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Monday, 09 Oct 2017

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas (*workshop is now full*)

Oct 09, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

The Wright Stuff: First in Flight

Oct 09, 2017

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Barely out of their teens, two plucky bicycle mechanics team with their studious sister to out-invent the world's top scientists and achieve the timeless dream of flight.

Workshop: Course Design in Canvas (*workshop is now full*)

Oct 09, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to design courses in Canvas, facilitate easy and intuitive course navigation and pace instruction. This workshop will highlight the mechanics and pedagogy behind Homepage, Syllabus, Content Pages and Modules in Canvas. Participants will learn about best practices for creating, organizing and structuring content in Canvas courses.

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Oct 09, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 8.

Film: Washed Ashore, Art to Save the Sea

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances

The project, based in Bandon, Oregon, involves collecting, washing and sorting plastic that has washed up on Oregon beaches, and repurposing it into art that is awakening the hearts and minds of viewers to the global marine debris crisis. Reiman Gardens is the first botanical garden to exhibit a collection of monumental sculptures made from this debris, and we invite you to a free public viewing of this feature-length film to learn more.

Leadership Workshop Series: Building a Common Purpose

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The Gallery, MU

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Student activities Training, development

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out. During these workshops, you will have the opportunity to engage in activities and discussions that will help you establish your personal values, learn some tips and tricks on how to build a common purpose and community, as well as strategies for empowering your members to lead.

Panel: Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

"Erasure and Invisibility: A Conversation on Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art." When these narratives are contrasted with artwork and images of American Indians made by American Indians, how might our understanding change? Using works of art from the permanent collection by N.C. Wyeth, Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Dan Namingha and others, explore how the narrative on American Indians evolves.

Pink Hat Revolution!

Oct 09, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$15

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Pink, cat-eared hats have adorned thousands in the Women's March on January 21. Make your own Pusseyhat, a symbol of support and solidarity for women's rights. Choose between knitting, crochet or sewing fleece.

Lecture: National Defense and International Security

Oct 09, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier is Director of Operational Capability Requirements and Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements for the U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon.

Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017

Research Workshop: Integrating Broader Impacts

Oct 10, 2017

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Office Training, development

"Integrating Broader Impacts Work Into Your Research." Learn how to effectively build a broader impacts effort in the context of your research. Attendees will meet potential community partners and hear from other faculty who have built successful research programs based on their broader impacts work. Resources to develop BI statements. Second workshop to review and refine BI statements.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 10, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Oct 10, 2017

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

1020 4-H Extension Building

Environmental Health & Safety Training, development

Information for youth program leaders, administrators and student organization officers regarding youth-related policies, procedures and forms for successfully conducting youth programs at ISU.

Workshop: The Pedagogy of Canvas Quizzes

Oct 10, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Participants will learn how to use Quizzes in Canvas. The workshop will focus on practical ways to customize Quiz Settings as well as create and administer Quizzes with a variety of question types to accommodate specific learning situations. Quiz Moderation and Analytics will be also explored.

CANCELED: Faculty Senate meeting

Oct 10, 2017

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The meeting was canceled so representatives could attend an open forum for a presidential finalist. The meeting will not be rescheduled. The next meeting is Nov. 14.

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Oct 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 9.

Herbal Preparations for Cold/Flu Season

Oct 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Learn how to make herbal teas and tinctures to combat cold and flu season from Certified Master Herbalist Gayle Curtis.

Striped Cutting Board Class

Oct 10, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Using strips of hardwood like maple, walnut and cherry, create a cutting board that will be a beautiful addition to your kitchen.

Artist's Reception: "Faces of Iowa State" exhibit

Oct 10, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Building

free

University Museums Arts, performances Meetings, receptions

Join us in celebrating Rose Frantzen and the 39 portraits included in the Faces of Iowa State exhibition currently on view in the Brunnier Art Museum. These new paintings completed over the past 14 months celebrate the tradition and the impact of portraiture at ISU and show the development of ISU as a story of democracy where the vision, dreams, and actions of individual people play a vital role in how our collective identity is shaped.

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 10, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater Lobby

Theatre Arts, performances

This show has a large cast and there are many roles available! Come to 0310 Carver Hall to obtain audition materials, sign up to audition, or borrow a copy of the script. Performance dates will be December 1-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.

Open Mic Night

Oct 10, 2017

8:00 PM

The M-Shop, MU

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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, 11 Oct 2017

Major Fair

Oct 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Counseling Service Conferences Diversity Student activities

More than 100 ISU majors and minors are represented in one room. This event is for students who are open-option, undecided, thinking about changing their major or struggling to find a career path.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 11, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Rainbow Necklaces for Coming Out Week

Oct 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 10:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$6

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

Stop by The Workspace to make a simple rainbow necklace with clustered jump rings.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 11, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Assignments are a backbone of the course's Gradebook in Canvas. Participants will learn to create and manage Assignments and Assignment Groups as well as explore how the Gradebook is connected to the organization of Assignments. Participants will experience the power of SpeedGrader for efficient and effective grading.

Meet and greet: ISU Veterans

Oct 11, 2017

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Pride Lounge, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

The faculty, staff and student veteran meet and greet is planned as a part of the Veterans Learning Community, but all student veterans and family members are invited. The purpose of the event is to provide an opportunity for students to meet and network with faculty and staff from across ISU. This is a come and go event; feel free to stop by. RSVP is appreciated.

Open forum: Finalist for ISU presidency

Oct 11, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

One of four candidates invited to interview on campus. The candidate's name and CV will be shared the morning of Oct. 10.

Artful Yoga

Oct 11, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

This practice will enrich your yoga experience by going beyond the physical and inviting an artistic perspective to your awareness. Please arrive a few minutes early for a brief discussion of the current exhibition with a yoga twist. The practice will begin at 5:30. No yoga experience is necessary, but please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required. Sponsored by University Museums and Rec. Services.

Volleyball

Oct 11, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

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

Auditions: A Christmas Carol

Oct 11, 2017

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Fisher Theater Lobby

Theatre Arts, performances

This show has a large cast and there are many roles available! Come to 0310 Carver Hall to obtain audition materials, sign up to audition, or borrow a copy of the script. Performance dates will be December 1-10. E-mail jfcox@iastate.edu with questions.