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Wednesday, 28 Feb 2024

Workshop: Exploring the Difference Between Leadership and Management

Feb 28, 2024

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Launch Pad, 4250 Student Innovation Center


Groups, governance Conferences

"Exploring the Difference Between Leadership and Management," Laura Smythe, university ombuds. Every workplace needs effective managers and leaders. Understanding the different roles helps supervisors know what behavior is needed in what context. We will distinguish management behavior from leadership behavior, and the impact of each so supervisors at all levels can determine how they want to show up and what result they can expect.

ISCORE Preconference

Feb 28, 2024

10:45 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union


Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Art Walk: Celebrating George Washington Carver

Feb 28, 2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Curtiss Hall


University Museums Arts, performances Diversity

In honor of Iowa's George Washington Carver Day, walk through the works of art honoring George Washington Carver found throughout the Art on Campus Collection. Led by docent Steve Petska.

Creativity Carnival

Feb 28, 2024

2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

First floor, Student Innovation Center


Student Innovation Center Meetings, receptions Student activities

"Ideas Unleashed," unlock your creative potential with an afternoon of innovation challenges, creative activities, and interactive art. Practice coming up with wild ideas and putting your imagination to work. Prizes, freebies, and free food will be available.

Workshop: Escape from Spreadsheet Hell

Feb 28, 2024

3:20 PM - 4:40 PM

134 Parks Library


University Library Training, development

Spreadsheet software is quirky but there's always a reason. This workshop introduces ways to structure your research data so it's both computer and human friendly, practices for documenting your work, and functions for simple data processing and quality control. There's no escaping spreadsheets but you can escape spreadsheet hell. This is a beginner-level workshop that covers how to format and organize data in a spreadsheet program such as Excel.

Performance: Jazz Night

Feb 28, 2024

7:30 PM

Tye Recital Hall, Simon Estes Music Hall


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Arts, performances

Led by Mike Giles, the Iowa State Jazz Ensembles, including jazzONE, Jazz 2.0, and a variety of student-led combos, are vibrant and dynamic groups that bring the timeless art of jazz to life. Comprised of exceptionally talented student musicians, these ensembles showcase their improvisational skills, tight rhythms, and soulful expressions.