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December 5, 2018

Register for the first ever All-Iowa Student Sustainability Conference, sponsored by the Office of Sustainability: Learn more about sustainability, professional development and strategic planning at the first All-Iowa Student Sustainability Conference on March 8. The purpose of the conference is to ignite change and provide real solutions for sustainability leaders across the state of Iowa. Cost is $20 for students and $40 for faculty and staff if they register by Feb. 8. From Feb. 8-Mar. 1, registration costs $25 for students and $45 for faculty and staff. Day of the event registration will be $30 for students and $55 for faculty and staff.

For more information, contact Madeleine Blandin at

December 3, 2018

Register now for workshop on how to craft short, clear statements — intelligible to non-scientists — about your research, by Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, Feb. 5: This 1-1/2 hour interactive session introduces participants to general principles in how to clear about what you do and why it matters, developed by Alan Alda during his 11 years hosting the PBS television series “Scientific American Frontiers.” Register now.

For more information, contact Office of the Vice President for Research at 515-294-6344 or

November 27, 2018

The College of Human Sciences has more than 100 college-level scholarship funds totaling more than $1 million. Over 400 students receive scholarships each year. When you submit your application for CHS undergraduate scholarships, your department/school also uses this information to determine departmental/school scholarships. Deadline is Dec. 5.

For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or

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