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Monday, 22 Oct 2018

Lecture: Studying the Fall of the Roman Empire with the Science of the Human Past

Oct 22, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

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.

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2018

Lecture: Resilience and Recovery

Oct 24, 2018

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Lectures

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.

Homecoming: A historic start to "Save the Girls"

Oct 24, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

ISU Design on Main

Free

Student Activities Center Arts, performances Athletics Lectures

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.

Lecture: Catholic Bishops of Mexico and the United States on Immigration - Anne Clifford

Oct 24, 2018

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Anne Clifford is the Msgr. James A. Supple Chair in Catholic Studies at Iowa State.

Workshop: Free Access to Research Online

Oct 24, 2018

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rotary Room, Ames Public Library

free

University Library Lectures

"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

Documentary: 'Paywall, The Business of Scholarship'

Oct 25, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

198 Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

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.

Manatt-Phelps Lecture in Political Science: U.S. Senator Ben Sasse

Oct 25, 2018

8:15 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

"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

Open Science: Ask an Expert

Oct 26, 2018

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

31 Parks Library

free

University Library Lectures Meetings, receptions

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.

Planetarium Show - Seeing the Invisible

Oct 26, 2018

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

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!