Tuesday, 26 Feb 2019
"Cultivate Your Adventure: Planting the Seeds of Success" will feature two breakout sessions and two keynote speakers.
Diane Muncrief, director of human capital capabilities in university human resources, is retiring after more than 21 years at Iowa State. Remarks will begin at 10 a.m.
"Health Coaching and Community Health Programming," Trina Suchan, Community Health Partners director. Learn about collaborations between community health partners and ISU Translational Research Network (U-TuRN), related to motivational interviewing and clinical health coaching. Sessions are also available via Zoom.
Part II: Compiling your CV/Resume
The goal of the prestigious NSF CAREER Grant is to help promising researchers "build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research." Writing a successful CAREER proposal requires clear articulation of long-term research and education goals that are cohesive and well integrated.
"I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives," Kay Jackson Berger, retired psychiatric social worker and author. She will be talking about her book "I, We or Whoever: One Woman with 110 Lives (Not Counting the First One)." The book reveals 23 years of work in resolving "Mariah's" multiple personality disorder.
Make a set of three hexagon shelves to create a honeycomb pattern. With strong lines, and a nod toward the great outdoors, these will be a great addition to every hive and home.
The "Fattitude" documentary film focuses on body size prejudice and works to promote the important social movement of fat acceptance in today's society. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
"White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk Racism," Robin DiAngelo, author of "White Fragility" and "Is Everyone Really Equal." DiAngelo has had a profound influence on the national discourse on race. She is affiliate faculty at the University of Washington College of Education. Doors open at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, 27 Feb 2019
A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.
Veteran and military-affiliated students are invited to a short presentation on education benefits and other financial tips, followed by an opportunity to meet with representatives from offices around campus, including VA Certifying Officials, Financial Aid, Accounts Receivable and the Student Loan Education Office. RSVP requested.
Part III: Writing the Research Statement
Make quality, handmade soap from scratch (no synthetic bases!) using the cold-process method. Learn the step by-by-step process - from the selection of oils, colorants, fragrances and equipment to calculating lye amounts. Leave class with a pound of soap and see the difference that using natural products on your skin makes.
"But You Don't Look Like You Have an Eating Disorder, and Other Avoidable Barriers to Recovery," Sarah Thompson, a writer, eating disorder recovery coach and consultant, will share stories from their own recovery after having an eating disorder for 18 years.
"More Than Mutts" - Chris Widga, head curator at the East Tennessee State University Museum of Natural History, is part of an international team examining DNA as part of a study of the complex evolutionary history of early dogs.
Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh until your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.
Thursday, 28 Feb 2019
This seminar provides an overview of early career awards, but will focus on awards offered by private foundations. Get useful information on the ISU Foundation and how they can help you pursue funding. Also, receive general information about other early career awards offered by the federal government. Finally, hear from ISU faculty who have experience pursuing and receiving early career awards, and how those awards shaped their careers.
Join us weekly this winter for our popular Early Childhood Development program featuring stories and creative activities around a nature-based theme. Best for children five and under with an adult.
Ruth Braymen, a secretary in the office of admissions, is retiring. Refreshments will be served.
A fun, energizing cardio dance class. Snacks and beverages will be provided. Hosted by the Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness (BIEDA) student organization as part of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week.
Mvskoke scholar Laura Harjo, an assistant professor of community and regional planning at the University of New Mexico, will speak about indigenous feminist space, place and mapping theories as part of the Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture Series at Iowa State. Her talk is cosponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning, urban design graduate program, American Indian studies program and College of Design.
Just because a lovely plant is given sales space at a garden center or nursery and alluringly seduces you with its beauty doesn't mean that it will be a good fit in your garden.
The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, creating shapes by decreasing and increasing warps, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Finish a 13"x18" weaving in shades of cream and tan that will be ready to hang.
Ralph Breaks the Internet, a PG fantasy/adventure movie rated 3.5 stars. Watch Ralph and Vanellope von Schweetz travel the World Wide Web on a mission. They risk it all to save the video game, "Sugar Rush" with the help of citizens of the internet
The popularity of weaving is back, and this is a great way to get started on your fibers journey. Learn basic skills including how to set up a small loom, knotting, and incorporating wool roving and other textures. Finish a 10" x 14" weaving in shades of cream and tan that will be ready to hang.
Genre: Chicago Blues | For Fans of: Ken Kinsey, Buddy Guy, Carl Weathersby, The Kinsey Report. Top-shelf musicians who have built a high-energy blues, funk/soul, roots-rock supergroup who thread the spirit of the past into creative, passionate playing.
Friday, 01 Mar 2019
ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." This year's keynote will be delivered by Vernon Wall, LeaderShape Inc., Washington, D.C. Registration (free) is requested.
Reiman Gardens' plant collections provide a living laboratory for learning all about plants.
Ed Logan, a facilities mechanic at the Memorial Union, is retiring after 25 years of service to the university.
Vernon Wall is a nationally known speaker in the areas of social justice and leadership styles and is one of the founders and facilitators of the Social Justice Training Institute.