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2019
Jan. 25-27
Innovations in Aging: An interdepartmental charrette experience: Join a diverse group of innovative students to devise solutions for building advanced living strategies for the aging population. Undergraduate and graduate students in all majors are encouraged to participate. A charrette is a meeting in which different stakeholders take on a project, resolve conflicts, and create solutions. Participants will be placed in groups of four based on their academic interests, and will create and propose features of a smart home for aging adults. If participants already have team members in mind they are welcome to sign up as a team. All groups will receive prizes for participation. Each participant will enjoy the opportunity to build their resume, create with a team, meet with stakeholders, increase their knowledge, and explore new ways to innovate. To sign up, visit bit.ly/ISUcharette. This event is hosted by the Iowa State University Gerontology Program. More».
For more information, contact Hannah Dannewitz in the interdepartmental Gerontology Program administered in human development and family studies at 515-867-4888 or hcd@iastate.edu.
Feb. 13
Spring 2019 Career Fairs: noon -5 p.m., Scheman Building, Hilton Coliseum - All Iowa State students are encouraged to attend the Spring 2019 People to People Career Fair and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair. Both fairs occur at the same time. The People to People Career Fair will take place in the Scheman Building, and the Business, Industry, and Technology Career Fair will take place in Hilton Coliseum. More».
For more information, contact Tammy Stegman, career services director in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-3708 or tstegman@iastate.edu.
Feb. 19
CHS International Programs: Leading a study abroad program: 12:30-1:30 p.m., 1009 LeBaron Hall - This information session is for CHS faculty who are interested in leading a new study abroad program and have not worked with the CHS International Programs Office before. Topics will include an overview of international education at Iowa State, services and support, study abroad program characteristics and models, responsibilities for program directors, and how to propose your program idea. This session is ideal for faculty interested in leading a new study abroad program at spring break 2020 or summer 2020.
For more information, contact Erin French International Programs at 515-294-7153 or efrench@iastate.edu.
April 23
Rossmann Manatt Lecture: Jennifer Margrett on aging and technologies that enhance health and well-being among older adults: 10:30 a.m.-noon, Scheman Building - Note: The times for this event are still tentative. Jennifer Margrett, an associate professor in human development and family studies and director of the gerontology program, is the 2018 Rossmann Manatt Scholar. Established in 2006, the Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award supports tenured faculty members through an endowed gift from Jack and Marilyn Rossmann and Charles and Kathleen Manatt. The lecture will be held in conjunction with the College of Human Sciences Extension and Outreach Professional Day. More».
For more information, contact Dynette Mosher in the College of Human Sciences at 515-294-2820 or dmosher@iastate.edu.

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