Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020
Reception: Women Impacting ISU Calendar
The 12 women featured in the 2020 calendar will be recognized. A program will begin at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be available. RSVPs are appreciated.
Monday, 20 Jan 2020
Free Crafts for MLK Day
Commemorate the birthday of civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King with free activities for all ages.
Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020
Lecture: The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs
Dr. Richard Roberts is an English biochemist and molecular biologist. He, along with Dr. Phillip Allen Sharp, won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1993 for the discovery of gene splicing. Today he is one of 129 Nobel Laureates contributing to a campaign to convince governments and the public to support the use of GMOs in order to increase food production, reduce dependency on insecticides, and end hunger in developing countries.
Wednesday, 22 Jan 2020
Are you looking to GET INVOLVED on campus?! There are over 900 clubs and organizations on Iowa State's campus. A sample of these 900 clubs and orgs will be at Spring ClubFest with informational handouts and giveaways to highlight what they're all about and recruit new members.
Thursday, 23 Jan 2020
Study Abroad Fair
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.
Know Your Rights: Harassment 101
Learn what legally constitutes harassment and what resources are available for reporting and investigating harassment incidents. The presentation will be led by ISU Police engagement and inclusion officers, Office of Equal Opportunity staff, and Story County prosecutor Ben Matchan. Open mic and small group discussions will follow the presentation.
Indigo Dye Drop-In Craft
Sarah Cady will walk you through the steps of dyeing with indigo, a natural dye that ranges from light to vibrant blue. Choose from a pencil pouches, leggings, socks, and a variety of scarves, and use traditional Shibori tying techniques to create interesting patterns on the fabric.
Lecture: How to Be an Antiracist
Author Ibram X. Kendi's concept of antiracism reenergizes and reshapes the conversation about racial justice in America--but even more fundamentally, points us toward liberating new ways of thinking about ourselves and each other. Instead of working with the policies and system we have in place, Kendi asks us to think about what an antiracist society might look like, and how we can play an active role in building it.
Monday, 27 Jan 2020
Lecture: Through the Banks of the Red Cedar
Through the Banks of the Red Cedar follows the 50 year legacy of the filmmaker's father, legendary Vikings wide receiver Gene Washington from the segregated south to MSU alongside highly decorated teammates Bubba Smith, George Webster and Clinton Jones as they become members of the first fully integrated football team in America, later making history as first round picks in the 1967 draft.
Thursday, 30 Jan 2020
Lecture: Working Through the Pedagogical Pitfalls of Privilege
"White Immunity: Working Through the Pedagogical Pitfalls of Privilege," Dr. Nolan Cabrera, a nationally recognized expert in the areas of racism/antiracism on college campuses, whiteness and ethnic studies. This presentation is Cabrera's development over White Privilege.