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October 2018

Oct. 5: Association of Office Professionals ‘Bosses Breakfast’

October 5 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Student Union Jordan Ballroom, 1700 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725 United States

7:30-9 a.m., Student Union Jordan Ballroom The Association of Office hosts the Bosses Breakfast: Hollywood Game Night 3.0. The morning will include fun, food and the AOP's take on game shows with a competition between deans and vice presidents. An award will also be given for Office Professional Administrator of the Year. The event raises money for scholarships and charity. Registration is $12 through Sept. 30, $15 Oct. 1-5. Prepayment is required. Register online.

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Oct. 5: Efficient and Effective Program Assessment: Part II – Curriculum Mapping

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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9 a.m. ILC 315. Curriculum mapping provides a clear document of the ways Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs) are supported in a degree program. During this session we will work from an existing set of PLOs and focus on creating a curriculum map that your program can use to design and guide curriculum decisions and PLO assessment. While teams of 2-4 from an academic program are encouraged to attend, any number of faculty are welcome. Facilitated by Teresa Focarile

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Oct. 5: Ryan Hammond – “The Road to Pay Inequity is Paved with Good Intentions”

October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Micron Business and Economics Building, 1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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1:30 p.m. Micron Business and Economics Building, room 4001. Ryan Hammond's research shows that even when organizations have the best of intentions and are taking active steps to reduce gender inequality, pay gaps between female and male employees continue to exists. Hammond is head of people analytics at Pure Storage. His passion is helping organizations be more innovative through harnessing the power of their employees and turning HR into a data-driven business function.

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Oct. 5: Physics Seminar Series

October 5 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Multipurpose Building, Room 108 Boise, ID Select a Country:
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1:30 p.m. MPCB 108. Nicole Baugh, Uplink Planning Lead for the HiRISE instrument, University of Arizona, will present on "HiRISE at Mars: Long-distance problem-solving."

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Oct. 6: Bronco Football vs. San Diego State

October 6 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Time TBA. Albertsons Stadium. For more information, please visit https://broncosports.com/.

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Oct. 6: Teaching First Generation College Students: Strategies for Supporting their Success

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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10 a.m. ILC 315. This session counts toward the BUILD Certificate Program. This SATURDAY WORKSHOP will offer a greater sense of understanding of first generation college students' experiences, needs and challenges. Strategies for better supporting first generation college students (FGS) will be provided. Facilitated by Teresa Focarile

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Oct. 6: Bronco Volleyball vs. Fresno State

October 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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2 p.m. Bronco Gym. For more information, please visit https://broncosports.com/.

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Oct. 7: Doubt, a Parable

October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Morrison Center Danny Peterson Theatre, 2201 Cesar Chavez Lane
Boise, ID 83725
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2:00 p.m. Morrison Center, Danny Peterson Theatre. Boise State's Department of Theatre, Film and Creative Writing will open its first production of the 2018-2019 season. "Doubt, a Parable" by John Patrick Shanley and directed by Darrin J. Pufall. More information at https://tfcw.boisestate.edu/doubt-a-parable/.

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Oct. 8: Radiologic Sciences Application and Admissions Brown Bag Lunch

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Riverside Building, 950 Lusk St
Boise,
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Noon. Health Science Riverside Building, room 209. Join the department of Radiologic Sciences to discuss the application criteria and admissions process for the spring 2019 application cycle.

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Oct. 8: Intro to Authentic Assessment

October 8 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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1 p.m. ILC 315. Are you looking to enliven the ways you evaluate your students’ learning? Maybe you’ve noticed traditional exams tend to assess students’ lower-order thinking skills, such as recall of facts, rather than focus on more complex and meaningful tasks. Perhaps you’ve caught one too many students cheating or plagiarizing, and you’re looking for ways to encourage students to turn in original, significant work. If that’s the case, this workshop is for you! “Intro to Authentic Assessment” will…

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Oct. 9: Turn Your Lecture Presentation into an Interactive Learning Experience with Mobile Technology

October 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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10:30 a.m. Riverfront Hall 301. Do you ever wonder if your lecture presentations are providing the best possible learning experience for your students? Did you know that by including digital interaction in your lectures, you can help students advance to higher levels of learning? If so, please join us for this workshop which focuses on the pedagogical advantages of combining interactive lecture techniques with emerging technologies. In this workshop, we will introduce you to a toolkit for including interactive elements…

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Oct. 9: Let’s Talk – A Commitment to Shared Purpose (Elan Vital – Vital Force)

October 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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11 a.m. Bergquist Lounge, Student Union Building. A coaching philosophy which assembles strength by engaging individual employees into a vision of a shared purpose within their department, division and the university as a whole. A leader can set the tone and create that kind of a culture by the actions they demonstrate and beliefs/values they share. Free event. Facilitated by Mark Heilman. For more information, please visit https://hrs.boisestate.edu/workshops/letstalk/.

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Oct. 9: Boise State Young Democratic Club Candidate Fair

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Student Union Hatch Ballroom, 1700 University Drive
Boise, ID 83725 United States
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3 p.m. Student Union Building, Hatch CD. The Boise State Young Democratic Club is hosting a candidate fair as an opportunity for students and staff to meet their local democratic candidates. Candidates such as Paulette Jordan, Aaron Swisher, Cristina McNeil and many others will be there talking about their priorities and how students can get involved with their campaigns.

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Oct. 10: LGBT 101 and Ally Development

October 10 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
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9 a.m. ILC 315. This session counts toward the BUILD Certificate Program. In this 2.5-hour workshop, participants will first learn about personal experiences of people who are LGBTQ, define different terms related to the LGBTQ community, discuss identity, and and engage in an empathy building exercise. In the second portion of the workshop, participants will reflect on how allyship can counter discrimination and oppression and create a personalized plan to help foster an inclusive environment. Participants who complete the workshop…

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Oct. 10: Let’s Talk – The Great Collaborate

October 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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11 a.m. ELD Lab #103 (HR Building) Capitol Village, 2225 W University Dr. The purpose of this session is to bring together a cross section of employees throughout campus to identify and celebrate those things that are going well for us as well as discuss what is more of a challenge. Each participant will be asked to write down two pieces of data on a half sheet of paper. #1 something they learned/know that is a hint/tip/trick that will also be helpful…

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Oct. 12: Chemistry Seminar – Strategies for Landing a Career in Forensics

October 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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1:30 p.m. Education Building, 112. Nick Craven from the Idaho State Police Forensic Lab will present on "Strategies for Landing a Career in Forensics." Due in part to the popularity of shows like CSI, NCIS, and Law & Order, the interest in the field of forensic science has increased over the last 20 years. Even though the forecast for forensic employment is promising, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that Forensic Technician jobs will increase by about 17% through 2026,…

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Oct. 16: Developing Effective Community Partnerships

October 16 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
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9-10:30 a.m. Interactive Learning Center, room 315. In this workshop, you will explore strategies for engaging the community through sustainable partnerships that can range from research to a one-time event. Faculty and Staff are encouraged to attend this workshop as there will be opportunities to brainstorm community projects that can increase the impact of their teaching, research and programming. Participants will learn how to initiate partnerships in the community, how to measure the impact and sustain a reciprocal partnership. We…

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Oct. 16: Women Entrepreneurs: Creating the Future

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Noon. Imagination lab, room 2302, MBEB. Women are a strong force in the creation of new businesses in every industry and business sector. These successful women are having a major impact on business and our community, professionally and personally. Join us as they share their insights, challenges, accomplishments and advice on turning vision into success. Susan Olson of Hawley Troxell will moderate. The panel includes Michelle Crosby, founder of Wevorce; Sylvia Hampel, founder and CEO of Clearview Cleaning; Sharon Miller,…

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Oct. 16: Microaggressions in the Classroom

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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2-4p.m. Interactive Learning Center, room 315. This session counts toward the BUILD Certificate Program. Whether an observer, the target or the unintentional perpetrator of microaggressions, faculty often don’t know how to respond to them in the moment. This workshop will offer participants an understanding of microaggressions, strategies to take when they occur, and suggestions on how to create a classroom climate that limits them. Facilitated by Tasha Souza.

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Oct. 16: One Sky International Awareness Event

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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7 p.m. Special Events Center. One Sky International Awareness Event seeks to build stronger communities by celebrating and inspiring positive social change. Though the help of collaborating community partners, campus support and student involvement, we present an evening with Marty Brounstein, author of  "Two Among the Righteous Few - A Story of Courage in the Holocaust," who will discuss the the courage and compassion to do the right thing. Please invite your family, friends and students to join this free, uplifting event.

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Oct. 17: Graduate School and Career Fair

October 17 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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9 a.m. Jordan Ballroom, Student Union Building. Attending the Career Fair can help students set themselves apart, make personal connections with potential employers and graduate college recruiters, and gather important information. For more information, please contact the Career Center at (208) 426-1747.

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Oct. 17: How to Plan and Structure Outreach with Youth

October 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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1-2:30 p.m. Interactive Learning Center, room 315. This workshop is aimed at helping participants better understand how to do youth outreach, and/or how to prepare their students to do youth outreach. In this workshop, participants will learn more about: 1) How to frame conversations with K-12 organizations (schools) as well as informal youth organizations 2) How to identify teachable 'nuggets' from their course or research appropriate for a youth audience 3) Teaching strategies that engage youth 4) How to support…

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Oct. 18: How to Use Cloud Technologies to Increase Student Collaboration and Communication

October 18 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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10:30 a.m.-noon. Riverfront Hall, room 301. Although it’s currently one of the most trendy terms in tech, "The Cloud" can’t be easily defined by most people. In addition, many educators wonder how cloud computing can best be used to amplify their teaching and benefit their students. This workshop will provide participants with a beginners guide approach to understanding the cloud and its pedagogical potential. In this workshop we will define the cloud, discuss the pedagogical benefits of cloud-based computing, introduce…

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Oct. 18: Three Approaches to Integrative Research and Teaching

October 18 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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3-4:30 p.m. Interactive Learning Center, room 315. In the academy, we sometimes treat teaching and research as though they are entirely separate components of faculty work. However, there are a variety of ways they can be integrated so that the value of each can be realized in both domains. In this workshop, participants will encounter three different ways this can happen: course-based research, bringing research results into the classroom, and research mentoring as a form of teaching. We'll frame each…

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Oct 18: Exhibition Opening: The Ese’Eja People of the Amazon: Connected by a Thread

October 18 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A member of the Ese'Eja tribe of Peru. Photo by Jon Cox and Andrew Bale. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Ron and Linda Yanke Research Center gallery. Remarks by photographers Jon Cox and Andrew Bale, and Roger Mustalish, outgoing president of the Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research at 5:30 p.m. The Ese’Eja People of the Amazon: Connected by a Thread shares one of the few extant foraging societies of the Amazon basin and the ways the tribe is endangered by environmental degradation…

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