Tuesday, 26 Sep 2023
Learn about career paths, find out what skills and experiences employers and professional schools are seeking, find job and internship opportunities, and more. Open to all majors and other job seekers. Focus areas include: Communication, Education, Events, Government, Health, Wellness or Food, Hospitality, Human Resources, Nonprofit, Social Services, Professional Schools in Health and Law.
An enchanting cast of characters awaits you! Meet Norm, Norma, Nate, Nora, Elwood, Jake, and the ever-popular foot-tall Ginormagnome. Start (or keep building) your gnome village with cute little mushrooms, a small planter, or a fairy house.
This workshop will teach you how to set up a research notebook using the concepts used by bullet journals, a popular organization and productivity system. The focus will be on creating helpful collections to structure and track your research project. No prior experience or fancy supplies required - all you need is a pen and notebook (ruler optional).
Handbuilding pottery doesn't just mean pinch pots! Learn to use our slab roller to create sheets of clay that can be assembled, manipulated, and built into functional ware. This class will start with making mugs and end with constructing a teapot, and during each session participants can enjoy a cup of afternoon tea, on the house.
Students can gain valuable information about domestic and international travel opportunities through the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Students can talk with program coordinators, study abroad representatives, and past program attendees.
Epergnes and Other Things: Elements of the Victorian Dinner Table with Etiquetteer Robert B. Dimmick
Join etiquette expert Etiquetteer Robert B. Dimmick and curator Adrienne Gennett discussing how a Victorian dinner party would have been conducted.
Learn the fundamentals of our woodworking equipment and which tool to choose for the job at hand. Practice using the machinery while making a key rack and shelf you can take home with you after class. Safety is a Workspace priority, so the orientation is required to use the woodshop on your own.
Create a small panel using an array of beautifully colored glass. Learn how to handle glass, choose colors and textures, fit glass to patterns, cut, grind, foil, and solder. Enhanced by daylight, your piece will change based on the weather, season, and time of day.
Pamela Riney-Kehrberg is Distinguished Professor of History at ISU, and a Fellow of the Agricultural History Society. Her lecture, based on her book of the same title, will explore the trauma the people of Iowa faced in the 1980s when two-thirds of its farmers were in distress, and half of those were in imminent danger of foreclosure.
ISU students - are you looking to impress your fellow Cyclones with your singing, comedy, chainsaw juggling, or other talents? Then don't miss Open Mic Night at the M-Shop! (No chainsaw juggling, please)