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ISCORE 2020 call for proposals

ISCORE PROPOSALS DUE DECEMBER 2 The Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) welcomes proposals on race and ethnicity. Proposal requirements Title Abstract of 200 words or less to be used in the conference program Presenter(s) information: Name as it should appear in the program Job title or academic classification (graduate, senior, junior, etc.) Department or … Continue reading ISCORE 2020 call for proposals

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ISU Jazz I presents: A Lecture Concert in Jazz–In honor of Black History Month

Please join the ISU Jazz Ensemble I, led by Associate Professor Jim Bovinette with guest orator Hollis Monroe, for this unique, powerful and informative cultural concert designed to both entertain and educate.Presented in recogniton of Black History Month, this concert will combine live jazz, spoken remarks, and visual presentations to draw attention to the city … Continue reading ISU Jazz I presents: A Lecture Concert in Jazz–In honor of Black History Month

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WorkCyte Update

Most of the recent information about WorkCyte has been about Improved Service Delivery. However, a lot of work continues on Workday. Both the financial management and human capital management (human resources) functions are currently in a testing phase, with the functionality and flow under evaluation. Project team members are also working on mapping specific roles … Continue reading WorkCyte Update

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Following the impact

Even negative research findings can take new, exciting paths, Mark Hargrove and fellow researchers found. Though their research funded by the Signature Research Initiative showed no promise for helping animal cells survive during and after low oxygen conditions, the chemistry led them to new, potentially groundbreaking research in fertilizer production. “This type of funding allows … Continue reading Following the impact

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Advancing collaborations in sustainability

Strategic funding can transform conversation into collaboration. For residents in the Skunk River watershed, this meant a voice in the sustainability research happening in their own community. William Gutowski, professor in the Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences and associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, brought together a group of researchers … Continue reading Advancing collaborations in sustainability

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Expanding research potential in writing instruction

What started as a prototype writing evaluation tool has blossomed beyond expectation, thanks to funding from the Liberal Arts and Sciences Signature Research Initiative. After using and researching with a commercial based automated writing evaluation tool, a computer-based system to help users improve their writing skills, Volker Hegelheimer, professor, Carol A. Chapelle, Distinguished Professor, and … Continue reading Expanding research potential in writing instruction