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Wednesday, 27 Oct 2021

Disability Summit

Oct 27, 2021

9:00 AM - 2:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Dean of Students Office Conferences Diversity

The Iowa Regents Disability Awareness Summit brings together disability resource providers in higher education for a day of discussion, education and planning for the upcoming year. The event also provides education for departments/divisions who partner with disability resource providers. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Informed Consent and the IRB

Oct 27, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

206 Durham Center

free

Research Office Training, development

We'll help you 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.

Gallery Chat: "Color Matters" with Dr. Monic Behnken

Oct 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Reiman Gallery, Morrill Hall Rm. 003

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Meetings, receptions Student activities

A facilitated discussion of the reACT exhibition "Color Matters" guest curated by Dr. Jonathan Sturm, Professor of Music. Hear different perspectives from Dr. Monic Behnken. Ask questions and "reACT" to the exhibition.

Shameless Self-Promotion: Share Your Research to Make an Impact

Oct 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Parks Library

free

University Library Training, development

Learn how to showcase your skills by sharing your research and leveraging popular social networks used by academics and researchers: ResearchGate, Academia, Humanities Commons, and Twitter. In addition to social networks, you will learn how to take advantage of tools like ORCID and the ISU Digital Repository to increase the impact of your work.

Virtual workshop: Making a Pitch into a Hit, Part II

Oct 27, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Zoom

free

Dean of Students Office Training, development

"Making a Pitch into a Hit, Part II: Follow-Up Session to Review Pitch Drafts." Receive feedback on your pitch before sending it to an editor; learn from feedback given to other faculty and staff regarding their pitches; use insight from this session to create a pitch and self-revise in the future. Registration required. Part of the faculty and staff workshop series offered by the Writing and Media Center.

Seminar: Competition dynamics of phytoplankton species in eutrophic water columns

Oct 27, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

401 Carver Hall

free

Research Office Lectures

Joins this Mathematical Biology Seminar to hear Dr. Adrian Lam, Associate Professor at the Department of Mathematics of the Ohio State University, discuss research into phytoplankton populations in competition for light. Dr. Lam will discuss two different aspects of this research.

Seminar: How Does Tempering Affect the Local and Global Properties of Fractional Brownian Motion?

Oct 27, 2021

4:25 PM - 5:10 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Lectures

Join this Probability, Analysis and Data Science (PADS) seminar to hear Dr. Farzad Sabzikar, Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Iowa State University, discuss the effects of tempering the power-law kernel of the moving average representation of a fractional Brownian motion (fBm) on some local and global properties of a Gaussian stochastic process.

Connecting the 1912 Villisca Axe Murders to a Cross-Country Serial Killer

Oct 27, 2021

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"The Man From the Train" is a recent true-crime book written by Bill James and his daughter Rachel McCarthy James. In the book, they document a lengthy list of serial axe murders in the early part of the 20th-century that they believe were committed by one man.