Monday, 10 Sep 2018
"Craft of Creative Writing with Readings," Jennifer Knox and Jake Dawson, lecturers in English. This lunchtime series features facets of composition and art through a series of readings or performances curated by Iowa State faculty. Bring your lunch or stop by Bookends Café on your way.
"Called to Lives of Meaning and Purpose: A New Approach to Vocation," Kathleen A. Cahalan, Professor of Theology at Saint John's University School of Theology and Seminary, and Director of the Collegeville Institute Seminars.
Tuesday, 11 Sep 2018
"Effective Teaching is Really about Learners' Behaviors and Motivation" by Dr. Gary Smith, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Cathy O'Neil is a mathematician, data scientist and the author of "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy." She will discuss the unintended negative consequences of using big data.
"Why Farmer Archives Matter: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives," a presentation by English associate professor Abby Dubisar based on farmer interviews and based on archival materials from the Iowa State University Library Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) and the State Historical Society of Iowa.
Thursday, 13 Sep 2018
Engage in conversation about the recent events related to police reporting and response and community interaction. Members of the ISU Police Engagement and Inclusion Team will be available to share information about their response procedures.
"The Design Process, Autism and Animals." Temple Grandin is a person with autism, and an expert on both autism and animal behavior. She is a professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University.