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17 Feb 2017 - 24 Feb 2017Previous 8 Days«Next 8 Days»

Friday, 17 Feb 2017

Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 152 Science I

"New insights into the strontium isotopic composition of seawater during the Late Permian mass extinction and Early Triassic biotic" by Dr. Alexa Sedlacek, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, IA.

Cost: Free

Lecture: Hybrid Careers in Design: Industrial Design + Design Anthropology

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm @ 2245 Coover

Industrial designer and applied anthropologist Siobhan Gregory, a senior lecturer in design and design research at Wayne State University in Detroit, will speak about the changing roles, responsibilities and expectations of industrial designers working in the private and social sectors and the increasingly important role of anthropological methods in creating designs that are culturally appropriate, inclusive and relevant.

Cost: free

Planetarium Show: Backyard Astronomy

Channel: Astronomy

6:30 pm @ ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars! Shows at 6:30 (kids show), 7 and 7:30.

Cost: free

Monday, 20 Feb 2017

Lecture: Understanding Climate Change through Interactive Simulations

Channel: College of Design

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm @ Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

Travis Franck, program director for the nonprofit Climate Interactive and an expert on international climate and energy issues, will share his organization's free climate change decision-support tools and talk about policy struggles and successes.

Cost: free

Lecture: Reflections on Race, Racism and Racial Violence

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"In the Shadow of Charleston - Reflections on Race, Racism and Racial Violence," Keisha Blain is co-editor of "The Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism and Racial Violence," a newly published overview of race relations, racial violence, and civil rights activism in the United States and other parts of the world.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2017

Special Nuclear Physics Seminar: "b-Tagged Jets in sPHENIX"

Channel: Nuclear Physics

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Physics Room 18

Dr. Sookhyun Lee, Yonsei University

Wednesday, 22 Feb 2017

Lecture: It's the Economy

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Adam Davidson is co-founder and host of NPR's "Planet Money" team, and recently joined The New Yorker as a contributing writer for business, technology and economics. Greater Iowa Credit Union Business Lecture

Cost: free

Thursday, 23 Feb 2017

Lecture: Addiction and Art

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

Paul Cooley is a fine artist based in New York City who recently had work acquired by Iowa State University Museum’s Art on Campus Collection. After battling drug addiction and homelessness from a young age, he found an avenue of self-expression through the art.

Cost: free

Friday, 24 Feb 2017

CANCELED: Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 152 Science I

"Establishing Water Management Strategies for Slope Stability at Debswana Mines, Botswana" by Dr. Bob Sterrett, Itasca Consulting, Denver, CO

Cost: Free

Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 152 Science I

"Drivers of regional hydroclimate in the Indo-Pacific-from climate models to paleo proxy records" by Dr. Caroline Ummenhofer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institutuion, Woods Hole, MA.

Cost: Free