Tuesday, 01 Mar 2016
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
"Transition Costs for Cellulosic Biofuels: Overcoming the Mountain of Despair," Nathan Parker, Arizona State University, Tempe.
Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.
"How Kickstarter Is Redefining Success" - Perry Chen is creator and chairman of Kickstarter, the largest funding platform for creative projects in the world.
Thursday, 03 Mar 2016
Guest panelists will discuss how multidisciplinary aspects of textile and apparel design and production incorporate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Cindy Goody is Senior Director of the Menu Innovation Team at McDonald's USA and a graduate of Iowa State. National Affairs Series
Friday, 04 Mar 2016
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.
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!
Monday, 07 Mar 2016
Population causal inference: from local efficiency to global efficiency without resorting to direct approximation, Gary Chan, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Health Services, University of Washington, Seattle
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
Thursday, 10 Mar 2016
"Innovative Systems for Effective Delivery of Therapeutics," Samir Mitragotri, department of chemical engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara. Mitragotri will present an overview of some the targeting strategies for the treatment of breast cancer and vascular bleeding after trauma. A reception precedes his seminar at 10:30 a.m. in 2061 Sweeney Hall.
Friday, 11 Mar 2016
Join three artists, including Austin Stewart, ISU assistant professor of art and visual culture, for a live-streamed discussion of how their work relates to environmental, agricultural and biological activism. The event is part of the Trinity College Dublin Students' Union Activism Festival and will be live-streamed from Dublin.
Join artist Kathranne Knight for an intensive workshop investigating line, grid and repetition and how they are integral to both the graphic and fine arts. Participate in a dialogue on their versatility, utility and function in the history of pictorial language. Produce a set of ink drawings and learn to generate a strong studio practice through their use. To register for the workshop, email email@example.com.
Monday, 21 Mar 2016
Functional and imaging data in precision medicine: Towards optimal treatment selection, Todd Ogden, Professor of Biostatistics (Psychiatry), Columbia University, New York City
Linguist Asya Pereltsvaig studies how languages evolve, their commonalities, differences, and what they can tell us about our human past. The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics
Tuesday, 22 Mar 2016
"Perspectives from Space," astronaut Sandra Magnus. She served 16 years in the NASA Astronaut Corps, flew two shuttle missions to the International Space Station and served on the ISS as a member of Expedition 18 for 4.5 months. Her talk will include stories, experiences and perspectives gained over her years as an astronaut.
Wednesday, 23 Mar 2016
Kai-Uwe Bergmann, a partner with international design firm BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group), will present the 2016 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture. He also will serve as a guest juror for the Richard F. Hansen Prize student design competition; winners will be announced at the start of the lecture.
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.
Thursday, 24 Mar 2016
Katrin Anacker, associate professor of public policy at George Mason University, will present the spring 2016 Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture, cosponsored by the Department of Community and Regional Planning and the College of Design.
Karen Kashmanian Oates is a professor of biochemistry and the Dean of Arts & Sciences at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Sigma Xi Lecture Series
Friday, 25 Mar 2016
"Hotelling Under Pressure," Soren Anderson, Michigan State University, East Lansing.
Monday, 28 Mar 2016
General Glivenko-Cantelli Theorems, Professor Krishna Athreya, Iowa State University, Ames
Nate Howard founded Movement BE, a non-profit organization that creates curriculum to help young people discover themselves and challenge the status quo through poetry.
Atheist activist August Berkshire will discuss the ramifications of a natural universe without gods or free will, in which evolution shapes our thoughts and actions.
Tuesday, 29 Mar 2016
"Hands to Earth" - Cherie Sampson is a visual artist and dancer who creates multi-media videos and installations focusing on ecology and agriculture.
"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
Architect and historian Michelangelo Sabatino will talk about a new book he co-edited on the community of New Harmony, Indiana, which since its founding in 1814 has been the epicenter of experiments in communal living, education, religion and science.
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
"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.
Debbie Rose directs the Center for Successful Aging at California State University, Fullerton, and is internationally recognized for her work in the area of fall risk reduction. The Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology.