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Thursday, 09 Jan 2020

Nature at Noon: Values, Trust and Conflict

Jan 09, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

Reiman Gardens Lectures

"Environmental Communication in an Era of Turbulence." ISU assistant professor Dara Wald will talk about the role of trust and environmental values in public attitudes about complex and controversial science.

Tuesday, 14 Jan 2020

Open forum: Scholarly journals license renewal

Jan 14, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Campanile Room, Memorial Union

free

University Library Lectures

The University Library is in license renewal negotiations with the Elsevier, the world's largest publisher of scholarly journals. Iowa State's current agreement with Elsevier expired at the end of 2019, but negotiations will continue in good faith into 2020 with no immediate impact on access.

Wednesday, 15 Jan 2020

Carillon Concert: Let Freedom Ring

Jan 15, 2020

11:50 AM

Central Campus

free

ISU Lecture Series Arts, performances Lectures

A carillon concert in honor of Dr. King. Tin-Shi Tam, carillonneur. Part of the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Series.

Open forum: Scholarly journals license renewal

Jan 15, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Gallery, Memorial Union

free

University Library Lectures

The University Library is in license renewal negotiations with the Elsevier, the world's largest publisher of scholarly journals. Iowa State's current agreement with Elsevier expired at the end of 2019, but negotiations will continue in good faith into 2020 with no immediate impact on access.

Lecture: Arts Letters & Numbers, Living Still Life

Jan 15, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 Design

free

College of Design Arts, performances Lectures

David Gersten, director of interdisciplinary learning at the Cooper Union and founding director of the Arts Letters & Numbers nonprofit arts and education organization, will speak about his work. He is leading the OPN Masterclass for architecture students Jan. 13-17.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2020

Lecture: The Nobel Laureates' Campaign to Support GMOs

Jan 21, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures Live Green

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

Seminar series: Water Research Past, Present and Future

Jan 22, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall

free

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"Looking in the Rearview Mirror: Some Thoughts on the Future of Nutrient Management in Iowa," Pete Nowak, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies, University of Wisconsin. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.

Defense Coloration Triggers in Feather Lice

Jan 22, 2020

7:00 PM

Troxel Hall

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dr. Dale Clayton, a professor of biology from the University of Utah, will be speaking about the coloration defense triggers of feather lice. This talk will include discussion of host and parasite coevolution and adaptation. Dr. Clayton has a master's degree in entomology from the University of Minnesota and a Ph.D. in evolutionary biology from the University of Chicago.

Lecture: Rights for ALL at the Caucuses, ACLU

Jan 22, 2020

7:00 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Ari Fleisig is a National Organizing Specialist for the state of Iowa with the ACLU currently working on the Rights for All campaign to share the national conversation of the 2020 presidential race around voting rights, ending mass incarceration, immigrants' rights, and reproductive rights.

Thursday, 23 Jan 2020

Know Your Rights: Harassment 101

Jan 23, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

0001 Carver Hall

free

Diversity and Inclusion Office Diversity Lectures

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.

Lecture: How to Be an Antiracist

Jan 23, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

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.

Friday, 24 Jan 2020

C-SPAN Bus on Campus

Jan 24, 2020

12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

West Loop, MU (across from Lake LaVerne)

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

The C-SPAN Bus is an interactive, multimedia mobile classroom that travels the country to engage with community members and elected officials, showcasing C-SPAN's public affairs programming and resources. This state-of-the-art customized motor coach gives students an inside look at C-SPAN's comprehensive educational and political resources.

Lecture: The Future of Design Education

Jan 24, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design

free

College of Design Lectures

Ines Martin Robles and Luis Pancorbo, faculty at the University of Virginia and partners in Pancorbo Arquitectos, were commissioned to lead the planning and design process for an addition to and renovation of the UVA School of Architecture. They will share insights into their collaborative work with students and colleagues to develop exciting new spaces for design education. This kicks off the Dean's Charrette on the Future of Design Education.

Monday, 27 Jan 2020

Monday Monologues series

Jan 27, 2020

12:15 PM - 12:45 PM

Grant Wood Foyer, Parks Library

free

University Library Arts, performances Lectures

"Barjche 2020: Dancing through Barriers," members from ISU's Orchesis I student dance company will perform modern dance choreography by San Francisco guest artist Kathleen Hermesdorf and artistic director Cynthia Adams.

Lecture: National Security and the Presidential Race

Jan 27, 2020

5:30 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Dave Harden is a foreign policy expert currently serving as the Managing Director for the Georgetown Strategy Group which works within the realm of international development. He recently served as the Assistant Administrator for the US Agency for International Development's Bureau for Democracy, Conflict, and Humanitarian Assistance in the Obama Administration. Harden is a Biden campaign surrogate. Part of the Campaign Series in 2020.

Lecture: Through the Banks of the Red Cedar

Jan 27, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Athletics Diversity Lectures

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

Jan 30, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

"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.

Friday, 31 Jan 2020

Planetarium Show: The Solar System

Jan 31, 2020

6:30 PM

ISU Planetarium, Physics Hall

free

Astronomy Lectures

Are you curious about space? Do you wonder about what you can see in the night sky? If so, bring your questions and come to the ISU Planetarium and join us for an evening under the stars!