Monday, 24 Sep 2018
Monks from the the Drepung Loseling Monastery will create a mandala sand painting in the lobby of the Memorial Union. The process consists of opening ceremony with chants, music and mantra recitation and ends with the dismantling of the mandala and dispersal of the sand.
Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018
"Mental Illness, Tragedy and Transformation," Joan and Dave Becker share their family's story about their son, Mark, and the experience they had coping with his paranoid schizophrenia.
Wednesday, 26 Sep 2018
Learn about a collaborative effort to streamline procedures for acclimating new Iowa State students. A Q&A will follow an overview of the committee's work and recommendations.
Hear speeches, ask questions, and meet the Democratic candidates for statewide office in Iowa. Deidre DeJear, candidate for Iowa Secretary of State; Rob Sand, candidate for Iowa Auditor of State; and Tim Gannon, candidate for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture. Open to the public.
Thursday, 27 Sep 2018
Katja Rinderspacher is a research associate and the ITECH (Integrative Technologies and Architectural Design Research) grad program coordinator at the Institute for Computational Design and Construction, University of Stuttgart, Germany. Her research interests include the integration of erosion-based processes into the computational design and digital fabrication of complex architectural structures. Sponsored by RDG Planning & Design.
"Equity in Physical Activity for People with Disabilities," James Rimmer, Lakeshore Foundation Endowed Chair in Health Promotion and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has been developing and directing physical activity and health promotion programs for people with disabilities for more than 30 years.
Friday, 28 Sep 2018
Kevin Nordmeyer, a principal with BNIM's Des Moines office, will present the BNIM Regenerative Design Challenge, a new funding opportunity for Iowa State faculty and staff that supports multidisciplinary research in areas of sustainability and regenerative design.