The Graduate and Professional Student Government hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year! 

GPSG Meetings Spring 2024

meetings

Council Meeting

IMU Room 337 (or join via Zoom)
meetings

Council Meeting

IMU Room 337 (or join via Zoom)
meetings

Council Meeting

IMU Room 337 (or join via Zoom)

GPSG Events

Wholistic Wellness Week 2024

Wholistic Wellness Week Safety Training Flyer

WWW: Personal Safety Training Sessions

UCC Campus Safety Training Room
Wholistic Wellness Week Safety Training Flyer

WWW: Personal Safety Training Sessions

UCC Campus Safety Training Room
Wholistic Wellness Week: Mindfulness Meditation

WWW: Mindfulness Meditation

Zoom

Events Around Campus

REDCap MyCap Training

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the fifth step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will discuss using the MyCap mobile app for data collection. We will cover features such as: • Creating participants • Creating tasks and schedules • Active tasks and their unique data output • Direct messages and announcements • And more This training is a demo and not hands-on. After this training, you will have a basic understanding of the MyCap mobile app for REDCap. Register by clicking the virtual event link...
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Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Desktop (In-Person and Zoom)

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Hardin Library for Health Sciences
EndNote is a reference management tool that helps you to easily gather together your references in one place, organize them, and then insert them into papers and format them in a style of your choosing. This session will walk you through the basics of using EndNote to collect and format your citations. The class will be hands-on, and there will be time for questions at the end. PLEASE NOTE Advance registration is required to participate on Zoom. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30...

Summer 2024 Office Hours

Wednesday, July 17, 2024 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Office Hours: IRB Office Hours are for all UI faculty, staff, and Investigators, HawkIRB delegates, and research team members involved with Human Subjects research. No appointment necessary. First come, first served; HSO Staff will be available to: Answer questions about conducting human subjects research. Provide guidance and answer questions about the electronic application forms in the HawkIRB system. Provide suggestions and guidance about study procedures that are in compliance with federal regulations and the UI IRB policies. Provide guidance and answer questions about the submission of industry-initiated and industry-sponsored research projects to Western IRB (WIRB).

REDCap Data Handling

Thursday, July 18, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the sixth and final step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we won’t use REDCap at all. Instead, we will cover ways to view and manage your exported REDCap data in Microsoft Excel and Sublime Text such as: • Populating data from one Excel sheet to another with VLOOKUP • Seeing specific data with column sorting and filtering • Ensuring data is cohesive by creating tables • Looking at how data relates to other data by creating pivot tables • Transforming unusable data to...

Iowa Neuroscience Institute Seminar: Kim Hei-Man Chow, PhD

Thursday, July 18, 2024 10:30am to 11:30am
Carver Biomedical Research Building
"Molecular profiling of cell cycle re-engaging and senescent neurons in healthy aging and Alzheimer’s disease" Kim Hei-Man Chow, PhD NAM International Health Policy Fellow Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences, Faculty of Science The Chinese University of Hong Kong Iowa Neuroscience Institute summer seminar
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Small Press Publishing Roundtable with Daniel Khalastchi, Madeline McDonnell, and Caryl Pagel

Monday, July 22, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Phillips Hall
Daniel Khalastchi, Madeline McDonnell, and Caryl Pagel present a Small Press Publishing Roundtable for the Iowa Summer Writing Festival's Eleventh Hour Lecture Series. Free and open to the public; all are welcome.

Summer 2024 Office Hours

Wednesday, July 24, 2024 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Office Hours: IRB Office Hours are for all UI faculty, staff, and Investigators, HawkIRB delegates, and research team members involved with Human Subjects research. No appointment necessary. First come, first served; HSO Staff will be available to: Answer questions about conducting human subjects research. Provide guidance and answer questions about the electronic application forms in the HawkIRB system. Provide suggestions and guidance about study procedures that are in compliance with federal regulations and the UI IRB policies. Provide guidance and answer questions about the submission of industry-initiated and industry-sponsored research projects to Western IRB (WIRB).

TriNetX Basic Training

Thursday, July 25, 2024 9:00am to 10:00am
Virtual
This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Register by clicking the virtual event link...

Summer 2024 Office Hours

Wednesday, July 31, 2024 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Office Hours: IRB Office Hours are for all UI faculty, staff, and Investigators, HawkIRB delegates, and research team members involved with Human Subjects research. No appointment necessary. First come, first served; HSO Staff will be available to: Answer questions about conducting human subjects research. Provide guidance and answer questions about the electronic application forms in the HawkIRB system. Provide suggestions and guidance about study procedures that are in compliance with federal regulations and the UI IRB policies. Provide guidance and answer questions about the submission of industry-initiated and industry-sponsored research projects to Western IRB (WIRB).
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Hardin Open Workshops - ORCiD: Open Researcher and Contributor ID (Zoom)

Tuesday, August 6, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
What is ORCID? Why would you want one? This session will discuss ORCID, how researchers can benefit from having one, and how ORCID connects with other information systems. This will also be a hands-on workshop where everyone will have the chance to create their own ORCID and learn the most efficient ways to populate their profile with their publications. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the...
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Women's soccer vs. South Dakota

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 12:00pm to 2:00pm
UI Soccer Complex
The Iowa women's soccer team will play South Dakota in an exhibition game at noon at the UI Soccer Complex, 2665 Prairie Meadows Drive.

Summer 2024 Office Hours

Wednesday, August 7, 2024 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Office Hours: IRB Office Hours are for all UI faculty, staff, and Investigators, HawkIRB delegates, and research team members involved with Human Subjects research. No appointment necessary. First come, first served; HSO Staff will be available to: Answer questions about conducting human subjects research. Provide guidance and answer questions about the electronic application forms in the HawkIRB system. Provide suggestions and guidance about study procedures that are in compliance with federal regulations and the UI IRB policies. Provide guidance and answer questions about the submission of industry-initiated and industry-sponsored research projects to Western IRB (WIRB).

Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs Information Event

Friday, August 9, 2024 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
The Iowa Institute of Human Genetics (IIHG) is hosting an information event on Personalized Genomic Medicine: Applying to Genetic Counseling Graduate Programs. At this information session a panel of genetic counselors will speak about their personal experience applying to genetic counseling training programs as well as their daily activities and role in personalized genomic medicine. This opportunity is a great way for students to discuss firsthand the application process, job growth and ask...

Women In Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour

Monday, August 12, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
Carver Biomedical Research Building
Join us for the Women in Micro & Immuno Coffee Hour. It is the monthly coffee hour on the second Monday of the month from 11 a.m. to noon in 1289 CBRB. Enjoy coffee, pastries and contribute to the discussion! This is open to ALL — students, staff, postdocs, and faculty interested in promoting women in science. Speakers change monthly. Contact: jessica-tucker@uiowa.edu for details.
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Inclusive Syllabus Design Retreat

Monday, August 12, 2024 1:00pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
We will explore strategies for developing welcoming and learner-centered syllabi, revisit syllabus materials to make them more transparent and inclusive, and personalize syllabus statements. This casual retreat will include dedicated time and space for participants to work on their syllabus drafts. 

REDCap Basic Training

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the first step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will build a new REDCap project from scratch and cover basic features such as: • Building forms with proper field types and validation • Assigning user permissions • Project backup and overview with data dictionary, codebook, pdf, and xml • Ensuring your project works properly by testing with real world application • Making mid-study modifications safely after having started data collection in production • Creating...
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Hardin Open Workshops - PubMed (Zoom)

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This hands-on session will help you improve your searching through best practices for basic and advanced searching and show you features for saving or exporting citations. The session will also help you understand medical subject headings (MeSH) and how they improve your search as well as the benefits of a MyNCBI account. PLEASE NOTE: Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.
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Hardin Open Workshops: Conducting a Health Sciences Literature Review (In-Person and Zoom)

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Hardin Library for Health Sciences
The session will offer a framework for conducting a quality health sciences literature review for scholarly projects or publication. Learn tips about how to identify sources, use appropriate search techniques, organize results, and synthesize the body of literature to successfully prepare a review. Key differences in search methodology for reviews in the health sciences will be described, with examples provided. Although introductory material regarding systematic and scoping reviews will be...

TriNetX Basic Training

Tuesday, August 13, 2024 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Virtual
This training will provide an in-depth look at TriNetX and show you how to use the tool. We will go through building a study, searching for a specific population, and finally what information you can gather from the specific cohort. We will also discuss next steps on getting data extracted for research. After this training you will have a thorough understanding of how to use TriNetX and what the process is to get data extracted for research studies. Register by clicking the virtual event link...

REDCap Intermediate Training

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 10:00am to 11:00am
Virtual
This is the second step in the REDCap training series. In this training we will cover basic and intermediate features such as: • Outputting data automatically with calculated fields • Collecting the same data points multiple times with longitudinal and one-to-many data collection • Standardizing your data to industry standards with ontologies and the REDCap Instrument Library • Ways to customize your data entry experience with action tags • Viewing data with reports, dashboards, and charts...

Summer 2024 Office Hours

Wednesday, August 14, 2024 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Virtual
Office Hours: IRB Office Hours are for all UI faculty, staff, and Investigators, HawkIRB delegates, and research team members involved with Human Subjects research. No appointment necessary. First come, first served; HSO Staff will be available to: Answer questions about conducting human subjects research. Provide guidance and answer questions about the electronic application forms in the HawkIRB system. Provide suggestions and guidance about study procedures that are in compliance with federal regulations and the UI IRB policies. Provide guidance and answer questions about the submission of industry-initiated and industry-sponsored research projects to Western IRB (WIRB).

REDCap Surveys Training

Thursday, August 15, 2024 10:00am
Virtual
This is the third step in the REDCap training series. In this training, we will cover survey configuration and distribution such as: • Allowing potential participants to self-initiate participation in your study with public surveys • Manually and automatically sending surveys • Administering electronic consent (e-consent) forms • Controlling survey access with conditional logic and survey login • And more This training is a demo and not hands-on. After this training you will have a basic...
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Transparent Assignment Design Retreat

Thursday, August 15, 2024 1:00pm to 3:30pm
University Capitol Centre
Learn how to design assignments leveraging the Transparency in Learning and Teaching (TILT) framework, which a growing body of evidence indicates improves students’ learning experiences and creates more equitable courses. This casual retreat will include dedicated time and space for participants to plan assignments.
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Improving Scholarly Communication Series - Speaking for Success: Strategies for Effective Medical and Scientific Presentations

Friday, August 16, 2024 11:00am to 12:00pm
University Capitol Centre
Interested researchers, faculty, and staff are invited to register for one, or more, sessions of this series. To sign up, click here The Improving Scholarly Communications sessions are a three-part series designed to provide you strategies to improve the clarity of your scholarly communications, both written and oral. These workshops are hosted by Paul Casella (more information below) and will take place in the Summer of 2024. Writing Effective Grant Applications is the second event of this...
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