Monday, 29 Oct 2018
Online event, How Can We Interrupt and Mitigate Implicit Bias When We Witness It? (CIRTLCast Series - Part 4 of 4)
Reducing implicit bias and promoting diversity in STEM is a science and innovation, workforce, and economic imperative (OSTP & OPM, 2016). While the first three sessions of this CIRTLCast series laid the foundation for understanding implicit bias in STEM higher education, in this final session, we will discuss recommendations for interrupting and mitigating implicit bias.
Stop by for giveaways, information, discussion and refreshments. Part of Disability Awareness Week. #disabilityrights #humanrights
David Ringholz, associate professor and chair of the industrial design department, is one of two finalists in the search for the inaugural director of the Student Innovation Center.
"Haunting Halloween Readings," Charissa Menefee, associate professor of English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.
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.
"What About Graduate and Professional Students with Medical Conditions/Disabilities?" An information session with a student panel.
Tuesday, 30 Oct 2018
This two-hour interactive, hands-on workshop is open to all Iowa State University instructors and instructional designers to explore assignment and assessment options in Canvas.
In this session you will learn tips on developing and submitting protocols to the IRB. A member of IRB staff will walk through key sections of the non-exempt IRB application and explain what the IRB looks for during the review process. Sign up for one of the several dates we have scheduled throughout the year.
Research workshop: Funding Opportunities Available Through CEAH and How to Write a Successful Application
Faculty in the arts, humanities and social sciences are invited to bring their lunches and learn about the unique internal funding opportunities available to them to further their research and scholarly goals.
"Beyond Accommodations: An Introduction to Disability Studies," Dan Van Sant, staff advocate at Disability Rights Iowa, will talk about : ableism as a form of oppression, how ableism is deeply entrenched in our culture/language, and the idea that disability is more than accommodations -- it is a way of existing in the world, similar to other forms of diversity. Part of Disability Awareness Week.
Many instructors consciously avoid controversial issues in the classroom because of the difficulty involved in managing heated discussions. However, controversy can be a useful, powerful, and memorable tool to promote learning. This conversation will provide instructors with resources to facilitate classroom discussion around controversial issues including the O.T.F.D. (Open The Front Door) and A.C.T.I.O.N. communication frameworks.
Stop by to meet members of the Alliance for Disability Awareness student organization.
4-sessions beginning Tuesday, October 30, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/20). This four-part workshop will cover the basics of macro photography including equipment and how to use it, depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject and tips and tricks.
Students are invited to ask senior administrators questions. Panelists include Pam Cain (finance and university services), Pete Englin (student affairs and residence), Roberta Johnson (financial aid), Beate Schmittmann (LAS) and Anne Marie VanDerZanden (provost's office). Moderated by Juan Bibiloni-Rivera (Student Government) and Vernon Hurte (dean of students). The town hall will be livestreamed.
"The Revolution Generation: How Millennials Can Save the World (Before It's Too Late)" is a new film - and book - from Sundance Award-winning filmmaker Josh Tickell. The film explores the challenges millennials and other young people face in solving current environmental, economic, and social crisis. The film features interviews with Corbin Bleu, Senator Bernie Sanders, Rosario Dawson, and Xiutezcatl Martinez.
A fun, family-friendly performance, featuring Halloween and tuba-inspired music played on a mix of tubas, euphoniums with organ Halloween music.
Set in 1595, this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write a hit play. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world's very first MUSICAL!
Wednesday, 31 Oct 2018
Graduate College: Last day for graduate students to cancel graduation through AccessPlus.
Graduate College: Last day for Final Oral Exam Request to be received by Graduate College to avoid cancellation of Fall 2018 graduation.
Celebrate Halloween in the Memorial Union! Trick-or-Treat at departments throughout the MU and participate in a costume contest (10 a.m.-3 p.m.). Stop by the ISU Book Store in costume and get your picture taken (10 a.m.-3 p.m.). Costumes will be judged on creativity, detail and originality, with cash prizes for first, second and third place.
As a part of "The Year of Accessibility", the Online Learning Consortium and WCET continue to collaborate to bring our communities resources on the topic of accessibility.
Dr. Consuela Cooper, University of Houston, joined the Office of Admissions staff Oct. 18 as senior associate director for recruitment.
The P&S Council is a representative body elected by, and responsible to, Professional and Scientific employees at Iowa State University. Meetings are open to the public.
"Introduction to Social Justice Models of Disability," Julie Alexander, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Alex Ramirez, associate professor of veterinary diagnostic and production animal medicine, will be honored as the inaugural recipient of the Roy A. Schulz Professorship in swine medicine.
4 sessions beginning Wednesday, October 31, 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. (NO CLASS 11/21). Back by popular demand, an all-new Master study course!
How much do you know of campus history, legend, and lore? Join University Museums for an evening of historic and haunted stories about Iowa State and discover who may be haunting your lecture hall!
Grandma Mojo's Moonshine Revival is Iowa State University's student comedy, improv group. Holding shows on some Wednesday nights, you can come and laugh to your hearts content at the Mojos, and with the Mojos.