Monday, 25 Mar 2019
"Iowa Odyssey (How We Got to Here)," Amanda Petefish-Schrag, assistant professor of music and theatre. Iowa Odyssey is a collaborative theatre project exploring our local stories of immigration and the idea of what it means to create community.
Roberto Rovira is the internationally recognized principal of Studio Roberto Rovira and associate professor and former chair of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental and Urban Design at Florida International University. He will present "Mapping Natural Transformations: Studio Roberto Rovira's EcoAtlas, Art and Design," the 2019 P.H. Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture.
This event is being rescheduled due to a flight cancelation. New date to be announced soon!
"Setting the Table: Systems, Sustainability and Policy." Angie Tagtow is a registered and licensed dietitian with more than 25 years of experience in public health and food policy. She was executive director of the USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion during the Obama administration and co-led the development and launch of the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Wednesday, 27 Mar 2019
Suzanna de Baca has more than 20 years of executive leadership at public, privately held and not-for-profit organizations and was recently named president and publisher of the Des Moines-based Business Publications Corporation.
Fedele Bauccio cofounded Bon Appetit Management Company, which provides food service to 1,000-plus cafes located at corporations, universities and museums in 34 states. Bauccio and Bon Appetit have revolutionized the food service industry, both by introducing fresh, made-from-scratch food to the contract market and by pioneering environmentally and socially responsible practices.
Thursday, 28 Mar 2019
Rebecca Hasson is an associate professor in the School of Kinesiology at the University of Michigan, where she studies the causes and consequences of racial and ethnic disparities in obesity and obesity-related complications among children and adolescents.
Join Exercise is Medicine at Iowa State University for a Haitian Culture Night philanthropic event. Attendees will get a glimpse of Haitian culture through song, dance, and art.
David R. Montgomery is a professor at the University of Washington will speak about his most recent book, "Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life," and make a case for how agriculture can be the to global environmental problems. Pesek Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture.
"Re-Envisioning the 1930s Midwest: The Farmer, the Artist, and the Aerial Photographer." Jason Weems is an associate professor of American art, visuality and material culture studies at the University of California, Riverside. His talk is part of an interdisciplinary symposium on the history of Midwest science and engineering.
Friday, 29 Mar 2019
Lawrence Bird, an architect, educator and artist from Winnipeg, Canada, draws on his recent video projects to discuss two surveying systems -- Canada's 19th-century Dominion Land Survey (analogous to the American Public Land Survey) and Google Earth. These systems can be seen as a tool of colonial domination. Part of the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility.
"What to do with photos and specimens." Join insect documentarian Jim Durbin for a discussion of his method of curating specimens and cataloguing photos.
"Iowa Butterfly Survey Network Training." Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this training from Reiman Gardens' entomology staff.
"Identification of Moths." Join entomologist Moni Hayne and insect documentarian Jim Durbin to learn about using the Moth Identification program with specific body and wing shapes to identify family of lepidoptera specimens.
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!