Tuesday, 11 Jan 2022
"Non-diet, Weight Inclusive Approaches to Well-being: Learn how to establish food freedom and body liberation," Alison St. Germain, student wellness dietician. Learn sustainable ways to nourish and respect your body that promotes food freedom through Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size principles. Explore myths and truths around nutrition and health and leave the presentation with resources for further study and exploration.
Monday, 17 Jan 2022
Attend in person or watch live online. Jeff Johnson, the Lora and Russ Talbot Endowed President and CEO of the ISU Alumni Association, will serve as the keynote speaker. The Ames Human Relations Commission will present its annual Humanitarian Award.
Wednesday, 19 Jan 2022
Visit the fantastical world of glass artist Amber Cowan during the opening reception for the exhibition "Mythical Bounty: Glass Sculpture by Amber Cowan." Stay to hear Cowan speak (5:30 p.m.) about her highly intricate works of art and her unique process of repurposing pressed glass. Light refreshments will be served during the reception.
Monday, 24 Jan 2022
Join this session to hear from Dr. Darlene Solomon, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Agilent Technologies.
Thursday, 27 Jan 2022
"Type and depth of mucosal immunity in the airways induced by intranasal vaccines is dictated by the nature of polymer used in nanovaccines: studies in a pig model," Renukaradhya J. Gourapura, Ohio State University Center for Food Animal Health.
Dennis Muilenburg, Chairman, CEO, and Co-founder of New Vista Capital, will share his SPIDER strategic planning tool designed to help innovators strategically plan, ideate, identify, and explore opportunities and challenges. This workshop will build innovation mindset and technical abilities for whatever ideas you want to bring to life.
"Better, Not Bitter: Living on Purpose in the Pursuit of Racial Justice," Yusef Salaam was one of the Central Park Five tried and convicted for the crime of raping a white woman in New York City in 1989. In 2002, his conviction was vacated. He has committed himself to advocating and educating people on the issues of false confessions, police brutality, press ethics and bias, and the disparities in America's criminal justice system.