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.