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 UnionDesigned 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.
Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)
Channel: Student Counseling Services
8:30 am - 12:30 pm @ Provided in registrationAn 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 campusMore 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.
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 HallThursday, 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.