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Tuesday, 27 Nov 2018

Graduate College: Deadline

Channel: Academic Calendar

All day

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

Town hall: Improved Service Delivery (finance)

Channel: Office of the President

9:30 am - 11:00 am @ Auditorium, Howe Hall (and livestreamed)

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.

Cost: free

Listening session: College of Engineering dean search

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ Auditorium, Howe Hall (and live-streamed)

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.

Cost: free

Discuss Published Education Research in Your Discipline (DBER Journal Club)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2015 Morrill Hall

How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? You are invited to share and discuss DBER journal articles, seek feedback as you begin designing your own educational research projects, and form collaborations with participants from other disciplines.

Cost: free

Gold Star Training for Faculty and Staff

Channel: Veterans Center

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Gallery Room, Memorial Union

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

Cost: free

Workshop: Launching Your Faculty Career (term faculty)

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm @ Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Workshop: Documenting Your Teaching using the DART Matrix

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

2:10 pm - 3:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall

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.

Cost: free

Conversation: Top 10 tips for creating an accessible course

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

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via Zoom

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.

Cost: free

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

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ South Ballroom, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free

Panel Discussion: Children at War

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

"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.

Cost: free

Recital: ISU String Class

Channel: Music Department

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

Students of George Work will perform.

Cost: $0

Lecture: Lion Conservation on a Crowded Continent

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

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.

Cost: free