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Monday, 16 Oct 2017

Norman Borlaug Lecture: World Food Prize Laureate Akinwumi Adesina

Oct 16, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

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"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

Panel: "So Like, Can You Do It?" Disability and Sexuality

Oct 17, 2017

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

Dean of Students Office Lectures Student activities

The Alliance for Disability Awareness is hosting a student panel on disability and sexuality. We are here to answer questions you may have about how we do things, how sex with a disability is different, the effects of disability on the development of sexuality and how the disability identity impacts relationships. Part of Disability Awareness Week.

Wednesday, 18 Oct 2017

Lecture: Political and Economic Transition at Home and Abroad

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

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.

The Making of Campus Art

Oct 18, 2017

8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Geoffroy Residence Hall

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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

Lecture: Can You Be Born a Couch Potato?

Oct 19, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

"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.