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Wednesday, 26 Feb 2020

Seminar series: Water Research Past, Present and Future

Feb 26, 2020

3:10 PM - 4:00 PM

1306 Elings Hall


College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Lectures

"History of Water Quality Research with the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment," Dan Jaynes, retired soil scientist, USDA Agriculture Research Service. The series is presented by the Iowa Nutrient Research Center.

Design and the Green New Deal

Feb 26, 2020

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Kocimski Auditorium, 101 College of Design


College of Design Lectures

Billy Fleming, the Wilks Family Director of the Ian L. McHarg Center for Urbanism and Ecology at the University of Pennsylvania and a senior fellow with Data for Progress, will present the 2020 Richard F. Hansen Lecture in Architecture. He will focus on the ways in which a national climate plan like the Green New Deal will be understood by most people through the buildings, landscapes, infrastructures and public works agenda it inspires.

Lecture: Indigenous Peoples in Children's and Young Adult Literature

Feb 26, 2020

7:00 PM

Great Hall, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Debbie Reese is an independent scholar of Indigenous childrenâEUR(TM)s literature and the teaching of Indigenous peoples and history in K-12, editor of American Indians in ChildrenâEUR(TM)s Literature. In this lecture, Dr. Reese will examine depictions of Native peoples in children's books, past and present, and provide suggestions for how to become more skilled in selecting and presenting information about Indigenous peoples to children.

Lecture: My 300-Pound Journey Up Kilimanjaro

Feb 26, 2020

8:15 PM

Sun Room, Memorial Union


ISU Lecture Series Lectures

Kara's message of body acceptance, body love and health at every size are a vital message for everyone. Her life story with her eating disorder is one many people connect to emotional eating; using food as a way to escape daily stressors; hiding food behaviors and ashamed of the person whom they have become. Hearing her process up the mountain and finding herself is awe inspiring. Body Image and Eating Disorder Awareness Week Speaker