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Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Behind the Scenes

Oct 18, 2017

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10 (free for members and volunteers)

Reiman Gardens

Join staff each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens.

Gold Star Training for faculty and staff

Oct 18, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

ISU faculty and staff are invited to learn tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. RSVP is appreciated.

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 18, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Instructors can create groups for students to collaborate on group Assignments and Discussions, use Web-conferencing, and Collaborations for online projects. Participants will reflect on demonstrations exemplifying how active learning, collaboration and cooperation can be supported through Canvas' integrated tools.

Ice cream social

Oct 18, 2017

5:00 PM

Student Services Building, Lobby

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions Student activities

Enjoy ice cream and sherbet. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Made in the Shade: The Exotic Plants

Oct 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Ed highly advises learning what it takes to provide ideal growing conditions for shade and starting with the durable stalwarts from Made in the Shade: Foundation Plants.

Purple Rain Paisley Doodles

Oct 18, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$12

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Everyone doodles, whether you draw during meetings, or set aside time with a pencil and paper, but it gets even better when listening to the Purple Rain album! Learn the lines and shapes that make up paisley patterns, the namesake of Prince's legendary creative complex - Paisley Park.

Volleyball

Oct 18, 2017

6:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

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

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Geoffrey Residence Hall

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Special events Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Lecture: Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

MSNBC anchor and correspondent Ali Velshi brings a unique perspective to his coverage of politics and the impact of the current administration's domestic and international policy shifts. The Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Geoffroy Residence Hall

University Museums Academic calendar Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 18, 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, 19 Oct 2017

Registration for Seniors: Spring 2018

Oct 19, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

First day of assigned Spring 2018 registration dates for students projected as seniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday.

Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit

Oct 19, 2017

All day

Gallery at the Iowa State Memorial Union

free

Memorial Union programs Arts, performances Student activities

Artwork by student artists is on display in the Gallery from October 19 to December 11. The Gallery is also a meeting room, so for open viewing times give us a call.

Disability Summit

Oct 19, 2017

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences

Iowa's annual Disability Awareness Summit brings together disability resource providers in higher education for a day of discussion, education and planning for the upcoming year. The event also provides education for departments/divisions who partner with disability resource providers. Former Senator Tom Harkin will present the keynote address. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Pumpkin Carving

Oct 19, 2017

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Monday through Friday, October 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join Reiman Gardens anytime Monday through Friday for a spooky good time and help us carve pumpkins. The 650 pumpkins will then go on display as lit jack-o-lanterns for our Jack-O-Lantern Walk, a part of our Spirits in the Gardens event, on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 19, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Oct 19, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 19, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Getting Started with EndNote Web

Oct 19, 2017

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword:LIB. Please let us know if you need any kind of accommodation.

Grand opening: Hillside Water-wise Garden

Oct 19, 2017

4:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Meetings, receptions

The Hillside Water-wise Garden is the only one of its kind in Iowa for its unique planting method and style. It is a visually stunning garden with a spectacular stone staircase flanked by custom built railings, ADA compliant path, different planting themes and limestone borders. Tours follow the ribbon-cutting event.

Casting Metal Class

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $58, Public $68- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to both hand-carve and mold forms that will be cast in brass. Final pieces can be pendants, pins or miniatures.

Leadership Workshop Series: Empowering Others to Lead

Oct 19, 2017

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Pioneer Room, 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.

Cyclone Cinema: Despicable Me 3

Oct 19, 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!

Lecture: Can You Be Born a Couch Potato?

Oct 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Can You Be Born a Couch Potato? The Genetics of Physical Activity." Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology J. Timothy Lightfoot directs the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance at Texas A&M University, where his research focuses on the genetics of daily physical activity and exercise endurance.

Soccer

Oct 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Cyclone Sports Complex

free

Athletics Athletics

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

Concert: Flutist Anthony Trionfo

Oct 19, 2017

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$15 ($5 for youth and ISU students)

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Praised for his "spellbinding" performances with "authoritative intellect" by the Santa Barbara Voice after his performance of the Jolivet Concerto with the Music Academy of the West Festival Orchestra, young flutist Anthony Trionfo will make his recital debuts on the Young Concert Artists Series at the Kennedy Center as well as in New York City's Merkin Concert Hall in Spring 2018.

SUB Comedy Night: Amanda Seales

Oct 19, 2017

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Formerly known by her stage name Amanda Diva, Amanda Seales is a comedian, actress, DJ, recording artist and radio personality. Aside from her solo career, she was also a touring member of the musical group Floetry.

Friday, 20 Oct 2017

Fee payment deadline: Fall 2017

Oct 20, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall. Final payment due on AccessPlus.

Schedule Changes for second half-semester courses

Oct 20, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to process most schedule changes for a second half-semester course without signatures of instructor and adviser. See the tuition adjustment schedule for financial deadlines.

Pumpkin Carving

Oct 20, 2017

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Monday through Friday, October 16-20 from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Join Reiman Gardens anytime Monday through Friday for a spooky good time and help us carve pumpkins. The 650 pumpkins will then go on display as lit jack-o-lanterns for our Jack-O-Lantern Walk, a part of our Spirits in the Gardens event, on Saturday, October 21 and Sunday, October 22.