Monday, 22 Oct 2018
Michael McCormick is the Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History at Harvard University, Director in Cambridge of the Max Planck, Harvard Research Center for the Archaeoscience of the Ancient Mediterranean, and the founding chair of Harvard's Initiative for the Science of the Human Past.
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2018
DARCY LECTURE SERIES "Alpine hydrogeology: The critical role of groundwater in sourcing the headwaters of the world" by Dr. Masaki Hayashi, University of Calgary, Calgary AB
Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018
Mary Comerio, a professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley, is an internationally recognized expert on disaster recovery and resilience. She will talk about her research into the costs and benefits of seismic rehabilitation, post-disaster recovery and reconstruction and loss modeling.
The first homecoming game at Iowa State was more than just a rivalry on the field, it was a bid to keep female students at the college in Ames! Hear the unusual history of this 1912 game and how it led to over 100 years in tradition. Also, get a look at some rare Iowa State memorabilia. A Smithsonian Hometown Teams Exhibit Speaker Series with Tom Kroeschell.
Anne Clifford is the Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State.
"Can I Read That? Free Access to Research Online," a collaborative workshop offered by the University Library and Ames Public Library. It will focus on ways the Ames community can freely access data and research articles for information about medical procedures, agriculture and more though open access publications.
Thursday, 25 Oct 2018
"Collaborative Research in the NOAA Hazardous Weather Testbed to Improve Severe Weather Prediction" by Adam Clark, NOAA Severe Storms Lab, Norman, OK.
The documentary, "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship," addresses the problem of academic publishers who profit from limiting access to scholarly information. This showing will be followed by a Q&A session.
"If Not Us, Who? Human Dignity in the 21st Century." Senator Ben Sasse is a fifth-generation Nebraskan and is serving his first term in the U.S. Senate.
Friday, 26 Oct 2018
Are you interested in research reproducibility, open access publishing or open data? Meet like-minded peers while enjoying free coffee and donuts at the library.
Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!