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September 2020

Graduate School Series: How to Pay for Graduate School

Date:
Friday, September 18th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Students will learn about options to help them pay for graduate school.

GLOBAL HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT – VIRTUAL

Date:
Tuesday, September 22nd
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

September 15, 17, 22, 24 (Tuesdays/Thursdays) 1:30-3 p.m. NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Tuesday, September 15 Reduce and Recycle: Using Photovoice With Children to Understand Sustainability As K-12 schools enhance their sustainable ‘greening efforts’ on their campuses, how much of these efforts are impacting student understanding of sustainability? Using photovoice, a project was conducted with a local elementary school where students used photography to convey their perspectives on an important environmental issue. This presentation will involve a background in…

InstaCareer

Date:
Tuesday, September 22nd
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Attending an upcoming career fair or planning on connecting with an employer? Learn the skills you need to be successful when you meet potential employers or professional contacts.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, September 24th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

GLOBAL HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT – VIRTUAL

Date:
Thursday, September 24th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

September 15, 17, 22, 24 (Tuesdays/Thursdays) 1:30-3 p.m. NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Tuesday, September 15 Reduce and Recycle: Using Photovoice With Children to Understand Sustainability As K-12 schools enhance their sustainable ‘greening efforts’ on their campuses, how much of these efforts are impacting student understanding of sustainability? Using photovoice, a project was conducted with a local elementary school where students used photography to convey their perspectives on an important environmental issue. This presentation will involve a background in…

Graduate School Series: Researching Graduate Schools and Navigating the Process

Date:
Friday, September 25th
Time:
12:00 am - 1:00 pm

This session will help students select the right graduate school.

Student Alumni Council virtual 40th reunion

Date:
Saturday, September 26th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Come together with fellow Redbird SAC alumni to reminisce on 40 years of providing opportunities for leadership, friendship, and involvement in the workings of the University.

Redbird table talk: Civic engagement

Date:
Monday, September 28th
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join our dynamic alumni panel as they speak about their experiences becoming civically engaged, doing the work, and thriving in these spaces.

InstaCareer for Education Majors

Date:
Tuesday, September 29th
Time:
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Networking preparation in an instant - just for education majors

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Wednesday, September 30th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

CRUCIAL POLICY ISSUES FACING THE U.S. – VIRTUAL

Date:
Wednesday, September 30th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

September 30, October 1, 6, 7 (Wednesday/Thursday, Tuesday/Wednesday) 1:30-3 p.m. NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Wednesday, September 30 The Pitfalls for Woke Neoliberalism In recent years, activists, politicians and public intellectuals have mistakenly attributed postwar liberalism’s failure to redress racial disparities to policymakers’ alleged preference for class-based rather than race-based solutions. While the persistence of racial disparities is undeniable, historian Reed contends the culprit is actually policymakers’ tendency to uncouple racial inequalities from the political-economic forces that generate them…

October 2020

CRUCIAL POLICY ISSUES FACING THE U.S. – VIRTUAL

Date:
Thursday, October 1st
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

September 30, October 1, 6, 7 (Wednesday/Thursday, Tuesday/Wednesday) 1:30-3 p.m. NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Wednesday, September 30 The Pitfalls for Woke Neoliberalism In recent years, activists, politicians and public intellectuals have mistakenly attributed postwar liberalism’s failure to redress racial disparities to policymakers’ alleged preference for class-based rather than race-based solutions. While the persistence of racial disparities is undeniable, historian Reed contends the culprit is actually policymakers’ tendency to uncouple racial inequalities from the political-economic forces that generate them…

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 2nd
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Graduate School Series: Introduction to the GRE

Date:
Friday, October 2nd
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Students will learn about the GRE entrance exam.

How to Nail a Behavioral Interview

Date:
Friday, October 2nd
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Students will learn what employers expect in a behavioral based interview.

CRUCIAL POLICY ISSUES FACING THE U.S. – VIRTUAL

Date:
Tuesday, October 6th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

September 30, October 1, 6, 7 (Wednesday/Thursday, Tuesday/Wednesday) 1:30-3 p.m. NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Wednesday, September 30 The Pitfalls for Woke Neoliberalism In recent years, activists, politicians and public intellectuals have mistakenly attributed postwar liberalism’s failure to redress racial disparities to policymakers’ alleged preference for class-based rather than race-based solutions. While the persistence of racial disparities is undeniable, historian Reed contends the culprit is actually policymakers’ tendency to uncouple racial inequalities from the political-economic forces that generate them…

CRUCIAL POLICY ISSUES FACING THE U.S. – VIRTUAL

Date:
Wednesday, October 7th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

September 30, October 1, 6, 7 (Wednesday/Thursday, Tuesday/Wednesday) 1:30-3 p.m. NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Wednesday, September 30 The Pitfalls for Woke Neoliberalism In recent years, activists, politicians and public intellectuals have mistakenly attributed postwar liberalism’s failure to redress racial disparities to policymakers’ alleged preference for class-based rather than race-based solutions. While the persistence of racial disparities is undeniable, historian Reed contends the culprit is actually policymakers’ tendency to uncouple racial inequalities from the political-economic forces that generate them…

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, October 8th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 9th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Graduate School Series: Personal Statement Secrets

Date:
Friday, October 9th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Personal Statement Secrets helps students considering the pursuit of a graduate degree by providing tips for writing a scholarly written personal statement and being strategic in obtaining letters of recommendation.

CreativeCon: Connecting to Creative Careers from any Major

Date:
Tuesday, October 13th
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Students in art, theater, and music connect with employers and alumni to explore careers that utilize their creativity.

WGLT’s 13th Congressional District Debate

Date:
Tuesday, October 13th
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a debate between the candidates running for the 13th Congressional District in the Nov. 3 election.

SPECIAL PROGRAM: THE 2020 ELECTION: UNLIKE ANY ELECTION EVER HELD IN AMERICA – VIRTUAL

Date:
Wednesday, October 14th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday, October 14 9:30-11 a.m. From the primary method by which most will vote to how campaigns will be run, the 2020 election is shaping up to be not only one of the most significant in American history but also one of the most unique. Reasons for the election’s significance and uniqueness will be discussed as well as likely election outcomes. Robert Bradley, Professor Emeritus, Politics & Government, ISU No cost to attend but must register via this link (link…

LinkedIn Lab: Advanced Level

Date:
Wednesday, October 14th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Students will learn how to strengthen their use of LinkedIn to network with employers and alums.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Thursday, October 15th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 16th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Graduate School Series: Developing a Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Date:
Friday, October 16th
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

The “Developing a CV” session will help students prepare an effective curriculum vitae for graduate school, scholarships or academic positions.

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, October 22nd
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

International Students Career Series: International Students/Alumni Panel Share How to Get a Job

Date:
Friday, October 23rd
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Learn from a panel of successful international students/alumni who will share their successes and challenges in landing an internship and full-time job in the U.S.

LinkedIn Lab: Basic Level

Date:
Wednesday, October 28th
Time:
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Students will create their LinkedIn profile and learn the basics of using LinkedIn.

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, October 30th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Saturday, October 31st

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

November 2020

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 2nd
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

MORNINGS WITH THE PROFESSORS – VIRTUAL

Date:
Friday, November 6th
Time:
9:30 am - 11:00 am

October 2, 9, 16, 30, Nov 6 (Fridays) No class on October 23 9:30-11:00 am NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   Friday, October 2 MISTER ROGERS FOR GROWNUPS: WELCOME TO HIS NEIGHBORHOOD Fred Rogers became an American icon for his sensitivity in dealing with children’s wonderings and worries. (“No you can’t go down the bathtub drain!”) Might his ways of relating to children offer guidance to us adults as well? Maybe it’s never too late to learn more about being…

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 9th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, November 12th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

Employee Timesheet Submittal Due

Date:
Sunday, November 15th

ISU Employee timesheet submission information.

LANGUAGE IN THE BODY AND IN THE MIND: WHY AND HOW LANGUAGES CHANGE – VIRTUAL

Date:
Monday, November 16th
Time:
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

October 26, November 2, 9, 16 (Mondays) 1:30-3 p.m.  NO VIRTUAL SINGLE-SESSION OPTION AVAILABLE   In these sessions, Smith will treat the commonly known, but often resented, phenomenon of language change. All human languages show continual addition, loss and shifting of sounds, grammar, words and meaning, despite sometimes institutionalized measures to halt just such change (e.g. standardized language policies, grammar books of the standard language, education in the standard language, etc.). Discover change in the various areas of language (mostly…

December 2020

Administrative/Professional Council Meeting

Date:
Thursday, December 10th
Time:
1:15 pm - 3:15 pm

The A/P Council typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.