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2019 Faculty Learning Community: SUSTAINABLE PEACE

Led by Christina Campbell, associate professor of food science and human nutrition This learning community will explore, learn and discuss the meaning of peace, particularly positive peace, in the context of teaching, research and outreach. Positive peace means living in a world that is just and sustainable, including access to food and clean drinking water, … Continue reading 2019 Faculty Learning Community: SUSTAINABLE PEACE

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2019 Faculty Learning Community: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO RESEARCH AND COMMUNITY ENGAGED COURSEWORK IN PERRY, IA

Led by Megan Jeanette Myers, assistant professor of world languages and cultures The purpose of this learning community is to foster conversations between cross-disciplinary faculty members who are conducting research projects and designing community-engaged courses in Perry, Iowa. Meeting times will be posted soon. Please contact the faculty leader Megan Jeanette Myers to learn more about … Continue reading 2019 Faculty Learning Community: INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACHES TO RESEARCH AND COMMUNITY ENGAGED COURSEWORK IN PERRY, IA

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2019 Faculty Learning Community: WATER SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Led by Richard Cruse, professor of agronomy Water resource management issues touch all academic disciplines, making it a top priority for many interdisciplinary research teams. This learning community aims to banish the barriers between the arts and sciences to help campus researchers think creatively and work together to come up with novel water resources research. … Continue reading 2019 Faculty Learning Community: WATER SCHOLARS PROGRAM

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2019 Faculty Learning Community: THE CRISIS OF CONTEMPORANEITY

Led by April Eisman, associate professor of art and visual culture This learning community of interdisciplinary scholars will focus on some of the challenges that neoliberalism poses for the future of civilization, including current threats to democracy as well as the planet as a whole, and through readings and discussions explore possible alternatives to it. … Continue reading 2019 Faculty Learning Community: THE CRISIS OF CONTEMPORANEITY

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2019 Faculty Learning Community: AUGMENTED REALITY ENHANCING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE AND SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING

Led by Shenglan Zhang, assistant professor of world languages and cultures This community seeks to share information related to the application, language and culture of augmented reality (AR), and also explore funding opportunities that enhance students’ intercultural communication skills and second language learning. Meeting times will be posted soon. Please contact the faculty leader Shenglan … Continue reading 2019 Faculty Learning Community: AUGMENTED REALITY ENHANCING INTERCULTURAL COMPETENCE AND SECOND LANGUAGE LEARNING

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Iowa State University’s New Faculty Learning Communities Seek to Enhance Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Research

By Paula Van Brocklin, Office of the Vice President for Research Iowa State’s student learning communities have grown and thrived since their inception in 1995. Today, the university boasts more than 90 student learning communities focused on an array of academic and other topics as well as a 77% participation rate among first-year students. Now, Iowa State’s … Continue reading Iowa State University’s New Faculty Learning Communities Seek to Enhance Interdisciplinary Collaboration, Research

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CEAH announces Spring 2019 Research and Symposium Grants

              SPRING 2019 RESEARCH GRANTS Ivonne Santoyo-Orozco (Architecture), “A Case Study in Housing Rights in Mexico.” Santoyo-Orozco will continue her ongoing research into the architecture of housing rights in the Global South. She will examine how the social promise of housing as a constitutional right is fulfilled through state-administered … Continue reading CEAH announces Spring 2019 Research and Symposium Grants

CEAH hosts Dr. Tracy Miller, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University for the 2019 Benson Lecture

  Professor shares research on intersection of medieval architecture, religion and design By Jared Coady, jared.coady@iowastatedaily.com Tracy Miller, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University, spoke Tuesday in the Sun Room in the Memorial Union. Titled “Rethinking Creativity: Generative Design in the Architecture of Medieval Chinese Buddhism,” the lecture provided … Continue reading CEAH hosts Dr. Tracy Miller, associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences at Vanderbilt University for the 2019 Benson Lecture

April 23, 2019, 8:00pm | Sun Room, Memorial Union
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CEAH Announces Fall 2018 Individual Research and Symposium Grants

              Four researchers in the arts and humanities at Iowa State University were awarded individual grants and one was awarded a symposium grant by the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH). Research Grants: Joseph Muench, (Art and Visual Culture) for a project entitled Skin and Bones Johnny … Continue reading CEAH Announces Fall 2018 Individual Research and Symposium Grants

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New Explorations: Faculty Learning Communities

To address the challenge of creating meaningful collaborations across disciplines, the Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities (CEAH), in collaboration with the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR), is initiating a program that seeks to bring together potential collaborators interested in a particular topic through Faculty Learning Communities. These new learning … Continue reading New Explorations: Faculty Learning Communities