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Monday, 13 Jan 2014

Osborn Club Lecture

Jan 13, 2014

6:45 PM

Molecular Biology Building, Atrium

free

Osborn Club Lectures

Byron Brehm-Stecher, associate professor of food science and human nutrition, will present "Natural and Value-added Antimicrobials for Foods and Food Processing Surfaces."

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2014

Let Freedom Ring - Carillon Concert

Jan 15, 2014

12:00 PM

Central Campus

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carilloneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Jan 15, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

A global perspective on crop wild relatives: distributions and conservation ex situ Ms. Vivian Bernau, Visiting Researcher at Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT) - Cali, Colombia

Slavery by Another Name: Documentary & Discussion

Jan 15, 2014

7:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

In the years following the Civil War, new forms of forced labor in the American South kept thousands of African Americans in bondage until the onset of World War II. This documentary spans 1865 to 1945, uses archival photographs and dramatic re-enactments, and is filmed on location in Alabama and Georgia. Brian Behnken, associate professor of history, will lead a discussion following the 90-min film. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Monday, 20 Jan 2014

Ames Community Celebration in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Jan 20, 2014

6:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! After sharing birthday cake, the program begins at 6:30 pm and includes a keynote address by Iowa State University Dean of Students Pamela Anthony.

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Fulbright Lunch & Learn Seminar Series

Jan 22, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Gold Room, Memorial Union

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Lectures

"Environmental research, cultural experiences, and adventures in India," Ann Russell, Natural Resource Ecology and Management, India, 2005.

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Jan 22, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Fermentation: Coevolution, Culture, and Community Mr. Sandor Katz, Author and Fermentation Specialist

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Jan 22, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Recent Developments That Plant Breeding Students Should Know About On Their First Day Scott Sebastien, DuPont Pioneer

Soil Science Seminar Series

Jan 22, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Impact of Biochar on Soil Greenhouse Gas Emissions Rivka Fidel, Department of Agronomy

Visiting Speaker Panel: Two Plans for Greater Des Moines

Jan 22, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium

free

College of Design Lectures

The DSN S 546: Products of Public Space studio will host a panel of four guest speakers who will compare and contrast "The Tomorrow Plan" and "The Capital Crossroads Vision," two comprehensive plans for the Greater Des Moines Region.

Lectures Program Event Being Planned

Jan 22, 2014

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Environmental Imagination Series. Speaker to be announced.

The Art of Fermentation

Jan 22, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Sandor Ellix Katz is the author of Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods. He demystifies the process of fermentation and shares the history, health benefits and cultural significance of this preservation method.

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

Art in the Community: Lee Ann Woolery

Jan 23, 2014

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Lee Ann Woolery, community arts specialist with University of Missouri Extension, Columbia, Mo., will talk about the community arts program and the extension work she does. Her presentation will be followed by a buffet lunch reception.

Lunch series: Women and Gender Studies

Jan 23, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

208 Carver

free

Women's and Gender Studies Program Lectures

"Toward a Seventeenth-Century Rape Script," Jana Byars, ISU history.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Convocation

Jan 23, 2014

3:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Special events Student activities

"A Loving Story: Perseverance, Change and Civil Rights." Come celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The program will feature "The Loving Story," a documentary about interracial marriage in the United States, followed by a discussion and Q&A led by Natasha Croom, Assistant Professor of Education. The Advancing One Community Awards will also be presented.

Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Jan 29, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

To Bee or Not to Bee Dr. Jim Pease, Associate Professor Emeritus, Department of Natural Resources, Ecology, and Management, Iowa State University

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Jan 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Integrated Data Management and Simulation to Turn Precision Data into Better Decisions David Muth, Praxik, LLC

Soil Science Seminar

Jan 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Sensible Heat Balance Method to Determine Rates of Soil Freezing and Thawing Yuki Kojima, Graduate Student, Iowa State

Products of Public Space: Mike Nelson, Nelson Construction and Development

Jan 29, 2014

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium

free

College of Design Lectures

Mike Nelson, president of Nelson Construction and Development, Des Moines, will speak about his redevelopment of several historic buildings in downtown Des Moines. Nelson spoke at the 2011 TED Des Moines conference on his progressive new housing concepts for 20-somethings in Iowa's largest urban center. He'll expand on this to include recent works.

The History of White People

Jan 29, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Nell Irvin Painter is the Edwards Professor of American History, Emerita, at Princeton University and author of The History of White People. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Friday, 31 Jan 2014

Comedy with Tig Notaro

Jan 31, 2014

11:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Comedian Tig Notaro began her set at Largo in Los Angeles the day she was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer with: "Good evening, hello. I have cancer. How are you?" There was nervous laughter, weeping and total silence in the audience.