Friday, 01 Nov 2013
Vinod Singhal, Dunn Family Professor of Operations Management at the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology
Monday, 04 Nov 2013
"Genetic Studies of Comorbidity," Heping Zhang, Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS), Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT
Tuesday, 05 Nov 2013
"Dissecting complex phenotypes in dogs as a model for human disease," Dr. Elinor Karlsson, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Cambridge, Mass.
Wednesday, 06 Nov 2013
"Journalism, social media, and the flowering of democracy in Burma/Myanmar," Steve Coon, Journalism, Myanmar (Burma), 2013 Bring your lunch and learn from Fulbright alumni and current Fulbright-sponsored grantees about a variety of Fulbright Programs. All seminars will start at 12:10 pm and last 20-30 minutes, thus allowing ample time for discussion and socializing.
Jimenez Lai is an assistant professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago and founder of Bureau Spectacular, which engages the design of architecture through storytelling, cartoon narratives, installations, models and small buildings. Part of the 2013-14 Architecture Advisory Council Lecture Series.
Brian Leininger is a criminal defense lawyer and member of the Legal Committee of NORML, a national organization working to legalize the responsible use of marijuana. He speaks on behalf of LEAP, Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.
Friday, 08 Nov 2013
Iowa State alumnus Derek Anderson, award-winning illustrator of 21 children's books (five of which he also wrote), will share his work and talk about the process of writing and illustrating books.
"Genetic Studies of Comorbidity," Jun Zhu, Department of Statistics and Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium to learn more. The first show, starting at 6:30 pm will be 20 minutes and for kids. Shows at 7 pm and 7:30 pm and are suitable for all ages. Free tickets for the shows will be available at the door starting at 6:15 pm. Seating is limited.
Monday, 11 Nov 2013
V.V. Raman, Emeritus Professor of physics and humanities, Rochester Institute of Technology, will present "The Human-centered Universe: Some Speculations in Current Cosmology." The lecture portion of Osborn Club meetings is open to the public.
For more than thirty years sociologist Alejandro Portes has helped shape the study of immigration and urbanization. He is the Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology and director of the Center for Migration and Development at Princeton University.
Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013
"Grandmothers' Care Work and Paid Work: Implications for Older Women's Income," Ana Prokos, ISU sociology.
Thursday, 14 Nov 2013
The 2014 U.S. National Climate Assessment and U.S. Food Security in a Changing Climate Dr. Gene Takle, Iowa State
"Banking: An Industry in Crisis -- Is it Over Yet?" Suku Radia, CEO and president, Bankers Trust. In addition to lessons from the recession, Radia will talk about what is needed to fully heal the financial system in this country.
Friday, 15 Nov 2013
Dr. Detmar Straub, Regents Professor of the University System of Georgia and J. Mack Robinson Distinguished Professor of Information Systems, Georgia State University
Monday, 18 Nov 2013
"Sharing Solutions and Closing the Gap," Julie Kumble, Women's Fund of Western Massachusetts, and Donald Smith, DVM and dean emeritus, Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine.
"Modeling of Some Data Sets in Continuous Space and Discrete Time", Juan Du, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Bill Gallus, an Iowa State meteorology professor and storm chaser, was on the team that pioneered development of Iowa State's tornado simulator, the first of its kind to create a moving tornado large enough to simulate the effects of a twister on different types of structures. College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.
Tuesday, 19 Nov 2013
Ph.D Defense Seminar The Influence of Propagation Method and Stand Age on the Performance of Miscanthus x giganteus in Iowa Presenter: Nicholas Boersma
Linda Kalin directs the Iowa Statewide Poison Control Center, a partnership between UnityPoint Health and University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. She has over twenty-five years of experience in clinical toxicology and speaks frequently about the abuse of prescription drugs, including opioid painkillers and Adderall.
Biologist Jeremy Kerr studies how biodiversity is changing as a consequence of climate change. His University of Ottawa lab recently launched the eButterfly Project, allowing scientists and the public across North America to monitor the numbers and migratory paths of butterflies, which are often viewed as indicators of environmental change. Paul L. Errington Memorial Lecture
Wednesday, 20 Nov 2013
Professor McCabe will give us a state-of-the-art review of current research dealing with academic integrity, honor codes, student cheating and student moral development.
Ellen (Ellie) Krug, the author of Getting to Ellen: A Memoir about Love, Honesty and Gender Change, transitioned from male to female in 2009. National Transgender Day of Remembrance
Thursday, 21 Nov 2013
Dean Crist, vice President of regulation at MidAmerican Energy Company, will present "MidAmerican Energy Company's Commitment to Wind Energy in Iowa" as part of the 2013 Iowa Energy Center's lecture series. RSVP by Nov. 13 to Denise Junod at firstname.lastname@example.org. The lecture also is available as a webinar. See the URL above for webinar instructions. A reception will follow the presentation from 2-3 p.m.
MS in Plant Breeding Defense Seminar QTL Detection in a BC1-DH Population Using Multiple Exotic Donors Presenter: Fabienne Henriot
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture Dr. R. Ford Denison, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota