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Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Mar 24, 2015

9:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"The Fashionable Side of STEM," Sara Marcketti, associate professor in the apparel, merchandising and design program and associate director of the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching.

Lecture: Stories of Undocumented Workers from Mexico

Mar 24, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Frans Schryer is Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Canada, where he taught in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology.

The Last Bhopa: The Effects of Modernization on Folk Culture in India

Mar 24, 2015

8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Praveen Singh Rathore will screen his 15-minute film "The Last Bhopa" and discuss how development in India has impacted the lives of traditional musicians and artisans, including Bhopas, semi-nomadic priest singers of the folk deities in Rajasthan, India.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2015

Lecture: GMO Technology and the Future of Food

Mar 25, 2015

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Kevin Folta (Horticultural Sciences, University of Florida) runs the Bio-talk-nowledge-y website, a program designed to help scientists learn the facts about biotechnology and then better communicate them.

Panel: Transgenic Bananas

Mar 25, 2015

8:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Lectures

"Transgenic Bananas? A dialogue on ethics, impacts and alternatives," presented by ISU ActivUs and the ISU Sustainable Agriculture Student Association. Speakers include author Steven Druker; Clark Wolf, ISU philosophy; Christina Gish-Hill, ISU anthropology; and Naboth Bwambale, ISU sociology. Moderators Carmen Bain, ISU sociology; and Michael Dahlstrom, ISU GSJMC.

Thursday, 26 Mar 2015

Mathematics of Crime

Mar 26, 2015

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Andrea Bertozzi is the Betsy Wood Knapp Chair for Innovation and Creativity and a professor of mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Sigma Xi Lecture Series.

Friday, 27 Mar 2015

Lecture: The Architect's Tour: Notes for the Design Traveler

Mar 27, 2015

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Room 130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ben Jacks, author of a new book on traveling, architectural sightseeing, perception and learning, will share photographs from the book and speak about the importance for the aspiring designer of seeking first-hand encounters with good design.

Planetarium Show

Mar 27, 2015

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

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 to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 p.m. will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 and 7:30 p.m. and are suitable for all ages. Tickets will be available at the door starting at 6:15 p.m. Seating is limited. Weather permitting there will be an outdoor observing session after the last show.