Spring 2019 Workshops and Seminar Series
Nationally Competitive Awards Week
A collaboration with Iowa State University Honors Program and the Study Abroad Center
Monday, April 8, 5:00-6:00pm, Parks Library Room 031.
Tuesday, April 9, 5:00-6:00pm, Parks Library Room 031.
Wednesday, April 10, 5:00-6:00pm, Parks Library Room 031.
Thursday, April 11, 5:00-6:00pm, Parks Library Room 031.
Self-Editing Workshops/Live Webinars
You can effectively edit and proofread your English writing, even if English is not your native language!
Part I - Self-Editing Workshop: "in Iowa State" or "at Iowa State??" - How to find out which English words "hang out together"....and which don't: Tuesday March 26 4:10-5:30pm, Pearson 2115.
Part II - Self-Editing Workshop: That terrible "the" or "developed" vs. "develops" vs. "have developed" - How to find answers to your English grammar questions: Thursday March 28 4:10-5:30pm, Pearson 2115
Interpersonal Communication Seminar Series/Live Webinars
Monday March 25, 3:30-5pm, Parks Library 198
Do you feel unsure about how to handle important discussions with your major prof or other influential individuals? This workshop will help you plan and conduct important face-to-face interactions. You will learn about different types of questions and tips for making statements; we will discuss appropriate ways to initiate and conclude these important interactions.
Wednesday March 27, 3:30-5pm, Parks Library 198
Listening is a process of responding to another person using nonverbal actions and verbal messages. This workshop will give you opportunities to practice listening to support, to understand, and to advise through the integration of nonverbal and verbal approaches.
Monday April 1, 3:30-5pm, Parks Library 198
Words are powerful. Words create and maintain our reality and they both help and hinder us. This workshop examines the power and role of words, specifically in crafting assertive messages; in requesting, giving, and receiving feedback; and in giving and accepting apologies.
Wednesday April 3, 3:30-5pm, Parks Library 198
The majority of the meaning we convey through our communication occurs nonverbally. In this workshop you will learn tips for managing four nonverbal codes: touch, space, “body language”, and the voice.
Monday April 8, 3:30-5pm, Parks Library 198
Do you avoid conflict or do you believe everyone in a conflict should be satisfied with the outcome? The conflict workshop will discuss five approaches to resolving conflict and provide a process for managing a conflict discussion.
Wednesday April 10, 3:30-5pm, Parks Library 198
Does the thought of entering a room where you know no one terrify you? Do you skip receptions because you are uncertain how to talk to a stranger? Come to the “Small Talk” workshop and learn to make connections with strangers that could result in professional partnerships, research relationships, and a good time.
Thesis & Dissertation Boot Camps on Formatting
Thursday February 21st 9-11am: February Boot Camp: How to Use the Microsoft Word Template
Tuesday March 26th 2-4pm: March Boot Camp: How to Use the Microsoft Word Template
Wednesday April 3rd 11-1pm: Early April Boot Camp: How to Use the LaTeX Template
Monday April 22nd 9-11am: April Boot Camp: Final Hour Formatting