Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014
Learn how to package your professional credentials as you prepare materials for promotion to full professor. This session is targeted toward associate professors and their mentors, however, assistant professors and their mentors also would benefit. Presenters are CALS senior associate dean Joe Colletti and associate dean for academic and global programs David Acker. Please bring your lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.
Join the College of Human Sciences and Iowa State University in Iowa State's portion of the Healthiest State Walk. The Healthiest State Walk is an event curated by the Healthiest State Initiative, which aims to aid Iowa in becoming the healthiest state in the nation by 2016. Register for the walk by following this link: bit.ly/isuwalk
Engineering professor Alan Russell shares his award-winning teaching techniques for connecting to the ever-changing student population at Iowa State. Learn how to improve student investment in your classroom, create classroom community, and help students visualize how disciplinary knowledge connects to exciting future careers.
Choose your favorite ISU logo--vintage or new--and make it into a button or magnet. Show your Cyclone Pride!
Join Nancy Girard, Educator of Visual Literacy and Learning, as we use art to understand and explore visual literacy and our own interpretations of the world around us. Studies show that by becoming more visually literate, you'll learn how to think more effectively. Several fun and interactive activities will be presented followed by practice using the University Museums Permanent Collection, including everything from abstract sculpture to figu
"The Ferguson Moment: Poverty, Politics and Planning in the Suburbs of St. Louis," Todd Swanstrom, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Reception precedes the lecture at 5 p.m., small group discussions on issues of race and class will be led by college multicultural liaisons following the lecture.
Learn the process of sculpting glass rods by heating and melting the glass in the flame of a gas-powered torch. After practice, your lampworking skills will allow you to create pieces with detail and complexity that you can use in jewelry or other decorative ways.
James Bovinette, directs Jazz Ensemble I; Michael Giles, directs Jazz Ensemble II
Hip-hop artist Bubba Sparxxx's platinum certified debut album Dark Days, Bright Nights debuted at #3 on the Billboard music charts in 2001 and was followed up by Deliverance in 2003 and The Charm in 2006, which contained the hit single "Ms. New Booty" that peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts. He's touring in support of his latest album, 2014's Made on McCosh Mill Road.