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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

ISU 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

ISU 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

ISU 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

ISU 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

ISU 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

ISU 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

ISU 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.

Monday, 10 Apr 2017

Pride Week: Panel discussion

Apr 10, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Inclusion in the Workplace," with panelists from Union Pacific, John Deere, Principal and Caterpillar Inc. Moderated by Raisbeck Endowed Dean David Spalding. A reception will folllow in Gerdin's Bergstrom Commons.

Lecture: The Geopolitics and Economics of BRICS Resource and Market Access in Southern Africa

Apr 10, 2017

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Paidraig Carmody, Trinity College, Dublin, and editor of "Geoforum," will talk about the impact of BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) on African states' development policy, practice and outcomes through the lens of the geopolitics of market and investment access in Zambia.

Lecture: A Doctor to Her Tribe and a Warrior for Her People

Apr 10, 2017

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Joe Starita, professor of journalism at the University of Nebraska, will discuss his latest book, "A Warrior of the People: How Susan La Flesche Overcame Racial and Gender Inequality to Become America's First Indian Doctor."

Tuesday, 11 Apr 2017

Pride Week: Film and discussion

Apr 11, 2017

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

1064 Student Services Building

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"We've Been Around," short films celebrating the lives of transgender trailblazers throughout U.S. history. Bring your lunch and join a conversation about trans history.

Lecture: A Conversation with TIAA President Roger Ferguson

Apr 11, 2017

4:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

TIAA President and CEO Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., will discuss the path that led him to becoming the first African-American vice chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve and one of the few African-American CEOs in the Fortune 100.

Lecture: Geodesign: A New Approach to Sustainable Planning and Design

Apr 11, 2017

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Michele Campagna, associate professor of spatial planning at the University of Cagliari, Italy, will discuss recent advances in geodesign and share his experiences in geodesign research, education and practice.

College of Business CEO Series Lecture: TIAA President & CEO Roger Ferguson

Apr 11, 2017

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

In a time of constant change, it's more important than ever for Americans to focus on ensuring their financial well-being. Roger W. Ferguson, Jr., CEO of Fortune 100 financial services firm TIAA and former Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, will offer advice on steps that every individual can take, no matter what ups and downs may occur in the economy and markets.

Hertz Lecture on Emerging Issues in Agriculture

Apr 11, 2017

8:00 PM

Richard and Joan Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"Pursuing Questions: Prospects for the Economy in Agriculture," Alan Barkema, retired senior vice president and director of research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

Wednesday, 12 Apr 2017

Soil Science Seminar Series

Apr 12, 2017

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

3140 Agronomy Hall

Free

Agronomy Department Lectures

Fractionation and characterization of biosolids-derived dissolved organic matter adsorbed to two Iowa soils by Fritzie Rivas, Iowa State University

Lecture: Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference Keynote - Shashi Buluswar

Apr 12, 2017

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Shashi Buluswar is the founder and former director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Institute for Globally Transformative Technologies.

Pride Week: Queerious?

Apr 12, 2017

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

127 Curtis

free

Dean of Students Office Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Let's Get Queerious: An Information Overview of Queer Relationship Dynamics," a discussion featuring myths, research and ways to identify healthy and unhealthy relationships.

Thursday, 13 Apr 2017

Stafford Lecture Series on Banking

Apr 13, 2017

11:00 AM

Stark Lecture Hall, 1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Timothy Koch is the president of the Graduate School of Banking at Colorado and a professor of finance at the University of South Carolina.

Lecture: Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education

Apr 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, Alumni Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

"How Science Is Key to Building a Foundation for Lifelong Learning" - Daryl Greenfield is Professor of Psychology & Pediatrics at the University of Miami, where he has focused on how preschool science education can improve school readiness.

Lecture: Politically Correct: Do Our Language Choices Matter?

Apr 13, 2017

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics - Anne Curzan is the Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of English at the University of Michigan and author of the book "Gender Shifts in the History of English."

Lecture: The Colorado River, The Years of Living Dangerously

Apr 13, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green Student activities

Ronald Lecture Series in Environmental Conservation. Anne Castle, former assistant secretary for water and science in the U.S. Department of the Interior, is a senior fellow at the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy and the Environment at the University of Colorado Boulder School of Law.

Friday, 14 Apr 2017

Pierre Soil Science Lecture

Apr 14, 2017

1:10 PM - 2:10 PM

1204 Kildee Hall (Ensminger Room)

Free

Agronomy Department Academic calendar Lectures

"Microbial Communities and N Cycling in Diverse Soils" The 2017 William H. Pierre Memorial Lecture in Soil Science will be presented by David D. Myrold, a professor in the Department of Crop and Soil Science at Oregon State University, where he teaches and conducts research related to soil microbiology.

Planetarium Show: The Afterlife of Stars

Apr 14, 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!