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Monday, 18 Oct 2021

Seminar: Computer and Information Science and Engineering Overview

Oct 18, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Zoom

free

Research Lectures

Curious about where future NSF funding opportunities lie in regards to CISE?

Campus conversation: Sexual assault crime warnings

Oct 18, 2021

2:00 PM

Zoom

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Lectures

Staff from campus offices will join the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for a conversation about all-campus notifications of sexual assault.

Borlaug Lecture: Aquatic Foods for Nourishing Nations

Oct 18, 2021

8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

The emergence of aquatic foods as one of the key opportunities for action in the UN Food Systems Summit 2021 is an important step towards recognizing the potential of aquatic foods in addressing global food and nutrition security, and transforming food, land and water systems. Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted is the Global Lead for Nutrition and Public Health at WorldFish, a One CGIAR entity.

Tuesday, 19 Oct 2021

Professional and Scientific Council seminar series

Oct 19, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3560 Memorial Union

free

Groups, governance Lectures

"WorkFlex: First Steps," Ed Holland, director of benefits and worklife, University Human Resources. Holland will cover: Rollout of the program; timeline; what the program can mean for you; requesting a flexible work schedule or location.

Wednesday, 20 Oct 2021

Seminar: Distinguishing viruses responsible for influenza-like illness

Oct 20, 2021

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

401 Carver Hall

free

Research Lectures

Join this in-person Mathematical Biology Seminar to hear Julie Spencer, Postdoctoral from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, discuss her research using modeling to determine respiratory pathogens different epidemiological parameters and outbreak properties.

Seminar: Trace theorems for non-differentiable functions

Oct 20, 2021

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Lectures

Join this Probability, Analysis, and Data Science (PADS) seminar to hear Dr. Mikil Foss, Professor in Mathematics at the University of Nebraska - Lincoln, discuss research into a theorem that provides a well-defined boundary-value function that exists in a fractional Sobolev space and has the Lebesgue point property yet requires no differentiability within the domain and allows very irregular boundaries.

One Man's Journey from Sudan, to Iowa State, to the Olympics

Oct 20, 2021

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Guor Mading Maker is a former Iowa State University track athlete. He competed for the South Sudanese in the 2016 Olympics. He is a Dinka tribesman. A screening of the documentary "Runner," followed by a Q&A with Guor.

Thursday, 21 Oct 2021

Science & Technology Cafe: Into an Electric World

Oct 21, 2021

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Zoom

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures Live Green

Using materials from the Smithsonian collections, Dr. Hal Wallace takes a walk through history, discussing cultural, economic, and social consequences of electric lighting and electrification.

Seminar: Applied AI, Challenges and Industry Trends

Oct 21, 2021

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

3043 Coover Hall

free

College of Engineering Lectures

"Applied AI - Challenges and Industry Trends," Benazir Fateh, Machine Learning and AI Specialist at Google.

Innovator Readiness Hardest Skills Series: Emotional Intelligence

Oct 21, 2021

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Zoom

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

Emotional intelligence is a set of emotional and social skills that influence the way we perceive and express ourselves, develop and maintain social relationships, cope with challenges, and use emotional information in an effective and meaningful way. So why is EQ-i important? It's all about self-awareness and self-management. This circuit will be led by Alison DePenning and Julie Hass, ISU Extension and Outreach.

The Journey of Three ISU Students to Best-Selling Authors

Oct 21, 2021

6:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Lectures

Trent Preszler, Denise Williams, and Carrie Seim are all ISU grads, were Honors students. They have each written best-selling books in the past couple of years.

Lead Feet and Worn Brakes: How Motivation and Self-Control Influence Decision-Making

Oct 21, 2021

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

117 MacKay

free

Lecture Series Lectures

The 2021 Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology Dr. Epstein’s expertise is focused on health behavior change and determinants of eating, physical activity and drug self-administration. These issues are directly relevant to a university population. Dr. Epstein will explore how aspects of behavior motivate decision making in relation to these issues.

Friday, 22 Oct 2021

Flagship Friday Innovators Forum: Moving the Masses, Changing Beliefs

Oct 22, 2021

12:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Step-a-torium, Student Innovation Center

free

Student Innovation Center Lectures

"Moving the Masses, Changing Beliefs," Narayan Devanathan, alum and chief client officer at Dentsu International India, a marketing and advertising firm that prides itself on being "champions for meaningful progress."

Seminar: From Iowa State to California State University: Early Career Research in Exercise Psychology at a Primarily Undergraduate Institution

Oct 22, 2021

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Webex

free

Research Lectures

Join this seminar to hear from Dr. Zachary Zenko, Assistant Professor from California State University - Bakersfield and he discusses adapting his research in exercise physiology at three different universities.

Seminar: Understanding the mechanisms underlying cytokinin-dependent root responses

Oct 22, 2021

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Zoom

free

Research Lectures

Join this Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology Promising Scientist Research Series to hear Dr. Atiako Kwame Acheampong, Postdoctoral fellow in the Kiever lab at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, discuss the intricate interplay between cellular systems such as phytohormone, cytokinin, and protein degradation mechanisms of autophagy to activate organ-specific responses to ever-changing environmental stimuli or physiological cues.