Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014
Award-winning Computer Engineering professor Joseph Zambreno shares how he integrates real-world technology and hands-on applications to foster student engagement. Discover the self-motivated learner dividends Joseph found while bringing his passion for technology into the classroom.
Strategies to effectively manage stress in a faculty position: a workshop open to all new faculty
To Bee or Not to Bee Dr. Jim Pease, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Natural Resources, Ecology, and Management, Iowa State University
Panopto offers a rich set of features for both faculty and students that allows classroom recordings and gives instructors the ability to create rich media resources right from their desks. You may use Pantopo to "flip" your classes so that passive learning (listening to lectures) is done online and active learning (solving problems) is done in class.
Integrated Data Management and Simulation to Turn Precision Data into Better Decisions David Muth, Praxik, LLC
Sensible Heat Balance Method to Determine Rates of Soil Freezing and Thawing Yuki Kojima, Graduate Student, Iowa State
Mike Nelson, president of Nelson Construction and Development, Des Moines, will speak about his redevelopment of several historic buildings in downtown Des Moines. Nelson spoke at the 2011 TED Des Moines conference on his progressive new housing concepts for 20-somethings in Iowa's largest urban center. He'll expand on this to include recent works.
The Men of Color Collective is a student-led group supported by Multicultural Student Affairs focusing on leadership, support and development of historically marginalized males at ISU. Programming and discussions focus on five key pillars: support, safety, skills, scholarship and success. All ISU community members are welcome.
Come explore the music and movements of the Middle East with Shiara, an accomplished performer, choreographer and instructor, as your guide
Nell Irvin Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and author of The History of White People. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series
A great way to increase your knowledge base while having fun and challenging yourself to be the best you can be. This class will include belly dance themed games, an obstacle course, trivia, drills and more!
Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is a student run improv troupe on campus. They perform in the M-Shop on various Wednesdays during the semester as well as performing the Monday of VEISHEA week. Grandma Mojo's is the best and cheapest date on campus - admission is only $1!