner and conversations with key entrepreneurs, influencers and business builders. Registration is required.

Concert: Open Mike Eagle

Sep 23, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Michael W. Eagle II, better known by his stage name Open Mike Eagle, is an American alternative hip hop artist.

Lecture: Frontiers of Ag Opportunity

Sep 23, 2017

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"Are We Ready? The Frontiers of Ag Opportunity," Jay Lehr, science director at the Heartland Institute think tank.