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Monday, 01 Feb 2016

VPR Workshop: Managing your award

Feb 01, 2016

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

Research Conferences Training, development

This workshop will not only discuss basic principles of award management and introduces to investigators the offices at Iowa State that can assist them, but will also provide researchers with valuable insight into personnel issues that will help them build successful teams.

Thursday, 04 Feb 2016

VPR Workshop: Updates, Initiatives, and Challenges at the National Science Foundation

Feb 04, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

0001 Carver Hall

free

Research Conferences Training, development

Dr. Roger Wakimoto, program director at the Geosciences Directorate of the National Science Foundation (NSF), will discuss new NSF-wide initiatives for FY16, recent challenges working with Congress, the broader impacts criteria, reliability and reproducibility of scientific results, and updates regarding the Geosciences Directorate. The seminar is free and open to the public. No preregistration is required.

Thursday, 11 Feb 2016

P&S Professional Development Conference

Feb 11, 2016

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Scheman Building

$75

Groups, governance Conferences Training, development

"Building YOU, Reinforcing US," a conference to offer inspiration and motivation through sessions that build on the individual while reinforcing the university as a whole. Late registration fees apply after Jan. 8.

Webinar: "Align your time with your priorities"

Feb 11, 2016

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

Learn the secret to making it work day-to-day and week-to-week! Our Align Your Time With Your Priorities webinar is a step-by-step guide to holding a weekly planning meeting (aka The Sunday Meeting).In this live webinar you'll learn: oWhat works...and what DOESN'T work when it comes to weekly planning oWhy weekly planning is the bridge between your semester plan and getting control of your workday

Tuesday, 16 Feb 2016

Webinar : "Addressing Incivility in the Classroom: effective Strategies for faculty"

Feb 16, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

In this webinar, you will learn about faculty's experiences with student incivility, especially the experiences of faculty with marginalized identities (e.g. race, gender, sexual orientation). You will also learn about the potential consequences for faculty of unchecked classroom incivilities. Most importantly, this webinar will teach you strategies you can use--both inside and outside of the classroom--to address these student behaviors.

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2016

Workshop: Managing income and debt

Feb 17, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

free

General Events Training, development

A TIAA-CREF financial essentials workshop, led by Jay Albrecht. Learn the importance of cash flow and how to use it; change how you look at saving and spending; identify good and bad debt and ways to help manage it. Reservations are free, but requested.

SVPP - Re Thinking Resilience...Coping in our Everyday II

Feb 17, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Academic Affairs Training, development

In the second session participants will review the key factors of stress from the Stress Profiler and delve into more detail around their stress triggers. Discussion and active practice of additional techniques and skills for building resilience will be provided. Participants will leave with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence in creating resilience in their everyday.

Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

Getting Started with Mendeley

Feb 18, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Wish you could extract details from academic papers into a database? Filter your library by authors, journals or key words? Share and synchronize your library with selected colleagues? This workshop for beginners introduces Mendeley. Mendeley is a free reference manager and academic social network. Make your own fully searchable library in seconds,cite as you write, and read and annotate your PDFs on any device. Preregistration is required.

Monday, 22 Feb 2016

VPR Workshop: NEH Regional Application

Feb 22, 2016

8:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Conferences Training, development

This workshop will include an overview of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities Iowa programs and special initiatives, and a session devoted to strategies for winning competitive applications and understanding the review process. A limited number of individual appointments with an NEH program officer will be available.

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2016

VPR Workshop: NEH Regional Application

Feb 23, 2016

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Research Conferences Training, development

This workshop will include an overview of the National Endowment for the Humanities and Humanities Iowa programs and special initiatives, and a session devoted to strategies for winning competitive applications and understanding the review process. A limited number of individual appointments with an NEH program officer will be available.

Thursday, 25 Feb 2016

Lecture: Retirement plan investment strategies

Feb 25, 2016

5:45 PM - 6:45 PM

0101 College of Design

free

General Events Training, development

"A Look Ahead: What Rising Interest Rates mean for the Economy, Markets and Retirement Plan Investment Strategies," Tim Pitney, senior director and investment strategist for TIAA-CREF. Learn how the Federal Reserve policies and economic conditions influence interest rates, and how interest rates affect investors' investment strategies and retirement savings trends.

Friday, 26 Feb 2016

Stand Out from the Crowd: Get read, cited and hired!

Feb 26, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Learn how an open access thesis or dissertation can be a boost to your career, how to use new tools to showcase your research, and new ways to increase your professional online visibility. Seating is limited. Preregistration is required. This workshop is intended for graduate students and early career researchers.

Sunday, 28 Feb 2016

P&S Council: Professional development seminar

Feb 28, 2016

7:30 AM - 4:15 PM

Scheman Building

$80 (Dec. 8-Jan. 31); $95 (Feb. 1-10)

Groups, governance Conferences Training, development

Plan to "Cultivate Your Adventure" at the full-day Professional and Scientific Council professional development conference. The conference will offer inspiration and motivation through sessions that focus on cultivating your professional -- as well as your personal -- life.

Monday, 29 Feb 2016

VPR and EPSCoR Workshop: Building an interdisciplinary research team

Feb 29, 2016

7:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

Research Conferences Training, development

Steve Fiore, director of the University of Central Florida's Cognitive Sciences Laboratory, has a long list of publications and external funding in the area of team science. He will discuss frameworks for building 'team syntheses' - from individual expertise into a collaborative network that clarifies roles; maps out flows, iterations and incremental outcomes; anticipates emergent problems; and promotes reflective improvement.