Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019
Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring
A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series
Monday, 21 Jan 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration
Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! Join us at 6:00 for cake and music, followed by an hour-long program beginning at 6:30pm.
Wednesday, 23 Jan 2019
BlacKkKlansman, directed by Spike Lee and produced by Jordan Peele - Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) becomes the first black detective on the Colorado Springs Police Department. He sets out to prove his worth by infiltrating the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan and convinces his Jewish colleague (Adam Driver) to go undercover as a white supremacist.
Thursday, 24 Jan 2019
MLK Jr. Legacy Convocation, with Keynote Ron Stallworth
Join us for Iowa State's university-wide celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This year's program features keynote speaker Ron Stallworth, whose extraordinary story of being a black detective who infiltrates the Ku Klux Klan is the subject of Spike Lee's recent movie BlacKkKlansman.
Friday, 25 Jan 2019
Friday Research Seminar: Building Creative Confidence: Lessons from First-Year University Students
Jae Hwa Lee, assistant professor of interior design, will present results of a five-year research project that examined learning outcomes from a pair of interdisciplinary courses on creativity offered by a new undergraduate program at a university in the southeastern US. Part of the IDRO Friday Research Seminar Series.
Monday, 28 Jan 2019
The 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote Speaker
Brittany Packnett is a leader at the intersection of culture and justice. A former teacher, non-profit executive director, and Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, she serves as Teach For America's Vice President of National Community Alliances.
Thursday, 31 Jan 2019
Workshop: How Would You Balance the Federal Budget?
Interactive workshop led by staff from the non-partisan Concord Coalition. This 2-hour event kicks off with a short overview of federal spending, followed by the 90-minute Principles and Priorities exercise.
Lecture: Creating Disney Magic
"Creating Disney Magic: Lessons in Leadership, Management, and Customer Service," Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World Resort. Part of the 2018-19 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, hosted by the Department of Apparel, Events and Hospitality Management.