Thursday, 02 Apr 2015
NSF's Peter Freeman will discuss how supercomputers, the Internet, Google, the iPhone, and massive software systems have changed computing. Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference Keynote
The Arts and Crafts movement began in England in the mid-19th century and crossed the Atlantic to America in the late 19th and early 20th century, where it would evolve into a uniquely American style of design which became a hallmark of that time. This tour will examine the history of the style and how the Farm House Museum has been recently renovated to better depict the style of this moment in time at Iowa State.
An informal roundtable discussion, led by CEAH fellow Matthew Sivils, for those interested in pursuing interdisciplinary research in the humanities. Knowledge rarely confines itself to disciplinary boundaries. Humanities scholars increasingly find it productive to engage in studies that transcend the borders of convention.
This is a 6 week course on Mondays March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, & April 27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Learn how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches & successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers & plants in the classroom, the Hughes Conservatory, & even get inspired by those early spring blooms in outside. Use your drawings for nature journals, hand-made cards, & more.
Brighten up your patio or flower garden for spring! Use colored glass and other embellishments to create an all-weather art piece to add to your outdoor space.
This is a 3 week course on Thursdays, April 2, April 9, and April 16 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash. Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess. Great for anyone ages 10 and up.
Adam Ruben, comedian and molecular biologist, is the author of the book "Surviving Your Stupid, Stupid Decision to Go to Grad School."
Tom Twetten served 34 years in clandestine services for the Central Intelligence Agency. He is a graduate of Iowa State ('57 psychology). World Affairs Series
To capture the new sounds on The Last Bison's upcoming album titled VA (pronounced Virginia,) the band spent many days and nights in an old A-frame cabin. The cabin, called "the Wigwam" sits on a summer camp on the edge of the Great Dismal Swamp near the band's home in Chesapeake, Virginia.