Tag: diversity

APEX for Engineers starts new Cyclone Engineers off strong

This summer marked the 7th cohort of APEXE, or the Academic Program for EXcellence for Engineers. APEXE  gives incoming Iowa State engineering students the opportunity to experience the life of a Cyclone Engineer – and to increase the success rate of multicultural, first-year engineering students. APEXE is a component of the university-wide APEX program and is a collaboration between the College of Engineering and the Dean of Students Multicultural Student Affairs Office.

Michelle Soupir named College of Engineering equity advisor

Michelle Soupir, an associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering, was named equity advisor for the College of Engineering. She will support the recruitment and advancement of women and faculty of color, and disseminate information and best practices to engineering departments. Soupir will also be engaged with ADVANCE activities at the university and college levels.

Isiah Warner is keynote speaker for this year’s Diversity Workshop

Isiah Warner, Louisiana State University Boyd Professor, will kick off this year’s College of Engineering Diversity Workshop on October 6, 2011, at 5 p.m. with the talk “A Diversity Model That Works: The Mentoring Ladder.” The presentation will be held in the Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium of Howe Hall. Warner will then join college faculty … Continue reading Isiah Warner is keynote speaker for this year’s Diversity Workshop

October roundup

From opening to close, the month of October brought a rush of activity to the College of Engineering and across campus. Family Weekend (October 1–2) hinted of the flurry to come as the college’s tailgating tents overflowed with guests—and a big win over Texas Tech didn’t hurt, either. What followed was a series of events … Continue reading October roundup

College diversity fair to feature faculty workshops, keynote speaker

The College of Engineering’s 2nd Annual Diversity Fair, set for October 21, will feature faculty workshops and a prominent keynote speaker: Scott Page, director of the Center for the Study of Complex Systems at the University of Michigan, where he serves as Leonid Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Complex Systems, Economics and Political Science. This year’s … Continue reading College diversity fair to feature faculty workshops, keynote speaker

Engineering Diversity Fair promotes networking and idea sharing

The College of Engineering hosted its first Diversity Fair on October 6. More than 125 people attended the fair, which promoted collaboration and idea sharing focused on efforts to increase the numbers of women and students from underrepresented groups in engineering and science and technology programs at Iowa State. In opening remarks, Iowa State University … Continue reading Engineering Diversity Fair promotes networking and idea sharing