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April update from the dean

Dear LAS faculty, staff and graduate students, As we near the end of another academic year, we are turning more and more attention to planning for fall and the next few years.  I hope you read President Wintersteen’s March 12 message about moving forward and preparing for fall, when we expect to be operating much more like … Continue reading April update from the dean

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Introducing the LAS Innovation + Entrepreneurship Academy

Two-year program The LAS I+E Academy offers LAS students opportunities to engage in face-to-face, online and interactive activities to foster their entrepreneurial drive. During the first year, students will gain greater insight into what it means to be an entrepreneur through readings, reflections, case studies and guest speakers. They will also learn about community and … Continue reading Introducing the LAS Innovation + Entrepreneurship Academy

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That’s music to our ears! Two band concerts scheduled for April 16 and April 23

Two groups of talented student musicians will perform concerts in April, adding some much needed beautiful music into our lives. Both concerts will be conducted by Michael Golemo, professor in the Department of Music and Theatre. Friday, April 16 — The ISU Symphonic Band will perform an outdoor concert on the east side of Pearson … Continue reading That’s music to our ears! Two band concerts scheduled for April 16 and April 23

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Greenlee to host First Amendment Days April 12-16

Please join us for First Amendment Days–a weeklong celebration of our First Amendment freedoms–religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. The event is organized by the Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication. Check out the exciting lineup of speakers, events and activities throughout the week. All events are virtual. Beginning April 2, you can also vote … Continue reading Greenlee to host First Amendment Days April 12-16

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Join us for “Ready, Set, Retire!” sessions on April 8 and 9

A virtual Ready, Set, Retire! workshop will be hosted via Zoom on April 8 and 9. Register here for these informative sessions. Space is limited and registration is required Geared toward ISU employees 55 years of age and older (and their spouses/partners) who are nearing retirement, Ready, Set, Retire! workshops feature presentations by ISU benefits … Continue reading Join us for “Ready, Set, Retire!” sessions on April 8 and 9

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National Endowment for the Humanities Virtual Grant Workshops

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) will kick off a series 10 virtual grant workshops, starting on April 1. Each Thursday, between April 1 and June 3, NEH program staff will share grant opportunities, deadlines, and application information. The workshops will begin at at 1:00 p.m. Central Standard Time. In addition to general workshops … Continue reading National Endowment for the Humanities Virtual Grant Workshops

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Teach your course at the Student Innovation Center | Requests due by April 4

Do you teach a course that inspires students to innovate through experiential learning, interdisciplinary collaboration and the free exchange of ideas? The Student Innovation Center is accepting requests from faculty interested in teaching in one of our center’s classrooms, including our learning in-the-round classroom, large auditorium, and team-based learning classroom. The deadline is April 4 … Continue reading Teach your course at the Student Innovation Center | Requests due by April 4

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Graduate position available at the Writing and Media Center

Writing and Media Center graduate communication consultant About the Writing and Media Center As a high-volume academic support unit housed within the Dean of Students Office, the Writing and Media Center (WMC) helps students identify and achieve their learning objectives and become stronger, more confident communicators. The WMC offers individualized assistance to undergraduate students, graduate … Continue reading Graduate position available at the Writing and Media Center

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Miller Open Education Mini-Grant proposals due April 18

Now in its fourth year of operation, the Miller Open Education Mini-Grant Program encourages instructor innovation in adopting and creating Open Educational Resources (OER), “educational materials (textbooks, syllabi, videos, software, and more) that are free of cost and access barriers, and which also carry legal permission for open use.” The implementation of OER at Iowa … Continue reading Miller Open Education Mini-Grant proposals due April 18