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Thursday, 17 May 2018

Midwest Big Data Summer School

May 17, 2018

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

$75-$150

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Conferences

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.

Mental health crisis training (RESPOND)

May 17, 2018

8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Provided in registration

covered by ISU Wellbeing and Student Wellness

Student Counseling Services Diversity Training, development

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.

Special Olympics Iowa summer games

May 17, 2018

9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Iowa State campus

free

Community activities Special events

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.

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

May 17, 2018

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2015 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

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.

Research Workshop: Submission software training

May 17, 2018

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

1485 Vet Med

free

Research Office Training, development

The Office for Responsible Research will transition to a new electronic system for submission, review, and maintenance of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC) applications. The a-tune tick@lab system will go live in early 2018, integrating research, teaching and testing protocols, animal procurement and management, as well as veterinary medical records.