Friday, 01 Apr 2016
Dr. Lorynn Divita, associate professor of apparel merchandising at Baylor University, discusses trend forecasting as it applies to fashion, accessories, and beauty products, including skincare and makeup.
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, 04 Apr 2016
"The pass-through of RIN prices to wholesale and retail fuels under the Renewable Fuel Standard," James Stock, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Garritt Page, Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
"Airquakes: Climate Change, Atmosphere & Urbanization." Keynote Lecture, Center for Excellence in the Arts & Humanities Symposium "What Is the Urban?" Albert Pope is the Gus Sessions Wortham Professor of Architecture at Rice University.
Alice Randall is a New York Times bestselling novelist, award-winning songwriter, and an innovative food activist.
Tuesday, 05 Apr 2016
National Book Award finalist Ada Limon and Iowa State instructor and poet Jennifer Knox read from their work.
"Farming for the Long Term." Three Iowa farmers share practical solutions and personal experiences with conservation and sustainable agriculture practices. The Shivvers Memorial Lecture.
Wednesday, 06 Apr 2016
Featuring Ronald Dahl, Institute of Human Development at the University of California, Berkeley. Part of the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series, which 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.
"The Geography of Inequality: Local Governments and Community Well-Being across America" - Linda Labao is a professor in Rural Sociology, Sociology, and Geography at The Ohio State University's School of Environment and Natural Resources
Norbert S. Hill, Jr., (Oneida Nation) is the Area Manager for Education and Training for the Oneida Tribe of Wisconsin.
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Dean's Lecture Series Michael Christopher Low, Department of History, will reframe the discussion of ISIS against the backdrop of more than a half century of unsuccessful jihadist attempts to topple repressive dictatorships and secular states in the Middle East.
Thursday, 07 Apr 2016
"The Confidence Trajectory: Your Career as a Journey," Beth Ford, group executive vice president and chief operating officer for Land O'Lakes, St. Paul, and College of Business alumna. A networking reception follows.
Richard McCarty, an associate professor of religious studies at Mercyhurst University, studies religious perspectives on human relationships and sexual ethics.
"Your Future Is Short. Don't Waste It Working for Someone Else," Roger Underwood, entrepreneur and former CEO of Becker Underwood.
Sunday, 10 Apr 2016
Writer Julian Hoffman lives beside the Prespa Lakes in northwestern Greece, the first transboundary park in the Balkans. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series
Monday, 11 Apr 2016
Craig Culver, owner of the restaurant franchise that bears his name, will talk about his recipes for success, the home runs they hit over the years and the obstacles that had to be overcome. A luncheon precedes the lecture (preregistration is requested) and a public Q&A will follow.
Angelica Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills.
Hua Liang, Professor of Statistics and Biostatistics, Department of Statistics, George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Steven Kawaler, professor of physics and astronomy, will present "Starquakes and Exoplanets."
Film Screening & Conversation with PhD Comics creator Jorge Cham. Part of the Graduate and Professional Student Senate Research Conference
Angelica Ross is a leader in the movement for trans and racial equality. Named "1st Foot Soldier of the Year" in 2015 by Melissa Harris Perry, Ross is the founder of TransTech Social Enterprises, a company that empowers trans and gender-nonconforming people through on-the-job training in leadership and workplace skills.
"Bugs and Bodies" - Richard W. Merritt, University Distinguished Professor at Michigan State University, is involved in the field of forensic entomology and assists police departments in crime scene investigations involving insects.
Tuesday, 12 Apr 2016
"From Iowa Kid to NAS Member: Where the Study of Economics Has Taken Me" - Catherine Kling is the Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) last year.
Jorge Cham is the creator of PHD Comics, including "Piled Higher and Deeper," a comic strip about life (or the lack thereof) in Academia. He also produced the PhD Movies. Part of the Graduate & Professional Student Senate Research Conference
Yoga has established itself as an effective alternative therapy across the world, yet few people know of it's philosophical and historical origins. The History of Yoga takes you through a 6,000 year developmental history of yoga, from the times of Harappa Civilization to the Medieval Ages to the 19th century, when modern science shed new light on the potential of yoga. The film crew traveled 35,000 km - across India, Nepal, Europe...
Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016
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.
Landscape architect and urban designer David Fletcher, founding principal of the award-winning Fletcher Studio in San Francisco and an architecture faculty member at California College of the Arts, will present "Ground Control: Fletcher Studio Recent Work." A reception will follow in the College of Design's Lyle E. Lightfoot Forum.
"Our Divided Political Heart: Campaign 2016," E.J. Dionne writes a twice-weekly syndicated column on politics for the Washington Post and is widely admired for his insights into the polarization of our national politics.
Monday, 18 Apr 2016
"ISU Carillon Keeps Up with the Times," Richard Watson, founder of Meeks, Watson and Co., Georgetown, Ohio. Watson will talk about bell-making, tuning, hanging and recording. Watson led the 1992-94 renovation of the carillon. The lecture is sponsored by the Stanton Memorial Carillon Foundation.