Monday, 06 Oct 2014
"A frequency domain empirical likelihood for spatial data," Dan Nordman, Department of Statistics, Iowa State University, Ames
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jane Smiley discusses her new novel, "Some Luck." Book signing to follow.
Wednesday, 08 Oct 2014
Learn how to package your professional credentials as you prepare materials for promotion to full professor. This session is targeted toward associate professors and their mentors, however, assistant professors and their mentors also would benefit. Presenters are CALS senior associate dean Joe Colletti and associate dean for academic and global programs David Acker. Please bring your lunch; beverages and dessert will be provided.
"The Ferguson Moment: Poverty, Politics and Planning in the Suburbs of St. Louis," Todd Swanstrom, University of Missouri, St. Louis. Reception precedes the lecture at 5 p.m., small group discussions on issues of race and class will be led by college multicultural liaisons following the lecture.
Thursday, 09 Oct 2014
"(Inner) Space Exploration using Feng Shui," Susan Radke and JoAnn Charlson. Bring your lunch to the Gardens and enjoy an education program. Attend each month and experience a new topic presented by local and regional professionals and lecturers.
Arlen Chase will discuss his use of Airborne LiDAR laser-based remote sensing in his research of the ancient Maya civilization. Sigma Xi Series.
Friday, 10 Oct 2014
"Cultivating a Collection: The History of the Textiles and Clothing Museum and Its Faculty Donors," Jennifer Gordon, the Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet Endowed graduate assistant for the Textiles and Clothing Museum. The "Textiles, Teaching, and Travel: The Life and Work of ISU Professor Agatha Huepenbecker Burnet" exhibit in the Mary Alice Gallery will be open 30 minutes before and after the talk.