Monday, 11 Sep 2017
Hong Lei is the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago.
Choose one of several simple but elegant box designs and create a one-of-a-kind jewelry box with contrasting hardwoods.
"Severe 5%: Understanding the Criminal Justice System," Iowa State professor of sociology Matt DeLisi will draw on his research, clinical, and practitioner experiences working with pathological offenders to provide another framework for assessing the U.S. criminal justice system.
Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017
Iowa State has been selected as a National Science Foundation Innovation Corps (I-Corps) site. Interested faculty, staff, post-docs and graduate students are invited to learn how they can get involved. Session also offered on Sept. 11 (9-10 a.m.)
"Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities." In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.
The first session in a three-event series focuses on classroom solutions to address academic dishonesty.
"Personal Leadership: Life Skills for Everyday Self-Care." Stephanie Downs, ISU WellBeing coordinator, will introduce the new Adventure2 online platform. Bring your own device, log in and explore with us!
The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State University and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.
Iowa State vs. Northern Iowa. Game times and dates are subject to change.
Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel.
"Water Exploration in the Solar System: The Restless Hunt for Life," Essam Heggy is a planetary scientist at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and a Rosetta co-investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)
Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017
An opportunity for ISU faculty and staff to learn about the financial aid process and related issues affecting students in order to more effectively fulfill their professional roles. Register online.
"Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process." In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
"From Donut Salesman to CEO," Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., a $15 billion global food company. He oversees Smithfield's vast business empire, including all its operations in the United States, Poland, Romania, Mexico and the United Kingdom.
Light refreshments will be served. Exhibition runs through Nov. 10.
This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness.
Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance! This beautiful art form is great exercise, improves your posture and more importantly, tons of fun!
Raid our stash of beads and baubles to make a stack of three stretchy bracelets a la Janis, and enjoy music by this legendary artist and other Woodstock performers.
Tim Wise is a prominent antiracist writer and educator and author of the memoir "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son."
Thursday, 14 Sep 2017
This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.
This much-loved storytelling program has returned with a strong literacy focus every week.
A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.
"Human Research Basics Series: Does This Project Need IRB Oversight?" This four-part series looks more closely at the various components of the IRB submission process. In this session you will learn the process to determine whether IRB oversight is required. Information about the various levels of IRB review will also be shared.
Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.
"Sketchnoting for Everyone - Deepen learning with visual notetaking." Verena Paepcke-Hjeltness, Assistant Professor of Industrial Design, and Mani Mina, Associate Professor of Industrial Design and Electrical Engineering, will show you the essentials of Sketchnoting, a pattern-based notetaking strategy that actively engages learners.
Alexis Dwyer is a print-maker, and her recent work is with cyanotypes - a photographic printing process that produces imagery in white with an indigo background. From crisp, recognizable outlines to blurred objects that seem to float on fabric, she explores discarded items as re-purposed art.
Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier.
Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.
Discover the versatility of acrylic - a water-soluble medium that dries quickly. Learn basic color theory as well as painting from both life and photographs.