Sunday, 01 Apr 2018
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
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.
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
"Will Genetically Engineered Pests Protect Health, Biodiversity, and Crop Production?" Fred Gould, North Carolina State University, will summarize issues being addressed by researchers attempting to genetically suppress or alter characteristics of insect pest populations. The presentation will address the status of these systems as well as their future potential for protecting crops, human health and biodiversity.
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."
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
"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.
"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
"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.
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
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.
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.
"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
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.
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," 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," 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," 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," 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," a facilitated talk about how panelists are using their platforms to raise awareness. Planned as part of the First Amendment Days celebration.
2017-18 Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. Matthew Lange is a professional food and health informatician and research scientist.
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.
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.
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
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.
"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.
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.
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
"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.
"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.