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Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Nov 27, 2018

All day

Registrar Academic calendar

Graduate College: Last day to submit signed Graduate Student Approval Form.

Town hall: Improved Service Delivery (finance)

Nov 27, 2018

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and livestreamed)

free

Office of the President Meetings, receptions

Interim senior vice president for finance and university services Pam Cain will talk about the proposed finance model, including job descriptions, responsibilities that will remain within units, and the transition process for employees and units.

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Nov 27, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Auditorium, Howe Hall (and live-streamed)

free

Provost Office Meetings, receptions

The search committee for the next dean of the College of Engineering will host two open forums to solicit input from university community members on characteristics they would like to see in the college's next leader. The second session is Dec. 3.

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Nov 27, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Gallery Room, Memorial Union

free

Veterans Center Training, development

Tips and strategies aimed at serving student veterans, military personnel and their families. Registration requested.

Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career (term faculty)

Nov 27, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Provost Office Meetings, receptions Training, development

An introduction for lecturers, clinical and adjunct faculty to university resources, policies and programs that can help them to a successful start. Associate provost for faculty Dawn Bratsch-Prince also will discuss career paths and opportunities for development at Iowa State.

Workshop: Documenting Your Teaching using the DART Matrix

Nov 27, 2018

2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this interactive session, Sara Marcketti, Director, Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching, Professor, Apparel, Merchandising, and Design, will lead you through a personalized workshop designed to help you consider where you are on the Dimensions of Activities Related to Teaching (DART) matrix.

Conversation: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course

Nov 27, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

This conversation will cover 10 basic strategies for creating accessible online course content. Participants will learn about the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility and usability, as well as how to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Lecture: Men and the Politics of Hegemony in Ghanaian Film and Fiction

Nov 27, 2018

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

The presentation uses Ghanaian films and books to detail the measure men undertake in their desire to reach the hegemonic ideal and the costs and consequences to themselves and their families. Theresah Patrine Ennin is the 2018 American Council of Learned Societies-African Studies Association Presidential Fellow.

Panel Discussion: Children at War

Nov 27, 2018

7:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Diversity Lectures

"Children at War: Born into a War Zone," members of the International Student Council's Humanitarian Awareness Committee will share stories and facts about children growing up in nations at war or affected by war. The discussion will be led and moderated by Jean-Pierre Taoutel, a Senior Lecturer of French at Iowa State.

Recital: ISU String Class

Nov 27, 2018

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

$0

Music Department Arts, performances

Students of George Work will perform.

Lecture: Lion Conservation on a Crowded Continent

Nov 27, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lectures Program Lectures Live Green

Craig Packer is director of the Lion Research Center at the University of Minnesota, where he is a professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution & Behavior. This is the 2018 Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture.