Monday, 02 Mar 2015
Lecture: From Wall Street to the Front Lines of Women's Health
Suzanna de Baca is the new president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland and a graduate of Iowa State University.
Tuesday, 03 Mar 2015
Lecture: Designing a Life
Dan Ibarra is a cofounder of Aesthetic Apparatus, a commercial art and printmaking studio in Minneapolis. National clients have included Old Navy and Absolut Vodka. Kelly English is the one-woman-show behind CHEERIUP, a product line of handmade play dwellings for children called "Thickets." Her work has been featured in Apartment Therapy, Martha Stewart Living Magazine and the New York Times. Part of the Spring 2015 Graphic Design Speaker Series.
Lecture: Researching & Reporting Complex Environmental Stories
A conversation with "Toms River" author Dan Fagin about science writing and writing about the environment.
Lecture: "Toms River" author Dan Fagin
Dan Fagin is an investigative reporter, prize-winning science journalist, and the author of Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation, which won the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction. Part of the Creative Writing Program's Environmental Imagination Series
Wednesday, 04 Mar 2015
Lecture: Who Has the Right to the City? Design and Public Space in Contemporary Citites
Prague-based architect and educator Osamu Okamura, program director of the reSITE international festival in Prague, will address the state of urban planning in Central and Eastern Europe and highlight some of the emerging platforms--like reSITE--for designers to effect change through society, the media and public administration. The 2015 Bachelor of Design Designer-in-Residence Lecture.
CEAH Fellowship: The Roots of American Environmentalism
Matthew Sivils, CEAH fellow, will provide a brief overview of the texts of some of the most influential 18th and 19th century naturalist-explorers, such as Mark Catesby, Alexander Wilson and John James Audubon. The program will be followed by a viewing of rare natural history volumes housed in Special Collections.
Thursday, 05 Mar 2015
Biomedical Sciences and Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar
"Vaccine Studies to Mitigate Influenza in a Pig Model," Dr. Renukaradhya Gourapura, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, Ohio State University, Wooster, Ohio. Gourapura will discuss the strategies developed to increase the likelihood of cross-protective efficacy of candidate inactivated virus vaccines in a pig model. Pizza will served at the beginning of the seminar. Cosponsored by the department of biomedical sciences.
Lecture: Public Interest Design
Design Corps founder Bryan Bell will offer examples of successful projects and best practices in public interest design--a rapidly growing field that encompasses work often called community design, social design, humanitarian design and pro bono design--and propose ways to maximize the public value of design. Part of the Spring 2015 Architecture Advisory Council Lecture Series.
Blurring the Boundaries
Dan Corson is an award-winning public artist from Seattle who uses his background in art and theatrical design to create installations filled with drama, light and engaging viewer interactions. Corson will discuss several of his past, present and upcoming projects.
Lecture: The Language Hoax
"Why the World Looks the Same in Any Language" - John McWhorter, Columbia University, is the author of numerous books on how language shapes the way we think. Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics
Lecture: Physical Inactivity - Should We Consider It a Disease?
Dr. Michael Joyner is a physician-researcher at Mayo Clinic and a leading voice in the world of exercise physiology. The 2015 Pease Family Scholar
Friday, 06 Mar 2015
Kathleen Wong(Lau) is the director of the University of Oklahoma's Southwest Center for Human Relations Studies. She has done consulting and training on diversity and inclusion in university settings and the private corporate sector, and has published research on structural inequality within higher education and best practices for addressing multicultural leadership within institutions.