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Friday, 12 Feb 2021

Innovation Short Circuit: Innovate an Unfair Advantage

Feb 12, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Lance LaDuke, assistant teaching professor in euphonium and music entrepreneurship, Carnegie Mellon. Learn what the experience of creativity and arts teaches us as innovators, influencers and professional contributors; why "impatience" is a key component for innovation; and how to set yourself up for success by diversifying your experiences and skillset.

Web talk, Teaching Critical Thinking and Information Literacy in Introductory STEM Courses

Feb 12, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this happy hour, we will consider the current research and practical implications surrounding undergraduate critical thinking skills. We will interrogate various solutions toward highly-trained graduates to evaluate and synthesize information, and collaborate to create solutions that are well-reasoned, innovative and interdisciplinary.

Saturday, 13 Feb 2021

Men's Basketball

Feb 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Kansas. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Women's Basketball

Feb 13, 2021

All day

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. TCU. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

POSTPONED: Share the Love donation drive

Feb 13, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Brookside Park, Ames

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Meetings, receptions

Postponed due to weather. Share the Love. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences' Cross Disciplinary Students Programs is hosting a donation drive for the Mid Iowa Community Action food bank. Bring a nonperishable food item or feminine hygiene product to donate. Hot cocoa (bring your own mug) and cookies provided. Face coverings and physical distancing required.

Monday, 15 Feb 2021

Virtual Lecture: Zachary Christman

Feb 15, 2021

12:05 PM - 12:55 PM

Zoom

free

College of Design Lectures

Zachary Christman is a geographer who studies the interactions between humans and our environments using geospatial technology. He will speak about "Integrating GIS and Virtual Field Observations to Assess the Built and Natural Environments." Register at the link in the description.

Tuesday, 16 Feb 2021

Virtual workshop: Shameless self-promotion

Feb 16, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Interested in increasing your research's impact? This workshop will cover various tools and tips to help you build and manage your online presence. The presenters will cover the differences between and best uses for different networking sites (Twitter, Research Gate, and Academia.edu) and show you how to make your work more visible for peers and potential employers.

Webinar, Best practices for engaging students online

Feb 16, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Webex

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Explore how-to initiate effective and meaningful faculty-to-student interactions while helping students engage in the construction of their learning. Brainstorm how to maintain and inspire student engagement for all learning environments (in-person, hybrid/blended, online).

Wednesday, 17 Feb 2021

NSF Proposal Development

Feb 17, 2021

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

In this session you will learn about the recent changes to NSF Policies & Procedures along with NSF-specific requirements, tips, and tricks for proposal development. This training was created with Grant Coordinators in mind, but would also be useful for Investigators and Post-Docs who intend to seek NSF funding.

Webinar, What are we noticing? (Christa Jackson)

Feb 17, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join Christa Jackson, Associate Professor, School of Education, as she shares how she prepares preservice mathematics education teachers in becoming cognizant of their biases through recognizing what they attend to and how they relate classroom events to the broader principles of teaching and learning.

Webinar, Choose your instructional tool adventure (Web conferencing: polling and breakout rooms)

Feb 17, 2021

2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

CELT's Choose Your Instructional Tool Adventure focuses on various instructional strategies found on the CELT website and demonstrates practical ways to incorporate these tools in a Canvas course. Instructional support staff will facilitate each 30-minute byte. These 30-minutes builds on concepts covered in the Canvas Mini-Bytes training videos on the CELT instructional strategies pages.

Seminar: Status and Prospects of GWAS in Plants

Feb 17, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Zoom

Free

Agronomy Department

By Laura Tibbs Cortes

Dark-sector searches at the Belle II experiment

Feb 17, 2021

4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

Virtual Zoom

Free

High Energy Physics Lectures

Dr. Giacomo De Pietro, INFN, Sezione di Roma Tre

Thursday, 18 Feb 2021

Online Workshop Series: Applying the Quality Matters Rubric (APPQMR)

Feb 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

APPQMR (Applying the Quality Matters Rubric) is a virtual offering of the Quality Matters flagship workshop on the underlying principles of the Quality Matters rubric, an instrument for assessing the quality of online courses. Learn how to use the QM rubric as you apply it to a demo online course and recommend practical course improvements.

Virtual meeting: Open Scholar Cafe

Feb 18, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Zoom

free

University Library Training, development

Open Scholar Cafés are new online monthly meetings for the ISU community to talk #OpenResearch. All experience levels are welcome, and each call will cover a new topic of interest to the community. Join us to learn, talk, and collaborate.

IRB Basics: Protecting Human Research Subjects

Feb 18, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Office Training, development

This is the second session of a three-part series that looks more indepth at components of the IRB submission process. Participants in this will discuss risk in human subjects research and approaches for minimizing or mitigating risk. We'll also examine confidentiality and data security measures to protect research subjects.

Web talk, Structural racism, institutional transformation, and diversifying the STEM faculty (SABER)

Feb 18, 2021

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

online only - via Zoom, Arizona State University’s HHMI Inclusive Excellence Project, & more

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

The small number of Black, Latinx/a/o, and Native American faculty in STEM has been increasingly identified as cause for concern, and multiple interventions have been proposed and implemented to increase representation. Decades of research suggest that interventions must go beyond focusing on "fixing" minoritized scientists, instead turning our attention to how campuses and STEM disciplines perpetuate racism and inequality.

Webinar, Team-Based Learning (TBL) Teaching and Learning Community

Feb 18, 2021

2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Online only - view on your own via Zoom (registration information available below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

This topic-based teaching and learning community meets throughout the academic year. We work as teams to optimize application exercises, readiness assurance tests, peer evaluation, and other aspects of course design, and also invite speakers to facilitate discussions of TBL theory, research and classroom application.

Undergraduate Agronomy Club Meeting

Feb 18, 2021

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

0210 Bessey Hall

Agronomy Department

6:30 pm - Social hour 7:00 pm - Business meeting and speaker Michael Ott, the CEO of Rantizo

Friday, 19 Feb 2021

Innovators Forum: James Waters

Feb 19, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Innovation in Manufacturing." A live, moderated conversation with James Waters, COO of Basin Holdings and former VP of Caterpillar. Registration required.

Award-Winning Seminar Series: Inspiring Disciplinary Curiosity Using Writing Assignments (Amanda Fales-Williams)

Feb 19, 2021

1:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Online only - view on your own via zoom

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

Are you looking for ways to inspire curiosity and foster self-motivated learning in freshman and sophomores? Do you wish there was a way for excited, engaged seniors who have "figured it out" to reflect on their learning and share their journey in meaningful ways with the next wave?

Innovation Short Circuit: How to Innovate Ethical Platforms

Feb 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Anthony Sardella, founder and vice-chairman of evolve24. Learn how understanding your "why" defines business character and enhances risk tolerance; how young innovators will save us by driving societal change; and how to build an ethical platform that informs you innovator's journey.

Web talk, Transforming a research project into a research proposal

Feb 19, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

online only - via Zoom from Yale University

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Training, development

In this happy hour, Beth Beason Abmayr, Teaching Professor, Laboratory Coordinator & Safety Training Instructor (Rice University) will share how to transform a research project to a research proposal.

Saturday, 20 Feb 2021

Men's Basketball

Feb 20, 2021

5:00 PM

Hilton Coliseum

Athletics Athletics

Iowa State vs. Oklahoma. Date, time and attendance policies are subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Monday, 22 Feb 2021

Innovation Short Circuit: Global Innovation, From the Battlefield to Football Field

Feb 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Online

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures Training, development

Feature speaker is Tilman Engel, ISU alum and former NFL executive.

Online: Monday Monologues series

Feb 22, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

Online

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"False Offering and Other Oddities," poems by Rita Mookerjee, assistant teaching professor of women and gender studies. Topics include junk, garbage, witches, weirdos, rocks, and water fowl. Mookerjee's poetry is featured in Juked, Hobart Pulp, New Orleans Review, The Offing, and the Baltimore Review. She is the sex and poetry editor at Honey Literary, assistant poetry editor of Split Lip Magazine, and a poetry staff reader for [PANK].

Tuesday, 23 Feb 2021

People to People Career Fair (virtual)

Feb 23, 2021

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Online

free

Iowa State University Conferences Student activities

The online career fair offers employers and students a professional environment to connect and discuss internships and full-time employment opportunities in human/social services; health/wellness; event management; government; and hospitality. Open to all majors and other job seekers.