Monday, 11 Mar 2019
Kai Roberts was a student at Carnegie Mellon University when he began experiencing extreme anxiety and panic disorder. He discovered healing power in writing and created a series of hip hop lyrics to illustrate what he was feeling. Roberts recorded his "Carnegie Cafe" album in 2013, which quickly became a resource for students dealing with mental health disorders and a key element in his own recovery.
Tuesday, 12 Mar 2019
Iowa State assistant professor of computer science Borzoo Bonakdarpour will discuss his work designing programmed drone fleets that are efficient enough for large-scale projects but also safe, secure and adaptable. College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Dean's Lecture Series.
Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019
Ulrike Passe and Kimberly Zarecor, associate professors of architecture, will share their funded research - Passe on the computational fluid dynamics of trees and their impact on building energy performance, and Zarecor on "smart shrinkage" as a new paradigm for rural communities.
Historian Douglas Biggs, a native of Ames and a graduate of Iowa State University, will discuss student life at Iowa State during it first two decades.
Thursday, 14 Mar 2019
Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2019 theme, Toys & Games.
In an effort to better understand the balance between the benefits and the risks that new technologies offer, urban designer Chris Bell, a senior associate with DLR Group, will present "Learning to Learn," which considers his experiences working on smart cities in Asia, as well as work in Africa. Part of the Spring 2019 Urban Design Colloquium: Questions of Civility, Bell's visit is cosponsored by the Des Moines and Seattle offices of DLR Group.
Iowa State Distinguished Professor of psychology Craig Anderson will outline three ways global warming increases the risk of human violence. Sigma Xi Lecture Series.