Tuesday, 24 Mar 2020
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Brian Malow draws on two decades as a stand-up comedian to help scientists communicate better with general audiences. In a presentation that promises to both amuse and educate, Brian will offer advice on a range of topics including stage presence, connecting with audiences, using analogies, and abusing PowerPoint.
Wednesday, 25 Mar 2020
"History of Buffer Research at Iowa State University," Tom Isenhart, professor, ISU natural resource ecology and management. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.
Kimberly Garza is the founder and principal of Atlas Lab, a landscape architecture, urban design and public art studio based in Sacramento, California. She will discuss the role of tactical urbanism and urban prototyping in engaging communities, creating authentic experiences and empowering designers to improve the built environment using low-cost, small-scale strategies. Part of the ASLA Iowa Spring Conference.
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr. Tucker is a senior biospheric scientist, employed by NASA. He has used satellite data for deforestation mapping, predicting ecologically coupled disease outbreaks, mapping glacier extent, and mapping climatic effects on global vegetation. He has been awarded NASA's Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal and the Presidential Award for Meritorious Senior Professional...
Thursday, 26 Mar 2020
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Professor Novotny Lawrence discusses Jordan Peele's horror thriller Get Out, demonstrating the ways in which the director employs traditional filmmaking storytelling tropes to examine contemporary racial profiles.
Friday, 27 Mar 2020
Due to COVID-19 precautions the planetarium show for this month has been canceled.
This event has been canceled due to the COVID-19 situation. Dr. Wise is the director of the Land and Food Rights program at Small Planet Institute. Wise's research and writing have covered U.S. farm policies, trade and agricultural development, agricultural biodiversity, food prices and biofuels, and Mexico's maize economy under the threat of genetically modified maize.