Monday, 15 Oct 2018
"Nom Noms and gNoms," learn more about how biological insight can be obtained through bioinformatics. Come to further understand how your interesting biological questions can be answered using high-through put DNA/RNA sequencing, metabolomics or proteomics experiments. RSVPs appreciated.
Participants will work on adding captions to the videos in their online course materials using Arc (Canvas video tool) and YouTube.
Gain insights into the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation. Register via Learn@ISU.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the Gradebook and discover student data available in a Canvas course.
Have you been captivated by videos of paint pours? Discover how to make these colorful paintings by acrylic pouring.
James Bovinette, Director of Jazz 1 Michael Giles, Director of Jazz 2
Join a conversation with the 2018 World Food Prize Laureates Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro about their work promoting child and maternal nutrition in Africa, South Asia, and Latin America. Iowa State University President Wendy Wintersteen will moderate the conversation.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2018
Participants will work on adding headings to documents using Microsoft Word. Any document will work, however a course syllabus would be a great document for this workshop.
Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.
Sean Griffiths, a practicing architect and professor of architecture at the University of Westminster, London, will describe his career-long quest for architectural meaning and his failure to find any -- a lesson in how to construct a meaningful critical career through the rejection of everything and the embracing of nothing.
Award-Winning Faculty Series: How Can I Do This Better Next Time Around? Implementing backward design in your classroom (Stacey Weber-Feve)
Associate Professor Stacey Weber-Feve, World Languages and Cultures, Louis Thompson Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching awardee, shares how she uses research on learning as a blueprint for her class. She designs course work in both Canvas and in the traditional classroom to help students go beyond content and engage in more active styles of learning and critical thinking.
Today is Earth Observation Day. The Iowa Geographic Map Server, a browser-based website that hosts statewide imagery, is one of the most robust, publicly available, spatial imagery datasets in the country. The presentation will highlight recent innovations to it, including an updated interface and new features and image services.
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore the basics of course building in Canvas.
Learn basic leatherworking and jewelry making techniques while repurposing vintage objects into wearable art.
Work wonders with weirder florae for a festive and fun vase design. Spiders optional! Registration with pre-payment is required one week in advance.
Hector Avalos is Professor of Religious Studies at Iowa State University. He will discuss how archaeology has been used to refute the claim that the Bible is historically accurate in depicting creation, the Exodus, the reign of Solomon and many other events.
Ericka Hart is an activist, cancer survivor and sexuality educator, and is currently an adjunct at Columbia University's School of Social Work.
The Office of the Vice President for Research is hosting an evening of food, drink, fun and storytelling. "The Story Collider" gives scientists a platform from which to share how science has shaped their lives. Five Iowa State faculty were selected to participate.
Wednesday, 17 Oct 2018
Seniors graduating Spring 2019 should submit a Graduation Application after registering for final course work. Submit via AccessPlus (student tab, graduation, application).
Participants will work on adding alternative text to their pictures, graphs, and tables in their online course and documents. Please have samples of pictures, graphs, and tables available to use during the session or be prepared to search for these at the beginning of the workshop.
Hear about the history of Reiman Gardens' partnership with 5 faculty and 77 students from ISU Architecture leading up to the creation and installation of this beautiful interactive installation.
Are you concerned about the impact of high textbook costs on your students? In this workshop, a representative from the Open Textbook Network will guide you through the the benefits of open textbooks and answer your questions. Capacity is limited and open textbooks are not available for all disciplines.
Hosted by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication, this boutique-style internship and networking fair connects relevant employers with students who are preparing for careers in advertising, journalism, public relations, communications and other related fields. Open to all students; no advance registration required.
Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.
A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series 4-5:30 pm Community Reception - Little Woods Herbs & Teas (with h'orderves) 6-6:45 pm Community Presentation - Ames Public Library 6:45- 7:30pm Book signing - Ames Public Library
Members of the faculty experience work group will provide a high-level review of results from the COACHE and Campus Climate surveys and solicit ideas for maintaining and improving a positive faculty experience at Iowa State.
In this 2015 documentary, Bill Genovese aims to set the record straight regarding his sister, Catherine Susan "Kitty" Genovese, whose name took on a tragic meaning after her 1964 murder. A Green Dot event.
Yolanda Aixela-Cabre is a cultural anthropologist, tenured scientist and vice director of research for the State Agency for Superior Scientific Research in Spain. In this lecture, she will tackle social identity through the lens of postcolonial societies.