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Thursday, 01 Mar 2018

Lecture: Physical Activity Promotion in Underserved Populations

Mar 01, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Scherezade Mama is an assistant professor at Penn State University whose research focuses on physical activity and health promotion among underserved and vulnerable populations, including racial and ethnic minorities, women, low-income populations, and rural residents.

Friday, 02 Mar 2018

ISCORE Keynote: Susana Munoz

Mar 02, 2018

12:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Susana Munoz is an assistant professor of higher education in the School of Education at Colorado State University and co-director of its Higher Education Leadership Program.

Weaving to Inform: Using Craft to Convey Socially Critical Data

Mar 02, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

262 Design

College of Design Lectures

Kim Mirus will share her work as a weaver, educator and craftsperson. She currently weaves work about a variety of environmental and social issues, preserving a traditional craft while providing an approachable way to interest others in discussing complex issues.

Planetarium Show: Multi-Messenger Astronomy

Mar 02, 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!

Wednesday, 07 Mar 2018

Lecture: Data science careers

Mar 07, 2018

4:10 PM

1213 Hoover

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

"Stats, Machine Learning and the Data Science Career," Gabriela de Queiroz, data scientist and founder of R-Ladies Global. She'll talk about her journey from majoring in statistics to a career in data science.

Lecture: Launched by Disruption

Mar 07, 2018

5:15 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

Ivy College of Business Lectures

Alan Amling, vice president at UPS Corporate Strategy, leads UPS's Global On-Demand Manufacturing initiative, helping global companies leverage 3D printing to take time, cost and carbon out of their supply chain.

Lecture: WORKac: We'll Get There When We Cross That Bridge

Mar 07, 2018

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Dan Wood, FAIA, a founding partner of WORK Architecture Company (WORKac) in New York City, will trace his 15 years of collaboration with co-founder Amale Andraos in the 2018 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture at Iowa State.

Panel discussion: Coding Design / Designing Code

Mar 07, 2018

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Coding, long an activity relegated to the software engineer, has become a ubiquitous creative and transformative force. Join researchers, scientists and designers for a discussion on both how code is designed and how code is used as a design tool. Center for Excellence in the Arts & Humanities Symposium

Lecture: Why Leadership Equity and Diversity Matters

Mar 07, 2018

7:00 PM

Alliant-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Iyabo Onipede works with corporate executives, academic professionals and social justice leaders to identify and develop leadership skills.

Thursday, 08 Mar 2018

Brown Bag: Dance/Movement Therapy

Mar 08, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$4-$8

Reiman Gardens Lectures

Nature at Noon series. Learn about the many benefits of dance and movement for mind, body, and soul from Board-Certified Movement Therapist and Reiman Gardens' esteemed instructor Camilla Kottman.

Lecture: Data science careers

Mar 08, 2018

4:10 PM

B0029 Atanasoff

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

"Community & Leadership in R," Gabriela de Queiroz, data scientist and founder of R-Ladies Global. She will share her experience being an R user and becoming part of the R open source community, as well has how her desire to share her experiences with others and to develop a more inclusive community led to the creation of R-Ladies.

Lecture: What's So Bad about Jesus?

Mar 08, 2018

6:00 PM

0305 Carver

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Hector Avalos, a professor in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Iowa State, will speak on the topic of his book The Bad Jesus: The Ethics of New Testament Ethics.

Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018

Workshop: Sustainable Garden Resources

Mar 13, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$13.60-$20

Reiman Gardens Lectures

What does it mean to practice "sustainable gardening"? What is the background behind the native versus ornamental debate? What are the best ways to handle pests and diseases without affecting human, animal and plant health?

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2018

Documentary and discussion: Wasted, A Story of Food Waste

Mar 20, 2018

6:45 PM

1148 Gerdin Business Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Wasted! A Story of Food Waste." The documentary shows how influential chefs from around the world transform scraps of food into savory dishes. Following the movie, Lynn Pritchard, co-owner of Table 128 Bistro & Bar, will give a brief talk about how his restaurant handles food waste. The 2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series.

Ronald Lecture in Environmental Conservation

Mar 20, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

"The Dead Zone: Will Shrimp and Corn Chowder Survive?" Nancy N. Rabalais is the Shell Oil Endowed Chair in Oceanography and Coastal Sciences at Louisiana State University and a 2012 MacArthur Fellow. She leads Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium/Louisiana State University's annual survey of the Gulf hypoxic zone.

Thursday, 22 Mar 2018

Lecture: Paranormalcy

Mar 22, 2018

6:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Lectures

Photographer Christopher Schneberger (Columbia College, Chicago) builds entire worlds in his art, creating narrative series filled with otherworldly characters. Using photographic technologies from the antiquated to the futuristic, he weaves together fact and fiction into immersive experiences. Bringing his traveling 3-D theater to the College of Design, Schneberger will show his work and discuss how he creates his complex illusions.

Lecture: Science and Environmental Decision-making

Mar 22, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Rosina Bierbaum is a professor and former dean at the University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment. She will discuss her research and career working at the interface of environmental science and policy.

Friday, 23 Mar 2018

Lecture: Literally Weaving

Mar 23, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

College of Design Lectures

Marianne Fairbanks, an assistant professor in the design studies department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, will outline the three distinct yet intersecting threads of her practice, including her solo work, her research into emerging textile technology and a community-based project.

Planetarium Show: Our Solar System and Exoplanets

Mar 23, 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!

Monday, 26 Mar 2018

Lecture: American Indian Symposium

Mar 26, 2018

4:00 PM

Cardinal Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

Join a discussion exploring the benefits, possibilities and potential for Iowa State to engage strategically with its Native neighbors in research and collaboration.

Lecture: Advances in Eco-Sensing and Soundscape

Mar 26, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

130 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Chicago-based composer, sound designer, radio and visual artist Eric Leonardson will talk about several ongoing projects that intersected via "Eco-Sensing and Soundscape," a studio course he taught in fall 2015 at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. As a practicing artist and educator, Leonardson is interested in the promise of technology to enable new connections between physical action, sensory perception and ideas.

Lecture: White Bread, Wheat Breeding and the Beauty of Place

Mar 26, 2018

7:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Steve Jones is in the Department of Crop and Soil Sciences and Director of the Bread Lab at Washington State University. His research is directed towards improving wheat varieties (and other crops) for traditional and organic systems that incorporate diverse rotations and systems for small and midsized farms. Farmer participation and expertise is utilized and encouraged in research planning and decision making.

Lecture: #MeToo, Tarana Burke

Mar 26, 2018

8:00 PM

Stephens Auditorium, Iowa State Center

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Tarana Burke shares her personal story behind the "Me Too" movement and the viral #MeToo campaign that has emerged as a rallying cry for people who have experienced sexual assault or harassment.

Tuesday, 27 Mar 2018

Documentary and discussion: Food Chains

Mar 27, 2018

5:10 PM - 7:00 PM

1652 Gilman Hall

free

College of Engineering Lectures

In this exposé, an intrepid group of Florida farmworkers battle to defeat the $4 trillion global supermarket industry through their ingenious Fair Food program, which partners with growers and retailers to improve working conditions for farm laborers in the United States.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2018

Hilton Chair Lecture Series: Food Waste

Mar 28, 2018

4:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Christine Moseley, founder of Full Harvest, the first business-to-business marketplace for ugly and surplus produce. She'll discuss the online marketplace connecting farms with food and beverage companies to buy and sell surplus and imperfect produce.

Lecture: Spaces of Exclusion in New York

Mar 28, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

"This is Not Your Door: Spaces of Exclusion in New York." Architect Alejandra Navarrete Llopis, principal of New York City-based Nami Studio, will speak about access in housing, education and social environments and propose alternative models of inclusion. Part of the ISU Department of Architecture 2017-18 Public Programs Series, "For Other Architectures."

Lecture: Public Transformation: A Documentation of Art in Rural America

Mar 28, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union

free

College of Design Lectures

Theater artist Ashley Hanson will present a snapshot of the lives, work, stories, themes, artifacts and questions she discovered while visiting 24 rural communities with populations of less than 10,000 across the country and discuss the role of art in small-town life and the challenges of making art in rural America.

Lecture: Winona LaDuke

Mar 28, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

The 2018 Richard Thompson Memorial Lecture. Winona LaDuke (Anishinaabe) is founder and Co-Director of Honor the Earth, a national advocacy group encouraging public support and funding for native environmental groups.

Thursday, 29 Mar 2018

Lecture: Design Resistance

Mar 29, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Eric Heiman is a partner and co-founder of award-winning San Francisco design agency Volume Inc. and an associate professor of graphic design at the California College of the Arts. His lecture is funded through a Strategic Initiatives Grant from the Vice President for Extension and Outreach.