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Monday, 11 Sep 2017

Lecture: New Developments in China and Sino-US Relations

Channel: World Affairs Series

5:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Hong Lei is the Consul General of the People's Republic of China in Chicago.

Cost: free

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Sun Room, Memorial Union

"Severe 5%: Understanding the Criminal Justice System," Iowa State professor of sociology Matt DeLisi will draw on his research, clinical, and practitioner experiences working with pathological offenders to provide another framework for assessing the U.S. criminal justice system.

Cost: free

Tuesday, 12 Sep 2017

P&S Council Seminar

Channel: Professional and Scientific Council

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm @ Pioneer, Memorial Union

"Personal Leadership: Life Skills for Everyday Self-Care." Stephanie Downs, ISU WellBeing coordinator, will introduce the new Adventure2 online platform. Bring your own device, log in and explore with us!

Cost: free

Seminar: Geological & Atmospheric Sciences

Channel: Geological and Atmospheric Sciences Department

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm @ 2050 Agronomy

"Water Resource Stewardship in the US National Park Service" by Dr. Ed Harvey, 2017 Birdsall-Dreiss Distinguighed Lecturer, Fort Collins, CO.

Cost: free

Lecture: Water Exploration in the Solar System

Channel: Lectures Program

8:00 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

"Water Exploration in the Solar System: The Restless Hunt for Life," Essam Heggy is a planetary scientist at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering and a Rosetta co-investigator at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Cost: free

Wednesday, 13 Sep 2017

Lecture: Business CEO Speaker Series

Channel: College of Business

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm @ 1148 Gerdin Business Building

"From Donut Salesman to CEO," Kenneth Sullivan, president and CEO of Smithfield Foods Inc., a $15 billion global food company. He oversees Smithfield's vast business empire, including all its operations in the United States, Poland, Romania, Mexico and the United Kingdom.

Cost: free

Lecture: Understanding and Defeating Racism and Discrimination in America

Channel: Lectures Program

7:00 pm @ Stephens Auditorium - Doors open at 6:00pm

Tim Wise is a prominent antiracist writer and educator and author of the memoir "White Like Me: Reflections on Race from a Privileged Son."

Cost: free

Thursday, 14 Sep 2017

SEMINAR: Transposons as sources of genetic and epigenetic variation in crop genomes

Channel: Agronomy Department

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm @ 2050 Agronomy Hall

Nathan M. Springer, McKnight Presidential Endowed Professor University of Minnesota.

Cost: Free

President's Annual Address

Channel: Office of the President

6:30 pm @ Great Hall, Memorial Union

Interim President Benjamin Allen will welcome back faculty, staff and students for the academic year. Light refreshments will be served.

Cost: free

Friday, 15 Sep 2017

The Nuts and Bolts of Contemporary North American Corn Germplasm

Channel: Agronomy Department

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm @ 3022 Agronomy Hall

At Illinois, Mark's research focuses on the genetic diversity of field and vegetable crops, and genomics where he initiated the collaboration resulting in the release of the second assembled and annotated maize genome, that of the Iodent corn line PH207.

Cost: Free

Gilman Lecture

Channel: Chemistry Department

1:10 pm @ 1352 Gilman

Dale Boger, chair of the chemistry department at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, will present "Redesign of Vancomycin for Resistant Bacteria."

Cost: free

Saturday, 16 Sep 2017

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm @ Tye Hall, Music Hall

"Terpsichore: Danses pour l'orgue et clavecin," Miriam Zach, organ and harpsichord faculty. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15, students free

Lecture and recital: C-HOP Festival

Channel: Music Department

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm @ Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

"Structure and Symmetry in Bach's Goldberg Variations," Caroline Hong, guest pianist. C-HOP is a festival of dance music for carillon, harpsichord, organ and piano.

Cost: $15 (free for students)