Monday, 21 Sep 2009
"The Mission and Plants of the Town & Country Garden."
"The Blind Leading the Obese: The Molecular Biology of Bardet-Biedl Syndrome," Val Sheffield, University of Iowa. A research poster session will precede the seminar, beginning at 11:15 a.m. in the west (Fish Tank) lobby at the college.
Rosalind Picard is the author of Affective Computing, a book instrumental in starting a new field by that name. She is teaching machines to sense and respond more intelligently to people's emotions and to behave in ways that make more expressive communication possible.
President Gregory Geoffroy will give remarks on the academic year ahead and awards will be presented to university faculty and staff.
This free financial literacy seminar will feature Scott Bauer and Sara Lehman, First National Bank, and is free and open to the entire Ames and ISU community. Register for the seminar by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Banking, Mortgages and Refinancing," Scott Bauer and Sara Lehman, First National Bank. Space is limited; please register in advance to email@example.com.
Everett Worthington, professor of psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, will speak about insights gleaned from two decades of research on forgiveness. He has authored over 20 books and 200 journal articles, many on forgiveness. He is the author of "The Power of Forgiving." The presentation is made possible by a grant from The Fetzer Institute, and is sponsored by Network, a group counseling program in Iowa State's psychology department.