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Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014

Lecture: Active Social Architecture, Kigali, Rwanda

Oct 21, 2014

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

130 College of Design


College of Design Lectures

Spanish architect Nerea Amoros Elorduy is a cofounder of Active Social Architecture (ASA), a design firm in Kigali, Rwanda. ASA works in close collaboration with a multidisciplinary team across continents to improve livelihoods and strengthen and empower communities and their sense of identity, through innovative, community-based designs and a holistic approach to architecture. Elorduy will share her work in this public presentation.

Panel: Open access and the land-grant mission

Oct 21, 2014

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


Research Lectures Training, development

Harrison Inefuku, Digital Repository coordinator, and Emma Molls, scholarly communications and social sciences and humanities librarian, will join ISU faculty and researchers for a panel discussion on open access and research sharing, including using Digital Repository at Iowa State University to further the land-grant ideal that higher education should be accessible to all.

Operation Beautiful - Caitlin Boyle

Oct 21, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Caitlin Boyle launched Operation Beautiful in 2009 in an effort to curb the negative self-images she so often discovered among young women and men. She began leaving messages on the mirrors of public restrooms to encourage others to think positively about their body. She scribbles down whatever comes to mind - You are beautiful! A smile is your best accessory. Love yourself first. Today, Operation Beautiful is at work on school lockers,...