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What is featured?

Tuesday, 01 Mar 2016

Sustainapalooza

Mar 01, 2016

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union Great Hall

free

Live Green Arts, performances Live Green Student activities

Learn and practice sustainable living skills from campus and community experts in upcycling, urban gardening, green transportation, recycling and waste reduction. Local food refreshments and sustainability-themed giveaways included.

Documentary Film: Racing Extinction

Mar 01, 2016

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Racing Extinction is the latest documentary from Academy Award-winning filmmaker Louie Psihoyos and reveals the black-market trade in endangered species. Part of the University Symposium on Sustainability

Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Mar 02, 2016

3:40 PM - 5:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Transition Costs for Cellulosic Biofuels: Overcoming the Mountain of Despair," Nathan Parker, Arizona State University, Tempe.

Lecture: Kickstarter CEO Perry Chen

Mar 02, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"How Kickstarter Is Redefining Success" - Perry Chen is creator and chairman of Kickstarter, the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world.

Friday, 04 Mar 2016

ISCORE Keynote Address: Barbara Love

Mar 04, 2016

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Barbara Love is Professor Emerti of Social Justice Education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst and speaks widely on how institutions deal with multicultural organizational development and social change.

Monday, 07 Mar 2016

Lecture: Redefining Global Security

Mar 07, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

The Honorable Mary Robinson was the first woman elected president of Ireland and just completed her term as the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change. World Affairs Series

Wednesday, 23 Mar 2016

Performance & Discussion: Body of Water

Mar 23, 2016

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

Part of the 10th Annual Iowa Water Conference. "Body of Water" uses video, music and dance to tell the story of water usage and quality within our Iowa's watersheds and communities. A facilitated dialogue will follow the 1-hour performance.

Friday, 25 Mar 2016

Iowa NSF EPSCoR Energy Policy Seminar Series

Mar 25, 2016

12:00 PM - 1:20 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

Bioeconomy Institute Lectures Live Green

"Hotelling Under Pressure," Soren Anderson, Michigan State University, East Lansing.

Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016

Lecture: Exploring Agriculture through Performance Art

Mar 29, 2016

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Hands to Earth" - Cherie Sampson is a visual artist and dancer who creates multi-media videos and installations focusing on ecology and agriculture.

Lecture: Designing the Future

Mar 29, 2016

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Technology in 2025: Designing the Future." Technological futurist Brian David Johnson talks about what technology, and its intersection with multiple areas of work and society, could mean for the future. National Affairs Series.

Wednesday, 30 Mar 2016

Town Hall: What's the Future of the American Dream?

Mar 30, 2016

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Join futurist Brian David Johnson for a conversation about the future of the American dream, a year-long project timed to overlap with the 2016 presidential campaign. National Affairs Series

Thursday, 31 Mar 2016

Lecture: Inventing the Bio-based Vehicle at Ford

Mar 31, 2016

4:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

"Returning to Our Roots" - Deborah Mielewski is the Senior Technical Leader of Sustainable Materials and Plastics Research at Ford Motor Company and initiated their biomaterials program in 2001.