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Thursday, 01 Oct 2020

CyThx at ISU Recognition Project (Nov. 1-30)

Oct 01, 2020

All day

Online

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Special events

To celebrate effective teaching, advising, and mentoring, the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching (CELT) partners with ISU Learning Communities, Multicultural Student Affairs, Student Government, and Graduate and Professional Student Senate for the annual recognition project #CyThx at Iowa State University.

Webinar: Supporting student mental health and well-being

Oct 01, 2020

1:10 PM - 2:00 PM

WebEx videoconference

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join this interactive webinar as we discuss the increasing complexity of student mental health and well-being needs on college campuses. We will explore current data and student needs. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon challenges they've experienced in their setting. Finally, we will share both strategic and operational tactics that we all can use.

Online meeting: Professional and Scientific Council

Oct 01, 2020

2:10 PM - 4:00 PM

Webex

free

Professional and Scientific Council Meetings, receptions

The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. The meeting will be held online via Webex and is open to the public.

Greenlee School Futures Forum

Oct 01, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

YouTube Live

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures

"10 Powerful Ways to Catch Employers' Attention & Launch a Strong Career," Drew Harden, president and co-founder of Blue Compass. Become more interesting to potential employers and gain more traction as you start your new career. Learn networking, interviewing and social media practices to help you stand out, as well as on-the-job behavior to enable you to add great value and impress your manager. A Q&A session will follow the presentation.

Documentary screening and panel discussion: Picture A Scientist

Oct 01, 2020

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

via Webex

free

ISU Advance Diversity Lectures Special events

Screening of the 2020 film is followed by a panel discussion of ADVANCE leaders from the four institutions of the ADVANCE Midwest Partnership: Iowa State, North Dakota State, Western Michigan and Michigan Tech.

Friday, 02 Oct 2020

Webinar, Diversity and Women in Higher Education with Dr. Galida Davis

Oct 02, 2020

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

online only - via Zoom from Iowa Women in Higher Education (IOWAWHE)

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Dr. Galida Davis leads the development and implementation of professional learning programs at the American Council on Education (ACE). She serves as the primary liaison to the ACE Women's Network, a national network that supports women in higher education faculty and administration. Sponsored by Iowa Women in Higher Education (IOWAWHE).

Innovators Forum: Tony Sardella

Oct 02, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

www.sictr.iastate.edu/flagship-fridays

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Tony Sardella, founder and vice chairman of evolve24, a leader in big data, predictive analytics and strategic decision-making. Sardella also holds an adjunct professor position in the Olin Business School at Washington University, St. Louis, and was inducted as a Laureate of the Smithsonian Institute for his social and economic impact in the field of science and technology. Registration required.

Innovation Workshop: Creating Innovation Strategy Using Narrative-Based Design Methods

Oct 02, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Training, development

Associate professor of English Abram Anders will introduce narrative-based design methods that support a human-centered approach to creating an innovation strategy and communicating it through mindsets and practices that can impact behavior and performance. Participants will use these methods to explore opportunities and envision innovation strategies for adaptive leadership at ISU.

Astronomy Seminar: Signatures of Planet Formation in Transition Disks

Oct 02, 2020

4:25 PM - 5:25 PM

Online

0.00

Astronomy

Dr Wladimir Lyra, New Mexico State University

Saturday, 03 Oct 2020

Football

Oct 03, 2020

6:30 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Monday, 05 Oct 2020

Webinar, Let's talk Canvas Gradebook

Oct 05, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This 50-minute online webinar will offer practical tips for using Canvas Gradebook for efficient grading. Upon completion, you will be able to calculate grades, use gradebook filtering and sorting functions and optimize the Speegrader for your teaching needs. The webinar will incorporate a 20-minute Q and A block, in order to address participants' questions specific to using Canvas Gradebook.

Tuesday, 06 Oct 2020

Webinar, Know Your Rights: Harassment 101

Oct 06, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

online via Webex

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Training, development

Learn what legally constitutes harassment and what resources are available to you for reporting and investigating incidents.

Workshop, Five Key Principles of Learning for College Teachers

Oct 06, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

College teachers are tasked with facilitating the learning of students with a variety of backgrounds, prior knowledge levels, and motivations. Yet we're rarely provided with specific education about learning and how it unfolds in different contexts.

Thursday, 08 Oct 2020

Web talk: Preparing Effective Award Nominations

Oct 08, 2020

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Kirsten Abel, faculty honors and awards coordinator in the office of the senior vice president and provost, will share the best practices of successful nominations and how to avoid the most common errors and pitfalls in your preparation.

Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Month - Energy Efficiency

Oct 08, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Horticulture Hall Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, one of three events celebrating National Campus Sustainability Month and sustainability efforts and achievements at ISU. FREE bike tune-ups, herb and edible flower seeds and compostable planters to all attendees (while supplies last) and the opportunity to earn additional sustainability prizes through a virtual BINGO challenge!

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Oct 08, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom Meeting

free

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. Participants will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. We'll also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.

Webinar, Canvas Blueprints: the Do's and Don'ts

Oct 08, 2020

1:00 PM - 1:50 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

A blueprint in Canvas allows to manage and distribute identical content across multiple sections of the same course. Which courses can Canvas blueprint accommodate best? What are the does and don'ts to help you avoid the typical blueprint mistakes? Whether you are new to the concept of Canvas blueprint or exploring better ways to use this functionality, join us for this conversation.

Webinar: How to Engage in Healthy Conflict

Oct 08, 2020

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

Facilitated by Rosemarie Roberts, Connecticut College, this program is part of the National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity's core curriculum. Use Iowa State's institutional center membership to activate a free membership and register for this event.

Web talk, Language matters: Considering racial microaggressions in science.

Oct 08, 2020

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join us for an interactive session where we will explore ways in which racial microaggressions manifest themselves in science. We will discuss what microaggressions are and how they effect underrepresented individuals in an academic setting. We will present several examples of microaggressions and discuss general strategies for confronting them.

Curator's Exploration of A New World: 600 BCE - 600 CE

Oct 08, 2020

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Brunnier Art Museum, Scheman Building, Level 2

University Museums Arts, performances

Step back into the ancient world and learn about works of art on exhibition from the permanent collection and what they can tell us about life in centuries past.

Friday, 09 Oct 2020

Innovators Forum: Thomas Stuermer

Oct 09, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

www.sictr.iastate.edu/flagship-fridays

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

A live, moderated conversation with Thomas Stuermer, global managing director of the Google Business Group at Accenture. The alum has 25+ years of experience at the global professional services company, now focusing on digital marketing, cloud solutions, AI/Data, and industry vertical solutions. Registration required.

Saturday, 10 Oct 2020

Smart Start workshop

Oct 10, 2020

9:00 AM

1805 Collaboration Place, Suite 1200, Ames

free

Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Conferences Student activities

A "crash course" workshop for anyone who has ever considered starting a business. You will learn various topics such as insurance, intellectual property, business organization, registration and operations. Topics will be presented by local business professionals. Register for one or both sessions.

SCRATCH: A Moving Image Sketch Workshop

Oct 10, 2020

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Christian Petersen Art Museum, Morrill Hall

University Museums Arts, performances

Practice experimental film techniques and learn how to alter film to create new stories and meanings in this hands-on workshop.

Homecoming: Football vs. Texas Tech

Oct 10, 2020

2:30 PM

Jack Trice Stadium

TBA

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Texas Tech. Game times and dates are subject to change.

Tuesday, 13 Oct 2020

Faculty development web talk: Navigating the Public Classroom

Oct 13, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

via Zoom

free

Academic Affairs Training, development

University counsel Michael Norton will provide a review of the current environment and its implications for freedom of speech and academic freedom.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Study Tools)

Oct 13, 2020

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff from across campus will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Implementing SOTL in your classroom (Jessica Ward)

Oct 13, 2020

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this workshop, Jessica Ward, Early Achievement in Teaching Award-winning Associate Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, shares how she motivated and engaged her students in implementing innovative teaching techniques in a very content-dense field.

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Oct 13, 2020

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Online

free

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures

Engage in dialogue with representatives from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the Office of Equal Opportunity, and the Iowa Civil Rights Commission as they share their thoughts, insights, and experiences with engaging in diversity, equity, and inclusion work on campus.

Thursday, 15 Oct 2020

CanvasCon Online

Oct 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 5:30 PM

virtual via Canvas

Free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Conferences Training, development

Join us for professional development, idea-sharing, and skill-building at CanvasCon Online. It's a FREE global conference for educators, edtech experts, Canvas lovers, and Canvas lurkers. And for the health and safety of all attendees, it's virtual. The event will be hosted live on October 15th beginning at 11 a.m. (Iowa State University time).

Celebration: National Campus Sustainablity Month - Food

Oct 15, 2020

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Beyer Hall Lawn

Free

Live Green Submissions Live Green

Hosted by the Office of Sustainability, one of three events celebrating National Campus Sustainability Month and sustainability efforts and achievements at ISU. FREE herb and edible flower seeds and compostable planters to all attendees (while supplies last) and the opportunity to earn additional sustainability prizes through a virtual BINGO challenge!