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Thursday, 07 Apr 2016

Webinar : "Micro-aggression, Micro-resistance, and Ally Development in the Academy"

Apr 07, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Webinar

Academic Affairs Training, development

This webinar will examine ways in which micro-aggressions particularly impact women, faculty and staff of color, and LGBTQ faculty and staff in our institutions. In response, we can practice forms of micro-resistance and ally behaviors when we see our colleagues targeted, or when we ourselves are targeted. This focus on empowerment allows us to take action in our local environments, lessening the impact upon colleague when micro-aggressions occur

Panel: How to Manage Disruptive or Distressed Students in Your Classroom

Apr 07, 2016

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Student stress, depression, and anxiety often manifest themselves as disruptive and distressed behaviors. Reducing stress, depression, and anxiety increases student engagement, ability to learn, and the mental health and well being of our communities. This panel will provide information and resources for helping faculty identify and respond compassionately and effectively to students exhibiting these behaviors.

CELT Discussion: Accessibility - Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners

Apr 07, 2016

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

192 Parks Library

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

The Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) will be hosting three discussions for participants of the online course Accessibility: Designing and Teaching Courses for All Learners. This course and our discussions will help University community members to develop the knowledge and skills needed to design learning experiences that promote inclusive learning environments.

Private i : The Mystery of Managing Personal Digital Files

Apr 07, 2016

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Parks Library

Free

University Library Training, development

Designed for ISU participants from all backgrounds and levels of experience, this workshop will explore the what, why, and how of personal digital record-keeping through a murder mystery activity. Topics will range from best practices for creating digital records and rights issues in the digital landscape to strategies for storing digital records and emerging developments regarding the digital afterlife.

Presentation: "Your Career as a Journey"

Apr 07, 2016

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Room 1148 Gerdin Building

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

"The Confidence Trajectory: Your Career as a Journey," Beth Ford, group executive vice president and chief operating officer for Land O'Lakes, St. Paul, and College of Business alumna. A networking reception follows.

Walk-In Craft: Paper Marbling

Apr 07, 2016

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Workspace at the Iowa State Memorial Union

$8

The Workspace Arts, performances Student activities

Love paper crafts? Learn a new way to make beautiful paper to use in cards, artwork, scrapbooking, or just for fun.

Lecture: Christian Sexual Ethics at the End of Days

Apr 07, 2016

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Richard McCarty, an associate professor of religious studies at Mercyhurst University, studies religious perspectives on human relationships and sexual ethics.

Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

Apr 07, 2016

7:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Your Future Is Short. Don't Waste It Working for Someone Else," Roger Underwood, entrepreneur and former CEO of Becker Underwood.

Brandy Clark

Apr 07, 2016

8:00 PM

M-Shop

$15 Students / $20 Public

Student Union Board Arts, performances Student activities

Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Brandy Clark has been rapidly gaining fans and attention the past few years. Named MusicRow magazine's 2014 Breakthrough Artist of the Year, Clark signed to Warner Bros. Records after her debut album, 12 Stories, was released to widespread critical acclaim in October 2013.