Monday, 22 Oct 2018
Online event, How Can We Minimize Implicit Bias in Our Academic Communities? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 3 of 4)
Many view academia as an ivory tower, disconnected from the everyday challenges, controversies, and conflicts of the real-world. However, issues related to social justice, like implicit bias, are embedded in the very fabric of STEM and higher education.
"Effect of population density changes and ear style on kernel size and yield in grain corn" Speaker: Doug Becher, Creative Component type: Research, Major Professor: Susana Goggi
The Quality Matters (QM) Learning Community is designed to help you improve your courses using the Quality Matters Standards. Members will have opportunities to hear about ways to meet the QM standards, as well as discussing best practices, experiences, and solutions to course design problems.
In this session you will learn the fundamentals of reading and interpreting agency guidelines and specific calls for proposals. We will discuss information commonly found in sponsor guidelines and tips and tricks for common mistakes.
"How Iowa Met Baseball: The Myths, The History, The Players" with baseball historian John Liepa.
Michael McCormick is the Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History at Harvard University, Director in Cambridge of the Max Planck, Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean, and the founding chair of Harvard's Initiative for the Science of the Human Past.
Since they began, the Capitol Steps have recorded 35 albums, including their latest, "Orange is the New Barack" and had over 5,000 performances in 48 states. The material is updated constantly, so no matter who or what is in the headlines, the Capitol Steps are equal opportunity offenders.