Thursday, 22 Apr 2021
"Civic Innovation: Community Change Making." Join us for the inaugural Ignite Innovation Showcase, a virtual series of events celebrating the energy of innovation blazing across the Iowa State campus.
Celebrate Earth Day with ISU and the Ames community. Activities include a diversity of Earth-minded engagement and empowerment opportunities, food and sustainability-minded giveaways.
Have you ever found yourself writing the same comment on every assignment submitted by the same student throughout the semester? It's time to talk about it! Join Jacklyn Pierce from Lake-Sumter State College for a discussion on creating effective feedback and getting students to use it.
If you have a PI leaving before the next school year, this training is for you! OSPA, OIPTT, and SPA will present on tips and tricks to make your life as a research administrator as easy as possible during this chaotic time. We'll also discuss the revised GoldSheet process for those awards that will stay with the university.
Dr. Lisa K. Son, Professor of Psychology at Barnard College, Columbia University, specializes in human learning and memory, and in metacognition. Her research focuses on how accurately people know the "self" and on the optimization of long-term retention. Dr. Son has recently become active in the movement against anti-Asian racism.
Debut authors Rachel Mans McKenny and Denise Williams will take participant questions about writing, finding time, balancing a writing career with full-time work and family responsibilities, balancing creativity with business, and that unbelievable moment you see your book on the shelf.
In her book "Kidney to Share," Martha Gershun tells the story of her decision to donate a kidney to a stranger. She takes readers through the complex process by which such donors are vetted to ensure that they are physically and psychologically fit to take the risk of a major operation.