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Peggy Deamer is the principal of Deamer Architects and a professor of architecture at Yale University.
Join Kerry Agnitsch, interim director of the Office of Responsible Research, for this seminar on topics such as determining when IRB approval is required, how to seek IRB approval and what the IRB looks for when reviewing research. Tips on how to smoothly navigate the IRB approval process also will be covered. Substantial time will be allowed for Q&A. Please bring your questions.
Informal brown-bag session sponsored by the College of Design and the Institute for Design Research and Outreach. Cookies provided.
Meet Ames artists Matthew Corones, who received a Master of Fine Arts in integrated visual arts from Iowa State in 2012, and Jennifer Drinkwater, assistant professor of art and visual culture and ISU Extension and Outreach community art specialist, and view their recent work on display in two solo exhibitions—Matthew Corones: Hyperreal Spectacular and Jennifer Drinkwater: Recent Work—at the Memorial Union.
FPDA applications approved by your department chair are due to the dean's office. More information on the application process is available at www.provost.iastate.edu/faculty-and-staff-resources/development/fpda.
Opening reception for Common Threads III, a collaborative exhibition by local fiber artist and ISU alumna Catherine Reinhart and Minnesota printmaker and fiber artist Allison Wegren Metzger, on display Oct. 1-31 at the Iowa State University Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames.
Agenda will be posted in the college's weekly update published every Monday.
The ISU StartUp Factory is accepting applications for its second cohort through Friday, Oct. 21. This 52-week intensive program, housed at the ISU Research Park, provides an avenue for students, faculty and staff to create businesses. The new cohort is slated to begin Jan. 3, 2017. Entrepreneurs in the ISU StartUp Factory receive formal training, resources and access to a network of business mentors, advisers, counselors and investors. For those interested in being involved, an Opportunity and Learning Session will be from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 3, in room 1200A Economic Development Core Facility at 1805 Collaboration Pl., Ames.
College of Design faculty and staff are invited to participate in a Design Research Networking Social on "Smart Cities" — what they are, should be and should not be, how to connect your research to the topic, how Design matters and what interdisciplinary research is needed for smart, sustainable urban development.
The College of Design's Multicultural Liaison Office, together with faculty and peer mentors will host a series of workshops for multicultural design students on assembling high-quality portfolios for the enrollment-managed application process at the end of the Core Design Program.
Workshops will be held the first Wednesday of the month in October, November and December 2016 from 6 to 7 p.m. in 130 Design. Today's workshop will provide an overview of the college's enrollment-managed application process, and students who have successfully completed the process will be on hand to answer questions.
The National Historic Preservation Act was signed into law on Oct. 15, 1966, and 50 years later is still the most extensive preservation legislation ever enacted in the United States. The NHPA created the National Register of Historic Places, the list of National Historic Landmarks, and the State Historic Preservation Offices. Eight sites on the ISU campus alone are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, including the Farm House Museum and the Christian Petersen Courtyard in the Food Sciences Building.
Ted Grevstad-Nordbrock, assistant professor of community and regional planning, will discuss the significance of this act and the impact it has on the contemporary application of historic preservation initiatives.
Jillian Walliss and Heike Rahmann, co-authors of Landscape Architecture and Digital Technologies: Re-Conceptualising Design and Making (Routledge, 2016), will speak about the book and their work in this lecture, part of the ISU Department of Landscape Architecture Lecture Series. They will also lead a workshop from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in room 416 Design, for landscape architecture students and anyone interested in learning about new practices related to landscape and environmental design.
Join art and visual culture Professor Ingrid Lilligren and Assistant Professor Emily Morgan along with Jen Coppoc, lecturer in English and American Indian Studies, for a conversation on race, gender and the multi-layered meanings in the art of Josiah Wedgewood and J.J. Kandler's Meissen porcelain and Lilligren's response, which are all included in the Inspired By... exhibition on view at the Brunnier Art Museum.
Join Balaji Narasimhan, professor of chemical and biological engineering, to learn the who, what, where, when and why of using unfunded agreements as a stepping stone to industry research partnerships. This seminar is targetd toward faculty members and students approaching the end of graduate school. Lunch will be provided. Register online (free) through Learn@ISU.
Join us for Caramel Apples! Apples will be served sliced in a bowl with homemade caramel sauce and toppings. Proceeds will go the College of Design's United Way campaign.
Annual College of Design open house for first-year students and their families in conjunction with Cyclone Family Weekend. This is an opportunity for parents and family members to meet students' instructors and academic advisers and see the college facilities. The DSN S 102 and 131 studios will be open to view. A brief program will begin at 10:30 a.m. Refreshments will be served.
Agenda will be posted in college's weekly update published on Mondays.
Alumni Michael Braley (BFA 1993 Graphic Design), creative director of Braley Design in Lexington, Ky.; Tom Gerend, executive director of the Kansas City Streetcar Authority in Kansas City, Mo.; and Matt Ostanik, CEO of FunnelWise, based in West Des Moines, will receive the 2016 Design Achievement Award from the College of Design at the ISU Alumni Association's 85th Honors & Awards Ceremony. Alumna Kate Schwennsen (BA 1978 / MArch 1980 Architecture), FAIA, professor and director of the Clemson University School of Architecture in Clemson, South Carolina, will receive the 2016 Christian Petersen Design Award.
Workshops will be held the first Wednesday of the month in October, November and December 2016 from 6 to 7 p.m. in 130 Design. Today's workshop will focus on beginning your portfolio and photographing work for inclusion in the portfolio.
Agenda will be posted in college's weekly update published on Monday.
Creating a Land Managment Plan for Sandhill Crane (Grus Canadensis)
Bret Lang, GIS certificate candidate, natural resource ecology and management
Adviser: Tim Stewart, associate professor, natural resource ecology and management
Sandhill cranes were once common across the state of Iowa until populations decreased drastically in the late 1800s due to European settlement. Although there have been sparse sightings, it wasn't until 1992 that the first successful nesting pair in 98 years was discovered in Tama County. Since then, a number of Iowa environmental entities have made managing their lands for Sandhill crane nesting a priority. This has led to a need to develop methods that will aid in discovering Sandhill crane nesting sites as well as determining areas that have potential for nesting habitat restoration.
In 2014, Polk County Conservation made Sandhill cranes one of their priority species for conservation. One thing they desire is to develop a GIS model that will help identify potential Sandhill crane nesting sites as well as areas to prioritize for wetland development in their managed lands.
Using ArcGIS model builder, Lang developed a model that would allow Polk County Conservation to serve this purpose while needing only a raster land cover map as an initial input. He has also used ArcGIS model builder to create a GIS model that would create hotspots on locations with high wetland restoration potential.
Today's workshop, the last of the semester, will focus on preparing a grid layout for your portfolio.
Department approved Foreign Travel Grants due to the dean's office. Please submit original copy. Information on these grants may be found at: http://www.facsen.iastate.edu/foreigntravel
The College of Design's fall undergraduate and graduate convocation will take place Saturday, Dec. 17. This is a separate event from the official Iowa State University commencement ceremony. This event includes bachelor's and master's students only from the College of Design and allows students and their guests a more individualized celebration of their achievement. Candidates for degrees from the College of Design will be recognized at a reception at 9:30 a.m. in the Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum (atrium) and a convocation at 10 a.m. in Kocimski Auditorium.