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Monday, 07 Oct 2019

Film and discussion: Dreaming of a Vetter World

Oct 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Carver 101

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dreaming of a Vetter World comes at a time when interest in farming organically and regenerating soil has exploded worldwide. Others are realizing what the Vetters have known for decades: eating food grown with pesticides is bad for us, and soil is key to our very survival. That's why, on the Vetter farm, their most important "crop" is the soil.

Lets Talk: A Conversation on How We Communicate About Science

Oct 07, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Deborah Green worked for more than 30 years as an environmental and engineering geologist in consulting and industry. Today she applies her technical knowledge and experience to a writing career and has been recognized for her work in raising awareness in science and science communication as the 2018-19 Richard H. Jahns Distinguished Lecturer in Applied Geology.

The Kingdom Choir

Oct 07, 2019

7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

$25 - $50

Iowa State Center Arts, performances

Following their show-stopping performance of Stand By Me at the Royal Wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, London's The Kingdom Choir will bring their infections joy and inspiration across the Atlantic for a major North American tour.The choir draws from various Christian traditions and is dedicated to creating a sound that reflects the community they share through their warm energy and enthusiastic performances

Un/Seen: Gender, College Going, and Transgender Student World-Making

Oct 07, 2019

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

In this talk, Dr. Nicolazzo will discuss her current research on transgender college students to explore how gender creates tension points for students, faculty, and staff on college campuses. She will also discuss what possibilities exist for reimaging gendered futures, including how trans people have already been using the Internet to do this sort of world-making.

Tuesday, 08 Oct 2019

Home Gardening Series: Soil Health

Oct 08, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Horticulture Manager Sarah Rummery will discuss composting, soil amendments, aerating and topdressing, and what to do with leaves - to rake or not to rake, mower mulching, and more.

PhD Defense: Rosemary Bulyaba

Oct 08, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

3022 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department

-Limestone application effects on common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) yield and grain iron and zinc on a Ferralsol soil -Genotype by environment impact on common bean yield and grain nutrient composition

NSF CAREER Workshop

Oct 08, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Room 3228, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

Recent NSF CAREER grant awardees will be talking about their experiences in developing their proposals and provide tips on the process. Additionally, the Grants Hub will be providing information on the differing requirements of the NSF CAREER program, broader impacts plans, and budget planning.

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 08, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Botanicals & Booze: Halloween Fairy Gardens

Oct 08, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop exploring your spooky inner gardener. Let the ghosts run free as you create a haunted fairy garden in a small container!

Wednesday, 09 Oct 2019

MS Defense: Teresa Middleton

Oct 09, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

Decomposition of household items as soil health indicators" by Teresa Middleton (McDaniel)

PhD Defense: Henrique Uliana Trentin

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Agronomy Department

"Study and improvement of maize maternal haploid inducers" by Henrique Trentin (Lubberstedt)

Post-Award Actions 101

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Gold Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

Learn the basics about post-award actions and the most frequently asked questions. We'll talk about how to request a PI change, who can submit a no-cost extension request, who really needs to sign a revised Goldsheet, and other useful information about budgeting and managing award changes. Our goal is to help you learn how to save time and navigate these processes quickly and efficiently.

Retirement reception: Pat Dobelis

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Second floor meeting room, Thielen Student Health Center

free

Thielen Student Health Center Meetings, receptions

Pat Dobelis, an ISD procurement and expense specialist for the student affairs division and former administrative secretary in the student health center, is retiring Oct. 11 after 40 years of service to the university.

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 09, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Probing the three dimensional hadron structure with jets

Oct 09, 2019

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Rm 18 Physics

Nuclear Physics

Varun Vaidya, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

CEAH Fall 2019 Reception

Oct 09, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Beardshear Hall, 1st Floor Rotunda

free

Research Office Training, development

The Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH) and the Office of the Vice President for Research (VPR) would like to welcome back our faculty in the arts and humanities with a fall reception. Join us for refreshments and a cash bar as we celebrate the exciting research taking place in the arts.

SUB General Meeting

Oct 09, 2019

5:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

free

Student Union Board Student activities

Come hang out with Student Union Board and learn more about their upcoming events, and how you can get involved, at their bi-weekly general meetings! FREE and open to ALL ISU students!

Leaders Workshop Series

Oct 09, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Student activities

The Leaders Workshop Series is an opportunity for you to build up your leadership skills from the inside out.

Performance: ISU Jazz Ensemble I

Oct 09, 2019

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$5 - tickets at the door

Music Department Arts, performances

James Bovinette is the director of the Jazz 1 ensemble.

Lecture: Finding Your Sports Analytics Niche

Oct 09, 2019

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Sports entrepreneur, analyst, and philanthropist, Tiffany Kelly is a person who is looking to change the game. She is the CEO & Co-Founder of Curastory. She received her B.S in Sport & Recreation Management/Sports Analytics from Nova Southeastern University. Top 3 finalist for the open division: Hustle Difficulty Complex at the 3rd Annual MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

Volleyball vs. Baylor

Oct 09, 2019

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. Baylor

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Oct 09, 2019

9:00 PM

The M-Shop, Memorial Union

$1 at the door

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

This group is great for those who love the improv comedy humor of their fellow college students and can't get enough of location, occupation, means of death.

Thursday, 10 Oct 2019

Caterpillar Club

Oct 10, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

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

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Oct 10, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Gold Room, MU

free

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. Participants in this will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. We'll also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.

Art Walk: Home is Where the Art Is

Oct 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

MacKay Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

This four-part series includes in-depth art walks to discover the public art in the Department of Human Sciences buildings.

Nature at Noon - Rain Forest Carbon Cycling

Oct 10, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

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Reiman Gardens

Hear about ISU Associate Professor Ann Russell's research on carbon cycling in the rainforest, and how she communicates the importance of carbon balancing to public audiences.

Walk-In Craft: True Colors

Oct 10, 2019

2:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$4

The Workspace Arts, performances Diversity Student activities

National Coming Out Day is an annual LGBTQIA awareness day observed on October 11. Celebrate with us by making a rainbow garland using colors from the flag with which you identify, including Allies. Whether you identify as LGBTQIA or an Ally, we welcome you at The Workspace because we believe that coming out matters. Information about the Center for LGBTQIA+ Student Success at Iowa State as well as community resources will be available.

Campus conversation: Managing threats and fear

Oct 10, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures Training, development

"From Words to Bullets: Managing Threats and Fear," presented by ISU Police. Explore common fears about verbal, physical, and lethal attacks, as well as a space to gain knowledge participants can then use as tools to increase their own safety. Small group discussions will follow the presentation.

Artstor - What is it Good For?

Oct 10, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

This workshop will provide an introduction to Artstor, the preeminent image repository for scholarly and educational research in the world. Let us know if you need accommodation. Register through Learn@ISU, Keyword:LIB.