Tuesday, 04 Mar 2014
Award-Winning Faculty Series: Using Discussion in your Classroom: Challenging Students to Think Critically
Award-winning history professor Jana Byars shares how she intentionally fosters critical group discussion in her classroom. Students are engaged with theory from greats like Foucault and Derrida, yet feel safe participating in these challenging discussions, write every day, and still rave about her class in evaluations. Learn her secrets and engage students in critical thinking in your classroom.
James Brazelton, supervisor of Materials and Transportation for the Ames Laboratory, is retiring.
Graduate College associate dean William Graves and others will share their best advice on recruiting and mentoring graduate students.
Arjia Rinpoche is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Indiana University and one of the most prominent Tibetan lamas in the world.
Raku is a form of Japanese pottery dating back to the 16th century. Using low firing temperatures and removing pots from the kiln while still hot, a unique surface finish is created, often with crackled textures.
De Graaf directs the work of AMO, the research and design studio established as a counterpart to the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He has overseen AMO's increasing involvement in sustainability and energy planning, which has included the 2010 publication "Roadmap 2030: A Practical Guide to a Prosperous, Low-Carbon Europe" with the European Climate Foundation.
Anyone can string beads, but making your own bead links, dangles, hoops, spirals, clasps, jump rings and ear wires will make you an expert wire worker.
ISU vs. Baylor.
Bob Inglis, a six-term Republican congressman from one of South Carolina's most conservative districts, established the Energy and Enterprise Initiative. National Affairs Series
Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:00 p.m. until all spots are filed)