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Monday, 25 Mar 2019

Monday Monologues series

Mar 25, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"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.

Elwood Lecture in Landscape Architecture: Roberto Rovira

Mar 25, 2019

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

2245 Coover

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

POSTPONED Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Mar 25, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

This event is being rescheduled due to a flight cancelation. New date to be announced soon!

Lecture: Systems, Sustainability and Policy

Mar 25, 2019

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"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

Lecture: Can You Design and Build the Career You Want?

Mar 27, 2019

4:00 PM

College of Design Gallery

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.

Lecture: Changing the World Through Food

Mar 27, 2019

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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

Lecture: Using Insights from Behavioral Economics to Address Physical Activity Disparities

Mar 28, 2019

5:30 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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.

Haitian Culture Night

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.

Lecture: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Mar 28, 2019

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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.

Lecture: The Farmer, the Artist and the Aerial Photographer

Mar 28, 2019

8:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"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

Dominions: Survey and Surveil in the Global Map

Mar 29, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

181 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

12:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"What to do with photos and specimens." Join insect documentarian Jim Durbin for a discussion of his method of curating specimens and cataloguing photos.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

12:45 PM - 3:30 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"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.

Day of Insects: Friday Workshop

Mar 29, 2019

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$10

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"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.

Planetarium Show

Mar 29, 2019

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 and join us for an evening under the stars!