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Thursday, 01 Oct 2020

CyThx at ISU Recognition Project (Nov. 1-30)

Oct 01, 2020

All day

Online

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Special events

To celebrate effective teaching, advising, and mentoring, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) partners with ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate for the annual recognition project #CyThx at Iowa State University.

Webinar: Supporting student mental health and well-being

Oct 01, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

WebEx videoconference

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join this interactive webinar as we discuss the increasing complexity of student mental health and well-being needs on college campuses. We will explore current data and student needs. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon challenges they've experienced in their setting. Finally, we will share both strategic and operational tactics that we all can use.

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 01, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Webex

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. The meeting will be held online via Webex and is open to the public.

Greenlee School Futures Forum

Oct 01, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

YouTube Live

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures

"10 Powerful Ways to Catch Employers' Attention & Launch a Strong Career," Drew Harden, president and co-founder of Blue Compass. Become more interesting to potential employers and gain more traction as you start your new career. Learn networking, interviewing and social media practices to help you stand out, as well as on-the-job behavior to enable you to add great value and impress your manager. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Documentary screening and panel discussion: Picture A Scientist

Oct 01, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

via Webex

free

ISU Advance Diversity Lectures Special events

Screening of the 2020 film is followed by a panel discussion of ADVANCE leaders from the four institutions of the ADVANCE Midwest Partnership: Iowa State, North Dakota State, Western Michigan and Michigan Tech.

Friday, 02 Oct 2020

Innovators Forum: Tony Sardella

Oct 02, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

www.sictr.iastate.edu/flagship-fridays

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Tony Sardella, founder and vice chairman of evolve24, a leader in big data, predictive analytics and strategic decision-making. Sardella also holds an adjunct professor position in the Olin Business School at Washington University, St. Louis, and was inducted as a Laureate of the Smithsonian Institute for his social and economic impact in the field of science and technology. Registration required.

Innovation Workshop: Creating Innovation Strategy Using Narrative-Based Design Methods

Oct 02, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

Associate professor of English Abram Anders will introduce narrative-based design methods that support a human-centered approach to creating an innovation strategy and communicating it through mindsets and practices that can impact behavior and performance. Participants will use these methods to explore opportunities and envision innovation strategies for adaptive leadership at ISU.

Saturday, 03 Oct 2020

Football

Oct 03, 2020

6:30 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Thursday, 08 Oct 2020

Web talk: Preparing Effective Award Nominations

Oct 08, 2020

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Kirsten Abel, faculty honors and awards coordinator in the office of the senior vice president and provost, will share the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation.

Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Month - Energy Efficiency

Oct 08, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Horticulture Hall Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, one of three events celebrating National Campus Sustainability Month and sustainability efforts and achievements at ISU. FREE bike tune-ups, herb and edible flower seeds and compostable planters to all attendees (while supplies last) and the opportunity to earn additional sustainability prizes through a virtual BINGO challenge!

Webinar: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

Oct 08, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Facilitated by Rosemarie Roberts, Connecticut College, this program is part of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's core curriculum. Use Iowa State's institutional center membership to activate a free membership and register for this event.

Curator's Exploration of A New World: 600 BCE - 600 CE

Oct 08, 2020

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

University Museums Arts, performances

Step back into the ancient world and learn about works of art on exhibition from the permanent collection and what they can tell us about life in centuries past.

Friday, 09 Oct 2020

Innovators Forum: Thomas Stuermer

Oct 09, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

www.sictr.iastate.edu/flagship-fridays

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Thomas Stuermer, global managing director of the Google Business Group at Accenture. The alum has 25+ years of experience at the global professional services company, now focusing on digital marketing, cloud solutions, AI/Data, and industry vertical solutions. Registration required.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2020

Smart Start workshop

Oct 10, 2020

9:00 AM

1805 Collaboration Place, Suite 1200, Ames

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

A "crash course" workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business. You will learn various topics such as insurance, intellectual property, business organization, registration and operations. Topics will be presented by local business professionals. Register for one or both sessions.

SCRATCH: A Moving Image Sketch Workshop

Oct 10, 2020

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Practice experimental film techniques and learn how to alter film to create new stories and meanings in this hands-on workshop.

Homecoming: Football vs. Texas Tech

Oct 10, 2020

2:30 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020

Faculty development web talk: Navigating the Public Classroom

Oct 13, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

University counsel Michael Norton will provide a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Oct 13, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures

Engage in dialogue with representatives from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Equal Opportunity, and the Iowa Civil Rights Commission as they share their thoughts, insights, and experiences with engaging in diversity, equity, and inclusion work on campus.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2020

CanvasCon Online

Oct 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

virtual via Canvas

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

Join us for professional development, idea-sharing, and skill-building at CanvasCon Online. It's a FREE global conference for educators, edtech experts, Canvas lovers, and Canvas lurkers. And for the health and safety of all attendees, it's virtual. The event will be hosted live on October 15th beginning at 11 a.m. (Iowa State University time).

Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Month - Food

Oct 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Beyer Hall Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, one of three events celebrating National Campus Sustainability Month and sustainability efforts and achievements at ISU. FREE herb and edible flower seeds and compostable planters to all attendees (while supplies last) and the opportunity to earn additional sustainability prizes through a virtual BINGO challenge!

Friday, 16 Oct 2020

Innovators Forum: Alaina Money-Garman

Oct 16, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

www.sictr.iastate.edu/flagship-fridays

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Alaina Money-Garman, CEO of Garman Homes and Fresh Paint at Garman Homes. The homebuilder and speaker also authors the award-winning blog, "Build Like a Girl." Registration required.

Monday, 19 Oct 2020

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

Oct 19, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Online

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

An online conference for female-identifying students (this includes those who are cisgender, trans, of trans experience, etc.) in grades 8-10 to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers, and to interact with female-identifying STEM role models. Prerecorded and live sessions available.

Gallery Chat: Interpreting the G Nome Project

Oct 19, 2020

12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances

Three faculty members with different perspectives will discuss the iconic work of G Nome Project by Andrew Leicester.

Tuesday, 20 Oct 2020

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

Oct 20, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Online

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

An online conference for female-identifying students (this includes those who are cisgender, trans, of trans experience, etc.) in grades 8-10 to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers, and to interact with female-identifying STEM role models. Prerecorded and live sessions available.

Wednesday, 21 Oct 2020

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

Oct 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Online

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

An online conference for female-identifying students (this includes those who are cisgender, trans, of trans experience, etc.) in grades 8-10 to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers, and to interact with female-identifying STEM role models. Prerecorded and live sessions available.

Virtual Symposium: Open Science and Scholarship

Oct 21, 2020

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Online

free

University Library Arts, performances

Share stories with peers, commiserate research-based frustrations, and make connections with other researchers at Iowa State in this virtual discussion space. Whether you are an early career researcher or an established expert, come share your story. Register in advance.

Thursday, 22 Oct 2020

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

Oct 22, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Online

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

An online conference for female-identifying students (this includes those who are cisgender, trans, of trans experience, etc.) in grades 8-10 to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers, and to interact with female-identifying STEM role models. Prerecorded and live sessions available.

Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Month - Earth Day 50.5

Oct 22, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

South Library Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, one of three events celebrating National Campus Sustainability Month and sustainability efforts and achievements at ISU. FREE herb and edible flower seeds and compostable planters to all attendees (while supplies last) and the opportunity to earn additional sustainability prizes through a virtual BINGO challenge!

Friday, 23 Oct 2020

Performance: Of the Deep

Oct 23, 2020

All day

On demand

Donations accepted

Theatre Arts, performances Live Green

"Of the Deep: Meditations Upon the Death of a Blue Whale." What does it mean when a massive whale carcass washes up on the shore of a coastal town? Created by members of the ISU Theatre community, this series of short shadow-puppet films reflects on the consequences and complexities of environmental crisis. The video will be available on demand through Nov. 1.

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

Oct 23, 2020

9:00 AM - 3:45 PM

Online

free

Program for Women in Science and Engineering Conferences

An online conference for female-identifying students (this includes those who are cisgender, trans, of trans experience, etc.) in grades 8-10 to learn about science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers, and to interact with female-identifying STEM role models. Prerecorded and live sessions available.