Friday, 01 May 2015
"Daily Show" correspondent and "all around funny lady" Jessica Williams was recently featured on the cover of WIRED Magazine.
Monday, 04 May 2015
"Costs and Benefits of Unconventional Natural Gas Extraction and Exports: Life Cycle GHGs, Air Emissions and Road Impacts," Constantine Samaras, Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburgh.
Friday, 08 May 2015
"Endothelin Axis and Pancreatic Tumor Microenvironment," Maneesh Jain, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha. Jain will discuss how the components of endothelin axis are expressed in various cellular compartments of pancreatic tumor microenvironment (TME), and the impact of targeting endothelin axis on pancreatic TME in genetically engineered animal models. A reception precedes the seminar at 12:40 p.m.
Tuesday, 12 May 2015
"What's New with the Human Capital Report in FY15," Whitney Grote, Emma Houghton and Kyla Kaetzel, university human resources.
Wednesday, 13 May 2015
"Understanding the Interplay between Population-level Vaccinating Behavior and Disease Dynamics during Childhood Vaccination Scares," Chris Bauch, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Via webinar, Bauch will discuss "disease-behavior" models his lab developed to study vaccine scares and similar behavioral phenomenon using various mathematical tools, such as dynamical systems, network simulations and model selection approaches.
Thursday, 28 May 2015
World War II brought military training and war-related research to the Iowa State campus. History professor Douglas Biggs (University of Nebraska-Kearney) will discuss how the war accentuated Iowa State's transition to a nationally known college of science, engineering and technology.