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Monday, 05 Feb 2018

Lecture: Banking on Women

Feb 05, 2018

5:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Jessica Schnabel heads the International Finance Corporation's Banking on Women Program, where she works with financial institutions all over the world providing loans to support women entrepreneurs.

Friday, 09 Feb 2018

Lecture: Another Planetary

Feb 09, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Neyran Turan, an assistant professor of architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, and a partner in NEMESTUDIO, will present her research and current work related to climate change, resource extraction, materiality and waste.

Monday, 12 Feb 2018

Lecture: The Art of Language Invention

Feb 12, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

A linguist by training, David J. Peterson offers an overview of language creation, covering its history from Tolkien's creations and Klingon to today's global community of conlangers. He will share stories of how he built Dothraki and Valyrian (Game of Thrones) and discuss the essential tools necessary for inventing and evolving new languages. The Quentin Johnson Lecture in Linguistics.

Thursday, 15 Feb 2018

Lecture: Nanoparticles in Consumer Products, Should We Be Concerned?

Feb 15, 2018

7:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Alexander Orlov is an associate professor of materials science and engineering at State University of New York, Stony Brook, and a faculty member of the Consortium for Interdisciplinary Environmental Research.

Sunday, 18 Feb 2018

Monday, 19 Feb 2018

Lecture: Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness

Feb 19, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Design on Main Gallery, 203 Main St., Ames

free

College of Design Lectures

Scott Cloutier, assistant professor and senior sustainability scientist at Arizona State University, and PhD student Beth Ann Morrison, who works with Cloutier to establish the Happiness and Sustainability Research Lab at ASU, will introduce the Sustainable Neighborhoods for Happiness Index and a process to assess and enhance a neighborhood's opportunities for happiness through sustainable design.

Sustainability Symposium Keynote: The Thoughtful Coal Miner

Feb 19, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"Coal, Climate and Environmental Backlash." Nick Mullins is a former fifth generation coal miner from Appalachia seeking to better educate audiences about Appalachia's jobs vs. environment dichotomy.

Wednesday, 21 Feb 2018

Lecture: Printing 3-D Food

Feb 21, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Lectures

Hod Lipson, professor of mechanical engineering and data science at Columbia University, shares the technology of 3-D food printers. These devices can fabricate edible items through computer-guided software and cook edible pastes, gels, powders, and liquid ingredients - all in a prototype that looks like an elegant coffee machine.

Thursday, 22 Feb 2018

Lecture: Blaxicans and the Future of Identity in the United States

Feb 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Walter Thompson-Hernandez is a Los Angeles-based New York Times multimedia journalist. His work focuses on multiracial identity in Latina/o communities in the United States and throughout the Americas.

From Mythbusters to White Rabbit Project: Engineering Entertainment

Feb 22, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Student activities

Engineers Week 2018 Guest Speaker Grant Imahara, formerly on MythBusters, now stars on the Netflix series The White Rabbit Project.

Monday, 26 Feb 2018

Documentary Film: The Age of Consequences

Feb 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

A documentary film that investigates the impacts of climate change on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of U.S. national security and global stability. 80 min.

Wednesday, 28 Feb 2018

Lecture: Stop Bullying Your Body

Feb 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Eating Disorder and Body Image Awareness Week speaker Jessica Setnick is a pediatric dietitian and author of The Eating Disorders Clinical Pocket Guide.