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Tuesday, 24 Oct 2017

New location: Send Silence Packing exhibit

Channel: Student Wellness

9:00 am - 4:00 pm @ State Gym

Send Silence Packing is a nationally recognized traveling exhibition of donated backpacks representing college students lost to suicide each year. The program is designed to raise awareness about the incidence and impact of suicide, connect students to needed mental health resources, and inspire action for suicide prevention.

Cost: free

Workshop: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search

Channel: ISU Advance

9:00 am - 11:00 am @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

"It Depends on the Lens: Addressing Unconscious Bias in the Faculty Search." An interactive workshop designed for chairs, faculty members and search committee members. Preregister by Oct. 12. This workshop will be repeated 1-3 p.m. in the same location. Refreshments served prior to the start of both workshops.

Cost: free

Homecoming: Food on Campus (new location)

Channel: Alumni Association

10:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Lunch catered by Chick-Fil-A. Free with homecoming button ($5).

Workshop: Open Science Framework

Channel: Office of the Vice President for Research

10:30 am - 12:00 pm @ 134 Parks Library

"Open Science Framework (OSF): A Research Workflow Tool to Support Transparency and Rigor in Scholarship." Part of the challenge of making research more transparent and reproducible is logistical. The OSF is a free project management service and repository where researchers -- using their own tools and processes -- can collaborate within their research groups and choose components of their research for broader dissemination.

Cost: free

Workshop Panel: Open Educational Resources

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 198 Parks Library

Join us for a panel discussion on the impact of OER in the classroom. Faculty using Open Educational Resources (OER) in their courses share the benefits and challenges of making the switch to OER and students share their opinion on how OER could affect their learning. Participants will leave the workshop with plans for incorporating OER into their courses and a pathway to making their classes more affordable.

Cost: free

Reception and awards: Studies in Creativity exhibit

Channel: Memorial Union programs

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ Gallery, Memorial Union

Celebrate students that had artwork accepted into this juried exhibit, and hear comments from the juror. Awards will be announced including Best of Show, Merit, Honorable Mention and the MU Purchase Award.

Cost: free

Workshop: Critical Sensory Evaluation of Wines

Channel: ISU Centers and Institutes

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm @ 1951 Food Sciences Building

A two-day workshop for wine consumers who want to take their wine tasting skills to the next level. Interested participants do not need to meet any formal requirements (but must be 21 years old) to participate except an open mind, an inquisitive nose and a willing palate. Register by Oct. 17.

Cost: $50

Concert: Bob Dylan

Channel: Iowa State Center

7:30 pm @ Stephens Auditorium

Bob Dylan and His Band makes their only stop in Iowa. The Nobel Prize Award winner and legendary musician will be joined by Mavis Staples.

Cost: $55-$125

Homecoming: CyFactor

Channel: Alumni Association

7:30 pm @ Alumni Center

Student talent competition and variety show.

Cost: free

Open Mic Night

Channel: Student Union Board

8:00 pm @ The M-Shop, MU

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)

Cost: free