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Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

ISCORE Preconference

Mar 04, 2020

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

A professional development opportunity for faculty, professional and merit staff. These sessions provide a structured environment to enhance your understanding and sensitivity to cultural differences. Many of the sessions will focus on providing tools to improve employee interactions and create inclusive workspaces. Registration (free) is requested.

Naming celebration: Simon Estes Music Hall

Mar 04, 2020

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Martha-Ellen Tye Recital Hall, Music Hall

free

Office of the President Diversity Meetings, receptions Special events

On Feb. 5, the state Board of Regents approved Iowa State's request to name Music Hall for opera vocalist Simon Estes, the music and theatre department's F. Wendell Miller Distinguished Artist-in-Residence since 2000. A live webcast will be available.

Thursday, 05 Mar 2020

Symphony of Diversity

Mar 05, 2020

7:30 PM

Stephens Auditorium

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

This annual concert, started by ISU director of orchestras Jonathan Govias in spring 2017 at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, will feature the ISU Symphony Orchestra, one or two guest artists and scores created by female, African American and Mexican composers.

Friday, 06 Mar 2020

Iowa State Conference on Race and Ethnicity

Mar 06, 2020

8:15 AM - 5:00 PM

Memorial Union

free

Student Affairs Conferences Diversity

ISCORE is the university's local initiative designed to provide an ongoing platform of sharing and applying new knowledge through presentations and workshops. The conference supports the university's Mission to "create, share and apply knowledge ... and make Iowa and the world a better place." Registration (free) is requested.

Lecture: Ancient Indian Science in the Modern World

Mar 06, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

127 Curtiss

free

ISU Lecture Series Diversity Lectures

Dr. Kak is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Oklahoma State University. His research is in cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, and history of science. Dr. Kak will discuss how ancient Indian science, including the invention of zero and the decimal system, is still applicable and influencing modern life.

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2020

Panel discussion: Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus

Mar 11, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

2019 Morrill Hall

free

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Diversity Lectures

Members of the Des Moines Gay Men's Chorus will talk about their history, community impact, important figures and more. Presented by the Women's and Gender Studies Program.

Friday, 20 Mar 2020

CANCELED: Masters of Mimicry Spring Break Program

Mar 20, 2020

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Reiman Gardens

$

Reiman Gardens Diversity

What is camouflage and mimicry, and how do plants and animals use them in the wild?

Thursday, 26 Mar 2020

Postponed: Online event, Supporting Student Mental Health and Well-being at Iowa State University

Mar 26, 2020

4:10 PM - 5:00 PM

Online only - view on your own via WebEx (use link below)

free

Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching Diversity Training, development

Join this interactive webinar as we discuss the increasing complexity of student mental health and well-being needs on college campuses. We will explore current data and student needs. Participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon challenges they've experienced in their setting. Finally, we will share both strategic and operational tactics that we all can use.