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Monday, 30 Oct 2017

Documentary & Discussion: Food Evolution

Oct 30, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green Student activities

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.

Wednesday, 01 Nov 2017

Lecture: The Economy and You, Separating the Facts from the Fiction

Nov 01, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

Peter Dunn is a personal finance expert known as Pete the Planner with a USA Today financial advice column and The Million Dollar Plan Podcast. He is the founder of Advanced Planning Solutions, a financial education firm, and author of 10 books.

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017

Lecture: How Lucy Died and Why It Matters

Nov 02, 2017

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

John Kappelman, a paleoanthropologist and professor at the University of Texas at Austin, will discuss the most famous fossil in the world - Lucy, an ancient human ancestor found in Ethiopia in 1974 - and what her bones tell us about our evolutionary history.

Forum: Ames mayor and city council candidates

Nov 02, 2017

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Student activities

The Student Government will host a forum with candidates running for Ames mayor and city council seats in the Nov. 7 election. Candidates will address issues of concern to Iowa State students in brief opening remarks and then take questions from the audience.

Friday, 03 Nov 2017

Film: A Gathering of Waters, The Rio Grande, Source to the Seas

Nov 03, 2017

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

0003 Morrill Hall, reACT Gallery

Free

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures Student activities

A Gathering of Waters: The Río Grande, Source to the Seas is a short documentary by Basia Irland focusing on the 1,875 miles of the Rio Grande and its importance to the hundreds of groups who rely on it. The project took 5 years to complete and explores the river's cultural, ecological, and environmental impact on the life of humans and wildlife. Please join us for a public viewing of Irland's documentary in the reACT Gallery.