Thursday, 05 Sep 2019
S.E. Cupp is a political commentator, culture critic, and host of CNN's weekly program "Unfiltered." She is recognized for encouraging honest and respectful dialogue around politics, religion, and the media in American life.
Friday, 06 Sep 2019
Bart Akkerhuis is an architect and founder of Paris-based Studio Akkerhuis, an award-winning design firm that has grown rapidly since its founding in 2014 while working on a variety of high-profile projects. He will present "In Five Short Years," the 2019 Charles E. "Chick" Herbert Lecture in Architecture, as a part of the Architecture Premiere 2019 celebration of the new academic year.
"Eastern European Organ and Harpsichord Music by Women Composers," Miriam Zach, ISU organ faculty.
Saturday, 07 Sep 2019
Learn from the experts about why we tag monarchs, how to track them, and tag your very own monarch that you can follow on Monarch Watch.
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019
"Simple Question September." Are there seemingly simple gardening aspects or processes at which you feel you are consistently failing? If so, you are NOT alone.
Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Dawn Bratsch-Prince, associate provost for faculty and professor of Spanish.
Lisa Feldman Barrett is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and the author of "How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain." Her talk is hosted by the Neuroscience Interdepartmental Graduate Program, which will host a reception and student poster display preceding the lecture, 6-7 p.m., South Ballroom.
Thursday, 12 Sep 2019
Meet ISU Sociology Lecturer Daniellle Wirth, and learn about ecofeminism -- the philosophically feminist approach to understanding ecology.
Friday, 13 Sep 2019
Media businessman and entrepreneur Roy Reiman will speak about his career in magazines and publishing. He founded Reiman Publications, which grew to employ over 600 people and published 14 national magazinesâ€"all of which were supported solely with subscriptions, and no advertising. At the companyâ€™s peak, when the total circulation reached 16.3 million subscribers, every eighth home in America received at least one of the magazines....
"The Importance of Being Different," Roy Reiman, ISU alumnus and founder of Reiman Publications. A public Q&A will follow the talk.
Monday, 16 Sep 2019
"My Battle with Mental Illness: Finding Hope in the Midst of Suffering," Jake Sullivan. Sullivan played basketball at Iowa State (2000-04), silently battling depression and obsessive compulsive disorder in the midst of his athletic and academic accomplishments. He will speak about the steps he took to navigate his challenges with mental illness and the importance of recognizing that mental illness can affect anyone.
Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019
Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Ruxandra Looft, Director of Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity.
Henry (Hank) Reichman is the former chair of the Association of American University Professors Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure and an expert on campus free speech. He is professor emeritus of history at California State University, East Bay.
Cati de los RÃos is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at UC Davis. De los RÃos's research explores the intersections of adolescent literacies, transnationalism, translanguaging, ethnic studies, and teacher education.
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
"Psychology in Everyday Life: Discerning Fake News." Graduate students in psychology will discuss ways to tell the difference between real and fake news, why people often fall for fake news, and a brief history on the prevalence of fake news in the media.
Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, cofounders of Commonstudio in Los Angeles, will share recent work with urban ecosystems that spans many countries, contexts and disciplinary boundaries between art, design and science.
Friday, 20 Sep 2019
Learn about the extraordinary personal and professional life of Henry J. Brunnier, co-founder of the Brunnier Art Museum with his wife, Ann. Mike Davies, president and principal structural engineer of H. J. Brunnier Associates, will present a selection of structures designed by the engineering firm that bears Brunnier's name.
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019
Beth Ford is president and CEO of Land O'Lakes and an Iowa State Ivy College of Business graduate.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2019
Dr. Douglas Van Houweling is a professor emeritus in the School of Information at the University of Michigan. He has had a long career in higher education information technology leadership and management. He has led the information technology function at Cornell University, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Michigan.
Friday, 27 Sep 2019
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!
Saturday, 28 Sep 2019
"Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age," William "Memo" Nericcio, a Mexican-American public intellectual, artist, cultural critic, and professor of comparative literature at San Diego State University. He is the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program's 25th Anniversary Symposium keynote speaker.
Monday, 30 Sep 2019
"Climate Change Theatre Action: Lighting the Way," A series of short plays addressing climate change issues, with a focus on community action. Directed by Vivian Cook, ISU music and theatre.