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2020
Jan. 24
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Mentoring Women of Color in Graduate School: noon -1:30 p.m., LeBaron 1009 Conference room - Tera Jordan, associate professor in HDFS, Leslie Winters, graduate student in HDFS, and Maria Alcivar, graduate student in HDFS, lecture on the challenges and opportunities in mentoring women of color in graduate school. This lecture will include contextual concerns on a campus like ISU and the rigors of graduate study, with emphasis on ways to cultivate the faculty-graduate student relationship to promote student success.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.
Jan. 31
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: American Sign Language - Breaking Through Barriers of Language and Culture: noon -1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Dina Toulan, lecturer in World Languages and Cultures, gives a presentation about the history of American Sign Language and the challenges that still exist for the Deaf community.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 14
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: The Realities of Human Trafficking - What is it and What You Should Know: noon -1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Come hear from Alissa Stoehr, assistant professor in women and gender studies and sociology, about what human trafficking is and how it impacts Iowa and Iowa State's students.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.
Feb. 21
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Beyond Disengagement - Understanding Latinx High School Youth's Silence as an Act of Survival: noon -12:50 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - This presentation, given by Gabriel Rodriguez, Assistant Professor in the School of Education, considers what Latinx youth attending a predominantly white and well-resourced suburban high school can teach us about the varied ways silence is employed. Rodriguez calls this "silence on a continuum," and advocates shifting focus onto deficit-based structures and discourses to dismantle them.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.
March 6
ISCORE Conference: Thomas L. Hill Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity: 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: 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.
March 27
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Step Up - Taking an active role in making Iowa State a welcoming and inclusive campus: noon -12:50 p.m., LeBaron 1009 Conference room - Come hear from Diana Sloan, program director for Hispanic and Latino Affairs, about what you can say and do when witnessing incidents of racism, sexism, or homophobia, whether it is aimed at you or not, and why you should.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.
April 24
Diversity, Equity, and Community Committee Spring 2020 Brown Bag Series: Power-Conscious Approaches to Supporting Student Activists: noon -1 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Conference Room - Hear from TJ Stewart, assistant professor in the School of Education, on identity-based student activism on college campuses including: the histories and legacies of campus activism in higher education, activism versus resistance, and approaches to student activist support.
For more information, contact Kelly L. Reddy-Best at klrb@iastate.edu.

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