Monday, 06 Feb 2017
"Technological Entrepreneurship: A Key to World Peace and Prosperity," Dan Shechtman, ISU Distinguished Professor of materials science and engineering and research scientist at Ames Laboratory, won the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Join us for a discussion designed to raise mental health awareness and learn how different entities at Iowa State are working to provide support and education.
Thursday, 09 Feb 2017
"Linking Language and Well-being from a Myaamia Perspective." Daryl Baldwin, a 2016 MacArthur Fellow, is a linguist and scholar reviving the linguistic, cultural, and intellectual heritage of the Miami (Myaamia) nation. He directs The Myaamia Center, a unique tribal-academic partnership between The Miami University of Ohio and the Miami Tribe of Oklahoma.
Friday, 10 Feb 2017
"Why earthquake hazard maps often fail: a challenge in natural hazard forecasting" by Dr. Seth Stein, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
This lecture has been canceled due to a family health emergency. We hope to reschedule at a later date. Interactive design historian and theorist Orit Halpern will discuss the relationship between "resilient hope"-- a managerial compulsion to anticipate and speculate upon disaster -- and "smart" infrastructure.