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Sunday, 01 Apr 2018

Forum on Justice Reform - Gubernatorial Candidates

Apr 01, 2018

3:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Participating candidates include Democrats Cathy Glasson, Jon Neiderbach and Ross Wilburn, and Libertarians Marco Battaglia and Jake Porter. Iowa State student Lance Leski will moderate.

Monday, 02 Apr 2018

Documentary and Discussion: Sister Survivors

Apr 02, 2018

6:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a screening of the ABC 20/20 special "Sister Survivors," featuring interviews with the female athletes who broke their silence about the sexual abuse scandal surrounding Larry Nassar. A panel discussion focusing on higher education and accountability will immediately follow the 40-minute documentary.

Lecture: Using Technology to Help Refugees

Apr 02, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Derek Smith is a caseworker at the International Rescue Committee in Dallas, Texas, who developed a multilingual, community-sourced app for helping refugees once they have arrived in the United States.

Tuesday, 03 Apr 2018

Guest lecture: U.S. Science Policy

Apr 03, 2018

4:10 PM

Memorial Union, Cardinal Room

free

Research Office Lectures

Tobin (Toby) Smith, vice president for policy at the Association of American Universities (AAU), will present "The Lion in the Path: U.S. Science Policy in an Era of Political Polarization and Alternative Facts."

TedxIowaStateUniversity

Apr 03, 2018

6:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

Student Activities Center Diversity Lectures Student activities Training, development

TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. Our event is called TEDxIowaStateUniversity, where x = independently organized TED event. At our TEDxIowaStateUniversity event, TEDTalks video and live speakers will combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group.

Wednesday, 04 Apr 2018

Hertz Lecture in Emerging Issues in Agriculture - Amy Asmus

Apr 04, 2018

7:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"What Is Possible? Advancing Agriculture through AGvocacy, Partnerships, and Collaboration" - Amy Asmus is vice president of the family-owned chemical supply company Asmus Farm Supply and a graduate of Iowa State.

LAS Dean's Lecture Series: Is Your Data Safe?

Apr 04, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Corruption, Money Laundering, and the Malicious Side of Data" - Eric William Davis (Rozier) will discuss the challenges of protecting the integrity of data collection, analytics, and machine learning in our data-driven world.

Thursday, 05 Apr 2018

Lecture: The Doctrine of Creation and the Exhilaration of Science

Apr 05, 2018

6:30 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"The Doctrine of Creation and the Exhilaration of Science: A Different Approach," Craig Bartholomew, director of the Kirby Laing Institute for Christian Ethics and senior research fellow at Tyndale House in Cambridge, UK.

Lecture: Bad Feminist

Apr 05, 2018

8:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Roxane Gay is an author and cultural critic whose collection of essays "Bad Feminist" is considered the quintessential exploration of modern feminism.

Monday, 09 Apr 2018

Lecture: Cross-Border Citizens

Apr 09, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Internationally renowned American architect and urbanist Teddy Cruz, a professor of public culture and urbanization at the University of California, San Diego, and a principal of Estudio Teddy Cruz + Fonna Forman, will share his many initiatives related to the Tijuana/San Diego border and prior collaboration with the mayor of Bogota, Colombia.

Lecture: The Alchemy of Creativity

Apr 09, 2018

6:00 PM

South Ballroom, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Chip Sullivan is a landscape architect, artist, draftsman and professor at the University of California, Berkley, whose work is devoted to exploring place and promoting landscape architecture as an art form.

Lecture: Ritual Time

Apr 09, 2018

8:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

"Ritual Time: Escaping the Cult of Busy," Kimberly Belcher, assistant professor of liturgical studies, University of Notre Dame. Belcher will discuss ritual practice as a way of creating contemplative and healing time that buffers us from a culture that demands we overproduce. The Msgr. James A. Supple Lecture

Tuesday, 10 Apr 2018

Lecture: Teaching Dual-Language Learners

Apr 10, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

The 2018 Barbara E. (Mound) Hansen Lecture in Early Childhood Education. Linda Espinosa will discuss how new science on the brain and language development has implications for improving instruction for young dual-language learners.

Documentary: The Need for Racial Diversity in Donor-Matching Registries

Apr 10, 2018

8:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Join us for a screening of the documentary film Mixed Match, which chronicles the hardships and obstacles individuals of mixed race face when searching for a bone marrow donation.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018

Depth and Dialogue: Freedom and respect

Apr 11, 2018

9:00 AM

169 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Freedom and Respect," a facilitated talk about how campus leaders protect free expression while promoting inclusion. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Depth and Dialogue: Thinking like a journalist

Apr 11, 2018

10:00 AM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Thinking Like a Journalist," a facilitated talk about how journalists make tough news judgments. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Depth and Dialogue: Speaking up about workplace harassment

Apr 11, 2018

12:10 PM

163 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Speaking Up About Workplace Harassment," about the groundbreaking story of former Iowa GOP Senate staffer Kirsten Anderson. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Depth and Dialogue: #metoo at ISU

Apr 11, 2018

1:10 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: #metoo at ISU," a facilitated talk about how the national movement is influencing the Iowa State community. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Depth and Dialogue: Shedding light on mental illness

Apr 11, 2018

2:10 PM

172 Hamilton Hall

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Diversity Lectures Student activities

"Depth and Dialogue: Shedding Light on Mental Illness," a facilitated talk about how panelists are using their platforms to raise awareness. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Hilton Chair Series Lecture: Internet of Food

Apr 11, 2018

4:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. Matthew Lange is a professional food and health informatician and research scientist.

Lecture: Internet of Food

Apr 11, 2018

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2432 Food Sciences Building

free

Food Science and Human Nutrition Lectures

Matthew Lange, professional food and health informatician and research scientist at UC Davis, is helping to define and shape a new scientific discipline known as Food Informatics, while simultaneously enabling the engineering of a computable infrastructure for the burgeoning Internet of Food.

Lecture: Damned Lies and Statistics

Apr 11, 2018

6:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Joel Best is a professor of sociology at the University of Delaware and the author of 20 books, including "Damned Lies and Statistics," which taught readers how to become critical consumers of quantitative information. Keynote for the Graduate & Professional Student Research Conference.

Lecture: Is Democracy Dying?

Apr 11, 2018

7:00 PM

Alliant Energy-Lee Liu Auditorium, Howe Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

First Amendment keynote John Whyte, former director of Constitutional Law for the Government of Saskatchewan, will discuss the many challenges democracy faces today, including novel personalities, unequal distribution, poor manners, deep ethnic and social divisions, changes in communications systems and shifts in legal and political morals.

Thursday, 12 Apr 2018

First Amendment Days: #Mosaic and photo booth

Apr 12, 2018

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Central campus

free

Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication Lectures Student activities

Help create a Hashtag Mosaic that showcases the five freedoms of the First Amendment, and show what the First Amendment means to you. Take a picture anywhere and post it to your public Instagram or Twitter account, using the hashtag #isufirst. Mosaic reveal is at 2 p.m. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.

Brown Bag: Nature at Noon

Apr 12, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

free

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Forces of Nature: Student Kinetic Art at Reiman Gardens." Get the inside scoop on a collaborative kinetic art installation at Reiman Gardens from ISU architecture faculty and students.

Lecture: Using Business as a Tool for Change

Apr 12, 2018

4:00 PM

Dolezal Auditorium, 127 Curtiss Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Three members of Patagonia's product development team have been selected as Guest Designers for The Fashion Show 2018 and will speak on the company's history and business practices, including the challenges of using sustainable materials in apparel manufacturing.

Lecture: Why the First Amendment Is Worth It

Apr 12, 2018

8:00 PM

Benton Auditorium, Scheman Building

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Paul Kix, a deputy editor at ESPN the Magazine and an alum of Iowa State's Greenlee School of Journalism and Mass Communication, will discuss why 2018 is a critical year for celebrating and using the five freedoms of the First Amendment.

Monday, 16 Apr 2018

Rossmann Manatt Lecture

Apr 16, 2018

11:00 AM - 11:50 AM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

College of Human Sciences Lectures

"Impact of egg consumption on hyperhomocysteinemia, an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease," Kevin Schalinske, professor of food science and human nutrition and winner of the Rossmann Manatt Faculty Development Award.

Lecture: Ethical Difficulty

Apr 16, 2018

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"Why We Get Into Ethical Difficulty and How to Stop Ourselves," Marianne Jennings, professor of legal and ethical studies in the Department of Management at Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business and one of the country's leading experts on business ethics.

Lecture: Into Purer Light

Apr 16, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Internationally renowned figurative painter and illustrator Jeremy Caniglia, an ISU College of Design graduate, will speak about his experiences working with the figurative master Odd Nerdrum at the Nerdrum School in Norway, his new solo exhibition and the future of figurative painting.