Sunday, 09 Feb 2014
"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
"The IPCC Fifth Assessment Report: Where We Are, Where We Are Heading," William Gutowski, ISU geological and atmospheric sciences.
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
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
Current and Future Research on Indigenous Communities and Food Sovereignty Dr. Christina Hill, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Iowa State University
"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.
Anion Exchange Capacity of Biochars; Characterization and Stability Michael Lawrinenko, Graduate Student, Iowa State
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
"The Art of Making Revolution," Connie Post, ISU English.
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
"Institutional Review Board (IRB): What All Researchers Need to Know," Kerry Agnitsch, interim director, Office for Responsible Research. Bring your lunch; cookies provided.
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.