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Friday, 01 Nov 2013

Dr. Vinod Singhal, SCIS Eminent Scholar, Research Presentation

Nov 01, 2013

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

3164 Gerdin Business Building

free

Supply Chain and Information Systems Department Lectures

Vinod Singhal, Dunn Family Professor of Operations Management at the Scheller College of Business, Georgia Institute of Technology

Monday, 04 Nov 2013

Statistics Seminar

Nov 04, 2013

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"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

Seminar: "One Healthy Word" series

Nov 05, 2013

2:10 PM

1204 Kildee Hall (Ensminger Room)

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Lectures

"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

Fulbright Lunch & Learn Seminar Series

Nov 06, 2013

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Lectures

"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.

Cartoonish Architecture: Jimenez Lai

Nov 06, 2013

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

Is the War on Drugs Helping or Harming?

Nov 06, 2013

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

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

Writing and Illustrating Children's Books: Derek Anderson

Nov 08, 2013

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Room 130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

Statistics Seminar

Nov 08, 2013

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Coover 1016

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Genetic Studies of Comorbidity," Jun Zhu, Department of Statistics and Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Planetarium Shows

Nov 08, 2013

6:15 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

Astronomy Lectures

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

Osborn Club Lecture

Nov 11, 2013

7:00 PM

1420 Molecular Biology Building, atrium

Osborn Club Lectures

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.

Public Ideologies and the Future of Immigration Reform

Nov 11, 2013

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

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

Lunch series: Women and Gender Studies

Nov 13, 2013

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

208 Carver

free

Women's and Gender Studies Program Lectures

"Grandmothers' Care Work and Paid Work: Implications for Older Women's Income," Ana Prokos, ISU sociology.

Thursday, 14 Nov 2013

Agronomy Departmental Seminar

Nov 14, 2013

4:10 AM

2050 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

The 2014 U.S. National Climate Assessment and U.S. Food Security in a Changing Climate Dr. Gene Takle, Iowa State

Stafford Lecture: Banking crisis

Nov 14, 2013

11:00 AM

1148 Gerdin

free

Ivy College of Business Lectures

"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, SCIS Visiting Scholar, Research Presentation

Nov 15, 2013

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

3164 Gerdin Business Building

free

Supply Chain and Information Systems Department Lectures

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

Seminar: Women's Leadership in Veterinary Medicine

Nov 18, 2013

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Room 2532 Veterinary Medicine

free

College of Veterinary Medicine Lectures

"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.

Statistics Seminar

Nov 18, 2013

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Snedecor 3105

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"Modeling of Some Data Sets in Continuous Space and Discrete Time", Juan Du, Department of Statistics, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS

The Difficult Quest to Unravel the Secrets of the Tornado

Nov 18, 2013

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

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

PhD Defense Seminar

Nov 19, 2013

1:10 PM

3022 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Ph.D Defense Seminar The Influence of Propagation Method and Stand Age on the Performance of Miscanthus x giganteus in Iowa Presenter: Nicholas Boersma

Pharmageddon: The Rx Drug Crisis

Nov 19, 2013

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

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.

Satellites & Butterflies: Climate Change and Species Conservation in North America

Nov 19, 2013

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

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

Lecture: Promoting Academic Integrity

Nov 20, 2013

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Lectures Training, development

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.

Living as Transgender

Nov 20, 2013

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

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

Iowa Energy Center Lecture Series: MidAmerican Energy Company's Commitment to Wind Energy in Iowa

Nov 21, 2013

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

Iowa Energy Center Lectures

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 djunod@iastate.edu. 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

Nov 21, 2013

2:10 PM

3022 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

MS in Plant Breeding Defense Seminar QTL Detection in a BC1-DH Population Using Multiple Exotic Donors Presenter: Fabienne Henriot

Agronomy Departmental Seminar

Nov 21, 2013

4:10 PM

2050 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture Dr. R. Ford Denison, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behavior, University of Minnesota