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Tuesday, 13 Oct 2009

Geology Lecture

Oct 13, 2009

4:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Diversity Lectures

"Tectonic Transitions in the Porphyry-epithermal Environment" by Richard Tosdal, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.

Faculty/Staff symposium: Challenges of Retirement and Estate Planning

Oct 13, 2009

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center, 2100 Green Hills Dr.

free

General Events Lectures

"Overcoming the Challenges of Retirement & Estate Planning in the Decade Ahead," with panelists Vicki Feilmeyer, Attorney, Nyemaster Law Firm; Craig Marrs, Ameriprise; Pam Fleener, First National; and moderator Paul Caspersen, ISU Foundation. Limited seating, preregister by Oct. 5. Refreshments provided.

Lecture: Victory gardens

Oct 13, 2009

7:00 PM

Garden Room, Reiman Gardens

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"Sowing the Seeds of Victory Gardens: Then and Now," historian Rose Hayden-Smith, University of California. Hayden-Smith is a nationally recognized expert on victory gardens, wartime food policies and school garden programs

Faculty forum: Economic Recovery

Oct 13, 2009

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Iowa State faculty will share their research contributing to the current debate on economic recovery. Participants include Peter Orazem, ISU economics; David Peters, ISU sociology; David Frankel, ISU economics.

Lecture: Engineers managing natural hazards

Oct 13, 2009

8:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures

"The Role of Engineers in Managing Risks from Natural Hazards," Robert Gilbert, University of Texas, Austin. Topics will include establishing goals, mitigating consequences, considering system effects, including physical factors in statistical models, avoiding both too much and too little conservatism, maximizing the value of information, and communicating effectively to decision makers and the public.