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Thursday, 17 May 2018

Midwest Big Data Summer School

Channel: College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

8:00 am - 5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get started in data-driven research. The school will include full-day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Cost: $75-$150

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

Channel: Student Counseling Services

8:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Provided in registration

An 8-hour training for ISU faculty, staff and administrators who wish to learn more about how to RESPOND to students or colleagues who are in distress. Training concludes May 24. Register online.

Cost: covered by ISU Wellbeing and Student Wellness

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

Channel: Community activities

9:00 am - 9:00 pm @ Iowa State campus

More than 3,000 athletes participate in Special Olympics Iowa's largest annual event. Competition includes aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, developmental events, soccer and tennis. Athletes also enjoy Opening Ceremonies at Hilton Coliseum, a Celebration Dance, and activities and entertainment at the Olympic Festival.

Cost: free

Course, Document, and Web Accessibility Checkers: Open Up the Web to All of Your Students

Channel: Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT)

10:00 am - 11:00 am @ 2015 Morrill Hall

Thursday, May 17, is Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD). The purpose of GAAD is to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) access/inclusion and people with different disabilities.

Cost: free