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Monday, 10 Sep 2018

Lecture: Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose

Sep 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose: A New Approach to Vocation," Kathleen A. Cahalan, Professor of Theology at Saint John's University School of Theology and Seminary, and Director of the Collegeville Institute Seminars.

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018

Workshop: Multi-Generational Giving: Finding the Emotional Connection

Sep 11, 2018

8:15 AM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union

$40 first registrant, $30 additional guests

ISU Foundation Conferences

Hosted by the ISU Foundation Women & Philanthropy Committee. From raising children with philanthropic values to navigating land transfers to the next generation, the workshop will provide attendees useful, strategic tools for building a legacy of giving.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Sep 11, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Meeting: Faculty Senate

Sep 11, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Faculty Senate Meetings, receptions

The Faculty Senate represents the general faculty of Iowa State and participates in shared governance of the University with the administration. Senate meetings are open to the public.

Botanicals & Booze: Tabletop Kinetic Sculptures

Sep 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop inspired by George Sherwood's Wind, Waves, & Light exhibit.

Tiny House Pendant Class

Sep 11, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $48 & Public $58 (supplies provided)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn to construct a tiny house pendant using fine silver metal clay. Personalize your creation with fun details.

Lecture: The Dark Side of Big Data

Sep 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Cathy O'Neil is a mathematician, data scientist and the author of "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy." She will discuss the unintended negative consequences of using big data.

Lecture: Why Farmer Archives Matter

Sep 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library auditorium, 515 Douglas Ave.

free

University Library Lectures

"Why Farmer Archives Matter: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives," a presentation by English associate professor Abby Dubisar based on farmer interviews and based on archival materials from the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and the State Historical Society of Iowa.

Open Mic Night

Sep 11, 2018

8:00 PM

The M-Shop

FREE

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

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)

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Rubrics and Outcomes

Sep 12, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

032 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore rubrics and outcomes and how they work together in Canvas.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Sep 12, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.

Research workshop: IACUC and IBC Protocols Using the a-tune System

Sep 12, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 CVM

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.

Resin Butterfly Wing Pendants Walk-in Craft

Sep 12, 2018

4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

$14

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Choose a beautiful wing from Reiman Gardens' Butterfly Conservatory to turn into a lovey resin pendant. Wings are gathered after butterflies die naturally, so no butterflies will be harmed, only celebrated by their beauty. The butterfly is the symbol of Wings of Refuge, a program for the aftercare of human-trafficking victims, and proceeds from this event will support their initiative to bring a Wings of Refuge home to the Ames area.

Artful Yoga

Sep 12, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

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. Please bring your own mat. Free, but online registration required at www.museums.iastate.edu.

Belly Dance Class

Sep 12, 2018

5:45 PM - 7:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Diversity Student activities

Ditch the gym and get your steps in with Shiara at Belly Dance!

Thursday, 13 Sep 2018

Manage Your Canvas Course - Personalized Learning and Mastery Plans

Sep 13, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore how a personalized learning and mastery path can enhance your course in Canvas.

Study Abroad Fair

Sep 13, 2018

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Diversity Student activities

A one-stop shop to learn about adventure abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. If you are in need of a passport or renewal, the U.S. Postal Service will have staff on hand to accept passport applications. Students can enter to win study abroad scholarships.

Getting Started with LaTeX

Sep 13, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

LaTeX is a powerful typesetting language often used for writing theses, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, and scientific documents. Unlike a traditional word processor, files are written in a markup language and then run through LaTeX to apply the formatting. This allows authors to focus on their document's content, not its appearance. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon - Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections

Sep 13, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Meet Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator Lindsey Smith, and hear from her and other horticulture staff about the goals, processes, and importance of our major living collections.

Campus Conversation: Big or Small - Do You Call?

Sep 13, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Engage in conversation about the recent events related to police reporting and response and community interaction. Members of the ISU Police Engagement and Inclusion Team will be available to share information about their response procedures.

Workshop Series: The research-based flipped classroom - Team-Based Learning

Sep 13, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

"The research-based flipped classroom and team-based learning (TBL)," an increasingly-popular form of flipped-classroom where small-group learning that can be implemented effectively in small or large classes.

Volleyball

Sep 13, 2018

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State volleyball opens the Cyclone Classic on Thursday night against the Wyoming Cowgirls.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 13, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.

Lecture: Autism and Animals, Temple Grandin

Sep 13, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

"The Design Process, Autism and Animals." Temple Grandin is a person with autism, and an expert on both autism and animal behavior. She is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.

SUB Comedy Night with Moses Storm

Sep 13, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Moses Storm is an actor and comedian known for his roles in Father of the Year, Correcting Christmas, The Wedding Party and Unfriended. Storm has also appeared on Conan O'Brien.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 13, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian, the suave owner of the perfect vessel for the dangerous mission -- the Millennium Falcon.

Friday, 14 Sep 2018

Office of the Vice President for Research New Faculty Orientation

Sep 14, 2018

8:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Research Office Training, development

New faculty will have an opportunity to meet and network with their peers and learn about the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR) and its role in supporting faculty research careers.

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Sep 14, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

0031 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).

Welcome reception: Sarah Merrill

Sep 14, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

2630 Memorial Union

free

Office of Admissions Meetings, receptions

Sarah Merrill, previously the assistant director of new student programs, was named director, effective Aug. 6.