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Monday, 03 Apr 2017

Candidate Presentation: Landscape Architecture Chair Finalist Thomas Oslund

Apr 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.

Lecture: Design for Life - Stuart Walker

Apr 03, 2017

5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Stuart Walker is Chair of Design for Sustainability and a Director of the Imagination Lancaster Research Centre at Lancaster University, UK.

Lecture: Design for Life: Creating Meaning in a Distracted World

Apr 03, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

In this lecture, Stuart Walker, a professor of design for sustainability and co-director of the ImaginationLancaster research center at Lancaster University, England, will explore the relationship between creative practice, human values and the importance of tradition and localization. Part of the Changing Change: Thoughts and Actions for Sustainable Environments series.

Lecture: Was Bernini Xenophobic? Nationalism in Early Modern Rome

Apr 03, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

1352 Gilman

free

College of Design Lectures

Linda Nolan is an art history instructor for the ISU College of Design Rome Program and for several other study abroad programs in Rome. She is a specialist in early modern Italian art and classical Roman art and archaeology. Part of the ISU College of Design Rome Program Lecture Series.

Lecture: Former U.S. Ambassador to Libya Deborah Jones

Apr 03, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"America and the Middle East: Shifting Sands in the Security Relationship?"- Ambassador Deborah K. Jones, a career member of the Senior Foreign Service, recently stepped down as the U.S. Ambassador to Libya, a position she held May 2013 through 2015. World Affairs Series

Tuesday, 04 Apr 2017

Plant Breeding Seminar Series

Apr 04, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Comparing genes, gene regulation and phenotype across maize, sorghum and foxtail millet by James Schnable, University of Nebraska.

Lecture: Planned Parenthood: The Pink Exposed

Apr 04, 2017

7:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Sue Thayer was a Iowa Planned Parenthood manager for 18 years before a transformative experience made her an abortion opponent.

Lecture & Performance: The Intersection of Art, Politics and Environmental Science

Apr 04, 2017

8:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Arts, performances Diversity Lectures Student activities

Playwright Paula Cizmar, internationally known as one of the authors of Seven, discusses eco-theatre and how it can communicate ideas, raise awareness, inspire action, and promote empathy. Pearl Hogrefe Visiting Writers Series

Wednesday, 05 Apr 2017

Aging in Iowa: Addressing Grand Challenges

Apr 05, 2017

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

Human Development and Family Studies Conferences Lectures

The first hour will include comments from Linda Miller, director of the Iowa Department of Aging, and an ISU researcher grand challenge showcase. A reception and poster session is from 4-5 p.m.

Soil Science Seminar Series

Apr 05, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Suitability analysis of biochar by Hamze Dakoohaki, Iowa State University

One Blogger's Journey to Asian American Identity, Arts and Activism - Phil Yu

Apr 05, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Welcome to Angry Asian America" - Phil Yu is a writer, speaker and best known as the founder and editor of Angry Asian Man, one of the most widely read and longest-running independent websites covering news, culture and perspectives from the Asian American community.

Thursday, 06 Apr 2017

Lecture: The Business of Menswear

Apr 06, 2017

4:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Abdul Abasi and Greg Rosborough are American designers of Nigerian and Scottish origin and based in New York City. They are Guest Designers for the Iowa State Fashion Show 2017.

Lecture: Native American Representation in Pop Art

Apr 06, 2017

7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

The 2017 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture. Steven Paul Judd is a Kiowa and Choctaw visual artist, filmmaker, and screenwriter based in Oklahoma.