Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018
Workshop: Publish Teaching in Your Discipline: How to get started, succeed, and disseminate your educational research
How do students learn best in your discipline? Where can you publish the way you solved instructional problems? Workshop leaders and experienced Discipline-Based Educational Researchers (DBER) Dr. Nancy Boury (Microbiology) and Dr. Sayali Kukday (Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology) will share resources to start publishing your learning solutions.
The Quality Matters: Improving Your Online Course (IYOC) follow-up session provides you with additional time to improve your course based on the information you learned in the IYOC workshop.
The Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition helps students develop communication skills, allows them to share and take pride in their work, and offers the chance to compete for prizes. The ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex research to non-specialist audiences is a vital skill for all graduate students.
Open mic night gives students the chance to show off their talents to their fellow students. Many are musicians, comedians, and poets. So come on out and show us what kind of talents you have. (Sign Up starts at 7:30 p.m. until all spots are filled)
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
The Des Moines chapter of 1 Million Cups, the national Wednesday morning networking session for entrepreneurs, is meeting on campus. Two Ames entrepreneurs will present: Ian Tevis, SAFI-Tech; and Kevin Maher, VetMeasure. All are welcome at this free event; the coffee is free as well.
There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there about what institutions need to do to ensure that their online courses are accessible to all students, including those with disabilities. It can be overwhelming, especially when the stakes seem so high and the path forward is as clear as mud. Let's take a look at the most common myths about accessibility to debunk them as well as strategize how best to address them.
The nights are getting longer and a chill is setting in across campus. Join University Museums as we explore art that startles, surprises, and tricks. You may just come away with some treats as well. Meet inside the south entrance of the Molecular Biology Building (facing Pammel Drive).
Award-Winning Faculty Series: Advising Graduate Students: Ten tips for major professors (Dan Nettleton)
Distinguished Professor Dan Nettleton, Statistics, ISU Margaret Ellen White Graduate Faculty Awardee, will share how he encourages, supports, and challenges his doctoral and master's students to be their best.
This workshop will provide an overview of best practices for file naming and organization. Preregistration required through Learn@ISU. Let us know if you need accommodation.
The Office for Responsible Research, Office of the Attending Veterinarian and Laboratory Animal Resources are offering software training for researchers who submit IACUC or IBC protocols. Participants will learn how to navigate the new electronic protocol submission system, a-tune. Training topics will include creating and submitting a protocol, and, for animal users of LAR, how to order animals and manage animal records.
Mary Comerio, a professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley, is an internationally recognized expert on disaster recovery and resilience. She will talk about her research into the costs and benefits of seismic rehabilitation, post-disaster recovery and reconstruction and loss modeling.
This workshop will provide a deeper understanding of how each of us presents ourselves to those around us and valuable information that will allow us to make specific choices to ensure that we have the best possible interactions and exchanges.
The first homecoming game at Iowa State was more than just a rivalry on the field, it was a bid to keep female students at the college in Ames! Hear the unusual history of this 1912 game and how it led to over 100 years in tradition. Also, get a look at some rare Iowa State memorabilia. A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series with Tom Kroeschell.
Yell Like Hell is a student-performed skit competition consisting of chants and cheers that demonstrate Iowa State spirit. It is designed to get students more involved on campus and develop Iowa State pride. The final skit is judged on enthusiasm, creativity and school spirit. Each skit represents the theme of Homecoming 2018, "This Is State" and the Iowa State Fight Song.
Anne Clifford is the Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State.
"Can I Read That? Free Access to Research Online," a collaborative workshop offered by the University Library and Ames Public Library. It will focus on ways the Ames community can freely access data and research articles for information about medical procedures, agriculture and more though open access publications.
A variety show of student talent. The top three placewinners will receive awards and perform at the Oct. 26 Homecoming pep rally.
Iowa State volleyball hosts Texas in a Big 12 match.
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
First day of assigned Spring 2019 registration dates for students projected as juniors. Hours for AccessPlus registration are 7 a.m. to 11 p.m., Monday--Saturday, and most Sundays.
A one-day conference for middle school (Oct. 25) and high school (Nov. 8) girls to learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields and how to infuse their passions within a career. Participants will attend interactive sessions to explore STEM opportunities, hear from professionals and WiSE student speakers, and eat lunch with undergraduate STEM students. Preregistration required.
Have questions or concerns about the proposed service delivery models developed for finance and human resources? Learn more from Pam Cain, interim senior vice president for finance, and Kristi Darr, interim vice president for university human resources. Attendees are encouraged to bring questions and share feedback. The session also will be livestreamed.
Lost the references you need for your research paper? Thesis and dissertation citations becoming unmanageable? This workshop for beginners introduces EndNote Web, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format, and use your collected citations in your writing projects. Learn how to get started with EndNote Web! Let us know if you need accommodation. Preregistration required at Learn@ISU.
Learn about iOS 12 and how to use it on your Apple devices.
The documentary, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," addresses the problem of academic publishers who profit from limiting access to scholarly information. This showing will be followed by a Q&A session.
A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.
Iowa State soccer hosts Kansas State in the final match of the regular season. The match will also serve as Senior Night.
"If Not Us, Who? Human Dignity in the 21st Century." Senator Ben Sasse is a fifth-generation Nebraskan and is serving his first term in the U.S. Senate.
A Quiet Place - If they hear you, they hunt you.
Friday, 26 Oct 2018
Last day to add/drop full-semester courses or withdraw without extenuating circumstances.
Last day to file a Designation of Repeated Course form for a full-semester or second half-semester course that is not an automatic designated repeat.