Tuesday, 02 Sep 2014
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
"Why the Life Sciences Are Different," Bernard Chazelle, Princeton University.
"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
"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
"Digging through Cyberspace for Gardening Resources," Veronica Fowler, author of Gardening in Iowa, and The Iowa Gardener e-newsletter.
"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
"Micro-Randomized Trials & mHealth," Susan A. Murphy, Professor of Statistics and Professor of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Rev. Charles Bobertz is a professor of New Testament Theology at Saint John's School of Theology Seminary in Collegeville, Minnesota.
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.
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
Rick Green is publisher of the Des Moines Register. Chamberlin Lecture in Journalism
Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014
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
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
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.
"How Science Will Revolutionize Business, Medicine, Jobs and Life," Michio Kaku, theoretical physicist, popularizer of science, and television personality.
Tuesday, 23 Sep 2014
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
"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.