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Monday, 05 Nov 2018

Seed Science and Technology short course

Nov 05, 2018

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Seed Science Building


Seed Science Center Conferences

This introductory course focuses on the life cycle of seed, crop improvement, seed production, along with health, variety, and quality testing, post-harvest management, and seed conditioning technologies. The goal of this course is for each participant to establish a comprehensive understanding of seed science and technologies and provide a clear picture of the many facets of the seed industry.

Manage Your Canvas Course - Group Work and Collaboration

Nov 05, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

2030 Morrill Hall

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore options for group work and collaboration in Canvas.

Research workshop: Navigating Your Research with Human Subjects: The IRB Submission Process - Part 3

Nov 05, 2018

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gold Room

Research Office Training, development

This is the third part of a four-part series that looks more closely at the components of the IRB submission process. In this session, participants will learn about the informed consent process, including participant recruitment and the informed consent document. Discussion will center around what's required of you as the researcher, and best practices for designing and administering consent.

Online event, Technology vs. Innovation: Strategies to build an engaging online course

Nov 05, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

2015 Morrill Hall or view on your own

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Does the inclusion of technology alone make a course innovative? While technology plays a significant role in education, it should serve as a means to an end rather than the end goal. Innovation in it's simplest form means change. It's in the way we design our courses, create our objectives, implement our instructional materials, and design our assessments.

Research workshop: IRBManager End-user Training

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

222 Kingland Conference Room

Research Office Training, development

Learn how to navigate the new electronic IRBManager system, what the submission process looks like, how to submit IRB protocols for review and how to access your IRB-approved materials. Graduate students, postdocs and research faculty would benefit most from attending, but all are welcome.

Workshop, Negotiating for Success: Strategies, Tools and Skills for Faculty

Nov 05, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union


Academic Affairs Meetings, receptions Training, development

This workshop will share simple but effective negotiation skills participants can use in their professional and personal lives to persuade, enrich and maximize their potential. Negotiation and conflict resolution don't have to be "avoidable" aspects of our lives. Light refreshments will be served. Registration requested.

Retirement open house: Liz Kurt

Nov 05, 2018

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Cy's Lounge, Alumni Center


ISU Extension and Outreach Meetings, receptions

Liz Kurt, program coordinator in ISU Extension & Outreach's conference planning and management department, and former director of new student programs, is retiring after 28 years of service at Iowa State. No formal program is planned.

Competition: Three-Minute Thesis finals

Nov 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

2157 Pearson Hall


Graduate College Special events

The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.

Sewing Lessons

Nov 05, 2018

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Workspace at the Memorial Union

ISU $40 Public $50

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Student activities

Whether you are a beginner needing to learn how to operate a sewing machine, or someone who needs help finishing a project in progress, this is for you.

Lecture: Newspapers, Op-eds, and American Responses to Antisemitism

Nov 05, 2018

7:00 PM

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Eric Schmalz, community manager for the History Unfolded project at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, will talk about the role antisemitism played in the general American cultural landscape and how ordinary Americans reacted.