Monday, 29 Sep 2014
"How ISU Became World Data Mining Champs," Data Mining Cup Team*, Department of Statistics.
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.
An artistic exploration of soil, and its complex relationships with water, the atmosphere, plants, animals, and human beings. 103 min.
Tuesday, 30 Sep 2014
"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.
Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey kicks off CALS Week. The 2014 William K. Deal Endowed Leadership Lecture.
"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.
Wednesday, 01 Oct 2014
"Hacker, Hoaxer, Whistleblower, Spy: The Many Faces of Anonymous." Gabriella Coleman, McGill University, was trained as a cultural anthropologist and studies computer hackers and digital activism. Technology, Globalization and Culture Series
Claude Fischer, a professor of sociology at the University of California, Berkeley, is the author of several books on the changing nature of American society.
Thursday, 02 Oct 2014
"Rehabilitation of Body and Spirit: Science, Art and Technology in Facial Reconstruction," Suzanne Verma, president-elect of the International Anaplastology Association and assistant professor and certified clinical anaplastologist in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University, Dallas. Part of the biological/pre-medical illustration program's 30th anniversary celebration.
Suzanne Verma is an anaplastologist and a graduate of Iowa State's Biological and Premedical Illustration Program.