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Sunday, 09 Feb 2014

Panel: Women in Physics and Astronomy

Feb 09, 2014

7:30 PM

3 Physics Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Women in Physics and Astronomy: Past, Present and Future," Meg Urry, Israel Munson Professor of Physics and Astronomy at Yale University and director of the Yale Center for Astronomy & Astrophysics, will be joined by Iowa State faculty and administrators for a panel discussion and Q&A. Women in STEM Series.

Monday, 10 Feb 2014

Osborn Club Lecture

Feb 10, 2014

7:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Osborn Club Lectures

"The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Where We Are, Where We Are Heading," William Gutowski, ISU geological and atmospheric sciences.

Understanding Black Holes and Active Galaxies

Feb 10, 2014

8:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Meg Urry is chair of the Physics Department at Yale University and director of the Yale Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics. She investigates the formation and evolution of the super-massive black holes that astrophysicists believe anchor each galaxy. Women in STEM Series.

Tuesday, 11 Feb 2014

How Women Lead and the Difference It Makes

Feb 11, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Melissa Harris-Perry hosts a weekend MSNBC program and is a professor of political science at Tulane University, where she directs the Anna Julia Cooper Project on Gender, Race, and Politics in the South.

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014

Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium

Feb 12, 2014

3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

2050 Agronomy

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Current and Future Research on Indigenous Communities and Food Sovereignty Dr. Christina Hill, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Iowa State University

Gerontology Colloquium

Feb 12, 2014

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"Life Long Links: Iowa's Aging and Disability Resource Center," Joseph Sample, director of the lifelong aging and disability resource center for the Iowa Department on Aging. Sample will speak on topics associated with Iowa's aging and disability resource center model that has expanded statewide during the past year.

Soil Science Seminar

Feb 12, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

2020 Agronomy

Agronomy Department Lectures

Anion Exchange Capacity of Biochars; Characterization and Stability Michael Lawrinenko, Graduate Student, Iowa State

Products of Public Space

Feb 12, 2014

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Morrill Hall Auditorium

free

College of Design Lectures

Landscape architect Brian Clark, principal of Confluence Design, a comprehensive landscape architecture and planning firm with five offices across the Midwest, will speak about the firm's work in retail streetscapes and other urban public spaces.

Thursday, 13 Feb 2014

Lunch series: Women and Gender Studies

Feb 13, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

208 Carver

free

Women's and Gender Studies Program Lectures

"The Art of Making Revolution," Connie Post, ISU English.

Evolution and Computation

Feb 13, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

John Mayfield is Emeritus Professor of Genetics, Development, and Cell Biology at Iowa State and former associate dean of the Graduate College. His new book, The Engine of Complexity, Evolution as Computation, is an approach to understanding evolution based on information theory and computational science.

Friday, 14 Feb 2014

Research workshop

Feb 14, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Room 130 College of Design

free

Research Office Lectures Training, development

"Institutional Review Board (IRB): What All Researchers Need to Know," Kerry Agnitsch, interim director, Office for Responsible Research. Bring your lunch; cookies provided.

Multiple Ways to Love: A Valentine's Day Poetry Reading

Feb 14, 2014

4:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Eduardo C. Corral won the 2011 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition for his first book of poetry, "Slow Lightning." His work is recognized for its exploration of Latino identity and gender and sexuality.