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Wednesday, 19 Sep 2018

Campus Fire Safety Day

Sep 19, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Parks Library south lawn

free

Environmental Health & Safety Student activities Training, development

As part of Campus Fire Safety Month, Environmental Health and Safety is hosting its annual Fire Safety Day. Stop by to put out a simulated fire, learn fire safety tips, meet Ames fire fighters and receive a free T-shirt.

Behind the Scenes: Interactive Outdoor Features

Sep 19, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join Education Manager Sara Merritt for a fun and informative journey through Reiman Gardens' moving parts from the Children's Garden splash pad to the Dancing Chimes (even learn the patterns to play real songs!)

Art Walk - A Journey with Art

Sep 19, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

The act of having to move from one place to another occurs for many different reasons, from the personal to the political. Whether it's from city to city, state to state, or country to country most of us have had to move and restart our lives somewhere new. Join University Museums as we explore art that examines human change and relocation. Meet at Border Crossing, south of Mackay Hall.

Canceled: Research workshop: Responsible Conduct of Research Boot Camp for Faculty, Staff

Sep 19, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This event has been canceled. Faculty, staff and postdocs who receive funding through NSF or certain NIH grants are invited to a two-day (1-5 p.m. each day) "boot camp" that will satisfy NIH and NSF requirements for training in the Responsible Conduct of Research. Light refreshments will be provided each day.

Wheel Pottery Class

Sep 19, 2018

2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $120 & Public $130 (supplies included)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Sep 19, 2018

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

2030 Morrill

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.

Fabricating the Future: Urban Living in the Shared Economy

Sep 19, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Wendy W. Fok, founder and creative director of WE-DESIGNS in New York City and Hong Kong and an assistant professor of integrated design at Parsons School of Art and Design, will discuss the future of urban living in this lecture, part of the ISU Department of Architecture's 2018-2019 Public Programs Series, "Anonymity."

Sewing Lessons

Sep 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 & Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Woodshop Orientation

Sep 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $20 Public $30 (supplies included + $6 optional purchase)

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Learn the fundamentals of woodworking equipment while creating a tool carrier. Leave class with knowledge of proper machinery use, and, most importantly, woodshop safety.

Vigil for Celia Barquin Arozamena

Sep 19, 2018

7:00 PM

Campanile, north lawn

Community activities Special events

A vigil will be held in remembrance of Iowa State student Celia Barquin Arozamena, whose life was cut tragically short on Monday. The gathering is open to all. Friends and fellow students will share reflections, and there will be an opportunity to write messages to Celia's family in Spain.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Sep 19, 2018

9:00 PM

M-Shop

$1

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.

Thursday, 20 Sep 2018

Fee payment deadline

Sep 20, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Fee payment deadline for fall semester. Second payment (minimum due) on AccessPlus.

Open forum: New student onboarding committee

Sep 20, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Lectures Meetings, receptions

Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.

Plant Walk: Endangered Plants

Sep 20, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

What IS that plant? Join our Plant Collections Curator on an in-depth walk through the gardens to learn about the endangered or threatened plants we have in the gardens.

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Sep 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 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 the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.

Open house: Margaret Sloss Women's Center

Sep 20, 2018

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sloss House

Receptions and open houses Meetings, receptions

Learn about the services and programs the Margaret Sloss Women's Center provides to students -- reserve the space for your group, attend a professional development event, discover resources across campus and meet the Women's Center staff. Enjoy refreshments and activities during the event.

Everyone Can Create (+Everyone Can Code)

Sep 20, 2018

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

ISU Book Store-Tech CYte

Free

ISU Book Store Special events Student activities

Work with our Apple Campus Rep to Create and Code on your Apple devices! Perfect for beginners of all ages!

Meet and Greet: ACCESS staff

Sep 20, 2018

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Wellness Meetings, receptions

Stop in to meet ACCESS executive director Tess Cody and campus advocate Tricia Ingram Williams. Learn more about ACCESS and its resources. Light refreshments will be served. Hosted by student health and wellness, ISU Police and the dean of students office.

Student Organization Resource Fair

Sep 20, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Special events Student activities

The Student Activities Center will be hosting the first annual Student Organization Resource Fair this fall. This event will provide Ames businesses and ISU departments with an opportunity to connect with student organization officers and promote services and resources open to student organizations.

Lecture: Art and Our Culture of Ephemerality

Sep 20, 2018

6:30 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Artist and printmaker Andrew Kozlowski will discuss how our histories are shaped by the objects we possess and the ephemerality of our human-made, constructed world.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 20, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Cyclone Cinema

Sep 20, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Life of the Party - When her husband suddenly dumps her, longtime and dedicated housewife Deanna turns regret into reset by going back to college. Unfortunately, Deanna winds up at the same school as her less-than-thrilled daughter. Plunging headlong into the campus experience, the outspoken new student soon begins a journey of self-discovery while fully embracing all of the fun, freedom and frat boys that she can handle.

Friday, 21 Sep 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Sep 21, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

Last day to add/drop a first half-semester course without extenuating circumstances.

Designated repeat deadline

Sep 21, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Irena Ravitskaya, piano - Guest Pianist Recital

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Irena's repertoire encompasses works from Baroque to Modern. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as Moldova State Philharmonic, Moldova National Orchestra, Boise State Symphony Orchestra, Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Indiana University Symphony Orchestra, South Kansas Symphony Orchestra, Hays Symphony Orchestra, Salina Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra, and Powder River Symphony Orchestra.

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Sep 21, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Closing Reception: Under (Printed) Construction Exhibition

Sep 21, 2018

7:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions

Closing reception for exhibition of printmaker Andrew Kozlowski's recent work. The show includes an installation of screen- and relief-printed images wheat-pasted to the gallery walls. Following the breakfast reception, Kozlowski, an assistant professor of printmaking at North Florida University, will lead a workshop during which the wheat-pasted images will be removed and recycled into new paper, which can then be used to make relief prints.

Presidential Installation and celebration

Sep 21, 2018

10:15 AM

Stephens Auditorium

free

Office of the President Special events

Wendy Wintersteen will be installed as Iowa State's 16th president. A public reception follows.

Telling Your Story

Sep 21, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, 1017 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Who are you? I bet you have a story to tell. Will you tell it? Of all the things that you can do to make the world a better place, few things are more valuable and beneficial than telling your story. Come to hear Mani Mina, associate professor in Industrial Design, share his story, be inspired to tell your own, and share it with the world.

Friday Research Seminar: Toward Design Strategies for Fall Prevention

Sep 21, 2018

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Daejin Kim, assistant professor of interior design, will speak about the role of environmental and behavioral factors increasing the risk of falls in a senior-living community. His talk is part of the Friday Research Seminar Series sponsored by the Institute for Design Research and Outreach.