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Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019

MS Agronomy Defense

Nov 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Zoom ID 493782393

free

Agronomy Department

Title: Comparing characterization methods of Fusarium Ear Rot resistance in corn; Speaker: Eric Davis; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Gary Munkvold

Home Gardening Series: Putting the Garden to Bed

Nov 05, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

As winter approaches, many gardeners begin preparations for the cold season to give their garden the best start in spring.

Open forum: University registrar finalist

Nov 05, 2019

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Soults Family Visitor Center, Memorial Union

free

Office of the Registrar Meetings, receptions

The names of four finalists in the search for the next university registrar will be announced one business day before they visit campus.

MS Agronomy Defense

Nov 05, 2019

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

3022 Agronomy Hall or Zoom ID 493782393

free

Agronomy Department

Title: Soybean varietal response to late season nitrogen application at different plant populations; Speaker: Benjamin Buesing; Creative Component type: Research; Major Professor: Andy Lenssen

GDCB Seminar

Nov 05, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

1414 Molecular Biology Building

free

Genetics, Development and Cell Biology Department Lectures

"Cutin biosynthesis," Dylan Kosma, University of Nevada.

Men's Basketball

Nov 05, 2019

7:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$25-$40

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Mississippi Valley State.

Wednesday, 06 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 06, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Open house: Strategic facilities plan

Nov 06, 2019

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Veterinary Medicine commons

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Three drop-in open house sessions are planned to collect input on how the university community uses its buildings and spaces. The information will be used to develop a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities.

Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career at ISU

Nov 06, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

An introduction, for term faculty only, to university resources, polices and programs that will help them with a successful start. The discussion will include career paths and opportunities for development. Register via Learn@ISU.

Using Campus Resources to Find Funding Opportunities

Nov 06, 2019

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

2272 Gilman Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

ISU provides excellent resources to assist faculty with the search for research funding. In this hands-on training you will learn how to strategically use websites and proprietary databases to identify and connect with funding opportunities and to set up saved searches, shared opportunities, and receive funding alert emails.

Meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Nov 06, 2019

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.

Open house and dedication: Digital Accessibility Lab

Nov 06, 2019

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

206 Durham Center

free

IT Services Diversity Meetings, receptions

Designed as a welcoming and inclusive space, the Digital Accessibility Lab will allow students with disabilities to work together using assistive technology that includes speech-to-text software, text-to-speech software, gaming hardware and software, screen magnifiers, virtual reality headsets and more. A program will begin at 3 p.m., followed by tours of the lab.

Open house: Strategic facilities plan

Nov 06, 2019

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Union Drive Community Center second floor

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Three drop-in open house sessions are planned to collect input on how the university community uses its buildings and spaces. The information will be used to develop a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities.

SUB Member Meeting

Nov 06, 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!

Intermediate Glass Beads Workshop

Nov 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $25, Public $35

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Take your lamp-work skills to the next level and make amazing glass beads with metal! Learn several ways to add fine silver wire and silver foil to your creations. Students must complete a beginning glass beads class before taking this class. Supply fee includes glass for class time only.

Workshop: Intensive [Wine] Tasting Proficiency Training

Nov 06, 2019

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Room 2379 Food Sciences Building

$75, register by Nov. 1

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Conferences

Hosted by the Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute, this two-evening course for consumers and wine enthusiasts examines the critical evaluation of wines. It concludes Nov. 7.

Volleyball vs. West Virginia

Nov 06, 2019

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Hilton Coliseum

$5

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State Volleyball vs. West Virginia

Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival Comedy Troupe

Nov 06, 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, 07 Nov 2019

BRA (Bras to Recycle and Aid Women) Collection

Nov 07, 2019

All day

Multiple Collection Boxes Throughout Campus

free

Live Green Live Green

In partnership with I Support the Girls, the Office of Sustainability is collecting gently-used and unwanted bras toward supporting Central Iowa women in need.

Conference: Go Further

Nov 07, 2019

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$15 (includes lunch)

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

A one-day conference for 9th- and 10th-grade girls to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers through hands-on activities and presentations.

MS Agronomy Defense

Nov 07, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

3022 Agronomy Hall or Zoom ID 493782393

free

Agronomy Department

Title: Growing degree days web application; Speaker: Tracy Hansen; Creative Component type: Innovation; Major Professor: Brian Hornbuckle

Seminar: Introduction to Top Hat

Nov 07, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this session, see how Top Hat can be used in your next course. Join us for a hands-on session demonstrating how to engage students via interactive slides and questions, attendance tracking, customized content, videos, discussions, and polls to create and personalize homework to build student comprehension.

Caterpillar Club

Nov 07, 2019

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.

Open house: Strategic facilities plan

Nov 07, 2019

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Pine Room, Memorial Union

free

Facilities Planning and Management Meetings, receptions

Three drop-in open house sessions are planned to collect input on how the university community uses its buildings and spaces. The information will be used to develop a strategic plan for future investment in design improvements or renewal of ISU campus facilities.

Fall Pruning Workshop

Nov 07, 2019

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens

Join Reiman Gardens' Horticulturists Sharon Rink and Kara Ketrick for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W's of autumn pruning!

Working in USDA's ezFedGrants System

Nov 07, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

206 Durham Hall

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you'll get detailed instructions on how to navigate the USDA ezFedGrants system, which is currently used by APHIS, Foreign Agricultural Service, and will soon be used by NRCS and other USDA agencies. You'll learn how to obtain system access, prepare and submit applications, and manage progress reporting, and you'll leave with some practical tools and guidance that will help you work with the system.

EndNote Web Basics

Nov 07, 2019

3:10 PM - 4:40 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Workshop for beginners. Let us know if you need accommodations. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB.

No CMP seminar

Nov 07, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Physics 3

Condensed Matter Physics

Reserved for faculty meeting

Using machine learning identify suitable cropping areas

Nov 07, 2019

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

2050 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department

by David Makowski, French National Institute for Agricultural Research, Department of Environment and Agronomy

Fused Glass Ornaments

Nov 07, 2019

6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

ISU $36, Public $46

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Rhonda Scott Get in the holiday spirit by making two beautiful glass ornaments. Learn to safely cut glass, create a design and assemble glass. During the kiln firing, we will "tack fuse" your ornaments. This will join the glass, but design components will retain their individual characteristics. Ornaments will be ready for pick up the following week. Equally fun to give as gifts or to keep for yourself!