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2019
Sept. 17
Lecture: Cati de los Ríos on immigrant and DACA student experiences, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Cati V. de los Ríos is an assistant professor in the University of California, Davis, School of Education. Her research explores the intersections of adolescent literacies, transnationalism, translanguaging, ethnic studies, and teacher education. In her talk, Dr. de los Ríos will bring to attention, "Using photographs, interviews, students' literacy artifacts, focus groups, and field notes, this talk asks (a) What do literacies look like in an Ethnic Studies course that designed learning around local community knowledge and sanctuary?; (b) How do students respond to such curricular designing?" This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures (funded by Student Government). More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
Sept. 20
Deadline for CHS Site Visit Grant Program applications: 12 a.m., online - Faculty members interested in leading a study abroad program that starts between Oct. 1, 2019 and June 1, 2020 must submit their applications for the CHS Site Visit Grant Program by Sept. 20. Three grants of up to $3,000 are available. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
Oct. 7
Lecture: Z Nicolazzo on trans* inclusion and gender justice, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 8:15-9:15 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Z Nicolazzo, Ph.D., who is an assistant professor of trans* studies in education at the Center for the Study of Higher Education and a member of the Trans* Studies Initiative at the University of Arizona. Nicolazzo's latest research centers on tracing discourses of gender across postsecondary educational contexts, with a particular emphasis on transgender students. Her work seeks to explore the ways transgender students are successful, despite the educational environments in which they learn, live, and work not being built with them in mind. This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
Nov. 1
Study abroad scholarship applications due: 11:59 p.m., online - Scholarship applications for students planning on participating in a CHS study abroad program over Thanksgiving 2019, winter break 2019-2020, spring semester 2020, or spring break 2020 are due at 11:59 p.m. More».
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or chsintl@iastate.ed.
Dec. 20
School of Education Cording Ceremony: 10-11:30 a.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The School of Education's cording ceremony will recognize students' completion of Iowa State's educator preparation program. This ceremony will also celebrate their induction into the teaching profession.
For more information, contact Heidi Doellinger in the School of Education at 515-294-6368 or hldoell@iastate.edu.
College of Human Sciences Undergraduate Convocation: 2-3:30 p.m., C.Y. Stephens Auditorium - The College of Human Sciences convocation provides special, individual recognition for each graduating CHS undergraduate student who attends. The convocation is a separate event from the Iowa State University Undergraduate Commencement Ceremonies. The convocation will last approximately 90 minutes, and will include comments from a student speaker and Laura Jolly, dean and Dean's Chair of the college. A reception immediately follows, around 3:30 p.m., in the first floor lobby of the Scheman Building. Undergraduate students, families, and friends are encouraged to attend, as are graduate students. Tickets are not required for admission. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.
2020
Jan. 30
Lecture: Nolan Cabrera on critical approaches to understanding whiteness, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Nolan Cabrera, Ph.D., to see how he explores the historical development of whiteness, and shows how white advantage developed through systemic racism to which white people were socially inoculated. This lecture links the history of racial oppression to contemporary times, and helps work through some of the pitfalls of "privilege" such as, "[H]ow can white kids from Appalachia be 'privileged'?" This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
Feb. 26
Lecture: Debbie Reece on indigenous students and decolonizing education, part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair lecture series: 7-8 p.m., Great Hall, Memorial Union - Come hear from Debbie Reese, Ph.D., who will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become better in choosing and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children.This lecture is part of the Dean Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair series hosted by the College of Human Sciences and the Committee on Lectures funded by the Student Government. More».
For more information, contact Rosemary Perez in the School of Education at 515-294-4447 or rjperez@iastate.edu.
March 2
Teacher Education Career Fair: 1-4 p.m., ISU Alumni Center - Students who are part of the ISU Educator Preparation Program, nearing graduation, or involved in teacher education programs across the state are invited to attend the 2020 Teacher Education Career Fair. Those who are seeking employment, exploring student teaching options, or are interested in enhancing their professional skills are encouraged to attend and meet with districts and organizations represented at the fair. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
March 6
ISCORE Conference: Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: Memorial Union - The Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity (ISCORE) is a comprehensive forum on issues of race and ethnicity at Iowa State University and beyond. The local conference is designed to model the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). More».
For more information, contact Jowelle Mitchell at Iowa State University at 515-294-8731 or jowelle@iastate.edu.
March 25
Big 12 Virtual Career Fair: in cyberspace - Building on momentum from the inaugural Big 12 Virtual Career Fair held in 2019, Iowa State University will again join other Big 12 schools to offer a similar career fair in 2020. More details will be posted here as they become available.
For more information, contact Amanda Schickel, recruiting and career coordinator in Career Services in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-0626 or schickel@iastate.edu.
May 28-30
NCORE: National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education: New York City - NCORE is designed to provide a significant forum for discussion, critical dialogue, and exchange of information as institutions search for effective strategies to enhance access, social development, education, positive communication, and cross-cultural understanding in culturally diverse settings. Presenters from across the United States share their knowledge, expertise, and experiences from across all aspects of higher education. More».
For more information, contact NOCORE staff in Other at 405-325-3694 or ncore@ou.edu.

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