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Wednesday, 14 Nov 2018

Information session: Nationally competitive student awards

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

3534 Memorial Union

free

Study Abroad Center Meetings, receptions

A representative from the Institute of International Education will attend to talk about the Boren scholarship, and information will be shared about other nationally competitive awards. This session will be repeated at noon today in the same location.

Vagina Monologue Auditions

Nov 14, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Sloss House

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances

Auditions for February 14-15, 2019 performances of The Vagina Monologues will be held Nov. 11 (3-4:30 p.m.); Nov. 14 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.; and Nov. 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. all at the Sloss House. No acting experience is necessary, and all people who lead their lives as womxn may audition. Scripts are available in advance at the Sloss House. Proceeds from the performances will be donated to the Ames shelter ACCESS and the National V-Day Spotlight Campaign.

Art Walk: A Luminous Sight

Nov 14, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Marston Hall, east entrance

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Join University Museums as we examine the affect light has on art, because as Leonardo da Vinci said "Of the original phenomena, light is the most enthralling." Meet inside the east entrance of Marston Hall.

Putting Your Research on the Map with ArcGIS Story Maps

Nov 14, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

In this workshop you will learn how to create interactive map-based exhibits using ArcGIS Story Maps from GIS software giant ESRI. Story Maps https://storymaps.arcgis.com/en/ is an open source online exhibit creation tool created by and based around the ESRI ArcGIS platform. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Build Your Canvas Course - Assignments and Quizzes

Nov 14, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.

Veterans Center Community Supper

Nov 14, 2018

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Academic calendar Meetings, receptions Student activities

The Iowa State community is invited to enjoy a free dinner in honor of those who serve and sacrifice. The public event brings together students, faculty, staff, administrators and community members in honor of the service and sacrifice of veterans and their family members.

How a Center of Innovation Can Impact the University and Community

Nov 14, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Allen D. Kunkel is associate vice president for economic development and director of the Jordan Valley Innovation Center at Missouri State University, where he is responsible for guiding the center in its mission of supporting businesses concentrating on advanced technology, biotechnology, life sciences and nanotechnology research and development.

The Precipitous Decline of Cairo, Illinois: Enamels and Photography

Nov 14, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Enamel artist Sarah Perkins will give a short slide lecture about her personal work, which is primarily enameled bowls and containers, and photographer Gwen Walstrand will present her projects, which include narrative approaches to landscape and typological portraits of adolescents. The two will also discuss their collaborative exhibition highlighting the decline of Cairo, Illinois, on display at the Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames.

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensemble I

Nov 14, 2018

7:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is the director of the Jazz 1 ensemble.

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 14, 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, 15 Nov 2018

Build Your Canvas Course - Grading and Student Data in Canvas

Nov 15, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This one and a half 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.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 15, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme.

Research workshop: Export Controls - CNDE Session

Nov 15, 2018

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Applied Sciences Complex II, Room 257

Research Office Training, development

This session will teach you about physical & IT security measures for export control plans, and introduces you to the concept of Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). You'll learn how to implement security measures for your research data and interests, and gain a better understanding of why these security measures are necessary.

Getting Started with Arduino, Raspberry PI and Makey Makey

Nov 15, 2018

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

An introduction to the basics, pros, and cons of Arduino, Raspberry Pi, and Makey Makey, three microcontrollers which allow interactions between computers and the physical world. Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.

Vagina Monologue Auditions

Nov 15, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Sloss House

free

Dean of Students Office Arts, performances

Auditions for February 14-15, 2019 performances of The Vagina Monologues will be held Nov. 11 (3-4:30 p.m.); Nov. 14 11 a.m.- 1 p.m.; and Nov. 15 from 5-6:30 p.m. all at the Sloss House. No acting experience is necessary, and all people who lead their lives as womxn may audition. Scripts are available in advance at the Sloss House. Proceeds from the performances will be donated to the Ames shelter ACCESS and the National V-Day Spotlight Campaign.

Crafty Cocktail Night: Test Tube Nature Pendants

Nov 15, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens

Join us at the Gardens after hours for a creative project while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting!

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 15, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.

Lecture: Iowa State and The Great War

Nov 15, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

In recognition of the 100th anniversary of World War I, Douglas Biggs, a native of Ames and a graduate of Iowa State University, will discuss the impact of The Great War for Iowa State and its returning veterans.

Documentary & Discussion: Talking Black in America

Nov 15, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The film "Talking Black in America" showcases the history and symbolic role of language in the lives of African Americans and highlights its tremendous impact on the speech and culture of the United States. It addresses the persistent misinformation about African American speech and situates it as an integral part of the historical and cultural legacy of all Americans.

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 15, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.

Friday, 16 Nov 2018

Add/Drop deadline

Nov 16, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Pass/Not Pass Deadline

Nov 16, 2018

All day

10 Enrollment Services Center

Registrar Academic calendar

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

Seminar: ISU Online Learning Community (ISU-OLC)

Nov 16, 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).

Visit Day: Prospective Design Graduate Students

Nov 16, 2018

12:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Hansen Exchange, King Pavilion, College of Design

free

College of Design Meetings, receptions Student activities

The College of Design is hosting a visit day for students considering a graduate degree in design or art majors. Participants have an opportunity to interact with faculty and students, tour facilities, engage with other prospective students and learn the value of Design's outstanding graduate programs. Register online.

Quality Matters Learning Community

Nov 16, 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.

Alternative Fall Break

Nov 16, 2018

5:30 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Minneapolis and Kansas City

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.

Cyclone Cinema: Mama Mia!

Nov 16, 2018

10:00 PM

Carver Hall 101

free

Student Union Board Student activities

The Student Union Board presents Cyclone Cinema! Concessions such as popcorn, candy and pop are available for sale.