Monday, 09 Jan 2017
Emily Heaton, associate professor in agronomy, will present "Perennial Power." Her talk will explore the rationale and potential for transition from a fossil-based to a plant-based economy.
Tuesday, 10 Jan 2017
"Great Customer Service," Craig Hamerlinck, program coordinator, VP for research office.
Wednesday, 11 Jan 2017
A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King by ISU carilloneur Tin-Shi Tam. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.
Thursday, 19 Jan 2017
"Courageous Conversations: Where Do We Go from Here?" - Join us for a panel discussion on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and how it can be actualized in the current social and political climate. The Advancing One Community Awards will also be presented.
Friday, 20 Jan 2017
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, 23 Jan 2017
Eric Tate, assistant professor and director of graduate studies in geographical and sustainability sciences at the University of Iowa, will talk about the development of geospatial models of flood hazards, vulnerability and water sustainability.
This event was postponed from Jan. 16 due to extreme weather.
A discussion of the constitutional and legal rights of Muslims with representatives from the ACLU of Iowa and the Council of American Islamic Relations
Tuesday, 24 Jan 2017
Join us for a panel discussion about the constitutional and legal rights of all immigrants living in Iowa. Students, faculty, staff and Ames community members are invited to attend, ask questions and share their concerns and resources.
Thursday, 26 Jan 2017
"Planning, Engineering, and Native Communities: Things to Know and Respect," with panelists David Gradwohl, emeritus professor of anthropology; Lance Foster, tribal historic preservation officer, Iowa Tribe of Kansas and Nebraska; and Richie Meyers, tribal relations director and AIS program coordinator, South Dakota State University, Brookings.
Vocation: A summons or strong inclination to a particular state or course of action. What is your vocation? How do you see yourself as an agent of goodness, truth, and beauty in the world, using your skills and passions for bringing about human flourishing? Join us for a panel discussion with three individuals who are working out their vocations for the common good.
Daniel Corcos is a motor systems neuroscientist and a professor at Northwestern University in the Feinberg School of Medicine. His talk is part of the 2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Lecture Series.
Chuck D, the leader and co-founder of legendary rap group Public Enemy, delivers a powerful message about race, rage and inequality.
Friday, 27 Jan 2017
"In the Spirit of Vine Deloris Jr.: A Future for American Indian Studies at ISU," Sebastian Braun, director of Iowa State's American Indian Studies program and associate professor of anthropology.
Monday, 30 Jan 2017
Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic and author of "Between the World and Me." Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series Keynote.
Tuesday, 31 Jan 2017
"CEO Perspectives," Stan Askren, chairman, president and CEO of HNI Corporation, Muscatine, Iowa. Askren will share his career experiences and his perspective gained across multiple industries, companies, functions and roles. HNI is the second largest office furniture manufacturer in the United States, the global leader in the hearth industry and one of the leading Fortune 1000 companies.
Lee Mun Wah is a documentary filmmaker, author, educator and founder of the diversity training company Stirfry Seminars.