Monday, 16 Sep 2019
"My Battle with Mental Illness: Finding Hope in the Midst of Suffering," Jake Sullivan. Sullivan played basketball at Iowa State (2000-04), silently battling depression and obsessive compulsive disorder in the midst of his athletic and academic accomplishments. He will speak about the steps he took to navigate his challenges with mental illness and the importance of recognizing that mental illness can affect anyone.
Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019
Join a discussion about the ReACT exhibit, led by Ruxandra Looft, Director of Margaret Sloss Center for Women and Gender Equity.
Henry (Hank) Reichman is the former chair of the Association of American University Professors Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure and an expert on campus free speech. He is professor emeritus of history at California State University, East Bay.
Cati de los RÃos is an Assistant Professor in the School of Education at UC Davis. De los RÃos's research explores the intersections of adolescent literacies, transnationalism, translanguaging, ethnic studies, and teacher education.
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019
"Psychology in Everyday Life: Discerning Fake News." Graduate students in psychology will discuss ways to tell the difference between real and fake news, why people often fall for fake news, and a brief history on the prevalence of fake news in the media.
Professor Alan Schwartz, University of Cincinnati
Kim Karlsrud and Daniel Phillips, cofounders of Commonstudio in Los Angeles, will share recent work with urban ecosystems that spans many countries, contexts and disciplinary boundaries between art, design and science.
Friday, 20 Sep 2019
Learn about the extraordinary personal and professional life of Henry J. Brunnier, co-founder of the Brunnier Art Museum with his wife, Ann. Mike Davies, president and principal structural engineer of H. J. Brunnier Associates, will present a selection of structures designed by the engineering firm that bears Brunnier's name.