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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.

Saturday, 01 Feb 2014

Workshop: K-12 Computational Thinking

Feb 01, 2014

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

109 Pearson Hall

free

Computer Science Department Lectures

K-12 students will learn about computational modeling and programming with Scratch -- a free, visual programming platform developed by MIT. Workshop participants also can develop a project for the April 19 Computational Thinking Competition. Online registration is required. Lunch is included, followed by an optional Scratch workshop (1-3 p.m.).