Monday, 01 Oct 2018
"Get Out the Vote Plays," Tiffany Antone, lecturer in music and theatre will curate short, nonpartisan plays. 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.
Tuesday, 02 Oct 2018
"Academic Program Evolution in the New Century" by Dallas Rhodes, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA
"Unlocking Your Inner Entrepreneur: How one of the luckiest days of my life was when I got fired from a job I loved," ISU alumna Sara Wyant is president of Agri-Pulse Communications, with offices in Washington DC and Camdenton, Missouri.
Wednesday, 03 Oct 2018
Tracy Krumm, the McKnight Visual Artist Fellow and director of artistic advancement at the Textile Center in Minneapolis, will offer a textile workshop from 9 to 11:50 a.m. in 085 Design, followed by a lecture from 12:10 to 1 p.m. in 077 Design, both on the ground floor of the College of Design.
The Sustainable Agriculture Colloquium will host candidates for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture in advance of the upcoming November 6 elections. Participants include Democratic candidate Tim Gannon and Libertarian candidate Rick Stewart.
Constitution Day Event - Join a discussion on recent Supreme Court rulings and a possible shift in the balance of the court following the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.
Thursday, 04 Oct 2018
"From the Iowa Cornfield to the New York Boardroom," Kim Guthrie, president of Cox Media Group. Guthrie will draw form her own experience in broadcasting and advertising as she shares advice on getting a foot in the door, getting promoted and becoming a leader, along with trends in digital media. Greenlee School Futures Forum.
"Soil Carbon Sequestration for Climate Change Mitigation: What We Can Expect," William Schlesinger, member of the NAS and former director of the Cary Institute and former Dean of Duke University's Nicholas School of the Environment. Improved soil management is increasingly pursued to ensure food security for the world's rising global population, with the ancillary benefit of storing carbon in soils to lower the threat of climate change.
Mike Draper is the owner of RAYGUN, the Des Moines-based T-shirt company known for its Iowa-themed apparel with its own quirky and unique sense of humor.
Friday, 05 Oct 2018
"From Adversity to Empowerment" - Elizabeth Smart has transformed from kidnapping and sexual assault victim to advocate, traveling the country and working to educate, inspire, and foster change.