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Wednesday, 01 Mar 2017

Soil Science Seminar Series

Mar 01, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Evapotranspiration partitioning in a desert vineyard by Dr. Deliana Kool, Iowa State University

Lecture: Eating Disorders Simplified

Mar 01, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week speaker Buck Runyan is executive director for Remuda Ranch at the Meadows eating disorders critical care units and in-patient, residential programs.

Thursday, 02 Mar 2017

Lecture: Using Exercise to Treat Depression

Mar 02, 2017

7:00 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

2016-17 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. James Blumenthal, a clinical psychologist at the Duke University Medical Center, will discuss the relationship of exercise and physical activity to mental health.

LAS Dean's Lecture: Robyn Lutz

Mar 02, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Programming Molecules in the Age of Nanotechnology," Robyn Lutz, ISU computer science.

Friday, 03 Mar 2017

Lecture: ISCORE Keynote Address

Mar 03, 2017

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Diversity Lectures Student activities

Lakota Harden (Minnecoujou/Yankton Lakota and HoChunk) is an orator, activist, community organizer, workshop facilitator and poet. The daughter of seven generations of Lakota leaders, she has dedicated her life to social justice.

Candidate Presentation: Landscape Architecture Chair Finalist Thomas Oslund

Mar 03, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 416 Design

College of Design Lectures

Thomas Oslund is a finalist for the position of chair of the ISU Department of Landscape Architecture. He currently is the principal and design director of Oslund and Associates, a professional design firm based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He will give a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer period.

Monday, 06 Mar 2017

Lecture: Why We Explore Space

Mar 06, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Kathryn Thornton is a veteran of four Space Shuttle missions during her 12 years in the NASA astronaut corps. She is currently director of the University of Virginia's Aerospace Engineering Program.

Wednesday, 08 Mar 2017

Women in the Arts: A Conversation

Mar 08, 2017

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

1030 Morrill Hall

free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Let's talk about the role of women in the arts - historically and today. In honor of International Women's Day, celebrate accomplishments by women in the arts in our campus community and talk about where we are today and the hopes for the future. This conversation will be led by University Museums Director Lynette Pohlman and the panel will include Jane Cox, Ingrid Lilligren, Letitia Kenemer, Deb Marquart, and Tin-Shi Tam.

Soil Science Seminar Series

Mar 08, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

How does inorganic N fertilizer affect soil N mineralization rate by Navreet Mahal, Iowa State University

Lecture: Game Development in Flyover States

Mar 08, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Jarryd Huntley is an independent game designer and coauthor of The 2016 Game Career Guide.

Friday, 10 Mar 2017

Planetarium Show: Solar System Astronomy

Mar 10, 2017

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

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!

Tuesday, 21 Mar 2017

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Mar 21, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Sunflower root GWAS using 2D imaging by Ze Fang, Iowa State University

Documentary & Discussion: Tested

Mar 21, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Who Has Access to Quality Public Education? TESTED, a new documentary by filmmaker Curtis Chin, explores the question of access to a high-quality public education, taking on such issues as affirmative action and the model-minority myth.

Wednesday, 22 Mar 2017

Soil Science Seminar Series

Mar 22, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Cropping system effects on soil organic carbon storage in surface and subsoils by Hanna Poffenbarger, Iowa State University

Lecture: How to Change Attitudes toward LGBT Rights

Mar 22, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Political scientists Melissa Michelson and Brian Harrison are co-authors of the newly released book "Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes toward LGBT Rights."

Lecture: Leo Frigo Bridge Emergency Repair

Mar 22, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Town Engineering

free

Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering Lectures

Learn about the investigation, design and construction challenges of this project by Iowa State alumnus Brian Roper from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation. Topics include public involvement, traffic, structures, geotech and project management.

Seminar: Ready, Set ... Risk!

Mar 22, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Memorial Union, Gallery Room

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

Learn positive strategies and tactics for how to leverage risk to your advantage in your current and future careers. Daniella Levitt, president of Ovation Global Strategies, explores why risk-taking is essential to any woman's career management and advancement strategy.

Thursday, 23 Mar 2017

Lecture: The Craft of Writing

Mar 23, 2017

2:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: "From Fantasy to Historical Fiction," David Anthony Durham, author of the Acacia Trilogy; and "Pride of Carthage," Benjamin Percy, novelist, DC Comics writer and former Iowa State faculty member.

Lecture: The Future of the Past in America's Legacy Cities

Mar 23, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Stephanie Ryberg-Webster, a national expert on urban development and historic preservation, will talk about the intersections of historic preservation and urban development in legacy cities - older industrial cities that have experienced sustained job and population loss over the past several decades. Part of the Contemporary Issues in Planning and Design Lecture Series.

Lecture: What Am I Doing? Defining the Future of Design

Mar 23, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

0022 Sukup Hall

free

College of Design Lectures

John Pobojewski is a principal designer at Thirst, a communication design practice in Chicago, and an intermedia artist who blends movement, print, sound, video and generative art. His lecture is co-sponsored by the ISU Department of Graphic Design and Ames graphic design firm Measure.

Lecture: (Un)Natural Histories: From Fantasy to Historical Fiction

Mar 23, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writer Series: "From Fantasy to Historical Fiction," David Anthony Durham, author of the Acacia Trilogy; and "Pride of Carthage," Benjamin Percy, novelist, DC Comics writer and former Iowa State faculty member.

Monday, 27 Mar 2017

Candidate Presentation: Landscape Architecture Chair Finalist Nnamdi Elleh

Mar 27, 2017

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Room 416 Design

College of Design Lectures

Nnamdi Elleh is a finalist for the position of chair of the ISU Department of Landscape Architecture. He currently is a professor of architecture, history and theory at the University of Cincinnati. He will give a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer period.

Film & Discussion: Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Mar 27, 2017

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Filmmaker Vanessa McNeal, a graduate of Iowa State, premiers her documentary "The Voiceless," which features the stories of five men and their experiences as victims of sexual violence.

Lecture: Apps, Maps, and Models - The Digital Revolution and History

Mar 27, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The Benson Memorial Lecture in Literature, Science and the Arts - Caroline Bruzelius, founder of the Wired! Lab at Duke University, will discuss how digital technologies are opening up the humanities to broader engagement with the public and revolutionizing the way scholars teach and do research.

Tuesday, 28 Mar 2017

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Mar 28, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Design and analysis ofmulti-environment trials in plant breeding and variety testing by Hans-Peter Piepho, University of Hohenheim

Panel Discussion: The Leopold Center at 30 and Beyond

Mar 28, 2017

7:00 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Conferences Lectures Live Green Student activities

Shivvers Memorial Lecture - Three former Iowa legislators involved in the passage of the landmark Iowa Groundwater Protection Act of 1987, which created the Leopold Center, will discuss their original vision for the center, its accomplishments and challenges, and the role it can play in Iowa agriculture in the 21st century. Participants include David Osterberg, Ralph Rosenberg, and Paul Johnson.

Wednesday, 29 Mar 2017

Candidate Presentation: Landscape Architecture Chair Finalist Carl Rogers

Mar 29, 2017

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room 416 Design

College of Design Lectures

Carl Rogers is a finalist for the position of chair of the ISU Department of Landscape Architecture. He currently is an associate professor of landscape architecture and interim chair of the department. He will give a public presentation followed by a question-and-answer period.

Soil Science Seminar Series

Mar 29, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

The impact of water vapor diodes on soil water redistribution by Zhuangji Wang, Iowa State University

Lecture: Hamilton and the Road to Success

Mar 29, 2017

7:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Leslie Odom, Jr., won a Tony Award playing Aaron Burr in the groundbreaking Broadway musical "Hamilton," the story of a founding father told through the language and rhythms of hip-hop and R&B. Odom will discuss his life and career before taking questions from the audience and performing songs from the much-acclaimed musical.

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017

Lecture: How to Interpret the Bible

Mar 30, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture Series. Presenter: Mary Healy, professor of Sacred Scripture at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit and senior fellow at the St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology.