Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017
Provides an overview of the various types of investment instruments so that you can determine which investment strategies will be suit your needs. Registration requested.
"Reconstructing hydrological changes over the past century in Central Africa using freshwater bivalve shells" by Dr. David P. Gillikin, Union College, Schenectady, NY
Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017
Jean Trottier, an associate professor of landscape architecture at the University of Manitoba and a member of the Council for Canadian Urbanism, will share his thoughts on a landscape-centric urbanism through five themes: scale shifting, time warping, dynamic tectonics, the in-between and the situated imaginary. Part of the Master of Urban Design/Master of Design in Sustainable Environments Lecture Series.
"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."
Thursday, 05 Oct 2017
"Suddenly, suddenly, then all of a sudden: A tale of resiliency, entrepreneurship and the value of mentors" - Joe Kerns of Ames-based Kerns and Associates has been a consultant in agricultural operations and the animal production industry for more than 25 years.
Latino/a Heritage Month speaker Ginetta Candelario is professor of sociology and Latin American & Latino/a Studies at Smith College, where her teaching focuses on race and ethnicity in the Americas and Latina/o communities in the United States and Latin American.
Friday, 06 Oct 2017
Michael Piwowar was appointed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in 2013 and currently serves as Acting Chairman of the Commission. He was the Republican chief economist for the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs and the lead Republican economist on the four SEC-related titles of the Dodd-Frank Act and the JOBS Act. Part of the Stafford lecture series on banking.
Monday, 09 Oct 2017
"Erasure and Invisibility: A Conversation on Columbus Day and Representation of American Indians in Art." When these narratives are contrasted with artwork and images of American Indians made by American Indians, how might our understanding change? Using works of art from the permanent collection by N.C. Wyeth, Juane Quick-to-See Smith, Dan Namingha and others, explore how the narrative on American Indians evolves.
Maj. Gen. Clinton E. Crosier is Director of Operational Capability Requirements and Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Requirements for the U.S. Air Force at the Pentagon.
Tuesday, 10 Oct 2017
"Things we need to think about as we move to high resolution forecasts" by Dr. Harold Brooks, NSSL/NOAA, Norman, OK
Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017
Panelists discussing recent Supreme Court rulings include ACLU of Iowa Legal Director Rita Bettis and Dirk Deam, senior lecturer in Political Science. They will also discuss any shift in the balance of the court caused by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia and the appointment of Neil Gorsuch. Iowa State Bioethics Program Director and philosophy professor Clark Wolf, an expert in philosophy of the law, will moderate....
Thursday, 12 Oct 2017
Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist and MacArthur Fellowship recipient who has covered conflicts and humanitarian crises in Iraq, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan, Congo, and Libya.
Friday, 13 Oct 2017
"Rapid Diagnostics for Infectious Diseases: A Solution to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance," Robin Patel, Mayo Clinic. Patel is a consultant and chair of the Division of Clinical Microbiology, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology at the Mayo Clinic, with a joint appointment in the Department of Medicine. She's also co-director of the Clinical Bacteriology Laboratory and director of the Infectious Diseases Research Laboratory.
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, 16 Oct 2017
"Betting on Africa to Feed the World," Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank and Nigeria's former Minister of Agriculture (2011-15), is the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate.
Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
"Climate Information for Climate Smart Development: big data for small actions" by Dr. Ana Bucher, World Bank, Washington DC
"Climate Information for Climate Smart Development: big data for small actions" by Dr. Ana Bucher, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017
MSNBC anchor and correspondent Ali Velshi brings a unique perspective to his coverage of politics and the impact of the current administration's domestic and international policy shifts. The Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science.
An internship sponsored by the Department of Residence allowed Evan Harrison, Senior in Architecture, the opportunity to travel to New York City and work in the studio of internationally acclaimed artist Mickalene Thomas on the recently installed Geoffroy Residence Hall mural. Evan will share about his internship experience through pictures, stories, and revealing what it takes to make campus public art. Two sessions are available, 7pm and 8pm.
Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
"Can You Be Born a Couch Potato? The Genetics of Physical Activity." Pease Family Scholar in Kinesiology J. Timothy Lightfoot directs the Huffines Institute for Sports Medicine and Human Performance at Texas A&M University, where his research focuses on the genetics of daily physical activity and exercise endurance.
Thursday, 26 Oct 2017
A follow-up dialogue to the powerful "Send Silence Packing" traveling exhibition. There will be panelists representing mental health and suicide prevention student organizations as well as departments providing resources and services. This dialogue is intended to share information, answer questions and engage in open dialogue around mental health and suicide prevention at Iowa State.
"Leadership: Finding a Roadmap for Success," Lt.Col. (ret) Consuelo Castillo Kickbusch, founder and head of Educational Achievement Services, which has a mission to prepare tomorrow's leaders. Latino Heritage Month and Women's Leadership Series keynote.
Zaffarano Lecture in Physics - Roger Blandford is an astrophysicist widely recognized for his contributions to the study of black holes. He directs of the Kavli Institute for Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology at Stanford University, where he is the Luke Blossom Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences.
Monday, 30 Oct 2017
Narrated by Neil deGrasse Tyson, the documentary film "Food Evolution" wrestles with the emotions and the evidence driving one of the most heated arguments of our time: GMOs and food.
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017
"Down-to Earth Science: Some Powerful Little Tools in the Toolbox" by William Shefchik, Burns & McDonnell Engineering Company, Kansas City, MO.