T.I. replaces Ludacris as LIVE@ Veishea Saturday headliner
Tickets are being sold now for the LIVE@Veishea outdoor concerts April 11 and 12. Through April 10, anyone (faculty, staff, students, alumni) with a valid ISU ID can purchase up to five tickets for $20 each for a single night or $25 for both nights. On performance dates, tickets will cost $25 per night. Timeflies is the headline group on Friday night and T.I. has replaced Ludacris as the headline performer on Saturday night.
Roy J. Carver scholarship applications are due April 1
Up to 20 full-time students with junior classification are eligible for the $5,200 Roy J. Carver Scholarship, funded by the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust, Muscatine. Applicants must be graduates of an Iowa high school or residents of Iowa for at least five consecutive years at the time of application. The application deadline for 2014-15 awards is April 1. More information and the application forms are online.
Applications for 2014-15 undergrad research assistantships are due March 31
Applications -- from both researchers and students -- to participate in the undergraduate research assistantship program next year are due March 31. Student researchers must be juniors or seniors with a GPA of at least 3.25 and eligible for work study funding. Sixty percent of wages are paid by the College Work-Study Program; the remainder by the faculty sponsor. More information and forms are online.
Teaching-as-Research proposals now being accepted
Proposals are now being accepted to fund graduate student Teaching-as-Research (TAR) projects. TAR involves the deliberate, systematic and reflective use of research methods to develop and implement teaching practices that advance the learning experiences and outcomes of students and teachers. Students will participate in the TAR program along with faculty who are engaged in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) scholars program. Applications are due by April 7.
Library offers another EndNote Basic workshop
Due to poor weather conditions, the library is offering an additional research workshop on March 14 (2:30-4 p.m., location available upon registration) that introduces EndNote Basic, a free bibliographic management program that helps you collect, organize, format and use collected citations in writing projects. Faculty, staff and students are welcome. Pre-registration is required.
Library recycling moves past pilot phase
A student pilot project to recycle food and beverage containers in Parks Library that wrapped up in late January went well, and the recycling will continue indefinitely. Aly Straube, a junior in chemical engineering and the Government of the Student Body's director of sustainability, said volunteers from the student Genetics Club will monitor and empty the blue receptacles when classes are in session; library staff and student assistants will handle the program during breaks. There is a food/beverage container recycling bin on each of the library's four floors, strategically placed next to the newspaper recycling bin. Items suitable for these bins are:
- Clear and colored glass bottles
- Plastic bottles and food containers Nos. 1-7 -- including many microwave meal containers
- Tin and aluminum cans
Next Osborn Club lecture is March 10
Alexander King, Critical Materials Institute, U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, will present "Critical Materials: Past, Present and Future" at the Osborn Club lecture on March 10 (7 p.m., Hach Hall atrium). Lectures are free and open to the public following the club dinner.