Thursday, 05 Sep 2019
S.E. Cupp is a political commentator, culture critic, and host of CNN's weekly program "Unfiltered." She is recognized for encouraging honest and respectful dialogue around politics, religion, and the media in American life.
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2019
Lisa Feldman Barrett is a University Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Northeastern University and the author of "How Emotions are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain." Her talk is hosted by the Neuroscience Interdepartmental Graduate Program, which will host a reception and student poster display preceding the lecture, 6-7 p.m., South Ballroom.
Wednesday, 11 Sep 2019
ClubFest has been moved to the Memorial Union Great Hall on Friday, Sept. 13, due to weather conditions.
Friday, 13 Sep 2019
ClubFest is an opportunity for students to browse through many clubs and organizations at Iowa State to find out how to get involved on campus!
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
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.
Thursday, 19 Sep 2019
A one-stop shop to learn about adventures abroad -- interning, studying and volunteering opportunities, ranging from one week to one year. The U.S. Postal Service will have staff available to accept passport applications and renewals.
The film tells the gripping personal stories of the individuals, the families and the town that survived the most brutal, most expensive and largest immigration raid in the history of the United States and serves as a cautionary tale of government abuses. Megan Myers, assistant professor in world languages and cultures, will lead a Q&A after the screening.
Tuesday, 24 Sep 2019
Beth Ford is president and CEO of Land O'Lakes and an Iowa State Ivy College of Business graduate.
Thursday, 26 Sep 2019
This film documents the untold story of Mexican-American school children who challenged discrimination in Texas schools in the 1950's and changed the face of education in the Southwest. Brian Behnken, associate professor of history, will lead a Q&A after the screening.
Saturday, 28 Sep 2019
Engage memory, incite conversation and encourage cross cultural connections throughout the ISU campus, Iowa and the Midwest. Events include dynamic panels with students, faculty and staff, and local and national experts; presentations on ISU initiatives; and a keynote address on stereotypes from author and curator, William "Memo" Nericcio. Preregistration (free) encouraged.
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexican holiday that celebrates and honors those who have passed. An essential ritual includes making altars or ofrendas (meaning offerings) that include objects placed on display that pay homage to loved ones. Construct and decorate a small paper version in honor of Iowa State's Latino/a Studies Program 25th anniversary symposium.
"Channeling Mextasy: Latinxers in the Digital Age," William "Memo" Nericcio, a Mexican-American public intellectual, artist, cultural critic, and professor of comparative literature at San Diego State University. He is the U.S. Latino/a Studies Program's 25th Anniversary Symposium keynote speaker.