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Monday, 27 Sep 2021

Don't Be Evil: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism and Big Tech

Sep 27, 2021

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Financial Times and global economic analyst Rana Foroohar covers the intersection of business, economics, politics, and foreign affairs. She will be speaking about the evolution of major internet forces, such as Google, Apple, and Facebook, from idealistic start-ups to globally dominating purveyors of individuals' private information.

Latinx in the U.S.A.: Music as a Cultural History

Sep 27, 2021

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Music can be viewed and “read†as a tool that shares the cultural values, roots, and history of peoples. Over the years, Latinx musical genres share the concerns of Latin@s throughout the years--songs about immigrant woes tell tales from the early 20th century to today, but recent tunes have been created to add Latinx voices to Black Lives Matter protests. Catalina Maria Johnson, Ph.D. is a Chicago-based journalist.

Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021

VIRTUAL Curator's Exploration: "Color Matters"

Sep 28, 2021

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

YouTube

free

University Museums Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Special events

Enjoy a virtual exploration of the newest reACT exhibition "Color Matters" with guest curator Dr. Jonathan Sturm as he shares his thoughts on the concept, discusses highlights of the exhibition, and invites you to visit in person and reACT.

Leadership Lecture: Be the Glue

Sep 28, 2021

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

127 Curtiss, Dolezal Auditorium

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Chris Cornelius, co-owner of Cornelius Seed, grew up on a diversified farm in Guttenberg, Iowa. She earned a bachelor's degree in ag journalism from ISU in 1983. A connector and a networker, Cornelius will share how she has been the glue that has helped keep the multi-generational family's business together and successful. The 2021 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture.

Wednesday, 29 Sep 2021

Lecture: Nothing Is Too Big to Fail

Sep 29, 2021

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Kerry Killinger was the chairman, president and CEO of Washington Mutual Bank, the sixth largest depository bank in the country prior to the financial crisis of 2008. Linda Killinger was vice chair of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines and chair of its audit/finance committee.

Thursday, 30 Sep 2021

Webinar: Nanovaccine Institute series

Sep 30, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Online

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Mechanisms of aging: from inter-organ communication to inter-organelle cross-talk," Hua Bai, Iowa State genetics, development and cell biology.

Talk With a Nobel Laureate

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

0308 Elings Hall

free

College of Engineering Lectures Student activities

Nobel Prize recipient and Distinguished Professor Dan Shechtman, will talk about his scientific journey and the challenges he has faced. Light refreshments will be served.

The Improvisor's Mindset: How to Stay Present, Adapt, and Thrive

Sep 30, 2021

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Dion Flynn is a teacher, improviser, comedian, performer, writer, and army veteran best known for his impersonation of Barack Obama on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, among his more than 100 appearances on the show. He is an expert in fun and innovative ways to help people connect with themselves and others.