Monday, 08 Feb 2016
Prediction and Inference with Missing Data in Patient Alert Systems, Curtis Storlie, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Diane Birt, Distinguished Professor of food science and human nutrition, will present "Diet and Cancer: A Body of Research Leading to National Academy Membership." The lecture portion of the program is open to the public following the member social.
"A Message of Determination, Perseverance, Faith and Hope," Marion Blumenthal Lazan. Lazan provides a moving firsthand account of the Blumenthal family's life in Germany from the events preceding Kristallnacht to imprisonment in concentration camps, including Bergen-Belsen, to liberation in April 1945.
Tuesday, 09 Feb 2016
Alex Tuckness is a professor and Director of Graduate Education in the Department of Political Science at Iowa State, with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies.
"The Arctic Cycle: The Art of Climate Change," Chantal Bilodeau. Bilodeau is a playwright and the Artistic Director of The Arctic Cycle, an organization created to support the writing, development and production of eight plays that examine the impact of climate change on the eight countries of the Arctic. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series
Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016
Award-winning landscape architect Jeffrey L. Bruce will speak about emerging green design technologies beginning at 6 p.m. in the auditorium. A reception with pizza will precede the lecture at 5:20 p.m. in the Lightfoot Forum. Part of the ISU Landscape Architecture Lecture Series.
Thursday, 11 Feb 2016
Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote. Wes Moore is a combat veteran, Rhodes Scholar, White House fellow and the author of two books: "The Other Wes Moore" and "The Work: My Search for a Life That Matters."
Friday, 12 Feb 2016
Artist Dick Termes will discuss his unique spherical paintings known as Termespheres and the interconnection between math, science and art. Donald Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science, and the Arts.