Sunday, 03 Nov 2019
"Timeless: Iowa and Contemporary Pottery," Adrienne Gennett, associate curator, University Museums. From large scale ceramic sculptures to the smallest of vessels, the "Iowa and Contemporary Pottery" exhibit will highlight a range of artistic expression in pottery. Gennett will discuss the exhibition and recent acquisitions to the ceramics collection.
Monday, 04 Nov 2019
Students will start the conversation with a presentation about the recent events on campus that led to the Students Against Racism protest and demands. Participants will discuss in small groups, while facilitators collect feedback on what is working, what isn't, and what needs to change. An open mic will be available to share stories and input. The event will include resources available for campus community members.
Alexander Heffner is the host of The Open Mind on PBS. He has covered American politics, civic life, and millennials since the 2008 presidential campaign. His work has been profiled in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Des Moines Register and numerous other outlets. This lecture will provide students with the opportunity to engage with Heffner about the Iowa Caucuses and the 2020 elections.
Tuesday, 05 Nov 2019
"Cutin biosynthesis," Dylan Kosma, University of Nevada.
Friday, 08 Nov 2019
With over 25 years of experience in technology, energy, infrastructure, and innovation, Steve Johanns founded Veriown Global Inc., bringing internet-connected solar energy to the 1.2 billion people around the world without access to a power grid. Steve has a passion for disrupting the conventional thinking that caused our global problems of climate change and poverty, with his goal to hyper innovate the world's last mile.
Fabiola López-Durán, an associate professor of art history at Rice University, will speak about eugenics and modern architecture in this ISU Department of Architecture Public Program.