Sunday, 19 Apr 2015
"Karate Chops, Geishas & Nerds," John Palmer, Colgate University. He discusses the complex nature of race and how we can begin to address race and racism from a fresh perspective. Asian Heritage Week Performance Night Keynote Speaker
Monday, 20 Apr 2015
Pappajohn, namesake of ISU's Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship, will speak about the importance of entrepreneurship and his personal journey. The 2015 Pappajohn Student Scholars will be recognized, followed by a brief reception in the Gerdin Commons.
"Quantile Regression in the Secondary Analysis of Case-Control Data", Ying Wei, Department of Biostatistics, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York
Gene Policinski is senior vice president of the First Amendment Center and a founding editor at USA Today. First Amendment Day Series Keynote.
Tuesday, 21 Apr 2015
"Mitigate, Adapt, or Suffer: Connecting Global Change to Local Impacts" Katharine Hayhoe, Texas Tech University.
The ISU College Democrats will debate the College Republicans on an issue of the day. First Amendment Day Celebration
Wednesday, 22 Apr 2015
"Climate Urgency & How Iowa Farmers and Businesses Can Take the Lead" - Katharine Hayhoe is an atmospheric scientist who directs the Climate Science Center at Texas Tech University.
Thursday, 23 Apr 2015
An intimate look at the lives of farmers and ranchers in their twenties, hosted by the Iowa State University Corn Growers Association. A panel of farmers will join the audience for a discussion immediately following the 77-minute film.
Find out the lessons ten Iowa State students learned as they experienced 30 days in a relationship with a complete stranger.
Speakers include Jim Kennedy, CEO of Th-REE Consulting, and John Kutsch, executive director of the Thorium Energy Alliance.
Timothy Rowe is a paleontologist and a leader in developing digital technologies to analyze and visualize fossil remains. Phi Beta Kappa Lecture
Father Shay Cullen is a priest from Ireland who has worked protecting women and children and their human rights in the Philippines since 1969. World Affairs Series
Friday, 24 Apr 2015
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.