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Wednesday, 08 Nov 2017

Artful Yoga

Nov 08, 2017

5:30 AM - 6:30 AM

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.

Research Workshop: Writing Winning Grant Proposals

Nov 08, 2017

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

$80

Research Office Conferences Training, development

"Writing Winning Grant Proposals." Addresses both practical and conceptual aspects that are important to writing competitive grant proposals. The workshop is tailored to meet the needs of the audience, focusing on the funding agencies (federal, private, and/or industry) that are of greatest interest to the attendees. Emphasis is given to doing the "extra" things that can make the difference between success and failure.

Symposium: Rock On in Retirement

Nov 08, 2017

8:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center

free

ISU Retirees Association Conferences

The symposium features three presentations: "Fraud, Financial Scams and You," "Analyzing your Genome: What it can Tell You," and "Organizing your Financial House." Preregistration is requested.

Training: Youth program leaders and administrators

Nov 08, 2017

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

1155 Administrative Services 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.

Performance: The Cat in the Hat

Nov 08, 2017

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Based on Dr. Suess' classic book and brought to life by TheatreworksUSA

Art Walk: Honoring Those Who Serve

Nov 08, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Col. Harold Pride Veterans Lounge

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The legacy of service in the United States Armed Forces is strong and enduring at Iowa State. Join University Museums in honoring those who serve by joining us for a walk and talk about some of the artful ways those who serve are honored and remembered in the Art on Campus Collection.

Workshop: Retirement Strategies for Women

Nov 08, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Oak Room, Memorial Union

free

University Human Resources Lectures

Learn how to overcome financial hurdles specific to women in planning and investing for the future. Discover the importance of having a personal plan, a firm strategy, and a consistent approach to saving for a secure, financially sound retirement. Registration requested.

Performance: The Cat in the Hat

Nov 08, 2017

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$4 advance, $5 door

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Based on Dr. Suess' classic book and brought to life by TheatreworksUSA.

Entrepreneur panel: Bringing Technology to the Marketplace

Nov 08, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

1951 Food Sciences Building (CCUR Technology Transfer Theatre)

free

Center for Crops Utilization Research Lectures Special events

A panel of Iowa entrepreneurs will share their stories about bringing technology to the marketplace, the innovation process and the challenges they faced in commercializing products. This event is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, RSVPs are requested.

Workshop: Assignments and Gradebook in Canvas

Nov 08, 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.

Community Supper

Nov 08, 2017

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Meetings, receptions

As part of its mission to support military students, the Veterans Center invites members of the community to a free dinner in honor of those who serve and sacrifice. The event brings together students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in honor of the service and sacrifice of Veterans and family members.

Fused Glass Ornament Workshop

Nov 08, 2017

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $31, Public $41 - includes supplies

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get in the holiday spirit by making two beautiful glass ornaments. Learn to safely cut glass, create a design and assemble glass.

Thursday, 09 Nov 2017

Registration begins for freshmen: Spring 2018

Nov 09, 2017

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Conversation on Teaching Inclusively

Nov 09, 2017

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This program will provide an opportunity for faculty and staff (who have a teaching role) to dialogue about teaching inclusively at Iowa State University.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 09, 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: Groups and Collaborative Work in Canvas

Nov 09, 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.

Nature at Noon: Holiday Decorating

Nov 09, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Arts, performances Lectures

Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2017 theme, Water.

Showcase your expertise: Curating your Digital Respository profile

Nov 09, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn how to create and manage your Digital Repository profile. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. Register through Learn@ISU. Keyword: LIB. Please let us know if you require any kind of accommodation.

Workshop: Tools for Change: How to increase student success while maintaining academic rigor

Nov 09, 2017

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Timothy McNicholl, Professor of Mathematics, made big changes for ISU's STEM students. His team reduced pre-calculus's D, drop, and fail rate from 65% to 25% and increased attendance from 60% to 90%. In this interactive workshop, Dr. McNicholl will share the supports ISU and Mathematics put in place, the research that inspired his team, and the tools they created and refined to change how this course is taught at ISU.

Campus Town Hall

Nov 09, 2017

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Meetings, receptions Student activities

Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions on important campus issues. Students will have an opportunity to ask questions before and during the town hall. Topics: Campus Climate/Principles of Community; Tuition and Fees; Student Health, Wellbeing and Safety; Infrastructure/Facilities, Classrooms, Residence Halls; Open Topics (time permitting). The event also will be livestreamed.

Cyclone Cinema: Dunkirk

Nov 09, 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!

Recital: Oboe Studio

Nov 09, 2017

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Building

free

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of Amy Christensen will perform.

Concert: The Good, The Bad, and The Blues

Nov 09, 2017

8:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

$8-$12

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

The rich sound of The Good, The Bad, and The Blues is a mixture of the fresh new sounds of the deep rooted past of Gospel, Blues, Soul and Funk.

Friday, 10 Nov 2017

Cross Country

Nov 10, 2017

All day

ISU Cross Country Course

free

Athletics Athletics

NCAA Midwest Regional. Times and dates are subject to change.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

Nov 10, 2017

8:30 AM - 10:30 AM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.

Swimming and Diving

Nov 10, 2017

11:00 AM

Beyer Hall

free

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU & South Dakota.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 10, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

031 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The purpose of the ISU-OLC is to share campus best practices to improve online teaching and learning; see how others are using the University Learning Management System (LMS).

Women's Basketball

Nov 10, 2017

12:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5-$12

Athletics Athletics

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

Workshop: Accessibility in Canvas

Nov 10, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

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.

Paint Your Own Pottery: Let it Snow

Nov 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $4, Public $5, plus the cost of the bisque selected

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Baby, it's cold outside! Warm up with a snowman mug, adorn with ornaments and embrace the season with reindeer and other woodland friends.