Upcoming Events

Gritty Truth of Higher Ed Administration: Discerning Your Path

Friday, February 22, 2019 - 12:10 pm to 1:00 pm
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Location: Gold Room, Memorial Union

Description: Faculty Brown Bag Lunch

Intended for faculty who are considering academic administration as a career path, this discussion will borrow from the leadership journeys of Dr. Reginald Stewart, VP for Diversity and Inclusion, and Dr. Sarah Nusser, VP for Research. They will share their personal stories, reflect on what they enjoy as well as the gritty truth of lessons learned, and provide participants with real-world advice on some of the issues they face as administrators in higher education.

P&S Professional Development Conference

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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Location: Scheman Building

Description: This year's conference, Cultivate Your Adventure: Planting the Seeds of Success, will feature TWO keynote speakers. We hope that through this conference, you will experience growth, encouragement, and positive social interactions with your colleagues, as well as gaining skills and knowledge you can use as you continue your adventure at Iowa State University.

ISCORE Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Friday, March 1, 2019 - 8:15 am to 5:00 pm
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Location: Memorial Union

Description: This comprehensive forum on race and ethnicity is free and open to the Iowa State University community (students, staff, and faculty). 

Registration deadline: Feb. 28, 2018

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PRE-CONFERENCE: Wednesday, February 28, 2018
11:45 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The pre-conference is open to faculty and staff only.

NBER Project on the Economics of Digitization Meeting

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 (All day) to Friday, March 22, 2019 (All day)
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Submission deadline: Nov. 16, 2018

The tutorial will introduce third year and higher graduate students to overviews of this area of research and provide graduate students face-to-face time with research leaders. The final day of the meeting will involve presentations of frontier research by six researchers and discussants, as part of the winter meeting of the NBER Digitization group. The meeting will be held at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.   

Iowa State Research Day

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 10:00 am to 3:30 pm
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Faculty, staff, postdoctoral associates and graduate students

Location: Memorial Union


  • Share your research and scholarship with the Campus community!
  • Posters – Exhibits – Creative Scholarship – Research Art
  • Discover and learn about research and scholarship happening at Iowa State!
  • Storytelling – Open Scholarship Keynote Address– Resource Fair

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Midwest Big Data Summer School

Monday, May 20, 2019 (All day) to Thursday, May 23, 2019 (All day)
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Location: Memorial Union, Ames

Description: This summer school is designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at practitioners and researchers to get them started in data-driven research and development. The school will include full day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.