Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019
Audrey Kennis, Retention Coordinator for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and ISU Inclusive Excellence Awardee, will guide you through critical issues we see manifesting in Higher Education and inclusion. Learn language and tools to both head off potential issues and respond to student concerns in the moment.
Part II: You Should Have Heard Them Listen: Verbal and Nonverbal Approaches
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019
Save the date for the third annual Iowa State Research Day! The celebration gets better every year, thanks to our engaged research community at Iowa State. You'll see the same exciting programs as you did at last year's event, including posters, exhibits, art, and creative expressions, plus the popular lightning talk sessions and a keynote speaker.
Learn ways to effectively edit/proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language.
Friday, 29 Mar 2019
Ready to Run Iowa is a nonpartisan campaign training program to encourage women to run for elective office, position themselves for appointive office, work on a campaign or become involved in public life as leaders in their respective communities. Registration is required.
The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.
Does my ____ scare you? Let's talk about it - An open discussion on microaggressions & perceived bias
Lover Chancler, Director of The Center for Multiculturalism and Inclusivity at University of Central Missouri, will facilitate an honest discussion in a safe environment about the ways that we are different and the ways that we are similar related to diversity, equity and inclusion in our community. We will explore the impact that microaggressions and perceived bias have had on all of our lives.
Saturday, 30 Mar 2019
To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified as morels. By the end of the workshops, participants will recognize true morels from false morels. Register online.
Monday, 01 Apr 2019
Part III: Sticks and Stones Will Break My Bones and Words Will Never Hurt Me: Verbal Messages
Tuesday, 02 Apr 2019
The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same faculty forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.
This is the final installation of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, attendees will learn about best practices and receive tips for ensuring a smooth IRB review process.
"Have you ever wondered what "Fair Use" really means? In this workshop, representatives from the University Library and University Counsel will use real-life scenarios to help you navigate topics such as Fair Use, the TEACH Act, copyright support on campus, and more! Register through Learn @ ISU, Keyword:LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
Wednesday, 03 Apr 2019
OSPA, OIPTT and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible if a PI leaves before the end of the year. Whether you're dealing with research awards from federal agencies, industry, non-profits, universities or independent sponsors, you'll learn: 1)What steps you and your PI should take as research at Iowa State draws to a close and 2)how to apply for affiliate status here at Iowa State.
The forum provides faculty members with a targeted look at how Workday and improved service delivery (ISD) will impact their teaching, research and extension work. Five sessions of the same forum are scheduled. A breakout session of table topics will follow brief opening remarks. Bring your questions. Registration is free.
There's no escaping spreadsheets but you can escape spreadsheet hell! This workshop will cover best practices for set-up, formatting, and formats as well as tips for avoiding common pit-falls in Excel. Register through Learn@ISU, keyword: LIB. Let us know if you need accommodation.
Part IV: It's Not What You Said; It's How You Said It: Nonverbal Communication