Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Second half-semester courses begin
Channel: Academic Calendar
Artwork Drop-off for Studies in Creativity Student Juried Exhibit
Channel: Memorial Union programs
9:00 am - 1:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial UnionISU Students are invited to submit artwork for consideration for the Studies in Creativity Exhibit. Students of any major can drop off up to 3 artworks in any media. Chosen artwork will be on display in the Gallery October 19 - December 11.
Channel: Reiman Gardens
9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Reiman GardensMonday 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.
Campus forum: New student onboarding
Channel: Dean of Students Office
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gold Room, Memorial UnionLearn about a campus-wide task force studying new student onboarding practices. Updates on its work and opportunities to assist with subcommittee work will be discussed.
Research Workshop: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship
Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union"The Story Collider: Communicating Your Research and Scholarship Using Narrative." This presentation will develop participants' ability to tell personal stories and apply storytelling craft and theory to communication challenges facing their team. Participants will learn about narrative structure, identifying and developing story leads, improving performance, and connecting to audiences.
Sugar Skull Embroidery Workshop
Channel: Student Activities Center
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial UnionChoose from several patterns and personalize with your color choices. Those new to stitching will learn the basic embroidery stitches. If you know the basics, try some fancy stitches to add to your repertoire.
Cost: ISU $25, Public $35- (supplies included)
Norman Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina
Channel: World Affairs Series
8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union"Betting on Africa to Feed the World," Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Nigeria's former Minister of Agriculture (2011-15), is the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.