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Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018

Professional and Scientific Council Seminar

Jan 09, 2018

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Memorial Union, Pioneer Room

Professional and Scientific Council Lectures Training, development

Green Dot, a comprehensive violence prevention program, has arrived on the ISU campus. Find out what this means for P&S staff.

Wednesday, 10 Jan 2018

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Jan 10, 2018

11:50 AM

Central Campus

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur.

Monday, 15 Jan 2018

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Birthday Celebration

Jan 15, 2018

6:00 PM

Ames Middle School, 3915 Mortensen Road

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Celebrate with song, story and birthday cake. An Ames tradition! Join us at 6:00 for cake and music, followed by an hour-long program beginning at 6:30pm.Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series

Thursday, 18 Jan 2018

Campus Conversation: Balancing Freedom of Expression and Diversity

Jan 18, 2018

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2018 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Convocation will be a discussion about balancing First Amendment rights with the concerns of diverse populations on university campuses. Participants include Howard Gillman, chancellor of the University of California, Irvine, and Mariah Watson, and former president of the University of California, Davis, student government.

Monday, 22 Jan 2018

Campus Conversation: An Interfaith Dialogue

Jan 22, 2018

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Campus Conversation VI: Striving for Mutual Respect, An Interfaith Dialogue," will include a panel presentation moderated by Shankar Subramaniam, mechanical engineering, and small group discussions.

Lecture: City Crafting in a Contested Age

Jan 22, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Lectures

Drawing on his background as both a scholar and an elected official, Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton, professor emeritus of urban and regional planning at the University of Iowa, will share the story of acting as mayor for the past 24-plus months and the challenge of responding deftly to unexpected events.

Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018

Lecture: How to Find Happiness in a Hectic World

Jan 23, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Tibetan Buddhist nun Ven. Yuan Hao will visit from the largest Tibetan Buddhism Academy in the world.

Wednesday, 24 Jan 2018

Lecture: Still Dreaming: Space After Spectacle and the Indifference of Architecture

Jan 24, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Douglas Spencer, a lecturer in the history and theory of architecture at the Architectural Association School of Architecture and University of Westminster, both in London, will speak about how architecture modulates behaviors, forms of life and ways of being in space. Part of "For Other Architectures," the ISU Department of Architecture 2017-18 Public Program Series.

Friday, 26 Jan 2018

Planetarium Show: The Life Cycle of Stars

Jan 26, 2018

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!

Saturday, 27 Jan 2018

Iowa State Leadership Experience

Jan 27, 2018

1:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Lectures Student activities Training, development

The Iowa State Leadership Experience is an annual leadership conference sponsored by the Student Activities Center, the Department of Residence, and the Inter Residence Hall Association. This event is intended to help new and existing leaders on campus improve their leadership skills, learn about leadership opportunities at Iowa State, and network with other leaders from across campus.

Monday, 29 Jan 2018

Lecture: Race and Justice in America

Jan 29, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union - Doors open at 7:15. Enter through West Lobby/Sun Room

Free - No Tickets Required

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Bryan Stevenson, founder and Executive Director of the Equal Justice Initiative, has won national acclaim for his work challenging bias against the poor and people of color in the criminal justice system. Doors open at 7:15. Enter through West Lobby/Sun Room.

Tuesday, 30 Jan 2018

Lecture: All We Do is Step, Stroll, Hop + Salute?!

Jan 30, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Rasheed Ali Cromwell, a leading authority on fraternity and sorority life, will share information about Black and Multicultural Greek-letter fraternities and sororities and their extensive contribution to society educationally, socially, economically, politically and culturally.

Wednesday, 31 Jan 2018

Seminar: Computational Feminism: Searching for Cyborgs

Jan 31, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

1030 Morrill

free

College of Design Lectures

Computational design is a field within architecture that leverages computing, data and machines to advance the aesthetic and performative qualities of the built environment. As the field matures, architects must address an increasing number of cultural, political and ethical dimensions, particularly in technical roles. This presentation examines the gender gap in computational design and proposes an agenda to achieve gender equality in this area.

Lecture: Engineered Ecologies: Scaling Landscape Practice in Asia

Jan 31, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Gallery 181, College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Dorothy Tang, a landscape architect whose work engages with urban and rural communities in areas facing large-scale environmental upheaval, will focus on three environmental crises -- floods in Thailand, climate-change adaptation in the Pearl River Delta of China and anticipated deforestation in Myanmar -- and explore possible design responses to current ecological issues.

Lecture: On Architectural Sins, Epic Architecture and Everything In Between

Jan 31, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Cristina Goberna Pesudo, an architect, educator, critic and co-founder of the architecture firm Fake Industries Architectural Agonism (FKAA), will share the firm's latest projects. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture's 2017-2018 Public Programs Series.