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Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014

WHERE Am I Wearing?

Sep 02, 2014

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Kelsey Timmerman's book Where Am I Wearing? A Global Tour to the Countries, Factories, and People That Make Our Clothes describes the connection between impoverished garment workers' standards of living and the all-American material lifestyle.

Thursday, 04 Sep 2014

Keynote: Ethics, Integrity and Civility in Higher Education

Sep 04, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"New Approaches to Foster a Culture of Trust," Neil Hamilton, founding director of the Thomas Holloran Center for Ethical Leadership in the Professions, University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis.

Monday, 08 Sep 2014

Osborn Club Lecture

Sep 08, 2014

7:00 PM

Hach Hall atrium

free

Osborn Club Lectures

"Carbocatalysts: A Bottom-up Approach to Catalyst Design," presented by Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering and the Carol and Jack Johnson Faculty Fellow.

Thursday, 11 Sep 2014

Lecture: Gardening Resources

Sep 11, 2014

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Digging through Cyberspace for Gardening Resources," Veronica Fowler, author of Gardening in Iowa, and The Iowa Gardener e-newsletter.

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Sep 11, 2014

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1344 Howe Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Firm behavior and emissions under emission intensity regulation: Evidence from Alberta's Specified Gas Emitters Regulation," Deepak Rajagopal, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University; and Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, University of California, Los Angeles.

Monday, 15 Sep 2014

Where Does the Bible Come From?

Sep 15, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Rev. Charles Bobertz is a professor of New Testament Theology at Saint John's School of Theology Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Reconstructing German Culture: Stephen Brockmann

Sep 15, 2014

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

The keynote address for Transatlantic Institute for the Study of East German Art conference will be given by Stephen Brockmann, professor of German, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

Going Out in Style: The Folk Art of Fantasy Coffins

Sep 15, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Eric Adjetey Anang is Ghana's leading fantasy coffin artist and the grandson of Seth Kane Kwei, who helped found the folk art tradition.

Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014

Yes, Iowa, There Is a Future for Newspapers

Sep 16, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Rick Green is publisher of the Des Moines Register. Chamberlin Lecture in Journalism

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

Panel: The U.S. Supreme Court on Religious Liberty, Birth Control and Corporate Personhood

Sep 17, 2014

8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Panelists will discuss recent Supreme Court rulings as well as potential cases that may go before the court. Panelists include ACLU of Iowa Executive Director Ben Stone. Iowa State Bioethics Program Director Clark Wolf will moderate. Constitution Day Event

Thursday, 18 Sep 2014

Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues

Sep 18, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Martin Blaser is director of the Human Microbiome Program at New York University and author of "Missing Microbes: How the Overuse of Antibiotics Is Fueling Our Modern Plagues." National Affairs Series.

Friday, 19 Sep 2014

High School Shootings, Bored Teens and Appropriated Space: What's a Landscape Architect to Do?

Sep 19, 2014

12:10 PM - 1:00 PM

Room 130 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ben Shirtcliff, assistant professor of landscape architecture, will present his research to date on human behavior and the built environment, focusing on the positive gains vulnerable populations achieve when they claim underutilized space for desired activities.

Engineers' Week 2014 Lecture: Michio Kaku

Sep 19, 2014

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"How Science Will Revolutionize Business, Medicine, Jobs and Life," Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, popularizer of science, and television personality.

Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014

The Symbolism of the Sand Mandala

Sep 23, 2014

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Monks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union Monday, September 22 through Thursday, September 25. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand. Millions of grains of sand are poured from traditional metal funnels called chakpur to create a finished mandala...

Monday, 29 Sep 2014

Statistics Seminar

Sep 29, 2014

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Morrill 2019

Free

Statistics Department Lectures

"How ISU Became World Data Mining Champs," Data Mining Cup Team*, Department of Statistics.

Closets are for Clothes: Being LGBT in Black America

Sep 29, 2014

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Juan Battle heads the Social Justice Sexuality Initiative, a project exploring the lived experiences of Black, Latina/o, and Asian lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people in the United States and Puerto Rico.

Film screening: "Symphony of the Soil"

Sep 29, 2014

8:00 PM

1131 National Swine Research and Information Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

An artistic exploration of soil, and its complex relationships with water, the atmosphere, plants, animals, and human beings. 103 min.

Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014

Nanovaccine Initiative Seminar

Sep 30, 2014

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

2532 Veterinary Medicine Building

free

Centers and Institutes Lectures

"Auranofin as a Lead Candidate for Treatment of Lymphatic Filariasis (Elephantiasis) and Onchocerciasis (River Blindness)," Judy Sakanari, parasitologist at the Center for Parasitic Diseases, University of California, San Francisco. Her lab works on a number of parasitic diseases. A reception precedes her seminar at 1:30 pm.

Telling Our Story: The Future of Iowa's Farm Families

Sep 30, 2014

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey kicks off CALS Week. The 2014 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture.

Pesek-Pierre Colloquium on Sustainable Agriculture

Sep 30, 2014

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Communicating Science through Stories in Film: A Dialogue about Agricultural Sustainability and Soil," with filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia and Kate Scow, professor of soil science at the University of California, Davis.