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Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Oct 25, 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.

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Oct 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $23, Public $33- (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Take your bead skills to the next level! Learn to create "twisties" - special rods of glass made by melting and twisting multiple colors together.

Leadership Workshop Series: Wellness & Leadership

Oct 25, 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.

Made in the Shade: Ferns

Oct 25, 2017

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

One of the most elegant and useful plants in the outdoor landscape is the fern.

Fine dining dinner: Ciao ISU, Taste of Italy

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM

Tearoom, 23A MacKay Hall

$30 ($35 with wine)

Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management Special events

The menu includes charcuterie board, butternut squash soup, roasted caprese salad, red wine-braised pork medallions and tiramisu. This is one of three themed dinners hosted this semester by students in hospitality management 487/587: Fine Dining Event Management. Reservations are required.

Homecoming: Yell Like Hell

Oct 25, 2017

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Central campus

free

Alumni Association Special events

Second cuts for the Yell Like Hell contest, which features skit competitions that promote school spirit with cheering, music and dancing.

African acrobatic troupe: Cirque Zuma Zuma

Oct 25, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Cirque Zuma Zuma is unlike anything you've ever seen before. Many describe it as an African-style Cirque du Soleil; such is the standard of the performers and the quality of the show's live musical score.

Game Night at the Christian Petersen Art Museum

Oct 25, 2017

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Compete and showcase your gaming skills at the current Christian Petersen Art Museum exhibition, GAME ART VS. ART GAME. Featuring eighteen interactive and diverse video games, this exhibit engages visitors with the University Museums in the dynamic setting of playful exploration and contemporary game design. No prior knowledge or skill in gaming is necessary, so stop by and join in on the fun!

ISU Flute Studio

Oct 25, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Sonja Giles.

Thursday, 26 Oct 2017

Registration begins for juniors: Spring 2018

Oct 26, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 26, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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.

Youth Program: Caterpillar Club

Oct 26, 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.

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 26, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by Fuzzy's Tacos. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Day

Oct 26, 2017

11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Hosted by the Green Umbrella and Live Green! Sustainability-minded student organizations, campus groups and community businesses will highlight their activities, initiatives and products. Coffee, cookies, apples, green-minded prizes!

Workshop: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Oct 26, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

032 Parks LIbrary

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.

Retirement reception: Teddi Barron

Oct 26, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Suite 201, Kingland Building, 2420 Lincoln Way

free

University Relations Meetings, receptions

Teddi Barron, a communications specialist in the office of university relations, is retiring. A program will begin at 4 p.m.

CALS Study Abroad Fair

Oct 26, 2017

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kildee Pavillion

Free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Study Abroad Fair, a variety or resources, including programs and financial aid will be available.

Panel: Mental Health and Suicide Prevention

Oct 26, 2017

5:15 PM - 6:30 PM

215 Marston Hall

free

Student Wellness Lectures Student activities

A follow-up dialogue to the powerful "Send Silence Packing" traveling exhibition. There will be panelists representing mental health and suicide prevention student organizations as well as departments providing resources and services. This dialogue is intended to share information, answer questions and engage in open dialogue around mental health and suicide prevention at Iowa State.

Cyclone Cinema: The Dark Tower

Oct 26, 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!

Knitting Class

Oct 26, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $26, Public $36- (yarn included, but bring needles)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn how to cast-on, knit, purl, bind-off, rib stitch, gauge swatching and pattern reading.

Lecture: Finding a Roadmap for Success

Oct 26, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Leadership: Finding a Roadmap for Success," Lt.Col. (ret) Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, founder and head of Educational Achievement Services, which has a mission to prepare tomorrow's leaders. Latino Heritage Month and Women's Leadership Series keynote.

One Night in Memphis

Oct 26, 2017

7:30 PM - 9:40 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25-$60

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

There's a whole lotta shakin' going on! Get ready for a night of rockabilly, country, gospel, and pure 1950s rock 'n roll with One Night in Memphis. A night that takes you back to December 4, 1956 when four of the biggest names in early rock 'n roll - Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash - gathered together for an impromtu jam session at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis.

Concert: Blackalicious

Oct 26, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$10-$15

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Blackalicious is an American hip-hop duo from Sacramento, California, made up of rapper Gift of Gab and DJ/producer Chief Xcel.

Lecture: Black Holes in the Universe and in Hollywood

Oct 26, 2017

8:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Zaffarano Lecture in Physics - Roger Blandford is an astrophysicist widely recognized for his contributions to the study of black holes. He directs of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford University, where he is the Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences.

Homecoming: NPHC Yard Show

Oct 26, 2017

8:15 PM

Curtiss Hall steps

free

Alumni Association Special events

Iowa State's National Pan-Hellenic Council organizations will put on individual performances showcasing steps and strolls (syncronized dance moves) that are specific to their individual organizations.

Friday, 27 Oct 2017

Add/Drop Deadline, full semester courses

Oct 27, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances.

Designated Repeat Deadline

Oct 27, 2017

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Oct 27, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Oct 27, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

032 Parks LIbrary

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This workshop will focus on general accessibility practices that are available within Canvas courses. Accessibility and usability strategies are key to building successful courses for all users.

Homecoming: Food on Campus

Oct 27, 2017

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Central campus

Alumni Association Special events

Lunch catered by the Iowa Pork Producers. Free with homecoming button ($5).