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Monday, 21 Oct 2019

Monday Monologues series

Oct 21, 2019

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library


University Library Arts, performances Lectures

Pauline Viardot's "Cendrillon," a witty retelling of the Cinderella story. Excerpts directed by Chad Sonka and Jodi Goble, ISU Opera Studio.

Lecture: The Evolving Identity of the Latino

Oct 21, 2019

6:00 PM

Hach Hall Atrium


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Alfredo Mirande is a Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Riverside, and a scholar of Chicano sociology, masculinity, the relationship among law, race, class and gender. His talk is being hosted by Lazos, a group of Hispanic/Latino men in leadership positions at Iowa State who are actively engaging Latinx students and mentoring them in their college experience and beyond.

Town Hall with Elizabeth Warren

Oct 21, 2019

6:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium


Lecture Series Lectures

In 2012, Elizabeth became the first woman from Massachusetts elected to the United States Senate. As a Senator, she has fought to hold the wealthy and well-connected accountable and ensure our government works for everyone. Elizabeth and her husband Bruce have been married for 39 years. They have three grandchildren and a golden retriever named Bailey. Doors open at 5pm.

Tuesday, 22 Oct 2019

Lecture: The Importance of Harvest Weed Seed Control

Oct 22, 2019

4:10 PM

18 Horticulture Hall


Lecture Series Lectures Live Green

Michael Walsh is the director of weed research at the University of Sydney, Australia. He has led research and development activities focusing on farming machines that reduce weed population densities by destroying weed seeds before they return to the soil during crop harvest operations. Walsh's talk is part of the Staniforth Lecture series in the ISU agronomy department.

Lecture: Making Government Better Through Open Science

Oct 22, 2019

5:00 PM

Pioneer Room, Memorial Union


Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"Making Government Better Through Open Science: Real-life Examples of Truly Smarter Cities," Tom Schenk Jr., researcher and author on applying technology, data and analytics to make better decisions. He's the director of analytics at KPMG, where he leads the smart city and government analytics practice.

Wednesday, 23 Oct 2019

Curator Talk: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era

Oct 23, 2019

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Farm House Museum

University Museums Arts, performances Lectures

Join guest curator and student intern Sonya Harwood as she guides guests through the Farm House Museum and the exhibition "Timeless: Love and Romance in the Victorian Era."

Roundtable: Open Science

Oct 23, 2019

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

198 Parks Library


University Library Lectures

Are you interested in research reproducibility, OA publishing, or data sharing? Campus experts will be on hand to answer your questions and discuss their work. Refreshments provided.

Specifications and the Written Labor of the Guastavino Company

Oct 23, 2019

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design


College of Design Lectures

Jessica Garcia Fritz, assistant professor of architecture at South Dakota State University, will describe how the architectural specifications collected for the Guastavino Company reveal the impact of standards issued over time on the company's role and the traditional timbrel vaulting construction system they crafted. Part of the Department of Architecture's 2019-2020 Public Programs Series.

Thursday, 24 Oct 2019

Presentation: The State of Iowa State Athletics

Oct 24, 2019

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Reiman Ballroom, ISU Alumni Center


General Events Lectures

Athletics director Jamie Pollard is in his 14th year at Iowa State. His talk is hosted by the ISU Retirees Association and is open to the public. Refreshments will be available at 1:30 p.m.

Friday, 25 Oct 2019

GDCB Seminar

Oct 25, 2019

10:00 AM

1302 Advanced Teaching and Research Building


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Lectures

"Brain and computer," Gordon Shepherd, Yale University, and Robert Brayton, University of California, Berkeley.