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Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019Previous Day«Next Day»

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2019

Behind the Scenes: Inside the Butterfly Wing

Channel: Reiman Gardens

11:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Reiman Gardenes

Discover the secrets inside the Butterfly Wing! Don't miss your chance for a personal tour of the hottest place in Ames by Curator and Entomologist Nathan Brockman.

Open house: Center for Communication Excellence

Channel: Graduate College

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ 1137 Pearson Hall

Meet the CCE staff and learn more about what they offer and how they can help you improve your communication skills. Snacks, demos, activities and information tables will be available.

Cost: Free

Award-Winning Faculty Series: A Day in the Life of a Rural African Woman: Bringing global experiences into the classroom (Dorothy Masinde)

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

12:10 pm - 1:00 pm @ 2030 Morrill Hall or view on your own via zoom

Looking for more ways to excite, activate, and engage students? Needing a solution to transform frustrated students into successful, passionate learners? Award-winning lecturer Dorothy Masinde, Global Resource Systems, Horticulture, has thirty years of experience inspiring learners of all ages and cultural backgrounds.

Cost: free

Open forum: Institutional Research director finalist

Channel: Office of Institutional Research

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm @ 3150 Beardshear Hall

Amanda DeGraff, senior analyst and assistant director of institutional research at Iowa State, is one of five finalists named in the search.

Cost: free

Workshop, Peer review and assessment with Canvas, Google and Qualtrics

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

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

Led by Lesya Hassall from CELT and Karla Embleton, the session will focus on the best use case scenarios for Canvas Peer Review, a generic peer review Google form and a peer review Qualtrics process to accommodate peer review of student work and behavior.

Faculty workshop: Documenting Your Research Impact and Increasing Visibility

Channel: Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm @ Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

This session will cover introductory impact metrics and sources (including journal impact factors and altmetrics); identifying who is citing your work and creating reports in Web of Science and Scopus; and methods for increasing scholarly visibility such as Google Scholar and ORCiD profiles, Digital Repository @ISU, and open access publishing.

Cost: free

Lecture: Beyond the Building

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Amie Shao, principal with MASS Design Group in Boston, will present a series of the firm's projects that expand the architectural practice model by focusing on what architecture does to identify local needs and opportunities, advance the well-being of individuals and communities, amplify regional investment and capture the value of design and its effect on people's lives. The 2019 Curt F. Dale Guest Lecture in Architecture.

Cost: free

Wheel Pottery Class

Channel: Student Activities Center

6:00 pm - 8:30 pm @ The Workspace at the Memorial Union

Get your hands dirty and make beautiful things! Start with centering clay and pulling cylinders, the building blocks to throwing on the wheel. Move on to forming bowls, mugs, vases and plates, and learn handle-pulling, glazing and finishing techniques. Open to beginners as well as those with experience who would like to improve their skills.

Cost: ISU $120 Public $130 (supplies included)